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CPAC Immigration Debate Stacked 3-to-1 with Pro-Amnesty Panelists
Breitbart.com/Big-Government ^ | 3-6-2014 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 03/06/2014 8:17:14 PM PST by servo1969

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), a former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has apparently had enough of what he sees as the pro-amnesty mentality at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

In response to a panel which includes four proponents of comprehensive immigration reform and one critic, Smith ripped the American Conservative Union, which hosts CPAC, in a press release.

“You have to wonder when a self-described conservative organization stacks an immigration panel with amnesty advocates,” Smith accused. “For the second year in a row, CPAC has featured a panel where all but one speaker supports the agenda of liberal Democrats and the liberal national media. ‘Truth-in-advertising’ would require CPAC to drop the word ‘conservative.’”

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: amnesty; cpac; debate; gop; invasion; mexico; texas; tx

1 posted on 03/06/2014 8:17:14 PM PST by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Only 3-to-1? I would’ve expected 10-to-1 myself.


2 posted on 03/06/2014 8:19:11 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s a lesser evil. We gotta vote GOP no matter what /s


3 posted on 03/06/2014 8:20:57 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: servo1969

So conservatives are outnumbered even at CPAC.


4 posted on 03/06/2014 8:23:11 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

More like it’s stage managed to look that way.


5 posted on 03/06/2014 8:23:41 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: servo1969

If the purpose of a Conservative is to Conserve, then what would a Conservative advocate being Conserved on the topic of Illegal Alien Invaders from Mexico?


6 posted on 03/06/2014 8:24:52 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: servo1969

CPAC has been in bed with the Open Borders/ Treason Lobby for years.


7 posted on 03/06/2014 8:27:12 PM PST by Pelham (If you do not deport it is amnesty by default.)
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To: servo1969

GOP = bunch of Commie enablers.


8 posted on 03/06/2014 8:29:24 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’d have expected 20 to 1 and the advocates would all speak Spanish and have iron rods to beat the racist bigot!


9 posted on 03/06/2014 8:32:10 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Graewoulf

Well FR has a couple factions intent on trashing Palin despite her conservative ideas and ensuring the very people (RINOS) who thwart Cruz every chance they get are kept in power because supposedly Dems are worse for doing the same thing.

Lots of stupid to go around.


10 posted on 03/06/2014 8:34:34 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They let one in?


11 posted on 03/06/2014 8:39:07 PM PST by DManA
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To: Graewoulf

Borders, language and culture.


12 posted on 03/06/2014 8:40:45 PM PST by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: DManA

Two that I know of, Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin.


13 posted on 03/06/2014 8:41:13 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: servo1969

This gentleman is aging like a fine wine. I like him more every year.


14 posted on 03/06/2014 8:41:35 PM PST by KGeorge (Till we're together again, Gypsy girl. May 28, 1998- June 3, 2013)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Agreed.

Some “wrap themselves in the flag,” and think that the flag allows them to act and behave the way they wish.

RINOs have done this for DECADES and are offended if we ask them to adhere to Republican Core Values.

Lots of CPAC “young people” are planted there to “modernize” THEIR “conservative” movement into what THEY want Conservatives to be.

IOW, they have wrapped themselves in the flag of CPAC and have no idea of what being a Conservative who actually Conserves entails.

Your points are well taken. Be critical, but be specific.

Without specifics, discussion quickly becomes two emotional monologues instead of a reasoned dialogue.


15 posted on 03/06/2014 8:49:30 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: servo1969

Al Cardenas and Grover Norquist run things at the ACU. They are big amnesty supporters. My group stopped having a booth there two years ago when Cardenas took over. Cardenas is a big Jeb Bush supporter.


16 posted on 03/06/2014 8:59:11 PM PST by kabar
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To: Hostage

Also jobs, Jobs, JOBS!


17 posted on 03/06/2014 9:01:40 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Graewoulf

Libs have long used the Orwellian ‘redefine the language tactic’ to great effect. If everyone but you calls a dogs tail a leg, it becomes ‘common knowledge’ that a tail is a leg and you are mocked for saying it’s not.

Global warming consensus anyone?

The libs took over the GOP along with the Dems at the same time. They just needed to ease the rest of us into it with hopelessness. Thats why the GOP is now pro gay, pro illegal, pro spending and becoming anti military and pro abortion. We needed to be eased in.

There is a reason Issa refuses to do anything but dog and pony shows just as there is a reason FR has people that post all manner of anti conservative crap and attack all that THEY deem conservative. We too are being eased into compliance.

Just a quick example. Palin is pro christian, pro drilling, pro America, pro gun, anti abortion...all of which is traditional conservatism. So why do we see thread after thread filled with people using crap straight from the nightly news, SNL and John Stewart to mock her and disrupt threads?

Because they are not what they claim to be.

Another: Why do people claim to support Ted Cruz and attack anyone fighting the people screwing him around? Why do they insist on sending his opponents more troops?

Because they are not what they say they are.

When a man beats his wife in a filled football stadium and denies he did it, 90000 people know he’s lying.

When the above happens on FR and other sites, those people are lying as well. And likewise, the proof is in their actions.


18 posted on 03/06/2014 9:03:27 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: servo1969
Pubbies just don't want to get elected I guess.

Do those things and illegal aliens will deport themselves and pay for the trip.

19 posted on 03/06/2014 9:04:03 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: servo1969

Did Rubio or any speaker mention immigration?

They generally don’t do it because of the boos.


20 posted on 03/06/2014 9:06:09 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Norm Lenhart

Edit...Attack all they do not deem conservative. Sorry for the confusion.


21 posted on 03/06/2014 9:07:16 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: LyinLibs
GOP = Group Of Progressives.
22 posted on 03/06/2014 10:23:39 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

I understand Rubio never mentioned it.


23 posted on 03/06/2014 10:47:14 PM PST by firebrand
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To: Norm Lenhart

Is it safe to assume the “/s” stands for “sarcasm off” ?


24 posted on 03/06/2014 10:51:53 PM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

Yup. That was pure sarcasm.


25 posted on 03/06/2014 10:54:10 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart
My first impression was to open up with both barrels at the same time and then quickly reload for round two.
But I'm just not up to par tonight.
26 posted on 03/06/2014 10:56:05 PM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Yosemitest

That’s my reaction every time I see a “conservative’ (yea sure they are) say one, the other or both.

There are more idiots on the right than I fear we can withstand. And they are apparently hellbent on voting for anyone with an R attached no matter how much damage they do to America. Not a week passes that several don’t pop up saying those very things.

And boy do they scream. Hit dog howls.


27 posted on 03/06/2014 11:00:15 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart
Most of the public coming out of today's public schools can't read, write (cursive), add, subtract, multiply or divide.
But they can put a condom on a cucumber, spout global warming crap, and don't understand the "give back" nonsense that turns them into slaves.
There's so much wrong with today's United States.
If today's school kids were transported back to the start of this country, they'd be lost in school, never get to the 8th grade, and they'd starve, if the Indians didn't kill them first.
28 posted on 03/07/2014 12:06:53 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Graewoulf

Without specifics, discussion quickly becomes two emotional monologues instead of a reasoned dialogue.

Well said.


29 posted on 03/07/2014 2:50:49 AM PST by spankalib ("I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.")
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To: Norm Lenhart

We can call them “low information conservatives”. There had to be many of them at CPAC to give Christie a standing O.


30 posted on 03/07/2014 4:00:30 AM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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