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Hundreds attend downtown Mountain View vigil protesting border detention camps, immigration policy

Original post made on Jul 15, 2019

Over 300 people gathered at the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Friday night in a vigil protesting the incarceration and detention of asylum-seekers at the United States’s southern border.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, July 15, 2019, 10:27 AM

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Posted by resident
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 15, 2019 at 11:24 am

When the President encourages racism from his base, it is important for everyone else to stand together against it. Show them what America is really about. Throw all those "get out of my country" and "go back to your country" white supremacists out of office!

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Posted by Really
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jul 15, 2019 at 11:38 am

As an American citizen I am outraged at the Democrat party for not only allowing an invasion of our country, but also encouraging it.

Little children, 2 and 3 years old are being sold in Mexico for $5,000, the Government of Mexico has confirmed this, so people can use them as insurance that if they get caught entering this country illegally, they will not be deported because of the child.

Children are being abandoned in the Arizona desert, left to die because the adult illegal made it into the country without being caught and they do not want the extra baggage with them.

There is nothing but fake outrage on the Democrat side as they are not proposing any fixes to the problem, yet they make the problem worse by saying they want open borders, abolish ICE, give drivers licenses to illegals, more and more benefits to illegals only sends the message around the world to come here illegally.

$23 Billion dollars a year, from taxpayers, is being spent on the illegal population in California for just Health Care and Education.

The priorities of the Democrat party is on full display here as this State can not even take care of it's legal residents, but an unlimited fund of money goes to the illegal's.

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Posted by @Really; yes, REALLY.
a resident of Willowgate
on Jul 15, 2019 at 12:12 pm

> but an unlimited fund of money goes to the illegal's.

Amazing! Where do you get this crazy stuff? Even Fox won't repeat those lies.

If any of it were true, you would post links to substantiate (but it's hard work to substantiate lies, isn't it?)

Let's get rid of an easy lie: "as they are not proposing any fixes to the problem"

Don't you remember the White House visit in 2018, of Nancy and Chuck offering Trump $25 billion for border security? Trump had complete Republican control of both houses - and turned it down. Snatched Trumpian defeat out of the jaws of victory.

He doesn't care about real solutions, just creating conflict to try and get re-elected. Just wants to rile up, with constant lies, his low-information voters.

Like the poster above.


"Trump’s best chance for border wall funding at the level he wants came in February 2018, when Republican Senator Mike Rounds teamed up with independent Senator Angus King on compromise immigration legislation.

It included $25 billion over a decade to build a wall along the southern border and a path to citizenship for so-called Dreamers who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children. It also barred green card holders from sponsoring adult children for permanent residency and reoriented enforcement priorities to focus on criminals in the country illegally."

Trump had both the House and the Senate, an offer of $25 billion, and did NOTHING.

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Posted by @Really; yes, REALLY.
a resident of Willowgate
on Jul 15, 2019 at 12:17 pm

Here's the link regarding the timelines where Trump, not once but TWICE, turned down $25 billion for border security. In exchange, he got.... (drumroll, please....) .... absolutely nothing.

Web Link

Face it, Trump-base: he's just not that into you. He talks/tweets a lot, but does nothing for *you*. Only tax cuts for billionaires and corporations.

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