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Sen. Durbin: Term “Chain Migration” Is Offensive To Those Whose Ancestors Came To U.S. “In Chains”

Posted By Tim Hains
On Date January 12, 2018

… Durbin continued: “When it came to the issue of, quote, ‘chain migration,’ I said to the president, do you realize how painful that term is to so many people? African-Americans believe they migrated to America in chains and when you talk about chain migration, it hurts them personally. [Trump] said, ‘Oh, that’s a good line.'”

Senator Durbin reminds me of Ali G trying to BS Trump:

 
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  1. Dick Durbin is one of the politicians I’d like to see hauled off in chains… along with Schumer, Feinstein, Pelosi, et. al.

    • Agree: lavoisier
    • Replies: @Thomas
    @Dr. X

    Trump has been unusually gentlemanly to not have christened him “Dirty Dick.”

    Replies: @OFWHAP

    , @Achmed E. Newman
    @Dr. X

    I like that idea too. We can start with the Papillons and such, then expand the program to include the SCROTUS, the Republican, Democrat and Independent congressional delegations, then, after we get all of the container ships outfitted properly, the entirety of the Feral Government. Oh, let's not forget Nikki Haley, Traitor-SC.

    How big is Devil's Island anyway?

    CHAIN EMIGRATION, BITCHEZ!

    Artist's rendition of future Senator Durbin fillibuster after chain emigration:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bdBJulqcYk

    , @pyrrhus
    @Dr. X

    I favor the old British Navy punishment of "flogging round the fleet" for that bunch...Time consuming, but worth it...

    , @(((Owen)))
    @Dr. X

    You can hate on Durbin and Schumer for being smart and effective, but that won't slow them down any. They're honest politicians so the only way to beat them is on the issues.

    It's not like Paul Ryan who stabs his own people in the back and lies about his signature budget every time he opens his mouth. He can be beaten in his home district or deposed from power if you can just explain his crimes.

    But Durbin and Schumer are doing what their constituents want. Trump needs a showdown where he wins on the merits. He really should be tempting them into a government shutdown so immigration becomes the top issue of 2018 and some GOP congressmen can survive.

    Replies: @Opinionator, @YetAnotherAnon, @Hibernian

  2. Oh that’s funni. Want to keep it going.

    “Congressional ‘whips’ hurt African-Americans because slave masters used whips on them.”

    “Calling D.C. ‘the swamp’ hurts African-Americans because they used to have to escape through swamps.”

    “Public auctions hurt African-Americans because they were sold at auction.”

    #MetaphorsBlackPeopleDontLike

    • Replies: @Father O'Hara
    @Thomas

    And "anchor babies" brings back memories of the slave ships docking in ports to deliver their cargo.

    Replies: @Expletive Deleted

  3. Not a serious country.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    @Daniel Chieh


    Not a serious country.
     
    It might not be cool to speak for other commenters, but I feel safe in saying that Mr. "Citizen of a Silly Country" would probably concur. Me too, BTW.

    .

    PEAK STUPIDITY, BITCHEZ!
    , @MBlanc46
    @Daniel Chieh

    Not any more.

  4. Dick double-BS Durbin…

    Trump’s got a world-class BS detector. That’s his true talent.

    • Agree: The Anti-Gnostic, NickG
  5. @Daniel Chieh
    Not a serious country.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @MBlanc46

    Not a serious country.

    It might not be cool to speak for other commenters, but I feel safe in saying that Mr. “Citizen of a Silly Country” would probably concur. Me too, BTW.

    .

    PEAK STUPIDITY, BITCHEZ!

  6. @Dr. X
    Dick Durbin is one of the politicians I'd like to see hauled off in chains... along with Schumer, Feinstein, Pelosi, et. al.

    Replies: @Thomas, @Achmed E. Newman, @pyrrhus, @(((Owen)))

    Trump has been unusually gentlemanly to not have christened him “Dirty Dick.”

    • Replies: @OFWHAP
    @Thomas

    He should just call him "Limp Dick" Durbin, or something equally embarrassing/emasculating. But then again, Durbin would respond that this name is hurtful to Americans, such as Bob Dole, who suffer from erectile dysfunction.

  7. @Dr. X
    Dick Durbin is one of the politicians I'd like to see hauled off in chains... along with Schumer, Feinstein, Pelosi, et. al.

    Replies: @Thomas, @Achmed E. Newman, @pyrrhus, @(((Owen)))

    I like that idea too. We can start with the Papillons and such, then expand the program to include the SCROTUS, the Republican, Democrat and Independent congressional delegations, then, after we get all of the container ships outfitted properly, the entirety of the Feral Government. Oh, let’s not forget Nikki Haley, Traitor-SC.

    How big is Devil’s Island anyway?

    CHAIN EMIGRATION, BITCHEZ!

