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HUNTER EXPRESSES “FIERCE DISAPPOINTMENT” OVER SENATE AMNESTY PROPOSAL
GoHunter08.com ^ | 5/18/07 | Duncan Hunter

Posted on 05/18/2007 6:44:16 AM PDT by pissant

I vow to oppose this legislation supported by Senators Edward Kennedy and John McCain.It provides a vast new immigration benefit to millions of illegal aliens who have broken our laws to live in the United States.I opposed the 1986 amnesty act because of this same reason.It proved to be the draw that we predicted it would be.I am deeply disappointed to see history repeating itself.

This package will confirm to the world that the U.S. does not really mean what it says when it comes to immigration enforcement.As a result of the citizenship benefit included in this legislation, despite the fine print, we will see a stampede across our borders.

This vast new amnesty and expansive guest worker program will surely be ridden with fraud and abuse, and ultimately lead to millions of public-assistance-dependent immigrants.

The Senate’s decision to blatantly ignore the Secure Fence Act signed into law last year and only require construction of 370 miles of fence, as opposed to the 854 miles mandated by the law, is a dramatic failure of this legislation.The San Diego border fence has proven that fencing works.The time has come to quickly implement the Secure Fence Act, not retreat from its mandates.

I believe that this package will result in lower wages for America’s already-struggling families by encouraging the importation of cheap foreign labor rather than investing, developing and growing a domestic workforce that will sustain our economy far into the future.

Amnesty is not the answer.Border enforcement must be first and it must be comprehensive.To do otherwise is to repeat the mistakes of the past.This Senate bill is bad for Americans, bad for our workers, bad for law enforcement and, most importantly, bad for national security.I will fight it.Please join with me.

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KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; duncanhunter; illegalimmigration; immigration
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This man had the courage to fight Reagan's misguided 1986 amnesty as well. No tapdancing, no nuancing, no Bulls*t.


1 posted on 05/18/2007 6:44:18 AM PDT by pissant
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To: Sun; Ultra Sonic 007; Antoninus; Paperdoll; AuntB; WalterSkinner; rob21; Kevmo

Thread worthy PING


2 posted on 05/18/2007 6:45:14 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

We need this man for President, he has my support..


3 posted on 05/18/2007 6:49:15 AM PDT by JoanneSD
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To: pissant

I can’t remember a worse piece of legislation in my lifetime and I lived through the LBJ era. This will be a disaster and i’m very angry that a man I fought hard for in 2000 has helped lead the charge on a bill that will be a disaster for our country and that will eventually destroy the party.

I know for a fact that i’m not going to be giving money and effort to get Republican candidates in 08.


4 posted on 05/18/2007 6:50:09 AM PDT by SmoothTalker
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To: pissant

bttt


5 posted on 05/18/2007 6:50:33 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: pissant
Thank you Duncan Hunter!!!

Thanks to all those who are calling their Congressmembers. The "will of the people" has to be clearly translated to those who think they know it all. It's up to us to help President Bush do the right thing...that's how America works---and do the jobs they don't think we'll do ;-)

6 posted on 05/18/2007 6:52:07 AM PDT by NordP (The greatest gift God can give us is LIFE. The greatest gift man can give to another is FREEDOM.)
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To: NordP

I am calling Capitol Hill and local offices. We can stop this if we keep the pressure on.


7 posted on 05/18/2007 6:53:38 AM PDT by rep-always
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To: pissant

Hunter is the MAN!


8 posted on 05/18/2007 6:54:38 AM PDT by don-o (We are "THEY")
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To: SmoothTalker

Help Hunter become president. He will reverse this evil. In fact, he may get it killed beforehand.


9 posted on 05/18/2007 6:55:17 AM PDT by pissant
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To: SmoothTalker

“I can’t remember a worse piece of legislation in my lifetime and I lived through the LBJ era.”

If ICE can’t handle their current workload, and can’t process apps for people who want to come in legally from places like Canada in under 2 years, then how in the (hades) can they handle 12 million apps from people who’ve been hiding and living illegally for years?

