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Illegal Unaccompanied Minors Being
Held For Placement in U.S. Admit to
Engaging in Torture and Murder

Townhall, by Katie Pavlich

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/9/2014 4:24:37 AM

Despite Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson vowing to "stem the tide" of unaccompanied illegal minors across the southern border with Mexico, thousands more are expected to enter the United States by the end of the year. With the system being overwhelmed, Border Patrol agents are concerned about minors who have admitted to being MS-13 members, a brutal street gang from El Salvador that has been successful in infiltrating American communities. Agents are also concerned about minors who have committed acts like torture and murder in their home countries before heading north to the United States. "We have six minors in Nogales

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 7/9/2014 5:15:09 AM     (No. 9916206)

Maybe we´ll have a "If I had a son, he´d look like Pedro" moment.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/9/2014 5:34:25 AM     (No. 9916214)

Hope & Change turned out to be Disease & Crime.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 7/9/2014 6:41:13 AM     (No. 9916253)

Hey, what matters is, will they vote Democrat?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 7/9/2014 6:56:37 AM     (No. 9916260)

If you like your brothers, we can reunite you with your brothers.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Flyball dogs, 7/9/2014 6:58:37 AM     (No. 9916264)

You could make the case we have an "illegal, unaccompanied minor" [dictator] in the WH. He is torturing the United States of America, and probably has lots of blood on his hands. . . a la Benghazi. He is welcoming his comrades. One of these days, he may cross the Bridge Too Far.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dman, 7/9/2014 7:19:26 AM     (No. 9916281)

Coming to a community near you. (Actually, MS13 is already in many communities.)

The Emperor wants $Billion$ to expedite the process.

Not .. one .. dime.

Just fix the 2008 law and send them back. Public outrage will force the Dems to fold, for a change.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: uno, 7/9/2014 7:29:56 AM     (No. 9916300)

The Øbamboozler´s workin hard and doin everything he can to turn America into a Communist cesspool even if he has to drag poor, unfortunate children into it as though we don´t already have enough of our own we can´t care of!
Where are the disingenuous liberals screaming about the over-crowded diseased detainment camps? Separating children from their families? Further torturing children who are already suffering?
They´re patting each other on the back for being good-intentioned while sipping on a latte at the Wolfgang Puck Cafe before strolling over to Abercrombie and Fitch.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lazyman, 7/9/2014 7:38:43 AM     (No. 9916315)

I thought Hitler was personally responsible for a lot of misery but this guy may beat him when it is all counted up in future years,

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Reply 9 - Posted by: maryann4629, 7/9/2014 7:56:59 AM     (No. 9916339)

It reminds me of when Carter put out the welcome mat and Castro thanked him by emptying Cuban prisons, and dumping his problems on us. I wonder how long it will be before we start seeing murders, rapes, and other heinous crimes as a result of Jughead´s naivete?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Felixcat, 7/9/2014 8:11:43 AM     (No. 9916366)

If you like your borders, you can keep your borders....

Serioulsy though - enough of the weepy Candy Crowleys and Megyn Kellys with their "oh these poor children - just look at those little faces."

If the border was not crossable, i.e, fences, moats with alligators*, etc. then we wouldn´t have this problem.

* Obama´s snide comments about immigration in a speech he gave in Arizona back in May 2011.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: provide, 7/9/2014 8:14:09 AM     (No. 9916370)

These "children" are in the mix to make sure any drug gang travel payments are paid in full.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/9/2014 8:27:55 AM     (No. 9916402)

Public policy is being made by people who will never in their entire lives confront anyone in a gang. They live in the rarified atmosphere of privilege and protection. However, they, in their infinite wisdom are happy to foist dangerous criminals upon the rest of us for nothing more than making themselves feel good about their compassion and humanitarianism, but the driving force for these "rulers" is political power through voter fraud. The democrats are waging war against traditional American families. My prayer is that these democrats will open their eyes and realize that their party is actively engaged in waging war against everything they hold dear. There are decent democrats out there and now is the time to reach out to them. Obama offers nothing to them but unemployment, inflated food and gas prices, and neighborhoods filled with criminals who Obama has invited in and are allowed to freely roam this country. If traditional democrats want to live the Mad Max life then they need continue to support him. If they want their country back then they need to reject Obama and his failed policies. Republicans have the message that traditional Americans believe in. If articulated, it will resonate.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: congar, 7/9/2014 8:39:09 AM     (No. 9916414)