    Artist’s rendition of future Senator Durbin fillibuster after chain emigration:

  8. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Trump bungled and fumbled today by answering the bait question “are you a racist?”

    This is like the campaign where he does a few things right and then blows it big time.

    The jackal media just kept asking the question because they know he just can’t keep his mouth shut.

    I BET HE’S ON THE PHONE TO BANNON TONIGHT

    • Replies: @Opinionator
    @Anonymous

    Why is it a fumble?

    , @Ed
    @Anonymous

    Oh brother another day, another stupid “Trump bungled...”.

    You’re not getting your explicitly bigoted president of your fanciful dreams. He bungled nothing and you’re lucky he’s a better man than most otherwise he’d be signing a clean DACA today.

  9. @Anonymous
    Trump bungled and fumbled today by answering the bait question "are you a racist?"

    This is like the campaign where he does a few things right and then blows it big time.

    The jackal media just kept asking the question because they know he just can't keep his mouth shut.

    I BET HE'S ON THE PHONE TO BANNON TONIGHT

    Replies: @Opinionator, @Ed

    Why is it a fumble?

  10. Durbin’s child-like claim is related to the fad push to outlaw the boiling of lobsters (lobsters don’t have nerve pathways and don’t have a “brain” that could process the nerve pain signals).

    This stuff is evidence of mass mental illness. Madness of crowds. Hysterics.

    • Replies: @Sean
    @Anonymous

    Hitler outlawed the boiling alive of crabs.

    Replies: @Jim Don Bob

  11. @Dr. X
    Dick Durbin is one of the politicians I'd like to see hauled off in chains... along with Schumer, Feinstein, Pelosi, et. al.

    Replies: @Thomas, @Achmed E. Newman, @pyrrhus, @(((Owen)))

    I favor the old British Navy punishment of “flogging round the fleet” for that bunch…Time consuming, but worth it…

  12. OT

    Goolag for White men

  13. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Not easy to pull off in real time but Trump should’ve walked away and paused the negotiation when Durbin came out with his kooky chain claim.

    The claim itself is evidence of bad faith. Durbin was throwing sand in the gears and revealed his warped state of mind.

    Don’t negotiate with outlandish bullshitters. Walk away and force them to sober up.

  14. Turban Durbin knows this stuff always works. Drudge has Pelosi as a lock for Speaker of the House, and already planning impeachment proceedings.

    This is not about DACA. This is about stampeding the Mitch McConnells and Paul Ryans into not just impeaching Trump but convicting him, and installing Madam Hillary as the rightful avatar of rage filled White women ages 27-67. [Younger women are too busy being hot to be rage filled. It is only the imminent impact of the wall that creates it]

    There are lots and lots of patronage jobs at stake here. So what if the US is turned into Greater Nigeria in a few years. Turbin Durbin has lots and lots of people who donated money in expectation of jobs for nephews. Thats how it works. This stuff will whip up every non White and angry White woman (which is every woman not married to Tom Brady and old enough to remember Britney Spears) into a rage filled frenzy which every Cuckservative will bow before like they always do.

    Heck Trumps daughter will get an earful from her angry gay hairdresser and urge Daddy to quit.

    • Replies: @dfordoom
    @Whiskey


    Younger women are too busy being hot to be rage filled. It is only the imminent impact of the wall that creates it
     
    You got that right.
    , @MBlanc46
    @Whiskey

    I’ve seen plenty of younger women with plenty of rage. Unfortunately for the rage-filled women, Hillary won’t be the replacement if they do succeed in remvong Trump. The replacement would be Mike Pence.

  15. Dick Durbin has a reputation for strategically lying about what was said during private official meetings. His purpose for lying was to blow up negotiations. The Democrats just don’t want Trump to cut off the tsunami of future Democrat voters. Trump needs to ram through an immigration moratorium NOW! Tell the Democrats to go fuck themselves — it will be good practice for when the supply of cheap immigrant prostitutes dries up.

    • Replies: @LondonBob
    @JimB

    James Browser said it twas a lie, Cotton and Perdue have confirmed the word was not said.

  16. “Don’t you realize how that common phrase you didn’t coin offends stupid people for a reason I just made up (a reason for which no one is actually offended)?”

    This doesn’t even rise to the level of “tar baby,” which actually does offend a few ignoramuses.

    By the way, Skol Vikings!

  17. http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/12/watch-dick-durbin-advocated-for-ending-chain-migration-in-2010-a-term-he-now-says-is-racist/

    With this stunt has Durbin successfully called off the heat they were getting from Dreamers for the time being? He didn’t get them a deal but that’s because Trump’s a racist, see?

    • Replies: @Ed
    @Anonymous

    The loon judge in CA is the one who saved them. The DHS is accepting renewals for the time being. Tge imjunction will likely be lifted but who knows when and who knows if administration concedes key ground to do so.

    The leverage is on Trump’s side. Although for some reason the media and pundits act as if the Dems and more curiously the DACA activists do.