From a workability standpoint, this legislation can’t work due to this problem alone. If you think we can’t have enough busses to send home 12 million people (plus children born here), then how do you think that ICE can process 12 million new applications?

Senator Stabenow’s aide, a cute young thing, told me, “Well, there will be funding for more staff with the $5k that each of them will pay.” Uh, yeah, right.


10 posted on 05/18/2007 6:55:23 AM PDT by TWohlford
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To: pissant; SmoothTalker

Duncan Hunter is our country’s last hope. If he doesn’t win in ‘08, it’ll be the end of America as we know it.

Smoothtalker, I would urge you to at least give some money to Hunter, just don’t give any to the RNC.


11 posted on 05/18/2007 6:56:01 AM PDT by rob21 (Duncan Hunter 2008)
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To: pissant

Hunter now needs to distance himself from Bush using the same type of rhetoric: no tapdancing, no nuancing, no bu11$hit.


12 posted on 05/18/2007 6:56:18 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: SmoothTalker
Just be selective. Good Republicans shouldn't be punished for crummy ones.

The party philosophy is a sound one. We should all take out our anger at those that have forgotten to follow it.

13 posted on 05/18/2007 6:56:39 AM PDT by NordP (The greatest gift God can give us is LIFE. The greatest gift man can give to another is FREEDOM.)
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To: rob21

I didn’t phrase that right. I’ not going to be giving money and time to the party. If I like a specific candidate I could support him.


14 posted on 05/18/2007 6:56:59 AM PDT by SmoothTalker
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To: pissant
This package will confirm to the world that the U.S. does not really mean what it says when it comes to immigration enforcement

That is true but I suspect that most of the world already knows the US gov is full of politically expedient spineless windbags.

15 posted on 05/18/2007 6:57:14 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: pissant
He needs our support. Those who haven't phoned their Representatives to voice their outrage over this Shamnesty should do so TODAY!

This is our war, and the only way we can fight it is with our voice.

Shout it out, people!

sw

16 posted on 05/18/2007 6:57:17 AM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife (ZAP the Z visa)
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To: rep-always

Agreed. Never give up. They work for us and they can’t read minds.


17 posted on 05/18/2007 6:58:01 AM PDT by NordP (The greatest gift God can give us is LIFE. The greatest gift man can give to another is FREEDOM.)
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To: pissant

If that piece-of-garbage legislation is not vetoed by Bush (even tho he sponsored it), then we conservative Republicans have no home in the party. What a disgrace! Amnesty and no enforcement of existing laws . . . heck, no enforcement of the new laws to come either. We’ve only built 2 miles of the 700 mile fence we were promised.

I’d build a fence all the way from the Gulf to the Pacific Ocean and shoot anyone who tried to come across. We’re setting ourselves up for a disaster big-time by our border problems. Three of those islamofascists that were involved in the Fort Dix terror plot supposedly had 72 arrest among them, and not ONCE (I repeat, NOT ONCE) had they been found to be illegals.

This bi-partison bill is as nasty a bill as was the Fairness Act, another frontal assault on the Constitution and its citizens. Shame on the Republicans-in-name-only.


18 posted on 05/18/2007 7:00:34 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: All

We need to “help” the Republicans in office PROVE their conservativism.


19 posted on 05/18/2007 7:00:46 AM PDT by NordP (The greatest gift God can give us is LIFE. The greatest gift man can give to another is FREEDOM.)
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To: TWohlford

My guess is that most illegals will not take up the offer in this bill — either they won’t want to pay the fine or they’ll be afraid that if they return home their paperwork will fall into a black hole of bureaucracy, and they’ll never be able to return. I think this fear is quite justified.

If we can secure the border in 18 months, why hasn’t it been done already?

If the passport office can’t expedite passports because of recent rule changes, how are we going to deal with the paperwork this law will generate?


20 posted on 05/18/2007 7:04:34 AM PDT by joylyn
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To: laweeks
If that piece-of-garbage legislation is not vetoed by Bush (even tho he sponsored it), then we conservative Republicans have no home in the party.

Bush has been wanting this for years. Once he started calling them "guest workers", it was clear that he figured he would be able to sign some sort of amnesty.

