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Senate votes 82-15 in first step to debate immigration reform
The Hill ^ | June 11, 2013 | Ramsey Cox

Posted on 06/11/2013 11:55:47 AM PDT by Alter Kaker

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To: stephenjohnbanker

“As an elected leader in my party, it’s my view that we at least need to try to improve a situation that as far as I can tell very few people believe is working well either for our own citizens, or for those around the world who aspire to become Americans,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)”

Ok I agree. SECURE THE BORDER. Thats the problem. Fix it. The rest of this is crap


51 posted on 06/11/2013 12:29:51 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: sand88

This vile bill should have died a quick death in the senate. I am ready to leave the GOP for good. Let the Rats take total control and get it over with then we can rise from the ashes with a new party based on the constitution. The sooner the better. I have had it.


52 posted on 06/11/2013 12:30:51 PM PDT by lone star annie
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Leaders of the new party.


53 posted on 06/11/2013 12:31:57 PM PDT by lone star annie
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To: lone star annie

” I am ready to leave the GOP for good. Let the Rats take total control and get it over with”

They will, and KEEP it.


54 posted on 06/11/2013 12:32:42 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Alter Kaker
The Good 15: Sessions, Shelby....

Alabama stands FIRM!

55 posted on 06/11/2013 12:33:25 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: lone star annie

” Leaders of the new party.”

Better form it tomorrow.


56 posted on 06/11/2013 12:33:28 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: stephenjohnbanker

” “As an elected leader in my party, it’s my view that we at least need to try to improve a situation that as far as I can tell very few people believe is working well either for our own citizens, or for those around the world who aspire to become Americans,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)”


Milquetost Mitch is tip, tip, tip toeing through the tulips with that mealy mouth statement. What a pathetic buffoon. It would be hilarious if he wasn’t an arsonist burning down the country.


57 posted on 06/11/2013 12:33:34 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: Alter Kaker

brazen. they are now outed. now we know exactly who we have to contact. 26 or more senators to flip before the end of the month. time to work on ryan, and the house too.


58 posted on 06/11/2013 12:35:11 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: lodi90
We conservatives are the RINOs.

I used that as a tag years ago (I'm a RINO.....I'm a conservative) You would not believe the lambasting I got on the Rush "live" threads for it.

59 posted on 06/11/2013 12:35:20 PM PDT by Roccus (I)
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To: lodi90

” Milquetost Mitch is tip, tip, tip toeing through the tulips with that mealy mouth statement. What a pathetic buffoon. It would be hilarious if he wasn’t an arsonist burning down the country.”

I knew McConnell & Boehner would sell us out. Neither have done a peep about Obama’s criminal activities. We need a 2 million march on D.C.


60 posted on 06/11/2013 12:36:09 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Alter Kaker

Cornyn. What a Judas!


61 posted on 06/11/2013 12:37:07 PM PDT by boxlunch (Psalm 2)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Kirk is normally a RINO, so it’s interesting he’s stepping up on this. On the other hand, amazing that supposed Tea Party champions: Rand Paul, Ron Johnson, Jerry Moran, Tom Coburn, Pat Toomey, etc. are voting with the RINOs. I know Toomey and Coburn have been off the reservation of late, but it’s still a blow to the gut.


62 posted on 06/11/2013 12:37:24 PM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: dadfly

” brazen. they are now outed. now we know exactly who we have to contact. 26 or more senators to flip before the end of the month.”

We either flip them, or goodbye America.


63 posted on 06/11/2013 12:37:51 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: turducken

Inept? No. It’s intentional.


64 posted on 06/11/2013 12:38:24 PM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: Alter Kaker

All Democrats voted for immigration treason
These Republicans voted against>>>

15 voting Republicans: John Barrasso, John Boozman, Mike Crapo, Ted Cruz, Mike Enzi, Chuck Grassley, James Inhofe, Mark Kirk, Mike Lee, Jim Risch, Pat Roberts, Tim Scott, Jeff Sessions, Richard Shelby, and David Vitter.


65 posted on 06/11/2013 12:39:13 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: Alter Kaker

Yes it is. I figured Paul & Coburn would sell us out though.


