A Message From Lucianne

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

Original Article

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


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?

Post Reply

Reply 1 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 4/17/2019 11:47:29 AM (No. 36703)
Yeah good luck with that, mayor
13 people like this.

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...
21 people like this.

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.
14 people like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: trackman999 4/17/2019 11:56:54 AM (No. 36702)
Those "migrants" were legal immigrants.
32 people like this.

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.”


“Several hundred more”? Seriously? Open the flood gates and stand aside, mayor...
16 people like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 4/17/2019 12:13:24 PM (No. 36696)
LEGAL immigrants, you moron.
22 people like this.

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.
12 people like this.

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.

17 people like this.

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!!!!!

15 people like this.

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!
9 people like this.

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.
16 people like this.

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...
11 people like this.

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.
9 people like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: GO3 4/17/2019 1:16:29 PM (No. 36690)
Actually, the city was built by colonists.
8 people like this.

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.
8 people like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: PChristopher 4/17/2019 1:34:21 PM (No. 36700)
You heard the man....load him up!!!
10 people like this.

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.
10 people like this.

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.
11 people like this.

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.
8 people like this.

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.
8 people like this.

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.
6 people like this.

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.
7 people like this.

Reply 23 - Posted by: anniebc 4/17/2019 10:08:48 PM (No. 36708)
Wrong kind of "immigrants," stupid!
6 people like this.