We’ve only built 2 miles of the 700 mile fence we were promised.

Big Business doesn't want it, Bush doesn't want it, the GOP doesn't want it. Back when Bush was Governor, he wanted us to be as close to Mexico as possible. I have a very strong feeling that that's the reason why we have dragged our feet on the wall.
21 posted on 05/18/2007 7:05:39 AM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: pissant

Hunter news needs to continue to be posted and bumped to the top. The only way we americans have a chance is to blanket the Internet, talk radio, etc with news about Hunter and his stands - we must force the other media (and the american people) to start paying attention and stop giving air time and lip service to McCain, Rudy & Romney/


22 posted on 05/18/2007 7:06:27 AM PDT by wilco200
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To: pissant

We really, really, really like Duncan Hunter. If he does not get the nomination and Fred does I hope Fred asks him to run as veep. What a combination. Fred for two terms then Hunter for two terms. That would straighten this country out especially if Congress is controlled by the Conservatives.


23 posted on 05/18/2007 7:12:44 AM PDT by Dustbunny (The BIBLE - Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth)
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To: SmoothTalker
This is every bit as bad as the first, Kennedy immigration bill in 1965. Then we had the toothless Simpson-Mazzoli Act in 1986. Get fooled once... shame on you. Get fooled twice... shame on me. Get fooled three times?!


24 posted on 05/18/2007 7:12:58 AM PDT by johnny7 ("Issue in Doubt." -Col. David Monroe Shoup, USMC 1943)
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To: pissant

Bravo, Duncan Hunter. We’re with you!


25 posted on 05/18/2007 7:18:03 AM PDT by AIM-54
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To: pissant

This amnesty proposal is an outrage.


26 posted on 05/18/2007 7:19:13 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: JoanneSD

BUMP


27 posted on 05/18/2007 7:19:37 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: pissant

Reasons for allowing illegal immigrants to have citizenship:

1) They put money into the Social Security system that the politicians know the immigrants can’t collect on (not yet), so it’s more money to play with.

2) The money that they’re putting in the SS system, would’ve been put in there by the over 45,000,000 people we’ve aborted since 1973, so it’s a nice gift and allows the dramatic loss of goods/services/investments/lives that the abortions have cost us.

3) [and this is the most important one to both parties] They’ll illegally vote (as they’ve already been doing in Texas), and guess which party they’ll illegally vote for? Right! (Well, the RINOs hope that they’ll get a few illegal votes because, after all, they’re kinda’ going along too)

So, the illegal voters are doing only the Washington 535 + Bush people’s a favor, but not a favor to us, the little people.

I’m surprised that the unions haven’t been squealing like stuck pigs on illegals 1) taking away work from potential members, and 2) from allowing the free market to raise the hourly rate for such work. Again, it’s the Washington mind versus the little people they represent.

Let us pray.


28 posted on 05/18/2007 7:20:37 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: pissant
Mexicans are relatively wealthy compared to the rest of the world. There are 126 countries that have per capita incomes lower than Mexico's. If we are really letting all these people break our laws and flood our country because they are poor and only want a better life for their families, why not send them back and let some really poor people in to do the work that Americans won't do?

Why do Mexicans get blessed by virtue of their geography?

29 posted on 05/18/2007 7:22:00 AM PDT by Free State Four
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To: pissant

Outstanding post! BTTT!


30 posted on 05/18/2007 7:26:54 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: colorcountry

You got that right, baby.


31 posted on 05/18/2007 7:28:51 AM PDT by pissant
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To: wilco200

Bump!!!!


32 posted on 05/18/2007 7:37:53 AM PDT by Gvl_M3
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To: pissant

And yet “conservatives” refuse to get behind this guy.


33 posted on 05/18/2007 7:38:43 AM PDT by Chi-townChief
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To: joylyn

>If we can secure the border in 18 months, why hasn’t it been done already?<

I have been writing the President about this for 6 1/2 years now, joylyn. It hasn’t been done because the President doesn’t WANT it done.


