Brutal: Dem Rep. practically begs Obama to visit the border

posted at 6:41 pm on July 8, 2014 by Noah Rothman

Texas Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar has become the face of opposition within President Barack Obama’s party to his approach to the worsening crisis on the southern border. He joined fellow border state Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) who both recently called for Obama to take time out of his Texas fundraiser schedule to see the US-Mexico border first hand, but Cuellar went further by calling Obama’s approach to the border crisis reactionary.

Cuellar has called the crisis on the border, as unaccompanied children and women flood the country and overwhelm its processing facilities, Obama’s potential “Katrina moment.” He said that the president has been a “step behind” on this crisis. “We should have been ready for this surge,” Cuellar said on Sunday. “The administration should have been ready.”

Today, in an appearance on CNN’s The Lead, Cuellar appeared to step back his criticism of the White House and adopted an even more affecting tone that communicated his desperation. To the point of pleading, Cuellar said that Obama could, if he chose, take the opportunity to see the border after he had attended to more important matters – like raising funds for Democratic candidates.

“If he wants to do the fundraisers first and then after that stop by the border, it’s not too far away,” Cuellar pleaded. “I think it would be good for him to put a face to it, but, again, it looks like he’s dug in, not wanting to come, and not going by what the critics are saying.”

The tide of Democratic opinion on how the president has handed the border crisis is turning. In an unusually tense moment on MSNBC, host Alex Wagner gave White House Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Muñoz a methodical grilling over why Obama was refusing to see the border crisis for himself.

“A lot of folks on both sides of the aisle think it is imperative that the president visit the border,” Wagner said. “Why is the president not visiting the border?”

Muñoz’s unsatisfactory reply was that the full weight of the executive branch, not merely the president, was fully engaged in the crisis at the border. Wagner was not having it. “The president visits crises all over this country,” she observed. “Why is he not going to the border to look at this one?”

Wagner is good for one of these internecine squabbles every now and again when she senses real damage is being done to either the Obama or the Democratic brands. A most recent example of this was an adversarial questioning of Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes over the White House’s hands-off approach to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The crisis on the border is another such moment.

Her apprehensions are likely based in the truth of the matter: Obama’s inaction is based entirely on his belief that his political position will suffer more from acting and being accountable for the response to a crisis than from disassociating himself from it and distancing his administration from culpability for failure.

The National Journal summed Obama’s predicament up best:

It’s certainly in part a political decision, one meant to avoid taking ownership of a difficult issue on which the White House would prefer to share blame. But it’s also one that will inflame Obama’s critics on both the right and left who say the administration has been too passive in response to the thousands of young border-crossers swamping U.S. detention facilities.

In other words, if Obama goes to the border, he owns the problem. If he doesn’t, he’s blasted for a lack of leadership.

The White House surely hopes that this crisis, like the crisis in Ukraine, will work itself out with only minimal damage done to the status quo. It might, but the increasingly frantic tone of the president’s allies is growing ever more difficult to ignore.


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The Artesia facility primarily trains federal officers and special agents from the Department of Homeland Security, the Border Patrol, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Transportation Security Administration.

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H/t HornetSting

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 6:45 PM

The gov’t and the churches are destroying you.

They are working together to destroy your livelihoods and lives.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 6:46 PM

No whining, Henry. Your silence on his lawlessness makes you complicit. Grow a pair and call for his impeachment.

CurtZHP on July 8, 2014 at 6:47 PM

Texas Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar has become the face of opposition within President Barack Obama’s party to his approach to the worsening crisis on the southern border. He joined fellow border state Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) who both recently called for Obama to take time out of his Texas fundraiser schedule to see the US-Mexico border first hand, but Cuellar went further by calling Obama’s approach to the border crisis reactionary.

All three are pro-amnesty. So are you, little Noah. Heartbreaking.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 6:48 PM

Bastard son of a thousand maniacs.

rightside on July 8, 2014 at 6:48 PM

Brutal: Dem Rep. practically begs Obama to visit the border

…Racist pig?

