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Marco Rubio’s press secretary likens non-citizen permanent residency to slavery
Twitchy ^ | Monday April 22, 2013

Posted on 04/21/2013 10:09:55 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

Alex Conant @AlexConant: "We haven't had a cohort of people living permanently in US without full rights of citizenship since slavery".

Mind you, he isn’t talking only about illegal immigrants. He’s talking about any non-citizen who lives in this country permanently, including millions of Green Card holders.

And by implication:

Conn Carroll @conncarroll: For those of you keeping score at home, Rubio spokesman @AlexConant just compared all Schumer-Rubio opponents to slave owners

If this is Team Rubio’s strategy for winning over conservatives, good luck with that.

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1 posted on 04/21/2013 10:09:56 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

No one is forcing them to stay here another minute.


2 posted on 04/21/2013 10:13:23 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: Bigtigermike

Hate to say it, but Rubio is an idiot on this issue. They’re not being held here against their will. They are not slaves.


3 posted on 04/21/2013 10:14:53 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Bigtigermike

What a drama queen.


4 posted on 04/21/2013 10:14:53 PM PDT by Darnright ("I don't trust liberals, I trust conservatives." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)
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To: TigersEye

This is not like human trafficking which often happens when there are frank illegales that get systematically winked at.


5 posted on 04/21/2013 10:15:54 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Bigtigermike

Never bought his act. Never will.

Blood is thicker than the Constitution, and lust for power is thicker than both.


6 posted on 04/21/2013 10:16:49 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Jim Robinson

If this came from Rubio, he needs a wake up call. This is the sort of thing you expect out of liberal-emote, not out of conservative-think.


7 posted on 04/21/2013 10:17:00 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Bigtigermike

This is about as insane as it gets.

It this is indeed Rubio’s spokesperson...he needs to slap a huge piece of duct tape over his mouth.

Nobody forced these people to be here. AND...they can always leave.


8 posted on 04/21/2013 10:17:03 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Bigtigermike

Slaves were captured, brought here, and retained by force. They forced their way in, and we are begging them to leave. Some slavery.


9 posted on 04/21/2013 10:17:56 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Bigtigermike

“We haven’t had a cohort of people living permanently in US without full rights of citizenship since slavery”.”

Does that mean Piers Morgan gets citizenship next week?


10 posted on 04/21/2013 10:18:55 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Rubio isn’t naive or being played. It’s the people that that are played and naive about Rubio and Co. He knows exactly what’s he doing and that pandering and selling out


11 posted on 04/21/2013 10:19:34 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

They are free to leave anytime. As a matter of fact I think most American Citizens would prefer that they left.


12 posted on 04/21/2013 10:21:08 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Politicians would sell out far less often if they thought to the logical end of the positions they are asked to espouse. Sometimes there is room for uncertainty on issues but not here. Rubio has spewed B.S.


13 posted on 04/21/2013 10:21:45 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: berdie

Rubio is starting to come out of ‘his’ closet as to whom he believes to be USA citizens. Who he believes are not the ones that my brother died for in WWII and in which I also had overseas service.


14 posted on 04/21/2013 10:22:41 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Bigtigermike

When I scanned this, I was confusing Alex Conant with Cesar Conda. Marco Rubio has an interesting staff. I read this last weekend:

History repeats itself, and this time, we are the NATIVES! Who is Cesar Conda? - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3007546/posts

Meet Cesar Conda, chief of staff, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., close associate and fellow amnesty pusher of Grover Norquist, who last week called all of us who want our borders secured, “Bitter enders”, He might as well have called us ‘Savages’.

Here is detailed some of the undermining of immigration law these two have accomplished over 3 decades, including working closely with Stephen Moore of the Cato Institute, Conda circulated a statement against Prop. 187 of California in the nineties. The race baiting they pulled on Alan Simpson when he tried to enforce the borders in the 90’s was nothing but disgusting.

Conda, an immigration lawyer, was Vice President Dick Cheney’s chief domestic policy adviser. After leaving there, Conda went to work for George Soros on the editorial advisory board of the Soros publication, The International Economy Magazine.

Even amnesty pushers on the left like Conda!


15 posted on 04/21/2013 10:23:30 PM PDT by Perseverando (The truth is hate to those who hate the truth.)
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To: Bigtigermike

So deporting them is the same as freeing the slaves. Lincoln would be proud.


16 posted on 04/21/2013 10:24:41 PM PDT by ResponseAbility (The truth of liberalism is the stupid can feel smart, the lazy entitled, and the immoral unashamed)
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To: Bigtigermike

Wow....

We just got Punk’d.....


17 posted on 04/21/2013 10:24:50 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Bigtigermike

Slaves just couldn’t leave when they wanted to, the illegals can.


18 posted on 04/21/2013 10:25:22 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Bigtigermike

Mr. Rubio... SCREW YOU and the picture you’re trying to paint.


19 posted on 04/21/2013 10:26:56 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: TigersEye

Did Marco Rubio change suddenly or did he fool me and many others regarding his political views?


20 posted on 04/21/2013 10:26:58 PM PDT by SoCalTeresa
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To: SoCalTeresa

And he will not get one more liberal vote because of this stance...and he will just lose most of his conservative support.

This is not how you win elections.


21 posted on 04/21/2013 10:28:04 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SoCalTeresa

Rubio was always known to be a protege of Jeb Bush. Once he got into office he quickly built alliances with the Establishment in D.C. He only rode the Tea Party train to get elected


22 posted on 04/21/2013 10:30:46 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

Not smart enough and not principled enough to be president.


23 posted on 04/21/2013 10:31:35 PM PDT by marron
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To: SoCalTeresa

I think his true colors are showing through. I tried to give him the benefit of the doubt but I was always suspicious that he was worse than just squishy on this issue.


24 posted on 04/21/2013 10:31:58 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: noinfringers2

First let me thank you for your service and your brother’s sacrifice.

I can’t figure out what is happening with Rubio. The “Old Guard”...I get. But these “young guns” that should be reforming the party are caving. Disappointing is an understatement.


25 posted on 04/21/2013 10:33:55 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Bigtigermike

I am not very familiar with Florida politics, but was very intrigued with Marco Rubio’s campaign, and very optimistic about his conservative values. Was his campaign a complete fraud? I am so disappointed in this man on so many levels. Who can we conservatives trust if someone we thought was one of us could sell out so quickly? I didn’t know he was associated with Jeb Bush which would be the kiss of death for me regarding ANY candidate.


26 posted on 04/21/2013 10:37:49 PM PDT by SoCalTeresa
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To: Bigtigermike

They aren’t that stupid. This is purposeful to send a message to us saying we can do anything we want and you have no say.


27 posted on 04/21/2013 10:38:36 PM PDT by No One Special
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To: Bigtigermike

Other than being Latino, I don’t know what he brings to the table.

The more I hear from guys like Marco, the more I like Rand.


28 posted on 04/21/2013 10:40:33 PM PDT by boycott (CAL)
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To: Bigtigermike

Wish this pudgy mortgage deadbeat would cease his ethnic-loyalty-based assault on my homeland and go back to making up BS stories about his family history.


29 posted on 04/21/2013 10:40:39 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: Bigtigermike

So how will Rush and Mark parse this?

Rubio dragged both dummies right into his tar pit


30 posted on 04/21/2013 10:41:08 PM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: Marcella
The older Boston Bomber was a a LPR. Is he saying that guy should have been a citizen?

In all seriousness, LPR status is a path to citizenship. What this idiot is alluding to is illegals working for low wages because they are illegal, working off the books. In some sectors H-1B workers get abused, but I only have anecdotal evidence of that.

31 posted on 04/21/2013 10:41:48 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Bigtigermike

RUSH was out a funeral on Friday.

He must have been attending the funeral of Rubio’s GOP political career.


32 posted on 04/21/2013 10:41:56 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: Bigtigermike
Trust Rubio less than I do Rand Paul, don't trust Rand Paul at all.
Rubio playing up to the GOP-E, Rand Paul right on some issues, but probably as nutty as his old man on others.
We don't need either as a candidate in 2016, which they are both jockeying for.
Yes, either would be better than Hillary, but we need much, much better than those two.
33 posted on 04/21/2013 10:42:51 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Bigtigermike
The GOP-E hands off our culture & citizenship to criminal invaders & then calls us slave-owners for objecting?
34 posted on 04/21/2013 10:43:09 PM PDT by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: boycott

I think Rand is on board with this insanity.

