Bennocap 
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Re: “Corker: "Difficult" to Know What Happened with North Korea

I agree that it would be nice to know more about what was accomplished, other than a photo op. I disagree that Senator Corker would actually know more, he should, but I think he's to busy towing the party line. It would be nice if the Flyer wasn't pushing a Democratic party. How about you reference the Independent, Libertarian or Republican party's? However, it is obvious that there is at least better lines of communication between the US & NK.

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Posted by Bennocap on 06/12/2018 at 8:09 PM

Re: “Animals.

I tried to answer the best I could. Please read my comments after each of your statements. I went to high school in Southern California and still have some ties out there. Why don't you look at the hospitals out there and see how many have gone bankrupt due to illegals. Of course, that is just one example. If you don't like that, check out the high schools and see how many schools are barely getting by for the same reason.

1) As for asylum, care to provide any shred of evidence supporting the opinion that "many of these cases that would not apply"? Certainly you are not the type of person to form an opinion based on hearsay and assumptions.

(Recently there was a caravan that came through Mexico. Im sure you heard of it. They were offered sanctuary from Mexico yet deemed it necessary to come all the way to the US. Why is that? I think I figured this out, they didnt want sanctuary. They wanted US citizenship.)

2) Based on how old you look in that profile pic, your "grandparents" would have been coming here a while back. At that time, having an "education" where immigration control was concerned simply meant being semi-literate in their native language. Having a trade was not required, one simply had to prove they were not "likely at any time to become a public charge". Someone who was just capable enough to shovel horse manure out of public streets or pick cotton was considered to be bringing "something to the country". It essentially targeted pregnant or single women, the disabled and the sick. The US essentially had open borders until 1924 with only 1% of applicants being rejected.

(I wasnt being as literal as you are being, what I meant is that you had to have something to offer. Instead, we are accepting illiterate laborers. How about when Cuba cleaned out their prisons by sending them here? Open borders until 1924, where is your source?)

3) There is a significant difference between those seeking entrance to the US via asylum and those pursuing immigration through other means. Why would you conflate the two?

You are right, unfortunately this is a way for illegals to gain entry into the US. They are intentionally misleading the media to gain entry. Once here, they disappear and dont show up for the court hearings. Of course, with the media giving them so much attention, it turns into ratings heaven for them.

4) Why would you conflate the requirements of legal immigration and illegal immigration?

(How so? Btw, you like the word conflate too much.)

Instead of your illogical comment, a relevant approach would be to compare the requirements of legal immigration during your grandparents era and those in place now.

(Sounds reasonable, but I want you to explain which comment you think is illogical?)

5) MS-13 started in the United States. Even completely halting the flow of ALL immigrants would not eliminate this issue as a significant percentage (some studies indicate a majority) of MS-13 members were born in the United States.

You are right, but they never tried to assimilate into our culture. Instead, they recruit uneducated poor immigrants. (Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39…)

6) Trump's original quote: "We have people coming into the country, or trying to come in were stopping a lot of them but were taking people out of the country, you wouldnt believe how bad these people are. These arent people, these are animals. And were taking them out of the country at a level and at a rate thats never happened before. And because of the weak laws, they come in fast, we get them, we release them, we get them again, we bring them out its crazy. The dumbest laws as I said before the dumbest laws on immigration in the world". It was only after the initial backlash that the White House clarified that his quote specifically targeted MS-13 gang members.

(That isnt the statement I read. Not that Im trying to defend the President. He makes irrational tweets, however they seem to be working. Unemployment is low, the economy is doing well and we finally have someone looking out for the US citizens.)

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Posted by Bennocap on 05/31/2018 at 8:39 PM

Re: “Animals.

I understand and believe in the concept of asking for asylum. However, I would bet in many of these cases that would not apply. When my Grandparents immigrated here, you had to bring something to the country. You had to have a trade, education, or have something to offer. That is not the case anymore. Instead, we have illegals come here and get someone else's social security number, obtain an EBT card and have free medical. I work my butt off to have a nice place and insurance. The "animals" you so politely describe are supposed to represent the MS-13 gangs that have been ruining our country. It's nice to have you try and claim that it's something else. Get a clue and quit pushing fake initiatives.

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Posted by Bennocap on 05/31/2018 at 2:49 PM

Re: “Latino Man Says Officer Racially Profiled Him, Asked for Documentation

Racial profiling is wrong, but considering how much it has been in the media lately, I'm not surprised it happened. If the officer had no legitimate reason to talk to you other than your race, he should be retrained. I went to high school in Southern California and they do random checks all the time. At that time they just asked us a couple of questions to show that we were US citizens, this was before I had a drivers license. The problem is that we have so many illegal aliens here that think they are entitled to the same rights as US citizens. There has been a lot of abuse with social security, voting rights, or EBT. The amount of fraud is crazy. Additionally, illegals working here send most of their money back to their home country. Come here legally and this will be a significantly less problematic.

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Posted by Bennocap on 04/27/2018 at 5:09 PM

Re: “FedEx and the NRA

I'm not the type of person that believes everything they read and I always look verify sources. Every city that has strict gun laws, has horrible crime. Why do you ask? It's simple, criminals don't follow laws. I know this is a shocking revelation. The recent school shooting was horrible, however, if any of the four police officers that where there actually did their jobs. It would have saved some, if not all, of the killings.

How about we blame the real problem, the failed system that allowed the murderer to snap. The local police department and FBI are responsible for this debacle. Common sense has to come into play, I understand that bump stocks aren't necessary, or that fully automatic rifles aren't either. However, AR-15's are semi-automatic and are the same as a hunting rifle. If they ban that, the next step is your hunting rifle.

After reading the article, it talks about FedEx taking a stand. I believe they did and I support them for it.

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Posted by Bennocap on 03/04/2018 at 9:52 AM
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