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Here We Go… Republican Jeff Flake Agrees with Jeb Bush: Illegal Immigration Is an “Act of Love”
Gateway Pundit ^ | April 21, 2014 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 04/21/2014 10:23:48 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

What a disgrace.

Republican Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said he agreed with former Governor Jeb Bush that illegal immigration can be considered an “act of love”. Flake posted the comments on Facebook Monday.

The Huffington Post reported:

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) on Monday agreed with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush that illegal immigration can be considered an “act of love.”

Flake, in a Facebook post, praised Bush for speaking “so humanely and unapologetically about the motivations” of undocumented immigrants in a Fox News appearance that aired earlier this month.

“Truth is, I agree with Jeb, and I applaud him for having the guts to say it,” Flake wrote in the post on Monday. “Growing up here in Arizona, I’ve seen what motivates those who come here illegally. Sure, some come with the intent to do harm or simply to take advantage of our generosity. But many come to find work to feed their families. To lump everyone who crosses the border illegally into the same class is unfair and unproductive.”

Flake asserted his support for a more secure border and called for immigration reform that takes into account U.S. economic needs and a “rational” solution for those already here without documentation.


TOPICS: Arizona; Issues; Parties; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; bush; immigration; jeffsessions
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Uniparty.
1 posted on 04/21/2014 10:23:49 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In the same way that rape is.


2 posted on 04/21/2014 10:24:52 PM PDT by Defiant (Let the Tea Party win, and we will declare peace on the American people and go home.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ve been saying for a couple of years now that we need to ditch Flake. He has become an arrogant jerk, and I’m ready for him to go away. By the way, I am his constituent.


3 posted on 04/21/2014 10:25:51 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
yeah..Bwarney Fwrank/pResident 0'Muslim "Love"..
what a bunch of GOP Establishment cretins.

4 posted on 04/21/2014 10:28:20 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. Cattlegate..0'Caligula / 0'Reid? ;-)
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To: Defiant

I’m in Phoenix and was here before America knew Flake was a flake. He is. In fact his a. and. and the’s. are suspect. He lies for $$$.


5 posted on 04/21/2014 10:28:20 PM PDT by advertising guy ( <------------- lotta white in here ------------>)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The GOP is missing an opportunity to close the border and so is everyone on here insisting that there should be no compromise on illegal immigration.


6 posted on 04/21/2014 10:29:17 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: gunsequalfreedom

Flake is a flake. Would voting his fat head out of the senate be an act of love?


7 posted on 04/21/2014 10:33:28 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Selling crack coccaine on the corner is also "an act of love" - as long as you buy your kid a burger from the proceeds.

Same for an armed robbery.

8 posted on 04/21/2014 10:35:28 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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He was on NPR about a month ago describing how he survived for a week on a deserted island:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/11/AR2009101101760.html

He was very chummy with the NPR crowd.


9 posted on 04/21/2014 10:39:04 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If you vote for a flake, you’re gonna get a flake.


10 posted on 04/21/2014 10:39:17 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ie repubs becoming moderate democrats via 60+ years of the hegelian dialectic.


11 posted on 04/21/2014 10:42:12 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Aw jeese, can we get off this love crap. Wetbacks are here because of greed. Nothing else, period. They are here for the free stuff.


12 posted on 04/21/2014 10:47:20 PM PDT by biff (WAS)
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To: Salamander; Slings and Arrows

I’m now answering my pings on other threads selected at random.

Dis is da cord-ia of choice at the moment.

(It kind of works don’t you think? “Thread” ... “Cord-ia” ...?)


13 posted on 04/21/2014 10:49:01 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Dagnabitt
Agreed, shoplifting food to feed your family is an act of love, robbing a Bank to pay your family bills is an act of love, but if you to those acts of love you go to jail!
14 posted on 04/21/2014 10:49:07 PM PDT by martinidon
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To: shibumi; Salamander

You’re just stringing us along, aren’t you?


15 posted on 04/21/2014 10:50:30 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Bush and Flake are right. Illegal immigration is an act of love.

And so is bank robbery. After all, many people rob banks to get money for their families. It is an act of love. Bank robbery should not even be a crime at all.

And so is assault. Many people assault others to get money for their families. It is an act of love. Assault should not even be a crime at all.

I could go on and on. Bush and Flake have inspired me. Nothing is a crime.

