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Illegals Walk In
Townhall.com ^ | July 12, 2014 | Scottie Hughes

Posted on 07/12/2014 7:24:51 AM PDT by Kaslin

Wouldn’t $3.7 Billion better be used to build a concrete wall across the border of the United States? The fence that the American people were promised when President George W. Bush signed the Secure Fence Act of 2006 saying “This bill will help protect the American people. This bill will make our borders more secure. It is an important step toward immigration reform."

The Fence Act passed the Senate 80-19 and approved $1.2 billion to be used to build a physical barrier more then 700 miles along the Mexico-United States border.

Therefore, with 3x the budget being spent to care and detain unaccompanied children, overtime for border patrol officers and legal aid, wouldn’t it be make more sense to actual fulfill the law in place and eliminate the majority of the problem?

At this point, anything built would be better then what we have now which is simply a non-existent border where people “can literally walk into the United States,” as Santa Cruz AZ Sherriff Tony Estrada said on the “Dan Maduri Show.”

In a press conference on Wednesday night, President Obama refused to acknowledge the fact that his “Dream Act,” as well as his 2012 Executive Order of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is what motivated this surge of illegal children. The President continued his normal pass the blame policy, putting the blame on the Republican lead House of Representatives for the problem because they have not passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill.

Specifically calling out the Texas delegation, President Obama pushed for his supplemental bill to be passed immediately with comprehensive reform to closely follow.

President Obama trying to appeal to conservatives touted that he had a very productive meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry as well had deported more then 2 million people, which is more then any other administration. The truth is however that President Obama has also halted the deportations of spouses, children, and parents of Armed Forces personnel as well with the DACA if an illegal is granted status they can stay here for two years. But there's no promise it will last and no way to citizenship. But for the hundreds of thousands illegals who are already who have it, it is a huge start.

If this President really wanted to solve this crisis, he could immediately activate the National Guard to the border saying this is a National Security threat and then turn around and ask Congress to continue the funding to keep the troops in place until the fence was completed.

However, that would be considered creating solutions not playing politics, something this President is not known for doing.

Sherriff’s interview can be heard here.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: aliens; bordersecurity; illegals

1 posted on 07/12/2014 7:24:52 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

If they don’t fix this soon we will and I don’t think they will like the way we fix it. The American people are getting fed up.


2 posted on 07/12/2014 7:31:14 AM PDT by McGavin999
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To: Kaslin

This is the end of America. As Milton Friedman observed you can’t create a welfare nation and at the same time allow unfettered immigration , legal or illegal. If you do at some point you will suffer a complete collapse of your economy, your society and your nation. This recent deluge of illegals(notice that it’s mother and children, to maximize the propaganda angle) is a strategy that Obama and his henchmen have devised(Cloward-Piven) to finish this nation off. He won’t go to the border because he doesn’t need to. He knows what he’s doing. His plan is working out. I simply am furious at this as are most of you. God forgive me but I hate Mexicans. I can’t stand the sight of them.


3 posted on 07/12/2014 7:35:47 AM PDT by jmacusa
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To: Kaslin

U.S. Constitution, Article IV, Section 4: The United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, AND SHALL PROTECT EACH OF THEM AGAINST INVASION.

4 posted on 07/12/2014 7:38:08 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: jmacusa

This exactly the purpose of that arrogant pos occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave and the rats are helping him to achieve it.


5 posted on 07/12/2014 7:38:44 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

THAT is the right thing to do — instead of coddling or chasing the ones here already, we need to stop FURTHER invasion.


6 posted on 07/12/2014 7:48:45 AM PDT by expat2
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To: Kaslin

Bush had three years to build a physical barrier. He would have had more if he had pushed the bill in his first year as president instead of pushing for amnesty. His administration also pushed the “virtual fence”, giving defense contractors billions of dollars for technology that won’t stop one person from crossing, instead of concrete and barbed wire fencing that has been proven to work for centuries. Had Bush made this a priority, we’d have a physical fence and fewer illegals clamoring for social services.

Another epic George W. Bush failure. Given that he and his father have always pushed the globalist agenda, not a surprise. With Jeb we get more of the same.


