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Eric Cantor Endorses Citizenship for DREAMers
ABC News ^ | February 5th 2013 | Emily Deruy

Posted on 02/05/2013 1:16:36 PM PST by KantianBurke

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor attempted to project a softer Republican tone on immigration during a speech at the American Enterprise Institute on Tuesday, but indicated there is a ways to go until Republicans and Democrats agree on an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws.

Cantor, the second-ranking House Republican, endorsed a path to citizenship for DREAMers, the undocumented young people brought to the United States as children.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 113th; amnesty; amnestypimp; cantor; ericcantor; ghostofdubya; illegalaliens; illegals; playstheethniccard; rino; rinoamnestypimps; russkiethugs; sayno2amnesty
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1 posted on 02/05/2013 1:16:48 PM PST by KantianBurke
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To: KantianBurke

I’m getting really perturbed with these damned RINOs.


2 posted on 02/05/2013 1:21:03 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: KantianBurke

Eric Cantor would rather be the Minority Leader.


3 posted on 02/05/2013 1:21:59 PM PST by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: KantianBurke

Wow, RINO disease appears to metastasize rapidly once in gains a foothold. Cantor appears to be terminal at this stage.


4 posted on 02/05/2013 1:23:18 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: KantianBurke

Whatever we do with these people who are not here legally, it MUST NOT include the right to vote. EVER.

Apart from being here without legal authority, we must punish any politician who viewed these poor people as future voters.


5 posted on 02/05/2013 1:24:31 PM PST by theBuckwheat
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To: rockinqsranch

Screw Cantor!


6 posted on 02/05/2013 1:24:38 PM PST by WellyP (question!)
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To: KantianBurke

Republicans like this ARE THE PROBLEM.

They make deals for something later in return for Dem demands now. Budget cuts later for tax increase now. Budget cuts later for debt increase now. Immigration enforcement later for “reform” now.

The Executive refuses to administer immigration laws, provides incentives for breaking laws, and holds the country hostage while demanding “reform” - and the Republicans are right there with Obama, they are his allies.

The Republicans are nothing but a Democrat front.


7 posted on 02/05/2013 1:27:26 PM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: KantianBurke

I really detest these RINO’s. JUST EXACTLY WHAT DO THEY THINK THIS WILL HELP? Cantor you and your RINO’s will never get the love you need from the left......NEVER.


8 posted on 02/05/2013 1:28:13 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Da Bilge Troll
Someone should remind Eric that none of the Dreamers are stateless Jewish refugees ~ they, in fact, have citizenship in a country quite nearby and could actually visit their grandmothers on weekends.

I don't feel sorry for them and he's an idiot for even thinking what he's thinking.

9 posted on 02/05/2013 1:30:08 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Sans-Culotte

The noob Rubio is getting schooled by slime Schumer - and he’s too dumb to know it.

Rubio thinks he’s important, once Chucky is through using him he’ll be discarded.


10 posted on 02/05/2013 1:31:29 PM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Ray76

might note that Eric’s family emigrated from Eastern Europe in the early 1900s so they’re hardly native themselves. His grandmother is from Romania. I dislike it intensely when people who are nearly foreign born themselves start giving away my country like that.


11 posted on 02/05/2013 1:34:34 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: KantianBurke

And people on here were claiming Cantor was conservative....he is another Amnesty Liberal


12 posted on 02/05/2013 1:35:42 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: KantianBurke

I knew that Cantor isn’t worth spit.


13 posted on 02/05/2013 1:36:11 PM PST by alstewartfan ("You looked like a still From Cecil B DeMille When I saw you Waiting at my door." Al Stewart)
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I never trusted Kantor

We do not need his more Russkie black leather jacketed thugs stuffing chopped up bodies in 55 gallon drums and dumping them in the river in NJ and NY


14 posted on 02/05/2013 1:39:39 PM PST by devolve ( ---- It's not where Obama was born that's the problem; it's where he's living now ---- ----)
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To: Sans-Culotte

It’s spreads faster and easier than smallpox.


