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Democrats Attack Biden: Open Borders Not Open Enough

AMAC Exclusive – by Seamus Brennan

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When even his allies in the mainstream media and progressive acolytes in Congress begin publicly criticizing President Joe Biden for his handling of the crisis on the southern border, he must be in grave political trouble. As the Biden administration and Democrats continue to attempt to recover from the calamitous Afghanistan withdrawal in August, left-wing voices in the media and in Congress, in a rare step, are turning on Biden for his exceptionally poor handling of the ongoing immigration catastrophe—although unlike Republicans, most are condemning him for somehow being too tough on illegal immigrants.

From centrist-leaning Democrats to outspoken progressives, leftists of seemingly every political stripe have expressed concern or dissatisfaction with the President’s mismanagement of the country’s massive influx of illegal aliens. While some have conveyed frustration that the border crisis is emboldening Republican opposition—calling Biden’s response “bungled,” giving conservatives “ammo against Democrats,” and a “magnet” for illegal immigration—others have been much harsher in tone.

Following the release of the now-infamous images of U.S. Border Patrol agents in Del Rio, TX reining their horses in close proximity to illegal immigrants—which many members of the media have deliberately misrepresented as photos of the agents “whipping” migrants (a claim that the photographer of the images himself has refuted)—far-left immigration advocates have spoken out against the Biden administration with shockingly severe language. A NAACP spokesman, for instance, claimed that the situation “disgustingly mirrors some of the darkest moments in America’s history” and derided the government’s handling of the crisis as “utterly sickening.” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the Biden administration’s asylum policy “defies common decency and what America is all about,” and former Obama HUD Secretary Julián Castro asserted that “Donald Trump’s policy approach is becoming the default approach under the Biden administration.” Even Biden’s own envoy to Haiti has resigned over the prospect of migrants being deported.

Predictably, Democrats are now using the images—whether they are real or not—as a means to rationalize even more lax border policies. Anger over the images has allowed the Biden team to forbid Border Patrol agents in Del Rio from using horses—a move that was promptly criticized by Border Patrol officials who said it will hinder their ability to apprehend migrants who have entered the U.S. illegally. Following the public outcry, Biden decried the images as “an embarrassment,” Vice President Kamala Harris claimed she was “deeply troubled” by them and stated they were reminiscent of “times of slavery,” and White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki lamented them as “horrible and horrific.” Democrats have also exploited the political moment to include free community college for illegal immigrants in their $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill.

The measures undertaken by the Biden administration over last several weeks clearly demonstrate that the only actions they are willing to take on the border are those that will appease the far-left activists, journalists, and Members of Congress who have steered Biden’s policy platform since his inauguration in January. Rather than reinstating the effective immigration policies of the Trump administration such as the Remain in Mexico rule, continuation of border wall construction, and enforcement of deportation laws, Biden has remained largely silent, while Jen Psaki has disingenuously claimed that conservatives are failing to offer solutions to the crisis.

Meanwhile, Biden’s persistent refusal to substantively address the border crisis has notably clashed with his other political priorities. During a press briefing, Fox News’s Peter Doocy challenged Psaki on the administration’s decision not to require Covid-19 vaccinations for illegal immigrants seeking asylum in the country. In response, Psaki falsely maintained that asylum applicants are “not intending to stay here for a lengthy period of time”—a statement also  seemingly contradicts Biden’s aggressive push for Americans and international travelers to receive vaccination.

Despite the Biden administration’s failure to curb the crisis, the American people are increasingly coming to see the border disaster for what it is: a recent Politico/Morning Consult poll found that voters trust congressional Republicans over congressional Democrats on immigration by a five-point margin. A Reuters/Ipsos poll similarly found that only 38 percent of Americans approve of Biden’s handling of immigration. As more and more Americans see the unsettling footage of illegal aliens crossing into the U.S. undeterred and the striking figures from Border Patrol—including as many as 12,000 illegal entries in a matter of days and nearly 210,000 encounters with illegal aliens in August—public opinion will only continue to turn against Biden and his open-border agenda.

By further perpetuating the problems that led to the border crisis in the first place, Democrats are likely unknowingly setting themselves up for defeats of historic proportions in next fall’s midterms and the 2024 presidential election. With plummeting approval numbers and pushback from both the centrist and progressive wings of the Democrat Party, Biden is in a political headlock. If he continues down the failed path of open-border extremism, political posturing, and dishonesty, the country—and perhaps his own political future—will pay for it.

