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Pittsburgh mayor welcomes Trump sanctuary cities plan: ´This city was built by immigrants´

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Posted By: Ribicon, 4/17/2019 11:45:45 AM

Pittsburgh now stands with fellow sanctuary city Oakland in telling President Trump it’d be happy to take in detained illegal immigrants. Mr. Trump claimed this week that “Illegal Immigrants who can no longer be legally held … will be, subject to Homeland Security, given to Sanctuary Cities and States!” following through on a threat that was in part designed to expose liberal hypocrisy and NIMBY-ism. But like Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf over the weekend, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said words to the effect of bring it on. “We welcome people to Pittsburgh. This city was built by immigrants when

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What goes up must come down. How long until they beg for deportations, with the city buckling under the financial strain of supporting people whose home nations are glad to see gone?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 4/17/2019 11:47:29 AM (No. 36703)
Yeah good luck with that, mayor
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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird 4/17/2019 11:52:29 AM (No. 36706)
Then do it. Start sending them there. I doubt that this dopey Lib mayor speaks for the citizens of Pittsburgh...
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Reply 3 - Posted by: jalo1951 4/17/2019 11:52:48 AM (No. 36697)
100,000 in the past month. Tens of thousands with absolutely nothing. Forget the buses. I say fly them out. I´ll make a donation. Maybe a two hour flight and drop them off at the Pittsburgh air port. One plane after the other.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: trackman999 4/17/2019 11:56:54 AM (No. 36702)
Those "migrants" were legal immigrants.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird 4/17/2019 11:57:16 AM (No. 36691)
He’d like to see these “families” move there.

"We don´t view the president´s comments as a threat," Peduto said. "Pittsburgh is a welcoming city, and on a monthly basis, we´re welcoming new immigrants and refugees into this city."

The mayor added, "We work hand-in-hand with our nonprofit organizations, our faith-based institutions, and I´m sure that working with them, we could handle several hundred more detainees.”


https://www.wtae.com/article/pittsburgh-mayor-says-city-would-welcome-detainees/27155813

“Several hundred more”? Seriously? Open the flood gates and stand aside, mayor...
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 4/17/2019 12:13:24 PM (No. 36696)
LEGAL immigrants, you moron.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bur Oak 4/17/2019 12:15:06 PM (No. 36705)
There we go. Get the busses chartered and send the illegals to Pittsburgh. Let them off at the mayor´s house.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Clinger 4/17/2019 12:22:20 PM (No. 36689)
"Built by immigrants" so what?

Tell me how that since at one time in our history it served our needs to import droves of unskilled laborers there can never be a point where that no longer makes sense or serves our needs?

I´d also submit that the reason life was so harsh for workers in the late 19th to early 20th century was an oversupply of cheap labor fleeing repression in Europe thus lowering the cost of labor to repressed European levels. Do you think that the "Robber Barons" could have abused workers if they were in short supply and they had to compete for them? Do you know that an Irishman cost about one tenth as much as an African slave? You had to purchase Africans from traders who sent ships and purchasing agents off to acquire them yet boatloads of Irish were unloaded every day. (Many of whom had been Scots cleared out of the Highlands sent to Ireland)

Your statement is utterly ridiculous Mr. Mayor. At least you go by Bill and haven´t changed to Billeto...yet.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SALady 4/17/2019 12:34:50 PM (No. 36701)
It sounds like a great plan is coming together.

All the non-sanctuary cities get huge relief not having to deal with the invasion of illegal aliens.

The sanctuary cities get all their tired illegal alien masses that they keep saying they want (along with the massive costs to deal with them, of course).

And President Trump gets to smile and gloat, and gain tons of new voters for proving once again that he truly is a great leader and not a swamp creature politician!!!!!

Talk about win/win/win!!!!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog 4/17/2019 12:35:00 PM (No. 36694)
Umm, make that "LEGAL" immigrants there Mr. Mayor... a big, huge, hairy difference!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Ribicon 4/17/2019 12:38:42 PM (No. 36693)
Legal immigrants who, as a condition of entry, had to demonstrate that they could support themselves with needed skills, and have a sponsor who would guarantee their welfare, with the specific objective of not burdening the taxpayers. These are the exact opposite; unskilled, mostly illiterate people who will be placed squarely on the backs of the taxpayer. And they say slavery ended in 1865.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: earlybird 4/17/2019 12:39:08 PM (No. 36695)
This doofus has dark blackish-brown hair that stops at the top of his sideburns, which are white and lead into a white beard - and insists that that is natural. Even told the Daiai Lama that.

His hair is so obviously dyed, it is pathetic. He is a real weirdo...
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Reply 13 - Posted by: AltaD 4/17/2019 1:11:15 PM (No. 36699)
Chicago´s new mayor and the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board have said the same thing. President Trump should take these mayors up on their offer and load up the buses.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: GO3 4/17/2019 1:16:29 PM (No. 36690)
Actually, the city was built by colonists.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: moebellini3 4/17/2019 1:32:53 PM (No. 36704)
Idiot. Yea his city was built by immigrants alright, but not like the illiterates coming illegally across our southern border. This is the bullsh** democrats are peddling to all dummies who don´t know any better. This is an insult to every hard working immigrant who came here years ago. Plus, they assimilated into our society, fought for our country and respected our flag. Got it.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: PChristopher 4/17/2019 1:34:21 PM (No. 36700)
You heard the man....load him up!!!
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Reply 17 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 4/17/2019 1:54:35 PM (No. 36710)
Guess the mayor of Pittsburgh wants more slums as if they didn´t already have enough. Just remember, if these illegal immigrants get in, the odds are good they will never leave.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: chance_232 4/17/2019 1:59:23 PM (No. 36698)
I grew up in Pittsburgh and can tell you that the Burgh is as diverse as they come. There is some ethnic festival just about every month back home. While Pittsburghers celebrate diversity with parades, food and beer, everyone is an American first, Pittsburger second and just about everyone speaks English.... well Pittsburghese.

The locals will not be happy with a flood of Spanish speaking welfare grabbers pouring in. This may turn Allegheny County red in the next election. And that would be a first.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Strike3 4/17/2019 2:24:49 PM (No. 36692)
No need to emphasize the fact that the Pittsburgh mayor is a moron who survives on his liberalism. Allegheny county has higher taxes than most of the state, no firearms allowed anytime, anywhere. They already have a colony of Somalis going to school downtown on the taxpayers dime. I don´t think I´ll be visiting there quite as often because his vision is a recipe for disaster.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Philipsonh 4/17/2019 2:53:30 PM (No. 36711)
A major influx of illegal aliens will destroy the finances of the city, ruin the schools because many new students cannot speak English, overwhelm the health care system, and the list goes on. The mayor must think these folks are all profesionals, rather than individuals primarily arriving for FREE benefits.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: NYbob 4/17/2019 7:23:55 PM (No. 36707)
Your choice Allegheny county. Expand the parasites way beyond the couple of hundred criminals this dope is talking about or vote in a Mayor who isn´t a lying rat. Peduto is a punk. Explain the difference between being invited in and breaking in and vote for someone who doesn´t lie every time they speak.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: chillijilli 4/17/2019 7:42:18 PM (No. 36709)
So many of you are so right. But you have to admit that the conservatives and/or Pubbies have done a TERRIBLE job of defining the difference between regular immigrants and ILLEGAL immigrants and until they do, I´m afraid nothing will change.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: anniebc 4/17/2019 10:08:48 PM (No. 36708)
Wrong kind of "immigrants," stupid!
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