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A speech for all times (Rubio's "Masterpiece")
The Washington Post ^ | June 27, 2013 | Jennifer Rubin

Posted on 06/29/2013 1:49:21 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) gave a magnificent speech on immigrants and the meaning of America a few minutes ago. If you tear up and are moved, you understand why immigration reform is so critical. And if you sneer, roll your eyes and disparage his words, then there is nothing any bill or pundit will do to change your mind. Yours, in that case, is a different vision of America than mine.

After recounting the incredible details of his parents’ struggles and immigration he said:

This is not just my story. This is our story. It reminds us that we are “E Pluribus Unum.” “Out Of Many, One.”

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amnesty; ellisislandmyth; jenniferrubin; rinoestablishment; rubio
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Rubio and Rubin are supposed to be conservatives. What they want to conserve, I do not know.
1 posted on 06/29/2013 1:49:21 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

He gave a speech so that settles it.


2 posted on 06/29/2013 1:50:32 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Harriet Meiers is looking pretty good right about now.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Did he also mention "HOPE" and "CHANGE"?

FU Rubio, you scumbag.

3 posted on 06/29/2013 1:52:21 PM PDT by SIDENET
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

I tear up every time I hear one of these douches talk about giving away what so very many have fought to achieve in the proper manner. It’s simple you do not reward ILLEGAL behavior,PERIOD!


4 posted on 06/29/2013 1:52:35 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

FUMR!! TRAITOR!!


5 posted on 06/29/2013 1:52:39 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Fact is, we are being invaded from Mexico.

Truth is, the Mexicans have little interest in assimilating — as evidenced by the plethora of Spanish language TV and radio stations.

Conclusion: Rubio is either deluded or deceitful.


6 posted on 06/29/2013 1:53:09 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
If the Compost likes it, I don't need to hear it.
7 posted on 06/29/2013 1:53:35 PM PDT by 867V309
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
I have not heard his speech, yet I teared up before he even gave it.

Knowing that, as a FL resident, I voted for him caused me to cry about my own gullibility.

My abject apologies to non-FL FReepers.

8 posted on 06/29/2013 1:54:45 PM PDT by diogenes ghost
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To: BenLurkin

He’s a liar.


9 posted on 06/29/2013 1:55:08 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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Rube-io, Rube-in...


10 posted on 06/29/2013 1:55:37 PM PDT by Captainpaintball (Big Eared Brother is watching YOU)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Marco, I don’t care about the things that liars say, because those things don’t mean anything.

What a mistake you are.


11 posted on 06/29/2013 1:55:45 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

They want to conserve liberalism.


12 posted on 06/29/2013 1:56:23 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Rubio's grandpa was a illegal alien hanging out in Miami for a few years.

Marco 'let my people go' Rubio.

13 posted on 06/29/2013 1:57:18 PM PDT by Theoria
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To: SIDENET

Immigrants are invited, Invaders are just that.


14 posted on 06/29/2013 1:59:23 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
There are emotional platitudes. Always crowd pleasers.

Then there's reality.

15 posted on 06/29/2013 2:03:24 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

I shed some tears as I struggled not to throw up.


16 posted on 06/29/2013 2:04:24 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America shall survive this Obamanation.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Rubio is deceitful. The very second they illegally crossed our border, they became criminals. They deserve only to be kicked out never to return.

Rubio insults everything that made America great.

I despise Rubio more and more each time he opens his smooth talking mouth.

17 posted on 06/29/2013 2:05:19 PM PDT by sand88
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Big difference between legal and illegal. Big difference between a secure border and what we have now. SECURE THE BORDER and then we can talk. And don't be so stupid as to believe Napolitano when she says ‘the border is more secure than it has ever been’. Fewer people are coming because of our economic situation. But the numbers have been growing exponentially since the Senate started yammering about this immigration Bill. There is NO OTHER COUNTRY than you can enter illegally and get all the goodies you can get here. We are sliding into oblivion.
18 posted on 06/29/2013 2:06:17 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
BTW one commenter pointed out that the quotes in Rubin's article didn't always match the words in Rubio’s actual speech. Implying that the GOPe is coordinating a media blitz on behalf of this obscene bill.
19 posted on 06/29/2013 2:06:28 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: diogenes ghost

Nobody could have predicted this. But y’all will at least have the pleasure of denying Rubio the Republican nomination next time he’s up for election.


20 posted on 06/29/2013 2:07:01 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: BenLurkin
Fact is, we are being invaded from Mexico.

This is true, and could be the key to screwing their plans over.

