Video: Boehner mocks GOP opponents of immigration reform

posted at 11:21 am on April 25, 2014 by Allahpundit

I mentioned this yesterday in the McCain post but figured you’d want to watch the video, if only to see just how high his mock-falsetto can get. But then, mockery is what we reform skeptics deserve for having stained America’s honor.

Watch this clip and tell me how, having framed the issue this way, Boehner could possibly resist bringing something on immigration to the floor before 2016. I keep hearing from amnesty fans that the odds of passing something will drop after the midterms, especially if the GOP does well in November; Republicans will be too skittish to tackle this as the presidential cycle heats up, the theory goes, and conservatives will point to the midterm results as “proof” that doing nothing on immigration isn’t fatal to the party. Does Boehner sound here like a guy who might be swayed by that argument? He’s all but calling opponents cowards for fearing a political backlash from doing what he clearly believe is the right thing. (“We get elected to solve problems and it’s remarkable to me how many of my colleagues just don’t want to.”) If he doesn’t force the House to take this up this summer, I think, he’s going to insist on it in the lame-duck session or, at the latest, early next year, to make it as painless as possible for GOP presidential candidates. If he doesn’t, then he himself is the ultimate example of the “oooooh, this is too hard” holdout.

Note, by the way, that he knows there’s a camera on him. This isn’t a stray comment made to a private audience, as his “hellbent” crack from last month was. This was meant for public consumption, which makes me think maybe there really is something to the idea of GOP reform fans concertedly speaking out in favor ahead of the big push. Exit quotation from a House Republican: “Most members see the leadership as being supportive of Gang of Eight-style reform. We continually hear that once most primaries are over, the leadership will move forward with comprehensive reform.”


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Is the official US immigration policy now that we can never deport an illegal immigrant under any circumstances?

Doughboy on April 25, 2014 at 12:05 PM

If we can’t deport now. When can we deport. Isn’t that kind of like saying that the border is open, and we will never enforce it? Why not just annex Mexico and turn it into 7 more States? If we have to be responsible for it, why not take on the whole thing?

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Extend the Monroe Doctrine to the Guatemalan Border.

workingclass artist on April 25, 2014 at 12:18 PM

And no, the border will never be secured. Remember the wall that Bush authorized in ’06 and then never finished? Yeah, that’s how the game is played, make you think they’re doing something while making sure the cheap labor keeps flowing across the border for their cronies.

clearbluesky on April 25, 2014 at 12:18 PM

BTW, no deportation is required.
 

It’s easy (and cheap). Offer an incentive to both sides.
 
Pass a law that says in six months employers will be fined $5000/day per illegal employed at that point and, if applicable, retroactively to the day the legislation is signed into law, and set up a crimestoppers-type phone line.
 
If the tip is true, the informant gets every penny of each fine that comes from the bust.
 
rogerb on December 9, 2013 at 6:14 PM

rogerb on April 25, 2014 at 12:18 PM

There’s no way 12-20 million illegals are going to be deported…we really need to face that. Nor should illegals get a free ride to the head of the line.

JetBoy on April 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM

The solution is tackling the problem from the other end. Fine and imprison the hell out of any employer caught hiring illegals. The criminals don’t have to go home but they might get mighty hungry if they stick around.

Happy Nomad on April 25, 2014 at 12:19 PM

If we enforce even current laws, that’s exactly what would be required, no? Because if illegals aren’t deported…all of them…then that qualifies as “amnesty” of a sort. Either we enforce the law, or we go easy on it. But deporting all illegals that are living in the US is never, ever going to happen. The sooner we realize that and move forward with comprehensive reform, the better.

JetBoy on April 25, 2014 at 12:04 PM

But what you are saying is that because it is unrealistic that we will deport every last million or so, is that we can’t deport any. Total bullshit. If we can’t find every murderer, we shouldn’t look for any. If we can’t find any thief, we shouldn’t look for any.

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 12:19 PM

The solution is tackling the problem from the other end. Fine and imprison the hell out of any employer caught hiring illegals. The criminals don’t have to go home but they might get mighty hungry if they stick around.

Happy Nomad on April 25, 2014 at 12:19 PM

You can fight it on all fronts, even better.

the_nile on April 25, 2014 at 12:20 PM

I’m not poor and starving….so it is pretty easy for me to follow the law.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:11 PM

Very few people in Mexico are “starving.” It’s a middle-income country. It’s not Bangladesh.

