When Presidential candidate Donald Trump mentioned 'extreme vetting' as part of his plan to keep the American people safe it would have rung a bell with visitors to the USA in the recent past who would have gone through a form of 'extreme vetting' as a routine procedure.
Even tourists from friendly countries indulging in nothing more sinister than a visit to Disneyland with the kids were required to sign the declaration on Form I-94 declaring membership or affiliation, past or present, with the Communist Party or any other totalitarian party.
Even advocating communism or the establishment of a totalitarian dictatorship by utterance or by written or printed matter would have put any visit to the USA in jeopardy. (See the requirements below)
Those were the good old days when the United States of America was a beacon of light in the dark age of the cold war, when it was acknowledged as the 'shining city on a hill' that gave hope to all those unfortunate people on earth who were being crushed under the yoke of communism and other totalitarian regimes, including those unfortunates forced to live under barbaric sharia law.
These common sense requirements not only went some way to keeping the American people safe as they went about their daily lives but they helped to 'secure the Blessings of Liberty for themselves and their Posterity'.
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