Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on July 8, 2014 by Allahpundit

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and President Barack Obama will meet in Texas on Wednesday to discuss the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border, a governor’s spokeswoman said Tuesday.

“Gov. Perry is pleased that President Obama has accepted his invitation to discuss the humanitarian and national security crises along our southern border, and he looks forward to meeting with the president tomorrow,” spokeswoman Lucy Nashed wrote in an email to POLITICO. Nashed said that the meeting will be in Dallas…

“The president would welcome a meeting with you while he is in Texas,” Jarrett wrote in a letter to Perry. She also reiterated the Obama administration’s commitment to addressing the “urgent humanitarian situation” along the border.

***

Glenn Beck on Tuesday announced that he will be bringing tractor-trailers full of food, water, teddy bears and soccer balls to McAllen, Texas on July 19 as a way to help care for some of the roughly 60,000 underage refugees who have crossed into America illegally in 2014…

“Visiting the border, I don’t think that would hurt. It would certainly signal his concern,” Hoyer (D-Md.) said.

But Hoyer added that the trip would be merely a photo-op to show Obama visited.

“But he is very concerned. He’s indicated that. Going to the border, I don’t want to sound too cynical, [would be] a photo-op. The president has been spending a lot of time and effort,” Hoyer said. “Jeh Johnson, [the Homeland Security] secretary, has gone down there, the vice president went down to Central America. It’s clear the administration is very, very engaged.”

***

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

If Obama goes, his presence there would give both liberal and conservative critics further ammunition as they argue Obama’s policies are to blame for the influx. It might even make it more difficult for Obama to marshal public support for any executive actions he may soon take to reform current federal immigration rules. At the same time, being seen at a detention facility among children that face deportation could make him appear uncaring.

***

Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, is worried President Obama’s decision to not visit the U.S-Mexico border while he’s in Texas this week will become his “Katrina moment.”

“I’m sure that President Bush thought the same thing, that he could just look at everything from up in the sky, and then he owned it after a long time,” Cuellar said Monday in a Fox News interview with Neil Cavuto. “So I hope this doesn’t become the Katrina moment for President Obama, saying that he doesn’t need to come to the border. He should come down.”

***

Today President Obama says he needs $3.7 billion from Congress to handle the crisis his lawless policies are creating. Amazingly, the funding request further advertises his administration’s amnesty efforts and our fraud-riddled asylum programs, while explicitly omitting any request for expedited deportation authority. The request is also not paid for. The administration wants to borrow every penny.

President Obama has yielded to the demands of open borders groups, to whom he pledged amnesty in 2008. He has dramatically abandoned his lawful duty to the American people. Immigration enforcement for the world’s most powerful nation is now held hostage by a small band of radical immigration activists. That is why the administration still refuses to deliver the crucial message necessary to halt this flow: if you attempt to cross our border illegally, you will be apprehended and deported.

Most egregiously, the president has announced his intention to yet again bypass Congress in order to expand his far-reaching non-enforcement directives. His unlawful actions guarantee that the $3.7 billion will be only the beginning, and that the deluge of illegal immigration — and the huge costs — will only grow.

***

Via the Corner.

***

“Through no fault of their own, they are caught in political crossfire,” Beck said of the children. “And while we continue to put pressure on Washington and change its course of lawlessness, we must also help. It is not either, or. It is both. We have to be active in the political game, and we must open our hearts.”…

“Everybody is telling me I’m seeing subscriptions down; I’m seeing Mercury One donations down,” Beck said, growing emotional. “I’m getting violent emails from people who say I’ve ‘betrayed the Republic.’ Whatever. I’ve never taken a position more deadly to my career than this — and I have never, ever taken a position that is more right than this.”

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Ratso!

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2014 at 10:41 PM

ALT!

PolAgnostic on July 8, 2014 at 10:41 PM

omg

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 10:42 PM

&#$%^#% &#**($$#@@&&

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 10:42 PM

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2014 at 10:41 PM

how’s the pheasant season out there gonna be this year?

8 weight on July 8, 2014 at 10:42 PM

Another taxpayer soaking coming to a fund raiser near you.

RickB on July 8, 2014 at 10:42 PM

Calling all Wenches, Rude Buffoons, loons and trolls…

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2014 at 10:43 PM

&#$%^#% &#**($$#@@&&

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 10:42 PM

Yeah.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:43 PM

how’s the pheasant season out there gonna be this year?

