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How to rethink our borders: Why some activists think itís time for fully open borders.
Vox ^ | November 7, 2018 | Dylan Matthews and Byrd Pinkerton

Posted on 11/08/2018 4:53:42 PM PST by C19fan

A victory for Democrats this midterms, President Donald Trump warned before the election, is a victory for a terrible, dangerous idea: open borders. Trump is entirely making this up, to be clear, but he’s hammered this point repeatedly. “The Democrat platform is a 2018 socialism, open borders edict,” he declared at a rally in Cleveland the night before the election. In October, he informed a Kansas crowd that “Every single Democrat in the U.S. Senate has signed up for the open borders, and it’s a bill, it’s called the ‘open borders bill.’” (No, they haven’t, and there’s no such bill.) Democrats, he tweeted in June, “want Open Borders and Unlimited Crime.” (While “Unlimited Crime” is a cool band name, it’s not a real proposal.) The US does not have anything resembling open borders, and no major politician in the US wants to have open borders. But Fabio Rojas does want open borders, and on the latest episode of the Future Perfect podcast, he tells us why.

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TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: aliens; communism; honduras; illegals; invaders; mexico; migrants; openborders; socialism
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Or as Steve Sailer puts it:

Vox: Now That Election Is Over, Let's Talk About Open Borders

1 posted on 11/08/2018 4:53:42 PM PST by C19fan
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Vox sucks. j/s


2 posted on 11/08/2018 4:55:27 PM PST by Autonomous User (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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“Migrants create jobs because they have to eat, which means they have to buy stuff from the supermarket. They have to drive a car, which means they have to go to the gas station,” Rojas explains. “So in the same way that a person from Indiana doesn’t steal a job from a native of Chicago, a person from Mexico doesn’t steal a job from a person in California.”

What a ****ind idiot. There is zero correlation between population and per-capita GDP. If what Rojas says is true then India would be the most prosperous country in the world and an small island nation Great Britain would not have been the economic engine of the world for 150 years.

3 posted on 11/08/2018 4:56:33 PM PST by C19fan
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“Trump is entirely making this up, this idea we are openly discussing.”

I see.


4 posted on 11/08/2018 4:57:12 PM PST by Peter ODonnell (In the alternate universe, John McCain was a one-term president and Sarah Palin a two-term president)
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To: Autonomous User

Vox is apparently fascist, like Twitter [except for Trump tweets].


5 posted on 11/08/2018 4:57:26 PM PST by Paladin2
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Oh, EU part deux! Should be a great success. 💩
6 posted on 11/08/2018 4:57:47 PM PST by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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“Some activists think...” Did anyone ask what the other activists think?


7 posted on 11/08/2018 5:00:04 PM PST by Klemper (And then... and ONLY then... do they get their only chance to come back into America the legal way.)
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Leon Fresco, an immigration attorney who was the primary drafter of the 2013 “Gang of Eight” immigration bill and served as deputy assistant attorney general for the Office of Immigration Litigation under President Obama, has spent much of the Trump years trying to get a very tiny change to immigration law: a tweak to make it easier for Chinese and Indian immigrants to get green cards (they are currently limited by arbitrary per-country caps). The idea has massive bipartisan support, with senators from Tom Cotton on the right to Kamala Harris on the left signing on and 329 co-sponsors in the House (more than three-quarters of the House’s members).

I guess we can thank Fresco for providing the opening for Trumnp to become POTUS and destroy Rubio as a national figure. Let us remove the cap on two countries with 2.6 billion people.

8 posted on 11/08/2018 5:00:15 PM PST by C19fan
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These lying dog columnists. Diane Feinstein authored a bill that would effectively open our borders because there would be no law enforcement allowed on the border. EVERY Democrat Senator signed onto this bill. This came up in the successful effort to defeat Claire McCaskill of MO, because Josh Hawley kept pointing out that she had signed onto this bill.


9 posted on 11/08/2018 5:00:48 PM PST by txrefugee
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The rats are hell bent on creating a sh*t storm.


10 posted on 11/08/2018 5:01:44 PM PST by TADSLOS (I hate Russian Dolls. They are so full of themselves.)
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Let Fabio Rojas invite a dozen MS-13 members to live in his home. Raise Fabio’s taxes to 99% to pay for them while we’re at it.


11 posted on 11/08/2018 5:02:04 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (Hey liberals! Trump in 2020. Because, 'eff you!)
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If an American takes another American’s job, it stays an American’s job.

If an illegal takes..

Ah, what’s the point.


12 posted on 11/08/2018 5:04:28 PM PST by dp0622 (The Left should know if Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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To: C19fan; SkyPilot; Roman_War_Criminal; null and void; Travis McGee; Lera; 444Flyer; metmom; ...

[How to rethink our borders: Why some activists think it’s time for fully open borders.]

Yay more Global Community.

Yay One World Order.

Yay One World Religion.

Yay Peace in Our Time.

Will that be right hand? Or forehead?

You do want to be able to buy and sell, don’t you citizen?

Then you can buy from eBay and Amazon for convenient shopping!

The New Messiah says all religions go to the same God and that the world must get rid of Israel and those remaining pesky Jooooos.

Ignore that Bible Prophecy stuff. It’s all nonsense.

Oh, and ignore those Two Witnesses. They’ll be dead in a street in Jerusalem soon when the New Messiah kills them. You can look on their dead bodies and send gifts to your friends and family. Just turn on the Jerusalem Live Cam or watch CNN or MSNBC.

CNN and MSNBC will have live analysis of these two religious nuts.

Hey, are those bodies moving? No way! They’ve been dead for 3-1/2 days.......


13 posted on 11/08/2018 5:04:41 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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That old saying WAS true.

You can’t fix stupid.

Never saw it proven so well before.


14 posted on 11/08/2018 5:05:20 PM PST by dp0622 (The Left should know if Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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Vox? Puhleeze! Not exactly vox populi, it is closer to vox asinus... 8O) Asinus rudit = the ass brayeth!
15 posted on 11/08/2018 5:07:00 PM PST by heterosupremacist (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.)
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Ya say ya want a revolution,

Oh well ya know.....


16 posted on 11/08/2018 5:07:42 PM PST by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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These people are certifiable.


17 posted on 11/08/2018 5:08:22 PM PST by TADSLOS (I hate Russian Dolls. They are so full of themselves.)
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The Communists are further reproached for desiring to abolish countries and nationality.

— Manifesto, chapter 2
This is called argumentum verbosium. Repeating the Big Lie does not make it true; it only makes the lie bigger.
18 posted on 11/08/2018 5:08:55 PM PST by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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All those who think we should have open borders and continue the birthright citizenship loophole farce should leave America now and never return. Not even for a 3 minute visit.


19 posted on 11/08/2018 5:13:26 PM PST by Boomer (Don't mistake my gentle nature for weakness.)
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Only libertarians can make a credible argument for this. If there’s nothing to be gained from the state by crossing the border, then yeah why not? But the left is just crazy, you can’t have a welfare state and open borders. Not possible.


20 posted on 11/08/2018 5:13:40 PM PST by Behind the Blue Wall
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