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REPORT: 'GANG OF EIGHT' TO OPPOSE AMENDMENTS TO THEIR IMMIGRATION BILL
Breatbart ^ | 4/8/2013 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 04/08/2013 4:23:05 PM PDT by plain talk

All the members of the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” pushing immigration reform in the U.S. Senate will band together to block any efforts by other senators to offer amendments to their legislation once it is introduced, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. In response to Nakamura’s article on Monday, Gang of Eight member Sen. Marco Rubio’s spokesman Alex Conant told Breitbart News that his description of the process being worked on is not correct.

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; gangofeight; illegal; illegalaliens; shamnesty
Amendments smendments. What difference does it make? we are so screwed
1 posted on 04/08/2013 4:23:05 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: plain talk

Who do these eight morons represent????? Mexico?


2 posted on 04/08/2013 4:23:49 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: plain talk

3 posted on 04/08/2013 4:24:22 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: plain talk

The USA has been gang-of-eight-raped.

BOHICA


4 posted on 04/08/2013 4:29:02 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (LBJ declared war on poverty and lost. Barack Obama declared war on prosperity and won. /csmusaret)
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To: plain talk

I Oppose the entire Gang of 8.


5 posted on 04/08/2013 4:29:14 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: plain talk

Rubio better hadn’t say we have to pass it so we can read what is in it.

I understand that a bi-partisan compromise is a very difficult thing. Perhaps they think they even have a strong border-closed-first component — its all for naught. Those we are compromising with are intent on creating more “undocumented democrats” by their every move. If border enforcement can be executive-ordered away, what is our remedy?

We are bargaining from weekness. The terrible position of the Republicans that they “were sent here it get things done.”

Madness.


6 posted on 04/08/2013 4:29:53 PM PDT by KC Burke (Plain Conservative opinions and common sense correction for thirteen years)
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To: plain talk
Agggh... I have had a bad feeling about Rubio for 2 years, and if he screws us on this he is the Fredo of the Conservative movement.

Up or down vote like Obamacare, that makes me sick...

7 posted on 04/08/2013 4:30:35 PM PDT by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: plain talk

The country is in pretty sad shape when gangsters write the laws.


8 posted on 04/08/2013 4:30:57 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: plain talk

these crazies must be defeated


9 posted on 04/08/2013 4:31:15 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: taildragger

What do you mean “if he screws this up?”

He’s done in my book. I won’t vote for him under any circumstance. Just another politico panderer willing to sell my country for power.


10 posted on 04/08/2013 4:38:44 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: plain talk

Mexicans are socialists, and they are bringing their brand of socialism with them as they invade our country. And we have a govenment that not only does NOT oppose them, but actively encourages them!

We are so screwed indeed.


11 posted on 04/08/2013 4:38:54 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: plain talk

The photo below is from the last immigration "reform" gang of guffawing goofballs (2007 I believe) .. what is it about immigration "reform" that does this?

Putting one over on us dummies is a kick? Well we showed 'em last time.

12 posted on 04/08/2013 4:40:42 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Gaffer

“He’s done in my book. I won’t vote for him under any circumstance.”

Yeah, I’m with you. We’re screwed with Rubio and we’re screwed with Hillary. So, it really doesn’t much matter who wins in ‘16.


13 posted on 04/08/2013 4:40:59 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: taildragger

Rubio is a conservative.

Everybody says so.

He said he was a conservative. People want him to be one. So he is one.

My logic tells me he is frighteningly unknown, but that’s logic. It’s based on true facts, but it’s logic and that’s out of style.


14 posted on 04/08/2013 4:42:34 PM PDT by stanne
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To: plain talk

Sonce they are a gang throw them all in prisoin for life!!!


15 posted on 04/08/2013 4:42:35 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: stanne

“Rubio is a conservative.”

Only in his own mind!


16 posted on 04/08/2013 4:44:21 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: dalereed

Not even in his own mind, just in the minds of those desperate beyond reason who want him to be what they want him to be.

It’s no different from what people do with Obama.

But there is no reason to think that Rubio thinks he’s a conservative, or that he even has a working definition of “conservative”.


