A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1-LC




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


Chamber of Commerce: ´We Will
Not Let Up´ on Amnesty Bill

Bretbart´s Big Government, by Tony Lee

Original Article

Posted By:mikkins2, 7/1/2014 4:46:49 PM

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will not take no for an answer on amnesty legislation. After President Barack Obama said he would try to unilaterally change as many of the nation´s immigration laws as possible on Monday because House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) informed him there would not be a vote on an immigration bill in the House this year, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tim Donohue vowed to keep pushing for a bill. "We will not let up," Donohue said in a statement on Monday. Donohue said the "U.S. Chamber is deeply disappointed by our elected leaders´ inability to achieve meaningful immigration

Comments:
The Republican Establishment cannot be trusted as long as the Chamber of Commerce still has the money to buy them.

Trust nothing and question everything.

Remember Mississippi!

Got Tea?

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 7/1/2014 4:51:14 PM     (No. 9907366)

Well, if the ol´ Chamber of Commerce is willing to burden our communities with the social costs associated with their quest for cheap labor, I´ve got an alternative suggestion.

Why don´t we just tax the hell out of Chamber of Commerce members and use the funds to supplement their illegal immigrant wages for "real Americans" can afford to work for them? Put the financial burden on the ones seeking the benefits.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    24 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Truth Czar, 7/1/2014 4:53:07 PM     (No. 9907370)

Adding Chamber of Commerce to my Traitor List.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    33 persons like this.


   

 

R-G6-LC
  


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/1/2014 4:59:13 PM     (No. 9907376)

Hey Chamber you really helped Cantor. Keep it up.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: janylou, 7/1/2014 4:59:54 PM     (No. 9907381)

Hey, Chamber of Cronies, neither will we!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    31 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 7/1/2014 5:19:16 PM     (No. 9907405)

Giving away something that isn´t yours - the Sovereignty of the United States.


We have a better count of the bottles of Mexican beer that come across the Mexican border than we do of the people who come across the Mexican border.

Now, what country would you like to set up shop in?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: shamus, 7/1/2014 5:22:36 PM     (No. 9907407)

Greedy creeps would rather destroy our country than miss the chance to make another dollar.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 7/1/2014 5:42:23 PM     (No. 9907477)

Kingston in Georgia is backed by the Chamber of Commerce. Time to vote for Perdue in the run off.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    25 persons like this.


   

 

R-TA-Wide
  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: tisHimself, 7/1/2014 5:53:46 PM     (No. 9907485)

If for the sake of argument borders could be legitimately secured, the issue of those who have taken advantage of undocumented workers remains. Tucked inside the Rove/Schumer crafted immigration bill is amnesty for employers who have employed illegals. That cannot happen. A guy coming here to raise the standard of living for he and his family by pursuing honest work is one thing we have to wrestle with. No mercy for the guy who exploited cheap labor in violation of the law and wants no consequences. And that would be the Chamber of Commerce.

No Amnesty for the Employers.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    24 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: Scribelus, 7/1/2014 6:13:49 PM     (No. 9907506)

The Chamber of Commerce has driven me from the Republican Party. I am not alone.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    55 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: Pinchem, 7/1/2014 6:32:03 PM     (No. 9907527)

The Chamber of Commerce has joined the "Anti-American Obama Hindlicking Marxist Traitors". I for one will not enter any business that claims to be a member of the Chamber of Commerce.

Yes I know, one or a few would be no worse than a mosquito bite. If a few million did it and businesses, especially small businesses, started losing money things would change. Remember, if we can rally around for Chic-Fil-A, or Papa John´s Pizza, then why can we make some business hurt?

Oh WAIT..."We The People" are tooo bbbuusssyy.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    18 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: marthaville, 7/1/2014 6:44:40 PM     (No. 9907536)

Why will the US Chamber of Commerce not advocate hiring of US citizens for US jobs of US Chamber of Commerce member businesses? The US Chamber of Commerce is UNAMERICAN. Please explain why this is not true.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    33 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: judy, 7/1/2014 6:48:14 PM     (No. 9907539)

Chamber, the WH is bringing you 50,000 daily, what more do you want?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    10 persons like this.


