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Exclusive - Rand Paul:
Secure the Border

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Sen. Rand Paul

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 6/12/2014 12:54:16 PM

I am for immigration reform because I am against allowing 12 million more illegal immigrants into our country. If we do nothing, 12 million more illegal immigrants will come. We must be in favor of reform—smart reform that starts with border security. Characterizing that position as "amnesty" is simply untrue. What we have now is a lawless border. Current policy is a beacon for more illegal immigrants. The Obama administration’s lawless executive orders legalizing people who came here illegally will only encourage more illegal immigration—unless we act now with real, strong, verifiable border security. I am for immigration reform because what we have

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I guess he felt the need to clarify. He does not support amnesty but supports legal immigration? What´s the difference if he wants to allow those here to stay? That border should be closed now. Period.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 6/12/2014 12:58:14 PM     (No. 9883186)

Man, Rand. I don´t think I can ever support you.

Don´t get all "Ivy League" on me. Even a "backy-spittin´ redneck" can express himself - secure the border.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Daisymay, 6/12/2014 1:10:38 PM     (No. 9883205)

I believe the National Guard should be called up to secure the Border Crossings that are now allowing all of the Minors to enter this country from S America. Stop them at the border BEFORE they cross. They then become Mexico´s problem. The word will soon get out that these kids are now stuck in Mexico. It should NOT be our problem. Yes, I feel sorry for the kids, but not sorry enough to allow 90,000 of them to be on Welfare! That´s 90,000 MORE DEMOCRAT VOTERS to keep the Democrats in power forever! Enough!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: plex, 6/12/2014 1:11:59 PM     (No. 9883209)

He seems to carefully avoid what to do with the x million already illegally in the country. He wants to have a single bill with border security "first". Trouble is that Obama will simply ignore that part and move on. Congress is powerless to stop him short of impeachment which will not happen. Ergo, this is a non-starter.

Put forward a single bill with verified border security and deportation of all illegals who have committed a crime other than crossing the border. Issue renewable 1 year green cards to the others. Underaged children would have green cards as long as they behave.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: noparallel, 6/12/2014 1:21:32 PM     (No. 9883231)

Hey Rand, you dummy! What we have now is a lawless President. What have you done about it?

And, does this move us to the left or to the right?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 6/12/2014 1:26:34 PM     (No. 9883242)

Rand Paul probably enjoys Escher prints

http://p2vollan.deviantart.com/art/Escher-s-Relativity-3D-fied-208875248

and Mobius strips.

http://emorenog.deviantart.com/art/Study-of-Mobius-Strip-727011

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Reply 6 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 6/12/2014 1:44:42 PM     (No. 9883286)

Oh, really? How about you show us you can exercise control over the situation now then we will listen. There are laws out there that allow the borders to be controlled. What are you doing about those? To say we need another law and that BHO will obey the new law and enforce the border is insanity. You know, like doing the same thing and expecting a different result. You´re nuts Paul.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: danvillebill, 6/12/2014 1:44:45 PM     (No. 9883287)

If you think he´s bad on immigration policy, wait till you hear him talk about national defense.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MDConservative, 6/12/2014 1:55:52 PM     (No. 9883300)

It´s time to change the rhetoric. Let´s talk about American sovereignty, security and the Constitution. Which of these gets a pass within the context of your Oath of Office?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Muguy, 6/12/2014 2:39:44 PM     (No. 9883367)

Hey Rand,

How does your constituency in Kentucky feel about all these freeloaders coming to YOUR state so they can pay for non-Kentuckians off of their hard labor?

Better take a lesson from Cantor! Your pro-amnesty stance is going to put your butt out in your next election.

Think of the people of Kentucky and be a statesman instead.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: KTWO, 6/12/2014 3:28:47 PM     (No. 9883440)

´secure the borders´ has been a dodge for political scoundrels since the 1980s.

It sounds good but can´t be done if the President undermines it. And the politicians have no will.

Construction of barriers is delayed forever while political cronies devour all the funds appropriated.

Newly acquired detection technology somehow isn´t effective but the money appropriated for it disappears.

And most importantly, the President decides where and what the enforcement agencies do. He can tell them to report for work and then play cards all day. He can put them all in Iowa to deal with a flood of illegals flooding in from Iceland.

And the individual states can do nothing. The federal courts have settled that.

Summary. No immigration law will work if the federal government doesn´t try. And it isn´t.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/13/2014 12:16:30 AM     (No. 9883938)

Why keep saying "12 million" ?

When GW was elected it was 12 million. With not only birthrate, but millions more crossing, Washington has no clue how many are here.

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