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Senator Clinton says immigration bill would make her a criminal
http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20060406T220000-0500_102071_OBS_SENATOR_CLINTON_SAYS_IMMIGRATION_BILL_WOULD_MAKE_HER_A_CRIMINAL.asp ^ | 4-7-06 | ap

Posted on 04/08/2006 9:30:46 AM PDT by doug from upland

Senator Clinton says immigration bill would make her a criminal

AP Friday, April 07, 2006

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday that an immigration bill approved in the House of Representatives would make her and her aides criminals for their work on behalf of New York constituents.

Clinton's comments are her latest salvo against the Republican-authored House bill that would penalise anyone who knowingly assists or encourages illegal immigrants to remain in the country. The bill, which passed the House in December, also makes it a felony to be in the country illegally.

Speaking to the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Clinton, touted as a potential Democratic presidential candidate in 2008, said her work for New York constituents could fall afoul of the bill since many are immigrants.

"I realise I would be a criminal, too. My staff would be criminal. We help people with all kinds of problems," said Clinton.

Democratic critics and the Catholic Church say such language would make even humanitarian assistance to an illegal immigrant a crime; the bill's authors dismiss the claim as an absurd attempt to defeat the bill.

Clinton has, over the past few weeks, stepped out strongly against the bill as senators debate varying proposals, including setting up a guest worker programme as supported by President George W Bush and affording citizenship to most of those in the country illegally. Senators are seeking a strong bill that would allow them more leverage in bargaining with House lawmakers.

Last month, Clinton lashed out at the House bill, saying it was "mean-spirited" and would probably criminalise "even Jesus himself".

The New York Democrat continued that offensive Wednesday, urging Hispanic business leaders to help defeat such measures by resisting what she called misinformation in the emotionally charged immigration debate.

"We need to help educate the entire American public. We need to put the face of America and hardworking Americans on this debate," she said.

Over the past couple of weeks, tens of thousands of people have protested the bill around the country, staging mass rallies and school walkouts in California, Arizona and Texas and shutting down minority-owned business in Georgia.

Peter King, one of the Republican authors of the bill, said it was Clinton who was spreading misinformation, and the only way she would be viewed as a criminal under the bill was if she were a "coyote," another term for an immigrant smuggler. The bill, he said, "has absolutely nothing to do with churches or social workers or senators assisting illegal immigrants. It is aimed entirely at alien smuggling gangs."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 109th; aliens; borderlist; clinton; hillary; illegalaliens; illegalimmigrants; immigrantlist; lawbreakers; southernborder; stinkingmexico; witch
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1 posted on 04/08/2006 9:30:50 AM PDT by doug from upland
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To: doug from upland

Won't be the first thing to turn Hillary into a criminal.


2 posted on 04/08/2006 9:32:04 AM PDT by muawiyah (-)
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To: doug from upland

Would???


3 posted on 04/08/2006 9:32:11 AM PDT by ExcursionGuy84 ("Jesus, Your Love takes my breath away.")
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To: doug from upland

Hmmm... A bill that make Hillary Clinton a criminal - I like it!


4 posted on 04/08/2006 9:32:39 AM PDT by Slump Tester ( What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: doug from upland

Sorry Senator, that boat sailed a long time ago.


6 posted on 04/08/2006 9:33:04 AM PDT by hometoroost (TSA = Thousands Standing Around)
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To: doug from upland
Senator Clinton says immigration bill would make her a criminal

So would looting the White House, but that didn't seem to bother you.

7 posted on 04/08/2006 9:33:30 AM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: doug from upland
Are illegals actually constituents?
8 posted on 04/08/2006 9:33:51 AM PDT by Daralundy
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To: doug from upland

Good. Throw her @ss in jail, then.


9 posted on 04/08/2006 9:34:14 AM PDT by 4U2OUI (losing what I thought was sanity...and liking it.)
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To: doug from upland

Too late Hilly


10 posted on 04/08/2006 9:34:35 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (In the end it does not matter if you win. All men die. What matters is how you lived. No surrender)
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To: doug from upland

Is there ANYTHING that won't make Hillary a criminal?


11 posted on 04/08/2006 9:34:48 AM PDT by righttackle44 (The most dangerous weapon in the world is a Marine with his rifle and the American people behind him)
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To: muawiyah

I vote to make it a bill....first in line to go to prison....Hillarybeast and her crew......:)


12 posted on 04/08/2006 9:35:07 AM PDT by Meadow Muffin
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To: doug from upland

Drama Queen.

It's her husbands fault that we have this crisis now, he allowed millions to enter while he was President,and he is responsible for passing NAFTA.

It's Clinton's fault!


13 posted on 04/08/2006 9:35:13 AM PDT by stopem (http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/legishist/act142.htm)
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To: Slump Tester

LOL :) All the more reason to pass it!!


14 posted on 04/08/2006 9:36:13 AM PDT by stopem (http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/legishist/act142.htm)
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To: doug from upland

Time to throw her rear end in jail then!