   

 



 
Reply 13 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 7/1/2014 8:00:33 PM     (No. 9907611)

Large corporate donors to the US CoC, as per the Huffington Post:

3M, Aetna, AFLAC, American Electrical Power, Capital One, Cummins, CVS Caremark, Deere & Company, Dominion Resources, Dow Chemical, Ebay, Exelon, Metlife, Microsoft, Noble Energy, Prudential Financial, Qualcomm, Union Pacific, Wellpoint and Yum! Brands.

Feel free to let these companies know how you feel.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    31 persons like this.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Starlady, 7/1/2014 8:36:41 PM     (No. 9907653)

Several recent news articles have reported that all the jobs created in US since 2000 have gone to non-citizens.
Businesses affiliated with the Chamber of Commerce should be made aware that their association with the Chamber is not a plus for their business and will make patrons want to go elsewhere. We have the power of the pocketbook / checkbook.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    9 persons like this.


Reply 15 - Posted by: Penney, 7/1/2014 8:39:50 PM     (No. 9907656)

The Chamber has jumped the shark, leaving the USA far behind their global wake, eh? tsk tsk tsk

dem pols & RINOS have no shame

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    7 persons like this.


Reply 16 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/1/2014 8:46:46 PM     (No. 9907660)

I refuse to do business with any member of the Chamber of Congress.
I suggest they start scraping those stickers off their windows.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    11 persons like this.


Reply 17 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/1/2014 10:09:28 PM     (No. 9907733)

Who would ever have though the CofC would be anti-American.

But they are, so act accordingly, and don´t patronize their members.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    9 persons like this.


   

 

  


 

Post Reply   Close thread 790565




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "mikkins2"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "mikkins2"



Sarah Palin predicted a weak Obama would
enable the ‘invasion’ of Ukraine
Canada Free Press, by Robert Laurie    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/31/2014 9:53:20 AM     Post Reply
At yesterday’s tan suit presser, President Obama said a whole lot of nothing. After informing our ISIS enemies that he has no idea what he’s going to do about them - if anything - he turned his attention to Russia. It’s should be obvious to every clear-thinking man, woman, and child that, if over a thousand troops, tanks, and paratroopers drop into a foreign nation, it’s being invaded. Unfortunately, it seems that it’s not obvious to Barack Obama. ...Because the word “invasion” has magically disappeared from his vocabulary. According to the President, the Russian invasion of Ukraine is not an

Washington is divided because
it has abandoned federalism
Washington Examiner, by Philip Klein    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/14/2014 7:24:03 PM     Post Reply
It may sound pedestrian to point out, but it’s critical to restate why it’s so important that our nation is called the United States of America, and not simply America. The full name emphasizes that the Founders viewed the nation not as one monolithic entity but as a union of sovereign entities delegating limited powers to a central government.To preserve this balance, the Founders put a number of checks in the U.S. Constitution, most notably creating the Senate, which allows for equal membership from every state, thus preventing states with larger populations from running roughshod over the interests of smaller

Krugman Upended by His Own Logic
American Spectator, by Andrew B. Wilson    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/14/2014 7:00:06 PM     Post Reply
In a recent New York Times column, Paul Krugman made the assertion that “self-proclaimed libertarians deal with the problem of market failure both by pretending that it doesn’t happen and by imagining government as much worse than it really is.” But suppose we flip that around — substituting “muddle-headed progressives” for “self-proclaimed libertarians” and “government failure” for “market failure.” Compliments to Per Bylund, a research professor at the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University, for making the necessary adjustments in a blog post at Mises. org. This is what you get: Muddle-headed progressives deal with the problem of government

Chris McDaniel Files Legal Challenge
After GOP Refuses to Review Evidence
Bretbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/14/2014 6:45:15 PM     Post Reply
Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel has filed his official challenge of the June 24 GOP primary runoff results against incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) in state court, he and his lead attorney Mitch Tyner announced Thursday. "Republicans did not elect the nominee on June 24," McDaniel said in a statement, adding that “we are excited for the opportunity for Republicans to reclaim their primary process.” "This challenge is not about the candidates,” McDaniel said. “It is about the integrity of Mississippi´s election process, and we are committed to ensuring that process is accurate and fair for future Republican candidates.”

