Quotes of the day

posted at 10:16 pm on June 10, 2014 by Allahpundit

The White House on Monday rejected charges that it has caused a flood of illegal child immigrants surging across the southern border.

Even as the influx continued, the administration defended President Obama’s 2012 decision to defer deportation of “dreamers,” people who entered the United States illegally as children, and instead blamed violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras for the spike…

Three out of every four children intercepted since October are from Guatemala, El Salvador or Honduras, said the Border Patrol memo, obtained by The Associated Press.

“Violence is a major reason they’re coming forward in this way,” the senior administration official said.

***

Poverty and violence are driving the migration, administration officials say, and activists working with migrants agree. But some also suggest that DACA could be a factor.

Tania Chavez of La Union del Pueblo Entero told KRGV-TV of the Rio Grande Valley that the “coyote” smugglers who bring Central Americans to the US illegally may be telling people that children can take advantage of the program and find work in the United States.

Indeed, media reports have indicated that many of the migrants are coming because they believe children will not be deported. “They’re saying that women and children are allowed to stay,” a recently detained undocumented immigrant from Guatemala told Monitor correspondent Lourdes Medrano in Tucson, Ariz., Thursday.

***

Though there is no change in the law for children or parents many Central Americans that enter the U.S. illegally with young children are simply being freed with an order to appear before immigration authorities at a later time.

“After they’re housed for awhile they’re given a piece of paper and they’re asked to show up in 90 days or so, and I can tell you that probably 90% of them are not going to be showing up,” says Cuellar. “Because after they traveled thousands of miles, paid a lot of money (to smugglers), went through a very dangerous situation they’re not going to turn themselves in.”

***

U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) issued the following statement on the recent reports of illegal migrants being transferred from south Texas into Arizona:..

“The reality is that there has been a dramatic increase in the number of people from Central America – so-called Other than Mexicans (OTMs) – attempting to illegally enter the United States, in some cases fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries. Because of difficulties in dealing with these Central American nations, it often takes weeks and sometimes months to deport these individuals back to their home countries. Adding to this complication is the fact that the overwhelming majority of those who were transferred to Nogales for processing were parents traveling with children or unaccompanied minors, who, according to federal law, must be reunited with a family member wherever possible…

“To be clear: These individuals being apprehended by the Border Patrol are not eligible to remain in this country legally and, in fact, would not qualify for legal status or a chance to earn citizenship in the immigration reform legislation passed by the Senate last year

“For too long this administration has been preoccupied with telling Americans the border is as secure as ever. These events prove it is not.”

***

Sen. John Cornyn criticized President Obama for creating a “human magnet” with his unlawful approach to immigration enforcement, but admitted that Americans had a duty to care for the children that were flooding into the country.

“They need to be taken care of, I mean they’ve been left, basically dumped at America’s doorstep, and we need to treat them compassionately we need to make sure they get the care they need,” Cornyn explained to reporters on Capitol Hill on Tuesday afternoon…

“If the message is that America’s door is open to anybody and everyone who wants to come here, people are going to flood in,” Cornyn said. “In this case some of the most vulnerable that you can imagine.”…

Cornyn did not say whether or not the children should be deported.

***

But the childrens’ arrivals already have been tagged by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., as “administration-made” and are happening at a critical time. These summer months were to be the last chance for the House GOP to act on immigration reform before Obama took some presidential action on immigration…

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said the humanitarian concerns should come first.

“I think we are struggling to find how to handle the situation because it’s a serious one involving children, the most vulnerable of all people,” Rubio said in an interview with CBS. He said he can relate to the situation having seen mass migrations from Haiti and Cuba.

***

“We need a president who is willing to uphold the law,” [Ted] Cruz said. “On issue after issue the Obama Administration has openly ignored, defied, and unilaterally tried to change the law. With respect to securing the border, the Obama Administration has handcuffed the courageous men and women who serve in Border Patrol. Morale in ICE is at an all-time low because the political operatives leading this Administration are preventing them from doing their job and upholding the law.”

He continued, “Just a few months before the last election the president illegally and unconstitutionally granted amnesty to some 800,000 people illegally. If the president wants to change federal immigration laws, the Constitution lays out a way to do so–you go and make your case to Congress and you convince Congress to change the laws…unfortunately for President Obama, following the Constitutional structure is apparently too cumbersome. One of the consequences were seeing on the border is a humanitarian crisis that is a direct consequence of Obama’s lawlessness.”

