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Ingraham Battles George Will,
Fox Panel: GOP ‘Elites’
Pushing Immigration Reform

Mediaite, by Evan McMurry

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Posted By:mikkins2, 2/9/2014 6:45:05 PM

Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham battled the rest of the Fox News Sunday panel over immigration, arguing that immigration reform and current enforcement of immigration laws were weakening the American workforce, even as her fellow panelists countered that reform would bolster the economy. “I think what we’re seeing here is a split inside the Republican Party between two staunch conservatives,” host Chris Wallace said, going on to ply Ingraham with a Wall Street Journal editorial that called flinching on reform “de facto amnesty.” “As far as I can tell, the Wall Street Journal is on the side of Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer,

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Laura Ingraham destroys George Will and the Republican Establishments lust for immigration reform.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: John c, 2/9/2014 6:57:54 PM     (No. 9725945)

Was great to hear Laura. Her program was dropped in my listening area.
She is right!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: planetgeo, 2/9/2014 7:00:52 PM     (No. 9725946)

It´s truly mind-numbing how stupid our pontificating pundit class is. Caught in the spell of the Beltway Bubble. Unable to grasp even the most obvious shred of common sense, or unwilling to speak it.

Ingraham alone gets it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: samoasam, 2/9/2014 7:04:27 PM     (No. 9725949)

George Will needs another dinner with Obama. He actually believes these illegals are going to grow our economy. Laura made him, and his partner, Jaun Williams, look like chumps.
Will was pleading for more workers from Mexico. Unbelievable! What a champion of conservatism. He needs to go back to ABC--or wherever!! Thank you, Laura.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 2/9/2014 7:11:04 PM     (No. 9725955)

What´s the matter with you, Laura?

Don´t you realize that George Will is highly respected by America´s elite media pundits? Don´t you remember that he used to wear only bow ties?

C´mon, lady - - you´re challenging someone who regularly goes to Georgetown cocktail parties. That simply isn´t done.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: fritzilou, 2/9/2014 7:12:20 PM     (No. 9725957)

Big business, all news networks included are in this boat together. They want cheap labor and yes well educated labor lumped in with it to make it palatable. The government needs them as taxpayers and social security payers to hold up the failing system. In addition, they are going to dump all the health care of their employees on the federal government. The states are already dumping their prisoners on the federal government. Elites will continue to have the best and the rest of us who pay the bulk of the taxes won´t be able to afford the best health care for ourselves. We, the so called ´middle class´, are being screwed. This will not be a cure for the excess government spending. I forsee the healthcare dollars eventually going into the general fund exactly as they have done with Medicare and Social Security. Our representatives, for the most part, are shortsighted and/or immoral to condone this.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/9/2014 7:17:34 PM     (No. 9725960)

Right on, Laura! So sick of the elites and their lies...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: WAN2, 2/9/2014 7:25:42 PM     (No. 9725971)

Add up Democrats and George Will Republicans. That leaves 25% of us to p--- in the wind.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/9/2014 7:36:16 PM     (No. 9725978)

If the GOP doesn´t get out in front of this issue, the Dems will make sure they have full citizenship with no border security in no time. Give them some legal status and demand border security. If Obama doesn´t secure the border, voters will know who to blame. But we have to do something!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 2/9/2014 7:39:35 PM     (No. 9725980)

Will tipped his hand when he said it isn´t about employment, it is about growth. What he means is growth through cheap labor. He also reinforced that with his comment about losing the race for human capital (that´s what he call people like us that work for a living). He means we need our wages as low as the rest of the world. That only happens when unemployment is chronically high.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: doublesharp, 2/9/2014 7:47:57 PM     (No. 9725983)

Laura is a bulldog but for some reason her radio show was cancelled in the Louisville area.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 2/9/2014 8:14:22 PM     (No. 9725988)

George Will is an establishment guy through and through. Cheap labor for the oligarchs, who don´t care if the illegals vote Democrat 100%. The GOP is all about protecting the ruling class. If that means importing Democrats, then fine.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: 66Strat, 2/9/2014 8:34:57 PM     (No. 9725993)

God bless Laura Ingraham. I was watching at the gym and wanted to cheer out loud!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mikkins2, 2/9/2014 8:38:00 PM     (No. 9725995)

This is basic free market economics 101.

