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Sen. Landrieu Says S. Dakota Borders Canada While Calling Border Fence 'Dumb'
Breitbart ^ | 06/13/13 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 06/13/2013 11:33:13 AM PDT by MissesBush

While attempting to attack an amendment to the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill that would require a fence be built along Mexico’s border with the U.S. before legalization, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) made a significant geographical gaffe. Landrieu, who represents Louisiana in the U.S. Senate, was trying to undermine the amendment Sen. John Thune (R-SD) offered. In doing so, she tried to argue Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was more qualified to talk about border issues than Thune because McCain represents Arizona.

“A smart fence, which is what Senator McCain and I want to build--since he’s from Arizona, I think he knows more about this than the Senator from South Dakota who only has a border with Canada and that is quite different,” Landrieu said.

South Dakota does not share a border with Canada. It does, however, share borders with North Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa.

Landrieu went on to argue that the 700-mile border double-fence that Congress passed into law a few years ago is a “dumb fence.” She said she would be “voting against” Thune’s amendment requiring the implementation of current law because of she thinks the fence is “dumb.”

“So I would be voting against Senator Thune’s amendment because I’m not going to waste taxpayer money on a dumb fence, and that’s what his amendment would be,” Landrieu said. “We need to build a smart fence and a fence is not just a physical structure which could be built out of a variety of different materials with or without barbed wire on the top.”

Thune came back to floor after Landrieu’s comments to note that the Louisiana Democrat actually voted for the “dumb fence” a few years ago. “I would say in response to my colleague from Louisiana that we all voted for this,” Thune said.

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TOPICS: Canada; Mexico; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Louisiana; US: Montana; US: North Dakota; US: South Dakota; US: Texas; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: borderfence; immigration; immigrationreform
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Forgetting that this bimbo is herself dumb as demonstrated by her utter ignorance of basic US geography, what's dumb about a border fence? Does her home not have a fence or even a wall around it? Does the White House not have a fence around it? Should that be taken down because it's "dumb?" How is a fence to keep out possible threats to our country "dumb?" No Ms. Landrieu, it's your inexplicable and illogical opposition to a border fence that is dumb. And we see what your game is--get all these new Democratic voters legal as quickly as possible and keep the border open to bring in more. IT's not going to fly sweetie. Please Louisiana, make this term this twit's last term in the Senate.
1 posted on 06/13/2013 11:33:13 AM PDT by MissesBush
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To: MissesBush

South Dakota: The Riviera of the Dakotas!


2 posted on 06/13/2013 11:33:58 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (If youÂ’re happy and you know it clank your chains!)
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To: MissesBush

No more riprap for you, stupid Landrieu woman ~ GAD


3 posted on 06/13/2013 11:35:05 AM PDT by muawiyah (Git yer Red STATE Arm Bands here - $29.95 - NOT SOLD IN STORES - TAX FREE)
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To: MissesBush

You expect a collectivist to be wise? That’s not wise.


4 posted on 06/13/2013 11:36:17 AM PDT by lurk
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To: MissesBush

Damn those Canadians from the providence of North Dakota!
[/sarc]


5 posted on 06/13/2013 11:37:19 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: MissesBush

First and foremost McCain does not know shiite muslim about anything except drooling.


6 posted on 06/13/2013 11:37:37 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: OneWingedShark

* Province, not providence.


7 posted on 06/13/2013 11:38:12 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: MissesBush

What about the Democrat who asked if the Mars Rover found the Moon Landing site?

What about the Democrat who thought Guam might ‘tip over and capsize’ if too many people were based there?

What about the Democrat who visited 57 states, except Alaska and Hawaii with one left to go?

(add your favorite)


8 posted on 06/13/2013 11:38:51 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: MissesBush

If the combined intellect of the entire House and Senate were converted to electricity it wouldn’t light a 20 watt bulb.


9 posted on 06/13/2013 11:39:14 AM PDT by 0.E.O
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To: Uncle Miltie
If North Dakota had a fence the Canadians wouldn't have taken it over and renamed in South Manitoba when we weren't looking.
10 posted on 06/13/2013 11:39:39 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (This message has been recorded but not approved by Obama's StasiNet. Read it at your peril.)
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To: MissesBush

One doesn’t have to listen porkey Sen. Landrieu to realize she’s dumb as a rock.


