It’s time to cut foreign aid to countries that won’t stop their citizens from entering the U.S. illegally, says … John McCain?

posted at 4:41 pm on July 7, 2014 by Allahpundit

Via the Free Beacon, either this is smoking-gun proof that he’s running again for Senate in 2016 and worried about a primary (he said this to a news outlet in Phoenix, do note) or…

I can’t think of another possibility. McCain 2016!

“We should tell these countries in Central America that no more aid, no more assistance, no nothing until they stop this from happening,” Arizona Sen. John McCain told KFYI radio in Phoenix…

“And tell our friends in Mexico to secure their border, their Southern border as well as their Northern border, and no comprehensive immigration reform until we get our border secured. It’s unacceptable,” McCain continued. “It’s a human tragedy, and when they encourage people to come up through Mexico … they are subjecting these young people, and primarily young women to the worst kinds of abuse.”

McCain said he had heard from Customs and Border Protection that there were signs in recent months that the unaccompanied migrant crisis was approaching, but he did not know whether President Barack Obama had been briefed.

“He sure as heck should have, should have been informed and he should have known that this is coming,” McCain said. “It is one of the most, frankly, disappointing things for me personally because as you know, I’ve been for comprehensive immigration reform. You can’t do that unless you have secure borders.”

Why is he floating this idea only now, 11 million illegals later? If I were a cynic, I’d think that he wasn’t concerned about the flow of illegal immigration so much as he’s concerned about the politics of trying to do comprehensive reform when the papers are full of stories about kids from Central America being bused around the country because the BP can’t handle the crush. I’ve been waiting for signs of that from Republicans, just as a gauge of how far this recent surge at the border has penetrated public awareness. If Maverick’s talking about cutting aid to Mexico and Central American nations, he must have seen some data somewhere that suggests backing the Gang of Eight bill is even more poisonous on the right than it used to be. I’d love to know what that data is. Gotta be more than just Dave Brat upsetting Cantor, no?

Here’s a radical idea: If McCain’s worried about border security to the point where he’s all but accusing Obama of knowingly allowing the recent influx of young illegals to happen, why not drop comprehensive reform and shift to a “security first” approach? I know that would pain a true blue amnesty fan like him but it’d be a nice pander to conservatives ahead of his next Senate run. He could do a big speech in Washington — “I no longer have confidence in the commander-in-chief to enforce our borders” — and formally pull his support from the Gang of Eight bill. Then, if/when the flow at the border slows down, he can declare victory, proclaim comprehensive reform back on track, and re-join the Gang. The White House might even play ball with him on that, since they want to spotlight Obama being “tough” on recent illegals. Just today, Josh Earnest told the media that most of the illegal minors who came here this year will be deported, which is an egregious lie but a useful one in reassuring voters who aren’t following this issue closely that the White House is super cereal about removing illegals. It may be true that most young illegals will have deportation orders entered against them by immigration judges, but they’re not going to show up for their hearings now that they’ve been released to an adult’s custody in the U.S. You can deport them if you can find them, and you won’t find them. And then, eventually, either Obama or Hillary or even some Republican president will be looking for a way to pander to Latino voters and so he/she will issue a new executive order effectively granting amnesty to all the kids subject to deportations, and that’ll be that.

Here’s a little stroll down memory lane to 2010, the last time McCain was a hard-ass on immigration. And, coincidentally, the last time he was up for reelection. Any other Republican “border hawks” willing to join him in this call to cut aid to nations responsible for the big illegal surge? If ever there was an issue where he and Rand Paul could work together, this is it.


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Mavericky!

Galtian on July 7, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Meh.

itsspideyman on July 7, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Why is he floating this idea only now, 11 million illegals later?

That 11 million number is so old and rancid that it reeks. It was a lie back when the leftists and their useless idiot McShame first proposed it.

