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Get ready for an immigration
fight the public doesn´t want

Washington Examiner, by Byron York

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/27/2014 8:06:25 PM

Just a few weeks ago, a State of the Union call for immigration reform would have seemed an exercise in futility. But now, President Obama, who Tuesday night will urge the House to pass new legislation, might have at least an outside chance of getting what he wants. Immigration reform is back. Left for dead countless times in recent months, the effort to overhaul the nation´s immigration system -- and deal with the estimated 12 million immigrants now in the country illegally -- is again on the priority list for Speaker John Boehner and House GOP lawmakers. But there´s a problem,

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Since these politicians are so driven by polls, have they bothered to look at how low this ranks in what Americans want??

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/27/2014 8:11:09 PM     (No. 9708160)

The problem is that Americans don´t want immigration reform. They want the laws enforced!

But why should the RINO´s give a rats patoot what we think. We just pay their salaries!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MEMcL, 1/27/2014 9:20:15 PM     (No. 9708223)

I get worn out by the constant need to object to Boehner and other republicans for their actions or in actions! I had a quota of 10 contacts during the election...then 5...and now, I want to live my life.

It is bad enough that we have to be alert to and fear obama and his czars and agencies, but to not trust members of our own party to FIGHT for us and to Listen to us is outrageous.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/27/2014 10:13:05 PM     (No. 9708272)

It looks like Omaha, Schumer, and crew are about to use a proposed big amnesty to split the Republicans before the 2014 election, and that a bunch of establishment big business oriented Republicans are going to facilitate that in their quest to in-source a massive flood of cheap foreign labor into the legal US job market, where they would legally be able to compete with American workers for just about every scarce job out there. That is certainly not good for the average American worker who is bound to suffer more wage depression in the years to come, as both millions of legalized aliens and tens of millions of new foreign workers enter the legal US labor market.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: STLstudent, 1/27/2014 10:49:59 PM     (No. 9708298)

The Republican Party puts the gun to its own head and prepares to pull the trigger.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 1/28/2014 12:11:11 AM     (No. 9708327)

Note to the Maroon John Boehner, only 3 percent of registered GOP voters want immigration reform.

Take this idiotic cause up and lose the opportunity for a 2014 House and Senate majority.

We need new leadership in the House, Fire John Boehner.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/28/2014 12:36:28 AM     (No. 9708346)

The Republicans are only split because their own party leadership and power brokers agree with Drmocrats on giving illegals amnesty. (BTW, the baloney that they go to the back of the line is just that. They do not have to go back home!)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/28/2014 6:09:03 AM     (No. 9708455)

12 million? That number has remained fake for the past 15 years. Try 30 million plus, not counting all the relatives that will come in. Boehner is an idiot. If this passes, kiss future jobs goodbye and hello Welfare.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/28/2014 6:16:29 AM     (No. 9708461)

Byron York has been thumping on this drum for quite a while. It´s as if he runs out of ideas and then remembers he can always write another grab-your-money-and-your-babies-because-the-illegals-are-coming column. Yes, there will be some minor tinkering with the immigration laws, but no, there is not going to be a big fight over legalization or anything approaching "amnesty" (which is the Chicken-Little term) because after November, we will have new House members and new Senators and the priority isn´t going to be a ruinous fight over major changes in immigration law.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bugger, 1/28/2014 6:56:09 AM     (No. 9708489)

It doesn´t matter what we want anymore. The democrats and RINO´s want "we the people" taken out of the equation for good. They are tired of having to listen to us and work for our votes. We´d better shake things up this November or I´m afraid we won´t get another chance. It may be too late already, but we have to try.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 1/28/2014 6:59:03 AM     (No. 9708490)

I guess those long time Republican senators are more worried about being shunned at the Washington political parties, than being relegated to the minority party forever. They will probably just switch parties and continue to party in Washington.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: The Patriot Code, 1/28/2014 7:13:57 AM     (No. 9708495)

Google John Boehner´s son in law (and please, make sure that you don´t have any coffee in your mouth when you do this).

