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Photo Shows A Father And Daughter Who Drowned Crossing The Border. The Story Behind The Image (tr)
Daiywire ^ | 6/26/2019 | Matt Walsh

Posted on 06/27/2019 6:16:02 AM PDT by RightGeek

This was not a family turned coldly away as it fled violence and oppression. They were not turned away at all. They simply grew impatient waiting for the bureaucratic wheels to turn. Indeed, family members confirm that the family was not being persecuted in its home country:

Oscar worked at a Papa Johns pizza restaurant, where he was earning $350 a month.

They lived off his wage, limiting themselves to $10-a-day, because Tania had already quit her job as a cashier in a Chinese restaurant to care for Valeria, their only child.

...They were not fleeing violence, Tania's mother has since said, but were in desperate search of a life where they could earn more.

Their plan was to spend a few years in America to save up enough money to eventually return to El Salvador and buy or build their own house.
We have stretched the concept of "persecuted on account of race, religion, or social group" into meaningless if we include those who are (understandably) distressed by low wages. If you blame the terrible deaths of Oscar and Valeria Ramirez on Trump, you must be arguing that the President should have personally moved the Ramirez family to the front of the asylum line. Or else that he should have instated a general policy that grants immediate asylum to anyone in the world who wants to come here for a few years to make some money and then return home. This would be absurd, of course.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: bordersecurity; drowning; fakenews; illegals; propaganda
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Full details in the article and the linked Daily Mail article - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7183475/Tragic-story-El-Salvador-father-daughter-drowned-crossing-Rio-Grande.html
1 posted on 06/27/2019 6:16:02 AM PDT by RightGeek
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To: RightGeek

Neither “facts” nor “truth” are relevant to America’s liberals. They have an agenda, and will make up their own “truth” as necessary. In my day, we called them liars.


2 posted on 06/27/2019 6:20:01 AM PDT by LouAvul
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To: RightGeek

Don’t muddy the waters with the truth, okay? That’s not cool.


3 posted on 06/27/2019 6:21:04 AM PDT by Quality_Not_Quantity (A law means nothing if it isn’t followed.)
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To: RightGeek

So it really was Trump’s fault? Doesn’t matter what the facts are any more. Immigrant hating conservatives will be blamed. As earlier, at round 2 of the libocrat de-bait tonight, if a moderator had the sack, they would ask each of the contestants how many of the “freedom seekers”(free stuff seekers) are they planning to house, feed, clothe and provide medical care for at their own residences? Hello?! Buehler? Is this thing on?


4 posted on 06/27/2019 6:21:32 AM PDT by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: RightGeek

Killed by their own greed.


5 posted on 06/27/2019 6:21:36 AM PDT by fruser1
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And there they are, side by side, face down in the wahtah..! Wait, no..! ARM..! As she bobs there in the rivah, we see her ARM around her dad..! Yes, STILL..! The little ahrm. And he has her in, uh...(snaps fingers, repeatedly) a baby sling, yes. NO..! A carriuh, yes, she's in a baby carriuh. NO..! SHIRT..! She's tucked into his SHIRT..! She has her AHRM around him, bobbing along, and she's in his SHIRT..! Oh, will you pictuh that, now..? That just breaks my haht. That's beautiful.

6 posted on 06/27/2019 6:23:05 AM PDT by gaijin
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7 posted on 06/27/2019 6:24:07 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: LouAvul

Liberals live in a ‘fact-free’ universe


8 posted on 06/27/2019 6:24:58 AM PDT by SMARTY ("Nobility is defined by the demands it makes on us - by obligations, not by rights".)
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To: RightGeek

Fine that Papa John’s!


9 posted on 06/27/2019 6:25:41 AM PDT by ConservativeMind (Trump: Befuddling Democrats, Republicans, and the Media for the benefit of the US and all mankind.)
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The media doesn’t want facts, but they sure like to run the photo, I see CBS This Morning is running it two days in a row now. Too bad they cannot connect the dots, Dems encouraging illegal entry, more people flood the border, more tragic deaths and rapes and sickness. The Dem solution, do not fix the problem, make it worse - that’s their solution to everything in case you never noticed.


10 posted on 06/27/2019 6:26:37 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: gaijin

What movie is that?


11 posted on 06/27/2019 6:27:18 AM PDT by ConservativeMind (Trump: Befuddling Democrats, Republicans, and the Media for the benefit of the US and all mankind.)
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To: fruser1

‘Killed by their own greed.’

not so much greed; impatience, perhaps...


12 posted on 06/27/2019 6:29:30 AM PDT by IrishBrigade
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To: ConservativeMind

Wag the Dog


13 posted on 06/27/2019 6:30:02 AM PDT by TexanByBirth (Free Republic: where they may agree with the message, but they love to shoot the messenger!)
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To: RightGeek

A man risked his own life and his daughter’s by swimming across a river. Sometimes when you risk your life you die.


14 posted on 06/27/2019 6:30:06 AM PDT by far sider
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If anyone is to blame for these deaths, it is the liberals in Congress and all who give millions of immigrants false hope that illegally crossing into America is risk free and that all are welcome.

I’m thinking of the mass migration of Americans who moved west in the 19th century. How many died on the trail? How many didn’t survive?

Same thing happening here with illegals. That’s life. And death.


15 posted on 06/27/2019 6:30:16 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: gaijin

Nice shirt. So who is that? Dean Martin?


16 posted on 06/27/2019 6:30:24 AM PDT by Buttons12
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To: ConservativeMind

Wag the Dog


17 posted on 06/27/2019 6:30:43 AM PDT by JWNM
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To: ConservativeMind

Wag the Dog.


18 posted on 06/27/2019 6:30:56 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: RightGeek

Why did the father drag the “golden ticket”/child into the river to cross it? Not every illegal endangers a child...except ours.


19 posted on 06/27/2019 6:30:57 AM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.)
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“...They were not fleeing violence, Tania’s mother has since said, but were in desperate search of a life where they could earn more.

Their plan was to spend a few years in America to save up enough money to eventually return to El Salvador and buy or build their own house.”

There is our answer right there. And this represents the vast majority of them.
They think they can come here and work to make more to send back. They couldnt care less if their greed causes the wages to remain low within this country. The big corporation love it.

Personally, I know of a group of them logging here in AZ who sell their logs for a lot less. The pallet company they sell to is buying from them and ignoring the contract the young man I am helping has with them.

I tell the young an to hire a couple of thugs to go down to Phoenix and bust their knees. Suing these SOBs around here means nothing, they’ll simply file for bankruptcy and move on.


20 posted on 06/27/2019 6:31:28 AM PDT by crz
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