8 weight on July 8, 2014 at 10:42 PM

Probably very good, we have been getting a lot of rain…

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2014 at 10:44 PM

I hope Perry kicks his azz.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 10:44 PM

Ratso!

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2014 at 10:41 PM


From Hell’s Heart I Stab at Thee!

Mea culpa! I should have had it ready with a ctrl-v …

… but I wasted 3 seconds debating ALT! or the classical Bishop!

PolAgnostic on July 8, 2014 at 10:45 PM

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2014 at 10:44 PM

is farmer land access fairly easy? Old Ziggy is getting up there in age & we might be looking for some ditch parrots.

8 weight on July 8, 2014 at 10:47 PM

I hope Perry kicks his azz.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 10:44 PM

I’d put more money on Jan Brewer.
Always remember. We are heartless for wanting the laws enforced.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:47 PM


Is this thing on?

Seriously, it’s NOT my fault!

I don’t even USE my time module anymore.

PolAgnostic on July 8, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Jeepers. Mr Potty mouth is here.

*covers sensitive ears from vulgar profane vulgarity*

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 10:48 PM

I wish there was this much compassion of the number of homeless that are American citizens. I think it’s shameful that any person who served our country is homeless.

3.7 billion dollars could do a lot of good for our own people.

gophergirl on July 8, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Why ALT? Did I miss something?

Horatia on July 8, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Glenn Beck lost weight.

And, he’s wrong.

aquaviva on July 8, 2014 at 10:49 PM

is farmer land access fairly easy? Old Ziggy is getting up there in age & we might be looking for some ditch parrots.

8 weight on July 8, 2014 at 10:47 PM

Sadly, no longer in the Omaha metro. You have to practically go outside of Douglas and Sarpy counties…

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2014 at 10:49 PM

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 10:44 PM

I’d put more money on Jan Brewer.
Always remember. We are heartless for wanting the laws enforced.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:47 PM

I agree H-Sting. (:

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 10:49 PM

Blah blah blah! It’s QOTD time!

coolrepublica on July 8, 2014 at 10:50 PM

&#$%^#% &#**($$#@@&&

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 10:42 PM

.
Axe … did you USE Sparkie’s time module Newtie slipped you last night?

There’s 2 minutes missing … and I didn’t take them

PolAgnostic on July 8, 2014 at 10:50 PM

PolAgnostic on July 8, 2014 at 10:45 PM

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Evening All :)

CoffeeLover on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM

What did they do to attract Dog Eater to the border, drag a bag of hundos in front of him all the way to a detention center?

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Catalina in Spanish is Katrina.

docflash on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Dallas? Long way from the border. Might as well meet in Texarkana, where a couple of state lines are nearby.

Sting on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM

I hope Perry kicks his azz.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 10:44 PM

He already has IMO. Him and the mayor/people of Murrieta – those people rock.

gophergirl on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Glenn Beck on Tuesday announced that he will be bringing tractor-trailers full of food, water, teddy bears and soccer balls to McAllen, Texas on July 19 as a way to help care for some of the roughly 60,000 underage refugees who have crossed into America illegally in 2014…

So the idiot will solve the problem of ants by laying out more sugar ?

burrata on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM

4.3 billion. And it won’t do anything except roll more in.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 10:44 PM
I’d put more money on Jan Brewer.
Always remember. We are heartless for wanting the laws enforced.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:47 PM

I agree H-Sting. (:

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 10:49 PM

Hey there, Parm!

Did Nullrooted get banned for outing the sheebeast?

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

PolAgnostic on July 8, 2014 at 10:50 PM

He can’t. Prolly because of all the Don’t Loops I put in his software master piece.

Opps. Sparky did it not me.

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Jeepers. Mr Potty mouth is here.

*covers sensitive ears from vulgar profane vulgarity*

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 10:48 PM

Did you see what that God Damned, Mother Effing jackazz,
Lower than Whale Sh&t Obama did today???

ToddPA on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Why ALT? Did I miss something?

Horatia on July 8, 2014 at 10:48 PM


Why NOT ALT?

Fair warning: That is a trick question … you’re gonna get the GLARE anyway.

