Quotes of the day

posted at 10:01 pm on July 9, 2014 by Allahpundit

Senior Obama administration officials told Congress on Wednesday that they were struggling to keep up with the growing influx of young migrants from Central America who are illegally crossing the Southwestern border.

The number of unaccompanied children picked up at the border since Oct. 1 is now 57,000, according to R. Gil Kerlikowske, head of Customs and Border Protection…

The “children continue to come across the border,” Craig Fugate, FEMA administrator, told the committee. “It’s a very fluid situation.”

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“Look, for $8 million, we can put them all on a first-class seat back to their homes. That’s $8 million. That’s a first-class seat, one way, to each of their homes,” Coburn told CNN’s “Crossfire” on Tuesday.

“That’s $60,000 per child that we’re going to spend, in emergency money. Can we — first of all, that shows just how incompetent we — we can’t do that for $3(000) or $4,000 per child? That’s No. 1.

“No. 2 is, if we can’t do that, the Border Patrol is as bad as the V.A. And by the way, the vast majority of Border Patrol are not patrolling the border right now. They’re involved in the humanitarian crisis.”

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Border state Republicans slammed President Barack Obama Wednesday for practicing “selective morality” in his policies towards migrant children coming to the United States, blaming the administration for failing to send the clear message that unaccompanied minors cannot remain illegally in the country…

“What about people in other parts of the world? Don’t they need this kind of relief? Aren’t they persecuted? What about the Middle East? What about Africa? This is selective morality that’s being practiced here,” McCain said on the Senate floor. “We want people to come to this country legally, we want them to come if they are persecuted. But we want [it in] an orderly fashion.”

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President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion in supplemental funding amounts to an “admission” that he plans for the influx of immigrant children to “continue indefinitely,” according to Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas).

Cruz said that only five percent of the funding would provide for “boots on the ground” along the southern border. ”This is an HHS and social services bill that is entitled border security to make it appear as if it’s responding to the problem,” Cruz told National Review Online.

“But this supplemental bill is an admission by the president that he has no intention of solving this problem, and, indeed, that he anticipates it continuing indefinitely, because he is simply asking for money to deal with those kids who are coming after they’ve been brutalized, rather than taking the necessary steps to prevent them from coming here in the first place, to prevent them from being victimized,” he also said.

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A number of conservatives on Capitol Hill are pushing back hard against President Obama’s request for almost $4 billion to manage the spike of immigrants — thousands of them unaccompanied minors — that’s hit the Texas-Mexico border in recent months.

But Graham, a long-time supporter of an immigration system overhaul, said a failure to provide the funds will exacerbate the crisis while handing Obama and the Democrats a political victory ahead of November’s midterm elections.

“If we do that, then we’re going to get blamed for perpetuating the problem,” Graham told reporters on Wednesday.

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The White House needs to mollify progressive allies who are demanding payback from an administration that has long disappointed them on immigration. Some in the Democratic coalition are even contemplating a stay-at-home-in-November strategy if Obama does little beyond what they see as symbolic measures.

There are also worries among advocates that Obama will pull back if the influx of Central American children on the southwestern border erodes public support for the broader reforms. The White House on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the growing crisis…

The program for so-called Dreamers, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, has covered about 600,000 undocumented immigrants. The scope of the changes now under consideration would be much broader. There are more than 6.4 million employed adults who are undocumented, 8.7 million people who had been in the country for at least five years as of March 2010, and 4.7 million parents or guardians of minor U.S. and foreign-born children, according to the Fair Immigration Reform Movement, a coalition of reform advocacy groups.

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It is not clear, however, if Obama believes open borders will be the same hit with the American people that amnesty activists think it will be. Up till now Americans have voiced support for granting amnesty to those already in the country, but keeping out further waves if illegal immigrants.

But the current migrant crisis has exploded the amnesty lie. Americans are seeing first hand that amnesties only beget more amnesties. The only way for Obama to end the crisis is to start treating all migrants the way Mexican migrants are treated: by turning them away from the border.

But Obama’s base won’t let him do that.