11 posted on 06/13/2013 11:39:58 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: MissesBush

All very good points.


12 posted on 06/13/2013 11:40:13 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: MissesBush

Border fence

Let us not forget that the fence is to stop drug and other contraband smuggling. Keeping out “future citizens” is only part of it’s value.


13 posted on 06/13/2013 11:41:54 AM PDT by cymbeline
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To: OneWingedShark

with nodaks oil boom they may very well be jiggy with the providence


14 posted on 06/13/2013 11:42:09 AM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: Uncle Miltie

at least it won’t tip over like Guam.


15 posted on 06/13/2013 11:48:13 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: MissesBush

Wondering if she has EVER read a US map! what stupidity.


16 posted on 06/13/2013 11:48:39 AM PDT by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: MissesBush
Have a relative who went to LSU with Mary Landrieu, still laughs about how dumb she was, but according to him, she was very, very *popular*................Just saying.

Oh, and he is a doctor and very conservative.

17 posted on 06/13/2013 11:54:22 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Trey Gowdy......Nuff said.)
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To: MissesBush

North Dakota - it’s South Dakota’s buffer zone against the wild hordes of Canadia.


18 posted on 06/13/2013 11:54:42 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: MissesBush

remember she represents 1% of the senate and is obviously dumber than a bag of rocks. She is one of many unfortunately but in her case she opened her mouth and removed all doubt.


19 posted on 06/13/2013 12:02:15 PM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: MissesBush
I’ve been telling people for years that you need a passport to go to North Dakota ;-)
20 posted on 06/13/2013 12:02:21 PM PDT by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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To: DakotaGator

Up in the trees and lakes area of NODAK ?


21 posted on 06/13/2013 12:06:48 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: circlecity

And I thought Senator Patty Murray(Washington) was the slow one.


22 posted on 06/13/2013 12:08:41 PM PDT by GeorgeTex (Obama-Four M President (Mendacious Manchurian Muslim Marxist))
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To: DakotaGator
I’ve been telling people for years that you need a passport to go to North Dakota

When when entering from the north, we do now.

23 posted on 06/13/2013 12:09:52 PM PDT by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: MissesBush
she thinks the fence is “dumb.”

Oh the irony!

24 posted on 06/13/2013 12:11:26 PM PDT by Alaska Wolf (I)
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To: MissesBush

Double face palm on the South Dakota bordering Canada.

HOW DO THESE PEOPLE MAKE THE LAWS WE LIVE BY?????


25 posted on 06/13/2013 12:12:12 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: MissesBush
It would appear she's continuing to bloat up like a Macy's parade blimp...


26 posted on 06/13/2013 12:12:47 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: F15Eagle
* What about the Democrat who asked if the Mars Rover found the Moon Landing site?

What about the Democrat who thought Guam might ‘tip over and capsize’ if too many people were based there?

What about the Democrat who visited 57 states, except Alaska and Hawaii with one left to go? *

What about ANY of the Dems that voted for the Cap n’ Trade tax? It’s hard to be any dumber than that!

27 posted on 06/13/2013 12:14:00 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: MissesBush

Ditzy biotch alert!


28 posted on 06/13/2013 12:23:12 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat
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To: MissesBush
Forgetting that this bimbo is herself dumb as demonstrated by her utter ignorance of basic US geography, what's dumb about a border fence?

Liberalism IS A MENTAL DISORDER!!!!

29 posted on 06/13/2013 12:23:26 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: MissesBush

Senator Babyfat


30 posted on 06/13/2013 12:27:30 PM PDT by Octar
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To: MissesBush

Many of us are hoping (and praying) to do just that!


31 posted on 06/13/2013 12:32:47 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Indeed!


32 posted on 06/13/2013 12:46:11 PM PDT by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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To: Alaska Wolf

Yes. Another; “You can’t get there from here anymore.” situation.


33 posted on 06/13/2013 12:48:30 PM PDT by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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To: 0.E.O
If the combined intellect of the entire House and Senate were converted to electricity it wouldn’t light a 20 watt bulb.

The combined intellect of the entire House and Senate equates to one fermenting head of cabbage (RED).

Regards,
GtG

34 posted on 06/13/2013 12:50:59 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: KarlInOhio
If North Dakota had a fence the Canadians wouldn't have taken it over and renamed in South Manitoba when we weren't looking.