66 posted on 06/11/2013 12:39:30 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Weren’t Ron Johnson and Jerry Moran founding members of the Tea Party Caucus? They’re all the same. Scoundrels and traitors. Any conservative who gives any of these clowns a dime in contributions is a fool.


67 posted on 06/11/2013 12:41:12 PM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: Alter Kaker
Can Toomey get any more Traitor/RINO?

What a joke he's proven to be....along with all of the other betrayers who voted yes.

68 posted on 06/11/2013 12:41:34 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Anyone with the Big Bucks

And if you check public records, you’ll find the same people back both sides.

Of course, Citizen’s United provides the Big Money with a way to anonymously bribe, regardless of the claims that “no individual will profit.” That’s LOL-worthy, the same way the wooooonderful GOP House recently voted themselves the right to insider trading again.


69 posted on 06/11/2013 12:42:36 PM PDT by warchild9
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To: chopperjc

Oliver Willis (twitter) hates his fellow countrymen and countrywomen. He does not appear concerned about jobs for legal Americans. He must be one of the low information voters.


70 posted on 06/11/2013 12:44:33 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Jane Long
Can Toomey get any more Traitor/RINO?

Toomey speaking to a Tea Party group. This guy pretended he was the conservative to top all conservatives. Ran the Club for Growth. Now in office, he's the second coming of Arlen Spectre, and actually is well to the left of John McCain. Go figure.

71 posted on 06/11/2013 12:44:34 PM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: Alter Kaker

” They’re all the same. Scoundrels and traitors.”

Yep, with the exception of the 15.


72 posted on 06/11/2013 12:44:41 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Alter Kaker

Every day, these officious bastards do something to alienate themselves from this country. How great it must be to live in comfortable digs far away from the overrun farms and ranches on the borders, from the increasingly numerous and violent Mexican gangs, and the war zone the cartels are bringing to our streets.

I guess they’d made their determination buying temporary favor from Mexican pressure groups is a worthy reward for having submitted the nation to its termination.

What really, deeply aggravates the sh*t out of me is... voters won’t have a ****ing clue as to why this matters to them, their families, their communities and the nation.


73 posted on 06/11/2013 12:46:02 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

It was time about 6 years ago!
Will will we ever see free elections again?
Will conservatives ever have someone to represent us again?
Our country has been effectively taken over by the fascists right in front of our eyes.

:(

And by the way,liberal lurkers on this thread -I have worked with various church programs for internationals, helping them to learn English, foreign students, etc.

I dont have a problem with LEGAL immigrants who want to learn to be good American citizens, mesh into OUR culture (not change it to that which they are escaping from), and follow the law and come to this country LEGALLY, in other words, don’t commit a criminal offense - come here LEGALLY.
Did I say - come here LEGALLY????
Our own government is basically passing a law saying it is legal to break the law.
Are we living in insane world?


74 posted on 06/11/2013 12:46:07 PM PDT by boxlunch (Psalm 2)
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To: warchild9

” Anyone with the Big Bucks

And if you check public records, you’ll find the same people back both sides.”

Sickening, isn’t it?
Looks like they stayed bought.


75 posted on 06/11/2013 12:46:29 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: ScottinVA

” . voters won’t have a ****ing clue as to why this matters to them, their families, their communities and the nation.”

In a few years, they will know, but it will be too late.


76 posted on 06/11/2013 12:48:43 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: boxlunch
Will will we ever see free elections again?

I wanted to remain optimistic. Though now I can see was folly. Americans are going to suffer. Illegals own our congress and _resident. Signs of the times.

77 posted on 06/11/2013 12:49:23 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Alter Kaker

“Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act.”

“Comrades!
Comrades, I have glorious news for you! It is now the “*Affordable* Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act”!

Feel free to stream from your offices, factories and shops carrying banners and voicing your joy and gratitude to the Republicrats for the new, happy lives we will now lead.
And chocolate rations have been increased, as well as boner pills!”
Comrades Carney and Boner


78 posted on 06/11/2013 12:49:25 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: onyx; WKB

Notice what state’s absent from the list of the sane?


