DHS suspends immigration agreements with Arizona in wake of Court ruling

posted at 6:01 pm on June 25, 2012 by Allahpundit

Via Ace, that headline makes it sound like O pulled the plug because the Court found most of the law unconstitutional. No sense in complying with a statute that’s no longer legally in effect, right? But no: The section he’s limiting cooperation on is 2(b), authorizing Arizona cops to check the status of people whom they reasonably suspect are here illegally. That’s the one part that the Court upheld. What he’s doing, in other words, is using the ruling as political cover to reduce enforcement, no doubt as a complement to his DREAM gambit to win over Latino voters. If the Court won’t nullify the entire law, The One will.

The Obama administration said Monday it is suspending existing agreements with Arizona police over enforcement of federal immigration laws, and said it has issued a directive telling federal authorities to decline many of the calls reporting illegal immigrants that the Homeland Security Department may get from Arizona police.

Administration officials, speaking on condition they not be named, told reporters they expect to see an increase in the number of calls they get from Arizona police — but that won’t change President Obama’s decision to limit whom the government actually tries to detain and deport…

Federal officials said they’ll still perform the checks as required by law but will respond only when someone has a felony conviction on his or her record. Absent that, ICE will tell the local police to release the person

On Monday the administration officials also said they are ending the seven 287(g) task force agreements with Arizona law enforcement officials, which proactively had granted some local police the powers to enforce immigration laws.

This is, de facto, amnesty for illegals in Arizona unless they’re serious criminals, and in that sense not unlike O’s new DREAM rule. The big objection to his DREAM policy is that he’s violating his oath to faithfully execute the laws in order to effectively change federal policy. That’s also true here, with the added wrinkle that state cops, by checking people’s status, are actually doing most of the heavy lifting of enforcement for him.

Via Mediaite, here’s Jan Brewer gamely trying to spin the Court’s decision even though it stands for the proposition that if the feds don’t want to do anything about the border, your state government’s more or less stuck with their (in)decision. After you watch that, go look at the chart over at U.S. News citing DHS’s own numbers. Has illegal immigration in Arizona fallen because of the new law, with illegals avoiding the state for more hospitable places like Texas? Or has it fallen for the same reason that illegal immigration generally has fallen, i.e. because after four years of Hopenchange “stimulus,” Mexico’s economy looks better than ours does these days?


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silvernana, it would in fact dent with the golfball and larger, but it would not fail. I’m in Ga. We get some, not as much as you, but some. No dents thus far. Thirty years on one, twelve on the other. Still looks nearly new. At any rate good luck. ; )

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Where do you live, darlin?

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:26 PM

Outskirts of Oklahoma City. The big F5 tornado that did all the damage two years ago missed us by a quarter mile, and destroyed full neighborhoods all around us. It was scary!

silvernana on June 25, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Did they just suspend this in AZ?
Isn’t that, uh, ER, illegal?
Not that it matters to this administration.

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:28 PM

Yes. Go up thread and read Jan Brewer’s statement @ 7:16 pm.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:31 PM

I’d like to hear a loud, powerful and continuous response from Arizonans of Hispanic ancestry (or of any other ethnic ancestry that has a large ILLEGAL population) who either respected our laws and came to the United States leagally or who are American citizens as they speak out against people who are in our contry ILLEGALLY.

So far I am hearing crickets… which is very sad.

wren on June 25, 2012 at 7:31 PM

Really? They are archived. Getalife.

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:22 PM

rofl!!..:)

PS..Good to see you!!..:)

Dire Straits on June 25, 2012 at 7:31 PM

I was recently diagnosed with a heart problem and doc said to avoid stress.

Yeah…right…like that’s gonna happen while Hussein Obama is in office.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:29 PM

I’ve had to take several breaks from HA and political news in general because of stress and hatred towards the left…

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:31 PM

I do wonder if Obama isn’t taking these little pot shots at the open nerve endings of conservatives on the hope that one or two will go on TV and say something stupid or will start acting out the way people did at rallies for McCain in 08. That stuff really turned independents off. If so, its brilliant politics potentially.

