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Freep a Poll!(Why is the Republican establishment pushing for amnesty?)
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Posted on 02/07/2014 3:08:10 PM PST by dynachrome

Why is the Republican establishment pushing for amnesty?

Compassion towards immigrants.

I don't know.

They want cheap labor.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: amnesty; poll; republicans
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"IF we behave more like dem-o-rats, we'll get more votes"

1 posted on 02/07/2014 3:08:10 PM PST by dynachrome
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2 posted on 02/07/2014 3:10:05 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: dynachrome; Liz

where’s

They hate America and Americans


3 posted on 02/07/2014 3:10:48 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: dynachrome

Where’s the “ dumber than a box of rocks” choice?


4 posted on 02/07/2014 3:12:55 PM PST by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: dynachrome

Trying to win over the hispanic votes by being portrayed as ‘good guys’. Wrong approach—try leading and teaching the way with conservative principles as the differentiators from irresponsible democrat policies.


5 posted on 02/07/2014 3:17:34 PM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: dynachrome

At one time FR was full of pro illegal immigration folks. I am very thankful that whoever is responsible, straightened it out. I suppose JR deserves the credit.


6 posted on 02/07/2014 3:19:22 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: dynachrome

I don’t think so.

They hate being hammered on race. They think if they embrace illegals they’ll be inoculated against this kind of attack. And they are afraid that, opposing illegals, they’ll burn bridges between GOP and Hispanic conservatives.

It doesn’t work. Dems will always hammer them because they are Dems.

And the way you win over conservative Hispanics is the same way you win over any conservative; you preach and practice conservative principles. Explain, promote, and defend conservative principles. That’s how you do it. You won’t win over all Hispanic voters, but you’ll win over the ones who agree with you, which are the ones you want.

The GOP establishment is wrong on all counts, but that is the calculus.


7 posted on 02/07/2014 3:22:14 PM PST by marron
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To: dynachrome

Sorry. Couldn’t find the ‘stuck on stupid’ selection.


8 posted on 02/07/2014 3:22:15 PM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: dynachrome

Because they belong to the CFR, Trilateral Commission, Bilderbergers, etc. They are bought and paid for under threat of death.


9 posted on 02/07/2014 3:24:32 PM PST by majormaturity
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To: dynachrome
When the Senate passed the immigration bill. Hatch and Baucus announced something called “comprehensive corporate tax reform”. I just thought at the time that was the pay off.

About the only thing the GOP has succeeded at is to lower taxes for corporations and wealthy individuals. That is the whole ball of wax for these people. And my bet is that they would be willing to sell the whole future of the GOP just to get more and the Dem's would be willing to give them that to get control. now, geniuses if the Democrats finally get control how good are your tax cuts and loopholes? Also I don't mean to underestimate cheap labor as well.

10 posted on 02/07/2014 3:31:20 PM PST by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing Corksucker.)
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To: dynachrome

•Compassion towards immigrants. (50%)

•They want cheap labor. (41%)

•I don’t know. (9%)


11 posted on 02/07/2014 3:34:12 PM PST by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416,Feisty Old Vet !!)
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To: muir_redwoods

“Where’s the “ dumber than a box of rocks” choice?”

I would vote for that one in a heart beat!!!


12 posted on 02/07/2014 3:38:03 PM PST by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416,Feisty Old Vet !!)
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To: dynachrome
I voted "they want cheap labor" only because "they're lilly-livered chicken sh*ts who are afraid of the 'Rats and the Obammunist lickspittle media...AND they want cheap labor" wasn't an option.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

13 posted on 02/07/2014 4:08:00 PM PST by wku man (We are the 53%! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUXN0GDuLN4)
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To: majormaturity

“Because they belong to the CFR, Trilateral Commission, Bilderbergers, etc. They are bought and paid for under threat of death.”

I tend to agree with you, their proposals make no logical sense unless they are acting under coercion, that also explains why they will not investigate any of the weekly scandals coming out of the current administration. The race card is not powerful enough to trump an entire branch of our government by itself.


14 posted on 02/07/2014 4:10:57 PM PST by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: dynachrome

They want cheap labor. 48%


15 posted on 02/07/2014 4:20:27 PM PST by stilloftyhenight (Unite in the primary to unseat RINOs...staying home isn't an option.)
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To: yarddog
At one time FR was full of pro illegal immigration folks. I am very thankful that whoever is responsible, straightened it out.