***

“It’s a humanitarian disaster; frankly I have no good answer to it,” he said to reporters on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

McCain said that he didn’t think that the illegal children should be allowed to stay, asserting that it would have been better if they hadn’t crossed the border in the first place. He also criticized the false message of amnesty to illegal immigrants which was drawing them to cross before immigration reform passed…

“It’s terrible, it’s terrible,” he said. “And it is harming our chances of getting comprehensive immigration reform done because people are so angry about this.”

***

Americans are a kind and generous people, and photographs of a sea of small, frightened and hungry faces in U.S. shelters along the southern border are enough to break a million hearts. President Obama, whatever he intended, is largely responsible. Lured by lax immigration enforcement and the promise of citizenship as “dreamers,” the Obama children’s hour is changing the mission at the border from ensuring security to providing emergency assistance. Last week, the president declared the border an “urgent humanitarian situation.” He assigned the handling of the influx of children to Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which customarily provides relief following natural disasters. This is a disaster, sure enough, but it’s a man-made disaster…

Generosity doesn’t require that everybody who wants to come to America can come to America. The children’s surge is another consequence of the president making good on his vow to “fundamentally transform” America. He is endangering the lives of thousands of children south of the border.

***

Central and South Americans quickly figured out Obama was lying. If he had the power not to deport DACA eligibles illegal immigrants, he has the power to not deport anyone. So families started swarming to the U.S. The number of unaccompanied minors who cross the border illegally doubled the year Obama announced DACA and is set to quadruple this year…

“I think one thing that we can do is to be as clear as possible about the law and about what the consequences are for making a decision like that,” Earnest said. “Those individuals are not eligible for the deferred action, executive action that was announced a couple years ago,” [White House spokesman Josh] Earnest said.

But when asked if Obama would deport those children arriving today, Earnest equivocated. “The law does require that we render assistance to those children and that is a process that begins with DHS when they are detained,” he said. “And then they go through a process to determine whether they are going to be sent back to another country, how they’ll be sent back to another country, or how that process is otherwise resolved.”

In other words, “Keep on coming, Obama will let you stay.”

***

I don’t mean to suggest that Earnest or Munoz or others in the White House are lying. I’m confident that they really believe that their policies have nothing to do with the border deluge, because to believe otherwise would create too much cognitive dissonance. Thus the steps needed to reduce the DACA Disaster at the border – i..e, changes in the administration’s permissive approach to immigration enforcement — are simply beyond them.

This suggests that the White House will try to ameliorate the situation in a way that avoids the unacceptable option of actually enforcing immigration law. That suggests a supply-side solution — pressuring Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador to keep people from leaving and pressuring the Mexicans to do more to stop them from transiting their country. But this won’t work; the governments there have neither the incentive nor the capacity to do our job of immigration control for us.

Which means this could get worse before it gets better.

***



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Ratso!

OmahaConservative on June 10, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Wow. Cantor was defeated!!!!

karenhasfreedom on June 10, 2014 at 10:18 PM

Bratso!

Brat on June 10, 2014 at 10:19 PM

blah blah blah. I’ts QOTD!

coolrepublica on June 10, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Amb Stevens is still dead, and the Tea Party is still alive.

faraway on June 10, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Larry Sabato of Republican establishment was whining. Says Republican party is at war with itself just like the Democrats were at war with themselves in the 60′s and the 70′s.

Cry me a river, Sabato… Good that the smug Eric Cantor lost.Could not have happened to a more arrogant person.

Ned Pepper on June 10, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Let’s send all these future terrorists to live at Cantor’s house.

Before somebody gives me cr@p about insulting little children, take a quick gander where these kids come from and who has been raising them. I don’t trust any of them. Keep ‘em in medical quarantine camps until their governments come and get ‘em.

platypus on June 10, 2014 at 10:21 PM

How did Grahamnesty pull that off while Cantor got swamped over immigration?