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Hal
1 month ago

When are our politicians, particularly the DemonRats going to concede that the core of their partry policy of letting any and all who want to migrate to this Nation should be allowed to do so, is unwise and not favoed by the majority of contemporary US citizens. A limited amount of migrants should be granted, based on close family relationships to currents US citizens and/or potential to become self supporting in a reasonable time based on their potential skills and talents to support themselves LEGALLY. And it should have a restriction that they commit violations or laws they will be returned to their country of origin (permanently) once they have satisfied the penalties for law braking they have been convicted for in this Nation. From a National citizen view, immigration is somewhat analogous to seasoning food. Mostly, a little bit enhances the flavor … too much steals away some of the tastiness of the basic item.

Hal
1 month ago

I think some small but significant fraction of “DemocRats” are starting to get an insight to Joe Hidin’ Biden’s utter incompetence and out-of-touch-decisions that are now reviving recall of his crooked and criminal activities when he was a senator. However, I still think that, in general, the DemocRat Party is still trying to edge our governance from Constitutional Governance over to Democrat Party controlled Communism.

Rich
1 month ago

We can only pray and vote to eliminate the socialist democrats in ’22 and’24.

Slideglide
1 month ago

Why are there no “injunctions” like the ones that plagued President Trump?

Once the vote was compromised, and no Judge would consider any fraud, it set up the full scale usurpation of of Constitution and Bill of Rights.

When Marxist Democrat’s steal, Americans must fight or comply.

Hal
1 month ago
Reply to  Slideglide

One of the reasons is that the News Media, in general with a few exceptions (Fox News and Rush Limgaugh, e.g.), were in the DemocRat propaganda pocket and were ardent attack dogs for the DemocRats.
I can’t say this too much … the voting system must be fixed BIG TIME or this rigging pattern will destroy all remnant of Constitutional Democracy and yield to DemocRat Party Communistsic contol of governance.

Kathryn V
1 month ago

Our only hope is that the democratic moderates grow a backbone at least until Jan 2023. Until then, Pelosi and Schumer can make laws that will likely never be reversed selling us all down the river. For all that think getting rid of Biden is a step forward, take a look at who is next. I’ve looked at the ranking for succession and no one in Biden’s cabinet is any more capable than he is. The next 15 will be classic SNAFU. Can we correct our country’s trajectory in Nov 2022? It won’t be easy.

Hal
1 month ago
Reply to  Kathryn V

Moderates in the DemocRat Party??? You are more likely to find an ostrich egg in your toilet bowl than you are to find a Moderate in the DemocRat National Legislature!!!

Steven Stein
1 month ago

How in the hell can this no president of mine open our southern boarders with not control? Biden is out of control. Worse yet, he lets any and everyone in to America. Biden tells us Americans that it is mandatory that we get the virus shots but lets these illegal immigrants into america without any shots. How is this possible? Because he is president he can do what ever he wants? Biden is out of control and this is why he needs to be impeached or sume how removed from office. If he is declared unfit to serve as president can’t he be removed from office? What is the procedure under these circumstances?

Hal
1 month ago
Reply to  Steven Stein

Our Constitution spells out that he can only be “fired” (impeached) according to the process outline in the Constitution … and I support that. The way you fix that for your part is NO NOT vote for any DemoCrat for any Federal Government position .. specifically H of R Reps or Senators. That’s the only way … and I concur with it. The problem in the last election had nothing to do with the Constitutional mandated process for impeachment. We god Joe Hidin’ Biden and Camela Hair Is because the process was rigged illegally by the DemocRats and our FBI and CIS institutions were not pursuant in rooting this out … and timing wise, it would create a governance crisis in government not to accept the results (and the DemocRats knew that sol\ they were careful to hide or temporarily avert being caught with the knowledge that it would create a crisis.)

Reality
1 month ago

The wicked democrats will stop at nothing to destroy
everything decent and good about America. Wake up America to the reality of democrats desire to destroy everything our founding fathers stood for!!! Democrats are EVIL!!!

Edward
1 month ago

This is a deception from the left. They complain but they get EXACTLY what they want. Don’t be fooled. The upcoming elections. What a joke. When the Democrats count the votes – THEY DON’T GET REMOVED FROM OFFICE. What has changed since 2020? Look at recall results in CA.

Brian Eargle
1 month ago

You wrote, “Democrats are likely unknowingly setting themselves up for defeats of historic proportions in next fall’s midterms and the 2024 presidential election.”
Or, Democrats know that elections no longer matter, and the results in ’22 and ’24 are predetermined and in the bag, no matter what heinous and repulsive antisocial behavior the Democrats may add to their criminal records.