15 posted on 02/05/2013 1:39:50 PM PST by EEGator
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To: Ray76
Rubio thinks he’s important, once Chucky is through using him he’ll be discarded.

Rubio is looking out for one thing -- Rubio's run in 2016.

Rubio incorrectly believes that Hispanics will magically "give" him their votes.

Rubio is a smooth talking Bush_lite who gives lib service to Conservatism and the belief in limited government. He's a charlatan.

16 posted on 02/05/2013 1:41:59 PM PST by sand88
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To: KantianBurke

When you are only there for the easy paycheck, the country be damned.

Being an opposition party is hard work...easier to go alone to get along and get a paycheck.


17 posted on 02/05/2013 1:43:08 PM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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I never trusted Kantor

We do not need his more Russkie black leather jacketed thugs stuffing chopped up bodies in 55 gallon drums and dumping them in the river in NJ and NY


18 posted on 02/05/2013 1:43:32 PM PST by devolve ( ---- It's not where Obama was born that's the problem; it's where he's living now ---- ----)
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To: KantianBurke

GOP, it was nice to know you! Well, not really. Kiss off, you traitors...I am done.


19 posted on 02/05/2013 1:44:30 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: sand88

The question is if Rubio wins the GOP nomination will folks on FR throw their values out the window to “win” the election as was the case when Dubya, McCain and Romney ran?


20 posted on 02/05/2013 1:46:59 PM PST by KantianBurke (Where was the Tea Party when Dubya was spending like a drunken sailor?)
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Who comprised Murder Inc. kiddies?


21 posted on 02/05/2013 1:46:59 PM PST by devolve ( ---- It's not where Obama was born that's the problem; it's where he's living now ---- ----)
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To: Da Bilge Troll

Eric Cantor reveals that he has no interest in the future of this country and is ready and willing to harm us. Already previously, he has made comments that have raised red flags.


22 posted on 02/05/2013 1:51:31 PM PST by Dante3
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To: KantianBurke
"A good place to start is with the kids," Cantor said. "One of the great founding principles of our country was that children would not be punished for the mistakes of their parents. It is time to provide an opportunity for legal residence and citizenship for those who were brought to this country as children and who know no other home."

And what does Cantor propose we do with their parents who made the mistake of entering this country illegally, committed ID theft, worked illegally, etc. And exactly how old is a "child" who qualifies for legal status and then citizenship? And what kind of message does this send to intending illegal aliens wishing to bring their children with them?

He also voiced support for a guest-worker program

We have 23 million Americans looking for fulltime employment, many of them with college degrees. We already have close to 2 million temporary workers in this country thru existing guest worker programs.

"Each year our colleges and universities graduate approximately 40,000 foreign nationals with Masters and PhD degrees, many of whom are then forced to leave the country because there are not enough visa slots in our immigration system to permit them to stay," he said. "So rather than being able to invent things here in America, grow businesses or start one of their own, they do all of these things somewhere else."

Most of these students are already staying here. Are these 40,000 supposed to be in addition to the 1.2 million LEGAL IMMIGRANTS we bring in annually? Why can't our educational system produce the STEM workers we need? Why do we have over 900,000 foreign students attending our universities, which receive federal and state resources to operate. This is all about cheap labor.

First we are told that we need immigrants to do the jobs Americans WON'T DO. Now we are told that we need immigrants to do jobs Americans CAN'T DO. This is all being pushed by the Chamber of Commerce.

23 posted on 02/05/2013 1:52:22 PM PST by kabar
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To: KantianBurke

this is nothing more than a new propaganda term roll out. dreamers is just goebling the dream act amnesty program.

1/3 do not want citizenship. these will not be voting for morons like cantor.


24 posted on 02/05/2013 1:55:36 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: KantianBurke
The question is if Rubio wins the GOP nomination will folks on FR throw their values out the window to “win” the election as was the case when Dubya, McCain and Romney ran?