17 posted on 04/08/2013 4:47:36 PM PDT by stanne
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Please help Finish This
FReepathon THIS Month!!

18 posted on 04/08/2013 4:51:35 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: plain talk
All the members of the bipartisan “Gang of Eight”

I'm calling a major BS here. Any committee of Republicans and Demnocrats that includes Juan McNutts and Linda Graham is most assuredly NOT bipartisan.

19 posted on 04/08/2013 4:53:27 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: taildragger; dalereed
Maybe they'll just "deem" it passed into law like they were trying to do with Obamacare.

Rubio simply being "deemed" a conservative for no concrete reason it would not surpise me in the least!!!

20 posted on 04/08/2013 4:54:45 PM PDT by SierraWasp (Mark Twain said: "It's easier to fool someone than to convince them they've been fooled!!!)
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To: plain talk

Obama’s Ladies In Waiting.

How dare anyone else think they might have anything worthwhile to contribute !!!!


21 posted on 04/08/2013 4:58:46 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: plain talk

This is sounding more and more like nobamacare II. Something rammed down our throats without knowing what we’re getting into.

I hope the Republicans learned their lesson. Of course they didn’t but I still hope. If they didn’t and the RATS get 11 million more RAT voters, this country is truly done, save CWII.


22 posted on 04/08/2013 5:01:36 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: plain talk
Open Borders & Amnesty!

Can't be good.

23 posted on 04/08/2013 5:15:05 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: plain talk; All
If you read carefully the article, Rubio is NOT the problem...it is Flake, McCain, and Graham.

Also, let us remember: this is a report citing the Washington Post. And the Washington Post is NOT going to report anything that will encourage conservatives. Their mission is to demoralize us and to boost their Assclown Hero Zero.

"The legislation that the eight senators are working on is only the start of the process; we expect several committee hearings, a full debate, and an open process for other senators to offer amendments,” Conant said. “It’s premature to speculate about what sort of amendments might be offered, but if another senator offers an amendment that improves the legislation consistent with the principles Senator Rubio has outlined, then I would expect members of the group of eight to support it.”

That quote is from Rubio's office.

I also went to Rubio's site at senate.gov, and everything I see there confirms the idea that Rubio is for a fair, open, and transparent process.

I think Rubio is the best public face this legislative effort has, and if HE does not go on board with it, then Schumer and McIgnorant and the rest of the clowns know it is dead.

24 posted on 04/08/2013 5:26:53 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: taildragger

Rubio has been for amnesty from day one. He backed off slightly when there was a conservative backlash. He is now back on the amnesty train but “only if we tighten border security”, NOT.


25 posted on 04/08/2013 5:27:46 PM PDT by doc
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To: plain talk
Just more back room deals by the Corruptocrats residing in the District of Corruption. Do they ever consider why their approval rating is in the toilet? I sure hope the voters are up to burning down the Capitol switchboard like we did last time in 2007, when they tried to push this "Comprehensive Amnesty" crap on us.

There should be no bill - nothing to discuss until the Administration finishes the Fence and proves it is secure. THIS WAS PROMISED IN THE 1986 Simpson-Mazzoli Act. TED the SWIMMER also promised the Simpson-Mazzoli Act would be the last amnesty ever proposed - ha ha ha ha ha ha. LIES COME OUT OF DC LIKE IT IS THEIR ONE AND ONLY PRODUCT.
26 posted on 04/08/2013 5:47:59 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: plain talk

“Gang of Eight”

“This gang of” garbage has got to stop.


27 posted on 04/08/2013 6:10:14 PM PDT by Gator113 ( ~just keep livin~ I drink good wine, listen to good music and dream good dreams.)
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To: stanne

He’s slimy hack. I have thought so since I first heard him speak. It is so obvious, I am surprised people were fooled by him.


28 posted on 04/08/2013 6:19:30 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: plain talk
Sens. Jeff Flake, Lindsey Graham, and John McCain have not backed the efforts for transparency in this process.

If Graham and McCain are involved...

...and they are not supporting transparency...

...and they are against any amendments to their "perfect" bill...

...then you can bet that the US of A is going to get screwed.

A "delicately crafted" 1500 page immigration bill, my ass.

