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Dem Rep Schakowsky Suggests US Torturing Illegals with Cold
breitbart.com ^ | July 29, 2014 | Tony Lee

Posted on 07/30/2014 8:10:55 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

On Tuesday, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) suggested that Border Patrol agents were torturing illegal immigrants by making detention centers too cold during the summer.

At a Congressional Progressive Caucus hearing on the border crisis, Schakowsky said she recently visited a detention center in Illinois where "all the kids I talked to at the shelter mentioned the cold."

"Cold has been used as torture in the past. I mean, really," she said. "It just makes no sense that they would, it seems deliberately, be held in really uncomfortable situations."

One immigrant advocate who was testifying said that cold detention centers are a way of "subduing" illegal immigrants.

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


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: aliens

1 posted on 07/30/2014 8:10:55 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

End the torture!!!!

Move them south, a lot, immediately!!!


2 posted on 07/30/2014 8:20:01 PM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Science is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They just be pining fer the Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts and we best be sendin em on home before the pining be to severe.


3 posted on 07/30/2014 8:31:53 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

It’s probably 74 degrees in the facility and most of them have never seen an air conditioner. They long for the 90 degree weather with 90 percent humidity back home.

Of course if we turn off the air conditioners the dingbat rep will complain about that too.


4 posted on 07/30/2014 8:35:00 PM PDT by hirn_man
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To: hirn_man

So Obama is torturing toddlers. WOW


5 posted on 07/30/2014 8:37:45 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (It's a shame nobama truly doesn't care about any of this. Our country, our future, he doesn't care)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I would suggest that maybe a public building in the middle of summer in Texas might have the air conditioning on.

Oh, and I’d also suggest that this is a good example of why much of central and southern Illinois wouldn’t mind if Cook County just went away.


6 posted on 07/30/2014 8:38:16 PM PDT by DemforBush (Whoever double-crosses me and leaves me alive, he understands nothing about Tuco.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I wondered how long it would take before some moonbat brought this up.


7 posted on 07/30/2014 8:38:49 PM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: Toddsterpatriot

I recommend they be transported immediately to warmer climes. Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador are quite warm this time of year


8 posted on 07/30/2014 8:44:38 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Hey kids! We have this thing called “winter” here in Wisconsin that makes those cold detention centers look like hot springs. You wouldn’t want to freeze by coming up here, right?


9 posted on 07/30/2014 8:45:01 PM PDT by Ellendra ("Laws were most numerous when the Commonwealth was most corrupt." -Tacitus)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Just turn off the air conditioner. It’s contributing to global warming anyway.


10 posted on 07/30/2014 8:46:26 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Lurker

The kids that have been sent to MA will probably have to be sent to Florida each winter.

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11 posted on 07/30/2014 8:51:58 PM PDT by Mears (thanks !)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Schakowsky needs to spend some time with the kids in a hot detention center.


12 posted on 07/30/2014 8:52:00 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: Tailgunner Joe

It’s time to show some love and reunite these freeloading invaders with their families in the warm climate of Central America. Stop the torture! Send them home!


13 posted on 07/30/2014 8:53:53 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

there is a reason hospitals are kept cold.

It has to do with infection control. Bacteria like warm, moist environments and cold slows them down. Like a lizard.

I imagine infection control would apply to BP facilities as well as jails.

An uneducated teen from a third-world country probably wouldn’t know that, but he should appreciate people were trying to protect his health.


14 posted on 07/30/2014 8:54:20 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

What you say re: infection control is absolutely true.

And if the a/c were turned up the person would complain that they were being roasted to death.

It has been unseasonably cool. The a/c in our office is still set for 100+ degrees. I almost want to wear long johns to work. So if I never had experienced a/c it would make me think someone was trying to freeze me to death. (I prefer to think they are trying to preserve us.)

Of course, the person that I read about that complained about the cold and probably prompted this whole thing should head south and take his happy rear end home.


15 posted on 07/30/2014 9:27:59 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Tailgunner Joe

El aire acondicionado es muy frío! Me torturas!!

Eso es una muy locura!


16 posted on 07/30/2014 9:30:40 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The little illegals should have spent last winter here in Maine.

The cold would have froze the tattoos right off of their MS-13 behinds.


17 posted on 07/30/2014 9:32:13 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They’re just trying to protect them from GLOBAL WARMING!!!


18 posted on 07/30/2014 9:36:03 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: clearcarbon

Packed in the way they are, the smell of a hundred hot teenagers would be pretty rank. AC helps keep the smell under control.


19 posted on 07/30/2014 9:56:02 PM PDT by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

This is her clever little way if trying to get you to care about their welfare through personalizing their supposed suffering.

Nothing liberals say is straightforward. Everything is a manipulation - everything is a calculated lie. Forget that at your peril.


20 posted on 07/30/2014 10:02:06 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: smokingfrog
Yep...and enchilada and cervaza to you, too. :)
21 posted on 07/30/2014 10:05:54 PM PDT by berdie
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To: DemforBush

“Oh, and I’d also suggest that this is a good example of why much of central and southern Illinois wouldn’t mind if Cook County just went away.”

W/O Cook County, Illinois would likely be a Red State. But so would practically every Blue State in the Union except perhaps MA, CT, RI, and perhaps VT. Then there is MD and DE!


22 posted on 07/30/2014 10:34:34 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: blueplum

It’s almost as if the poor little things are used to being coddled. Hard to believe they’re “refugees” coming from such poor, violent situations huh? A lot of actual Americans do not have central air. I’m sure they’d trade places.


23 posted on 07/30/2014 11:28:02 PM PDT by kelly4c (http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2900389%2C41#help)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“”Cold has been used as torture in the past. I mean, really,” she said.”

Hey, Jan...Ever see Dr.Zhivago? That’s cold.


24 posted on 07/31/2014 3:05:14 AM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

There was an article on FR within the last week or so that some of the “children” were complaining about the detention/staging area in Texas being too cold. I won’t post what I thought to myself when I read that.

My question is, how is it that Ms. Jan got into a facility and was able to talk to these “kids”, when Reps from other states weren’t allowed in and/or when they made arrangements a few weeks later, weren’t allowed to speak to the illegals (I know that OK was one and IIRC TX was another). Was it perhaps because she’s a Dim from you know who and his hommie’s (RE) home state?


25 posted on 07/31/2014 7:01:31 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: hirn_man

Spending all that money to keep the little darlings cool. My ac stays set on 79. Trying to keep my ac bill below $800.


26 posted on 07/31/2014 8:38:54 AM PDT by sheana
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Border Patrol agents were torturing illegal immigrants by making detention centers too cold during the summer.

Cold is normally to keep the spread of bacteria down. Pity the poor Guatemalans sent to MN and ND.

27 posted on 07/31/2014 8:55:24 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

They are impoverished and come from Central America. To them, AC is a wasteful luxury or the evil work of capitalists.


28 posted on 08/01/2014 6:00:53 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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To: Tailgunner Joe

Invite someone to dinner and they complain about the food.


29 posted on 08/01/2014 6:20:21 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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