Below, you will find ...
Most Recent Articles posted by "Ribicon"
Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)
Most Recent Articles posted by Ribicon"
‘Tonight Show’ and Jimmy Fallon slammed for allowing Morrissey to wear far-right pin 22 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/16/2019 10:06:08 AM
“The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” is in hot water over an outfit choice made by a guest performer. British musician Morrissey appeared on the NBC late-night talk show to perform—and he took the stage wearing a far-right pin on his lapel. The pin featured the logo of the anti-Islam For Britain political party. Morrissey, once the frontman of The Smiths, has openly supported the party since 2018. “I have been following a new party called For Britain which is led by Anne Marie Waters. It is the first time in my life that I will vote
From five-seaters with a top speed of 90mph to Airbus A350s: Fascinating pictures show Delta’s transformation over 10 decades into a titan of aviation worth $37billion 6 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/16/2019 1:12:51 AM
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines is worth $37billion (£28billion) and flies to 370 destinations on six continents with state-of-the-art aircraft. Truly, it’s a titan of aviation. But it started life as a crop-dusting outfit in 1924. And when it expanded to passenger transportation it used planes that could only hit 90mph, with the wind behind them. Delta has been on quite a journey, then—and these fascinating pictures illustrate the carrier’s dramatic transformation over the decades. They show some of its earliest passenger planes, a restored 1931 model with five passenger seats, a 1940 Douglas DC-3,
‘Whoever thought it would be a good idea should be fired immediately’: ‘Reboot’ Beto O’Rourke is roasted on social media for live-streaming an awkward video of his own haircut and back massage in El Paso 20 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/16/2019 1:03:09 AM
Democratic Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke was ridiculed on social media for live-streaming a ‘weird’ 20-minute video showing him getting a haircut during a campaign stop in Texas. The former Texas congressman, 46, made a stop at Chema’s Barber Shop in El Paso as an assistant live-streamed footage of him in a barber’s chair as indulged in some personal grooming. And what came next made for awkward viewing as he made chitchat with the barber in Spanish and had to introduce himself to another customer who failed to recognize him. His latest attempt at branding himself as a man
Linda Sarsour livid at ´white women,´ says they ´uphold the patriarchy´ 17 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/15/2019 10:46:03 PM
Women’s March leader Linda Sarsour is not happy with Georgia’s “heartbeat bill”—or the percentage of “white women” who made it possible. The activist who describes herself as “every Islamophobe’s worst nightmare” told her nearly 300,000 Twitter followers this week that white women are to blame for the election of Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, the pro-life legislation he signed into law May 7, and feminists’ ongoing struggle with “the patriarchy.” “While folks are debating tactics to respond to Georgia’s heartbeat bill, let’s remember that 76% of the white Women electorate in GA (more than white men) voted for Brian Kemp
Gov. Kay Ivey signs bill to ban abortion in Alabama 10 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/15/2019 10:28:01 PM
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed the bill to make abortion a felony in Alabama, the governor’s office announced. The law does not take effect now or immediately change the legality of abortion in Alabama. “To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious and that every life is a sacred gift from God,” Ivey said in a press release.(Snip) But the sponsors said their intent was to trigger litigation that could lead to a challenge of abortion rights nationally. That course of events would involve federal
Border agents spend less than 50 percent of time patrolling border 3 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/15/2019 2:35:17 PM
Border Patrol agents now spend less than 50 percent of their time patrolling the border, a top official said Wednesday, putting a stark face on the border crisis. Customs and Border Protection acting Commissioner John Sanders made the revelation at a press conference where he stood next to Sen. Lindsey Graham, who proposed new legislation to try to combat the surge of illegal immigrants. Mr. Sanders said his agents are now spending more time changing diapers, driving migrants and providing medical care for families and children than they are spending out in the field on patrol. That’s worse than earlier
Alabama abortion bill: Senate passes near-total abortion ban, sends to Governor Kay Ivey 39 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/14/2019 11:01:26 PM
The Alabama Senate Tuesday passed a bill criminalizing abortion in nearly all cases, approving the most sweeping restrictions on the procedure in the United States and almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge if signed by Gov. Kay Ivey. The measure passed the Senate 25 to 6 after more than four hours of often emotional debate that at one point led to the introduction of spectators who had abortions after being raped.(Snip) Sponsored by Rep. Terri Collins, R-Decatur, the bill would make it a Class A felony—punishable by life or 10 to 99 years in prison—for a doctor
LGBTQ activists plan an alternative march to celebrate 50 years of Stonewall 10 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/14/2019 10:24:37 PM
