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White House raises terror threat, warns illegals could flood borders after sequester cuts
Wash Times ^ | 2-25-2013 | Stephen Dinan and Dave Boyer

Posted on 02/26/2013 6:24:07 AM PST by ExxonPatrolUs

The Obama administration on Monday warned the nation to expect an increase in illegal immigration if the automatic budget cuts go into effect Friday —the latest caution from a White House determined to raise the heat on congressional Republicans.

President Obama has framed the choice as one between higher taxes or lower security, bolstered by Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano’s warning Monday that the U.S. Border Patrol will be forced to furlough agents, costing nearly a quarter of the workforce.

“I don’t think we can maintain the same level of security,” Ms. Napolitano said. “If you have 5,000 fewer Border Patrol agents, you have 5,000 fewer Border Patrol agents.”

But Republicans said the White House is setting up “a false choice” between tax increases and security. They said the other alternative is to make $85 billion in spending cuts in other parts of the budget, rather than the across-the-board cuts that make up the sequester.

Indeed, Republican Senate aides said they likely will offer a plan to give the administration flexibility to protect key missions when the chamber debates the spending cut package this week. Senate Democrats have proposed a 30 percent minimum tax on the wealthy and cutting agriculture subsidies in order to head off the cuts. Neither plan is expected to pass.

(Excerpt) Read more at m.washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: aliens
So is there a sequesterwatch.com?
1 posted on 02/26/2013 6:24:11 AM PST by ExxonPatrolUs
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2 posted on 02/26/2013 6:25:56 AM PST by MuttTheHoople (Pray for Joe Biden- Proverbs 29:9)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

I would think the opposite to be true, as Social Assistance would be cut and there wouldn´t be as much to offer people who came illegally to the USA and they would return....uhmnn


3 posted on 02/26/2013 6:26:21 AM PST by rovenstinez
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

They still aren’t deporting people, so:

WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE!?!


4 posted on 02/26/2013 6:28:06 AM PST by BradtotheBone (Moderate Democrat - A politician whose voting record leans left and whose vote can be bought.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

This is Y2K all over again.


5 posted on 02/26/2013 6:31:13 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Cut their government freebies and they’ll be running OUT of the country. That’s what I call a “win-win” scenario.


6 posted on 02/26/2013 6:31:52 AM PST by circlecity
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Obama told us that illegal aliens are the salt of the earth. Why should he “warn” us about this blessed event?


7 posted on 02/26/2013 6:36:36 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

This is like when Khaddafi told Italy that if anything nasty happened to him, “African hoardes” would stream through Libya across the Med straight at them.


8 posted on 02/26/2013 6:38:12 AM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Are you trying to frighten someone, Mzzz Napolitano?

You wanna run us off the cliff? Alright, fine. Let’s go. Because I’m getting fed up with this extortion sh*t.


9 posted on 02/26/2013 6:41:54 AM PST by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: ExxonPatrolUs
Ms. Napolitano said. “If you have 5,000 fewer Border Patrol agents, you have 5,000 fewer Border Patrol agents.”


10 posted on 02/26/2013 6:43:18 AM PST by Michael.SF. (Obama lied, Stevens died.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

I was just wondering if the zero will cut conservative fed departments and blame it on the sequester. Good time to do some slick willies.


11 posted on 02/26/2013 6:44:40 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

They don’t secure the border now WITH the current spending. Sequester now.....sequester forever!


12 posted on 02/26/2013 6:45:05 AM PST by MachIV
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Listening to the radio this morning they were talking about ICE having to release low risk illegal detainees. The radio person said Illegal immigrants that have committed minor misdemeanors like traffic violations or committed no offenses at all wold be released!?!?!? ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS THAT HAVE COMMITTED NO OFFENSES AT ALL!!! DID HE JUST SAY THAT!! The media and democrats have truly brainwashed half this country into thinking that an illegal immigrant has not committed any offense!!!


13 posted on 02/26/2013 6:45:52 AM PST by BobinIL
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

I guess I really was crazy for saying that a real border fence was needed because Dems would just play games with enforcement without one.

Oh wait...

I wasn’t! Was I a prophet? No, just paying attention and learning from history.


14 posted on 02/26/2013 6:58:29 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Obama administration = Compulsive Liars


15 posted on 02/26/2013 6:59:06 AM PST by Vaduz
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Why is that bad all of a sudden? The WH wants that.
After all, more people puring in means more "diversity" (i.e. non-white), more welfare recipients and more democrat voters.
16 posted on 02/26/2013 7:01:11 AM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs
Insanity!

No agency will have one cent less than they are currently operating with.

There will be a measly 2-3% reduction in their increases.

I will not use the B-Word, cause their hasn't been a "B" in 4 years!

17 posted on 02/26/2013 7:01:46 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: rovenstinez

‘zackly.
Obumma’s got the economy in such a funk that Mexicans are going home.


18 posted on 02/26/2013 7:08:14 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Yeah, they’re not flooding in because of all the amnesty talk, nope.


19 posted on 02/26/2013 7:10:11 AM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: TexasCajun

I wish I knew how to add up all the crap that’s going to happen to us if we don’t let our Liar get his way. Betting it would be much more than 85 Billion for the first year.


20 posted on 02/26/2013 7:11:58 AM PST by rocksblues (Being a Liberal means never having to mean it when you apologize.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Obama is so full of crap.

It’s his frickin plan, why is he crying?