    If Dems shit down the govt over DACA they will be brutalized. They are not dealing with your standard wallflower republican. Trump has already laid the groundwork as to who is to blame, Fox, Limbaugh & Drudge will take care of the rest.

    I was reading some recap of the now collapsed deal and Durbin put in the part about diverting diversity lottery visa to expired TPS visa people due to insistence of black caucus. They wouldn’t vote for deal otherwise. Well their votes aren’t needed. They have no leverage, so who cares? That Graham would go along with this shows he’s an idiot hellbent on selling out the country.

  18. This is hilarious. LOL

  19. Sen. Durbin: Term “Chain Migration” Is Offensive to Those Whose Ancestors Came to U.S. “In Chains”

    Also “Migration” is offensive to those whose ancestors might have migrated somewhere.

    • LOL: rogue-one
  20. @JimB
    Dick Durbin has a reputation for strategically lying about what was said during private official meetings. His purpose for lying was to blow up negotiations. The Democrats just don’t want Trump to cut off the tsunami of future Democrat voters. Trump needs to ram through an immigration moratorium NOW! Tell the Democrats to go fuck themselves — it will be good practice for when the supply of cheap immigrant prostitutes dries up.

    Replies: @LondonBob

    James Browser said it twas a lie, Cotton and Perdue have confirmed the word was not said.

  21. I always try to get right into the offensive when replying to libtardees, I want them to be too afraid to open their yaps anymore. Same as they do with us.

    1) Chain migration is offensive to taxpayers, black ones , too.

    2) Chain migrants are offensive to those whose jobs and houses in the inner cities they take.

    3) Chain migration is great for sociopaths that export jobs, import scabs, welfare pets, and voters.

    4) Chain migration is great for shit-studied shysters and semi-literate journos paid to sell the public on it, while they get to piss the proles in the face by heaping #diversity on them.

  22. … Durbin continued: “When it came to the issue of, quote, ‘chain migration,’ I said to the president, do you realize how painful that term is to so many people? African-Americans believe they migrated to America in chains and when you talk about chain migration, it hurts them personally.

    And yet Dick Durbin has no problem using the term “Democratic Party”, which party was the political arm of the “Slave Power”.

    • Replies: @ben tillman
    @Mr. Anon

    Durbin also wears cotton shirts, I'd wager.

  23. Dick Durbin represents Illinois – a sh*thole state.

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
    @Mr. Anon

    No, he no more represents Illinois than Graham represents SC. Durbin actually represents a certain shitty little country.

    Replies: @Mr. Anon

    , @MBlanc46
    @Mr. Anon

    Illinois wouldn’t be a bad place if Cook County were removed. It would be Indiana ir Kentucky.

    Replies: @Hibernian

  24. When all else fails, call forth slavery. If there’s an advantage to our current high levels of immigration, we’re bringing in people who Don’t care about black history.

    • Agree: Alden
    • Replies: @dfordoom
    @Redneck farmer


    When all else fails, call forth slavery. If there’s an advantage to our current high levels of immigration, we’re bringing in people who Don’t care about black history.
     
    I wonder when black leaders are going to figure that out?

    Immigration is also bringing in people who don't care about anti-semitism. I wonder when Jewish leaders are going to figure that out?

    In fact immigration is bringing in people who don't care about any of the Cultural Left's sacred cows. Like transexual bathroom rights, climate change, etc.

    Replies: @Jack D, @Corn

    , @MBlanc46
    @Redneck farmer

    We were a lot better off when we had only blacks, reservation Indians, and the descendents of the Mexicans in the states we grabbed from Mexico. But if we’ve got to have immigrants, yeah, make it ones who don’t give a fig about blacks.

  25. @Thomas
    Oh that’s funni. Want to keep it going.

    “Congressional ‘whips’ hurt African-Americans because slave masters used whips on them.”

    “Calling D.C. ‘the swamp’ hurts African-Americans because they used to have to escape through swamps.”

    “Public auctions hurt African-Americans because they were sold at auction.”

    #MetaphorsBlackPeopleDontLike

    Replies: @Father O'Hara

    And “anchor babies” brings back memories of the slave ships docking in ports to deliver their cargo.

    • Replies: @Expletive Deleted
    @Father O'Hara

    UK political parties have "whips"! And Black Rod, to fight them off.

  26. • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
    @PiltdownMan

    The senator is right. Mama is in misery, lookin' out at the rain.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vypSOetzlQo

  27. On behalf of the African American slaves of the past, I’m offended by the coining of the term “Dreamers” to describe illegal aliens brought to the US as children by their illegal alien parents.

    That’s because slaves dreamed, and MLK Had A Dream.

    Of course, my fine whine will get no credence, because who-whom.

  28. @Whiskey
    Turban Durbin knows this stuff always works. Drudge has Pelosi as a lock for Speaker of the House, and already planning impeachment proceedings.

