DC Trawler

Feds: Hey, let’s open up the jails to scare people into surrendering even more of their money

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Subtlety is not one of the keystones of this administration.


The federal government released groups of illegal immigrants from custody across the country Monday at the same time the White House was making its case that impending budget cuts would harm efforts to protect the border and enforce federal immigration laws.

Advocates reported “waves” of illegal immigrants being released from at least three detention centers in Texas, Florida and Louisiana.

U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement confirmed the release of some illegal immigrants Monday night but would not say how many or from which detention centers.

Of course not. Why would you need to know that? What are you, some kind of racist?

Hat tip to Laura W., who reminds us that Obama is the guy who said, “My administration is the only thing between you and the pitchforks.” This whole administration is a protection racket: Give them what they want or they’ll make trouble for you.

But don’t worry, folks. Just follow Joe’s super-awesome advice: