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Bush official slammed for stopping illegals sweeps
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Tuesday, July 13, 2004 | Ron Strom

Posted on 07/12/2004 10:51:41 PM PDT by JohnHuang2

Border Patrol agents who executed highly popular roundups of illegal aliens in Southern California last month – the first of their kind in recent memory – say they've been told to stop such enforcement action, and the Bush administration official in charge of the immigration enforcement has refused to say if there would be additional sweeps in the future.

In an extraordinary radio interview Thursday on Los Angeles talk-radio station KFI, talk-show host John Kobylt grilled Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security Asa Hutchinson about why the roundups had been ended. The official, a former congressman who works under Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, attempted to defend the Bush administration record on immigration enforcement, but was repeatedly pressured by Kobylt to justify the canceling of the sweeps.

In early June, the Temecula Border Patrol station formed a special Mobile Patrol Group that conducted a series of illegal-alien sweeps in Norco, Corona and Escondido, Calif. The12-man group made more than 450 arrests as a result of the roundups.

Ron Zermeno, shop steward for the National Border Patrol Council at the Temecula station was frustrated with the decision to stop the sweeps.

"We don't know which way to turn. For once we were doing our job, what the government pays us to do," he told the North County Times.

After the roundups occurred, Latino activists protested at Border Patrol stations demanding an end to the sweeps.

Late last month, Hutchinson told members of Congress the raids were executed without the approval of higher-ranking officials, according to the Times report. While the sweeps were not illegal, they violated policy and the chain of command, Hutchinson said at the time.

In the radio interview, which lasted 22 minutes without any commercial breaks, Kobylt repeatedly confronted Hutchinson about when sweeps of illegal aliens would begin again.

While Hutchinson did not directly confirm that the sweeps had been stopped, he repeatedly stressed that future operations would have to be "coordinated" with other agencies. He told Kobylt while the priority of the Border Patrol is stopping the flow of aliens at the border, he also supports "interior enforcement" of immigration laws.

"Those 12 guys in Temecula rounded up 400 people in three days," Kobylt said. "Why not let them do what they're doing? They don't need to coordinate with anybody.

"They were doing fine, and the American taxpayers here in Southern California were thrilled beyond belief."

While Hutchinson argued the priority should be placing personnel at the border, Kobylt countered that California has 2 million illegal aliens who he says are a drain on the taxpayers of the state.

"It's $5 billion in tax money going down the hole every year to support these people," he told Hutchinson. "Why aren't you doing your job? Why do we still have tens of thousands of illegal aliens piling over the border every year?"

Kobylt charged Hutchinson with not neglecting the task of interior enforcement, pointing out the California roundups were big news stories because such action had not been taken "for years."

"When are the [round ups] going to start up again?" Kobylt asked Hutchinson.

"I'm not going to announce that on the radio," responded the official, who appeared riled by Kobylt's direct and persistent questioning. "You can expect interior enforcement actions in the future."

Kobylt accused Hutchinson of bowing to political pressure from immigrant-rights groups. He slammed the official for not confirming that the roundups would continue.

Said Kobylt after one of Huthinson's responses: "That's gobbledy-gook."

The host continued to pound on the roundup issue, but did not get the "yes or no" answer he was looking for.

"Yes or no, are you going to restart the border sweeps?" Kobylt pressed.

Responded Hutchinson: "We're going to continue the enforcement operations. They'll be coordinated between the Border Patrol and the ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] agents. And that's the commitment that we make."

The talk-show host also pressed Hutchinson on the lack of enforcement action against employers in Southern California who hire illegal aliens.

"We have never seen a single company executive indicted for employing illegal aliens in this state," Kobylt said, who told Hutchinson he was "tap dancing" around his pointed questions.

"We have an enormous illegal-alien problem here in Southern California, and we are getting zero help from the federal government," Kobylt said.

Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo., a long-time advocate of tough immigration enforcement talked to Kobylt and co-host Ken Chiampou yesterday about the interview.

Kobylt encouraged Tancredo to read part of the interview on the floor of the House of Representatives.

"Well, that's an idea," Tancredo said. "I will talk about this on the House floor and I will try to figure out a way to interweave that."

Said Kobylt: "We don't want this Hutchinson thing to die. …

"I don't care if [Hutchinson's] a nice guy or not. I don't care if he gives mouth-to-mouth to dying dogs. It doesn't matter to me. Is he going to do the job on something that is extremely important that three-quarters of the state wants enforced?"

