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Rubio thinks immigration bill in good
shape; Graham says a GOP block
would add to party’s ´death spiral´

Fox News, by Staff

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Posted By:zephyrgirl, 6/16/2013 9:46:38 PM

The top Republican crafting the Senate’s sweeping immigration-reform legislation acknowledged Sunday the bill still has flaws, while a fellow GOP senator said their party blocking its passage will only add to their “demographic death spiral.” Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, the son of Cuban immigrants and potential 2016 presidential candidate, said roughly 95 percent of the bill is in “perfect shape” and that the full chamber debates are off to a good start. However, he expressed concerns about whether the legislation ensures adequate border security and said Americans have

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No wonder Dems call Republicans "the stupid party." Who will these idiots blame after they´ve rammed through amnesty and are shocked to discover it didn´t gain them a single vote?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: hisself, 6/16/2013 10:03:34 PM     (No. 9379273)

And we should believe Gramnesty why??

Pass it in pieces if you must pass something. Start with border security! Nothing else to occur until ALL border state governors agree that our borders are secure. Do not trust anything to ´big sis´ or any other federal buereaucrat or syncophant, only to ALL border state governors.

BTW, if the NSA can keep track of all of us, why cannot they identify the illegals in our midst?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Janjan, 6/16/2013 10:04:54 PM     (No. 9379274)

I have to wonder where they get the idea that this is going to bring Republican votes. Rubio has destroyed himself. I don´t care what the ´polls´ say. Wait until we have another 11 million people living off the taxpayer. Wait until we are waiting in line to see the Doctor and 30 or 40 illegal Mexicans who got handed amnesty are in line in front of us getting ´free´ medical care. How popular will Rubio and that worthless POS Graham be then? Welcome to decades of liberal rule. I won´t live long enough to see another Republican President.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nimby, 6/16/2013 10:05:17 PM     (No. 9379275)

Voting for it, will nail the final nail in the coffin for GOP. I will sit out the next two elections.they can kiss my contributions goodbye too.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 6/16/2013 10:07:15 PM     (No. 9379277)

So what you are saying is that if you don´t sell out the American people, there will be no chance of anything but Democrats winning and the result will be a sell out of the American people.

Go for it, push it through RINOS. You want the end of America as we know it so your buddies can get cheap labor.

Go and sell out the middle class. But have the guts to at least admit what you are doing and don´t try to sell us that its the right thing to do.

By letting people stay with a slap on the hand is amnesty. You will let people here illegally become legal.

THEY WILL NOT PAY TAXES. Do you get that? They won´t.

So, you let more poor Mexicans in, they vote democrat anyways.

But don´t worry, as Senor Bush says, Si, se puede! They are better workers and love their families more than we do.

So we will be better off.

Want to know what America will look like 20 years from now? Exactly like Mexico. No middle class.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 6/16/2013 10:12:30 PM     (No. 9379281)

And the sellout continues.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: John c, 6/16/2013 10:17:51 PM     (No. 9379287)

Where does the bill state it is to apply to only Mexican invaders?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 6/16/2013 10:18:09 PM     (No. 9379288)

I can´t imagine why the republicans think they will get any Hispanic votes even if a bill passes. The democ rats and Zero will get all the credit, leaving nothing for republicans anyway. And if voting against the bill loses the one or two Hispanic votes they might get who cares? I doubt if even the lofo voters care diddly squat about the whole immigration thing now, but when there is an influx of Mexicans taking jobs and taking up space in emergency room lines and when taxes go up, the vast majority of genuine Americans will thank the republicans for keeping illegals out.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Gallo3, 6/16/2013 10:18:56 PM     (No. 9379289)

What crap.
Put a bounty on them and deport them posthaste.
Charge them for the bus ticket back to Mexico.
Throw Rubio and the Gang Of Eight in prison.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: VinGoombatz, 6/16/2013 10:25:21 PM     (No. 9379292)

Death spiral? We´ve got the House and a majority of the governors.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: typhoon, 6/16/2013 10:31:14 PM     (No. 9379297)

The Republican party is already dead. No more money from me for the Repubs. Rubio is no friend of working Americans.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: usingthebean, 6/16/2013 10:38:08 PM     (No. 9379301)

Hey Rube, look in the mirror, what a TOOL.
Your like a kid who soiled himself doing a school recital. Go back to the Barrio until you grow a pair.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rubinski, 6/16/2013 10:40:24 PM     (No. 9379303)

Rubio is finished.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lana720, 6/16/2013 10:46:00 PM     (No. 9379305)

Please, Someone, STOP THIS MADNESS!!!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 6/16/2013 10:46:42 PM     (No. 9379306)

I neither contribute to nor vote for Assistant Democrats.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 6/16/2013 10:59:23 PM     (No. 9379311)

To Marco Rubio, stick it in your sombrero Speedy Gonzalez and get your head out of McCain and Grahamnisty´s back sides.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JediJerry, 6/16/2013 11:00:29 PM     (No. 9379312)

It because of Grahamnesty McCain Snowe and our Hand Picked failed Presidential sacrifice that the rep party is in a death spiral. I am sick of all of them. Why vote for something that is only 96% perfect shape? It is the 5% thats totally unacceptable anyway. I aint feelin it.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: santokitime, 6/16/2013 11:03:21 PM     (No. 9379313)

Screw the Repubs. I´m joining the Libertarian Party.

