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Robert Reich: Border Children Should Be Declared 'Drug War Refugees'
breitbart.com ^ | July 16, 2014

Posted on 07/16/2014 8:31:07 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

Reich said, "We are implicated in a variety of ways. We are the customers. I mean, if there weren't a lot of Americans seeking marijuana and heroin and cocaine," adding "there would not be a drug war, there would not be violence in Central America and Mexico and the corridors, the highways taking a these drugs to American customers."

Reich said therefore the unaccompanied minors are "refugees from our drug war" and to send them home would be to "force them back to death." He added to those who disagree with his position, "When did our country become so mean spirited?"

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; wod

1 posted on 07/16/2014 8:31:07 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Everything but the truth.


2 posted on 07/16/2014 8:33:12 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The Commie bastards never give up. But the stupid sheep keep believing them so.............


3 posted on 07/16/2014 8:35:08 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Sure Bob, “We all have AIDs.” Crawl back down your hobbit hole and let the grownups talk.


4 posted on 07/16/2014 8:35:35 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Stand up when you want to speak Bobby!!! Oops! Sorry. You are standing up.


5 posted on 07/16/2014 8:36:37 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Reich is a refugee from reality.


6 posted on 07/16/2014 8:37:27 PM PDT by AHerald ("Do not fear, only believe." - Mark 5:36)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"When did our country become so mean spirited?"

Ah, that was when the American taxpayers became outnumbered by the illegal south of the border freeloaders.

7 posted on 07/16/2014 8:38:38 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Classic!


8 posted on 07/16/2014 8:38:48 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Me and Robert must be wired differently. If I felt the drug war was solely our fault, I would seal the border immediately and do my best to limit the damage. Apparently the smart answer is to leave the border wide open, continue the cause of the problem and declare ourselves the foster parents of the rest of the hemisphere.


9 posted on 07/16/2014 8:40:56 PM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“I mean, if there weren’t a lot of Americans seeking marijuana and heroin and cocaine,” adding “there would not be a drug war, there would not be violence in Central America and Mexico and the corridors”

Yes, because Latin America has historical been such a *peaceful* place aside from the drug trade.

I declare Robert Reich to be a braying jackarse.


10 posted on 07/16/2014 8:41:21 PM PDT by DemforBush (Whoever double-crosses me and leaves me alive, he understands nothing about Tuco.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

If these Boarder Children are “refugees”, then send them over to Banki Moon’s house at the UN. They aren’t our problem.


11 posted on 07/16/2014 8:43:15 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I mean, if there weren't a lot of Americans seeking marijuana and heroin and cocaine," adding "there would not be a drug war, there would not be violence in Central America and Mexico and the corridors, the highways taking a these drugs to American customers."

But...but...but without their parents selling drugs to Americans, they wouldn't have the dough to pay the "coyotes" $5000.00 a pop to hand their children over to the U.S. Boarder Patrol to be programed as DemocRAT U.S. voters.

12 posted on 07/16/2014 8:48:23 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Hey Bobby - how’s that dementia coming along?


13 posted on 07/16/2014 8:48:35 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

We have hundreds of thousands of kids who are citizens living in the hell holes of America. We should be taking care of them first. We have kids being shot down in the street every night in America..maybe we should allow them to walk into good neighborhoods and be declared refugees and then housed, fed and educated by the govt.


14 posted on 07/16/2014 8:52:57 PM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: Tailgunner Joe

No, you stupid ass, WE are not the problem. If you really feel guilty, go to confession/ don’t ruin your country. My friend told me the immigrant problem was deserved, because ‘we stole the country from the Indians.’ I just posted, ‘// rolling eyes’ and have not heard from her since:(,


15 posted on 07/16/2014 8:53:33 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

For God’s sake, what a freakin’ nut job.

John and Ken have been going over some of the records of these children. They ARE NOT refugees. They were sent up here by their parents, who want a foot in the door to the U.S.

Frankly, any parent that would send their kid on this trek, should be placed in prison.


16 posted on 07/16/2014 8:54:35 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Think how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are stupider than that.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Riiiight...

Then comes the War on Poverty refugees.

Then comes the War on Women refugees.

Then comes...

-PJ

17 posted on 07/16/2014 8:54:54 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Well if were going to use that craptastic reasoning I still demand we care for the American children that are victims of the corrupt narco dealers selling drugs to Americans first! After all if there weren't so many drug dealers south of our border there wouldn't be such a demand. I can use stupid arguments just like Reiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiich, except they give me a headache.
18 posted on 07/16/2014 8:56:38 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Robert Reich reminds me of “where’s my fly swatter.”


19 posted on 07/16/2014 8:58:20 PM PDT by rockinqsranch ((Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.))
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Robert Reich said = Also sprach der Giftzwerg.

Yes, it’s a reference to the Third Reich (pun intended) because the Libtards are using the same playbook as did the players in the late, unlamented Third Reich.


