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? asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 1 month ago

Is any country other than the United States ignorant enough to have an open border?

It's really a stupid thing.  Where does the ignorance of the left stop?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The United States doesn't have an open border, and no one is suggesting that they should. 

    The idea of "open borders" exists solely as a propaganda term on the American right.  This is a tactic that they use on a lot of issues to keep their voters in line.   Right wing politicians know that many of the positions which the left wing advocates are objectively reasonable, and even popular.  So they fear that if they engage with these policies realistically that some of their supporters might actually approve of them, and perhaps vote accordingly.   So, instead, they have to dishonestly engage with liberals and present  the choice to their voters between a reasonable Republican position, and a caricature of Democratic positions which is so extreme that no reasonable person could support it.  This is the case with immigration.  There's literally no one suggesting that we have "open borders", ie no checks on entry of people or goods into this country.  But Republican politicians want you to believe that that's what Democrats are suggesting because they need to keep you in line.  If you were to look at what Democrats are actually suggesting: a more permissive and realistic immigration system which serves our needs and the needs of immigrants and refugees better, then you might find it appealing, or at least something you could live with.  Instead they have to keep you in line by making it seem like a manichean choice between reasonable policy on one side and total anarchy and craziness on the other. 

    In terms of the specifics of your question, however, many countries actually have "open borders".  Most of the EU, for example, have open borders with the rest of the bloc, allowing free movement of goods and people across borders with essentially no checks or limits.  That's one of the reasons why Britain got out, because a, slim, majority of Britons wanted more control over their borders.  Even now, however, the UK continues to have open borders with the Republic of Ireland. 

  • Gary
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    EVERY other country in the WORLD has and STRICTLY ENFORCES they're own boarder laws EVEN the countries all these ILLEGAL ALIENS come from with punishments up to and including DEATH EXCEPT OUR country, the U.S.A.!! Here the LIEberal left socialist demoCROOK party feels FEDERAL FELON ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS should be treated like welcomed and PRIVILEGED GUESTS in OUR country and be REWARDED and SHOWERED with ALL the rights and privileges and MORE than natural born TAX PAYING CITIZENS AND be granted FREE ACCESS to parade at will across our sovereign boarder at will!! ALL because the demoCROOKS want they're ILLEGAL VOTES!!!

    Oh and Canada does NOT have "open boarders" immigrating to Canada is EXTREMELY hard EVEN for U.S. citizens AND the U.S. Canada boarder is considered to be the "the friendliest boarder in the WORLD"!!!!!!!!! ANYONE attempting to immigrate to Canada MUST be able to PROVE they WILL be an indispensable asset to the country and NOT a financial burden of ANY type on the Canadian people of government BEFORE they're allowed to enter!!! I KNOW this because my WIFE is Canadian and we discussed moving there!!!

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Canada has open borders. They love refugees.

  • 1 month ago

    The US has an open border?

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  • 1 month ago

    Canada has an open border.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Wasn't Donald Trump supposed to build us a wall and......wait for it......make Mexico pay for it? Or was that just another one of his many lies?

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I know. Every country in the world has walls except the US.

    Stupid Liberals.

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