So the crisis on the border will continue, more migrants will come to the United States, and Obama will continue to facilitate their entry into the country. Until there is a strong signal that Americans will not tolerate this politically, the status quo will not change.

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1. Start deporting people. Far from being cold-hearted or “draconian,” deportations will save lives and restore much-needed credibility to the U.S. immigration system. The thousands of illegals who risk their lives and those of their minor children to cross our southwest border are doing so in large part because they believe once here, they will not be sent back. Here is where Obama’s actions speak louder than his words. Contrary to the Administration’s claim of toughness on deportation, interior removals have dropped by 40 percent over the past three years. In 2013, for instance, Obama’s Administration deported less than 0.2 percent of illegal aliens who had not committed a major crime. As John Sandweg, Obama’s former director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, told the Los Angeles Times in April: “If you are a run-of-the-mill immigrant here illegally, your odds of getting deported are close to zero.” No surprise that a plurality of Americans in the latest Rasmussen poll believe President Obama helped create the current crisis.

2. Halt foreign aid, work, and tourist visas for any country that refuses to assist in the repatriation of its citizens who have entered our country illegally. Ditto for countries that facilitate the transport of illegals to the U.S., as Mexico is currently doing. In egregious cases, we should consider suspending trade agreements and freezing the bank accounts of the political leaders of offending nations. If you abuse your relationship with America by effectively dumping your low-skilled workers here, you should suffer the economic consequences.

3. Order U.S. financial institutions to stop remittances illegal immigrants wire back to their home countries. For decades, other nations have enjoyed the economic benefit of money made illegally here but sent there. Last year, remittances topped a whopping $51 billion, and almost half of that went to Mexico. The best way for people to fix their own countries is to work in their home countries and fight for political reforms there. The incentive to come here illegally will be greatly reduced if they can’t transfer money out of the country.

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Director of the federal agency responsible for aiding the unaccompanied alien children illegally coming to the United States from Central America told a conference Tuesday that staffers should be reminded of Jesus Christ when working with refugees.

“Jesus was a refugee, and that’s a very good reminder to all of us,” Eskinder Negash, director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), said at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ 2014 Migration Conference in Washington, CNS News reported.

“I happen to believe in [the] refugee program, not just because Jesus was a refugee — because I was also myself a refugee,” Mr. Negash said, adding that people working with refugees “can only be successful and have a long impact on people when we actually start seeing ourselves [as] the people we want to serve.”

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Via the Corner.

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Ratso!

OmahaConservative on July 9, 2014 at 10:02 PM

Borders.
Used to be a bookstore.
/until Obama

bettycooper on July 9, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Let anyone in who wants to come, nothing bad will happen.

RickB on July 9, 2014 at 10:03 PM

So sick of them being called children…

OmahaConservative on July 9, 2014 at 10:04 PM

blah blah blah! It’s QOTD time!

coolrepublica on July 9, 2014 at 10:04 PM

Barry’s excuse for not visiting the border: “I’m not interested in photo ops”. Yeah right.

Sean Hannity interviewing Rick Perry right now.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:04 PM

Guten Abend.

crankyoldlady on July 9, 2014 at 10:04 PM

Calling all Wenches, Rude Buffoons, loons and trolls…

OmahaConservative on July 9, 2014 at 10:05 PM

The commie has won.
This country will not be able to turn ” refugees” away at the border anymore.
Open borders.
Transformation has consequences.

FlaMurph on July 9, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Our enemies abroad must be laughing their a$$es off, watching the USA collapse from within …

ShainS on July 9, 2014 at 10:06 PM

“What about people in other parts of the world? Don’t they need this kind of relief? Aren’t they persecuted? What about the Middle East? What about Africa? This is selective morality that’s being practiced here,” McCain said on the Senate floor. “We want people to come to this country legally, we want them to come if they are persecuted. But we want [it in] an orderly fashion.”

How does this asshat keep a straight face?

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Evening All!

Watching Perry talk to Hannity.

CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Ratso eh?

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Our enemies abroad must be laughing their a$$es off, watching the USA collapse from within …

ShainS on July 9, 2014 at 10:06 PM

All because a guy could read a teleprompter and is black.

