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HARRIS FIGHTS AGAINST NELSONíS COSTLY IMMIGRATION AGENDA (Florida)
Katherine Harris for Senate Campaign ^ | 10-04-06 | Katherine Harris for Senate Campaign (Florida)

Posted on 10/04/2006 7:57:16 PM PDT by JulieRNR21

TAMPA, FL— This morning, Congresswoman Katherine Harris, the Republican candidate for United States Senate continued a targeted effort to inform Florida voters of how Bill Nelson supports amnesty at great peril to our economy and security.

Standing in front of the Tampa Sub Office for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Katherine Harris reminded voters that she is the only candidate in this race who will strongly oppose efforts to grant special rights and privileges to millions of illegal immigrants.

Congresswoman Harris commented, “Unlike my opponent, I will fight for our hard-working families who struggle to afford our Florida lifestyle while being forced to pay more in taxes to support illegal aliens. Floridians want secure borders and fewer taxes, not amnesty as Bill Nelson supports.”

Bill Nelson has been rated as an “Enemy of the Taxpayer” by the Americans for Tax Reform, and the amnesty plan that he promotes would grant special rights and privileges to illegal immigrants, such as providing social security benefits for the years they were here illegally and offering in-state college tuition for their children, all of which will add to the excessive tax burden Floridians already endure.

Katherine Harris has voted to protect our borders from illegal immigration and create a secure, legal identification for temporary workers.

Katherine Harris, the Republican Candidate for the United States Senate, currently serves as the Representative for Florida’s 13th Congressional District.

After receiving a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, she continued a distinguished career in public service to her native state that began in the State Senate and as Florida’s last elected Secretary of State.

She resides in Longboat Key with her husband Anders Ebbeson and his 24-year-old daughter, Louise along with the constituents of District thirteen.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; billnelson; billwho; bipolarnelson; blowhardnelson; clintonista; donothingnelson; election2006; florida; goodoleboynelson; illegalaliens; immigrantlist; katherineharris; senate; whoisnelson
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1 posted on 10/04/2006 7:57:19 PM PDT by JulieRNR21
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Congresswoman Harris commented, “Unlike my opponent, I will fight for our hard-working families who struggle to afford our Florida lifestyle while being forced to pay more in taxes to support illegal aliens. Floridians want secure borders and fewer taxes, not amnesty as Bill Nelson supports.”

Bill Nelson has been rated as an “Enemy of the Taxpayer” by the Americans for Tax Reform, and the amnesty plan that he promotes would grant special rights and privileges to illegal immigrants, such as providing social security benefits for the years they were here illegally and offering in-state college tuition for their children, all of which will add to the excessive tax burden Floridians already endure.


2 posted on 10/04/2006 7:58:33 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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3 posted on 10/04/2006 7:59:43 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: JulieRNR21
Hello lovely lady. Thanks for the ping. It's getting down to crunch time. The First lady and I can't wait to vote. We would crawl over broken glass naked, in a hurricane to cast our ballot.

Oops, since you know us, sorry for the visuals...

5.56mm

4 posted on 10/04/2006 8:12:54 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: JulieRNR21

I had a friend who I used to work with who moved to Florida.

He was a good painter and had worked for years as a part time painter. He thought he would supplement his retirement by painting in florida. He soon moved back up here to Maryland when he found he couldnt compete with illegals.


5 posted on 10/04/2006 8:14:02 PM PDT by sgtbono2002 (The fourth estate is a fifth column.)
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To: JulieRNR21
Yaknow, as much as I would like to see Harris beat Nelson, it's hard to see this happening. But I'll vote for her anyway. You never know.

What I do know, is that that this sudden conversion to the immigration restrictionist side is election year posturing. She has never been a friend on this issue, choosing instead to support GWB in his sell out of the American middle class in league with McCain and Kennedy. Look at the voting record in the House.

But now that she has talked the talk, vote for her anyway. God knows Nelson has thrown the American people under the bus on immigration. Maybe we can make her walk the walk. Just don't buy the B.S.
6 posted on 10/04/2006 8:17:26 PM PDT by outdriving (Diversity is a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there.)
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To: outdriving

I've had a couple of talks with her regarding illegal immigration and I'm convinced that she will now 'walk the walk'.