As to what McShame thinks about anything … I couldn’t care less. He’s a treasonous, imbecilic POS.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 7, 2014 at 4:44 PM

If I were a cynic, I’d think that he wasn’t concerned about the flow of illegal immigration so much as he’s concerned about the politics of trying to do comprehensive reform when the papers are full of stories about kids from Central America being bused around the country because the BP can’t handle the crush. I’ve been waiting for signs of that from Republicans, just as a gauge of how far this recent surge at the border has penetrated public awareness. If Maverick’s talking about cutting aid to Mexico and Central American nations, he must have seen some data somewhere that suggests backing the Gang of Eight bill is even more poisonous on the right than it used to be. I’d love to know what that data is. Gotta be more than just Dave Brat upsetting Cantor, no?

It played a huge role in Brat upsetting Cantor and McCain knows the base will be furious heading in 2016 after what the GOP power brokers did in Mississippi, so he’s not wasting anytime trying to move to the right.

Doughboy on July 7, 2014 at 4:44 PM

I can’t think of another possibility. McCain 2016!

I’m waiting for the replies on that one.

Oil Can on July 7, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Yeah….sure……

itsspideyman on July 7, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Here’s a little stroll down memory lane to 2010, the last time McCain was a hard-ass on immigration. And, coincidentally, the last time he was up for reelection.

It’s little more than yet another CYA / Pandering effort for a potential 2016 reelection bid….

What’s worse – McRino’s pandering or the nitwits who will fall for the pandering?

Athos on July 7, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Remember when this guy said “build the dam# fence?”. He can’t be trusted.

mobydutch on July 7, 2014 at 4:46 PM

I can hear the racist alarm being wound up now, like a old fire truck siren.

I didn’t read the whole article. Did he happen to mention or suggest we bomb them?

BobMbx on July 7, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Since this country insists on being the social welfare system for a number of countries to our south and they are not willing to pay for it, the foreign aid we give them should be diverted to cover the costs of providing those service that they should be providing their own citizens.

iamsaved on July 7, 2014 at 4:47 PM

How about stopping the pay check, and tax payer funded retirement, of all Senators who have encouraged the invasion of America by tens of millions of third worlders.

VorDaj on July 7, 2014 at 4:47 PM

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-California/2014/07/07/Protestors-Keep-Third-Round-of-Illegal-Alien-Buses-from-Murrieta-Border-Patrol-Station

Obama’s “brave brave” 3AM Commandos fail to stop busses carrying invading criminals from being blocked entering Murrieta, CA ICE station.

Score is now Patriots 3, Obama Regime 0.

Bravo!

ConstantineXI on July 7, 2014 at 4:49 PM

It it primary time in Arizona already?!

Rix on July 7, 2014 at 4:49 PM

full of stories about kids from Central America being bused around the country because the BP can’t handle the crush.

“Handle the crush”?? The border patrol is escorting these illegals across the border. This isn’t a matter of people crawling through in the dead of night. That’s old style. These days, the illegals show up on the other side of the border and come right in with help from Barky, the aid and comfort of the border patrol to the invasion and the implementation of Too Fast, Too Furious.

People are not being turned away at the border, they are being escorted in. People need to stand trial for allying with the enemy in this invasion. Lots and lots of people, whether they want to claim they were just following orders or not. They are part of the invasion and need to be held fully accountable for that. This includes McShame, the rat-bastid traitor, Rubio the treasonous little worm and the rest of the Vichy GOP dirtbags along with all of the dems and Barky’s entire junta.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 7, 2014 at 4:49 PM

He must be running again. Oh, dear Lord.

Oil Can on July 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

I can’t think of another possibility. McCain 2016!

I’m waiting for the replies on that one.

Oil Can on July 7, 2014 at 4:45 PM

I can’t Fluke-ing believe that I actually pulled the lever for that backstabbing clown.

At the time I told myself I was voting for Sarah, not him…

ConstantineXI on July 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Mi Amigos, don’t worry about what I say in English to the gringos. They’re so dumb – they believe that I’m a Republican. Idiotas!

blammm on July 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Central and South America’s unabated ability to dump their wretched refuse on our teeming shores is their #1 source of aid – and it always will be until we either become a worse place to live than the rest of the world or put our foot down.

Armed Texan on July 7, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Central and South America’s unabated ability to dump their wretched refuse on our teeming shores is their #1 source of aid – and it always will be until we either become a worse place to live than the rest of the world or put our foot down.

