Obama to law enforcement: It’s “not smart” to go after nonviolent illegals

posted at 2:31 pm on May 14, 2014 by Allahpundit

Via CNS, if you want to be charitable, you can spin this as O simply saying that immigration enforcement is a matter for ICE, not local cops who have higher priorities. But you can’t be charitable because, as we well know, ICE isn’t doing much enforcement against nonviolent illegals either. That was the upshot of Jeff Sessions’s analysis of ICE data back in March — essentially, if you’re an illegal without a criminal record and you make it to the interior of the U.S., ICE won’t (or can’t, due to lack of resources) touch you. Most of their job nowadays has to do with catching people at the border, which is why Obama’s “deportation” stats are so ridiculously inflated. All Obama’s doing here is restating his unofficial policy. If you make it past the border and you’ve committed no crimes, you’re home free.

And even if you have committed some crimes, including homicide, kidnapping, and sexual assault, you might catch a break then too. Oddly enough, Obama doesn’t mention that here. But it’s clear he has a political problem when even Grahamnesty feels obliged to work up some canned outrage:

One of the leading Republicans pushing for amnesty in the Senate said leaked documents revealing the Obama administration has released thousand of immigrants with serious rap sheets from detention has set back efforts to pass a major immigration bill.

“This sets everything back. I don’t think many Americans want an illegal immigrant who has been convicted of a felony to stay in the country and sure as hell not released from jail,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told Breitbart News…

“It’s a terrible way to handle immigration,” he said. “You don’t let people out of jail who have been convicted of crimes — and these are crimes apart from violations of immigration law.”

Here’s where I start wondering again whether O’s purposely trying to tank an immigration deal. He’s held off on issuing his order to “relax” U.S. deportation policy so far, presumably because he knows it’ll give Republicans in Congress a reason to walk away from reform, but then he turns around and says something like this — on camera, at a White House function, knowing that it’ll make the rounds within conservative media and that Boehner’s caucus will notice. If you’re eager to show the other party that you’ll faithfully execute the new security measures they pass, pretty much the last thing you should do is … publicly encourage a bunch of cops to not enforce the law. And yet here we are. What now?


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What difference does it make what the immigration laws are if we don’t win?

Skipity on May 14, 2014 at 2:33 PM

If Obama selectively applies the law then why not the cops?

And in this light maybe Obama can tell the IRS to not go after non-violent ObamaCare mandate violators.

gwelf on May 14, 2014 at 2:37 PM

How about violent illegals?

fortcoins on May 14, 2014 at 2:39 PM

And even if you have committed some crimes, including homicide, kidnapping, and sexual assault, you might catch a break then too.

Just make sure you don’t donate to the GOP. Or any “right wing” causes.

rbj on May 14, 2014 at 2:40 PM

If one is here illegally-one is a criminal by nature. DEPORT THE BEESTARDS!

annoyinglittletwerp on May 14, 2014 at 2:40 PM

What do Senators in non-border states care if people in Arizona/Texas/New Mexico are getting raped, attacked, robbed, etc by illegals released from ICE custody…we’re all just racists with guns to them anyway.

nextgen_repub on May 14, 2014 at 2:40 PM

It’s “not smart” to go after nonviolent illegals

Thank Mr Affirmative Action. For someone that never earned anything.

Oil Can on May 14, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Well yesterday one of these non-violent illegals was driving drunk and struck and killed an elderly man… What say you Obama?

sandee on May 14, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Yeah, having actual borders, respecting the rule of law, being a sovereign nation that decides carefully whom to make part of its society… thats just not smart.

Red Widow on May 14, 2014 at 2:40 PM

“Smart”?? This coming from it’s more absurd and comical then anything…

sorrowen on May 14, 2014 at 2:41 PM

Hey, taking the Commander-In-Chief’s lead, screw the whole the Constitution, eh? Crap, let’s make it up as we go.

Hey, I know! Let’s now decide he’s no longer the president, eh? Can we do that? Wing it, baby, wing it.

