Farhad Manjoo, the New York Times columnist who is urging Democrats to formally adopt an open borders policy, tried to justify his nation-changing proposals via a Twitter video. Manjoo’s basic argument for open borders is that his family gained from migrating into the United States, so there will be no economic, cultural, political, or criminal problems for 330 million Americans when hundreds of millions of foreigners arrive in the United States.“I came here as a kid with my family,” he said. “I had no skills. I was let in, and I turned out fine.” Manjoo’s parochial views provide a useful window into the blithely confident and carelessly aggressive ideology of the clever people who have prospered in the Diversity Economy which has been created by the Internet, Silicon Valley, international trade, and the United States. The worldview has emerged from that Diversity Economy, and it is a close match for the participants’ self-interest. The … [Read more...] about WATCH: New York Times Writer Explains Why a ‘Nation of Immigrants’ Needs Open Borders
That additional money, which would amount to an increase of $328 million over last year’s funding, would be allocated not for a wall but to improve infrastructure at ports of entry and to pay for additional immigration judges to process asylum cases at the border, the official confirmed. Most drugs and illegal arrivals come through the official entry points, according to the government, and not across the border expanse where the president wants to have a wall. … [Read more...] about Trump continues push for wall money as both sides take steps to resolve shutdown
DONALD Trump is set to meet North Korea leader Kim Jong-un for a second summit. But when will the meeting between the two nations take place and what could happen? Here's what we know. When will the US President meet North Korea's? Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are set for a second summit in February in a bid to avert nuclear war. News of the meeting with the reclusive dictator came after Trump met at the White House for 90 minutes with a North Korean envoy, Kim Yong Chol, who had travelled to Washington to broker talks. Communist-ruled Vietnam, which has good relations with both countries, has been widely touted as the most likely host nation. What could happen? Despite the summit announcement, there has been no indication of any narrowing of differences between Washington and Pyongyang. Trump demands that all North Korea's nukes are binned while Kim wants all sanctions on his country lifted. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "The … [Read more...] about Second Trump-Kim summit – when will the US President meet North Korea’s and what could happen?
President Donald Trump announced plans to travel to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to pay tribute to the American soldiers killed in Syria. “Will be leaving for Dover to be with the families of 4 very special people who lost their lives in service to our Country!” Trump wrote on Twitter on Saturday.The Department of Defense confirmed Friday that Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician Shannon M. Kent, and former Navy SEAL Scott A. Wirtz, working for the Defense Intelligence Agency, were killed in a suicide bombing in Syria. A fourth American civilian killed in the attack while serving as an interpreter was identified by a civilian contractor as Ghadir Taher. A suicide bomber killed the four Americans after Trump declared the Islamic State terrorists defeated and announced his intentions to withdraw American troops from Syria: … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Traveling to Dover to Honor Four Americans Killed in Syria
POLITICS 01/19/2019 08:00 am ET Updated 50 minutes ago "You’re talking to the worst people in America, right? Of course you are." By Lee Moran Donald Trump is back to boasting about being “your favorite president” on Twitter. As the longest government shutdown in U.S. history drags on, the president used his favorite social media platform on Saturday morning to complain about being treated unfairly by the media. [email protected] just stated that there has been no president since Abraham Lincoln who has been treated worse or more unfairly by the media than your favorite President, me! At the same time there has been no president who has accomplished more in his first two years in office!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 19, 2019 ″(Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich) just stated that there has been no president since Abraham Lincoln who has been treated worse or more unfairly by the media than your favorite President, me!” … [Read more...] about Twitter Users Taunt Donald Trump Over ‘Your Favorite President’ Boast