Jon0815 on April 25, 2014 at 12:20 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

OMG , a strawman was killed!

the_nile on April 25, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Are you that clueless that you think they work for “the people”?

It’s organized crime.

the_nile on April 25, 2014 at 11:50 AM

I have never found JetBoy clueless.

HonestLib on April 25, 2014 at 12:24 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

If you were feeding your family and knew that things were already tough, and you had to live up to the law, and you saw others coming who didn’t live up to the same responsibilities, would you just lay down and take it? Jon0815 is right. This isn’t a third world country we’re speaking of. They don’t lack resources. They export food and all sort of resources.

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 12:25 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?
 
Wow.
 
terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

 
Do you have locks on your doors, terryannonline?

rogerb on April 25, 2014 at 12:26 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Are you saying you’re okay with someone breaking into your home as often as they please and taking what they wish to “feed their family”?

hollygolightly on April 25, 2014 at 12:27 PM

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Yup. It makes no sense. Let’s say there is a busy stretch of highway where speeding is common and there are lots of fatal accidents. The highway patrols says ok we are going to start patrolling that stretch of highway and hand out tickets to anyone we catch speeding. Wait you can’t do that says JetBoy. There are over 50,000 speeders on that highway every day and you can’t possibly give everyone a ticket.

Wigglesworth on April 25, 2014 at 12:27 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

So the border should be open then for anyone poor?

In a world of 7 billions?

How will that end?

the_nile on April 25, 2014 at 12:28 PM

You could probably pass comprehensive immigration reform right now with a minimum of fuss if you first just built a strong border fence and rigorously enforced the existing laws on the subject. But the Federal government won’t do that. So what does that say about a new “comprehensive” law that is apparently to hard to pass? It says that there won’t be any effective border enforcement no matter what is promised. That’s what is says.

Fred 2 on April 25, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Sarah Palin for Speaker of the House 2014!

ShainS on April 25, 2014 at 12:29 PM

You could probably pass comprehensive immigration reform right now with a minimum of fuss if you first just built a strong border fence and rigorously enforced the existing laws on the subject. But the Federal government won’t do that. So what does that say about a new “comprehensive” law that is apparently to hard to pass? It says that there won’t be any effective border enforcement no matter what is promised. That’s what is says.

Fred 2 on April 25, 2014 at 12:28 PM

Yup. It’s all doable, but they have other plans.

Building a fence would be wonderful stimulus project too…

the_nile on April 25, 2014 at 12:31 PM

If we can’t deport now. When can we deport. Isn’t that kind of like saying that the border is open, and we will never enforce it? Why not just annex Mexico and turn it into 7 more States? If we have to be responsible for it, why not take on the whole thing?

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Bravo, sir!! You have encapsulated the problem in as brief a paragraph as could possibly be expected.

I salute you!!

We face a problem that is largely insoluble. So long as we are as wealthy as we are, and Mexico (esp excluding Mexico City) is as poor as it is, and so long as we are producing as few people as we are, and they are producing as many people as they are, there will be an inexorable force from south to north. You can build the Great Wall of America (something I for one desperately do not want to see), and it won’t matter. People will go over, under, around or through that wall to get to the US from Mexico.

So, in the end, there are really two options. Have them come to the US.

Or, bring the US to them.

The question, at that point, simply becomes the method…

JohnGalt23 on April 25, 2014 at 12:31 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Let’s say for the sake of argument that I accepted the premise of your question (I actually don’t). Yes, I would do that to try and feed my family but I wouldn’t act indignant if I got caught and expected to be allowed to stay.

Bitter Clinger on April 25, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Very few people in Mexico are “starving.” It’s a middle-income country. It’s not Bangladesh.

Jon0815 on April 25, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Let’s remember something else. A lot of these illegals are not all that much interested in being good citizens. They are here to make money which they send back home. They do not care about assimilating into our culuture and at some point will cross back over the border to all that poverty and famine they have supposedly escaped by becoming an illegal.

When I was living in Southern California, the house two doors down was nothing but a flop house for illegals. Twenty some young males who were constantly in the backyard smoking and playing mariachi music until the early hours of the morning.

Happy Nomad on April 25, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Sarah Palin for Speaker of the House 2014!

ShainS on April 25, 2014 at 12:29 PM

My choice would be Alan West.

Happy Nomad on April 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

biting my tongue HARD as to not accurately castigate such blatant IGNORANCE since you choose FEELINGS over any semblance of LOGIC

Can we send ALL these freeloaders to YOUR HOUSE?

