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Behind closed doors, Boehner pushes immigration action
Politico ^ | 7/10/13 | JAKE SHERMAN, SEUNG MIN KIM and JOHN BRESNAHAN

Posted on 07/10/2013 1:27:52 PM PDT by jimbo123

Speaker John Boehner told Republicans that the internal debate over immigration reform is an “important conversation,” as the House GOP kicked off its closed-door meeting Wednesday afternoon.

Boehner said the House will “not” take up the Senate-passed bill, but said members must do something to address the issue, according to sources inside the room.

Majority Leader Eric Cantor, harkening back to when President Barack Obama first took office, said Republicans need to have a counter offer, just like their alternative to the stimulus.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amnesty; amnestyday; boehner4amnesty; boehnersellout; boner; boner4amnesty; dreamact; gopamnestyday; randsconcerntrolls; sellout
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The sellout has begun. Cantor's "counter offer" is Amnesty disguised as an even more demented version of the Dream Act! These people are INSANE!
1 posted on 07/10/2013 1:27:52 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

“Must?”

How about a fence for a decade, then we can talk.


2 posted on 07/10/2013 1:29:07 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (If youÂ’re happy and you know it clank your chains!)
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To: jimbo123

Is this Politico trying to influence the narrative, or is Boehner about to stab us in the back?


3 posted on 07/10/2013 1:29:09 PM PDT by DesScorp
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To: jimbo123

Boehner and Cantor are lower than the chewing gum stuck to the sidewalk.

They need to form a new party and take the rest of the Big Government Republicans with them.


4 posted on 07/10/2013 1:29:31 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: jimbo123

Insane, but predictable as hell..


5 posted on 07/10/2013 1:30:32 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Skip impeachment and move straight to deportation..)
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To: SharpRightTurn

you’re not doing a good job of “keeping a benevloent spirit in mind” according to Jorge W Bush


6 posted on 07/10/2013 1:30:42 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: DesScorp

Boehner is stabbing us in the back. So is Cantor and Ryan.

Their trying to cloak Amnesty in a “kindler, gentler” Dream Act is an insult!


7 posted on 07/10/2013 1:30:50 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
Boehner said the House will “not” take up the Senate-passed bill, but said members must do something to address the issue

Same old story: The Democrats propose to tear down the Washington Monument, and the Republicans respond with a plan to do it in three stages.

8 posted on 07/10/2013 1:30:51 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (America's Party - 'We're partisans only for principle.' www.SelfGovernment.US)
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To: jimbo123

The best thing Republicans can do right now is to do nothing.

Let the beast die.

Boehner and Cantor are stupid piss ants.

They are getting ready to present a bill that will go to Compromise and be bombarded with BS.

Just leave it alone and let it die.,

Bring it up next year and the first thing put in it should be a closed border for one year to prove we can do it, Then think about Amnesty.


9 posted on 07/10/2013 1:31:12 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: SharpRightTurn

Paul Ryan is a part of this treachery. He’s the one counting votes.


10 posted on 07/10/2013 1:31:27 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Who’s shocked by this? I really am not. I knew all along he’d be trying to get this done, it’s just how we were going to find out, and what the particulars of getting it through, were.


11 posted on 07/10/2013 1:31:36 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: jimbo123

Might be true. Might not. What is for certain is that it is Politico agitprop. No more than that.


12 posted on 07/10/2013 1:33:01 PM PDT by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: jimbo123

Scumbags.


13 posted on 07/10/2013 1:33:04 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: jimbo123

Boehner and Cantor:

Two completely useless S.O.B.’s


14 posted on 07/10/2013 1:33:38 PM PDT by Peter W. Kessler
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To: DesScorp

Both. Why anyone still supports the GOP on FR is life’s 2nd greatest mystery.

Even idiot children only lick the frozen flagpole once.


15 posted on 07/10/2013 1:33:40 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Venturer

see, then this is where they’ve shifted us already. “then we’d think about amnesty”. Like the plausibility and acceptability of amnesty as a possible thing the republicans would consider is now on the table. Now not a question of if, but when. Incrementalism and shift us from not debating amnesty itself, but at what point, amnesty?