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:27 PM

You mean something stupid like following the rule of law?
And, millions are out of work, Obama has destroyed the economy.
Unless you are brain dead, love welfare, or are just so ignorant you can’t see the truth, which puts you in all three categories, you won’t vote for Obama.
Even independents can see Obama is a failure,

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:32 PM

And the good for nothing Dems in the Senate and House with boot-licking media will just sit back twiddling their thumbs, nodding in agreement and cheering him on.

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 7:26 PM

I do wonder if Obama isn’t taking these little pot shots at the open nerve endings of conservatives on the hope that one or two will go on TV and say something stupid or will start acting out the way people did at rallies for McCain in 08. That stuff really turned independents off. If so, its brilliant politics potentially.

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:27 PM

How could I have forgotten about the boy king’s traitorous idiot sheeple who would think it’s really cool for him to ignore the rule of law because ha ha, it really pisses of the conservatives?

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 7:33 PM

Did they just suspend this in AZ?
Isn’t that, uh, ER, illegal?
Not that it matters to this administration.

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:28 PM

Yes. Go up thread and read Jan Brewer’s statement @ 7:16 pm.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:31 PM

Thank you, Granny Dee.

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:33 PM

When someone gets killed by an illegal, and I do think it’s a WHEN not an IF, I’d like to see what Obama has to say about it.

Oh wait, no one is going to ask him / he won’t take any questions.

Surreal

Jocelyn on June 25, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Did conservatives ever answer for those minutemen murders?

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:34 PM

silvernana on June 25, 2012 at 7:30 PM

We had one of those storms in ’08 or ’09—Pretty radical…

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:34 PM

I’ve had to take several breaks from HA and political news in general because of stress and hatred towards the left…

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:31 PM

Know what ya’ mean, OC. It’s the hatred that starts rising up inside me; I fight it all the time.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:34 PM

PS..Good to see you!!..:)

Dire Straits on June 25, 2012 at 7:31 PM

Good to see you as well Dire. That fella isn’t quite running on all cylinders if you know what I mean. Must be smoking too. Lol!

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:34 PM

Thank you, Granny Dee.

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:33 PM

:)

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:35 PM

When someone gets killed by an illegal, and I do think it’s a WHEN not an IF, I’d like to see what Obama has to say about it.

Oh wait, no one is going to ask him / he won’t take any questions.

Surreal

Jocelyn on June 25, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Did conservatives ever answer for those minutemen murders?

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:34 PM

No one got killed by a minutemen, but Agent Brian Terry got killed by Fast and Furious.

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:36 PM

Did conservatives ever answer for those minutemen murders?

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:34 PM

Did you ever get those fine folks at Morehouse straightened out ?

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:37 PM

I was recently diagnosed with a heart problem and doc said to avoid stress.

Yeah…right…like that’s gonna happen while Hussein Obama is in office.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:29 PM

Same here Granny.

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 7:38 PM

No one got killed by a minutemen, but Agent Brian Terry got killed by Fast and Furious.

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:36 PM

http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-201_162-20031858.html

I suppose Shawna Forde was a minuteman until the moment she killed some innocent people.

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Have I mentioned lately how much I love my conservative Babes here at HA?
Ya’ll are a real Blessing…

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:38 PM

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:31 PM

We are glad to see you back my friend!..:)

Dire Straits on June 25, 2012 at 7:39 PM

RIP My Beloved Country
7-4-1776 — 6-25-2012

burrata on June 25, 2012 at 7:39 PM

OC, LOL!

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Ya’ know what keeps me going, Flora Duh? My five beautiful grandchildren.

And as long as there’s breath in my body, I will fight for my country so that my grandchildren will know and enjoy the freedoms we’ve always known.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:34 PM

I hear you!..:)

Dire Straits on June 25, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Did you ever get those fine folks at Morehouse straightened out ?

