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Obama: Don’t Make It ‘Harder for the Best and the Brightest to Come Here’
Breitbart's Big Government / The Associated Press ^ | July 4, 2014 | Staff

Posted on 07/04/2014 1:16:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Celebrating the ethnic diversity of America, President Barack Obama said more than two dozen foreign-born service members who became U.S. citizens at a White House ceremony on the Fourth of July are vivid reminders that the country is, and always has been, a nation of immigrants.

He said the vast range of backgrounds and experiences that made America a melting pot for more than 200 years also makes it stronger, but that the immigration system has to be retooled for the U.S. to keep its place as the greatest nation on earth.

"If we want to keep attracting the best and the brightest from beyond our shores, we're going to have to fix our immigration system, which is broken," Obama said...

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: amnesty; bho44; bhoillegals; illegalaliens; illegals; immigration; naturalization; obama
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1 posted on 07/04/2014 1:16:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
There is a psycho in the White Hut.
2 posted on 07/04/2014 1:17:40 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The anti-colonial man has declared economic sanctions against traditional American citizens for years now.

He couldn’t make it any more obvious. Yet 1/2 of the country is blindingly-stupid.


3 posted on 07/04/2014 1:18:49 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The best and brightest do come here ... and they do it legally. There are no special classes in their native language for them in the public schools. They are the usual winners of spelling bees and science contests. They excel at music ... whether band or orchestra. They study multiple languages. Their parents don’t ask for handouts.

Yes ... they are the best and brightest of our immigrants. But they are not usually from across our southern border.


4 posted on 07/04/2014 1:20:35 PM PDT by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

FUBO!! The best and the brightest don’t sneak across the border illegally.


5 posted on 07/04/2014 1:20:38 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These invaders are not the best and the brightest. Ted Kennedy made sure the best and brights are no longer available to us.


6 posted on 07/04/2014 1:21:55 PM PDT by umgud (I couldn't understand why the ball kept getting bigger......... then it hit me.)
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To: al_c

Indeed.


7 posted on 07/04/2014 1:23:29 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I have no problem with admitting the best and brightest. My parents were immigrants, and I work with some of the best and brightest from other nations.

However, most of what is streaming over our souther border is not the best and brightest. It is the worst and stupidest, the criminal and infectiously ill.

There is no valid reason to unleash this plague upon the American people, except as a form of crypto genocide.


8 posted on 07/04/2014 1:23:35 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No greater evidence that Obama believes ANYBODY AND EVERYBODY is/are better than every true born American. Lord save us from those who would/are destroying us.


9 posted on 07/04/2014 1:24:01 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We should reduce immigration to about 5 or 10,000 a year, or whatever the number would be to handle what I think of as administrative immigration based on a few specific cases that serve our nation, or some extraordinary hardship case that is related to us and our interests.

Taking in more than a million a year forever is obviously destroying us in quick time, a planned destruction that the left wrote into law, in the 1965 Immigration Act.


10 posted on 07/04/2014 1:24:08 PM PDT by ansel12 (( Rand Paul---What a tragedy if America wouldn't have gotten to see Barack Obama as a leader.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So he'll be changing the immigration rules to finally allow a fair number of brilliant white Europeans to come to the US?

Didn't think so...

11 posted on 07/04/2014 1:24:45 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ([CTRL-GALT-DELETE])
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is there a “best and brightest” test they administer at the border?

I’m thinking meritocracy (which is what best and brightest implies) is not something liberals in support in general much less in the specific case of unlawful immigration.


12 posted on 07/04/2014 1:25:29 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

WTF? The most uneducated in the world are crawling over our southern border. As for the STEM foreign workers, there are plenty of unemployed that are American citizens, living on the Obama Freebies.


13 posted on 07/04/2014 1:26:06 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The best and the brightest DO NOT TRAVEL with
terrorists and plants carrying Swine Flu, weapons,
Ebola, tuberculosis, and weaponized infections.

Obama is a criminal along with the EXEMPT docile Congress.
They have FAILED THEIR ONLY JOB.


