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GOP fears Latino revolt (GOP should just end. They are trying their own Dream Act. Statist wimps.)
politico ^ | 3/29/12 | MANU RAJU

Posted on 03/30/2012 7:21:22 AM PDT by Mozilla

Republicans worried about their party’s standing with Hispanic voters have launched an election-year scramble to put a better face on their party’s immigration problem.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, the son of Cuban immigrants, is working with senators from other immigrant-heavy states like Jon Kyl of Arizona and Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas on their own version of the DREAM Act to help undocumented children. Kyl and Hutchison have held several closed-door meetings with a key Democrat to see whether there’s bipartisan support for a compromise plan. Republicans are also exploring changes in visa rules to attract more high-skilled workers and tourists. But above all, key Republicans are pushing a change in rhetoric, urging Mitt Romney to shift tactics away from the strident comments he’s made during the primary season in hopes of convincing Hispanic voters that Republicans will give immigrants a fair deal.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gop; rinos; staits; teaparty
GOP is anti-conservative. if this is all true now they want their own Dream Act. Things don't look good for defeating Obama.
1 posted on 03/30/2012 7:21:30 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

Politico....isn’t that that publication put out by the Washington Compost?


2 posted on 03/30/2012 7:24:14 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President To Have Served In My Lifetime.)
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To: Mozilla

In my Dream, everyone would obey the law, including those who wish to immigrate. That’s why it’s just a dream.


3 posted on 03/30/2012 7:25:51 AM PDT by Pecos (O.K., joke's over. Time to bring back the Constitution.)
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To: Mozilla

We don’t need a third party. We need a party to REPLACE the GOP. It has outlived its usefulness.


4 posted on 03/30/2012 7:26:03 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Mozilla
Don't take this wrong but I don't automatically assume that politico.com is giving us the unvarnished truth.

Not that I don't think that Republicans unnecessarily pander to certain ethnic groups.

I'm just saying whatever is being proposed may not be as bad as Politico wants us to believe.

But, then, I could be wrong.

5 posted on 03/30/2012 7:26:12 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Facts are facts. You just know rino John Kyl and rino Kay Bailey Hutchinson would try something like a republican Dream Act. Worse for us real conservatives, they have Marco Rubio on their side. He is obviously being corrupted.


6 posted on 03/30/2012 7:26:53 AM PDT by Mozilla (Defeat Romney first then defeat Obama)
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To: Mozilla

the only things Latinos are gonna revolt against are Obama and black people if they feel Zimmerman is being railroaded.


7 posted on 03/30/2012 7:27:17 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Mozilla

Race politics is a left wing game played under left wing home field advantage with union umps reading from a left wing rule book completely open to their interpretation on the spot.

Good luck guys. LOL


8 posted on 03/30/2012 7:27:48 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Mozilla

How is helping the children of stupid illegal immigrant parents anti-conservative? Some people have a lot to learn about what being conservative is all about.


9 posted on 03/30/2012 7:27:48 AM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: Pecos

In my dream everyone could live anywhere on Earth they please.

You can have open borders, you can have a welfare state, but you cannot have both.


10 posted on 03/30/2012 7:28:15 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Mozilla
Both parties falling all over themselves to buy votes.

Thank the 17th Ammendment for that.

11 posted on 03/30/2012 7:28:32 AM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: Texas Eagle

Would it help that the Hill also reports the same thing?

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/218307-republicans-seeking-out-hispanics

http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/320241/20120327/dream-act-rubio-republicans-romney-santorum-immigration.htm


12 posted on 03/30/2012 7:29:47 AM PDT by Mozilla (Defeat Romney first then defeat Obama)
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To: Mozilla

If Latinos want to live in fear of the Black Panthers, they should stick with Democrats. Maybe they should hang out with Zimmerman’s parents for a few days before they make up their minds.


13 posted on 03/30/2012 7:30:14 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
the only things Latinos are gonna revolt against are Obama and black people if they feel Zimmerman is being railroaded.

La Raza has already thrown Zimmerman under the bus. Entitlements are more important to them it seems.

14 posted on 03/30/2012 7:30:23 AM PDT by 5thGenTexan
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To: Mozilla

With the current demographic trajectory, the GOP will eventually cease to exist as a national party, anyway. It’ll remain as a regional entity, but won’t pose much of a threat to the ruling democrats.


15 posted on 03/30/2012 7:31:38 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: 5thGenTexan
Entitlements are more important to them it seems.

