Luis Gutierrez: I think Obama’s executive amnesty could include three, four, maybe five million people

posted at 11:21 am on July 25, 2014 by Allahpundit

Overpromising? Not really. Obama himself allegedly threw around numbers in the millions when he spoke to immigration activists about this a few weeks ago.

Politico has a fine reminder today that everything he says, including what he says about his own presidential powers, can be trusted only up until the moment when the politics of the situation change and not a second longer.

President Barack Obama insisted for years that he had absolutely no legal authority — none whatsoever, zero, zilch — to slow deportations on a broad scale…

Obama’s pledge to use his executive powers by the end of the summer marked both a dramatic reversal in rhetoric and a major strategic shift on immigration. The president is no longer emphasizing his own powerlessness but rather his determination “to fix as much of our immigration system as I can on my own, without Congress.”…

Even immigrant rights advocates, who were on the receiving end of the White House denials for years, were surprised by his abrupt and enthusiastic move toward executive action in June after House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) ruled out a legislative overhaul of immigration this year. Activists had gotten so fed up in recent months that some tagged the president as the “deporter-in-chief” and demanded that he shift immediately from a legislative strategy to an administrative one.

“The way they talked about it was, ‘There’s nothing we can do, only Congress can solve it, we don’t have the authority,’” said Lorella Praeli, director of advocacy and policy for United We Dream. “That is very different from what they are saying today. It is completely different.”

So it is. Either he was lying all along, falsely claiming he believed his powers were modest in the name of enticing Republicans into an amnesty deal that would give the White House bipartisan cover, or he’s lying now but is determined to push ahead because he’s decided that the politics of a mass executive amnesty are a net positive for Democrats long-term. Watch the second clip below, from last November, when a heckler demanded that he use his executive authority to legalize the untold millions of adult illegals inside the U.S. I can’t, said O. We’re a nation of laws. We are?

The deeper mystery is why he thinks this is a political winner now for Democrats. The long-term game is obvious — pander to Latinos as much as possible — but the short-term angle is confounding, especially with anxiety about the border crisis high. Case in point:

According to the poll, 51% now say the government’s focus, when it comes to immigration policy, should be formulating a plan to stop the flow of undocumented immigrants. Forty-five percent say the top priority should be developing a plan that would allow undocumented immigrants who have jobs to become legal residents.

That’s a change from February, when Americans said 54%-41% that legal status trumped border security.

With public sentiment moving towards security and away from legalization, he’s going to drop an amnesty atomic bomb for millions of illegals right before the midterms? C’mon. Gutierrez gets asked about that in the first clip and doesn’t even contest that the politics are dodgy. His answer is that we can’t put politics above doing what’s right for migrants, which is precisely what you’d expect a guy whose only loyalty is to “the immigrant community” to say. But what about O? At a minimum, if he’s really thinking about bringing America’s refugee apparatus to Central America to make immigration faster and safer for child migrants, you’d think he’d want to hold off on any political sudden moves for illegals who are already here. Mickey Kaus argues, in fact, that Obama’s painted himself into a corner: If he goes big on executive amnesty now, he might doom red-state Democrats in November. If, despite his promises, he goes small, Gutierrez will be back on MSNBC the next day blubbering about Obama’s final betrayal or whatever. Kaus thinks O will have no choice but to take the medium approach, something short of the five million Gutierrez wants but with a promise to finish the job and amnestize the rest of the group next year when the politics aren’t quite so hot. Unless the White House has data suggesting that a big amnesty now will send turnout by Latino voters this fall skyrocketing, I don’t see how he can follow any other approach.



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This country no longer belongs to native born Americans . . . Obama gave it away to the international parasitic class that are clamoring for all the free stuff.

rplat on July 25, 2014 at 11:23 AM

how can anyone disagree with this when it is for the children?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM

executive amnesty

Like, thats a real thing or something.

BobMbx on July 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM

I doubt Gutierrez is actually a legal citizen.

Has anyone ever checked?

ConstantineXI on July 25, 2014 at 11:25 AM

5 million new voters in red counties could effect a few elections, huh?

faraway on July 25, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Thank you Senators Sessions and Cruz….

d1carter on July 25, 2014 at 11:27 AM

I think the American people would revolt – but I’m not sure.

This may be the straw that breaks apathy’s back.

jake-the-goose on July 25, 2014 at 11:27 AM

Impeach King Barry

LOL!

