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  • Lindsey Graham Wasn't Afraid to Fight for Immigration Reform

    06/28/2013 10:01:09 AM PDT · by eekitsagreek · 49 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Jun 28, 2013 | John Avlon
    Of all the Gang of Eight, Sen. Lindsey Graham had the most to lose—but instead of playing to the base with reelection looming, he got immigration reform passed through the Senate. John Avlon on a true profile in courage.
  • A sad betrayal of working class Americans

    06/28/2013 9:40:57 AM PDT · by palin45potus · 32 replies
    Sarah Palin Facebook Page ^ | 6-28-13 | Sarah Palin
    Please take a look at the article linked below to understand how the amnesty bill the Senate passed yesterday is a sad betrayal of working class Americans of every ethnicity who will see their wages lowered and their upward mobility lowered too.
  • Flash: Obama ID Fraud: Rep Stockman Will Be Live On The Air After Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    06/28/2013 7:37:51 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 45 replies ^ | June 27, 2013 | Unattributed
    As reported here, Sheriff Joe Arpaio will appear on Carl Gallups radio show on Friday, June 28th, 2013. Rep. Steve Stockman will appear following Sheriff Joe Arpaio's segment. The show airs from 5PM ET - 7PM ET. BR/ORYR will provide links to various internet live feeds streaming the show. If you can't catch WEBY's live broadcast we will provide archived clips shortly after the live broadcast.
  • Coulter: Chris Christie's 'Dead to Me'

    06/28/2013 8:10:08 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 162 replies ^ | 27 June 2013 | Breitbart Staff
    Ann Coulter, who had been one of Gov. Chris Christie's biggest cheerleaders, is a fan no more. She tweeted on Thursday that Christie is "dead" to her after Sen. Jeffrey Chiesa (R-NJ), the Senator whom Christie appointed after the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), voted to end debate on the Immigration Reform Bill.
  • Why Temp Agencies Are Learning to Love the Affordable Care Act

    06/28/2013 6:41:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    TIME ^ | 06/28/2013 | By Christopher Matthews
    Whatever your opinion of Obamacare, there’s no denying that its full implementation next year presents a major challenge for many businesses across the country. Starting in 2014, firms of more than 50 employees will be required to offer health insurance to their full-time employees — defined as those that work more than 30 hours per week — or pay a penalty. These expenses, along with added costs of complying with the law, will force many businesses to raise prices or reduce profit margins, two things business leaders never enjoy doing. While these mandates will increase costs for many businesses across...
  • Wall-E-Like Farming Robots Could Replace Undocumented Workers and Save the US Billions

    06/28/2013 7:11:13 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 68 replies ^ | Andrew Tarantola
    Wall-E-Like Farming Robots Could Replace Undocumented Workers and Save the US Billions Despite advancements in mechanization within US agriculture, some menial jobs are still best left to human workers. Problem is, federal crackdowns on undocumented laborers have decimated that workforce. The Harvester automaton could provide a cheap, readily available labor force without the threat of raids by the INS. The US agriculture industry is worth about $300 billion annually—half from livestock production, the other half from crops. However, some of the most basic jobs in this industry still have to be performed by people. Jobs like offloading potted plants from...

    06/27/2013 10:42:59 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 29 replies
    Brietbart ^ | Friday June 28, 2013 | Tony Lee
    On Sunday, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin denounced the Senate's immigration bill in an exclusive opinion piece for Breitbart News. One week before that, though, Palin laid out a promise and a warning to her own party in a speech to the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Washington, D.C. She said Americans do not deserve the exceptional country its founding fathers left them if they do not keep faith with the working class. And she said that that faith would be lost if the the Gang of Eight's bill, passed by the Senate on Thursday, became law. Her words...
  • Obama Hails Senate Passage of Immigration Bill(Rubio assured us that Obama would hate this bill)

    06/27/2013 10:11:44 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 48 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 28, 2013 | ABC News/AP
    President Barack Obama is hailing Senate passage of a historic immigration bill that he says moves the country a step closer to fixing a broken immigration system. Now he's calling on the House to do the same. The president is also urging supporters to keep a, quote, "watchful eye." With the issue moving to the House, Obama says now is the time that opponents will try their hardest to block the bill from becoming law. He's asking supporters to tell their representatives in the House to vote for the bill.
  • McCain Warns NRSC Against Using Immigration Votes Against Dems

