Harry Reid: The Border is Secure, Now We Need Illegal Alien Amnesty

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Ladies and gentlemen, an idiot.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday asserted the southern border is secure despite the massive surge of illegal minors from Central America that has overwhelmed federal agencies.

“The border is secure,” he told reporters after the Senate Democrats’ weekly policy lunch. “[Sen.] Martin Heinrich [(D-N.M.)] talked to the caucus today. He’s a border state senator. He said he can say without any equivocation the border is secure.”

Pay no attention to what the border patrol agents say, to the tens of thousands swamping detention centers. Marty said it’s secure.

Reid said lawmakers need to worry less about border security and focus instead on President Obama’s $3.7 billion request to help process the tens of thousands of children from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador who have been apprehended on the border.

But… the border is secure. Reid just said so. Which means they can’t exist. So no money is needed. Reid just disproved himself.

He also dismissed a bipartisan proposal by Senate Republican Whip John Cornyn (Texas) and Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar (Texas) to expedite deportations as “too broad.”

“From all the reports I’ve gotten, the answer for me is no, I won’t support it,” he said.

In other words he won’t allow it to be voted on. Much like that patent reform proposal.

“I believe our No. 1 concern should be this narrow issue of we take care of this situation we have on the border…”

But there is no situation on the border. He just said so.

Reid said if the House had passed the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill, there would not be a surge of illegal immigrant minors from Central America.

Sure because even Obama’s execution action triggered mass migration. There’s no way that a full bill would have done that. Said the guy who claims the border is secure.

 

  • DogmaelJones1

    Yes, the border is secure. Secure enough in Democratic hands to invite the Hondurans, the Guatemalans, The Elsalvadorans, the Mexicans, the Huns, Hamas,The Brotherhood, and even the Klingons, to swarm over the border, which is no longer a border. Aside from giving the invaders medical care, free cell phones, and free housing, Reid would probably suggest that we greet each invader with a Welcome Wagon basket of food stamps and fully loaded EBT cards, aside from a Michelle Obama-endorsed selection of fruits and vegetables. Gotta build up that Progressive/Democratic voting bloc!

    • Daniel Greenfield

      Just stamp everything with the Democratic jackass. Its meaning is cross-cultural.

      • DogmaelJones1

        I won’t ask why the contractions in Reid’s statements aren’t readiy apparent to him. He’s a liberal statist, and contradictions not only do not occur to him, but even if they did, he wouldn’t mind.

        • Daniel Greenfield

          They’re apparent, he doesn’t care anymore. Everything he does is laced with blatant contempt and laziness.

          • Pete

            It makes no sense.

            He cares about his family. He has taken great pains to enrich them with land deals. Yet if his statement are cynical and he beats down the political opposition with lies. It has be the same with policy. Would that not put his children at risk in the future?

          • objectivefactsmatter

            Edit: wrong place to reply…

            “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.”

          • Daniel Greenfield

            Not if his children are wealthy and taken care of.

            It’s a commonplace cynicism of the powerful

          • Pete

            And is children are well taken care of.

            But some wealthy Roman senators kept their estates or 1/2 their estates and others lost their head, when the end came.

          • No thanks

            He meant that the border is secure, by his definition. Libs like to change the definitions of words. I think it makes it easier for them to lie. Secure used to mean things like safe, impenetrable, etc… Now secure just means things like porous, undefined, easily penetrated with undesirable outcomes… Kinda like Harry Reid actually. When will everyone realize that politicians, of all stripe, are bought, paid for, and supplied with talking points? He probably doesn’t even listen to himself, let alone any opposition viewpoint. Time for him to retire.

    • jaypnc

      We are already giving the EBT cards and bussing them to Walmart …. and with all the problems today, we certainly don’t need KLINGONS !! http://drudgegae.iavian.net/r?hop=http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2014/07/shock-video-illegals-arrive-in-bus-and-shop-at-walmart-with-ebt-cards/

  • http://nobama.com/ BajaRat

    This clown Reid is as full of dung as a Christmas goose. We have no effective border, thanks to Reid, Pelosi, comrade Obama and their vile ilk.