   

 

B-G1-LC


 
On Immigration, G.O.P. Starts
to Embrace Tea Party
New York Times, by Jonathan Weisman    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/13/2014 11:38:41 AM     Post Reply
Late last month, as members of Congress were poised to leave for their summer recess, the House Republicans’ top policy experts found themselves in a barren conference room in the Capitol’s basement, negotiating with the party’s most ardent opponents of immigration overhaul. As senior members of the Judiciary Committee looked on, the opponents — Representatives Raúl R. Labrador of Idaho, Louie Gohmert of Texas, Steve King of Iowa and Mo Brooks of Alabama — reshaped two bills to address the rush of unaccompanied children trying to enter the country illegally. Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican of Minnesota, was there, too, and she

Who rules America?
Allan J. Lichtman, by The Hill    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/13/2014 11:25:47 AM     Post Reply
A shattering new study by two political science professors has found that ordinary Americans have virtually no impact whatsoever on the making of national policy in our country. The analysts found that rich individuals and business-controlled interest groups largely shape policy outcomes in the United States. This study should be a loud wake-up call to the vast majority of Americans who are bypassed by their government. To reclaim the promise of American democracy, ordinary citizens must act positively to change the relationship between the people and our government The new study, with the jaw-clenching title of "Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites,

Without a Vision, GOP Senators Seek
Love in All the Wrong Places
Bretbart´s Big Government, by Robert W. Patterson    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/13/2014 11:02:32 AM     Post Reply
Roger Clegg and Hans A. von Spakovsky deserve high praise for debunking the latest GOP brainchild that does nothing to help the party nationally — a Senate resolution encouraging all private-sector employers to adopt the National Football League’s “Rooney Rule” — and illustrating that “conservative” Republicans, too, can be limousine liberals. Five GOP senators — including presidential hopefuls Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, and Rob Portman — think both commercial and nonprofit enterprises should, per the NFL and Black Entertainment Television founder Robert L. Johnson, interview up to at least two “minority” candidates for every management or professional opening. Clegg and

Changing Border Bill and Re-Voting Before
Saturday Would Violate Boehner´s Own Rule
Bretbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/1/2014 8:26:12 AM     Post Reply
If the House makes any changes whatsoever to the immigration bill that blew up and died before Speaker John Boehner tried to bring it back to life—and then votes on those changes on Thursday evening or on Friday—it would be a violation of Boehner’s own 72-hour rule. “I proposed a 72-hour minimum time for members to read bills,” Boehner said as House minority leader on May 14, 2009. “I think it’s important that members do have a chance.” "Americans not only expect lawmakers to know what they’re voting on, they deserve to know what’s in these bills as well,” Boehner added on

House border bill implodes, and Ted Cruz
stands amid wreckage (+ video)
Christian Science Monitor, by Francine Kiefer    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/1/2014 6:19:08 AM     Post Reply
On Thursday, the House GOP imploded over its border bill to solve the child-migrant crisis, pulling the legislation from the floor for lack of votes. And there, standing among the legislative wreckage, stood the proud senator from Texas, Ted Cruz. Not literally, of course. But the tea party Texan is once again smack in the middle of a House Republican debacle. With a reach as wide as his state, the freshman senator has his arm around conservative House Republicans. He has been lobbying them over Chick-fil-A and pizza to change the House bill “to end Obama’s amnesty.” By that he

Rep. Chris Van Hollen: ‘Speaker Cruz’
Politico, by Sarah Smith    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/1/2014 5:48:06 AM     Post Reply
Rep. Chris Van Hollen slammed House Republicans on Thursday, saying members now have to check with “Speaker Cruz” to get any legislation passed. “It was Senator Cruz calling the shots, and that’s why people around here are calling him ‘Speaker Cruz’ today,” the Maryland Democrat said to MSNBC’s Alex Wagner. “It means when Speaker Boehner says he’s going to get something done from now on, he’d better be checking with Senator Cruz to see if he’s gonna get the votes because clearly the new leadership team isn’t up to the task.” Van Hollen’s jab came as the GOP fought over a

Two Thumbs Down
American Spectator, by Larry Thornberry    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/1/2014 5:24:56 AM     Post Reply
Harry Enten, an analyst with FiveThirtyEight, a political website owned by ESPN, claims he can prove with charts and graphs that Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott and his Democratic challenger Charlie Crist are the most unpopular pair to face each other in a governor’s race for at least the last decade. Without even consulting the charts and graphs, few Floridians outside of Scott’s or Crist’s camp would argue with Enten. Both candidates’ favorable/unfavorable ratings are below water. Scott’s ratings have been in the unfavorable range for almost the entire three-years-plus he has been governor. He has mostly done what he ran