Rule Of Law – sheesh, that’s so 18th century or something.

Chuck Ef on May 14, 2014 at 2:41 PM

It’s “not smart” to go after nonviolent illegals

Any and all are invited to stay as potential, if not already, loyal dem voters! That’s “smart” power.

If Obama selectively applies the law then why not the cops?

In many of our cities, that is already the case.

hawkeye54 on May 14, 2014 at 2:42 PM

The guy is a thug. Holder enables him.

obama now looks like a thug, just grayer.

obama has reduced the USA to a Zimbabwean status.

Rejoice!

The CA kills Veterans, for bonuses, and Holder does nothing.

13 billion were sent out, illegally, as “tax credits” to illegals, per the IG report just released.

Schadenfreude on May 14, 2014 at 2:42 PM

Him defining smart is rather absurd given all the dumb to idiotic things he has done.

sorrowen on May 14, 2014 at 2:42 PM

0bama wants lawlessness in the streets. It’s the most efficient way to keep the population under your thumb.

CurtZHP on May 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM

The CA VA kills Veterans, for bonuses, and Holder does nothing.

Schadenfreude on May 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Obama to law enforcement: It’s “not smart” to go after nonviolent illegals

Because they can hurt you.

Socratease on May 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Well yesterday one of these non-violent illegals was driving drunk and struck and killed an elderly man… What say you Obama?

sandee on May 14, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Barry would want to know what race the ‘victim’ was.

slickwillie2001 on May 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM

You know I could get onboard with this.

Don’t go after non-violent tax dodgers.

Don’t go after non-violent speeders.

Don’t go after non-violent burglars.

Don’t go after non-violent rapists (the thoughtful ones that use rohypnol, not the bad ones who use a knife or especially a gun).

That will free up our resources to:

Go after those who own guns.

Go after those who deny global warming global cooling climate change.

Go after those think marriage should only be between a man
and woman.

Go after those who say racist things in the privacy of their homes.

Man, think of the opportunities to better our society!

dreadnought62 on May 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Thug of the Land – Drudge:

Feds released hundreds of immigrant murderers, drunk drivers, sex-crimes convicts…
REP: Obama supports ‘worst prison break in American history’…
Impeachable?
36,000 criminals freed while awaiting deportation…
Obama: Amnesty Push Coming in Next ‘Two to Three Months’…

Schadenfreude on May 14, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Yeah, having actual borders, respecting the rule of law, being a sovereign nation that decides carefully whom to make part of its society… thats just not smart.

Red Widow on May 14, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Oh, its “smart” from this admin’s POV. It has a plan its carrying out and this is merely one part of bringing Western Civilization to its knees.

hawkeye54 on May 14, 2014 at 2:44 PM

The Obama administration released thousands of convicted criminals — including murderers and those convicted of sexual assault — while they were awaiting deportation proceedings, according to a new report.

The Center for Immigration Studies, a Washington-based advocacy group, released the statistics on Monday, in its latest bid to draw attention to what analysts with the organization say are lax enforcement practices by the Obama administration.

The numbers showed that in 2013, Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 36,007 “convicted criminal aliens” while they were waiting for the outcome of their deportation cases. They represented a total of 88,000 convictions.

The majority of the cases involved individuals convicted on lower-level or nonviolent offenses, like auto theft, drunk-driving and drug charges. But many were involved in more serious cases.

According to the report, the 88,000 convictions included:

– 193 homicide convictions

– 426 sexual assault convictions

– 303 kidnapping convictions

– More than 1,000 aggravated assault convictions

bazil9 on May 14, 2014 at 2:45 PM

Have we ever had an enemy of USA as POTUS before or is this is the first one ?

burrata on May 14, 2014 at 2:47 PM

0bama wants lawlessness in the streets. It’s the most efficient way to keep the population under your thumb.

