Skip to comments.Paul Ryan Leading House for 'Amnesty' Deal
Posted on 06/29/2013 1:41:35 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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.
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For crying out loud.
What the HE// is the matter with this IDIOT?
He’s no different from McCain!!!
Perfect analogy. And what do our political elites know that we don’t? Nothing. They’ve gone native.
I typically don't consider Newsmax a reputable source of information, so I'm couching my words carefully here.
If this is true, and we'll find out very quickly if it is, then Paul Ryan ought to be primaried right out of the House of Representatives. No if's and's or but's about that.
IIRC, he and Romney lost his own district in the last election, so eliminating him via Primary Challenge shouldn't be that hard. I cannot imagine the people of Wisconsin (of either party btw..) being very happy with Ryan advocating for making millions of criminal illegal aliens - legal. Wisconsin has its own unemployment issues - pockets of that state are still in pretty bad shape - even in Ryan's own district, so I can't imagine this is going to sit very well with them.
We need help on our side from one of the conservative legal foundations/outlets. On our side we simply say, “it’s in there, just believe us that the immigration bill is amnesty and it does these nasty things that lead to unforeseen consequences”, but we don’t point to those in the bill. There is no thread on Freep which points to those. I am trying to convince people that the $5k penalty is in there, that it will do this and that, but no where does our side point to these things so we can copy and paste and send them to people we’re trying to convince. Does anyone know where we can find the “bad areas in the bill”?
1. Please don’t link me to the whole bill; most browser search engines won’t work; I’ve tried it, even in Adobe.
2. Don’t point me to other Freep threads where people assure me it is as bad as advertised; I already know that and the source for these sections of the bill are outside Freep and I am hoping to find them. The problem is the left, low info voters, simply believe the lying CBO even though they were off on 0blummercare by 300% or so and it is guilty until proven innocent on our side and opposite for the left.
"Ya can never trust a TARPer."
Yet another one who sounded great on the campaign trail but proves himself to be another party hack when it comes to governing. That seems to be the rule today: campaign hard-right, govern left, especially when it comes to immigration.
No I’m not naive enough to believe that. But you are wrong that there is nothing wrong with the current system. The current system includes the piece that none of it is enforced.
Don’t give him credit for naivte. He’s bought and paid for.
Wisconsin does have a recall process - ReCall Ryan- Sorry I live in MI so I can not do it.
Exactly, and they won't enforce new laws either, since the President seems to have the authority to ignore laws passed by congress, and make up laws on his own.
Thank you for explaining the process to me. I understand now why it is necessary for the Speaker to bring the Senate bill to the floor for a vote and vote it down.
-— Bridges to the liberals will be burned by the liberals once the usefulness of the bridge builder is deemed to be used up. -—
Someone as smart as Ryan can’t be this dumb. Whatever else is going on, it ain’t good.
If this is passed, I’m done with the Dem-Lite Party.
Oh, it’s definitely not about being dumb. It’s far more nefarious than that.
FYI...Lyin’ Ryan was recently on Mark Levin’s show touting this Amnesty bill. He and Mark got into a good back and forth on it. I don’t have all of the details of that discussion, but I do know Ryan’s voice went up about 3 octaves and his words were coming out pretty fast. Mark had no part of it.
They are NOT on our side.
Let's not wait until 2014 or 2016 for 3rd party candidates...
We need a gang in both houses, a gang that includes Senator Cruz and whoever else is on our side in the Senate. This gang needs to draw a line in the sand and threaten to switch parties RIGHT NOW and become independent if this BS continues from the GOPe. I know the dems already control the Senate but let them control it even more without OUR participation and give them the House.
With enemies like the DNC who needs the GOPe?
Wonder what he'll be saying on Telemundo vs. the English language stations.
Bombard Ryan with phone calls, e-mails, typed letters, hand-written letters, marches, and rallies. He is blind and thinks he is fighting for some just cause; beware of a true believer like Ryan when it comes to this amnesty.
Does Wisconsin have a recall mechanism.
What’s funny about this, is that as he tries to sell this debacle, I wonder how many of his constituents know what will happen to them? Correct me if I’m wrong, but how long will it take for the business owners up there in Wisconsin to realize that with all the cheap labor coming across the border and not having to worry about obamacare penalties, will they continue to employ the born and bred locals? Gonna be lots of folks out of work there and all over the place if he’s successful.
He really is quite arrogant, though. It’s like he thinks he’s better than anyone else because he ran with Romney. What a sellout.
But, Almondjoy, if our immigration system and its laws were actually enforced they way they were designed we wouldn’t be in this position. If they were given access to our state and federal bennie’s, they’d have no reason to come here. Also, if we had an immigration policy similar to say, Mexico’s or anywhere else, we wouldn’t be in this position. Its not your fault or my fault that they live in a 3rd world hell hole. They have industry, auto plants, factories and piles and pile of US dollars pouring in every day. And they still can’t get it right.
An old college friend went to Australia after graduating. He and I played lacrosse together. At the time there was a program for guys that wanted to go down there and play. They would get a short term visa, 3 months I think. After that, they had to leave. Anywho, he was having the time of his life so he called to get it extended. Aussie’s told him no, that if he wasn’t on a plane by the time he needed to be, they would come after him and deport him. He came back. That’s the way it is in most places, why can’t it be the same way here.
For the love of everything that is holy, can we please stop with this meme that conservative traitors really want to vote like conservatives but Obama has a file on them. Or worse that their family is being held hostage to buy their votes. It's cartoonish immature thinking like that which leads to branding Free Republic a kook site. We can do better than this.