SIGH

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

How does this asshat keep a straight face?

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

He’s forever pissed off that George W. Bush beat his hind end in 2000.

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:08 PM

Ratso eh?

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

Yup…

OmahaConservative on July 9, 2014 at 10:08 PM

ShainS on July 9, 2014 at 10:06 PM

Yes they probably are.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:09 PM

Time for CR to fluff some more.

cozmo on July 9, 2014 at 10:09 PM

media ignorance

It’s even worse than you thought. This is a great article.

The “news” is brought to us by benighted, arrogant, leftist indoctrinated children.

Doc Holliday on July 9, 2014 at 10:09 PM

Evening All!

Watching Perry talk to Hannity.

CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

How’s he doing? I couldn’t bring myself to turn it on in fear that I might hear Barry lying through is teeth and throw something at my TV.

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:09 PM

How does this asshat keep a straight face?

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

It’s easy when you have to open your mouth to see.

RickB on July 9, 2014 at 10:09 PM

Why doe Dear Leader hate these children..?
He’s using them as a political sledgehammer to hit back at his opponents.
This presser today was the coldest, most cynical I have ever seen him.

d1carter on July 9, 2014 at 10:10 PM

How does this asshat keep a straight face?

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

He’s forever pissed off that George W. Bush beat his hind end in 2000.

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:08 PM

The Amnesty Brothers.

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:10 PM

Perry with hannity right now

Money…..blame gop!!!!’hes doing everything he can give him a break
-lsm following obamas lead

I expected nothing less

cmsinaz on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

I am too. Sean is going with Perry to the border tomorrow. Maybe Dear Leader can watch on TV. That’s assuming Fox news has not been banned at the WH.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

We take better care of our pets than these people take care of their children. They really scrotched up the works in mehico. I say is stupidity, cowardice and corruption.

Parmenides on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

Our enemies abroad must be laughing their a$$es off, watching the USA collapse from within …

ShainS on July 9, 2014 at 10:06 PM

they were laughing also with Carter – It depends on who is next, if its a democrat – time to search one’s ancestry, or go North to Canada- if its a republican – there may be a chance, ahhh who am I kidding- we’re doomed.

disguted by the elites on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

doe = does…sorry.

d1carter on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

d1carter on July 9, 2014 at 10:10 PM

It’s always the same old crap with him. Blame, blame, blame. The most sorry excuse for a “leader” I have ever seen.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:12 PM

Borders are so 20th century…and raaacist or something…

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:12 PM

…sorry.

d1carter on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

And we know this how?

cozmo on July 9, 2014 at 10:13 PM

The Amnesty Brothers.

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:10 PM

No. That’s JEB.

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:13 PM

I am too. Sean is going with Perry to the border tomorrow. Maybe Dear Leader can watch on TV. That’s assuming Fox news has not been banned at the WH.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

That will be good

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:13 PM

How does this asshat keep a straight face?

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:07 PM

MCain has caused more damage than AL Queda.

Parmenides on July 9, 2014 at 10:13 PM

Just reallocate the money from the Food Stamp program. When the EBT cards don’t work…

monalisa on July 9, 2014 at 10:14 PM

Perry with hannity right now

Money…..blame gop!!!!’hes doing everything he can give him a break
-lsm following obamas lead

I expected nothing less

cmsinaz on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

We need to remind them and the trolls here how cruel we are for wanting the law enforced….that action would have stopped this invasion.
Obama. He could have farted at his presser and said the same thing.

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Perry’s cleaning Obama’s clock on Hannity. Won’t mean much to the LSMs and Ds, sorry I repeat myself, but it should bolster the Rs in the House and Senate.

TXUS on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

I am too. Sean is going with Perry to the border tomorrow. Maybe Dear Leader can watch on TV. That’s assuming Fox news has not been banned at the WH.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

That will be good

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:13 PM

I doubt they’ll try and keep the Governor of Texas from the detention centers…

I’d like to see them try.

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Is ALT here yet?

I carried over this comment from the Open Thread on Obama’s speech earlier today.

