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Immigrant children are invaders and rapists

Posted by on Jul. 15, 2014 at 11:27 PM
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Michele Bachmann calls immigrant children ‘invaders’ and compares them to rapists

By Arturo Garcia
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 20:56 EDT

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) 071514 [CNN]

Outgoing Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) derailed a CNN discussion on Tuesday about the thousands of undocumented immigrants arriving in the U.S. from Central America by calling them “invaders” and linking them to at least one rape case and an auto accident from six years ago.

“Foreign nationals that have come into the United States are between 300- to 500,000,” Bachmann told an incredulous Crossfire co-host Van Jones. “My heart is broken for a female college student in Minnesota who was raped, murdered and mutilated by a foreign national who came into our country. We had a school bus full of kids in Minnesota — four children were killed on that school bus because an illegal alien driving a van went into that schoolbus.”

“There are lines that can’t be crossed here,” Jones responded. “I’m sorry, congresswoman. Are you gonna scapegoat children for the crime of this despicable person?”

While it’s unclear which rape case Bachmann was referring to, the crash she alluded to was likelythe 2008 accident that resulted in the deaths of two 9-year-old boys, a 12-year-old boy, and a 13-year-old boy riding on the bus. At the time, several conservative media outlets seized upon the fact that the driver of the van, 23-year-old Alianiss Morales, was an undocumented immigrant to criticize U.S. immigration policy.

“My tears are crying for the family members who lost four little children on a school bus in Minnesota,” Bachmann continued, before ceding the floor to Jones for a second.

“We should stand with those children, but we should not scapegoat every one of these kids for that despicable crime,” he said. “You know better as a congressperson than to lay at the feet of these children the acts of a despicable criminal.”

“Don’t scapegoat the American people,” Bachmann countered. “Van, don’t scapegoat the American people right now who are losing jobs.”

Bachmann, who has taken 23 foster children into her family, also described the increase in “unaccompanied minors” primarily from El Salvador, Nicaragua and Honduras as an “invasion.”

“We have foreign nationals who are coming across the border from countries like Yemen, Iran, Iraq,” she said.

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littlemum41
by Bronze Member on Jul. 15, 2014 at 11:38 PM
Michelle needs to just go away. She says she won't run again. Good. So.why doesn't she just shut up ?
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littlemum41
by Bronze Member on Jul. 15, 2014 at 11:39 PM
My tears are crying....she said.
Disordered thought processes.
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29again
by Gold Member on Jul. 16, 2014 at 12:23 AM

Well, yes, this is very like an invasion.  I would have to agree with the congresscritter on that.

littlemum41
by Bronze Member on Jul. 16, 2014 at 11:36 AM

 

 

latashac
by Bronze Member on Jul. 16, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Just another example of how American rapists are better than those foreign ones. Damn those foreigners for driving. If a kid is killed in a car accident it had better be by an American.

Oh my head hurts every time this trash invades my mind

erika9009
by Silver Member on Jul. 16, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Just the kids...............No

But you take all of the illegals that have come here and are still here, the sheer numbers alone start to look like an invasion.


fireangel5
by Member on Jul. 16, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Well, they are illegally invading our country. 

denise3680
by Gold Member on Jul. 16, 2014 at 9:22 PM
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she can call them what ever she wants, but to actually have the audacity to link every undocumented person to crimes like rape and vehicular murder is just flat out wrong and inciting crazy people to do stupid shit.

PamR
by Platinum Member on Jul. 16, 2014 at 10:53 PM
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I was kind of surprised she spoke this way about children, given that she has fostered so many.  I'm surprised her tears are not crying for scared children being met by screaming, spitting adults, who are in such desperate conditions at home that they and their parents are willing to go through such a journey. I would think that as such a LOUD Christian, she would show love and compassion for the poor immigrant.  I guess she's a politician above all else. 

her "logic" seems to be that if there are no illegals in the country, women won't get raped and school buses won't be in accidents. But these things happen every day among legal citizens. 

-Celestial-
by Pepperlynn on Jul. 16, 2014 at 10:59 PM
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“We should stand with those children, but we should not scapegoat every one of these kids for that despicable crime,” he said. “You know better as a congressperson than to lay at the feet of these children the acts of a despicable criminal.”
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