The Three Faces of Cronyism
American Thinker, by C. Edmund Wright    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 8/1/2014 5:09:17 AM     Post Reply
There has been a lot said in recent years by Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, and other conservatives about crony capitalism – or if you prefer, crony socialism, crony government, corporatism – or just plain cronyism. Whatever you call it, this conversation is increasingly vital as government grows and continues to pervert markets by picking winners and losers as a way to obtain wealth for powerful lawmakers and their fund-raisers and friends. This rampant cronyism is one of the most insidious outgrowths of a government gone wild, and has become a swirling vortex of self sustaining and systemic corruption. Thus, the focus



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Report: Obama Has Missed over Half
His Second-Term Daily Intel Briefings

65 replie(s)
Breitbart National Security, by Wynton Hall    Original Article
Posted By: happywarrior- 9/30/2014 7:44:05 AM     Post Reply
A new Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report reveals that President Barack Obama has attended only 42.1% of his daily intelligence briefings (known officially as the Presidential Daily Brief, or PDB) in the 2,079 days of his presidency through September 29, 2014. The GAI report also included a breakdown of Obama’s PDB attendance record between terms; he attended 42.4% of his PDBs in his first term and 41.3% in his second. The GAI’s alarming findings come on the heels of Obama’s 60 Minutes comments on Sunday, wherein the president laid the blame for the Islamic State’s (ISIS) rapid rise squarely at

White House fence-jumper made
it far deeper into building than
previously known

49 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Carol D. Leonnig    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/29/2014 5:02:31 PM     Post Reply
The man who jumped the White House fence this month and sprinted through the front door made it much farther into the building than previously known, overpowering one Secret Service officer and running through much of the main floor, according to three people familiar with the incident. An alarm box near the front entrance of the White House designed to alert guards to an intruder had been muted at what officers believed was a request of the usher’s office, said a Secret Service official who spoke on the condition of anonymity. The officer posted inside the front door appeared to

Pentagon Official: The President Is Lying
To America — About Us, And About ISIS

47 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Joseph Miller    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 10/1/2014 5:24:44 AM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama has taken a lot of flack since his Sunday night “60 Minutes” interview, in which he blamed the intelligence community for his failure to tackle the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. And that is right and proper. Because not only was his excuse of blaming us a lie, but when questioned on his lie, White House press secretary Josh Earnest doubled down with a whole new lie — both of which are easily, publicly proven false. On Sunday, Obama said the intelligence community had underestimated the rise of ISIS, saying in an interview

Secret Service let armed felon
ride in an elevator with Obama

46 replie(s)
Fox News, by Chad Pergram    Original Article
Posted By: Dreadnought- 9/30/2014 8:41:39 PM     Post Reply
President Obama shared an elevator earlier this month with an armed security contractor who has three felony convictions relating to assault and battery, in the latest report of a serious violation of Secret Service security protocols. Multiple sources confirmed to Fox News the incident, which took place in an elevator during Obama´s Sept. 16 visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The incident was first reported by The Washington Post and the Washington Examiner. The latest embarrassment for the Secret Service comes after agency Director Julia Pierson told lawmakers at a Tuesday hearing

LA Times: ´Worst is Yet to Come´
If Ferguson Officer Not Indicted

43 replie(s)
Truth Revolt, by Bradford Thomas    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/29/2014 7:18:59 PM     Post Reply
The L.A. Times is warning that the “worst is yet to come” if a grand jury fails to indict white officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing black 18-year-old Michael Brown. If the grand jury fails to indict the officer who killed Michael Brown, almost everyone here thinks things will get worse. “They’re not going to be looting next time,” said Kevin Seltzer, 30, who lives at an apartment complex near where Brown, 18, was shot. “They’re going to burn the city down.” The article highlights recent indications that the city is “far from finding peace,” including continued clashes with officers, the shooting

Jimmy Carter says he would have
defeated Reagan had he been more ´manly´

39 replie(s)
Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: grace52- 10/1/2014 11:36:03 AM     Post Reply
Former President Jimmy Carter claimed Wednesday that he would have been re-elected and beaten Ronald Reagan in 1980 if had been more “manly” in his dealings with Iran. Interviewed by the show "CNBC Meets," Carter repeated his belief that the failed mission to free American hostages held in Tehran killed his chances, but then added that had he gone to war, America would have rewarded him with a second term in 1980.

