Skip to comments.Seven Inconvenient Facts About Trumpís Refugee Actions
Posted on 01/30/2017 2:19:29 AM PST by Enlightened1
The sober and logical reasons for President Donald Trumps executive order on refugees and visitors are rising above the noise after an evening of hysterical over-reactions and emotional meltdowns on the nations TV networks. Advocates of sane, secure immigration policy have long noted that its almost impossible to have a reasonable discussion of the refugee and immigration issues, because its been sentimentalized and politicized beyond the realm of rational thought.
This weekend brings them another superb example of media-magnified shrieking about fascism, bleating about white nationalists, howling about religious persecution, false invocations of the Constitution, and theatrical sobbing on behalf of the Statue of Liberty.
For readers who want to wallow in the emotion, examples can be found in this handy dossier of hysteria compiled by the Washington Post. But clear-eyed adults prefer to examine plain facts about Trumps executive order:
1. It is NOT a Muslim ban. You will search the Executive Order in vain for mentions of Islam, or any other religion. By Sunday morning, the media began suffering acute attacks of honesty and writing headlines such as Trumps Latest Executive Order: Banning People From 7 Countries and More (CNN) and printing the full text of the order.
Granted, CNN still slips the phrase Muslim-majority countries into every article about the order, including the post in which they reprinted its text in full, but CNN used the word Muslim, not Trump. The order applies to all citizens of Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. It does not specify Muslims. The indefinite hold on Syrian refugees will affect Christians and Muslims alike.
As Tim Carney at the Washington Examiner points out, the largest Muslim-majority countries in the world are not named in the Executive Order.
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
1. It is NOT a Muslim ban.
2. The order is based on security reviews conducted by President Barack Obamas deputies.
3. The moratorium is largely temporary.
4. Obama banned immigration from Iraq, and Carter banned it from Iran.
5. Trumps refugee caps are comparable to Obamas pre-2016 practices:
6. The Executive Order is legal:
7. This Executive Order is a security measure, not an arbitrary expression of supposed xenophobia.
A good read. Thanks for posting.
Watching Shumers disgusting,phony lacrymose display yesterday turned my stomach.
Saw that. Can’t even bring myself to open up the story, it’s so nauseating.
Where will be his tears once a massive terror attack occurs on our soil?
Oh, it already has ...
What they'll be doing while Moe saws their heads off. Hey it's his culture and law! Who are you to denigrate it?
Does not the USA Constitution state the first duty of the government is to the defense of the country?
It is NOT a muslim ban.
That’s too bad, now isn’t it? A muslim ban is EXACTLY what we need now.
AND for the foreseeable future.
The media lies and distortion about this executive order are disgusting. Dumber still is the liberal lie that there will be registration of all Muslims in the US. Objective reporting of facts is dead in this country.
“1. It is NOT a Muslim ban. et al.”
I appreciate the summary. We need more of them.
Trump’s Refugee and Immigration Ban Recalls Past Exclusionary Laws Carter, Clinton and Obama
The Past Six Presidents Have All Used The Executive Power To Block Certain Classes Of Immigrants
MORE HYPOCRISY: Obama Banned all Iraqi Refugees for 6 Months in 2011 Liberals SAID NOTHING!
Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952
The real bottom line on all the Trump actions to date and the policies he will initiate in the future is.... If you don’t like the Trump administration and Trump actions... you have four years to get yourself a candidate will do what YOU want.
Putting a brick through someone’s window or marching around in some obnoxious get-up-acting like a spoiled child throwing a tantrum because mom won’t buy candy for you, will NOT work.
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