    06/27/2013 8:34:00 PM PDT · by Mortrey · 67 replies
    Roll Call ^ | June 27, 2013 | Meredith Shiner
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., warned Republican campaign operatives not to use Democrats’ support for an immigration overhaul against them in 2014, saying the party should “look back” at previous electoral failures with Hispanic voters and “re-evaluate what they are saying.”
  • Senate vote breakdown: Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act

    06/27/2013 3:46:28 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 15 replies
    United States Senate ^ | June 27, 2013
    This is a by-party breakdown of the vote.Measure Number: S. 744 (Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act )Measure Title: A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. Bill passes 68-32. Democrats for (52): Baldwin (D-WI) Baucus (D-MT) Begich (D-AK) Bennet (D-CO) Blumenthal (D-CT) Boxer (D-CA) Brown (D-OH) Cantwell (D-WA) Cardin (D-MD) Carper (D-DE) Casey (D-PA) Coons (D-DE) Cowan (D-MA) Donnelly (D-IN) Durbin (D-IL) Feinstein (D-CA) Franken (D-MN) Gillibrand (D-NY) Hagan (D-NC) Harkin (D-IA) Heinrich (D-NM) Heitkamp (D-ND) Hirono (D-HI) Johnson (D-SD) Kaine (D-VA) Klobuchar (D-MN) Landrieu (D-LA) Leahy (D-VT) Levin (D-MI) Manchin (D-WV) McCaskill...
  • Senator Jeff Sessions (R) Alabama- Full statement on the "dis-immigration" bill (my words).

    06/27/2013 4:02:37 PM PDT · by John S Mosby · 13 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 6/27/2013 | Daniel Halper
    Full Quote: Senator Jeff Sessions, the chief opponent of the immigration bill, released this statement in response to the Senate passing the law by a vote of 68-32: “Sponsors of this legislation—despite the array of financial, establishment and special interest support—failed to hit their target of 70 votes. The more people learned about the bill the more uneasy they became. Failure to reach 70 votes is significant, and ensures the House has plenty of space to chart an opposite course and reject this fatally flawed proposal. "So while the bill passed the Senate, this is just the beginning. "The legislation...
  • "We know who have abused us..."

    06/27/2013 1:31:31 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 3 replies
    "...but the time is coming when they shall lick the dust, and melt away." - Samuel Adams John McCain (Ariz.) - liberal "republican" been working for immigration reform and to screw the conservatives for years. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) - John McCain's minion, admirer of Ted Kennedy, pretends to be conservative but behind the scenes, works to screw them. Jeff Flake (Ariz.) - McCain's colleague from Arizona, McCain strong-armed or duped him into being with him, and would probably take no refusal. Orrin Hatch (Utah) - Senator since 1978, long time supporter and sponser of Dream Act, co-opted by his friend...
  • Gutierrez: Boehner a 'Friend and Ally' in Immigration Reform Fight

    06/27/2013 1:17:05 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 22 replies
    breitbart ^ | 26 Jun 2013 | Kerry Picket
    Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D – IL) told Breitbart News on Wednesday he thinks Speaker John Boehner (R – OH) supports passing a comprehensive immigration reform bill. “I think Speaker Boehner wants comprehensive immigration reform. He wants a solution to the problem. I think he's for comprehensive immigration reform,” said Gutierrez, a long time amnesty advocate. “He's for a complete package, I believe. That's what he has said. My meeting with him last week leads me to no other conclusion but to affirm that.” Speaker Boehner told his Republican conference he would not move any immigration bill to the floor without...
  • Breaking: Senate approves sweeping immigration overhaul

    06/27/2013 1:28:10 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 135 replies
    Title only.
  • Why Liberals Should Oppose the Immigration Bill (It's about low-wage American workers)

    06/27/2013 1:20:00 PM PDT · by OddLane · 13 replies
    The New Republic ^ | June 27, 2013 | T.A Frank
    The consensus among decent people in favor of the immigration bill making its way through Congress is so firm that expressing dissent feels a bit like taking the floor to suggest we chop down the Redwood National Park. People don’t want to hear it, and they also think you’re a nut. That makes this article one of the hardest I’ve ever had to write. It’s not that I’m afraid people will get angry; it’s that I can’t imagine anyone on my side (liberal) is open to persuasion. And, despite the vastness and complexity of the issue, I have to be...
  • Can Rubio, Graham, Etc Explain Why the Boarder Fence Provision Won't Be Under Congressional Control?