  • De Doc

    I seriously think Reid needs a neurological exam to check for senility and/or Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Pete

    Sen. Martin Heinrich is not up for election until 2018 barring a recall election. So he cab say anything.

    Either Senator Reid lied about what Senator Heinrich said, Senator Heinrich is lying to his constituency and the American people, or Senator Heinrich is not that bright.

    Senator Heinrich graduated from Mizzou with a BS in mechanical engineering. He has not done much since then IMO. I would like to know what his GPA was. He went from school to a job as Executive Director of the Cottonwood Gulch Foundation, which might be a good move considering salary. Key word is might. I wonder what career path is?

  • objectivefactsmatter

    “Secure.”

    • Pete

      Unsecure would be if 7 billion people crossed the border illegally.

      Secure means when just 300,000 to 6000,00 cross it illegally in a year.

      We are using progressive definitions and logic.

      • objectivefactsmatter

        Relocated comment:

        “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.”

  • Pete

    FYI Senator Heinrich is a ELCA Lutheran. It is the largest of the 3 main Lutheran synods. If a Lutheran synod joins the BDS movement, it will be the ELCA. It is like being a Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian. It means that you are 1 step from being a unitarian and having no religion IMO.

    • 95Theses

      Here’s a heads-up on the ELCA
      From the website introduction:
      Exposing the ELCA has a multitude of information which ELCA members and other Christians need to know.
      Under the “ELCA Exposed News” heading you will find information about what the ELCA teaches concerning 1) the Bible, 2) Universalism, 3) Homosexuality, 4) Goddess Worship/Mother god and gender neutral language, 5) Israel, 6) Abortion, 7) Prophecy, 8) Called to Common Mission, 9) Gospel Reductionism – Antinomianism, 10) other Critical Issues.
      http://www.exposingtheelca.com

      • Pete

        I got the got the link.Thx

        You are making me sick. Well, not you.

        I knew that the ELCA was the most liberal Luther synod. I just never delved into the details. Maybe it was because certain branches of the Methodists, Presbyterian and Episcopalian were making such great azzes of themselves and stealing the limelight.

        My 1st wake up call when the female Methodist head cleric (forget the branch) gave an interview on why sending Elian Gonzalez was a good thing. She was only 50 or 60 and she is no longer with us. I did not see the obit, but no one that obese and physically sick can be long for this world. There is a lot of mental sickness going around. I do not see how a person can fight it with a sick body. It would be like running a computer with 121/ 119 fluting voltage that become a 122/118.You are talking about progressive degradation if the circuits.

  • http://oddhammer.com/tutorials/debt_clock/US_debt_clock_dynamic.swf John Barleycorn

    This country one less senate majority leader . . .

  • Hank Rearden

    Bottom line? The Dems hate the country so much, they have given up defending it.

    Harry has his current job because he has the nastiest mouth in Washington…and is now turning into Baghdad Bob. Let’s send ‘em all to Stoplight, NV.

