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Fireworks flew yesterday with Dana Loesch
American Thinker, by Rick Moran

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 7/22/2014 3:37:41 AM

Yesterday, American Thinker was involved in a Twitter firestorm when an article by M. Catharine Evans about a group of prominent conservatives who went to the border on a humanitarian mission to hand out food and toys to illegal alien children went viral. Taking notable exception to the article was radio talk show host Dana Loesch who unleashed a flurry of hysterically exaggerated, ill-tempered tweets that were as baffling as they were inaccurate. A few samples: Your site seems to have accused me of making $ off of illegal immigration, @AmericanThinker please provide proof. — Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) July 21, 2014 If you´re going to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rakasha, 7/22/2014 6:48:33 AM     (No. 9934808)

Leaving aside that some of his interpretation of the Evans article is a little skewed, it´s interesting that Mr. Moran completely misses his own hyperbole.

I suppose if you want these kids chained to a dungeon wall somewhere and fed bread and water, that would satisfy some of these political Christians...

Really? That´s what we want if we think that some of our politicians have made a mistake in entering this venue in this way?

Mr. Moran does a nice job of painting those who want to focus on the underlying issue of how to stop this invasion as people who would make children suffer and ´punish´ them for how they got here by assisting in making their lives miserable.

Perhaps he should follow his own advice regarding gleaning insight and impugning the motives of others.

Since you seem to have so much trouble understanding the rational, Mr. Moran, let me spell out my thoughts for you. I have no quarrel with Mr. Beck offering a charitable service to people that he sees in need. However when our political representatives publicly involve themselves in this, it only adds to the governmental ´come on over, we´ll take care of everything´ message that brought this onslaught in the first place.


No one is suggesting that these people, especially ´the children´ should be made miserable or denied basic human needs. But it´s a nice straw man.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: god of irony, 7/22/2014 7:43:20 AM     (No. 9934873)

Is the same so called Christian Glenn Beck who plagarized Andrew Breitbart then viciously attacked him when called out on it?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: starbaby, 7/22/2014 8:47:48 AM     (No. 9934970)

"... Dana Loesch who unleashed a flurry of hysterically exaggerated, ill-tempered tweets that were as baffling as they were inaccurate."

Whatever one thinks of Evans´ article, Dana went off the rails on this, it became almost comical. She got a lot of support from the Twitterverse but I´ll tell you it came off as childish and petty after a while (to me), she just wouldn´t stop. She also blasted Breitbart for daring to reprint the article. I guess the lesson here is do not criticize or disagree with Dana Loesch. Ever.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: shimmer128, 7/22/2014 11:14:23 AM     (No. 9935271)

From the article: Immigrants add a lot to our society (not an exact quote)

yes they do! Admit it everyone.

here´s a partial list of what they add to our country/culture/society

Rape
murder
human trafficking
drunkenness
DISEASE!!!
millions and many millions of taxpayer dollars spent on care, incarceration,

Feel free to add anything I didn´t list.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Edgelady, 7/22/2014 12:47:53 PM     (No. 9935444)

Apparently the fight has continued, Evans has written another post in response to this post.

I think Evans post was somewhat over the top. I have no problem with some humanitarian assistance for the children - which is not synonymous with "OK, let´s get these kids a home." Beck has clearly stated he wants these kids to then turn around and leave. But our systems are overwhelmed and he felt a need to help out. What´s the big deal about that, really?

I don´t think it reveals any hidden democrat stuff. I think it brings a balance to our American stance that the Statue of Liberty says "give us your downtrodden....." and what is lawful. Give the kids some food, clean them up, let them recuperate and send them back.

What they are doing has nothing to do with the kids that have already been shipped out, too soon, with various diseases.

I think too many of us are getting way too emotionally distracted and not staying firm and calm as to what needs to happen. And Beck´s, and those with him, actions express the heart Americans have - but that we still hold to the rule of law.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Edgelady, 7/22/2014 12:48:50 PM     (No. 9935445)

And who is M. Catharine Evans? I cannot find anything about her when I do a google search except for her articles on American Thinker.

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