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Illegal immigrant charged with child rape had been released a year earlier after assault arrest
Washington DC Examiner ^ | 04/22/09 | Freeman Klopott

Posted on 04/26/2009 10:33:33 AM PDT by detective

A year before Prince William County police say he raped an 8-year-old girl, court documents show an illegal immigrant from Honduras was released by Montgomery County police after being arrested for second-degree assault.

Marcos Banegas has been on the run since Feb. 16 when Prince William County police charged him with forcible sodomy and aggravated sexual battery of a Woodbridge girl.

But before moving to Prince William where police say he cut hair at a local salon, the 26-year-old was arrested by Montgomery County police. Banegas was accused of “violently” grabbing a stroller, causing the child inside to be shaken, police said in court documents. The incident allegedly occurred while Banegas was arguing with the child’s mother near the intersection of Muddy Branch Road and West Diamond Avenue in Gaithersburg.

The charges were later dropped, and Banegas was released. Had his name been sent to federal immigration authorities, as it was in Prince William County, Banegas would have been detained for deportation hearings.

Earlier this year, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett altered the county’s long-standing policy of not sending the names of those arrested to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Pushed by a series of high-profile killings allegedly committed by illegal immigrants, Leggett said in February the county would now send to ICE the names of people accused of violent offenses.

Leggett said the county would rely on the state’s legal list of violent offenses. But second-degree assault is not included on that list, and Banegas’ name would not have been turned over to ICE under the new policy, Leggett’s spokesman Patrick Lacefield said.

“People need to be held responsible for the crimes they commit,” Lacefield said. “Reporting every single crime would be putting county police in the position of enforcing federal immigration policy,” he added, calling on the federal government to reform immigration laws.

Jon Feere, a policy analyst at the Center for Immigration Studies, said Banegas’ release “is a perfect example” of local governments failing to enforce immigration law.

“Legal residents are going to have their lives threatened by people who are in the country illegally if those people aren’t deported after having committed even the most minor of offenses,” Feere said. “Montgomery County and Maryland as a whole are slowly realizing sanctuary policies are bad policies.”


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Maryland; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: aliens; bushlegacy; criminalaliens; illegalimmigrants; illegals; immigrantlist; immigration; mccainlegacy; princewilliamco; rape
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1 posted on 04/26/2009 10:33:33 AM PDT by detective
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To: detective

Are we enjoying multiculturalism yet?


2 posted on 04/26/2009 10:35:38 AM PDT by Czar ((Still Fed Up to the Teeth with Washington))
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To: HiJinx; gubamyster; AuntB; Tennessee Nana

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3 posted on 04/26/2009 10:36:50 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 ("If this be treason, then make the most of it!" —Patrick Henry)
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To: detective

Maryland liberal insanity here


4 posted on 04/26/2009 10:37:16 AM PDT by sickoflibs (RNC Party Theme : "We may be socialists, but they are Marxists!")
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To: detective
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett

You piece of dog,IT, hope the next kid is yours are a family member.

5 posted on 04/26/2009 10:37:21 AM PDT by org.whodat (Auto unions bad: Machinists union good=Hypocrisy)
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To: detective

I would like to publicly thank President Bush, Pres__ent Obama, John McCain, Ted Kennedy and others for helping foreign child rapists attack our children.


6 posted on 04/26/2009 10:39:03 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: detective

Classic Montgomery County Maryland Liberal Stupidity Alert.

We should all collaborate on a book: “Smart” County, Liberal Idiots.


7 posted on 04/26/2009 10:40:22 AM PDT by freespirited (Is this a nation of laws or a nation of Democrats? -- Charles Krauthammer)
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To: detective
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, as good as an accomplice in the rape of an 8-year-old girl. Does that make you feel good, Ike?

Ironically, someone has labeled this photo from his official website "leggett-mug." Very appropriate: it's a mug shot.

8 posted on 04/26/2009 10:40:54 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: detective

I’m guessing this our illeglal immigration “policy” is a result of the open borders crowd - but it can’t just be a giant conspiracy - can it? What on earth is wrong with our Congress, governors, state legislators...?


9 posted on 04/26/2009 10:41:18 AM PDT by ElayneJ
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To: Cicero

Alas, affirmative action has attained it’s goal.


10 posted on 04/26/2009 10:41:51 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: Cicero

Montgomery County was already on its way to becoming a hellhole when he took office, but it’s accelerated on his watch.


11 posted on 04/26/2009 10:43:43 AM PDT by freespirited (Is this a nation of laws or a nation of Democrats? -- Charles Krauthammer)
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To: Cicero

You know that is a great idea next time for poster boards...if a local RINO or Rat is a known proponent of illegals then we should brand them as rapists. It would garner attention and is supported by cases like this in every neighborhood in America.


