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Trump Travel Ban Cincinnati

Demonstrators chant against President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. and suspending the nation’s refugee program Monday outside City Hall in Cincinnati. In addition, earlier in the day Mayor John Cranley declared Cincinnati a “sanctuary city,” meaning city will not enforce federal immigration laws against people who are here illegally, in keeping with current policy.

President Donald Trump’s ban against Muslims entering the United States doesn’t have a prayer of support among the majority of religious leaders in the country, a sentiment that many Coulee Region faith representatives share.

Some religious leaders in the region are equally skeptical of the Trump administration’s claim that the restrictions against people from seven Muslim-majority countries are intended solely to safeguard the homeland, indicating that they seem more like wholesale discrimination against Muslims.

“I was extremely alarmed and shocked by the action taken by President Trump. This could have very easily been my own family,” La Crosse Muslim Wale Elegbede said Monday.

“To me, this is a Muslim ban, and it doesn’t matter how folks spin it,” said Elegbede, a native of Nigeria who has lived in La Crosse for 17 years and has three children with his wife, Audrey.

Elegbede participates in an interfaith group that is a subcommittee of the La Crosse Interfaith Justice and Peace Network. The group’s goal is to promote religious understanding among all denominations. It also aims to help the estimate 100 to 300 Muslims in La Crosse — the higher number being when universities are in session — feel safe and respected.

Similarly chagrined about Trump’s executive action, announced Friday, is Vince Hatt, former head of the Franciscan Spirituality Center who chairs the network’s subcommittee.

“My image today is of the Statue of Liberty weeping,” Hatt said. “This decision violates the compassion of most Americans.”

Lutheran bishop rejects blaming Muslims

Bishop Jim Arends, leader of the La Crosse Area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, said, “As an American, this depresses me.

“My main concern is as a bishop in the ELCA, the world has more refugees than any time,” said Arends, who lives in La Crescent and whose synod includes 74 churches in southwest Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota.

The Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service has been conscientious in vetting refugees and in working with the federal government to help them settle in the United States, he said.

“That’s just not being addressed now, except (alleging) ‘danger,’” Arends said.

The Lutheran bishop agreed with the need for caution in crafting immigration rules, adding, “You do this carefully. We do have concerns for safety. But as a Christian, I reject the idea” of blaming all Muslims for the acts of a radical minority.

“That’s just not who we are,” he said.

Bishop William Callahan, head of the 19-county Diocese of La Crosse, also noted the need for balance, saying, “It behooves us as people of faith to assist those in need and protect those who are helpless and unjustly deprived of life and liberty in their native land.”

Along with the longtime U.S. leadership in resettling refugees, “It is also our responsibility as citizens of this country to protect ourselves from those who may harbor evil intentions in their plans to come here,” Callahan said.

Under Trump’s order, more than 100 people, — including a 5-year-old boy separated from his mother — flying to the United States from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Syria and Yemen were detained for hours upon landing at several U.S. The detentions resulted in demonstrations of thousands of people at airports, although Trump said Monday that the hubbub was the result of computer glitches and that the sequestering went smoothly.

Nationally, leaders of denominations and organizations representing more than 150 million Americans of virtually every denomination criticized Trump’s action in voices ranging from careful and measured to condemnatory.

Although Trump and administration officials insisted that the restrictions are not intended to target Muslims, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani contradicted them during an interview on Fox News on Sunday.

Giuliani: Trump specified ‘Muslim ban’

When host Jeanine Pirro asked Giuliani whether religion was a consideration in forming Trump’s decree, he said, “I’ll tell you the whole history of it. So when [Trump] first announced it, he said, ‘Muslim ban.’

“He called me up,” said Giuliani, an adviser to Trump. “He said, ‘Put a commission together. Show me the right way to do it legally.’”

The executive order has come under fire in federal courts, among lawyers and in other quarters as illegal on its face, violating the 1965 law that outlawed discrimination based on national origin on immigration matters.

Trump further roiled the waters with comments that Christians can move ahead of Muslims in the immigration line to enter the United States.

“That’s discrimination, and it’s totally anti-Christian,” Hatt said.

La Crosse Muslim Elegbede added his disdain for the qualifier, insisting, “The fact that President Trump also said he will prioritize Christian Syrian refugees over Muslim refugees is quite alarming. There should be no favoritism between Christian and Muslims.”