Armed Texan on July 7, 2014 at 4:51 PM

It won’t happen until Preezy Stompyfoot is long gone.

ConstantineXI on July 7, 2014 at 4:51 PM

ROTFLMAO… McVain is lying his a$$ off, he wants amnesty, and you cannot have amnesty without illegal aliens. Hell, he probably want Lois Lerner to get amnesty as well.

oscarwilde on July 7, 2014 at 4:52 PM

I can’t think of another possibility. McCain 2016!

Would still prefer that to Jeb.

Yes, I dislike the idea of Jeb being the GOP nominee — or even running for the nomination — more than I dislike McCain.

Aizen on July 7, 2014 at 4:53 PM

That 11 million number is so old and rancid that it reeks. It was a lie back when the leftists and their useless idiot McShame first proposed it.

As to what McShame thinks about anything … I couldn’t care less. He’s a treasonous, imbecilic POS.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on July 7, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Yeah, what is it like ten years old at least? It’s one of those well-known “facts” that the politicians and media like to throw around – large enough to sound plausible but not so large as to overly freak out people on the fence about amnesty. I’d wager the amount of illegals in this country is double or triple that number at a minimum.

Ukiah on July 7, 2014 at 4:54 PM

He’s as genuine in this as he was in his promise to build the fence.

Midas on July 7, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Would still prefer that to Jeb.

Yes, I dislike the idea of Jeb being the GOP nominee — or even running for the nomination — more than I dislike McCain.

Aizen on July 7, 2014 at 4:53 PM

I will never EVER EVER vote for another GOPe squish, “because electable”.

Already done it far too many times. Dole… Bush (twice), McCain, Romney. Give me a conservative or I vote 3rd party from now on.

ConstantineXI on July 7, 2014 at 4:55 PM

Would still prefer that to Jeb.

Yes, I dislike the idea of Jeb being the GOP nominee — or even running for the nomination — more than I dislike McCain.

Aizen on July 7, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Yep. Jeb is a wrong-headed RINO idiot, but McCain is a mean, petty, vindictive, unbalanced/unhinged/unstable RINO.

And I won’t vote for either of them.

Midas on July 7, 2014 at 4:56 PM

He’s as genuine in this as he was in his promise to build the fence.

Midas on July 7, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Forget the fence. I want a moat filled with hungry piranha.

ConstantineXI on July 7, 2014 at 4:57 PM

Is he retiring?

ThePrez on July 7, 2014 at 4:57 PM

Just return these illegal immigrants to their home countries Embassy in Washington D.C. and let them care and house them on the embassy property. When they get fed up they can pay to send them home.

meci on July 7, 2014 at 4:57 PM

How about stopping the pay check, and tax payer funded retirement, of all Senators who have encouraged the invasion of America by tens of millions of third worlders.

VorDaj on July 7, 2014 at 4:47 PM

Yes. That….and foreign aid to ALL nations. We can’t afford it, and most loathe us anyway.

hawkeye54 on July 7, 2014 at 4:57 PM

BOYCOTT MEXICO !
You know they’re doing o’s dirty work .

Lucano on July 7, 2014 at 4:58 PM

Is he retiring?

ThePrez on July 7, 2014 at 4:57 PM

God willing.

ConstantineXI on July 7, 2014 at 4:58 PM

Tell John to go back home AND RETIRE!

It’s a little late now John!

GarandFan on July 7, 2014 at 5:00 PM

It’s too much too soon AP. Obama has over stepped on this issue and is causing a huge backlash. McCain is proposing this because he wants amnesty. What’s going on at the border right now proves every opponent of amnesty correct. There are many, many more than expected, they are criminals, and they carry disease, and it’s creating social chaos. My opinion of you and your insights just dropped.

DFCtomm on July 7, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Just return these illegal immigrants to their home countries Embassy in Washington D.C. and let them care and house them on the embassy property. When they get fed up they can pay to send them home.

meci on July 7, 2014 at 4:57 PM

Great idea !