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Freeloader, 1/28/2014 7:25:20 AM     (No. 9708505)

Dealing with illegal aliens is not an "immigration" issue. It´s a massive law enforcement issue. As for the 11 to 12 million illegals figure we have been hearing from the goobermint for years---that´s probably closer to the number of illegal aliens presently "occupying" the State of California!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rinktum, 1/28/2014 7:57:17 AM     (No. 9708551)

92 million Americans are without work and yet the Republicans NOW, at this time, want to legalize millions to appease the Chamber of Commerce? Tell me how this makes sense to the citizens of this country. Do WE mean nothing? Does OUR future, OUR children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren mean nothing? Is OUR birthright so meaningless that they would sell it for votes, greed, and power? I am weary of the daily struggle to convince myself that MY party has not turned its back its constituents. However, by their actions, I can only conclude that they are filled with contempt for us. I wish voting them out was a viable solution. Unfortunately, they intend to do their dirty deeds before we get the chance.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 1/28/2014 7:58:07 AM     (No. 9708554)

"Establishment Republicans" are paying off the Chamber of Commerce, In exchange for cheap labour the Chamber will provide funds to fight off conservative primary challengers. The Republican party is not and never has been a conservative party, it is the party of "crony capitalists", they see this as an opportunity to rid themselves of the Reagan influence thinking things are so bad now that they will win in 2014 and 2016 without their conservative grass roots base.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Joe vann, 1/28/2014 8:21:48 AM     (No. 9708592)

For the Republicans, to address the immigration issue right before mid-term elections is madness. Legal Americans, by a huge magin, don´t consider it to be a major issue. It is though Boeneher is receiving his orders from the Regime and he will be coordinating the disaster with the msm.

The Republicans have a good chance to win the senate and increase the majority in the house, if we don´t give the msm a big issue to take the focus off Obie´s failures and concentrate on the bad tea party, evangelical conservatives....day and night. I thought this was the reason the House gave in going along with the 1.1trillion dollar spending bill...so not to give the enemy ammunition. Madness I tell you.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Packard 5682, 1/28/2014 9:30:23 AM     (No. 9708719)

Bonehead Boehner needs to be replaced. We need to support his primary challenger, Eric Gurr.

Boehner needs to hear from us: 202 225 6205.
Cantor, McCarthy and Ryan need to hear from us to.

If we don´t speak up, they are going to cram this down our throats.

When you call Boehner´s office also inquire what it is that Obama has on him that keeps him from calling a Select Committee on Benghazi. 181 GOP House members have asked Boehner to do this, but he refuses. Why?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mc squared, 1/28/2014 10:14:13 AM     (No. 9708798)

Anyone but the Democrats or Republicans in ´14.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: peterfleming, 1/28/2014 10:26:23 AM     (No. 9708818)

Don´t ever call it amnesty unless you are a Boehner RINO TRAITOR
It´s a massively deceptive Catholic membership drive to control socialist communist voting forever.
It´s one more irreversible garbage demo commie law, once passed, these thirty million aliens will be able to hire lawyers and sue America for anything they please.
This disastrous idea includes the millions in prison, all those in violent drug running gangs, the millions who live in Latin enclaves, like the Muslims, whowill not learn to speak, or read English, like the Muslims, for that matter.
It includes millions who have churned out as many babies as is Catholically possible, ALL of whom already HAVE FULL CITIZENSHIP..How many millions of those do we have already?
This proposed mass of legalized laborers will become the tool of a new virtual government controlled and demanding labor union. They will demand rights you´ve never dreamed of. They will further destroy our already weakened low end minimum wage job system.
Legalizing illegals will become the government´s biggest most harmful nightmare of all previous nightmares.
It´s the dream of all of Washington´s Communists !
It is the essence of PLANNED CHAOS !
Byron York is the perfect example of a soft communist, posing as a RINO-like republocrat, and hanging around
annoyingly found in conservative circles, like FoxNews TV. Byron´s not an obvious commie giveaway, like Bob Beckel, Alan Colmes and Juan. He´s destructive nevertheless.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: owl, 1/28/2014 11:02:00 AM     (No. 9708889)