One sure fix for this mess would be to drag the top 100 Democrats and 100 Republicans out of their ivory towers and force them to live in a border town overwhelmed by illegal immigrants for one year.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: chicodon, 7/9/2014 8:39:30 AM     (No. 9916415)

I´ve maintained that of the myriad of scandals this is the most heinous. This La Raza outreach is going to blow up in Obama´s face. The eventual crime and health risks that will be traceable to this are being ignored, or are they? We can´t take 2-1/2 more years of this. I predict another shoe is going to drop.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Texastealady, 7/9/2014 8:40:52 AM     (No. 9916417)

Calling Jeb Bush!

Jeb, sweetie, we have some poor, misguided, unloved ´children´ (OK, teens) who need your posh life ($$$) and your love......

Jeb...JEB! Where are you?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Pros7767, 7/9/2014 8:41:31 AM     (No. 9916418)

There is no more brutal gang than MS-13. Allowing them into this country is not on illegal, it is deadly.

The gang wars in Chicago will look like child´s play once these animals join the inner city gangs. Obama is destroying his own race by allowing this.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: FLCracker, 7/9/2014 9:02:30 AM     (No. 9916468)

What is the definition here of "minor"? (Under 24 and still eligible for coverage under their parent´s health insurance? Under 21, and not allowed to drink?)

How many meet the definition?

What are the demographics of the group?

I suspect that very few of these minors are sweet little girls with big brown eyes, hair falling out of a ponytail, clutching their teddy bears -- as they walked the 1300 from Guatamala to Brownsville.

All by themselves!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 7/9/2014 9:55:51 AM     (No. 9916556)

FTA: We have six minors in Nogales who have admitted to killing and doing grievous bodily injuries. One admitted to killing as young as eight years old," an agent tells Townhall anonymously for fear of losing his job for speaking out. "They are being held for placement in the U.S."

I remain stunned that the Republican "leaders" aren´t screaming bloody murder, no pun intended, about this atrocity that is being perpetrated on the American people. All these crises, lawlessness and chaos are taking a toll on us. It is frustrating and infuriating. We should be blasting every one of them with phone calls and melt the phone lines!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/9/2014 9:59:21 AM     (No. 9916561)

We have read in the past that the cartels had employed juveniles as killers.

If they´re all tattooed like the one in the photo, at least they should be easy to identify.

This is an outrage. All of it. They are sending their sick, their retarded, their criminals. Their culls.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/9/2014 10:00:26 AM     (No. 9916565)

No doubt the processing of these young illegal aliens is one big fiasco. When politicians like Obama find themselves in a mess of their own making they always want to shove it under the covers and minimize it.

You can bet that the border patrol big wigs have been told to streamline the processing so that the illegal aliens can be dispersed all over the USA. When that happens all sorts of fraud takes place, and there is nothing to keep a Mexican illegal alien, maybe eighteen years old, from claiming to the border patrol processors to be a sixteen year old from a Central American country and then being released into the USA,with a promise to appear for a deportation proceedings maybe a year or more from now in accordance with the Obama catch and release program. Since they don´t fingerprint aliens under age sixteen, even real Central American youth can give a false identity, and since they are not fingerprinted, once released, they can go on using their real name and will never be identified as the person processed and released on that date and time. Once in the interior of the USA could easily falsely claim that they have been here for years and are thus eligible for any upcoming amnesty.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 7/9/2014 10:01:41 AM     (No. 9916566)

http://theconservativetreehouse.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/uac-middleschoolers-2.jpg?w=640

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Caveman, 7/9/2014 11:00:24 AM     (No. 9916683)

With the relaxation of drug laws in some states, they need to justify having the SWAT teams, and other myriad police personnel.
Between criminals and the sex-slave trade, progressives believe this is going well.


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Reply 23 - Posted by: steveW, 7/9/2014 1:28:16 PM     (No. 9916973)

Meanwhile, now that everyone is sufficiently distracted again, what is being done about the criminal obstruction of justice in the Lois Lerner missing-email charade? Remember, the criminal conspiracy to ensure Dear Leader can not be implicated in his ongoing criminal abuse of the IRS? Oh well, I guess everyone has moved on to the border....

