Canadian Rocker Neil Young, of all people, is stuck at the US border.

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Should Neil Young be given US citizenship?

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  1. Shook

    Shook Well-Known Member

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    Neil Young wants US citizenship but has hit a snag trying to obtain it although he has lived in this country for decades, owns property here, and has a family here all citizens. US officials say no to his citizenship because he admitted smoking marijuana on his recent application for admission.

    Read the story here: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/neil-young-says-u-citizenship-185142546.html
     
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    Thought Criminal Well-Known Member Donor

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    I think that's weak.

    If he were to pass the citizenship test, he knows more about our nation than the average American .
     
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    I agree.
     
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    Shook Well-Known Member

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    Neil Young's contributions to this country's economy have been substantial.
     
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    Thought Criminal Well-Known Member Donor

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    I don't care about that. Weinstein contributed to our ecomomy.

    I just think that pot use isn't a good enough reason to deny him a shot at US citizenship. I care more to hear his promise to live under and support our Constitution.
     
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    Just_a_Citizen Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    FREE NEIL!
     
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    Shook Well-Known Member

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    Good point. While whom Young favors in the upcoming election shouldn't have anything to do with granting his citizenship, for pete sake, he does support liberal Democrats and Democrats are almost synonymous with opposing the Constitution.

    In my opinion, Democrats are outlaws already.
     
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    Just_a_Citizen Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    You think simply because he doesn't support Trump or because he favors the constitution they're doing this?
     
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    Nothing to do with citizenship, but Democrats also have developed a terrible habit of weaponizing everything.
     
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    No, I don't. I know for fact this kind of thing can happen at the Canada border because I've seen it happen Nothing to do with politics.
     
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    Gotcha.
     
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    Young is said to want to become a citizen before the next election so he can vote for a democrat and against Trump. Well, so that would make about 250 votes altogether for the democrat candidate. I don't know why Young finds that so motivating, but there it is.
     
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    THAT is funny!
     
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    That was the booze and coke.
     
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    He couldn't have given up smoking for a year, and that way he wouldn't have had to lie on the citizenship application?

    Or he can't stop smoking for that long because he's addicted.
     
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    Neil Young should be granted citizenship for his contribution to US music,
     
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    Try to enter Canada with a D.U.I 20 years ago, it cant be done
     
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    Why would anyone want to permanently enter Canada?

    90% of Canadians live within 50 miles of the US border. That should give you a good hint of where they would prefer to be.

    Most of Canada is uninhabitable.
     

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