JugEarsButtHurt on July 8, 2014 at 6:48 PM

The border crisis, made and sustained by the D/Rs, is your existential threat.

Quit focusing on anything else.

The Mitt/Palin topics are all bullshit.

This will kill you and the land, seriously.

RUSH: Eddie, I just read that in some cases the lice are so bad you can see them crawling down the faces of some of the kids.

ANN: Yeah, the lice won’t kill you, but Ebola will, and so will gonorrhea and there’s syphilis and AIDS and hepatitis and diphtheria and polio, meningitis, and this new coronavirus coming in from the Middle East, so –

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 6:48 PM

“If he wants to go to fundraisers first and then stop by…..”

Dear Lord.

Yeah, we’re serving ice cream, scabies, TB and lice. Bring some home for YOUR daughters.

MistyLane on July 8, 2014 at 6:49 PM

The Choom Gang must be thinking “Tar Baby” (yes, I know…); if Choomie touches it, he owns it (he does anyway).

But, God, I’m starting to like Cuellar; maybe a little hope for the Demos, after all (again, I know…).

formwiz on July 8, 2014 at 6:50 PM

“If he wants to do the fundraisers first and then after that stop by the border, it’s not too far away,” Cuellar pleaded. “I think it would be good for him to put a face to it, but, again, it looks like he’s dug in, not wanting to come, and not going by what the critics are saying.”

Short flight on AF1…But I wouldn’t hold your breath Cuellar.

King Preeezychoom the Magnificent I is a coward…most fascists are.

workingclass artist on July 8, 2014 at 6:51 PM

Cuellar has called the crisis on the border, as unaccompanied

ILLEGAL ALIEN children and women flood invade the country and overwhelm its processing facilities, Obama’s potential “Katrina moment.” He said that the president has been a “step behind” on this crisis. “We should have been ready for this surge,” Cuellar said on Sunday. “The administration should have been ready.”

Fify. It’s by design.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 6:51 PM

Always blame the R squishes who let obama get away with this.

Immediately all the illegals s/b taken to their consulates and let the lands pay for their return, which is standard MO at all consulates/embassies.

Also, forget the GWB law about repatriating illegals just to Mexico.

Sign a law to prohibit funds to be transferred to any lands. The illegals send their black dough to their lands of origin. It’s a big carrot for those lands to send people to the USA.

Revolt with all you have. Murrieta is just ground zero.

If you don’t, kiss the USA good night.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 6:51 PM

Thank you for the link Hornet.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 6:52 PM

FU….It’s all about Obama. Democracy is for dummies.

Oil Can on July 8, 2014 at 6:52 PM

Thank you for the link Hornet.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 6:52 PM

No problem. Ironic, dontcha’ think? Jon1979 linked a story about Artesia residents not having it at a town meeting…about 100 in a pretty small town.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 6:54 PM

“If he wants to go to fundraisers first and then stop by…..”

Dear Lord.

Yeah, we’re serving ice cream, scabies, TB and lice. Bring some home for YOUR daughters.

MistyLane on July 8, 2014 at 6:49 PM

With a side of Swine Flu…But hey! Obama’s got more decent healthcare then your average Veteran or US Citizen…or come to think of it…

So does the average illegal.

workingclass artist on July 8, 2014 at 6:54 PM

Amnesty shills, I hope you all catch one of the itching illnesses or mites, and itch into oblivion, you traitors of the land.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 6:56 PM

“If he wants to go to fundraisers first and then stop by…..”

Dear Lord.

Yeah, we’re serving ice cream, scabies, TB and lice. Bring some home for YOUR daughters.

MistyLane on July 8, 2014 at 6:49 PM

With a side of Swine Flu…But hey! Obama’s got more decent healthcare then your average Veteran or US Citizen…or come to think of it…

So does the average illegal.

workingclass artist on July 8, 2014 at 6:54 PM

H1N1 tacos from San Antonio.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 6:56 PM

The Ukraine situation is over there. The border crisis is here and continuing. And he doesn’t have to feel guilty (as if he could). He thinks he’s going to get credit for engineering this or for his handlers engineering it.

crankyoldlady on July 8, 2014 at 6:58 PM

Cuellar, his amnesty views notwithstanding, sounds like a Democrat with a shred of integrity, like he’s actually concerned with the kids.

Maybe he sees that Katrina thing building and he’s just thinking of the party, but damned few Demos (Lieberman, Zell Miller) have bucked the Establishment in the last 40 years.

formwiz on July 8, 2014 at 7:02 PM

President Obama evidently has decided not to put a human face on the crisis unfolding at the southern U.S. border—not even his own.

The White House said over and over again Monday that Obama will not travel to the border with Mexico despite flying to Texas this week to raise money for Democratic candidates there.

It’s certainly in part a political decision, one meant to avoid taking ownership of a difficult issue on which the White House would prefer to share blame. But it’s also one that will inflame Obama’s critics on both the right and left who say the administration has been too passive in response to the thousands of young border-crossers swamping U.S. detention facilities.

In other words, if Obama goes to the border, he owns the problem. If he doesn’t, he’s blasted for a lack of leadership.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:02 PM

Todd Starnes told Sean Hannity on FOX News tonight that the illegal immigrant children held at Lackland Air Force base in Oklahoma are bringing diseases into America. The children have tuberculosis, scabies and lice so bad you can see them running down their faces.

“It’s one giant emergency room. They tell me tuberculosis has become a very dangerous issue there. Nurses say the number of children representing symptoms of tuberculosis is ‘simply staggering.’ Spitting up blood, chest pains, constant coughing. There are at least three confirmed cases for the illegals in Austin, Texas… The federal government is covering up the threat of the health crisis. They say the kids have scabies. They also say they have chicken pox. And lice so severe they can be seen crawling down the faces of the children.“

Thank you, Barack Obama.

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2014/07/todd-starnes-illegal-immigrant-children-have-lice-so-severe-they-can-be-seen-crawling-down-their-faces-video/

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:02 PM

Truth is Obama does not see it as problem…it fits in with his agenda for destabilizing America.

albill on July 8, 2014 at 7:05 PM

Heh

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:06 PM

How can Democrats with good judgment or self-preservation instincts let this happen?

This may sound harsh, but I believe this situation is a calamity that surpasses all of the other times President Obama has selectively enforced our laws or maneuvered outside the law to rule by fiat. If you think the president has a plan or aggressively wants to stop what is happening, watch Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on “Meet the Press” yesterday. His fumbling, parsed, lawyerly performance proves there is no sense of urgency within the Administration. They do not think this is a crisis – at least not a crisis for Americans.

This administration isn’t just letting the invasion occur; they are facilitating it in a way that is a malfeasance that undermines American sovereignty.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:07 PM

Today, in an appearance on CNN’s The Lead, Cuellar appeared to step back his criticism of the White House and adopted an even more affecting tone that communicated his desperation. To the point of pleading, Cuellar said that Obama could, if he chose, take the opportunity to see the border after he had attended to more important matters – like raising funds for Democratic candidates.

Somebody got a phone call that trumped the thousands of calls he’s probably getting from his constituents. No little piggy at the trough Obama will deliver from the useful tools in Austin if Henry doesn’t dial it back.

Little piggy’s stance on immigration: You’ve been a bad boy, Henry! Reap what you sow.

http://immigrationstance.diggersrealm.com/tx/representative_henry_cuellars_record_on_immigration_reform_and_illegal_aliens.html

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:08 PM

Dem Rep. practically begs obama to visit the border

It probably won’t happen, except perhaps in a very “staged” way – obama doesn’t need to actually visit the border – he knows exactly what is happening there, because this “crisis” was carefully crafted and scripted by he and his team – this “crisis” is their operation, specifically designed to overwhelm the system.

obama’s inaction is based entirely on his belief that his political position will suffer more from acting and being accountable for the response to a crisis than from disassociating himself from it and distancing his administration from culpability for failure.