Zermeno said the halt in sweeps stems from pressure from Latino-rights activists and others.

"It's a few activists that are screaming for us to stop doing our job, and they are the ones getting Hutchinson's ear. It's very frustrating," Zermeno told the Times.

The KFI talkers have urged listeners to contact Hutchinson's office about the issue. The following message appears on the show's website:

Trey Bohn is the director of Radio, Office of Media Affairs, for the White House, and he wants you to stop e-mailing Asa Hutchinson, undersecretary for the Department of Homeland Security. Trey wants you to use a generic e-mail address, where you letters may or may not be seen. If you get a chance, why not give Trey a call and remind him who pays his salary. Call Trey at (202) 456-3851. Joseph Farah, WND editor and host of radio program "WorldNetDaily RadioActive," will play the interview on his show today. The program runs from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern.


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KEYWORDS: aliens; asahutchinson; baca; boxer; bushamnesty; immigrantlist; immigration
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1 posted on 07/12/2004 10:51:41 PM PDT by JohnHuang2
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To: JohnHuang2

oh, here we go...lets have the Bush Apologists start posting here...


2 posted on 07/12/2004 10:53:08 PM PDT by BurbankKarl
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To: *immigrant_list; A Navy Vet; Lion Den Dan; Free the USA; Libertarianize the GOP; madfly; B4Ranch; ..

ping


3 posted on 07/12/2004 11:00:28 PM PDT by gubamyster
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To: JohnHuang2
Border Patrol agents who executed highly popular roundups of illegal aliens in Southern California last month – the first of their kind in recent memory – say they've been told to stop such enforcement action...

If its working, let it be. Let the BP do their job.

4 posted on 07/12/2004 11:02:59 PM PDT by Reagan Man (.....................................................The Choice is Clear....... Re-elect BUSH-CHENEY)
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To: JohnHuang2

Good for the guys at KFI...I am steamed about what we are NOT doing at the border....time to build a fence


5 posted on 07/12/2004 11:06:12 PM PDT by jnarcus
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To: JohnHuang2

Another cave by W and his admin, keep doing this crap and the base will stay home.


6 posted on 07/12/2004 11:07:56 PM PDT by TheEaglehasLanded
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To: BurbankKarl

It still looks like a ploy by Liberals in the BP to scare out the Latino vote for the Democrats and throw some business over to their Liberal lawyer friends at the same time.


7 posted on 07/12/2004 11:14:03 PM PDT by Consort
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To: TheEaglehasLanded
the base will stay home

I know many who plan to stay home because they feel there's no choice. Others plan to vote third party in protest.

8 posted on 07/12/2004 11:21:29 PM PDT by janetgreen (HEY, PRESIDENT BUSH - MEXICO HAS INVADED CALIFORNIA)
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To: JohnHuang2
The truth is that mass sweeps could have immediate and significant negative effects on the economy of S. Cal.

It's not just the Latino vote. It's both, and that makes it a tough political issue.

What politician would risk alienating the Latino vote And squashing the economy of southern California at the same time - with the election just months away?

9 posted on 07/12/2004 11:40:21 PM PDT by wasnova
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To: janetgreen
I know many who plan to stay home because they feel there's no choice. Others plan to vote third party in protest.

I recommend the latter choice if they feel that strongly against Bush. That way, at least they plan to vote, so that they can vote against Sen. Boxer (for the boring and unmotivating Bill Jones) and against the bond issuances and tax propositions.

10 posted on 07/12/2004 11:56:24 PM PDT by heleny
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To: wasnova
alienating the Latino vote

Illegal aliens, as well as legal aliens, shouldn't be voting. If the rest of the citizens are pleased with the border enforcement enough to vote, they will easily outnumber the Latino voters. Besides, some Latino citizens support the immigration enforcement.

11 posted on 07/12/2004 11:59:11 PM PDT by heleny
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To: JohnHuang2
Anyone see any written speculation about them having a different agenda for these sweeps? Not to put my tinfoil hat on but I noticed they started after the announcements of potential attacks this summer and speculation that Mexico could be an entry point. Maybe our boys were looking for something else and found what they needed.

LBT

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12 posted on 07/13/2004 12:01:44 AM PDT by LiberalBassTurds (Al Qaeda needs to know we are fluent in the "dialogue of bullets.")
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To: BurbankKarl
oh, here we go...lets have the Bush Apologists start posting here..

