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20 Worst Loopholes in the Senate Immigration Bill - From Senator Jeff Sessions
Sen. Jeff Sessions ^ | June 2007 | Sen. Jeff Sessions and staff

Posted on 06/04/2007 11:35:27 PM PDT by dennisw

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To: gubamyster

Bttt!


101 posted on 06/06/2007 5:58:34 PM PDT by TheLion (How about "Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement," for a change)
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To: dennisw

We a fortunate to have Jeff Sessions in the senate. Thanks for posting this!


102 posted on 06/06/2007 5:59:57 PM PDT by TheLion (How about "Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement," for a change)
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To: Christian4Bush

Marker


103 posted on 06/06/2007 6:03:09 PM PDT by Bigun (IRS sucks @getridof it.com)
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To: texastoo
I think that your suggestion of a difference between the race and its culture, misses the key fact. Every people's culture reflects their nature. Race, and within any major racial grouping all the wealth of varied types, with characteristics passed on through their lines of descent, are major factors in the culture of any people. People, after all create their cultures, not the other way around.

The Leftists who strive under a compulsion for a uniform system for all humanity, have made the subject of the heritability of personality characteristics ugly. They do not want people like the late athlete/minister Reggie White celebrating the actual diversity of human types--as opposed to the contrived way that they (the compulsive Left) use the promotion of diversity in your community to undermine its sense of community (a crucial distinction--because it leads people to resist the one world dogma, being promoted.) But there is nothing in the least ugly in understanding that different peoples are somewhat differently wrapped, and seek cultural expression in ways that make them feel fulfilled.

There are, of course, great cultural differences among the European peoples, but they pale compared to the differences between those European peoples--and the European Settlers in such lands as America, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, etc.--and some of those whom the one world uniformists, demand that those settler peoples amalgamate with. (Think about it, a little: What other rational justification could there have been for the Teddy Kennedy promoted Immigration Reform Act of 1965, which actually gave a preference for Third World immigrants over European immigrants in coming to America? A compulsive desire to actually undermine the cultural characteristics of our people is the common thread in that and a great deal of other madness, with which we must contend.)

Once you accept the fact that not only are no two individuals completely alike, but neither are any two tribes, races or nations, you are able to let the sunshine in. You are able to refute the big lie that contends that those who want to preserve their own cultures, tribes and nations, are hate driven; that we have sinister intentions towards others; that we are benighted. The sick, hate-driven, benighted folk, are those who cannot accept the differences among humnanity; those neurotic bastards, who for one reason or another, want to bring down an iron curtain of dogmatic new norms, to be imposed upon all of us.

William Flax

104 posted on 06/07/2007 8:18:38 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: dennisw

They seem to be adhering to three primary tactics:

1. The public is much more susceptible to a big lie than a small one.
2. Attack big, attack fast, or don’t attack at all.
3. Follow me with your hearts, and not your minds (Anyone who’s against this bill is against America, and is a bigot . . .)

Sometimes politicians do learn from history it seems.


105 posted on 06/07/2007 8:40:41 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: ProCivitas

“Can one speak of ‘white culture’ with as much validity as one speaks of, say, ‘chinese culture’?”

I would argue no. What we see today is an American culture that has been saturated by a flood of third world immigrants(both legal and illegal).

All too often America has sent troops off to battle in the internal conflicts of third world countries. This has resulted in them returning home bringing with them a flood of refugees from third world countries. ie. Korea, Vietnam, Yugoslavia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and now Iraq. Add to that the Chinese labor forces brought in to build the railroads, the African slave labor brought forcefully in to build the agricultural economy. Add to that, the native Americans and Mexicans who were here first. Add to that open immigration policy encouraging third world immigration.

Whatever so called “white” culture in America is now a thing of the past. American culture can only hope that all these folks will assimulate into the American culture which was envisoned and established by the founding fathers. This entails a respect for American laws, customs, and idealogies. But when these new immigrants seek to impose their will and customs upon the American culture rather than assimulate into the American society, where they seek special treatment, ie muslims demanding special prayer rooms at airports just for them, illegal Mexican immigrants demanding special treatment to usurp longstanding immigration laws, demonstrating on American streets waving Mexican flags chanting viva Mexico, well, America finds itself at a crossroads.

