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After Gutting the Sequester, Will
Paul Ryan Push Amnesty Next?

Townhall, by Conn Carroll

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/13/2013 6:17:54 PM

At The Weekly Standard, Fred Barnes writes of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan´s (R-WI) recent budget deal: "Now that [the sequester´s] caps have been breached once, they’re bound to be tossed aside again. And the greatest tool for curbing the growth of government in the lifetime of most Americans will be lost." Barnes is dead right. Ryan can claim that his deal with Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray (D-WA) preserved most of the sequester. But once those first two years were breached, the odds that all the other years will also be rescinded, skyrocketed. The sequester may not

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I have a really bad feeling about what Ryan and Boehner are doing in the background regarding amnesty.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/13/2013 6:32:55 PM     (No. 9652899)

The Sequester was the only positive accomplishment of the Republicans in years and now they have thrown it away. I would not have said this a year ago, but I really believe it is time for a new party. True small government conservatives have no representation in congress at all.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: udanja99, 12/13/2013 6:33:51 PM     (No. 9652902)

Amnesty would be political suicide for Republicans - not just the newly legal votes going to demoncrats, but furious conservatives who refuse to vote for them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dwa, 12/13/2013 7:00:19 PM     (No. 9652939)

The answer is yes.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: slipstik, 12/13/2013 7:10:23 PM     (No. 9652948)

Picture a hundred foot iron bar, lying perpendicular to a cliff. For a hundred years, the progressives, under a multitude of names and banners have, with the help of generations of republicrats (we elected btw), have cantilevered, inch by millimeter, about 50 feet of that bar into the space on the bad side of the cliff. All it needs is a tap on the back end and the bar starts an inexorable tip and slide into the abyss. Well, a master republicrat ruling eliter just stepped up and blasted the back end of the bar with a 20 lb sledge. You elected this trai...person, and now you howl when he stabs you in the back?? Do you not understand yet?? There is no saving this dog´s breakfast we now live in. You can start a new party, you can secede, you can complain, you can write letters on acres of paper, there is no saving the republic´s remains. Amnesty, shmamnesty, who cares?? There is no USA anymore. No one will stand up to defend it. Probably the best you might do is try to find a country to move to before the progs complete their plan to seal any cross border money flow. Even that´s ephemeral, except for some black market scheme the Russians dream up. That, or die when obamacare tells you to. What a choice...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: yuban, 12/13/2013 7:21:19 PM     (No. 9652959)

Yup, if the Moderates have any say in it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: richwill, 12/13/2013 7:22:01 PM     (No. 9652961)

Patty Murray and Paul Ryan: A relationship formed in the back rooms of congress. Use one´s imagination in featuring these two together after 5pm.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Steele81, 12/13/2013 7:32:13 PM     (No. 9652970)

If I were a betting woman I´d put money on yes.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Nina584, 12/13/2013 8:08:34 PM     (No. 9652982)

If they pass amnesty I will not support any republican . Not a penny for any of them .Staying home next election.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: oldsfc, 12/13/2013 8:41:47 PM     (No. 9653000)

Spot on #8. And before one of you "moderates" start whining about unreasonable purists. Why vote for some clown who is no different than a democrat? The end result is the same. The only winners are the karl rove types.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: miceal, 12/13/2013 9:28:50 PM     (No. 9653031)

Sadly, Paul Ryan AND Boneheaded Boehner need to go away....

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 12/13/2013 10:56:24 PM     (No. 9653083)

Is there no end to this?

We have Obama on the run, Dems facing a disaster in November, and these idiots keep trying to give away the farm.

These Republicans are losers. Ron Paul once said that if you go to a poker game and can´t figure out who the mark is, you´re it. Ryan and Boehner, you´re it.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: altoona, 12/13/2013 11:25:47 PM     (No. 9653100)

Ryan has been on board with amnesty. Nothing new. Big corporate donors are guaranteeing a wonderful future for his family. He´s not a viable national candidate; that has been demonstrated, and, since he´s no dumb bunny, he´s looking out for Number One.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: yo-yo, 12/14/2013 11:21:05 AM     (No. 9653623)

No, he won´t push it NEXT; he will CONTINUE pushing it!

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