14 posted on 07/04/2014 1:26:37 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This ceremony was for those who did it legally. 99%chance they won’t go straight for the welfare office.


15 posted on 07/04/2014 1:26:54 PM PDT by jughandle (Big words anger me, keep talking.)
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To: F15Eagle
The anti-colonial man has declared economic sanctions against traditional American citizens for years now.

He couldn’t make it any more obvious. Yet 1/2 of the country is blindingly-stupid.

They're insulated from the effects.

Those on government support will feel nothing. Those that get their income from dividends, capital gains, and bond payments (trust fund democrats), are protected from high taxes.

The middle class is the group that's getting squeezed.

Republicans need to do something to economically punish the rich Democrats and the media for steering us all in the wrong direction.

A tax on the entertainment industry might get someone's attention.

16 posted on 07/04/2014 1:27:46 PM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: originalbuckeye

He just wants to have a richer society , richer with more diversity provided by Africans or Muslims, all who operate at the tribal level. He thinks we can learn from them to advance our society.

FScrew him! We can develop our own in the future just like we have in the past.


17 posted on 07/04/2014 1:28:17 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL.

Best, brightest, Ebola victim. What’s the difference?


18 posted on 07/04/2014 1:29:23 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Best and the Brightest- like “Community Organizer” as President.


19 posted on 07/04/2014 1:30:42 PM PDT by Mark (Obama Care is now DEMOCRAT CARE)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t know a single person I have ever met who would allow our own government or especially a foreign government to install a toxic waste dump in their back yard.
So why does Obunghole think it is OK to force on the American people the acceptance of this subhuman garbage and criminal waste from south of the boarder?


20 posted on 07/04/2014 1:30:54 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama’s talking about his IQ level


21 posted on 07/04/2014 1:31:20 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

22 posted on 07/04/2014 1:34:14 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: F15Eagle
“The anti-colonial man has declared economic sanctions against traditional American citizens for years now.
He couldn’t make it any more obvious. Yet 1/2 of the country is blindingly-stupid.”

Spot on. That, without even the slightest question is his agenda. Many things made/make us vulnerable to those like him and Jarrett. Two of the most prominent factors are our open society, and our general goodwill as a country. At least 30-40% of those who support him do so because their ‘hearts’ tell them too. He and his kind are the ultimate in cynical manipulators, preying on goodwill to advance a vindictive agenda.

23 posted on 07/04/2014 1:35:02 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

too=to


24 posted on 07/04/2014 1:35:47 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Cheerio

Yep. We are getting the dregs of South America and Mexico. He really thinks we’re stupid.


25 posted on 07/04/2014 1:36:44 PM PDT by sheana
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

For Obama..the best and brightest..are future Democrat Voters..if these people had “I vote Republican” T-shirts on he would deport every single one of them


26 posted on 07/04/2014 1:39:53 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If only the best and brightest were solely admitted... Zero wouldn’t be here today.


27 posted on 07/04/2014 1:40:16 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Travis McGee

I want that on the back of a T Shirt.


28 posted on 07/04/2014 1:41:43 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: Kickass Conservative

I want...Clown Prince nobama in prison.


29 posted on 07/04/2014 1:45:03 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: All; flaglady47; Bob Ireland; mickie; pax_et_bonum; Maine Mariner; M Kehoe; ExTexasRedhead; ...
None of the chicken GOP-elites/establishment types or the hate-America Democrats in the House and Senate know whether to spit or go blind as this alien invasion continues unabated.

They're all worried to death about the Latino and/or the always-emotional "moderate" vote in the upcoming election....and about being against "the innocent chilluns"......and they're totally freaked out about getting elected or re-elected....and this is numero uno in their lives right now....and they're all paralyzed into inaction....so they're doing nada.

Our doughty little band of conservative guys and dolls just DOES NOT have the votes and the power to do a damn thing....except speechify....and they're not doing enough of that to my liking, either.

Color me glum.

Leni

30 posted on 07/04/2014 1:49:31 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Liz; AuntB; La Lydia; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Giving AMNESTY to the 30 MILLION illegal aliens already ensconced in the country and allowing these new ones to stay is not going to make it “easier” for real immigrants to come but will make them have to wait in line behind all these criminals ever longer...