Ned Pepper on July 25, 2014 at 11:27 AM

Open border anti-sovereignty anarchists.

forest on July 25, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Either he was lying all along…

Was his mouth moving? Then of course he was lying.

bigmacdaddy on July 25, 2014 at 11:28 AM

I doubt Gutierrez is actually a legal citizen.

Has anyone ever checked?

ConstantineXI on July 25, 2014 at 11:25 AM

I just looked him up – it came back with his picture and it had the definition of him as “scumbag”. KochBrain’s picture was there as well. Coincidence?

VegasRick on July 25, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Gutierrez is a slimy weasel. Always has been, and always will be.

Reno_Dave on July 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Kaus thinks O will have no choice but to take the medium approach, something short of the five million Gutierrez wants but with a promise to finish the job and amnestize the rest of the group next year when the politics aren’t quite so hot.

When will the politics of legalizing millions of people(especially without going through Congress) not be hot? Obama does that and it doesn’t matter how many Latinos turn out for the Dems. They’ll get slaughtered by every other demographic. Hell, even some of the black vote may suddenly be up for grabs.

Doughboy on July 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM

I doubt Gutierrez is actually a legal citizen.

Has anyone ever checked?

ConstantineXI on July 25, 2014 at 11:25 AM

racista.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM

how can anyone disagree with this when it is for the children?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM

I care for the American children. This country belongs to them

Not to the children of every Turd World country.

ConstantineXI on July 25, 2014 at 11:31 AM

I doubt Gutierrez is actually a legal citizen.

Has anyone ever checked?

ConstantineXI on July 25, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Luis Guitterez is more American than Marco Rubio.

Guitterez is Puerto Rican.

Ned Pepper on July 25, 2014 at 11:31 AM

I just looked him up – it came back with his picture and it had the definition of him as “scumbag”. KochBrain’s picture was there as well. Coincidence?

VegasRick on July 25, 2014 at 11:29 AM

how droll.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Mr. Guitierrez used to claim that he was representing Puerto Rico, not the Chicago district (which thankfully I do not live in). Now he’s representing all Latin America. It would be funny if it weren’t scarey.

polarglen on July 25, 2014 at 11:32 AM

I think the American people would revolt – but I’m not sure.

This may be the straw that breaks apathy’s back.

jake-the-goose on July 25, 2014 at 11:27 AM

As in “take it to the streets?” I don’t think so. And this administration is just waiting for a fight. If you ever want to see the 2016 elections happen, then no one better get trigger happy.

That’s just what Obama has been preparing for. Every federal agency, every federal security force, all of them have been stocking up for a good number of years.

And a lot of his “moves” have been a direct effort to provoke something like that.

Walter L. Newton on July 25, 2014 at 11:32 AM

how can anyone disagree with this when it is for the children?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Because it isn’t. It’s about the reigns of power – nothing less.

If it were really about the children, the Planned Parenthood abortion mills would be shut down.

Turtle317 on July 25, 2014 at 11:32 AM

how can anyone disagree with this when it is for the children?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Easy. Laws trump emotion.

nobar on July 25, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Luis Guitterez is more American than Marco Rubio.

Guitterez is Puerto Rican.

Ned Pepper on July 25, 2014 at 11:31 AM

they are both equally american, one being born in miami, the other in chicago.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:32 AM

racista.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM

muslim anti semetic scum.

ConstantineXI on July 25, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Whatever King Barack does, it will be good for the Democratic Party. The nation can go get screwed.

GarandFan on July 25, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Perhaps the United States should return to the old good times when people who openly and brazenly acted the best interest of the country after having sworn an oath were promptly sent to meet the spiritual father of all oathbreakers, and I don’t mean Obama.

Rix on July 25, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Perhaps the United States should return to the old good times when people who openly and brazenly acted against the best interest of the country after having sworn an oath were promptly sent to meet the spiritual father of all oathbreakers, and I don’t mean Obama.

Rix on July 25, 2014 at 11:34 AM

How about we deport this POS?

inspectorudy on July 25, 2014 at 11:34 AM

how can anyone disagree with this when it is for the children?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM

how droll.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:31 AM

I agree.

VegasRick on July 25, 2014 at 11:34 AM

In Texas, you could cover-up a whole parking lot with all the mugshots of illegal immigrants who’ve been convicted of felonies in the last decade or so.