Actually, obama IS TAKING the action that he planned to take, which is to create and fuel this crisis, and then exploit it for political gain – We should not try to pretend that obama is not active in relation to this “crisis”.

The White House surely hopes that this crisis, like the crisis in Ukraine, will work itself out with only minimal damage done to the status quo.

No, because the ultimate purpose behind this manufactured “crisis” is to ram AMNESTY through and create MILLIONS of new welfare recipients/obamacare zombies/democrat voters – obama is not interested in preserving the status quo.

Pork-Chop on July 8, 2014 at 7:09 PM

“We should have been ready for this surge,” Cuellar said on Sunday. “The administration should have been ready.”

I thought it was supposed to be some sort of surprise~~!?

I guess Obama did not consult with anyone before he ordered this invasion.

/It was sposed to be a surprise, dang it!

Key West Reader on July 8, 2014 at 7:09 PM

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EA_MAN on July 8, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Barack Obama is a giant piece of SH*T! I hate him. I have ODS, sue me!!

JAM on July 8, 2014 at 7:11 PM

BTW, as a former school bus driver, I know how fast live and pinkeye cab spread among chilren is schools.

And these kids are jammed in rooms like sardines.

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:11 PM

By the way does Hot Air have a pay option to opt out of auto play video ads?

EA_MAN on July 8, 2014 at 7:10 PM

Solved – thanks!

EA_MAN on July 8, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Don’t tell the truth: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/07/02/medical-staff-warned-keep-quiet-about-illegal-immigrants-or-face-arrest/

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:09 PM

Hitler and Goebbels love this new America.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:13 PM

Retweeted by Allahpundit
TheBlaze ‏@theblaze 12m

“We must open our hearts”: @glennbeck announces major border event in Texas: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/07/08/we-must-open-our-hearts-glenn-beck-announces-major-border-event-in-texas/

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Those of you who are whimpy about criticizing the regime should check out the Canada Free Press. They tell it like it is.

crankyoldlady on July 8, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Solution

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Where is the mainstream media demanding access to these holding facilities?

Oh I forgot, it’s not 2005.

can_con on July 8, 2014 at 7:19 PM

“how fast lice”

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:19 PM

Retweeted by Allahpundit
TheBlaze ‏@theblaze 12m

“We must open our hearts”: @glennbeck announces major border event in Texas: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/07/08/we-must-open-our-hearts-glenn-beck-announces-major-border-event-in-texas/

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Yeah. He’s finally fallen off his nut.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:20 PM

Clearly, it is Moochelle that wears the ballz in the Obama tribe.

bimmcorp on July 8, 2014 at 7:20 PM

“how fast lice”

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:19 PM

Minute lice?

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:20 PM

How sad, a demorat pol has to beg the preznit to visit the national border to see first-hand a growing human debacle, and to do so only AFTER the preznit is done visiting a few fundraisers.

You 52%’er race pimps gave us this idiot, thank you very much, no really, thanks.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Mucking foron

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:21 PM

The press would go effing ballistic if GWB had tried to keep them away from New Orleans during Katrina! If he said you can’t talk to anyone in hospitals, shelters or even residents, the press would be FREAKING OUT!! WTF are they doing??

JAM on July 8, 2014 at 7:21 PM

I know he means well but the government has already extorted plenty of money from us for this. I hope he doesn’t get too close to the kids.

crankyoldlady on July 8, 2014 at 7:21 PM

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:20 PM

Just remarkable what this is all doing to the Nation.

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 7:22 PM

They’ve now transferred over 2700 illegal aliens to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, as well as two other bases, one in California and one in Texas. These numbers exceed the bases ability to care for these people. To make matters worse, Rep. Jim Bridenstine says that he’s hearing rumors that HHS has already requested an additional 120 days stay beyond the original 120 days requested and granted to house these illegals on these bases.