    06/27/2013 11:54:13 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 9 replies
    6/27/2013 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    1.) Why can't the building of additional border fencing be totally under congressional control (that is funding for it, decisions concerning the timing of its building, etc)? Leave Napolitano and the president out of the loop. 2.) There is no reason why passage of any final bill wouldn't have a trigger that automatically and immediately started and set into motion the building of the additional border fence. 3.) Again, any final bill should leave Janet Napolitano and the president out of the loop. Period. BTW, if illegal aliens are going to be expected to learn English, how much time will...
  • Chiesa (temp RINO, New Jersey) will support immigration reform

    06/27/2013 10:24:30 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 7 replies ^ | June 27, 2013 | Jonathan Tamari
    New Jersey Sen. Jeff Chiesa will vote for the immigration reform plan pending in the Senate, his office said today. The Republican announced his decision the old fashioned way: on Twitter. His office confirmed that the new account, @ChiesaNews, is authentic. He later released this statement: “As a former Federal prosecutor and Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, I have looked carefully at this debate through the lens of public safety and law enforcement. This bill strengthens border security, E-verify and better identifies visa overstays through an improved entry/exit system. I will vote for this immigration bill because...
  • The Great Border Distraction

    06/27/2013 7:24:46 AM PDT · by kabar · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 27, 2013 | Michael McLaughlin
    Like the cavalry riding to the rescue, the Corker-Hoeven 1192 page amendment is purportedly the "magic bullet" to salvage the Rubio-Schumer amnesty bill (S 744). The unstated objective is to make border security the focal point of the bill and the sole criterion on which to judge its viability. The premise is that if you can fix the border security problem then the rest of the bill can go sailing through with 70 or more votes from the Senate. It is a cynical, dishonest, orchestrated distraction by both parties to divert attention from what they really want to achieve with...
  • MUST LISTEN: Mark Levin Shreds GOP Senators Who Backed Phony Border Amendment, Then Lied About It

    06/27/2013 8:41:52 AM PDT · by montag813 · 11 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 06-27-2013 | John Hill
    Wednesday was blowback day. On Monday, 15 Republicans voted with every Democrat to END DEBATE on a phony "Border Surge" amendment which had been released just 72 hours before, and had ZERO hearings or hours of debate. It was disgraceful. It reeked of the same process by which ObamaCare was shoved down our throats by Pelosi & Co. And worse still, the promises of "700 miles of border fence" and a "massive deployment of force" to our border were soon revealed to be complete and utter LIES, as DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano has unlimited discretion NOT to build fencing and...
  • Anybody has Paul Ryan's email address?

    06/27/2013 8:21:24 AM PDT · by cll · 12 replies
    He keeps emailing me asking for money for the NRCC "to prevent the takeover of Congress by Democrats", while enabling the takeover of the entire country by the same people and their new undocumented voters.
  • CALL NOW: Senate to Vote TODAY on Motion to END DEBATE on Amnesty Bill (11:30am EST)

    06/27/2013 7:59:12 AM PDT · by montag813 · 32 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 06-27-2013 | John Hill
    After weeks of backroom deals and procedural maneuvering, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's rush to pass the 1,200 page Senate amnesty bill comes to a close TODAY! Our sources say they expect a final vote to end all debate on the legislation today at 11:30 a.m. If that vote passes, then a final vote on the bill is expected at 2 p.m.Call your Senators NOW and tell them to vote against S.744:Toll-Free 888-995-8349, or if circuits are busy call their direct numbers HERE. Vote NO to the motion to end debate on the bill andVote NO on final passage. The Senate already passed...
  • Republican Party Won't Survive Amnesty Bill and Neither will America