A group of LGBTQ activists fed up with the overwhelming presence of corporate sponsorship in the New York City Pride March has decided that it was time to reclaim the original spirit of the Stonewall Riots, one of the most important events for the LGBTQ liberation movement. The Reclaim Pride Coalition (RPC), a group of more than 100 human rights and LGBTQ organizations, is following the lead of the Stonewall pioneers, and rising up against the mainstream establishment.(Snip) “We are reclaiming pride by holding our own queer liberation march,” Colin Ashley an activist with the coalition and the Peoples Power
Nearly 100 charged in massive Green Card marriage scheme 7 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/14/2019 10:16:11 PM
The marriages were short and not for love. But instead of a Las Vegas-style, alcohol-fueled ceremony, these marriages were criminal schemes. Authorities announced Monday that nearly 100 people have been indicted in a massive conspiracy in which immigrants paid as much as $70,000 to briefly marry a U.S. citizen and obtain a permanent resident card known as a “Green Card.” The indictment, returned by a grand jury in Texas late last month, accuses 96 people of taking part in the Houston-based criminal organization, which created sham marriages between legal U.S. residents and aliens, mostly from Vietnam, for years.
PBS Kids’ “Arthur” features same- sex marriage in season premiere 36 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/14/2019 5:19:46 PM
The long-running animation series “Arthur” on PBS Kids aired its season premiere on Monday and it included a blockbuster moment: a same-sex marriage featuring the aardvark’s teacher Mr. Ratburn. Following the scene that shows the teacher and his husband Patrick walking down the aisle, Arthur is shown at the reception saying he cannot believe that Mr. Ratburn is married. “Yep. It’s a brand new world,” says Arthur’s friend Francine in the episode entitled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” which can be seen by clicking here. It is not the first time the franchise has dealt with same-sex marriage.
Chips Ahoy! mocks people upset over ‘drag moms’ ad: ‘They’re big mad’ 19 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/13/2019 8:41:38 PM
Nabisco’s Chips Ahoy! cookie brand on Sunday mocked people who were upset over the company’s Mother’s Day ad that featured a recent contestant on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Jose Cancel, a drag queen who uses the stage name Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, recorded a video for the cookie company urging people to buy cookies for their moms and “drag moms” for Mother’s Day.(Tweet) “Your real mama, your drag mama, whichever mama, whoever taking care of you, whoever you feel or consider your mama, it’s their day today—get them a cookie,” Mr. Cancel said in the video that’s racked up more
De Blasio holds press conference at Trump Tower—and gets heckled 11 replies
Posted by Ribicon 5/13/2019 3:59:28 PM
Donald Trump’s gotten under his skin. Mayor Bill de Blasio grew hoarse shouting over the cranked-up crooning of Frank Sinatra tunes playing in the Trump Tower lobby as he tried to promote his “Green New Deal.” The mayor had planned a press conference outside the tower that houses president’s Manhattan residence, but Mother Nature forced him to relocate the event into some very unfriendly territory—the gilded building’s public lobby.(Snip) Trump Tower staff turned up the dial on the PA system just moments before the mayor entered the 5th Avenue building. Tony Bennet’s “Stranger in Paradise” and Frank Sinatra’s
Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)
Ocasio-Cortez says growing cauliflower
in community gardens is 'colonial'
51 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 5/21/2019 11:36:22 AM
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday that growing cauliflower in community gardens is part of the “colonial” attitudes that her Green New Deal will stamp out. The New York Democrat, who introduced the proposal to tackle climate change by radically transforming the economy, posted a series of Instagram videos filmed in her home state talking about community gardens as a “core component” of her proposal. “What I love too is growing plants that are culturally familiar to the community. It’s so important,” she said as she filmed a community garden in the Bronx. “So that’s really how you do it right.
Nevada passes National Popular Vote
bill in bid to upend Electoral College
27 replies
Posted by Harlowe 5/22/2019 12:39:48 AM
The Nevada Senate approved Tuesday a National Popular Vote bill on a party-line vote, sending the legislation aimed at upending the Electoral College to the governor. Assembly Bill 186, which passed the Senate on a 12-8 vote, would bring Nevada into the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, an agreement between participating states to cast their electoral votes for the winner of the popular vote. If signed as expected by Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak, Nevada would become the 16th jurisdiction to join the compact, along with 14 states and the District of Columbia.
Four in 10 Americans Embrace
Some Form of Socialism
27 replies
Posted by M2 5/21/2019 5:38:25 AM
Americans today are more closely divided than they were earlier in the last century when asked whether some form of socialism would be a good or bad thing for the country. While 51% of U.S. adults say socialism would be a bad thing for the country, 43% believe it would be a good thing. Those results contrast with a 1942 Roper/Fortune survey that found 40% describing socialism as a bad thing, 25% a good thing and 34% not having an opinion. The Roper/Fortune survey is one of the oldest trend questions measuring attitudes on socialism in the U.S. Gallup's update of the question in an April 17-30 survey finds
AOC, Warren disappointed by
'Game of Thrones' finale:
'Ugh, this was written by men'
