First of all, let’s be totally honest; Trump doesn’t give a damn about America or our people. Trump is an egomaniac whose only concern is Donald Trump. The members of his cult will believe anything he says, regardless of the facts and evidence which prove he is literally out of his mind. This ‘wall’ is a joke, and will not solve the complicated issue of immigration reform.
“Whatever it takes. We need a wall,” Trump said in response to questions about when the government would reopen, according to a pool report. “We need safety for our country.”
The truth is that this wall will only accomplish one thing; the appeasement of his diminishing supporters. He made a promise to “build a wall, and make Mexico pay for it.” The first fact is that Mexico will not pay for it, and the second is that 79 percent of Americans do not consider it a priority. In addition, Trump has made another promise; he will go to the border for a “groundbreaking” next month prior to the State of the Union address in February. This con-man would be laughable if he was not harming my beloved nation.
This is what happens when ignorant voters cast their ballots for a man who is as ignorant as they are. They know nothing about immigration, which is one of the most complicated issues in America. Twelve million mostly Hispanics are in our nation and add to our nation’s economy and to its future. However, this is only a part of the actual number of illegal immigrants in America.
More than 50 percent of all illegal residents in our nation arrive on commercial flights from Asia, Africa, South America, and Europe. They enter legally, having obtained visitor’s visas, and then decide to remain without legal documentation.
I would like to inform Donny Boy that this is the 21st century, not the 16th. Video surveillance, the use of drones, and infrared satellite imaging is far more effective than an ancient idea of building walls and moats on our southern border.
If he is serious about solving our immigration problems, he must address millions of men, women, and children who are currently under the radar. If they come to America legally, on a visitor’s visa, they must by flagged and Homeland Security insure that they leave when their visas expire.
Trump is a failed, illegitimate, and unqualified president; time for him to go by any means possible. He is a danger to the United States and to the world.
Finally, Republicans are your enemy. On November 3, 2020 we can remove them from office and take our nation back; this is our country, not theirs.
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Op-ed by this “Wise Old Fart,” James Turnage
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