This country is done anyway, but at least my kids will not be able to say I was one of the fools that continued to vote for either of these party´s

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Reply 18 - Posted by: PEPPERBLUE, 6/16/2013 11:30:17 PM     (No. 9379322)

More and more I am convinced that the GOP, like the RATS care nothing for the rule of law. I´m beginning to think that they were silent on the IRS scandal until after 2012, so to minimize the influence of the Tea Party movement. Well folks, it"s time to put the final nail in the coffin of the GOP and form a new party with Ted Cruz et al.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Baracks Sox, 6/16/2013 11:33:36 PM     (No. 9379324)

National Death spiral.

Without a white majority we are through...period.


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Reply 20 - Posted by: BarryNo, 6/16/2013 11:35:05 PM     (No. 9379329)

You cowards.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: kanphil, 6/16/2013 11:46:14 PM     (No. 9379340)

I don´t like what I have seen of the bill and I don´t like the way Rubio, et al played bait and switch with the bordER issue. I don´t trust any of them.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Penney, 6/17/2013 12:05:20 AM     (No. 9379360)

Who can in good conscience vote for pols who, contrary to their oaths of office, do not prioritize the American citizens, the security of this country and our Constitutional rule of law? Remember, these same Congressional pols legislate laws but then have the gall to SELECTIVELY enforce them?!!! ...Why vote for such unprincipled wafflers?!!

American citizens expect responsible and accountable laws and responsible and accountable equal justice regarding the enforcement of those laws.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 6/17/2013 12:21:42 AM     (No. 9379368)

Actual Graham it may increase the death spiral in office of inadequate incompetent GOP Senators who have been too long at the fair instead of the party.


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Reply 24 - Posted by: moonlightflip, 6/17/2013 12:26:03 AM     (No. 9379371)

Ann Coulter´s right. If the Republicans are stupid enough to vote for this, the party deserves to die...No more contributions to Republican Senatorial Committee or national groups. I´ll support individuals, only!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: bighambone, 6/17/2013 1:29:19 AM     (No. 9379384)

Most current Hispanic voters who vote for Democrats do that because of liberal Democrat stances on granting them what they believe will be "free" health care and a big expansion in social welfare benefits and services.

Those Hispanics are not about to start voting for Republicans because the Republicans abandoned their principles and facilitated a big liberal Democrat written amnesty and path to citizenship, that is going to pump almost immediately, up to 20 million legalized aliens into the legal US job market where they will have the right to compete against American workers, including Hispanic-American workers, for almost every scarce job out there.

In the years ahead the liberal Democrat ethnic and immigrant rights groups will be paid out of the amnesty bill to essentially chaperone those millions of legalized aliens through a liberal Democrat created path to citizenship process designed to eventually register as many of them as possible to vote for the Democrats.

The passage of that amnesty bill is going to enrage a good portion of the current conservative Republican voter base that the Republicans direly need at election time. When those voters fail to turn out, the Republicans who pushed the liberal Democrat amnesty are also going to find out that they also pushed their party to long-term political suicide.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 6/17/2013 4:07:49 AM     (No. 9379407)

Marco, Marco...you coulda been a contender. Now you´re just another hack who´s been rolled by Schumer and his brethren.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 6/17/2013 5:53:51 AM     (No. 9379434)

We can clearly see how hundreds of thousands of illegals in California have added to the luster of the GOP in that state. When was the last GOP governor or the last GOP-controlled legislature elected in CA?



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Reply 28 - Posted by: mainelysane, 6/17/2013 6:05:32 AM     (No. 9379438)

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=la+raza+graham&view=detail&mid=EE83AE1B52F89EE7295BEE83AE1B52F89EE7295B&first=0&FORM=NVPFVR

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Reply 29 - Posted by: mainelysane, 6/17/2013 6:10:04 AM     (No. 9379441)

http://tinyurl.com/kknrf2l :

Telling the bigots to shut up at La Raza.


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Reply 30 - Posted by: judy, 6/17/2013 6:11:38 AM     (No. 9379443)

Anddd now you know why repubs don´t come out to vote on election day. Graham, Rubio, Jeb, Christie, McCain, Ryan, Boehner etc are destroying the party. They live in a different world. When they go to DC they change into something we no longer recognize.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: andyboy, 6/17/2013 6:15:50 AM     (No. 9379444)

What idiots these Senators are. The GOP has never gotten the Hispanic vote, and dramatically increasing the number of Hispanics will only make things worse.

