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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Authorities in Texas have opened a criminal investigation into Gov. Ron DeSantis' operation to fly roughly 50 Venezuelan migrants from Texas to Martha's Vineyard last week.

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Many migrants said they agreed to fly from San Antonio to the Massachussets island after being promised jobs. But there was no work waiting. "I believe people need to be held accountable for it to the extent possible," Salazar said. "At this point, I'm not able to definitively say here's the statute that they broke, either federal, state or local, but what I can tell you is it's wrong. Just from a human rights perspective, what was done to these folks is wrong."
Just what a governor seeking re-election in 50 days needs. Now Ron's under investigation in two states for his stunt of furtively flying Venezuelan migrants from Texas to Massachusetts after intentionally luring these unsuspected travelers with bogus lures of immigration help and resources that were not available to them once they got there, and particularly not in Martha's Vineyard where they were dropped off - alone, in a strange place with no one prepared to immediately assist them.

Does Texas still hang horse thieves?

#1 | Posted by tonyroma at 2022-09-19 08:30 PM | Reply

coyotes sometimes use the same tricks and it's illegal then too.

#2 | Posted by Tor at 2022-09-19 09:04 PM | Reply

Apparently, DeSantis has funded another flight for tomorrow to drop off migrants in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

Florida Department of Transportation reports another $950k payment to Vertol. Looks like the next DeSantis immigrant flight leaves San Antonio tomorrow AM on its way to Delaware. 15 minute layover in FL

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Here's hoping the Bexar County sheriff catches and detains any and all conspirators involved in this vile trick upon the unwitting, and perhaps impounds the planes involved as evidence in a crime scene.

#3 | Posted by tonyroma at 2022-09-19 09:10 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

all conspirators involved in this vile trick

I'm so tired of all this vile MAGAt trickery! It must cease immediately!

#4 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2022-09-19 11:06 PM | Reply

One of the post-mortem action items the democrat party will need to address after November is managing the expectations of their mouth-breathers on the internet whenever a democrat-controlled congress, a politicized DOJ, or a joke-ass local politico Sheriff announces they're gonna "oPeN aN iNvEsTiGaTiOn".

That doesn't mean ---- anymore.

And everybody knows it.

#5 | Posted by Mao_Content at 2022-09-20 12:32 AM | Reply

TX Sheriffs are the Ultimate Posse Comitatus Law Above All Other Law!

.... until their not, one supposes.

#6 | Posted by Corky at 2022-09-20 01:48 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

hey dumba$$.

the people you're whoring out for want to de-fund your profession. So what's the deal ? Promotion ? maybe an endorsement for your next better paying office ?...or cash under the table?

#7 | Posted by shrimptacodan at 2022-09-20 10:39 AM | Reply

Please all you alleged x-tians tell me where in the Bible does it say to trick migrants seeking shelter? Oh, yeah, it doesn't. Here are 22 verses telling you what to do. Guess all that religion malarkey is only when it agrees with your point of view, huh? sojo.net

Special place in hell for each an every one of you. And I know you believe in hell because you say Democrats are satanic. LOL!!! Ya'll are SOOOOOO STUPID!

#8 | Posted by Enlightened at 2022-09-20 10:52 AM | Reply

field-ape
#7 | POSTED BY MAO_CONTENT

Hwy Moa, GO ------- STERIAGHT TO HELL!!! YOU ARE A ------- RACIST BIGOT!!!!! ---- YOU!!!!!

#9 | Posted by Enlightened at 2022-09-20 11:03 AM | Reply

the people you're whoring out for want to de-fund your profession.

#7 | POSTED BY SHRIMPTACODAN

The people you're whoring out for want mass public executions of their enemies, real AND completely imagined.

#10 | Posted by Zed at 2022-09-20 11:06 AM | Reply

#8 | POSTED BY ENLIGHTENED

MAO's not a Christian. He may have Jesus tattooed somewhere, granted.

#11 | Posted by Zed at 2022-09-20 11:07 AM | Reply

Mao is a ------- RACIST BIGOT! He called a 1 month old migrant in another thread a "field ape". Special place in hell for him.

#12 | Posted by Enlightened at 2022-09-20 11:25 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

#12 | POSTED BY ENLIGHTENED A

MAO will one day get a DNA ancestry test that establishes Texas would have within quite living memory legally seen him as Negro.

#13 | Posted by Zed at 2022-09-20 11:29 AM | Reply

Martha's Vineyard?

Rehoboth Beach, DE?

At the doorstep of the VP?

Anyone else see a trend?

If he really wanted to help AND send spread the responsibility AND not pull a stunt, you'd think they would transport these people to a place where they could actually get what they need - which is DeSantis' ultimate responsibility.

I mean, he might as well just dump them at my doorstep.

#14 | Posted by brass30 at 2022-09-20 11:59 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Mao is a ------- RACIST BIGOT! He called a 1 month old migrant in another thread a "field ape". Special place in hell for him.

Have you just met "Proud Boy" Mao for the first time? He's been a racist piece of ---- for years. He's absolutely one of the worst bigoted racist -------- here.

#15 | Posted by YAV at 2022-09-20 12:53 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

Loud Boof, more like it.

#16 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-09-20 01:54 PM | Reply

LOL! Buford Pusser is going to get to the bottom of who's selling moonshine at the Lucky Spot!

#17 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2022-09-20 05:39 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Well, DeSantis latest stunt ended up so far as a dud. Word travels fast - especially when cretins prey on the defenselessness of aliens:

Gov. DeSantis threatened to send migrants to Biden's Delaware home. It was a no-show.

Reports that a plane carrying migrants was heading to President Joe Biden's home state of Delaware sowed chaos across three states on Tuesday and brought public condemnation from the White House. State officials mobilized. Community groups stood by to help. Reporters and camera crews staked out airports.

But the plane - and the migrants - never showed.

"We have no reports of anyone arriving at this point," said Jill Fredel of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services after officials waited for hours for the plane to arrive at Delaware Coastal Airport in Sussex County.

At the White House, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the Biden administration was aware of reports that a plane was heading to Delaware. The White House was in "close contact" with Delaware officials, but had not been in touch with DeSantis or his administration, she said.

"Our heads up did not come from Gov. DeSantis because his only goal, as he's made it really quite clear, is to create chaos and using immigrants fleeing communism as political pawns," Jean-Pierre said. "So it's about creating political theater for him. It's not about getting to a solution."

#18 | Posted by tonyroma at 2022-09-20 06:08 PM | Reply

That last paragraph is solid.
"DeSantis abuses migrants fleeing communism for political gain."
gotta be a way to get this succinct and a slam to his gut.

#19 | Posted by YAV at 2022-09-20 08:30 PM | Reply

LOL! Buford Pusser is going to get to the bottom of who's selling moonshine at the Lucky Spot!

#17 | POSTED BY SHEEPLESCHISM AT 2022-09-20 05:39 PM | REPLY | FUNNY: 1

Ahh, the Putin Pedophile pipes in to approve of human trafficking! Yup, too stupid to understand the law.

#20 | Posted by Enlightened at 2022-09-21 10:31 AM | Reply

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