Supply and demand works for wages just as it does for products. The wage for a job is set by the amount of people who will do the job.

If the amount of jobs needed to be done exceeds the amount of workers who will do them, then the compensation for labor will rise as jobs compete to attract someone to do them.

If you flood the market with workers and those workers exceed the amount of jobs to be done, then the compensation for labor decreases as workers compete to find a job.

This is why the canard of "Jobs Americans wont do" is such an insult to peoples intelligence.

A more fitting slogan is "Jobs businesses wont pay Americans to do".

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ruready?, 2/9/2014 8:38:02 PM     (No. 9725996)

Thanks, Laura. The GOP establishment elites (and those on a first name basis with them included) are out of touch.

Judgement day is coming - don´t know how long it will be, but the people will not sit still for this elitist mumbo jumbo forever.

Elites don´t get it - they never will. That´s why the GOP is doomed.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 2/9/2014 8:44:26 PM     (No. 9726002)

The cheap labor argument is bogus. Illegals are already cheap. Amnesty will make them subject to labor laws, and thus no longer cheap.

Then new illegals will be brought in to do the $5 per hour work.

John Boehner: Don´t just do something, stand there!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/9/2014 8:55:13 PM     (No. 9726011)

I loved it when she pointed out that most of the elites in favor of amnesty don´t send their kids to public schools. She didn´t say it, but illegals and their offspring have ruined public schools. Just ask California (47th percentile in 8th grade math and English).




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Reply 17 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/9/2014 9:16:07 PM     (No. 9726023)

The 287g program was created in 2006. One of the first leaders to get trained and utilize the program was Sheriff Joe Arpaio. One sheriff was able to get up to speed on the program and identify something like 47,000 people here illegally, largely by checking the identities of people in jail and prison. Obama moved quickly cut Arpaio out of the program and then weaken it so that Hispanics would stop complaining. Once again, Obama was handed an effective government program and went out of his way to break it.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: previouslyon24, 2/9/2014 9:23:51 PM     (No. 9726030)

Yes indeed, why have borders if we validate those here illegally and fail to actually stop the crossings? I find the WSJ argument and Will´s interesting, but it relies upon the assumption that not passing the amnesty bill as proposed means nothing gets done and therefore that´s bad. So therefore it´s compromise for the sake of getting something no matter the absurdity of it. Clearly the Dems want the Hispanic vote and this is why they are for it, pure and simple. They couldn´t care less about the ones in the shadows, it´s all kabuki theater with illegals as props.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Hammock, 2/9/2014 9:49:23 PM     (No. 9726044)

"Why even have borders?"

Ingraham had them there, because it´s not yet time for the elites to do the full-press open border propaganda campaign. However, that is what they plan. I´ve heard that very dream from south-of-the border leftists and from Libertarians. Our masters can´t admit it openly yet though. The goal is more control through a poorer and more malleable population.



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Reply 20 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/9/2014 10:31:58 PM     (No. 9726078)

Look the Democrats intend to grant as many illegal aliens as possible US citizenship either directly by way of amnesty, and if that is not politically possible at the time amnesty is granted, quietly after a few years when the smoke clears, so that they can be infused into the US electoral system. Common sence will tell you that the Democrats would not be doing that if they ever calculated that more then a small percentage of those new foreign born voters would ever vote for Republicans.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/9/2014 10:36:29 PM     (No. 9726083)

I think DC needs to quit telling us what is good for us, and taking our money, and do what WE want THEM to do.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 2/9/2014 10:42:56 PM     (No. 9726085)

The best part of her performance on the panel was when she told Juan to make his goofy faces at the Obama administration.

