U.S. has moral obligation to its citizens to seal the border

September 15, 2017

Normalization, pathway to citizenship, bring out of the shadows are all code words for amnesty

Immigration is a word that is frequently and intentionally misused. The media and liberal politicians have become adept at using  it to describe the invasion of the United States by illegal aliens who have entered our country by stealth.

And those illegal aliens? Consider yourself forewarned. Even the precisely descriptive term “illegal immigrant,“ by edict of Associated Press, is considered verboten. AP says people are not illegal, only actions are. Foreign nationals are no longer aliens.

Concern about illegals in the U.S. has remained steady according to Gallup polling. Fifty-nine percent of Americans say they worry “a great deal” or “a fair amount” about illegal immigration. This level of concern is typical of what Gallup has measured over the past 17 years, apart from a window between 2006 and 2011 when roughly two-thirds of Americans expressed worry. 79 % of Republicans expressed concern as opposed to 48% of Democrats. What those disparities indicate is worthy of exploration.

This 2014 poll from The Polling Company shows overwhelming support among likely voters for significantly lower immigration levels, increased enforcement and an opposition to (then) Pres. Obama’s plan to move forward with an executive action that could grant amnesty and work permits to millions of illegal aliens. 75% of likely voters want to see more enforcement of immigration laws.

According to a newly released Pew Research Center poll, 65% of Mexicans hold negative views of the United States, though they keep flooding across our border — illegally. What’s the likelihood these mostly uneducated illegals will suddenly integrate into our country, or their protesting children staging school walkouts, demonstrations and making demands  — now claiming DACA status — will become proud, assimilated Americans by virtue of an illegal executive order?

This information provides a backdrop to the current discussions surrounding “normalizing” or ultimately gifting citizenship, (despite President Trump’s protestations to the contrary), to what has been described as “about 800,000” impossible to verify claims of those seeking DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status.

Breitbart News carries 9 lies about DACA Trump is buying into, It‘s chock full of top quality information.

Roy Beck, founder of Numbers USA, has an updated version of his instructive gumballs /immigration video:

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DACA:Trump disappointingly pivots goes “bipartisan”

September 14, 2017

AZ Chamber’s Hamer hammers on behalf of illegals

 DACA, the acronym for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is getting a lot of play these days, mostly attempting to strum on citizens’ heartstrings with sympathetic stories of the “plight” of the so-called D.R.E.A.M.E.R.s.

It is, in fact,  a program thrust upon us as an illegal executive order (video) by Barack Obama, and is nothing less than a frontal assault on the Constitution and the rule of law. Since its inception in 2012, DACA has granted more than 800,000 recipients renewable, two-year work permits and a reprieve from deportation proceedings. A toothless “remedy,” it purportedly applies specifically  to illegals brought to the United States by their illegally invading parents before they were 16 years old. In order to qualify for this absurd generosity, they must have been age 35 or younger as of June 2012. There is no way to verify their claims, which makes enforcement of the program a complete farce — resulting in astronomical fraud rates.

Donald Trump was elected by Americans who believed his promise to secure our border, build a fortified fence and not offer incentives to invaders. His get tough on illegal immigration message was as effective and compelling as his economic message in resonating with American voters, propelling him to the front of the line of 17 GOP presidential candidates in 2016. Last week when he cut a disastrous deal with “Chuck and Nancy,” we took him to task for bending to the Democrat minority leaders’ whims.

Now the relationship appears to be ongoing. On Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi once again emerged from a meeting with President Trump sporting smiles. It’s being reported their ‘New  Deal’ specifies bipartisan legislation called the DREAM Act that provides eventual citizenship for illegals claiming they were brought here as children.

“We agreed to enshrine the protections of DACA into law quickly, and to work out a package of border security, excluding the wall, that’s acceptable to both sides,” Pelosi and Schumer said in a joint statement.

Sorry folks.  It’s not “acceptable” to conservatives who worked to elect Trump. Rewarding demands and civil unrest staged by non-citizens  —  is not how a Representative Republic functions.

This past week The Arizona Republic newspaper once again leaped into full-blown Periódico de la República mode, giving prominence to a report titled,Arizona business leader wants Congress to legalize DACA recipients.”

And who might that “business leader” be?