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:37 PM

LOL you are hilarious, I don’t know what you’re trying to do by constantly repeating this question, but I can’t imagine anyone even remembers the thread you’re referencing. But you know what, go ‘head on, do you.

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:40 PM

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Hear!..Hear!..:)

Dire Straits on June 25, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Since we have a President who seems to be out of control, it will not surprise me to the the private sector pretty much freeze up the economy. With this President the rule of law means nothing. The private sector knows how dangerous that is and will be in a self preservation mode.

DVPTexFla on June 25, 2012 at 7:41 PM

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Thx, OC.

You’re a blessing, too.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:41 PM

No one got killed by a minutemen, but Agent Brian Terry got killed by Fast and Furious.

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:36 PM

http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-201_162-20031858.html

I suppose Shawna Forde was a minuteman until the moment she killed some innocent people.

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:38 PM

That was a home invasion. She wasn’t standing watch at the border, participating in the minutemen project.
Nice try, though.

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Did conservatives ever answer for those minutemen murders?

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:34 PM

So you want illegals to go on a killing spree on Americans because maybe or maybe not a person who may or may not have been a minutemeen allegedly killed someone ?

burrata on June 25, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Did you ever get those fine folks at Morehouse straightened out ?

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:37 PM

LOL you are hilarious, I don’t know what you’re trying to do by constantly repeating this question, but I can’t imagine anyone even remembers the thread you’re referencing. But you know what, go ‘head on, do you.

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Is Libfree a racist like uppereastside?

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:43 PM

libfreeordie not the least bit important that others remember it. I have it archived, but alas you remember it all to well me thinks.

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Hey DS & Bm…

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:43 PM

We are now at war.

This federal government – all branches of it – by virtue of the progressives infesting it – has declared war on the states and the citizenry.

Midas on June 25, 2012 at 7:45 PM

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Hello OC!!..:)

Dire Straits on June 25, 2012 at 7:46 PM

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Go do a Google search for “deaths caused by illegal immigrants” and then get back to us.

We’ll wait.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:47 PM

I have the oddest craving for a BLT sandwich, don’t know why…

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Ya’ know what keeps me going, Flora Duh? My five beautiful grandchildren.

And as long as there’s breath in my body, I will fight for my country so that my grandchildren will know and enjoy the freedoms we’ve always known.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:40 PM

I hear ya. I’ve got 12 of them. Every time I feel like giving up I think of them growing up in Obama’s Amerika and it strengthens my resolve.

I was just thinking, after Romney gets sworn in we on the right should start pressuring the House and Senate to completely ignore adding any funding for Planned Parenthood to the budget.

Let’s see how libfreeordie and UES likes that.

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 7:48 PM

RovesChins, ask it. It will tell you if you watch it.

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:48 PM

I was just thinking, after Romney gets sworn in we on the right should start pressuring the House and Senate to completely ignore adding any funding for Planned Parenthood to the budget.

Let’s see how libfreeordie and UES likes that.

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Count me in. I’ll help with that project. Gladly.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:49 PM

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:34 PM

You are an unmitigated mental midget. Good grief, it hardly seems possible, but there you are, regularly proving how truly stupid you can be.

Midas on June 25, 2012 at 7:49 PM

I’m out. Supper time. ; )

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 7:48 PM

With you all the way darlin’
End the Slaughter of the Innocents in our lifetime…

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:50 PM

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Go do a Google search for “deaths caused by illegal immigrants” and then get back to us.

We’ll wait.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:47 PM

Here’s a fresh one, Libfree.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/06/25/mom-slapped-with-bill-to-clean-street-after-son-killed-by-illegal-immigrant/

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:50 PM

RovesChins, ask it. It will tell you if you watch it.

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Libfree, what’s with Morehouse? Are you a racist, bigot?

