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Gallup: Only 22% of Americans
Favor Increased Immigration

Bretbart´s Big Government, by William Bigelow

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Posted By:mikkins2, 6/28/2014 5:45:57 AM

With the news of a massive influx of immigrants on the southern border, a new Gallup Poll shows that only 22% of Americans favor increased immigration. Only 14% of Republicans, 23% of independents, and 27% of Democrats favor increased immigration. The poll actually revealed a strong desire among Americans to decrease immigration, as 41% of respondents thought immigration should be decreased. This included 50% of GOP voters, 43% of independents, and 32% of Democrats. The percentage of those preferring to decrease immigration has jumped from 35% in 2012 and 2013 to 41% in 2014. There has been a slow but steady growth since
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The numbers speak for themselves. The rise in the Postgraduate numbers is probably because they think that this does not effect them nor their jobs. You would think they would be smarter than this but....

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bubby, 6/28/2014 6:59:01 AM     (No. 9902975)

Why then are both parties so in favor of amnesty? Why don´t they represent WTP? Well the Democrats want the illegals because they will be in need of huge amounts of State and Federal entitlements and will then be beholden to the Democrats - the future of the Democrat party as obama declared. They just want the votes and could care less about the illegals as humans. The establishment Republicans want amnesty because the Chamber of Commerce says they need more cheap labor. The illegals are just a commodity to the elite Republicans. We the people don´t want amnesty but there is no one in Washington D.C that represents us except for a handful in the Senate and House. If the Democrats get amnesty Texas will be turned blue and the country will be a one party country like Venezuela and Cuba. Just think of the obama, hillary, schumer, reid and the likes running the everything in the country. May be that´s why the we the people are against amnesty.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: privateer, 6/28/2014 7:01:22 AM     (No. 9902977)

Plus a few commie shills (Musbrobama, Pelosi et. al.) 22% is probably the number of illegal aliens in the country already. I´m guessing it´s now over 40 million, if one could actually enumerate them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: M2, 6/28/2014 7:10:57 AM     (No. 9902983)

When Obamacare was passed, only about 40% of Americans favored it. It never had a majority favorability poll. Look what happened.

This POTUS doesn´t care what Americans want. Polling means nothing and changes nothing. O cares about what he and Michelle want although he´ll settle for an oligarchy with himself at the helm for life.

De facto immigration has already taken place with this latest massive (deliberately calculated) influx of South American and Mexican immigrants.

The only way "immigration" will become a serious issue is if Congress does something about Obama´s "Fast & Furious" technique using immigrants this time. And Congress isn´t in the mood to step on O´s toes. O is in a bad mood lately and we are the ones who suffer.

The rest get free stuff. We get broken laws, a shredded Constitution and Nancy Pelosi´s welcoming committee telling these illegals "Come get your free stuff. After all, this is the land of the free."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno, 6/28/2014 7:19:29 AM     (No. 9902987)

When the polls don´t matter any more, it´s all over!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rinktum, 6/28/2014 7:25:11 AM     (No. 9902993)

This just goes to show that the average American is much smarter than the politicians in Washington DC. If you are not solely looking through the lens of political expediency, you understand the financial strain that is being put upon the system by the influx of illegals. We just can´t afford the extra burden they present. Most importantly. Politicians are saying to the world that our rule of law means nothing and they are willing to ignore it when it benefits them. This is not what the Founders intended. This administration is actively picking choosing the laws they enforce. Americans want our sovereignty protected and know politicians on both sides are willing to throw it away for power. It is evident the will of the people is being ignored and Americans are fed up.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: harleynyc, 6/28/2014 7:44:23 AM     (No. 9903003)

To Paul Ryan, John Boehner, KEVIN MCCARTHY, and Zuckerschmuck: can you morons read ?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: congar, 6/28/2014 8:00:36 AM     (No. 9903027)

Only 22% of Americans favor increased immigration, so Captain Zero floods the border with illegals and snaps off a perky middle fingered salute to we the people again.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 4freedom, 6/28/2014 8:20:51 AM     (No. 9903050)

Big business want cheap labor, big business gets cheap labor, the hell with country.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: misterdickens, 6/28/2014 8:27:14 AM     (No. 9903064)

How do the uber liberal all democrats all the time obama supporters at Gallup know they are polling American citizens?

They don´t and don´t care as long as they get the numbers the want.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 2dogs, 6/28/2014 8:29:42 AM     (No. 9903066)

I hope you are all writing and calling your reps. Don´t sit back and let this happen. We need to put pressure on elected Democrats! The ones who have to get reelected in Nov.!!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MissMolly, 6/28/2014 8:30:05 AM     (No. 9903067)

Was there EVER a plurality, much less a majority in favor of increased immigration? The Gallup graph doesn´t seem to indicate there was.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: shamus, 6/28/2014 9:02:54 AM     (No. 9903106)

Why do both parties push amnesty?