None other than the reliable voice of illegal labor profiteers, Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Glenn Hamer, who Seeing Red AZ has covered previously. Two links are included in the post, Glenn Hamer: Heretic betrays GOP again, which follows Hamer’s career path from executive director of the Arizona Republican Party to endorsing radically left-wing Democrat Janet Napolitano for governor. Anything for a buck, as the saying goes.

It’s critically important to recognize the fact that these are not benign business leaders looking to grow their entities, but hard-hitting,  nefarious actors.  In July 2007, Seeing Red AZ exposed the left-of-center Arizona Chamber of Commerce’s announced plans to target Republican state lawmakers who were instrumental in guiding theFair and Legal Employment Act (more commonly known as the Employer Sanctions law) to passage.

 


Miss America contestants vie to bash Pres. Trump

September 12, 2017

In case you missed it, Miss America 2018 was crowned Sunday night. But unlike pageants of the past where the high point of the evening was the portion where contestants strutted their stuff in spike heels and swim suits and the competition included mostly marginally talented, sweetly smiling young women who earnestly answered questions about their future plans to cure cancer or reach the moon, there is a new system at play.

Politics has entered the arena where a Miss Arizona, Vonda Kay Van Dyke, wooed the judges with her novel ventriloquist act, earning her the crown in 1965.

Now all the finalists are ventriloquists, mouthing the leftist political lines so in vogue at the schools they attend and with the Hollywood crowd in the films they watch. Who else to emulate but actress Gwyneth Paltrow who was at a loss for words as she hosted a DNC fundraiser at her home, and told the guest of honor President Obama: “You’re so handsome that I can’t speak properly.”

The politically loaded questions the Miss America contestants, who must be between the ages of 18 and 24, were asked were aimed at bashing President Trump. They dealt with dissecting the president’s response regarding the Charleston riots, and whether he was guilty or innocent of colluding with the Russians.

The winner, 23-year-old Cara Mund of North Dakota, also gave a winning answer to the question about whether President Trump should have backed out of the Paris Climate Agreement on “man made climate change” and whether the decision was good or bad. Without missing a beat and sounding as though she’d been coached by Al Gore, Mund said “it was bad, because climate change exists and the U.S. needs to be at the negotiating table.”

Bingo! 

The wrong answer for many of us was the right answer to gain the crown. And she didn’t even need a ventriloquist’s dummy. Cara Mund played both roles

These are the previous Miss America winners going back to the contest’s inception in 1921, when it was simply a beauty contest without blatant political overtures.


September 11, 2001: We will not forget

September 11, 2017

Sixteen years ago today, 2,973 people were murdered by jihadist terrorists who commandeered two commercial airliners and flew them into the World Trade Center Twin Towers in New York City. Another crashed into the Pentagon. The death toll includes 40 passengers and crew members aboard the fourth hijacked plane, United 93, which crashed in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, as courageous passengers rushed the cockpit in an attempt to apprehend the hijackers.

Along with our American citizens, people from 90 other countries were viciously slaughtered in the attacks committed by Islamo-fascist extremists. The lives of 343 firefighters and paramedics and  73 law enforcement officers were callously cut short as they heroically responded to the single deadliest incident in the history of the United States.

These  monsters, here on easily exploitable, often fake, foreign student visas, were able to commit these barbaric crimes against Americans on our own soil because those we have elected to represent us  have failed miserably in securing our porous national border and actually enforcing our laws.

Business Insider’s 2015 edition has 20 riveting photos from that catastrophic day.

Who would have thought that within a few short years after the horror perpetrated by Islamic jihadists who sought to brutalize us, a U.S. President — Barack Hussein Obama — would submissively bow to Muslim royals, and officially recognize the Muslim Brotherhood — a terrorist organization with familial ties to Al-Qaeda and Hamas, while systematically attempting to destroy the bedrock founding principles of our country? His election stands as a testament to apathetic, under-educated Americans and political correctness.

The November 2016 election changed that dynamic. President Donald Trump understands that Americans do not bow to foreign political or religious leaders. Trump won the presidency in large part on his promise to secure our border.

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have been hammering Texas and Florida with raging winds and torrential rains, disrupting lives and causing damage in multi $billions, a setback for the wall construction, but few doubt it will be accomplished.

In the meantime, teach your children and grandchildren the facts of September 11th. They are not getting this important information in school. It doesn’t fit the left’s ‘celebration of diversity’ playbook.

