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"Paul Ryan can NOT be trusted."

sharon ostwinch replied Mar 5, 2017 to Did Paul Ryan Just Admit Obama Wire Tapped Trump?

21 Mar 6, 2017
Reply by Richard Carlton

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"He did.  Mark Styne has the time line and all the details.  It is amazing."

sharon ostwinch replied Mar 5, 2017 to Unbelievable! Obama Admin Source Confirms Wiretapping Was Conducted

28 May 7, 2017
Reply by Cathy Anifant

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"I posted this 3 times.  I can't believe she is doing this.  Calling for violence.  P…"

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

110 Mar 14, 2017
Reply by Lyn Rogers

"Guessing the bill for this clean up will cover the cost of the wall.  Trump will bil…"

sharon ostwinch replied Mar 5, 2017 to Mexico Deliberately Pollutes San Diego Beaches with Massive 143 Million Gallon Sewage Spill

90 Mar 28, 2017
Reply by Philip D. Steenbergen

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"I would heed his warning.  Since Paul Ryan will do what he wants.  The people want a…"

sharon ostwinch replied Mar 5, 2017 to Sen. Rand Paul: Been told to ‘take it or leave it’ on Obamacare strategy

117 May 29, 2017
Reply by Stephen Kazmer

"She needs to be arrested and then jailed."

sharon ostwinch replied Mar 4, 2017 to Oregon: Latino Judge ‘Helps Illegal Alien Escape ICE’

23 Mar 5, 2017
Reply by Jane Binkley

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"These snowflakes needs to realize Obama does nothing for anyone - in all he does it…"

sharon ostwinch replied Mar 4, 2017 to Obama's Legacy: Half Of College Students Now Expect Taxpayers To Bail Them Out

30 Mar 6, 2017
Reply by Charles Teachout

"Trump needs to fire many,  get ones loyal and jump on this and fast."

sharon ostwinch replied Mar 4, 2017 to Attorney Claims Obama Encouraged “De Facto Coup” Against Trump by Deep State

41 Mar 6, 2017
Reply by John Barr

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"His evil will never pass anything. Should have an all out on him. When will the repu…"

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

38 Mar 14, 2017
Reply by Ronald A. Nelson Col.USA (Ret)

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"Today I posted pics with her and Schumer and many with Obama.  This line of action b…"

sharon ostwinch replied Mar 3, 2017 to Claire McCaskill Claims She Never Met Russia’s Ambassador, But Her Tweets Suggest Otherwise

9 Mar 4, 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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