16 posted on 04/21/2014 10:51:13 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Of course, nothing entices voters to you faster than supporting illegal immigration and giving them a free pass. Just ask 41 how well Reagan’s amnesty translated into free votes. Man, those ‘Hispanics’ turned out in force to thank Republicans for amnesty.

Hey, look at ‘Hispanic’ politicians! They go before their voters and tell them all the time that ‘life would be so much better if there was more amnesty around here.’ Right? Don’t they do that all the time?

I mean, the ‘Hispanic Caucus’ (there is one in Congress, isn’t there? There seems to be one of everything else...) must ensure that every session of congress is opened with a new proposal to bring amnesty back, and give a free ride to illegals.

Whhhaaaat? These things aren’t happening? But our media tells us about how everyone’s right on board for this issue, about how deeply ‘Hispanic’ voters are focused on the issue, how much they’re eager to welcome back all those gang members who have terrorized their neighborhoods only to (by luck) get deported.

Well, surely the President of Mexico has shown us the way by not imprisoning illegals and making a road to citizenship. After all, he spent so much time lecturing Obama on the topic, surely he led by example..

Whhahhhaaaat???? You mean THAT hasn’t happened either? That Mexico has actually stepped up a enforcement of their border controls? That personal property is being seized by authorities before deporting illegals to help pay for their time in prison for breaking Mexico’s FAR FAR more strict illegal immigration laws.

Hey! I’ve got a great idea! Why don’t we have Republicans utterly emulate liberals and repeatedly try the same experiment over and over again, and each time expect results that are contrary to all previous experiments! Surely THIS round of amnesty will curtail that flood of illegal immigrants, and balance out the economy! The last one worked out JUST FINE. As the millions and millions of Mexicans and other foreign nationals who utterly ignored Regan’s amnesty which nearly broke the back of virtually every federal program and HAS bankrupted the nation.


17 posted on 04/21/2014 10:53:03 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He was named right he’s a flake!!!


19 posted on 04/21/2014 10:58:41 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Totally enforce the existing laws against employers employing them with maximum penalties and all the illegals will self deport within 6 months!!!
20 posted on 04/21/2014 11:01:29 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey our prisons are full of pedophiles who claim they did it as an “Act Of Love” too..perhaps Jeb and Jeff can demand they get released from jail too


21 posted on 04/21/2014 11:19:24 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nothing here has to do with love for goodness sakes! It is all because the business base wants both cheap labor and in the case of specialty recruits, let them in.... I can understand the latter but we only hurt our own by the other.

Seems that the Republicans want open borders if it helps their friends in business but otherwise...no thanks.

We have a real problem here, the Democrats want the illegals for votes and the Republicans want them for business! The public loses either way...what a great choice.

Politicians on both sides such big time!


22 posted on 04/21/2014 11:25:03 PM PDT by Deagle (ues)
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To: righttackle44
Flake is following in the footsteps of his mentor John McCain. He tells the same lies when he is running for election, his voting record gets more like McCain's all the time. When he first ran for the House he said he was going to serve six years, then get out, that was 14 years ago.

He is doing what McCain was doing 20 years ago, I have the impression he is working his way toward running for president, like McCain did.

23 posted on 04/21/2014 11:31:31 PM PDT by c-b 1 (Reporting from behind enemy lines, in occupied AZTLAN.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey don’t sweat it folks. He ‘won’. Isn’t that what’s really the most important?

So what if he sides with the Democrats. He won.

So what if we tank the economy and put more actual Americans on unemployment and welfare. He won.

so what if families collapse over it? He won.

Now be good little voters and get out there this November and elect more Republicans just like him no matter what. Because principle does not matter. Winning matters. It’s a lesser evil.

Good rock ribbed conservatives right here on FR told me so.


24 posted on 04/21/2014 11:31:54 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Deagle

Democrats and Republicans.....

2 sides of the same liberal coin.


25 posted on 04/21/2014 11:34:02 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

To lump everyone who crosses the border illegally into the same class is unfair and unproductive.” - flakey Flake.

Foreign criminal invaders one and all


26 posted on 04/21/2014 11:35:53 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: gunsequalfreedom

Compromise?

With what? Liars and thieves who won’t keep up their end if the bargain?


27 posted on 04/21/2014 11:37:28 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Damn, I hate to say that you are right! We have no party that is not part of this debacle, therefore no one to vote for.

And the politicians wonder why they can’t get elected...geez.


