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Liberals lose their ‘Trump card’ over refugee ban as the President adds non-Islamic nations to the list

Liberals lose their ‘Trump card’ over refugee ban as the President adds non-Islamic nations to the list

One can never expect to win an argument with liberals since they have no understanding of the use of logic and reason.  However, they are very good at obfuscating issues by using emotional stimulus to try to garner favor to their side, and this was especially prevalent when President Trump issued his first travel and refugee ban earlier this year.

However on Sept. 24 the President issued an updated list of countries that will now require extreme vetting before entering into the United States.¬† And perhaps most importantly, the list now removes the Democrat’s favorite emotional ‘Trump Card’ as it includes non-Muslim countries such as Venezuela and North Korea to the ban.

On Sunday evening, President Trump announced he would replace his controversial travel ban with a targeted list of restrictions that will enhance vetting for nationals from eight countries, and restrict or prohibit entry of citizens from North Korea and Venezuela among others, to the United States as part of a sweeping new travel ban that also slaps restrictions on Iran, Chad, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia – countries that hardly have a “thriving” tourism industry with the US.

‚ÄúAs president, I must act to protect the security and interests of the United States and its people,‚ÄĚ Trump said in the proclamation. Individuals who fall under the Supreme Court’s “bona fide” exception can still apply for visas until Oct. 18. This would allow a foreign grandparent of a U.S. citizen to be granted the benefit of travel until this date. –¬†Zerohedge

Travel bans and restrictions have been a mainstay of U.S. foreign policy for decades under both Republican and Democratic Presidents.  In fact Barack Obama was the original creator of the travel ban that Donald Trump implemented earlier this year to restrict refugees and potential terrorists from nations considered dangerous in the ongoing War on Terror.

However what is probably most ironic in the history of restrictions on immigrants in America is that it was not a Republican President, but two Democrats, who imprisoned actual American citizens of German (WWI) and Japanese (WWII) descent during the 20th century.  And it is this precedent alone that should provide the courts all they need to finally follow the law which gives the Executive Branch full power over who enters the country.

Kenneth Schortgen Jr is a writer for The Daily Economist,,, and Viral Liberty, and hosts the popular youtube podcast on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Ken can also be heard Wednesday afternoons giving an weekly economic report on the Angel Clark radio show.



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