Skip to comments.John McCain Warns Illegal Immigration Enforcement Could Lead to Riots
Posted on 06/03/2007 10:23:58 PM PDT by TaxPayer2000
Just when the dust was beginning to settle following President Bush's latest assault on common sense, in which he accused conservatives of "spreading fear" by being honest about amnesty, Senator John McCain decided that fear mongering was not such a bad tactic after all. In fact, McCain decided that fear mongering was essential in trying to sell his amnesty snake oil to a skeptical and increasingly suspicious public.
On June 2, McCain rolled out his fear-based defense of amnesty on the campaign trail in Le Mars, Iowa. Responding to a question about deportation of illegal aliens, McCain delivered the following dilly: "In case you hadn't noticed, the thousands of people who have been relegated to ghettos have risen up and burned cars in France,'' McCain said. "They've got huge problems in France. They have tremendous problems. The police can't even go into certain areas in the suburbs of Paris. I don't want that in the suburbs of America.''
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Sounds like terrorism to me. Might not be islamic, might not be bombs and beheadings, but it still sounds like terrorism.
Either do what these people want, or they’ll riot and hurt people and destroy property. Yup, that’s terrorism.
What does Laura have to do with it?
does mccain think we live in rome of the emperors?he wants us to just give up and let the world pour in unchecked-i have lost all respect for him-i never had any for that bowl of turds kennedy
Remember during one of his campaigns, he and his wife were up on the stage with Star Wars type light swords? I thought he had lost it back then. I'm beginning to think all of these politicians have lost it.
Wow. McCain’s warning us? Threatening us?
How in the world does he calculate this is going to help the situation? He implies right up front that these illegal aliens are a combustible group who cannot be trusted to refrain from rioting in the streets...AND YET- he wants them to become a permanent part of America.
WTH are he, and they, THINKING?
(A purely rhetorical question)
Thats great now McCain is threatening us with violence if we do not do what he wants. Hmm... where did I see this before.. yep in France. Did not work there, and it sure is not going to work here.
And your point, McPain, is?
Usually invasions are met with armed resistance except in America where we try to talk them into behaving....or give them all kinds of rights and exceptions to rules that even our own citizens don’t enjoy.
I hope that the American public will vote out those traitors in congress who are gutting this nation with “undocumented workers who do jobs Americans won’t do”!
Yea, riots may be too difficult to deal with...lets make them citizens instead \ holy crap is this guy dumb.
I’m locked and loaded, let the riots begin.....
They think of us every April 15th.
He’s trying to frighten and manipute us!? It shows you what he thinks of Americans.
“There should be a riot alright, from everyone opposed to this amnesty crap.”
Ditto. Today’s headling: “opposition fading to immigration bill...” ... my first thought was “BS!” - I believe that’s just an out-and-out lie from the politicians, who are going to ramrod this thing through no matter WHAT the vast majority of the population wants.
...That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed...
...And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor...
John Hancock, The Declaration of Independence
Boy, this makes me mad. If somebody tries to burn my car they will get hurt and not by policemen.
Your’s is the sound of truth ringing in my ears.
Hell’s bells, McQueeg. I thought they were all nice law-abiding folks just here to do the jobs Amurricans won’t do! Now you’re saying they’re actually a ticking time bomb in our suburbs just like the yoots from Paris? Well, which are they?
Way to insult all your new constituents there, Johnboy.
Perhaps if they let the illegals in, 12 million of us ought to refuse to pay taxes. Based upon all of the pro-amnesty arguments, we’d all walk away scot free.
McCain even thinking he has a chance at the office of POTUS is really a riot.
"The rich require an abundant supply of the poor" - Voltaire
The difference between France and the US John is that thanks to the 2nd Amendment we don´t have to stand by and watch them burn cars, houses or businesses.
