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  • Was Trump really that far off?

    Source: http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2015/07/donald-trump-was-right.php

    ..Illegal immigrants are no more prone to criminality than anyone else. Is that claim true? If we assume there are 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S.–that is a commonly cited number, but over 3% of our population should commit around 3% of all crimes.

    Data on convictions for federal offenses are available at the*U.S. Sentencing Commission’s*web site. Senate committee staff have analyzed those data, and found that “38 percent of federal convictions in FY 2013 were of illegal immigrants, and nearly 43 percent were legal or illegal immigrants.” That is more than ten times the number that would be expected if illegal immigrants were, on the average, as law-abiding as the rest of us. This is a more detailed breakdown:

    Illegal immigrant convictions in FY13 represented:

    * 18 percent of drug trafficking convictions
    * 25 percent of kidnapping/hostage taking convictions
    * 56 percent of drug possession convictions
    * 15 percent of money laundering convictions
    * 20 percent of national security convictions
    * 7 percent of murder convictions

    So illegals are overrepresented with regard to these crimes by anywhere from two to 17 times.

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    No he wasn't...
    Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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    • #3
      I'm not sure why Republicans would support him, though, given that he is a very enthusiastic supporter of eminent domain for private businesses. I don't think he's much of a conservative.
      "I am not angered that the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell." - Leonard Ravenhill

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      • #4
        Originally posted by KingsGambit View Post
        I'm not sure why Republicans would support him, though, given that he is a very enthusiastic supporter of eminent domain for private businesses. I don't think he's much of a conservative.
        Eminent domain is not a pressing issue.
        Atheism is the cult of death, the death of hope. The universe is doomed, you are doomed, the only thing that remains is to await your execution...

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbnueb2OI4o&t=3s

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        • #5
          Originally posted by seer View Post
          Eminent domain is not a pressing issue.
          Tell that to Vera Coking.
          "I am not angered that the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell." - Leonard Ravenhill

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          • #6
            Originally posted by KingsGambit View Post
            I'm not sure why Republicans would support him, though, given that he is a very enthusiastic supporter of eminent domain for private businesses. I don't think he's much of a conservative.
            He definitely stirs the pot. And somebody LIKE him (though, at this point, I can't say it's him) would be good to go to DC and stand up to the corruption on both sides, kick some butt and take names....
            "Neighbor, how long has it been since you’ve had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?”

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            • #7
              Realistically here's my frustration with Donald Trump. He seems sort of "out of touch" with issues. I'm not a fan of illegal immigration but this country has been founded on immigrants, so something needs to be done. We do need someone to stand up to corruption and while Trump is willing, I'm fairly certain he's had his share of corruption. I do not believe he would do well with our social service issues. And I tend to think it would be one of those "we would vote against him just because he's Donald Trump" kinda things.
              A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
              George Bernard Shaw

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              • #8
                His hair is too ridiculous for me to take him seriously.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Sparko View Post
                  His hair is too ridiculous for me to take him seriously.
                  You mean that isn't a gopher on his head?

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Cerebrum123 View Post
                    You mean that isn't a gopher on his head?
                    No. Just the worst comb-over in the history of the world. You would think someone that rich could afford a hair transplant.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Sparko View Post
                      His hair is too ridiculous for me to take him seriously.
                      we shall overcomb.jpg
                      I DENOUNCE DONALD J. TRUMP AND ALL HIS IMMORAL ACTS.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Zymologist View Post
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                        • #13
                          and he's for abortion
                          "Neighbor, how long has it been since you’ve had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?”

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                            • #15
                              2015: the year Republicans, for some reason, forgot everything they knew about Donald Trump and took him seriously as a presidential candidate, if only for a few weeks.
                              Don't call it a comeback. It's a riposte.

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