If so I’m down for that!!

Katfish on April 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

@oldroy

Have u ever been to the border of Mexico? Children begging for money. They aren’t risking their lives in the hot desert just because they think breaking american laws are fun.

@hollygolightly

Illegals aren’t breaking into my house.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Time to redefine the immigration debate, rather then forcing those poor people to risk life and limb for freedom, we should bring the freedom instead to them.
Lets Annex Mexico.

Leftist heads will explode.

MWC_RS on April 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

Terry, that’s a pretty broad brush you’re using.

butch on April 25, 2014 at 12:34 PM

It looks to me as if the establishment gop really are afraid of the conservative tide coming. Does Boehner have any competition? He’s spending a lot of money on fancy commercials. If it was in the bag would he need to do that? I’m not in his district. I’m next door in Jordan’s district.

crankyoldlady on April 25, 2014 at 12:34 PM

After watching Boehner perform and McConnell perform, it is absolutely no wonder that during those 4 short years under the Bush administration when the Republicans controlled the House and the Senate spending continued to go through the roof. These guys thrive on power and control at the expense of their constituents and our country. It should not come as any surprise that they have chosen an issue to push which will continue to cause turmoil and unrest. They are not satisfied with the rule of law.

mobydutch on April 25, 2014 at 12:35 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:21 PM

An awful lot of those “people coming here to feed their families” are committing violent crimes & hit & runs.

But I guess those are just crimes Americans won’t do right?

tetriskid on April 25, 2014 at 12:37 PM

I agree with my younger brother.

Sincerely, John McVainStain.

22044 on April 25, 2014 at 11:39 AM

…Fixed! HT/ Fallon!

KOOLAID2 on April 25, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Illegals aren’t breaking into my house.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

That’s because you heartlessly locks them out!

the_nile on April 25, 2014 at 12:38 PM

@oldroy

Have u ever been to the border of Mexico? Children begging for money. They aren’t risking their lives in the hot desert just because they think breaking american laws are fun.

@hollygolightly

Illegals aren’t breaking into my house.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Yes Terry, I’ve been to the border. Lived just in site of it for many years. Been to Mexico City? There aren’t kids begging for food there? Been out to visit the dirt poor Tarahumaras?

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 12:40 PM

Why is he still Speaker, again?

Because his views are perfectly in line with those of the modern Republican Party. That’s why.

Cicero43 on April 25, 2014 at 12:40 PM

Teryannonline,

Have u ever been to the border of Mexico? Children begging for money. They aren’t risking their lives in the hot desert just because they think breaking american laws are fun.

Mexico has an obesity problem that’s worse than the U.S. They’re not coming here because they’re starving; they’re coming here to pack on extra calories.

Pincher Martin on April 25, 2014 at 12:42 PM

There’s no way 12-20 million illegals are going to be deported…we really need to face that.

JetBoy on April 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM

…Dwight D. Eisenhower… please pick up the courtesy phone!

KOOLAID2 on April 25, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Listen up Boner and Co….here’s the Dream team….suck it!

https://twitter.com/jonmcclellan/status/459723821067427840/photo/1/large

ToddPA on April 25, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Illegals aren’t breaking into my house.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Breaking into a sovereign country is the SAME thing, especially those that have been deported SEVERAL TIMES.

How many times do we give amnesty Terry? When can we start to count on our government to start following their own laws. I mean if we really care about all the poor, poor people; the best thing we can do is take over Mexico, and make it part of the United States. Then we can clean up its corruption, exploit its oil, and tourism industry and maybe create some jobs for those poor, poor immigrants.

melle1228 on April 25, 2014 at 12:45 PM

My choice would be Alan West.

Happy Nomad on April 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Uhm … I could probably live with that too. ;-)

ShainS on April 25, 2014 at 12:45 PM

@pincher martin

That’s sounds like you made up a stat. Please provide me a link with solid evidence that Mexicans (not Hispanics living in the overweight US).