Easy. He had 6 challengers. Think GOP primary process.

faraway on June 10, 2014 at 10:21 PM

Evening All :)

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Easy. He had 6 challengers. Think GOP primary process.

faraway on June 10, 2014 at 10:21 PM

Yep. Tea party types still need to learn a few things about working together.

platypus on June 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

The Cantor thread is giving me a headache.

gophergirl on June 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Quotes of the day

posted at 10:16 pm on June 10, 2014 by Allahpundit

…why?…we’re headed to 2000 on the Cantor thread!

KOOLAID2 on June 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Being an Amnesty shill is a LOSER… Just ask Eric Cantor.

ConstantineXI on June 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Am I fourteenth?

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Barack Obama is probably laughing like a hynea tonight!!

He hates Eric Cantor and they had a particularly bad relationship.

Ned Pepper on June 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM

More ” Acts Of Love ” as defined by Jeb Bush. Tens of thousands of hungry, raping, murdering, gangbanging acts of love. But…Jeb is the smartest Bush of all! He’s the only one who can win.

Exninja on June 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Republican Party = Whig Party

It begins tonight. Tea Party is here to stay.

Ned Pepper on June 10, 2014 at 10:24 PM

I don’t mean to suggest that Earnest or Munoz or others in the White House are lying. I’m confident that they really believe that their policies have nothing to do with the border deluge, because to believe otherwise would create too much cognitive dissonance. Thus the steps needed to reduce the DACA Disaster at the border – i..e, changes in the administration’s permissive approach to immigration enforcement — are simply beyond them.

Kind of makes you want to run around in your sailor outfit, yanking the imaginary steam whistle — honk, honk — and skip down the street like Daffy Duck.

i.e., get with the program.

Axe on June 10, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Am I fourteenth?

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Shut.It.Down!

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Lying to the voters about you position on amnesty is not a winning strategy…

d1carter on June 10, 2014 at 10:25 PM

The Cantor thread is giving me a headache.

gophergirl on June 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Heh heh heh… not as big of a headache as losing is giving Cantor…

oscarwilde on June 10, 2014 at 10:25 PM

Been considering Eastern or Greek Orthodox actually… For one thing, they trace their roots back to the Church of Constantinople, which has just as legit a claim as the Church of Rome to Catholicism…

ConstantineXI on June 10, 2014 at 10:09 PM

I went to a Byzantine Catholic Church for awhile. They’re in communion with the Pope but they pretty much ignore Him. And any modern innovations.

And yes the EO claim to apostolic succession is legitimate.

kcewa on June 10, 2014 at 10:25 PM

Sure they had to trek hundreds and hundreds of miles through Mexico to avoid being shot in Guatemala.

What?

lowandslow on June 10, 2014 at 10:25 PM

…why?…we’re headed to 2000 on the Cantor thread!

KOOLAID2 on June 10, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Koolaid! I wondered what happened to you when you disappeared from the other thread.

crankyoldlady on June 10, 2014 at 10:25 PM

gophergirl on June 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

It was making me dizzy

Mark Levin on Hannity now talking about the Brat win.

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:25 PM

Calling all Wenches, Rude Buffoons, loons and trolls…

OmahaConservative on June 10, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Three out of every four children intercepted since October are from Guatemala, El Salvador or Honduras, said the Border Patrol memo, obtained by The Associated Press.

Yet, somehow, they made it all the way through Mexico …

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 10, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Bratso! Brat on June 10, 2014 at 10:19 PM

You aren’t him, are you?

wolly4321 on June 10, 2014 at 10:27 PM

Yet, somehow, they made it all the way through Mexico …

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 10, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Doesn’t compute.

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:27 PM

Evening All :)
CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Hi, CL!

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:27 PM

Now Eric Cantor can spend more time at home with his family illegals.

viking01 on June 10, 2014 at 10:28 PM

I went to a Byzantine Catholic Church for awhile. They’re in communion with the Pope but they pretty much ignore Him. And any modern innovations.

And yes the EO claim to apostolic succession is legitimate.

kcewa on June 10, 2014 at 10:25 PM

The Byzantine Church went down to the last man May 29, 1453… Emperor Constantine XI himself leading the vanguard of the defense against the barbarian muslims.

I have more than a little admiration for the man in case you didn’t know…

ConstantineXI on June 10, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:27 PM

Um what about sparkie’s woodpile?

