Skip to comments.Coburn: 'For $8M, We Can Put them All on a First-Class Seat Back to Their Homes' [Illegals]
Posted on 07/10/2014 11:55:02 AM PDT by QT3.14
On the same day President Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion dollars to deal with the crisis at the Southwest border, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) called it "the wrong approach."
"Look, for $8 million, we can put them all on a first-class seat back to their homes. That's $8 million. That's a first-class seat, one way, to each of their homes," Coburn told CNN's "Crossfire" on Tuesday.
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$8 mil for tickets and enough for the NG on the border. Period!
I’d be willing for Air Force One to ship him back to Kenya ...
I think the CRAF should be activated. That way we can really beat the craf out of the illegals!
The Civil Reserve Air Fleet is part of the United States’s mobility resources. Selected aircraft from U.S. airlines, contractually committed to Civil Reserve Air Fleet, support United States Department of Defense airlift requirements in emergencies when the need for airlift exceeds the capability of military aircraft.
Three stages of incremental activation allow for tailoring an airlift force suitable for the contingency at hand. Stage I is for minor regional crises, Stage II would be used for major theater war and Stage III for periods of national mobilization.
The commander, U.S. Transportation Command, with approval of the secretary of defense, is the activation authority for all three stages of Civil Reserve Air Fleet. During a crisis, if AMC has a need for additional aircraft, it would request the commander of USTRANSCOM to take steps to activate the appropriate Civil Reserve Air Fleet stage.
Each stage of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet activation is only used to the extent necessary to provide the amount of civil augmentation airlift needed by Department of Defense. When notified of call-up, the carrier response time to have its aircraft ready for a Civil Reserve Air Fleet mission is 24 to 48 hours after the mission is assigned by AMC. The air carriers continue to operate and maintain the aircraft with their resources; however, AMC controls the aircraft missions.
CRAF has been activated once as part of Operation Desert Shield and once as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
he corrected himself, more like $18 million
Fly them all out of Lackland. There is a runway there.
I’d go one step further. I would offer each family $5K not to come back. And if they had an illegal relative already in the US, give them an additional $5K to take them home also.
Stick all of them in a C5 Galaxy, hand them Parachutes when they get to Guatemala and open the rear loading ramp.
They can probably get the job done in a couple of days just using one Plane.
“he corrected himself, more like $18 million”
Of which, I will be more than happy to pay my “fair share”
Only problem it might be an incentive for, let’s say a family of four thinking it would worth it to trudge to the U.S., collect $20K and get sent back home with all that cash.