    This is not about DACA. This is about stampeding the Mitch McConnells and Paul Ryans into not just impeaching Trump but convicting him, and installing Madam Hillary as the rightful avatar of rage filled White women ages 27-67. [Younger women are too busy being hot to be rage filled. It is only the imminent impact of the wall that creates it]

    There are lots and lots of patronage jobs at stake here. So what if the US is turned into Greater Nigeria in a few years. Turbin Durbin has lots and lots of people who donated money in expectation of jobs for nephews. Thats how it works. This stuff will whip up every non White and angry White woman (which is every woman not married to Tom Brady and old enough to remember Britney Spears) into a rage filled frenzy which every Cuckservative will bow before like they always do.

    Heck Trumps daughter will get an earful from her angry gay hairdresser and urge Daddy to quit.

    Replies: @dfordoom, @MBlanc46

    Younger women are too busy being hot to be rage filled. It is only the imminent impact of the wall that creates it

    You got that right.

  29. @Redneck farmer
    When all else fails, call forth slavery. If there's an advantage to our current high levels of immigration, we're bringing in people who Don't care about black history.

    Replies: @dfordoom, @MBlanc46

    When all else fails, call forth slavery. If there’s an advantage to our current high levels of immigration, we’re bringing in people who Don’t care about black history.

    I wonder when black leaders are going to figure that out?

    Immigration is also bringing in people who don’t care about anti-semitism. I wonder when Jewish leaders are going to figure that out?

    In fact immigration is bringing in people who don’t care about any of the Cultural Left’s sacred cows. Like transexual bathroom rights, climate change, etc.

    • Replies: @Jack D
    @dfordoom

    As long as they reliably pull the D lever (and they do) then it doesn't matter what they care about. Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will take care of the details on behalf their little brown brothers.

    , @Corn
    @dfordoom

    “Immigration is also bringing in people who don’t care about anti-semitism. I wonder when Jewish leaders are going to figure that out?”

    Never?

    Replies: @J.Ross, @Anonymous

  30. Why is Durbin allowed to call slaves migrants?

    Wasn’t that made a capital offense some time back?

  31. @PiltdownMan
    https://youtu.be/YKwWb47hDzg

    https://youtu.be/3gzDmVwI2JY

    Replies: @YetAnotherAnon

    The senator is right. Mama is in misery, lookin’ out at the rain.

  32. @Mr. Anon
    Dick Durbin represents Illinois - a sh*thole state.

    Replies: @Twodees Partain, @MBlanc46

    No, he no more represents Illinois than Graham represents SC. Durbin actually represents a certain shitty little country.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
    @Twodees Partain

    Yes, that may as well be. Very few Congressmen seem to actually represent their constituents.

  33. Stop negotiating.

    Kill DACA, stop giving earned income to illegals, implement large scale work place enforcement and start taxing foreign remittances. Low hanging fruit. Could be done today, should have been done on day one.

    I’ll know Trump is making progress on immigration when Durbin and company start whining about actual immigration enforcement rather than just making up sob stories and calling names..

  34. That’s rich coming from a guy with a pornstar microaggression of a name like “Dick Durbin”.

  35. 10 years ago, all the late night shows wouldn’t have ignored such stupidity. But now they are all mindless Dem partisans so it doesn’t matter.

  36. The Dems have been playing their weak hand pretty ok. They’re spinning the negotiations going nowhere due to their unreasonable demands into negotiations going nowhere because Trump is just like SO racist. We’ll see what happens.

    Very interesting story I learned about people coming here in chains from yesterday’s post about John Law and the Mississippi Company:

    Prisoners were set free in Paris in September 1719 onwards, under the condition that they marry prostitutes and go with them to Louisiana. The newly married couples were chained together and taken to the port of embarkation. In May 1720, after complaints from the Mississippi Company and the concessioners about this class of French immigrants, the French government prohibited such deportations. However, there was a third shipment of prisoners in 1721

    • Replies: @Expletive Deleted
    @27 year old

    Crikey! The Frogs invented Australia before there was even Australia!

  37. Trump needs to start referring to Durbin as Biggus Dickus.

  38. So, the constant mention of blockchains in the media in the last few years is responsible for the rise in Black-on-Black homicides, then … ?

  39. blacks and their chains

    • Replies: @Expletive Deleted
    @J1234

    Has he thought about using Archimedes' ole dead white guy trick to find out how much actual gold there is in that boat anchor? He can even run about the 'hood nekkid just to make it authentic LARPing. Or did he just take somebody's word for it?
    I'll not hold my breath.

    , @Anonymous
    @J1234

    Now who says they can't be articulate? BTW Daniel Tosh did a riposte to something similar:

    http://www.cc.com/video-clips/pfc9uv/tosh-0-daniel-s-assets

  40. @Anonymous
    Trump bungled and fumbled today by answering the bait question "are you a racist?"

