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WASHINGTON (CP) - The U.S. House of Representatives has again endorsed a study on building a security fence along the Canada-U.S. border.
The politicians passed the measure by a vote of 283-138 Thursday in a bill that also authorizes a 1,126-kilometre barrier along the border with Mexico to deal with illegal immigrants
Originally posted by bokinsmowl
is it possible that all this talk about fences could actually be to keep americans in???
Originally posted by SportyMB
c) Politics aside. I think having an "open" border with no barriers and fences is good for Canaian/US relations. A fence will only distance Canada and the US from each other.....kind of like Mexico and the US is now.
Originally posted by 2stepsfromtop
The big reasons we in the southwest USA don't like mexico are because:
Originally posted by Vitchilo
Why bother? It won't matter in 2010! ...and it'll begin in december 2007.
Xenophobia denotes a phobic attitude toward strangers or of the unknown. It comes from the Greek words ξένος (xenos), meaning "foreigner," "stranger," and φόβος (phobos), meaning "fear." The term is typically used to describe fear or dislike of foreigners or in general of people different from one's self. For example, racism is sometimes described as a form of xenophobia, but in most cases racism has nothing to do with a real phobia. Xenophobia implies a belief, accurate or not, that the target is in some way foreign. Prejudice against women cannot be considered xenophobic in this sense, except in the limited case of all-male clubs or institutions. The term xenophilia is used for the opposite behavior, attraction to or love for foreign persons. Xenophobia may be a natural tendency in humans, as such behaviour is common among other animals.
Originally posted by BitRaiser
Xenophobia, the wave of the new generation.
Originally posted by Guy Fawkes
Are we really to believe that America is fencing off it boarders in the name of illegal immigration?
Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
Do we have the problem that East Germany had during the Cold War?