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phcitytraffic Student who wore baseball cap to mock Donald Trump flooded with death threats.
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A student who wore a baseball cap reading “#AmericaWasNeverGreat” to mock #DonaldTrump was shocked to receive death threats on social media.
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#KrystalLake, 22, bought the cap to ridicule the Republican Presidential candidate's slogan “#MakeAmericaGreatAgain”. She said Trump's slogan did not make room for bigger aspirations beyond the past and that he was dismissive of groups that did not fit his ideal demographic.
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After wearing the hat at her Sunday morning shift at #DIY store Home Depot in #StatenIsland in #NewYork she began to receive death threats on #socialmedia.
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She told the New York Times :
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“They were actually threatening to kill me over a hat. I couldn’t believe it. I was calling my best friend and I was like, ‘How is this happening? It’s just a hat.’ ” *
Hundreds of people also telephoned the store to complain, which led to staff members ignoring the phones.But other people took to twitter to praise Krystal for telling it like it is and exposing the #racism at the heart of #Americansociety.
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  •   andycrapp I'm glad my grandpa got to watch his friends die in the mud in some shithole in the south pacific so this cunt could wear her dumb little hat. 1w

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favouredaxe703 "Lauren Southern predictably found my statement disagreeable, and proceeded to explain her support for Trump. In her mind, voting Libertarian is throwing away your vote and that libertarians should vote for candidates that will stop "the inflow of large government voters and welfare recipients" (apparently what she believes immigrants to be) because 'we will never have small government if we don't.' Lauren's comment makes it seem like she's merely promoting the lesser of two evils, but I don't think that people who support Trump for such a reason enthusiastically take their family and friends to his rallies as she does. And to me, and many other libertarians, it's not entirely clear who is the lesser of two evils is, and so we have opted to vote third party.
Also, it's not at all clear that immigration is even a big issue. Since 2005, there has been no net migration into the United States from Mexico for instance. [1] And the percentage of illegal immigrants in the United States has actually declined since ~2005. [2]
Obama's plan to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees isn't exactly going to be the end of the world either. Taking in such a small number of refugees is not a threat to the federal budget or the sustainability of liberty. Simply put, there is no dramatic "inflow of large government voters and welfare recipients" that justifies her support for Trump in the first place. Current immigration rates are certainly not the most pressing threat to liberty.
Beyond that, it's not even clear that more immigration would lead to less freedom and bigger government. Polls show that political immigrants have opinions barely discernible from those of native-born Americans. [3] And research on the relationship between immigration and the extent of the welfare state in the United States has turned up no evidence that immigrants increase the size of the welfare state. [4]
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  •   favouredaxe703 Lauren supports a candidate who literally wants to rip the over 11 million illegal immigrants that already reside in the US (and their legal children) out of their homes and deport them. Keep in mind over half of which are estimated to have lived in the US for over a decade and the massive expansion of the police state which would be necessary to accomplish such a task.
    Also keep in mind that in the United States even illegal immigrants have the right to due process and that means potentially 11 million court cases accompanying those deportations.
    These policies, and Trump's wall, will be quite expensive and have been subjected to no serious cost-benefit analysis. Additionally, libertarians like Lauren completely ignore the ways Trump wants to restrict liberty.
    He wants to significantly raise trade barriers on our trading partners (like China and Mexico) and is thus is clearly anti-free trade, which libertarians are supposed to be strong supporters. He is also in favor of "bringing back now-expired provisions of the Patriot Act to allow for the NSA to collect and store bulk telephone metadata", according to wikipedia, of which libertarians have been opposed on privacy grounds.
    But this is just fine because Trump will stop the non-existent influx of 'government voters and welfare recipients' who are supposedly the greatest threat to liberty (not the enormous police state which Trump would create, or the drug war, or eroding economic freedoms.) It's a shame because when I first discovered Southern I really liked her. I still like her, especially when she talks about free speech and critiques feminism, but it really frustrates me when people like her act as if immigrants are the biggest threat to liberty and that extremely anti-libertarian policies are justified on the grounds that they will save libertarianism. They won't.
    References:
    [1] http://tinyurl.com/odn57yg
    [2] http://tinyurl.com/ppbvvax
    [3] http://tinyurl.com/zpy8tlt
    [4] https://fee.org/articles/the-best-argument-against-immigration/ " - Being Classically Liberal 2w

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