  • TX MINUTEMAN

    THE 2006 “SECURE FENCE ACT” PROMISE AMERICANS A 700 MILE DOUBLE LAYERED FENCE COSTING $6 BILLION +$5.5 BILLION FOR 60,000 NATIONAL GUARDSMEN. For 1/10th the cost of the $113 billion that Illegal Aliens cost to U.S. annually we can build the fence & shut down the border. ——————————————————————————————————————————-
    $$$ illegal aliens cost States=$89 billion // Fed Gov’t=$24 billion per year *FOR A TOTAL OF $113 BILLION ANNUALLY…. $$$…..Since 1986 “amnesty”: Illegal Aliens cost U.S. Citizens $ 3 TRILLION !! *Immigration Lawyers is a $30 billion dollar industry !…The Border Patrol has 21,444 agents w/salary of President Obama’s fiscal 2014 budget request includes $12.9 billion for Customs and Border Protection. (Average US Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol Agent salary is $75681. With over 21,444 agents, the U.S. Border Patrol is one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States) *BORDER AGENTS SALARIES TOTAL = $1.6 BILLION….// The cost of deploying 1,200 National Guard troops to the border, is $110 million per year; THE COST OF 60,000 NATIONAL GUARDSMEN TO MILITARIZE THE BORDER FOR A YEAR WOULD ONLY COST $5.5 BILLION ! * You do the math $12.9 billion-$5.5 billion=$7.4 billion cheaper to militarize our U.S. Borders ! *60,000 National Guardsmen will shut down the border to “illegal alien” traffic and illegal drugs from cartels! COMPARE COST OF ILLEGAL ALIENS $113 BILLION vs $5.5 BILLION FOR SEALING THE MEXICAN BORDER. As Obama Admn. complains of not enough money for; roads, bridges, student loans, k-12 programs ect……FUNDING WOULD NOT BE A PROBLEM; THE BILLIONS SAVED BY SEALING THE BORDER WILL FUND THOSE NEEDS !! Those who advocate another “AMNESTY” don’t mention that it will cost $4-6 TRILLION DOLLARS. (Remember that every dollar spent on Illegal aliens=”FOREIGN NATIONAL TRESPASSERS” is money not going toward shoring up Social Security, College Pell Grants, Student Loans ect…Let’s “secure the border” and begin spending tax dollars on U.S. CITIZENS AND U.S. INFRASTRUCTURE. *NOTE; THE 2006 “SECURE FENCE ACT” PROMISE AMERICANS A 700 MILE DOUBLE LAYERED FENCE COSTING $6 BILLION. So for 1/10th the cost of the $113 billion that Illegal Aliens cost to U.S. annually we can build the fence & shut down the border.

  • http://oddhammer.com/tutorials/debt_clock/US_debt_clock_dynamic.swf John Barleycorn

    Harry Reid . . . . just F-ing DIE

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  • notme123

    There is so much federal land in Nevada, over 80%, so why not set up tent cities there for ALL those illegals.

  • ckirmser

    Harry Reid, 1993;

    “If making it easy to be an illegal alien wasn`t enough, how about offering a reward for being an illegal immigrant? No sane country would do that. Right? Guess again! If you break our laws by entering this country without permission and give birth to a child, we reward that child with US citizenship.”

  • Mary Johnson
  • tagalog

    Yes, and Barack Obama declared the war in Iraq is over. And marijuana is legal for recreational use in Washington and Colorado, so there’s no criminal issue about that either. Just declare things OK, and they’ll be OK. How facile.

    What do we do when we get to the hard stuff? Why, just declare it OK.

  • USARetired

    What America needs Harry, Is for you to shut your ‘unintelligent Fly Trap’ as yo come across as ‘Dumb as a Rope’!

  • iluvisrael

    Guess ol’ harry’s depends are on too tight again!

  • Erudite Mavin

    Just one more delusional comment from Harry Reid.
    A democrat Rep. from AZ and 1 from Texas have stated, No the border is Not secure.
    Those two Dem. congressmen and any other from that party who knows otherwise, should go in a group to Harry Reid’s office and tell him along with photos of the illegals crossing and then come out and speak to the press as to their meeting.
    Democrats need to call Reid on his lies and delusions, what few Dems there are.

  • Terrence Jeffrey Johnson

    The sooner this senile old geezer dies the better….and I for one will dance in the street when he finally croaks and goes to Hades.

  • Dave Francis

    THE PEOPLE of all races, religions, political parties, and all
    walks of life are rising in defense of this nation today as we stand in protest
    of illegal immigration and Obama’s illegal immigrants pouring across our
    borders!