Arends added a biblical tack, saying, “In our Christian practice, when our neighbor is in need, we care for our neighbor. The good Samaritan story is much more across racial and social lines than just our neighbor.”

Callahan also invoked the justice aspect, saying, “The president’s immigration plan is indeed painful for us who try to make God’s mercy our own. We must continue to engage the new administration and work vigorously to ensure that refugees are humanely welcomed and reunited with their loved ones.

“As people of faith, we must remain vigilant and pray that equal justice can be achieved for all,” Callahan said.

Elegbede noted that many of those the order affects have built lives in this country, as he has since he came here to attend the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

“They love America and have entrusted her with their future and are people with spouses, families, property, careers — all of which have been cut off from them in an instant by this action,” he said, also noting that most terrorism victims are Muslims.

Despite the chaos resulting from the executive order, Elegbede said, “We definitely have a tough road ahead of us, but I believe the decency of the American people will prevail in the end. I do not believe — actually, I refuse to believe this action represents the heart of America.”

Asked what he might say to the president if he were able to address him one-on-one, Elegbede said, “You are the president of all. Your rhetoric and actions are hurtful and do not keep us safe.”

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(85) comments

taxedout

I was pleased to read the faith-based views from our religious leaders even though it did not contained any surprises or reports of salacious activities. However, I found that it lines up nicely with the liberal agenda in kind of a"see, I told you so" format.

Christians open their arms and billfolds to those in need and are the most giving population in the US and around the world. They recognize that it is a moral obligation to help the needy and they value the family institution .So who is the focus group of this article? Aren't most news pieces supposed to attract a certain demographic?

It can't be nonbelievers because they mock these men/women and don't give a hoot about what they think. .The Christian//Jews know where their religious leaders stand on this issue and non-practicing independent Christian/Jews are not practicing because they don't like to be told what to think. The relevance of this article comes under question.

in addition to the focus group issue, what is also bothersome about this article is if these religious leaders were given the liberty to denounce the Trump's strategy, in this case a growing threat of terrorism, but they are not asked to come up with a working plan..

One more concern, how is it that the churches can comment on a political issue and the Tribune isn't crying foul. They were used by the Trib to help put out a liberal agenda. Shame on the Trib and sorry to say the same to the religious leaders who showed their true colors.

Clarification

While I have no love for Trump & company, this is wrong: "Protests have erupted at UC Berkeley after an alt-right speaker was scheduled to speak on campus. " You can't demand free speech for your side only.

Climatehoax

Dmoney, do you know how to Google a topic? Give it a try, there are several sources for the topics I've mentioned.

Tim Russell

Clearly you have no ability to comprehend what you read. 2000 simultaneous crimes? Or was it a handful in the year 2000?

DMoney

Burden of proof isn't on me, it's on you for the claim you make. I'm very in tune with world events, and I never heard about this.

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Buggs Raplin

Tighe had an article last summer. It was pro-Muslim and slammed Trump. There was no journalistic balance to it.

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Redwall

I saw Tighe's Trump related twitter feed last week. One would conclude it was written by a petulant teen who lost the prom queen election.

Does that answer your question?

Redwall

***** FIBUNE FAKE NEWS ALERT...ALERT...ALERT...ALERT*****

Paragraph 1: "President Donald Trump’s ban against Muslims entering the United States ..."

The author of this article knows full well this is not a ban against Muslims. As do the editors, assuming there are any.

Journalists? Not.

Buggs Raplin

Typical Tribune, a cog in the fake news operation

Climatehoax

Do the religious leaders know what Muslims are capable of? Do they want us to endure the following:

You'll never read this in the MSM. They apparently want to subject women to these barbaric animals.

There is a rape epidemic in Europe — and it is linked directly to the influx of Muslim migrants who are not compatible with Western culture especially when it comes to their attitudes towards women, young girls and sex. Nevertheless, European politicians and American mainstream media are refusing to acknowledge the obvious for reasons of political correctness. Islamic migrants are waging a real jihad on women in Europe – and government officials are collaborating.

This is a story about rape, massive amounts of sexual assaults, mutilation of feminine genitals and it is all beginning to tear Europe apart. Most people who have never experienced this kind of violence do not pay it much attention. It is a hard subject.

