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Wake Up! (Republican Elite Pushing Immigration Bill)
Daily Caller ^ | 6/11/2013 | Mickey Kaus

Posted on 06/11/2013 9:36:48 AM PDT by mojito

In 2007, John McCain’s “comprehensive” immigrant-legalization bill failed after opponents flooded the Senate with calls, shutting down the switchboard. Despite considerable press hype, the bill didn’t even muster a majority on the crucial cloture vote.

It won’t be that easy this time. For one thing, they have a better switchboard, I’m told. For another, the Republican consultants–e.g. Gillespie, Rove–who helped Mitt Romney lose the 2012 election have taken their own failure as an excuse to push what they’ve wanted all along–a business-pleasing immigration policy guaranteeing a supply of inexpensive labor from abroad and a stream of campaign donations to pay Republican consultants. It beats rethinking the rest of the GOP agenda.

In fact, despite all the talk of polarization and Citizens United, the big money in the immigration fight almost unanimously favors a bipartisan, legalization-first bill. Kochs included. The GOP donor class is asserting itself....It’s spotted what it thinks is an intersection of crude self-interest, high-minded tolerance, partisan strategy and libertarian philosophy.

One of the more influential members of this “donorist” class is Rupert Murdoch, which means that FOX News has for all intents and purposes switched sides, giving immigration “comprehensivists” a monopoly in the MSM–five networks to none. As goes Murdoch, so goes Hannity.

If you are a Republican who worries that a flood of low-skilled immigrants would drive down wages and make America an uglier place, where the rich have cheap servants but even diligent unskilled work doesn’t afford a life of dignity–well, we’re sorry. We’ve booked our Republican for the panel this week–Senator McCain!

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; foxnews; gop; immigrationbill; koch; mccain; nwo; oneparty; rino; rinotraitors; soros
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If anyone wasn't aware by now, the fix is in in the Senate.
1 posted on 06/11/2013 9:36:48 AM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

We’re in a Fascist Oligarchy. No one should be surprised.


2 posted on 06/11/2013 9:41:03 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: mojito

Put up the switchboard number for all to see and act on....please.


3 posted on 06/11/2013 9:45:38 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: mojito

I despise these traitorous bastards.


4 posted on 06/11/2013 9:47:11 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: mojito
They are not even listening to our emails/phone calls any longer. It's just absolute blatant overreach of power. They all should be run out of D.C. in the least for abusing their loyalty; their oath to the U.S. constitution. We are being transformed by both parties. It's insane for any of them to support amnesty. It's disgraceful of how McCain failed in 2007 at this; now here he and Schumer align for another push. I think Palin should speak out against this amnesty bill.
5 posted on 06/11/2013 9:47:27 AM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: mojito

Kraus as always OUT OF THE PARK!!!


6 posted on 06/11/2013 9:49:50 AM PDT by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: mojito
Statement: "Wake Up! (Republican Elite Pushing Immigration Bill)"

Response: Of course.

7 posted on 06/11/2013 9:50:19 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: mojito
There is no opposition to the communists takeover of America.
8 posted on 06/11/2013 9:50:27 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: mojito

These elitists want to rule over this country, but they don’t seem to realize, there won’t be a country left to rule. It will go down in flames.


9 posted on 06/11/2013 9:51:57 AM PDT by Old Yeller (You can't spell Stanley Ann without S-A-T-A-N)
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To: mojito

I called Ayotte and Shaheen this morning. They’re not listening.

Ayotte sent me email saying that current immigration law is “broken”.

Here is my reply.

Hon. Senator Ayotte,

Please consider this.

I do not believe our immigration law is broken, per se. My parents immigrated with existing law, and the children I adopted overseas immigrated with existing law. As far as I can tell, the law works just fine.

Existing immigration law is broken BY people entering our country illegally.

It is broken BY government officials who have violated their oaths of office and are guilty of MALFEASANCE by ordering Law Enforcement agencies NOT TO ENFORCE the existing law.

It is broken BY mayors of “sanctuary cities” that refuse to enforce the very laws they swore to uphold.

What makes you think that these flagrant lawbreakers will suddenly obey a new immigration law? Where are the teeth in this law?

Does this new immigration law provide for the arrest, prosecution and imprisonment of mayors of “sanctuary cities” who refuse to enforce it? Does it provide REAL penalties for government officials who order law enforcement agencies NOT to
enforce it? Does it allow border states to use their state militia and national guard units to vigorously protect their borders with lethal force?

The answer I’m getting is, “No, it does not.”

None of the lawbreaking culprits in government has any intention of enforcing any of the so-called “enforcement” provisions of this new immigration law.

You are cratering your very short political career for a silly ruse.


10 posted on 06/11/2013 9:52:49 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: mojito

The Capitol switchboard is 202 224-3121.


11 posted on 06/11/2013 9:53:46 AM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: Old Yeller

These elitists want to rule over this country, but they don’t seem to realize, there won’t be a country left to rule. It will go down in flames.