RBMN on July 25, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Ned Pepper on July 25, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Rubio birtherism?

nobar on July 25, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Like, thats a real thing or something.

BobMbx on July 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Everything or nothing is real if Obama EO’s it to be.

6 years ago I would have laughed at that.

Now…. Eh….

Gatsu on July 25, 2014 at 11:36 AM

how can anyone disagree with this when it is for the children?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM

I’m sorry Kochhead, but I’ve got to think of my children first and foremost. Let America be a beacon to the World and let them solve their own problems.

Gebirgsjager on July 25, 2014 at 11:36 AM

Gutierez is just another pandering race-pimp, he cares about the illegals only as far as they will keep him on the public teat for 50 years, they are expendable fodder for him.

You lefties are trash, all of you.

Bishop on July 25, 2014 at 11:37 AM

His answer is that we can’t put politics above doing what’s right for migrants, which is precisely what you’d expect a guy whose only loyalty is to “the immigrant community” to say.

GODDAMMITT! How many times does it have to be said. These filthy invaders are not migrants they are illegal aliens (a legal status). Migrants would apply to those who did it the right way.

Happy Nomad on July 25, 2014 at 11:37 AM

Walter L. Newton on July 25, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Solid post – you made a number of great point – thank you.

jake-the-goose on July 25, 2014 at 11:37 AM

I think the American people would revolt – but I’m not sure.

This may be the straw that breaks apathy’s back.

jake-the-goose on July 25, 2014 at 11:27 AM

No chance. The American people will revolt when the EBT cards stop working, the electricity goes out, and the social security checks stop coming.

Not a moment before.

Ned Pepper on July 25, 2014 at 11:27 AM

Note that Obama’s just going to try to declare several million outsiders legal citizens and voters by the stroke of a pen, openly flouting the law (again) and this loony-tunes is giggling about it.

Doomberg on July 25, 2014 at 11:39 AM

racista.

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM

hipócrita

antipc on July 25, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Ford pardon all the draft dodgers who fled to Canada. What is to stop Obama from pardoning all who crossed the border illegally? It would be an interesting legal question. They would still be here illegally, but they would have been pardoned of the crime of crossing the border. But crossing the border illegally isn’t so much a crime as a status of citizenship.
Wait until after the 2016 election for Obama to blanket pardon all who served in his administration.

yetanotherjohn on July 25, 2014 at 11:39 AM

I doubt Gutierrez is actually a legal citizen.

Has anyone ever checked?

ConstantineXI on July 25, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Luis Guitterez is more American than Marco Rubio.

Guitterez is Puerto Rican.

Ned Ptepper on July 25, 2014 at 11:31 AM

 
You should try to know your audience a teensy bit better. I think there is only one poster here who may get irritated by that trolling.

rogerb on July 25, 2014 at 11:40 AM

I doubt Gutierrez is actually a legal citizen. Has anyone ever checked? ConstantineXI on July 25, 2014 at 11:25 AM

He has an Aztlan driver’s license.

Akzed on July 25, 2014 at 11:40 AM

And who pays for them? The state tax payers who have to fund welfare.

Blake on July 25, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Solid post – you made a number of great point – thank you.

jake-the-goose on July 25, 2014 at 11:37 AM

And I’m not saying it can’t happen, or even that it wouldn’t have support. But I have this gut feeling that it’s one of Obama’s “hidden” political strategies to push this nation into a situation like that.

Instead of the administration running down the street smashing windows and heads, they are creating a psychological Kristallnacht in this country, and conservatives are it’s intended victim.

Walter L. Newton on July 25, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Lord Rix, you have to be careful what you say. What you wrote could be taken in the worst way.

The Grinch on July 25, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Instead of the administration running down the street smashing windows and heads, they are creating a psychological Kristallnacht in this country, and conservatives are it’s intended victim. Walter L. Newton on July 25, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Interesting. Last week you lived in the Czech Republic. Are you visiting the US this week?

Akzed on July 25, 2014 at 11:45 AM

This fight reminds me of the Obamacare struggle. One politically powerful group is ramming through changes not supported by the rest (and probably majority) of our voters, and doing it using whatever back door political mechanics they can find. Guittierrez thinks that once the refugees have been admitted they become new “facts on the ground” and cannot be kicked out, especially so if the President finds some “executive power” to just “make them citizens”.

It’s clear the progressives care only about power and its use, and not about developing consensus, or using the separate Constitutional powers of the branches as they were I tended to be used.