12 posted on 04/26/2009 10:45:20 AM PDT by sasafras (TIME FOR A RESURGENCE - FREEDOM IS NOT FREE - NO MORE COMPLAINING - LET'S GET BUSY!)
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To: ElayneJ

The U.N. has been championing open borders for decades. So yes, you can state that this is a conspiracy. It’s right out there for everyone to see, but this has been a goal of the world’s leftists for a long time.

Open borders cause instability. Instability within nations calls for transnational governance. Nations become weaker, and the U.N. becomes more powerful.

We are playing right into the hands of the U.N., that wants nothing more than to take down the United States. Morally, the United States is about the only nation that objects to the U.N.

If we fold, it’s over until China is ready to take over. Then it will tell the U.N. where to go, something we never had the brains or backbone to do.

Why would any sovereign nation allow an outside concern with no troops, to take over it’s own governance? We are surrendering step by step.


13 posted on 04/26/2009 10:47:04 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: ElayneJ

“I’m guessing this our illeglal immigration “policy” is a result of the open borders crowd - but it can’t just be a giant conspiracy - can it? What on earth is wrong with our Congress, governors, state legislators...?”

A few days ago, a Mexican official stated that the biggest problem was the corrupt USA officials on the take from the cartels. I’m beginning to believe him.


14 posted on 04/26/2009 10:47:47 AM PDT by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925; Foreigners 2008)
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To: sasafras

Personally, I would label it, “Vote for X, they advocate for murders, rapists, child abusers, robbers, and other crooks who target your family.”


15 posted on 04/26/2009 10:49:39 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: AuntB

While I’m not going to dismiss that entirely, this was a Mexican official after all. LMAO


16 posted on 04/26/2009 10:50:40 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: rabscuttle385; Liz

“People need to be held responsible for the crimes they commit,” Lacefield said. “Reporting every single crime would be putting county police in the position of enforcing federal immigration policy,” he added, calling on the federal government to reform immigration laws.
_______________________________________________

So which is it ???

Which is more important to him ???


17 posted on 04/26/2009 10:54:56 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: DoughtyOne

You know where Eric Holder’s parents were born? In Barbados....Holder isn’t much of an America either. As far as 0bama he is Kenyan no matter whether he was born in Hawaii or Kenya or Canada. He is a foreigner....a lot of Indonesia rubbed off on him. He hates America as you know it.

I used to think 0bama was mostly naive
But after watching him screw with the CIA I know he hates America the way some foreigners do


18 posted on 04/26/2009 10:54:59 AM PDT by dennisw (Your action becomes your habit. Your habit becomes your character, that becomes your destiny)
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To: Czar

“Are we enjoying multiculturalism yet?”

Over the past few years I have become convinced that multiculturalism is a code word for the deliberate division of the US with each group owing its loyalty only to its own group and seeing the rest of the country and the US in general as the enemy. Each group has all kinds of “rights” but no responsibilities whatsoever.It is a code word for the deliberate destruction of our great country.


19 posted on 04/26/2009 10:56:07 AM PDT by detective
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To: detective

just another lifestyle choice /sarc


20 posted on 04/26/2009 10:56:50 AM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com LIBERTY FICTION at libertyfic.proboards.com)
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To: DoughtyOne

Personally, I would label it, “Vote for X, they advocate for murders, rapists, child abusers, robbers, and other crooks who target your family.”

Whatever, but it wont raise any eyebrows and will get lost in the crowd.


21 posted on 04/26/2009 10:57:20 AM PDT by sasafras (TIME FOR A RESURGENCE - FREEDOM IS NOT FREE - NO MORE COMPLAINING - LET'S GET BUSY!)
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To: DoughtyOne
“I would like to publicly thank President Bush, Pres__ent Obama, John McCain, Ted Kennedy and others for helping foreign child rapists attack our children.”

You can thank just about all of the Democrat politicians and bureaucrats. These people are slowly destroying our country. I see it every day.

22 posted on 04/26/2009 10:58:52 AM PDT by detective
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To: dennisw

There may be some truth in your consideration of Holder there. I mean the part where his loyalties are rather scattered. I’m not privy enough with his youth to know, but you’re spot on when it comes to Obama, no doubt about it.