You’re exactly right. But they seem to think themselves immune to the disaster they’re bring upon us. Evil is a great deceiver.


12 posted on 06/11/2013 9:55:05 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: mojito

Bought and paid for. Traitors, all.


13 posted on 06/11/2013 9:57:27 AM 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: mojito

It’s not an “Immigration Bill” because it has nothing to do with immigration (ie people in their own countries wanting to legally apply for a VISA to visit or work or live in the United States.

This bill deals with those who have illegally crossed into our country or have over-stayed their VISA. That’s not immigration it’s Amnesty.


14 posted on 06/11/2013 9:57:48 AM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: Christie at the beach

The Capitol switchboard is 202 224-3121.

The democrats have 54 out of 100 senators because the IRS rigged the election of 2012

So now they’ll pass Amnesty with an IRS rigged congress

This bill has chain immigration , 100 million more immigrants from the 3rd world. this is an invasion of 3rd world socialist scum.

call congress to stop this bill

stop the Amnesty bill .it’s not a conservative bill as those lying ads say. what conservative is for this?


15 posted on 06/11/2013 10:00:18 AM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: laplata

Bump, we are totally screwed. Big Corporations in bed with big government to enrich themselves and impoverish us. Our rulers want to turn the USA into Mexico where the elites get everything and us peasants get nothing. They have largely succeeded. Bringing in another 30 million or so third worlders will finish the job. Good-Bye US Constitution hello ruling elites.


16 posted on 06/11/2013 10:01:51 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been offically denied)
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To: mojito
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17 posted on 06/11/2013 10:02:07 AM PDT by MtnMan101
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To: Democrat_media

AMNESTY VOTE IN SENATE TODAY!!!

CALL YOUR SENATORS NOW AT 888-978-3094


18 posted on 06/11/2013 10:02:41 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: jpsb

You are exactly right.

We have a Soviet style “Nomenclatura”.


19 posted on 06/11/2013 10:05:06 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: mojito; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
Call to Action Ping!

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

20 posted on 06/11/2013 10:07:14 AM PDT by HiJinx (Just kill the bill, already...)
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To: mojito

I hope the ignorant GOP plans on getting all that legal illegal vote in 2014 because they won’t be getting mine.

I really don’t think it matters to them anyway. They are all for the Obama agenda.

They are quite content being defunct.


21 posted on 06/11/2013 10:10:37 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: Jane Long

I’ve done it by e mail again, might as well be peeing into the wind.


22 posted on 06/11/2013 10:12:13 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: dforest

This is our Appomattox. The beltway GOP is surrendering. Giving up without a fight to the goose stepping Democratic-Marxist party.


23 posted on 06/11/2013 10:17:17 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Ann Archy

PHONE AND EMAIL ADDRESSES TO ALL SENATE MEMBERS HERE:

http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm

FAX PETITION OPPOSING ‘GANG OF 8’ BILL HERE:

https://www.numbersusa.com/sendfax?refer=content%2Fmy%2Faction%2Fboard

CAPITOL SWITCHBOARD NUMBER: 202 224-3121.


24 posted on 06/11/2013 10:18:30 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mojito

Contact boner at http://www.speaker.gov/Contact/


25 posted on 06/11/2013 10:20:09 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: mojito

The GOP can go to hell - F them - F Rubio, McCain, Boehner, Ayotte, et al.

Ill stick w Cruz and Rand and Lee - that’s it.

F and rot in hell the rest of them.


26 posted on 06/11/2013 10:21:18 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: GlockThe Vote

My sentiments exactly!


27 posted on 06/11/2013 10:23:30 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: mojito; All

” For another, the Republican consultants–e.g. Gillespie, Rove–who helped Mitt Romney lose the 2012 election have taken their own failure as an excuse to push what they’ve wanted all along–a business-pleasing immigration policy guaranteeing a supply of inexpensive labor from abroad and a stream of campaign donations to pay Republican consultants. It beats rethinking the rest of the GOP agenda. “

Good analysis....DEADLY accurate.


28 posted on 06/11/2013 11:37:01 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Westbrook

Great letter! I called her office today, though I’m not in her state. I just told her like I tell them all, they were elected by and paid by Americans to represent Americans. Not people who come here to take advantage of Americans.


29 posted on 06/11/2013 11:38:25 AM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: Democrat_media

” This bill has chain immigration , 100 million more immigrants from the 3rd world. this is an invasion of 3rd world socialist scum.”

Bingo!


30 posted on 06/11/2013 11:39:12 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: mojito

Thank you for posting that info!!


31 posted on 06/11/2013 12:05:19 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: mojito

“If Senators fear losing their office if a bill becoming law–and they tend to be highly risk-aware–it often has a way of dying without any fingerprints on it (which is arguably what happened in 2007).”

They fear nothing. Time and again, when entrenched cancers like Juan McCain are challenged in a primary fight, the idiots in their districts, like a dog to its vomit, relect them.


32 posted on 06/11/2013 12:45:50 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/))
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To: jpsb

In many ways this is the outcome of April 9, 1865. Probably even General Lee never imagined this.