We have a group of people explicitly determined to undermine our form of government to get what they want before their time in power runs out.

These are dangerous people, of a type not often seen in American history.

MTF on July 25, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Walter L. Newton on July 25, 2014 at 11:43 AM

You’re making me think – to be sure.

Perhaps the answer is right in front of face – hiding in the open, sort of speak.

jake-the-goose on July 25, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Ned’s just scared that, if we manage to turn off Uncle Sugar’s freebies to the illegals, we’ll turn them off to him too.

CurtZHP on July 25, 2014 at 11:48 AM

The GOP ought to coordinate citizens running into every district court in the country to file an injunction against this destruction of our sovereignty. No standing? Horseshite. No case in controversy? Horseshite.

BuckeyeSam on July 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Aye carumba

cmsinaz on July 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Interesting. Last week you lived in the Czech Republic. Are you visiting the US this week?

Akzed on July 25, 2014 at 11:45 AM

You have posted my sarcastic posts, and referenced them numerous times. Like I told you, I was making some snide, possibly humorous remarks in those past posts of mine.

But considering how many times you have referenced them, the only place I’m living in in your head. Enjoy the show dumbbell.

Walter L. Newton on July 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Ned’s just scared that, if we manage to turn off Uncle Sugar’s freebies to the illegals, we’ll turn them off to him too.

CurtZHP on July 25, 2014 at 11:48 AM

It would be funny if US took them away from nid and gave them to juan, I’d love to see nid’s support for the illegals after that.

VegasRick on July 25, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Yeah, about that 3 – 5 million figure … as bw222 pointed out a couple days ago on the Rubio thread:

In 1986 then Representative Chuckie Schumer swore there were only about 250,000 illegals; 300,000 tops. The actual number turned out to be $2.7 million.

bw222 on July 23, 2014 at 7:48 PM

ShainS on July 25, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Kaus thinks O will have no choice but to take the medium approach, something short of the five million Gutierrez wants but with a promise to finish the job and amnestize the rest of the group next year when the politics aren’t quite so hot.

When will the politics of legalizing millions of people(especially without going through Congress) not be hot? Obama does that and it doesn’t matter how many Latinos turn out for the Dems. They’ll get slaughtered by every other demographic. Hell, even some of the black vote may suddenly be up for grabs.

Doughboy on July 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Is the GOP using Illegal immigrants as a wedge issue to speak to blacks? Blacks are furious at the illegal immigration issue. Why is the GOP not taking advantage of this?

Then again like I have said before. We are heading for an economic collapse that will be similar to the Great Depression. When that happens, most of the illegals will go home for better opportunity.

skilaki on July 25, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Aye carumba

cmsinaz on July 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Ditto

gophergirl on July 25, 2014 at 11:52 AM

Then again like I have said before. We are heading for an economic collapse that will be similar to the Great Depression. When that happens, most of the illegals will go home for better opportunity.

skilaki on July 25, 2014 at 11:51 AM

The wars will be ugly.

VegasRick on July 25, 2014 at 11:54 AM

First of all, the media’s (and the liberal pundits) claim that Obama is the “deporter-in-chief is completely FALSE.

All this administration did was change the process for counting deportations. “Contrary to the administration’s claims, the number of illegal-immigrant removals has dropped 40 percent since June 2011”

“Government officials say they deported a total of 368,644 people. But almost two-thirds of those people, or 235,093, were caught at the border and promptly returned to their home countries.

Only 133,551 resident illegals were picked up in the interior of the country and deported, the ICE report admitted.

One reason for the flawed claims about Obama’s record, said Vaughan, is that Obama administration’s data has conflated two formerly separate categories of deportations.”

“Since taking office, President Obama has deported more than 1.9 million foreigners, immigration officials announced last week, a record for an American president,” according to a report by New York Times reporter Julia Preston, who says advocates for an amnesty are “civil rights” protesters.

Preston’s editors later added a major correction to her article, which originally claimed Obama had caused a “surge” in deportations. “Overall deportations decreased by 10 percent in fiscal 2013 from the previous year. There has not been a ‘surge,’” said the correction.”

Yep, just like “double-counting” the savings the administration claimed in ObamaCare, (which was an accounting joke on the American people), we’re just seeing the same “phony procedure” employed again here. The problem is, that the media continues to provide these false facts and narratives, while the general public—low information folks who don’t/can’t do some simple homework—simply nod their collective heads like sheep waiting to be fed, and say “well that must be right”. WRONG!

