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House Leaders to Educate Voters About Immigration: 'Become America'
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | July 18, 2013 | Joel B. Pollak

Posted on 07/18/2013 6:09:18 AM PDT by Timber Rattler

House Majority Leader Eric Cantos (R-VA) will lead a tour of House leaders next week aimed at educating Americans, and each other, about the history and importance of immigration to the United States. The tour, dubbed the "Become America" tour, will feature events and speeches aimed at overcoming opposition to the passage of comprehensive immigration reform, which has stumbled amidst opposition from conservatives.

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The trip is being coordinated by the non-profit Faith & Politics Institute, and will include members of both parties, such as Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), a persistent advocate of amnesty for illegal immigrants. In April, Guiterrez told a wealthy audience in Chicago that they owed it to the people who "wash the dishes" and "take care of your kids and mow your lawn" to support a path to U.S. citizenship for illegal aliens.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Mexico; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; cantor; congress; ethniccleansing; genocide; gope
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Arrogance...presuming that we need to be "educated" about what we all know to be true.

Indoctrinated is a better word.

1 posted on 07/18/2013 6:09:18 AM PDT by Timber Rattler
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To: Timber Rattler

translation: All you bitter clingers out there who elected us, we think you’re all stupid!


2 posted on 07/18/2013 6:11:18 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Timber Rattler

How many Mexican citizens are getting food stamps and rent assistance paid for by the U.S. taxpayer? Inquiring minds want to know.


3 posted on 07/18/2013 6:11:21 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Timber Rattler

Sorry, but very very few congresscritters in the house or senate have the intelligence or education to “educate” anyone.

And anyone who voted for bills before they read them should be tortured, hanged, and their sorry *ssed remains buried in Obamastuff.

Not now.

But yesterday.


4 posted on 07/18/2013 6:13:04 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Timber Rattler

Eric Cantor (RINO-VA)


5 posted on 07/18/2013 6:14:23 AM PDT by anoldafvet
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To: Timber Rattler

Why do these “Republicans” continue to do the Democrat’s bidding??????????????????????????????


6 posted on 07/18/2013 6:14:25 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: Timber Rattler

The Gelding Old Party is dead.


7 posted on 07/18/2013 6:15:02 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Timber Rattler

I don’t need them to tell me about immigration. How dare they treat us like children?

They need to be educated about illegal immigration. They are insulting all of us. Just proving they are fools.


8 posted on 07/18/2013 6:15:13 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Timber Rattler

Hey Eric! Why don’t you take Rubio with you????? hahaha


9 posted on 07/18/2013 6:15:33 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: Timber Rattler

More instruction by our rulers. Sorry, we don’t owe criminals anything.


10 posted on 07/18/2013 6:15:54 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Timber Rattler

We know what immigration is, DC. We don’t want to reward ILLEGAL immigrants who broke into our country. The arrogance and deceit on this issue from DC over the last 7 years makes me want to bang my head against a wall. Or maybe bang some other peoples’ heads against a wall.


11 posted on 07/18/2013 6:16:06 AM PDT by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: Timber Rattler

“...members of both parties, such as Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), a persistent advocate of amnesty for illegal immigrants.”

Very inclusive, if you believe America is populated exclusively by leftist democrats.


12 posted on 07/18/2013 6:16:29 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: ilgipper

Let’s never discuss that an illegal immigrant is a lousy potential citizen, a user by definition.

I never hear any intelligent discussion of what is good for America. For instance, I assume these people will continue to vote in Mexican elections. These are not faithful Americans.


13 posted on 07/18/2013 6:18:05 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Timber Rattler
RE :”House Majority Leader Eric Cantos (R-VA) “

Cantos???

Is that Hispanic?

14 posted on 07/18/2013 6:19:57 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: LibFreeUSA
Maybe they need to be educated on the law. We don’t willfully want criminals in this country based on law. Laws protect the citizens and yet you want a group of people who have proven they don’t care about the laws we have.

I will say it again these poeple are criminals. Maybe that was not clear enough THESE PEOPLE ARE CRIMINALS.

Look what happened to Trayvon Martin. This is what our country will end up like if you morons keep letting people flount the law.

