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GOP, show you care about kids at border
CNN ^ | July 18, 2014 | By Maria Cardona

Posted on 07/18/2014 4:28:34 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Madness has gripped our border. I am not talking about the migrant children fleeing from crime and violence in their home countries in Central America and looking for the opportunity to live a better life. I am talking about the misguided protesters—and the right-wing public officials that egg them on, railing against anything they think even might be an immigrant.

Republicans need to get hold of themselves, understand facts and keep their anti-immigrant extremist voices in check. If they don't do it for the country's future, they should at least do it for their own political survival. Republicans cannot afford to further alienate the county's largest minority. If the GOP does not reverse its lack of Latino support, it can say good-bye to its chances of getting to the Casa Blanca.

So, how about dropping the political posturing and perhaps redeeming the party in the face of a crisis that could not be more personal to Latinos? This may be too much to ask.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; border; dnctalkingpoints; doublestandard; eliangonzalez; hypocrites; illegalalien; invasion
Editor's note: Maria Cardona is a political commentator for CNN, a Democratic strategist and principal at the Dewey Square Group. She is a former senior adviser to Hillary Clinton and was communications director for the Democratic National Committee. She also is a former communications director of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
1 posted on 07/18/2014 4:28:34 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Always the obscuring of legal and illegal immigrants. You’d almost think it was intentional.


2 posted on 07/18/2014 4:29:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
I am not talking about the migrant children fleeing from crime and violence in their home countries in Central America and looking for the opportunity to live a better life.

typical lefty BS.

this "border crisis" is organized crime.

3 posted on 07/18/2014 4:30:25 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Hear that GOP? If you support the Rule of Law and national sovereignty, you’re toast with Hispanic voters. Because those moderates and independents will vote for the communist Rats every time. LOL


4 posted on 07/18/2014 4:30:38 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

FU CNN


5 posted on 07/18/2014 4:31:00 PM PDT by uncitizen (Buckle up! We're on the Facism Fast Track!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author” and anyone else who wants to destroy America internally and externally.


6 posted on 07/18/2014 4:31:18 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I do care about them. I care about them more than this ditzy bimbo, Maria Cardona, cares about them. I want to show some love and reunite them with their families in Central America ASAP!!! Unlike this ditzy broad, I don’t want my country turned into another Central America or Mexico. FUMC


7 posted on 07/18/2014 4:32:36 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: uncitizen

Totally agree and raise you...FUCNN and the leftist horse you made love to and rode in on.


8 posted on 07/18/2014 4:33:21 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I already care too much for children to give birth to them then ship them off for American tax payers to raise for me.


9 posted on 07/18/2014 4:33:26 PM PDT by The Toll
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
GOP, show you care about kids at border

I agree, show the world the compassion of the GOP. Send the kids back to be with their loving parents. Now that, to me, is compassion.

10 posted on 07/18/2014 4:33:56 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

11 posted on 07/18/2014 4:34:46 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“I am talking about the misguided protesters—and the right-wing public officials that egg them on..”

Oh my, how typical of a marxist, trying to paint the opposition with their own brand of nonsense. Seems those little occupy freaks needed to be ‘egged on’...
True Americans have no need to wait and be told when to object to something so blatant and lawless.

So sick of the idiots who get to spew their garbage.


12 posted on 07/18/2014 4:34:47 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Maria Cardona sounds like an extremist hispanic supremacist who wants more of her own people up here for her own racist reasons.

Don't let the bigots win - stop illegal immigration.

13 posted on 07/18/2014 4:36:19 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"Republicans need to get hold of themselves, understand facts and keep their anti-immigrant extremist voices in check"

And, this from one Maria Cardona

14 posted on 07/18/2014 4:37:00 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I DON’T Care, and I’m not ashamed to put the needs of my own country first, unlike Obama.


15 posted on 07/18/2014 4:37:02 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Another crazy-assed bitch telling us what WE need to do.

Eff off.

FMCDH(BITS)

16 posted on 07/18/2014 4:37:16 PM PDT by nothingnew (Hemmer and MacCullum are the worst on FNC)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Put them back over the border. Then Mexico can show it cares.


17 posted on 07/18/2014 4:37:47 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I care and have a history of saying that we should be more concerned about this hemisphere rather than fighting Arab wars in the mideast. That doesn’t mean that we can solve everyone’s problems by bringing them here.


18 posted on 07/18/2014 4:38:29 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: kingattax

Where were our ambassadors could they not see this coming? or too busy partying


19 posted on 07/18/2014 4:41:14 PM PDT by JoanneSD
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

We care. Reunite the kids with their parents in their home countries. Bill the home countries for all expenses (or deduct from any foreign aid they receive from us).

Enforce the law!!

Secure the border!

Send them home!!


20 posted on 07/18/2014 4:41:25 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

"Bitch"

21 posted on 07/18/2014 4:45:30 PM PDT by Manic_Episode (GOP = The Whig Party)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Why should the GOP “show they care about the kids at the border”?