21 posted on 06/29/2013 2:09:21 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: diogenes ghost
I have not heard his speech, yet I teared up before he even gave it.
Knowing that, as a FL resident, I voted for him caused me to cry about my own gullibility.
My abject apologies to non-FL FReepers.

Question: How solid if FL's gov?

22 posted on 06/29/2013 2:10:12 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Reminds me of the Kyle Bass comment, “I’m socially liberal, I just haven’t figured out how to pay for it.”


23 posted on 06/29/2013 2:12:00 PM PDT by gotribe (Limit The Government's Right To Bear Arms)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Uh-oh. Somebody better tell Mitt Romney about this. Jennifer Rubin was insanely enamoured of Romney and went out of her way to trash anyone who didn’t share her great love. Now it looks like she’s falling head-over-heels for Marco Rubio. Somehow I’m just not surprised.


24 posted on 06/29/2013 2:12:35 PM PDT by greene66
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To: BenLurkin

Conclusion: Rubio is either deluded or deceitful.

actually he is both and....dont forget racial loyalist.... not american loyalist


25 posted on 06/29/2013 2:13:02 PM PDT by Breto (Stranger in a strange land... where did America go?)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Criminals being absolved of any responsibility for their criminal activity is the story of our country? And I don’t just mean entering the country illegally.


26 posted on 06/29/2013 2:13:19 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Hey Rubio, were your parents Illegal Immigrants?

Do you understand the concept that many legal immigrants are having real problems trying to get their papers due to the flood of Illegals, illegally tapping the health care services and retirement accounts of the Legal citizens of this country?

Or is this flowery speech all horse shit so you can tap the cash flow with the rest of the wolves we call Congress?

You scum would pimp your mother for chewing gum in my observed opinion.


27 posted on 06/29/2013 2:14:35 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Two Rubes.


28 posted on 06/29/2013 2:20:34 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Marco Rubio is a fraud, as is Rubin. Only simple minds are fooled by such lightweights. Bob


29 posted on 06/29/2013 2:21:33 PM PDT by alstewartfan ("You have the most appealing surface I have seen. Bring it over here. Lay it down by me." Al Stewart)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Amnesty for all illegal aliens has always been the number one aim of the snake Rubio. All the blather about border security has been nothing been a ruse.

And I’ve heard his story several times and it’s already become boring. It will soon be a joke on par with John Kerry reminding us back in 2004 that he served in Vietnam.


30 posted on 06/29/2013 2:27:05 PM PDT by Will88
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Immigration ‘reform’ starts with sending every one of these law-breaking miscreants back to where they came from, and confiscating their assets to pay the cost of the ride home.


31 posted on 06/29/2013 2:30:55 PM PDT by patriotsblood
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

What’s so wrong with LEGAL immigration?? Why does Rubio have to advocate breaking the law? Citizenship used to be something of value, to aspire towards. How in hades can Rubio just want to just hand citizenship to people who are criminals?
Actions speak louder than words, and Rubio has proven he does not value U.S. Citizenship.


32 posted on 06/29/2013 2:31:25 PM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

somebody tell me this is a nightmare and not really happening.

I can’t believe these evil communist idiots are destroying the USA and liberty on Earth. I feel like I’m in a living nightmare


33 posted on 06/29/2013 2:32:13 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

somebody tell me this is a nightmare and not really happening.

I can’t believe these evil communist idiots are destroying the USA and liberty on Earth. I feel like I’m in a living nightmare

I hate Rubio,I hate Obama and I hate democrats and all the idiots who voted for this horrible Amnesty bill


34 posted on 06/29/2013 2:33:22 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Jennifer Rubin has always been in the pocket of the GOPe. She does not like tea partiers, either, believe me.


35 posted on 06/29/2013 2:35:23 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Mastador1

They are not only rewarding “illegalality” they are rewarding those who have been working these past 50+ years to divide America and Americans by race, language, ethnicity, income, religeon and anything else they could think of. Just part of the destruction of America.


36 posted on 06/29/2013 2:35:55 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Oh boohoo! There can be emotion laden rhetoric that tears at heart strings - but the question is - how are WE going to pay for THEM especially when our paychecks will take more hits for the benefits the rats keep putting into law to bribe their new voters.

They try to shame us for not giving these people what their own country won’t give any non-citizen.

Our congress: power hungry and suckers at the same time. Taking us down the rat hole.