Man the GOP is just plain stupid.

15 posted on 07/18/2013 6:20:13 AM PDT by jimpick
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To: Timber Rattler
Hey cantor, how about WE THE PEOPLE educate YOU and the rest of the rinos on immigration amnesty.
16 posted on 07/18/2013 6:25:05 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: Timber Rattler

I don’t need their effin “education”! I know all about “immigration”, the LEGAL kind.

But apparently THEY could use some education because they do not know what ILLEGAL means.

We are so screwed....


17 posted on 07/18/2013 6:25:17 AM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: Williams
They need to be educated about illegal immigration

Excellent point. Let's see if they even mention the significant, basic distinctions between legal, self-supporting immigration and illegal, parasitic "immigration".

These Republican elites -- becoming more and more like the Democrat Socialist Left each day -- really think they can cause confusion in the minds of the electorate. They know they'll lose (if they haven't already lost) the conservative base, but they must think if they can just convince enough ignorant voters to vote for Republicans who think and behave like Democrats rather than voting for Democrats who think and behave like Socialists, that's a "winning strategy".

Fools!

18 posted on 07/18/2013 6:26:11 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: Timber Rattler
that they owed it to the people who "wash the dishes" and "take care of your kids and mow your lawn"

That would be me. They don't act like they owe me anything.

/johnny

19 posted on 07/18/2013 6:27:01 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Timber Rattler
I have no problem with immigrants who are here legally and work for a living.
Does that make me a racist? Probably.

20 posted on 07/18/2013 6:27:44 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Timber Rattler

It would be nice if they did tours on things like the anemic growth of our economy or the out-of-control nature of federal bureaucracies like the IRS and the EPA before they considered tours on less pressing issues like granting citizenship to millions of Democratic-leaning illegals.


21 posted on 07/18/2013 6:28:45 AM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: JRandomFreeper
I am so pissed off about this I just called my congressman. Fat lot that will do though. I am ready to campaign against him. I can spend up words of 60 hours a week for a good candidate.
22 posted on 07/18/2013 6:30:20 AM PDT by jimpick
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To: Da Coyote

Hear, Hear


23 posted on 07/18/2013 6:30:36 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Timber Rattler
Hey Cantor, McLame, Ryan, Rubio, Lindsey and all the other RINOs:


24 posted on 07/18/2013 6:30:37 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (A Quiet Rage is Building All Across America!)
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To: Timber Rattler

The unpleasant task by which the Overlords have to mingle among the unwashed Peasantry to “educate” them.

After all, the Overlords have such greater understanding of these matters. You can tell that by their track record in the District of Corruption, what?


25 posted on 07/18/2013 6:30:51 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Timber Rattler

They want to ethnic cleanse us out of existence. Black, white - it doesn’t matter. Everything for mexicans who are invading.


26 posted on 07/18/2013 6:32:03 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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House Leaders to Educate Voters About Immigration: 'Become America'

Reminder House Leaders - YOU WORK FOR "WE THE PEOPLE". Get busy and defund Obamacare, cut the monster debt that is eating us alive. No one is asking you to do anything about illegal aliens or dreamers except those who cannot vote and whom you do NOT represent.
27 posted on 07/18/2013 6:32:22 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Timber Rattler
will feature events and speeches aimed at overcoming opposition

What kind of events would cause any American to drop opposition? Obama gives away Obamaphones. What do the House Pubbies offer [as bribes]?

Speeches? Haven't they speechified enough? Okay, give ONE speech that is NOT packed with deceptions, misconceptions, outright lies. The content would then be negligible, because they cannot give a speech about illegal immigration that is not packed with misconceptions, deceptions, lies.
28 posted on 07/18/2013 6:33:36 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: PghBaldy

We need to decrease legal immigration too. Enough of this foolishness. There isn’t anything racist about wanting to live in the USA instead of mexico or Brazil or the former Yugoslavia.


29 posted on 07/18/2013 6:34:07 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Timber Rattler
Was listening to Michelle Bachman on the House floor last night (C-Span) - she was killing her RINO counterparts on immigration.
I'm gonna' miss her.
30 posted on 07/18/2013 6:34:25 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Timber Rattler

Are they also going to point out what immigrants once did to become a citizen? They certainly didn’t do it the way it is being proposed today. Once upon a time we were a nation of laws and it meant something.


