Category Archives: Immigration

Middle Ground

Artist – Clay Bennett In other news, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said today that congressional Republicans should consider attaching a repeal of DACA to a continuing resolution to keep the government operating. In other words, he’s calling on his party … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory 4: The Unnecessary Sequel

William Gheen, who has previously warned us that China will enlist migrant children in a war against white people in America, now tells us that President Obama is transporting children across the country in “unmarked vans” as part of his … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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What Could Go Wrong?

What could go wrong continues to go wrong along the southern border where vigilantes and militiamen are taking matters into their own hands. Or trying to take matters into their own hands and failing miserably. Local CBS affiliate KOLD-TV reports … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Build the Danged Wall

Maine Governor Paul LePage has a great idea on how to keep immigrants out — build the Great Wall of America. You know, just like China did. Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) suggested that if a fence can’t be built … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach

If some immigrant children are killed after being deported as the Los Angeles Times recently reported, that’s tragic but we should deport them anyway according to freshman Representative Robert Pittenger (R-NC). When ThinkProgress asked Pittenger if these deportations should continue … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rick Perry’s Border Troops Forced to Use a Food Bank

Texas Governor Rick Perry deployed National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley to essentially do nothing (because they have no authority to make arrests or even question immigrants) and apparently he didn’t have a plan in place to pay … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Fever

Government Shutdown Fever is back and both Steve King (R-IA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) floated the idea today. Speaking at the Westside Conservative Club in Urbandale, Iowa today, King said Republicans should not unilaterally disarm themselves by taking a shutdown … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach: Faith and Freedom Edition

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) was confronted by a group of DREAMers at a “Faith and Freedom” barbecue on Monday, and after he scolded them for being illegal a member of the audience chased them out of the building with his … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The Way Backward

“Do you want to deport me and my sister?” That was the question an activist asked Paul Ryan at a book-signing for The Way Foward on Saturday and Ryan’s response was quintessential. “A couple weeks ago you voted for defunding … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rand Paul is a Moderate on Immigration? Hardly

We now have a better idea of why Rand Paul quickly exited stage right when Steve King was confronted by DREAMer activists earlier this month. While Rand didn’t have the courage to spell out his views in public, he tells … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rick Perry: Common Sense Tells You Immigrants Might Be ISIS

Is it possible that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will infiltrate America through our southern border? Texas Governor Rick Perry was asked that question today at the Heritage Foundation and he says they may already be here. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Best Persons in the World Meet Worst Persons in the World

ThinkProgress has a simultaneously encouraging but also depressing story of a man who wanted to teach his children compassion by housing a family of immigrants only to have his family and his livelihood attacked by conservative racists. After Mark Lane’s … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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What Could Go Wrong?

The Associated Press reports that during a recent incident along the southern border, Border Patrol agents who were pulling immigrants from a canal were approached by group of seven armed militiamen who never identified themselves as such. Agents assumed the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory

It’s been nearly a week since our last migrant children conspiracy theory, hasn’t it? The impeccable writers at Matt Barber’s lunatic website inform us that President Obama brought the children into the country so he could kill 25 million Americans … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory

It looks like more people are coming around to William Gheen’s idea that President Obama secretly fostered violence in Central American countries so children would flee north where the president could use them to punish “evil Whitey.” Rush Limbaugh is … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Drumbeat

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) has reiterated his opposition to suing the president because they should be getting back to the business of impeaching him instead. Meanwhile, Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) warns us that … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Mo Brooks is Very Confused

Should the undocumented be able to earn citizenship by serving in the military? I think so, but Representative Mo Brooks (R-War on Whites) says he couldn’t trust immigrants with our nuclear arsenal. BROOKS: “These individuals have to be absolutely 100% … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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DHS Diverts Money to Deal With Immigration

Because House Republicans refused to approve President Obama’s request for funds, the Department of Homeland Security is now diverting funds from key programs to deal with the influx of migrant children. via Reuters The bulk of the transfer – about … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Minuteman Co-Founder: It’s Okay to Call for Gasing Immigrant Children

Jim Gilchrist, the co-founder of the Minuteman Project who is planning to revive the group and begin patrolling the southern border next Spring, expressed sympathy for a woman who said immigrant children should be killed in gas chambers during an … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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House Republicans Commit to Flushing Money Down the Rick Perry Toilet

If House Republicans couldn’t garner enough votes to pass their own bill yesterday, what makes them think they’ll be more successful today? Apparently they’ve sweetened the deal by committing to throw money in the Rick Perry toilet. They’re now tweaking … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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