PolAgnostic on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Despite what some moonbats on the Left claimed, Bush did NOT cause Katrina. He didn’t sign an Executive Order that operated as a magnet for hurricanes.

Resist We Much on July 8, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Costco stepped in it big time today. Heh couldn’t have happened to a better company.

gophergirl on July 8, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Evening All :)

CoffeeLover on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Her name is ALT, not ALL.

Anyhow Magic 8 ball says there is oil in her back yard. If you put up the funds we can do some wild catting and get rich.

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Axe, regarding my post in last night’s QOTD:

Axe, if I could, I’d swath you in confetti and deliver you on Sophie’s door step.

I should have used the word swaddled… more Parmsesque.
Swath is so Freddy Kruegeresque.
Sorry ; )

31giddyup on July 8, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Despite what some moonbats on the Left claimed, Bush did NOT cause Katrina. He didn’t sign an Executive Order that operated as a magnet for hurricanes.

Resist We Much on July 8, 2014 at 10:53 PM

It was Karl Rove swimming circles in the Gulf.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:54 PM

How about some John Lee Hooker?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOyj4ciJk34

BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM!

ConstantineXI on July 8, 2014 at 10:56 PM

My gov. has ballz so big he has to cart ‘em around in a Texas Edition pickup…plus he looks quite..pleasant.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 8, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Hey there, Parm!

Did Nullrooted get banned for outing the sheebeast?

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Not sure. Let me check Drudge.

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 10:56 PM

How about some John Lee Hooker?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOyj4ciJk34

BOOM BOOM BOOM BOOM!

ConstantineXI on July 8, 2014 at 10:56 PM

I still have Burn On in my head from this afternoon. Come here so I can skin you!

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:57 PM

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

He did get banned-but who did he out?

annoyinglittletwerp on July 8, 2014 at 10:57 PM

“Everybody is telling me I’m seeing subscriptions down; I’m seeing Mercury One donations down,” Beck said, growing emotional. “I’m getting violent emails from people who say I’ve ‘betrayed the Republic.’ Whatever. I’ve never taken a position more deadly to my career than this — and I have never, ever taken a position that is more right than this.”

Yeah, Beck. Once in a while you hit it out of the park with a scoop, but more often you’re a weepy drama queen like Boner.

Do something worthwhile. Hire some buses or planes and ship the kids back to their home countries.

Idiot.

Cody1991 on July 8, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 10:54 PM

LOL

CoffeeLover on July 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM

&#$%^#% &#**($$#@@&&

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 10:42 PM

How do you pronounce that? I couldn’t find it in Parm’s Pictionary.

31giddyup on July 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Did Nullrooted get banned for outing the sheebeast?

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Who the heck are you talkin’ about?

cozmo on July 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Long read but worth it. (does J.E. ever write short?)

http://libertyunyielding.com/2014/07/06/obama-done-differently-avert-border-crisis/

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPmjTG8NLuw

In honor of the 2016 RINO convention in Cleveland…

Randy Newman “Burn On” 1972 (as old as I am, 42)
The opening theme in the great baseball movie “Major League”.

ConstantineXI on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

What did they do to attract Dog Eater to the border, drag a bag of hundos in front of him all the way to a detention center?

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM

Nope, said the Illegals had constructed a Golf Course for him..

ToddPA on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

He did get banned-but who did he out?

annoyinglittletwerp on July 8, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Terryannonline, you know the one who has her life story, picture, connected to her nom.
Bradky outed me and KingJester a few years ago. That sack of dung is still posting here.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

gophergirl on July 8, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Our costco is right in front of a huge effing MOSQUE.
With me starting to dress more ‘frum’ there’s no effing way I’d set foot in there anyway.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

I DEMAND That YOU Pay For MY Wedding!

Resist We Much on July 8, 2014 at 10:55 PM

. . . plz dun marry prince humperdink

i will ‘scape pit of dispair & everythin’

promise

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Palin is going to impeach the shark she jumped over today.

faraway on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on July 8, 2014 at 10:56 PM

He is getting better looking.

CoffeeLover on July 8, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Did Nullrooted get banned for outing the sheebeast?