Lucano on July 7, 2014 at 5:01 PM

Just return these illegal immigrants to their home countries Embassy in Washington D.C. and let them care and house them on the embassy property. When they get fed up they can pay to send them home.

meci on July 7, 2014 at 4:57 PM

How about we just enforce our own laws, and stop them from entering the United States in the First place? I bet it wouldn’t take Mexico very long to decide to get rid of them.

oscarwilde on July 7, 2014 at 5:01 PM

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-California/2014/07/07/Protestors-Keep-Third-Round-of-Illegal-Alien-Buses-from-Murrieta-Border-Patrol-Station

Obama’s “brave brave” 3AM Commandos fail to stop busses carrying invading criminals from being blocked entering Murrieta, CA ICE station.

Score is now Patriots 3, Obama Regime 0.

Bravo!

ConstantineXI on July 7, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Awesome.

Midas on July 7, 2014 at 5:01 PM

oscarwilde on July 7, 2014 at 5:01 PM

Me thinks Mexico is a big player in this operation .

Lucano on July 7, 2014 at 5:03 PM

Time to Bomb Mexico, huh John??

ToddPA on July 7, 2014 at 5:04 PM

- No recording devices will be allowed
- No questions will be allowed during the tour
- No interacting with staff and children at the shelter
- We ask that your questions be provided via email or phone after the tour to Kenneth Wolfe
- HHS ACF public affairs will provide answers to your follow up questions as quickly as possible
- We will provide photos of the facility after the tour
- There will be no on-site interviews by HHS staff before or after the tour, all inquiries go to Kenneth Wolfe

You work for us, you thugs and bastards.

We pay for your livelihood, and we tell you what YOU will do.

DO YOU get this?

If not, you’ll get it soon.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:04 PM

LOL! McCain knows how to tweak conservatives.

Here is McCain yesterday on Face the Nation (his home away from Arizona)

McCain on Being Hillary’s Fave GOPer: ‘Hope This Is Blacked Out in Arizona’

On Face the Nation Sunday morning, host Bob Schieffer asked Senator John McCain (R-AZ) about his recent honor of being named Hillary Clinton’s favorite Republican.

“I hope this program’s blacked out in Arizona,” McCain replied.

McCain said he was proud of his record of bipartisan, and promised to work with Clinton if she “regrettably” became president.

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/mccain-on-being-hillarys-fave-goper-hope-this-is-blacked-out-in-arizona/

Thank you all for voting for McCain in 2008.

Ned Pepper on July 7, 2014 at 5:04 PM

McCain 2016!

That’s not funny.

portlandon on July 7, 2014 at 5:04 PM

- No recording devices will be allowed
- No questions will be allowed during the tour
- No interacting with staff and children at the shelter
- We ask that your questions be provided via email or phone after the tour to Kenneth Wolfe
- HHS ACF public affairs will provide answers to your follow up questions as quickly as possible
- We will provide photos of the facility after the tour
- There will be no on-site interviews by HHS staff before or after the tour, all inquiries go to Kenneth Wolfe

You God-damned brownshirts on our dole, fluke off, you incredible nazis.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:05 PM

How about we just enforce our own laws, and stop them from entering the United States in the First place? I bet it wouldn’t take Mexico very long to decide to get rid of them.

oscarwilde on July 7, 2014 at 5:01 PM

That is a much better plan of action. If we had a government that desired to enforce such laws. Mexico would make it plain to the invaders it would be better for their health if they made haste in making it back to the countries of their origin.

hawkeye54 on July 7, 2014 at 5:05 PM

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-California/2014/07/07/Protestors-Keep-Third-Round-of-Illegal-Alien-Buses-from-Murrieta-Border-Patrol-Station

Obama’s “brave brave” 3AM Commandos fail to stop busses carrying invading criminals from being blocked entering Murrieta, CA ICE station.

Score is now Patriots 3, Obama Regime 0.

Bravo!

ConstantineXI on July 7, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Someone has to post the names and addresses of every stormtrooper participating in the event on the Internet; if the government protects its lackeys by making that illegal, post it on a Russian site. Nurenberg Court was unambiguous in saying that those carrying illegal orders will also be held responsible.

