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Begging for Help: NM Gov Changing Her Tune on Immigration
Liberty Nation ^ | 5/25/19 | Sarah Cowgill

Posted on 06/03/2019 3:53:43 PM PDT by LibWhacker

The radical-leftist governor of New Mexico, who sent National Guard troops packing in February, needs federal help now, it seems. She’s in the Swamp to beg for funding as illegal immigrants overwhelm the state. After months of neglecting the border cities and towns, toeing the DC elite party line of no “crisis” here, and facing a veritable citizens’ revolt in the Land of Enchantment, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham is demanding federal government assistance for the dire situation – one she exacerbated through indifference to constituents.

Michelle Lujan Grisham

And it comes on the heels of yet another county drawing a line in the sand and refusing any further influx of illegal immigrants seeking asylum. Sierra County, boasting a population 11,116 and a 21% poverty rate, joined Otero and Lincoln counties in passing resolutions opposing the relocation of migrants to their communities.

This isn’t just happening in these three counties, either – it’s an untenable and cruel situation being thrust on an impoverished state by government officials who seem to be mere puppets for the Democratic Party.

According to Deming City Administrator Aaron Sera, in Luna County, buses unload between 300 and 500 immigrants each day. As a town of a 14,183, it has been mercilessly overwhelmed by the governor’s dangerous game of partisan politics. Even larger enclaves, such as Las Cruces, have been overrun with illegal aliens, completely depleting community and local government resources as they’re  forced to house and care for 6,000 asylum seekers – and all in a matter of four short weeks.

Drawing an Uncrossable Line

Otero County Commission Chairman Couy Griffin is a vocal detractor of what he believes are dangerous decisions coming from Grisham. Griffin is an advocate of legal immigration and stands firm in the belief that sheltering illegals sends the wrong message to other Central Americans, who see an opportunity to enter the United States illegally. “If you begin to feed pigeons in the parking lot, pretty soon you have every pigeon in town,” Griffin said. He has asked President Trump to close the border after resources were removed from a local, heavily trafficked checkpoint.

Tripp Stelnicki, the governor’s spokesman, claims there is no evidence humanitarian aid would encourage other Guatemalans, El Salvadorans, or Hondurans to make the trek north. Well, it isn’t much of a deterrent, either.

The Watershed Decision

In February, Grisham made national news for thumbing her nose at the president, her citizens, and national security when she sent the National Guard packing. She blithely stated: “New Mexico will not take part in the president’s charade of border fear-mongering,” and received a blast of positive kudos from Democrat toadies in the Swamp. It fit their narrative perfectly and from a border state to boot.

But three short months later, after recall and impeachment petitions, shameful national news coverage of cities and towns overwhelmed by the “charade,” and 31 of 33 counties expressing their disdain for Grisham through resolutions, the governor is now asking President Trump and the Department of Homeland Security for their help.

“The governor wants to continue to urge the federal government to increase its personnel on the border as a means of improving the logistical and communications output,” said spokesman Tripp Stelnicki, whose head must be spinning like a top after Grisham’s desperate about face. He also hinted that the events in Otero County may be spiking fear in Grisham as other municipalities and counties are jumping on Griffin’s bandwagon. And frankly, no one is buying what Grisham is selling anymore.

Steve Pearce, Chairman of the New Mexico Republican Party, who ran against Grisham in 2018 for the role of governor, reminded:

“She declares there’s no crisis. She removes the National Guard and now she’s there asking for money. Everything in her actions indicate that she believes there’s a crisis, but yet she will not dedicate the resources or request to her colleagues in Congress to start passing the laws that will change the situation there.”

The Trump administration will ensure that resources for the state are granted but it won’t come for free – there will a pound of flesh extracted from the foolish New Mexico governor to be spiked and paraded through the 2020 election.  Perhaps after a disastrous first quarter in office, Grisham will begin to listen to her constituents. But it’s doubtful – which is why a recall or impeachment is still being pursued by citizens. What should terrify the governor is this highly motivated electorate, bent on removing her from office – and that describes the uprising in the Land of Enchantment to a “T.”

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: aliens; crazywomen; governor; grisham; illegals; illegalsinvasion; leftist; newmexico; radical
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1 posted on 06/03/2019 3:53:43 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker


We went over this already.

She wants money to HELP THEM, not to keep them out.