I wrote this the other day. It touches on the ignorance vs planned activity too. It also touches on him being somewhat of a puppet. If this guy was that smart, he wouldn’t need the teleprompter. He’d be doing this from his own soul.

http://www.hotr.us/articles/obama/obamaalignmentthe.pdf


23 posted on 04/26/2009 11:02:14 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: ElayneJ
“I’m guessing this our illegal immigration “policy” is a result of the open borders crowd - but it can’t just be a giant conspiracy - can it? What on earth is wrong with our Congress, governors, state legislators...?”

Politicians and the MSM have created an environment where almost everything government says about illegal immigrants is not true and the policies are a total failure. I see it every day. It is part of the overall policy by the government elites to destroy our great country.

24 posted on 04/26/2009 11:02:55 AM PDT by detective
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To: sasafras

That’s possible. The thing I see happening if you call him a rapist though, is that folks will simply dismiss you as a kook. They won’t understand your thought process, and will just dismiss you. They might either way though. Take care.


25 posted on 04/26/2009 11:04:15 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: Cicero

Yep.


26 posted on 04/26/2009 11:07:52 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: detective

While I agree with that, there are only a very few Republicans who aren’t in the same boat. I’ve tried to take the most vocal to task, but you’re right. It’s a massive problem.

Tancredo, Buchanan, Gilcrist, Simcox... who else is there?

Last year’s bill was shot down because John McCain refused to push his own bill when it was clear it was either the bill or the Presidency, and he made his choice.

This year, you’ll be amazed at the Republicans voting for amnesty. Oh excuse me, that word has been stricken form the Republican dictionary.


27 posted on 04/26/2009 11:09:05 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: Tennessee Nana
Just take my word for it, Lacefield is a lying, slimy, politically correct, liberal piece of sh*t.
28 posted on 04/26/2009 11:09:37 AM PDT by detective
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To: DoughtyOne

The Democrats are evil. They are the ones pushing this garbage down our throats. The Republicans are weak and incompetent, they are unable or unwilling to stop it.


29 posted on 04/26/2009 11:12:27 AM PDT by detective
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To: detective

I’m not trying to be argumentative here, so take my comments for what they are. They reflect my observations. You don’t have to agree.

The Republicans, God love ‘em, don’t seem to have a clue when it comes to border issues. They believe that businesses need the labor. They believe that these are poor people just trying to improve their family’s future. They believe that those who speak out against illegal immigration are ultimately racists.

They do not understand fully the monetary impact on hospitals, schools, local communities, regions, states, and the nation as a whole.

They do not comprehend the crime problem. They don’t understand the law enforcement issues, people running across state lines to commit crimes in other jurisdictions. They don’t understand how gangs have been made worse, incorporated if you will, and spread into almost every community in the nation. This is in effect, and underground army, with different factions wielding power. That’s what Somalia is all about.

Then you have the problem with illegals voting. These people are being nationalized on a priority basis, and they are voting too.

The Republicans are either exceptionally blind and or stupid, or they have bought into the leftist’s arguments lock stock and barrel.

I think it’s a combination of the two. It’s okay if you don’t agree. I just wish people could see what is taking place in our nation, and confront it today.


30 posted on 04/26/2009 11:22:27 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Yes. I didn’t know what I was going to find when I searched for his mug shot, but I figured that whoever he was, he deserved to have his picture put up as kind of “wanted” poster.


31 posted on 04/26/2009 11:27:14 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

I doubt you did know. Look, we’re desiring competency, you and I. If the person is green, reasoned, and capable, they’ve got our support. Here we have a guy who is Black, unreasoned, and incapable. That’s too bad really. Nobody gains from it. We all lose.


32 posted on 04/26/2009 11:30:46 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: DoughtyOne
There may be some truth in your consideration of Holder there. I mean the part where his loyalties are rather scattered. I’m not privy enough with his youth to know, but you’re spot on when it comes to Obama, no doubt about it.

Does Eric Holder have any slave blood?  NO!
Does 0bama have any slave blood? NO!

Where does Holder get off lecturing us about racism when he is only here due to his Barbados parents immigrating here? He has a right to lecture white people who have ancestors who fought in the Civil War? Or WW1 or WW2?

0bomo has even less right to bring up racism seeing that his Kenyan daddy donated sperm then took off. Wasn't even an immigrant. America was just a place where he studied for a few years

33 posted on 04/26/2009 11:38:51 AM PDT by dennisw (Your action becomes your habit. Your habit becomes your character, that becomes your destiny)
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To: dennisw

I was addressing the idea of him not being loyal to the United States based on his youth. We both understand how Obama spent major time during his youth in Asia, in Madrasas. I didn’t think Holder had spent time outside the U.S. That’s an important distinction, because it exposes kids to an anti-US vision, that may severely negatively impact their long-term vision of the United States. Of course you can get that in the U.S. today too, just by attending our public schools.

