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McCain pleads with business leaders for help on immigration
The Hill ^ | April 26, 2013 | Kevin Bogardus

Posted on 04/27/2013 8:08:21 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Sen. John McCain on Friday pleaded with business leaders to rally behind the immigration reform bill that he negotiated as part of the Senate’s Gang of Eight.

Speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's immigration reform summit, McCain (R-Ariz.) said the bill needs the full-throated support of industry to make it to President Obama’s desk.

“We need your help. We need you to inform the people you represent. We need their active support, not just passive,” McCain said. “We need all of you, we need all of the people you represent to be actively engaged in the community.”

Business groups are eager to see immigration reform enacted on Capitol Hill, but some have called for tweaks to the Senate legislation, particularly on a visa program for low-skilled workers.

McCain said the fate of the Gang of Eight’s bill will hinge, in part, on how aggressively companies lobby for it.

“There will be attacks and there will be cynicism. We have seen this movie before,” McCain said. “Frankly, the degree of activity by the business community, embodied by the Chamber of Commerce and its members, will have a tremendous amount of influence on whether we succeed or fail so we are asking for your active participation in the next few months as we go through this process. We would be very grateful.”

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), also a member of the Gang of Eight and appearing with McCain at the Chamber event, said proponents of immigration reform would have to be vigilant in taking on the bill’s critics.....

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TOPICS: Arizona; Issues; Parties; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: amnesty; gop; immigration; johnmccain; lindseygraham; linseedgrahamnesty; mccain; mclame; quisling; republicans; traitor

And we would've got away with it back in 2007, if it hadn't been for you meddling conservatives!

1 posted on 04/27/2013 8:08:22 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
John McPain is proof that AZ may not should have become a state; of course there are such failures in every state; maybe they should have all remained "free and independent states" as under the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union.
2 posted on 04/27/2013 8:10:14 AM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I absolutely cannot believe I voted for this clown. Never again. Even if the Rats run Joseph Stalin or Marion Barry. I’ll never vote for another rino.


3 posted on 04/27/2013 8:11:20 AM PDT by LouAvul
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Now who says, other than Palin, that J. D. Hayworth wouldn’t have been an improvement for the low information voters of AZ?


4 posted on 04/27/2013 8:11:50 AM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

McCain is bound and determined to destroy Arizona and America before his life is over. I wonder what the hell we ever did to him to get him so pissed off at us. He is so full of hatred.


5 posted on 04/27/2013 8:12:48 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I got expelled from the "fundamental transformation" indoctrination center.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I thought the DOJ had a Task Force to address the problems of GANG Warfare. I wish they would start with the GANG of 8!


6 posted on 04/27/2013 8:15:13 AM PDT by leprechaun9
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To: Theodore R.

You Paleos make me laugh.


7 posted on 04/27/2013 8:15:15 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

McCain said the fate of the Gang of Eight’s bill will hinge, in part, on how aggressively companies lobby for it.

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In political speak, PUT MONEY IN OUR POCKETS AND WE’LL SEE WHAT WE CAN DO. He has Gore Syndrome. Watching someone descend into mental illness is an ugly thing to see.


8 posted on 04/27/2013 8:15:59 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Calling McCain a whore is an insult to whores.


9 posted on 04/27/2013 8:16:10 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth." --Alan Greenspan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why can’t this old fart just go to happy acres and live out the remaining hours of his life?


10 posted on 04/27/2013 8:16:39 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (bahits.com)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444083304578016193481145184.html ~ an article from October 2012, but well within the timeframe of McCain's constant, chronic bashing of the American people.

Beer sales turned up so he needs more stockers for the beer trucks.

Just one thing after another for a beer baron ~ his old lady owns the company (see Hensley & Co) but if it's beer, and it's Arizona, they haul it ~ or a lot of it anyway!

McCain's demeanor rises and falls with the consuption of beer.

This is just one of one reason why some lucky young man might want to land McCain's chubby daughter!

11 posted on 04/27/2013 8:22:36 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He needs help from those business minded people here in this country who would put cheap labor and sales of Mexican Food products over the sovereignty of this country.

He needs help from this country, those citizen hispanics in this country who feel a cultural connection with illegals at the expense of keeping this country solvent.

He needs help from those in this country who just want to turn it into a third world shithole that is ruled by a mob of people who have no earthly connection or affinity with traditional America and it’s freedom.

He needs help to tear it all down because he is f@cking crazy, period.


12 posted on 04/27/2013 8:25:42 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: muawiyah

The last time this scumbag ran for reelection, I voted for J.D. Hayworth in the primary. I voted for nobody in the general. I just could not bring myself to vote for this scumbag even if he did have an R next to his name.


13 posted on 04/27/2013 8:29:34 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I got expelled from the "fundamental transformation" indoctrination center.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
“McCain is bound and determined to destroy Arizona and America before his life is over. I wonder what the hell we ever did to him to get him so pissed off at us. He is so full of hatred.”