    06/27/2013 7:52:09 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 27, 2013 | Karin McQuillan
    The Republican Party won't survive the passing of the Democrat's illegal immigration amnesty bill. This shouldn't be too complex for the D.C. geniuses: if you betray your party's base to pander to the opposition's base, they win, you lose. If you screw the white working class to pander to the Hispanic vote, whites will stay home. If you destroy your base's trust in government, by passing yet another 2000 page bill no one has read, Republicans will stay home. Republicans are too busy working and raising a family to waste their time voting for a bunch of cynical, lying politicians....
  • Need help; Need Some Points in Immigration/Amnesty Bill to Convince My Friend

    06/27/2013 5:16:58 AM PDT · by CincyRichieRich · 27 replies
    6-27-13 | Self
    All, I need help. My friend thinks since the bill is "bi-partisan", then it must be good for the country. I can handle the bi-partisan part, but what I need help on is: * Where is a source that lists what the bill does to hurt US citizens, immigrants trying to be lawful and become citizens * Show where it actually steals money from taxpayers in the form of our taxes going up and redistributes * Show that it actually gives more rights to "new immigrants" than current citizens in terms of easier to hire and harder to prosecute for...
  • Last Chance to Call your Senators and Stop Amnesty -- 888-995-8349

    06/26/2013 6:55:31 AM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 63 replies
    Numbers USA ^ | June 26, 2013 | Numbers USA
    Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 9:05 AM Today may be your last chance to make a difference in the Senate amnesty fight. Three votes are scheduled for today with the final cloture vote likely to come tomorrow morning. Call your Senators NOW toll-free at 888-995-8349. Tell them to vote NO on S.744. The bill grants amnesty first with only promises of future enforcement, and, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, it increases unemployment while decreasing wages.
  • Rubio addresses tea party criticism on Senate floor [VIDEO]

    06/26/2013 6:32:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller's Matt K. Lewis Blog ^ | June 26, 2013 | Matt K. Lewis
    Sen. Marco Rubio took to the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday afternoon, to address concerns that have arisen from some grassroots conservatives over his support of immigration reform. “I have received numerous emails and calls from conservatives and tea party activists,” he said at the beginning of his remarks. “To hear the worry, anxiety, and growing anger in the voices of so many people who helped me get elected to the Senate, who I agree with on virtually every other issue, has been a real trial for me,” he confessed. But he said he told them that he would...
  • Exclusive: Rand Paul Unloads on Immigration Bill

    06/26/2013 1:25:52 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 39 replies ^ | 25 Jun 2013 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    “This Gang of Eight bill delegates a lot of authority to the administration," he explained. "So, with my amendment, ‘Trust But Verify,’ we tried to get that authority back and keep it in Congress, where Congress would vote on whether the border is secure. “Ultimately, whether or not these people become citizens, under the Gang of Eight bill, is up to the president,” Paul continued. “I don’t care if it’s a Republican president or a Democratic president. That’s too much power for one person to have." "So, I would have kept that power with Congress and said Congress has to...
  • Gutierrez: Boehner a 'Friend and Ally' in Immigration Reform Fight (Weasel Alert!)

    06/26/2013 4:27:24 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 29 replies ^ | June 26, 2013 | Kerry Picket
    “I think Speaker Boehner wants comprehensive immigration reform. He wants a solution to the problem. I think he's for comprehensive immigration reform,” said Gutierrez, a long time amnesty advocate. “He's for a complete package, I believe. That's what he has said. My meeting with him last week leads me to no other conclusion but to affirm that.” Speaker Boehner told his Republican conference he would not move any immigration bill to the floor without the majority support of his party. Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R – KS) told Brietbart News on Tuesday that the Speaker would be “going back on his...
  • Conservatives Betrayed by Senators as More Pro-Amnesty Immigration Bill Details Emerge

    06/26/2013 4:01:17 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 15 replies ^ | June 25, 2013 | RightWingPatriot
    Yesterday, the current pro-amnesty immigration bill passed a Senate hurdle. 15 Republican Senators betrayed the public's trust as they voted for this piece of garbage. The final vote was 67-27 and passed by seven votes. That's right, if the Republicans had done their duty, then this bill would be dead in the water. Now it will certainly pass the Senate. Our only hope is that the House kills the bill. First, it behooves all Americans to contact their Representative and tell them to kill the bill. There is absolutely no need for the House to pass anything at all. We...
  • Good news: Paul Ryan going to try to sell immigration reform to wary House Republicans