28 posted on 04/21/2014 11:37:51 PM PDT by Deagle (ues)
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To: GeronL

Makes perfect sense. Compromise means each give up something right? Republicans give up their integrity and in return the dems give up the country.

What could be more fair than that?


29 posted on 04/21/2014 11:43:18 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Lol


30 posted on 04/21/2014 11:44:51 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Hi, I’m from the government and I want to commit an act of love on you.”


31 posted on 04/21/2014 11:51:07 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2016: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: RichInOC

GOP 2016 campaign slogan: “We love you long time”


32 posted on 04/21/2014 11:52:29 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

and to the freeper that called me an idiot for saying Flake was a RINO. Go pound sand. :) I actually voted for the clown. Never again.


33 posted on 04/21/2014 11:58:20 PM PDT by Joe Miner
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To: Norm Lenhart

To which I say “Too beaucoup!”


34 posted on 04/21/2014 11:59:03 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2016: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: righttackle44

Flake is McCain Junior.


35 posted on 04/22/2014 12:00:51 AM PDT by stilloftyhenight (...staying home isn't an option.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Shamnesty is the death of the GOPe.


36 posted on 04/22/2014 12:14:21 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

fta: ...called for immigration reform that takes into account U.S. economic needs...
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U.S. economic needs necissitate JOBS for millions of unemployed American citizens!


37 posted on 04/22/2014 1:10:21 AM PDT by octex
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To: Deagle; EQAndyBuzz
The public loses either way...what a great choice.

And we dutifully vote every two years, expecting reform and restoration of freedom.

38 posted on 04/22/2014 1:15:22 AM PDT by Jacquerie (Article V.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sorry folks but this is just the Republicans siding with business regarding immigration. Get use to it, we have no party that actually stands for the people these days...


39 posted on 04/22/2014 1:16:52 AM PDT by Deagle (ues)
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To: Jacquerie

Exactly! Wonder why we even bother anymore! It matters little who is in charge, both are leading us down the primrose path. Do not see an out at this point...


40 posted on 04/22/2014 1:22:28 AM PDT by Deagle (ues)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Also today:

Former GOP Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert called for Comprehensive Immigration Reform.

Joining Hastert is Republican Jim Oberweis, the Illinois U.S. Senate candidate, who will face Democrat Richard Durbin in November.

Both of them will speak to the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition on Tuesday.

41 posted on 04/22/2014 1:25:20 AM PDT by zeestephen
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To: gunsequalfreedom

Re: “The GOP is missing an opportunity to close the border and so is everyone on here insisting that there should be no compromise on illegal immigration.”

I’m not worried about illegal immigration at the moment.

I’m worried about LEGAL immigration.

Since the Reagan Amnesty in 1986, we have LEGALLY imported 20 million new Socialist voters.


42 posted on 04/22/2014 1:33:18 AM PDT by zeestephen
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To: gunsequalfreedom

Haha... You seem to misunderstand the Republican Party..


43 posted on 04/22/2014 1:37:35 AM PDT by Deagle (ues)
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To: stilloftyhenight

Flake is McCain Junior.


Fake is a Mormon from Mesa.

He grew up in an area where a huge fraction of the local economy is and always has been based on Mormons exploiting dirt cheap labor from illegal immigrants.

It’s been that way for over 100 years


44 posted on 04/22/2014 2:04:08 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Flake, nuff sed!


45 posted on 04/22/2014 3:03:56 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

act of love? I don’t even know what the F that means.


46 posted on 04/22/2014 3:40:52 AM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What do you get if you cross an elephant with a RINO?
An ellifino.


47 posted on 04/22/2014 4:49:13 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Hey, Muslims flew into the Twin Towers as a sign of love for their own people (and hopefully to have sex with 72 virgins in the afterlife; I bet they are still waiting in line and wish someone would turn on the air conditioner)


48 posted on 04/22/2014 5:10:24 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another conservatve Palin endorsement if memory serves.


49 posted on 04/22/2014 7:09:13 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Think I'll stop paying all my bills, including(and especially)taxes...an "act of love"...to provide more for my family.

Then I'll go to a So.Cal. home depot, round up a truckload of "undocumented love children" and take them to Bush, Pelosi, etc. "love" dwellings(their homes)and tell them "mi casa su casa".

50 posted on 04/22/2014 7:24:00 AM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (Shall Not Be Infringed)
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