Along with urupation of the Southwest by Mexico.

16 posted on 03/30/2012 7:32:44 AM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: cripplecreek
Race politics is a left wing game played under left wing home field advantage with union umps reading from a left wing rule book ...

You're right - we need to leave that game to corrupt dems. Then again, if Latinos want to hang with Zimmerman's parents for a few days... might open their eyes.

17 posted on 03/30/2012 7:34:02 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: Mozilla
Would it help that the Hill also reports the same thing?

LOL. Not really.

Perhaps a link to a HuffPo or DailyKos piece would convince me.

No, but, seriesly, I am just saying I would take this with a grain of salt.

18 posted on 03/30/2012 7:34:18 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Mozilla
Would it help that the Hill also reports the same thing?

I notice in your own comment that begins the thread you say, "if this is true...".

So, deep, deep, deep down inside, you have your own reservations. Which is a good thing.

I call those innate stirrings my "Spidey senses".

19 posted on 03/30/2012 7:37:12 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: righttackle44

Why should they be helped in the first place? If they get free tuition for school that is cronyism. Everybody who is legal has to pay. If they get citizenship, then who is to say others won’t be next demanding they get citizenship the nonlegal way. And what if people try to cheat the system?

The DREAM Act perpetuates the problem it claims to solve and penalizes citizens and legal immigrants. Once they become citizens, illegal immigrants could petition for their parents to be legalized. The parents could then bring in others in an endless chain.

This would undoubtedly encourage more illegal immigration. If the United States grants amnesty to those who were brought here illegally by their parents without first enforcing our immigration laws, we will have to deal with this problem again in the future.

Now I can’t say a GOP version would the exact same as the DNC version. But it sure won’t be that much different.


20 posted on 03/30/2012 7:41:57 AM PDT by Mozilla (Defeat Romney first then defeat Obama)
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To: Texas Eagle

Well I report what I find. For noe it is only those sites reporting.


21 posted on 03/30/2012 7:45:08 AM PDT by Mozilla (Defeat Romney first then defeat Obama)
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To: Texas Eagle

Better yet how about Fox News.....http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2012/03/27/republicans-craft-watered-down-version-dream-act/


22 posted on 03/30/2012 7:47:14 AM PDT by Mozilla (Defeat Romney first then defeat Obama)
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To: DManA

http://www.selfgovernment.us/about.html


23 posted on 03/30/2012 7:47:48 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (In self-evident truth, in timeless principle, in the people themselves, lie our republic's only hope)
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To: Mozilla

So, what these GOP bright elites are doing is shutting their mouth about blacks, Obama, the media, and Democrats labeling a half-white Hispanic as a racist murderer - with the emphasis on WHITE!

I swear, pandering to any so-called minority group (Hispanics outnumber blacks and will outnumber whites in 50 years) and bolstering misguided beliefs they are ‘victims’ is plain ass silly. They risk their assimilation into this society by aligning themselves with illegals and reconquista all the while fully content to let blacks and Obama officially reclassify the race of one of their members. A pox on them all. We won’t survive until these ‘groups’ start thinking they are Americans first.


24 posted on 03/30/2012 7:48:04 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Mozilla

We have to stop allowing non-citizens access to the treasury. This includes residents who are here under the condition of being able to support themselves.

Do that, verify who people are by law for a job and you will see millions self deport and this issue will go away.

Isn’t it racism to allow only one people to sneak in as citizens while the whole rest of the world wait in line?


25 posted on 03/30/2012 7:48:51 AM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Mozilla

We have to stop allowing non-citizens access to the treasury. This includes residents who are here under the condition of being able to support themselves.

Do that, verify who people are by law for a job and you will see millions self deport and this issue will go away.

Isn’t it racism to allow only one people to sneak in as citizens while the whole rest of the world wait in line?


26 posted on 03/30/2012 7:49:00 AM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: righttackle44

You don’t seem to understand what is in the Dream Act, which is a de facto amnesty for 3 million people. Wake up and smell the coffee.


27 posted on 03/30/2012 7:50:07 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Mozilla

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2012/03/marco-rubio-on-immigration-the-dream-act.html

From the National Review Online (which also asks Republican Sen. Marco Rubio about his endorsement of presidential candidate Mitt Romney and ObamaCare):

NRO: I saw that you are offering what is being characterized as a revised or reformed version of the DREAM Act, and I notice the editors of the New York Times didn’t like it. I’m sure their lack of approval stuns you and has you all torn up inside. Could you walk us through your proposal and how it differs from previous versions?

