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To: WOSG

On a National level (Federal Government) and not State?

Answer: Nothing

Do you really believe the GOP is going to do something. LMAO!

Yeah vote for them and watch them do NOTHING!

The most outspoken people in this nation, and even Obama admits this, is conservative talk radio and web sites like Free Republic.

Obama is not afraid of the GOP at all. He knows they will bend over and grab their ankles. That is what they do! They are worthless!


50 posted on 05/15/2010 8:27:55 AM PDT by Sprite518
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To: Sprite518

“On a National level (Federal Government) and not State?”

Conservative Republicans stopped amnesty. And that’s bad?
Or you are blaming 100% of Republicans for the fact that 7 RINO Republican Senators - INCLUDING THE JUST-FIRED BOB BENNETT OF UTAH - sold out and worked with Democrats to try amnesty? So you tar the whole party with what a small portion of the party is doing.

“Do you really believe the GOP is going to do something. LMAO!”

LMAO yourself - the GOP House *DID* pass a bill last session they had a majority:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Border_Protection,_Anti-terrorism,_and_Illegal_Immigration_Control_Act_of_2005

The Border Protection, Anti-terrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005 (H.R. 4437) was a bill in the 109th United States Congress. It was passed by the United States House of Representatives on December 16, 2005 by a vote of 239 to 182 (with 92% of Republicans supporting, 82% of Democrats opposing), but did not pass the Senate. It was also known as the “Sensenbrenner Bill,” for its sponsor in the House of Representatives, Wisconsin Republican Jim Sensenbrenner. The bill was the catalyst for the 2006 U.S. immigration reform protests and was the first piece of legislation passed by a house of Congress in the United States illegal immigration debate.

The bill as passed by the House of Representatives contains the following provisions, among others: [1] [2]

* Requires up to 700 miles (1120 km) of fence along the US-Mexican border at points with the highest number of illegal border crossings. (House Amendment 648, authored by Duncan Hunter (R-CA52)
* Requires the federal government to take custody of illegal aliens detained by local authorities. This would end the practice of “catch and release”, where federal officials sometimes instruct local law enforcement to release detained illegal aliens because resources to prosecute them are not available. It also reimburses local agencies in the 29 counties along the border for costs related to detaining illegal aliens. (Section 607)
* Mandates employers to verify workers’ legal status through electronic means, phased in over several years. Also requires reports to be sent to Congress one and two years after implementation to ensure that it is being used. (Title VII)
* Eliminates the Diversity Immigrant Visa (also known as Green Card Lottery) program. (House Amendment 650, authored by Bob Goodlatte)
* Prohibits grants to federal, state, or local government agencies that enact or maintain a sanctuary city policy. (House Amendment 659, authored by Thomas Tancredo) (withdrawn 12/16/2005 by unanimous consent)
* Incorporates satellite communications among immigration enforcement officials. (House Amendment 638, authored by John Carter)
* Requires all United States Border Patrol uniforms to be made in the U.S. to avoid forgeries. (House Amendment 641, authored by Rick Renzi)
* Institutes a timeline for deployment of US-VISIT to all land-based checkpoints. (House Amendment 642, authored by Michael N. Castle)
* Requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report to Congress on the number of Other Than Mexicans (OTMs) apprehended and deported and the number of those from states that sponsor terrorism. (Section 401)
* Formalizes Congressional condemnation of rapes by smugglers along the border and urges Mexico to take immediate action to prevent them. (House Amendment 647, authored by Ginny Brown-Waite)
* Requires all illegal aliens, before being deported, to pay a fine of $3,000 if they agree to leave voluntarily but do not adhere to the terms of their agreement. The grace period for voluntary departure is shortened to 60 days.
* Requires DHS to conduct a study on the potential for border fencing on the US-Canada border.
* Sets the minimum sentence for fraudulent documents at 10 years, fines, or both, with tougher sentencing in cases of aiding drug trafficking and terrorism.
* Establishes a Fraudulent Documents Center within DHS.
* Increases penalties for aggravated felonies and various frauds, including marriage fraud and document fraud.
* Establishes an 18-month deadline for DHS to control the border, with a progress report due one year after enactment of the legislation.
* Requires criminal record, terrorist watch list clearance, and fraudulent document checks for any illegal immigrant before being granted legal immigration status.
* Reimburses states for aiding in immigration enforcement.
* Causes housing of a removed alien to become a felony and sets the minimum prison sentence to three years.
* Allows deportation of any illegal alien convicted of driving under the influence (DUI).
* Adds human trafficking and human smuggling to the money-laundering statute.
* Increases penalties for employing illegal workers to $7,500 for first time offenses, $15,000 for second offenses, and $40,000 for all subsequent offenses.
* Prohibits accepting immigrants from any country which delays or refuses to accept its citizens who are deported from the United States (Section 404)

ALL THAT ... supported by 90% of Republicans, opposed by 80% of Democrats.

“Obama is not afraid of the GOP at all.”
As long as Obama can keep the conservatives divided and dispirited by undermining our unity and focus, he’s okay.

Disgruntled conservatives unwilling to help Republicans win are Obama’s best friends right now.


73 posted on 05/16/2010 9:57:58 AM PDT by WOSG (OPERATION RESTORE AMERICAN FREEDOM - NOVEMBER, 2010 - DO YOUR PART!)
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