Bridenstine, a Navy pilot, expressed rising concern that the presence of these illegal aliens on base is already beginning to effect base first priority: readiness. Facilities that troops need to train are being used, instead, to house illegal aliens and the bases have been turned into the equivalent of refugee camps.

And if this sudden incursion of illegal aliens isn’t enough for the American people to contend with and provide for:

Lieberman wants to bring IRANIAN ‘resistance fighters’ to the United States and give them asylum here.

Asylum would give these ‘resistance fighters’ immediate green cards, subsidized housing, and a myriad of other benefits, all paid for with United States tax dollars.

There are 6 billion people in the world who aren’t as well off as Americans. When can we expect them all to arrive?

thatsafactjack on July 8, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Yeah. He’s finally fallen off his nut.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:20 PM

He thinks he’s a messiah.

Mark this – the gov’t funds the churches with your dough, to house the illegals.

Soon the 3rd amendment will be used by obama to force you to house them, since you’re not soldiers…and he knows the constitution.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:23 PM

BTW, as a former school bus driver, I know how fast live and pinkeye cab spread among chilren is schools.

And these kids are jammed in rooms like sardines.

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:11 PM

So very sad to see this. It’s like some magical person like Obama said, “If you elect me…. ”

These poor, uninformed, uneducated, destitute people came all the way here – and even sent their children at Obama’s behest. I’m a reasonable person. I love my Nation.

We should not be using Military Complexes as day care facilities. The solution is quite simple and quite cheap.

Last I heard, we had Airlines that often fly to South America. Deploy private American licensed airplanes to transport these immigrants back to their Country of Origin.

It’ll cost a lot less than what Obama is proposing. He is exploiting a law that Diane Feinstien authored to take cover.

Demand air transport now. FUBO

Key West Reader on July 8, 2014 at 7:23 PM

They say the kids have scabies. They also say they have chicken pox. And lice so severe they can be seen crawling down the faces of the children.“

Or as I like to call it: In better condition than the denizens of every OWS camp.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 7:23 PM

This is just temporary, until obama forces you to house them.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:24 PM

The Enemy of America currently occupying the White House doesn’t *need* to visit the Border; he created the situation. All is going exactly according to barry’s plan.

a5minmajor on July 8, 2014 at 7:24 PM

You know it’s bad when even some Democrats are starting to criticize Dear Leader.

cat_owner on July 8, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Behold the awesome power of leading from behind.

sewer urchin on July 8, 2014 at 7:25 PM

Lieberman wants to bring IRANIAN ‘resistance fighters’ to the United States and give them asylum here.

Fits right in with their agenda. We have enough muslim terrorists here. One attack and it really will be all over for Obungle. Too bad we have to wait til then to get rid of him.

crankyoldlady on July 8, 2014 at 7:26 PM

Look what I found.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:26 PM

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:20 PM

Just remarkable what this is all doing to the Nation.

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 7:22 PM

I hope it wakes people up. In August, these illegals are going to be in school…..TB, scabies, lice, and let that sink into the populace.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Solution

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:16 PM

We will.

Some day.

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Glenn Beck can have my share of these illegal aliens, and he can provide for them, too.

Glenn Beck should begin to think of his fellow American citizens for a change, instead of his ratings.

thatsafactjack on July 8, 2014 at 7:27 PM

Look what I found.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:26 PM

Not enough tequila in the world. Someone blurted ‘Ursula’ last night.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:28 PM

This is just temporary, until obama forces you to house them.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:24 PM

I’d burn my home to the ground first, and tell the fire department…

… “Let it burn!”

thatsafactjack on July 8, 2014 at 7:28 PM

the press would be FREAKING OUT!! WTF are they doing??