There are still a few loitering here. I had a flaming debate with one of them a few weeks ago.

16 posted on 02/07/2014 4:30:16 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: majormaturity
They are bought and paid for...

That's the real truth. The weasels know what a disastrous can of worms this is, but they were forced to go through the motions by their real masters - the deep pocket corporate interests.

17 posted on 02/07/2014 4:32:59 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: dynachrome

Why is the Republican establishment pushing for amnesty?

They want cheap labor. (49%)
Compassion towards immigrants. (39%)
I don’t know. (12%)


18 posted on 02/07/2014 4:34:39 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier; dynachrome
They want cheap labor. (49%)

For sure, that's the way it will be spun in the press. So backing amnesty will buy them nothing in the end.

Regardless if their motives were pure as the driven snow, they will not benefit politically.

I think their motives are political, they want to go after the Hispanic vote, and they think this is the way to do it. But it isn't going to work. The press will present their motives as even more cynical than they really are.

19 posted on 02/07/2014 4:59:50 PM PST by marron
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To: marron
I think their motives are political, they want to go after the Hispanic vote, and they think this is the way to do it.

The Repukes are well aware that there's little they can do to get Hispanics to vote for them. It's their deep pocket masters who want cheap labor, who are pushing them to consider putting up an amnesty bill.

Boehner and his gang of pukes knew this was a lead balloon to begin with, but couldn't refuse to do the bidding of those who own them.

20 posted on 02/07/2014 5:40:14 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier
Boehner and his gang of pukes knew this was a lead balloon to begin with, but couldn't refuse to do the bidding of those who own them.

So, what you're saying is, these pukes are even worse than I give them credit for.

I want to say you're wrong.... and I just can't.

21 posted on 02/07/2014 5:42:42 PM PST by marron
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To: dynachrome
"IF we behave more like dem-o-rats, we'll get more votes"

iwas looking for "Because they are stupid"

22 posted on 02/07/2014 5:43:58 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: dynachrome
We want more golf games, wining, dining, partying and photo ops with Obama. We're not just reaching across the aisle anymore, we're fully in bed with them, giving taxpayers nothing but bipartisonship (24/7/365)

We also want more donations to our political campaigns from big businesses which money would go directly to democrats if we don't play ball and vote for this, no matter what it does to our constituents or the nation.

23 posted on 02/07/2014 6:08:13 PM PST by MamaDearest
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To: dynachrome

The answer is not there. They are paid off or back mailed with NSA data.


24 posted on 02/07/2014 6:09:45 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: marron
So, what you're saying is, these pukes are even worse than I give them credit for.

Think about it.

The Republican base would erupt into a full blown meltdown if the Repukes pushed an amnesty bill through to a vote.

It would also likely result in a shellacking at the hands of the Dems this Fall because of a general mutiny among Republican voters.

In the current political climate, that act of perceived treason would also boost the chances of a third party emerging to seriously challenge the Repubs nationwide.

Not to mention the fact that every Repuke who voted for it, would lose their job in the next election.

There's hardly another thing the Republicans could do to wreak such carnage within their own party, so why would they even think of going there?

Coercion, plain and simple.

Apparently, they had to go all the way to the brink of death to convince their masters that it's a really, really bad idea.

25 posted on 02/07/2014 6:30:39 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: dynachrome

52% cheap labor :-/ (because it’s a leftist meme)
33% compassion towards immigrants
15% don’t know (my vote)


26 posted on 02/07/2014 6:48:05 PM PST by KGeorge (Till we're together again, Gypsy girl. May 28, 1998- June 3, 2013)
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To: dynachrome

Why is the Republican establishment pushing for amnesty?

They want cheap labor.
(52%)

Compassion towards immigrants.
(32%)

I don’t know.
(16%)


27 posted on 02/07/2014 7:53:00 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: dynachrome

actual reason not listed.


28 posted on 02/07/2014 8:16:28 PM PST by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian. I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.)
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To: TheOldLady

I can’t believe how many people think it’s “compassion toward immigrants.” How naïve.


29 posted on 02/07/2014 8:41:58 PM PST by Nea Wood
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To: Nea Wood

We’ve never had a more cynical and self-serving bunch running the gubmint in this country to
the detriment of the American people.

The ‘Rats have been completely taken over by the marxists, and the Pubbies are halfway there.

With a few notable exceptions, they legislate and vote in no one’s interest but their own.


30 posted on 02/08/2014 5:01:23 AM PST by TheOldLady
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