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Homeland Security Seeks Thousands Of Pairs Of Underwear For Detained Immigrants
houston.cbslocal.com ^ | June 24, 2014 10:05 AM | Staff

Posted on 06/24/2014 9:25:07 AM PDT by Red Badger

El Paso, Texas (CBS HOUSTON) – The Department of Homeland Security is looking to fulfill an order for thousands of pairs of men’s underwear – with hundreds of the requested men’s briefs in the 5X and 6X-large sizes.

A solicitation posted earlier this month by the Immigration & Customs Enforcement office seeks thousands of “White 100% Cotton Men’s Briefs” ranging from mediums to hundreds of 6X-large pairs of the underwear.

ICE facilities have seen a recent influx of detained immigrants awaiting deportation, during which time, the detention facilities require such basic items for the detained aliens, Breitbart reported. The ICE orders for the underwear are not unusual for the immigration detention facilities, according to ICE officials.

“This [request for quote] is a normal solicitation for routinely procured items needed at ICE-owned detention facilities around the country,” an ICE spokesperson explained to Breitbart News on Monday. “At ICE-owned detention facilities, the agency is required to provide basic necessities in order to feed and clothe detained aliens.”

The solicitation placed through Federal Business Opportunities cites that the large order – and large underwear – are bound for El Paso, Texas.

But such clothing orders may likely be needed in similar alien detention facilities across the southwestern U.S.

Earlier this month, more than 1,000 unaccompanied Central American children crowded into a Border Patrol facility in Nogales, Ariz. The flood of Central American minors has increased dramatically since last year, sparking what President Barack Obama called an “urgent humanitarian situation” near southwestern U.S. borders.

According to Green Valley News, the children are given medical exams, background checks, food, clothing and showers in the period before they are deported. However, a Border Patrol spokesman said that the agency is not accepting clothing or toy donations because there is not enough staff to inspect the items for cleanliness or safety.

State Sen. Andrea Dalessandro, D-Sahuarita, said there is not enough space in the crowded holding facilities to handle donations of clothing.

DHS data on arrested unaccompanied minors shows that since Oct. 1, there have been 11,577 from Mexico, 13,282 from Honduras and 11,479 from Guatemala. There have been 9,850 from Salvador.


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KEYWORDS: aliens; illegals
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The Department of Homeland Security is looking to fulfill an order for thousands of pairs of men’s underwear – with hundreds of the requested men’s briefs in the 5X and 6X-large sizes. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

5X and 6X?...................................Are we getting illegal Sumo Wrestlers rolling across the border?...............

1 posted on 06/24/2014 9:25:07 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: Red Badger

“for the chillrun”


2 posted on 06/24/2014 9:26:57 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Red Badger

Sounds like an opportunity for the Clintons to get more tax deductions for their used skivvies.


3 posted on 06/24/2014 9:27:14 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Red Badger

That was MY thought


4 posted on 06/24/2014 9:27:35 AM PDT by knarf (brooklyn bridge)
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To: Red Badger

don’t bother , not one minute , turn them all around and send them back across .
and while they are at it , blow all the north bound rail bridges within 200 miles of our border .


5 posted on 06/24/2014 9:29:31 AM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Red Badger
...the children are given medical exams, background checks, food, clothing and showers in the period before they are deported. However, a Border Patrol spokesman said that the agency is not accepting clothing or toy donations because there is not enough staff to inspect the items for cleanliness or safety.

Well, I certainly hope they're all getting a mani and pedi. And a mint on their pillows.

For the love of Pete! Hand them a baloney sandwich and a bottle of water and boot them back!

6 posted on 06/24/2014 9:29:39 AM PDT by Nea Wood (When people get used to preferential treatment, equal treatment seems like discrimination.-Sowell)
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To: Red Badger
58" - 60" .. 62" - 64"

We're allowing in guys that have FIVE FOOT WAISTS ?????

7 posted on 06/24/2014 9:29:46 AM PDT by knarf (brooklyn bridge)
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To: Red Badger
FINALLY! THE UNDERPANTS GNOMES SCORE BIG!!!


8 posted on 06/24/2014 9:29:55 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: bigbob

I’m thinking that there is more to the story that the mediots are not telling.

This must be Mariel Boatlift Version 2.0

Could the nations south of the border be emptying their hospitals and insane asylums just as Castro did on Jimmah Cahtah?

Could they be divesting themselves of morbidly obese people to get rid of their problems?

Could they be clearing out their prisons?.....................


9 posted on 06/24/2014 9:30:16 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: knarf

Sounds like the Japanese Olympic Sumo Wrestling team................


10 posted on 06/24/2014 9:31:12 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Red Badger

11 posted on 06/24/2014 9:32:01 AM PDT by knarf (brooklyn bridge)
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To: knarf

I told my wife that from all the pictures they sure look well dressed and very well fed for being “refugees”.


12 posted on 06/24/2014 9:32:39 AM PDT by yobid (Don't pet the sweaty things)
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To: LeoWindhorse

Get enough of those 5X and 6X guys on the rail bridges and they will collapse on their own..................


13 posted on 06/24/2014 9:32:59 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Red Badger
The flood of illegals is overwhelming the Border Patrol and giving cover/misdirection for invaders of the cartel/jihad persuasion. It's not going to turn out well.
14 posted on 06/24/2014 9:33:28 AM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Red Badger

Gee I thought it was just children rushing the border.


15 posted on 06/24/2014 9:33:45 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: Old Yeller

They must be morbidly obese children.......................


16 posted on 06/24/2014 9:34:13 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Red Badger

5X men briefs size measures 58-60 inches

http://www.dimensionsinfo.com/men-briefs-sizes/

Those are some really big children!