CurtZHP on May 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM

That and government enabled lawlessness is a means to bring us centralized law enforcement, curtailment of our rights and seizure of our personal firearms in the name of national security.

Orchestrated chaos to ensure of us of the progressive utopia to come.

hawkeye54 on May 14, 2014 at 2:47 PM

Any politician who supports any kind of illegal alien amnesty or special pathway to legalization must be defeated.

bluegill on May 14, 2014 at 2:49 PM

So,
We’re deciding again that certain laws don’t apply?

Yeah…we really need that impeachment to happen sooner rather than later….as soon as Reid is out of power…

ProfShadow on May 14, 2014 at 2:49 PM

He doesn’t want squat so that the dems can cry foul on the campaign trail

cmsinaz on May 14, 2014 at 2:50 PM

In other words, it’s not his family threatened by these murderous thugs. Wonder how the minority communities feel about this abuse by their messiah.

Lee Jan on May 14, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Nothing that Obama does is smart.

faraway on May 14, 2014 at 2:51 PM

#NotSmart

faraway on May 14, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Obama to law enforcement: It’s “not smart” to go after nonviolent illegals-

But it is totally cool to let 1000′s of convicted illegal/criminals to go free!

bazil9 on May 14, 2014 at 2:53 PM

It’s “not smart” to go after nonviolent illegals

Who better to lecture us about ” not smart” than the mutt muncher who gets weeweed up over our 57 states ?

burrata on May 14, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Sounds like a threat. The states had better get their act together. These marxist thugs are getting ready to make their move. They seem to be flooding the country with illegals as cover for the drug gangs that will presumably help them take control of any entity that tries to fight back.

crankyoldlady on May 14, 2014 at 2:55 PM

They broke the law. What difference at this point does it make?

/Hildabeest

NoFanofLibs on May 14, 2014 at 2:55 PM

the president swears an oath to faithfully see that our laws are executed.

this president has repeatedly violated that oath.

congress should impeach him.

reliapundit on May 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM

This day is pretty interesting.

obama looks as beaten as an un-laundered rag.

Schadenfreude on May 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Quit paying your taxes.

Schadenfreude on May 14, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Context is everything. What the One is implying is if you are a sheriff trying to keep your county safe, and you arrest illegal aliens, the DOJ will sue your azz and your county will pay.

http://www.thetimesnews.com/opinion/opinion-columns/the-doj-vs-sheriff-johnson-1.220408

libbyscooter on May 14, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Keeper

Schadenfreude on May 14, 2014 at 2:58 PM

This day is pretty interesting.

obama looks as beaten as an un-laundered rag.

Schadenfreude on May 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM

I’m pretty sure that is racist.

#dogwhistletriggerwarning

HumpBot Salvation on May 14, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Obama is a contra indicator. If King Barky the Incompetent is for something it is bad. If he is against something, you know it good. So when he says it is not smart (as if he knew what that word even means) it is most definitely dumb.

jukin3 on May 14, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Pretty soon he’ll be telling us that border patrol acted stupidly.

El_Terrible on May 14, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Here’s where I start wondering again whether O’s purposely trying to tank an immigration deal.

Maybe he wants illegals to vote for WahBillary who will finally give them amnesty ?

burrata on May 14, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Pretty soon he’ll be telling us that border patrol acted stupidly.

El_Terrible on May 14, 2014 at 2:59 PM

That’s not gonna happen because the Border Patrol isn’t allowed to act at all…

sandee on May 14, 2014 at 3:01 PM

illegals aliens….except for voting, more rights than you.

Oil Can on May 14, 2014 at 3:01 PM

The problem is, we are not a sane country anymore.

Rix on May 14, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Liberalism is a crack adiction:

http://www.scifiwright.com/2014/03/the-unified-field-theory-of-madness/

libbyscooter on May 14, 2014 at 3:02 PM

illegals aliens….except for voting, more rights than you.

