Border Security

Chickens Roosting For DC Mayor

She deserves it.

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It is wonderful schadenfreude when liberal politicians who advocate an open border get a taste of their own medicine. It’s happening in DC. Former Trump official Chad Wolf explains.

Wolf: For the past 18 months, our nation has experienced a historic crisis at the southern border fueled by the Biden administration’s immigration policies allowing millions of illegal aliens into the country. Texas and Arizona are ground zero for this border crisis and, over the past 17 months, have been pleading with the federal government to address the record number of illegal aliens and amounts of deadly fentanyl flooding into their communities.

The federal government’s response has been derelict. President Joe Biden and his supposed border czar Vice President Kamala Harris have refused to visit the border. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas continues a deliberate disinformation campaign by stating that the “border is closed, the border is secure.” Apparently, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser didn’t get the party line memo, as even she recently begged the Department of Defense to deploy the National Guard to address the “humanitarian crisis” in her city and her insistence that D.C. taxpayers not foot the bill.

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I offer my congratulations to the first big city mayor to finally recognize that the disaster at the border does not end at the border states, and I say — “welcome to the fight.” But it raises a larger question — where has the mayor of the nation’s capital and other big city mayors been on this issue the last year and a half?

A cynic may find Bowser’s calls for National Guard involvement in D.C. to be self-serving and too little, too late, occurring only after she has experienced the consequences of out-of-control illegal immigration firsthand. Since April, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey began bussing illegal aliens apprehended at the border to the Nation’s capital in a last-ditch effort to shame the Biden administration into confronting the border crisis.

Mayor Bowser recently noted that D.C’s homeless shelters are overrun with illegal aliens and that D.C. is unable to provide for homeless Americans in Washington due to the approximately 6,000 illegal aliens bussed to the nation’s capital in the last three months. For the mayor, this counts as being “overwhelmed and underfunded?”

Imagine how small towns in Texas are doing with 7,000 illegal aliens coming through per day this summer. D.C. seems to have a head-in-the-sand approach to illegal immigration — pretend it doesn’t exist, or don’t care it exists until it becomes a problem that politically inconveniences the mayor. If Bowser were serious, why stop at just D.C. and not call for the deployment of the National Guard directly to the southern border?

This brings me to the hypocrisy of the mayor’s cries for National Guard assistance. This is the same mayor who openly flouts federal immigration law by proclaiming D.C. a sanctuary city. Such a designation encourages human traffickers and illegal aliens to come to these jurisdictions while U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is impeded by local officials from enforcing the law and removing dangerous criminal illegal aliens.

Look no further than the 73 illegal aliens, including 13 children, discovered by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations team across six D.C. homes connected to human smuggling and trafficking rings. This targeted enforcement effort on July 27 occurred just days after the mayor’s call for National Guard reinforcements…

There are countless other criminal aliens and victims of trafficking that continue to go undetected in large sanctuary cities nationwide. Politicians who are serious about curbing illegal immigration should immediately discontinue unlawful sanctuary city policies and call on the Biden administration to vigorously enforce our immigration laws at the border and the interior of the country.

David Kamioner
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David Kamioner is a veteran of U.S. Army Intelligence and an honors graduate of the University of Maryland's European Division. He also served with the Pershing Nuclear Brigade and the First Infantry Division. Subsequent to that he worked for two decades as a political consultant, was part of the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina disaster relief effort in Louisiana, ran a homeless shelter for veterans in Philadelphia, and taught as a college instructor. He serves as a Contributing Editor for LifeZette.

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Stephen
Stephen
8 days ago

she is typical of many Democrats….far left liberal ideas are just fine, as long as it doesn’t affect them….reminds me of “THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT….every Democrat in Congress supported that……..and then they exempted themselves from it…..so now Washington DC gets a few thousand “MIGRANTS”…and this is a crisis, while when the border towns in Texas and Arizona are being over run by literally HUNDREDS of thousands they didn’t see that as a problem. Keep those buses rolling!!!

Stephen Russell
Stephen Russell
8 days ago

Hey Mayor U wanted illegals now U have them

James
James
8 days ago

Just wondering how many “thumbs down” does it take to get these SCAMMERS REMOVED!!!

Fred LeMaster
Fred LeMaster
8 days ago

HEAR! HEAR! I 2nd Mr. Gov. Abbott’s, Mr. Gov. Doocey’s And Now Missy Mayor Bowser’s Complaints = Motion, For The USA’s National Guard Force To Go After All Of Those/These ILLEGAL FOREIGN ALIENS, WHO CONTINUOUSLY AND ILLEGALLY FLOUT = IGNORE = CIRCUMNAVIGATE = CIRCUMVENT The Last Pertinent Part Of The US Constitution = The 7/27/1993 AD Version Of The US Immigration And Naturalization Act’s Rules And Regulations, STAT!!!

stlmark
stlmark
7 days ago

Yeah, Karma’s a female dog, isn’t it? You’d think that someone, somewhere would have told her that, if she labeled her city a “Sanctuary City,” then certain people would take her at her word. But, some people just have to learn the hard way.

CITIZEN
CITIZEN
7 days ago

Since his state/city is a sanctuary for illegal invaders let Alejandro Mayorkas get a few bus loads of them at his front door.

CITIZEN
CITIZEN
7 days ago

What a whooper from this adminstration stating they created new jobs – people returning to their previous jobs is not creating new jobs. Everyone knows that except for the liars who want people to believe their lies.