Despite the clear evidence that the immigration and refugee policies of the West are leading to a rise in sexual violence, pathetic politicians continue to bury their heads in the sand while repeating platitudes about being "compassionate" and "generous."

PGerman probe: 2,000 Muslim migrants assaulted 1,200 women in Cologne New Year's Eve

DMoney

I disagree with this point. It stereotypes literally a billion people based on the actions of a relative few. Muslims aren't evil. Some Muslims are. We need to do all we can to keep them out of here. Let's stay on point here.

Climatehoax

You're trying to tell me that there isn't an inherent problem with one group of people when 2000 of them commit a similar crime in the same vicinity at the same time? Muslims should be stereotyped if they are capable of pulling this off. There IS something wrong with more than just a few!!!

DMoney

I don't believe that statistic. What's your source? There must be more to the story.

Climatehoax

Name another group of people who does things like this. They are barbarians!

kingman10

Yes climatehoaxer is showing his ugly racist colors again. These kind of racist feel empowered by the actions of this president. Their fear is based on ignorance, simply because they don't know any muslims personally and therefor conclude they are something to fear. Since 9-11 so called Christians have killed more in this country than any other group. Many Muslims have served in defending this country, some have given the ultimate sacrifice. Hoaxer, instead of denigrating them, maybe you should thank them for their service. Yes you can google any crazy thing you want on the web, doesn't mean its true, there is a lot of crack pot web sites out there designed to lead gullible people into an alternate reality.

mocha1

Businesses that hire refugees get a tax credit also. This latest liberal democrat uproar based on a falsehood reminds me of Trayvon Martin , Michael Brown liberal debacles. Martin attacked a Hispanic who happened to be armed. This was Obamas looks like my son inflammatory comment. Brown attacked a police officer after robbing a convenience store and was killed. Liberals made it into a whole police /America racist deal instead of some thugs attacking the wrong people. How many law enforcement officers were shot and killed over this false outrage. Proof once again as we see with the refugee situation liberals are driven but emotional ideology instead of facts and common sense.How many people will be harmed by this latest fake liberal moral outrage.

Bucky4789

Why do you think they are so upset?? Churches, more specifically Catholic Churches, get major federal funding from the government for accepting refugees. Money that goes towards funding their church. That's why they are so upset. http://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/sep/24/catholic-church-collects-16-billion-in-us-contract/

Bucky4789

Just a follow up. I know someone will argue "no one personally pockets the money from the government." Take a look around at the religious charity organizations in La Crosse and what 3rd party business people happen to be involved.

Clarification

And they provide services more efficiently that any private organization. Lutherans have similar deals. Keep on hatin' bro..keep on...

Bucky4789

What a poor counter argument "Clarification." As I did not state anything about these organizations efficiency. Rather, I stated that they have an interest in federal money.
And by the way, I'm not "a Bro." Keep on with your illogical arguments, poorly researched/ executed arguments...keep on...

Bucky4789

Also, learn to spell maybe.

Bucky4789

And lutherans don't accept federal money. Sorry!

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DMoney

Fake news. As long as it riles up the extreme left, and generates views, it's print-worthy. Newspapers are in the entertainment industry. It doesn't have to be factual and even-keeled.

hrpufnstuf

Mocha- It states there would be exceptions for Christians from these countries. You Trumptards talk with forked tongues.

mocha1

What ISIS has been wanting is exactly how the liberal left is handling this action. The order does not mention any religion but the liberal lefties are making this all about a war on muslims. The media talking heads, screaming demonstrators, print articles like this article are all calling it discrimination against muslims. The terrorists will use all of the liberal diatribes and play them over and over again. Once again proving liberalism is all about them and their emotion driven ideology. So if all of their anti trump hate causes an incident perpetrated by muslims incited by their intolerance, do you think they will understand what they have caused. Their history says no.

kingman10

from what I read Syria has a permanent ban until further notice. And no Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Turkey are not on the ban list. Yes this is just what ISIS has been wanting. This is great fodder for their recruiting. What group has killed more than any other in this country since 911? Hmmmm....It the so called Christians. Yes its a fact, undeniable truth. Maybe we need a ban on them.