    06/26/2013 3:08:11 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 58 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 26, 2013 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    There actually is a smidgen of good news. He’s said repeatedly over the last few days that the House won’t take up the Gang of Eight bill, something we now kinda sorta know to be true. He’s not selling Rubio’s plan, he’ll be selling something that might demand real evidence of improved border security before proceeding to legalization. Although, if a bill like that was really in the offing, Boehner and Cantor wouldn’t need someone as influential as a former VP nominee to try to push it, right? The bad news? He also thinks that “earned citizenship” is no way,...
  • To be Clear About Mark Zuckerberg’s Americans for a Conservative Direction

    06/26/2013 1:10:19 PM PDT · by TexasCajun · 34 replies ^ | April 24th, 2013 | Erick Erickson
    I just want to be clear about about the new front group for the Gang of Eight’s immigration proposal on the right, Americans for a Conservative Direction. The group, funded by Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, is perfectly entitled to set up this group. A good bit of the center-right coalition supports the issue. That’s not my problem My problem is that this is just another example of Republican consultants seemingly bleeding people dry for crappy work product. They call themselves Americans for a Conservative Direction, but one of their first ads is a poorly produced ad supporting Lindsey Graham, who...
  • Rep. Salmon: Majority of Majority Rules (Our phone calls are working...)

    06/26/2013 1:13:41 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 30 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 6/26/13 | Corey Boles
    A second House Republican said a move by Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) to advance an immigration bill to the House floor that doesn’t have the support of a majority of Republicans would cost him his speakership, keeping the pressure on the GOP leader from his right flank.
  • Rubio addresses tea party criticism on Senate floor

    06/26/2013 11:37:30 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 76 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/26/13 | Matt K. Lewis
    “I have received numerous emails and calls from conservatives and tea party activists,” he said at the beginning of his remarks. “To hear the worry, anxiety, and growing anger in the voices of so many people who helped me get elected to the Senate, who I agree with on virtually every other issue, has been a real trial for me,”
  • "Call Your Representatives Now" ads promoting Immigration Bill on Talk Radio

    06/26/2013 10:25:25 AM PDT · by schm0e · 20 replies
    the radio ^ | 62513 | self
    just a heads-up. they're now telling people to call in and support it, clearly targeting Rush's own "low information voter" listeners.
  • RINO Senators listen up! Latinos DO NOT support this immigration bill (Part 2)

    06/26/2013 9:11:53 AM PDT · by Javeth · 2 replies
    First a reminder to call, write and otherwise emphatically contact your Senators and House representatives and register your strong, unyielding opposition to the immigration bill. Smokeyblue did a great job on a recent post providing the exact contact information: This pressure is working just like it did in 2006/2007, many Senators leaning to a yes vote or on the fence are now against. Even some Dem Senators are reportedly wavering. Opposition is solidifying and beginning to get the upper hand with Sarah Palin having taken a courageous public stand to take down this bill, standing up against the faux...
  • Marco Rubio Steps Closer to an Obama Hug

    06/26/2013 6:17:03 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 36 replies ^ | June 25, 2012 | Erick Erickson
    You may remember lessons when you were a child by your parent or Sunday School teacher that doing bad things leads to a life of ruin. That telling one little white lie often leads to other lies to cover up the first one, which can lead to worse things. Which brings me to my disappointment in Marco Rubio and how he came to support the very policies he attacked liberal and now Democrat Charlie Crist for supporting in 2010. By now, we all know that in 2010, Crist supported amnesty and Rubio attacked him for it. While some of us...
  • (Rush Limbaugh) Morning Update: Poor Youth!

    06/26/2013 7:11:56 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 4 replies ^ | 6-25-2103 | Rush Limbaugh
    Get this. A provision in the Senate immigration "reform" bill has a stimulus provision for young people. Now it's not your average, run-of-the-mill Obama cash stimulus. This one would allow the kids to buy Obama-cars. The provision is a payoff -- er, accommodation to secure the vote of Bernie Sanders, the socialist senator from Vermont. Sanders, it's reported, wants to "help" younger workers who've been hurt by Obama's never-ending Great Recession. So, $1.5 billion is allocated to Americans age 16 to 24 over the next two years. The money will be handed out to states by the Department of Labor....
  • Rubio: You can't compare immigration reform to ObamaCare

