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Heritage: Immigration bill costs $6.3 trillion
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Posted on 05/06/2013 8:20:02 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Edited on 05/06/2013 8:22:57 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The conservative Heritage Foundation is claiming in a new report that bipartisan immigration legislation pending in the Senate would cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion.

The study from the Republican-led group opposed to an immigration overhaul is sure to come under fire. Already, the libertarian-leaning Cato Institute has decried it as "fatally flawed." Critics say it doesn't measure economic boosts from the bill.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alien; aliens; illegals; immigration; welfare
All the reason to kill it. They never get it do they?
1 posted on 05/06/2013 8:20:02 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Politicians don’t care what the bill will cost taxpayers; only what the bill will cost politicians.


2 posted on 05/06/2013 8:22:15 AM PDT by vikingd00d (chown -R us ./base)
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To: Sub-Driver

“All the reason to kill it. They never get it do they?

They get it. Without economic freedom, there is no liberty.


3 posted on 05/06/2013 8:23:05 AM PDT by jessduntno ("If you give listeners a choice between NPR and NPR, theyÂ’ll pick NPR every time." - Howie Carr)
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To: Sub-Driver

The problem is not immigration per se, but rather socialism in the first place.


4 posted on 05/06/2013 8:27:15 AM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: Sub-Driver

“You’re gonna need a bigger printing press”


5 posted on 05/06/2013 8:27:27 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Sub-Driver
The ironic thing is, if we had a free booming economy, not the strangled anemic situation we have now, the Mexicans would be welcome indeed, and the prosperity would spill over into Mexico to boot.

6 posted on 05/06/2013 8:44:33 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Sub-Driver
Critics say it doesn't measure economic boosts from the bill.

Seriously? We can't boost the economy with the Americans and the illegals we already have in place.

7 posted on 05/06/2013 8:44:54 AM PDT by newzjunkey (bah)
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To: Sub-Driver

That’s on top of the real costs: The Rule of Law. Sovereignty. Security. Independence. Electoral integrity. And other important things that can’t be measured by mere money.


8 posted on 05/06/2013 8:50:47 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (Life, liberty, property, family, RKBA, sovereignty, security, borders, independence, the oath.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh, it’s from Ass. Press, so it must be fair and balanced. As evidenced by the first sentence.


9 posted on 05/06/2013 8:50:49 AM PDT by polymuser ("We have a right to debate and disagree with any administration!" (HRC))
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To: Sub-Driver

Already, the libertarian-leaning Cato Institute has decried it as “fatally flawed.”

My biggest issue with the “CATO” crowd is that they don’t get the idea that Free trade can ONLY work if it is between two countries of simular economic and cultural development levels.

It is like saying an average 2nd grader can help out a college student with calculus and the college student will help the 2nd grader with their addition and subtraction.

Only the 2nd grader will see the benfit and the college student will be wasting their time and their grades will most certainly suffer...


10 posted on 05/06/2013 12:33:24 PM PDT by GraceG
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SIX TIMES THE SIZE OF THE BOTTOM STACK


11 posted on 05/06/2013 3:21:17 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: vikingd00d

“...only what the bill will cost politicians....”

In a better time, with better people, it SHOULD cost them their f***ing jobs and make them ineligible to ever hold office again.


12 posted on 05/06/2013 3:30:35 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: GraceG
"My biggest issue with the “CATO” crowd is that they don’t get the idea that Free trade can ONLY work if it is between two countries of simular economic and cultural development levels."

BLS - Employment and Unemployment Among Youth Summary

In July 2012, the youth employment-population ratio for men was 51.9 percent, and the ratio for women was 48.4 percent. The ratio for whites was 53.5 percent, compared with 38.9 percent for blacks, 37.4 percent for Asians, and 46.5 percent for Hispanics.

13 posted on 05/06/2013 6:02:26 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Conservatives believe what they see; Liberals see what they believe.)
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