John " I get along fine with the president " Boehner. Or " I´ve never felt any pressure from the Chamber of Commerce " Boehner. " Why go to Mexico when you can bring it here ? " Boehner. The list goes on. Our question ?. Will Ohio finally fire him ?.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: reilly, 1/28/2014 1:32:14 PM     (No. 9709208)


Why are these people such saps?


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Reply 21 - Posted by: 500What, 1/28/2014 1:46:16 PM     (No. 9709233)

The conservative way of protesting is to call our congressman and complain, then go back to work to pay taxes that support a communist regime. Conservatives really feel this is ´doing their part´ to get what we want. The left will do what ever is necessary to get their agenda passed, either legal or illegal and will never stop until they win. We will not win on any agenda when the left is willing to take things a lot further than the right is.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: nevernaught, 1/28/2014 2:39:53 PM     (No. 9709308)

There can be only one true reason for any Republican to write or vote for legislation granting people here illegally citizenship or the sop word amnesty, and that is to secure the Latino vote in elections.

Why are you sticking it to legal citizens and legal immigrants who waited in line and supporting criminals. That isn´t why you were sent to DC, you were voted into office to represent American Citizens, not foreigners.

That is a cowardly and traitorous route for any politician to take because your job is to legally round them up and send them home along with sealing our borders. Do your job, quit begging for support from criminals.

The GOP is on a suicide mission and I for one will be happy to help them along in the next election. We know Democrats are traitors and now we have fellow travelers.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: M Stuart, 1/28/2014 3:16:58 PM     (No. 9709376)

Agree with #2 & #3.

I get so tired of having to stay on my reps & my stupid senators!

BUT...the leftist NEVER give up and are indefatigable agenda pushers. Can we do less when our families and our country are at stake?

Some or our brothers & sisters are working. Today I got a robocall which told me that my rep was facing enormous pressure today about immigration amnesty & offered to transfer my call with a "press 1 to reach your rep" which I did. It thanked me & I told Austin Scott´s office what I thought about the whole thing & told him I wanted Boehner gone!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 1/28/2014 3:47:08 PM     (No. 9709426)

12 million potential votes for the left-wing socialist party.........We have to fight back!

No amnesty! Get out of my country!

I´m so tired of the left-wing rhetoric, the corrupt media, corrupt academia, corrupt thug unions, and that corrupt fraud of a pResident and his socialist/commie administration! This is what I proudly served my country for? 8 years of Barry the Choomer and the frightening thought of 8 more years of the Hildebeast! We´re surrounded by idiots...

God help us all!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/28/2014 5:56:49 PM     (No. 9709556)

Beyond the Republicans who appear ready to commit long term political suicide by granting some sort of legal immigration status to masses of illegal aliens, who once eligible would almost all become liberal Democrat voters, Obama has to be the most confused President in the history of the USA, on one hand he is speaking out about income inequality between the average American and the rich who he refers to as the one percent, and on the other hand he is calling for a massive amnesty for illegal aliens and what amounts to an "open borders" immigration policy on into the future, that would allow tens of millions of new foreign workers to enter the USA and compete against American workers for any scarce job across the entire US economy.

When you factor in the law of supply and demand in the labor market, along with the flooding of that labor market with what amounts to cheap foreign labor, the result is bound to be more income inequality throughout the USA, and not less, as employers move to hire the lower cost foreign workers over higher wage earning US workers.

Clearly Obama´s economic policies are doing a lot of damage to the average American worker and you have to wonder if that is not being done on purpose.

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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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