    06/26/2013 6:42:13 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 81 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/25/13 | Daniel Strauss
    The immigration reform proposal backed by a bipartisan group of senators can't be compared to President Obama's healthcare reform law, said Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), one of senators that introduced the proposal argued Tuesday. "First of all, ObamaCare, you can't compare the two," Rubio said in an interview on "The Michael Medved Show."
  • Passage of the Amnesty Bill Will Spell the End of Our Republic

    06/26/2013 5:49:03 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 39 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 6/26/13 | James Simpson
    On Monday, June 24, 2013, the U.S. Senate passed a cloture motion (which ends debate) on the Schumer-Corker-Hoeven Amendment to the Gang of Eight's horrifying illegal alien amnesty bill - mislabeled "immigration reform." The purpose of this amnesty proposal is to capture future votes for the Democratic Party. Those who do not acknowledge that blatantly obvious fact either suffer from some debilitating mental illness or are working for the other side. On rare occasions, even the Left admit the objective. **snip**Herein lies the real reason Democrats are slavering for this amnesty bill to pass and are tickling themselves pink that...
  • Illegals from Mexico flooding U.S. in anticipation of amnesty

    06/26/2013 4:45:28 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 27 replies
    Personal observation, Contacts in Hispanic community | 26 June 2013 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Illegal immigrants from Mexico (and surely from other Latin American countries) are flooding into the U.S. in anticipation of amnesty. We (my wife and I) know personally of several Hispanic families urgently getting friends and relatives across the border in order to take advantage of the passage of the immigration bill.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Palin throws down gaunlet on primary challenge to Rubio, Ayotte

    06/25/2013 10:18:13 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 125 replies
    Brietbart ^ | Wednesday June 26, 2013 | Tony Lee
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who has the most influence among conservative voters in Republican primaries, told Breitbart News on Tuesday that Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) should be primaried for their support of the Senate's immigration bill. “Conservatives are getting ready for the 2014 and 2016 primaries. We have long memories, and there will be consequences for those who break campaign promises and vote for this amnesty bill," Palin told Breitbart News. "Competition makes everyone work harder, be better, and be held accountable. This applies to politics, too. No one is ‘entitled’ to anything." She continued,...
  • Mexican Amusement Park Offers Fake Border Crossing Attraction

    06/25/2013 8:26:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    PBS News Hour ^ | June 24, 2013 | Irina Zhorov
    Visitors to the Parque EcoAlberto in the central Mexican state of Hidalgo await instructions for their fake illegal broder crossing.An unusual amusement park attraction in the central Mexican state of Hidalgo offers visitors the thrills and chills of an illegal border crossing. The attraction takes visitors through a fake United States-Mexico border, complete with fake smugglers and fake border patrol agents. The aim is to dissuade would be migrants from making the trip. The coyote, or smuggler, leading this simulated illegal border crossing used the name Simon and wore a face mask. Before setting off, he addressed his charges that...
  • VANITY: Nebraska to action (NO AMNESTY)

    06/25/2013 6:38:12 PM PDT · by ak267 · 3 replies
    self | 06/25/2013 | AK267
    Here is the 411 on Nebraska's three Congressmen (listed below in the comment's section). Write/call to them and say NO to amnesty!!!
  • Sarah Palin's mind-bogglingly incoherent immigration reform critique

    06/25/2013 6:30:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 85 replies
    Yahoo! News / The Week ^ | June 25, 2013 | Jeb Golinkin, Frum Forum
    Perhaps we should no longer be surprised when the former half-term Alaska governor jabs at GOP colleagues weighs in on public policy. And yet... It's easy and tiresome to trash Sarah Palin as an uneducated embarrassment to the Republican Party (a party of which I am a member). But when the great anti-intellectual takes ridiculously simple-minded shots at Marco Rubio for supporting immigration reform, something needs to be said. The Sunshine State News asked the former Alaska governor to comment on immigration reform. She took the opportunity to take a giant swing at Marco Rubio: Just like they did with...
  • Bringing Mitch McConnell Out of the Shadows

