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“No” on Boehner SuperTrap Bill
Daily Caller, by Mickey Kaus

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Posted By:Toledo, 7/31/2014 11:56:53 AM

As predicted, the House leadership has sprung its “supertrap” on conservative dissenters, luring them to vote for a flawed border bill with the promise of a second vote on a law purporting to prevent President Obama from expanding his de facto “deferred action” (DACA) amnesty of young illegal immigrants (the so-called “DREAMers”). The main bill is itself still deeply flawed: 1) It opens up the possibility ( embraced yesterday by Harry Reid) that the Senate could seek a conference with the House in which a much broader, “Gang of 8? style amnesty (plus immigration expansion) is on the table. Some have

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/31/2014 12:11:56 PM     (No. 9947924)

By expanding Obama´s "parole" authority the Congress could be stumbling into allowing Obama to parole in millions of Muslims from the Middle East who are now sojourning in UN refugee camps outside their home countries.

It´s pretty clear that the liberal Democrats are aligned with just about all the ethnic and immigrant activists who are experts in inserting loopholes into the immigration laws, and at the same time the Republicans project the image that they don´t know what they are doing when tinkering with the immigration laws.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: shamus, 7/31/2014 12:18:08 PM     (No. 9947932)

Obama deserves nothing. He stage managed this "crisis" as an election stunt. He has complete authority to resolve matters any time he wants.

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