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum can be seen here  It’sTeach + Learnpages are critically important since too many young adults today are lacking basic information about the single deadliest incident in the history of the United States. On this day of remembrance, CNN provides Terror Attacks Facts.

Philosopher George Santayana .is noted for saying, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”


Pres.Trump disappoints: Kicks DACA can down the road & UPDATE

September 5, 2017

Unenforceable DACA rewards, incentivizes lawbreakers

This morning at 5:04 ET the President tweeted: “Congress, get ready to do your job –DACA!”

Kicking the DACA can to congress is pure folly. The Republican dominated congress couldn’t even repeal Obamacare.

Some background: The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals scheme, (DACA) was put into effect in 2012 by Barack Obama via his left-handed signature on an unconstitutional executive order. (Video of Obama repeatedly stating he was unable to do what he did.) With the stroke of a pen, he erased deportation concerns for an estimated 800,000 so-called “DREAMers,” all of whom merely had to claim they were brought into the United States before age 16 by their illegally invading parents .In order to qualify for this absurd generosity, they must have been age 35 or younger as of June 2012. Since such claims are unverifiable, attempts at enforcement of the program becomes nothing short of an utter mockery of  our legal system. How does the US enforce an ‘honor system’ on dishonest invaders?

DACA’s actual goal was expansion of the Democrat base, rendering the Republican Party a Whig-like political relic.

The bottom line is a sovereign nation ceases to exist if it has no enforceable border and its immigration policy is based on nefarious schemes masquerading as empathy. Offering rewards and incentives to those who disrespect our laws is irrational public policy.

On Saturday, our postSupporting DACA is ultimately suicidal,” outlined objections to this farcical program that rewards illegality.  President Trump was elected, in large measure, by Americans who believed his promise to secure our border, build a fortified fence and not offer incentives to invaders. His get tough on illegal immigration message was as effective and compelling as his economic message in resonating with American voters, propelling him to the front of the line of 17 GOP presidential candidates in 2016.

Conservative commentator Laura Ingraham said it best: “His instincts politically when he ran for president were frankly brilliant. He beat the Bushes, the Obamas, big business, the media,” Ingraham said. “He beat them all, not by moving to the middle on all the issues.”

Mr. President: Decisive action is not always easy, but it must be taken. Your loyal conservative base expects nothing less.

Sept. 5, 2017: Letter to Elaine C. Duke, acting Secretary of Homeland Security from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Sept. 5, 2017: Memorandum from US Dept. Of Homeland Security on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Sept. 5, 2017: Attorney General Jeff Sessions speech on DACA

H/T:  BigMamaTEA


Supporting DACA is ultimately suicidal

September 2, 2017

Who died and made Paul Ryan supreme leader?

First let’s get the terminology straight. The words immigrant, migrant and undocumented are not interchangeable. Actual immigrants enter the United State legally, apply for citizenship, embrace our culture, language and history and become naturalized Americans. That does not mean they forget their ethnic roots, but things do change. Americans are not hyphenated — as President Theodore Roosevelt noted when he addressed the Knights of Columbus on Oct. 12, 1915. This New York Times article headlined Roosevelt bars the hyphenated,” was published the following day.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a program thrust upon us as an executive action by Barack Obama.  Since its inception in 2012, DACA has granted more than 800,000 recipients, including more than 120,000 Texans, a renewable, two-year work permit and a reprieve from deportation proceedings.

A toothless “remedy,” it purportedly applies to illegals brought to the United States by their illegally invading parents before they were 16 years old. In order to qualify for this absurd generosity, they must have been age 35 or younger as of June 2012. There is no way to verify their claims, which makes enforcement of the program a complete farce.

But according to House Speaker Paul Ryan rewarding the illegal alien children of lawbreaking parents who often paid transporting ’coyotes’  $ thousands to usher them into the U.S. is just good public policy.

Responding to a question about DACA, on his hometown radio station WCLO in Janesville, Wisconsin on Friday, Ryan said Congress was working on a legislative fix to preserve the program.

“I actually don’t think he should do that,” Ryan said of Trump’s consideration of terminating the program. “I believe that this is something that Congress has to fix.” Ryan neglects the fact that Trump’s successful campaign hinged on the promise of adherence to the law, building a fence and deportations of illegals.