79 posted on 06/11/2013 12:50:48 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: boxlunch

” Our own government is basically passing a law saying it is legal to break the law.”

Legal for foreigners, not for Americans. If Americans break the law, they get convicted.


80 posted on 06/11/2013 12:51:28 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Alter Kaker

It’s true that Republican primary voters are clueless and have been for a long time.


81 posted on 06/11/2013 12:56:32 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: Black Agnes
Notice what state’s absent from the list of the sane?

Most states?

82 posted on 06/11/2013 12:56:56 PM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

What happened to that woman from NE that was supposed to be so good, the one that replaced Nelson?


83 posted on 06/11/2013 12:57:47 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: Liz; AuntB; La Lydia; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker

the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act
______________________________________________

AMNESTY for short


84 posted on 06/11/2013 1:00:58 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: stephenjohnbanker

That’s the tragedy of the American people; they are too uninformed, too apathetic, too careless; in short traitors to themselves.


85 posted on 06/11/2013 1:01:11 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: Theodore R.

Sold us out.


86 posted on 06/11/2013 1:01:53 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: stephenjohnbanker

The thing to remember is that this has always been the arrangement—for all governments—going back thousands of years.

Getting mad about it solves nothing.

There is nothing to solve; nothing is going to change.

Best just to let our own, individual lives lead the mass peasantry by example, and muddle on.


87 posted on 06/11/2013 1:03:11 PM PDT by warchild9
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To: Alter Kaker

Yep, he duped everyone. There’s a lot of that going around.


88 posted on 06/11/2013 1:05:16 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Theodore R.

” That’s the tragedy of the American people; they are too uninformed, too apathetic, too careless; in short traitors to themselves.”

I’m 59. 40 years ago, the people were more active, more concerned, and better informed than today. Now, we have global instant communication, yet our press is closed, and the people don’t give a dam.


89 posted on 06/11/2013 1:05:41 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Theodore R.
What happened to that woman from NE that was supposed to be so good, the one that replaced Nelson?

She voted for Amnesty, of course.

90 posted on 06/11/2013 1:07:18 PM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: txrangerette

Sorry if this was mentioned.

Ryan is reported to have taken Labrador place.


91 posted on 06/11/2013 1:09:29 PM PDT by Clyde5445
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To: Alter Kaker

There’s no stopping these guys and gals.


92 posted on 06/11/2013 1:10:19 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: Alter Kaker

We haven’t heard of any to my knowledge serious primary challengers coming forth for the 2014 primaries. As ol’ Lincoln once said, “you can’t beat somebody with nobody.”


93 posted on 06/11/2013 1:10:47 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: popdonnelly

Would love to see IKE!


94 posted on 06/11/2013 1:11:57 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Alter Kaker

The bill will pass the Senate with plenty of votes. Many of them RINO’s like our 2 morons Chambliss and Isakson. It will die a quick death in the House.


95 posted on 06/11/2013 1:12:09 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Tennessee Nana
LOL that you pinged AuntB. She tried to warn us all about Sen. MarcoPhone Rube-io/Amnesty, for months. She was getting hammered from all sides and took a hike.

AuntB: Miss me, yet?

96 posted on 06/11/2013 1:12:44 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Theodore R.
republican voters tend to be individuals. democrat voters tend to be collectivists, much the same as the borg.
97 posted on 06/11/2013 1:14:17 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

” It will die a quick death in the House.”

Boehner is going to sell us out.


98 posted on 06/11/2013 1:15:23 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: vette6387
Lautenberg’s death was a time for celebration for me. Seems as though this is the only thing that puts a real end to any of these Marxists. We have fallen so far as a country and a people.

Lautenberg's (temp) replacement voted the same as he would have. Party means nothing. This bill is bought and paid for - and by those we conservatives usually trusted and respected in the past: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, The Koch Brothers, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, etc.

99 posted on 06/11/2013 1:15:28 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Jane Long; AuntB

ping ... you tried B .. you tried.


100 posted on 06/11/2013 1:15:32 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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