Judge_Dredd on June 10, 2014 at 10:29 PM

wolly4321 on June 10, 2014 at 10:27 PM

You betcha!

Brat on June 10, 2014 at 10:29 PM

C’mon! Anybody can call Bishop! I called fourteenth! never mind.

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:29 PM

The White House on Monday rejected charges that it has caused a flood of illegal child immigrants surging across the southern border.

Of course the Obama Admin says that. What have that crew ever said that reflects reality, accepts responsibility for harms to this nation and makes any sense?

Democrats: they can’t win if they tell the truth.

Lourdes on June 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:27 PM

Hi Newtie….that song you picked makes me giggle LOL

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Lindsey Graham’s percentage continues to decline.

According to Politico.com, with 87.5% reporting at 10:12 ET, Lindsey Graham has dropped to 56.7%.

Lindsey may have avoided a run-off. But when the final votes are counted, the results may be close enough to encourage some RINOS to reconsider their support of ILLEGAL aliens

wren on June 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Someone is paying to ship all these illegals here so we’ll feel sorry for them and pass amnesty.

crankyoldlady on June 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Whoops. Sorry Newtie. You put the woodpile ahead of the Spark tonight and I missed it. :)

Judge_Dredd on June 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM

From the conservative base to the GOP Establishment

Nancy Sinatra “These Boots”

Not a great singer at all… Unlike her father. But in her prime… WHAT A SMOKING HOT BABE…

ConstantineXI on June 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Evening All :)
CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Smooch!

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:31 PM

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:29 PM

Hi Ken (waving) ROFLMAO

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:31 PM

Um what about sparkie’s woodpile?
Judge_Dredd on June 10, 2014 at 10:29 PM

It’s a call for Sparkie to come back home, Judge ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:31 PM

Someone is paying to ship all these illegals here so we’ll feel sorry for them and pass amnesty.

crankyoldlady on June 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Too Fast & Too Furious.

It’s just the sequel. It had to be released eventually …

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on June 10, 2014 at 10:32 PM

I miss the woodpile.

crankyoldlady on June 10, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Hi Newtie….that song you picked makes me giggle LOL
CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM

It suits you somehow, CL… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Hi Ken (waving) ROFLMAO

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:31 PM

Did you count it? I was 14th.

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:32 PM

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:31 PM

Smooches back!!! I’m still grinning over Cantor losing his dang seat. I hope Brat can handle the attention he’s going to get tomorrow morning. MSM is going to be after him bigtime.

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Hi Beauty!

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:33 PM

Whoops. Sorry Newtie. You put the woodpile ahead of the Spark tonight and I missed it. :)
Judge_Dredd on June 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM

No harm, no foul, Judge ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:33 PM

I just listened to Hannity interview Mr Brat.

First time I have heard him interviewed.

He’s for real. In the next few days – and this coming weekend – there is a chance we will see a new national figure arise.

He is very impressive.

jake-the-goose on June 10, 2014 at 10:33 PM

Hi Beauty!
KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:33 PM

*smooooch!*

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:33 PM

Brat’s back on Hannity.

Fallon on June 10, 2014 at 10:34 PM

Brat is on Hannity now..

going2mars on June 10, 2014 at 10:34 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:32 PM

tyvm…..um, the $$$/tip on counter LOL.

OMG…Brat is now on air with Hannity. He already gave him 15 minutes opening the show.

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

doesn’t compute. KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:27 PM

Local rumor down here is a bus ride through mexico.

Which is odd. Normally they kill the men and rape the women.

I guess someone changed their minds.

wolly4321 on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

He is very impressive.

jake-the-goose on June 10, 2014 at 10:33 PM

He understands the issues and speaks clearly about them.

crankyoldlady on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:33 PM

*Blush*

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

[sets out "We Reserve The Right To Serve Anyone We Dang Well Please!" signage...activates wireless drink stations and drone delivery service...]
And the Bar is OPEN!

[sends out first round of Whatchudrinkin's...enters under "Primary Night Returns"...]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

No harm, no foul, Judge ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:33 PM

I thought in all the fooferah and argle-bargle tonight you’d forgotten to include the woodpile. I should have known better.