Should this bill pass the Senate we should be prepared to march on Washington and demonstrate our displeasure with their rule by Monarchy to bring some sense to the House and our wayward President. I do not want to see more foreign lawbreakers demanding entitlements and rights in this country.They show their faces again and they should be arrested and deported. How our lawmakers give in to those demands amazes me. Time for us to vacation in DC and reinvigorate ourselves with American History and be a part of it.
We have a written Constitution that should prevent us from having to demonstrate, but clearly our elected officals have abdicated their responsibility and have not enforced the law nor protected us from invasion. It is up to us to see that they do so. Time for removal of all politicians who broke their oath of office.
“[The purpose of a written constitution is] to bind up the several branches of government by certain laws, which, when they transgress, their acts shall become nullities; to render unnecessary an appeal to the people, or in other words a rebellion, on every infraction of their rights, on the peril that their acquiescence shall be construed into an intention to surrender those rights.”
— Thomas Jefferson, Notes on Virginia 
Trust me, John, ain't gonna happen "here in the suburbs of America."
Unlike France, we in the suburbs of America have the Second Amendment, have passed "Right to Carry" laws, and so far, have at least the propensity to dsiburse large, unruly crowds (unlike the civil servants in larger cities run by liberals) our citizens are "armed and dangerous."
Gangs of "youths" (aka Hispanic gangs who are pis**d off at being returned forcefully to Mexico) aren't going to turn our "suburbs" into a rubble of burned cars, smashed stores, and terrorized citizenry!
Is there some kind of mechanism where we can get McCain & these other idiot politicians (Bush included) out of office NOW? Clearly, they have stopped looking out for American’s interests. I feel like I’m living in a parallel universe all of a sudden!!!
Can you do it by petition? Seriously, did our forefathers give us an out if these dopes start trying to destroy our country? These guys gotta go!
IOW, they have a gun to our heads and we better do what they say.
We have lost the war to control our own borders and the legislation pending in Congress is the surrender document.
Oh no, not riots. We just can’t allow that to happen. They can stay. After all, what will the rest of the world think of us if we have riots?
Sounds like McCain has neuticles.
I never would vote for him anyway. He is wasting his breath. So is Julie-Annie...
McCain just made the case for why we NEED to begin deporting these invaders as soon as possible.
Thats what they make machineguns and flamethrowers for.
Its also why states have militias.
If they riot, kill them until they change their minds.
Hmmm. Maybe we should riot FOR enforcement?
A lot of Mexicans marching in our streets last summer were carrying signs that glorified Osama Bin Laden. They are the enemy just as much as Al Queerda.
Too many people want to ignore this. The Mexicans are an enemy, make no mistake about it...
Good, then we will know where to find them all in one place.
We've been warning the idiots in Washington that we are on the brink of Anarchy, and McCain comes right out and says it?!!
This changes everything.
Really? Have you visited LA lately?
McCain must be insane to suggest stuff like this. And that the American people will stand idly by and not demand the arrest and trial of rioters.
How "blackmail", you say?
This man has the power to incite riots through careless (actually deliberate) words and is twisted enough to use this power if the American public doesn't cave in to his blackmail demands to accept this bill.
The amnesty-supporting politicians from Bush on down are getting crazier with their words as they get more desperate.
Keep pounding away at them. Looks like resistance may NOT be futile.
McCain wants to be President, and he’s afraid of riots? How is he going to deal with terrorists?
God I would love to see them Riot. I have kept my powder dry and a target rich environment is all I ask for.
His faltering is the reason Fred Thompson is entering the race.
Why would illegals riot? They’re here to make money. Rioting is the fastest way to putting an end to their chance at any income.
He is sounding like a DEM like always.
McCain is, in effect, saying they’ll riot if we cut off their money. He is trying to SCARE us into supporting this abomination of a bill. Bush is trying to INSULT us into supporting it. What planet do these guys live on??? Have they forgotten that WE ARE THEIR BOSS?
They need to be fired immediately! Can we do that with a petition or something?
It's also apples and oranges to compare the disarmed French populace with the armed American public.