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Donald Trump would deport all illegal aliens, then let most come right back - 02/26/16

At the February 25, 2016 debate, Donald Trump clarified that he supports what's called "touchback". Under touchback, illegal aliens leave the U.S. and then are allowed to come right back, legally. It's like waving a magic wand: someone could be here illegally one day, and then some period later they'd be transformed into a legal resident.

Charles C. W. Cooke wants a "Manhattan Project" to stop Donald Trump - 02/25/16

Charles CW Cooke of National Review says he wants a "Manhattan Project" to stop Donald Trump [1]. The original Manhattan Project involved very smart, dedicated people who put their pride and other personal interests aside to achieve their goal.

A reply from a Donald Trump supporter - 02/18/16

Donald Trump supporters are special people, as a reply to one of my comments illustrates. In comments at [1], I wrote in reply to someone else's comment: How exactly would Trump "protect Christianity in this country in a way that hasn't been done in decades" when as President (!) he'd have very little power? The Dems would try to obstruct everything he does and it's not like the GOP and most Republicans in Congress are going to risk their careers lining up behind him.

"Donald Trump isn't a Real Conservative" - 01/09/16

One of the talking points used against Donald Trump is that he isn't a "Real Conservative"; examples at [1]. That talking point might be counter-productive and it exposes yet again that being a "real conservative" isn't actually all that popular.

Donald Trump could stop Obama's immigration agenda right now. Why won't he? - 12/16/15

As previously discussed, by proposing unrealistic plans, Donald Trump is helping Obama continue his immigration agenda. See that link for the details. It doesn't have to be that way. In fact, Donald Trump could help stop Obama's immigration agenda right now if he wanted. So, why doesn't he?

Donald Trump's plan to keep Muslims out of U.S. is dangerously unrealistic - 12/08/15

Donald Trump recently proposed keeping all Muslims out of the U.S., at least temporarily [1]: (New York, NY) December 7th, 2015, -- Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on... There are various problems with that plan but I'll only discuss the aspects relating to how realistic his plan is and what that says about him and his supporters.

Could Donald Trump deport 12 million illegal aliens? - 11/11/15

The short answer is no, Donald Trump won't be able to deport 12 million illegal aliens. That, of course, assumes Trump is nominated and elected, and both of those aren't very likely. It is very likely that Trump knows he wouldn't be able to deport millions of illegal aliens, he's simply playing to his base.

Will Donald Trump supporters help or hurt him? - 09/17/15

As previously discussed, the biggest problems Donald Trump has include him not discussing immigration in better ways, and his supporters being incapable of defending him against all those who oppose him.

Donald Trump releases immigration policy paper (co-written by Ann Coulter?) - 08/16/15

[SEE UPDATE BELOW] GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has released an immigration policy paper [1] and it isn't quite as dumb as I would have expected. However, there are several major problems with the paper and Trump's campaign that render it mostly useless:

Obama zings Trump, millions of Americans at White House Correspondents Dinner - 05/01/11

Barack Obama spoke at the White House Correspondents Dinner last night and joked about Donald Trump and smeared millions of Americans who have valid questions about Obama's past. None of what Obama did was presidential, but it's what most of his supporters want and his detractors are generally unable to do anything about it.