33 posted on 06/11/2013 1:05:33 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: mojito; All
PHONE AND EMAIL ADDRESSES TO ALL SENATE MEMBERS HERE: http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm

FAX PETITION OPPOSING ‘GANG OF 8’ BILL HERE:

https://www.numbersusa.com/sendfax?refer=content%2Fmy%2Faction%2Fboard

CAPITOL SWITCHBOARD NUMBER: 202 224-3121.

Folks, these numbers work and I have been calling in-state and out of state Senators this morning.

They voted for cloture which puts them into debate, something we prevented in 2007.

The "establishment" wants to shove National Suicide down our throats. Republicans en masse should revolt and tell them that they better think about paying illegals to register Republican because the rest of us are going to walk if this crap goes through.

34 posted on 06/11/2013 1:27:44 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Theodore R.
In many ways this is the outcome of April 9, 1865. Probably even General Lee never imagined this

Had the same thought.

Once you go down the road of unstoppable Federal power and hostility to popular will, this is the end result.

35 posted on 06/11/2013 1:29:36 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: All
And yet one more group to call and make your anger known on Amnesty:

Republican National Comittee

36 posted on 06/11/2013 1:32:32 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: mojito

I was awake in 2001...

is anyone else on this forum awake????


37 posted on 06/11/2013 3:03:37 PM PDT by joe fonebone (The clueless... they walk among us, and they vote...)
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To: mojito
Re: “Ignore the f—ing scandals for a few days and save the country.”

Mickey Kaus, the author, is a great ally on Immigration, but he's a committed Democrat on just about everything else.

He doesn't understand why Conservatives are not energized in 2013 the same way we were in 2006 when we crushed the Bush Amnesty.

So, what's the real reason for Conservative apathy?

Conservatives are completely demoralized and exhausted by the leadership of the Republican Party.

Politically, it has been one betrayal after another for 25 years.

Millions of Conservatives are simply resigned to the fact that America will continue to move Hard Left no matter who we elect or how much we protest.

38 posted on 06/11/2013 3:30:17 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Christie at the beach; All

I tried but, “thanks for calling-—we’re busy.” was the response...


39 posted on 06/11/2013 3:30:58 PM PDT by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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To: zeestephen

>Millions of Conservatives are simply resigned to the fact that America will continue to move Hard Left no matter who we elect or how much we protest.

If we give in to defeatism, we’ll lose.


40 posted on 06/11/2013 4:43:53 PM PDT by Jacob Kell
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To: tsowellfan

Exactly.


41 posted on 06/11/2013 8:42:28 PM PDT by Dante3
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To: mojito
"If you are a Republican who worries that a flood of low-skilled immigrants would drive down wages and make America an uglier place, where the rich have cheap servants but even diligent unskilled work doesn’t afford a life of dignity–well, we’re sorry."

I'm more "worried about the F-1'a (student Visas - who disappear regularly) and H-1B (highly specialized knowledge)

This process is akin to letting any 0va\

42 posted on 06/11/2013 11:54:13 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see.)
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To: Jacob Kell
It’s a special kind of “defeatism,” Jacob.

Our “friends” have been betraying us for 25 years.

There is no clear solution for this.

If Amnesty passes, Conservatives and Republicans will be voted out of power for generations by the new Black and Hispanic Socialist majority.

If we leave the Republican Party, both the Conservatives and the GOP will become Third Parties with even less political power.

If we stay in the Republican Party, we will have to continue to give up every principle we believe in.

43 posted on 06/12/2013 12:36:45 AM PDT by zeestephen
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To: mojito

I have friends and family-—my husband’s family-—who just will not get worked up about this, because if they have an “R” after their names, surely they’re doing what’s right for the country. We shouldn’t be attacking “our side.”

/s


44 posted on 06/12/2013 6:55:36 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: laplata

Do a search on Agenda 21 / Turtle Island. Then ponder all the new bunkers built under DC.


45 posted on 06/12/2013 7:14:27 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: C. Edmund Wright
'is there really a Cornyn poison pill?' ping.
46 posted on 06/12/2013 7:31:34 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Servant of the Cross

With the word “really” in the question...I am not sure of the answer....


47 posted on 06/12/2013 7:58:12 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: Servant of the Cross
'is there really a Cornyn poison pill?' ping.

LINK: Good comment about the Cornyn amendment

48 posted on 06/12/2013 8:06:40 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: Westbrook

Very well put, Westbrook. Since most appears lost at this point, even in the House, why not include a provision in the bill allowing states to enforce this and any other federal law regarding the border, immigration, guest Visas, etc. whether or not the feds do so.

If Rubio really trusts the Feds to enforce the border, he shouldn’t have a problem with this. I don’t expect such an amendment to pass, but it’s worth a shot.


49 posted on 06/12/2013 8:07:22 AM PDT by Sharkfish ( "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." -- Edmund Burke)
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To: mojito

Revolt is coming.


50 posted on 06/12/2013 8:23:16 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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