You guys are right. Mexicans are crosses the border in dangerous heat and many have died of dehydration just so they break American laws. That’s all.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:47 PM

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:47 PM

How Mexico got so fat and is now more obese than America
Almost 33 percent of Mexicans are now obese and 70 percent overweight

The poor and young are worst affected, often both malnourished and fat
Mexican food is traditionally high in calories, fatty and fried
U.S. restaurant chains opening up in the country aren’t helping the problem
Growth in waistlines is due to increases in income and urban lifestyles

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2358472/How-Mexico-got-fat-obese-America.html#ixzz2zux8qNMW
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melle1228 on April 25, 2014 at 12:49 PM

Mexico, from which about 70% of all illegal aliens currently at large in the United States originate, currently enjoys an unemployment rate of 5.4%. The United States has over 20 million citizens and legal immigrants who are either unemployed or chronically and acutely underemployed.

There are currently, according to estimates from the PEW Center, a minimum of 12 million illegal aliens currently at large in the United States and a minimum of 8 million full time jobs are held by illegal aliens. These estimates don’t account for the countless part time jobs and unreported jobs currently held by illegal aliens.

Mexico has a poverty rate of about 18% and it has been declining. The United States has a poverty rate of about 16% and its rising.

Mexico has a wide variance in wages, with it’s northernmost states generally offering higher wages and a higher standard of living to their residents than the southernmost states that have a large indigenous, mostly Indian, population. The southernmost states also have a higher unemployment rate than the northernmost states and account for a higher percentage of the overall poverty rate. Racism is endemic in Mexico and is routinely practiced against its own citizens.

Mexico has an economy that is currently rated as the 14th largest nominal GDP, and the 10th largest GDP by purchasing power parity, in the world and is considered and upper middle income country by the World Bank. It is estimated that Mexico will become the 5th largest economy in the world by 2050.

thatsafactjack on April 25, 2014 at 12:50 PM

As Gil Favor would say every night on Rawhide— “Head ‘em up…move ‘em out…” And Rowdy Yates, Wishbone and the rest of the boys would do just that…Too bad Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood and Paul Brinegar aren’t running Immigration & Naturalization. Those illegals would be back across the border lickety split. Then, after the damned fence is built and the border secured, and only then…should we entertain the thought of reforming our unused immigration laws. But I’m just a homophobic, Islamophobic raaaaaaycist…what do I know??

bimmcorp on April 25, 2014 at 12:51 PM

Have u ever been to the border of Mexico? Children begging for money. They aren’t risking their lives in the hot desert just because they think breaking american laws are fun.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Have you ever been to Europe? Romani children begging for money and stealing. They aren’t risking their lives just because they think that breaking the law is fun.

It’s cultural.

Happy Nomad on April 25, 2014 at 12:51 PM

God Bless Democracy in action!

Bradky on April 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Terryannonline,

Melle1228 has beaten me to it.

It’s really old news, too. I’m surprised you couldn’t see the expanding Mexican waistlines from your window.

Pincher Martin on April 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Very few people in Mexico are “starving.” It’s a middle-income country. It’s not Bangladesh.

Jon0815 on April 25, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Let’s remember something else. A lot of these illegals are not all that much interested in being good citizens. They are here to make money which they send back home. They do not care about assimilating into our culuture and at some point will cross back over the border to all that poverty and famine they have supposedly escaped by becoming an illegal.

When I was living in Southern California, the house two doors down was nothing but a flop house for illegals. Twenty some young males who were constantly in the backyard smoking and playing mariachi music until the early hours of the morning.

Happy Nomad on April 25, 2014 at 12:32 PM

CEOs that work hard at 60-hour workweeks = GREED

Illegals coming here for mo’ money than Mexico = those we should pity

slickwillie2001 on April 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

“We get elected to solve problems and it’s remarkable to me how many of my colleagues just don’t want to.”

Yes, Mr. Boehner. You get elected to solve problems – OUR national problems, not your political ones. And OUR problem vis-a-vis illegal immigration is the utterly uncontrolled entry into this country by all kinds of people both good and evil; along with the slave labor they provide to your business cronies they are also a major source of violent street crime, drugs and internal terrorist activity and are draining the public coffers with their burden on the welfare system.
Every nation on earth without exception reserves for itself the right, the DUTY to control who enters its borders; it is absolutely critical to maintaining national security and domestic order to keep out malefactors and parasites.
You, on the other hand, are only interested in the futile attempt to siphon off some of the Democratic Party’s base by bending over and grabbing your ankles for transnational trespassers demanding rights they haven’t earned. You have been eating from the public trough for so long now that you are blind to anything other than your political interests.

You have GOT to go, Mr. Boehner.

jbspry on April 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

An awful lot of those “people coming here to feed their families” are committing violent crimes & hit & runs.

