Obama says Muslim refugees are like Catholics in 1900

WASHINGTON — President Obama delivered a full-throated defense of a liberal immigration policy Tuesday, saying,America betrays its history and its values when it fails to welcome those fleeing poverty, hunger, war and persecution from all over the world.

Speaking at a naturalization ceremony for 31 new American citizens at the National Archives, Obama compared the current wave of immigrants to the waves of German, Scottish, Irish and German immigrants of the past.

"You don’t look alike. You don’t worship the same way, but here, surrounded by the very documents whose values bind us together as one people, you've raised your hands and sworn a sacred oath. I'm proud to be among the first to greet you as our fellow Americans," Obama told the newly sworn citizens.

But Obama's speech was more than a welcoming. It was a not-so-subtle retort to Republican presidential candidates — notably, Donald Trump — who have promised to put a halt to Muslim refugees and to deport the undocumented Mexican and Central American immigrants already here.

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the president's speech does "stand in stark contrast to the rhetoric and divisiveness that will be on full display at the Republican debate tonight,"

Obama said immigration was at the core of the American identity. "In the Muslim immigrant today, we see the Catholic immigrant of a century ago," Obama said. "In the Syrian refugee of today, we should see the Jewish refugee of World War II."

Obama said those immigrants of yesterday also fled persecution and war, and "their paperwork wasn’t always in order."

He recounted a litany of past abuses of immigrants, silently comparing them to today's environment: The forced immigration of African slaves, anti-Catholic discrimination exhibited in signs reading, "No Irish need apply," and the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.

"We succumbed to fear. We betrayed not only our fellow Americans, but our deepest values. It's happened before," Obama said. "Those who betrayed those values were themselves the children of immigrants. How quickly we forget. One generation passes, two generations pass and suddenly we don’t remember where we came from."

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I do not remember reading anywhere that the Catholic's came to the USA to cut anyone's heads off.

What else would a lying MooSime scumbag say!

It really doesn't matter anymore what Obama or Hitllary do.

After last night's CNN cough "debate", ALL of the Republican candidates proved themselves UNFIT to be our next president.

None of them avoided taking the CNN bait to argue amongst themselves and thereby indicate they are followers and arguers, not leaders.

CNN did a masterful job of searching each candidates campaign and legislative records and found enough "gottcha" moments to make each and every one of em look stupid.

They even had Carson answering this question, " would you kill children if you were president"?

The result of this last "debate" is that Hitllary is a silky smooth shoe-in. The democrat machine won't even need any of their cheat machines to win the election.

One word comes to mind... "IDIOT"... and a habitual idiot at that!

Traitor is more accurate, plus it provides legitimacy for his execution by the laws he violates.

It speaks volumes that Saudi Arabia, a hardcore Muslim nation, has not and will not take Syrian refugees. Their stated reason is, to paraphrase, "security risks". To my knowledge, the Saudis and other Muslim nations have also shunned refugees from the Palestinian camps, preferring to leave them there as a political wedge rather than actually help them. Our immigration policy is a fool's errand and should be abandoned altogether until a sane policy that strengthens our country as opposed to converting us to second or third world status can be instituted. I know that it won't happen, but the resignation of POTUS would be a good start.

Once again , what a dope....Catholics in 1900 were not allowed to work in some jobs , but Catholics did not plot to kill or maim U.S.citizens....Obama was raised by a Muslim and still believes that the current terrorists are not Muslim???   

The United States turned away some 500 Jewish German's in one boat load during WWII & still more During & After WWII so Obama needs to brush-up on his History of the US before he makes remarks about OUR past.

I am upset, these refugees are just like the pilgrims in 1620.

I know, I was there at Plymouth Rock in 1620.

This is our armed forces commander-in chief.. 

Islam was to be spread by the sword.  Christ said simply to spread the Word.

People, many Christians, accepted Islam or died.

Christians risked their lives to become Christian.

Being a Christian isn’t for sissies. It takes a real man to live for God – a lot more man than to live for the devil, you know? If you really want to live right these days, you gotta be tough. If you’re going to be a Christian, you’re going to change. You’re going to lose some old friends, not because you want to, but because you need to.” — Johnny Cash

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Today another poll was released with similar results.

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