Oil Can on May 14, 2014 at 3:01 PM

Illegals vote and multiple times too.

burrata on May 14, 2014 at 3:03 PM

I know I’m racist, but I happen to think it’s “not smart” to let citizens of other countries who are here illegally (i.e. criminals right from the start) have free run all over our country.

dentarthurdent on May 14, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Like most HA readers this issue drives me nuts. Unlike Obamacare, amnesty once given can never be repealed.

What I never see written about is WHY Obama is pushing so hard for not only amnesty but basically open borders with any and every 3rd world country on the planet. The answer to that question is “fundamental transformation” of the US into a socialist state with an omnipotent central government.

3rd world immigrants all come from countries with a history of strong central governments so they will have little issue with the Democrat Party’s nonstop, aggressive push for greater consolidation of power in DC.

The Statists know that with the country’s current demographics they will never achieve their socialist objectives, at least not as fast as they’d like to, so their strategy is to force a massive and rapid demographic change.

The Democrat agenda (card check, cap & trade, green energy, etc) is openly hostile to business which makes the support of the GOP leadership and CoC for immigration “reform” extremely shortsighted and foolish.

I believe with all my being that if we don’t stop what’s happening that it will literally tear the country apart. I predict the dissolution of the country into two or more smaller nations because we conservatives will NOT submit to a socialist, collectivist government. We will NOT submit to being hosts to the parasites that inhabit the Democrat party. We will NOT submit to silence on issues such as climate change, gay marriage, etc.

Amnesty will not only destroy the GOP but will destroy the country. Do the GOP not understand this? What are they thinking will happen?

Charlemagne on May 14, 2014 at 3:04 PM

Go after those who deny global warming global cooling climate change climate disruption.

dreadnought62 on May 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM

C’mon get with the times… climate change is so 2 months ago.

CapnObvious on May 14, 2014 at 3:05 PM

Day laborers on way home from work are always getting robbed by crooks because the crooks know it will not be reported . Also the guys doing the robbing are US citizens on welfare. Local police need to be trusted

gxbhkt on May 14, 2014 at 3:05 PM

The so-called “Tea Party” Express supports amnesty. If you’ve donated money to them in the past, please stop. There’s no point donating any more money to them as they seem to be bought and paid for by the same cronies that own the rest of Washington DC. Let’s try to put the “Tea Party” Express, a DC establishment organization, out of business.

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/05/tea-party-express-sal-russo-immigration-reform-106675.html

FloatingRock on May 14, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Go after those who deny global warming global cooling climate change climate disruption.

dreadnought62 on May 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM

C’mon get with the times… climate change is so 2 months ago.

CapnObvious on May 14, 2014 at 3:05 PM

I also recall there being a “global weirding” at one point.

dentarthurdent on May 14, 2014 at 3:07 PM

As one law after the next is ‘set aside’ and/or selectively enforced by the Obama administration, how can anyone honestly sit on a jury?

Freddy on May 14, 2014 at 3:08 PM

gxbhkt

Day laborers on way home from work are always getting robbed by crooks because the crooks know it will not be reported . Also the guys doing the robbing are US citizens on welfare. Local police need to be trusted

What part of illegal don’t you understand?

M240H on May 14, 2014 at 3:08 PM

Day laborers on way home from work are always getting robbed by crooks because the crooks know it will not be reported . Also the guys doing the robbing are US citizens on welfare. Local police need to be trusted

gxbhkt on May 14, 2014 at 3:05 PM

Do illegals pay taxes on those incomes ?
Who told you to think that illegals and crooks are not on welfare ?

burrata on May 14, 2014 at 3:09 PM

Then why is it OK for law enforcement officials to go after property owners (a.k.a. Bundy) who owe taxes and are non-violent?

Kingfisher on May 14, 2014 at 3:10 PM

Then why is it OK for law enforcement officials to go after property owners (a.k.a. Bundy) who owe taxes and are non-violent?

