Please disable your Ad Blocker to better interact with this website.

Connect with us

Opinion

This Video of College Students Talking About the Migrant Caravan Will Make You Fear for America’s Future

This is terrifying.

Published

on

One of the biggest stories of the month of October is the migrant caravan, which is nearly 7,500 people strong, making its way from Central America to the United States border in search of asylum.

The caravan is currently in Mexico and has once again ignited the flames of passionate discourse in regard to the important issue of immigration and border security. There’s little doubt in the minds of many Americans that the caravan and how various candidates running for office in this year’s midterms approach the issue, will have a major impact on the outcome of the election.

Campus Reform recently went out and asked students what they thought about the caravan, visiting Lockhaven University in Pennsylvania.

Trending: WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Speaks At Town Hall, Gets Heckled In Her Own District (Video)

The answers will make you terrified for the future of America.

take our poll - story continues below

Do you think Democrats will push out Representative Ilhan Omar over her anti-Semitism?

  • Do you think Democrats will push out Representative Ilhan Omar over her anti-Semitism?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Flag And Cross updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

When asked whether the U.S. should open the border to the caravan, most students shared the same sentiment: yes.

“I think we should let them in, give them a fair chance at a better life,” one student said, while another echoed her point, saying, “it’s dumb that we stole this land […] and now we’re gonna point at someone else and tell them they can’t come in here.”

One student explained his reasoning by saying, “I’m open to the idea of letting an influx of migrants come in because I think diversity creates strength.”

Some students were in support of securing the border and forcing people to enter the country legally. Among them was one female student who said: “You have to prove yourself […] to not be a threat to the country and show motivation to benefit our country.”

What did the rest of the students say when asked who, if anyone, the U.S. should stop from crossing the border?

Watch the video to find out:

Open borders are dangerous for a number of reasons, most of which should be obvious to anyone with a penny’s worth of common sense.

Would you leave your front door open for strangers to just willy-nilly come into your home? Of course not. That would be ludicrous. Such reckless behavior would increase your chances of being a victim of violent crime exponentially.

The same principle can be applied to our country and border security. If we don’t have a secure border, members of terrorist and criminal organizations will filter into our nations and people will die. Resources will be depleted.

To do such a thing is poor stewardship of life and liberty.

In other words, no, we shouldn’t have open borders.

Source: Campus Reform

 

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

Opinion

“Bias Response Teams” are Nullifying The First Amendment at Portland State

When free speech dies, so too does America herself.

Published

on

first amendment

A terrifying new authority has arrived on the campus of Portland State, and their purpose is to police the language used anywhere on the property. The idea is simple enough:  If you or one of your colleagues finds yourself either offended, or concerned that someone else could be offended, by something that just occurred on campus, you can call the “Bias Response Team” to come “investigate”…or whatever it is that they do. Yes, this is a real thing, and not some dystopian, concept-opinion piece I’m trying out. Members of the campus community at Portland State better think twice about making a joke on campus — it could very well lead to their names being reported to the university’s bias response team. Two bias reports filed at the public institution last fall were against people making jokes or similar off-hand comments on campus, according to documents obtained by The College Fix through a public records act request. Just how bad were the jokes? In one case from last September, a student overheard someone in their classroom making a comment about sometimes feeling like they having schizophrenia. “She then stated she was not trying to make fun of schizophrenia,” the student reported, “but that sometimes she can be ‘schizophrenic.’ … She stated this in a joking manner and even laughed about it.” Now let’s look to the future, when you are perhaps looking for a job, or perhaps a career in politics, and your “bias response team” report finds its way to Wikileaks.  Now, instead of focusing on who stands before you today, you are either tainted by or forced to spend time explaining the situation that led to your being included in such a wildly subjective, yet somehow serious report. Worse still is that comedy is one of the last real safe harbors for free speech…

Continue Reading

Opinion

Americans are Turning Away from Mainstream Media’s Monsters

This media malady has maintained course for too long, and the American people are growing tired of it.  

Published

on

mainstream media

The division that we see in our current society is unacceptable, but the loud, crashing, rapid fire mortars of the mainstream media have us so disorientated that we cannot see it. At any time of the day, you could turn on the television and watch two grown adults shout at each other over politics.  There are channel after channel devoted to this very idea; that we can induce catharsis living vicariously through the talking heads on the television. At times, it is even barbaric.  There are nuclear moments that go viral, adding fuel to this fire of fervor and frenzy.  Then, these snippets get snatched out of context and weaponized on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It has put us all at each other’s throats, and that is not what this great nation is all about. This media malady has maintained course for too long, and the American people are growing tired of it. A new poll shows trouble for the figurative tip of the mainstream media spear, CNN. Last place CNN’s already humiliating ratings nosedived by double digits last week. Even more than usual, some ten days ago the far-left CNN launched a 24/7 jihad against President Trump, going so far as to question his mental health, his patriotism, blaming him for a mass murder in New Zealand, and serial lying about his response to Charlottesville. But this unhinged hate campaign obviously turned off a considerable number of Americans. When compared to this same week last year, CNN lost -16 percent of its primetime viewers and -17 of total day viewers; young people ran away screaming: In the advertiser-coveted 25-54 age demo, CNN shed an incredible -31 percent of those viewers during primetime and -29 percent in total day. Even more telling still are the metrics available to us that compare CNN to their rival…

Continue Reading

Latest Articles

Best of the Week

Send this to a friend