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LINDSEY GRAHAM POISED TO SELL OUT TO CHUCK SCHUMER ON IMMIGRATION REFORM
Powerline ^ | November 13,2012 | PAUL MIRENGOFF

Posted on 11/13/2012 8:44:40 AM PST by Hojczyk

When the smarmiest Senate Democrat and the smarmiest Senate Republican sit down for talks on an issue of fundamental importance to the nation, and to the future of conservatism, conservatives should be very scared. When the smarmy Democrat is Chuck Schumer, a shrewd partisan, and the smarmy Republican is Lindsay Graham, a squish who gets his kicks from cooperating with Democrats, conservatives should panic.

Schumer’s objectives in the negotiations are clear: to reach a deal that will enable the Democrats (1) to cement their position as the Party that dragged reluctant Republicans into a breakthrough immigration deal, thereby keeping the Dems’ promise to Hispanics and (2) to cement his Party’s future success by bringing millions of reliable Democratic voters into American politics.

Graham’s objective is also clear. He wants to ensure his status as a star legislator who is able to broker bipartisan deals that address the nation’s most important problems.

It’s obvious which Party will emerge as the winner in these negotiations.

I don’t doubt that such a future is okay with Lindsey Graham, who isn’t much of a conservative and who regards himself as above Party. Graham’s name will be on landmark legislature and he will have been at the center of an historic, bipartisan deal, and that’s what matters most to him.

I would once again call Lindsey Graham the Arlen Specter of the South, but to do so now would dishonor a dead man.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: 112th; amnesty; graham; schmuckschemer; schumer

1 posted on 11/13/2012 8:44:42 AM PST by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk
The tiny dancer has never intended to do anything else.

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2 posted on 11/13/2012 8:47:04 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Hojczyk; alarm rider; Alex1977; at bay; Babsig; BILL_C; bnelson44; ColdOne; DesScorp; G.Love; ...
This queer SOB absolutely must be primaried in 2014. Enough already!!

Uber RINO Lindsey Ping
"Republican by day, Democrat by night."


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Just FReepmail me.


3 posted on 11/13/2012 8:48:42 AM PST by upchuck (We are not finished yet. But when nobama chooses some more SCOTUS judges, we will be. For ever.)
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To: Hojczyk

Hey, I’m all for this. The Republicans should let the DUMBOCRATS have anything they want and when this country crumbles and lies in ruins, then the DUMBOCRATS can’t blame partisan politics. Obama will have to assume responsibility at that point...Oh, but wait...I forgot about the “BLAME BUSH” card.


4 posted on 11/13/2012 8:48:53 AM PST by R AND R IN 2012
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To: Hojczyk
Grahamnesty.
5 posted on 11/13/2012 8:49:25 AM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Hey Rush, you forgot to tell us when to panic.)
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To: R AND R IN 2012

You’re all for doing something that can’t be undone and WILL destroy the nation permanently?


6 posted on 11/13/2012 8:50:37 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Hojczyk

Lindsey Graham may think with the recent struggles of certain Tea Party candidates, that he can get away with this. But he will not- he will be the number one target during the primaries.


7 posted on 11/13/2012 8:51:20 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Hojczyk

Um. Is there anyone surprised by this?


8 posted on 11/13/2012 8:52:38 AM PST by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender! REMEMBER NEDA)
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To: Hojczyk

It would be one thing if they would trade major concessions like this for something useful but they never do. They fight and fight and fight and then quit.

They get NOTHING in return and they make NO one happy. We are furious with them for quitting and the Not Us are furious with them for fighting it for so long.


9 posted on 11/13/2012 8:52:55 AM PST by DManA ( you)
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To: Hojczyk

He’s called Grahamnesty for a good reason


10 posted on 11/13/2012 8:53:45 AM PST by NonValueAdded ("Our president ... makes big speeches packed full of little ideas" Charles C. W. Cooke)
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To: Qbert

I hope TEA Party people in South Carolina are actively talking to Joe Wilson and/or Tim Scott about kicking Graham to the curb.


11 posted on 11/13/2012 8:55:08 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Hojczyk; All

Illegal Alien Amnesty is Anti-American Bigotry

If the GOP does not pull its collective head out of its a—, a lot of conservatives are gone.

And its just not Grahamnesty....Mccain, Rubio, and a few other GOPer Senators are ready to sell out America on Illegal Alien Amnesty

Good luck GOP winning national elections with a base of Illegal Aliens and Karl Rove Liberals. Ask President McCain and President Romney on how well that works


12 posted on 11/13/2012 8:59:05 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Insanity is ever believeing Karl Rove is a conservative)
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To: Hojczyk

I saw his face on Univision last night, and you know that can only be bad news.


13 posted on 11/13/2012 8:59:18 AM PST by MNDude
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To: Hojczyk
Poised to sell out?!! He was part of the Gang of 14!!!

McCain touts 'Gang of 14,' immigration reform

And Romney got less votes than this guy?!
14 posted on 11/13/2012 9:01:06 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: cripplecreek

Anyone that remains in the republican party just rewards this behavior. If their registration dropped to zero and the tea party identification increases will they get it?