16 posted on 07/10/2013 1:33:44 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: facedown

Cantor told his constituents that the GOP is going to cloak amnesty in a new GOP version of the Dream Act. This isn’t Politico. It’s the GOP-e.


17 posted on 07/10/2013 1:35:20 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
Here's a "counter offer", you poossies:

ENFORCE THE LAWS THAT ARE ON THE BOOKS. IMMIGRATION IS NOT "BROKEN." WASHINGTON IS "BROKEN"!

18 posted on 07/10/2013 1:36:06 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: Secret Agent Man

When one seriously ponders the GOP’s actions, you either get category error or willful participation. And you are dead on right. They learned well from the incrementalism approach of ALL leftist groups. Too bad they put it into play against their base.


19 posted on 07/10/2013 1:38:27 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: jimbo123

Majority Leader Eric Cantor, harkening back to when President Barack Obama first took office, said Republicans need to have a counter offer, just like their alternative to the stimulus.

Uhhhh, no you don’t.


20 posted on 07/10/2013 1:38:54 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Build the entire 700 miles of double fencing, then we can discuss legalization.

Boehner needs to be replaced as soon as possible with a real conservative.


21 posted on 07/10/2013 1:40:06 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America shall survive this Obamanation.)
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To: jimbo123

The “an essay” must have some truly amazing tapes of these guys.


22 posted on 07/10/2013 1:40:23 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: jimbo123

Back-stabbing little POS.

I pray the 70 conservatives who confronted Boehner last month remind him of their intention to leave the GOP and form the Freedom Party if he crumbles on this. Boehner is looking for a rabbit hole to jump into, in the worst way possible.


23 posted on 07/10/2013 1:40:43 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: Uncle Miltie
How about a fence for a decade, then we can talk.

>I vote for DOGS and a Shoot to Kill order.

24 posted on 07/10/2013 1:41:36 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: jimbo123

Yep, as we suspected....he’s sold out again.


25 posted on 07/10/2013 1:43:28 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Don Corleone

I would not go as far as shooting illegal aliens on sight, however I think it would be a good idea to notch their ears when they are caught.


26 posted on 07/10/2013 1:44:23 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: All

K I L L

T H E

B I L L !!!!


27 posted on 07/10/2013 1:45:08 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: jimbo123

I believe nothing Politico reports.


28 posted on 07/10/2013 1:45:11 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Both. Why anyone still supports the GOP on FR is life’s 2nd greatest mystery.

I'm convinced some of them are paid disruptors and/or agents provocateurs

Even idiot children only lick the frozen flagpole once.

For enough love and money, even you would be tempted to do it twice.

29 posted on 07/10/2013 1:45:38 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: jimbo123

First, this story comes from Polutico; so we can be sure that we aren’t getting the truth.

Second, there’s not one of them up there that is trustworthy.

Third, this all comes down to who do they fear most. We must hold their feet to the fire every day and cut off their funding at every opportunity. Only starving legislators will do what’s right.


30 posted on 07/10/2013 1:46:47 PM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: Venturer

I disagree. The best thing Republicans can do right now is to vote to remove Boehner as Speaker and put Michele Bachmann in.


31 posted on 07/10/2013 1:47:10 PM PDT by Hostage (Be Breitbart!)
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To: jimbo123

The “something” that House members should do to address the issue is to clarify and restate current immigration laws and enforcement. Then, Boehner should appoint a committee to work on proposals for any changes or new proposals. The results should be released after all the more pressing issues are addressed, like the deficit, unemployment and the ever increasing debt ceiling.

You could add to those pressing issues, the IRS scandal, Benghazi, Egypt, and now the Obama administration role in agitating for the indictment of George Zimmerman.


32 posted on 07/10/2013 1:48:35 PM PDT by Eva
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To: jimbo123

Sure, pass more laws everyone will ignore.


33 posted on 07/10/2013 1:48:50 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Note to the NSA: I approved this dissention. What are you going to do about it Punks?)
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To: jimbo123

Thanks for the info. How do you know this?

I imagine/hope someone is also counting votes to replace Boehner as Speaker.


