Skip to comments.President Bush Signs Secure Fence Act
Posted on 06/08/2007 10:48:02 AM PDT by Afronaut
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all. Thanks. Please be seated. I'm pleased that you all are here to witness the signature of the Secure Fence Act of 2006. This bill will help protect the American people. This bill will make our borders more secure. It is an important step toward immigration reform.
President George W. Bush signs H.R. 6061, the Secure Fence Act of 2006, in the Roosevelt Room Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. I appreciate the Vice President joining us today. I thank the Deputy Secretary, Michael Jackson, of the Department of Homeland Security. Rob Portman -- he happens to be the Director of OMB. I want to thank Ralph Basham, who is the Commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. David Aguilar is the Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol.
I appreciate the fact that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist has joined us, as well as House Majority Leader John Boehner. I appreciate them coming in from their respective states as I sign this piece of legislation. I want to thank Congressman Peter King, who's the Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee in the House of Representatives. I appreciate you being here, Peter.
Ours is a nation of immigrants. We're also a nation of law. Unfortunately, the United States has not been in complete control of its borders for decades and, therefore, illegal immigration has been on the rise. We have a responsibility to address these challenges. We have a responsibility to enforce our laws. We have a responsibility to secure our borders. We take this responsibility seriously.
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Yea sure, whatever...
WHERES THE FENCE?????
I won’t listen to Bush on any domestic policy, he’s proven FOS.
“FENCE”? I want to see CONCRETE & STEEL high & WIDE!
We're also a nation of law.
Also demonstrably untrue.
Unfortunately, the United States has not been in complete control of its borders for decades and, therefore, illegal immigration has been on the rise.
Finally a true statement.
We have a responsibility to address these challenges.
So do it.
We have a responsibility to enforce our laws.
So do it.
We have a responsibility to secure our borders.
So do it.
We take this responsibility seriously.
So few sentences. So much bullsh**.
Yeah, when the Administration says that it is going to do something, it really means it!
YES, WHERE’S THE FENCE?
Are you adding to my state of agitated discontent ? LOL!
Campaign ploy to gain reelection for members of congress.
To vote for the fence before the election then fail to appropriate the dollars to have it built after the election amounts to nothing more than deception.
We can afford as a nation to spend multi-billions in Iraq.
We can afford as a nation to send billions to fight aids in Africa.
We can afford to send billions in foreign aid all over the world.
WE CAN AFFORD A DAMN FENCE THE LENGTH OF OUR SOUTHERN BORDER!
This is a military issue!
Bush is not vey series about border security, and that’s a hugh problem.
That’s what these 3 ladies want to know..
http://www.wheresthefence.com/ click the vid.
Two years and what, two miles of fence?
That’s our illustrious govt for ya.
Thanks for enlightening us about the charade. I’m sure most of us suspected as much.
I enlisted, Vietnam era. It didn’t take too long before I thought: “I am willing to die for my Country, but not to have my life thrown away for nothing”. I’m not talking about the merits of the Vietnam conflict, I’m talking about the military bull*hit. Fortunately, I didn’t go to Nam.
Why bother posting this? Most of us saw this as a deparate election season ploy, we weren’t fooled, and the GOP got what it deserved. We know who and what GWB is by now.
I thought he signed that bill in 2006
It’s the old dried pea under the cup trick. The Senate, the House & the White House are the 3 cups and the dried pea is the fence. WHERE’S THE FENCE...under which cup!!!!
oops, thought this was current
Why didn't he do it before? It's a con game, folks. Don't believe him!
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