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Report: Amnesty Cash Cow for
"Boomtown" Lobbyists in 2014

Breitbart Big Government, by Tony Lee

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 1/4/2014 4:20:54 PM

The lobbyists that make up Washington´s permanent political class in the country´s "Boomtown" are banking on comprehensive immigration reform in 2014 to pad their profit margins even during a time when the country is revolting against them. According to a report in Politico, "Washington Inc." continues to "hum along even as Congress failed to pass the kind of bills that lobbyists are paid top dollar by corporate clients and other special interests to influence." That is a testament to the "to the resilience of Washington — and the firms that have thrived in the economy around it" even as the country is

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/4/2014 4:35:45 PM     (No. 9679652)

What a hell of an alliance,vote grubbing liberals and right wing corporate types fighting over the same batch of poor and uneducated people while we´re being told to extend unemployment to over a million long term losers.

Of course the corporate crowd wants Asians and Indians to do tech work because our schools and students couldn´t care less about developing careers.Who knows how many billions we´re flushing down the college rathole,when the most any of them qualifies for is answering the phone at a government office.

There´s crops that go to rot because farmers can´t find the help.I mean why are prison inmates welfare recipients,and unemployment extenders exempt from dong these jobs?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mikkins2, 1/4/2014 8:26:40 PM     (No. 9679813)

It isn´t a big leap of logic to conclude that Boehenr and the Republican Establishment have been talking about how they will pass immigration reform with the Chamber of Commerce and other corporate lobbyists for a while now.

Boehner knows that Tea Party primary challengers will erupt against any Republican who signs on with immigration legislation. He has told everyone up and down K-Street that if they want him to pass it, they better put money up to protect those who deliver the goods. K-Street and the Chamber of Commerce have told him they will, and lots of it.

All this blather about not wanting "fools" as candidates by the Chamber of Commerce is just cover for what their true concerns are; Keeping Republicans who will do their bidding in office.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/4/2014 8:47:44 PM     (No. 9679833)

The Republicans could easily commit long term political suicide by mishandling this issue. What good is having lobbyist´s goodies if you can´t get enough votes to get re-elected?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: janylou, 1/4/2014 9:46:25 PM     (No. 9679883)

I do not for the life of me understand the chamber of commerce pushing this bill. I wonder who else is supporting these lobbyists? No one pushing for this can answer the big questions. If we give amnesty, how can they guarantee we won´t be in this mess again in 20 years? What makes them think this won´t kill jobs for Americans? It certainly kill construction jobs the last time. If amnesty is passed, are they willing to pass a law stating there will be no more anchor babies for illegals? Why not guest worker cards rather than amnesty?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/5/2014 6:55:57 AM     (No. 9680099)

Lobbyists should be banned, period. Citizens no longer have a say in the goobermint; only lobbyists shoveling out free money to campaign coffers do. Citizens don´t have that kind of money and at the rate Barry & his demonrats are going, they won´t be left with any money, period.

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