29 posted on 04/08/2013 6:21:57 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: plain talk

Bad day to a Marco Rubio Cheerleader

He has always been for Amnesty....before he even got to US Senate


30 posted on 04/08/2013 6:26:06 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: SoFloFreeper

” that Rubio is for a fair, open, and transparent process.”

Except, we don’t need a fair, open and transparent process. It already exists. We need the laws already on our books enforced.


31 posted on 04/08/2013 6:30:19 PM PDT by stilloftyhenight
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To: plain talk

The gang of eight are
Pubs: Rubio, Flake, McCain, Graham
Dems: Durbin, Menedez, Schumer, Bennet

Whatever one thinks about Rubio overall he is liberal on immigration. Therefore the “gang of eight” consists of eight liberals without any conservatives represented


32 posted on 04/08/2013 6:49:57 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: plain talk

We are screwed. The second I read that the bill could be 1500 pages...can anyone say Obamacare, Stimulus, etc.? We are now finding out ALL the secrets in Obama Care. As for the Stimulus Bill, who knew it had a complete infrastructure to change the Education System tucked in that little cutie?
One can only imagine what they will stick in this wonderfully crafted POS! I also would like to be charitable and say I think Rubio is a nice young man, however, charity begins at home.


33 posted on 04/08/2013 7:26:46 PM PDT by marygam (I have extra ducktape for anyone who needs to wrap their head.)
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To: plain talk

Yes, by all means, lets legalize millions of people to drive down wages, add to the unemployment lines and put on the public dole.


34 posted on 04/08/2013 7:42:52 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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I have had a bad feeling about Rubio for 2 years, and if he screws us on this...

I have a strong suspicion that Rubio is well past the IF stage in his Senate career.

35 posted on 04/08/2013 7:55:38 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Time to melt the lines again Freepers! Shut down the Congressional phone system once again.


36 posted on 04/08/2013 8:14:30 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: acapesket
Time to melt the lines again Freepers!

Big time. Shut 'er down, just like we did the last time.

37 posted on 04/08/2013 8:16:57 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

1-202-224-3121 Capitol Hill Switchboard.


38 posted on 04/08/2013 8:50:59 PM PDT by acapesket
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To: upchuck
I hope the Republicans learned their lesson. Of course they didn’t but I still hope. If they didn’t and the RATS get 11 million more RAT voters, this country is truly done, save CWII.

This makes no sense whatsoever. Something horrible that I don't know about must be brewing. If amnesty is passed, every one of these rinos are TOAST! Yet, they somehow think this is funny. Color me 'confused'!

39 posted on 04/08/2013 8:54:14 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: houeto

When they say its for 11 or 12 million they are lying, under existing laws once legalized they will all get to bring in extended families.


40 posted on 04/08/2013 9:02:01 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: acapesket

This time the guy in the WH doesn’t care. This time the senators don’t care. I think Graham is the only republican who’s up for re-election in 2014.


41 posted on 04/08/2013 9:27:17 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: plain talk

Just say NO to Amnesty!! Before it’s too late!!

U.S. Senate switchboard: (202) 224-3121

U.S. House switchboard: (202) 225-3121

White House comments: (202) 456-1111

Find your House Rep.: http://www.house.gov/writerep

Find your US Senators: http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm


42 posted on 04/08/2013 9:28:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: GeronL
When they say its for 11 or 12 million they are lying,...

I can't even remember how long they have used the 12 mil number. It's been decades. We are all about to get bit in the ass. Not that it will matter much but a few of us will at least know how it happened.

43 posted on 04/08/2013 10:00:21 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: plain talk

How ‘bout a full reading of the 14th. Ya’know, the part where ‘anchor baby’ logic is blown out of the water with the part that reads ‘..and subject to the jurisdiction thereof...’.

Same bunch of jack-wagons that can’t comprehend the ‘shall not be infringed’ part of the 2nd (also up for grabs in D.C.).

Where’s the GOP/RNC bringing up the quotes from Swimmer and Shyster (Oops, Schumer) how the last few amnesties would turn off the spigot and secure the border?


44 posted on 04/09/2013 5:27:13 AM PDT by i_robot73 (We hold that all individuals have the Right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives - LP.org)
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