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House Republicans send warning on immigration
Washington Post ^ | May 23, 2013 | By David Nakamura

Posted on 05/23/2013 1:19:55 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee

House Republicans vowed Thursday to have their own say in the debate over immigration reform, two days after a Senate committee gave approval to a sweeping border control bill.

GOP leaders said in a statement that the House “will not simply take up and accept the bill that is emerging in the Senate if it passes. … The House will work its will and produce its own legislation.” Speaker John Boehner (Ohio), Majority Leader Eric Cantor (Va.) and Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) issued the statement along with Conference Chairman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (Va.).

The declaration represented a warning to Senate Democrats that they can expect a tough negotiation with the House even if both chambers produce immigration bills. Goodlatte, a staunch conservative, has begun holding hearings on smaller-scale immigration proposals, while a bipartisan group of eight House members continues private negotiations on its own comprehensive bill that is reportedly more conservative than the Senate plan. . .

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If this is done at all it should be done incrementally. The first increment should be sealing the border.
1 posted on 05/23/2013 1:19:55 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Fix the border and wait 10 years to see what happens.


2 posted on 05/23/2013 1:21:32 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Brad from Tennessee

I just don’t understand why we owe illegals anything?

Why is Congress pushing forward with this?

Where is the money coming from?

The housing for the tens of millions who will flood this nation?

The hospitals needed to deliver more welfare sucking spawn?

Where is more law enforcement coming to deal with the drivers who refuse to learn English- therefore unable to understand traffic laws- and the drunk drivers who drive uninsured cars?

Why in the almight HELL do we need more people here when there are not enough jobs or opportunities for the LEGAL AMERICANS WHO ARE ALREADY HERE????????!!!!!!!!!!!!


3 posted on 05/23/2013 1:24:41 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Paladin2

Start arresting and jailing employers who hire illegals. Wait one year and see what happens.


4 posted on 05/23/2013 1:26:02 PM PDT by Wolfie
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

The powers that be want cheap labor. Simple as that.


5 posted on 05/23/2013 1:27:15 PM PDT by Wolfie
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Conservatives had better have an insurance policy in case when Boehner tries to play all sides here.
6 posted on 05/23/2013 1:28:17 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Brad from Tennessee

It’s just ObamaCare renamed ObamaGration


7 posted on 05/23/2013 1:28:45 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

It’s about naturalizing 20 million Mexicans and registering them as Democrats.


8 posted on 05/23/2013 1:30:11 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Paladin2

Now that makes sense.

While we seal the border , start enforcing the law we already have.

get rid of Napolitano.


9 posted on 05/23/2013 1:31:23 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: molson209
[It’s just ObamaCare renamed ObamaGration]

Need to send that to Rush.

10 posted on 05/23/2013 1:32:51 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

“House Republicans vowed Thursday to have their own say in the debate over immigration reform, two days after a Senate committee gave approval to a sweeping border control bill. “

“Border Control” my a**.


11 posted on 05/23/2013 1:33:03 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Yeah, the warning is, citizens are public enemy number one.


12 posted on 05/23/2013 1:33:42 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: Venturer; Wolfie
"Start arresting and jailing employers who hire illegals. Wait one year and see what happens."

"start enforcing the law we already have."

"get rid of Napolitano"

I'm down with those comprehensive reforms.

13 posted on 05/23/2013 1:34:04 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The House’s response should be a single bill that simply builds a fence.


14 posted on 05/23/2013 1:34:52 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

It is about time the House Reps put an end to this farce in the Senate. If the House Reps don’t stop this amnesty, there is no point in having them in charge of the House. We should send them that message.


15 posted on 05/23/2013 1:35:01 PM PDT by kabar
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To: Wolfie

It’s not ‘just’ the cheap labor. The ruling-class politicians want a more ‘compliant’ electorate, full of foreign-born subjects who grew up in and harbor a socialist worldview... and have no real concept of American freedoms and liberty. A way to dilute the voting power of the patriotic, tea-party/Constitutionalists, who keep gumming up and interfering with their big-government agenda.


16 posted on 05/23/2013 1:35:36 PM PDT by greene66
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The second should be tough penalties against anyone caught hiring an illegal. Then third, start a REAL screening process for weeding out the criminals, welfare riders, and diseased individuals. Ulike the current Obama-created rubber stamp defacto amnesty plan where 99.2% of applicants are immediately approved.


17 posted on 05/23/2013 1:35:51 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Don't fall for the tactic of the Senate intentionally passing a horrible amnesty so the House's regular amnesty l;ooks so good you think you have won something.


18 posted on 05/23/2013 1:35:51 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

“Why is Congress pushing forward with this?”

The cabal of moneyed political elites want cheap labor and a permanent political constituency.

This is why I laugh my ass off when I hear any politician talking about “protecting the middle class”.


19 posted on 05/23/2013 1:36:33 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Wolfie

No, they want a loyal voting block. IN this crappy economy there aren’t many low end jobs either.


20 posted on 05/23/2013 1:38:42 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Wolfie
Democrats want cheap votes, and Republicans want cheap labor.
21 posted on 05/23/2013 1:39:29 PM PDT by Sam Gamgee (May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't. - Patton)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

The Democrat Voter Acquisition Act


22 posted on 05/23/2013 1:41:48 PM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Adopt Mexico’s immigration laws as our own. Every Mexican citizen has a constitutional right to arrest illegal aliens. I would love to see Unvision’s reaction to that.


