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Rubio retreats: Comprehensive immigration bill wrong way to go...
YouTube via Drudge ^ | October 25, 2013 | Marco Rubio

Posted on 10/26/2013 1:35:45 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

1:01 YouTube video

This tells me Marco Rubio is seizing the moment and distinguishing himself (as well he should) from the RINOs who got their hooks into him and is running to the Right with other members of the party (thank you Cruz and Co).


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: amnesty; conservatism; immigration; rubio; teapartyinfluence
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1 posted on 10/26/2013 1:35:45 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Rubio can still kiss his career goodbye. Conservatives ate on to him now. We know he is a traitor who would sell this country down the river in exchange for votes from the Latin community. Yet another pandering politician.
2 posted on 10/26/2013 1:41:59 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: fatnotlazy

Yup, he sure ain’t no Cruz....


3 posted on 10/26/2013 1:44:00 AM PDT by Bobalu (Bobo the Wonder Marxist leads Operation Rodeo Clown against Syria)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

What’s da matter? Just got your polling results?


4 posted on 10/26/2013 1:51:25 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Comprehensive immigration bill
5 posted on 10/26/2013 1:51:40 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Its done for Rubio. He lied to Conservatives and joined with poisonous Democrats while lying to us. Rubio still hasn’t apologized for that.


6 posted on 10/26/2013 1:57:39 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: Cowboy Bob
What’s da matter? Just got your polling results?

Rubio (along with many others - and expect those numbers to grow) is rallying (as is the country) to strong conservative leadership (Cruz and Co).

7 posted on 10/26/2013 1:59:14 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Damage done, moment gone.


8 posted on 10/26/2013 2:16:05 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Rubio sold the country out with amnesty—nothing he can do will make up for that.


9 posted on 10/26/2013 2:16:46 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker; All
GOP comfortable ignoring Obama pleas for vote on immigration bill "For President Obama and advocates hoping for a House vote on immigration reform this year, the reality is simple: Fat chance.

Since the shutdown, Obama has repeatedly sought to turn the nation’s focus to immigration reform and pressure Republicans to take up the Senate’s bill, or something similar.

But there are no signs that Republicans are feeling any pressure.

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has repeatedly ruled out taking up the comprehensive Senate bill, and senior Republicans say it is unlikely that the party, bruised from its internal battle over the government shutdown, would pivot quickly to an issue that has long rankled conservatives."......

10 posted on 10/26/2013 2:20:21 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He sold out, got smug about it.
And now his self preservation kicks in.
Let me be the first to stomp his fingers as he holds onto the ledge over the precipice.


11 posted on 10/26/2013 2:36:37 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Well, for the moment, anyway. Perhaps he wants to be recorded as being on all sides of the issue so he will show a positive aspect to all the voters’ GoIt’s not even a “nice try.”.


12 posted on 10/26/2013 2:49:48 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Well, for the moment, anyway. Perhaps he wants to be recorded as being on all sides of the issue so he will show a positive aspect to all the voters’ It’s not even a “nice try.”.


13 posted on 10/26/2013 2:50:05 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: fatnotlazy

I swear I heard Rubio call in on Rush’s show sounding (pretending) like a regular caller talking about immigration. But I only caught the end of it so I wasn’t entirely sure. Then I turned Sirius and not but a few minutes later there he(or someone that sounded just like him) was again on Wilkow’s show.

I was waiting for the either host to say, thanks Senator Rubio, but that didn’t happen. Strange.

I wasn’t playing with a lot of rest the previous night, so I don’t feel confident in this, but I’m wondering if anyone else heard the voice? Perhaps, he was just a Rush guest and I missed it.


14 posted on 10/26/2013 2:57:00 AM PDT by CommieCutter
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Hey, Markie—live to lie another day, right?


15 posted on 10/26/2013 3:05:24 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: 9YearLurker
Rubio sold the country out with amnesty—nothing he can do will make up for that.

There hasn't been a vote on amnesty since he was elected. Now he's at least saying he's against it. My RHINO Senator Burr, just collects his paycheck and does whatever Mitch McConnell tells him to do. Burr was no help at all a few weeks ago with trying to build some support for doing anything to stop or change obamacare. Even Communist Senator Kay Hagan has now come out in support of a delay to obamacare. Burr's office...crickets.

16 posted on 10/26/2013 3:18:26 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Dixie Yooper

What are you talking about? He fought endlessly—first privately and then very publicly—for his amnesty bill that voted for and has passed the Senate.

Now it hangs there, ready to be rolled up with any tiny immigration bill that they can sneak by the House, to turn into passage of Rubio’s monstrosity via conference.