Especially since John and Ken of KFI seem to be Joe Baca(D-CA) apologists.

Joe Baca is the person who got the ball rolling tp stop the sweeps.

13 posted on 07/13/2004 12:04:03 AM PDT by Dane (Trial lawyers are the tapeworms of a wealth creating society.)
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To: JohnHuang2
There are a few individuals here that continually expound on how the united States of America can not possibly close the mexico border, just fence or wall it off and keep it closed except for the proper crossing points and bridges.

Here is a bit of my feedback to such nonsense.

http://photos.iofc.org/storage/images/preview/korea_border.jpg
South Koreans keeping the peace.


http://www.abc.net.au/science/slab/seastars/img/zfence2.jpg
Border `cross tha bayyyyeaaaa!


http://www.loogadis.co.za/ezimagecatalogue/catalogue/variations/3723-200x200.jpg
Responders from a slow moving APC.  My Idea is to trade armor for HIGH speed.


http://www.smh.com.au/ffxImage/urlpicture_id_1058035140145_2003/07/17/wld_korea,0.jpg
North Korean blockhouse that I was told are too expensive to build by the u.S on the mexican border.  Strange, North Korea is FAMOUS for being just absolutly dirt poor.  The can build blockhouses on their border.  I bet if we had blockhouses on our border we could keep fresh paint on them and fix the roof.


http://edition.cnn.com/2002/WORLD/asiapcf/east/02/18/bush.skorea/vstory.korea.frontier.jpg
My lord goodness gracious!  Are those electrical wires ?  

HOW MEAN SPRITED.



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14 posted on 07/13/2004 12:06:50 AM PDT by TLI ( . . . ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA . . . . . .)
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To: heleny
Maybe W could win votes by supporting sweeps, but I doubt he believes it.

I don't know what the outcome would be, but it wouldn't suprise me to determine (upon review of important numbers and such) that sweeps would be better timed for next year.

That is, if you prefer a Bush Presidency to a Kerry (and I do).

15 posted on 07/13/2004 12:24:21 AM PDT by wasnova
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To: jnarcus
...I am steamed about what we are NOT doing at the border....time to build a fence

I agree, then after it's built, round up each and every illegal and throw them back over it. Let them apply, then come if they are approved, like everyone else.

Of course we can expect the U.N. and the world court to condem us and sanction us. What could be better. So long as we are pissing off those bastards, let's us know we are moving in the right direction, eh?

16 posted on 07/13/2004 12:24:33 AM PDT by CBF ('' .... behind every blade of grass.'')
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To: JohnHuang2; gubamyster

I emailed Asa and he didn't email me back :-(

I feel so...used.


17 posted on 07/13/2004 12:39:19 AM PDT by TheSpottedOwl ("In the Kingdom of the Deluded, the Most Outrageous Liar is King".)
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To: wasnova
Maybe W could win votes by supporting sweeps, but I doubt he believes it.

In CA, he could win on just that issue (in addition to his record), since CA voters don't like the effects of illegal immigration.

I don't know what the outcome would be, but it wouldn't suprise me to determine (upon review of important numbers and such) that sweeps would be better timed for next year.

After the elections? That'll be too late for CA's votes. When the President announced his "not an amnesty" amnesty plan earlier this year, it was not popular among citizens in CA. By restarting the sweeps, he could make himself very popular. That is, if you prefer a Bush Presidency to a Kerry (and I do).

Sure, I do, too, but CA Democrats outnumber Republicans, Democrats won the last few Presidential elections in CA, and there aren't any signs of a significant change in CA opinion.

If Bush does nothing, he won't gain CA's 55 electoral votes and nothing really changes. If he can make voters in CA happy, he could not only gain 55 but also take 55 away from Kerry for a net change of 110 EV's and a landslide victory.

18 posted on 07/13/2004 1:25:41 AM PDT by heleny
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To: CBF
after it's built, round up each and every illegal and throw them back over it. Let them apply, then come if they are approved, like everyone else.

IIRC, deported aliens must wait 10 years to apply, so they can't apply like everyone else.

19 posted on 07/13/2004 1:27:47 AM PDT by heleny
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To: BurbankKarl

yada yada yada....