The title is a lie.

2 posted on 06/03/2019 3:57:26 PM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
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To: dp0622

That’s pretty much what I was going to type.

And besides that, if Governorlissima Lujan were to close her part of the border, the Cartels would want more than just a refund of what they paid her to pull all State law enforcement (not just the National Guard) off the border.

3 posted on 06/03/2019 4:04:26 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: LibWhacker

Screw ‘er, send her and the caballo she rode in on back to Nuevo Meehico

4 posted on 06/03/2019 4:07:45 PM PDT by bigbob (Trust Trump. Trust the Plan.)
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To: LibWhacker

Explain to the voters that the money must come out of their HUD funds. The money that was meant for legal residents spreads thinner

5 posted on 06/03/2019 4:17:00 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: LibWhacker

No she did not! She wants federal money, food, people, tents, medical facilities, etc to FACILITATE THE ARRIVAL AND DISTRIBUTION of the illegals.

Yesterday a convoy of 17 large buses carried nearly 1000 migrants on backroads, avoiding Albuquerque, up to stay the night in Glorieta campground.

6 posted on 06/03/2019 4:18:18 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: LibWhacker

Reminds me of Gavin Nobrain making California a sanctuary state then telling Pres. Trump not to send any illegals there.

7 posted on 06/03/2019 4:21:43 PM PDT by antidemoncrat
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To: DesertRhino

Give them no help. Residents of that state in effect voted to assume this expense when they voted for her.

8 posted on 06/03/2019 4:24:25 PM PDT by Socon-Econ (adical Islam,)
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To: LibWhacker
Anyone who's spent sny time at all around the coastline can tell ya, DON'T FEED THE DAMN SEAGULLS!!

Buuut Nnnooooooo.. Smarty-pants lefty sez us deplorables are just a buncha ignorant hicks.

I gotta wonder, how many is herronor putting up at the .gov mansion? d;^)

9 posted on 06/03/2019 4:26:39 PM PDT by CopperTop (Outside the wire it's just us chickens. Dig?)
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To: LibWhacker
She should be told that "lots of money will come to your state once you and the other liberal politicians are permanently removed from office."
10 posted on 06/03/2019 4:37:50 PM PDT by Mark (Celebrities... is there anything they do not know? -Homer Simpson)
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To: LibWhacker

No help at all. Let her rob the state’s govt pension fund. And the education budget. Those kids aren’t learning anything anyway.

11 posted on 06/03/2019 4:40:05 PM PDT by LouAvul
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To: LibWhacker

Not a dime of Federal Money for her. None. Zip. Nada.

12 posted on 06/03/2019 5:09:47 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Liberals Are Baby Killers)
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To: LibWhacker

This nitwit guy and nm residents need to embrace the suck that they have brought upon themselves . LOL.

13 posted on 06/03/2019 5:22:01 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Socon-Econ

“Give them no help.”

I wouldn’t give her the steam off a January San Francisco street turd.

14 posted on 06/03/2019 6:16:00 PM PDT by Bonemaker (invictus maneo)
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To: LibWhacker

I thought that I would never see the day when we had a governor worse than Toney Anaya, Lujan-Grisham has done the impossible.

15 posted on 06/03/2019 6:29:09 PM PDT by wjcsux (The hyperventilating of the left means we are winning! (Tagline courtesy of Laz.))
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To: LibWhacker

Our dear govenor hashed out her
deal with Mexico in May 2016.
She was there with Beto, and

16 posted on 06/03/2019 7:50:36 PM PDT by Lean-Right (Eat More Moose)
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To: LegendHasIt

New Mexico made that bed, let them sleep in it. Why don’t they recall the Governor?

17 posted on 06/03/2019 8:32:54 PM PDT by abbastanza
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To: Lean-Right

You voted for her, so live with it. I don’t feel sorry at all for NM.

18 posted on 06/03/2019 8:36:12 PM PDT by abbastanza
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To: LibWhacker

Let her drown in her disaster.

19 posted on 06/03/2019 8:48:36 PM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: abbastanza

Watch it there! I didn’t vote
for her. I dont think there’s
a single voter who did if they
reside in Chaves county. This
is oil country. Even the hispanics
vote conservatively here.

20 posted on 06/03/2019 9:08:10 PM PDT by Lean-Right (Eat More Moose)
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