If anybody sees AnnoyingLittleTwerp tonight, please warn her that ILLEGAL Invaders are heading to her neck of the woods.

While the nation’s spotlight is on the thousands of children illegally entering the United States, Littlefield has been tapped to potentially house the growing number of immigrant detainees.

Thousands of undocumented children are being crammed into Texas military bases for processing while the government searches for a more permanent solution. The Bill Clayton Detention Center may be it.

The West Texas town officials have been in talks with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for about two years and touched base with the federal department last week, Littlefield City Manager Mike Arismendez said.

ICE representatives toured the former prison last year, and with the help of U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock, Arismendez hopes to get the facility up and running again.

http://lubbockonline.com/government/2014-07-08/littlefield-prison-tapped-possibly-house-immigrant-children-us-illegally#.U73lG-og-P9

I’m guessing that the O’ Administration is going to regret messing with ALT’s turf!

wren on July 9, 2014 at 9:24 PM

wren on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:09 PM

thankfully so far……no clips of O’s little mess at the airfield (I was so annoyed and angry listening to him whine and dribble. So I know exactly how you feel gg)

I think Perry is making great points. Although I’d like to see more “red meat.” I just want someone to smack the ears on O good and hard.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

LOL, good point. He’ll probably watch it.

CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:16 PM

Perry’s cleaning Obama’s clock on Hannity. Won’t mean much to the LSMs and Ds, sorry I repeat myself, but it should bolster the Rs in the House and Senate.

TXUS on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Good

God Bless Texas!

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:16 PM

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:13 PM

Yes, I’ll certainly be watching tomorrow. Sean showing clips of Dear Leader and Napolitano from a couple of years ago claiming the borders are secure.

Perry keeps saying he doesn’t know if Barry is inept. No, he’s not. This is deliberate.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:17 PM

The Amnesty Brothers.

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:10 PM

No. That’s JEB.

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:13 PM

2005-2006-2007 ring a bell? Don’t make me get the belt.

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:17 PM

wren on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Oh I’m sure she knows. She’s quite mad on Facebook abt it.

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Perry’s cleaning Obama’s clock on Hannity. Won’t mean much to the LSMs and Ds, sorry I repeat myself, but it should bolster the Rs in the House and Senate.

TXUS on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

YEAH!

I doubt they’ll try and keep the Governor of Texas from the detention centers…

I’d like to see them try.

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Oh I’m sure they’ll try with Hannity with him.

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:18 PM

Fly them back… economy. Seriously, or chartered C-130 filled to the brim. One way or another. What is the effin problem? Stop them from crossing the rivers, and if they make it, send em back from where they came, Mexico, which is complicit in this whole mess. If Obama isn’t going to do it, find a way, go around the rat-eared b@sturd that wants to fundamentally transform the USA.

And show some charity and sympathy for them. Like that’s our job. Not. The more big-hearted we are giving them balloons and teddy bears and full room and board and future college educations the more the millions upon millions are going to come in streaming hordes and inundate “our” country until we are little more than a backwater banana republic, controlled by the Dems or communists of course.

anotherJoe on July 9, 2014 at 10:18 PM

Totally off topic–we made fried chicken, butter beans, and corn bread tonight–all Paula Dean style!
Southern soul food!
Now I’m so full and sleepy I can barely keep my eyes open….

Doc Holliday on July 9, 2014 at 10:18 PM

Don’t make me get the belt.

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Whenever my dad stood up at the table and reached for his belt I knew it was time to scram. Sometimes I made it out the door. Sometimes I didn’t.

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:18 PM

The Offspring – Slim Pickens Does The Right Thing And Rides The Bomb To Hell Lyrics [HQ]

Ah-ah-ah It’ll never be the same,
The takers and the liers that we all believed in

Ah-ah-ah Well we’re going down in flames
So dance around the fire
We dance around the fire

Content warning.

Axe on July 9, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Perry keeps saying he doesn’t know if Barry is inept. No, he’s not. This is deliberate.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Perry has wondered out loud if Obama is inept or doesn’t care.

So the Governor of Texas is saying that Obama is either stupid…or doesn’t give a chit.

Deliberate will likely show up soon.