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 7:48 PM

With you all the way darlin’
End the Slaughter of the Innocents in our lifetime…

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Dang straight, OC.

Really. We should coordinate.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:52 PM

RIP My Beloved Country
7-4-1776 — 6-25-2012

burrata on June 25, 2012 at 7:39 PM

Let’s don’t give up the ship. Let’s get rid of Obama in November.

GaltBlvnAtty on June 25, 2012 at 7:54 PM

Let’s don’t give up the ship. Let’s get rid of Obama in November.

GaltBlvnAtty on June 25, 2012 at 7:54 PM

You hold out hope that doing so will help? I’m not so sure. It may put a bit of a tourniquet on the problem, but the patient has already bled out too much, I’m afraid.

Even if Romney were a deeply true conservative, I’m growing more confident by the day that it’s simply too late.

Midas on June 25, 2012 at 7:56 PM

Let’s don’t give up the ship. Let’s get rid of Obama in November.

GaltBlvnAtty on June 25, 2012 at 7:54 PM

I agree!..Hear!..Hear!..:)

Dire Straits on June 25, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Today’s decision by Mr. Obama to strike back at the American citizens in the State of Arizona I am afraid is going to lead to a new “Willie Horton” ad. Someone is going to be killed, robbed or some other terrible crime after Obama refuses the call from Arizona, or a law enforcement officer in Arizona does not make the call because they worry about a malicious prosecution by Obama and Holder, and an illegal immigrant is turned loose…

DVPTexFla on June 25, 2012 at 7:58 PM

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 7:50 PM

That’s my prayer OC.

Time for Hell’s Kitchen now. Catch ya’ll later.

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 7:58 PM

Dang straight, OC.

Really. We should coordinate.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 7:52 PM

Yes we should darlin’

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 8:00 PM

If I were a cop, methinks I’d be finding a lot more traffic stops that just happen to escalate to a felony.

Nutstuyu on June 25, 2012 at 8:04 PM

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 8:00 PM

OK. I’m going to start a website (which I’ve been wanting to do a long time now). Stay tuned for updates on HA.

So, did you get your BLT? Great sandwich. I luv bacon.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 8:04 PM

Even independents democrats can see Obama is a failure,

RovesChins on June 25, 2012 at 7:32 PM

yubley on June 25, 2012 at 8:10 PM

A Fair Warning To Those Promoting Open Borders, Amnesty, & Free Immigration

Resist We Much on June 25, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Excellent! Sure wish we could clone you.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 8:15 PM

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 8:04 PM

That’s awesome GD. Nope, no sandwich. For some reason I can’t keep bacon in the house…

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 8:15 PM

Let’s don’t give up the ship. Let’s get rid of Obama in November.

GaltBlvnAtty on June 25, 2012 at 7:54 PM

In addition to 1) VOTING OBAMA OUT OF OFFICE…

We also need to:

2) Elect a Republican super majority in the U.S. Senate

3) Increase the size of the Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives

4) Elect more Governors who are as strong as Gov. Jan Brewer on the ILLEGAL immigration issue

5) Elect Republican/Conservative majorities in State Legislatures across the country.

6) Vote every Mayor of a Sanctuary City OUT OF OFFICE ASAP.

7) Clean out every City Council of any Sanctuary City

8) Elect strong Sheriffs who will enforce the Secure Communities Act which requires Sheriffs to check immigration status when people are arrrested.

9) Elect School Boards who will not cater to ILLEGAL Aliens.

10) Elect Judges at all levels who understand U.S. laws and will help to enforce them.

11) Elect Secretaries of State who will protect our election systems and prevent ILLEGAL aliens from voting.

12) Hold the Media accountable for accurate reporting of the ILLEGAL immigration issue.

Lots of work to do.

