Dec 17

What about America’s Poor?

In response to Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s claim that a border wall is “immoral,” Betsy McCaughey of Real Clear Politics states that “Not building a wall is what’ truly immoral.  Allowing destitute, uneducated people with limited job prospects to flood across the southern border into the United States forces taxpayers here to toil longer and pay more in taxes to feed and house them, accommodate their children in public schools and pay for their medical care

“Americans are already maxed out caring for our own needy, including the homeless sprawled on city streets. This nation has 40 million in poverty, 1 out of every 8 people and 1 out of every 6 children. That’s far higher than in Canada or Great Britain. Our country doesn’t need to import more poverty.

“For [this] reason, Trump is also proposing that only immigrants who can support themselves without government handouts be granted green cards and permanent status.

Read more at realclearpolitics.com

 

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