Barack Obama, Deporter in Chief, Wants to Speed Up Deportation of Immigrant Kids, Threatens Executive Action

The ACLU pounced on the Obama administration's suggestion of fast-tracking the deportations of immigrant kids.

"The President is mishandling a humanitarian crisis by proposing an inadequate speedy removal process that only further jeopardizes vulnerable children fleeing violence and persecution in Central America," Laura Murphy, Director of the ACLU's Washington Legislative Office, said in a statement released today.

"The U.S. has domestic and international legal obligations to asylum-seeking children, including access to an attorney," she added. "The procedures proposed for these children in crisis lack fundamental due process and deny fair treatment. It is imperative that these children receive a fair process to ensure that they are not being returned to life-threatening situations."

Also today, Obama threatened further executive action on immigration, saying that he's tired of waiting for Congress to deal with the issue.

Obama was quoted as saying that wants to "fix as much of our immigration system as I can, on my own, without Congress."

Wish I could say I had any confidence in those remarks.

Meanwhile, a revived hysteria over immigration continues apace, with idiot militia-types threatening to "put up a man fence" on the border to stop migrant tykes from crossing.

"Man fence"? Isn't that a scene from Brokeback Mountain?

Locally, ignorant politicians such as Governor Jan Brewer, Sheriff Joe Arpaio and just about every Republican gubernatorial candidate have been using the issue to raise money and look tough.

You know, because only a true leader knows how to stomp out this dangerous invasion of, um, children.

Online, I've been fighting with folks who think children trying to escape exploitation, poverty, gang violence and so forth, should be spurned, not assisted, by this country.

They claim they don't want their tax money used to help these kids, and to hell with what that federal statute says and the fact this issue has roots in Central American lawlessness, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

What I tell them in response is, no one ever asks me if I'm OK with my tax money going to pay for the education of other people's kids.

But I don't bitch about it. Why? Because as a society, we've agreed it's the right thing to do.

In this case, we all know what the right thing to do is: Take these children in and treat them humanely, according to the law. No fast-tracking. No simple solutions.

The 80 percent of them that DHS says may end up staying under current law?

Let them stay, Mr. President. Do not seek to change the law to allow you to do otherwise.

Don't let the shrill voices of hate, of calculating demagogues push U.S. policy.

Rather, let morality be our guide, so that America is truly the beacon of hope it always claims to be.

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Kristina Grace Wyse
Kristina Grace Wyse

You're the one that wrote the comment on the article, Penny. In addition to all the other liberal bullshit you've harassed on the rose law group site and other articles throughout the local community. You've left a trail of incompetence, blaming Republicans for every problem you think you have. Wait until you contract MRSA from all the diseases your beloved immigrants are bringing in then I'm sure that will be the Republican's fault too. I'll point FOR THE SECOND TIME that I merely referenced your comment on the article in which you blame Republicans, not "veterans" but since you're "so intelligent" I'm not surprised you can't read. Hahhaha. Youre a schmuck.

Chey Tor
Chey Tor

More illegal immigrants have been deported under Obama's watch than any president in history and social conservatives still attack him for being too lenient on illegal immigration. If we had social conservatives running this country, we might as well bring back Hitler.

Amy J. Smith
Amy J. Smith

are you affiliated with FOX all of the sudden?! *delete*

Penny Tompkins Cook
Penny Tompkins Cook

Impressive. You use an article out of Arizona Republic as a reference to the notion that I blame Vets. Sorry, but your connection sucks.

Kristina Grace Wyse
Kristina Grace Wyse

Take a moment to re-read... perhaps in all of your "education" you failed to encounter complex sentence structuring.

Penny Tompkins Cook
Penny Tompkins Cook

Geez. I don't recall anything about blaming Veterans. I don't have any reason to say that. I'm not sure you can read either. But when I said under, it was not in relationship to you being under me. It was more like under educated, but I didn't want to say it. There it's out. You got it.