Rix on July 7, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Does McCain get the irony of his insanity?

Send him to the creche, along with Cochran. McCain can hold Cochran’s pen*s, to pee.

Ms. Lindsey can hold McCain’s.

Ms. Lindsey has none.

End of the line.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:06 PM

McCain left out one important word in his suggestion: OFF
It’s not CUT foreign aid; it’s CUT OFF foreign aid.

francesca on July 7, 2014 at 5:08 PM

obama, Mexico, all those govm’ts, and the R-thugs like McCain are all in on your self-destructive dole.

God damn them and God bless the turkeys who brung them all.

All you amnesty and open border shills, I hope you get TB, scabies and related illnesses, and itch eternally, into oblivion, you fascist thugs.

Meanwhile you’re overrun by the Chinese too.

Soon IS (formerly known as ISIS) will get in too and cut your heads off.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:08 PM

McCain said he was proud of his record of bipartisan, and promised to work with Clinton if she “regrettably” became president.

Meh, McAmnesty will be glad to work more closely with whichever dem might win the presidency than he would with a president of his own party with no regrets.

hawkeye54 on July 7, 2014 at 5:08 PM

This is the first thing I’ve heard from the Senator from ARIZONA. Why is that?

Whitey Ford on July 7, 2014 at 5:08 PM

Link to the Chinese invaders

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:09 PM

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:06 PM

“Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause” — Carly Fiorina’s fortune cookie prop on CNN yesterday.

Ned Pepper on July 7, 2014 at 5:09 PM

Why is he floating this idea only now, 11 million illegals later?

20 million and counting

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:09 PM

If Maverick’s talking about cutting aid to Mexico and Central American nations, he must have seen some data somewhere that suggests backing the Gang of Eight bill is even more poisonous on the right than it used to be. I’d love to know what that data is. Gotta be more than just Dave Brat upsetting Cantor, no?


AP
, since this makes no sense as a Socratic question, we are left, unfortunately, with the unpleasant task of staging an INTERVENTION.

We want you to know we all love like prefer you overwhelming compared to Ed and the New Liberal on the Block. You have potential …

… but drinking the KneePad Media Kool-Aid Narrative that “immigration reform must happen NOW” is turning your brain to mush. (The New Kid is peddling drivel and sinking fast.)

Those who are NOT a paid political operative of the Democratic/GOP parties and their Donor Class wants ANYTHING but to SEAL THE BORDERS.

Take some time tonight and reflect on WHAT is actually happening as a result of Obama’s Immigration Policy:

1) Thousands upon thousands of children are being sent to live with “relatives” who will pimp them out as the victims of sex trafficking. Next time a liberal cries about “We must think of the children” – Confront the idiot and ask “Why do you want children RAPED?”

2) The “children” over the age of 14 have a large percentage of their numbers who are affiliated with MS13 and other organized crime organizations. They serve as mules for carrying drugs into the United States – not a particularly “innocent” past time.

3) The Obama “Open Borders” policy has been identified by multiple government officials as an existential threat to the United States given the growth in ISIS, a group so radical they have been denounced by Al Qaeda.

With all due respect and given everything listed above; WTF would you need a poll to “enlighten” you before using YOUR bully pulpit to call for Obama’s impeachment?

PolAgnostic on July 7, 2014 at 5:09 PM

It played a huge role in Brat upsetting Cantor and McCain knows the base will be furious heading in 2016 after what the GOP power brokers did in Mississippi, so he’s not wasting anytime trying to move to the right.

Doughboy on July 7, 2014 at 4:44 PM

His AZ sheeple won’t be so dumb next time, and he knows it. They are directly affected.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:10 PM

McCain left out one important word in his suggestion: OFF
It’s not CUT foreign aid; it’s CUT OFF foreign aid.

francesca on July 7, 2014 at 5:08 PM

Absolutely. You know how these pols hate the thought of cutting off completely anything provided by our government out of taxpayer’s pockets.

hawkeye54 on July 7, 2014 at 5:11 PM

All we really have to do is enforce the laws. If they can’t get jobs, get into a hospital, get welfare, etc. they will go home on their own except for the drug gangs.