37 posted on 06/29/2013 2:36:33 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Jim Robinson
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38 posted on 06/29/2013 2:38:41 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Newsmax
Paul Ryan Leading House for ‘Amnesty’ Deal
Saturday, June 29, 2013 10:35 AM

Paul Ryan, the Republican congressman and former vice-presidential candidate best known for his war on spending, is emerging as his party’s leading champion of immigration reform in the U.S. House of Representatives.

With Senate passage of a sweeping immigration bill imminent, Ryan has been meeting with House conservatives to persuade them that reform of the immigration system, including a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, is an economic necessity and critical to fixing the nation’s fiscal problems.

Ryan, a potential 2016 presidential contender, sees himself as a “bridge builder” between immigration advocacy groups and reluctant Republicans, he said in an interview with Reuters.

He argues that the immigration system is broken and must be overhauled. “It doesn’t work for national security. It doesn’t work for economic security,” Ryan said.


39 posted on 06/29/2013 2:39:54 PM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: BenLurkin

Something like 57% of illegal aliens are from Mexico. That’s not immigration. That’s an invasion.

I understand why Mexico moved North. They’re looking for jobs ($) and a better quality of life. Nevertheless, I didn’t invite them, and the fact that they’re leaving a crummy place doesn’t make it right.

Illegal aliens tend to live in the same areas of town and surround themselves with Mexican culture. Spanish-only local TV and radio stations are plentiful. I see little evidence they even want to be American. Oh, I don’t doubt many would take citizenship, but I don’t see much evidence they’re willing to give up their home country’s culture for America.

Americans like Rubio aren’t helping, either. We seem to be stuck on diversity and multiculturalism, except respect for all cultures doesn’t include respect for our OWN culture.


40 posted on 06/29/2013 2:40:35 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

here’s what I don’t get, Rubin was Romney’s #1 cheerleader and Romney’s position on immigration (at least his stated one), was diamterically opposed to Rubio’s and this bill. If this issue really meant so much to her how could she have supported Romney so strongly. Especially given that Romney used the immigration issue very effectively against both Perry and Gingrich.

Doesn’t really make any sense.


41 posted on 06/29/2013 2:44:19 PM PDT by jeltz25
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To: diogenes ghost

Send this clip to him!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ZkTEtnAc3xE


42 posted on 06/29/2013 2:53:32 PM PDT by Libertynotfree (Over spending, Over taxes, and Over regulation)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Marco Stupido


43 posted on 06/29/2013 2:58:09 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Slow path to progress for U.S. immigrants: 43% on welfare after 20 years

The study, which covers all immigrants, legal and illegal, and their U.S.-born children younger than 18, found that immigrants tend to make economic progress by most measures the longer they live in the U.S. but lag well behind native-born Americans on factors such as poverty, health insurance coverage and homeownership.

The study, based on 2010 and 2011 census data, found that 43 percent of immigrants who have been in the U.S. at least 20 years were using welfare benefits, a rate that is nearly twice as high as native-born Americans and nearly 50 percent higher than recent immigrants.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/aug/8/slow-path-to-progress-for-us-immigrants/

so more amnesty from republicans helps our country how again?


44 posted on 06/29/2013 2:58:53 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

The Spaniard doesn’t know American history.

“E pluribus unum” referred to the union of the States, not the amalgamation of ethnicities.


45 posted on 06/29/2013 3:10:40 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

The Despicable skank Jen Rubin single handedly ruined Commentary, she’s no Conservative, the skankho is a berkley lefty! Writing for the CIA Nuz paper WaPo makes her lower than dog shitte! Of course Krauhammer the non-con @ Fox crap news also writes @ the CIA paper! Rubio fits right in with these worthless Repubs!


46 posted on 06/29/2013 3:19:08 PM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: lonevoice

Rubio’s face always did tick me off.


47 posted on 06/29/2013 3:21:26 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: jeltz25

Romney was only opposed to Amnesty until he had an opportunity to grow in orifice in DC grog.


48 posted on 06/29/2013 3:22:08 PM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
RINO Rubio - DTM®

[Dead To Me]

49 posted on 06/29/2013 3:31:51 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ( “The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws.” - Tacitus)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

After recounting the incredible details of his parents’ struggles and immigration he said:

This is not just my story. This is our story. It reminds us that we are “E Pluribus Unum.” “Out Of Many, One.”
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Gee Mr. Rubio. If they wish to be one how come LaRaza is pushing to regain Texas Arizona Ne Mexico and cal;ifornia, and how come so many of them cannot speak English or make a try at it.

Mr Rubio you are full of crap

Go back to Cuba where your folks came from, we don’t need you here giving our country away to foreign invaders.


50 posted on 06/29/2013 3:35:15 PM PDT by Venturer
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