JAM on July 8, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Doing a dry run for when Dog Eater allows them to see and broadcast carefully staged photos and vids of the poor children without parents, and how can we keep these kids from their parents who should be coming north to be with them.

All part of the plan, amigo, all part of the plan.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Retweeted by Allahpundit
TheBlaze ‏@theblaze 12m

“We must open our hearts”: @glennbeck announces major border event in Texas: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/07/08/we-must-open-our-hearts-glenn-beck-announces-major-border-event-in-texas/

A truly humble Christian multimillionaire could have funded all Beck proposes and remained anonymous.

S.P. Link on July 8, 2014 at 7:26 PM

Lending his name to the effort will no doubt bring in more money.

I would be hesitant to donate to some anonymous plea for funds.

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:29 PM

Hey, how about a tax deduction for people to house the homeless and the illegals in their private homes? The left could put their money where their mouth is.

I’m tired of them forcing problems on me when they have big empty mansions in gated communities.

PattyJ on July 8, 2014 at 7:30 PM

The White House surely hopes that this crisis, like the crisis in Ukraine, will work itself out with only minimal damage done to the status quo.

King Barack – Crisis management:

A “problem” is only a “problem” if you acknowledge it. If you IGNORE it, it ceases to be a “problem”.

1. If it resolves itself – claim credit.
2. If it worsens, it’s because of Republican ‘obstruction’.
3. If it really gets bad, count on your friends in the MSM to cover your ass.
4. If it continues – “It’s all Bush’s fault!”

GarandFan on July 8, 2014 at 7:31 PM

This is just temporary, until obama forces you to house them.

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:24 PM

Yep. And their justification will be that they can’t force you to quarter soldiers…but it says nothing about “refugee” kids.

S.P. Link on July 8, 2014 at 7:27 PM

These kids are soldiers. Unwitting soldiers in obama’s war on America.

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Minute lice?

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:20 PM

“Uncle Barry’s Minute Lice”

bimmcorp on July 8, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Hey, how about a tax deduction for people to house the homeless and the illegals in their private homes? The left could put their money where their mouth is.

I’m tired of them forcing problems on me when they have big empty mansions in gated communities.

PattyJ on July 8, 2014 at 7:30 PM

I heard/saw somewhere that DHS is offering $26k/kid for someone to care for them.

The welfare queens will be coming out of the woodwork.

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:33 PM

Good thing Rep. Henry Cuellar, Democrat of the 28th District in Texas is sounding at least semi-rational about the ILLEGAL Invasion in Texas (even though he also says he favors Comprehensive Immigration Reform).

Rep. Henry Cuellar (Democrat) did not have any opposition in either the Democrat or the Republican Primary this past spring.

The voters in the 28th District of Texas might have a louder voice if there were at least 2 candidates running for Congress in this district since they would each be fighting to prove that they would be the better Representative to solve the ILLEGAL Invasion problem.

Why didn’t the Republican Party find a candidate to run against Rep. Henry Cuellar?

wren on July 8, 2014 at 7:34 PM

Read the comments on that Blaze story……Glenn has managed to anger everyone and lose what little credibility he had left.
I used to like him….somewhere, he lost his way. And his onions.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:34 PM

Libfree, could you explain this? How is it that a black preznit puts fundraising before personally witnessing the distress of poor Honduran mothers and their babies who have fled war, poverty, and violent gangs, women who have trekked thousands of miles across hostile territory enduring all sorts of terrible privations?

What sort of racist monster would go grubbing for money from rich, out of touch 1%’ers instead of lending the power of his presence at the site of a human rights disaster in his very own nation?

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 7:34 PM

When I was a boy my mother told me never to call anyone a turd so I’m not going to say that about Mr. Obama.

Mason on July 8, 2014 at 7:38 PM

Minute lice?

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:20 PM

“Uncle Barry’s Minute Lice”

bimmcorp on July 8, 2014 at 7:31 PM

You owe me an iPad!