DMoney

Another analogy for you dim-witted snowflakes: The USA is Wally World. Immigrants are the customers. The Griswold family are immigrants trying to enter right now. They are upset because the moose out front told them the park is closed for cleaning and repairs. In the near future, millions of other guests will benefit because the park will be clean and the rides will be safe. And yes, Trump is the moose up front.

kingman10

Dmoney has been watching too many movies. Reminds me of the brother Eddie who had a few too many quirks about him. Trump = moose, funny!!! The only part of the moose he resembles is the back end.

DMoney

Make fun of me or the analogy all you want--it's effective, and it's accurate. Everyone wants to come here, and we're accepting of all, but everyone once in a while, things need to be cleaned up, so the fun park stays fun.

mocha1

What are the countries on the temporary ban. Iraq, Iran, Somalia,Libya,Sudan,Syria and Yemen. Only one has a functioning government in total control of its territory, Iran, whose stated goal is death to America and is the worlds leader of state sponsored terror, Iraq only partial control, with ISIS firmly controlling some areas. Sudan, harbors training camps and country is split between two factions, Syria, basically rubble, infrastructure gone, control of country is split between Assads regime, ISIS, and other factions, Yemen,Somalia and Libya are all failed states now harboring terror training camps. So if you have a refugee or immigrant from one of these countries who do you as to fill out his papers, We know from the issues in Europe ISIS is in the business of providing fake papers. So how do you vet anyone from these areas especially when allowing in large numbers. The FBI said last October that it takes two to three years to properly vet yet within months Obama was letting in refugees, so we know these people did not go thru the usual vetting process. The typical vetting process of providing government documents and information from these target countries is difficult at best and impossible for most. Common sense tells us we need to step back take a breath try to develop a vetting system we have some confidence in.Forget all the emotional hype and shame on the tribune for fueling this hype.

DMoney

Somebody please explain to me the difference between a country with secure borders and strict immigration policies and our own homes with walls, locking doors, and security systems? Is it not the same concept? Rhetorical question. It is the same concept. The US is our home. We are the family. The walls are our borders, the locking doors are our vetting process and our security system are our agencies.

tower

bluevan, sorry foe your thin skin and fragile self. Maybe you need to head to your safe quiet place.

tower

mocha, tell us one terrorist attack by a vetted refugee in the US. Bet you can't, as usual.

tower

Ten Ring , that is because it didn't happen. Obama slowed immigration from Iraq. Not blanket from seven. You can spin this all you want but facts always come out.

TenRing

Slowed, paused, whatever. As you said previously, tower, "a distinction without a difference."

DMoney

FDR rounded up thousands of Japanese immigrants during WWII. That was a far more severe human rights restriction. Do you agree with that decision? Or was that just fear mongering?

Clarification

You got it a bit wrong: They rounded up ALL Japanese, even those born in the USA or came here as a child. My college room-mate's dad was a precision machinist before Pearl Harbor. They put him and his wife in a camp and took away his business, tools and all. It was fear mongering and a racist knee-jerk reaction.

Bluevan

What ever happened to the virtue of patience? This is a temporary ban. I've always believed that good things come to those who wait. I'm sure 90 days sounds like an eternity, but in the scheme of things its really not. The good folks will be allowed passage and if we keep one terrorist out, it will be worth the wait.

GrandpaS

Yes, it's a temporary ban, but that doesn't make it a good ban. If an emmigrant applies for a visa to the US, check out his record, certainly, and deny him entrance if he has a criminal record attached to his name. BUT...that rule should apply to any immigrant from any country. And the fact that an immigrant practices the Muslim faith is NOT grounds for denial to enter this country. If this ban is in effect for 90 days or 9 years, it's still a bad order. It's length has nothing to do with it. And did you know that almost all the 9-11 attackers were from Saudi Arabia? So if this order is about terrorist immigrants, why isn't Arabia on the list? Oh, that's right. Oil. Money.

fish37

nothing is ever temporary in the gov.

Clarification

Ripping up the Constitution, even for a little while, is never good.

TenRing

It’s interesting that all the Trib libs whining about the temporary pause of entrance into the US never said a word when their hero President Obama did it in 2011.

tower

I see the usual nuts are here to tell us how wonderful Cheetoman is. Obama didn't do it first. A useful lie but still a lie. He slowed down immigration from Iraq but never halted it. Now let's see. It isn't a Muslim ban. A distinction without a difference. If it walks like a duck.... This is another fit b y the bed wetters to be afraid, very afraid. You have a better chance to be killed by a vending machine tipping over than a refugee. Grow up bed wetters.