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Who the heck are you talkin’ about?

cozmo on July 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM

The sheebeast? Terryannonline, amnesty shill.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 11:00 PM

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Yeah-I have a few problem children too.
Terryann’s an amnesty-supporting jerk.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM

(does J.E. ever write short?)

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Sometimes.

cozmo on July 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM

My gov. has ballz so big he has to cart ‘em around in a Texas Edition pickup…plus he looks quite..pleasant.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 8, 2014 at 10:56 PM

:)

signed a fellow ORIGINAL Perry girl

gophergirl on July 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM

I DEMAND That YOU Pay For MY Wedding!

Resist We Much on July 8, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Can I bake the Cake!??

ToddPA on July 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM

cozmo on July 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM

dkrk

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM

“Everybody is telling me I’m seeing subscriptions down; I’m seeing Mercury One donations down,” Beck said, growing emotional. “I’m getting violent emails from people who say I’ve ‘betrayed the Republic.’ Whatever. I’ve never taken a position more deadly to my career than this — and I have never, ever taken a position that is more right than this.”

Why don’t you gather your resources and a bunch of doctors and nurses and open hospitals in trailers RIGHT OUTSIDE VA FACILITIES for our suffering vets ?

burrata on July 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 11:00 PM

And the other?

Sheesh, I never get in on the good stuff.

cozmo on July 8, 2014 at 11:02 PM

He didn’t out anyone, it was a byline from the HotGas official rules of conduct that were applied liberally.

But this ain’t my site.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 11:02 PM

[sets out "We Reserve The Right To Serve Whomever We Dang Well Please, DAMMIT!!" signage...activates wireless drink stations and drone delivery service...switches to "Autofill" and "Auto-refill"...usual caveats apply...kicks off fip-fops...puts on "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMBmjCq1lpk" until DJ relief shows up for work...enters under "Hump Day Eve"...]

But first, for CL and anyone else under the weather:

Santana – Hope You’re Feeling Better

Newtie and the Beauty on July 8, 2014 at 11:03 PM

I should have used the word swaddled… more Parmsesque.
Swath is so Freddy Kruegeresque.
Sorry ; )

31giddyup on July 8, 2014 at 10:54 PM

i don’t know if i want to be swaddled

i need to check the bible on this one

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 11:03 PM

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 11:00 PM

And the other?

Sheesh, I never get in on the good stuff.

cozmo on July 8, 2014 at 11:02 PM

It was on the UN to US thread on the left. Nullrooted I guess got the hammer.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Word will soon be spreading through Central America about the crazy gringo on TV giving out teddy bears and soccer balls.

Mark1971 on July 8, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Palin is going to impeach the shark she jumped over today.

faraway on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

The Palin thread is still going….plenty of Folks
like yourself over there Fretting about what she does
and says…..

ToddPA on July 8, 2014 at 11:04 PM

hwo the heck are you talkin’ about? cozmo on July 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Got booted for outing an already out terryannonline.

You know,, click on her name and see her pic? What skin conditoner she likes? Email addy?
What music she digs, facorite color?

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 11:04 PM

Did Nullrooted get banned for outing the sheebeast?

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

Who and who?

Resist We Much on July 8, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Our costco is right in front of a huge effing MOSQUE.
With me starting to dress more ‘frum’ there’s no effing way I’d set foot in there anyway.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

alt, are the mosques helping out with this man-made (WH), humanitarian crisis? I’d be really interested to know where people stand on this issue… IYKWIM.

Cody1991 on July 8, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Glenn Beck on Tuesday announced that he will be bringing tractor-trailers full of food, water, teddy bears and soccer balls to McAllen, Texas on July 19 as a way to help care for some of the roughly 60,000 underage refugees who have crossed into America illegally in 2014…

That’s nice, but hope he brings some HazMat suits for the ones delivering the stuff. Yes, I feel sorrow for those kids, too, but my first obligation is to my own kids who will have to pay for these others for the rest of their lives.

What other countries, really, would treat invaders on their borders like this? What other countries would invite the invasion? While, yes, this country has always been more compassionate than any other, there comes a time where compassion does you in.

TXUS on July 8, 2014 at 11:05 PM

He didn’t out anyone, it was a byline from the HotGas official rules of conduct that were applied liberally.