20 posted on 07/13/2004 1:37:30 AM PDT by antceecee
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To: wasnova
The truth is that mass sweeps could have immediate and significant negative effects on the economy of S. Cal.

It's hard to believe that the economy in any part of the country would be negatively impacted for very long by enforcing border law, and also doing everything possible to not use foreign labor, illegal or illegal, and sending everyone possible home.

For starters, think of all of the money being wasted on education, health, and other social services for this "cheap labor" (it's not cheap labor, it's government-subsidized labor). What about the negative impact on the environment? What about the destruction of our language and culture?

If cheap labor is so necessary, employers should look to busing in from indian reservations and inner cities. Another great source of workers for years to come is retiring baby boomers...you'd be amazed at how many of us love doing things like cooking, housework, gardening, laundry, walking pets...no benefits needed, no language barrier, able to multi-task.

Fact is, the Dems want the votes and the 'pubs want the business and "cheap" labor for the economy. And the voters want, well, screw the voters, heck, maybe we just won't have an election.

I know I'm preaching to the faithful here, but those of us who are disgusted need to put in our two cents every now and then so the major parties don't think we're mellowing on this issue.

21 posted on 07/13/2004 2:57:38 AM PDT by grania ("Won't get fooled again")
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To: truthkeeper

ping


22 posted on 07/13/2004 5:28:11 AM PDT by novacation
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To: Dane

Ahahahahaha!


23 posted on 07/13/2004 5:34:55 AM PDT by novacation
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To: wasnova

Hopefully one who puts principle above his own political gain. Oh wait, there aren't many of those people in politics. Sigh.


24 posted on 07/13/2004 5:54:12 AM PDT by MarcoPolo
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To: JohnHuang2
This is a bad time for this to happen. Its about three years too late. Bush should have made an effort to stem the tide of illegals the minute he took office. Instead he has himself and the entire country in a terrible mess.

Kerry is using 3 million dollars to pander to the illegals, so they will vote for him.

For years, I have said this day is coming, where illegals will take over the vote. I am the enemy here for posting it, and nobody speaks to me because of it. Amazing.

25 posted on 07/13/2004 6:22:22 AM PDT by swampfox98 (We are at war! We have been at war since 9/11. How smart do you have to be to understand this?)
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To: BurbankKarl

I want to know why they started with the average mopes at the Home Depots? So they could get plenty of sob stories of poor Manuel working for pennies to feed his 12 children and two "wives" or what? They need to take after those bald head gangbangers and then watch the popularity of sweeps soar, but then again the boys at the CFR would get nervous about watching the NWO crumble.


26 posted on 07/13/2004 6:33:17 AM PDT by junta
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To: janetgreen

And just what will Kerry do about this? Last time he said anything about this issue he was for giving them all citizenship. Sounds like you do have a choice. Bush who is trying to do something, even if you don't agree with it, or Kerry who is going to give them all a free pass and a couple years later give all the new ones citizenship too. Don't vote and let Kerry win then see what you get. Willing to take that chance?


27 posted on 07/13/2004 6:33:27 AM PDT by zanarchist
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To: JohnHuang2

Maybe the activists should be grabbed first and deported?


29 posted on 07/13/2004 6:38:39 AM PDT by MissAmericanPie
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To: swampfox98
We may as well put up a sign at the border:

Come one, come all.
Bring on the felons.
Bring on the terrorists.
Bring on the welfare cheats.
We'll take 'em all.


At a certain point, you realize that your elected officials just talk about the rule of law. They don't actually enforce it even on the most basic security issues.

Al-Qaeda could walk across the 'border' carrying a couple of nukes in broad daylight. What would stop them? Nothing.
30 posted on 07/13/2004 6:41:38 AM PDT by George W. Bush (It's the Congress, stupid.)
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To: MissAmericanPie
Maybe the activists should be grabbed first and deported?

I'm beginning to think it's more likely they'll start grabbing any natural citizen who complains about the crime and tax costs and just deport them instead of the illegals.
31 posted on 07/13/2004 6:46:26 AM PDT by George W. Bush (It's the Congress, stupid.)
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To: zanarchist

"And just what will Kerry do about this? Last time he said anything about this issue he was for giving them all citizenship. Sounds like you do have a choice. Bush who is trying to do something, even if you don't agree with it, or Kerry who is going to give them all a free pass and a couple years later give all the new ones citizenship too. Don't vote and let Kerry win then see what you get. Willing to take that chance?"