But I guess those are just crimes Americans won’t do right?

tetriskid on April 25, 2014 at 12:37 PM

And sex slaves and drug mules.

the_nile on April 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

For the pro amnesty crowd. Name one benefit that conservatism in this nation gains from amnesty.

astonerii on April 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Have you ever been to Europe? Romani children begging for money and stealing. They aren’t risking their lives just because they think that breaking the law is fun.

It’s cultural.

Happy Nomad on April 25, 2014 at 12:51 PM

Yep, they know the tourists that get off the ships or come to the resorts will feel guilty, and pay.

melle1228 on April 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Illegals aren’t breaking into my house.
 
terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

 

The annual report, called “One Nation Underemployed: Jobs Rebuild America,” noted that the underemployment rate for African-American workers was 20.5 percent

The report also said African-Americans are twice as likely as whites to be unemployed. The unemployment rate for blacks was 12 percent in February…

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent in February, the Labor Department reported on Friday. That’s still rather high, but it’s nothing compared to what black teens are grappling with: an unemployment rate that grew to 43.1 percent.

That’s higher than when the recession ended. It’s also substantially higher than in November 2007, right before the recession started…

The Commission found also that about six in 10 adult black males have a high school diploma or less, and are disproportionately employed in the low-skilled labor market in likely competition with immigrants.
 
http://www.usccr.gov/pubs/IllegImmig_10-14-10_430pm.pdf

 
12% unemployment, 43% teen unemployment, and 20.5% underemployment for black families.
 
But it’s okay so long as the illegals aren’t breaking into YOUR house…

rogerb on April 25, 2014 at 12:53 PM

There’s no way 12-20 million illegals are going to be deported…we really need to face that. Nor should illegals get a free ride to the head of the line.

JetBoy on April 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM

We don’t have to deport them. All we have to do is cut off their money supply (jobs) and free benefits. Or, give them work Visas, let them pay taxes, but never give them citizenship. EVER

cajunpatriot on April 25, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Boner is openly mocking us on amnesty. If they pass amnesty, I’m promoting the Ds, en masse. If Jeb Bush is the nominee I’m voting for Hillary. If the land is to catapult further into the abyss, not that there is much hope any more, I want the Ds to own it and the DIABLOs (Democrats in all but label only) too.

Only 4% of the US voters think that amnesty is an important issue, btw.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 12:54 PM

God Bless Democracy in action!

Bradky on April 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

You slipped. It w/b “democracy”, with a small D. There is NO democracy, just thuggery, from both sides.

But, there are Democrats.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 12:55 PM

terryann is as shallow, as always.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 12:56 PM

The idea of government doing anything “comprehensive” is absurdly Marxist.

You want “comprehensive”?

Look at ObamaCare.

I don’t even really agree with “comprehensive” reform of the tax code. Make major, but MANAGEABLE changes, measure their effectiveness, tweak – and then make MORE.

Government f*cks up anything that’s “comprehensive”.

Shut the border down … seal it up.

Then decide what do to with who’s here already.

HondaV65 on April 25, 2014 at 12:56 PM

Bump

Representative republic.

rogerb on April 25, 2014 at 11:23 AM

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 12:56 PM

Melle1228 has beaten me to it.

It’s really old news, too. I’m surprised you couldn’t see the expanding Mexican waistlines from your window.

Pincher Martin on April 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Sorry, I didn’t mean to butt in, but I get so sick of hearing about the poor, poor western children that are starving. I mean if you want to hear about badly treated people: look to the illegal immigrant guatemalans in Mexico.

melle1228 on April 25, 2014 at 12:57 PM

Boner is openly mocking us on amnesty. If they pass amnesty, I’m promoting the Ds, en masse. If Jeb Bush is the nominee I’m voting for Hillary. If the land is to catapult further into the abyss, not that there is much hope any more, I want the Ds to own it and the DIABLOs (Democrats in all but label only) too.

Only 4% of the US voters think that amnesty is an important issue, btw.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Good afternoon, my friend. I stand with you on all points.

thatsafactjack on April 25, 2014 at 12:57 PM

You’re elected to represent the people who elected you.

. . . You self-important POS.

Axe on April 25, 2014 at 11:26 AM

You beat me to it.

We get elected to solve problems and it’s remarkable to me how many of my colleagues just don’t want to.

This is the problem, in a nutshell – the delusion that they are there primarily (solely?) to fix problems. And the conceit that the more they “do”, the more we’re supposed to lionize them.