    This is like the campaign where he does a few things right and then blows it big time.

    The jackal media just kept asking the question because they know he just can't keep his mouth shut.

    I BET HE'S ON THE PHONE TO BANNON TONIGHT

    Replies: @Opinionator, @Ed

    Oh brother another day, another stupid “Trump bungled…”.

    You’re not getting your explicitly bigoted president of your fanciful dreams. He bungled nothing and you’re lucky he’s a better man than most otherwise he’d be signing a clean DACA today.

  41. @Anonymous
    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/12/watch-dick-durbin-advocated-for-ending-chain-migration-in-2010-a-term-he-now-says-is-racist/

    With this stunt has Durbin successfully called off the heat they were getting from Dreamers for the time being? He didn't get them a deal but that's because Trump's a racist, see?

    Replies: @Ed

    The loon judge in CA is the one who saved them. The DHS is accepting renewals for the time being. Tge imjunction will likely be lifted but who knows when and who knows if administration concedes key ground to do so.

    The leverage is on Trump’s side. Although for some reason the media and pundits act as if the Dems and more curiously the DACA activists do.

    If Dems shit down the govt over DACA they will be brutalized. They are not dealing with your standard wallflower republican. Trump has already laid the groundwork as to who is to blame, Fox, Limbaugh & Drudge will take care of the rest.

    I was reading some recap of the now collapsed deal and Durbin put in the part about diverting diversity lottery visa to expired TPS visa people due to insistence of black caucus. They wouldn’t vote for deal otherwise. Well their votes aren’t needed. They have no leverage, so who cares? That Graham would go along with this shows he’s an idiot hellbent on selling out the country.

  42. One angle I’ve not seen anyone mention is that the Democrats and Republicuck senators went to the White House thinking they’d roll Trump on immigration because he’d said he’d sign whatever bipartisan bill they brought him.

    After they got there he said, “this is BS, I’m not signing this.”

    They left really pissed and out of options, so they go to the one and only trump card (no pun intended) they know: racial faux-paus.

    Any and every other Republican would cave-in in that situation and give the Dems whatever they ask to atone for their sin and make the news cycle stop.

    Obviously Trump doesn’t play that way. Instead the Republican base loved it because for once a politician is telling the truth, and taking their side in a fight against the establishment elite.

    One would think Democrats would know by now that Trump does fold up and cave like the rest of the controlled opposition. I think it speaks to their desperation — they’ve got absolutely nothing else to negotiate against him with. What are they going to do? If they don’t compromise on DACA, he gets to unleash the hounds anyway. For him it’s win-win.

    That, and to their ear it probably was the Most Racist Thing Ever… Merit? That’s choosing, which is, like, discriminating, which is like the most evil thing since Hilter, and that Jim Crow guy. Ha! We’re winning.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
    @Portlander

    Right. And by lying about what happened in a private meeting, Durbin just confirmed to DJT that the Ds cannot be trusted on anything.

  43. Our representative in Congress, Cheri Bustos, was elected mainly because she once babysat for Dick Durban and his wife and has been a friend ever since. David Koehler is an Illinois State Senator who was running for the seat that Bustos got, and was the front runner, but one night he received a call from Dick Durban asking him to bow out. David Koehler bowed out as Dick Durbin wields a lot of power in Congress and within the Illinois State Democratic Party and could have ruined David Koehler’s career. There are many signs that Dick is grooming Cheri for even greater things, like possibly being his replacement, or as a future governor of Illinois.

  44. @Anonymous
    Durbin's child-like claim is related to the fad push to outlaw the boiling of lobsters (lobsters don't have nerve pathways and don't have a "brain" that could process the nerve pain signals).

    This stuff is evidence of mass mental illness. Madness of crowds. Hysterics.

    Replies: @Sean

    Hitler outlawed the boiling alive of crabs.

    • Replies: @Jim Don Bob
    @Sean

    How else are you supposed to get rid of them?

  45. Re Trump’s BS detector. When Rosenhan deliberately got himself committed to an insane asylum the staff were fooled but the real patients quickly worked out that he was faking.

  46. Also offensive:

    Chain smoking
    Chain reaction
    Chainsaw
    Chiang Kai-shek
    Alice In Chains

    • Replies: @El Dato
    @Hippopotamusdrome

    It's good that we still can have master-slave circuits in electronics.

    Not to mention black holes (which have no hair), dark matter and brown dwarves in astrophysics.

    , @Jack D
    @Hippopotamusdrome

    Chain letters.

    Chain mail.

    Gold chains - no wait, they're cool.

    , @Hibernian
    @Hippopotamusdrome

    Bicycle chains
    Motorcycle chains
    The Chain Bridge in Budapest

  47. @Twodees Partain
    @Mr. Anon

    No, he no more represents Illinois than Graham represents SC. Durbin actually represents a certain shitty little country.