Umm, just "what" exactly, is Bush doing?

I see zero difference between what he's doing and what Kerry says HE will do.

Note that I said I SEE no difference. I don't want to hear about what Bush says he will do, I want to see what he HAS done.


32 posted on 07/13/2004 6:52:17 AM PDT by Leatherneck_MT (Good night Chesty, wherever you may be.)
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To: George W. Bush

Given that no agency, law, or government entity has not eventually been used to abuse native born citizens, I cannot argue with you.


33 posted on 07/13/2004 6:55:45 AM PDT by MissAmericanPie
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To: JohnHuang2

"The official, a former congressman who works under Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge, attempted to defend the Bush administration record on immigration enforcement, but was repeatedly pressured by Kobylt to justify the canceling of the sweeps."

IF we had a sane alternative party running against Bush, they would kill him on this issue. But we don't. The Dems are as bad or even worse.

Somebody should bring a class action suti against the Bush Administration for failure to carry out one of its primary Constitutional responsibilities - protection of our borders.

Bush's record on illegal invaders is as bad as a Democrat's. So is his genuflecting to the Mexicans and their commander in chief Vicente Fox.


34 posted on 07/13/2004 7:18:52 AM PDT by ZULU (Democrats = Evil; Republicans = Stupid)
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To: ZULU
Somebody should bring a class action suti against the Bush Administration for failure to carry out one of its primary Constitutional responsibilities - protection of our borders.

That whole 'Homeland Security' thing doesn't mean much if the word 'borders' has been redefined to mean nothing.

Bush's record on illegal invaders is as bad as a Democrat's.

Well, pretty comparable anyway. Given the supposed GOP focus on security issues, I'd say it is more important to GOP voters and swing voters and those in the Southwest and CA than most anything you might name. Not to mention legal Hispanic immigrant citizens like some of those that I know personally.

There's nothing at all to stop Castro or Al-Qaeda from sending a veritable terrorist army over that border over the course of a few weeks. Who would even know until it was too late?

Congress has the laws on the books. But the executive branch is the one who chooses to enforce or not to enfore "the sacred rule of law". Whatever that phrase means these days...
35 posted on 07/13/2004 7:31:58 AM PDT by George W. Bush (It's the Congress, stupid.)
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To: Dane
Joe Baca is the person who got the ball rolling tp stop the sweeps

Joe Baca doesn't have the authority. The Bush administration does.

36 posted on 07/13/2004 7:39:20 AM PDT by lewislynn (Why do the same people who think "free trade" is the answer also want less foreign oil dependence?)
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To: JohnHuang2
Asa Hutchinson is a weenie from Arkansas.
Why won't the Bush administration give us a strong manager from a BORDER STATE that actually understands the issue instead of a clown operating on theory?

Because George W. Bush, much as I like him, has always been soft on illegal immigration.

So9

37 posted on 07/13/2004 7:42:08 AM PDT by Servant of the 9 (Goldwater Republican)
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To: zanarchist
Don't vote and let Kerry win then see what you get. Willing to take that chance?

Sure, I'm willing because my life will change way less drastic than the ones voted out of office...

The question should be, are THEY willing to take that chance. Their lives will have a drastic change AND they'll have to live with a Kerry win.

38 posted on 07/13/2004 7:50:39 AM PDT by lewislynn (Why do the same people who think "free trade" is the answer also want less foreign oil dependence?)
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To: George W. Bush

George W. Bush I am shocked to see you say such a thing :-)


39 posted on 07/13/2004 7:51:08 AM PDT by PersonalLiberties
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To: swampfox98

"I have said this day is coming, where illegals will take over the vote. I am the enemy here for posting it, and nobody speaks to me because of it." swampfox

"In the beginning of a change, the Patriot is a scarce man, brave, hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, however, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."
-- Mark Twain


40 posted on 07/13/2004 7:56:48 AM PDT by PersonalLiberties
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To: Leatherneck_MT
"Umm, just "what" exactly, is Bush doing?"

One of the things that really 'tore it' for me were the 'Freedom Tour' bus caravans full of illegal alien leeches that Bush allowed to run all over the country.

That was an 'in your face' to the U.S. Taxpayers and Bush just forced us to 'grin and bear it'.

