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Democrats Are Living in a Border Fantasy World ^ | August 19, 2019 | Congressman Andy Biggs

Posted on 08/20/2019 4:56:18 AM PDT by Kaslin

Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Patrol agents have recently experienced vicious, hate-filled rhetoric. Leftist radicals in Congress falsely claimed that these agencies were running Nazi-like concentration camps. The Left wrongly accused them of withholding hygiene products and other necessities. The Left alarmed the country with the patently absurd allegation that agents forced detained women to drink from toilets.

None of their claims are true.

The chorus of Orwellian chants was perpetuated by the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, who made the inflammatory statements that border and immigration agents were torturing children, and in some cases, murdering illegal aliens.

The Left, the base of the Democrats, took these assertions at face value. This rhetoric has produced persistent, virulent attacks on the brave men and women who protect our border, enforce our laws, and defend America’s sovereignty.

The Democrats have continued to attack our agents while providing a reticence to remove incentives for people to make the dangerous journey to enter our country illegally.

I pointed out in a hearing that the information I have received, and the evidence adduced from my multiple visits to the border, indicates that the drug and human trafficking cartels determine who is allowed to cross our border. The Democrats gasped in unison that someone would make such a claim. But they silently paint their narrative that the United States is running a regime of terror on would be, sainted, illegal border crossers.

The piso, the protection cost imposed by the cartels includes the fee for the coyotes, the fee to bribe Mexican officials, and the various cartels that control the plazas (the geographical areas controlled by each, respective cartel affiliate) along the border. Even legal cross-border commercial trucking enterprises must pay the piso.

In the meantime, Democrats are fixated on preventing the changes necessary to slow the flow of illegal aliens into our country. If we advocate for the rule of law, Democrats charge that we are racists. If we emphasize legal immigration over open borders, we are labeled xenophobic. The tolerant Left is never tolerant to those who disagree with its position.

So, we see continued inflammatory, ad hominem attacks by the radical Democrats. What does that produce? Threats to individual ICE and CBP agents, their families, and even their pets.

I have long asserted that Democrats prefer rights for illegal aliens over protections for Americans. Their outrageous attacks on any who are trying to enforce laws enacted by Congress, the body in which many of these radicals serve, undermines the law that they so quaintly claim others are failing to obey.

Democrats live in a fantasy world filled with cognitive dissonance. When I visit border facilities, I see food, water, medical care, free clothes, and other humanitarian efforts for those who willfully violated U.S. law and sovereignty. Democrats see inhumane, tortuous conduct on the part of jack-booted thugs.

I recently visited a remote port of entry in New Mexico and found an agent exposed in the last several weeks to mumps, measles, hepatitis A, B, and C, lice, scabies, and many other diseases – including a flesh-eating bacteria that experts have been unable to identify. But the agent persists because it is his job. He loves this nation and is committed to the mission of protecting our border and enforcing our laws.

If only the Democrats were also interested in protecting our border. If only they had as much respect for those who are trying to protect this nation as they have concern for those who do not care for this country or knowingly break our laws in illegally crossing the border. If only those who come illegally weren’t so insistent on waving the flags of the countries from which they fled over the American flag. If only Democrats were living in the real world.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; US: Arizona; US: New Mexico
KEYWORDS: border; democrats; demonrats; illegalimmigration; illegals

1 posted on 08/20/2019 4:56:18 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
Democrats Are Living in a Border Fantasy World

Then they'll have NO problem when a whole lot of Republicans endup voting in their primaries.

2 posted on 08/20/2019 5:02:49 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Kaslin

Congressman Biggs is perpetuating his own fantasy. Many of his fellow Congressmen are not living in a fantasy world. They are American hating enemy agents who know just what they are doing and intend to destroy the USA. The abuse and death of the invader aliens does not matter to them. They are only cannon fodder These leftist Congressmen deserve to be brought before a special tribunal for treason and jailed forever.

3 posted on 08/20/2019 5:09:01 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Kaslin

The Democratic Party is now the organized Left in the United States. The Left at their core have always been globalists. The Globalist/Left abhors nationalism, distinct borders and cultures, capitalism, religion and individual initiative or free thought. Their current prime targets are the United States and Israel. Their aim is a one world socialist government and procreation control.

4 posted on 08/20/2019 5:26:40 AM PDT by allendale (.)
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To: Kaslin

Congressman Andy Biggs is one of the good guys.

5 posted on 08/20/2019 5:44:33 AM PDT by SisterK (its a spiritual war)
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To: Kaslin

For years the population in New Mexico has been a mix of Hispanics, Native Americans and Anglos with the latter less than 50 percent of the population. For the most part they all get along. I work in a small business where I’m a minority and don’t speak Spanish. We all respect each other, have typical disagreements with the Anglo owner, and go our separate ways at the end of the day.

With the Democrats and the MSM now screaming 24/7 that all Whites are racist, it will do nothing but bring up old rivalries and inflame some crazies on either side to take ill advised action based on their deranged mind. In some ways the Dems are a greater danger than Antifa in that they spread disruption in a form less violent but desiring the same outcome of anarchy leading to a permanent change of governance in the country.

6 posted on 08/20/2019 6:34:22 AM PDT by CedarDave (Google has blacklisted Free Republic in its search engine. Use duckduckgo for searching.)
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To: Kaslin

Missing from the article is the The List of Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement, missing since 1987.

The wall is just one of many necessary adjustments we need to make.

The List goes like this -

1) southern barrier;
2) require eVerify to hire;
3) end all chain migration;
4) birthright per Minor v. Happersett (plural parents);
5) end work visas;
6) 10-year moratorium on all new applications for citizenship (40 years to allow workplace automation effects on downsizing population);
7) Set up an illegal aliens’ victim restitution fund.

Enactment of these provisions will motivate illegal aliens to SELF-deport.

Also consider reciprocation of the laws of the countries of origin of the illegal aliens. For example, Mexico doesn’t allow land ownership or voting to immigrants, and doesn’t honor birthright citizenship like its citizens expect from the U.S. We should offer the same deal to them.

7 posted on 08/20/2019 7:10:27 AM PDT by RideForever
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To: Kaslin

LibWorld bears NO relationship to the real world.

8 posted on 08/20/2019 7:28:35 AM PDT by TBP (Progressives lack compassion and tolerance. Their self-aggrandizement is all that matters.)
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9 posted on 08/20/2019 12:26:49 PM PDT by CedarDave (Google has blacklisted Free Republic in its search engine. Use duckduckgo for searching.)
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