DeSantis is now into human trafficking

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nickqt

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Between DeSantis' transportation of others across the country to cleanse an area of others, to Trump's new one arm salute, the Republican Party is really cooking this week.

That said, there's a few liberal bloggers who say repugnant shit, so, it all evens out.
 

Viper1j

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looks like he tried to kidnap some more asylees, not sure if they aborted or what happened

Ronny will go down like any other coyote.
Maybe he can share a cell with Donny, and play Mini-me for real. :D

Bexar County Sheriff announces investigation into how migrants went from Texas to Martha's Vineyard
A Texas sheriff said Monday evening his agency will open an investigation into the transportation of 48 Venezuelan migrants from the state to Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar, a Democrat, told reporters at a Monday news conference that his understanding was that on Wednesday a Venezuelan migrant was paid a "bird dog fee" to recruit 50 migrants from a resource center in San Antonio.

The sheriff said he believes laws were not only broken in Bexar County in transporting nearly 50 migrants to Martha's Vineyard but that parallel laws were also broken on the federal side.

A total of 48 migrants were "lured" to a hotel where they were housed for two days, according to Salazar.
The migrants were flown to Florida and then later transported to Martha's Vineyard under "false pretenses," he said.

The sheriff said they were flown to Martha's Vineyard for "a photo-op and stranded." He believes the migrants were "exploited and hoodwinked" into making the trip for political posturing.

The sheriff has been speaking with an attorney who represents some of the migrants for first-hand accounts of what took place, Salazar told reporters.
The allegations that he has heard thus far are "disgusting and a violation of human rights," he said.
Salazar said he believes there needs to be accountability for what happened.

DeSantis says migrants were treated well, signed forms
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has claimed credit for flying the migrants to Martha's Vineyard. In an interview with Fox News on Monday night, DeSantis defended his decision.
"They all signed consent forms to go and then the vendor that is doing this for Florida provided them with a packet that had a map of Martha's Vineyard, it has the number for different services that are on Martha's Vineyard," DeSantis said.

"Why wouldn't they want to go, given where they were? They were in really, really bad shape and they got to be cleaned up, everything, treated well," he added.
When asked earlier about the investigation, DeSantis spokesperson Taryn Fenske gave CNN the following statement: "Immigrants have been more than willing to leave Bexar County after being abandoned, homeless, and 'left to fend for themselves.'

"Florida gave them an opportunity to seek greener pastures in a sanctuary jurisdiction that offered greater resources for them, as we expected. Unless the MA national guard has abandoned these individuals, they have been provided accommodations, sustenance, clothing and more options to succeed following their unfair enticement into the United States, unlike the 53 immigrants who died in a truck found abandoned in Bexar County this June. "

Attorneys for many of the migrants said Monday that brochures given to their clients were "highly misleading" and "used to entice (their) clients to travel under the guise that (resettlement) support was available to them."

The brochure lists refugee services, including cash and housing assistance, clothing, transportation to job interviews, job training and assistance registering children for school, among other resources.
One Venezuelan migrant, who spoke to CNN on the condition of anonymity for fear of negative impacts on their immigration case, shared images of the brochure. They said migrants were told that the brochure had information on the assistance they would receive in Massachusetts, but they were not told about the differences in programs for refugees and asylum seekers.

Migrants are, in many cases, asylum seekers, not refugees. Refugees apply for protection overseas and are admitted through the refugee admissions program, whereas asylum seekers apply within the United States.

Sheriff would welcome federal help
Salazar told reporters he will be working with federal agencies and welcomes White House assistance.
"Absolutely parts of this case are going to have to go federal, and there's going to have to be some coordination that goes along with that," he said. "So absolutely, I would welcome the White House or anybody else from the federal side to give us a call and help us out with whatever they can," he said.
President Joe Biden met Friday with members of his administration to talk about immigration issues.
A White House official said the meeting had been planned before Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sent two busloads of migrants to Vice President Kamala Harris' residence in Washington on Thursday and DeSantis sent two planes carrying migrants to Martha's Vineyard.
Biden has accused the Republicans of "playing politics with human beings" and "using them as props" in response to those stunts.
 

Pens1566

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Apparently not allowed to have both halves of the ticket from same state. Would DeSantis actually kiss ass and move to different state just to be his running mate?
There's nothing preventing it. Just can't have electors from the same state vote for both in the electoral college. No one's tried it in practice yet, but wouldn't really matter unless it was super close. I guess the worst case is that you'd end up with the president from one ticket, and the VP from the other.
 

ch33zw1z

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Didn't listen to him, just seeing the video I know he's a prevaricating POS.
yep, just another certified Moran.

these guys forget, intentionally maybe, what places like MA are like, and who we tend to elect as governors.

hey R’s, if Biden is Breaking laws, then prosecute. See how easy that is? The “whatabouts” are pathetic.
 
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outriding

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From what i heard over the radio the other day was if you "trick" someone by promising people by any means those people get an exemption to get their citizenship..

Thanks DeSantis.


"Ricci said she believes that's exactly what DeSantis has done. If law enforcement agrees, it could make migrants eligible for a special kind of visa that protects victims of human trafficking. "It would be so ironic for these families to ultimately legalize and become citizens as a result of his actions."
 

Pens1566

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From what i heard over the radio the other day was if you "trick" someone by promising people by any means those people get an exemption to get their citizenship..

Thanks DeSantis.