    Replies: @Mr. Anon

    Yes, that may as well be. Very few Congressmen seem to actually represent their constituents.

  48. @Dr. X
    Dick Durbin is one of the politicians I'd like to see hauled off in chains... along with Schumer, Feinstein, Pelosi, et. al.

    Replies: @Thomas, @Achmed E. Newman, @pyrrhus, @(((Owen)))

    You can hate on Durbin and Schumer for being smart and effective, but that won’t slow them down any. They’re honest politicians so the only way to beat them is on the issues.

    It’s not like Paul Ryan who stabs his own people in the back and lies about his signature budget every time he opens his mouth. He can be beaten in his home district or deposed from power if you can just explain his crimes.

    But Durbin and Schumer are doing what their constituents want. Trump needs a showdown where he wins on the merits. He really should be tempting them into a government shutdown so immigration becomes the top issue of 2018 and some GOP congressmen can survive.

    • Replies: @Opinionator
    @(((Owen)))

    Good post. Trump and GOP must make immigration the top issue in 2018 because of the turnout problem they are now facing. After the decisions and events of the past year, it is the only issue they are left with that will sufficiently energize their supporters and spur them to get out and vote.

    But if Dems opt not to force a shutdown, what other way do you see that Trump and GOP can make immigration the top issue?

    , @YetAnotherAnon
    @(((Owen)))

    "Durbin and Schumer are doing what their constituents want"

    Do the people of Illinois want open borders?

    , @Hibernian
    @(((Owen)))

    I'm from Chicago and I know Durbin is a clown.

  49. @Hippopotamusdrome
    Also offensive:

    Chain smoking
    Chain reaction
    Chainsaw
    Chiang Kai-shek
    Alice In Chains

    Replies: @El Dato, @Jack D, @Hibernian

    It’s good that we still can have master-slave circuits in electronics.

    Not to mention black holes (which have no hair), dark matter and brown dwarves in astrophysics.

  50. @Father O'Hara
    @Thomas

    And "anchor babies" brings back memories of the slave ships docking in ports to deliver their cargo.

    Replies: @Expletive Deleted

    UK political parties have “whips”! And Black Rod, to fight them off.

  51. @27 year old
    The Dems have been playing their weak hand pretty ok. They're spinning the negotiations going nowhere due to their unreasonable demands into negotiations going nowhere because Trump is just like SO racist. We'll see what happens.

    Very interesting story I learned about people coming here in chains from yesterday's post about John Law and the Mississippi Company:

    Prisoners were set free in Paris in September 1719 onwards, under the condition that they marry prostitutes and go with them to Louisiana. The newly married couples were chained together and taken to the port of embarkation. In May 1720, after complaints from the Mississippi Company and the concessioners about this class of French immigrants, the French government prohibited such deportations. However, there was a third shipment of prisoners in 1721
     

    Replies: @Expletive Deleted

    Crikey! The Frogs invented Australia before there was even Australia!

  52. @(((Owen)))
    @Dr. X

    You can hate on Durbin and Schumer for being smart and effective, but that won't slow them down any. They're honest politicians so the only way to beat them is on the issues.

    It's not like Paul Ryan who stabs his own people in the back and lies about his signature budget every time he opens his mouth. He can be beaten in his home district or deposed from power if you can just explain his crimes.

    But Durbin and Schumer are doing what their constituents want. Trump needs a showdown where he wins on the merits. He really should be tempting them into a government shutdown so immigration becomes the top issue of 2018 and some GOP congressmen can survive.

    Replies: @Opinionator, @YetAnotherAnon, @Hibernian

    Good post. Trump and GOP must make immigration the top issue in 2018 because of the turnout problem they are now facing. After the decisions and events of the past year, it is the only issue they are left with that will sufficiently energize their supporters and spur them to get out and vote.

    But if Dems opt not to force a shutdown, what other way do you see that Trump and GOP can make immigration the top issue?

  53. @Daniel Chieh
    Not a serious country.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @MBlanc46

    Not any more.

  54. @J1234
    blacks and their chains

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_ZU2Bt41oo

    Replies: @Expletive Deleted, @Anonymous

    Has he thought about using Archimedes’ ole dead white guy trick to find out how much actual gold there is in that boat anchor? He can even run about the ‘hood nekkid just to make it authentic LARPing. Or did he just take somebody’s word for it?
    I’ll not hold my breath.

  55. @Portlander
    One angle I've not seen anyone mention is that the Democrats and Republicuck senators went to the White House thinking they'd roll Trump on immigration because he'd said he'd sign whatever bipartisan bill they brought him.

    After they got there he said, "this is BS, I'm not signing this."

    They left really pissed and out of options, so they go to the one and only trump card (no pun intended) they know: racial faux-paus.

    Any and every other Republican would cave-in in that situation and give the Dems whatever they ask to atone for their sin and make the news cycle stop.

