March 30, 2007, - 3:07 pm

BREAKING – It Takes a Liberal Democrat?: Senator Puts Hold on Julie Myers Re-Nomination

By Debbie Schlussel
Well, it’s about time. Finally, someone with a vote stepped up to the plate and opposed the Julie Myers nomination to head up Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). But, unfortunately, only until he gets his big government program implemented.
Congressional Quarterly reports that U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon)–of whom I am not a fan–is upset that ICE didn’t implement an emergency response program he proposed (National Emergency Technology Guard Program a/k/a “NET Guard”). So, in a letter to DHS chief, Michael Chertoff, Wyden announced he’s put a hold on her nomination.
I’m sure Myers’ a/k/a “The ICE Princess” buddy (and her and her husband’s former boss–they’re not keen on getting off the government dole), Chertoff, will make nice so Wyden will lift the hold on his crony, the incompetent Miss Julie. But for now, her nomination is “on ice.”

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Two Evils, No Lesser:

Liberal Dem Senator Ron Wyden vs. ICE’s Veruca Salt, Julie L. Myers

Read Wyden’s March 29 letter to Chertoff, which reads in part:

Out of options and out of patience, I wish to inform you today that I am putting a hold on the nomination of Julie Myers, who has been nominated by President Bush to serve as Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, until the Net Guard program is up and running nationwide.

It’s unfortunate that the only reason Wyden, an ill informed liberal, is holding up her nomination is so that his pet program will be enacted. There should be a hold on her absurd nomination, unconditionally.
Watch for Chertoff to put all DHS resources on getting Wyden’s program in place–to save the day for his little Julie, ICE’s own Veruca Salt.

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7 Responses

You have discussed the inefficiency and politicization of ICE. Here is a little history about that:
Fifty-three years ago, when newly elected Dwight Eisenhower moved into the White House, America’s southern frontier was as porous as a spaghetti sieve. As many as 3 million illegal migrants had walked and waded northward over a period of several years for jobs in California, Arizona, Texas, and points beyond.
President Eisenhower cut off this illegal traffic. He did it quickly and decisively with only 1,075 United States Border Patrol agents – less than one-tenth of today’s force. The operation is still highly praised among veterans of the Border Patrol.
http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0706/p09s01-coop.html

Hall Of Record on March 31, 2007 at 11:03 am

Hey, incompetents need jobs, too.
If she can’t type or wait tables, she needs something.

Walter E. Wallis on March 31, 2007 at 3:15 pm

Forget it, it’s over. The country is over with, it’s the disintigration of Rome all over again. Buy silver and gold eagles, Vanguard Energy fund (VGENX), Cameco (CCJ), horde bullets, water, dig a bunker, be alert.

davidlanham on March 31, 2007 at 11:52 pm

Debbie, is Judy Nathan Giuliani still Jewish? She was born Catholic, probably become Jewish while married to her Jewish second husband, and now I’m concerned she’s backsliding. If so, she should get the inaugural Schlussel Social Climber Award.

Anonymous1 on April 1, 2007 at 11:33 am

I didnt read most of the comments. but I did want to say that I loved the center pic. it reminds me of my daughter even though I am nothing like her father in Willy wonka.

Will on April 1, 2007 at 7:24 pm

If anyone in the Beltway (I know this is the epitome of wishful thinking) has any neurons left functioning, they’ll deep-six any thoughts of having this bimbo confirmed as Asst. Secretary for DHS. She and her band of “Helen Reddyites” have undermined and ruined the security of this nation and have destroyed the morale of its personnel. Next on the chopping block should be “Peppermint Patty”. Every time we turn around, here comes Fanny Fatass with another reporting project which takes up valuable time, merely duplicates what’s already reported, and is solely a pet project to justify the existence of one of her appointed butt snorklers taking up space in D.C.
Thank God(Yes, all you Muslim-loving pukes out there, GOD!) I’m eligible to pull the pin but I keep working because I give a damn about what’s happening to this nation’s security. I shudder to think what will happen in the not-too-distant future, especially with the 2008 elections around the corner.

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