17 posted on 06/24/2014 9:35:10 AM PDT by sheana
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To: LeoWindhorse

Why,Obama invited them in,back in January on the governments
procurement website they were requesting bids from vendors to transport a large number of immigrant minors to camps throughout the US. Diseases and all


18 posted on 06/24/2014 9:38:17 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: Red Badger

DHS could sell or trade some ammo for undies.

Otherwise they can effoff.


19 posted on 06/24/2014 9:38:26 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Red Badger

If you shoot them you don’t have to dress them.


20 posted on 06/24/2014 9:38:55 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: yobid
as is always the case.

I don't think I've ever ... ever ... seen a third world pic of someone in rags, naked or half-naked, etc (unless Sally Struthers promotefd it) ...

They all have white sneakers, clean shirts and pants ... even dust bowl african women have clean wind-flowing gown types ... colorful and clean.

21 posted on 06/24/2014 9:39:48 AM PDT by knarf (brooklyn bridge)
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To: Red Badger

How can someone shlep across Mexico and still be so FAT?

I’m fat and I don’t wear underpants that big.


22 posted on 06/24/2014 9:40:19 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Red Badger

Do they need to be clean, or will they be OK with some skid marks?


23 posted on 06/24/2014 9:44:35 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Could always add some with a Sharpie.


24 posted on 06/24/2014 9:45:09 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Red Badger

Step one: Steal underwear.
Step Two: ?
Step three: PROFIT!

Send them 7XL sizes in accordance to the meme that all Americans are obese.


25 posted on 06/24/2014 9:45:46 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Well that would be mean. And I wouldn’t. Still, why the huge ones.


26 posted on 06/24/2014 9:45:59 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Red Badger

I’ll consider contributing to that fund if I receive assurance from Border Patrol agents that the butts for which the underwear are needed are south of the Rio Grande.


27 posted on 06/24/2014 9:46:35 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: knarf

oh, the waists...


28 posted on 06/24/2014 9:46:57 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: HiTech RedNeck

They rode all the way!................

29 posted on 06/24/2014 9:48:26 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: John O
If you shoot them you don’t have to dress them.

I dress everything I shoot.....................

30 posted on 06/24/2014 9:49:50 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Revenge for Montezuma’s Revenge?................


31 posted on 06/24/2014 9:50:45 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Red Badger

No tunnels?


32 posted on 06/24/2014 9:51:51 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Red Badger

I told my family to start throwing their dirty underwear in a bag instead of washing them. When the bag is full, we will send it to Homeland Security.


33 posted on 06/24/2014 9:53:52 AM PDT by pallis
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To: SharpRightTurn

I’ll consider contributing to that fund if I receive assurance from Border Patrol agents that the butts for which the underwear are needed are south of the Rio Grande.

Be careful. There are places you could be 'South of the Rio Grande' and still be in the US!................

34 posted on 06/24/2014 9:54:42 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: pallis

You might be arrested for an ‘Act of Terrorism’.......................


35 posted on 06/24/2014 9:55:57 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Only the Drug smugglers use those...............


36 posted on 06/24/2014 9:56:56 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Lazamataz

Updated Drudge headline:

BORDER MESS: ‘HOMELAND’ UNDERWEAR CRISES
URGENTLY NEED 42,000 PAIRS!


37 posted on 06/24/2014 9:59:50 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Updated Drudge headline:

BORDER MESS: ‘HOMELAND’ UNDERWEAR CRISES
URGENTLY NEED 42,000 PAIRS!


38 posted on 06/24/2014 10:00:34 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Red Badger

“They don’t say ‘Hanes’ until I say they say ‘Hanes’” - Inspector 12


39 posted on 06/24/2014 10:01:05 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: knarf

Algore must be on the receiving end of these big underpants...


40 posted on 06/24/2014 10:02:39 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: Red Badger
The yutes can't be expected to wash clothes.
41 posted on 06/24/2014 10:04:34 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Red Badger
Okay. I've now determined that 81.1% of men wear size S-2XL briefs, and only 3.8% wear 2XL.

I can't find data on 3XL and larger, but 18.9% of men wear a larger size brief than 2XL.

Source: ROSS, TAIHESIA ALTOVISE. Sizing and Fit of Men’s Underwear. I think it was around page 105 of the report.

42 posted on 06/24/2014 10:05:29 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: MichaelCorleone

43 posted on 06/24/2014 10:05:32 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: mountainlion

Which begs the question:

What are they gonna do with the old ones?...................


44 posted on 06/24/2014 10:07:25 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Red Badger
5X and 6X ? In white!?!?

Those sizes you want in black - they hide tubby boy and tubby girl skid marks - ( portraits of Obama)

45 posted on 06/24/2014 10:12:05 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever)
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To: Red Badger

5X/6X...I think it obvious they are not starving in South America.


46 posted on 06/24/2014 10:15:37 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: atc23

If I were to go shopping for 5X and 6X sizes I wouldn’t know where to even begin..............................


47 posted on 06/24/2014 10:16:25 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: PoloSec

It must be all that cheap sugar they buy at world market prices, unlike our domestic where we pay double or triple that amount...................


48 posted on 06/24/2014 10:17:43 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: PoloSec

http://commodities.about.com/od/researchcommodities/a/The-Two-Sugar-Markets-Us-Sugar-And-World-Sugar.htm


49 posted on 06/24/2014 10:19:19 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Red Badger

Obama requested these kids come to overcome the border guards and our border security, so let’s force him to personally cough up the money...from his own millions stored offshore.


50 posted on 06/24/2014 10:21:30 AM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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