Sometimes I think government is so big and so powerful that only a collapse will provide the chance to restore our Republic.

I do not know of a country that, after going down the road of Socialism, has "legislated" itself back to limited government?

Our Founders clearly predicted that men of ill would dominate our government and over time destroy our Liberties.

Some unforeseen "reset" event will be needed.

25 posted on 02/05/2013 2:00:09 PM PST by sand88
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To: KantianBurke

this is nothing more than a new propaganda term roll out. dreamers is just goebling the dream act amnesty program.

1/3 do not want citizenship. these will not be voting for morons like cantor.


26 posted on 02/05/2013 2:01:08 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: KantianBurke

I see the Republican cave-in is continuing smoothly.


27 posted on 02/05/2013 2:40:55 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: longtermmemmory

Only about 1/3 of the ‘legal’ green card Mexicans want to be US citizens.

Personally all these Pols need to be dismissed as soon as possible before they f&^k up something else.


28 posted on 02/05/2013 2:42:21 PM PST by WCH
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To: KantianBurke
Yes; the path is back to the place they came from, and then get in line.....that is the ONLY reasonable way to deal with Law-Breakers.

ANY other Amnesty is merely ignoring Law-Breaking, and effectively REWARDING them for it.

God, help us.....

29 posted on 02/05/2013 2:51:01 PM PST by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: traditional1

As someone who has actually issued a visa, most of these illegal aliens couldn’t qualify for a tourist visa let alone an immigrant visa. And they know it.


30 posted on 02/05/2013 3:20:33 PM PST by kabar
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To: KantianBurke; Liz

Those 1.2 MILLION so called DREAMers are age 18 to 30...

say there are 1/2 males 1/2 females

more than 500,000 males...

how many of those over 18 males raced on down and signed up for selective service like they are suppose to ???

Eh ??


31 posted on 02/05/2013 3:31:49 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: KantianBurke

My disdain for the GOP is now equivalent to my disdain for Dems.


32 posted on 02/05/2013 3:38:17 PM PST by Freestate316 (Know what you believe and why you believe it.)
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To: Freestate316

Conservatives have NO EFFECTIVE VOICE in government. Times sure have changed...


33 posted on 02/05/2013 3:41:21 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Sans-Culotte
Wow, RINO disease appears to metastasize rapidly once in gains a foothold. Cantor appears to be terminal at this stage.

Then reduce exposure with term limits. I've heard all the lame-ass arguments, but nothing else is going to work. One term in the House, one in the Senate, and one as President. Cut K Street's balls off; once and for all.

Never happen, of course.

34 posted on 02/05/2013 3:47:27 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: KantianBurke

What would you have them do? Vote for the dem, not vote, or vote for a third party?


35 posted on 02/05/2013 3:57:09 PM PST by Girlene
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To: Liz; La Lydia; AuntB

an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws.
_________________________________________

The US immigration laws dont need “an overhaul”

They just need to be enforced...

and this is not about immigration...

there are no immigrants involved in this treason...

its about giving AMNESTY to 30 MILLION illegal aliens ...

rewarding them for their criminal behavior at the expense of the people who are waiting in line and doing everything thing the right way...


36 posted on 02/05/2013 3:59:18 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Girlene
I'd rather vote for a Second Party than for the Republicans Democrat Front.
37 posted on 02/05/2013 4:13:57 PM PST by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: who knows what evil?

So true!I despise the spineless cowards of the GOP who have contempt for the conservative values that we hold dear! We cannot give up, but it is disheartening to see them in lockstep with the Democrats.