41 posted on 07/13/2004 8:00:06 AM PDT by 4Freedom (America is no longer the 'Land of Opportunity', it's the 'Land of Illegal Alien Opportunists'!!!)
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To: PersonalLiberties
George W. Bush I am shocked to see you say such a thing :-)

I know. Me too.

Gotta go. Karl's over there weeping again. He's so sensitive about things.
42 posted on 07/13/2004 8:13:30 AM PDT by George W. Bush (It's the Congress, stupid.)
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To: George W. Bush

Tell Karl you are in charge and if does not like it don't let the door hit him . . . or better yet let him know there is a Carlos waiting in the wings to do the job if he doesn't want to :-) (okay too much fun)


43 posted on 07/13/2004 8:22:02 AM PDT by PersonalLiberties
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To: lewislynn
Joe Baca doesn't have the authority. The Bush administration does.

Not according to our firends in the press. Why don't you focus your disagreement towards Joe Baca(D-CA) instead of Asa Hutchinson, after all it is Joe Baca(D-CA) who started this fuss in the first place.

Oh yeah that's right you think that Joe Baca(D-CA) is on the President's super secret buildaburger payroll, nevermind as you wrap yourself in tin foil.

44 posted on 07/13/2004 8:23:04 AM PDT by Dane (Trial lawyers are the tapeworms of a wealth creating society.)
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To: Servant of the 9
Why won't the Bush administration give us a strong manager from a BORDER STATE that actually understands the issue instead of a clown operating on theory?

Because George W. Bush, much as I like him, has always been soft on illegal immigration.

It's such a bedrock truth, with no evidence to the contrary, it's a wonder that it even needs to be restated. Yet it does.

Time and again this President's instincts and actions demonstrate his affection for Illegals, and his unwillingness to be part of the solution. Instead he routinely chooses to exacerbate the problem. Yet folks (often from North of the Mason-Dixon and East of the Mississippi) continually kid themselves that after the election, Bush is finally going to get tough on Illegals.

I'll vote for him, but after the election President Bush will be most dangerous with regard to his pro-Illegal Alien inclinations.


45 posted on 07/13/2004 8:26:33 AM PDT by Sabertooth
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To: BurbankKarl
U.S. begins free flights for entrants (Illegals Sent Back)
46 posted on 07/13/2004 8:29:43 AM PDT by cyncooper ("We will fear no evil...And we will prevail")
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To: Dane
Why don't you focus your disagreement towards Joe Baca(D-CA) instead of Asa Hutchinson, after all it is Joe Baca(D-CA) who started this fuss in the first place.

Because Joe Blow-Baca is NOT in the Bush Administration...nor does he set enforcement policy, NOR does he have ANY influence beyond publicity!

It DOES seem that he has influence over you..so why doin't YOU carry your crusade to him, and let the rest of us adults take on the REAL problem...the squishy-soft pro-ILLEGAL attitude that those (R)'s we elected have...y'know...the ones supposedly "IN CONTROL" of the issue?

You might like life better if you took off the "Bush Blinders, MK-I" and looked at what is REALLY happening...but that would involve you having to think for yourself, and BushBot Group-think is sooooo much easier...right?

47 posted on 07/13/2004 8:56:02 AM PDT by Itzlzha (The avalanche has already started...it is too late for the pebbles to vote!)
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To: Itzlzha
Because Joe Blow-Baca is NOT in the Bush Administration...

And yet he is an elected Congressman from California.

Did you all watch a videotape of "the katie couric video course on how to deflect facts" or something similar this morning.

48 posted on 07/13/2004 9:01:41 AM PDT by Dane (Trial lawyers are the tapeworms of a wealth creating society.)
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To: zanarchist

Bus isn't trying to do anything other than legalize these scumbags.

He thinks they should be allowed to stay.

So saying what is he going to do over kerry is worthless since on this issue they have the same agenda.

The problem for Bush is that kerry has come out against drivers licenses and he has not. Stupid.


49 posted on 07/13/2004 9:35:26 AM PDT by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Vote for true conservatives!)
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To: Reagan Man
If its working, let it be. Let the BP do their job.

If Bush wins in november, then they might be allowed to do their job once again, but don't count on them being allowed to do much between now and then.

Yeah, it sucks and goes against what many conservatives/Republicans believe, but if Bush wants to win, sacrifices have to be made.

50 posted on 07/13/2004 9:40:53 AM PDT by af_vet_rr
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