Rovin on July 25, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Will no one stand up to this man?

DisneyFan on July 25, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Luis Gutierrez: I think Obama’s executive amnesty could include three, four, maybe five million people lifelong welfare recipient Democrat voters.

Fixed it for you

clippermiami on July 25, 2014 at 11:55 AM

OT – the sow in the WH wants your kids to eat genetically modified food, hide what’s in it, while forcing others to make more detailed/expensive labels…

And, to top it all, on Drudge, the link “article no longer available”…because God forbid that the sow who fills her jaws and pockets be exposed.

This is America in the age of the obamas.

Schadenfreude on July 25, 2014 at 11:56 AM

OT supplement – #itsforourchildrens

Schadenfreude on July 25, 2014 at 11:57 AM

This traitor, go to Infierno, you little creep.

All traitors, go with you.

Schadenfreude on July 25, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Ned of HA is a plagiarist, like Goodwin-Kearns and Zacharia.

Schadenfreude on July 25, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Amnesty should cantorize all, from both sides.

Schadenfreude on July 25, 2014 at 12:01 PM

The only thing that will stop Obama’s “surge” on our country’s southern border is a “surge” of American citizens around the White House fence 24/7 until he takes his magic pen and rescinds his 2012 DACA EO and all the directives, especially the Aug. 2013 one, to DHS to ignore U.S. law.

Only when Obama sees that wall of humanity protesting outside his own bedroom, living room, dining room, and kitchen windows will he be shamed into stopping his lawlessness.

Call conservative radio hosts and ask them to coordinate a citizen protest!!

Oh, and maybe around Luis’ house, too!!!

fred5678 on July 25, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Gutierrez must have down the road ambitions for higher office.He is setting himself up as a hero to the illegals while pandering for their votes later.

docflash on July 25, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Lord Rix, you have to be careful what you say. What you wrote could be taken in the worst way.

The Grinch on July 25, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Just a mere history lesson. And if the word hanging sounds like a “dog whistle” to certain individuals here, I’m all for the return of Monsieur Guillotine’s product, now doubly appropriate given that we deal with hereditary royalty.

Rix on July 25, 2014 at 12:07 PM

When will the politics of legalizing millions of people(especially without going through Congress) not be hot? Obama does that and it doesn’t matter how many Latinos turn out for the Dems. They’ll get slaughtered by every other demographic. Hell, even some of the black vote may suddenly be up for grabs.

Doughboy on July 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM

See what the temperature of the electorate was in 2006, when it started to heat up:

http://www.jmisys.com/immigrationmarches/zogby5.html

Blacks – 63% for law enforcement, 18% for amnesty.

fred5678 on July 25, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Gutierrez is a slimy weasel. Always has been, and always will be.

Reno_Dave on July 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM

He is clearly one of the most reprehensible one-issue wankers in the House. He takes pandering to an entirely new level, let alone his advocacy to reward law-breakers and insult every single LEGAL immigrant who followed the rules and respected the nation they sought to emigrate to.

This fascist lives entirely within the morally and ethically bankrupt realm of the end justifies the means.

clippermiami on July 25, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Exactly.

Athos on July 25, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Hell, even some of the black vote may suddenly be up for grabs.

Doughboy on July 25, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Folks, I wish I could share your delusion. Black votes are *not* for grabs for two simple reasons. First, urban African Americans do not need to actually vote to have their votes counted. And second, those who do bother coming to the booth are usually faithful to the tribe, eh, I mean Democrats.

Rix on July 25, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Then again like I have said before. We are heading for an economic collapse that will be similar to the Great Depression. When that happens, most of the illegals will go home for better opportunity.

skilaki on July 25, 2014 at 11:51 AM

No, I think that’s pretty unlikely. They’re going to want to go where the money is here, rather than go home where there is no money and where things will be even worse, as many of the economies in Central America are heavily dependent on the US.

Doomberg on July 25, 2014 at 12:10 PM

I don’t think this is going to work out for Team Obie..This is a really bad move..:(

Dire Straits on July 25, 2014 at 12:23 PM

In about an hour, I’ll be mating with John Johnson…

LOL!

pain train on July 25, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Every time I see this human piece of garbage I want to puke.

bw222 on July 25, 2014 at 12:24 PM

how can anyone disagree with this when it is for the children?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM

So, you are childless. Interesting.

katy the mean old lady on July 25, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Amnesty should cantorize all, from both sides.