"Ricci said she believes that's exactly what DeSantis has done. If law enforcement agrees, it could make migrants eligible for a special kind of visa that protects victims of human trafficking. "It would be so ironic for these families to ultimately legalize and become citizens as a result of his actions."
And then offer them transport back to sunny FL so they can register to vote.
 

pcgeek11

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Out of this whole situation this is your concern?
No it was a question as to why they would need to call out the National Guard for just 50 cooperative migrants.

This whole situation, What 50 people in Martha's Vineyard?
How is that even a situation?

Are the 78 planes loads of migrants flown to Jacksonville Florida a situation too?

Are the thousands coming across the border into Texas and Arizona a situation too?

Are the 53 migrants that cooked in a truck a situation?

We need to stop the human trafficking at the source (at the border). The get a grip on this drug problem coming through our open border.

Those are my concerns.
 

fskimospy

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No it was a question as to why they would need to call out the National Guard for just 50 cooperative migrants.
Maybe it was the best way to get them federally funded assistance quickly. More importantly, why does it possibly matter what the name of the agency that gave them aid was? Who gives a shit?

This whole situation, What 50 people in Martha's Vineyard?
How is that even a situation?

Are the 78 planes loads of migrants flown to Jacksonville Florida a situation too?

Are the thousands coming across the border into Texas and Arizona a situation too?

Are the 53 migrants that cooked in a truck a situation?

We need to stop the human trafficking at the source (at the border). The get a grip on this drug problem coming through our open border.

Those are my concerns.
Florida and Texas receive large amounts of federal funding to assist with the migrants who arrive in their states. There are also extensive federal facilities to handle this. None of that exists on Martha's Vineyard.

This is really another case where people just need to apply common sense. You don't fly people to places under false pretenses where there's no network to support them and don't even tell the place you're sending them. DeSantis did this for attention, obviously, lighting taxpayer money on fire to do it. It's obvious he put no thought into their welfare or potentially perversely, thought that their suffering would be a bonus. I think that's bad. Your mileage may vary.
 

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No it was a question as to why they would need to call out the National Guard for just 50 cooperative migrants.

This whole situation, What 50 people in Martha's Vineyard?
How is that even a situation?

Are the 78 planes loads of migrants flown to Jacksonville Florida a situation too?

Are the thousands coming across the border into Texas and Arizona a situation too?

Are the 53 migrants that cooked in a truck a situation?

We need to stop the human trafficking at the source (at the border). The get a grip on this drug problem coming through our open border.

Those are my concerns.
Start a thread about those other situations. Your attempt to derail from the topic at hand is lame.
 

ch33zw1z

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No it was a question as to why they would need to call out the National Guard for just 50 cooperative migrants.

This whole situation, What 50 people in Martha's Vineyard?
How is that even a situation?

Are the 78 planes loads of migrants flown to Jacksonville Florida a situation too?

Are the thousands coming across the border into Texas and Arizona a situation too?

Are the 53 migrants that cooked in a truck a situation?

We need to stop the human trafficking at the source (at the border). The get a grip on this drug problem coming through our open border.

Those are my concerns.
hook, line, and sinker
 

MrSquished

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Maybe it was the best way to get them federally funded assistance quickly. More importantly, why does it possibly matter what the name of the agency that gave them aid was? Who gives a shit?


Florida and Texas receive large amounts of federal funding to assist with the migrants who arrive in their states. There are also extensive federal facilities to handle this. None of that exists on Martha's Vineyard.

This is really another case where people just need to apply common sense. You don't fly people to places under false pretenses where there's no network to support them and don't even tell the place you're sending them. DeSantis did this for attention, obviously, lighting taxpayer money on fire to do it. It's obvious he put no thought into their welfare or potentially perversely, thought that their suffering would be a bonus. I think that's bad. Your mileage may vary.
It's leaning more to the side of straight up evil.
 

fskimospy

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It's leaning more to the side of straight up evil.
I think it's selfish ambition, which in this case is evil. Like I'm confident if DeSantis thought personally giving all these migrants breakfast in bed would make him more likely to be president he would do it. I don't get the sense he enjoys causing suffering like Trump does, I think he's just completely indifferent to it. (which is also evil, just not quite as evil as active sadism)
 

ivwshane

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No it was a question as to why they would need to call out the National Guard for just 50 cooperative migrants.

This whole situation, What 50 people in Martha's Vineyard?
How is that even a situation?

Are the 78 planes loads of migrants flown to Jacksonville Florida a situation too?

Are the thousands coming across the border into Texas and Arizona a situation too?

Are the 53 migrants that cooked in a truck a situation?

We need to stop the human trafficking at the source (at the border). The get a grip on this drug problem coming through our open border.

Those are my concerns.
What are republican politicians doing about your concerns?

The real question you should be asking is why do you keep voting for politicians that do nothing to address your concerns?
 
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pcgeek11

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What are republican politicians doing about your concerns?

The real question you should be asking is why do you keep voting for politicians that do nothing to address your concerns?

Then I wouldn't be able to vote at all as neither party is doing shit for the border crisis.
 
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ivwshane

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Then I wouldn't be able to vote at all as neither party is doing shit for the border crisis.

So you are going to continue this lie that’s been debunked for you multiple times and continue voting for the party that’s actually blocking potential solutions.

Do you think of yourself as a smart guy? Because the smart people I know are willing to change their positions when new information is provided to them.
 

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