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Don’t make me get the belt.

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Whenever my dad stood up at the table and reached for his belt I knew it was time to scram. Sometimes I made it out the door. Sometimes I didn’t.

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:18 PM

And yet, you’re still here. :)

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Perry’s cleaning Obama’s clock on Hannity. Won’t mean much to the LSMs and Ds, sorry I repeat myself, but it should bolster the Rs in the House and Senate.

TXUS on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

I don’t see it that way. If anything, he’s making excuses for him. Keeps saying he’s not sure if Barry is just “inept”.

He is emphasizing using the National Guard and how the borders can be secured.

But he needs to stop giving him cover by saying that maybe he’s just clueless.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Doc Holliday on July 9, 2014 at 10:18 PM

YUM!

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Remember Carter (previously the worst modern president) when Castro dumped his prisons into Miami?
What did he do?
There ya go, it’s genetic.

Tard on July 9, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Doc Holliday on July 9, 2014 at 10:18 PM

OT….ahh Doc fried chicken and corn bread….dang, I’m on soft foods (mashed potatoes and scrambled eggs :( (dental work).

I am not DROOLING.

CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:21 PM

Oh I’m sure she knows. She’s quite mad on Facebook abt it.

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Thank you Judge Dredd!

I didn’t want ALT to get blindsided by this!

Now it is up to the Liberals to warn El Presidente to watch out for ALT!

wren on July 9, 2014 at 10:21 PM

We take better care of our pets than these people take care of their children. They really scrotched up the works in mehico. I say is stupidity, cowardice and corruption. Parmenides on July 9, 2014 at 10:11 PM

Our current pResident ate his pets. Chewy..

wolly4321 on July 9, 2014 at 10:21 PM

Totally off topic–we made fried chicken, butter beans, and corn bread tonight–all Paula Dean style!
Southern soul food!
Now I’m so full and sleepy I can barely keep my eyes open….

Doc Holliday on July 9, 2014 at 10:18 PM

That sounds absolutely fantastic.

crankyoldlady on July 9, 2014 at 10:21 PM

wren on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Oh I’m sure she knows. She’s quite mad on Facebook abt it.

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:17 PM

A lot of *glaring*? I might have to check that out.

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:22 PM

I don’t see it that way. If anything, he’s making excuses for him. Keeps saying he’s not sure if Barry is just “inept”.

But he needs to stop giving him cover by saying that maybe he’s just clueless.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:20 PM

I take that in the same tone as “Bless your heart”

It’s a massive strike at Obama’s ego. Remember he fancies himself as an intellectual. Calling him dumber than a box of rocks has to piss him off.

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:22 PM

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:19 PM

He (Barry) is not stupid. He knows what he’s doing. And he knows no one is going to do anything about it. Impeachment is off the table.

I think Perry articulated well how to solve the crisis. But he was far too easy on the Empty Suit.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:22 PM

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:20 PM

that’s pretty much how I saw it too. You just said it better!!!

CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:22 PM

I like Mexican food.

Bishop on July 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM

I doubt they’ll try and keep the Governor of Texas from the detention centers…

I’d like to see them try.

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Oh I’m sure they’ll try with Hannity with him.

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:18 PM

No they won’t.

If they did Perry would go in anyway…He’s got a squad of Texas Rangers with him.

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM

“Jesus was a refugee, and that’s a very good reminder to all of us,”
===================================================================


You stupid Moron,………his father created the whole 10 yards,
and Jesus was living in his own country, er, world and we, just
so happen to be lucky to be living in it and on it!!!

canopfor on July 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM

There’s a possibility that some of those border-jumping spawn(not to be confused w/ my born in Hellinois spawn) to a vacant correctional facilitty in Littlefield, TX.
Littlefield is MAYBE 30 minutes from here. It might not be even that far.

NO!
NO!
HELL NO!
F8CK NO!
NO NO NO NO!!!!!!!!!

annoyinglittletwerp on July 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM

I also like Thai food, too bad we don’t share a border with Thailand.

Bishop on July 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM

[sets out...]