Kristina Grace Wyse
Kristina Grace Wyse

And... If the Republicans ever did pass immigration reform you'd find a way to call them Racist.. you're the "type"

Kristina Grace Wyse
Kristina Grace Wyse

Additionally, I googled your name and I find it atrocious you place blame for thousands of Veterans dying during a democratic administration on the "Republicans". You'd find a way to blame a Republican for the oozing boil on your ass.

Kristina Grace Wyse
Kristina Grace Wyse

You're so right. I'm under you. I hope you can fuck me as good as your progressive ideas fuck the United States of America.

Penny Tompkins Cook
Penny Tompkins Cook

Yep, blame it on foreigners. Sorry, but all of the United States could use that excuse, but they do not.

Penny Tompkins Cook
Penny Tompkins Cook

"Of gone" Your grammar stinks. Correctly, it's "have gone". You just proved yourself to be slightly under ...

Kristina Grace Wyse
Kristina Grace Wyse

The real reason AZ is at the bottom in all educational areas is because of the INFLUX of English and Second Language (ESL) students... duh.

Kristina Grace Wyse
Kristina Grace Wyse

You're so right. I wish I hadn't of gone to college so I too could be part of your made-up statistics.

Penny Tompkins Cook
Penny Tompkins Cook

And that's why Arizona ranks at the bottom of education in the USA, because conservatives keep dumbing it down.

Kristina Grace Wyse
Kristina Grace Wyse

Alot of ignorant progressives also reside in Arizona and get upset when the majority of the conservative population doesn't see eye to eye to them.

Penny Tompkins Cook
Penny Tompkins Cook

I love how conservatives say they are racist as they continue to write racists remarks defending that they are not racists. Good grief. A lot of hate-filled people live in Arizona.

Penny Tompkins Cook
Penny Tompkins Cook

That is what he requested funding for. Turn off Fox and read the real truth.

Penny Tompkins Cook
Penny Tompkins Cook

No accusing, Kristina, you stepped in it, now the smell is all over you.

Penny Tompkins Cook
Penny Tompkins Cook

He has been tough, but conservatives dominate the conversation and the truth hasn't penetrated through.

Elvira Vera Montalvo
Elvira Vera Montalvo

Border Crisis Scammers The failure of our part to recognize that there are False Patriots who would boldly steal money raised for Texas and funnel it to Arizona and personal gain. ... youtube.com ..

Kristina Grace Wyse
Kristina Grace Wyse

What about them? If they're illegal, they're illegal. Accusing me of being "racist" because I don't care to fund illegal immigrants housing, healthcare, food, and work programs won't work here Ms. Linda.

Linda Evans
Linda Evans

What about your other neighbors with their Scottish flag or their Canadian flag or whatever??

armandocdll81
armandocdll81

Deportation is justice. It restores the rule of law by which legitimate immigrants operate. Unauthorized foreign nationals tremble and scurry in the face of Justice for they are cowards and frauds. 

marxismsucks
marxismsucks

Wow, nice label. And what do you call muslims? Oh wait, it's not politically correct to do hateful labels on muslims, or Jews, or buddhists... just Christians.
Nice.
With regard to Hobby Lobby, I'm going to make a huge leap of faith (us redneck Jesus freaks do that, inexplicably) and share with you the Supreme Court's core rational for its decision, in hopes that somehow you will understand the dangers to our First Amendment:
"The HHS contraceptive mandate substantially burdens the exercise of religion." 
~ U.S. Supreme Court

marxismsucks
marxismsucks

Stop being a reflex marxist puppet Corey Strable.

fishingblues
fishingblues topcommenter

Hitler was a lefty socialist.

marxismsucks
marxismsucks

I assume you mean PBS?
Here is the whole truth, though both sides usually won't do their homework, CBS, NBS, ABS, MSLSD, CNN (Communist News Network) and Faux News--including Bain Capital controlled talk radio--are all different sides of the same coin.
They get us thinking demlican v republicrat, brown v. white, rich v. poor, etc. and while we are divided and distracted, they destroy the economy, our culture, our language, our borders--everything that defines a nation.
The end is coming if we don't start seeing the few families of offshore private banksters that own and control the whole thing, and fight back by starting with the local political candidates that demonstrated they absolutely will uphold and defend the U.S. Constitution... Start with the local sheriff, he/she's the best place to start.