Kingfisher on May 14, 2014 at 3:10 PM

becuz we are a country of laws and racism donchano ?

burrata on May 14, 2014 at 3:12 PM

Obama is rubbing it right in Boehner’s face and Boehner says oh that smells so good Mr. President.

Wigglesworth on May 14, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Here’s where I start wondering again whether O’s purposely trying to tank an immigration deal.

Of course he’s trying to tank an immigration deal.

At this point, for him, it’s a no lose scenario. The GOPe either commits suicide and gives him the amnesty that the Democrats want, or they walk away from the deal. Obama continues to XO non-enforcement which leads to a defacto amnesty – and with that defacto amnesty, he locks down the illegal immigration / Hispanic vote for the next 200 years just like LBJ locked down the African-American vote with his war on poverty that trapped millions into cycles of government dependency.

Meanwhile, he rewrites / ignores the laws of the land with impunity because too much of the GOP “leadership” are afraid of the Obama sycophants in the media.

Athos on May 14, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Don’t everybody worry…Michelle Obama will go after the non-violent illegals with the sad face and hashtag law enforcement.

Works every time! (/sarc)

Kingfisher on May 14, 2014 at 3:17 PM

I expect if from the Dems (on immigration and abortion). If any Republicans go along, I’ll do my part to punish them with my vote (or lack thereof). If voting for a Republican gets me Dem-lite, I’ll have no part of it.

xNavigator on May 14, 2014 at 3:17 PM

becuz we are a country of laws and racism donchano ?

burrata on May 14, 2014 at 3:12 PM

Ah yes. Oh wait, what about the White Latino’s? What “racism classification” do they fall under?

Kingfisher on May 14, 2014 at 3:18 PM

From the one of the establishment GOP’s top 2016 candidates…

Jeb Bush: Opposing amnesty ‘makes no sense to me’….

Athos on May 14, 2014 at 3:20 PM

Words spoken by the undocumented resident himself.

May history be kind to our once great land.

D-fusit on May 14, 2014 at 3:20 PM

It’s “not smart” to go after nonviolent illegals

Thank Mr Affirmative Action. For someone that never earned anything.

Oil Can on May 14, 2014 at 2:40 PM

Hey, he worked hard to steal every election that he’s ever run. It’s no small achievement to commit that level of voter fraud.

UltimateBob on May 14, 2014 at 3:24 PM

Go after those who deny global warming global cooling climate change climate disruption.

dreadnought62 on May 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM

C’mon get with the times… climate change is so 2 months ago.

CapnObvious on May 14, 2014 at 3:05 PM

I also recall there being a “global weirding” at one point.

dentarthurdent on May 14, 2014 at 3:07 PM

According to French foreign minister Laurent Fabius it is now;

drumroll…….

CLIMATE CHAOS

D-fusit on May 14, 2014 at 3:26 PM

You’ll forgive me if I don’t take advice as to what is “smart” from an imbecile.

Ted the Average on May 14, 2014 at 3:28 PM

How does Barky define smart??

sorrowen on May 14, 2014 at 3:28 PM

congress should impeach him.

reliapundit on May 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Impeachment will get you nowhere. It’s just a resolution of some sort. The WH gang won’t care at this point. If you can’t see what’s happening you’d better wake up. Although by now I think it’s too late to stop them. Have you heard the Dems talking about amnesty? It’s the Repub establishment. The marxists don’t need amnesty. They have opened the borders without it. While we are busying ourselves with the election they are preparing for the possibility they might lose too many seats. They won’t allow that to happen. If Obungle looks harassed it’s because things have got past him and his life is in danger.

crankyoldlady on May 14, 2014 at 3:29 PM

How about violent illegals?

fortcoins on May 14, 2014 at 2:39 PM

…he’s releasing them from prison…to keep the cops busy!

KOOLAID2 on May 14, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Imagine the gall it takes to tell Law Enforcement Officers not to Enforce the Laws.

That’s almost as bad as telling people that they could keep their Dr’s. oh wait….