You think this was Manitoba judging from all the Canadian license plates in the parking lots of the local malls.

35 posted on 06/13/2013 12:53:16 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Billthedrill
North Dakota - it’s South Dakota’s buffer zone against the wild hordes of Canadia.

You can see the Canadians coming across ND...


36 posted on 06/13/2013 12:56:37 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: MissesBush

Not expanding the border patrol to twenty times its size is dumb. Once illegals figure out that it’s futile to try to sneak in, they won’t try anymore.


37 posted on 06/13/2013 1:03:24 PM PDT by Crucial (Tolerance at the expense of equal treatment is the path to tyranny.)
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To: OneWingedShark

Wow! I was unaware until now that Canada has a significant nuclear weapons arsenal!


38 posted on 06/13/2013 1:05:41 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: SoldierDad
Wow! I was unaware until now that Canada has a significant nuclear weapons arsenal!

It is a well-kept secret; much like the Canadian Navy.

39 posted on 06/13/2013 1:13:39 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Mouton

(uhhhh....she’s 2% of the Senate)


40 posted on 06/13/2013 1:17:51 PM PDT by grania
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To: OneWingedShark

I was also unaware, until now, that I once worked for the Canadian Air Force, instead of the United States Air Force as I believed.


41 posted on 06/13/2013 1:20:29 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: Last Dakotan

Visited Duluth lately ?


42 posted on 06/13/2013 1:34:31 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: SoldierDad
I was also unaware, until now, that I once worked for the Canadian Air Force, instead of the United States Air Force as I believed.

Canadians are sneaky like that. ;)

43 posted on 06/13/2013 1:47:33 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: MissesBush

Members of Congress should be required to take and pass a test prior to taking office. The test should include questions on US history, US geography and basic economics. My bet is more than half of members of Congress would fail.


44 posted on 06/13/2013 2:05:00 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
Visited Duluth lately ?

Will be there in August. The only thing north of Duluth is pine trees.

45 posted on 06/13/2013 2:40:37 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: MissesBush

Passing a law to build the fence and then ignoring said law is a perfect example why the House of Lords should not be entrusted to create YANF amnesty.


46 posted on 06/13/2013 2:58:18 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's Enemies List - Yes, you are a crook.)
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To: MissesBush; DakotaGator
I, having had a bad bout of stomach flu, hope to be excused this ramble. First post for eight days. Perhaps it does shed some light on how things have changed. I was hitchhiking/bussing my way to Western Canada from Toronto, no Trans-Canada highway existed. I elected to go via Detroit. At Souix Falls SD. I bought a ticket to Winnipeg, Canada. It stopped at Fargo ND, and would depart at 630am next day. I spent overnight at the Salvation Army Hotel. I missed that bus.

I hitchhiked as far as the border town of Pembina ND. I went into a convenience store for a can of pop. Suddenly I heard the whoo whoo of sirens. Dick Tracy stuff, I thought. A border patrol car pulled up beside me and a voice rasped "get in". A small officer wearing a large Stetson, then got on his radio and said "we got'im, we got'im".

He grilled me for what seemed like an eternity. His eyes bored right through me. I showed him my bus ticket from Jack Rabbit Lines Transport to Winnipeg. Reluctantly he let me go, but drove me to within sight of the Canadian customs.

Sometime later, I learned that Canadians were crossing that border to work without permits. It was lower down in ND. I realized the man was just doing his job.

That highway north of Duluth, is very pleasant and there is a nice little town of the way to Canada. Having a car and identity, proving my transient intent, I was welcomed years later, to that part of the USA.

47 posted on 06/13/2013 3:14:44 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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To: MissesBush
Pretend for a moment that Sarah Palin said this...it would be on EVERY morning TV show that pretends to report "news"...

But Mary Moon Landrieu, the Moron, will get a free pass. She adores the Clown, you see...just like the "journalists".

48 posted on 06/13/2013 3:24:01 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: grania

1 over 100 is 1% in my book.


49 posted on 06/13/2013 3:42:36 PM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Mouton; All

I am sorry for my incredibly stupid mistake. You obviously did not make the error....one US Senator is 1%. I was thinking number of states instead of number of US Senators!


50 posted on 06/13/2013 4:20:13 PM PDT by grania
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