31 posted on 07/18/2013 6:35:34 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: VRWC For Truth
The Gelding Old Party is dead.

Not yet.

There are still enough hangers-on who think they can reform it from within. They have been hanging onto that since about 2004. They have been hanging onto that every time the GOP sticks a finger in their eye, every time the GOP folds, every time the McCains and Grahams and Ryans and Boehners reach across the aisle and acquiesce to what the Dems want.
32 posted on 07/18/2013 6:38:36 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: VRWC For Truth
The Gelding Old Party is dead.

Yep. IMO, future elections will be slugged-out between hard core Socialists and Libertarians.


33 posted on 07/18/2013 6:38:47 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Timber Rattler

The big lie is being perpetuated.

Why not go back to the immigration policy of 1950 and leave it at that?

Or is the intent perhaps to make America a 3rd world country?


34 posted on 07/18/2013 6:41:01 AM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Timber Rattler
In July 2003, then-congressman Tom Tancredo (R-Colorado)gave Insight Magazine the following account of his conversation in Mexico with Juan Hernandez, head of the newly created Ministry of Mexicans Living in the United States. According to Mr. Tancredo:

“I asked about the purpose of the government agency he heads, since I had never heard of such a thing. He said its purpose is to increase the flow of Mexican nationals to the United States. I asked, ‘Why?’

"’It serves Mexico's needs,’ he said, and ticked off a list of such things as remittances to Mexico of $10 billion a year, which is 30 percent of the Mexican GDP [gross domestic product]. It provides employment for an exploding population, it alleviates social instability due to rising unemployment and it provides training for Mexicans, ultimately repatriating those skills back to Mexico.

"I responded to his final aim - repatriation of trained and skilled Mexicans back into Mexico - and asked, ‘Then your government would oppose amnesty for the illegal Mexicans in the United States?’

"He cried, ‘Oh no! We support amnesty totally. . . . by populating the United States with millions of Hispanics who are tied economically, politically and linguistically to Mexico, we are able to exert enormous influence and pressure on U.S. policy and its dealings with Mexico.’

"President Vicente Fox believes the U.S. border is a figment of the imagination. In fact, Fox and/or members of his government stated at one point that the borders of Mexico extend much farther north than currently drawn on the map.”

35 posted on 07/18/2013 6:45:59 AM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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Or is the intent perhaps to make America a 3rd world country?

Shortly after BJ left the WH, he gave a speech at Georgetown U [IIRC]. In it he cautioned that America needs to be nicer to 3rd world countries because we may just be becoming one of them.

In about the same time-frame, Mattie 'the Maid' Albright gave a speech in Dominican Republic or one of the island nations. In it she said basically cautioned the same thing.

==

GHWBush didn't hide that he was a one-worlder. GWBush pushed in the same direction.

==

I have a uneasy feeling that the essence of your question is exactly the direction the elitest/weathly (foreign and domestic) are aiming for.
36 posted on 07/18/2013 6:49:57 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Timber Rattler
Cantor (and Ryan and Rubio) can GTH.

No means no. Rewarding criminal behavior is wrong. Enforce existing law and STFU.

37 posted on 07/18/2013 7:00:41 AM PDT by jboot (It can happen here because it IS happening here.)
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To: anoldafvet

In addition to Crowley, Diaz-Balart and Cantor, the confirmed list of lawmakers participating includes Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), Lois Capps (D-Calif.), Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), Susan Davis (D-Calif.), Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.) and Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.).


38 posted on 07/18/2013 7:01:15 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Timber Rattler

Who is going to educate them on the rule of law?


39 posted on 07/18/2013 7:03:06 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Timber Rattler

The voters will “EDUCATE” the politicians by PRIMARYING any backstabbing politician who votes for this CRAP !


40 posted on 07/18/2013 7:03:20 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Timber Rattler

Good grief. What has become of the Party I supported and voted for my entire adult life? It’s become such a grotesque joke. Every day a new example of this. It’s like waking up every morning and being spit upon. This just offends me to the very core. Cantor and the like, teaming up with La Raza racists like Guiterez, to lecture us ‘dummy’ flyover-country voters? I swear, I’m really getting to the point where I’m just not going to vote GOP ever again. They are truly starting to viscerally repulse me. It keeps adding up.