34 posted on 07/10/2013 1:48:59 PM PDT by Hostage (Be Breitbart!)
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To: Hostage

I disagree. The best thing Republicans can do right now is to vote to remove Boehner as Speaker and put Michele Bachmann in.”

and....

K I L L

T H E

B I L L !!!!


35 posted on 07/10/2013 1:49:44 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: null and void

Doubt it as I am wholly unmaterialistic. My price is greater than they could ever pay ;)

That aside, most of the people licking that frozen flagpole for the 3 dozenth time aren’t getting either love or money for doing it. All they are getting is the ‘benefit’ of humiliating themselves in public. And if that many masochist exist on the right, we rival the best of the Folsom street Parade.


36 posted on 07/10/2013 1:50:15 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: clintonh8r

That’s the only response actually. Right on the mark.


37 posted on 07/10/2013 1:51:01 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: jimbo123


38 posted on 07/10/2013 1:51:26 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Doubt it as I am wholly unmaterialistic.

Yeah. I had you pegged as a dirty commie hippie, that's why I said LOVE or (well, I did say "and", I meant "or") money.

Would you do it to save your wife? Your country? Your children?

That's what these True Believers think they are doing.

39 posted on 07/10/2013 1:56:40 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Norm Lenhart; null and void

” Doubt it as I am wholly unmaterialistic. My price is greater than they could ever pay ;)”

Well, you aren’t a 10 dollar whore, Norm, so you aren’t like all of the Democrats, and most of the Republicans in D.C. You ain’t qualified to comment : )


40 posted on 07/10/2013 1:56:53 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

*OUCH* that’s gonna leave a mark!


41 posted on 07/10/2013 1:58:09 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: jimbo123

Yeah, LET’S trust POLLUTICO, the mouthpiece of former Washington Post JournoLists....

Come on, jimbo....don’t you believe these media fearmongers have an agenda that fits hammer and tong with the Clown occupying the Oval Office?! They’re BAITING you, man!!

Don’t fall for it!


42 posted on 07/10/2013 2:00:36 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Venturer
The best thing Republicans can do right now is to do nothing

Counter with a tax cut bill or a real budget, whatever.

43 posted on 07/10/2013 2:00:54 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (The Lefties can drink Kool-Aid; I will drink Tea.)
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To: jimbo123

“Must do something”?

WTF?

We owe the illegals ABSOLUTELY NOTHING. It is astonishing to me that people keep repeating “must do something” like it is a self-evident truth.

All we “must” do is round ‘em up and send ‘em home.


44 posted on 07/10/2013 2:01:52 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: null and void

I hope so.


45 posted on 07/10/2013 2:02:09 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: null and void

I honestly had a conversation with my wife before we got married about what if scenarios like ‘what if your life is in danger what would I do. I told her then that we are both likely to die as I would not stand by and let whatever just happen.

And by daughter went through SERE with flying colors. So the bottom line is no, I would not cave in. And anyone putting me in that position is going to have to ‘really’ want me there.


46 posted on 07/10/2013 2:02:59 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Damn purist that I am... ;)


47 posted on 07/10/2013 2:03:32 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: jimbo123

Find it strange when the excuse is being given that while the government knows whats going on in 300 million citizens lives but because the illegals are not citizens and in “the shadows” according to Florida’s Senator Rubio the US doesn’t know who they are or where they’re comming from so we must make them citizens..

THE QUESTION IS SENATORS HOW COULD YOU PASS A 1200 PAGE BILL YOU HAVEN’T READ... THAT HAS A FINE OF $5000 FOR ANY EMPLOYER WHO HIRES A CITIZEN OVER AN ILLEGAL ...WHY ARE YOU SO SET ON IMPORTING LOW WAGE LABORERS MAINLY FROM ONE COUNTRY WHICH TAKE UP JOBS OUR YOUTH AND ESPECIALLY BLACKS COULD BE PERFORMING ?

KNOWING THIS HOW CAN YOU HOUSE MEMBERS PASS ANY KIND OF LEGISLATION THAT MAY HAVE THAT AND AN UNSECURED BORDER COMMING OUT OF “CONFERENCE”....???