Judge_Dredd on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

He understands the issues and speaks clearly about them.

crankyoldlady on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

HE DOES

What a nice surprise he is.

jake-the-goose on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

Where’s OC? Place is getting crowded…

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:36 PM

I wouldn’t believe anything this President says. He’s been lying so often I honestly don’t believe he recognizes the truth. Of course his policies are driving this, and his lawlessness is allowing it to happen.

bflat879 on June 10, 2014 at 10:36 PM

It was making me dizzy

Mark Levin on Hannity now talking about the Brat win.

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:25 PM

I can only take so much idiocy

gophergirl on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Is there a bigger buffoon in GOP media than Hannity? I loathe him.

Jaibones on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I only hope Mr. Brat can survive the scrutiny and the attacks.

jake-the-goose on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Eric Can’t-OR is singing this one right now:

Human League “Don’t You Want Me?”

From the 1980′s American Bandstand.. This came on after the cartoons were done when I was a kid :)

ConstantineXI on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Bratso!

Brat on June 10, 2014 at 10:19 PM

You’re a pill, you know?

And I like you.

Evening, all. Man, my eyes are still spinning from that Cantor thread.

And I saw the Humpbot! First time.

Alien on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I thought in all the fooferah and argle-bargle tonight you’d forgotten to include the woodpile. I should have known better.
Judge_Dredd on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

As with Lancie, the dedications will continue until the next Open Registration or Great Good Fortune, Judge ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Wow, Brat is on fire.

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Local rumor down here is a bus ride through mexico.

Which is odd. Normally they kill the men and rape the women.

I guess someone changed their minds.

wolly4321 on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

I haven’t jeard that, but no way tens of thousands of minors walk through Mexico and int the US. Media blackout? Somethings up, and Eric Holder is involved. Not joking.

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:38 PM

Finally. The Lightning Bugs are out. I’d catch some and bring them in for Ratso to catch, but there was hell-to-pay a few years back when I did that for the cats…

OmahaConservative on June 10, 2014 at 10:38 PM

I only hope Mr. Brat can survive the scrutiny and the attacks.

jake-the-goose on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I’ll bet he can.

crankyoldlady on June 10, 2014 at 10:38 PM

Brat’s back on Hannity.

Fallon on June 10, 2014 at 10:34 PM

hangs head… no one ever remembers
who was on the horse just after paul revere came bay…

going2mars on June 10, 2014 at 10:38 PM

Evening, all. Man, my eyes are still spinning from that Cantor thread.

Alien on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

It was a roller coaster – first all joy and whoopee and then it got weird.

Lot of anger out there – maybe today will start some healing – I hope so

jake-the-goose on June 10, 2014 at 10:39 PM

As with Lancie, the dedications will continue until the next Open Registration or Great Good Fortune, Judge ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I understand. As I’ve said many times you’re a nice lady! :)

Judge_Dredd on June 10, 2014 at 10:39 PM

Is there a bigger buffoon in GOP media than Hannity? I loathe him.

Jaibones on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Second that. Only reason I have him on is for Brat…

OmahaConservative on June 10, 2014 at 10:39 PM

Wolly @ 10:35; please note that mostly the children are arriving.

DemetriusPhalerum on June 10, 2014 at 10:39 PM


.

Brat on June 10, 2014 at 10:40 PM

It’s a call for Sparkie to come back home, Judge ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:31 PM

??? So mysterious, you were, with your ‘waiting for a friend’ the other night and all. Misdirection?

Evening, Beauty.

Alien on June 10, 2014 at 10:40 PM

OmahaConservative on June 10, 2014 at 10:38 PM

Hi OC (waving)

As a kid we used to scrape the ice cream pop sticks into points and then cut off the firefly light and put it in a jar. LOL

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:40 PM

Eric Can’t-OR is singing this one right now:
Human League “Don’t You Want Me?”
From the 1980′s American Bandstand.. This came on after the cartoons were done when I was a kid :)
ConstantineXI on June 10, 2014 at 10:37 PM

I was thinking this one, but thought, “Nah”…

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:40 PM

I understand. As I’ve said many times you’re a nice lady! :)

Judge_Dredd on June 10, 2014 at 10:39 PM

She is a gem and a sweetheart…

OmahaConservative on June 10, 2014 at 10:40 PM

[sends out first round of Whatchudrinkin's...enters under "Primary Night Returns"...]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:35 PM

You need to bring out the champagne for this one!