But this ain’t my site.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 11:02 PM

I know that, but yes, idiots are allowed to link their bio and link twitchy accounts, but then they can play victim.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 11:05 PM

How do you pronounce that? I couldn’t find it in Parm’s Pictionary.
31giddyup on July 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM

You don’t want to know, but knowing Axe’s fertile imagination, I’m not sure I want to know–and I have been known to make sailors and truckers blush with MY language o_O

Newtie and the Beauty on July 8, 2014 at 11:05 PM

Jeepers. Mr Potty mouth is here.

*covers sensitive ears from vulgar profane vulgarity*

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 10:48 PM

…what?…hey I’ve mellowed!
…I’ll kick it into gear soon though!

JugEarsButtHurt on July 8, 2014 at 11:06 PM

We should ban banning.

KCB on July 8, 2014 at 11:06 PM

. . . deuteronomy, deuteronomy . .

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Ah, never heard of this Nullrooted.

Though, just like the hagfish, her outing was her own doing.

cozmo on July 8, 2014 at 11:06 PM

What did they do to attract Dog Eater to the border, drag a bag of hundos in front of him all the way to a detention center?

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM

They told him some boys in them camps don’t have teeth ……

burrata on July 8, 2014 at 11:07 PM

He did get banned-but who did he out?

annoyinglittletwerp on July 8, 2014 at 10:57 PM

Who is Nullrooted???

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Kitchen Dooty calls…

Fill me in on the gossip in a bit ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on July 8, 2014 at 11:07 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on July 8, 2014 at 11:03 PM

thanks gf!!! (waving)

CoffeeLover on July 8, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Three words – Throw. Them. Back.

Good evening everybody.

Steve Eggleston on July 8, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald Gordon Lightfoot

ConstantineXI on July 8, 2014 at 11:08 PM

[Comment deleted, user banned -- Ed]

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:40 PM

UN to US thread……so, I should expect bradky to be banned any minute now, right? It’s only been three years.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 11:08 PM

cozmo on July 8, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Yep. Pretty much anyway. As I mentioned to Ed, she has always had too much personal info linked to her nom. It invites problems sometimes. I asked Ed to suggest she de-link.

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 11:09 PM

VA Whistle-Blower Hearing:

Veterans Affairs Health Administration scandal 2014
Carolyn Lerner
34m
Head of Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner: Office of Special Counsel currently investigating 67 Veteran Affairs whistleblower retaliation cases in 28 states, 45 facilities – @LeoShane
End of alert

Leo Shane III @LeoShane · 22m

Special counsel Lerner says she doesn’t know if VA needs mass firings, but it does need to show that misconduct results in some punishment.

Replied to 0 times

Leo Shane III @LeoShane · 38m

VA Tuchschmidt says he believes the department can be great again, but acknowledges that leaders will need to win back vets trust first.

Replied to 0 times

Leo Shane III @LeoShane · 40m

VA’s Tuchschmidt: “I’m past being angry” about reports of whistleblower retaliation. “I’m disillusioned and sickened now.”

Replied to 0 times

Leo Shane III @LeoShane · 42m

James Tuchschmidt, VA acting principal deputy undersec for health, to @HouseVetAffairs: “We failed in the trust America placed in us.”

Replied to 0 times

Leo Shane III @LeoShane · 45m

Lerner: Office of Special Counsel currently investigating 67 VA whistleblower retaliation cases in 28 states, 45 facilities.

Replied to 0 times

Leo Shane III @LeoShane · 46m

Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner speaking to @HouseVetAffairs. Reiterates findings that VA “often ignores or minimizes problems.”

Replied to 0 times

Leo Shane III @LeoShane · 1h

Nearing hour #3 of this @HouseVetAffairs hearing, we’re still on panel #1. Special Council and VA reps still scheduled to testify.
=================================================================

health care
56m
Veterans Affairs whistleblower Dr. Katherine Mitchell testifies at House committee hearing that physicians should not get jobs at Veterans Affairs until problems are fixed – @vmontorocspan
End of alert
=============

July 8, 2014
Veterans Administration Whistleblowers

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a hearing on the increasing number of whistleblower complaints within the Veterans Health Administration and alleged retaliation against those who speak out.

http://www.c-span.org/video/?320316-1/whistleblowers-va

http://www.c-span.org/video/?320316-1/whistleblowers-va#

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 11:09 PM

I DEMAND That YOU Pay For MY Wedding!

