The GOP often brings up the topic of "Open Borders". Other than the GOP, who is talking about open borders?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago
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    No one.  It's a strawman argument Republicans use to inflame the emotions of their white racist base.

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  • 1 month ago

    Apart from Hillary? https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/oct/8/hi...

    Well, there is the New Way Forward Act. It is basically a long-winded way to say "open borders".

    People will not be automatically detained or deported. People who have already been deported will be flown back. DHS will have its wings clipped. Every city would be a sanctuary city. The list goes on.

    • James
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      1 month agoReport

      Funny source to cite.  Washington Times is not a reputable source.  That's something you'd know if you were actually in the U.S., Ivan.

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  • 1 month ago

    Your candidates have been talking about open borders. When you legalize border crossing from any location, ..., that is open borders.  Sorry you are too indoctrinated to figure this out. 

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  • 1 month ago

    This is one of those things like socialized medicine.  The left has LOOOOONG supported socialized medicine.  But they used to be afraid to come out and say it because they realized most of the country was highly opposed and they would lose elections.  Yet it was there if you read leftist blogs, books, policy papers, think tank works, or even editorials of left-leaning newspapers.  They wanted it...they just wanted to move towards it slowly and incrementally so that it didn't cost them elections.

    However, the surge of young adults who don't want to grow up and live in the real world has lead to a surge in polling on the topic and now Democrats are talking openly about things they've ALWAYS wanted...making it a CRIME to pay for healthcare on your own or through private means.  Choice will be illegal and the current crop of Presidential candidates are proud to oppose free choice after decades of hiding the fact.

    Open Borders is a lot like this but decades behind.  Democrats have been talking about open borders on blogs, in books and in policy papers and think tanks and editorials for some time.  A FEW extreme leftwing politicians have talked about it, and many Demcoratic policies on immigration are watered down half steps towards it.  But none of the big names are openly embracing it yet.  Emphasis on YET because we've seen this pattern haven't we?

    And let's not forget that the EU left has implemented this policy, forcing member nations to embrace it with respect to each other.

    So you're right in a way that Republicans talk about it more openly than Democrats because for some reason, Democrats always seem to think their blogs etc. aren't being read by anyone but the extreme faithful.  They're not read by rank and file Democrats, but Republicans DO pay attention.  It's why the whole 'We are not trying to ban guns, just common sense gun control' lie never fooled anyone but rank and file Democrats.  Because Republicans see that in fact all the blogs and books and such are calling for full banning of firearms.

    Republicans know more about what the Democratic political machinery wants than Democratic voters.  Yet the opposite is not true in my experience.  Most rank-and-file Democrats know little to nothing about what Republicans want or talk about on their blogs and books and so forth.  I'll bet not one Democrat in ten knows what the Laffer Curve is.  At least not to the depth of actually being able to explain it.  And that's Republicanism 101.

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  • Chris
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    1 month ago

    When I Googled the subject, the item at the top of the list was a New York Times editorial. You can find thousands of other references.

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  • 1 month ago

    Hillary Clinton said she dreams of open borders. The socialists in the Democrat party want open borders.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Moscow Bernie

    and his cult

  • 1 month ago

    Many of Bernie Sanders' team.

    AOC for example, in her Green new Deal, demands open borders.

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    • James
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      1 month agoReport

      realclearpolitics is a right-wing disinformation site.  But you keep discrediting yourself anyway.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Every liberal on stage two nights ago. Maybe YOU missed it. But America did not.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The Republicans have the worst record on illegal immigration.

    Obama actually deported far more illegals than Trump administration.

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