Skip to comments.Dick Armey Stuns His Tea Partiers With Open-Borders Advocacy (see his immigration record here)
Posted on 03/16/2010 7:46:01 AM PDT by Duke C.
For weeks, various grassroots leaders of tea parties have been asking NumbersUSA if there is anything to the rumors that former Congressman Dick Armey is soft on amnesty and the costs of illegal immigration. If he were, that would be an unsettling situation for the vast majority of people at tea party events who oppose both vehemently.
Well, today, Dick Armey settled the question. No need for rumors now.
Mr. Armey -- labeled as the "uber-organizer of the tea party movement" by a reporter today -- seems to have labeled as "goofy" most of the grassroots citizens attending tea party events.
(Excerpt) Read more at numbersusa.com ...
I never thought it was good to let a former GOP Congressional leader get out in front of the Tea Party parade.
“Mr. Armey — labeled as the “uber-organizer of the tea party movement” by a reporter today...”
By what reporter? Manufacture all the news you want, dimwit, this guy us no leader of mine...and I’ve been to some parties...
I warned folks, and mainly got abuse for it.
Gee, didn’t see this coming from a mile away... /s
Yep, now the MSM has someone to attack and use to divide the tea party movement.
Yeah, no kidding. People who have paid attention have known that Armey is part of the Grover Norquist center of power that has been pushing amnesty for a very long time.
Dick Armey is an utter failure. Anyone who follows this man is doomed to the same. republicans like Armey are part of the problem.
That was also quite predictable. In fact, some of us predicted it.
I don’t recall Army speaking out against the RINOs when he was a house member. He is helpful to the tea party movement but I do not think he should be a major spokesman.
Now I know why Tea Party Patriots refused to include illegal aliens as an economic problem. Mr Armey didn’t want it. We cannot trust the Washington people, including Mr. Armey. Settles it for me — get out of Tea Party patriots because they are looking for power and control.
Well, the Tea Party ‘leaders’ in Arizona can’t decide between Senator Juan “Amnesty” McCain and J. D. Hayworth. This notion that the Tea Party can just make signs and hold protests, but take few definite positions on issues, or pick between candidates with widely differing views, will be the end of the movement.
Maybe they should thank Dick Armey for making it crystal clear how taking few specific positions leaves the movement open to being hijacked by pols with positions and voting records at odds with the beliefs of most in the movement.
The CofC’s support for amnesty has always confused me. Illegals are typically the lowest of the low of their old countries, so we are talking about basically 10,000,000 individual basket cases who will pay no taxes but load up on entitlements. Won’t the obvious result of this be an increase in taxes on those who actually make up the tax base, namely business owners?
Further, once these folks become legal they can organize and join unions etc and basically work the system for higher pay, restrictive and anti-competitive work rules, discrimination suits, quotas and all the other crap Hilda Solis is implementing.
How does any this help CofC at all? How can they be so myopic? It’s 5 minutes of pleasure for 50 years of anguish...
And then the career GOP insiders who thing Latinos will actually vote Republican if GOP supports amnesty, just like blacks unswervingly vote Republican because...
- Republicans were the party that brought Emancipation;
- Republicans tried to transfer land/livestock to ex-slaves after the Civil War but were prevented by Democrats; and
- Repbulicans supported Civil Rights disproportionately to Democrats
Fact of the matter is that Dumocrats are the party of free stuff, and that’s what blacks expect from government and that is what the illegals will expect.
More demand for entitlements placed upon an ever-shrinking tax base. It’s hard to see how this turns out well.
RIDING THE US GRAVY TRAIN---THE SAGA OF PEDRO An illegal alien w/ wife and five children violates our borders. He gets a job mowing loans for $5.00 or 6.00/hour. At that low wage, with six dependents, he pays no income tax, so each year, he files an Income Tax Return to get "EITC---earned income credit" of up to $3,200 scot-free.
He qualifies for Section 8 housing and subsidized rent. He qualifies for welfare, food stamps and no deductible (one-quarter of state welfare payments and food stamps issued in Los Angeles County go to children whose parents are in the U.S. illegally).
He gets no deductible, no co-pay free health care. His children get free school breakfasts and lunches. The kids qualify for monthly SSI checks by faking ADD; the illegal and his illegal parents get SSI by being aged, and/or faking being blind or disabled; SSI qualifies them for Medicare.
Plus illegals don't have to worry about pricey items like car insurance, life insurance, or homeowners insurance, and they qualify for relief from high energy bills.
ALL OF THAT IS COLLECTED WITH JUST ONE IDENTITY Evidence shows illegals establish several identities with phony SS nos and fake documents (which these "poor immigrants" buy from document brokers for several thousand dollars). All those phony identities vote, too.
Greedy illegals with their hands out---violate our borders, corrupt our laws----enjoy a perpetual free ride on the US gravy train. Illegals riding the US gravy train increase tax-paying, law abiding American families' state and federal taxes, homeowners and auto insurance, utilities and healthcare.
