Skip to comments.Obama reverses stance on immigration
Posted on 05/08/2009 10:40:36 PM PDT by plsjr
On the thorniest of political issues, President Obama has embraced the enforcement-first position on immigration that he criticized during last year's presidential campaign, and he now says he can't move forward with the type of comprehensive bill he wants until voters are convinced that the borders can be enforced.
Having already backed off his pledge to have an immigration bill this year, Mr. Obama boosted his commitment to enforcement in the budget released Thursday. The spending blueprint calls for extra money to build an employee-verification system and to pay for more personnel and equipment to patrol the border.
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The polls didn’t look good.
He will not enforce to keep them out. He will enforce to keep us in.
Agreed. This con man will say anything.
I've read a Book that has a being just like that.
Do you really believe what he said? Get real.
Just wait a few, Obama will flip back.
Me too. Evil lies all the time but we are here to bear witness for the truth and expose the lies of evil.
I can hear the ratchet operating again. The same ratchet which ended up with Obama’s claimed position being almost the same as McCain’s just before the November 2008 election.
HMMMM.... Than explain this article today where the budget for the border fence is being cut.
Says one thing, always does the opposite and the media provides the cover..
This guy is starting to sound more and more like Clinton everyday. Next thing you know he’ll bomb Iran or something.
Being Obama, he prefers the “turn loose the jack boot thugs” approach to the “prevent the problem” approach.
Didn’t I hear that he pulled funding for the fence now, and isn’t going to install it, even though Congress approved it when Bush was still President. It’s part of the 1% of his 3 trillion dollar budget that he’s claiming he “saved.” He’s worse than John Kerry at flip-flopping.
Jerkoff spent all the funds and had it all contracted, we got a couple of private lakes thanks to Kay Baily Hutchinson. 80% waste!!!
This would have been new money budgeted not the old jorg lie. The 670 number is BS as well.
Good translation, I like this one:
“Now that I am elected, I really don’t need you and I have better things to do with my time like running the automakers.”
He does lie to liberals too. It depends upon what TOTUS wants him to do and who knows what that will be?
He will do whatever the heck he wants, disagree and your racist!
The only unforgivable sin is to disagree with TOTUS.
That seems to be the only one that can challenge Obama right now.
I’ve lost track of the number of flip flops.
Yeah, I think I figured out why 0bama stammers. TOTUS changes his lines in the middle of sentences just to mess with him. Zer0 knows if says something not on TOTUS he’ll be thrown under the bus.
LOL! Problem is, he is the thrower. That’s some Chicago Yoga/Jujitsu not seen for decades.
everytime barrack obama opens his mouth I’m tempted to slice my wrist so none of the stupid stays in my body.
Seriously, the guy can lie to the left and right at the same time. He says Gitmo is closing but doesn’t close it. He does 90% of the damage of actually closing it by sending the wrong message to the enemy and releasing documents. But it’s 90% still there with troops and prisoners. And he smiles and tells both sides of the television screen that he is making America both safe and moral. It’s like a Roger Rabbit movie.
My eldest bro who is about 60 (not yet) actually follows that premise. Only a democrat can be conservative and only a republican can be liberal. It’s a lesson in media politics.
Once again, the Magic Kenyan’s Alligator mouth has overloaded his Hummingbird ass.
With McCain and Obama working together, I am sure they can come up with a super-duper immigration bill!!!
Does McCain sound a little snotty that the Hispanic-Uber Alles groups he has been sucking up to are willing to cut the brother more slack than they cut him?
still have to wonder who is running the show in D.C.
What the teleprompter meant to say was, He is building our own version of the Berlin tax wall.
by Will I am. IIRC "I Will" was the original sin by the original sinner.
And, border fence funding has come to a halt because there was “not enough” in HIS trillions dollar “budget”.
No funding for the border fence. An end to raids on employers who hire illegals. And, I heard of a story that Napolitano actually flew some illegals back into the US who had been deported (!).
I hope it’s true that rank-and-file Democrats and the union stood with us to defeat the last immigration bill, or we’re screwed no matter what he says about a commitment to enforcement.
He has cut funding he cannot control directly, paying states back for incarcerating illegals, the only real effective measure.
Obama’s choice policies always have this hedge against the policy itself. He has no provable mandate and any of his stuff always puts the burden of proof on those questioning him.
When are they going to provide a phone number for Daily Obama Flip Flop?
They need the Latino vote in 2010 and 2012 you can bet, and ACORN will be in charge of ushering 30 million illegals into the system. The Democrats know that if they pull this off, they will never lose another election again. It will become a one party Socialism, the very instant Obama signs it into law.
He cut border security funding... typical rat liar.
So no longer he prefers a wide stance?
Yeah, he says border enforcement is important, but I've heard that one of the cuts in his for show $17 billion economizing is funds for additional fencing beyond that already built.
It is extremely clear now that when this President says something, watch closely because he is actually doing the opposite somewhere.
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