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The Conservatives Who Deserve
Blame for the Border Breakdown

American Thinker, by John T. Bennett

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Posted By:magnante, 7/14/2014 9:51:13 AM

The conservative commentators who advocated a “path to citizenship” after the 2012 election bear partial blame for the current wave of illegal immigrants from Central America. Many of those who advocated for amnesty following the 2012 election are now complaining that people indeed came expecting that amnesty. But there is also an unbelievably bad policy at the root of the problem. The William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 is the awful piece of legislation that is allowing tens of thousands of illegal aliens to be released and remain in America while awaiting “deportation hearings” that we all

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 7/14/2014 10:02:12 AM     (No. 9923577)

An important read; although, I find the title very misleading after reading the article.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MDConservative, 7/14/2014 10:02:15 AM     (No. 9923579)

That bum Obama, signing such bad law into effect, traitor, what an incompetent! Oh, wait, it´s a legacy of "compassionate Conservatism"!!! It passed unanimously. Now they´ll blame Bush...and it´s really Obama´s fault.

This was/is wholly a bi-partisan sellout. Bi-partisanship always means the citizens take a beating.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 7/14/2014 10:04:54 AM     (No. 9923582)

The usual suspects.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 7/14/2014 10:29:04 AM     (No. 9923631)

Not every conservative has common sense. In fact, conservative politicians often have no common sense. If they have it before they get into office, the constant assault by the media and fellow idiot office holders like McCain and Graham often wear it away over time.

Sean Hannity, on the other hand, surprises me if he was for amnesty. I don´t recall that.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Freeloader, 7/14/2014 10:48:45 AM     (No. 9923675)

Marco Rubio? John McCain? Lindsey Graham? Charles Krauthammer? Sean Hannity? George Will? Of course these "towering intellects," who hangout within the Interstate 495 Beltway environs, and are backed up by the Republicrats at the RNC and the "fat cats" at The United States Chamber of Commerce, are 100% correct!!! ---Absolutely nothing in American Society today is more important than keeping the price of lettuce under $50.00 a pound!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/14/2014 11:17:55 AM     (No. 9923730)

Someone is putting a "Conservative" brand on RINOs.

Hannity is not part of that group!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: olcap, 7/14/2014 11:37:33 AM     (No. 9923772)

Fair share of that type this site, talking about how not all conservatives are the same, praising Rubio´s amnesty push, etc., etc.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 7/14/2014 12:23:53 PM     (No. 9923851)

A poorly written and unsubstantiated attack on Republicans from the far right .
Their knee jerk reaction is to always blame Republicans
for Obama´s actions.
FTA-" The William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008
is the awful piece of legislation that is allowing tens of thousands of illegal aliens
to be released and remain in America while awaiting “deportation hearings”
that we all know are a sham."
The author does not provide any documentation that tens of thousands of minors awaited hearings
and that all deportation hearings are a sham.
The 2008 law was designed to protect minors from human trafficking .
The author blows a hole in his belief that Republicans
who voted to pass the bill,
knew it would cause today´s border crisis.
" The 2008 act tore a hole in our border for Central American minors.
So why didn’t the influx occur sooner? "
And then , buried in his fevered attack on Republicans he arrives at the truth.
" The green light was turned on beginning
in 2012-2013."
" In 2012, Obama granted temporary amnesty to specified categories of illegal aliens,
which was certainly a green light
for further illegal entry. "


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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/14/2014 11:41:21 PM     (No. 9924727)

Does anybody see a problem with a 2008 law suddenly being brandished about as ´GW did this´ ?

No, I am blaming Zippy and Plugs who made a trip south before the great surge.

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