President Trump eliminated DACA a few weeks ago putting the future of every “dreamer” in the US in peril. At the time he said he and Congress would be working on something more permanent for children brought to the US illegally by their illegal immigrant parents. The Dems have promised amnesty for these youth but Trump says not so fast! Trump wants something in exchange for giving Dreamers amnesty. He wants funding for his WALL!! No wall? Nothing for Dreamers!
Trump rubs me the wrong way on two levels here. First of all this is the TWENTY FIRST CENTURY for God’s sake NOT 1949! So why in the hell does Trump want to erect a Soviet-style brick and mortar wall? With the technology we have an electronic fence could be put into place and, in fact, is already in place and in use along some areas of the US-Mexico border. FACT is with this technology we don’t need to have a physical Berlin-like wall to keep illegals out of the US. But Trump seems set on constructing such a monstrosity no matter what and now he’s using the Dreamers as PAWNS in his little chess game with Congress!
And that’s the other thing that rubs me the wrong way. Why is Trump playing the Dreamers to get what he wants (funding for his asinine wall)? Dreamers are young PEOPLE not pawns on a chess board! Most have never even been to Mexico and many don’t speak on word of Spanish. Most have gone to AMERICAN schools, served in the AMERICAN military, and have never known anything else other than AMERICA! The consider themselves AMERICANS not MEXICANS! But all this falls on deaf ears when it comes to Trump who is BENT on getting his brick and mortar wall and apparently at ANY cost. Even if it means using HUMAN BEINGS and pawns in some SICK chess game!!
I have a suspicion that the people advising Trump may not be right bright. I have a suspicion that although he might be a whiz when it comes to real estate and business as POTUS he’s not right bright. I find it utterly deplorable that a sitting POTUS with no dignity whatsoever has chosen to use OUR YOUTH (they are Americans except in legal status) as pawns in his sick chess game with Congress. Trump should be ashamed of himself BUT he’s not because his over inflated ego is too big to feel SHAME.
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