Let’s Roll!

wren on June 25, 2012 at 8:16 PM

Dear Arizona -

We here at the DHS are registering our formal complaint to you exercising your rights as a sovereign state to police your borders and secure the safety of your citizens and resent your completely constitutional law to this effect. Therefore, we will no longer enforce the Federal laws governing these matters that we weren’t enforcing anyway.

Sincerely,
DHS

sockpuppetpolitic on June 25, 2012 at 8:19 PM

wren on June 25, 2012 at 8:16 PM

Great list! If I could add #13:

Push to get rid of Boehner. We the People need a Speaker with a spine of steel.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 8:20 PM

Push to get rid of Boehner. We the People need a Speaker with a spine of steel.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 8:20 PM

Michele Bachmann…

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 8:22 PM

OmahaConservative on June 25, 2012 at 8:15 PM

hee hee hee

OK, all. I’m outta here for 2-nite. Hubby’s on his way home. I should at least make an attempt at looking productive and earning my keep.

Keep the faith.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 8:23 PM

wren on June 25, 2012 at 8:16 PM

Wren: Of course you are right: We need to engage and defeat our country’s domestic enemies on every front.

GaltBlvnAtty on June 25, 2012 at 8:24 PM

So when Hizbullah or AQ pops a dirty NBC weapon at PHX, at least Milhous will have added another leg to the base of the Democrat party.

We have an entire party (and continent, Europe) of naifs who think government was set up to balance everyone’s checkbook to the same amount, rather than to protect us from each other.

321mdl on June 25, 2012 at 8:26 PM

Flora Duh on June 25, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Good Lord, that’s his answer for everything. Bringing squishy to an all new level.

Dongemaharu on June 25, 2012 at 8:26 PM

You hold out hope that doing so will help? I’m not so sure. It may put a bit of a tourniquet on the problem, but the patient has already bled out too much, I’m afraid.

Even if Romney were a deeply true conservative, I’m growing more confident by the day that it’s simply too late.

Midas on June 25, 2012 at 7:56 PM

Stop whining and sniveling! It’s never too late to fight for the right things.
As long as you can draw breath, you can fight.

Now, put your big boy pants on, wipe your nose and get back into the fight.

Solaratov on June 25, 2012 at 8:27 PM

If I could add #13:

Push to get rid of Boehner. We the People need a Speaker with a spine of steel.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 8:20 PM

Absolutely, GrannyDee!

And I second OmahaConservative’s nomination of Michele Bachmann for the steely spine job of Speaker!

wren on June 25, 2012 at 8:32 PM

Presidental Oath of Office (Article Two, Section One, Clause Eight):—”I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”

mechkiller_k on June 25, 2012 at 8:41 PM

Stop whining and sniveling! It’s never too late to fight for the right things.
As long as you can draw breath, you can fight.

Now, put your big boy pants on, wipe your nose and get back into the fight.

Solaratov on June 25, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Some of us have been fighting, you f@#$. Bring that bullsh1t over here and I’ll show you how it’s done.

Midas on June 25, 2012 at 8:44 PM

Did conservatives ever answer for those minutemen murders?

libfreeordie

You do know “Machete” was just a movie, right?

xblade on June 25, 2012 at 8:46 PM

Lastly, let me just say that I am a naturalised American. I came here legally. I complied with Federal law, which included carrying my “papers” on me at all times. I also accept the fact that, as a naturalised American, I will always be somewhat of a “second class citizen.” How so, you ask?

Resist We Much on June 25, 2012 at 8:10 PM

“How so?”

I can tell you that continuing to spell like you’re still on the other side of the pond, as you do with a word like “naturaliszed”, is what will most guarantee your status as a second-class US citizen! :)

Bizarro No. 1 on June 25, 2012 at 8:49 PM

I wonder why the president doesn’t have a 14% approval rating. He is a disaster as a leader, clueless about the Constitution, has spent most of his time in office either on vacation or campaigning or playing golf, or droning people to death or blaming the previous administration, he’s kept few of his promises, if any, he’s lied repeatedly, he’s been divisive beyond comprehension, has little to no respect from other world leaders, I just don’t get it. Why the dems didn’t find someone to run against him is unfathomable. Why anyone still supports or likes the man is incomprehensible.

scalleywag on June 25, 2012 at 8:53 PM

This disgusting man has sworn to uphold the constitution and uphold federal laws. Oath and promises mean nothing to him, except maybe the Shahādah.