Lets just try it and see what happens,

Juice up the military and stop their cuts and cut the rest.


21 posted on 02/26/2013 7:15:55 AM PST by Venturer
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To: circlecity

Cut their government freebies?

Is there any plan to cut government welfare spending? Will they cut off service to the Obamaphones? limit welfare ATM withdrawals at casinos? stop EBT cards being used at restaurants?


22 posted on 02/26/2013 7:20:20 AM PST by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

“This is Y2K all over again.”

I would point out there were legitimate technical issues that had to addressed and corrected, or Y2K would have been a significant problem. The sequester rhetoric has no basis in truth.


23 posted on 02/26/2013 7:20:44 AM PST by nonsporting
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To: ladyjane
"Is there any plan to cut government welfare spending? Will they cut off service to the Obamaphones? limit welfare ATM withdrawals at casinos? stop EBT cards being used at restaurants?"

It appears that Obama thinks it's more important to first cut fivolous things like firemen and air traffic controllers before we look at reducing the essentials you identify.

24 posted on 02/26/2013 7:28:50 AM PST by circlecity
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Illegal traffic will pickup with or without sequester, the administration is inviting them in with talk of amnesty. They will blame it on sequester this time, but it happens every time amnesty is brought up.

Amazing to me that the Obama administration is equating an unsecure border with terrorism threat. WOW... How many of us have argued that point for years and no admission from D.C. that it was related in any way, no matter who was in the White House.


25 posted on 02/26/2013 7:29:28 AM PST by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: rovenstinez
I would think the opposite to be true, as Social Assistance would be cut and there wouldn´t be as much to offer people who came illegally to the USA and they would return....

Those benefits are certain to NOT be cut.

26 posted on 02/26/2013 7:44:39 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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Border security???*ROFL*

How can it lapse more than what it is now????


27 posted on 02/26/2013 7:53:39 AM PST by Boonie
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To: ExxonPatrolUs
Why would Mexicans want to come illegally to the US after the sequester? If the economy collapses, like Obama is claiming, there will most likely be an out-flow of people, not an in-flow.
28 posted on 02/26/2013 7:58:18 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Soon the "invisible hand" will press the economic "reset" button.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Good Lord. Since when has Obongo worried about immigrants flooding into this country?


29 posted on 02/26/2013 7:59:52 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: MuttTheHoople

I wonder if they realize illegals have been flooding the border for 25 years?


30 posted on 02/26/2013 8:10:56 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs
Have the border governors threaten to put volunteer tea party folks on the border and watch how fast Obama/Napolatandyke start screaming bloody murder and change their tune about the border staff.
31 posted on 02/26/2013 8:22:38 AM PST by apillar
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Then it should be impeachment for Obama, and treason for Napolitano.


32 posted on 02/26/2013 8:31:01 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

The R’s should just hold their ground and mock the White House. Make Obama’s worst fear come true. Prove to people he is full of shit when they see nothing in their world changes come March 1st.


33 posted on 02/26/2013 8:32:49 AM PST by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Just lay off all of TSA.


34 posted on 02/26/2013 9:02:42 AM PST by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: BradtotheBone

:)


35 posted on 02/26/2013 9:05:07 AM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: IamConservative

They have already planned to cause the maximum amount of chaos on March 1. If people notice a degradation of essential functions it is entirely deliberate and willful.

In fact, their strategists admit that the worst thing that could happen for them in the sequester is that people don’t notice it.


36 posted on 02/26/2013 9:31:30 AM PST by Dr.Deth
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

I doubt this administration even has 5,000 agents on the southern border to cut.


37 posted on 02/26/2013 9:36:45 AM PST by kevao (.)
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To: Dr.Deth

Every few years, DC gets buried under a couple feet of snow. The city shuts down for an entire week. And nobody throughout the rest of the country even notices, because the majority of these Fed workers are “non-essential.”


38 posted on 02/26/2013 9:40:34 AM PST by kevao (.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs
Not that I'm for anything that decreases our military effectiveness (and eliminating waste does not do that), but a 2% cut in the rate of spending increases sure is causing the leftists to get a knot in their panties. But, where are their proposals for spending cuts? All they want to do is raise taxes ... on everyone except 0bama supporters.
39 posted on 02/26/2013 9:54:11 AM PST by jda ("Righteousness exalts a nation . . .")
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Sara Johnson authorizes Jan the Man to lay off the airport sex pistols in order to implement a border control policy.

The likihood of Jan finding a bomb Sara Johnson’s crotch or butt is ziltch....same with the handicapped three year old in the wheelchair behind Sara Johnson in line.


40 posted on 02/26/2013 11:46:50 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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Wave of Immigrants Released Ahead of Automatic Budget Cuts: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2991440/posts

Could this be related?

This regime is dangerous to America. Seem like the most divisive president in history is trying to start a civil war.

5.56mm

41 posted on 02/26/2013 12:03:50 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

This Is Team Obama’s way of passing Amnesty..no money-no laws..


42 posted on 02/26/2013 1:30:24 PM PST by moonshinner_09
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The American president is now a terrorist.


43 posted on 02/26/2013 5:42:39 PM PST by DangerZone (If the left had their way, all of America would be as safe as Sandy Hook Elementary.)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

Obama is nuking the American people. If we didn’t understand what “the nuclear option” means, we will very soon. Impeach this dangerous president.


44 posted on 02/26/2013 5:48:54 PM PST by Toespi
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