REFERENCE A 2009 poll of Mexicans showed Mexicans in America---including those born in the United States---are more loyal to Mexico than the US.
QUOTING FORMER CONG TOM TANCREDO (R-Colo) Juan Hernandez headed up the Mexican govt agency, "Ministry of Mexicans Living in the United States. Hernandez is a dual citizen of the United States and Mexico, and a good friend of then-presidents Bush and Mexico's Vicente Fox." Hernandez was presidential candidate John McCain's Hispanic outreach man.
Hernandez explained to Cong Tancredo the purpose of the Mexican government agency: Ministry of Mexicans Living in the United States:
(1) to increase the flow of Mexican nationals to the United States.....
(2) to compel Mexican nationals in the US to serve Mexicos needs;
(3) to increase US remittances to Mexico of $50 billion a year (30% of the Mexican GDP);
(4) to get US jobs for an exploding Mexican population, alleviating Mexico's social instability due to rising unemployment;
(5) to get free US training for Mexicans, who are expected to return and repatriate those skills back to Mexico.
Hernandez supports amnesty: "By populating the United States with millions of Hispanics tied economically, politically and linguistically to Mexico, we are able to exert enormous influence and pressure on US policy and its dealings with Mexico."
NOTE: " Exerting enormous influence and pressure on US policy and its dealings with Mexico" means extorting billions of US tax dollars to subsidize corrupt Third World federales.
Over and above the millions who violate our borders, 1.5 million legal foreign workers come to the US each year, as a matter of course.
But this number isnt high enough for Dem Cong Gutierrez and his 92 co-sponsors. Their Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill includes a provision called recapture that will add up all the supposedly unused work visas since 1992 and issue them immediately.
This is a complete fraud, as all unused work visas are rolled over to the family reunification category the next year as it is.
Gutierrez' Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill will create 100,000 visas from countries that send the most illegal immigrants every year. According to the State Department, this will mean 550,000 new foreign workers.
AND GET THIS Mexico is the staging area for Third World and other illegals preparing to violate our borders. The Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill rewards Mexico b/c they calculatedly promote illegal immigration.
Gutierrez' bill will make it much easier for more illegal aliens to break in. Under the Bill, to prove they have jobs and were in the country BEFORE Congress passed amnesty, illegals are allowed to use stolen ID's, fake green cards, and fraudulent SS numbers....... without fear of prosecution.
Mexico facilitates the profitable staging area for global illegals to cross the border. Contrary to Obamas claim that CIR bill will increase border security, it does just the opposite.........
<> it guts successful enforcement measures,
<>limits raids on illegal immigrants,
<> prohibits use of troops on the border,
<> replaces E-Verify used to ensure employers hire legal American workers,
<> overturns all state and local US laws that crackdown on illegal immigration,
<> abolishes 287(g) that allows local L/E and federal authorities to apprehend criminal illegals.
ping to post #15
I agree. Armey is disgusting, somebody who can not be trusted.
Obama on immigration (on the campaign trail)
Obamas speech to La Raza:
(La Raza (The Race), Largest Hispanic organization in the U.S.
LaRaza lobbies for racial preferences, bilingual education, stricter hate crimes laws, mass immigration, and amnesty for illegal aliens )
Obama said the recent Senate immigration debate “was both ugly and racist in a way we havent seen since the struggle for civil rights.” !!
Obama told La Raza that the mass protests lately of for immigration rights of Mexicans is equal in greatness to the civil rights protest of the past!!
Barack Hussein Obama: “I walked the walk. I talked the talk. I marched with you for “civil rights” of “immigrants”. (!!)
* He supports granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants.
* He supports extending welfare to illegal immigrants.
* He voted YES on “comprehensive immigration reform,” a codeword for amnesty.
* He voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security.
Omama supports La Razas, the “DREAM Act,” which would mandate states to offer in-state tuition rates to illegal aliens thus providing them with benefits not available to U.S. citizens from other states.
Obama pimps illegal aliens. Considering the additional violent crime, third word diseases they bring into this country and the billions of dollars it cost us to take care of them.
CHECK THIS OUT, PEOPLE:
The Heritage Foundation ^ | 10/25/06 | Robert Rector
The National Academy of Sciences has estimated that each immigrant without a high school degree will cost U.S. taxpayers, on average, $89,000 over the course of his or her lifetime. This is a net cost above the value of any taxes the immi*grant will pay and does not include the cost of educating the immigrants children, which U.S. taxpayers would also heavily subsidize.
In this way, the roughly six million legal immigrants without a high school diploma will impose a net cost of around a half-trillion dollars on U.S. taxpayers over their lifetimes
Seems like a lot of people are thinking they can just automatically claim to be a Tea Party leader.
The jokes on them.
We know who are better suited to be spokespersons, trusted spokespersons.
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