When your only tool is a hammer, the whole world starts to look like a nail.

And Boehner certainly should know a few things about being a tool.

bofh on April 25, 2014 at 12:57 PM

Blacks and legal Hispanics, obama and Boner hate you and your children.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 12:58 PM

The only reason I can think of to support Republicans is that they’re not Democrats, and that’s not enough anymore. I’m done throwing my money and votes away on these guys.

Drebin on April 25, 2014 at 12:58 PM

So I guess they are risking their lives in crossing the border just for the fun of it or whatever.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:59 PM

But seriously, if the Quality of Life is so bad in Mexico or any of these other countries that force people to come here illegally. Why not just annex them? Improve their quality of Life ourselves.
Shouldn’t the Left agree to that?
Oh wait, “Imperialism” my bad.

MWC_RS on April 25, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Only 4% of the US voters think that amnesty is an important issue, btw.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 12:54 PM

That tells us that the urgency is driven by the ruling class quest for more power.

the_nile on April 25, 2014 at 12:59 PM

But deporting all illegals that are living in the US is never, ever going to happen. The sooner we realize that and move forward with comprehensive reform, the better.

JetBoy

Arresting every child rapist in the US is never ever going to happen. The sooner we realize that and move forward with comprehensive child sex reform(aka amnesty for pedophiles), the better.

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline

So you are saying you have no rational argument so you must rely on stupid ones?

Wow.

xblade on April 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Hi J.- Boner is an enemy of the land and all her legal residents.

The Rs have it coming. I don’t care about the land any more. Both parties destroy her. The Rs enable the Ds, and are thus more culpable.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Yep, they know the tourists that get off the ships or come to the resorts will feel guilty, and pay.

melle1228 on April 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Same holds true for the children who park themselves at the pedestrian route from San Ysidro to Tijuana.

Happy Nomad on April 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Embarrassing.

But hey, we have to keep electing these lifers because of the optics or something.

Bishop on April 25, 2014 at 1:01 PM

So I guess they are risking their lives in crossing the border just for the fun of it or whatever.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:59 PM

No, I am sure they have a lot of motivations. What’s funny is Mexico has some of the toughest immigration laws around. Go look up what they do to Guatemalans that come into their country illegally LOOKING FOR FOOD AND A BETTER LIFE.

It doesn’t matter WHY they come. We cannot be the halfway house for every poor person in the world. Someday the Mexican people are going to have to clean up their own corrupt backyard, and as long as we keep enabling them; they won’t.

melle1228 on April 25, 2014 at 1:01 PM

So I guess they are risking their lives in crossing the border just for the fun of it or whatever.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:59 PM

That isn’t what anyone is saying and you know it.

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 1:02 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline

Have you no shame?

The USA is not the international trough of the world. Go to Mexico and help them get out of their squaller, if you bleed for their poor. I helped more blacks than did obama. What the hell have you done for the Mexican poor? The USA will become a toilet. Go and better the ones around the world, you bleeding and bleeping heart. You are NO better than all the latrine socialist scum of America and the world. Fix the other latrines. Don’t make America into one.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 1:02 PM

The USA is the only land in the world which doesn’t protect its borders and sovereignty.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 1:02 PM

Sorry, I didn’t mean to butt in…

Not at all. I was happy to see you come in and set her straight. Not that she’ll be any wiser for it.

Pincher Martin on April 25, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

If we reward repeated betrayal with our votes it will only continue. Further, if we just stayed home they’d only lose the one vote. IF we cast a punitive vote for the D we cost them our vote, one to counter the one for the D, and one more to pull ahead.

I’m not in a mood to reward further betrayal. It doesn’t matter to me if the person passing disastrous policy has a D or an R after their name, the disaster is still just as destructive to our nation.

Cult of personality and partisanship be damned. I’m voting policy.

thatsafactjack on April 25, 2014 at 1:03 PM

No, I am sure they have a lot of motivations. What’s funny is Mexico has some of the toughest immigration laws around. Go look up what they do to Guatemalans that come into their country illegally LOOKING FOR FOOD AND A BETTER LIFE.

It doesn’t matter WHY they come. We cannot be the halfway house for every poor person in the world. Someday the Mexican people are going to have to clean up their own corrupt backyard, and as long as we keep enabling them; they won’t.

melle1228 on April 25, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Terryann? Why does Mexico keep those poor starving Guatemalans out?

