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Krauthammer: ´I Would´
Legalize 11 Million Illegals

Breitbart, by Staff

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Posted By:M2, 8/5/2014 7:41:32 AM

Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer said that he would legalize 11 million illegal immigrants currently in the United States in exchange for enhanced border security. On Monday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Krauthammer argued, “I think if you´re going to do the step of legalizing these 11 million, which I would do, that has to come after you have secured the border, there are a lot of ways to do it.

This is another time I don´t agree with the good Doc. I would make anyone who is here illegally pass a test of some kind or pay a fine. Long-established families who are here illegally should be made to pay the price of breaking our laws, but I wouldn´t deport them. Make them jump through the same hoops that people jump through who are here legally. But newer illegals should be catapulted back where they came from if necessary.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: skedaddle, 8/5/2014 7:46:20 AM     (No. 9953711)

Because that´s worked so well since Reagan did it. Charles would legalize 11,000,000 now and in 10 years probably 11,000,000 more and on and on. All this "compassion" is easy for Charles because no illegal will be taking his job anytime soon and he´ll always get his grass cut cheap. How about some compassion for Americans born in America?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 8/5/2014 7:56:49 AM     (No. 9953719)

First thought, You Do Not Negotiate With Terrorists.

Dr. K is brilliant, why does he believe that there are only 11 million illegal aliens? It must be much closer to 50 million by now. That should be enough illegals to Fundamentally Transform America to suit the Marxist communists.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mws50, 8/5/2014 8:40:25 AM     (No. 9953775)

What a ridiculous suggestion. I have a better one.

Secure our Nation´s borders.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/5/2014 8:56:40 AM     (No. 9953799)

A repentant 2008 Obama voter is a good thing, but looking to that same person for conservative wisdom is

Quite another thing.

Looking to that same person for conservative leadership is

Quite, quite another thing, And

Choosing that person as a spokesman for the conservative point of view as a talking head is

Quite, quite, quite another thing.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bubby, 8/5/2014 9:04:39 AM     (No. 9953813)

No way anyone who came here illegally should ever get citizenship period! Maybe give them a work visa at the most. But until the southern border is absolutely secure don´t do anything except deportation. Politicians can´t be trusted. My guess is that the border will never be secured unless there is wholesale change in the current membership of Congress.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Freeloader, 8/5/2014 9:05:59 AM     (No. 9953820)

Of course he would!...What else would you expect from a lifelong Democrat, Willie O´Really´s wing man at Fox and the former speech writer for Jimmy Peanuts and Fritz Mondale?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: miceal, 8/5/2014 9:12:51 AM     (No. 9953832)

I heard him and George Will basically say the same thing on the FNC. They were saying you just can´t deport that many illegals. I say...BeeEss! All it takes is the motivation to do the act. I would volunteer, as I´m sure other retired military would, to round these criminal illegal aliens up and show them the door. And while we are at this, get rid of the anchor baby crap......

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Sanchin, 8/5/2014 9:15:27 AM     (No. 9953836)

The siren call of resignation and defeat because well it is so much easier.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: RedWhiteBlue, 8/5/2014 9:15:56 AM     (No. 9953838)

I guess ´´ILLEGALITY´´
is now the motto of this nation? So we can all do as we dam well please because laws now mean nothing? And we have an ´´activist´´ atty gen.? Oh gooooood!
´´Multi-national, no GOD, with illegality and injustice for all". Is this what we´ve become?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: anonymous, 8/5/2014 9:17:17 AM     (No. 9953839)

If they broke the law to live in the United States, why should they be rewarded? You´ll only encourage more law-breaking.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LouD, 8/5/2014 9:18:33 AM     (No. 9953843)

Round up all the illegals and put them in interment camps, then sort them out and deport them. They put Japanese citizens in such camps during WW2, so why not these illegals?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MEMcL, 8/5/2014 10:28:09 AM     (No. 9953955)

I saw that interview and didn´t get the impression that he was advocating for the legalization of 11 million illegals. This may be somewhat out of context, or I was not listening closely.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rockdoc, 8/5/2014 10:32:42 AM     (No. 9953963)