Democrats want Mexicans to vote for them.

Republican crony capitalists want cheap foreign labor to replace their American workers.

It´s a devil´s bargain.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Janjan, 6/28/2014 9:15:22 AM     (No. 9903128)

There is a big difference between ´immigration´ and what we have happening on our southern border.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 6/28/2014 9:16:09 AM     (No. 9903132)

When something defies all logic....follow the money! Why would RINOS vote for amnesty and do nothing about our open borders, which could flip Texas to blue and crash our welfare and medical system?

Let´s look at who benefits from our open borders:
Poor and desperate people, big business that wants cheap labor, drug traffickers, terrorists.



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Reply 15 - Posted by: gone2pot, 6/28/2014 9:20:22 AM     (No. 9903137)

Here´s the answer and it´s the definitive answer you can take to the bank; the ONLY reason immigrants are flooding the borders is for their votes this November. After so many conservatives surprisingly lose in selected districts important to the Marxists, some Howard Kurtz firm-grasp-of-the-obvious clone at the Weekly Standard will suddenly "discover" that "maybe" the illegal immigrants were shipped to those districts, and "maybe" they were illegally registered and "maybe" they changed the numbers in favor of the left. (Oh, and the Krauthammer/Will/Barnes/pick one article will come out months AFTER those facts have been established and proven). Then, we´ll add that to the long, long list of other things that light conservative talk show hosts´ hair on fire. Upshot? Just like all the other twenty plus felonies done in broad daylight by Obama, NOTHING will happen and he will continue unabated. Rinse, repeat. Gosh, how do I know that?

Here´s another clue; it doesn´t matter how low Obama´s numbers go nor how low polls demonstrate the favorability of immigration or anything else Val does to make us the USSR, just ask Thad. We seem to simply whine our way to the new and present Marxist reality that is the United States right now.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 6/28/2014 9:36:19 AM     (No. 9903161)

We have 20 million immigrants in this country already who were not supposed to be here.

It is insanity to allow everyone in that wants to come. That is why ALL countries limit immigration. Further, we want to have immigrants come in that help build the country, not ones we will have to support.

Immigration and guest workers should be driven mostly by the needs of the country with some small allowances for refuges of various types. With Obama´s economy running in reverse. now is NOT the time to be bringing in additional people who will not be able to find jobs or will be taking them from citizens.

BTW, did you know that around 2/3 of the annual immigrants are for "family reintegration", i.e. they have a family member already here. About 17% are allowed immigration for humanitarian reasons. Only 13% immigrate for jobs.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: bighambone, 6/28/2014 9:59:19 AM     (No. 9903200)

Amnesty is a crap shoot for the Republicans, they don´t know how many illegal aliens are in the country, the years long low ball figure is 11 million, but in reality there could be 20 million plus, the vast majority are poor and generally uneducated, and the liberal Democrat amnesty and path to citizenship that Obama and the liberal Democrats are pressing for would allow legalized aliens to bring their foreign family members here in unlimited numbers. That means an amnesty like that would legalize in total up to fifty million aliens, the vast majority being prospective future Democrat voters. The Republicans would have to be political morons to go along with any legalization program like that.

Obama and his crew say if the Republicans do not cave and go along with what he wants, that he will essentially undermine the current immigration laws by refusing to deport illegal aliens unless they have violent felony criminal records and will allow all illegal alien adults who bring or smuggle their illegal alien children into the USA to stay and work. If that were to happen tens of millions of prospective illegal aliens from all over the world would be encouraged to come here, await amnesty and then be granted citizenship. Something tells me that the Democrats are going to feel a severe backlash from the American people in the November election over this issue and what is going on at the borderline.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Illinois Resident, 6/28/2014 10:03:44 AM     (No. 9903207)

I just can´t make any sense out of democrat thinking. I didn´t understand Clinton pushing NAFTA that sent American businesses to Mexico and beyond. It really hurt the economy in flyover country. Now, the democrats and Obama are flooding our country with illegal aliens (they are not "immigrants"!) creating a new welfare/slave labor class (and again sending our economy, security, and job market into oblivion!). Who are these crazy people?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Joe vann, 6/28/2014 10:11:05 AM     (No. 9903226)

What is even harder to believe is we

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Reply 20 - Posted by: mc squared, 6/28/2014 10:14:34 AM     (No. 9903238)

FTA: business leaders favor it so that highly skilled foreign nationals can emigrate to the U.S.

