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Immigration Enforcement Isnít Smart, Obama Says
Daily Caller ^

Posted on 05/14/2014 7:30:47 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Immigration Enforcement Isn’t Smart, Obama Says

Posted By Neil Munro On 4:44 PM 05/13/2014

Enforcing immigration law “isn’t smart,” President Barack Obama told law enforcement officials Tuesday, just one day after the public learned he had released 36,007 illegal-immigrant murderers, rapists, thieves and other criminals into the nation’s communities.

Cops should be going after major criminals, not the many illegal immigrants that are quietly living in their districts, said Obama, who has twice sworn to uphold the nation’s laws.

“You’ve got to spend time dealing with somebody who is not causing any other trouble other than the fact that they were trying to make a living for their families,” Obama said.

“That’s just not a good use of our resources. It’s not smart. It doesn’t make sense,” said Obama, who has already directed immigration police to minimize enforcement of illegal living far from the border.

The statement will likely spur concerns among Republicans and the public that Obama can’t be trusted to implement the enforcement features of any immigration compromise.

A March 2013 Gallup poll showed that 138 million foreigners would like to settle in the United States. The total included an estimated 18 million people in China, 13 million people in Nigeria and three million people in Kenya.

Polls consistently show the public favors a stronger crackdown on employment of illegal immigrants.

On May 12, the Center for Immigration Studies released government documents showing that Obama’s deputies released foreign 36,007 foreign criminals who had committed crimes in the country, instead of deporting them.

The 88,000 convictions included 193 murders, 426 sexual assaults, 303 kidnappings, 1,075 aggravated assaults, 1,160 vehicle thefts, and 16,000 convictions for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
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Heck , why laws in the first place?
1 posted on 05/14/2014 7:30:47 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
Obamacare is the "law of the land," meaning we are supposed bend over and take it.

But the immigration "law of the land" is different, because we only believe in the "law of the land" when it suits or agenda.

2 posted on 05/14/2014 7:33:40 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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3 posted on 05/14/2014 7:34:20 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This bit of revisionism from Mr. 57 States.

He is the antithesis of what an American president should be.


4 posted on 05/14/2014 7:36:42 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Sub-Driver

What the heck would he know about ‘smart’?................


5 posted on 05/14/2014 7:37:01 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama wasn’t smart either, but we ended up last time with Obama vs. Obama.

The GOP needs to get itself together and advocate for America.

America. Stop sending jobs overseas. Bring back America businesses, and find a candidate who actually INSPIRES AMERICANS.

We need a real candidate.


6 posted on 05/14/2014 7:38:17 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Sub-Driver

A pox on both their houses.. Legal and illegal Obama and Bonehead.


7 posted on 05/14/2014 7:39:06 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

spoken by an illegal immigrant


8 posted on 05/14/2014 7:39:19 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: txrefugee

bttt


9 posted on 05/14/2014 7:40:05 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Sub-Driver
more forward thinking form the queen of forward thinking?


10 posted on 05/14/2014 7:43:11 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Obamacare is the "law of the land," meaning we are supposed bend over and take it.
But the immigration "law of the land" is different, because we only believe in the "law of the land" when it suits or agenda.

Abso-freeking-lutely! Where does this pecker-head get off saying we should enforce one law but disregard another? That is anarchy and he should take great care in advocating such.

11 posted on 05/14/2014 7:43:15 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: Sub-Driver

If this isn’t an impeachable offense, then nothing is. Most drug dealers, tax evaders, insider traders, and identity thieves are just quietly living their lives too .

Lets just stop enforcement of all federal laws.

Obama can’t pick and choose which laws he is going to enforce. He has sworn a solemn oath to faithfully execute all of them.

America no longer exists. We are now living in a dictatorship.


12 posted on 05/14/2014 7:45:20 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Red Badger

Envy?


13 posted on 05/14/2014 7:45:35 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Sub-Driver

It sounds as though the Kenyan is “evolving” again. Let’s only enforce the “laws” I want to enforce.


14 posted on 05/14/2014 7:50:35 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“You’ve got to spend time dealing with somebody who is not causing any other trouble...”

By this logic, I should be able to beat that speeding ticket. That cop should have sought to get at the root cause of my speeding, and then counseled me to find alternative outlets for those feelings, other than speeding at 10MPH over the posted limit on a virtually deserted interstate highway.

Sheesh! What happened to enforce the laws equally? This _resident is an anti-American, commie a$$clown.

I pray we can survive his dangerous idiocy.


15 posted on 05/14/2014 7:50:41 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: Sub-Driver
So it must not be smart for the doors to the White House family quarters to be locked either.I mean,some "immigrant" like my self might want to come in,bunk down in a spare room,raid the fridge once in a while.....

And if I do manage to get in and am discovered I'm sure I won't be shown out.In fact,I'm sure that I'll be allowed to stay and then,after a few years,claim co-ownership of the White House.