INC on June 10, 2014 at 10:40 PM

Update: An eeyore like me can’t resist some pessimism amid a hugely exciting upset, so here’s a scenario for you. What if Boehner decides to retire anyway, and he and Cantor decide to go ahead and ram amnesty through this summer with token GOP support (30 votes or so) plus 190 Democrats? Cantor’s got nothing left to lose now.

Answer: ARMED March on Washington.

ConstantineXI on June 10, 2014 at 10:41 PM

Loathe is a pretty strong word. Hannity seems to be good man though I rarely watch him I don’t loathe him but when I have seen him I love how he does not let the opposition forget the facts.

CW on June 10, 2014 at 10:41 PM

Did I see a humpbot earlier? Been a long time.

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:42 PM

Hi OC (waving)

As a kid we used to scrape the ice cream pop sticks into points and then cut off the firefly light and put it in a jar. LOL

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:40 PM

Hey CL. We used to crush the lights against our faces so we would glow in the dark…

OmahaConservative on June 10, 2014 at 10:42 PM

I hope tonight reinforced to everyone the power of voting.

No more talk about staying home – or not voting – we see what can happen.

jake-the-goose on June 10, 2014 at 10:42 PM

.

Brat on June 10, 2014 at 10:40 PM

Welcome and congrats.

CW on June 10, 2014 at 10:42 PM

crankyoldlady on June 10, 2014 at 10:38 PM

Well he did great with Hannity but I’ll be crossing fingers/toes and praying for him when he goes on the MSM segments. Not so sure how deft he’ll be with them but hoping he holds his own as he did tonight.

We need loud strong voices for a conservative platform.

CoffeeLover on June 10, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Evening, Beauty.
Alien on June 10, 2014 at 10:40 PM

Evenin’, Alien!

As far as I know, the jury’s still out…

[sends Alien a Whatchudrinkin'...sends Alien's Little Friend a Whatheshaving...enters under "Combat Survivor"...]

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Central America Newspapers Tout Open US Door for Illegal Minors

La Prensa of Honduras discusses in a report how as many as 500 illegal minors are being housed at the Naval Base Ventura County in Southern California.

“The children will be accommodated for between three and four months, while their parents or relatives are located in the United States,” the report says.

“The administration of President Barack Obama has acknowledged he faces a serious crisis for the continuous arrival of children, mostly Central Americans, who are illegally entering the country on the border with Mexico.”

Besides Mexico and Honduras, the report notes that many of the children are coming from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua.

“During their stay, in addition to accommodations and food, children receive English classes, play sports and participate in targeted programs while immigration authorities contact their families,” the La Prensa report says.

On Monday, the Obama administration said that it would begin housing as many as 1,200 illegal minors at the Army base in Fort Sill in Oklahoma.

The plan was attacked last week by Oklahoma Republicans, who accused the administration of not giving them sufficient notice and that it would strain limited resources.

A similar shelter for that has accommodated about 1,820 minors over nearly four weeks has been operating at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

Housing the illegals cost American taxpayers $252 per child per day.

The deluge of illegal immigrants is causing a burden on the border states of Texas and Arizona, and officials have been transporting children from south Texas to Arizona and leaving them at various locations, including holding centers and bus stations.

After widespread outrage by Arizona state and congressional officials, Homeland Security said it would stop dumping illegals in those states, even though officials say the practice has not stopped.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer last week sent emergency food and medical supplies to a makeshift holding center in the southern part of the state that was holding hundreds of illegal minors.

The Obama administration estimates that 60,000 children under 18 will enter the U.S. illegally alone this year. It’s expected to grow to nearly 130,000 next year.

Resist We Much on June 10, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on June 10, 2014 at 10:43 PM

ech ech….Parched….

KCB on June 10, 2014 at 10:44 PM

John Harwood @JohnJHarwood · 2h
national GOP strategist: “nothing will advance in the House again. Ever. House GOP members will not take a single risk.”

LOL! It was the worst do nothing House of Rep anyways. What have they done this year?

When is the next meaningless Obamacare repeal vote?

Ned Pepper on June 10, 2014 at 10:45 PM

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