FR’s ; are urged to visit their respective Congressional Representatives and let them know their feelings
DON’T PASS ANYTHING

WHEN IT COMES TO AMNESTY

THIS IS THE MEXICAN PART NO ONE DARES MENTION

If you agree with the above and the following please don’t let it lay here in FR-land. Pass it on to to your favorite talk show host and to your US legislators. PUSH THE HASTERT RULE.

ONE NATIONALITY AMNESTY SKEWS QUOTAS. HURTS OTHERS FROM SOUTH AMERICA, AND SKILLED LABOR QUOTAS FROM OTHER NATIONS ...WORSE YET OFFERING AMNESTY FOR NATIONALS FROM A COUNTRY THAT HAS CLAIMS ON OUR NATIONAL TERRITORY THAT COULD AND HAS TURNED INTO PROBLEMS FOR BORDER STATES CLAIMED BY MEXICO .

In that May 3rd speech Obama gave before the Mexican Anthropological Museum in which he blamed America for the violence in Mexico I believe he went even futhur. There’s a inference but never referenced by name to the Gasden purchase and border settlements US made with Mexico where Obama hinted he seems to side with the Mexican claims. Would those in attendence share that view is a question that should be asked, because I believe they would,.He does ! Plus works with Mexican nationalist groups like La Raza who does.

SOLVING THE ‘LATINO” PROBLEM A MYTH HISPANIC IS NOT A RACE BUT A POLITICAL LINGUISTIC CONTRIVANCE ...don’t fall into the hyphenated Americans trap created by the hyphenated political party ...The DEMO-COMS

The Mexicans have been getting most favorable treatment above the rest of our neighbors both north and south. They’re permitted to cross our borders and enter illegally and are allowed access to rights of citizenship (with the exception of voting which if the democrat party regains control over the House will happen) other nationals entering this country don’t get.. Worse yet the Obama government has been working hand in glove with Mexican movements such as LaRaza supporting the Mexican claims which are also supporting “Amnesty”.

Also by allowing Mexicans to do this any quota ration for immigration from other south and central American countrys are taken up by Mexicans while that country is laying claim to a large chunk of our sovereign territory is a recipe for later serious problems which are happening now.

ARE MEXICAN ILLEGALS SQUATTERS PERPETUATING THE MEXICAN CLAIMS ?

We are already seeing the result of this in certain areas claimed by the Mexicans. Their national flag (standard) gets displayed over ours. Where there is a controlling number of Mexican nationals (illegals). It’s displayed over certain institutions particularly schools accompanied by riots and disturbances. Blacks are threatend by Mexicans in certain sections of citys in those areas. We’re courting trouble by not placing a value on our sovereignty and our citizenship.

MOST COINS OF THE REALM HAVE TWO FACES WHAT ABOUT HOW ARE AMERICAN CITIZENS LIVING IN MEXICO BEING TREATED ?

Worse yet if a US citizen goes into Mexico never mind illegaly but legally. They’ll get 2nd class treatment. Land ownership in title is prohibited period. And there are a slew of regulations they must comply with. Which doesn’t apply to a citizen of Mexico

THE SOLUTION ASSERT OUR SOVEREIGNTY AND TALK RECIPROCITY .

By not insisting on reciprocity particularly on those who have entered this country illegally we’re offering no incentive for assimilation and we’re not easing the burden for our fellow citizens who for what ever reason decided to live in Mexico.

ENOUGH OF THE ONE WORLD SOCIALISM ...BRING BACK SOVEREIGNTY AND SANITY TO OUR COUNTRY .....BRING BACK BELIEF IN GOD ...THIS GOVERNMENT OUT OUR FACE..... OUR RELIGIONS..... AND OUR BEDROOMS..


48 posted on 07/10/2013 2:04:36 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

We need more . MANY more!


49 posted on 07/10/2013 2:05:11 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (K I L L T H E B I L L !!)
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To: jimbo123

Politico. These people routinely lie to achieve certain goals. I don’t believe a word they write.


50 posted on 07/10/2013 2:06:13 PM PDT by Lazamataz (If illegal aliens voted (R), then the Dems would create the tightest border security in the world.)
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