20 posted on 07/16/2014 8:59:32 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est. Because of what Islam is - and for what Muslims do.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Ol Robert comes up a bit short on his reasoning.


21 posted on 07/16/2014 8:59:38 PM PDT by mylife
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To: Tailgunner Joe; Impy; NFHale; GOPsterinMA; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj
RE:”Robert Reich: Border Children Should Be Declared ‘Drug War Refugees’”

Sounds like what Rand Paul believes.

Something tells me that legalized crack cocaine and crystal meth is not going to help us here, Robert.

To get the whites and the blacks busy gambling and using drugs to raise tax $$$, and then we must hire more and more ‘immigrants’ to do everything for us as great numbers of us are slaves to addiction, .

Some Libertarians hate me for pointing this out.

22 posted on 07/16/2014 9:00:07 PM PDT by sickoflibs (King Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. Just follow my commands you serfs""')
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Great, send all these vermin to Mr. Reich’s neighborhood.


23 posted on 07/16/2014 9:05:56 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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He walks among giants!


24 posted on 07/16/2014 9:11:16 PM PDT by mylife
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To: Tailgunner Joe

When is this guy going to become gone?


25 posted on 07/16/2014 9:37:52 PM PDT by Parmy
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Robert Reich should be declared and assclown turd.


26 posted on 07/16/2014 9:40:53 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He want’s mean spirited? How’s this: “Shut up, you little midget!”


27 posted on 07/16/2014 9:47:16 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: sickoflibs
RE:”Robert Reich: Border Children Should Be Declared ‘Drug War Refugees’”

Sounds like what Rand Paul believes.

Central America exports billions of dollars worth of coffee and flowers to the US without violence. Rand Paul might be on to something.

Something tells me that legalized crack cocaine and crystal meth is not going to help us here, Robert.

Question is whether the drug war makes things worse.

Ten years ago, Portugal decriminalized all drugs. One decade after this unprecedented experiment, drug abuse is down by half:

Health experts in Portugal said Friday that Portugal’s decision 10 years ago to decriminalise drug use and treat addicts rather than punishing them is an experiment that has worked.

“There is no doubt that the phenomenon of addiction is in decline in Portugal,” said Joao Goulao, President of the Institute of Drugs and Drugs Addiction, a press conference to mark the 10th anniversary of the law.

The number of addicts considered “problematic” — those who repeatedly use “hard” drugs and intravenous users — had fallen by half since the early 1990s, when the figure was estimated at around 100,000 people, Goulao said.

Other factors had also played their part however, Goulao, a medical doctor added.

“This development can not only be attributed to decriminalisation but to a confluence of treatment and risk reduction policies.”

Many of these innovative treatment procedures would not have emerged if addicts had continued to be arrested and locked up rather than treated by medical experts and psychologists. Currently 40,000 people in Portugal are being treated for drug abuse. This is a far cheaper, far more humane way to tackle the problem. Rather than locking up 100,000 criminals, the Portuguese are working to cure 40,000 patients and fine-tuning a whole new canon of drug treatment knowledge at the same time.

None of this is possible when waging a war.

Some Libertarians hate me for pointing this out.

No, Libertarians hate the War on the Bill of Rights, the militarization of our police force and the encroachment of the Federal government into areas of our life they are not empowered by the Article I, Section 8 and further that are reserved by the 10th amendment to the People and the States.

28 posted on 07/16/2014 9:50:22 PM PDT by Gunslingr3
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To: Oldexpat; All

Good point. They become some of our home grown gangs, and we send the Hispanic illegal gang members back to central america. We need to figure out a better way to deal with both problems.


29 posted on 07/16/2014 9:50:55 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"... "We are implicated in a variety of ways. We are the customers. I mean, if there weren't a lot of Americans seeking marijuana and heroin and cocaine," adding "there would not be a drug war [...]"

When he says "Americans", he means liberals.

When he says "We", he means all the people who'd test positive for drugs on a urinalysis test. Robert Reich needs to put his money where his mouth is (about as high as where my wallet is) and pee into a cup and submit it for testing.

I'll even go find a wee little thimble for him to pee in.

30 posted on 07/16/2014 9:52:48 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid
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To: Tailgunner Joe
“When did this country become so mean spirited?”


31 posted on 07/16/2014 9:55:59 PM PDT by RichInOC (If Democrats didn't have double standards, they'd have no standards at all.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I remember when we had a “drug war” in central America we sent a bunch of troops down to Panama and arrested their President and dragged him back here and sent him to prison for life.

If these children are really drug war refugees, then we need a repeat of that action.

But everyone knows it’s all BU££$#!+.


32 posted on 07/16/2014 10:06:21 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Robert Reich: Border Children Should Be Declared 'Drug War Refugees'

Me: Robert Reich Should Be Declared 'Foolish Communist Dwarf Persona Non Grata'

33 posted on 07/17/2014 1:24:05 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I see Shory’s back


34 posted on 07/17/2014 6:46:38 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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