Schadenfreude on July 25, 2014 at 12:01 PM

There is no more important issue. With enough of an influx from Mexico and Central America it’s over: our educational and medical systems, our welfare programs, the debt. There are a lot of emotional reasons to support amnesty. There are no rational reasons (except for those looking for cheap labor and the destruction of middle class America).

bw222 on July 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Well since it’s for “the children” … let’s import 20 million East European kids.

darwin on July 25, 2014 at 12:36 PM

how can anyone disagree with this when it is for the children?

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:24 AM

What about our children, moron? Imagine trying to learn in an urban classroom where 25% of the “children” are functionally illiterate in their native language, let alone English.

bw222 on July 25, 2014 at 12:37 PM

DHS Chief Confirms Obama Admin Anticipated Surge In Illegal Immigrants Since January…
As far as I can tell they did nothing to stop it, which I’m guessing was done intentionally.
Via Free Beacon:DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson confirmed Thursday that the Obama administration in January anticipated a surge of some 60,000 illegal children crossing the Southwest Border.

So far, only two cases among the flood of illegal immigrants this year raised concerns that terrorists were entering the United States, Johnson said during remarks to a security conference.

“In January, in our budget process, we estimated that we were going to have 60,000 unaccompanied kids coming in,” he said, noting that resources for the influx were “ramped up.”http://weaselzippers.us/194413-dhs-chief-confirms-obama-admin-anticipated-surge-in-illegal-immigrants-since-january/#disqus_thread

DinaRehn on July 25, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Luis Guitterez is more American than Marco Rubio.

Guitterez is Puerto Rican.

Ned Pepper on July 25, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Michelle O. wants Big Fat Checks. Pay up Dirtbag.

That Azz ain’t gonna expand on it’s own, you know.

ToddPA on July 25, 2014 at 12:45 PM

Well since it’s for “the children” … let’s import 20 million East European kids.

darwin on July 25, 2014 at 12:36 PM

they’re already here..they work at the Jersey Shore Points…

ToddPA on July 25, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Well since it’s for “the children” … let’s import 20 million East European kids.

darwin on July 25, 2014 at 12:36 PM

they’re already here..they work at the Jersey Shore Points…

ToddPA on July 25, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Then Asia must certainly be under represented, lets invite in 40 million Asian kids while were at it.

/SNARK

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

ThisIsYourBrainOnKoch on July 25, 2014 at 11:31 AM

They are looking for you on the Gruber thread.

KW64 on July 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

What about our children, moron? Imagine trying to learn in an urban classroom where 25% of the “children” are functionally illiterate in their native language, let alone English.

bw222 on July 25, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Being literate in any language is no longer a priority in public schools.

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 12:53 PM

My argument that the United States of America would finally fail around 2022 do to fiscal limitation seems to have been very conservative. We may not get to 2016 without some kind of breakdown.

The sooner the better I say.

astonerii on July 25, 2014 at 12:55 PM

My argument that the United States of America would finally fail around 2022 do to fiscal limitation seems to have been very conservative. We may not get to 2016 without some kind of breakdown.

The sooner the better I say.

astonerii on July 25, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Anyone want to argue that isn’t Obama’s intended legacy?

Can anyone explain to me an alternative to the theory that Obama wants to Cloward-Piven the nation?

DinaRehn on July 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Apparently they can hurt our own kids* as long as its “for the children”.

*the kids of the people who played by the rules

Louis et al are doing this for their own selfish interests, not ‘for the children’, but they’re using kids to play on the better nature of this country. Its disgraceful.

1. We don’t have the resources to take everyone who wishes to be here – it’ll destroy us.

2. We don’t even know who these people are – but we have reason to believe some are criminals and some have concerning diseases. But they don’t care – they won’t be the one’s getting sick or being crime victims.

LilyBart on July 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

We may not get to 2016 without some kind of breakdown.

The sooner the better I say.

astonerii on July 25, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Sure looks like BarackiethePooh is working to make your wish come true.

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

As in “take it to the streets?” I don’t think so. And this administration is just waiting for a fight. If you ever want to see the 2016 elections happen, then no one better get trigger happy.

That’s just what Obama has been preparing for. Every federal agency, every federal security force, all of them have been stocking up for a good number of years.

And a lot of his “moves” have been a direct effort to provoke something like that.