Satisfied now? They´re all down at the border.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Joe vann, 6/28/2014 10:22:59 AM     (No. 9903249)

Sorry for the slip !

What is even harder to comprehend is the head of the democratic House and passed Speaker of the House is down on the border welcoming them to our country as though she was the Stature of Liberty.

It is obvious that our country is being run by a socialist cult. Cults are like that , regardless of evidence contradicting their beliefs, cultist persist in blind faith. We are in deep trouble.


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Reply 22 - Posted by: peterfleming, 6/28/2014 11:31:45 AM     (No. 9903374)

Considering it as a combined Communist Catholic conspiracy
it is the most evil, plain evil thing crazed Washington madmen have done to date. The Church offers SANCTUARY,
the Commies offer a giant load of handouts, the unions force the border guards NOT TO GUARD, crazed Puglosi goes down there to take bows and pretend that it is a good thing, that of course the TV Scott Pelleys love. it is a zoo of planned chaos.

It´s an overload of crap being dumped on all Americans, it is planned chaos, while we watch Obama getting on and off airplanes and helicopters, waving to nobody.

It´s truly evil. The imposter needs to be arrested, put in jail

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Reply 23 - Posted by: peterfleming, 6/28/2014 11:37:24 AM     (No. 9903384)

Can this whole child border dump ever be considered CHILD MOLESTATION? The Church certainly has a "child" history.
Did the Pope and Obama make a deal, knowing the Church would support it 100% ? which they are doing PRECISELY !!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: chicodon, 6/28/2014 11:43:29 AM     (No. 9903390)

The Republican elite are in on this too.

"Everyday Americans aren´t even reproducing enough to replace themselves. Capitalism needs growth so why not import the workers we need? Who cares how they get here?"

Signed, Chamber of Commerce.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Bighambone, 6/28/2014 12:18:41 PM     (No. 9903421)

Anyone notice that the liberal Democrats are all for aborting black American babies while allowing in illegal alien HIspanic babies?

The nation´s immigration system was not meant to be a new foreign voter generator for the liberal Democrats, or to allow as many poor and generally uneducated aliens from all over the world who wish to, to just come here illegally, or overstay temporary visas, stay here to await the next amnesty, be put on a streamlined path to citizenship while keeping their home country citizenship, and then become Democrat voters, thus canceling out enough Republican and conservative votes to change the political balance of the USA to the distinct favor of the Democrats. But clearly that´s what Obama and the liberal Democrats are attempting to do by undermining the nation´s immigration system right now.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 6/28/2014 12:45:18 PM     (No. 9903442)

#22 - 23, especially #23

Your calumny against the Catholic Church generally and Pope Francis in particular today is not worthy of this site. Your myopic prejudice diminishes your comments and your credibility.

The Catholic Church is not responsible for the fact that Obama doesn´t enforce our current immigration laws, or that the GOP establishment allows it to happen. The Catholic Church sees poor and uneducated people being exploited and is responding to the resultant humanitarian needs.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: grace1798, 6/28/2014 2:45:58 PM     (No. 9903556)

You know what? I´m retiring next December, Lord Willing.......so I´ll be done paying the 50% taxes and I´ll be taking my SS that this Corrupt Government STOLE from me for 45 years! The tragedy will be from this day forward ...that this evil gov will be sucking the life out of those who are left who are working. This evil gov will destroy us all and it´s not by accident. It IS A PLAN.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: wexfordcounty, 6/28/2014 2:56:16 PM     (No. 9903571)

As long as segments of the country see illegal immigrants as cheap labor[I´m talking about you Chamber of Commerce], and Democrats view them as the perfect lowest information voters, nothing will change.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: rplat, 6/28/2014 5:41:14 PM     (No. 9903669)

One must understand that in the Obama era, no one cares what the people think or want. For at least one half of the country, their votes don´t count.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: reilly, 6/28/2014 6:05:36 PM     (No. 9903683)


Take back our government from these liberal, unuionized, media-protected fools.


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Reply 31 - Posted by: Trigger2, 6/29/2014 5:06:16 AM     (No. 9903953)

The illegals have already taken 100% of the new jobs in the past year. I don´t know which is worse: Illegals sucking up jobs and welfare, spreading diseases,and sucking the taxpayer dry or; the hordes of muzzies being imported for Ted Kennedy´s diversity while they get jihadistized in mosques and suck the taxpayers dry being on welfare.