Protestors need to do what marxist rent-a-mobs have been doing. Keep repeating a slogan. ENFORCE THE LAWS.

crankyoldlady on July 7, 2014 at 5:11 PM

McCain 2016 !

Allahpundit on July 7, 2014 at 4:41 pm

.
That’s not funny.

portlandon on July 7, 2014 at 5:04 PM

.
No it isn’t, but your ‘retort’ sure is … : )

listens2glenn on July 7, 2014 at 5:11 PM

Obama’s “brave brave” 3AM Commandos fail to stop busses carrying invading criminals from being blocked entering Murrieta, CA ICE station.

Score is now Patriots 3, Obama Regime 0.

Bravo!

ConstantineXI on July 7, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Bravo, indeed! Encore, encore! We need more of this in other American cities and towns!

Stoic Patriot on July 7, 2014 at 5:13 PM

Slogan for congress: DEFUND.

crankyoldlady on July 7, 2014 at 5:13 PM

Ned Pepper on July 7, 2014 at 5:09 PM

So I guess we can assume you’ll be taking in quite a few of these shiny new little refuges. About how many?

BeachBum on July 7, 2014 at 5:14 PM

If the Federal government keeps trying to send illegals into Murrieta, the question is when the people of Murrieta will find it easier to simply burn the Federal facility there to the ground.

Stoic Patriot on July 7, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Schadenfreude ;
You work for us, you thugs and bastards .

Made my day !

Lucano on July 7, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Time to Bomb Mexico, huh John??

ToddPA on July 7, 2014 at 5:04 PM

You guys are so clever. Love it when you shove it into their traps, from the left to the right.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:18 PM

And as Miller once said in one of his great novels- what did he … that language is only necessary when bilingual communication is endangered. And you sit there bewildered, and Pinter who went further said “It is not the lack of communication, but fear of communication.” That’s what the damn thing is that we fear – communication – especially all the Spanish communication that’s even on a box of Wheaties now. Damn it! And through all this John McCain has attained, and has created for himself serenity, and it is only his senility that is keeping him alive in his insanity. And Jeb Bush has discovered that he is in love with every man and woman in Mexico and will marry them all just as soon as polygamy becomes legal in America.

RasThavas on July 7, 2014 at 5:19 PM

Made my day !

Lucano on July 7, 2014 at 5:15 PM

They do, and it’s high time that they relearn this absolute truth, the fascist thugs.

Go Lucano, go!!!

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:19 PM

As to what McShame thinks about anything … I couldn’t care less. He’s a treasonous, imbecilic POS. – ThePrimordialOrderedPair at 4:44 PM

Well, sure, but you like him okay other than that, don’t you?     : )

Toocon on July 7, 2014 at 5:20 PM

There is not much foreign aid to Central America to cut.

Better reaction: send all their diplomats back to their hell-holes. All of them, including embassy staffs.

They will put the pressure on their governments.

Who can pressure Obama, though? It’s as if he just doesn’t care anymore. As long as Tom Steyer is writing checks, Barry is happy.

Adjoran on July 7, 2014 at 5:20 PM

Senors y Senoritas, Ladies and Gentlemen, Peeps and Peepettes, Rulers and Ruled, the time will soon come when a first world America will outlive its usefulness. Marx, either Groucho or Karl, I can’t remember which, maybe it was both or maybe it was Harpo, once said that America is the opiate of the people. I say that when America outlives its usefulness and becomes a majority Mexican nation, then opium…will be the opiate…Ahh that’s not a bad idea… we are going to need that badly especially when all the booze runs out …

RasThavas on July 7, 2014 at 5:21 PM

Thank you all for voting for McCain in 2008.

