On Tuesday Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) cited "Biblical compassion" as a reason to support the "Gang of Eight" immigration bill. Rubio told CBN that he supports the bill because “[o]ur faith has always been about compassion and it compels you to do something. "Now, we have an obligation to be responsible to our country and not do anything that hurts America but also our faith calls us to compassion. If you took compassion or the principle of compassion out of the Bible, it would be in tatters because it’s all over the place.” Mark Tooley, President of the Institute
Comments: Oh groan. He´s pulling out all the stops now. I´m sorry, I just don´t trust him anymore. Rush just made a great point. If the NSA is spying on everyone why can´t they find those 11 million illegals or whatever fictional number they use?? Good point.
Rubio is a dirtbag liar. Say anything, do anything, lie to anyone, to stay on the taxpayer gravy train.
I couldn´t count on the fingers of one had, the ones I would trust --R´s or D´s, to tell the truth if their cushy taxpayer perks were at stake, but they don´t have any trouble ruining the nation and cramming misery and poverty down the throats of the people they are elected to serve.
If you trust that they will add boarder security (and many other steps lacking) "after" they pass this disaster...oh man, think again. These pols have never followed through on their promises. They´ve already flipped on their promise for boarder security first!
Historically, catering to the Latino vote (Mexican) has never succeeded for the GOP. Same with Black voters. In the last election Romney did not seek the conservative fly over country vote and he lost. The country, according to the polls, is more conservative than liberal.
Yeah, it´s not about rule of law anymore, it´s all about rule of feelings. There´s no defending him anymore...I suppose next he´ll wheel out some pitiful family from Mexico to plead his case. At least with Schumer, there was never any doubt that he´s a snake´s idea of a snake...Rubio is a smiling turncoat who urinates down your back and chides you for not agreeing that it´s raining. I want to know whose payroll he´s on now!!
Rubio is trying to solve a problem by getting work permits and e-verify for illegal immigrants. I guess he is just clinging to his Bible and trying to do what is right. The rest of you? I don´t think are interested in solving any problem or perhaps putting them in boxcars and sending them to the ovens?
Rubio´s compassion (such as it is) is misplaced. As an American citizen and elected representative of American citizens, his compassion should be for the overburdened American workers and taxpayers. He obviously doesn´t give a blank about the people whose interests he should be representing.
He is not being used, he is not naive; he is self-centered and egotistical, using the Word of God to justify his actions. Please go join the Democrats.
As a government official elected to serve the citizens of this country, Rubio has no right to damage this country by supporting amnesty.
His "biblical compassion" should be for the citizens of this country, not for illegal aliens. Their own countries of origin are good enough for them - millions still live enjoyable lives in Mexico and her neighbors. What is he talking about, really?
I agree Rubio has blown any chance he ever had of being President.
I love Rush, but those danged commercials that air during his show drive me nuts. Would he sell time to democrats too? I know he has to make money, but one´s principles should prevent that sort of thing.
a passage in my Bible says that when Christ was asked about tax collecters...Jesus answered...Give unto Caesar what is Caesars...give unto God what is God´s...so in other words Mr.Rubio.. obey the laws of God and the Laws of the Land.. so let me explain..If the law of the land says... do not cross the border and enter a country illegally...then you you are breaking the law of that land..or Nation..ya know..its actually just like the law Mexico has... and that the Mexican government ENFORCES.
I said it before, I´ll say it again. First and second generation Americans should step aside from the immigration matter. They are too emotionally involved to accomplish anything but more harm to this country. Even many third generation Americans can´t separate themselves from a sentimental attachment to the old country, wherever that may be. We certainly can´t shut them out. If they can´t see that they are too emotionally involved there is nothing we can do but stand aside while they mess it up.
Seems like while we push Israel to carve out a home for the make believe people called Palestinians, we get Illegal aliens pouring across our border seeking a homeland. Just coincidence...or is it judgement ? We are paying a heavy price for foolishly putting an anti-semite on our throne.
Shame on you #10!!! You are out of bounds equating illegal immigration to incinerating Jews in the ovens!! Enough of that, already!! Nobody is calling for killing anyone.
We have immigration laws on the books and have for decades. They aren`t being enforced and neither will a new law proposed by the Gang of Eight. Million of new citizens who got here by breaking the law is wrong. Rewarding them with citizenship/welfare/education, etc. is even worse. No other nation on earth allows these types of cross border tactics and we shouldn`t either.
How judgemental! In other words, if we demand --or ask nicely-- that the Laws of our nation are upheld AS THESE congressmen TAKE/SWEAR an OATH to uphold and protect... and WE are not behaving in a "Biblical" manner????
Rubio, hasn´t read the Bible and that is a fact based upon his words. The Bible is very clear on many ideals and especially clear on boarders, who and who may not become a country´s citizen. Sorry Rube, listing to idiots talk from the pulpit who do not know or understand the Bible is just as bad as quoting from them.
All of the self righteous complainers here have not one positive idea to solve the illegal immigrant problem. Just complain away and condemn those trying. Yes, the Republican Party will be out of office for a long time and deservedly so. Most posters here know I am not a liberal or progressive. When Cruz takes you all to the woodshed, what are you going to do? Oh dear! Now Cruz is a Rino? LOL!
Before ambition and sucking up to the "so called" Republican party (current NRA that serves the liberal democratic northeast, Rubio was a hopeful. Now he´s just another self-serving politician so typical in today´s America. But he could have a future if he joined the communist democrat senators now betraying the country.
Immigration without education is terrible. Likewise children in America without American history education is just as bad.
The Rubester has already outed himself as a RINO and loser like McLameBrain...
Notice from the many posts here that no one is fooled by this inept, foolish, naive, and complete... charlatan... Has any liar bumbled this badly ever before? Shocking!
Rush mentioned today several times how "disappointing" it is to have Rubio favoring legalization before any enforcement takes place. The Rubester thought we couldn´t decipher his Gringo Lingo comments to Hispanics?
What a Cuban Clown this guy is... He and his fraud are both... DOA.
Referencing the holocaust is such a simple-minded cheap shot.
True compassion would involve long-range views on an issue, not just short-sighted fixes that pander to a self-created victim class. Break down the U.S., overload it, and overwhelm it, and destroy it´s economy. By destroying what´s left of the last refuge on earth who´s that going to help over the long run?
I think Rubio´s convinced his ´´good looks´´ will save him from any political disaster of his making. Unfortunately, he´s increasingly round, going bald in all the wrong places, and just not aging all that well. If he slims down, he´ll just start to resemble Joe Biden. Won´t work.
No government is the church. Nations get in trouble when they confuse the two. THAT is why the statists fail every time they attempt to dictate through governmental decrees.
Americans respect the U.S. Constitution which secures our freedom and our Rights as citizens and bestowed upon us by our Creator. We expect the duties of each of the three Branches of Government, ...and the boundaries defined therein, to be fulfilled by ethical representatives who keep their sworn oaths of office.
Christians worship the Holy God, not government, Marco. Government is not God and shouldn´t pretend to be.
This faker was on Hannity´s radio show yesterday. He gave Rubio a chance to clarify his univision comments about his e-verify nonsense before securing the border. As usual he talked fast but said nothing(kinda like liberals do). This guy thinks that we the people are stupid enough to believe his baloney. Anyone who takes his cues from dishrags like Schummer and McCain is NOT to be trusted.
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