But they all are or so it seems.

The Pubs think this will buy them votes.


35 posted on 04/21/2013 10:43:16 PM PDT by berdie
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To: SoCalTeresa
Re: “Did Marco Rubio change suddenly?”

No.

As Speaker of the Florida House he blocked several GOP bills that would have authorized Arizona-style immigration enforcement.

After being elected to the US Senate, Rubio hired a chief of staff who was once a lobbyist for the Association of Immigration Lawyers.

36 posted on 04/21/2013 10:43:49 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Bigtigermike

Another faux conservative bites the dust


37 posted on 04/21/2013 10:44:02 PM PDT by stockpirate (COME AND GET THEM.....)
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To: Bigtigermike

Citizenship for illegals is all about shifting the political balance to the left. They want a RINO vs Socialist country where those pesky conservatives have no influence. Anyone who is for citizenship is NOT on our side.


38 posted on 04/21/2013 10:45:42 PM PDT by BinaryBoy (Socialism is slavery)
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To: Bigtigermike

Rubio isn’t selling out to anyone, it is what he has always believed.


39 posted on 04/21/2013 10:46:41 PM PDT by stockpirate (COME AND GET THEM.....)
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To: SoCalTeresa

It’s been known that Marco Rubio has ties to the Bush clan. Jeb brought Rubio under his wings when he was the governor of FL and that’s why there are jokes going around about Rubio being Jeb’s puppet. If one just look at Rubio’s staff, one can quickly see that it’s fill with alot of team Bush and team Romney acolytes and associates


40 posted on 04/21/2013 10:47:28 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: wardaddy

Good question.

I don’t listen to either on a regular basis anymore...but it’s gonna be mighty hard on their egos to adjust their narrative.


41 posted on 04/21/2013 10:47:52 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Darnright
What a drama queen.
42 posted on 04/21/2013 10:47:56 PM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: Bigtigermike

OK serious question. Can someone please explain to me why Freepers are still thinking this guy is a conservative, or better yet, actively campaigning against him? Folks, he is pushing an amnesty bill. It does not get any more liberal and country destroying than that.

If conservatism now accepts this kind of treachery and can excuse it then what is the point of being a conservative at all?

Again, this is a serious question, not a wise ass trolling comment.


43 posted on 04/21/2013 10:48:46 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: zeestephen

Thanks for confirming what I have come to believe, that Marco Rubio is nothing but a RINO, and likely worse, a full-blown Democrat. Hopefully, he will have a little integrity, fess up, and change from R to D in the next election.


44 posted on 04/21/2013 10:49:30 PM PDT by SoCalTeresa
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To: Norm Lenhart

Edit...”Or NOT actively campaigning against him”

Sorry about that


45 posted on 04/21/2013 10:50:45 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Bigtigermike

Rubio is jumping the shark.
In a hurry.


46 posted on 04/21/2013 10:51:38 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: TigersEye

Beat me to it. Damn right.


47 posted on 04/21/2013 10:53:44 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
“Campaigning against him”
When he comes up for reelection...I would expect that.

I don't live in Fla..but I sent money for his campaign. The Bank Of Berdie is closed for business.

48 posted on 04/21/2013 10:55:38 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Norm Lenhart

We have some conservatives and Freepers that are easily duped when even the so-called conservative media presents the next shiny thing....we had some here slobbering over Chris Christie not too long ago before their eyes were finally open. Rubio had been presented as a rising star and a tea party hero repeatedly that its ingrained in some conservatives that he’s the one to lead them


49 posted on 04/21/2013 10:56:03 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: berdie

On the campaigning thing I was more alluding to people carrying his water on right wing websites more than an actual campaign. But I imagine there WILL be those saying the same crap that ‘he is better than a Dem...Really?


50 posted on 04/21/2013 10:58:09 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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