38 posted on 02/05/2013 4:15:59 PM PST by Freestate316 (Know what you believe and why you believe it.)
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To: KantianBurke
The question is if Rubio wins the GOP nomination will folks on FR throw their values out the window to “win” the election as was the case when Dubya, McCain and Romney ran?>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Is there a Republican left with any balls? Here comes amnesty! But we can't have a CONSERVATIVE third party, oh no. The Democrats might win if we do that. Well guess what?
39 posted on 02/05/2013 4:19:07 PM PST by conservaterian (NOW can we have a conservative candidate?????)
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To: CatherineofAragon

GOP, it was nice to know you! Well, not really. Kiss off, you traitors...I am done.

I agree with you. I don’t even consider them RINOS anymore because that infers that they don’t hold the real Republican views. Unfortunately, they obviously do. “Reach across the aisle, make deals, cave, give up your trump cards, etc” I think WE are the ones that are or were RINOS.

We have been under the delusion that the Republicans held our own constitutional and conservative views. Fortunately, Carl Rove has set us straight.

They have made a HUGE mistake if they think they will can enough illegal alien’s votes to cover the lost libertarian and Tea Party votes.


40 posted on 02/05/2013 5:06:11 PM PST by Wisconsinlady (The 2nd amendment is NOT about hunting-but protection from a tyrannical govt)
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To: theBuckwheat
'Whatever we do with these people who are not here legally, it MUST NOT include the right to vote. EVER.'

Well B/W,

...LET'S BE FAIR..how about just a temporary permittancy arrangement? ...Under this arrangement the illegal aliens get just a TEMPORARY permit to vote...whilst they're slogging over a stony stony road which leads inexorably over and up a tough, vertical mountainous shining path to full throated US citizenship?...And along the way with that could we include a temporary right to full food stamp and medicaid/ssi participation?.... Under this arrangement the problem will actually, likely solve itself, because after awhile, nobody will remember what's temporary and what ain't...Onlyest thing is the US will become be just one over large California quicksand pit fulla of Takin Takers...n damn few Makin Makers..... I will tell you this ....I ang writin' my congressmang on it primero cosa manana. VAYA con DIOS...burro..
41 posted on 02/05/2013 5:30:11 PM PST by jimsin
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To: KantianBurke

I will never vote for anyone with an “r” behind his name. The republicans want to get rid of conservatives. So, I say give them what they want. Go somewhere else or stay home and let the GOP die.


42 posted on 02/05/2013 6:00:08 PM PST by Terry Mross (Who long before America is no more?)
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To: All

GOP = Stockholm Syndrome


43 posted on 02/05/2013 6:08:32 PM PST by Kolath
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To: Wisconsinlady

I agree with you completely. I think they’re all perfect examples of Republicans, but unfortunately conservatism is something they haven’t become acquainted with. All they can do is give it occasional lip service. They’re CINOS.


44 posted on 02/05/2013 6:12:44 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: KantianBurke

My God, it’s like Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Little Lindsey Graham must be distributing the “pods” that Schumer gave him and McCain.

Republicans in the House leadership are incredibly gullible!


45 posted on 02/05/2013 6:25:04 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: KantianBurke
Cantor was interviewed on Fox News. When asked if would find a way to spare the military from deep sequester cuts, he replied: "Absolutely not!"

But when it comes to handing out hundreds of Billions of dollars to illegals who broke our laws and invaded our county, he is very generous with your money.

46 posted on 02/05/2013 7:38:15 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: muawiyah

Dumbest FReeper comment of the year.

What proportion of FReepers have ancesters who came over in the early 1900s? I’d wager close to 95 percent, if not more.


47 posted on 02/05/2013 8:10:10 PM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: Girlene

48 posted on 02/05/2013 8:55:59 PM PST by KantianBurke (Where was the Tea Party when Dubya was spending like a drunken sailor?)
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To: KantianBurke
One of the great founding principles of our country was that children would not be punished for the mistakes of their parents

Cantor can't even get the Founding principles right!

49 posted on 02/05/2013 9:48:51 PM PST by RginTN
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To: rockinqsranch

I think we conservatives are really the RINO’s these days


50 posted on 02/05/2013 10:20:14 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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