15 posted on 04/08/2006 9:36:23 AM PDT by JRios1968 (E=mc3...the origin of "friends don't let friends derive drunk.")
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To: JRios1968

Get the twinkies first!


16 posted on 04/08/2006 9:36:54 AM PDT by muawiyah (-)
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To: doug from upland
I am SO sick of Hillary and this crap.

The pictures below have been purposely censored by network broadcast TV and all but four US newspapers. They came from the Long Beach Press Telegram, Whittier Daily News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune and Pasadena Star News websites. Even these papers published them only on the web, not in their print editions. This is the mindset of the people who want no borders for the US and demand that criminal aliens get automatic citizenship.

My grandparents had to wait in line until the US would allow them to emigrate from Europe. After arriving here, they waited years until they were given citizenship. My father had to wait twenty (20) years for his citizenship. During that time he learned English and earned a degree in mechanical engineering. I have zero sympathy for illegals rampaging through the street with flags from foreign countries, demanding citizenship. The US Senate‘s craven refusal to face this issue brings discredit upon Congress.


17 posted on 04/08/2006 9:38:27 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: Daralundy

I didn't think so, until I remembered that dead democrats are constituents. I believe that, to date, the only group not officially recognized by democrats are illegal dead Guatemalyan midgets. But that could change.


18 posted on 04/08/2006 9:38:30 AM PDT by small voice in the wilderness (Quick, act casual...if they sense scorn or ridicule, they'll flee)
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To: doug from upland

Tell her not to worry about it.

She managed to be criminal without legislative assistance.


19 posted on 04/08/2006 9:38:37 AM PDT by CBart95
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To: Daralundy
Are illegals actually constituents?

Yes, especially when they vote Democratic multiple times in the same election.

20 posted on 04/08/2006 9:39:17 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: doug from upland
Latest democrat/liberal/communist church "activists" talking points.

On Hannity on Friday, the extremist SFO city council member was spewing the same exaggerated lies about "priests helping" illegal immigrants, and priests distributing Communion to illegals.
21 posted on 04/08/2006 9:40:05 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: doug from upland

So whats new?


22 posted on 04/08/2006 9:41:31 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: muawiyah

Or at least a seat cushion big enough for said rear-end!!


23 posted on 04/08/2006 9:43:46 AM PDT by JRios1968 (E=mc3...the origin of "friends don't let friends derive drunk.")
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To: COUNTrecount

Yes, especially when they vote Democratic multiple times in the same election.
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Right on the money. The ThugoRats could care less about illegal immigrants if they somehow could not vote ILLEGALLY for the ThugoRats....plain and simple. Nothing has changed since Tammany Hall.


24 posted on 04/08/2006 9:44:03 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: doug from upland

Too late for that Hill


25 posted on 04/08/2006 9:45:14 AM PDT by Corporate Law (<>< Xavier Basketball - Perennial Slayer of #1 Ranked Teams)
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To: dighton
"I realise I would be a criminal, too. My staff would be criminal. We help people with all kinds of problems," said Clinton.

(cough)Bull$@*t(cough)

26 posted on 04/08/2006 9:46:28 AM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: doug from upland
This would be a great spot for that Hilly-butt photo, with her in a two-piece see-through-to-the-butt bathing suit, climbing up a boat ladder, with her butt a-shakin'.
Hahaha.
I wonder if anyone still has it.
27 posted on 04/08/2006 9:46:48 AM PDT by starfish923 (Socrates: It's never right to do wrong.)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
Latest democrat/liberal/communist church "activists" talking points.

Yep, and an idiotic talking point it is too. This is the same as saying that one is guilty of aiding and abetting a murderer if one is an advocate for prison reform. The hyperbole of both parallels is outrageous and the average person can see through such a ruse. This is just another example of libs thinking that most people are stupid.

28 posted on 04/08/2006 9:47:48 AM PDT by Socratic ("I'll have the roast duck with the mango salsa.")
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To: doug from upland

The PIG farteth.


29 posted on 04/08/2006 9:48:12 AM PDT by Waco
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To: muawiyah

Right! I thought the FBI files and the Rose Law Firm billing records did that already!


30 posted on 04/08/2006 9:49:06 AM PDT by JimRed ("Hey, hey, Teddy K., how many girls did you drown today?")
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To: doug from upland
"There is just one interest group that won't go along" with broad legalization plans, said Steve Camorata of the Center for Immigration Studies, which favors limited immigration. "And that's the public.''
31 posted on 04/08/2006 9:50:17 AM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: JimRed


I think Vince Foster's still "unexplained" death was before that.


32 posted on 04/08/2006 9:50:40 AM PDT by in hoc signo vinces ("Houston, TX...a waiting quagmire for jihadis. American gals are worth fighting for!")
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To: stopem
It's her husbands fault that we have this crisis now, he allowed millions to enter while he was President,and he is responsible for passing NAFTA.

