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GOP Suicide Watch
Canada Free Press, by Frank Gaffney Jr

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Posted By:mikkins2, 5/12/2014 8:37:56 PM

This week, the House Armed Services Committee is poised to set in train a legislative process that could well translate into the suicide of the Republican Party. The committee will consider – and, all other things being equal, may actually adopt – a controversial amendment to be offered by Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). It would allow illegal aliens brought here as minors – so-called “Dreamers” – to serve in the U.S. military and, thereby, obtain American citizenship. Should that happen, proponents of a broader amnesty for those here illegally would likely try use the

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The Republican Establishment are determined to take all they can, then burn the party to the ground as they leave.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 5/12/2014 9:05:20 PM     (No. 9846242)

Just shaking my head.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mc squared, 5/12/2014 9:11:45 PM     (No. 9846246)

The Pubbies are so confident they can´t lose in November they´re poking us in the eyes, daring us to stay home. Millions may take them up on that.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 5/12/2014 9:26:40 PM     (No. 9846255)

Mike Coffman was my Rep. until redistricting put me in the district of the odious Jared Polis.
But to be honest, I´m not even sure there´s a difference any more.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: enuf8, 5/12/2014 9:56:12 PM     (No. 9846278)

For some strange reason I thought this had been practiced all along. Many illegal aliens have served honorably in the armed services and thus were able to get citizenship for their time in the service.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tobias, 5/12/2014 11:10:03 PM     (No. 9846349)

How many illegal aliens are Muslim? I do not want to arm and train a Muslim to kill me. Come to think of it, we are doing it now but it is called work place violence.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone, 5/12/2014 11:36:26 PM     (No. 9846364)

Kicking a lot of American veterans out of the US military who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan due to budget cuts and at the same time essentially authorizing a special affirmative action program so that illegal aliens can enlist in the US military and gain almost immediate US citizenship is going to be very bad politics for the congress critters who vote for this. The GOP has to be really stupid to go along with anything like that. While the GOP may gain a few Hispanic votes the downside is that they will lose a massive number of veteran´s votes.

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