Bluevan

I don't think your name calling is a good way to support your position. Just saying.

random annoying bozo

savethesnowflakes.org

fish37

savethecrotchesfromrepubs.

Melowese Richardson

The Chocolate Frosted Failure did, in fact, create the list of countries. So, as usual, you'd be wrong Tower.

"Some Muslims committing terrorism doesn't mean all Muslims are terrorists."

That's true. So is this:

A ban that affects some Muslims is not a "Muslim ban. "

mocha1

Another fake news story from the leftist media stirring up liberals who have no critical thinking skills. Obama targeted these countries because they posed the greatest terror threat. Where was the uproar over Obama discrimination against muslims. The FBI said we do not have a good vetting process. As evidenced by attacks by "vetted" refugees and these countries have no infrastructure to get info. The fake news media puts out its antitrump propaganda and liberals still wobbling from the Hillary loss go nuts. Polls show once again the media is on the wrong side of America again. The majority of Americans support protecting the citizens by halting for a given time refugees from these terror risk nations until we have a real vetting process in place.

GrandpaS

One of the worst, most inaccurate posts I've ever seen. And I'm going to be like a conservative. I'm just going to make this statement and provide zero examples or evidence to support it.

LaCrosseCampers

"President Donald Trump’s ban against Muslims entering the United States doesn’t have a prayer of support" -- Nice way to open up the story, with fake news. There is no "ban against Muslims entering the US" -- seriously, Tribune? This is the best you can do?

Clarification

Even Trump tweeted it was a ban...something his underlings are trying to bury.

Enjoylife54669

maybe people should stop and listen. Army Vet who has been in the Muslim Countries. None of these Countries that are on the Ban have done terrorist attacks against on US soil. Strange that countries that have are not on the list but of course they have Trump Hotels.
This is going to cause more risks for the service men and women in Muslin Countries that are now have to deal with the after shock of this Ban. Anybody stop to think what they have to deal with now. This is dangerous for our nation and security interests. We already have a strong Vetting Process in place, there where no immediate threats to the US a true leadership would have looked at the vetting process and made Changes as needed without a ban. Simple enough so what's the real reason for this Muslim Ban other than divide the county again and cause pain for the Muslims.

Lizbeth Amanni

I am reminded of the saying from WWII: first they came for the Jews - and I said nothing; then they came for the Catholics - and I said nothing; and now they are coming for me - and there is no one left to speak for me.

Bluevan

Nice sentiment to be sure. But there will be no one left to speak for you if ISIS infiltrates America, sets a caliphate, kills off their dissenters and achieves their goal of world domination. ISIS even admitted they would hide within the refugee population to gain entry. We cannot be too careful these days.

Clarification

Nice sentiment to be sure. But there will be no one left to speak for you if Trump-think infiltrates America, sets a monopoly, silences their dissenters and achieves their goal of alt-right craziness. We cannot be too careful these days.

FearorLove

American allies who fight terrorism in countries abroad lives are at risk and will most likely die or be captured and who knows what.
This ban results in a win for Terror and strengthens terror groups. As America will now have less support on the ground assisting them in the fight on terror.
This leads to a higher risk of future terrorist attacks in America and around the world.

Lizbeth Amanni

I applaud all the churches for speaking up, both for humane treatment but also for not blindly letting in anyone until proper vetting is done. Remember, the Feds KNEW the Boston Bomber brothers and others who attacked us. This failure is what keeps us in harms way, not the women and kids. We need to stay very clear on this distinction. I also applaud the group striving to be inclusive of all faiths in the La Crosse area.

Only1Green

Sooo, if Obama had done (and did) the same thing, it would have been different how? I don't recall any protests and if there was, certainly no days/weeks long coverage of said protests.

Buggs Raplin

The fake news media is continuing its war on Trump. Their 'demonization' of the man began about 15 months ago. After Trump won the GOP nomination despite their efforts to block him, the fake news media became an appendage of the Clinton campaign, but that failed also. The fake news media has been discredited. Thank God for that.

Union Man

your more likely to be hit by lightning than ever being killed by a refugee terrorist, message to conservicons..never step outside!

DMoney

Does that mean you stand outside by a tree during a storm? Or do you go inside to avoid the risk?