Clark Kent
1 month ago
Reply to  Brian Eargle

You are correct on your second assumption, sir. Bank on it.

Rich
1 month ago
Reply to  Brian Eargle

We will know for sure if our votes matter in ’22. If not, a revolution may be brewing.

Hal
1 month ago
Reply to  Brian Eargle

I fear that if we don’t get honest legal elections in place post haste, our Constitutional Democracy will become a permanent relic of the past replaced with DemocRat installed Communism.

Peter K
2 months ago

I doubt AARP would even ask a quation regarding illegals, government give aways, and lies from eeevery level of the Biden administration, yet, tens of millions of self serving Americans join the left supporting organization. Why? It’s simple. SELFISHNESS. It’s about ME. To hell with our country and the few organizations that openly root for the USA.

Rich
1 month ago
Reply to  Peter K

Too many AARP members love CNN and Hollywood. They love what the “experts”, in their opinion, say. The blind leading the blind. So glad to have AMAC as an alternative.

Karen
2 months ago

Hey Joey……..we will not forget ANY of your foolish and inane doings. So stop trying everything in the book to cover up.

Clark Kent
1 month ago
Reply to  Karen

Except ‘we’ are not a majority.

Wayne
1 month ago
Reply to  Clark Kent

I hope you are wrong, but it appears you may be right. And even if “we” ARE a majority, we can’t prevail as long as the democrats are in charge of counting the ballots.

Sean Richman
2 months ago

They are still illegal aliens and should not be here unless they do it according to AMERICAS laws.

Eric
2 months ago
Reply to  Sean Richman

Democrats don’t believe in laws.

Clark Kent
1 month ago
Reply to  Eric

They only believe in VOTES.

Jim
2 months ago

A Democrat 12 ft under is a good Democrat

Clark Kent
1 month ago
Reply to  Jim

So they are in the swimming pool business?

Wayne
1 month ago
Reply to  Jim

Down deep, they are good people.

John Jackson
2 months ago

You all have to be kidding take control of the border. Not in my life time the way that it’s going is exactly the way they want it you bunch of sheep put this man in office so when you lose your jobs and you homes and everything else that you’ve worked all your life for it’s nobody to blame but yourself. Everyone was damn determined to get Trump out of office so live with it so just sit back and watch your freedoms go down the drain with the communist Democratic party in control and you’re not going to get rid of them so like I said just sit back and watch your life go down the tube and do exactly what they say or you have no life at all because they’re fixing to take it away from you it’s just that simple!

Clark Kent
1 month ago
Reply to  John Jackson

Only if you let them.

Rich
1 month ago
Reply to  John Jackson

Too many of the people that voted for Biden are drugged out and don’t know what freedoms they have anyway. Just give em’ more stimulus money and they are happy.

Jack Thomas
2 months ago

There are several conclusions that can be drawn here:

  1. President Biden should be impeached for his unwillingness to enforce U.S. immigration laws. He has violated his oath of office to protect the safety and security of American citizens. He has clearly failed that test with regard to the border crisis as well as his bungled handling of our exit from Afghanistan. Allowing undeterred illegal immigration puts our national security at risk, a policy which becomes a magnet for criminal gangs and terrorists. Further, President Biden and his Department of Homeland Security are in violation of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling to reinstate the Trump era “Remain In Mexico” policy (which they are obviously trying to slow-walk). In a 6-3 decision, the high court ruled that Biden’s administration had acted “arbitrarily and capriciously” in terminating the Remain In Mexico policy for asylum seekers. The ruling by SCOTUS in itself is also telling —- 6 justices voted to defend our sovereignty, while 3 justices were OK with allowing foreign nationals to enter the U.S. illegally with largely weak or false asylum claims.
  2. A recent statement by D.H.S. Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas trying to excuse the crisis on our Southern border as the result of a “broken immigration system” is simply a lie. This crisis was created solely by President Biden and the radical left of his party. They rescinded Trump’s policies which worked. Illegal immigration reportedly dropped nearly 90 percent toward the end of Trump’s term because of The Wall, the Remain In Mexico policy, accelerated deportations, and other measures. Biden reversed all that, giving us the nightmare we now face. In August, U.S. Border Patrol reported over 210,000 illegals were apprehended — the highest 1-month total ever recorded. If this rate continues, an estimated 2 million illegals will be in the United States by the end of 2021. Our country cannot absorb this many year after year and survive as a free republic.