fishingblues
fishingblues topcommenter

WTF are you talking about?  This made absolutely no sense.  

marxismsucks
marxismsucks

What the hell movie are you watching?
So what you're saying is if someone is a conservative, they are racist?
That is hugely offensive and uncalled for. Based on the kind of logic and assumptions you have employed here, you wouldn't know any truth except that which has been presented to you as acceptable for your social circle.

marxismsucks
marxismsucks

and your point?...
Are you saying just keep letting them in and turn the U.S. into another terd world cesspit?

marxismsucks
marxismsucks

Wow, you really thought that one through, didn't you? And what do you think of "non-racist" groups like La Raza?
I think you need to do something about your neural pathways that are rigidly formed for you via taxpayer-paid leftist teachers and prostiticians, as well as the corp.-owned presstitute media.
You are in big trouble young man and you had better wake up to this whole demlican/republicrat game they are playing on you. Study the Constitution for yourself (not how others tell you it should be read) and investigate the foundations of what really started and kept this country together before you go off and label others based on the military/industrial/govt. complex's strategy to impoverish and divide this nation against ourselves, turn it into a North American Union, etc. That will be a disaster beyond what you can imagine.

TheyCallMeMrTibbs
TheyCallMeMrTibbs

And I don't want to fund any housing for you, like a tax deduction on your home if u have one. If u ever need social services, go fuck yourself. And if you have brats as filthy minded as u, fuck giving them free education. Or a federally backed student loan. 



marxismsucks
marxismsucks

@fishingblues That's right.  The ultimate expression of socialism is in the likes of Hitler, Stalin, Mao, etc.
E.g.,
NAZI = Nationalsozialismus = National Socialism

200 million deaths in the 20th century apparently still hasn't been enough for people to figure out what a truly abhorrent idea socialism is...

marxismsucks
marxismsucks

@fishingblues  I am a classical liberal, of the variety that was begun as abolitionists...but wow, has the definition lost all semblance of cogent meaning. "Liberal" and "progressive" are words that no longer resemble what was intended and instead are more akin to a mental disorder.

marxismsucks
marxismsucks

@TheyCallMeMrTibbs  Wow, getting a "deduction" from something that shouldn't be taxed in the first place is commensurate with giving free handouts to illegals to medicate, educate, incarcerate, etc. but I'm sure your just fine with vets being homeless and needlessly dying from neglect due to bloated social service nincompoopery.
But that's okay, I'm sure your Marxist-minded labeling makes you feel justified anyway.
Enjoy your FEMA camp when your criminal marxist idols/tools let you know you were never "in on it" to begin with.

marxismsucks
marxismsucks

@fishingblues  I am a Constitutionalist, if I must be saddled with a label.
I do like most libertarians, however, the govt./media complex's COINTELPRO has wreaked a bit of havoc lately with the "libertarian" term and they are increasingly trying to hijack things toward atheistic anarchy, which doesn't make a whole lot of sense when you really boil things down.
Anyway, I get the gist of where you're coming from and I wish more people could.  Then, we could shake the criminal globalist puppets in the White House & Congress like so many fleas off of a dog...
But people are too divided and way too easily led down the demlican/republicrat "us v. them" path at this time...add to that the incomplete (or nonexistent) picture of history--and the distractions, programming and hypnosis of entertainment, gossip, sports, video games, self-medication, etc... and you have a perfect recipe for an uninformed electorate that only cares about voting in their own handouts, regardless of the long term harm (including for them!).
God help us.

fishingblues
fishingblues topcommenter

@marxismsucks 


Good to see another clear-headed, thinking individual on this blog.  There may be as many as three or four now.  


The Libertarian philosophy fits my profile exactly.  I am a strict fiscal conservative.  For all other things that have no negative bearing on fiscal matters, I am fairly liberal minded.  


Most of my posts are simply running at loony, self-absorbed, arrogant, smug, self-deluded liberals.  They take themselves so seriously and I do it for pure enjoyment.    

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