Bingo. It's become one of those all-purpose pejoratives that gets thrown around and loses any real meaning in the process.
As much as I hate the pharma ads I don't know how the feds could ban them.
Medicare negotiating drug prices - OK by me.
Wrong, wrong, wrong. There is no "free speech" right to silence someone else.
From a FIRE post that you might find helpful:
"Make no mistake: When...
Saw a piece the other day theorizing that Jindal somehow timed his withdrawal announcement to hurt his enemy Vitter's prospects.
The little darlings have to be taking their cues from somebody. Unfortunate that the number is so high though. Makes one feel a bit "unsafe".
Which is of zero relevance to my point, but ok.
In most cases there isn't much downside to the false statement. The fact checking seldom gets as much attention as the pol's claim.
And therefore ... ?
If the feds shut down "anyplace.... where radicals are being inspired" the right and left wing internets would become lonely places.
Great reaction by CFG and the PAC. Publish the Trump demand letters and mock them. Anybody else receiving such nonsense from Trump should do the same.
Think of it as a cry for help.
The (fully predictable) disconnect from reality is reading DMG's post and thinking that he said anything close to this.
Racist!! Xenophobe!! Diversityphobe!!
As is so often the case, it's better to have an issue than a solution.
I don't think it's the whole explanation but from what I read in the past the inflow did decrease during the years you mention.
That's Obama being Obama. Selling is beneath him.
Disagree on the horsechit part. Who knows what they really thought of each other, but I don't think there's any question that Congress was publicly...
Maybe it's become an identification thing, as in "identifies as Syrian".
I bet the trend reverses again if/when our economy picks up.
"Religious screening" wouldn't come close to passing constitutional muster. Unless we somehow amend the constitution, Americans who support that...