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 7:39 PM

The Secret Service will never let Obama near the border.
It would be too easy for the cartels or Mexican military (same thing) to take him out.

TX-eye on July 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Todd Starnes told Sean Hannity on FOX News tonight that the illegal immigrant children held at Lackland Air Force base in Oklahoma are bringing diseases into America. The children have tuberculosis, scabies and lice so bad you can see them running down their faces.

Lackland Air Force Base moved from San Antonio?

TooTall on July 8, 2014 at 7:43 PM

What I meant was, someone as wealthy as Beck could fund it himself, and in so doing avoid claiming the glory of faux humility and charity.

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven. So when you give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be honored by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full…”

S.P. Link on July 8, 2014 at 7:33 PM

Agreed. And the people going down there are literally putting themselves in harms way. This is way different from flood or tornado relief.

The way things are shaping up, I don’t know how close anyone will be allowed to get. The optics must be pretty bad or obama would have his press buds all over it.

I can’t see them letting a couple hundred pictue taking cellphones anywhere close.

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:45 PM

The Secret Service will never let Obama near the border.
It would be too easy for the cartels or Mexican military (same thing) to take him out.

TX-eye on July 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM

They won’t harm him. He’s helping them.

crankyoldlady on July 8, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Schadenfreude on July 8, 2014 at 7:24 PM

He might force you. He ain’t gonna force me. Grow a f’ing pair.

8 weight on July 8, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Ogabe won’t go to the border because he doesn’t want to catch TB.

8 weight on July 8, 2014 at 7:48 PM

What the…..?????? We let people carrying deadly diseases cross into our nation because we cannot damage the environment of these species?

How These Rare Species Are Making It Impossible To Keep The Border Secure

lineholder on July 8, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Gabby Saucedo Mercer is the Republican candidate who is running against Democrat Rep. Raul Grijalva in Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District.

Learn more about Gabby Saucedo Mercer at her campaign website:

http://saucedomercer.com/

If you like what you see on her website, do what you can to help Gabby Saucedo Mercer defeat amnesty-supporter Rep. Grijalva.

wren on July 8, 2014 at 7:50 PM

… “Let it burn!”

thatsafactjack on July 8, 2014 at 7:28 PM

You would probably have to to get rid of the lice and scabies.

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Grigalva isn’t interested in stopping it. He wants more of it.

Organizing with religious groups.

He’s the congressional prog caucus. Full blown la raza commie.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 8:00 PM

You would probably have to to get rid of the lice and scabies.

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Is there enough Lysol?

crankyoldlady on July 8, 2014 at 8:00 PM

You would probably have to to get rid of the lice and scabies.

davidk on July 8, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Is there enough Lysol?

crankyoldlady on July 8, 2014 at 8:00 PM

We have to fly through El Paso airport….TSA can suck it, I’m bringing two cans of Lysol. One for each hand.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 8:02 PM

He probably doesn’t want to go down there because he doesn’t want to catch something.

I don’t blame him.

Besides, he doesn’t have to go down to the border to destroy America, he can do that from the golf course with his pen, his phone and his tiny putts.

Meople on July 8, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Retweeted by Allahpundit
drew ‏@FigDrewton 15m

Glenn Beck decides, despite pleas from the wing nuts, to be an actual human http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/07/08/we-must-open-our-hearts-glenn-beck-announces-major-border-event-in-texas/

Honestly Allah. I don’t see what appeals to you about this guy. What am I missing?

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Gabby Saucedo Mercer is the Republican candidate who is running against Democrat Rep. Raul Grijalva in Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District. Learn more about Gabby Saucedo Mercer at her campaign website: http://saucedomercer.com/ If you like what you see on her website, do what you can to help Gabby Saucedo Mercer defeat amnesty-supporter Rep. Grijalva. wren on July 8, 2014 at 7:50 PM

I’ve met her, and she’s awesome.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Would someone mind flipping the page? Say hi to Meow for me if you wouldn’t mind. ; )

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 8:07 PM

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