Having a Republican President and majorities in both the U.S. House and Senate is worthless when amnesty supporters Sens. John McCain, Jeff Flake and House Speaker Paul Ryan promote programs such as DACA, that will ultimately increase the Democrat base and relegate the Republican Party to Whig-like obscurity.

The so-called “dreamers” represent a dual assault on law-abiding, taxpaying American citizens and legal immigrants, since public universities grant illegals in-state tuition. American parents who send their children to out-of-state colleges have to pay higher tuition than illegals. Most importantly, this scam results in illegals taking the limited number of spaces available for students at public universities, crowding out deserving American students and eventually competing against them in the job market.

The Trump administration has reportedly been in discussions concerning what to do about DACA, responding to the deadline on an ultimatum issued by 10 state attorneys general, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. They warn that DACA needs to sunset by Sept. 5 or the states will attempt to end it in court. Read the letter they sent to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

RINO Ryan has long been sympathetic toward the so-called “dreamers.” You know them, though their acronym has morphed from D.R.E.A.M. (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors), to simply “dreamers.” Shouldn’t American citizen kids have the right to have their dreams fulfilled?

And hypocrite Paul Ryan? He also opposes a border fence, though he has had an impenetrable one built around his own mansion.


Republic’s barrage of scare tactics aim to keep Flake in senate

August 28, 2017

…don’t fall for the fish wrapper’s flaky fakery

No one has ever accused Jeff Flake of being an intellect. Well aware of his own shortcomings, he has cultivated an inane grin to give him an aura of affability. Despite his obvious limitations, he possesses a streak of arrogance that allows him to stick his RINO finger in the eye of conservatives in general and President Donald Trump in particular. Flake was an Obama guy, globetrotting with him and on his basketball team. The former president was the one he called when the horrific shooting occurred at the congressional baseball practice.

Flake has honed his insolence to razor sharpness in recent months. Prior to the election Flake vilified Trump and boasted neither he nor his family would vote for the Republican nominee. Since President Trump’s overwhelming victory, Flake has been on a campaign to undermine him, culminating with a foolish 140- page pamphlet masquerading as a book bashing conservatives, with a title stolen from Barry Goldwater’s book published in 1960.

The marginal Flake, who has fed at the public trough nearly two decades, has trouble with original thinking, but has recently labeled himself aglobalist.”

McCain reporter Dan Nowicki appears to be struggling for his professional life. Arizona’s Senior Senator (ASS) is old and ill. His days in the senate are numbered.  So Nowicki veers off into Neverland covering the increasingly unpopular Jeff Flake, ASS’s doppelganger. The headline accompanying his dismal report sounds like that of a racetrack tout: ‘Political handicappers are downgrading GOP chances of holding Sen. Jeff Flake’s seat.”

Of course Republicans want to hold onto the senate seat — which is not Jeff Flake’s but belongs to Arizonans. They also realize it’s Jeff the Flake who is doing his damnedest to cede it to the Dems. The questions that arise in hanging on to Republicrats like McCain and Flake  are always the same:

  1. Do we want to lose our majority?
  2. What about the US Supreme Court? The justices are getting long in the tooth and we need every vote to hang onto the court for the foreseeable future.
  3. There is too much at stake to change course with an unknown entity. What choice do we have?

The fact is that Jeff Flake, doing Obama’s lame duck bidding, promoted Democrat Merrick Garland to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy. He escorted him through the senate, arranging meetings with those who would be casting confirmation votes and stated it was “time to confirm” Garland. Fortunately, Donald Trump was elected president and nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the high court. But Flake still didn’t get the seriousness of the hearings as he embarrassed himself with this foolish line of questioning. (video)

Though Flake  is a committed promoter of amnesty for illegals, he’s not above lying about his position while in campaign mode — a gimmick he learned from his pro-amnesty mentors McCain and Kyl, (campaign ads under links) who both reverted to amnesty mode after the votes were counted.

How exactly do Republicans benefit from an untrustworthy “majority” rife with RINOs like Arizona’s two duplicitous senators? The quick answer is we don’t. It‘s time for a changeDr. Kelli Ward is a physician and former two-term state senator (two-2 year terms), who is a consistent conservative.

Flake, trailing Kelli Ward by 14 points, is worried that Arizona voters have had enough of his double talk, which explains the myriad ads popping up on the internet, describing him as “Leading to restore conservative values.”  Flake wouldn’t know “conservative values” if they bit him or ASS.