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Utah Lawmaker Pushes for Illegal Alien Amnesty
Fox News ^ | April 01, 2004 | Matt Hayes

Posted on 04/01/2004 8:08:57 AM PST by looscnnn

Edited on 04/22/2004 12:39:26 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

On March 24, the House Judiciary Committee held an oversight hearing called “How Would Millions of Guest Workers Impact Working Americans and Americans Seeking Employment?”

The hearing took place in connection with various “guest worker” bills pending before Congress. Rep. Chris Cannon (search), R-Utah, a committee member, has spent extraordinary resources trying to convince voters that the bill he co-sponsors is not an amnesty, though it would not prosecute the millions of illegal aliens (search) who have committed a crime by entering or remaining in the U.S. without a current visa. Instead, it would give them a work permit.


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; cannon; chriscannon; guestworker; hr3142; illegalaliens; illegals; immigration; maldef; reconquista; republicanturncoats

1 posted on 04/01/2004 8:08:58 AM PST by looscnnn
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To: looscnnn
Let's hear from all of you that would attack the writer because of his profession. This person is pointing out the facts. Sad that Cannon can't/won't make the distinction between legal and illegal immigrants.
2 posted on 04/01/2004 8:11:31 AM PST by looscnnn ("Live free or die; death is not the worst of evils" Gen. John Stark 1809)
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To: looscnnn
Chris Cannon is out of out touch with Utahans as well as Americans. Hard to believe he and Senator Orrin Hatch are soft on illegal immigration.
3 posted on 04/01/2004 8:13:49 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives On In My Heart Forever)
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To: looscnnn
I have a question.

Assuming we agreed to comprehensive blanket amnesty to everyone here illegally today, what exactly would we do with the billion people who sneak in next year? And the year after that?

There is a morning after involved with amnesty that no one seems to be talking about.
4 posted on 04/01/2004 8:17:14 AM PST by Gefreiter
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To: looscnnn
Cannon, a lawmaker, has openly expressed his contempt for the distinction between legal and illegal immigration.

I'd like to take this opportunity to express my contempt for RINO Cannon.

5 posted on 04/01/2004 8:19:03 AM PST by Sweet Land
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To: looscnnn
"We don’t make the distinction very often between legal and illegal," he said on June 6, 2002

This info should be publicized in every prison in the U.S.
6 posted on 04/01/2004 8:20:34 AM PST by holymoly (fa·ce·tious 1 : joking or jesting often inappropriately)
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To: Gefreiter
How about enforcing the laws and increasing patrols on the border, instead of offering the amnesty. Maybe add DEA agents to the the patrols. Seems kinda stupid that we aren't doing this when we are worried about national security.

We ask that the current laws be enforced instead of adding more when it comes to guns, how about doing the same here?
7 posted on 04/01/2004 8:23:41 AM PST by looscnnn ("Live free or die; death is not the worst of evils" Gen. John Stark 1809)
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To: holymoly
Great, now this will used as precidence in court cases.
8 posted on 04/01/2004 8:25:28 AM PST by looscnnn ("Live free or die; death is not the worst of evils" Gen. John Stark 1809)
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To: looscnnn
"Rep. Chris Cannon, R-Utah"

One Cannon needing to be fired

9 posted on 04/01/2004 8:27:04 AM PST by azhenfud ("He who is always looking up seldom finds others' lost change...")
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To: looscnnn
Well that's really at the heart of the problem isn't it?

If you apply the law here, you're a racist. Yet if you turn a blind eye to the illegals, that's justice.

Me confused.
10 posted on 04/01/2004 8:31:02 AM PST by Gefreiter
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To: looscnnn
"Seems kinda stupid that we aren't doing this when we are worried about national security."

Homeland Security is a publicity sham with a wide open Southern border as it is. Tom Ridge is merely a well dressed frontman to fade the heat and "ease public distress", while not really capable of doing anything of substance for prostitute politicians like Cannon.

11 posted on 04/01/2004 8:43:04 AM PST by azhenfud ("He who is always looking up seldom finds others' lost change...")
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To: Utah Girl
Dumb Utah Legislator ping.

First Orrin, now Cannon. What the heck is going on out there?
12 posted on 04/01/2004 8:58:09 AM PST by Choose Ye This Day ("IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII'm comin' up, so you'd better get this jihad started." [thanks, Silverback])
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To: Bikers4Bush
Pinging!
13 posted on 04/01/2004 8:58:43 AM PST by looscnnn ("Live free or die; death is not the worst of evils" Gen. John Stark 1809)
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To: looscnnn
This guy has to be a Hatch clone.

Time to go rino hunting.
14 posted on 04/01/2004 9:13:06 AM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: looscnnn
"We don’t make the distinction very often between legal and illegal”

Sounds like some FReepers.

Such people shouldn't call themselves conservatives.

15 posted on 04/01/2004 9:17:48 AM PST by k2blader (Some folks should worry less about how conservatives vote and more about how to advance conservatism)
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To: All
I find it amazing that we have not heard from the pro "guest workers" people. Where are they, did they leave FR? One can only hope.
16 posted on 04/01/2004 9:41:23 AM PST by looscnnn ("Live free or die; death is not the worst of evils" Gen. John Stark 1809)
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To: azhenfud
Your characterization of Ridge is not exactly true. He's proposed lots of thing to make America safer. TIA comes to mind right of the bat and lets don't forget CAPPS. We don't have to protect our borders if we can track our citizens.
17 posted on 04/01/2004 9:44:09 AM PST by dljordan
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To: glock rocks
ping
18 posted on 04/01/2004 9:57:17 AM PST by B4Ranch (Most Of Us Are Wasting Rights Other Men Fought and Died For!)
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To: Gefreiter
"If you apply the law here, you're a racist."

I guess I am one. Proud of it too!
19 posted on 04/01/2004 10:01:17 AM PST by B4Ranch (Most Of Us Are Wasting Rights Other Men Fought and Died For!)
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To: dljordan
"We don't have to protect our borders if we can track our citizens"

That is so ass backwards, I don't know where to begin.
20 posted on 04/01/2004 11:15:55 AM PST by looscnnn ("Live free or die; death is not the worst of evils" Gen. John Stark 1809)
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To: dljordan
"We don't have to protect our borders if we can track our citizens."

My FRiend, it's not OUR CITIZENS we need a border to guard us from. It's the INSURGENTS.

21 posted on 04/01/2004 11:59:10 AM PST by azhenfud ("He who is always looking up seldom finds others' lost change...")
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