Signe Wilkinson by Signe Wilkinson

Signe Wilkinson

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    Actually, both were right in avoiding a trip on the ground that would only be a “photo op”, add to the media interference in ongoing operations, and make things locally worse.

  2. Jase99

    Jase99 said, 5 months ago

    The law of unintended consequences meets the law of the land. The bipartisan William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act requires that minors entering the country alone who were not from Mexico or Canada be given a hearing, consult an advocate, and have access to counsel before the government can deport them back to their country of origin.

    While Obama is seeking to expand the power of the Homeland Security secretary to gain “flexibility” with the children being detained, Senator Feinstein, who helped write the law, insists it already contains flexibility needed to speed up the required judicial process.

    The law that helped create the build up of children being detained at the boarder passed both houses of Congress unanimously and was signed into law by Bush. Anyone looking to assign partisan blame for the issue is lying to themselves. What is needed is less partisan bickering and more action to speed up the judicial process required by law so the children can be processed and sent back home when deemed appropriate.

  3. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 5 months ago

    @ReasonsVentriloquist

    What about the Jews fleeing the Nazis in 1938? (The US turned them back to be killed. Will the US do it to children today?)

  4. Mr. Ngn33r

    Mr. Ngn33r GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    False equivalence, Ms. Wilkinson…dismaying, no matter which “side” is besmirched. I thought better of you than this.

  5. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, 5 months ago

    @ReasonsVentriloquist

    “….Bush not calling out the National Guard, or instructing FEMA to be ready for a weather event that was seen for days before it hit”
    .
    Do you realize that the Governor of a State must request the National Guard to be called out? And that in the case of Katrina, that request was never made by the democrat Governor?

  6. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, 5 months ago

    @ReasonsVentriloquist

    I’m simply stating the fact that it is the responsibility of the Governor of the State to request the National Guard, and the responsibility of the Governor and Mayor to evacuate the people. They did neither.

  7. TripleAxel

    TripleAxel said, 5 months ago

    The difference, of course, is that President Bush went to great effort to assist those affected by Katrina and made corrections to Federal actions when they were not producing good results.

  8. Jase99

    Jase99 said, 5 months ago

    @ReasonsVentriloquist

    My post wasn’t meant to read as advocating for or against deporting the kids. I was pointing out the reason they’re piling up at the detention. Whether or not we allow the kids to stay in the country, we need to be able to process them faster while staying within the law.

  9. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 5 months ago

    @Northern Redman

    Gives you a good reason to not be of either party doesn’t it?

  10. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 5 months ago

    Great toon Signe!
    Funny that the Obamabots (following their marching orders) have no problem with Barry playing pool and drinking beers in the same state as a national emergency is occurring and he doesn’t even show up.
    I’m sure they were saying that Bush was right and didn’t need to be in New Orleans to oversee that emergency, right guys?

  11. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 5 months ago

    Great toon Signe!
    Funny that the Obamabots (following their marching orders) have no problem with Barry playing pool and drinking beers in the same state as a national emergency is occurring and he doesn’t even show up.
    I’m sure they were saying that Bush was right and didn’t need to be in New Orleans to oversee that emergency, right guys?

  12. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 5 months ago

    Great toon Signe!
    Funny that the Obamabots (following their marching orders) have no problem with Barry playing pool and drinking beers in the same state as a national emergency is occurring and he doesn’t even show up.
    I’m sure they were saying that Bush was right and didn’t need to be in New Orleans to oversee that emergency, right guys?

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