    Obviously Trump doesn't play that way. Instead the Republican base loved it because for once a politician is telling the truth, and taking their side in a fight against the establishment elite.

    One would think Democrats would know by now that Trump does fold up and cave like the rest of the controlled opposition. I think it speaks to their desperation -- they've got absolutely nothing else to negotiate against him with. What are they going to do? If they don't compromise on DACA, he gets to unleash the hounds anyway. For him it's win-win.

    That, and to their ear it probably was the Most Racist Thing Ever... Merit? That's choosing, which is, like, discriminating, which is like the most evil thing since Hilter, and that Jim Crow guy. Ha! We're winning.

    Replies: @Jim Don Bob

    Right. And by lying about what happened in a private meeting, Durbin just confirmed to DJT that the Ds cannot be trusted on anything.

  56. @Sean
    @Anonymous

    Hitler outlawed the boiling alive of crabs.

    Replies: @Jim Don Bob

    How else are you supposed to get rid of them?

  57. @dfordoom
    @Redneck farmer


    When all else fails, call forth slavery. If there’s an advantage to our current high levels of immigration, we’re bringing in people who Don’t care about black history.
     
    I wonder when black leaders are going to figure that out?

    Immigration is also bringing in people who don't care about anti-semitism. I wonder when Jewish leaders are going to figure that out?

    In fact immigration is bringing in people who don't care about any of the Cultural Left's sacred cows. Like transexual bathroom rights, climate change, etc.

    Replies: @Jack D, @Corn

    As long as they reliably pull the D lever (and they do) then it doesn’t matter what they care about. Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will take care of the details on behalf their little brown brothers.

  58. @Hippopotamusdrome
    Also offensive:

    Chain smoking
    Chain reaction
    Chainsaw
    Chiang Kai-shek
    Alice In Chains

    Replies: @El Dato, @Jack D, @Hibernian

    Chain letters.

    Chain mail.

    Gold chains – no wait, they’re cool.

  59. @(((Owen)))
    @Dr. X

    You can hate on Durbin and Schumer for being smart and effective, but that won't slow them down any. They're honest politicians so the only way to beat them is on the issues.

    It's not like Paul Ryan who stabs his own people in the back and lies about his signature budget every time he opens his mouth. He can be beaten in his home district or deposed from power if you can just explain his crimes.

    But Durbin and Schumer are doing what their constituents want. Trump needs a showdown where he wins on the merits. He really should be tempting them into a government shutdown so immigration becomes the top issue of 2018 and some GOP congressmen can survive.

    Replies: @Opinionator, @YetAnotherAnon, @Hibernian

    “Durbin and Schumer are doing what their constituents want”

    Do the people of Illinois want open borders?

  60. @Whiskey
    Turban Durbin knows this stuff always works. Drudge has Pelosi as a lock for Speaker of the House, and already planning impeachment proceedings.

    This is not about DACA. This is about stampeding the Mitch McConnells and Paul Ryans into not just impeaching Trump but convicting him, and installing Madam Hillary as the rightful avatar of rage filled White women ages 27-67. [Younger women are too busy being hot to be rage filled. It is only the imminent impact of the wall that creates it]

    There are lots and lots of patronage jobs at stake here. So what if the US is turned into Greater Nigeria in a few years. Turbin Durbin has lots and lots of people who donated money in expectation of jobs for nephews. Thats how it works. This stuff will whip up every non White and angry White woman (which is every woman not married to Tom Brady and old enough to remember Britney Spears) into a rage filled frenzy which every Cuckservative will bow before like they always do.

    Heck Trumps daughter will get an earful from her angry gay hairdresser and urge Daddy to quit.

    Replies: @dfordoom, @MBlanc46

    I’ve seen plenty of younger women with plenty of rage. Unfortunately for the rage-filled women, Hillary won’t be the replacement if they do succeed in remvong Trump. The replacement would be Mike Pence.

  61. @Mr. Anon
    Dick Durbin represents Illinois - a sh*thole state.

    Replies: @Twodees Partain, @MBlanc46

    Illinois wouldn’t be a bad place if Cook County were removed. It would be Indiana ir Kentucky.

    • Agree: Corn
    • Replies: @Hibernian
    @MBlanc46

    You'd still have Madison & St.Clair counties a short distance almost due east of St. Louis.

    Replies: @MBlanc46

  62. @Redneck farmer
    When all else fails, call forth slavery. If there's an advantage to our current high levels of immigration, we're bringing in people who Don't care about black history.

    Replies: @dfordoom, @MBlanc46

    We were a lot better off when we had only blacks, reservation Indians, and the descendents of the Mexicans in the states we grabbed from Mexico. But if we’ve got to have immigrants, yeah, make it ones who don’t give a fig about blacks.

  63. Tricky Dick is just trying to virtue signal and score some brownie points with the negro.

  64. @Mr. Anon

    … Durbin continued: “When it came to the issue of, quote, ‘chain migration,’ I said to the president, do you realize how painful that term is to so many people? African-Americans believe they migrated to America in chains and when you talk about chain migration, it hurts them personally.
     
