Skip to comments.Rush Limbaugh Live Thread Thur April 13, 2006
Posted on 04/13/2006 8:22:31 AM PDT by MNJohnnie
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LOL! Karl is that you?
I know and it's not a slam, it's that unless you have been down you don't know, you just don't. There are plenty of fine folks that just never get the opportunity. Some because of the choices they make, but others just because things happen. I am sure not living the plan I formulated 20 years ago when I was a kid. No one's fault really, things happen. But you can not compare a middle class up bringing to those who are not of that class. Two different worlds.
You wordsmith... good for hitting the point that hurts.
AGREED! BUT HOW! HOW! HOW! HOW! No one seems to know HOW!
Thank you so much. I heard it!
Hi George .................
it is an AWESOME BLESSING to be born an American...
but it is not the geography that makes America great... we need to inpsire others to fight for their freedom as our forefathers did.....MUCH BLOOD WAS SPILLED to create America - America was not created by accident.....
The willingness to fight for freedom and the sacrafices of this fight is what makes us strong...
this is why my generation is a mess.... they have been spoiled their whole lives and sheltered from the relaity and ugliness that it has taken to keep us free....
this is why they are so willing to give up and let gov't take control and get bigger...they are nutz! LOL!
Indeed, the success of climate alarmism can be counted in the increased federal spending on climate research from a few hundred million dollars pre-1990 to $1.7 billion today.
There have been repeated claims that this past year's hurricane activity was another sign of human-induced climate change. Everything from the heat wave in Paris to heavy snows in Buffalo has been blamed on people burning gasoline to fuel their cars, and coal and natural gas to heat, cool and electrify their homes. Yet how can a barely discernible, one-degree increase in the recorded global mean temperature since the late 19th century possibly gain public acceptance as the source of recent weather catastrophes? And how can it translate into unlikely claims about future catastrophes?
With all due respect $1.7 billion seems extremely light. The early 1990s probably marked the last time American taxpayers saw a mere $1.7 billion thrown away on Climate Change AKA Global Warning. Today the EPA alone allocates $1.9 billion to Climate Change.  American taxpayer funded bureaucracies such as the Department of State seemingly deploy Climate Change  as a buzzword to justify ever bigger budgets. Some conservative ought to apply for a grant to actually compute the total taxpayer dollars wasted on Climate Change across all agencies.
But there is a more sinister side to this feeding frenzy. Scientists who dissent from the alarmism have seen their grant funds disappear
But there is an even more sinister side to this feeding frenzy. Plain vanilla bureaucrats who dissent from the alarmism will see their budget funds disappear.
Yes and I would love to see how many of these "illegals" would volunteer to defend this country if it meant that their wives and kids could also become citizens?
What do you mean how?
BUILD A WALL-- put in check points and roads to the check points.... where people can come and apply to come here.
make the process easier on the pocket book for people to come here legally....
it is actually a lot more appealing monetarily than a whole new agnecy that is supposed to track people with the lousy plan they are trying to come with now....
No offense, (this isn't directed at you) but it seems congress and the Senate have both proposed how. The House bill (Sensenbrenner bill), for example, covered almost every aspect, but many arm-chair experts(sic) would take it apart line by line pointing out all the holes in the wall, and firing up everyone.
These people get everyone fired over holes they see, yet they 1. Don't propose a reasonable alternative 2. Aren't exactly experts on the area and are only pointing out holes based on their own 'expertise', most of which, people don't have in the area, 3. Motives are sometimes questionable.
They are(did) backing us into an all or nothing corner in this situation. Instead of us working together on the issue, we are following false immigration messiahs.
BS! My grandfather was a share-cropper and dirt poor his entire life. Never owned a car and couldn't afford to buy livestock. He sent kids to school one at a time allowing them to complete the 8th grade, then were needed back on the farm.
My dad left the farm after the army, moved to another state and found factory work. I grew up middle class, but parents divorced when I was 10. Spent alot of time running the streets after that. I certainly had no intentions of joining military or college....but I did go to college later on scholarships and loans.
It can be done, but sounds like you've got too much of the defeatist attitude working against you.
Ras, also go to CQ to read the article on the UN and Iran and Other stories.
Arizona Votes For Immigration Enforcement
The Arizona state legislature voted to enact a bill that would require its law-enforcement agencies to arrest illegal immigrants for violating state laws against criminal trespass, a measure that would trump resistance to cooperating with federal agencies in rounding up illegal immigrants. The bill now goes to Democratic governor Janet Napolitano, who has made veto noises on this issue:
Two days after a big immigration march in Phoenix, the Arizona Legislature on Wednesday approved legislation to make illegal immigrants subject to the state's criminal trespassing law.
The Senate approved the bill on a 17-12 vote and the House followed with a 33-27 vote, with both Republican-led chambers voting nearly along party lines.
Supporters of the bill contend it would provide "a second line of defense" behind the border patrol by enabling state and local law enforcement officers to arrest illegal immigrants. ...
The bill was sent to Democratic Gov. Janet Napolitano. She declined to say Wednesday what she'll do with it, but her office later released letters from 12 law enforcement groups and officials, including sheriffs in three border counties, urging her to veto the bill.
The bill "represents an enormous unfunded obligation for state, county and local law enforcement," Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada wrote.
The Arizona GOP has drawn a line in the sand. In order to avoid the criticism that they wanted to force state police to enforce federal law, the legislature made clear that the police should be enforcing state law to detain illegal immigrants. That paints Napolitano into a corner, and puts the Democrats on the defensive in a state that gives overwhelming support for border security. No longer can Napolitano make a case for federalism through vetoing tough border control legislation; this time she will either have to support the enforcement of state law or specifically cast herself and the Democrats as opposed to enforcing the law regarding illegal immigrants.
Expect Napolitano to veto the legislation. The GOP will not have the votes required to overturn the veto, but the positions will finally be made clear, and Arizona voters will know where Napolitano truly stands on border enforcement. Proposition 200, which required proof of citizenship for voting and applying for public benefits, passed 56-44 in 2004, demonstrating that Arizona wants better control over the border and illegal immigration. Napolitano's veto will put her on the wrong side of that divide just in time for her re-election campaign. She leads in early polling, but that may well come to an end with this decision.
I am not saying the illegals are trash...
I am saying we cannot REWARD lawbreaking...
the very least we need to expect from people who want to be Americans is that they have respect for LAW and order...
heck- we have a hard time teaching that to natural born Americans....
choosing to do things the right way is not easy....but it is the right thing....
Conyers is guilty has sin.
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