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Started by Melony B. DeFord

12 Jan 12, 2014

Remember What the Democrats Did with Obamacare that Led to the Government Shutdown?

by Jerry Johnson Democrats and the White House want to put the blame for the shutdown of the Federal Government on the House Republicans, e…

Started by Melony B. DeFord

12 Oct 11, 2013
Reply by Harry Cauley

Doves and peaceniks no more: The Democrat Bullying Offense

By Jennifer Harper - The Washington Times Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Democrats, who have long posed as the party of peaceniks and doves, h…

Started by Melony B. DeFord

9 Oct 4, 2013
Reply by Linda GrayWolf

Response to John Boehner request for funding

Hey John, You Eric and all the GOP boys commit to DEFUND Obamacare right now. Then I will consider returning to the GOP. Otherwise I may…

Started by John Doe

0 Aug 29, 2013

Who’s choice do you like Sarah Palin’s or Nancy Pelosi’s?

Let us not forget, Sarah backed Ted Cruz for US Senate: Second Amendment I had the pleasure of writing for him through her PAC.  She sent m…

Started by Ralph E WallSr

0 May 19, 2013

Did You Do Anything to Keep Liberty Alive?

One day our grandchildren may ask us this question.  Will we have an answer that will make us and them proud or will we have to sit silent…

Started by Dr. Robert Owens

0 May 12, 2013

Catholic Mass with Nancy Pelosi

The good cardinal didn't miss a beat. He was absolutely God like in his reply. That's my story and I"m sticking to it, I'm J.C. and I appro…

Started by Ralph E WallSr

1 Mar 2, 2013
Reply by Ralph E WallSr



The myth is finished. The Constitutional order was shredded long ago by a Congress that does not care about upholding it; an executive bran…

Started by Dee

44 Jul 4, 2012

Obama & The “Doublespeak” Circus

After observing Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the Liberal News Media and the Democratic Elite Club speak on TV, ra…

Started by Marcia Wood

0 Mar 22, 2012

Obama & Soros 2012 Protest Agenda

Possibly one of the best deterrents for preventing blood in the streets as Soros has often predicted would be if States established rules…

Started by Marcia Wood

0 Mar 20, 2012




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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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