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2018-01-21 07:00 by Karl Denninger
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I betcha I can figure out how this woman came to the US....

A young woman of East African descent was arraigned in court Friday on charges of first-degree arson after she allegedly set a series of fires on the campus of St. Catherine University in retaliation for U.S. military intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tnuza Jamal Hassan, 19, is a former student at the school and a resident of Minneapolis, home to a large community of refugees from East Africa, including Somalia and Ethiopia.

"Rapefugee" for the win!

If you're a guy, well, we know what you might choose to do.  If you're a woman, on the other hand, I guess arson is second-best -- although, just like Akhmed she's a pretty-poor arsonist, considering that the best she could manage was to light some feminine pads and books on fire.... plus a couch.

I have to wonder how she managed to become a student at said university as well, since the last time I checked if you have the intellectual firepower to attend a college you could probably figure out that some lighter fluid or gasoline would work far better than a feminine pad for an accelerant.  Then again, maybe in her homeland they made those out of something explosive, so she figured the ones in the store here would work equally well....

May you get a nice long term in prison, minus your burka....

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2018-01-20 13:13 by Karl Denninger
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This is a bald lie.

In every shutdown thus far, and this one as well, nobody has gone unpaid.  In fact they are paid to not work in that when the shutdown ends all pay for the period during which the shutdown took place is in fact paid, although the people who were furloughed did no work for it.

You should cheer such shutdowns because we are paying our military, civilian contractors and other federal employees to sit in a bar and get drunk.

Literally.

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2018-01-20 12:35 by Karl Denninger
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What part of spending more than you take in by taxation is "needless"?  You're a lying sack of crap, that's why.

If you and the Democrats are both against deficit spending, and all spending bills must originate in the House, why do we have deficits?  You're a lying sack of crap, that's why.

You and the rest of the House and Senate just voted to renew FISA authority, and immediately thereafter you learned that it was abused during Obama's administration.  Why haven't you immediately filed a bill to repeal a law that you know was criminally abused?  You're a lying sack of crap, that's why.

If the Congress has to appropriate every penny spent before it is spent (the Constitution says so in Article 1, Section 9) explain why the so-called "automatic" spending in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security (along with debt payments) takes place when Congress has no legitimate budget, as is the case now?  Neither you, Treasury, or any other member of the House or Senate give a damn about the Constitution, that's why.  Yes, I know about the ADA -- which only through a belief that if you cut off Social Security and Medicare it would lead to immediate riots can possibly qualify as "national security related."

Where do you see an exception in Article 1, Section 9 for "essential" government functions?  There isn't one!  So why are the cops still on duty around your office -- never mind the Secret Service?  Because you're a lying sack of crap and don't care about the Constitution, that's why.

And that's for starters....

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2018-01-19 07:00 by Karl Denninger
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Oh please.

"Protect dreamers"?  There's nothing to "protect"; those people were given a "hall pass" illegally by Obama.

If the government wants to put them all through a merit-based system and then let those start down the road to earning their way here by (1) proving they've not taken any public largesse, (2) proving that they have the merit to earn immigration credentials based on achievement and ability and (3) not, under any circumstance, allow said persons to further sponsor or create more citizens and green card holders then I might be ok with it.

Let's lay forward what that means:

1. All those who have been here for schooling and yet can't pass the English requirement for citizenship, and are of High School age or better, are done and leaving.  Now.

2. All those who have been collecting welfare of any sort are done.  Get out.

3. All those who have a criminal history of any sort are done.  Get out.

4. All those who cannot show that they have paid all their taxes, that is, any who have cheated, are done.  Get out.

5. All those who are likely, through lack of education or ability, to become public charges are done.  Get out.

I'm willing to bet that if you applied a basic merit style set of requirements 90% of the so-called "Dreamers" would fail.  Yes, there are exceptions.  Yes, maybe we should make those exceptions.  But we must not, ever reward lawless behavior with amnesty, especially when that time here has not been spent learning and turning oneself into an American.

You're not a Mexican, or a Guatemalan, or whatever if you want to stay here.  You're an American and you identify as one, which means you've never been seen anywhere near a "La Raza" or other similar gathering, say much less hanging around with those people, or get the **** out.

But even if you pass all of this, which I remind you any legal immigrant is supposed to, there's a further problem.  All these people would be cutting ahead of those who did it right.  A good friend of mine did go through this process, did get naturalized, I know exactly what was expected of her and it was not a simple process by any means.  She now holds a college degree and is a member of the armed forces.  Show me that sort of commitment to this country by any individual "Dreamer" and maybe -- just maybe -- you can make the argument they should be able to stay even though others who are willing to do so are waiting.

But for the rest?  Oh **** no.

Shut the government down and keep it shut down and may God not miss next time with his meteor.

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2018-01-18 12:27 by Karl Denninger
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Cut the crap folks.

We had Mr. Illegal (deported several times) who "accidentally" shot Kate Steinle -- and who Californicated tried to let walk.

Then we had Mr. Nutjob -- several times deported and a fugitive as a result, being given aid and comfort by Rahm in Chicago, threaten to murder everyone on a Greyhound bus.

And now, we have this:

A man accused of an “unprovoked and brutal stabbing” at a market in California last month is an illegal immigrant with a criminal record who had been previously deported seven times, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman told Fox News.

Seven times.

and this:

"I wish I killed more."

Why do they keep coming -- and coming back?  Because they do not face sanction for doing so and neither do those who give them aid and comfort.

Time to cut the crap and call these people what they are: This is an armed invasion and those who give them aid and comfort need to be arrested, indicted and imprisoned not only for doing so but also as accessories before the fact to the crimes these jackasses commit.

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