16 posted on 05/14/2014 7:51:06 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Sub-Driver

Impeachable offense - right there alone!


17 posted on 05/14/2014 7:51:15 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Sub-Driver

The outrages just never stop coming from the despicable piece of trash called Obama...


18 posted on 05/14/2014 7:54:21 AM PDT by Sicon ("All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - G. Orwellou)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Cops should be going after major criminals, not the many illegal immigrants that are quietly living in their districts, said Obama, who has twice sworn to uphold the nation’s laws.

“You’ve got to spend time dealing with somebody who is not causing any other trouble other than the fact that they were trying to make a living for their families,” Obama said.

“That’s just not a good use of our resources. It’s not smart. It doesn’t make sense,” said Obama, who has already directed immigration police to minimize enforcement of illegal living far from the border.”

Every 9-11 hijacker would have qualified to be left alone by Obama’s enforcement approach.

How quickly we forget that which we say “Never Forget.”


19 posted on 05/14/2014 7:54:24 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Sub-Driver
The dumbest president of our lifetime telling us what is smart and what is not.


20 posted on 05/14/2014 7:55:08 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: CSM

“Every 9-11 hijacker would have qualified to be left alone by Obama’s enforcement approach. How quickly we forget that which we say “Never Forget.”

I thought the election of a Muslim president in 2008 was the surest sign that we had forgotten...


21 posted on 05/14/2014 7:57:22 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Triple

The 88,000 convictions included 193 murders, 426 sexual assaults, 303 kidnappings, 1,075 aggravated assaults, 1,160 vehicle thefts, and 16,000 convictions for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
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Just being good Illegals and trying to live up to being a good citizen living on the American Taxpayers back! Yea right!


22 posted on 05/14/2014 7:58:16 AM PDT by DocJhn
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To: Vendome

He just says what the teleprompter tells him to........................


23 posted on 05/14/2014 7:59:01 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: All

I don’t think there is any way possible this guy was re-elected honestly...Unless we do something about ensuring
against voter fraud, this kind of BS is gonna continue on and on...
We have to take back control of our own country...

Our constitution is daily violated and our elected officials just sit back and thumb their noses at the people..

Somehow this HAS TO STOP and it looks like elected government isn’t going to do it.....


24 posted on 05/14/2014 8:00:19 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: Sub-Driver

what happens if a US citizen goes to Mexico and “tries to earn a living”?


25 posted on 05/14/2014 8:02:04 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: Sub-Driver

So, even if Congress passes a new immigration (a.k.a., amnesty for illegals) bill that has ‘secure the border’ provisions, Obama (and most other politicians from both parties) have little intention of enforcing them.

So, those who are claiming that any new bill would have ‘secure the border’ provisions are either deluded or are trying to delude the populace — because neither party has any intention of enforcing those provisions.


26 posted on 05/14/2014 8:08:46 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Sub-Driver
Is he claiming the immigration laws on the books today - passed by previous Congresses and Presidents IS NOW UNCONSTITUTIONAL? A RESOUNDING NO. He just doesn't like being mean to undocumented RAT voters so he ignores the law, after all he is the KING. What are you going to do about it Boner?

My God this country is inside out.


27 posted on 05/14/2014 8:10:21 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Sub-Driver
From anyone other than Obama I would assume it was satire.

“That’s just not a good use of our resources. It’s not smart. It doesn’t make sense,” said Obama, who has already directed immigration police to minimize enforcement of illegal living far from the border.

I see this as a sign of how low we have sunk. We are purposely being humiliated. We are being mocked for our stupid beliefs. He is spitting in our face and daring us to do something about it. IMHO

28 posted on 05/14/2014 8:11:30 AM PDT by oldbrowser (This looks like a make it or break it point for America.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“It doesn’t make sense”

Another one of 0bama’s bumper-sticker slogans, he uses it all the time. Of course, our educational resources should be packed with these illegals; that wouldn’t be any kind of waste. And health resources, which he has largely destroyed for ordinary Americans, those too should be given away, what’s left of them.

What *does* make sense to this Marxist is confiscating the assets of people who have acquired them so you can have them.

What *does* make sense to this Marxist is appeasing your enemies so they will be nice to us in the future.

What *does* make sense to this Marxist is giving poor people money so they will vote for him.

What *does* make sense to this Marxist is squashing our domestic energy production so that we can maintain the asinine condition of energy dependence that has existed since one of his mentors, Jimmy Carter, inflicted his little piece of kabuki theater on the US economy. And using railroad cars to transport oil products, a dangerous situation, 3 of them having derailed and blown up lately, versus running them through a pipeline.

And while we’re at it, let’s make it intensely difficult for farmers and food producers to operate. Yeah, that sounds good.

We could also help destroy industry after industry when the nation is clamoring for jobs.

If something makes sense to this POS, it’s guaranteed to be bad for ordinary Americans.


