Republicans Not Convinced by Border Security Bill

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Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 4:12 pm

Sen. Chuck Schumer said this morning he hopes the $600 million border security bill will convince Republicans to come to the table to work on comprehensive immigration reform. Observers are skeptical of this strategy, and Republicans don’t seem convinced either — most still argue more needs to be done to secure the border.

Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jon Kyl, who earlier this week accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) of trying to steal credit for the border security bill, said in a statement the bill is “just a start” to implementing their 10-point security plan:

The bill that passed today does not include nearly enough funding for the other priorities we have been fighting for, including, for example, funding to fully implement Operation Streamline in the Tucson Border Patrol Sector, funding to dramatically increase the number of Customs inspectors at ports of entry in both the Tucson and Yuma areas, and funding to double the capacity of the Law Enforcement Support Center (LESC), which provides information about immigration status to federal, state, and local law enforcement officials. Unfortunately, Democrats have repeatedly refused our attempts to boost border security for these and other programs.

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) also called for further measures before he would trust the Obama administration’s commitment to border security: “Only time will tell if passage of this legislation means the administration is finally getting serious about controlling our borders instead of rewarding illegality.”

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Comment posted August 12, 2010 @ 10:58 pm

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Throw out all politicians who are assisting with the outsourcing of jobs and bringing in medium skilled labor that lowers our workers’ wages. Build the–REAL–double fence at the border and place 6000 permanent troops to detain illegal aliens or shoot anybody bringing drugs into America. If we protect our borders like Israel, we wouldn't need our military in foreign land. GET INVOLVED AND READ ABOUT THE UNPARALLELED CORRUPTION AMONGST THE RANKS OF DEMOCRAT-LIBERALS AND REPUBLICANS AT EVERY LEVEL OF GOVERNMENT. THEY GET ALL THE PERKS AND IT WOULDN'T BE NICE TO SAY “WHAT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE GET WHO PAY THERE SALARIES?” Something is very sick when (FAIRS) report says there are 8.5 million illegal aliens working, but 9.5 million of American workers are jobless.

While citizens-residents are being intimidated by the IRS, to pay the support of illegal instant- citizen babies, while your family breadwinner has the house foreclosed on, his car repossessed and now standing at a food bank. Become more aware of what's happening around you, as the fat cats in Washington extort your taxes. You DON’T SEE THE LAWMAKERS GOING WITHOUT, DO YOU? Fight back this November and throw all the outlaw politicians out. http://www.judicialwatch.org is inherent in Promoting Integrity, Transparency and Accountability in Government, Politics and the Law. Observe copies of FOIA (Government) documents about secret meetings and other outrageous discussions that have a bearing on your future. http://www.numbersusa.com is your internet informer on the immigration records of current politicians, the expenditures and politics of the illegal immigration and the annexation of our lands. In conclusion demand that those in power to do their duty by calling the Washington switchboard at 202-224-3121 .Without your help–NOTHINGS GOING TO CHANGE.? Don't vote for them again, or your taxes will be either squandered on pork, go in their pockets or vanish like the billions sent to Afghanistan or Iraq that went AWOL.


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Reasonus
Comment posted August 13, 2010 @ 3:21 am

yawn…..6000 permanent troops is a violation of the Constitution, shoot the people who consume the drugs instead, and ..well, just shoot everyone, we're all armed thanks to the Supreme Court.

what do Republicans want? What's with the border Security issue when the sheriff of El Paso County says to stop sending armed people when there is no need? When the US Immigration service ranks El Paso to be one of the safest cities in the nation to live, and another one in Arizona?

One more FEAR in the hammer of Republicans' swing…


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