Ned Pepper on July 7, 2014 at 5:04 PM

May Hillary ride you good.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:22 PM

Why would he be worried about a primary campaign? Republican voters have shown themselves awfully tentative to take out establishment Republicans this election cycle. I somehow doubt they will be any more ambitious in 2016.

will77jeff on July 7, 2014 at 5:22 PM

I thought McCain was at the border handing out “Welcome to America packets” filled with ObamaCare free health care coupons, an ObamaPhone, drivers license, free education, a years worth of Food Stamps and automatic registration as a Democratic party voter.

albill on July 7, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Two cases of swine flu confirmed .
Rancher on Ingraham’s show said ……
worried about hoof and mouth carried on clothing
and shoes could do great damage to whole
cattle industry .

Lucano on July 7, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Cut all aid to countries with over 100 illegal aliens to the US per year.

Enact legislation making child abandonment in allowing an unaccompanied minor accross the border felony child abuse. Mandatory $10,000 fine, 5 years federal time for genetic parent of a child in the US without papers or supervision.

talkingpoints on July 7, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Would still prefer that to Jeb.

Yes, I dislike the idea of Jeb being the GOP nominee — or even running for the nomination — more than I dislike McCain.

Aizen on July 7, 2014 at 4:53 PM

That’s like saying that you like to be fluked/raped, just a little less harshly.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:24 PM

“I want to be president of the United States, and I don’t want Obama to be,” he said. “But I have to tell you, I have to tell you, he is a decent person, and a person that you do not have to be scared as President of the United States.

McCain, October 10, 2008

Ward Cleaver on July 7, 2014 at 5:27 PM

Ned Pepper on July 7, 2014 at 5:09 PM

She minced you yesterday. Get a hold of Alldead.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:28 PM

Just thinking….remember when the very Hairy Reid complained about the stinky, sweaty tourists visiting in Washington , DC.? He had the nerve to complain about tax paying Americans. He needs to house the illegals all over DC. When they run out of room in their sanitary offices; then, they can throw up some fresh white tents. When that is accomplished, Nancy Pelosi can send out the welcome wagons with free lollipops for everyone. That would be real love (Jeb Bush style) and compassion. In addition, to allow for more room, the government needs to tear down that darn fence surrounding the White House (the living quarters for the king and queen).

mobydutch on July 7, 2014 at 5:29 PM

Johnny Mac needs to retire already, he has no clue where the flock he is or what year he’s living in.

We’re being invaded and the feds do nothing. I feel for the good people of those southern border states, overrun with human trash and being told on their own land to stand down or face the consequences, and they’re being told from both sides.

Bishop on July 7, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Shove this into all the politico’s throat.

Pitchfork all of them, politically. They work for you and not the other way around.

These are not liberal thinkers. These are fascist dictatorial thugs.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:31 PM

politicos’ throats, all of them.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:32 PM

Fast way to stop the invasion is to ban private money transfers to the south-of-the-border countries. The thousands of dollars needed to pay the cayottes came from somewhere and my bet is that it came from money transfers from illegals currently in the U.S. That money feeds the economies of those countries and is earned by illegals here who are paid “under the table” and who don’t pay our taxes. Therefore, ban the transfers and see how fast the invasion comes to a halt.

polarglen on July 7, 2014 at 5:32 PM

That’s like saying that you like to be fluked/raped, just a little less harshly.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:24 PM

High quality lube helps a lot.

BobMbx on July 7, 2014 at 5:33 PM

Thanks John, for your insightful analysis of the border problem…

Now, kindly FOAD, because what you say falls on deaf ears, since we have heard this flip-flop from you in the past.

Please, just retire.

Gothguy on July 7, 2014 at 5:33 PM

The Masked Avatar • a minute ago

Free nations do not place these type of restrictions on the media
.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:33 PM

There’s tuberculosis in those gubment people warehouses, tubercufreakinlosis; say hello to all sorts of disease outbreaks you thought were a thing of the past.

Open borders! Yay for open borders!

Bishop on July 7, 2014 at 5:34 PM

There is not much foreign aid to Central America to cut.

Better reaction: send all their diplomats back to their hell-holes. All of them, including embassy staffs.

They will put the pressure on their governments.

Who can pressure Obama, though? It’s as if he just doesn’t care anymore. As long as Tom Steyer is writing checks, Barry is happy.