7 posted on 07/12/2014 7:52:11 AM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Kaslin

Politicians, journalists keep referring to the illegals, the “UAC’s” as “Children”. Curious if these “children” are really “children” anymore. Perhaps physically they are, but once they have been twisted, morphed, adulterated to widgets, and manipulated to motivate in predetermined political directions are they still recoverable as “children”?

The Left also sees no problem with “children” in the stewardship of homosexuals. I see evil “It’s for the children” Leftist’s using innocents as a tool.

Back to the point though is why are we calling them “UAC’s”, and “Children” when we should call them what they are “illegal invaders”. Why do we allow the Left to put the word “Children”, and “UAC’s” in our mouths.


8 posted on 07/12/2014 7:56:20 AM PDT by rockinqsranch ((Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.))
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To: jmacusa
These are the "replacement Americans," as another Freeper astutely pointed out. They're here in place of the tens of millions of Americans who ended up in dumpster's outside of abortion clinics over the last 40-50 years.

There's no need to mourn the end of a nation that has done so much to promote its own demise.

9 posted on 07/12/2014 8:14:30 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: Kaslin

Why do we reward bad behavior on the part of the pResident? Congress should not authorize Obama one penny! As a matter of fact, they should CUT his funding by X% each month until he seals the border. Cut funding for AF-1. Cut funding for the Secret Service. Then if he wants to take vacations, he can pay for his flight and his security out of his pocket. Cut the DHS and DOJ budgets likewise. Cut DOJ X% per month until they appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the IRS scandal. Cut the IRS budget X% per month until they provide all information Congress asks for. Obama has the inherent authority to reprogram funds within budget lines, and can ask Congress for reprogramming authority where he does not already have that authority. It seems his answer to everything is to throw money at it. He can be trained to do otherwise and make the difficult funding choices he is supposed to be doing.


10 posted on 07/12/2014 8:24:41 AM PDT by Temujinshordes
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To: rockinqsranch
“It’s for the children” Leftist’s using innocents as a tool.

It is a sacrifice to Moloch. Once upon a time, it was blatant -- people took screaming children and threw them into raging fires. Today, we are somewhat more subtle, but we still sacrifice children as part of our evil deeds -- and we justify it because "kids need our help".

We are a sick and evil society.

11 posted on 07/12/2014 8:27:42 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: Kaslin

It won’t be built for the same reason it hasn’t been built for generations: It would keep illegal aliens out!


12 posted on 07/12/2014 8:43:46 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: expat2

When will opposition to this dire threat to the very existence of this republic take the form of anything but talk? Don’t get me wrong; I’m not implying that I know the answer as to what to do to change talk to action. We at FR know what should be done about the crisis but not how to make it happen.


13 posted on 07/12/2014 8:51:47 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: Kaslin

“Homeland Security” has now become the Boarder Patrol. Come on in and they’ll make sure they put you up in some new digs costing the U.S. taxpayers $6054 per month.


14 posted on 07/12/2014 9:07:06 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: Kaslin
Democrats want them for the millions of votes and the expansion of gubmint, GOP-e's want them because they want workers happy to mow their yard for $2/hr.

This is why you're not seeing any pushback from Crybaby Boner and Turtle McConnell, when Border Security would be the Winning Issue in this fall's elections.

15 posted on 07/12/2014 9:42:01 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Ob)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Once upon a time, it was blatant -- people took screaming children and threw them into raging fires.

We still do that...they're called Abortion Clinics. For example, over 12 million black babies have been lynched by Abortionists since 1973.

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16 posted on 07/12/2014 9:46:41 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Ob)
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To: Soul of the South
Bush had three years to build a physical barrier. He would have had more if he had pushed the bill in his first year as president instead of pushing for amnesty.

I loathed the entire Statist bush clan.

It is in the record that if 9-11 didn't happen Bush was going to make 100% Amnesty his #1 priority.

I wonder what the coming here for love Bush family has to say about this ongoing invasion by anti-English, anti-American third world criminals? They are very quiet (but likely smiling)

17 posted on 07/12/2014 9:49:43 AM PDT by sand88 (We can never legislate our way back to Liberty)
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To: Soul of the South
Blah, blah, blah.