Cornyn to PJM: Time for ‘Arguments
Within the Family… Has Passed’ If
Conservatives Want to Win Senate

38 replie(s)
PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/29/2014 6:49:16 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — The Senate’s minority whip is confident about Republicans being the majority in the 114th Congress — if conservatives can set aside differences and work to combat the massive influx of donor cash that has Democratic campaigns ahead in the money race. Only in the majority, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) stresses, can conservatives make headway on tamping down overregulation, repealing and replacing Obamacare, securing the “chaotic” border, getting Keystone XL moving, and bringing civilized debate back to the upper chamber. And only by realizing the gravity of the battle for November, he argues, can Republicans relegate Harry Reid (D-Nev.)

Dallas´ Ebola case confirmed
by CDC; first diagnosis in U.S.

33 replie(s)
Dallas Morning News [TX], by Sherry Jacobson*    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 9/30/2014 4:58:09 PM     Post Reply
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified the media at 3:32 p.m. Tuesday that Dallas has the first diagnosed Ebola case in the nation. The federal agency scheduled a media briefing at 5:30 p.m. from its headquarters in Atlanta. Dallas County officials are expected to participate. Dallas County went through a day-long anxiety attack Tuesday, waiting to hear if the first Ebola diagnosis in the nation would happen here. An unnamed patient at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas was placed in isolation while awaiting test results for the dreaded virus. Apparently, the patient had traveled recently to a

State Dept. On Obama Intel Briefings:
´He Receives Those Whenever He Can´

32 replie(s)
Breitbart National Security, by Wynton Hall    Original Article
Posted By: chicodon- 10/1/2014 7:04:43 AM     Post Reply
The Obama administration found itself scrambling on Tuesday to defend President Barack Obama for his lackluster 42% attendance record on daily intelligence briefings, a finding from a new report issued by the non-partisan Government Accountability Institute (GAI). When asked about the GAI revelation on Fox News, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki appeared flustered and unprepared. "Well, I have no validation of those statistics," said Psaki. "There are a range of ways that you can get your intelligence briefings on the road, in the White House, and I know that he receives those whenever he can."

Media Ignores Obama’s 60 Minutes
Ratings Collapse – Down 69% in a Week

30 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Kristinn Taylor    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/30/2014 5:36:40 AM     Post Reply
The sympathetic news media is avoiding mentioning his name, instead they are blaming the lack of a football intro for the massive collapse in ratings Sunday night for President Barack Obama’s appearance on CBS’ 60 Minutes. Americans turned away from watching Obama even though he was being interviewed about the nation’s new war on ISIS. For example, Deadline Hollywood didn’t even mention Obama’s 60 Minutes interview when reporting on the drop in viewers. “With no football lead-in, CBS’ Sunday lineup fell from last week. As expected, the drop was steepest at 7 PM, with 60 Minutes (1.1) off by 69%

Rosie O´Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg
get in shouting match in front
of ´The View´ studio audience

30 replie(s)
New York Daily News, by Don Kaplan    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 9/30/2014 5:43:43 AM     Post Reply
Well, that didn’t take long. Just two weeks into the new season of “The View,” co-hosts Rosie O’Donnell and Whoopi Goldberg tore into each other during a commercial break — in front of their stunned studio audience. The spat erupted Thursday after Goldberg interrupted O’Donnell to go to a commercial break before the mother of five was finished commenting in a “Hot Topic” discussion about spanking children on the ABC gabfest. O’Donnell refuses to wear an earpiece to stay in contact with producers while the live show is airing, so she had no clue it was time to stop talking.

CDC: Ebola confirmed in Dallas patient
30 replie(s)
WFAA-TV [Dallas, TX] **, by Janet St. James & Josh Davis *    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 10/1/2014 5:35:31 AM     Post Reply
Dallas - A patient in a Dallas hospital was confirmed Tuesday to have the deadly Ebola virus, the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday. (Snip) September 19: The adult patient boards a flight to the U.S. in Liberia after being screened for Ebola symptoms - September 20: The patient arrives in the United States - September 24: Patient shows first symptoms of Ebola - September 26: Patient seeks initial medical care - September 28: Patient admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas - A Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital spokesman said the patient has been in isolation since he arrived on Sunday,

   

Post Reply   Close thread 790565





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS