Category Archives: Immigration

Why Do Republicans Hate the Constitution and Babies?

After saying that the governor should send the National Guard to another state to confront the invasion of small, defenseless children during a town hall meeting, Representative Steven Palazzo (R-MS) said he wants to deport even the children who are … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach: Rep. Gohmert (R-TX) Says Immigrant Children are Terrorists and Rapists

Representative Louie Gohmert (R-Batshit) says immigrant children from Central America have been coached to say they’ve fled violence in their home countries. Why would someone coach them to say that? Because, according to Gohmert, they’re terrorists and rapist who only … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Unanimous Consent

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, President Obama is reportedly considering issuing an executive order that would grant work permits to millions of immigrants according to the Associated Press. Republicans will shit a brick. I can’t wait. Meanwhile, Senate … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory 3: The Obamaphone Invasion

William Gheen, the president of the Americans for Legal Immigration PAC and man who believes China will deploy immigrant children in a secret invasion, has a new theory: President Obama is using Obamaphones to recruit immigrant child soldiers. via RightWingWatch … 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 GOP Unveil Pathetic Border Bill

House Republicans will, evidently, vote on a border bill before leaving town for the August recess, however the bill they’ve unveiled is a little more than one sixth of what President Obama requested. Republicans hope to pass $659 million in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Leadership

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is demanding that Republicans refuse to vote for any border bill unless the bill also prohibits the president from issuing more executive orders. I guess we can add that … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Let’s Destroy Our Image and the Environment

It’s still unclear if congressional Republicans will even pass a bill to handle the influx of undocumented children from Central America before they leave town for the August recess, but they continue to make demands on how to handle it. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Patriots

Artist – David Horsey In other news, Paul Ryan (R-WI) said today that he will vote in favor of suing President Obama and it’s the Senate’s fault. Huh? Meanwhile, Curt Clawson (R-FL) demonstrated today that he is an unprecedented idiot. 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 GOP Reduce Their Border Bill Proposal, May Not Pass a Bill

When President Obama submitted a request for $3.7 billion in funding to handle the surge of undocumented children crossing the border, Republicans rebuked his very specific proposal and said they would not give him a “blank check.” House Republicans then … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Town Hall Season: GOP Rep. Attacked for Showing Compassion Because Immigrants Have Leprosy, Aren’t ‘Good Christians’

Town Hall Season doesn’t begin in earnest until Congress leaves Washington for the summer recess on August 1st, however The Unhinged are already voicing their imagined grievances concerning immigrant children fleeing violence and unrest in their home countries. Texas state … 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

Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade just can’t wrap his head around the idea that you can dial 911 for emergency assistance even if you’re an undocumented brown person. via Media Matters On July 23, Fox & Friends centered a … 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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Man Suing President for Using Executive Power Wishes He Would Use More Executive Power

It’s still not entirely clear how or if House Republicans will deal with the influx of undocumented children across the southern border, and if they don’t act before the August recces one or more federal agencies tasked with managing the … 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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Minuteman Militia Planning “Operation Normandy” to Deploy 3,500 Men to Stop Border “Invasion”

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep track of the far-right’s bellicosity in the face of refugee children entering the United States. Not a day goes by without Sean Hannity, Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX), Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Bill O’Reilly or … 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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Perry Security

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, the co-founder of the virulently anti-immigrant Minuteman Project has announced that he will organize a revival of the group next spring. What could go wrong? Meanwhile, McDonald’s has fired the mother who was … 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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Do Nothing Congress

Artist – Rob Rogers The Houston Chronicle has an excellent article on how immigrant children actually travel to the United States and all that the process entails. Meanwhile, border sheriffs are less-than-impressed by Texas Governor Rick Perry’s order to send … 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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Mixed Messages

Representative Steve Pearce (R-MN) was among a delegation who visited Honduras and Guatemala last week and he says violence is not driving immigration to the United States, however the delegation was afraid to leave the hotel during their stay. Congressman … 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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You Won’t Believe How Bill O’Reilly Wants to Secure the U.S.-Mexico Border

There are certain historical ideas and precedents that we probably shouldn’t embrace if we want people to take us seriously. For example, we shouldn’t describe a solution to a problem as the “final solution.” Likewise, no one should ever say … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Invasion

Artist – Tim Eagan In other news, President Obama is expected to sign an executive order on Monday which will add LGBT persons to an existing non-discrimination order that prevents discrimination based on race, sex, or religion. Meanwhile, House Oversight … 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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Iron-Pumping, Anti-Immigrant Bro Candidate Doesn’t Know Why Militia Followed Him

Frank Riggs, the shirtless, iron-pumping, ‘roided-up Bro candidate running for governor in Arizona can’t figure out why a group of militiamen followed him around at an anti-immigrant protest. During an interview with TPM, Riggs said he doesn’t know why they … 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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Think of the Children

Artist – Jimmy Margulies In other news, Senator Ted Cruz says he won’t support an emergency funding bill to handle the increased amount of undocumented children entering the country unless we deport all DREAMers as well. Will the GOP follow … 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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