Chessplayer on June 25, 2012 at 8:56 PM

This disgusting man has sworn to uphold the constitution and uphold federal laws. Oath and promises mean nothing to him, except maybe the Shahādah.

Chessplayer on June 25, 2012 at 8:56 PM

Why are you blaming Obama? He’s just a liberal socialist who’s taking advantage of his advantages.

You need to blame the GOP in Congress for GIVING him those advantages – for reneging on their responsibility for Congressional oversight and censure – even impeachment.

And you need to blame yourself for voting in a castrated party that does nothing but ask you for donations and sip martinis while they lament the awesome power of Obama.

Vote guys in with balls – things will change. Keep electing eunuchs – and you get what you deserve.

HondaV65 on June 25, 2012 at 9:05 PM

I can tell you that continuing to spell like you’re still on the other side of the pond, as you do with a word like “naturaliszed”, is what will most guarantee your status as a second-class US citizen! :)

Bizarro No. 1 on June 25, 2012 at 8:49 PM

Um, I guess you missed the part where I said that I don’t mind being a “second-class citizen” and, in fact, approve of the Constitution’s requirement that Presidents being natural born citizens, eh?

I am not a pity-party kind of person nor do I scream discrimination. I will continue to write as I do and, if that means I am not 100% American in your eyes, then so be it. I am British by birth and American by choice. As far as I am concerned, I am far more educated and a much better speller than many natural born Americans.

Excellent! Sure wish we could clone you.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 8:15 PM

You are very kind. It has become quite an amazing sight to see these far Left politicos admit what has been obvious for so very long and in such stark, frank terms. I’ve always said that being a Progressive means never having to say you’re sorry…or admit that you’re wrong. This is a first!

Resist We Much on June 25, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Yeah. Brewer shouldnt have tried to sound so bravado on it. She should have just said:

Hey we lost; and now Obama has decided to punish us for losing the case they brought against us. There’s nothing we can do; we can’t arrest anyone who’s here in AZ illegally, thanks to Obama. So, I’m sorry, but we’re at their mercy and can’t do anything.

The people of AZ would be enraged at Obama.

mountainaires on June 25, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Dear bleeding heart libs,

Many will try to cross here now, including woman and children. It’s gonna be around 110°f by Friday. even the frigging cactus are dying. So,, when BP is hauling out the sun-charred dead bodies and stacking them like chordwood in ref. Trucks stand tall and take credit. Maybe they’ll still be able to vote in Nov.

wolly4321 on June 25, 2012 at 9:18 PM

you know this Sc ruling also makes sanctuary cities uncontitutional

unseen on June 25, 2012 at 6:44 PM

True enough but now they have no worries since the Feds won’t come get em anyway.
Maybe when we we get a comprehensive policy aka “assume the position America”, things will be great.

arnold ziffel on June 25, 2012 at 9:23 PM

RWM. Many have been praising your posts. I’d like to join that chorus. You are a true asset here.

wolly4321 on June 25, 2012 at 9:27 PM

obamao and his minions are nothing short of criminals and traitors. Issa ought to jerk Big Sis’s chain for this. I am so glad we will clean out this nest of snakes in November. If we don’t…. the country will be lost and 200+ years of freedom will be lost. Rome is burning and the liberals and America haters are warming themselves by the fire.

ultracon on June 25, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Um, I guess you missed the part where I said that I don’t mind being a “second-class citizen” and, in fact, approve of the Constitution’s requirement that Presidents being natural born citizens, eh?

