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US admitted zero refugees in October, first time in 18 years. Right approach?

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Discussion started by Tok Staff:
The US hasn't admitted a refugee since September as new rules go into affect. It seems temporary - a moratorium on flights - but is it the right approach?
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Results in this view: Close The Gates 40% - Convince Me 0% - Limit Don't Stop 40% - Wrong Direction 20%
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By Wendy Sunshine Brewer The time "when people were welcome here" is still among us. Just do it LEGALLY!!! My family is comprised if Irish and Cherokee Indian. My Irish side had to c ok me on boats and get certified and registered when THEY got here, well before this country was full and broke!!
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By Dan Anderson Wendy - How is the United States broke and full? Are you saying that the US, with all of its foreign aid it hands out in the billions of dollars, is broke?

What about refugees? Are you going to deny people attempting to escape hostility and war?
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By Wendy Sunshine Brewer We had to BORROW the money we sent to Ukraine from China. That's standard. All this aid we send out is borrowed from other countries!!! We are upside down!!! And how many refugees did we assist BEFORE October??? We are FULL!!!
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By Dan Anderson Wendy - Full? How so? Please explain, given how much money that the US congress has stolen from the Social Security coffers, that you believe there is no money to help those in dire need.
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By Wendy Sunshine Brewer You said it yourself!! Congress is stealing from us! We are BROKE!!!
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By William Dykeman first of it isnt stealing thats the money you owe the government it was never yours, want proof withhold it dont pay it, see what hapens enjoy showering in womens prison
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By William Dykeman sunshine your mother was a damn hippie wasnt she?
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By Dan Anderson We, the people, maybe broke, but the government itself is flush with money.
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By Dan Anderson William - Social Security is the pension money the employer and employee pay into as an investment into the employee's retirement. As for general salary, yes, the taxes paid on that were never ours, but social security IS.
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By William Dykeman the problem with the american system is american never see anything of their taxes, europeans do, they get value for their money health insurance education housing many issurance provisons the private sector will not provide as well or as equitable
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By William Dykeman its prints the stuff and i think part of the roblem is you simply dont understand how an economy works do you and you arent broke just spoiled
american live on credit they have to
you are a victim of capitalsim not socialism dear man