The so-called “horrific” images of Border Patrol agents on horses allegedly whipping Haitians trying to come across the Rio Grande in Del Rio, Texas were clearly exploited dishonestly by the media and by President Biden himself, who referred to them as an “embarrassment.” Truth be told, Biden is the real “embarrassment.” He’s surrendered our Southern border to anyone who wants to enter the U.S. ILLEGALLY, just as he surrendered Afghanistan to an enemy we fought against for 20 years — and then has the arrogance to label our withdrawal as a “success.” Clearly, there is a case to be made for removing this man from the presidency, but there is no political will to do it. He likely will not be impeached, not with Democrats controlling the House and a 50/50 split in the Senate. Nor is Biden’s own Cabinet likely to invoke the 25th Amendment. It’s just sad for our nation, but this is what happens when half the electorate serve as unwitting pawns for a party obsessed with seizing power.

Clark Kent
1 month ago
Reply to  Jack Thomas

It is not a matter of ‘political will’ it is a matter of political VOTES.

Rich
1 month ago
Reply to  Jack Thomas

And who paid for all those Haitians to get to America? Last I knew you couldn’t just drive or walk to get here. Where’s the “media” that is investigating all of this?

Ed
2 months ago

Why don’t we bus all those immigrants to dc and let Biden see them everyday

Lynn
2 months ago
Reply to  Ed

Why not send them to camp out in DC on the great lawn? Or on his beach property in Delaware and in the lobbies and front lawns of all the dems and rinos?

LDA
2 months ago

Take back our country NOW! Close our borders! Build the Wall! Stop all the illegal invasion! Protect our Border Patrol Agents and our military forces! Vote out the Leftist/Dems/RINOs!

Sue Thompson
2 months ago
Reply to  LDA

Amen!

Clark Kent
1 month ago
Reply to  Sue Thompson

Did both of you used to write for the old TV show ‘Fantasy Island’?

Maggie8
1 month ago
Reply to  LDA

How? We know you are absolutely right but “how” is the issue. We will never have another democratic election process let alone a fair one. We are a banana republic now. At the rate they are destroying this country there will be no election in 2022. Look at what this idiot-in-chief and his henchmen and women have done in just 10 months. The GOP legislators do not listen to their voters, they vote with the Dems to continue the destruction of our country because they are bought and paid for by the lobbyists or they are MIA. My two Senators, Tilis and Burr, do absolutely nothing that does not financially benefit themselves. They have said nothing and done nothing since Jan 2021. Both are GOPers and turned on Trump. And now both are are voting with the Dems and the usual GOP turncoats. Burr retires next year and Tillis was just reelected because the Dem candidate was a total loser. Until our para-military step up and organize us and we are willing to shed blood to keep our country and our freedoms, we are all in a clown car driven by a serial killer with dementia on our way to Commieville. Whoopie.

Jean LaBeau
2 months ago

What do we expect? When we really take a step back

Mark L
2 months ago

Biden’s actions speak louder than words as far as Harris is concerned all she ever does is give a basic Generic answer to questions when she has no clue how to answer them! Psaki is just a scape goat. I see her resignation in the near future or she’ll crack because she doesn’t appear to be a psychopathic liar as for the pos in NY by name of Schumer. He has answers for questions that would even make Hitler cringe!
DemocRATS have lost their grip and all they can do is take hard workers money by way of tax increases all the while doing whatever the heck they want not what We The People of the United States want.!
We are paying close attention to the DemocRATS your caught with perjury impeaching Trump for he nothing did wrong, everyday people commit petty misdemeanors! Trump had a bunch of Democratic moles within his cabinet and he still KA on the DemocRATS!
As for the border if Americans have any brains at all they realize that the influx of sick tired and poor people are headed to the U.S. for a free ride from Uncle Sam via OUR HARD EARNED MONEY AND MORE TAXES! I want my money and not digital money!
IF DemocRATS are allowed to continue on this path OUR COUNTRY WILL CEASE TO EXIST SOON!

Clark Kent
1 month ago
Reply to  Mark L

I want digits on my money! How else can I tell the amount of a bill?

Don
2 months ago

When are we going to hear more about impeachment. That’s what we need done with this idiot. Oh crap. That would leave it open for Camel fat butt to take over. But then, maybe she will remain on the missing persons list?? Darn it, then we’d have to somehow get rid of the old witch..we’d have to pull-osi out somehow. Being an old witch maybe she just would not be capable.

Max
2 months ago
Reply to  Don

As long as the Democrats control Congress, nothing is going to happen. Besides, there are many more that need to be held accountable but who is going to do the paperwork and make it stick.

Clark Kent
1 month ago
Reply to  Max

Bingo! WE HAVE A WINNAH!

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