I am not a pity-party kind of person nor do I scream discrimination. I will continue to write as I do and, if that means I am not 100% American in your eyes, then so be it. I am British by birth and American by choice. As far as I am concerned, I am far more educated and a much better speller than many natural born Americans.

Resist We Much on June 25, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Psst – I was busting your bal…er, I was teasing you :)

Bizarro No. 1 on June 25, 2012 at 9:30 PM

A Fair Warning To Those Promoting Open Borders, Amnesty, & Free Immigration

Resist We Much on June 25, 2012 at 8:10 PM

What are you trying to do make me cry? :) We are in such an untenable situation. We know who the libs are, and on our side we have Mitt, John and Mitch—-three guys I don’t want leading me into battle. Too bad Queen Boudica aka Sarah didn’t run. Oh well.

arnold ziffel on June 25, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Did you ever get those fine folks at Morehouse straightened out ?

Bmore on June 25, 2012 at 7:37 PM

rofl, love you brother. She loves you to spank her harder. Don’t stop. :)

arnold ziffel on June 25, 2012 at 9:47 PM

“Obama Has Eclipsed Nixon In The Establishment Of An Imperial Presidency”

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2012/06/obama-has-eclipsed-nixon-in.html

M2RB: Hank Williams, Jr

Resist We Much on June 25, 2012 at 9:47 PM

RWM. Many have been praising your posts. I’d like to join that chorus. You are a true asset here.

wolly4321 on June 25, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Thank you so very much. You are truly kind. :-)

Psst – I was busting your bal…er, I was teasing you :)

Bizarro No. 1 on June 25, 2012 at 9:30 PM

Good deal. I’m on quite a tear today. It is just so frustrating for me. I KNOW how this story ends and I’ve been screaming for the years that I’ve been here and it seems that few are listening. It is like the idiots aren’t content to look at the scars on my hands. They want to put their hands in the fire because I have to be lying or exaggerating! I became an American to get away from this shyt. Now, I’m thinking where do I go?

What are you trying to do make me cry? :) We are in such an untenable situation. We know who the libs are, and on our side we have Mitt, John and Mitch—-three guys I don’t want leading me into battle. Too bad Queen Boudica aka Sarah didn’t run. Oh well.

arnold ziffel on June 25, 2012 at 9:32 PM

I’m sorry. It just erupted from me this evening after reading all of these Progs high-fiving. They are utterly clueless. Seriously, Ed the Red makes Obama look like a Blue Dog Democrat and he has admitted what a disaster Labour’s immigration policy has been to both the country and his party. His brother, David, gave an important speech on the subject in 2010 and said that the reason the Left was losing in Europe was because of one reason: It’s position on immigration. I mean, hell, the bloody Nazis picked up a couple dozen seats in Greece SOLELY because of immigration. They specifically said that they would go through hospitals and physically throw immigrants out of the wards and put Greeks in the beds. I mean we’re talking hardcore hate and Golden Dawn got some serious votes. It’s embarrassing, but indicative of the real problem. There is going to be bloodshed between the Muslim immigrants (or as they are called in the British press, “Asian” immigrants….Muslims from the Caribbean are called “Asian immigrants”… wink, wink) and the natives in Europe because that is how the politicos have set up the problem. Think Hitler with the Germans and the Jews, but the Muslims will be much more numerous.

It is all disgusting and heartbreaking, especially since it was all so preventable if the elites in government would have only regulated immigration more closely and listened to their constituents. Too much too fast was bound to create a predictable disaster.

You might be interested in this:

Hitler’s Ghost Haunts Europe

Resist We Much on June 25, 2012 at 10:05 PM

I don’t have a problem calling The president Hussein Obama.

Uppereastside on June 25, 2012 at 6:31 PM

After November, you’ll have an easier time calling the President-elect by his middle name.

Mitt!

massrighty on June 25, 2012 at 10:16 PM

It is all disgusting and heartbreaking,…

Resist We Much on June 25, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Yes, it is. But only those who have lived through it, or who are the first or second generation of those who escaped Nazism or Communism (WW II) can truly understand what you’re saying.