34 posted on 05/18/2007 7:45:02 AM PDT by Paperdoll (GO DUNCAN HUNTER!)
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To: rob21

“..I would urge you to at least give some money to Hunter, just don’t give any to the RNC.”

Good idea. My husband and I stopped contributing to the RNC long ago, and give to individual PRO-LIFE, CONSERVATIVE candidates, like Hunter.


35 posted on 05/18/2007 7:56:04 AM PDT by Sun (Vote for Duncan Hunter in the primaries. See you there.)
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To: pissant

How is it possible to be disappointed now when it has been known for months that this is what would come down to the country from the closed-door ‘bipartisan’ deals?


36 posted on 05/18/2007 7:58:10 AM PDT by RightWhale (Repeal the Treaty)
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To: SmoothTalker

I just wonder where all the outraged border-bots were in November of 2006 when it was time to support the courageous Republicans in the House of Representatives who actually fought the good fight on immigration reform? I remember a number of Freepers in particular who were adamant about staying home to “send a message to the GOP”.

Now you fault the spinless moderates in the GOP for caving when you are DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE for the fact that we have less GOP conservatives in the House and the Senate than we had before the election?

Pathetic.


37 posted on 05/18/2007 8:02:57 AM PDT by Deo et Patria
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To: pissant

At last, Hunter addresses the amnesty portion of the bill. His earlier TV/Radio appearances were directed towards the fence. Good comprehensive statement.


38 posted on 05/18/2007 8:03:04 AM PDT by kabar
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To: kabar

He’s been making good comperhensive anti-amnesty statements for 26 years. Just ain’t always on the evening news.


39 posted on 05/18/2007 8:06:53 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant
Fierce Disappointment is a rather strange expression. "Rabid disinterest", "angry alternative preference", and "violent concern" come to mind as similar constructions.
40 posted on 05/18/2007 8:09:40 AM PDT by jimfree (Freep and ye shall find.)
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To: laweeks
1) They put money into the Social Security system that the politicians know the immigrants can’t collect on (not yet), so it’s more money to play with.

Yes and no. SS is a pay as you go system. The revenue that is "surplus" to the system, i.e., the amount left over after benefits, is put into the General Fund and can be spent on anything. The Treasury issues non-market T-Bills for the "surplus" and deposits them into the SS Trust Fund. The SS Trust Fund really represents a liability not an asset, which is why the SSTF is included as part of the National Debt under intragovernmental holdings.

So the illegals' SS contributions could be seen as adding to our national debt. Their contributions have already been spent.

41 posted on 05/18/2007 8:11:21 AM PDT by kabar
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To: pissant

I literally can’t wait to vote for Duncan Hunter.


42 posted on 05/18/2007 8:12:04 AM PDT by Alexius (An absolutely new idea is one of the rarest things known to man. - St. Thomas More)
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To: pissant

AMNESTY = give them amnesty so THAT their voter registration will not be considered SEDITION and ESPIONAGE.. and so they can VOTE democrat for HITLERY..


43 posted on 05/18/2007 8:19:04 AM PDT by hosepipe (CAUTION: This propaganda is laced with hyperbole....)
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To: Sun

I had no idea you were a chick. LOL


44 posted on 05/18/2007 8:24:17 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

Hunter/Pence ‘08!!


45 posted on 05/18/2007 8:26:47 AM PDT by erikm88
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To: pissant
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46 posted on 05/18/2007 8:27:47 AM PDT by WalterSkinner ( ..when there is any conflict between God and Caesar -- guess who loses?)
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To: pissant

Great photo, pissant. Great man, too.


47 posted on 05/18/2007 8:29:12 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: pissant

The more Duncan Hunter says and does, the more I like him.


48 posted on 05/18/2007 8:35:45 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain And Proud of It! Those who support the troops will pray for them to WIN!)
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To: Deo et Patria

We were cheering the House republicans. Were you?


49 posted on 05/18/2007 8:41:53 AM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant

I don’t see how anyone who is concerned about the border could even CONSIDER anyone else for President.


50 posted on 05/18/2007 8:43:36 AM PDT by RasterMaster (Duncan Hunter - the only SERIOUS candidate for President 2008)
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