She came out very early against amnesty for illegals and I think this is a winning issue for her against Nelson!


7 posted on 10/04/2006 8:23:39 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: M Kehoe

The First lady and I can't wait to vote. We would crawl over broken glass naked, in a hurricane to cast our ballot.
Oops, since you know us, sorry for the visuals...




LOL......I know how you feel!

I got my absentee ballot yesterday & I am eager to fill it in.

I always vote absentee so I can be available to poll watch and/or help GOTV on election day!



8 posted on 10/04/2006 8:28:00 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: sgtbono2002

Illegals are a problem in FL and a number of states.

Studies show that they do take jobs away from citizens and we know they are costly for the US taxpayer.


9 posted on 10/04/2006 8:30:58 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: JulieRNR21

Thank you Congresswoman Harris for fighting to secure our borders. We need that sort of leadership in the Senate, rather than RINOs like McCain.


10 posted on 10/04/2006 8:49:42 PM PDT by nj26 (Border Security=Homeland Security... Put Our Military on the Border! (Proud2BNRA))
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To: JulieRNR21
"I've had a couple of talks with her regarding illegal immigration and I'm convinced that she will now 'walk the walk'.

She came out very early against amnesty for illegals and I think this is a winning issue for her against Nelson!"

Could be, it is the issue that will attract mainstream voters from both parties. The "silent majority" is pretty fed-up with mass immigration. She needs to find a way to make this position known in no uncertain terms to a hostile press. That is a real challenge. I wouldn't know if not for your post, but you are preaching to the choir.

And be skeptical about being against "amnesty". Everyone's against "amnesty" the word. But if you favor anything but enforcement and deportation, it's the same thing.
11 posted on 10/04/2006 9:02:27 PM PDT by outdriving (Diversity is a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there.)
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To: JulieRNR21

Thanks Julie, I am really looking forward to vote for Harris.


12 posted on 10/04/2006 9:03:16 PM PDT by Brandie (Support American troops and the IDF or bug off and stay out of my life.)
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To: nj26

Harris is using a smart campaign issue, Amnesty. The GOP hasn't entirely caught on that this one issue is as important as the WOT. Any candidate R or D supporting Amnesty could get pummelled by an opponent who is against Amnesty.


13 posted on 10/04/2006 9:04:04 PM PDT by harveyrabbit
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To: JulieRNR21

Good to see Harris learned her lesson!


14 posted on 10/04/2006 9:05:27 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ("Critical Thinking"="I don't understand it so it must be wrong.")
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To: JulieRNR21
If an illegal alien avoids being picked up, or remains here after receiving deportation orders, the next thing they look for are incentives, rewards and benefits. Amnesty is the largest of these rewards and gives illegal aliens a path to citizenship or makes them instantly legal. Senator Bill Nelson has voted in favor of amnesty for illegal aliens.

Senator Bill Nelson has voted in favor of giving illegal aliens further rewards and other incentives to come such as in-state tuition, educational benefits, welfare and health care services.

15 posted on 10/04/2006 9:39:03 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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Julie, got her sign in my yard, and I'm goin' somewhere on Sat morn to cheer her on! Sat morn! Early! Damn! Gotta pull an alnighter to be up early...

And Mike - I'd pay money to see yer broken glass routine, but no hurricanes! Jonna and us will watch.................FRegards

16 posted on 10/04/2006 11:36:00 PM PDT by gonzo (.........Good grief!...I'm as confused as a baby in a topless club!.........)
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Florida Freeper


17 posted on 10/05/2006 5:52:18 AM PDT by Joe Brower (The Constitution defines Conservatism. *NRA*)
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18 posted on 10/05/2006 8:53:31 AM PDT by gubamyster
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To: JulieRNR21

Bill Nelson would be a disaster for this country - for conservatives and for liberals. He obviously hates the USA and is eager to rewards criminal behavior. Scary to have someone such as him in a position of power.


19 posted on 10/05/2006 8:56:11 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: outdriving
And be skeptical about being against "amnesty". Everyone's against "amnesty" the word. But if you favor anything but enforcement and deportation, it's the same thing.

That bears repeating!

20 posted on 10/05/2006 8:58:24 AM PDT by AppleButter
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