    And yet Dick Durbin has no problem using the term "Democratic Party", which party was the political arm of the "Slave Power".

    Replies: @ben tillman

    Durbin also wears cotton shirts, I’d wager.

  65. @dfordoom
    @Redneck farmer


    When all else fails, call forth slavery. If there’s an advantage to our current high levels of immigration, we’re bringing in people who Don’t care about black history.
     
    I wonder when black leaders are going to figure that out?

    Immigration is also bringing in people who don't care about anti-semitism. I wonder when Jewish leaders are going to figure that out?

    In fact immigration is bringing in people who don't care about any of the Cultural Left's sacred cows. Like transexual bathroom rights, climate change, etc.

    Replies: @Jack D, @Corn

    “Immigration is also bringing in people who don’t care about anti-semitism. I wonder when Jewish leaders are going to figure that out?”

    Never?

    • Replies: @J.Ross
    @Corn

    No problem, they have an unapologetic ethnostate to flee to.

    , @Anonymous
    @Corn

    So long as they can be united against White People, all is well.

    The little details can wait for future generations to ponder.

  66. @Hippopotamusdrome
    Also offensive:

    Chain smoking
    Chain reaction
    Chainsaw
    Chiang Kai-shek
    Alice In Chains

    Replies: @El Dato, @Jack D, @Hibernian

    Bicycle chains
    Motorcycle chains
    The Chain Bridge in Budapest

  67. @(((Owen)))
    @Dr. X

    You can hate on Durbin and Schumer for being smart and effective, but that won't slow them down any. They're honest politicians so the only way to beat them is on the issues.

    It's not like Paul Ryan who stabs his own people in the back and lies about his signature budget every time he opens his mouth. He can be beaten in his home district or deposed from power if you can just explain his crimes.

    But Durbin and Schumer are doing what their constituents want. Trump needs a showdown where he wins on the merits. He really should be tempting them into a government shutdown so immigration becomes the top issue of 2018 and some GOP congressmen can survive.

    Replies: @Opinionator, @YetAnotherAnon, @Hibernian

    I’m from Chicago and I know Durbin is a clown.

  68. @MBlanc46
    @Mr. Anon

    Illinois wouldn’t be a bad place if Cook County were removed. It would be Indiana ir Kentucky.

    Replies: @Hibernian

    You’d still have Madison & St.Clair counties a short distance almost due east of St. Louis.

    • Replies: @MBlanc46
    @Hibernian

    Indiana has Indianapolis. Kentucky has Louisville. But they don't dominate state politics the way that Cook County does Illinois politics. Even with East St. Louis, etc., whites would run things if Cook were gone.

  69. Senator Durbin’s comments make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. I’m a good person, and gosh darn it, people like me!

  70. @Corn
    @dfordoom

    “Immigration is also bringing in people who don’t care about anti-semitism. I wonder when Jewish leaders are going to figure that out?”

    Never?

    Replies: @J.Ross, @Anonymous

    No problem, they have an unapologetic ethnostate to flee to.

  71. The most charitable interpretation for Senator Durbin’s statement is that he has a very dry sense of humor.

  72. @Corn
    @dfordoom

    “Immigration is also bringing in people who don’t care about anti-semitism. I wonder when Jewish leaders are going to figure that out?”

    Never?

    Replies: @J.Ross, @Anonymous

    So long as they can be united against White People, all is well.

    The little details can wait for future generations to ponder.

  73. @J1234
    blacks and their chains

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_ZU2Bt41oo

    Replies: @Expletive Deleted, @Anonymous

    Now who says they can’t be articulate? BTW Daniel Tosh did a riposte to something similar:

    http://www.cc.com/video-clips/pfc9uv/tosh-0-daniel-s-assets

  74. Sen. Durbin: Term “Chain Migration” Is Offensive To Those Whose Ancestors Came To U.S. “In Chains”

    That’s why black ghettos are food-deserts. Black people deem supermarket chains to be offensive and simply will not tolerate them in their neighborhoods.

  75. @Thomas
    @Dr. X

    Trump has been unusually gentlemanly to not have christened him “Dirty Dick.”

    Replies: @OFWHAP

    He should just call him “Limp Dick” Durbin, or something equally embarrassing/emasculating. But then again, Durbin would respond that this name is hurtful to Americans, such as Bob Dole, who suffer from erectile dysfunction.

  76. @Hibernian
    @MBlanc46

    You'd still have Madison & St.Clair counties a short distance almost due east of St. Louis.

    Replies: @MBlanc46

    Indiana has Indianapolis. Kentucky has Louisville. But they don’t dominate state politics the way that Cook County does Illinois politics. Even with East St. Louis, etc., whites would run things if Cook were gone.

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