Resist We Much on July 8, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Interesting that you should post that and the Quotes above feature Steny Hoyer (D-state of confusion) who responded to the passage of Obamacare by saying “now all americans have a right to healthcare”.

Hate to tell you Steny, but you and your fellow jackasses cannot create or destroy rights, and no one has a right to someone else’s labor. (in this case, medical care…)

But I guess I don’t really expect him to know or understand that…

Doc Holliday on July 8, 2014 at 11:09 PM

TXUS on July 8, 2014 at 11:05 PM

I read the tidbit about the lice while eating lunch at work today.

Needless to say I didn’t finish. GROSS

gophergirl on July 8, 2014 at 11:10 PM

. . . plz dun marry prince humperdink

i will ‘scape pit of dispair & everythin’

promise

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Eyes no way marriun ah dood named Humpadick – prince or not.

Resist We Much on July 8, 2014 at 11:10 PM

I love this song.

American Kids

gophergirl on July 8, 2014 at 11:11 PM

[Comment deleted, user banned -- Ed]

nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:40 PM

UN to US thread……so, I should expect bradky to be banned any minute now, right? It’s only been three years.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Never really noticed nullrouted before. Was it a troll?

OmahaConservative on July 8, 2014 at 11:12 PM

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 11:09 PM

thanks my great Northern Friend (waving). I was going to watch but never got there.

CoffeeLover on July 8, 2014 at 11:12 PM

Sanctuary City of San Francisco is getting a surge of ILLEGAL Invaders.

This is Nancy Pelosi’s Congressional District. Let’s see how Pelosi’s constituents really feel about having ILLEGAL minors added to their neighborhoods and schools.

Current rate = 200-250 children per month and the rate is increasing.

David Campos is a former ILLEGAL alien himself. Campos is currently on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, but running for a seat in the California Assembly in the November Election.

At today’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting, Supervisor David Campos will introduce legislation to urge San Francisco to aid in the humanitarian effort for the thousands of migrant children coming to the U.S., and San Francisco, to flee violence in Central America.

Campos is requesting a special hearing at the Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee. It’s his hope that the city both reaffirm its commitment as a Sanctuary City and that legal, medical, social, and temporary housing services be made available for the migrant youth. Here’s an excerpt from a statement released by Campos’ office:

In the past year, an unprecedented number of minors have fled their home countries in Central America. It is projected that more than 60,000 minors will enter the United States to seek refuge during the 2014 fiscal year. Local community leaders estimate that in recent months, between 200-250 children have come to San Francisco each month to be reunified with family members or sponsors. It is expected that this number will rise by the end of the year.

“This is a humanitarian crisis that requires a compassionate and expedient response,” said Supervisor David Campos. “For decades, San Francisco has provided a safe haven for Central American refugees fleeing civil conflict. We must reaffirm our role as a Sanctuary City by leveraging local resources to assist these vulnerable immigrant youth.”

https://missionlocal.org/2014/07/campos-to-introduce-legislation-for-migrant-children/

Vote more carefully in the future, San Francisco!

wren on July 8, 2014 at 11:12 PM

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nullrouted on July 8, 2014 at 12:40 PM

UN to US thread……so, I should expect bradky to be banned any minute now, right? It’s only been three years.

HornetSting on July 8, 2014 at 11:08 PM

HornetSting: A Ban-Hammer AirStrike eh, ya that thread
was a min(d)e-field,…and good evening!!:)

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 11:13 PM

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Axe on July 8, 2014 at 10:42 PM

How do you pronounce that? I couldn’t find it in Parm’s Pictionary.

31giddyup on July 8, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Oh, come on. That’s easy.

Put your thumb on the counter and smash it with a hammer. You’ll have no problem pronouncing that…

climbnjump on July 8, 2014 at 11:13 PM

I read the tidbit about the lice while eating lunch at work today.

Needless to say I didn’t finish. GROSS

gophergirl on July 8, 2014 at 11:10 PM

When I was in residency in KY, we would get mountain folks who believed a good head of lice meant you were healthy…after all, the lice wouldn’t feed on a sickly person, or so the thinking went.

No, I’m not kidding.

AFK—>back in a bit.

Doc Holliday on July 8, 2014 at 11:13 PM

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