As for Holder or Obama criticizing our nation regarding the issues you mentioned, we’re sixty to one hundred years beyond those practices. So I don’t think anyone has the right to keep ragging on the U.S. over it. Should we study it? Sure. Should we continue to berate the nation as a whole over it? No.

I hate to say this, but racism is not on the decline in the United States. It is on the rise. Far from us being a color-blind society, color is the main thing minorities think of today. And today, we have something like 35% of our populace, given license, in fact championed to think of whites as racists. Hey, it’s okay to cast the whole White race as racists. Never mind the fact that anyone with that attitude, is a racist.

So when people raise the issue of racism today from a minority position, I just shake my head. I don’t care what color you are. And if you’re a minority, don’t come to me talking about racism. It’s a pathetic loser of an issue to raise these days.


34 posted on 04/26/2009 11:55:18 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: detective; All

I live in Mo Co (Montgomery Conty) ...

Its true - if you are stopped for say, a traffic ticket and the cops suspect you might be illegal, they cannot check your status ... only for “violent crimes” ...

But, it is NOT just that ...

Even if you are convicted for a violent crime, you may “earn” a “sentence modification” from the judge who sentenced you - if you are a “good boy” in prison ... and then you can get out early (like 4 years out of a 20 year sentence).

That is what happened in two instances in Mo Co recently and the perps went on to kill two innocent people - including a high school honors student ...

The people who drink the kool aid (DEMS) in Mo Co THEN wonder how this can happen ...

Go Figger ...


35 posted on 04/26/2009 11:58:53 AM PDT by Lmo56
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To: detective
Sounds like a good opportunity for Prince William County to issue a warrant for the arrest of Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett (Monkey county is in MD, and PW is in VA).

Art definitely crossed the line when he sent his criminal buddy to Virginia to hurt that little girl.

36 posted on 04/26/2009 11:59:16 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: detective
Sounds like a good opportunity for Prince William County to issue a warrant for the arrest of Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett (Monkey county is in MD, and PW is in VA).

Art definitely crossed the line when he sent his criminal buddy to Virginia to hurt that little girl.

37 posted on 04/26/2009 11:59:16 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: detective
Legal residents are going to have their lives threatened by people who are in the country illegally if those people aren’t deported after having committed even the most minor of offenses,”

How about before they commit even the most minor offense? How about rounding them all up just for being here illegally? How about closing the border?

38 posted on 04/26/2009 12:08:23 PM PDT by bgill (The evidence simply does not support the official position of the Obama administration)
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To: DoughtyOne
The Republicans are either exceptionally blind and or stupid

Here in Republican-land, our hospital was closed due to bankruptcy brought on by illegals. You want stupid, just check out your state legislature in session on their live cam web sites. It will make you sick watching the incompetency.

39 posted on 04/26/2009 12:15:21 PM PDT by bgill (The evidence simply does not support the official position of the Obama administration)
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To: DoughtyOne
I know lots of great people who are recent immigrants to the US. They are honest, hard working and family oriented. The problem is that the politicians and bureaucrats have created a situation where recent immigrants are being encouraged to disobey and disrespect our laws and criminals are allowed to commit crime after crime with no consequence. I agree with everything you said about some Republicans and their being blind to the real problems and stupid about their implications. The problem is that the Democrats are actively pushing for special “rights” for illegal immigrants and allowing them to vote and actively forbidding their being arrested when they commit crimes.
The Democrats and the MSM are now publicly targeting a sheriff in Arizona because he actually enforced the law and arrested illegal aliens.

http://www.frugal-cafe.com/public_html/frugal-blog/frugal-cafe-blogzone/2009/03/17/frugal-sheriff-joe-arpaio-targetted-by-democrat-feds-for-arresting-illegal-aliens-in-az/

The illegal aliens who shot the teenagers in Newark were from Maryland and they had been arrested several times and released. This is only happening because the Democrat politicians are aggressively pushing it behind the scenes.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/19/nyregion/19newark.html?ex=1345176000&en=991c887cd8a92ed1&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

40 posted on 04/26/2009 12:18:06 PM PDT by detective
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To: DoughtyOne
I know lots of great people who are recent immigrants to the US. They are honest, hard working and family oriented. The problem is that the politicians and bureaucrats have created a situation where recent immigrants are being encouraged to disobey and disrespect our laws and criminals are allowed to commit crime after crime with no consequence. I agree with everything you said about some Republicans and their being blind to the real problems and stupid about their implications. The problem is that the Democrats are actively pushing for special “rights” for illegal immigrants and allowing them to vote and actively forbidding their being arrested when they commit crimes.
The Democrats and the MSM are now publicly targeting a sheriff in Arizona because he actually enforced the law and arrested illegal aliens.