Meanwhile I happened to watch a Fox video of Alan Holmes’ radio show this morning..

He had Patrice the nurse from Murrieta and “Enrique” of the so called “border angels” on the phone..

Patrice was making lots of sense but Enrique was all over the map ..

He said the reason the illegal aliens came here and were refugees was because they couldn’t go to the American Embassy in Guatemala, but he never gave any reason why not and unfortunately nobody asked him why not..

the main concern that both he and Alan had was that the illegal aliens not be called illegal aliens..

and that the local Murrieta citizens had yelled racial slurs (though they were not explained) and had yelled at the little children and traumatized them (it was never explained that those children stayed on the closed bus the whole time and were not available for any American citizen to say anything to individually...

anyhoo, let’s look at the going to the US Embassy scenario...

It appears we have 10s of 1,000s of “refugees” on our southern border begging to get in and be saved from phantom boogymen but not one of them bothered to go to the police or the US Embassy to claim asylum here..

If they did and were turned down wheres their documents proving that ???

If they did and were sent here don’t you think that the parents would have used the $8,000 plus got on a plane with their child and flown here instead of sending their child through Mexico ???

If they are refugees wheres the international outcry that the US refused to allow sanctuary to 65,000 “children” ???

Why has the UN not denounced us ???

Well you see Enrique was just throwing out useful talking points and they have more lots more...

and our American citizens need to refute every one of the lies and half lies..

so what if we get shouted down..

the truth only needs to be on tape once or twice to be useful..

I liked Patrice the nurse from Murrieta shes cool under fire and didn’t get off subject too much..

Unfortunately she missed the chance to ask Enrique to explain what he meant when he mentioned the US Embassy..but then he never intended to be challenged on that at all..

Obama doesn’t want to make it “easier” for IMMIGRANTS to come here...

if he did he wouldn’t clog the system with all those illegal aliens...

As a REAL immigrant who jumped through every hoop, all those illegal aliens being mollycoddled is a slap in the face to me...


31 posted on 07/04/2014 1:56:41 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yes, give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. Just be sure they come here legally, like my grandparents did, when they got off the boat at Ellis Island.

32 posted on 07/04/2014 2:00:54 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Grandson of immigrants--legal immigrants)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

allow a fair number of brilliant white Europeans to come to the US? —

It will get to the point that the ‘brilliant’ will not want to come to the US. We may be there. Some want to leave now, but their assets are held hostage.

Kind of like a management position that was offered at work, with no salary increase. I told the boss that he did not want anyone who applied under those conditions.


33 posted on 07/04/2014 2:03:45 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You can count my felonies by looking at my FR replies.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama: Don’t Make It ‘Harder for the Best and the Brightest to Come Here’

Best and brightest?
You delusional ignorant moron!
That's what legal Immigration has been doing for 100 years! L-E-G-A-L!!!

Since you arrived on the scene, the functional national IQ has dropped about 30 points!

What could you possibly know about the "best and brightest"?
Perhaps learned from all the multitude of muslim Science Nobel Award winners?

34 posted on 07/04/2014 2:05:38 PM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The best and brightest come in through the front door the thieves and thugs come in through the back.

Pray America is waking up


35 posted on 07/04/2014 2:09:04 PM PDT by bray (Palin/Putin 2016)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ah yes the best and brightest, only problem mr. mulato is that what we get for the most part is the lowest and least educated, otherwise they would not be leaving their countries to devolve ours into the third world Sheiss loch they left.


36 posted on 07/04/2014 2:12:24 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Agreed.

And Emma Lazarus poem was never meant to be official US immigration policy. It was a POEM by a pampered Greenwich Village blueblood.

37 posted on 07/04/2014 2:14:10 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The First Psycho Pres__sent evvv verrrr.. !

What an insult to humanity!


38 posted on 07/04/2014 2:33:50 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Travis McGee

THat ‘transformation’ thingy again.. Biting all of us in the arsen.. Haaa!!

Seems the lapdog media slept thru the whole thing..