23 posted on 05/23/2013 1:51:43 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: DoughtyOne
Our government is using foreign invaders as their 'soft army' to subvert traditional America.

"One weed in the lawn soon becomes a lawn of weeds." - GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

24 posted on 05/23/2013 1:54:26 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: FReepers; Patriots; FRiends




This entire Immigration Bill is Toxic!

Keep Free Republic ALIVE!


25 posted on 05/23/2013 1:58:17 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: forgotten man
[Adopt Mexico’s immigration laws as our own. Every Mexican citizen has a constitutional right to arrest illegal aliens. I would love to see Unvision’s reaction to that.]

For every Mexican granted U.S. citizenship an American should receive dual U.S.-Mexican citizenship with full rights. If 11 million Mexicans are naturalized 11 million Americans should receive Mexican naturalization. Mexico should be forced to pay for half the costs of border security. If they don't have the cash they can pay in oil.

26 posted on 05/23/2013 2:06:29 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: greene66

I know this to be true, and was thinking along those lines the other day...wondering, what the HE** do we even stand for anymore as a country? What is our identity, our beliefs, what is worth preserving? I know MY answers to these, but the message from the WH isn’t anywhere near to mine.

As annoying as Rubio and Ryan are with their stupid commercials, I wouldn’t mind if it gets more people who normally pay scant attention, to start asking questions and looking into what this criminal ‘gang of 8’ is doing.


27 posted on 05/23/2013 2:09:03 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

You know, as you get older you begin to realize why God saw fit to only allow us to live so many years. It would be so painful to live longer than that.

Imagine what our founders would feel like, if they could see our nation today. It would make them literally sick.


28 posted on 05/23/2013 2:11:22 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were violated...)
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To: skeeter

The third party option for sure and by that I mean a third party that runs in the next election if RINO’s win primaries over conservative challengers.

Boehner and 90 percent of his members need to leave one way or the other and be replaced by people who will balance the budget quickly and downsize goverment.

The debt bubble is headed for bust one way or the other with more spending and more bad loans being made. I see all the lending institutions with their ads for new low interest loans.


29 posted on 05/23/2013 2:13:22 PM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Translation:

“We can’t boil the frogs that fast- we’re all up for re-election in two years!”


30 posted on 05/23/2013 2:15:42 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
It's about naturalizing 20 million Mexicans and registering them as democrats".

If that's all it were about, ptb Republicans would stop trying to come up with excuses to not send the invaders home for good. It's about those who sold out being more about providing cheap labor for their corporate-globalist masters than about conservative values or constitutional government.

31 posted on 05/23/2013 2:21:45 PM PDT by grania
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

“As annoying as Rubio and Ryan are with their stupid commercials...”

Those words are the words of Rubio and Ryan, but the individual running those commercials is that Obama loving pup Zuckerberg from Facebook and his pro-amnesty group.


32 posted on 05/23/2013 2:34:13 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 4, 2008 and November 6, 2012.....Two days that will live in infamy!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Anything that does not deport all illegals is Amnesty. That is not an issue for debate and parsing

In fact...you cannot have border security until all illegal aliens are deported. You can patch up the Titanic....but if you don’t bail out all the water its going to sink


33 posted on 05/23/2013 2:34:38 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

“GOP leaders said in a statement that the House “will not simply take up and accept the bill that is emerging in the Senate if it passes. … The House will work its will and produce its own legislation.”

A deport-only bill would work for me.

But with Boehner, Cantor, and probably Paul Ryan in the loop, I’m expecting the worst.


34 posted on 05/23/2013 2:37:20 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: SharpRightTurn
[A deport-only bill would work for me.]

It would work for a majority of voters including a lot of working class Democrats afraid of losing their jobs to immigrants.

35 posted on 05/23/2013 2:54:38 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Bohner should announce there will be NO VOTE on the Senate bill


36 posted on 05/23/2013 2:55:19 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Not until unemployment is ZERO!


37 posted on 05/23/2013 2:55:35 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: forgotten man

Next on Unvision:

“¡QUE LASTIMA!”


38 posted on 05/23/2013 2:57:22 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

No amnesty!


39 posted on 05/23/2013 3:05:24 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Paladin2

Fix the border and wait 10 years to see what happens.

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And enforce all existing immigration laws.


40 posted on 05/23/2013 3:39:44 PM PDT by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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41 posted on 05/23/2013 5:14:37 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: Cowgirl of Justice

The Chamber of Commerce has a highly influential seat at this table. They stand to make a killing thanks to the readily available supply of low income workers. Its just about the $ lobbyists and politicians make after selling hard working Americans down the river.


42 posted on 05/24/2013 2:01:53 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
"If this is done at all it should be done incrementally. The first increment should be sealing the border seizing the assets of and deporting every illegal alien in the US."
43 posted on 05/24/2013 7:00:45 PM PDT by Pelham (Deport illegal aliens? Hell yes!)
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To: Wolfie

One day we will realize how much cheaper it would have been to have 2$ apples. In a sense the immigration debate is similar to the housing bubble. Private companies and politicians reap the benefits/profits and the taxpayers eat the losses for generations to come.

Congress now belongs to the highest bidder.


44 posted on 05/24/2013 7:33:10 PM PDT by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: volunbeer
Congress now belongs to the highest bidder.

Not since Citizens United. Now Congress belongs to the loudest speaker.

45 posted on 05/25/2013 6:03:06 AM PDT by Wolfie
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