I will never forget the horror stories my grandmother told me before she was blessed to come to the U.S., and I was a mere child at the time.

What astounds me is that the libs who post at HA somehow think they will be exempted from the pain and suffering that will surely follow if BHO is re-elected.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 10:17 PM

If the Jugeared Jesus disrespects his office, his oath, the Constitution, and the people of a WHOLE GODDAMN STATE, it’s high time to seriously consider the impeachment option.

This is beyond the pale, even for the crypto-Marxist.

hillbillyjim on June 25, 2012 at 10:19 PM

http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-201_162-20031858.html

I suppose Shawna Forde was a minuteman until the moment she killed some innocent people.

libfreeordie on June 25, 2012 at 7:38 PM

We were talking about President Obama not enforcing the law. Did President Bush advocate not prosecuting this woman who committed this crime?

Your attempts to deflect from Obama’s transgressions are the most pathetic I’ve ever seen.

JannyMae on June 25, 2012 at 10:21 PM

Its so easy to solve this problem if you’re Arizona.

Everyone that is identified as an illegal-immigrant via the upheld provision – BUS THEM ALL TO D.C. and drop them off for the feds to take care.

If the Supreme Court said this an exclusive Federal problem – MAKE IT A FEDERAL PROBLEM.

rgrovr on June 25, 2012 at 10:32 PM

rgrovr on June 25, 2012 at 10:32 PM

And drop them off on the steps of the SC at high noon.

GrannyDee on June 25, 2012 at 10:34 PM

The Imperial Presidency strikes. By cancelling the agreements FAT sis has violated Federal law.

MNDavenotPC on June 25, 2012 at 10:48 PM

There has been no ground work laid to shut any executive department. So how would he do that.

chemman on June 25, 2012 at 6:46 PM

The United States Environmental Protection Agency is an unconstitutional branch of the government created by Richard Nixon and approved by Congress. The EPA is not a Cabinet department, but the administrator is normally given cabinet rank.

The way to shut down the EPA is to cut off its funding. A President could request exactly that, and if Congress wished to fight it the POTUS could take his request to the American people, most of who do not care for it.

No liberal POTUS would dare make such a request since it is the tree hugging leftists that support it today. That is why Romney will never broach the subject once made POTUS.

DannoJyd on June 25, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Wow, that was fast. It’s amazing what motivates this morally bankrupt, absolutely corrupt prezuhduncy. If this deadbeat administration had gotten off its lazy duff even half this fast, ICE would’ve been doing its job, AZ would never have had to write and pass this law, and we wouldn’t have to be wasting the Supreme Court’s time.

stukinIL4now on June 25, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Good deal. I’m on quite a tear today. It is just so frustrating for me. I KNOW how this story ends and I’ve been screaming for the years that I’ve been here and it seems that few are listening. It is like the idiots aren’t content to look at the scars on my hands. They want to put their hands in the fire because I have to be lying or exaggerating! I became an American to get away from this shyt. Now, I’m thinking where do I go?

Resist We Much on June 25, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Please don’t look down/get discouraged – pessimism has no reward, does it? We don’t yet know how this will all play out, and, remember, there are more people on your side than it may seem sometimes!

PS since you are a former Brit, I felt helplessly obliged to tease you about your non-American spelling – sorry about that!

PPS now, if I next find out you are a Chelsea fan…ok, let’s not go there! :)

Bizarro No. 1 on June 25, 2012 at 10:55 PM

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government whose control falls under the Executive Branch. Dismantling that would take a request from the POTUS to Congress and with it being so unpopular today should be easy to shrink down to size.

To date, only Presidential contender Gary Johnson has shown any willingness to make such a request.

DannoJyd on June 25, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Barf!

MCGIRV on June 25, 2012 at 11:00 PM

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