25 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 5/21/2019 10:25:30 PM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., joined the legion of “Game of Thrones” fans disappointed by the show’s finale. “I’m sad,” said Ocasio-Cortez in a video of the two legislators posted to Warren’s Twitter account Tuesday. “Disappointed about it.” “I was just really… meh,” said Warren. The pair bemoaned the arcs of the female characters who seemed prime to rule at the end of the series. Instead, one “went crazy” and the other settled for ruling only part of the continent. The lawmakers were not alone in their distaste for the series’ treatment of its female characters
A federal judge’s ‘tell’ in his order
forcing Trump to turn over financial records
to House committee
23 replies
Posted by Magnante 5/21/2019 7:23:40 AM
The political zealotry of the federal judge who ordered ten years’ worth of Donald Trump’s financial records be turned over to the House Oversight and Reform Committee chaired by Elijah Cummings has been revealed with a highly unusual provision of his order. (snip) The remedy for potential political bias in a federal judge’s ruling consists of the appeals process, with the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and ultimately the Supreme Court able to reverse such a decision. But Judge Mehta’s order forbids this
What's Mitt Romney's problem? 22 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 5/21/2019 2:43:23 PM
After taking President Trump's endorsement to get himself elected senator, Mitt Romney has made quite a show of turning on Trump. The last two incidents have been notable: He declared GOP "maverick" congressman Justin Amash "courageous" for joining the Democrats and calling for the impeachment of President Trump in the House. He also made this ad hominem attack on Trump over the weekend, playing Puritan for us: On Sunday, Romney was back at it, attacking the president's character. "I think he could substantially improve his game when it comes to helping shape the character of the country," Romney said on CNN.
New Gallup Poll finds Americans liking
the idea of socialism more
21 replies
Posted by SurferLad 5/21/2019 5:20:30 PM
Here’s a revealing — and disturbing — new poll that bears on the current gang fight among leftists for the soul of the Democratic Party and its 2020 presidential nomination. See Also: ESPN chief: You’ll never guess what our viewers want to hear nothing about Almost half of Americans in a new Gallup Poll believe that socialism would be a good thing for the United States to have. Almost half (43 percent). A good thing. Democrats like Bernie Sanders driving that party to the left may be on to something for a winning theme in next year’s vote. Today, a bare majority (51 percent) says socialism would
“Something Strange Going On” At Fox News,
And Not For the Good of America
21 replies
Posted by Cavallodifiero 5/21/2019 1:59:04 PM
There’s no longer any way to avoid it: “Something strange is going on at Fox News.” “Something strange is going on at Fox News. Something very strange,” President Donald Trump told a throng of thousands at his Pennsylvania rally last night. “The audience showed their agreement by booing Fox News.” (The Blaze, May 21, 2019) According to the Blaze "President Donald Trump
Jerry Nadler’s cynical, cowardly show 19 replies
Posted by MissMolly 5/22/2019 3:57:46 AM
Jerry Nadler was at it again Tuesday, waxing indignant about former White House counsel Don McGahn’s refusal to testify before the House Judiciary Committee. It’s all a show, meant to keep old news in the headlines, and to appease the large “Impeach Now!” wing of the Democratic Party without actually doing anything. Everyone on Judiciary knows perfectly well that Congress can’t compel testimony from top presidential advisers except in the most extraordinary circumstances: The chief executive’s right to frank, confidential discussions with his staff is well-established. So Nadler’s bluster about how he’ll “go to court to secure” McGahn’s appearance is just noise for the cameras. Then again, that’s all
House Judiciary Chairman Nadler: Trump
is making it 'more difficult' not to consider
19 replies
Posted by Hazymac 5/21/2019 11:38:19 AM
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, accused the White House of "intimidating" former White House Counselor Don McGahn from testifying on Capitol Hill and said it was becoming "more and more difficult" to not consider President Trump's impeachment on Monday night. Nadler told CNN anchor Chris Cuomo that his committee will hold McGahn "in contempt" for not complying with the subpoena and will take the battle to court. "You are dealing with a lawless president who is willing to go to any lengths to prevent testimony that might implicate him, that does implicate him," Nadler said. Nadler expressed that Trump's "lawless behavior"
Self-driving trucks begin mail
delivery test for U.S. Postal Service
19 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 5/21/2019 10:30:55 AM
The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight. San Diego-based startup TuSimple said its self-driving trucks will begin hauling mail between USPS facilities in Phoenix and Dallas to see how the nascent technology might improve delivery times and costs. A safety driver will sit behind the wheel to intervene if necessary and an engineer will ride in the passenger seat. If successful, it would mark an achievement for the autonomous driving industry and a possible
Democrats Embrace Socialism:Are We
Headed Towards 'Atlas Shrugged'?
18 replies
Posted by Hazymac 5/21/2019 8:45:28 AM
There's a recurring theme in American science fiction where the country loses its way, endures some horrible but cleansing disaster, and then rediscovers the blessings of liberty. You'll find it in Robert Heinlein's "Future History" stories, where the Crazy Years -- a period of rapid technological advances, decaying social norms, and mass psychosis -- leads to the backlash of a religious dictatorship. The Prophets regime is eventually toppled by a liberty-loving group dedicated to individual rights. The theme is even more pronounced in Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, where a socialist regime puts the country into another Great Depression, only worse. The country's capitalists
Post New Article