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 1:04 PM

There’s no way 12-20 million illegals are going to be deported…we really need to face that. Nor should illegals get a free ride to the head of the line.

JetBoy on April 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Make it painful for them to be here and things would change.

No job, no benefits, no EBT, no nothing. If we find you it’s deportation, if you get a job we will imprison the guy who hired you and then deport you.

Feel free to walk the streets until you either get tired of walking or go back to your point of origin.

Bishop on April 25, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Terryann? Why does Mexico keep those poor starving Guatemalans out?

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Because they have a helluva lot shorter border with Guatemala than we do with Mexico…?

JohnGalt23 on April 25, 2014 at 1:05 PM

So I guess they are risking their lives in crossing the border just for the fun of it or whatever.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Go teach them how to improve their lives in their homelands, if you’re ‘bleeding’ for them.

The Mexican, lighter-skinned-Spanish aristocracy lives like kings. They don’t move a finger to better the lives of the ones you bleed for. Thus, you go do something about it, instead of hectoring and lecturing us.

You are a bigger scum of America than the leftist-latrine-rats.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 1:05 PM

I am so tired of this arrogant, smug, condescending, elitist, self-important, non-representative government, oligarchist, ‘rhino’ PO$! I SO hope he somehow gets beaten out in the primaries.

Rather than focusing on rewarding and making life easier/better for criminals who have no respect for our laws (no, I am not talking about Obama & Democrats), he should have been working to keep his promises and to make life better for law abiding American Citizens!

What is it with Washington Establishment Nip these days – aren’t there any real CONSERVATIVES any more? Jeb Bush has announced that he too, like Obama/Holder, has no respect for our laws and wants to reward the illegal, self-serving leeches. The government is over-taxing working Americans to pay for the ‘Socialization’ of America through his expansion of economic-slavery programs while violating every Constitutional Right he can to spy on us & punish us for being his personal political enemies…Reid attacks Americans from the Senate floor…the govt wages war against Americans by seizing our land, stripping millions of their jobs, health insurance, and medical care…

…and Boehner is mocking fellow GOP and trying to convince Americans under siege by our government that OUR biggest concern and duty is to give illegals Amnesty! F@#& You, Boehner!

easyt65 on April 25, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Terryann? Why does Mexico keep those poor starving Guatemalans out?

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 1:04 PM

In Terryann’s chickenbrained mind the Guatemalan blood has lesser value than the Mexican blood. Blood is relative in shallow minds.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Teryannonline,

So I guess they are risking their lives in crossing the border just for the fun of it or whatever.

A lot of people want to immigrate here. A lot of people want better-paying jobs. A lot of people want the benefits – the free schooling, the health care, etc. Or they want to join up with someone already here.

One thing, however, they don’t come here for is to escape starving.

Pincher Martin on April 25, 2014 at 1:07 PM

melle1228 on April 25, 2014 at 12:57 PM

In general they come for the better standard of living they have here when compared to their home. Sure some are felons and running from the law or OTMs who come here for a different reason, but most come for the better way of life.

Again, they tend to be poor and under-educated by our standards. Not sure why this is all of a sudden a mystery to some. Not to you, but to many others.

HonestLib on April 25, 2014 at 1:08 PM

So I guess they are risking their lives in crossing the border just for the fun of it or whatever.

terryannonline

So I guess you still can’t come up with a serious argument.

xblade on April 25, 2014 at 1:08 PM

There’s no way 12-20 million illegals are going to be deported…we really need to face that.

Stupid argument, always. Take away all the carrots/handouts, illegal jobs, and the moochers will self-deport.

Nor should illegals get a free ride to the head of the line.

JetBoy on April 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Work harder. They need more of your taxes, for the 1001 programs. Don’t make me list them. I know of some that would blow your mind.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Because they have a helluva lot shorter border with Guatemala than we do with Mexico…?

JohnGalt23 on April 25, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Oh brother. Been to the jungle before? Think it’s easy?

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 1:09 PM

So you all are saying if you were poor with little food to feed your family you wouldn’t cross a border to financially take care them?

Wow.

terryannonline

I guess what you are saying is that if if a person is poor with little food to feed their family you would not mind if they break into your home and take your belongings, and if you happen to be there and they happen to be in a bad mood or drunk and rape you that it is ok, because, well they needed it!

Complain about my rape statement all you want, it will not get very far, there are plenty of illegal aliens committing the rapes, drunk driving killings, pedophilia and other heinous crimes in this nation that Americans don’t do.

astonerii on April 25, 2014 at 1:09 PM

Letting illegals into this country in the numbers being printed will mean the death of conservatism. No conservatives would ever win a national election again and taxpayers would be handed the bill for lifetime benefits for these invaders.
The only reason a Republican would back this mess is if he or she is getting bribes from big business, who will rake in profits from the low wages these illegals would get paid.
Boehner must be on the dole or he is the dumbest SOB to ever hold a republican office.

Obamalies on April 25, 2014 at 1:09 PM

So I guess they are risking their lives in crossing the border just for the fun of it or whatever.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:59 PM

What do street gangs risks their lives for?

the_nile on April 25, 2014 at 1:11 PM

In Terryann’s chickenbrained mind the Guatemalan blood has lesser value than the Mexican blood. Blood is relative in shallow minds.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Amazing how we think so much alike on so many issues. Now that is a good thing for me, but maybe not something you want to put on your resume for others to note. Chcukle!

HonestLib on April 25, 2014 at 1:11 PM

The only reason a Republican would back this mess is if he or she is getting bribes from big business, who will rake in profits from the low wages these illegals would get paid.
Boehner must be on the dole or he is the dumbest SOB to ever hold a republican office.

Obamalies on April 25, 2014 at 1:09 PM

What they don’t understand is the the death of the middle class will be the death of their businesses.

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Because they have a helluva lot shorter border with Guatemala than we do with Mexico…?

JohnGalt23

So it’s acceptable to let people starve if you have a short border, but if you have a long border, it’s inhumane to let people starve, lol?

xblade on April 25, 2014 at 1:12 PM

So I guess they are risking their lives in crossing the border just for the fun of it or whatever.

terryannonline on April 25, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Again, the law does not just apply to the comfortable or those only “having fun”. They don’t just become irrelevant b/c someone is hungry.

hollygolightly on April 25, 2014 at 1:12 PM

In general they come for the better standard of living they have here when compared to their home. Sure some are felons and running from the law or OTMs who come here for a different reason, but most come for the better way of life.

Again, they tend to be poor and under-educated by our standards. Not sure why this is all of a sudden a mystery to some. Not to you, but to many others.

HonestLib on April 25, 2014 at 1:08 PM

I don’t think it is a mystery, but the point is- when does it stop? How many Mexicans do we take on in this country while our own citizens are not working? How many illegal’s college educations do we pay for while the middle class’ children can’t afford a higher education. I feel for them, just like I feel for the poor in Africa, China etc. I am just not inviting them all in. They have to have motivation to clean up their own country and make it better.

melle1228 on April 25, 2014 at 1:12 PM

There is no way we will ever catch all the criminals in America, so let’s do away with the police. We’ll save a lot of money, and unclog the courts. Criminals are just pursuing happiness like the rest of us, it’s an act of love really.

Meremortal on April 25, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Well played.

Ricard on April 25, 2014 at 1:12 PM

So it’s acceptable to let people starve if you have a short border, but if you have a long border, it’s inhumane to let people starve, lol?

xblade on April 25, 2014 at 1:12 PM

Good thing the Canadians aren’t starving. I wonder why they can run their own country responsibly, but Mexico can’t?

oldroy on April 25, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Again, they tend to be poor and under-educated by our standards. Not sure why this is all of a sudden a mystery to some. Not to you, but to many others.

HonestLib on April 25, 2014 at 1:08 PM

VorDaj of HA supplies perfect links on how the Mexican and other governments effectively dump their poor on America, especially the dark-skinned ones. It’s a modern-day form of bondage work, and a cleansing of their unwanted, unwashed masses. If the leftards wouldn’t be such hypocrites they’d fight against it.

Unions, you god-damned fools, should fight against it too. Amnesty and illegal aliens hurt, hurt, hurt the middle/lower classes, the legal workers of America and they drive down the labor rates.

Wake up already. You’re all being exploited, by both parties, for some big/rich stuffed pockets.

Faux is all for amnesty. Boycott their azz.

The WSJ is for open borders. Don’t pay them for anything.

Brit Hume and all the talking morons, incl. dummy Martha on Faux, are all for amnesty.

Boner, McConnell, all for amnesty.

Paul Ryan, Rubio, two traitors of America on display.

The Bushs, supertraitors…

Wake up already.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2014 at 1:13 PM

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