Aw heck, y’all know the drill by now… ;-)

The Bar is OPEN!! Usual caveats apply… :-D

[sends out the first round of Whatchudrinkin's...enjoy the new, "DOUBLE WHATCHUDRINKIN'" size glasses...enters under "Hump Day Trivia Contest"...]

Newtie and the Beauty on July 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM

I didn’t want ALT to get blindsided by this!

Now it is up to the Liberals to warn El Presidente to watch out for ALT!

wren on July 9, 2014 at 10:21 PM

A lot of *glaring*? I might have to check that out.

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:22 PM

She ain’t happy. That’s for sure. She’s as mad as Ken when he runs out of eurovac bags.

Judge_Dredd on July 9, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Carl dimwit Rove is on next. Time to watch somehing else.

crankyoldlady on July 9, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Hannity is also going to have Mark Levin on to talk about the Israel/Palestine/Hamas mess blowing up while O fundraises and plays pool.

CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:24 PM

2005-2006-2007 ring a bell? Don’t make me get the belt.

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Does “See you at the signing” sound familiar?

bw222 on July 9, 2014 at 10:25 PM

Totally off topic–we made fried chicken, butter beans, and corn bread tonight–all Paula Dean style!
Southern soul food!
Now I’m so full and sleepy I can barely keep my eyes open….

Doc Holliday on July 9, 2014 at 10:18 PM

Yummo…

OmahaConservative on July 9, 2014 at 10:25 PM

There’s a possibility that some of those border-jumping spawn(not to be confused w/ my born in Hellinois spawn) to a vacant correctional facilitty in Littlefield, TX.
Littlefield is MAYBE 30 minutes from here. It might not be even that far.

NO!
NO!
HELL NO!
F8CK NO!
NO NO NO NO!!!!!!!!!

annoyinglittletwerp on July 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM

I just felt a shift in the force.
What’s the plan?

HornetSting on July 9, 2014 at 10:25 PM

OT….ahh Doc fried chicken and corn bread….dang, I’m on soft foods (mashed potatoes and scrambled eggs :( (dental work).

I am not DROOLING.

CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:21 PM

Sorry CL! I didn’t mean to rub it in. Let me know when you’re off the restrictions and I’ll send you recipes for all of the above.

Of course, you can always do the old trick of making cornbread, crumbling it up, and mixing it with milk–it’s delicious!

Doc Holliday on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Well you have a good point there. Maybe calling him a clueless moron is the way to go. Not that Perry used those exact words of course. :)

I do wish Perry had mentioned about the fundraising and pool playing and claiming he’s “not interested in a photo op” when he never avoided photo ops before. On the contrary, he LOVES them.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

There used to be a good Mongolian joint in Uptown, not sure if it’s still there but the chow was fantastic. I’m glad we don’t share a border with Mongolia though, because Genghis Khan was sort of an aszhole and his descendants might try something.

Bishop on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Deliberate will likely show up soon.

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:19 PM

I sure hope “resign” shows up soon. If he’d rather golf, play pool and fundraise, just resign already.

monalisa on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Carl dimwit Rove is on next. Time to watch somehing else.

crankyoldlady on July 9, 2014 at 10:24 PM

+1

bw222 on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

I am not DROOLING.
CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:21 PM

That is a very nisch improvement, CL…

[tosses CL a sham-wow and Windex...habit, don't you know...one never knows what Axe or Parm will say... ;-) ]

Newtie and the Beauty on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

It’s time for state officials to stop deferring to the feds. We’re past that now. Ignore them, don’t give them money.

crankyoldlady on July 9, 2014 at 10:27 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on July 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Three words. Lock and load.

TXUS on July 9, 2014 at 10:27 PM

TO THE MODERATORS OF HOTAIR:

Could you please remove the 4th photo down on the Left
side of this site??

Thanks in advance.

ToddPA on July 9, 2014 at 10:28 PM

There used to be a good Mongolian joint in Uptown, not sure if it’s still there but the chow was fantastic. I’m glad we don’t share a border with Mongolia though, because Genghis Khan was sort of an aszhole and his descendants might try something.