The GOP ought to be thinking instead about the "death spiral" it puts itself in every time it alienates the GOP base. Apparently the losses due to no-shows in 2008 and 2012 were not instructive enough.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: LAW428, 6/17/2013 6:20:09 AM     (No. 9379448)

We do not have a government of Representatives anymore; we have a dictatorship than runs roughshod over the people.

The Washington elite doesn´t give a damn about America´s future or the American people. They are selling out our country for a bowl of porridge.


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Reply 33 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 6/17/2013 6:25:13 AM     (No. 9379456)

The removal of Graham from the Senate would go a long way towards recovery from that GOP death spiral.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: nevernaught, 6/17/2013 7:17:49 AM     (No. 9379519)

If Rubio had any sense, he would have demanded that the United States adopt Mexican laws on immigration. That action at least would have solved many problems and started the rush of illegals running back to Mexico and points beyond.

The first step would have been to close the legal borders until Mexico controls their borders. Next step, foreigners can´t buy land here, only lease it for 99 years. That is if they have visa´s and are here legally. Foreigners who are allowed over the border, must have car insurance. They require that of us, so what´s the problem. Also block all money from being sent to Mexico and beyond without proof of legal citizenship or a legal VISA.

Illegal immigrants don´t pay their way as liberals would have us believe. It costs $8,600 a year to educate a child in California and they usually have more than two children. Any income they do earn is usually in the underground economy so they don´t pay taxes on that money. They also get free medical and many are on the dole. I could go on, but why bother with people like these Senators supporting criminals while you pay their bills.

Please tell me why we should legalize people who cheat, are criminals and don´t pay their own way. They must be deported. If they pass this bill, I will never vote for GOP candidates again.





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First, the good news: We are close enough to the end of the Obama presidency for his crowd to talk about a presidential library. Now, the bad news: Obama´s retirement is still 1,008 days distant. Plenty of time though to round up the dough to build it somewhere. Figure they need Solyndra-style money, at least $500 million. The last two presidents – Bill Clinton and George W. Bush -- built their legacy edifices totally with private money. [Snip] However, Obama supporters have a different take. They think taxpayers should put up $100 million in public money for Obama´s library.

Every Media Outlet: Hillary
Grandkid the Most Consequential
Baby Since Jesus

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Mediaite, by Tina Nguyen    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 10:34:40 AM     Post Reply
Less than 16 hours after Chelsea Clinton announced she was pregnant, a lot of major news outlets started staring into the crystal ball of Chelsea’s womb, wondering what this currently floating zygotic multicellular being meant for the prospects of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, which is also a floating, zygotic, multicellular being. Their answer: The immaculately conceived Clinton child could mean everything. And no, it’s not just the fact that having a grandchild could be personally fulfilling to Hillary and Bill (mazel tov, by the way), or that a cute baby would be a sweet cherry on top of Hillary’s already

Glen Campbell has been
moved into a facility

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People Magazine, by Gilliam Telling    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 4/17/2014 6:58:48 PM     Post Reply
Glen Campbell has been suffering from Alzheimer´s for over three years, but the Grammy-winning singer, 78, has recently moved into a facility, PEOPLE has confirmed. "He was moved to an Alzhemier´s facility last week," says a family friend. "I´m not sure what the permanent plan is for him yet. We´ll know more next week." The "Rhinestone Cowboy" crooner first opened up about having Alzheimer´s to PEOPLE in an exclusive 2011 interview. Campbell and his fourth wife, Kim Woolen, decided to go public with the news because Campbell hoped to embark on a final farewell live tour. The couple wanted his

Even Hillary Clinton Isn’t Sure What
We Should Like About Hillary Clinton

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PJ Media, by Stephen Kruiser    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/18/2014 4:33:53 AM     Post Reply
The first step is admitting… It was a simple question to someone accustomed to much tougher ones: What was her proudest achievement as secretary of state? But for a moment, Hillary Rodham Clinton, appearing recently before a friendly audience at a women’s forum in Manhattan, seemed flustered.(Snip)So…no definitive successes and some clear-cut failures. And that’s the generous New York Times assessment. The Democrat fantasy story about Mrs. Clinton paints her as strong and accomplished on her own. In reality, this is a woman who is professionally defined almost entirely by two men in her life, both of whom happen to have

Those ‘rogue’ agents
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New York Post, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/18/2014 4:37:07 AM     Post Reply
Remember when Lois Lerner, in answering a planted question at an American Bar Association conference, admitted the IRS had targeted conservative groups but tried to pass it off as the work of rogue agents — “our line people in Cincinnati”? Today we know there were indeed federal agents involved. But they weren’t rogue, and they weren’t confined to IRS workers in Cincinnati. Thanks to a Freedom of Information request by Judicial Watch, we now have an e-mail Lerner sent to colleagues noting the Department of Justice was looking into criminal prosecutions of these tax-exempt groups. We know something else, too. These investigations


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