Buggs Raplin

Oh, these liberal weenies moaning about fascism when Barack Obama insisted that he be allowed to incarcerate anyone without due process for as long as he wanted. No judge, no jury, no lawyer, no trial-you just remain locked up. This is a provision of NDAA that Obama insisted upon, and the cowards in the Democrat party went along with it, and so did the establishment Republicans. And now that Trump is taking actions to protect Americans from Islamic terror, and is taking actions to secure our border, the liberal/progressive crybabies are shouting fascism. Fools.

kingman10

here are the signs of fascism, take note and see how far we have come.
1 strong and unrelenting obsession with nationalism
2 identification of enemies as a unifying cause
3 supremacy of the military
4 rampant racism
5 controlled mass media
6 obsession with national security
7 corporate power protected
8 labor power suppressed
9 disdain for intellectuals and the arts
10 obsessed with crime and punishment
11 rampant cronyism and corruption
12 fraudulent elections
13 intertwining of government and religion
so there you are, how far have we come, and how far will we go. We must be ever vigilant.

random annoying bozo

savethesnowflakes.org

fish37

savethecrotchesfromrepubs.

fish37

Leviticus 19:33-34. good reading repubs. you really believe in god. lol

Old Bowhunter

What about when the foreigner wants you dead fishy. You can’t be that stupid, are you???

fish37

then why are the three worst terrorist countries not on the list?? Saudis are the worst. trump future hotels ?? who is dumb ?/ look in mirror

fish37

not all muslims are terrorists. trump supporter blows up muslim worship building in texas. ban all Texans.

Melowese Richardson

Yes. Yes he can be. Every time I tell him that his most recent post is the dumbest yet, he takes that as a challenge for his next post.

Clarification

Nice!

Old Bowhunter

The liberals are losing their minds! It’s not a ban on Muslims, it’s better vetting of people from Muslim countries. What’s wrong with protecting America?

Clarification

Too bad he didn't ban any from the countries he has business ties with. Most of the 9/11 guys can from Saudi Arabia, home of the severe Wahabi sect. How do explain that?

Grand Dad's Bluff

The people of La Crosse will welcome and support Muslim families and all refugees. Trump cannot take away our American values and tradition of tolerance and freedom with an order or a tweet. The malicious salvo fired directly at Americans from the White House goes against conservative and liberal thinking. It's intended effect appears to be to disrupt our institutions and instill fear in the American people. While some politicians are quaking in their boots over this executive disruption, leaders from both side of the aisle have responded decisively. Trump has unleashed a tea party style revolt that has much greater power than he has. It took less than a week for Trump to put an expiration date on his presidency.

Veridic

vir·tue sig·nal·ing

noun

the action or practice of publicly expressing opinions or sentiments intended to demonstrate one's good character or the moral correctness of one's position on a particular issue.
"it's noticeable how often virtue signaling consists of saying you hate things"

RemoteEmployee

I agree with you, GDB, however I am concerned that the Russian interference in the election is now being trumped (hate that word) by the Muslim ban. Is anyone investigating this? This is going to be how it is for the next 4 years. One outrage after another. Crystal ball says there will be something else next week, (or sooner), that gets us all to the streets. The trumpeteers love it. They get off on moral people projecting their outrage. Our outrage is at risk of being diluted.

Clarification

Do not let the comments of 4 or 5 regular cranks/trolls give you the impression they are in any way the popular opinion.

random annoying bozo

savethesnowflakes.org

fish37

savethecrotchesfromrepubs.

The Veteran

clary-----According to latest polls of 1000 people over the weekend over 70% favor what a pause and more effective vetting.You need to look outside your bubble for all the information you can get.

RemoteEmployee

This is just dumb. Perhaps the people interviewed don't know any people of Muslim descent. Two Muslims report to me. One from Canada and one living in Texas. Both came from families who were diplomats in the US. If those 1000 people took the time the time to meet people who are Muslim, the outcome of that stupid survey would be different.

Clarification

The Trumpster (as in dumpster) only banned people from Muslim countries where there are no Trump hotels or business. He's a phoney.

Buggs Raplin

The ban is popular with a majority of Americans. Trump is acting to protect Americans from radical Islam. The fake news media, and the political left are trying to stir things up. Two losers.

Redwall

Voted with my feet, monsignor.

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