House minority leader Nancy Pelosi is always good for an outrageous quote. She didn’t disappoint on Thursday during an interview with Politico. She equated the WWII internment of Japanese-Americans on the West Coast to the deportation of foreigners living illegally in the United States.
A defiant Pelosi said, “I’ll be very honest with you: Looking at the numbers at some point, in terms of how people are treated and deported and families separated and the rest, this has a scent of Japanese internment. It’s really a black mark,” she told a Politico reporter.
To be precise, Pelosi is comparing the internment of approximately 110,000 Japanese immigrants and their American children during WWII after Japan’s sneak attack on Pearl Harbor Hawaii in 1941. How that can be compared to the legal deportation of illegals residing in the United States is anybody’s guess when it comes to Nancy Pelosi’s thought process.
The San Francisco congresswoman has actually urged the president to stop enforcement of deportation proceedings in their entirety and stop removing foreigners who try to live in the United States illegally.
Here is Rep. Pelosi’s logic: “I believe that if immigration status is the violation, then that should not be even in the scheme of things as to whether somebody would be deported or else you would be deporting 11 million people, which doesn’t make any sense."
Pelosi has repeatedly shown her support for the Senate’s 2013 bill that would provide amnesty to at least 11 million illegals. That in turn would increase annual immigration and double the registry of guest-workers.
Her “plan,” which has an excellent chance of being adopted by President Obama, would order federal agents to ignore illegal immigrants unless they’ve committed a felony. That means “big felonies” such as murder, drug dealing or rape.
It doesn’t end there. Her “plan” would also call for huge numbers of illegals to be “recalled” who were previously sent packing. Pelosi terms this a call to “expand humanitarian parole to parents and siblings.” As Nancy puts it, “I think that the approach that the Hispanic caucus is taking is exactly right,” she told Politico.
Apparently the congresswoman has not taken into account the 20 million Americans looking for jobs each year. Roughly 4 million Americans join the workforce to look for good jobs in the Obama economy, where wages have dropped to a record low percentage of national income while Ms. Pelosi advocates more foreign people."
It is the clearest indicator yet that some Democrats will stop at nothing to befriend Hispanics, and get them legalized in an effort to bolster the Democratic voter sheets. All this political nonsense would be at the expense of the American people.
Roughly 13 percent of the world’s adults would leave their respective countries if given the chance. Approximately 138 million of those people would go to the United States, according to Gallup.
Pelosi would conceivably welcome this mostly lower-middle to lower class foreigner into our workforce and schools that are already suffering overcrowding from the illegal population. For the San Francisco liberal who so famously spends other people’s money, her own personal wealth would isolate her from the additional suffering this would bring existing Americans.
Ms. Pelosi is expected to be re-elected by her San Francisco electorate by more than 6-1 over any opponent that runs against her.
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