Skip to comments.DNC Press Release: Bush Crosses the Line on Border Security; [Must Read - Scary]
Posted on 11/28/2005 3:05:43 PM PST by ncountylee
WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean issued the following statement on President Bushs campaign-style event today in Tucson and his failed policies on immigration:
"President Bush's campaign-style event today in Tucson comes after five years of failed leadership that has weakened America's border security, and allowed the extremist anti-immigrant wing of the Republican Party to dominate the critical debate on immigration reform.
"To keep America safe, Democrats know we must have secure borders and an orderly flow of immigration, but scapegoating immigrants, as the Republican Party has done for political gain, is simply wrong. Voters resoundingly rejected the politics of polarization and Karl Rove's divisive tactics only a few weeks ago in elections all across the country. The message was clear: together, America can do better.
"President Bush's recent pronouncement that his ultimate goal was to expel every single undocumented immigrant from the country is not just a surrender to the far right, it's an irresponsible policy that does little to make America safer. Democrats are committed to comprehensive immigration reform that protects our borders, and provides cities and states the resources to keep our communities safe. A realistic approach must also protect American workers and their wages, while offering immigrants who have earned it the opportunities and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship. Democrats will never abdicate the responsibility for a real immigration policy and its enforcement to vigilantes, or exploit people's fears for political gain. We demand the same of the President and the Republican Party."
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Didn't Pelosi just say that Bush's plan was little more than a photo op? Don't her and Dean ever talk?
While I was not pleased by much of the Presidents plan, what the democrats would do is scary.
. . . is sadly only a pipe dream.
But, you never know, with rhetoric like this, Dean might actually convert a few to join the GOP.
Democrats will never...exploit people's fears for political gain.
Howard, you lying sack of donkey offal.
No, they scream at each other. Dean wouldn't have it any other way!
well if it doesn't make us safer then why don't the Dems just propose that we make them all citizens?
So Dems think they can win with the Pro-illegal immagrants, Pro-abortion, Pro-terrorist appeasement, pro-tax ticket?
Do they have any idea who makes up America? They are seriously sounding the bell to their own funeral.
Its interesting that the Democrats, or at least whichever Beltway consultant who wrote this crap, made no attempt to distinguish between legal and illegal immigration.
No, they just scream, whine, play to their idiot base and hinder any effort made to secure America that doesn't involve forcing Americans into greater dependency on the government.
Typical Dumbocrat nonsense.
Say you're in favor of "securing the border".
Then attack as a RACIST anyone who tries to do it.
Never get between a Democrat and political power.
They will betray this country, and do or say anything for
"Its interesting that the Democrats, or at least whichever Beltway consultant who wrote this crap, made no attempt to distinguish between legal and illegal immigration."
Because there is no difference to them.
Actually, Dean is trying to play both sides of the fence.
Fence-straddlers eventually find out how painful such a stance can be....
Then I realized the image in fact came from what all those people standing around wanted to do to him....
I wonder what, aside from converting oxygen to carbon dioxide, an illegal must do in the Democrat plan to "earn" U.S. Citizenship?
This is who all the Hillary fans want to turn this country over too.
Yeah we will really show the Gop by voting in Howard Dean illegal lovers.
Bush is far from perfect on immigration but make no mistake about it the gop is a million times better than the dems on this issue.
Dems are against any type of wall, against more detainee beds, against more border troops, for in state tuition for illegals, for affirmative action, for catch and release program. These are all Hillary's positions too.
I always read how the two parties are the same on this issue. Dems are far worse. God help this country when Pelosi is speaker of the house.
Kerry last year ran on a policy for amnesty for all illegals and future illegals. This is far worse than Bush's plan.
Hillary and all the dems voted for complete amnesty in the senate this years.
Buy a Democrat membership.
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