    06/25/2013 5:56:45 PM PDT · by SharpRightTurn · 16 replies
    RedState ^ | June 25th, 2013 | Daniel Horowitz
    Mitch McConnell got another lucky break today when Obama announced his latest climate fascism that will cripple the coal industry. He was provided with another low-hanging talking point to distract from the most immediate threat of amnesty – something he actually has the power to stop. In case you were wondering why McConnell hasn’t given any floor speeches opposing this bill, and refused to state his position until the hour of the vote on Corker-Hoeven, take a look at this article at the Huffington Post: The top two Republicans in the Senate, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and John Cornyn of...
  • 5 Senators Who Support Immigration Bill Don't Know Answer to Key Question About It

    06/25/2013 4:55:39 PM PDT · by grundle · 12 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | June 25, 2013 | JOHN MCCORMACK
    Obamacare poses a tricky problem for supporters of the Senate's comprehensive immigration reform bill. It would be too politically toxic to give illegal immigrants amnesty and taxpayer subsidies under Obamacare, so the Senate bill prohibits "registered provisional immigrants" (individuals who are now residing illegally in the United States granted legal status under the bill) from receiving Obamacare subsidies. But in so doing the Senate's immigration bill would create a big financial incentive for some employers to hire non-citizens granted legal status over American citizens.As the Washington Examiner's Philip Klein recently reported: "Under Obamacare, businesses with over 50 workers that employ...
  • Palin Takes On ‘Amnesty Bill,’ Rallies Her Mama Grizzlies

    06/25/2013 4:18:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    The Daily Beast's Politics Beast ^ | June 25, 2013 | Michelle Cottle
    As if immigration weren’t rocky enough territory for the GOP, Sarah Palin is on a tear against the Senate’s hard-won compromise bill. Michelle Cottle on the Mama Grizzly’s rallying cry. Sarah Palin sure is having fun with her anti-immigration-reform crusade. Earlier this month, the politician-turned-pundit smacked Jeb Bush for ostensibly dissing the fertility of white women. Now, with the Senate poised to pass a hard-won compromise immigration bill, she has taken to Facebook to tee off on Sen. Marco Rubio and all the other elitist, amnesty-peddling “crony capitalists” plotting to screw over decent, hardworking Americans. “Holes in the Border as...

    06/25/2013 3:55:03 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 113 replies
    FoxNews Radio ^ | Tuesday June 25, 2013
    In an interview on Gibson Radio today Sarah Palin said Marco Rubio has flipped and flopped on Immigration, and as a result if someone wanted to primary Rubio, fine by her. Same with Kelly Ayotte. She is not alone. Not a few people recall that Marco Rubio attacked Charlie Crist in 2010 for holding the exact same position Rubio holds today. In fact, you could say Rubio beat Crist for the Florida Senate seat on precisely that issue: Rubio opposed what he called Amnest (legalization without border security), and today he seems to support it.
  • Hispanics, Well … Turn Out to Be Democrats

    06/25/2013 12:39:47 PM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 8 replies
    TPM ^ | April 13, 2013 | Josh Marshall
    Everybody is focused on the centrality of immigration reform as a driver of Hispanic vote. And that’s an accurate perception to a significant degree. But over recent months we’ve seen more and more polling which shows that Hispanics aren’t voting for Democrats because of the immigration issue. They’re voting for Democrats because they turn out disproportionately to be Democrats. That might sound like word play but here’s what I mean. On issue after issue, Hispanics appear to either overwhelmingly or more than the public at large support the Democratic position. Today we had a poll showing that Hispanics overwhelmingly support...
  • You Will NOT Believe What John McCain Said About the Senate Amnesty Bill (literally)

    06/25/2013 11:20:14 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 24 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 6-25-13 | The Looking Spoon
    He actually said this...Also, I don't want to be a smart ass, but the Berlin Wall wasn't all that militarized when it fell.......Hmm...Maybe he is telling the truth after all!
  • Arizona Voters Look To Recall Sens. McCain & Flake Following Amnesty Vote

    06/25/2013 10:52:03 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 59 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | June 25, 2013 | Dean Garrison
    A new website is calling for a grassroots effort to recall Arizona Senators Jeff Flake and John McCain. The recall petitions are based firmly on the grounds of the Senators’ support of the Immigration Reform Amnesty Bill. The two “Gang of Eight” Senators have chosen to turn their backs on those who voted them into office and it is high time that Arizona gets their payback on the two RINO Senators. The website,, is very simple. They are not begging for donations and do not appear to be in the data harvesting business. This would appear to be an...