Skip to comments.Democrat Says President Can Ignore Law If He Wants
Posted on 08/03/2014 9:30:32 AM PDT by John Semmens
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) acknowledged that the President cant legitimately legalize those whove illegally entered the country, but suggested that he could decline to enforce the laws against illegal entry against them.
Hoyer argued that its like the cop who decides to overlook your speeding because youre driving your pregnant wife to the hospital. There are extenuating circumstances that make rigid enforcement of the law cruel.
Most of those in the country illegally came here for good reasons, Hoyer pointed out. They come from countries where their prospects and opportunities are poorthere are no safety nets. In America they can look forward to an array of social services like free education, healthcare, and guaranteed minimum sustenance to ensure that they are fed, clothed and housed. They arent limited to what they can provide for themselves.
So, while its clear that the President has no Constitutional or legal authority to take care of these people he may view it as his moral obligation to do so, Hoyer said. Hed just be being his brothers keeper, so to speak.
if you missed any of this week's other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at...
"Dad I want you to meet my boyfriend Pedro Gonzales-Martinez. We're in love, I'm pregnant and we're going
to live in a trailer park in Tijuana."
"Pedro can't work b/c he has Chikungunya--he crosses
the border every week to get welfare, food stamps,
and unemployment and workmen's comp checks. "
"Pedro can't use his real name b/c he's a sex offender. We'll get by on EITC checks b/c Pedro has four children from different mothers."
"We moved our base camp last night and were now positioned literally
within feet of the river. Have been sitting here watching the border
patrol patrolling in their riverboats all night and all morning..."
It’s a good thing I realized this was from you john.
You are so good! I am learning to go back and reread the title on posts before jumping because of you!
Yes, Obama should open the gates and “wall” around the White House, have a sleep over on the lawn. His daughters can have a sleep over with the “ children” who crossed the border illegally. Esp the ones with MS 13 tatooed on face and body. It’s for “the children”.
A WH sleepover for illegals? Great idea.
Let’s post it on Facebook, subito (/snix)
Sasha and Malia will love their well-travelled new amigos....not like those stuffy nerds at Sidwell.
It looks like the unaccompanied “Pedro” is signaling that he needs a diaper change.
Oh, OKAY-—I dunt unnerstand Spanglish (/snix).
You got me again. I was ready to load up and start hunting legislators.
The real truth is that the extenuating circumstances in this case is that the democratic party needs these illegal aliens as voters, as they are, little by little, losing black people, jewish people and union voters, as those groups slowly wise up to what the democrats have been doing to them.
I just wanted you to know that I now look at every source and byline before commenting on any article.
I’m missing the satire. Hasn’t he been failing to enforce immigration laws his entire term of office?
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