Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A Vote for Amnesty is a Vote for MS-13 and Fentanyl

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The president was right when he declared at the State of the Union that “Americans are dreamers too.” But Americans also have nightmares, in the form of the fentanyl and illicit drug crisis (misdiagnosed as a prescription painkiller crisis) resulting from the amnesty “dreamer” policies advanced by the political Swamp.
The definition of political chutzpah is a bunch of politicians promoting 100 pieces of legislation to misdiagnose and “deal with the opioid crisis” while demanding amnesty for all teenagers and drug mules pouring over the border. Twenty-three Republicans have now joined 192 Democrats in signing a discharge petition, which will trigger an automatic vote on amnesty next month. Given that it takes 218 votes to trigger the petition, just three of the numerous remaining RINOs can make it happen.
More dreamers? More drugs
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently published data on drug seizures for the first seven months of the year, and it shows that drug seizures of all types are through the roof. Not surprisingly, border crossings relative to this time last year have also surged. As the Washington Examiner reported, fentanyl seizures at the U.S.-Mexico border spiked 750 percent for the first seven months of the fiscal year relative to this time last year. Fentanyl, especially when including heroin and cocaine laced with it, accounts for almost the entirety of the current drug overdose epidemic. And as you can see, it’s a border and immigration problem. The drug supply rises and falls with the surge in or deterrence of illegal immigration, particularly the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UACs) driven by the very amnesty promoted by the same members who complain about the “opioid crisis.”
The data shows --->
Read the rest from Daniel Horowitz HERE.

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