17 posted on 10/26/2013 3:24:01 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

There will be no bill.

Reid wants the issue for 2014.


18 posted on 10/26/2013 3:25:26 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Spunky

Ping for later viewing


19 posted on 10/26/2013 3:25:55 AM PDT by Spunky
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Reid would be perfectly happy with 30 million new Democrat voters.


20 posted on 10/26/2013 3:30:06 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

rubioshowed us his true colors
and he can kiss my rear end forever more.


21 posted on 10/26/2013 3:44:22 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
GOP comfortable ignoring Obama pleas for vote on immigration bill "For President Obama and advocates hoping for a House vote on immigration reform this year, the reality is simple: Fat chance.

Thank you, Jesus, for prayers answered!

22 posted on 10/26/2013 3:48:38 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Rubio defended this indefensible bill months ago.

Now, I don't trust him. It will take nearly a miracle to change my mind.

23 posted on 10/26/2013 3:48:55 AM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Rubio has always been opposed to a “comprehensive” bill because he felt, rightly, that there were several different issues involved and there was no way that one giant confused law was going to be able to deal with the separate aspects.


24 posted on 10/26/2013 3:52:27 AM PDT by livius
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Rubio is not quite stuck...he can’t go left, he can’t go right, he can’t go up...but there is still a little room to go down.


25 posted on 10/26/2013 3:53:08 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

RINO Rubio is discovering the conservative base rejects his amnesty.

Sorry Rubes, the base has spoken and it ain’t gonna be you no matter how much you try to back-track.

Rubes exposed himself as just another amnesty traitor.


26 posted on 10/26/2013 4:00:38 AM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Rubio has burned his bridges to the RINOs. He stood by Cruz for the 21 hours. Along with Cruz, he does does what the conservatives need to do. That would be bringing in most of the Cuban population and other conservative hispanics to put together a better, RINO-free party.

Rubio thought he could work with Schummer and McCain and get a fair compromise....he got played.

If we're going to do this, we need to accept Rubio as a conservative who made a big miscalculation. We should put the wrath where it belongs...to people like Flake and Ayotte who totally went over to the dark side.

27 posted on 10/26/2013 4:10:01 AM PDT by grania
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To: grania

Well said grania.

I agree.


28 posted on 10/26/2013 4:26:16 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Marco Rubio is from the Astroturf Tea Party.

Rubio was the speaker of the Florida House.

In other words he was the John Boehner of that body taking in the big corporate contributions and forcing the rank and file members to follow his lead or else.


29 posted on 10/26/2013 4:44:26 AM PDT by Nextrush (BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The dems want to be able to use the illegals as a push button mob.

They can get them marching in the streets like a flash mob anytime they say.


30 posted on 10/26/2013 5:08:22 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: grania

“If we’re going to do this, we need to accept Rubio as a conservative who made a big miscalculation. We should put the wrath where it belongs...”

Agreed. I would take a reformed RINO for the reason you stated. He has to continue to deliver to the cause to keep regaining trust.


31 posted on 10/26/2013 5:14:56 AM PDT by Susquehanna Patriot (U Think Leftist/Liberals Still Believe That Dissent = Highest Form of Patriotism?)
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To: 9YearLurker
What are you talking about? He fought endlessly—first privately and then very publicly—for his amnesty bill that voted for and has passed the Senate.

Maybe I should vet my opinions before I express myself. I'm wrong. I apologize.

32 posted on 10/26/2013 5:17:29 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Marko McCain!


33 posted on 10/26/2013 5:22:37 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Too late Marco, you will always bear the scent of Schumer.

It won't wash off!

34 posted on 10/26/2013 5:38:51 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Rubio (along with many others - and expect those numbers to grow) is rallying (as is the country) to strong conservative leadership (Cruz and Co).

Let's hope it's true - initial fan as he said all the right things even though he was fawned over before establishing a real record. Dismayed and disgusted when he bit into the immigration "reform" thing even though he wanted to secure borders as part of the deal. Now hopeful that he really has seen the light -if he seems to be panning out, I'll support him, but you already know by Obama's continued presence in the WH how many "principled" conservatives will go...even if it means another Obama, they'll "stand by their principles" and blame those who thought that "anybody but Obama" was a plan to support even though there was no other choice.

35 posted on 10/26/2013 5:41:36 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: trebb

I’ll wager Rubio knows this crawl back will be the only one he can credibly make.


36 posted on 10/26/2013 5:44:13 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: grania

Ok Ok .....

But he’s in the dog house until after the 2016 elections

AND after he makes a heartfelt apology to conservatives

AND after he writes a book about how he got suckered that also reveals how he has ‘matured’

AND after God says so.