Rubio: Well, we don’t have a formal proposal yet; all we’ve discussed is concepts. I think the vast majority of Americans understand that if you were four years old when you were brought here, you grew up in this country your whole life, and you’re now a valedictorian of a high school or are a high-achieving academic person, and have much to contribute to our future, I think most Americans, the vast majority of Americans find that compelling and want to accommodate that.

The problem is that all of the existing policy proposals that are out there like the DREAM Act create amnesty. They create incentives for illegal immigration, chain migration, and all sorts of problems. What I have said is that I believe we can deal with these kids and these circumstances without making all of the DREAM Act’s mistakes.

That’s what I have talked about. There’s no specific proposal, but I hope that it will be bipartisan, although I doubt it will be.

Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2012/03/marco-rubio-on-immigration-the-dream-act.html#storylink=cpy


28 posted on 03/30/2012 7:50:07 AM PDT by Mozilla (Defeat Romney first then defeat Obama)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Come join us freethinking Latinos. You know what is right.


29 posted on 03/30/2012 7:50:39 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: Mozilla

Most Americans want a border crack down.

But the only legislation ever coming out of our Congress are Amnesty bills.

If I were a lib, I’d be laughing and flipping everyone off too. :(:(:(:(:(


30 posted on 03/30/2012 7:57:35 AM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: A CA Guy

Illegals are government growth hormone.

Think about it.

If there are 30 million illegal aliens in America, that’s enough to create nearly 50 congressional districts. (primarily democrat) I’m assuming that it costs millions in district administration costs alone. Then start adding in earmarks and other pork requested by those congressmen and you’re looking at hundreds of millions in spending. Those same congressmen are then voting for even more spending on a national level.

As far as I’m concerned, anyone supporting amnesty is treasonous.


31 posted on 03/30/2012 7:58:25 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Mozilla
There are 2 things, IMHO, that have caused the Illegal invasion to proliferate, un-checked:

1) The ERROR of ruling that Foreigners' babies born in the USA are AUTOMATICALLY U.S. Citizens (Anchor Babies).

2) That Foreigners (aka, Illegal Aliens) are entitled to the SAME BENEFITS as U.S. Citizens (welfare, food stamps, education, medical care, etc., etc.)

Take away the incentives to come to the USA illegally, and you stop the flow. As for the 20+ million Illegals already here; spend the money to deport them....it's a LOT cheaper than those Freebies they get and the cost of their squatting, and they can get in line with Legal Immigrants at the Border.

32 posted on 03/30/2012 8:35:20 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: cripplecreek
Illegals are government growth hormone.

Well said

As far as I’m concerned, anyone supporting amnesty is treasonous.

Sounds right to me. How else can one characterize deliberately offering inducements and rewards for breaking US laws to invasive foreign nationals?

33 posted on 03/30/2012 8:44:31 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Mozilla

At this moment I am ready to abandon these clowns. Let them drown themselves in their own liberal waste products. I’m not interested.


34 posted on 03/30/2012 8:45:59 AM PDT by Antoninus (Romney Inc. -- Now attempting a hostile takeover of the Republican Party.)
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To: Mozilla

New tagline ...


35 posted on 03/30/2012 8:49:32 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: Mozilla

Here comes Susana Martinez as Romney’s VP. They will do this for four reasons:
1. Clean past
2. Female Latina of Mexican decent (Best fits demographics needed to win)
3. Relatively unknown, unlike a Rubio or a Ryan
4. Romney’s “Western Strategy”.


36 posted on 03/30/2012 8:57:34 AM PDT by Thunder90 (Romney barely won in OH with a 12-1 money advantage, he can't beat Obama that way.)
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To: Mozilla

The GOP and wishy-washy progressives in the party have consistently taken the wrong path towards gaining Hispanic voters. They have been selling amnesty and subsidized labor while hundreds of thousands of American Hispanics have watched their neighborhoods, schools and communities be overrun by foreign gangs, there jobs taken by illegals, and their futures thrown over the cliff of popular politics. This has all been for what...?

The Republican Party will better serve Hispanic voters by supporting working families, with good tax policies, job creation, and a stable culture that will preserve jobs, and encourage prosperity. That means the GOP should support socially conservative Hispanics and religious freedom, as well as a level playing field for Americans, including Hispanic Americans wanting to work and make America a better place.


37 posted on 03/30/2012 9:53:13 AM PDT by pallis
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