Put the blame to where it belongs. Not on President Bush. It is that arrogant pos occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave and the rats who do not want to fix the boarder, and you darn well know that.

Another thing: Get over your BDS

18 posted on 07/12/2014 9:51:13 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: sand88

Get over your BDS


19 posted on 07/12/2014 9:53:02 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin
Get over your BDS

LOL. It isn't derangement.

A purely rational review of all the the Bush policies will show them to be pure Statists. The Bush family worships at the Alter of State Power.

You Bush lovers make me laugh.

P.S. Did I tell you I loathe the Statist Bush clan?? :)

20 posted on 07/12/2014 10:05:39 AM PDT by sand88 (We can never legislate our way back to Liberty)
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To: Alberta's Child

As tragic as are the aborted souls of the innocent ,the blood and treasure of Americans from Bunker Hill to Belleau Wood, Normandy, Iwo Jima, The Chosin Resevoir, Khe San to Fallujah demand that we, their inheritors do something about the dismantling of the nation they died for. I’m not being a ‘’keyboard commando’’ here but by if I have to go down to DC and drag that Marxist son of b!tch out of The White House I’ll do it!!


21 posted on 07/12/2014 11:59:53 AM PDT by jmacusa
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To: Kaslin

“Another thing: Get over your BDS”

It is a fact George H.W. Bush failed to secure the border after he took over from Reagan. Clinton continued his loose enforcement policy as did his son and Obama.

George W. Bush pushed amnesty during his first term and fought those in Congress who insisted on securing the border first and building a physical fence. Once the money was appropriated by Congress for a 700 mile physical barrier, he moved into slow execution mode, leaving it to his successor who continued his policy of dragging his feet on securing the border.

Sorry, but both Bushes contributed greatly to the current immigration problem. They both had a choice between strict enforcement of the border and weak enforcement. Both have a globalist mindset and both chose open borders when they had the opportunity to secure the border. Those are the facts. Brother Jeb is also for amnesty and will have a wide open border if he is ever elected president.

I agree Obama is responsible for the current situation with the children, but he’d have a much more difficult time doing what he is doing now had the Bushes pursued a tight border policy during the 12 years they were in the White House. The other culprit in this mess is the Republican House which has done nothing to reign in the president from abusing his executive power. I won’t even begin to mention the Republican Senators, most of whom are for loose borders and amnesty. Don’t forget the last 2 GOP presidential candidates have been weak on border control and have been in favor of immigration reform (code word for amnesty).

What leader of the GOP have you heard during the past 15 years stand before the American people and demand a physical fence be built, the “children” coming across the border be turned away, and the border be locked down tight? I don’t recall hearing this from any Bush, McCain, Romney, McConnell, Frist, Hastert, Boehner, Rove, or any RNC Chairman. In fact, George W. hasn’t said a word since leaving office about any of the travesties of the past 6 years. Perhaps that is to be expected. He didn’t have much to say during his term of office when he was under a blistering assault by the media and the Democrats. He was a pathetic leader and did great damage to the country.


22 posted on 07/12/2014 1:26:14 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Travis McGee

I’m seeing a lot of unaccompanied minors in that photo. Heartbreaking that the little kids are coming into our country unaccompanied by anyone who loves them ...


23 posted on 07/13/2014 2:07:54 PM PDT by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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To: Soul of the South

“He was a pathetic leader and did great damage to the country.”

But he didn’t hate this country and he and his wife had some class.

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24 posted on 07/13/2014 2:11:34 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Mears

“But he didn’t hate this country and he and his wife had some class.”

Very true. However, being a good person doesn’t make one a good president or leader. Bush failed to be an effective leader at a time when the nation needed it. Taking the nation into two wars does not make a great leader. His domestic agenda was a great failure. He expanded the welfare state and doubled the debt accumulated by all previous presidents. He failed to effectively use his veto power. He prosecuted two wars in Asia, yet was unable or unwilling to protect the southern border of this nation from invasion, allowing millions of illegals to cross during his 8 years in office.


25 posted on 07/13/2014 4:20:57 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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