In fairness, a lot of folks who are supposed to be on our side voted for NAFTA as well. That doesn't relieve the Slick One of his responsibility, it's just the old pot-kettle-black thing.

34 posted on 04/08/2006 9:54:49 AM PDT by JimRed ("Hey, hey, Teddy K., how many girls did you drown today?")
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To: doug from upland

It doesnt take an immigration bill to turn Hillary into a criminal.


36 posted on 04/08/2006 9:57:17 AM PDT by sgtbono2002
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To: doug from upland
...Clinton, touted as a potential Democratic presidential candidate...

It's NOT "democratic". Why do all writers use that term? It's "Democrat" candidate, Democrat Party, Democrat hopeful...whatever. It's not the "Democratic Party"!

FMCDH(BITS)

37 posted on 04/08/2006 9:58:58 AM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: sgtbono2002

Hillary Clinton:

This bill would make Jesus Christ a criminal.

This bill would make me a criminal.

ergo.......I am Jesus Christ!


38 posted on 04/08/2006 10:00:21 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Liberalism and Fundamental Islam have a lot in common....is it a coincidence?)
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To: doug from upland
Senator Clinton says immigration bill would make her a criminal

Well, if the shoe fits...

39 posted on 04/08/2006 10:01:24 AM PDT by Real Cynic No More (A member of the Appalachian-American minority -- and proud of it!)
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To: doug from upland

Let's see now . . . between her complicity in the murder of Vince Foster and the resultant coverup, and her theft of government documents, and her illegal drug possession and use in the White House, and the lesbian activity in the White House theater, and her theft of 100s of dollars of government property from the White House, and her perjury, suborning of purjury, aiding and abetting, and her slandering of the Travel Office employees, and her illegal health care sessions, and her illegal campaign contributions, and her illegal insider trading scams, and on and on, I guess one more criminal activity wouldn't surprise me. Why aren't she and the rest of the Clinton administration sitting in prison right now? Rhetorical question, isn't it?


40 posted on 04/08/2006 10:03:52 AM PDT by laweeks (I)
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To: doug from upland

I thought accepting grocery bags full of cash from Johnny Chung made this witch a criminal...not to mention the many convenient "accidents" people like Ron Brown had and that unfortunate "suicide" of Vince Foster...or lying about not recalling anything the grand jury asked her about. Yep, Hillary, you can't reclaim your character any more than you can reclaim your virginity.


41 posted on 04/08/2006 10:03:54 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: doug from upland

She's a lousy lawyer if she thinks this....


42 posted on 04/08/2006 10:05:45 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Latest democrat/liberal/communist church "activists" talking points.

the irony of some catholic priests worrying about going to jail over illegal immigration but sleeping like bears in hibernation about other hineous crimes that some have committed.


43 posted on 04/08/2006 10:12:04 AM PDT by JohnLongIsland
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To: doug from upland

Do you suppose Hillary is trying to tell us she has an illegal alien secreted in her house? A few years back, the missing Whitewater papers "mysteriously" turned up in her quarters. Maybe Hillary has "Juan" more surprise hidden away in her house.


44 posted on 04/08/2006 10:13:16 AM PDT by OkeyDokeyOkie
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To: doug from upland

Clinton criminality is an established pattern. What we need is someone with the courage plus the power to have them convicted and sentenced.


45 posted on 04/08/2006 10:18:26 AM PDT by LucyJo
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To: doug from upland
Senator Clinton says immigration bill would make her a criminal.

Would?

46 posted on 04/08/2006 10:22:38 AM PDT by b4its2late (There are good terrorists.............. DEAD ONES.)
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To: doug from upland
Too late she became a criminal a long time ago! Let's see "Whitewater", "Filegate", "The Rose law firm records, And who was that associate that committed "suicide" in Rock Creek Park.
47 posted on 04/08/2006 10:37:21 AM PDT by Eaglewatcher
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To: doug from upland
Hey, frog-march her up the steps of the capitol in chains!!!
48 posted on 04/08/2006 10:39:52 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: doug from upland
"I realise I would be a criminal, too. My staff would be criminal. We help people with all kinds of problems," said Clinton.

Attention Hildabeaste:
Let me help you with a couple of word definitions:

would - used to express the sense of "will" in reported speech or when referring to an event that has not happened yet

· Susan didn't think she would pass.
· It would be wrong to suggest otherwise.

are - Plural present form of the verb "to be."

· We would not be criminals, 'cause we already are criminals.

Glad to be of help!

Note to anonymous AP writer: is your spell checker busted? [I realise realize I would be a criminal, too.]

49 posted on 04/08/2006 10:51:55 AM PDT by upchuck (Wikipedia.com - the most unbelievable web site in the world.)
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To: Daralundy

Only the ones that vote! DaDumBum!


50 posted on 04/08/2006 10:53:21 AM PDT by gc4nra ( this tag line protected by Kimber and the First Amendment (I voted for McClintock))
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