Warren: Decriminalize Border Crossing [OPINION]
Democrat presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) has gone plumb loco in her defense of all things illegal immigrant. The woman who masqueraded as an Indian for decades now wants to decriminalize illegal border crossings into the U.S.
What a tool!
Warren, known to say anything for a votem tells The Huffington Post, “We should not be criminalizing mamas and babies trying to flee violence at home or trying to build a better future. We must pass comprehensive immigration reform that is in line with our values, creates a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants including our DREAMers, and protects our borders.”
Warren supports a proposal that gives civil immigration courts control over immigration enforcement at the border. Currently, migrants who cross the border illegally face federal prosecution in criminal courts and possible incarceration before an administrative judge determines their immigration status.
Warren and her socialist cohorts continue to invest an awful lot of time advocating for illegal immigrants who show total disregard for the laws of the United States.
There are third world conditions on the streets of Los Angeles, where 60,000 people sleep on the streets with disease-infested rats and fleas, and not a peep from Warren and the others.
San Franciso is buried in human feces and working families live in makeshift campers in mall parking lots because they cannot afford housing. Where are the socialists?
Chicago and St. Louis are overrun by armed gangs whose turf wars continue to claim innocent young lives every weekend, yet Warren and the others remain quiet. There are an awful lot of "mamas and babies trying to flee violence" in those places, but not a squeak from Warren.
Elderly veterans and Social Security recipients tell me they cannot make it on the meager checks they receive, yet Massachusetts hands out $2 billion dollars annually in benefits to illegals. Where's Warren?
Warren and the others are on the border for photo ops at migrant detention camps were overworked and underpaid border security personnel are exposed to disease and are begging for more assistance from Democrats in Congress to stop the hemorrhaging.
Senator Warren should be in Washington passing legislation to fund the response to the border crisis and working with the Trump Administration to stop the endless flow of illegal migrants across our southern border. Warren's top concern should be the American people, and not those who would violate our nation's sovereignty.
Do your job or resign, Senator Warren.
Barry Richard is the host of The Barry Richard Show on 1420 WBSM New Bedford. He can be heard weekdays from noon to 3 p.m. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @BarryJRichard58. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.