41 posted on 07/18/2013 7:04:09 AM PDT by greene66
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It’s the “I will respect you in the morning” tour.


42 posted on 07/18/2013 7:07:54 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (The Lefties can drink Kool-Aid; I will drink Tea.)
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House Majority Leader Eric Cantos (R-VA) will lead a tour of House leaders next week aimed at educating Americans, and each other, about the history and importance of immigration to the United States.

Looks like a "bait and switch" dog and pony show! Most educated people already know a little bit about the history and importance of immigration to the United States. Just about the entire country arrived here from elsewhere.

How these tour people plan to make the switch from "immigration" to "illegal immigration" after making everyone feel warm and fuzzy about the importance of immigrants to the USA, I do not know.

Maybe they are getting their smooth talk lessons from Sen. Schumer.

Promising again to close the borders later will not work except for Democrats and low information voters. But then these folks have already taken over this country.

43 posted on 07/18/2013 7:18:36 AM PDT by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: Timber Rattler; Liz; AuntB; La Lydia; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker

Thanks Eric I can take it from here

You just go on doing some other kind of idiocy but just dont hurt yourself or do future damage to the county..

As a bona fide IMMIGRANT I’ll tell the voters about IMMIGRATION..

1. We have IMMIGRATION when a foreign born person obeys the laws of America and does it the right way..asking permission to enter our country to stay and make America their permanent home..applying through the correct channels tothe US government and supplying all required documents and waiting until he or she is told they may enter..

2. We have ANTI-IMMIGRATION when a foreign person disobeys American laws and criminally enters the country without permission from our government and stays, or after entering with permission for a temporary stay does not leave again by the date they should but remains in our country now breaking the immigration laws..

Notes:

1. ILLEGAL ALIENS are not IMMIGRANTS

2. Their children are not entiled to stay in our country.

3. Their children upon becoming adults at age 18, are now responsibilty and also guilty of living in our country illegally.

4. AMNESTY is ANTI-IMMIGRATION

5. AMNESTY is UNFAIR to IMMIGRANTS

6. Nana is PRO-IMMIGRATION

7. ILLEGAL ALIENS and their enablers are ANTI-IMMIGRATION

8. The “back of the line” starts in their home countries, and not in my American backyard.


44 posted on 07/18/2013 7:20:18 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Timber Rattler

All you dipsticks out there listen up. We need 30 million more unknowns in this country to use up all the food stamp money we are getting ready to appropriate from your pockets.


45 posted on 07/18/2013 7:20:40 AM 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: The Sons of Liberty

NPR ( I know I know) pulled the “there are millions of jobs that Americans just aren’t willing to do and we need illegals to fill them”BS. Really? Where????


46 posted on 07/18/2013 7:21:31 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Timber Rattler

in other words

Become Meh-e-Co


47 posted on 07/18/2013 7:31:52 AM PDT by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: Timber Rattler
I agree with your characterization. This is insulting both to the original settlers & the heirs of millions of immigrants who came later, who desired to join & support the culture of the settler driven America.

The reality is very different from what it was in the 17th, 18th, 19th & even early 20th Century America. We are vastly more crowded, with still limited resources.

As for the jobs Americans do not want nonsense; that assumes that it is better to have millions happily on Welfare, SSI or whatever, at the expense of the rest of us, while the jobs that those on the dole could be handling are given to foreigners with no interest whatsoever in preserving that settler driven culture of America. It is so obviously a stupid argument, that we should educate our would be "educators" from Congress to peddle their folly somewhere else.

For a discussion of the real issues over immigration, including the reason that Jefferson bought Louisiana: Immigration & The American Future.

William Flax

48 posted on 07/18/2013 7:34:37 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: Ohioan

in other words

Become Meh-e-Co


49 posted on 07/18/2013 7:40:22 AM PDT by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: autumnraine

in other words

Become Meh-e-Co


50 posted on 07/18/2013 7:41:03 AM PDT by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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