D-fusit on May 14, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Obama doesn’t want amnesty to pass. The LEFT can’t afford to pass amnesty. If they wanted to pass amnesty they could have done so during the first two years of Obama’s presidency when they had a super majority in congress.

If the LEFT were to get amnesty passed, or any substantive immigration reform that ended the illegal status of those 12-20 million currently illegal aliens at large in this nation, they’d lose that cudgel they currently wield against the RIGHT in asserting that the RIGHT is anti-Hispanic, ‘racist’, and anti-immigrant, and they’d lose the whip they use to get the Hispanics to the polls to vote for them on the continual promise of amnesty.

To the LEFT, the promise of amnesty is the gift that never stops giving. It ensures that Hispanics, particularly Latinos, will faithfully go to the polls thinking that the Democrats will keep that promise….this time, and they get to perpetually try to cast the Republicans as villains who are anti-immigrant and anti- Hispanic. To suddenly actually pass amnesty, or any real immigration reform legislation, would be to give up the whip that keeps the Hispanic electorate voting reliably Democrat.

thatsafactjack on May 14, 2014 at 3:32 PM

the president swears an oath to faithfully see that our laws are executed.

this president has repeatedly violated that oath.

congress should impeach him.

reliapundit on May 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Won’t happen with a Democrat Senate, and even if there could be a trial, Benedict Roberts would preside over it.

Ted the Average on May 14, 2014 at 3:33 PM

you’re giving him too much credit. off the cuff, the guy does not answer questions well, so to say that this was some sort of planned, political message is probably not true.

he gave a simplistic answer to a question while trying to appear intelligent. he’s always got the “smarter” idea to a problem. he’s the guy that tells you how to do things while you’re doing the actual work.

jetch on May 14, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Lamar Smith Calls ICE Release of 36,000 criminal illegal aliens President Sanctioned Prison Break

All of these 36,000 illegal aliens released into our society are criminals convicted of ‘other, more serious crimes’ other than breaking immigration law, and some of them have been convicted of homicide.

thatsafactjack on May 14, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Mr. O’Barry if I fail to pay my taxes non-violently will you leave me alone? Can we also let the kindergartners off the hook for bullying as long as they don’t bully violently?

Sven on May 14, 2014 at 3:35 PM

I imagine when Tea Party contributors are being audited at 10X the rate of other Americans, they will wonder if they are the only ones it is considered smart for government to go after.

KW64 on May 14, 2014 at 3:38 PM

You know I could get onboard with this.

Don’t go after non-violent tax dodgers.

Don’t go after non-violent speeders.

Don’t go after non-violent burglars.

Don’t go after non-violent rapists (the thoughtful ones that use rohypnol, not the bad ones who use a knife or especially a gun).

That will free up our resources to:

Go after those who own guns.

Go after those who deny global warming global cooling climate change.

Go after those think marriage should only be between a man
and woman.

Go after those who say racist things in the privacy of their homes.

Man, think of the opportunities to better our society!

dreadnought62 on May 14, 2014 at 2:43 PM

You got that right. US society is doomed if we let this administration win.

tej on May 14, 2014 at 3:42 PM

he gave a simplistic answer to a question while trying to appear intelligent. he’s always got the “smarter” idea to a problem. he’s the guy that tells you how to do things while you’re doing the actual work.

jetch on May 14, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Given Obama’s track record, I think you’ve got it. He’s simply too lazy to be a devious schemer. Also, like John Kerry, he’s big on “nuance.” To not enforce a law on the books shows how nuanced and out of the box he is.

dreadnought62 on May 14, 2014 at 3:42 PM

There is no way to convey my utter contempt for Obama, and Congress for doing nothing about his overreaching his allowed duties.

sadatoni on May 14, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Why are we being easier on illegals than Kindergartners?

Sven on May 14, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Does anyone else think of us as a completely lawless nation nowadays? I mean, it feels like calling the Ten Commandments the Ten Suggestions. Yeah, it’s written in the law, but does that really matter? I guess it’s a good thing I’m not a sociopath.