Shut down the border, register the illegals who are here, allow them to pay taxes in exchange for benefits, deport anyone with a DUI or any other crime, and never allow anyone of them to become citizens unless they return to their home country and apply like anyone else. Solves the problem without allowing Democrats the illegals´ votes and the monopoly on the legal Hispanic vote...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: QRP, 8/5/2014 10:35:28 AM     (No. 9953969)

Tell you what Dr. Krauthammer, lets try enforcing the laws on the books. If we can make that work, then lets talk about what to do with the people already here. If we can´t enforce the laws on the books then there is no reason to believe we can enforce new laws either.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/5/2014 10:48:05 AM     (No. 9953986)

Krauthammer is one doctor who should retire. Apparently, the good doctor can´t do two things at once. There is just no figuring out this guy.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: losgatos, 8/5/2014 11:38:41 AM     (No. 9954051)

Legalizing doesn´t mean citizenship. I don´t think they should ever be granted citizenship. Period. Give them a green card and close the border.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/5/2014 11:52:16 AM     (No. 9954060)


Make it impossible for them to work and they will leave on their own.

Secure the border no matter what but don´t sell America down the river just to get what we need.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: saguni, 8/5/2014 12:24:40 PM     (No. 9954107)

If a bank robber avoids arrest for 5, 10, 15 years, do we say, "Oh, well, his kids need to pay for college, let´s just let him go and keep the money?

How is an invasion of dependent "children" most of whom are older boys, perhaps in their 20s lying about being 16, any less destructive than an invasion of armed combatants?? Is the drain of foster care, food, clothing, shelter, medical care, schooling, legal aid, court hearings, police efforts any less than the drain of explosive destruction of infrastructure??

How about the monetary drain of criminal alien invaders working for cash to avoid payroll taxes, then instead of buying things on the economy, sending most of their earnings home as "remittances"? There should be a 100% "tax" on money sent out of our country without an invoice showing it was an import purchase.

The "law" or "the rules" of legal immigration ensure those entering this country are a net gain for our economy, legal immigrants can´t qualify for most welfare programs. Why do we allow criminals who should not remain in this country receive multiple forms of welfare??

Women who enter this country to give birth to an instant citizen should have to pay hospital bill--in cash--before they gain custody of that child. Many citizen families would gladly adopt a newborn, and not ask for WIC, Food Stamps, Section 8 housing assistance and TANF. Children should be born with their mother´s citizenship, if she can prove she is legally in this country...a visa obtained prior to entry, or some point along the process of naturalization...then her child could receive a "citizen´s birth certificate" otherwise, a birth certificate marked "non-citizen" birth.

If every illegal were to disappear tomorrow, US citizens would step forward to take their jobs, and our unemployment numbers would fall to "normal" percentages.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/5/2014 1:40:12 PM     (No. 9954177)

Krauthammer´s Immigration plan is immaterial as there is no way to secure the borderline as long as there is a President in office who politicizes the immigration laws and allows all comers who show up at the borderline to stay in the USA as is happening now. A President, such as Obama, who continuously disparages and undermines the immigration law is encouraging more mass illegal immigration, the vast majority of who are poor and uneducated people, who the Democrats know will be natural socialist oriented Democrat voters in the years ahead. You can bet that the Democrats are content in importing mass poverty into this country to someday get those tens of millions of new foreign born voters to keep them in power. As long as that attitude continues the borderline cannot ever be made secure and the illegal alien population group that realistically exceeds 20 million aliens will continue to grow.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Coy860, 8/5/2014 1:47:04 PM     (No. 9954187)

Is that fair? What happened to celebrate diversity?
How about a one for one match..one European for every illegal Hispanic ?
If we don´t do this, we lose our American culture and will all be speaking Spanish in 5 years.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Hammock, 8/5/2014 2:26:21 PM     (No. 9954235)

Krauthammer isn´t a conservative. He often says things that make sense and sees himself as the elite of the elites, which is true, but he´s a DC area liberal.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: lil dotty, 8/5/2014 5:34:30 PM     (No. 9954393)

Before allowing the good doctor´s suggestion. WTP might offer another. As a unit we volunteer to be on the same team. A team that does close the border, the illegals and the lawlessness and plunder witnessed day after day. H´ll WTP fought King George and won, have we forgotten so soon. The time has come for WTP to unite and do the necessary. If there is no alternative, the buck stops with US.

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