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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First lady Michelle Obama grabbed the political reins during a speech to the League of United Latin American Citizens in New York City, telling the crowd of admirers not to worry — that her husband wouldn’t wait on Congress to take action on immigration reform. “So make no mistake about it — we have to keep on fighting as hard as we can on immigration,” Mrs. Obama said, to a cheering crowd, Breitbart reported. “And as my husband has said, he’s going to do whatever administrative action it takes to fix this broken system.” Mrs. Obama then vowed that Congress wouldn’t get

First wave of deportations begins amid
immigration crisis: Plane-loads of children and
single mothers are returned to Central America
from overwhelmed New Mexico detention center

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Daily Mail [UK], by Reuters & AP Reporter    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:59:57 AM     Post Reply
The U.S. deported Honduran children as young as 1-1/2 years old on Monday in the first flight since President Obama pledged to speed up the process of sending back illegal immigrant minors from Central America. Fleeing violence and poverty, record numbers of children from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala have crossed into the United States over the past year, sparking intense debate about how to solve the problem. Monday´s flight from New Mexico to San Pedro Sula, the city with the highest murder rate in the world, returned 17 Honduran women, as well as 12 girls and nine boys, aged

Jon Voight Lashes Out Against
Obama In Lengthy Televised Statement

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Hollywood Reporter, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/13/2014 5:21:34 PM     Post Reply
In remarks framed as a message to the American public, actor Jon Voight emotionally aired his political grievances for several minutes in a televised statement on Saturday. Those grievances range from (but are not limited to) Benghazi, the IRS scandal, the "targeting" of conservative filmmaker Dinesh D´Souza, illegal immigration, the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case, the treatment of war veterans, the chaos in Iraq and deep reservations about President Obama. "Five years ago, I stated that Obama would take the country apart piece-by-piece, that he would cause a civil war in this country," Voight read on Saturday in a statement on

Inside the Beltway:
White House grade slips to ‘F’

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Washington Times, by Jennifer Harper    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/13/2014 7:59:09 PM     Post Reply
Inquiring minds wonder if there’s a “G” in the grading repertoire. And that does not stand for “good.” Pollster John Zogby has given President Obama an “F” this week for the White House performance on the global stage, and the researcher has no imminent good news for the president. “Some people have really bad weeks. Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff got an ‘F’ after the nation’s soccer team lost to Germany. But President Obama’s week was just as bad,” Mr. Zogby says. “Israel and the Palestinians are at war again. The president should have visited the U.S.-Mexican border, where so many immigrant children are in danger and so many

Comic Character Archie to Die
Taking Bullet for Gay Friend
Pushing Gun Control

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Breitbart´s Big Hollywood, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/14/2014 12:41:56 PM     Post Reply
On July 16, comic character Archie Andrews, of Life With Archie, will die after being shot while protecting gay friend Kevin Keller. Keller is "Archie Comics´ first openly gay character." According to the Associated Press, Keller is "a married military veteran and newly elected senator who´s pushing for more gun control in Riverdale after his husband was involved in a shooting." Archie Comics´ publisher and co-CEO Jon Goldwater said the way in which Archie will die was carefully chosen. While he could have been killed saving "Betty" or saving "Veronica," doing so for Keller was something "that would really resonate

Holder sees ´racial
animus´ in opposition

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The Hill (Washington D.C.), by Justin Sink    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/13/2014 2:20:31 PM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday he and President Obama have been targets of “a racial animus” by some of the administration’s political opponents. “There´s a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that´s directed at me [and] directed at the president,” Holder told ABC. “You know, people talking about taking their country back. … There´s a certain racial component to this for some people. I don’t think this is the thing that is a main driver, but for some there´s a racial animus." Holder said the nation is in “a fundamentally better place than we were 50 years ago.” “We´ve

Obama a "shark" at the pool table,
Gov. Hickenlooper says

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CBS News, by Stephanie Condon    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/14/2014 4:33:37 PM     Post Reply
President Obama is known for being competitive on the basketball court, but he´s also apparently a cutthroat pool player. Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., told reporters at the National Governors Association meeting on Sunday that the president surprised him by beat him in two consecutive games. To add insult to injury, the two were playing at the Wynkoop Brewing Company, a bar that Hickenlooper co-founded. "You know I´ll tell ya -- the man is a shark," Hickenlooper told reporters, Time reports. "I was up a few balls. I felt pretty good. I was actually wondering whether how hard should I --

Impeachment: The Red Line
and the Last Straw

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American Thinker, by Cindy Simpson    Original Article
Posted By: DW626- 7/14/2014 6:12:41 AM     Post Reply
Where is the red line of impeachment? In theory, a red line might be located somewhere on a list of impeachable offenses – perhaps at the point where a certain number of transgressions is exceeded, or next to a specific instance because of its significance or impact. In reality, though, that red line exists along a spectrum of “political will.” As Andrew McCarthy explained: “You can have a thousand provable impeachable offenses, but before Congress may remove the president from power, there must be strong popular support – a public will that cuts across partisan and ideological lines.”


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