NOthing like working from within to defeat an enemy

Stupid enough to fall for lies and obfuscation of duties

That reach the heights of unfettered tyranny left unchecked.

Over to your, Shep.

Cue Karl Rove

Paging Dick Morris


39 posted on 07/04/2014 2:38:59 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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40 posted on 07/04/2014 2:40:42 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Those poor chilluns - something terrible has afflicted their hands. They’re all crippled up!


41 posted on 07/04/2014 2:46:59 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I can sympathize with those boys. I'm getting arthritis in my hands too.
42 posted on 07/04/2014 2:56:46 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (I lost my phased plasma rifle in a tragic hovercraft accident.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Don’t make it easier for the worst and dumbest to come here.


43 posted on 07/04/2014 2:58:35 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: hal ogen

>>>I want...Clown Prince nobama in prison<<<

I’ll go out on a limb here and say everyone reading your Post agrees 100%. I doubt even a “smidgen” disagree.


44 posted on 07/04/2014 2:58:47 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Don't make it harder for the best and brightest to be developed here from our own.

-PJ

45 posted on 07/04/2014 3:00:24 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Those pro-amnesty people are very clever: They mix legal immigration with illegal immigration. They say something like this:

"We need highly skilled tech workers, landscapers, and restaurant workers like MacDonald workers, so we must legalize all the 11 million illegals already here." What a bunch of crap.

Let me see if I have this right: Tech companies argue that we need the best and the brightest techs from places like South Korea, China, Taiwan, and India so that we can compete against smart people in South Korea, China, Taiwan, and India?

Say what? If we get the brightest from those countries, who is left in those countries, the not so best and not so brightest?

it means that, in a sense, people from those countries are now competing against themselves. So then who is left in those countries to compete against those techs that move to the US? Nobody. How crazy is that thought?

I can hear the tech teachers in Asia telling their students: "A tech background is the quickest way to get a green card and become an American citizen. Then Later you can bring the rest of your family to the US." What crap.

And then this happens: Those bright people leave the American companies to start their own tech companies in America, and the vicious cycle of recruiting new foreign Asian tech workers starts all over again.

NOTES:

1. European techs: have you noticed that most of the new techs come from Asia, especially India? Why is that? What is wrong with European techs? Aren't they smart enough?

Let's be honest: If I told you that most of the new techs would come from Latin American countries like Mexico and Brazil instead of from Asia, you would laugh in my face.

2. Microsoft: We must demand that tech companies like Microsoft set up programs---has Microsoft and other tech companies ever heard of internships---to recruit American tech workers, many of them unemployed but anxious and eager to work and learn.

3. "immigrants do jobs that Americans won't do": I can't think of many tech jobs, especially entry level tech jobs, Americans won't do.

4. Statue of Liberty: We should point it towards Asia, and instead of saying "Send us you poor...", we should inscribe something like this:"Send us your smartest and brightest tech people and your richest people who speak English..." Sarcasm.

5. German techs: I bet that if the US government said that the vast majority of new techs would now come from Germany instead of Asia, the American public would suddenly become very scared, and they would protest that we can't have all these Germans here because they would try to take over the country and start a war.

Asian countries would also protest that if the US limited the flow of techs from Asia, Asian countries wouldn't have any room for all the techs that their schools are now graduating and thought they were going to the US.

46 posted on 07/04/2014 3:04:05 PM PDT by john mirse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

1. BREAK US IMMIGRATION LAWS AS A FOREIGN NATIONAL

2. GET US CITIZENSHIP.


47 posted on 07/04/2014 3:07:02 PM PDT by golux
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Perfect photo response.


48 posted on 07/04/2014 3:12:24 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: Political Junkie Too

Maybe Obama missed the story of the tech who had to teach his own job to poorly educated foreign immigrants so that he could be fired and the lower-paid foreigners given his job.


49 posted on 07/04/2014 3:15:09 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Liz; AuntB; La Lydia; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

LIVE in Murrieta today waiting for the buses full of illegal aliens

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/49558002


50 posted on 07/04/2014 3:23:43 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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