    So far
    this President has done nothing, to stop the illegal alien invasion. The people
    have finally seen through this President and his team of goons, to bring upon America a socialist environmental change.
    His secret order to the supervisors of the US Border Patrol was not to harass
    people crossing the border. Hundreds of protests
    are taking place across United States this weekend in
    resistance to the gush of illegal aliens crossing the country’s southern border
    and that the administration is evidently proposing immigration reform that
    arrangers say gives amnesty to those already who have settled illegal in the United States, while millions of
    our own people are seeking a job. This
    country will soon be graduating to 18 Trillion dollars, a large amount to the
    President Obama giveaway? This administrations
    failure to seal the border has finally stirred a nonchalant people into action,
    with the appearance of thousands of Central American illegal aliens that are
    secretly being dumped on the doorstep of unsuspecting communities; people who
    in the past few weeks have entered the United
    States in hopes of staying.

    Many of the illegal aliens being scattered
    across the country are not minors, they are teenagers—14-17 and as they get of
    the buses they are giving them EBT cards (food stamps) and cash. This President
    needs to go. HE NEEDS TO BE IMPEACHED. HE HAS BECOME OUR NATIONS NEMISIS. HE
    HAS COMPLETELY IGNORED THE CONSTITUTION AND THE RULE OF LAW.

    William Gheen, president of Americans for
    Legal Immigration (PAC), said last
    Wednesday, “We know that 12,000 people expected to attend nearly 300
    events showing that illegal immigration is the most important problem facing
    America,”

    In the next two days organizers say 321 rallies will take
    place–from state capitals to highway overpasses to Mexican consulates.

    Gheen said, “More people are learning that Obama is smuggler in chief,” referring
    in large part to the president’s 2012 executive memo that softens deportation
    guidelines for some young illegal immigrants. “It’s welcome mat that is a complete
    breech of existing law.”

    PAC
    States: Meantime, the applicants can be set free
    without bond to stay in the U.S. and
    receive these benefits (according to the U.S.
    Citizenship and Immigration Services website):

    Immediate freedom to work

    ·
    Ability to obtain an unrestricted Social Security card

    ·
    Job search assistance

    ·
    Career counseling

    ·
    Occupational skills training

    ·
    Derivative asylum status for spouse or children

    ·
    DOES THIS SOUND TO THE PRUDENT AMERICAN THAT THEY WILL BE
    SENT BACK?

    On the PA C website
    is a listing of Senators and House Representatives who are adamantly against
    the Senate Comprehensive Reform—AMNESTY. Go here to locate who you should vote
    for at a great Pro-American, Pro-Sovereignty grass root organization: http://www.alipac.us

    Obama
    is masquerading as president but he’s a criminal with multiple impeachable
    offenses, including releasing 36 thousands of illegal aliens from
    prison—convicted criminals, murderers, rapists, kidnappers and drug dealers
    into our neighborhoods. Our countries taxpayers have been sending millions of
    dollars to Palestine, which surely must get
    in the hands of Hamas recognized as a murdering terrorist organization. Israel is our only friends in
    this tormented region and this government is failing to live up to its
    obligations to this isolated state. One of the first dangerous events from this
    administration was not to place strategically in Poland a missile defense
    system and so countries like Russia, North Korea, Iran and other regimes, see
    us a bumbling soft location to intimidate.

    We
    can’t afford any more of Barack Hussein Obama. He’s destroying America—our economy, our
    people, our freedoms, our culture and our spirit. Obama has committed high
    crimes and treason against America. He scoffs at our
    values and shows giant disdain for our autonomy which he’s chipping away at,
    piece-by-piece. He spits in the face of anyone who does not fall at his feet
    and has them targeted by the IRS and spies on them. How long will America stand for this? Benghazi, gun-grabbing,
    gun-running, and then releasing violent terrorists; the death by neglect for
    our veterans… his atrocities are endless. Since he has taken office he has
    systematically dismantled America to the point where
    it’s almost unrecognizable. If he is allowed to continue we will be a nation
    without sovereignty.

    Blocking amnesty for
    illegal aliens is up to us—grassroots America—the little citizens. We need you. Check these site that
    has the phone Numbers and Mailing Addresses of Members of Congress at http://www.contactingthecongress/
    to demand an end to illegal immigration. You can also get alternative news
    about issues at One-America-News and TeaParty.org