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U.S. officials to size up Little Rock Air Force Base as detainee site

By Emma Pettit

This article was published June 21, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

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FILE — Airmen walk across the flight line to their C-130J on Jan. 7, 2018 at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville.

Federal officials are to tour Little Rock Air Force Base today to determine its suitability for holding people who have illegally entered the U.S., something the governor said he supports if it keeps children and parents together.

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DoubleBlind says... June 21, 2018 at 7:03 a.m.

The executive order Trump signed yesterday does not speak to any families that have already been separated -- and existing policies place the onus on parents to find their children in Department of Health and Human Services custody and seek to reunite with them. This means the LRAFB could in fact still be used to house only children and not their parents. I suspect Hutchinson will have quite a protest on his hands if he lets that happen here. I’m guessing the second, undisclosed location in AR is Ft. Chaffee or some shuttered WalMart.

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Mongo419 says... June 21, 2018 at 9 a.m.

This country's capacity for locking people up versus it's willingness to feed, educate, provide healthcare, and house even it's own veterans never ceases to amaze me. This here "Christian" and "humane" country. This, this right here is the reason people turn their noses up at Americans around the world.

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LRCrookAttorney says... June 21, 2018 at 9:36 a.m.

Mongo...So, close all prisons and distribute that money to all of the illegals? Sounds like a great plan.

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FireEyes says... June 21, 2018 at 10:17 a.m.

They came here ILLEGALLY. Ship them back to their point of origin!!!! To move them anywhere else is a massive waste of money and a backdoor to them staying and sapping yet more of our resources. They aren't here to become citizens. They're here for a free ride!!!

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abb says... June 21, 2018 at 11:52 a.m.

Give them parachutes. Drop them back in Mexico and Central America with a rifle, some ammo, an MRE and a MMGA hat (Make Mexico Great Again). They want a prosperous country? Gotta fight to make it that way. Good luck!

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DoubleBlind says... June 21, 2018 at 12:14 p.m.

Trumptards - If you devoted a small percentage of the efforts and energy you currently plow into blind Trump worship, racism and xenophobia, instead to addressing the root causes of illegal immigration, you could solve the problem. But you’re too stupid, emotional and manipulable. You leave cheese out everywhere, you’ll have hungry mice in your house. But instead of putting the cheese away - which would be the smart, logical thing to do - you just want to set more traps and spread more poison, which gets some of the mice but will never solve the root cause of your mouse problem. You’re a bunch of morons.

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GeneralMac says... June 21, 2018 at 12:20 p.m.

As a Navy draftee, I served in a Navy C-130 Transport squadron for 1 year, 5 months.

abb is correct !

Fill the plane with ILLEGALS and do cargo drops flying over their country of origin.
Configuring the C-130 for parachute cargo drops would be a better idea than configuring it for troop drops as they might refuse to jump.

A "_4 " configuration works well for cargo drops.

" skate wheel rollers" would be option #2 for parachuting ILLEGALS back into their country of origin.

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GeneralMac says... June 21, 2018 at 12:24 p.m.

DoubleBlind...........When Alabama tried to curb ILLEGALS from flocking there, they proposed E-Verify be mandatory for EMPLOYERS .

Barack HUSSEIN Obama ( the Muslim sympathizer and ILLEGALS' defender) stated he was OPPOSED to E-VERIFY.

Selective memory, DoubleBlind ?

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railtoler says... June 21, 2018 at 12:56 p.m.

Thank you Mr. Tucker for your guts to stand up for human beings. You will have my vote. I think it’s funny NOW that GOP actors now want to express their humane feelings.
Because if not for backlash they still be supporting those Neo Nazis who took over GOP!!!!

It’s illegal to use LRAFB for those animalistic
Plans of Neo Nazis. Anyone connected with that crap will have their name posted every day for eternity. Go to church and explain your blind allegiance to this insane idiot traitor.

Jesus H. Christ people. Go back to taking lobbyists money and leave the country in peace. God knows what you morons are doing. We sick of it.

Human Race

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DoubleBlind says... June 21, 2018 at 1:02 p.m.

GM - He may have voiced opposition but never changed the law. Even if he had, Trumptards have worked overtime to overturn everything he ever did. It’s typically lame that you try to blame Obama for Trump’s failure to enforce a law on the books.

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