37 posted on 10/26/2013 5:46:03 AM PDT by Hostage (Be Breitbart!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I would agree too....

..but I am weary of putting my trust in a man, or woman....who will sell us out, who has tried to sell us out....and who may sell us out again.

There is forgiveness, sure.....but there is also discernment and wisdom of not being led over the clift again.

Isn't it insanity to make the same mistake twice, thinking you will get a different outcome.

Rubio will need to be watched closely.....

38 posted on 10/26/2013 5:49:15 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He can backtrack all he wants, but he will never get that gang of 8 stink off — unless he completely disavows them and comprehensive immigration.

Anything short of that is just politics and trying to reposition himself for 2016.

[Per some threads shortly after the CI bill passed in the Senate, Rubio got some $3 million in new corporate donations.]

After listening to the video, I conclude that he is just doing the dipsy-doodle fast-foot shuffle to cover over his previous overt position.

No Sale! Marco. I ain’t buy it.


39 posted on 10/26/2013 5:49:57 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Guenevere

As Ronald Reagan cautioned, “trust but verify.”


40 posted on 10/26/2013 5:51:09 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

No....Rubio still supports Illegal Alien Amnesty. He has always supported Amnesty while in the Florida state House.

His Rubio-Obama Illegal Alien Amnesty bill is his signature bill. He supports Amnesty...he must live with his decisions

We need to stop making excuses for RINOs who are not conservatives


41 posted on 10/26/2013 5:53:44 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Fact Is: GOPe want ObamaCare.)
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To: grania

“Rubio has burned his bridges to the RINOs. He stood by Cruz for the 21 hours. Along with Cruz, he does does what the conservatives need to do. That would be bringing in most of the Cuban population and other conservative hispanics to put together a better, RINO-free party.
Rubio thought he could work with Schummer and McCain and get a fair compromise....he got played.

If we’re going to do this, we need to accept Rubio as a conservative who made a big miscalculation. We should put the wrath where it belongs...to people like Flake and Ayotte who totally went over to the dark side. “

Don’t be so naive. Rubio follows the political winds. He is the definition on an empty suit.

By the way, don’t worry about him being out of favor with his RINO buddies...his endorsement of McConnell last week should patch things up nicely for him.


42 posted on 10/26/2013 5:57:57 AM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: Susquehanna Patriot

Did you not see his ringing endorsement of McConnell last week? Now you somehow think he is reformed?

Wow....some people see only what they want to see.


43 posted on 10/26/2013 6:01:32 AM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You are INCORRECT! Marco Rubio is a TRAITOR AND NEEDS TO LOSE HIS TEA PARTY CAREER, because he lied and was going to sell the American worker down the river.

Now that he has seen the light? That’s Not our problem.

WE ALREADY KNOW what is in his heart!!


44 posted on 10/26/2013 6:04:34 AM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I'm not at the trusting level yet, with Rubio....

I trusted George Bush with all my heart....

..and even now I am still finding out about areas where he betrayed that trust.....not even including the 2007 illegal amnesty and his part in downfall of our economy that essentially handed the presidency to Obama.

There is much more we will yet to find out about this duplicitous man---with the sweet 'aw shucks' face that sneeringly said...

... 'illegals are doing the jobs Americans won't do'.... & thanks to him, we have millions of Americans without a job, because we're STILL trying to give those jobs to illegals.....

..I am only now cautiously optimistic there are still principled statesmen (& women).....patriots... who care more for our nation than themselves.

45 posted on 10/26/2013 6:05:09 AM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Darksheare

Can I watch??


46 posted on 10/26/2013 6:05:30 AM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Once you step in a doggies business it is tough to get off your shoes.


47 posted on 10/26/2013 6:10:57 AM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: trebb
even though he wanted to secure borders as part of the deal

Even McCain has used that old canard.

Any time you hear 'secure the border', run. It is a canard. It is meaningless. They have no intention of securing the border -- or they could do that under existing laws. It is a sound-good-ism.

Now, if one says 'secure the border first, and then we will talk about other provisions', he might be sincere.
48 posted on 10/26/2013 6:11:36 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: TomGuy

Is rubio mclame’s lost son?


49 posted on 10/26/2013 6:14:34 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: vmivol00
FWIW, I despise McConnell more than you can imagine. But Bright makes me a little nervous. He says all of the correct things, for sure. But he has no voting record. The RINOs are going to keep trying to slip saboteurs and traitors by us.

Look at Flake and Ayotte. They turned so quickly they had to know they were lying to get elected. They still haven't stopped being minimcains.

I just don't see Rubio as that level of sleaze.

50 posted on 10/26/2013 6:22:00 AM PDT by grania
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