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Desiline Victor- sorry to burst the happy bubble butů
Flopping Aces ^ | 02-13-13 | DrJohn

Posted on 02/13/2013 10:23:50 AM PST by Starman417

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Desiline Victor was one of the props used by Barack Obama in his State of the Union Address. She has been widely celebrated in the press largely because she waited three hours to vote for Obama.

Daily Mail

A 102-year-old woman has been chosen to sit next to Michelle Obama at the annual State of the Union address in Washington.

Desaline Victor, a naturalized U.S citizen from Miami, Florida, waited for more than three hours to cast her ballot for the President on November 6.

Ms Victor will sit in the First Lady’s box with military families, people who are championing immigration reform and victims of gun violence.

Haitian born Ms Victor, who is known as ‘Granny’ in her local community, expressed her surprise at the opportunity.

About what she said- we'll be revisiting that.

"White House Officials say that Ms Victor represents the minorities and immigrants who stand to benefit from the policies President Obama will discuss in his speech"

They got that part right.

HuffPo:

...During his address, Obama cited Victor as an example worth following, saying she was concerned about "whether folks like her would get to have their say."

Tampa Bay Times:

...In his speech, President Barack Obama said we should follow Victor's example.

"When she arrived at her polling place, she was told the wait to vote might be six hours,'' Obama said, "And as time ticked by, her concern was not with her tired body or aching feet, but whether folks like her would get to have their say.''

And there's lots more. The first question that popped into my mind was "What kind of people would make a centenarian wait three hours to vote?" Why wasn't she immediately granted access to the front of the line?

I guess that what they do in North Miami.

let's examine why the President says we need immigration reform:

“Real reform means fixing the legal immigration system to cut waiting periods, reduce bureaucracy, and attract the highly-skilled entrepreneurs and engineers that will help create jobs and grow our economy.”

"attract the highly-skilled entrepreneurs and engineers"

Like Desiline Victor, right? How much has she contributed to the system? How much has she paid in income and social security taxes?

We're going to strengthen the economy by importing 80 year olds with no skills and who cannot speak English and who are wholly dependent on the government for support?

(excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: blogpimp; immigration; obama; sotu

1 posted on 02/13/2013 10:23:58 AM PST by Starman417
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To: Starman417

I believe her name is Kreyol for “unsalted winner.”


2 posted on 02/13/2013 10:28:06 AM PST by wideawake
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To: wideawake

If she were Caucasian, we would have never heard of her. Racism at its worse.


3 posted on 02/13/2013 10:32:17 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Starman417

“Real reform means fixing the legal immigration system to cut waiting periods, reduce bureaucracy, and attract the highly-skilled entrepreneurs and engineers that will help create jobs and grow our economy.”

Sounds like a good idea... and maybe it could apply as well when the ‘obamacare’ sham goes into full force and people are sitting around with a number in their hand, waiting for medical attention!! Because you can bet the farm that, THAT system will be paralysed with bureaucracy and WAITING PERIODS, etc. AND I am pretty sure the ‘wait’ won’t assure that you’ll actually see a MEDICAL DOCTOR... you will see whichever ‘low achieving, bust-out gov’t employee’ felt like showing up for work that day...! If you get an appropriate greeting or prompt and professional attention, it will be a miracle.


4 posted on 02/13/2013 10:40:07 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: SMARTY

Unless you are an elected thief. I screamed when this crap was being pushed as to why are we letting them pass a bill that excludes. Serfdom as its best.


5 posted on 02/13/2013 11:20:33 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Starman417

At our polling place anybody over 70 years of age was pushed to the head of the line.


6 posted on 02/13/2013 11:29:04 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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