Bishop on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Kahn’s – moved to Roseville and I think there is still one in Bloomington

gophergirl on July 9, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Bishop on July 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM

You can have the Mexican I’ll take Thai :)

OK now I am DROOLING.

CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Doc Holliday on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Beats my suggestion to suck on tater chips…let’s just say CL can give ALT’s *glare* a run for it’s money and leave it at that, shall we?

Newtie and the Beauty on July 9, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Of course, you can always do the old trick of making cornbread, crumbling it up, and mixing it with milk–it’s delicious!

Doc Holliday on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

My ma’ always did that and she was born in IA and lived most of her life here in Omaha. Never knew where she learned to do that. She also liked crumbled saltines in milk…

OmahaConservative on July 9, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Indeed hornetsting

cmsinaz on July 9, 2014 at 10:28 PM

Nordic food just plain sucks except for Lefse. I’d be willing to share a border with Denmark just so I could be closer to the Danish women’s curling team.

Bishop on July 9, 2014 at 10:28 PM

There used to be a good Mongolian joint in Uptown, not sure if it’s still there but the chow was fantastic. I’m glad we don’t share a border with Mongolia though, because Genghis Khan was sort of an aszhole and his descendants might try something.

Bishop on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Hmmm, and here I thought Genghis Khan was your uncle.

oscarwilde on July 9, 2014 at 10:28 PM

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:19 PM

He (Barry) is not stupid. He knows what he’s doing. And he knows no one is going to do anything about it. Impeachment is off the table.

I think Perry articulated well how to solve the crisis. But he was far too easy on the Empty Suit.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:22 PM

Perry is not calling Obama a flat-out traitor…But he has said repeatedly Obama is acting lawlessly and that his constitutional job is to secure the border.

He’s also calling Obama stupid and or incompetent on TeeVee….maybe to Gov. Perry he’s both.

Remember Perry was the only sitting politician to call Obama a socialist…in 2011

workingclass artist on July 9, 2014 at 10:29 PM

I’ve noticed where I’ve been debating-blogs, FB pages etc-that the majority of those who have been defending this riff-raff…have had Hispanic surnames. I was unfriended today by a long-time FB friend over my stand.
It seems to me that a lot of those defending this invasion-seem to put ‘La Raza’ before the good of this nation.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 9, 2014 at 10:29 PM

Mary Katharine Ham and Noah Rothman are huge disappointments on this issue.

MKH has written nothing (that I’ve seen) lately about the subject of illegal alien amnesty, except for a supported retweet about pro-amnesty Noah Rothman lecturing the rest of us about the need to be “compassionate” towards illegal aliens.

bluegill on July 9, 2014 at 10:29 PM

OK now I am DROOLING.
CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:28 PM

I’m glad that sham-wow came in handy, CL ;-)

Would you like another?

[goes into corner...brings out halo polish...commences with polishing halo...]

Newtie and the Beauty on July 9, 2014 at 10:29 PM

CoffeeLover on July 9, 2014 at 10:24 PM

I love Levin. This will be a great interview.

cat_owner on July 9, 2014 at 10:30 PM

It’s time for state officials to stop deferring to the feds. We’re past that now. Ignore them, don’t give them money.

crankyoldlady on July 9, 2014 at 10:27 PM

Sorry, COL, we don’t give them money. They take it from us.

TXUS on July 9, 2014 at 10:30 PM

I like Mexican food.

Bishop on July 9, 2014 at 10:23 PM

Bishop:

We are not going to dock the USS Hot Air, so you can show off
your culinary skills at cooking Mexican food for the fence hopping
chillin,…while its a nice gesture, it anin’t gonna happen!!
(snark)—:)

canopfor on July 9, 2014 at 10:30 PM

The War On Bacon: 9/13/12

^ ~1:30

I’m world ******* famous and tired of having to remind you people.

Axe on July 9, 2014 at 10:31 PM

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Bishop on July 9, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Jealous, huh?

Barred on July 9, 2014 at 10:31 PM

TXUS on July 9, 2014 at 10:27 PM
Lubbock’s crime rate has already started going through the roof.

annoyinglittletwerp on July 9, 2014 at 10:31 PM

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