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Tucker Spars With Professor Who Called Immigration Opponents ‘Ignorant’

Tucker Spars With Professor Who Called Immigration Opponents ‘Ignorant’

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Tucker Carlson debated a professor who said that if some Americans were less "ignorant" of the facts surrounding immigration, they would become more in favor of it. Ilya Somin, who teaches at the Antonin Scalia Law School of George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., said not all immigration opponents are ignorant, but the majority are. He said that due to citizens' busy lives they do not have time to research statistics like comparative crime rates versus American citizens. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuxksCV9h1E[/embed] Carlson said that in many immigrant-heavy areas like California and New York, the welfare states have bloated over the last several years. Somin responded that Texas is an example of a state with high immigrant populations but steady welfare and cr...
Tucker Destroy Economist Who Says Immigration Is Good for the US Economy

Tucker Destroy Economist Who Says Immigration Is Good for the US Economy

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Economist Ray Keating was one of nearly 1,500 economists who signed a letter to President Trump and congressional leaders saying immigration is good for the U.S. economy. The letter argues that immigrants have a positive effect on job creation by creating entrepreneurs who hire American workers, they offset the retirement of the Baby Boomer population, they bring in diverse skill sets that help companies grow, and they drive economic growth in job-creating industries like science and technology. Tucker Carlson debated Keating on Fox News Channel tonight, accusing him of making a "silly" assumption: that all immigrants are the same. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMqF5KN6Gs0[/embed] "The value of a software engineer is different than that of a laborer. Henry Ford is
Tucker Carlson and CT Gov Square Off on Immigration: ‘The President Can’t Order Us to Do Federal Work’

Tucker Carlson and CT Gov Square Off on Immigration: ‘The President Can’t Order Us to Do Federal Work’

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Yesterday, Connecticut’s governor, Dannel Malloy, made headlines by telling cops in his state they do not have to comply with the Donald Trump administration’s new requests to detain undocumented immigrants. (When current Vice President Mike Pence was the governor of Indiana, Malloy denounced him for rerouting refugee families from the state, so this isn’t very surprising.) On  Fox News this evening, Tucker Carlson went head-to-head with Malloy. “The President can’t order us to do federal work,” the governor said. “Quite frankly, the federal government should do its own job and get it done.” Carlson and Malloy continued to butt heads over the economic condition of Connecticut, but Malloy was insistent that it’s possible for him to care about the economy and current immigration