Laura Castellano on May 14, 2014 at 3:48 PM

the president swears an oath to faithfully see that our laws are executed.

this president has repeatedly violated that oath.

congress should impeach him.

reliapundit on May 14, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Won’t happen with a Democrat Senate, and even if there could be a trial, Benedict Roberts would preside over it.

Ted the Average on May 14, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Won’t happen with a Republican Senate, either. Wouldn’t want to rock the boat before the 2016 election, you see.

Midas on May 14, 2014 at 3:49 PM

It’s “not smart” to go after nonviolent illegals, so I will let the violent ones out and you can go chase them.

redguy on May 14, 2014 at 3:52 PM

In other words, it’s not his family threatened by these murderous thugs. Wonder how the minority communities feel about this abuse by their messiah.

Lee Jan on May 14, 2014 at 2:51 PM

They know he only hits them because he loves them.

Laura Castellano on May 14, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Jeb, Rubio, and Rand Paul are feeling the “LOVE”.

Pork-Chop on May 14, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Don’t be mean, Pork-Chop. It’s Jeb’s tuuurrrrrnnnn!

Laura Castellano on May 14, 2014 at 3:56 PM

“Smart”?? This coming from it’s more absurd and comical then anything…

sorrowen on May 14, 2014 at 2:41 PM

Oh come on. Look at how brilliantly Obama’s “Smart Power!” foreign policy has worked for us in Libya . . . er, I mean Egypt . . . er, I mean Syria . . . er, I mean Russia . . . er, never mind.

AZCoyote on May 14, 2014 at 3:59 PM

What difference does it make what the immigration laws are if we don’t win?

Skipity on May 14, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Go back to bed. Maybe you’ll be coherent tomorrow.

There Goes the Neighborhood on May 14, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Here’s my conspiracy theory of today. I think Hillary is just a smokescreen. I think the Dems have a Hispanic waiting in the wings to run for POTUS. Someone like one of the Castro brothers in San Antonio. If they can get amnesty passed then for sure it will be a Hispanic candidate. Will 11 million new voters to add to the dead one, the ones that vote 8 times, the low info bunch it will be a landslide for whomever they put forth. This is why the urgency on this administrations part.

neyney on May 14, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Don’t be mean, Pork-Chop. It’s Jeb’s tuuurrrrrnnnn!

Laura Castellano on May 14, 2014 at 3:56 PM

Has Yeb commented on the US Marine who is being tortured in a mexican jail or is Yeb too pooziewhipped to even think about it ?

burrata on May 14, 2014 at 4:03 PM

The police act stupidly.

Ward Cleaver on May 14, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Has Yeb commented on the US Marine who is being tortured in a mexican jail or is Yeb too pooziewhipped to even think about it ?

burrata on May 14, 2014 at 4:03 PM

Yeb has more important things on his mind. Like whether or not to ask Christie to be his VP.

Laura Castellano on May 14, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Obama to law enforcement: It’s “not smart” to go after nonviolent illegals

Well, it’s not like there’s any requirement in any laws anywhere that the president ‘take care that the laws be faithfully executed,’ you know.

No, wait, it’s right there in Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution.

Bummer.

Well, Obama never claimed to be a Constitutional lawyer, right?

There Goes the Neighborhood on May 14, 2014 at 4:08 PM

The marxists don’t have to pass amnesty.

crankyoldlady on May 14, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Quit paying your taxes.

Schadenfreude on May 14, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Not good advice to follow.

Unless, of course, you’re nonviolent about it?

There Goes the Neighborhood on May 14, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Yeb has more important things on his mind. Like whether or not to ask Christie to be his VP.

Laura Castellano on May 14, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Yeb’s chica will never OK a racista gringo as her VP !

burrata on May 14, 2014 at 4:13 PM

This is all a campaign strategy to hopefully help with the Nov elections.

rjoco1 on May 14, 2014 at 4:21 PM

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