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Democrats Are Positive The Border is Secure
Washington Free Beacon ^ | 7/18/2014 | David Rutz

Posted on 07/18/2014 4:14:34 AM PDT by markomalley

The border is secure. It’s more secure than ever. It’s so, so secure.

Democrats from the White House, U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have repeated that chorus over the years, but the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border has seen more than 50,000 children caught crossing it just since October. Undocumented immigrants have been sent to states like Oklahoma and Nebraska without warning. President Obama, fiercely criticized for attending fundraisers last week rather than visiting the border, has an approval rating of just 28 percent on the subject.

Yet President Obama declared in 2011 his administration had solidified the border during an address in El Paso, Texas, advocating for immigration reform.

“We have strengthened border security beyond what many believed was possible,” he said, later mocking Republicans in his usual exaggerated manner by saying they would next want a moat with alligators.

Then-Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano insisted on several occasions the U.S. had secured it better than ever before, and such Texas Democrats as Rep. Beto O’Rourke and Rep. Marc Veasey were emboldened to mimic the line in 2013.

Even in recent weeks as the crisis has made national headlines, Sens. Harry Reid (D., Nev.), Richard Blumenthal (D., Conn.) and Martin Heinrich (D., N.M.) declared the border is secure, as did Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D., Ill.) on Face the Nation. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D., Texas), never one to shy away from propping up the White House, managed to say it was “under control.”


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: baghdadbob; delusion

1 posted on 07/18/2014 4:14:34 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Yet the enemedia has yet to ask, “Then how did hundreds of thousands of CHILDREN manage to get across it?”


2 posted on 07/18/2014 4:16:08 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Common Sense 101
They got across ‘securely’
3 posted on 07/18/2014 4:27:02 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Common Sense 101

Well, the border IS secure. If you are trying to get into Mexico illegally.

Just ask Andrew Tahmooressi about the efficiency the Mexican authorities have in impounding contraband and holding the suspect in detention. Hell, he even offered to turn around and go back, and they STILL would not allow him that option.

It is like a one-way sieve.


4 posted on 07/18/2014 4:27:11 AM PDT by alloysteel (Most people become who they promised they would never be.)
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To: markomalley

The border *is* secure. We are absolutely not having a crisis in which thousands of Canadians are swarming across our border. In fact, the only Canadian I have seen recently is here legally and has a green card.


5 posted on 07/18/2014 4:32:38 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: markomalley

The border *is* secure. We are absolutely not having a crisis in which thousands of Canadians are swarming across our border. In fact, the only Canadian I have seen recently is here legally and has a green card.


6 posted on 07/18/2014 4:32:38 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: markomalley

Secure against all but future Democrat voters.

They don’t count, obviously.


7 posted on 07/18/2014 4:37:00 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: markomalley

Harry Reid sees no need to secure the border - but he’s in the process of moving his own family into a gated community that is protected 24 hours a day by an armed security force.


8 posted on 07/18/2014 4:42:13 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: exDemMom
I knew a Canadian who was here illegally; he was Québécoise.

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9 posted on 07/18/2014 4:43:45 AM PDT by Mycroft Holmes (The fool is always greater than the proof.)
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To: Mycroft Holmes

“Secured”....Yea, wide open!


10 posted on 07/18/2014 4:55:58 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: markomalley

11 posted on 07/18/2014 4:56:51 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: markomalley

And if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. Period. End of discussion.


12 posted on 07/18/2014 4:58:25 AM PDT by tacticalogic
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To: markomalley

LOL...good picture to associate with the Dems line. Dingy Harry to Obama: “the border is secure, boss... we are securely letting in as many illegals as we can.”


13 posted on 07/18/2014 5:04:37 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Common Sense 101
“Then how did hundreds of thousands of CHILDREN manage to get across it?”

Well it's quit simple really.
The boarder is secure in that, nobody gets across that they don't want to get across.
And they want those children to get across.

14 posted on 07/18/2014 5:12:39 AM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: markomalley

They will say the same thng come early November when their rear-ends get handed to them by the voters in the mid-terms.


15 posted on 07/18/2014 5:13:22 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Biggirl
They will say the same thng come early November when their rear-ends get handed to them by the voters in the mid-terms.

To repeat a comment I made this morning on another thread:

Never underestimate the capacity of the feckless GOPe to snatch defeat from the claws of victory.


16 posted on 07/18/2014 5:16:59 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: markomalley

The border is secure. Only those people are crossing it who have been invited and who are desired by those who control border policy.


17 posted on 07/18/2014 5:19:53 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: markomalley
"The Border is Secure!"


18 posted on 07/18/2014 5:21:43 AM PDT by IamConservative (If fighting fire with fire is a good idea, why do the pros use water?)
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To: markomalley

That is why conservatives have to take the fight to the GOPe.


19 posted on 07/18/2014 5:23:57 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: markomalley

“SECURE-ly” pro commie-lib democRAT.


20 posted on 07/18/2014 5:39:54 AM PDT by Tucker39 (Welcome to America! Now speak English; and keep to the right....In driving, in Faith, and in politic)
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To: Common Sense 101

If your child’s school is shut down this year for a TB outbreak, be sure and thank a democrat.


21 posted on 07/18/2014 5:41:57 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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bttt


22 posted on 07/18/2014 5:55:36 AM PDT by deport
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To: markomalley

Purple koolaid drinkers.


23 posted on 07/18/2014 9:39:45 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: CPT Clay

[ If your child’s school is shut down this year for a TB outbreak, be sure and thank a democrat. ]

If your child catches TB make sure to take your child to visit their pro-amnesty congresscritter in their office in DC when they are their most contagious.


24 posted on 07/18/2014 9:54:06 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: markomalley

Democrats are wrong.

Wrong wrong wrong.

Yet nobody is doing a thing. No Republicans. No democrats. Nobody.


25 posted on 07/18/2014 9:55:20 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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