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Reply 24 - Posted by: joew9, 7/9/2014 3:23:54 PM     (No. 9917150)

This is not Obama´s Katrina.
It is Obama´s Mariel boat lift.
Jimmy Carter welcomed immigrants from Cuba and they came in numbers well over 100k.
But Castro had released many from jails and mental institutions. So crime in Florida spiked. Jimmy Carter was embarrassed that he had been tricked by Castro.(I assume he was embarrassed. His behavior post Presidency would make me believe he planned it that way.)

And similar to the Mariel boat lift these countries are dregs of their societies. Unruly teen agers. Children with many issues which will assure that they never become productive members of any society.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: chicodon, 7/9/2014 3:26:53 PM     (No. 9917153)

So, in the meantime, is anyone asking how all these people managed to hopscotch over Mexico to get here?

I believe the Mexican government is in cahoots with Obama again. They were also privy to Fast and Furious while it was happening. The Mexican President was caught on video acknowledging it.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 7/9/2014 3:48:15 PM     (No. 9917180)

#25 - we probably paid for their travel expenses.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: laurahome, 7/9/2014 6:47:53 PM     (No. 9917385)

Two words: Cloward and Piven. Actually, that´s three words.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Swo, 7/9/2014 6:51:15 PM     (No. 9917390)

Don´t see the problem. These fine young men (and young women?) are here to commit the crimes Americans don´t want to commit.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 7/9/2014 7:30:23 PM     (No. 9917445)

Nice.

And to think Catholic charities are working to place MS13 gang members in parrishoner´s homes.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: rochow, 7/9/2014 8:03:54 PM     (No. 9917487)

Bus them to the WH , dump them right in front of the gates, tell them to tear the fence down, after all, we don´t need one on the border! As a thank you, feed them from Ludzilla´s roof garden. They will be so grateful for getting such a healthy start in the US!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/10/2014 12:43:38 AM     (No. 9917806)

More propaganda. When the buses were blocked in CA, there were mothers and children on those buses. We have seen mothers in the photos.

Then again, those teenage gang bangers with tats don´t need mothers.

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It will take two decades to rebuild the thousands of houses destroyed during Israel’s assault on Gaza, according to a recent NGO report. At least 17,000 homes were obliterated or severely damaged during the conflict, with thousands more needing substantial repairs, according to an assessment by Shelter Cluster. More than 2,100 Palestinians, most of them civilians, were killed during the conflict. In addition 71 Israelis were killed – all but six of them soldiers. But the report on Gaza’s housing stock indicates inhabitants of the densely populated strip will face a severe infrastructural burden over the coming years.

Obama interrupting weekend
trip to return to DC

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Associated Press, by Darlene Superville    Original Article
Posted By: jackson- 8/29/2014 1:43:42 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is interrupting a weekend trip to return to the White House. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama changed his plans for Friday and will return to Washington late in the evening after fundraisers in New York and Rhode Island, instead of overnighting in New York as originally planned. Earnest said Obama himself made the decision to return to the White House and that it was unrelated to any current events. "He can sleep in his own bed, do a little work tomorrow, spend some time with his family" before traveling back to Westchester

Michael Sam cut by Rams
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ESPN, by Nick Wagoner    Original Article
Posted By: DaddyO- 8/30/2014 4:28:57 PM     Post Reply
The St. Louis Rams released defensive end Michael Sam on Saturday, the team announced. Sam´s efforts to become the first openly gay player in NFL history came up just short in a competition against undrafted rookie Ethan Westbrooks. Sam had a team-high six tackles in the Rams´ final preseason game but didn´t make the 53-man roster. Westbrooks is one of nine defensive linemen to land a roster spot. Sam officially hit waivers Saturday at 4 p.m. ET when all NFL teams had to trim their rosters down to the league-mandated 53 players. From there, the other 31 teams will have

Chelsea Clinton quits as NBC News reporter
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Modesto Bee (CA), by David Bauder    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 8/29/2014 8:35:03 PM     Post Reply
NEW YORK — Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and the imminent birth of her first child. Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton´s daughter had been working at the network since 2011, sporadically doing feature stories on people or organizations doing public-spirited work. Politico magazine reported earlier this year that NBC was paying her $600,000 a year. "I loved watching the ´Making a Difference´ stories about remarkable people and organizations making a profound difference in our country and our world," Clinton said in a statement posted on


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