Adjoran on July 7, 2014 at 5:20 PM

Great idea. I’d add that we just drop the invaders off at the relevant consulates. Let their governments pay to return them.

polarglen on July 7, 2014 at 5:35 PM

How about we burn down the foreign embassies instead, if they get all uppity about it afterward we can find a handful of YT vids to blame it on.

Bishop on July 7, 2014 at 5:38 PM

Courtesy of Resist We Much

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:38 PM

Dear Senator,

Put up or shut up.

Sincerely,

Paleoconservatarian on July 7, 2014 at 5:40 PM

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Axe on July 7, 2014 at 5:42 PM

“Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause” — Carly Fiorina’s fortune cookie prop on CNN yesterday.

Ned Pepper on July 7, 2014 at 5:09 PM

She B*tch slapped CNN so hard you got Bruised.

Better put some ice on that Dear…

ToddPA on July 7, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Fast way to stop the invasion is to ban private money transfers to the south-of-the-border countries. The thousands of dollars needed to pay the cayottes came from somewhere and my bet is that it came from money transfers from illegals currently in the U.S. That money feeds the economies of those countries and is earned by illegals here who are paid “under the table” and who don’t pay our taxes. Therefore, ban the transfers and see how fast the invasion comes to a halt.

polarglen on July 7, 2014 at 5:32 PM

Best idea, along with dropping them off at their consulates too.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Our total foreign aid to Mexico and Central America is only a few tens of millions ($65M’ish?).

Remittances – money sent by immigrants/illegal-aliens back to their homelands – to the region were about $60B in 2013.

McCain’s “threat” is meaningless as remittances from invading America dwarf official foreign aid. McCain knows it as he’s been one of the primary aiders-and-abetters of the invasion on the GOP side for a long time.

FYI: That $60B in 2013 is not trivial – the negative impact of remittances to our economy is significant.

In 2013 our GDP grew by $300B. Had those remittances been spent in America, our GDP would have grown by over $400B (guesstimate on multiplier effect).

DrDeano on July 7, 2014 at 5:47 PM

Two cases of swine flu confirmed .
Rancher on Ingraham’s show said ……
worried about hoof and mouth carried on clothing
and shoes could do great damage to whole
cattle industry .

Lucano on July 7, 2014 at 5:24 PM

And? America’s beef, pork, and poultry herds are wiped out, we all become vegetarians, then Utopia.

Why do you hate Utopia? Bigot.

Bishop on July 7, 2014 at 5:47 PM

I can’t think of another possibility. McCain 2016!

In which the guy who has abused his POW card has to explain away all the pro-amnesty statements he made in support of GWB’s amnesty scheme or that of the Gang of Eight? The former, BTW, The Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007 is better known as the Kennedy McCain act. And he is part of the Gang of Eight.

If this is a ploy to run for the Presidency in 2016 based on his support of secure borders all I can say is that he really should start wearing a hat when out in the AZ sun.

Happy Nomad on July 7, 2014 at 5:48 PM

You know what, I burned my arm on the 4th playing bottle rocket wars with my boys, one of the damn rockets exploded early and scorched my forearm.

Not sure why I’m telling you this, just…be careful with fireworks.

Bishop on July 7, 2014 at 5:51 PM

The immigrants were supposed to be processed at a border patrol station in Murrieta, but the buses turned around after hundreds of protestors blocked access and instead traveled south to the border station in San Ysidro, a district in the city of San Diego. The buses will travel Wednesday to four locations — Otay Mesa, Imperial Beach, Boulevard and Chula Vista.

They tucked them in last Wednesday, this report states.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:51 PM

he really should start wearing a hat when out in the AZ sun

Happy Nomad on July 7, 2014 at 5:48 PM

^^^

Axe on July 7, 2014 at 5:52 PM

I think all these Washington clowns are getting very nervous about having to go back home and face their constituents. The town halls are going to be very ugly and the media won’t be able to black them out.

monalisa on July 7, 2014 at 5:52 PM

Not sure why I’m telling you this, just…be careful with fireworks.

Bishop on July 7, 2014 at 5:51 PM

Glad you can still type. Be careful. Your sarc kills better than weapons.

Schadenfreude on July 7, 2014 at 5:52 PM

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