McCain is a plant. The cumulative evidence is all but irrefutable.

14 posted on 04/27/2013 8:31:35 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle (Hil)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly? Because her father is Janet Reno.”

— Sen. John McCain, speaking to a Republican dinner, June 1998.

1998 was the first time I realized John McCain was insane.


15 posted on 04/27/2013 8:31:57 AM PDT by DManA
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To: LouAvul

Deep down inside McCain is an Obama soul mate. He has consistently undermined what little principle there is in the Republican Party.


16 posted on 04/27/2013 8:40:33 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: LouAvul
I absolutely cannot believe I voted for this clown. Never again. Even if the Rats run Joseph Stalin or Marion Barry. I’ll never vote for another rino.

I was the only person for miles around to post a J.D.Haworth sign in my yard and I was scorned by my own family members. I know how the Lettuce McLame "conservative conversion" works every 6th year, and I have a long memery. Hayworth didn't stand a chance once Lettuce had him kicked off his radio talk show, and McLame had about $12 million to spend left over from his failed Pres run. Every 30 min on all the TV channels one would see Lettuce telling us what a buffoon Hayworth was.
17 posted on 04/27/2013 8:41:31 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Starboard

Bump.


18 posted on 04/27/2013 8:42:37 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Theodore R.
John McPain is proof that AZ may not should have become a state;

McCain's real home is DC. He goes to AZ for vacations.

19 posted on 04/27/2013 8:52:19 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

“Calling McCain a whore is an insult to whores.”

Yes, at least with a whore, you get something for your time and money.


20 posted on 04/27/2013 8:59:09 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: FreeAtlanta

He has to be the Big Man.

That’s all that animates him. He has nothing to do with Arizona; it’s no different then Hillary running in New York for the Senate.

It’s just a way to get to D.C. And be a Beeg Man.

In a lot of ways, he’s no different from the Mexican thugocrats. Maybe that’s why he identifies with them....


21 posted on 04/27/2013 8:59:29 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pete and Repeat back to their old tricks of trying to give away the country.

Arizona missed its opportunity to put McCainiac out to pasture in 2010. I hope South Carolina is more vigilant in 2014 regarding Repeat.


22 posted on 04/27/2013 9:08:59 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The only silver lining I can see from this - maybe the intrepid GOP challenger who goes after McCain for the AZ senate seat in 2014 will get enough ammo to end his political career.


23 posted on 04/27/2013 9:11:14 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
should have left this prick in the Hanoi Hilton
24 posted on 04/27/2013 9:17:07 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

McCain ia a traitor to America and law and order.


25 posted on 04/27/2013 9:21:43 AM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

look up the term “judas goat”, you’ll know why mccainiac is the way he is.


26 posted on 04/27/2013 9:28:48 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: DManA
1998 was the first time I realized John McCain was insane.

Insane? Perhaps. One thing is for sure: he is a nasty, vindictive, power-hungry politician with a rich wife who has enough money to feed his ego and finance his insatiable desire to compensate for something he left behind in Vietnam.

Oh, and he will, by any means possible, destroy whoever dares to try and unseat him.

27 posted on 04/27/2013 9:56:35 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: Zhang Fei

Unfortunately, Arizona conservatives have to put up with Mclame until the 2016 Elections. He got re-elected in 2010. Maybe before then he’ll have an epiphany and retire for the good of America, but I doubt it.


28 posted on 04/27/2013 10:00:21 AM PDT by princeofdarkness (The GOP is the present version of 1940 France and it will only get worse.)
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To: Moonman62
McCain's real home is DC. He goes to AZ for vacations.

Thus the need for cheap illegal alien labor to tend to his needs while in AZ.
29 posted on 04/27/2013 10:17:32 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Secret Agent Man
Thanks. Makes perfect sense..
30 posted on 04/27/2013 10:18:37 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle (Hil)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

[Calling McCain a whore is an insult to whores.]

That’s right, the customers pay in cash, there’s no added taxes to the purchase and then they leave.


31 posted on 04/27/2013 10:25:23 AM PDT by RetSignman ("...a Republic if you can keep it")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here in SC, we are being deluged with ad’s to call Graham and THANK HIM for his stance on immigration.


32 posted on 04/27/2013 10:30:45 AM PDT by RetSignman ("...a Republic if you can keep it")
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The answer may lie in the eternally sealed POW records. My own speculative belief is that he did something in Hanoi that forever placed him squarely in the hold of, first the North Vietnamese, and then their proxy in the US, the democrat party. Again, my opinion is that he’s been blackmailed for so long that betrayal to his party and the country has become second nature.


33 posted on 04/27/2013 10:50:02 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Calling McCain a whore is an insult to whores.
+++++++++++++++++

At least whores work for a living....


34 posted on 04/27/2013 3:04:12 PM PDT by Kolath
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To: AuntB
< gasp ! / LOL >
35 posted on 04/27/2013 3:08:00 PM PDT by tomkat
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