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"I'm thinking that there will be a civil war before the INFIDELS give in to the Camel…"

Honest Glenn replied Jun 27, 2018 to Muslim Brotherhood's Strategic Plans To Flood America With Muslim Migrants and Refugees...

103 Jul 3, 2018
Reply by Ronald A. Nelson Col.USA (Ret)

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"Looks just like her evil mother-the back end of a camel! All are thieving bastards!"

Honest Glenn replied Apr 1, 2017 to WikiLeaks: Re: (Now Chelsea involved in scandal?)

39 Apr 15, 2017
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"Blacks are like their Mus-slim brothers! Give them everything on a platter & the…"

Honest Glenn replied Mar 14, 2017 to UMich students demand no-whites-allowed space to plot ‘social justice’ activism

50 Mar 14, 2017
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"Cyrus "THE VIRUS" is a spoiled punk who should move over to Syria with her other Cam…"

Honest Glenn replied Mar 14, 2017 to UMich students demand no-whites-allowed space to plot ‘social justice’ activism

50 Mar 14, 2017
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"That makes 3 guys that are staying in one house if Jarrett has joined in! Good place…"

Honest Glenn replied Mar 13, 2017 to Valerie Jarrett Moves In With Obamas In DC "To Lead The Fight & Strategy To Topple Trump"

139 Mar 14, 2017
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"First it is VERY Sad to see you leave as you have done a Superb Job! Thanks for all…"

Honest Glenn replied Mar 5, 2017 to I am retiring.....

334 Mar 21, 2017
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"That Mus-slim Pig needs to go! When the Sh_t hits the fan-you know who the "Good Peo…"

Honest Glenn replied Mar 5, 2017 to LORETTA LYNCH: NEED MORE MARCHING, BLOOD, DEATH ON STREETS

110 Mar 14, 2017
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"Basurto should be deported with ALL the other scumbags that are here illegally! Aidi…"

Honest Glenn replied Mar 5, 2017 to Stealth Sanctuary to Avoid Losing Federal Funds, Police Chief Pens Spanish Letter Assuring Illegal Aliens

35 Mar 12, 2017
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"Sounds like Janet Reno at WACO with the Branch Dividians! That pig should have been…"

Honest Glenn replied Mar 5, 2017 to Bundy Ranch Trial Bombshell: Agents told to stop day before major confrontation with protesters

19 Mar 6, 2017
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"What is WRONG with those people in Minn.? This is what this Cult does-they get their…"

Honest Glenn replied Mar 3, 2017 to NEW DNC DEPUTY KEITH ELLISON'S ISLAMIC AGENDA FOR CONGRESS

38 Mar 14, 2017
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Fact Check:   'Joe Biden Claims ‘We Didn’t Lock People Up In Cages’

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed, on immigration: “We didn’t lock people up in cages.”

VERDICT: FALSE. The “cages” were built by the Obama-Biden administration.

Univision moderator Jorge Ramos asked Biden at the third Democrat debate at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, why Latinos should trust him after the Obama administration continued deporting “undocumented immigrants.”

Biden claimed that the Obama administration’s policies were more humane than those of President Donald Trump: “We didn’t lock people up in cages,” he said.

In fact, the “cages” were built by the Obama administration to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border illegally in 2014.

Originally, the Obama administration was “warehousing” children — literally — in overwhelmed Border Patrol facilities. Breitbart News broke the story of the surge, which was partly triggered by Obama’s policy of allowing illegal alien children who entered the country as minors to stay in the country (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA).

Above image credit: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File

The above photo was published by the Associated Press in June 2014, and the photo below is of Obama’s Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, touring a Border Patrol facility with “cages.”


Above: Border Patrol officers escort Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Gov. Jan Brewer through the department’s Nogales processing facility for immigrant children. (Photo courtesy Barry Bahler/Department of Homeland Security)

The “cages” are chain-link enclosures in Border Patrol processing facilities that are meant to protect children from adults in custody. They are not permanent accommodations.

In mid-2018, as the Trump administration began enforcing a “zero tolerance” policy that stopped the “catch-and-release” policy of letting illegal aliens go after they were arrested. Detaining adults and children meant that children had to be processed separately; the enclosures prevented adults from harming children.

As Breitbart News reported at the time, children were not housed in “cages.” They were processed and then taken to shelters, where they were given medical care, toiletries, education, recreation, and counseling, and where staff attempted to find relatives or sponsors to whom they could be released.

Democrats began tweeting images of “kids in cages” to condemn the Trump administration. Journalists, too, shared those images.

One problem: they were taken during the Obama administration.

Public outrage at the images led President Trump to end the policy, and require families to be detained together.

Democrats keep repeating the mistake, however: in July, they had to delete a tweet that used an image from the Obama era and cited the “inhumane treatment” of children by the Trump administration.

Republicans argue that not detaining illegal aliens is actually the cruel policy, because it encourages migrants to undertake a dangerous journey, often guided by cartels and smugglers.

As Breitbart News’ Alana Mastrangelo noted recently:

But what’s worse than “cages,” however, are reports of migrant children also being handed over to human traffickers during the Obama administration — while Biden was vice president — according to the New York Times. Between October 2013 and July 2015 alone, nearly 80,000 unaccompanied children from Central American countries were detained by U.S. authorities.

It remains unclear how many of the tens of thousands of children were handed over to human traffickers — including sex traffickers — during that span of nearly two years, as those cases are reportedly not tracked.

“Others were ransomed by the very smugglers to whom their families paid thousands of dollars to sneak them into the United States,” reported the New York Times in 2015, during Obama’s presidency and Biden’s vice presidency. “Some lost limbs during the journey or found themselves sold into sexual slavery.”

Biden told voters in South Carolina last month that he would close all border detention facilities, guaranteeing that the migrant flow would continue.

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