Walter L. Newton on July 25, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Yup, we’ll see martial law instituted for any excuse to stave off the 2016 elections. They want only to hang on to power.

SailorMark on July 25, 2014 at 1:04 PM

2. We don’t even know who these people are – but we have reason to believe some are criminals and some have concerning diseases. But they don’t care – they won’t be the one’s getting sick or being crime victims.

LilyBart on July 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Not only do they don’t care, they specifically are creating the conditions which will lead to nationwide epidemics of crime and disease which are part of the Cloward-Piven strategy.

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Even In Liberal Mass., Plan To House Illegals Riles Voters
Nativists or NIMBYs (Not In My Back Yarders)?
Via Boston HeraldMassachusetts’ candidates for governor will find out soon what Democrat Steve Grossman learned firsthand yesterday — voters even in liberal Massachusetts are angry.

On our Boston Herald Radio show live at South Station, Grossman was in the middle of a passionate defense of Gov. Deval Patrick’s move to house 1,000 illegal immigrants in the state, when a couple of voters decided to intervene.
“We have enough problems with our own kids,” said one woman from Brockton who was waiting to catch a commuter rail.
“These people are not my responsibility,” she said. “We have homeless veterans here for God’s sake. What are you doing about that? We owe these people more than we owe immigrants.”

http://weaselzippers.us/194347-even-in-liberal-mass-plan-to-house-illegals-riles-voters/

DinaRehn on July 25, 2014 at 1:09 PM

Not only do they don’t care, they specifically are creating the conditions which will lead to nationwide epidemics of crime and disease which are part of the Cloward-Piven strategy.

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Is there any other explanation for what the regime is doing?

Anyone want to take on that question?

DinaRehn on July 25, 2014 at 1:11 PM

Sure looks like BarackiethePooh is working to make your wish come true.

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Wish makes it sound like I want the United States to fail.
If it were a wish, I would wish for the United States of America to return to being a constitutional republic with a moral and virtuous people.
Unfortunately, there is no path to that outcome from where we are today that does not go through the pains of either a revolution or a civil war.
The argument for the sooner the better is that the consequences of failure should fall as close as possible onto those responsible for the failure. Since every day, more and more of those responsible die off and those not responsible are born… The sooner, the better.

astonerii on July 25, 2014 at 1:14 PM

Blacks are furious at the illegal immigration issue. Why is the GOP not taking advantage of this?

Furious, maybe, but for the right reasons?

Joey Biden will show up just before the midterms to assure them they’ll still get their freebies and remind them that they are ‘significantly better off’ now than they were six years ago.

They’ll buy it.

WhirledPeas on July 25, 2014 at 1:28 PM

I believe that BO has decided that he can do whatever he wants because, even if his actions are ultimately declared ultra vires, he’ll be out of office and the irreversible damage will be done.

Syzygy on July 25, 2014 at 1:34 PM

I hear Democrats saying that Obama is not the cause of the illegal children coming to the border in droves. The one question I have for them, “Do you think all of these illegal children would be coming in droves if Mitt Romney had been elected President?”

Bart Burk on July 25, 2014 at 1:38 PM

Sure looks like BarackiethePooh is working to make your wish come true.

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Wish makes it sound like I want the United States to fail.

I said it in sarcasm. We want HIS vision of the US to fail. As soon as possible.

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 1:46 PM

so…that hispanic outreach is going really well.

Tlaloc on July 25, 2014 at 1:49 PM

Is there any other explanation for what the regime is doing?

Anyone want to take on that question?

DinaRehn on July 25, 2014 at 1:11 PM

I really would like that to happen. I’d like someone knowledgeable and wise to give a sensible, reasoned and logical alternative explanation to this admins actions.

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 1:49 PM

I said it in sarcasm. We want HIS vision of the US to fail. As soon as possible.

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 1:46 PM

I did not feel you were attacking me.

astonerii on July 25, 2014 at 1:50 PM

I really would like that to happen. I’d like someone knowledgeable and wise to give a sensible, reasoned and logical alternative explanation to this admins actions.

hawkeye54 on July 25, 2014 at 1:49 PM

Gosh could it just be that they see resolving our immigration mess in a way that doesn’t involve treating poor peasants fleeing persecution, poverty, and disease as if they were subhuman garbage is both politically expedient and morally wise?

Tlaloc on July 25, 2014 at 1:52 PM

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