Enforcement first. Borders and Visa-overstayers, then legal immigration.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: chicodon, 2/9/2014 11:40:43 PM     (No. 9726112)

I´ve been hammering Fox for a long time now for not having a Conservative voice on Fox News Sunday. If they are smart they will have Laura on as a regular "Fox News All-Star" like they did Bill Kristol. Poor George Will was flabbergasted at hearing a challenge. It was good TV.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: chicodon, 2/9/2014 11:46:47 PM     (No. 9726117)

#1
Her show is available as a podcast. I renewed my subscription today. I listen to it commercial free as I also do Rush and Mark. I used to love her. I hope she doesn´t turn me off again with anti Tea Party views. We´ll see.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Harlowe, 2/10/2014 12:52:31 AM     (No. 9726156)

According to Tom DeWeese of the American Policy Center, “immigration” is one of several issues that are part of the “Sustainable Development/Agenda 21 blueprint.” The issues listed in a publication dated 8/6/09 are: “Cap N Trade, global warming, population control, gun control, open borders and illegal immigration, higher taxes, higher gas prices, refusal to drill American oil, education restructuring, international IDs, natural health supplement control, food control, farming ‘reform,’ control of private property, NAIS and UN Global Governance.”

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Reply 26 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/10/2014 3:07:16 AM     (No. 9726187)

Laura was the only thing worth watching on FOX News Sunday
this morning. These media anchors, their little cabal of idiot pundits are just growing more ignorant. They are all about protecting big government and I am tired of it!! Thank you so much Laura!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/10/2014 4:59:44 AM     (No. 9726213)

Anytime some politician tells you amnesty will strengthen the economy, take an aspirin or else take a drink because they´re lying. In fact, they´re all liars out to enrich themselves at the expense of the country.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: steveW, 2/10/2014 5:02:49 AM     (No. 9726215)

"Reform" =

1. let´s not enforce the border, ever!
2. let´s give the Democrats an unbeatable electoral advantage; after all, they care about helping people!
3. let´s reward lawbreakers instead of punishing them - Democrats inform us that it is the compassionate thing to do, and we all want to be as compassionate as the Democrats, don´t we?

Good for Laura Ingraham.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 2/10/2014 5:09:39 AM     (No. 9726220)

I listen to Laura on the TuneIn radio app on my iPad (or iPhone) for free on WBOB in Jacksonville as we don´t carry her here. They cancelled her a couple of months ago and listeners in Jax were outraged. She´s now back. I switched to an Indiana station while she was gone but am back listening to Jax .

Muncsmom

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Reply 30 - Posted by: shamus, 2/10/2014 6:38:20 AM     (No. 9726254)

What the beltway crowd wants is open borders. This would be a disaster for our current welfare state regime. Burdening the taxpayer with the cost of education, medical care, food stamps, and disability for tens of millions of new Mexican immigrants would require the public to bankrupt themselves.

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A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

Fox News Poll: Many voters say Obama lies
to the country on important matters

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Fox News, by Dana Blanton    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 7:39:27 PM     Post Reply
About six in ten American voters think Barack Obama lies to the country on important matters some or most of the time, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. Thirty-seven percent think Obama lies “most of the time,” while another 24 percent say he lies “some of the time.” Twenty percent of voters say “only now and then” and 15 percent “never.” Click here for the poll results. President Obama has been accused by political opponents and media fact-checkers alike of telling falsehoods. Frequently cited: His repeated claim that under Obamacare “If you like your plan, you can keep

Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery
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Star-Telegram [Fort Worth TX], by Anna M. Tinsley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 4:02:34 PM     Post Reply
FORT WORTH — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery today, her campaign said Tuesday. “After experiencing shoulder and right arm pain in recent weeks, Sen. Davis will have a routine surgical procedure to remove bone spurs and degenerative discs that are creating compression on the nerves in her neck,” campaign spokesman Zac Petkanas said in a statement Tuesday. “This is a common issue experienced by runners and endurance athletes,” he said. Davis, of Fort Worth, will undergo the outpatient surgery at the Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute. Dr. Thomas Ellis will perform the

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.


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