29 posted on 05/14/2014 8:12:31 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Sub-Driver
Sam Francis called this by it's correct name many years ago: "Anarcho-Tyranny"

Anarchy for criminals, non-citizens, border jumpers

Tyranny for the American people

30 posted on 05/14/2014 8:14:40 AM PDT by turducken
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To: All

“...And while we’re at it, let’s make it intensely difficult for farmers and food producers to operate. Yeah, that sounds good...”

The purpose for this is to drive the independent farmer out of business and start nothing but government farms therefor getting complete control of food distribution in the country. Probably even individual private gardens will be outlawed under the premise that they are not “government inspected” therefor are “unsafe under government standards”

People will have to pay government prices for the government foods that will be set at even more outrageous prices.


31 posted on 05/14/2014 8:19:48 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: turducken

bump


32 posted on 05/14/2014 8:20:27 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: txrefugee
He is the antithesis of what an American president should be.

That's exactly why Democrats worship him.

DEMOCRAT = TRAITOR!

33 posted on 05/14/2014 8:21:54 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: All

Folks, unless we turn our government around, we are headed for a life worse than communism under the old Soviet Union...We are headed toward a system of feudalism such as the old middle ages....


34 posted on 05/14/2014 8:24:29 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: Sub-Driver
During the May 13 event, Obama reprised his familiar claims that adding roughly 33 million people to the population of 315 million would stimulate the economy and create new jobs.

I think Congress has spoken about adding another 33 million RAT voters to the citizenry - now it is time for ARTICLES OF IMPEAHCMENT TO BE INTRODUCED BY LITTLE JOHNNY.
35 posted on 05/14/2014 8:25:05 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Red Badger

Since it is “not smart” to enforce the immigration laws, then, by extension, this makes the Current Occupant “smart”.

Pretty twisted interpretation of “smart”.

SMART (vi) 1. To cause or be the cause or seat of a sharp poignant pain, or to feel or have such a pain
2. To feel acutely remorseful
3. To endure sharp pain, or to pay a heavy or stinging penalty;

(adj) 1. Caused or marked by smarting, stinging
2. Marked by often sharp forceful activity or vigorous strength
3. Brisk, spirited
4a. Mentally alert, bright
4b. Sharp in scheming, shrewd
5a. Witty, clever
5b. Pert, saucy
6a. Neat, trim
6b. Stylish or elegant in dress or appearance
6c. Sophisticated, characteristic of or patronized by fashionable society;

(adv) Smartly;

(n) 1. A smarting pain, a stinging local pain 2. Poignant grief or remorse
3. An affectedly witty or fashionable person


36 posted on 05/14/2014 8:29:02 AM PDT by alloysteel (Selective and willful ignorance spells doom, to both victim and perpetrator - mostly the perp.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Cops should be going after major criminals, not the many illegal immigrants that are quietly living in their districts, said Obama, who has twice sworn to uphold the nation’s laws.

“You’ve got to spend time dealing with somebody who is not causing any other trouble other than the fact that they were trying to make a living for their families,” Obama said.


Can we assume this applies to Cliven Bundy as well, or does this policy only apply to groups of people likely to vote 'rat?
37 posted on 05/14/2014 8:37:31 AM PDT by chrisser (Senseless legislation does nothing to solve senseless violence.)
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To: Boonie

You are correct, in the words of that great philosopher Mel Brooks “it’s good to be the King” Dear Leader Obowma pretty much does what he wants with impunity. We are treated as less than serfs. Pray for guidance.


38 posted on 05/14/2014 8:38:30 AM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: alloysteel

If you have a smarting pain, Take two of these and call me in November 2016...........

39 posted on 05/14/2014 8:39:10 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Sub-Driver

Right, it wouldn’t be smart to keep potential Dhimmicraps out of the country.


40 posted on 05/14/2014 8:40:26 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The muzzie is too stupid to identify stupid.


41 posted on 05/14/2014 8:40:39 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Cheerio

My sentiments exactly. Curiouser and curiouser.

And Boehner reminds me of a compunctious Howdy Doody.


42 posted on 05/14/2014 8:54:06 AM PDT by JWC 1965
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To: JWC 1965
My sentiments exactly. Curiouser and curiouser.

Boner is bought and paid for - or blackmailed - just like SCOTUS Chief Justice. The Clintoons had nothing going compared to this usurper.
43 posted on 05/14/2014 9:45:17 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Sub-Driver

36,007 illegal-immigrant murderers, rapists, thieves and other criminals into the nation’s communities.

Well he did say he needed an army it’s a start democrats working on the grand plan goes forward.


44 posted on 05/14/2014 9:54:34 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Cheerio

And a good number of Americans are still being duped. What’s it gonna take for them to wake up? Not for nothing but most of America knows he lies most of the time. They need to turn off the freaking honey boo boo and the rest of the garbage that passes for entertainment these days and pay attention to what’s happening right under their noses.


45 posted on 05/14/2014 10:06:46 AM PDT by JWC 1965
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