I mean, they can if they want, but it means absolutely, positively zero to me.


22 posted on 07/18/2014 4:46:40 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise. Hat)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
...the migrant children fleeing from crime and violence in their home countries..

They're dumber than sh*t if they came here to "flee from crime and violence". Don't they ever listen to their new DemocRAT massas? America is the most criminal and violent country in the universe. Mass killings are a dime a dozen here. Entire schools have been wiped out! It happens every day! Send them to Switzerland where everyone is armed if they want to escape crime and violence.

23 posted on 07/18/2014 4:47:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Democrats are taking time off from their constant whining about heartless conservatives who want to break up Hispanic families by deporting illegals.

They are using the time to whine about heartless conservatives who want to reunite Hispanic families by sending Obama’s illegal kids back home to their families.

It is apparent that the only time a democrat is happy is when they’re unhappy.


24 posted on 07/18/2014 4:48:03 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Republicans have no lack of support for latinos - legal ones.

As far as ‘extremists,’ go have a talk with the hired disruptors of the Occupy, LaRaza, Brown Beret, Mencha, Students for Anarchy and assorted other loonie toon groups that show up trying to provoke confrontation.


25 posted on 07/18/2014 4:50:26 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I just love it when Marxofasists give the Republicans advice, for their own good, of course! /s


26 posted on 07/18/2014 4:53:44 PM PDT by wintertime
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
HEADLINE: GOP, show you care about kids at border

I'm left wondering when they are going to show they care about ordinary Americans and our Constitution first...

27 posted on 07/18/2014 4:59:37 PM PDT by Gritty (Obama's governing as president of a Latin American republic, where only the president matters-MSteyn)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Dear Democrat's and GOP-E Enablers,

It is time to show you care about American kids and America. There will soon be no turning back from the road where we are headed.

28 posted on 07/18/2014 4:59:51 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: blueplum
DEMS, show you care about kids in the womb
29 posted on 07/18/2014 5:03:50 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Sorry. The whole world festers with violence and crime. We don’t have the money or resources to take care of their kids. We are not responsible for taking care of the kids. Our own children are facing enough difficulties.
Chip them. Send them home. Never let them return.


30 posted on 07/18/2014 5:04:42 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

by sending them home

and they aren’t at the border anymore

most of them have been released into the US

and 80% of the invaders were not kids and get no coverage


31 posted on 07/18/2014 5:06:59 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The simple fact is the nation is being invaded. Our military should be on the border, preventing the invaders from entering the country. National defense is the reason we maintain a standing army.

Any nation that allows millions of people to invade its territory from other nations without consequences is either militarily impotent or consciously committing suicide.


32 posted on 07/18/2014 5:23:05 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

i care, i want intact families, send them back to their families.


33 posted on 07/18/2014 5:25:46 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

We should get these kids and their families back to their homes in Central America, South America, Iran, and Pakistan where they’ll feel the love of home, NOT the cold, cruel, evil United States of America.


34 posted on 07/18/2014 5:37:09 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Ob)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
You are SO right, Maria!

Remember the Reagan Amnesty in 1987?

That worked out GREAT for G.H.W. Bush in 1988!

Hispanic vote in 1988:

Dukakis: 70%
Bush: 30%

35 posted on 07/18/2014 5:43:27 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I care about mine first. Criminals, no matter how young don’t get any of my concern.


36 posted on 07/18/2014 5:50:57 PM PDT by bgill
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And for the rest of the story:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnkSXosZhic&feature=youtu.be


37 posted on 07/18/2014 5:58:00 PM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war,and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: blueplum
Re: “Republicans have no lack of support for latinos - legal ones.”

True.

Unfortunately, non-Cuban legal Latinos have NEVER supported us.

2004 was our best year ever.

2004 Hispanic Vote:

John Kerry: 60%
George W. Bush: 40%

38 posted on 07/18/2014 6:06:02 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The madness is in the newsrooms of America. In the schools of America. And in the major cities in America.


39 posted on 07/18/2014 8:41:45 PM PDT by Nuc 1.1 (Nuc 1 Liberals aren't Patriots. Remember 1789!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I care more about American kids. My advice to you, Maria, would be to STFU, you are democrat who wants us to lose, we don’t want or need your counsel on this or any other matter.


40 posted on 07/18/2014 10:03:41 PM PDT by Impy (Think for yourself)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; GeronL

Democrats sent an asylum seeker named Elian Gonzalez back to Communist Cuba’s dictatorship at the point of a gun.

Send these kids back to THEIR parents.

How the heck do “two and three year old” kids come across the border on their own?

I won’t be played like a violin.


41 posted on 07/19/2014 6:18:01 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Elian Gonzalez sought asylum and was sent back to Cuba, send these kids back to THEIR parents.)
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