15 posted on 11/13/2012 9:01:15 AM PST by Breto (The Establishment party is killing our country)
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To: Hojczyk

SHOCKED! Just SHOCKED I tell you..... Linda Graham has been selling out Republicans and South Carolina for his entire term. He just wants to be invited to the Washington Cockatail parties and Sunday TV shows. I swear to all that is holy if SOMEONE/ANYONE doesn’t primary Lindsey in 2014 I’m going to raise money and get on the ballot myself! Grahmnesty needs to be defeated!!!!!!


16 posted on 11/13/2012 9:10:11 AM PST by jakerobins
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To: Hojczyk
Seems like deja vu all over again!

At the time of the last (1986) Amnesty tragedy, the NY Times said that then Congressman Schumer was the one who "engineered the agreement" that allowed its passage in both the House and Senate.

To get that Amnesty passed Schumer said "We are here to solve problems before they become crises. Sure enough if we do nothing, our immigration problem will become an immigration crisis."

[Both quotes are from "House Approves Compromise Bill on Illegal Alien" NY Time, 10/16/86. ]

Now that Schumer's 1986 'solution' has metastasized into a crisis 4-6 times larger than the 1986 3 million illegals problem, sleazebag snake-oil salesman Schumer is selling the same medicine.

And, of course, it is self-declared "Republican by day, Democrat by night" Lindsey Graham who is assisting him in the sale.

17 posted on 11/13/2012 9:10:32 AM PST by drpix
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To: Hojczyk

Those two have been fast friends for years. They served together on the Judiciary committe in the House and now in the Senate.

Graham is up for re-election in two years. He’ll likely screw his own constituency to secure himself a “bipartisan” administration position. Or the democrats will help him get re-elected by funding some phony candidate to water down any conservative challenge so he’ll get renominated. Graham is a democratic senator in conservative South Carolina, whatever he calls himself notwithstanding.


18 posted on 11/13/2012 9:14:41 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: Hojczyk

Lindsey is probably shining Chuckie’s shoes by now.


19 posted on 11/13/2012 9:22:03 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: cotton1706
"Those two have been fast friends for years.


20 posted on 11/13/2012 9:22:17 AM PST by drpix
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To: Hojczyk

Mini-Mecain doesn’t do anything without conferring with daddy & sister MeCain.


21 posted on 11/13/2012 9:27:38 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Hojczyk
Immigration reform? All they do is lie about it. Here is a list of Fat Teddy's (now sober three years) lies:

"The [immigration] bill will not flood our cities with immigrants. It
will not upset the ethnic mix of our society. It will not relax the
standards of admission. It will not cause American workers to lose
their jobs."
            - Ted Kennedy, 1965

"This amnesty will give citizenship to only 1.1 to 1.3 million illegal
aliens. We will secure the borders henceforth. We will never again
bring forward another amnesty bill like this."
            - Ted Kennedy, 1986

"Now it is time for action. 2007 is the year we must fix our broken
system."
            - Ted Kennedy, 2007


Just imagine Zombie Teddy (dripping wet of course) sitting in the Senate and spewing lies ('cause he can't find any brains to eat there).
22 posted on 11/13/2012 9:39:48 AM PST by Peet (Everything has an end -- only the sausage has two.)
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To: Peet
I sure Lindsey Graham is up for reelection in South Carolina.

Its Your Turn South Carolina to step up and take his seat

23 posted on 11/13/2012 10:00:28 AM PST by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: scooby321
I sure Lindsey Graham is up for reelection in South Carolina. Its Your Turn South Carolina to step up and take his seat

I nominate Rep. Trey Gowdy to replace Linda Grahamnesty!!


24 posted on 11/13/2012 10:04:59 AM PST by Jane Long ("Miss me yet?" - Mitt)
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To: scooby321

>Its Your Turn South Carolina to step up and take his seat

Let’s hope whomever steps up does not follow in akin and mourdocks footsteps.

There should be a “rape question” litmus test by then.


25 posted on 11/13/2012 10:07:58 AM PST by soycd
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To: Hojczyk

I knew what that POS was up to years ago when he and McLame were yucking it up with Hitlery back in her Senate days.

She was assuring him his Senate seat was safe because she’d keep the illegals voting for him when he pissed off all of the legal South Carolinians by staying chummy with the Dems.


26 posted on 11/13/2012 10:10:59 AM PST by angryoldfatman
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To: Hojczyk; All

Wow what a shock............NOT.

YOU CAN NEVER STOP THE LEFT FROM HATING REPUBLICANS.....EVER.

SO STOP GIVING IN TO THEM. THEY ARE LIKE RABID SHARIA FOLLOWERS. YOU CAN NEVER PLAY NICE WITH EITHER GROUP.


27 posted on 11/13/2012 10:59:12 AM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: cripplecreek

We’re going to be destroyed anyway. The re-election of this DOLT pretty much secures our fate. This man will ultimately turn his back on Israel and that, my friend, will drive the final nail into the coffin of this once GREAT NATION!!


28 posted on 11/13/2012 11:15:00 AM PST by R AND R IN 2012
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To: Hojczyk

May the fires of hell consume these traitors!


29 posted on 11/13/2012 12:25:04 PM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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