http://www.frugal-cafe.com/public_html/frugal-blog/frugal-cafe-blogzone/2009/03/17/frugal-sheriff-joe-arpaio-targetted-by-democrat-feds-for-arresting-illegal-aliens-in-az/

The illegal aliens who shot the teenagers in Newark were from Maryland and they had been arrested several times and released. This is only happening because the Democrat politicians are aggressively pushing it behind the scenes.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/19/nyregion/19newark.html?ex=1345176000&en=991c887cd8a92ed1&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

41 posted on 04/26/2009 12:18:35 PM PDT by detective
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To: Lmo56

You are 100% right in what you said. The problem is things are a lot worse than most people realize because the cases that are reported in the media are only the tip of the iceberg. The Democrats are destroying Maryland and the US.


42 posted on 04/26/2009 12:27:54 PM PDT by detective
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To: detective; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...

Ping!


43 posted on 04/26/2009 12:39:22 PM PDT by HiJinx (~ Support Our Troops ~ www.AmericaSupportsYou.mil ~)
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To: bgill

We have our city council on the tube too, and it is amazing what passes for reason these days.

We had a traffic planner that thought it was a good idea to limit a heavy traffic street to one lane each direction (had been two e/w for over 40 years that I know of), so he could put in a bicycle lane. When I challenged him on it, he admitted he didn’t like people speeding, so he thought this would be a good way to fix that too. That was his main goal, to screw with drivers.

These folks are getting liberal talking points from somewhere, and just implementing them without thinking.

Amazing...


44 posted on 04/26/2009 1:01:24 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: detective

I am not making any excuses for the Democrats. Yes, they are pushing things behind the scenes. Yes they are pure evil. When I call my elected Republican representatives on it, they waffle. So I can’t defend them.

We hold border meetings with these officials in attendance, and they flat out lie, act like they didn’t know there was a problem, or come up with some puddin’-head reason why nothing can be done.

I don’t have a grind on for the Republican party officials for no reason at all. I’ve had to face the facts of what I have witnessed over time, and there’s just no other conclusion to come to, other than that we are being had by both parties.

You watch who speaks out against illegal immigration. It’s only a hand full of Republicans. I doubt there are five people in the House and the Senate combined that think immigration is a top three issue, unless it’s because they want to legalize the illegal aliens in our nation.

I am aware of Sheriff Arpaio (sp?). He’s a good man.

Yes the Democrats are definitely pushing things behind the scenes, but our people ARE NOT pushing back behind the scenes. We are being had.


45 posted on 04/26/2009 1:11:14 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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To: detective
“Reporting every single crime would be putting county police in the position of enforcing federal immigration policy,” he added, calling on the federal government to reform immigration laws.

Until the GOVERNORS stand up and hound the Federal Government to uphold the laws on the books, not much is going to happen. I emailed Georgia's Governor about the CDC's dereliction of duty for not mandating that the Mexican Border be closed because of this pandemic.

What is it going to take?
46 posted on 04/26/2009 1:25:16 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (The Constitution & Bill of Rights stand as a whole. Remove any part & nullify the whole.)
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To: detective
“Reporting every single crime would be putting county police in the position of enforcing federal immigration policy,” he added, calling on the federal government to reform immigration laws.

Until the GOVERNORS stand up and hound the Federal Government to uphold the laws on the books, not much is going to happen. I emailed Georgia's Governor about the CDC's dereliction of duty for not mandating that the Mexican Border be closed because of this pandemic.

What is it going to take?
47 posted on 04/26/2009 1:25:17 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (The Constitution & Bill of Rights stand as a whole. Remove any part & nullify the whole.)
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To: DoughtyOne

“the Democrats are definitely pushing things behind the scenes, but our people ARE NOT pushing back behind the scenes. We are being had.”

I agree. We are being had. The scary part is most people have no clue as to how bad things are. Keep up the good work, keep putting pressure on public officials. I applaud you for that. I know you are frustrated but I am probably 100 times more frustrated. Keep fighting the good fight.


48 posted on 04/26/2009 2:03:56 PM PDT by detective
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To: HighlyOpinionated
“What is it going to take?”

I believe it is going to take the people waking up and voting out of office these slime ball politicians who caused the problem.

49 posted on 04/26/2009 2:09:13 PM PDT by detective
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To: detective

Thanks Detective, you too.


50 posted on 04/26/2009 5:09:12 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Pres__ent Obama's own grandmother says he was born in Kenya. She was there.)
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