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Proposal ‘Counterproductive,’
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Ryan: Obama Immigration
Proposal ‘Counterproductive,’
‘Wrong Direction’

National Review Online, by Patrick Brennan

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/17/2013 11:38:04 AM

This morning, Representative Paul Ryan had no kind words for the president’s proposed immigration legislation and the White House’s decision to leak it yesterday. He explained that “leaking this out sets things in the wrong direction,” “makes [immigration reform] that much more difficult.” The congressman laid out his criticism in blunt terms, saying that the question from the beginning on this immigration debate has been, “Is the president looking for partisan advantage, or a bipartisan law?” The White House’s release of its own plan at this time

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ocjim, 2/17/2013 12:19:12 PM     (No. 9181604)

Yea, Obama´s plan gives preferential treatment to those who snuck in or overstayed visas, over those who played by the lawful immigration rules. Real smart, smart guy. Whatta never ending nightmare this character is!? In a word, a demagogue... Big time.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nigella, 2/17/2013 12:20:13 PM     (No. 9181605)

He´s just going to by-pass Congress and implement it....Doesn´t matter what the Courts might rule, he will just continue to ignore them..

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/17/2013 12:42:44 PM     (No. 9181643)

The liberal Democrats want their "path to citizenship" amnesty to apply to just about all illegal aliens, even illegal aliens who arrived yesterday. If such an amnesty were passed it would take years for the immigration service authorities to document and process 11 to 20 million illegal aliens.

When that was happening millions of new illegal aliens would be arriving and would fraudulently claim that they were here when the amnesty was passed and are thus eligible for a "path to citizenship". Such an open ended amnesty would breed mass fraud, that the liberal Democrats would ignore by "streamlining" the amnesty processing, for all intents and purposes, to the point where just about all applications would be approved.

During that process you can also bet that the liberal Democrats will put in provisions that include a very liberal advance voter registration procedure whereby the legalized aliens can vote when that time comes.

You can´t trust that liberal Democrats on this issue, just as happened back in 1986, any amnesty that they pass will give the millions of illegal aliens here now an immigration status that cannot be revoked, while promising all sorts of new enforcement protocols that will not be scheduled for implementation for years, that they will then fight to sabotage and water down in Congress, in the courts, and administratively. the Republicans would have to be suckers to go along to get along with the liberal Democrats on such a bogus amnesty.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gesundheit, 2/17/2013 2:25:35 PM     (No. 9181766)

Any immigration bill the Democrats would approve of would be so lenient it might as well be called the Bankrupt the Border States Act.

Republicans´ once seemingly nightmare visions of waves of immigrants pouring across our borders and descending en masse on hospitals, emergency rooms, and other social services, causing wide-scale destruction, have become a reality.

A few more years of this and the entire State of California will begin to look like a bad night in Tiajuana, yet Obama and the Democrats in Washington can´t wait to make this dire situation even worse.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nimby, 2/17/2013 3:58:40 PM     (No. 9181876)

That ego of his tells him to get front and center of anything that the Republicans try to do. The pitiful taker does not have any ideas of his own that he has to steal the limelight of the doers!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 2/17/2013 4:25:50 PM     (No. 9181900)

All of Obama´s proposals are counterproductive and wrong directed.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/17/2013 6:11:14 PM     (No. 9182028)

Bottom line, this issue has turned into a political football.

The liberal TV talking head Mark Shields is charging that the Republicans are committing political suicide by fighting a liberal Democrat amnesty for 11-20 million illegal aliens. If that were true why would a liberal like Shields care, and why would he be alerting the Republicans of their demise if they fail to to along to get along with the liberal Democrats on amnesty?

Of course Shield´s charge is bogus, as what would send the Republicans onto political oblivion was them going along with any liberal Democrat "path to citizenship" amnesty that eventually hands the liberal Democrats 10 million new foreign born voters.

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