If the rule of law is to prevail in America, there can be no amensty for illegal immigrants. Included in this flood of illegal Mexican immigrants given amensty will be a host of other third world illegal immigrants. Some of them seek to do us harm...to destroy the American culture, to convert, murder, or enslave the American people to conform to their culture.

America is at a major crossroad. If she doesn’t make the right turn, she will be committing suicide slamming head on into the world’s largest train wreck ever.

Finally, as to the so called “Chinese culture,” anyone who observes them, can only respect them. The Chinese are some of the brightest most hard working most dedicated people on the planet.

Then as to the so called “white” culture. It seems to be voluntarily morphing itself into some sort of yet to be classified deviant gene pool.


106 posted on 06/07/2007 9:45:35 AM PDT by takenoprisoner
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To: dennisw

IMMIGRATION BILL - DESIGNED TO FAIL - PING

“I am deeply concerned about the numerous loopholes we have found in this legislation. They are more than technical errors, but rather symptoms of a fundamentally flawed piece of legislation that stands no chance of actually fixing our broken immigration system,” Sessions said. “Many of the loopholes are indicative of a desire not to have the system work.”


107 posted on 06/07/2007 11:09:01 AM PDT by WOSG (Stop Illegal Immigration. Call your Senator today. Senate Switchboard at 202-224-3121.))
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To: ProCivitas
Perhaps what you find appealing is not so much “white culture” as a dislike for what we now see (and, historically, what has always been the case)in Latin American societies. In societies South of our border violent uprisings have always been culturally acceptable. It is my most sincere desire that that sort of behavior NEVER become acceptable in my country.

The youthful anti-war demonstrations of our 60’s era were nothing compared to the normal, daily, violent demonstrations of Central and South America.

In the last few weeks alone violent drug gangs have kidnapped and/or murdered several local and national government officials in Mexico, and those are only the ones we’ve heard about! In one instance, a local politician’s head was left on the steps in front of a media outlet. That sort of uber violent behavior has, thankfully, never been sanctioned by the majority of U.S citizens, but that could quickly change. Perhaps our politicians should consider the implications of that sort of “cultural volatility” next time they entertain thoughts of an “amnesty”. Just how eager are they to have “heads”, perhaps their own, used as “political footballs”? Literally.

108 posted on 06/09/2007 2:57:47 AM PDT by singfreedom ("Victory at all costs,.......for without victory there is no survival."--Churchill--that's "Winston")
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To: Ohioan
I agree absolutely! It is entirely possible to be fond enough of your own culture to sacrifice your very LIFE to preserve it, yet not to be disparaging, or threatening, of of other cultures.

Our culture has been VERY successful in assimilating multi-cultures, however, we are being over run by an invasion of those we would not necessarily chose to add to our culture. In the past WE have chosen who could come to this country. As the most powerful, affluent, and influential, country in the world, we should STILL have the RIGHT to pick and choose who can come to this country-—NOT be forced to accept whatever can slime their way across the border!

109 posted on 06/09/2007 3:20:15 AM PDT by singfreedom ("Victory at all costs,.......for without victory there is no survival."--Churchill--that's "Winston")
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To: MainFrame65
Oh, good grief, I had missed that!! and Senator Inhofe and I have communicated about this provision a lot.
110 posted on 06/09/2007 3:23:44 AM PDT by singfreedom ("Victory at all costs,.......for without victory there is no survival."--Churchill--that's "Winston")
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To: singfreedom; raybbr; texastoo; dennisw; advance_copy; Maigrey; sageb1; Sir Clean Plate Club; ...
Hi SingFreedom, re your:"Perhaps what you find appealing is not so much “white culture” as a dislike for what we now see (and, historically, what has always been the case)in Latin American societies. In societies South of our border violent uprisings have always been culturally acceptable..."

Well, in a way, yes... what you describe about 'latin american' culture is familiar to me as someone who lived in south america for a while. Violent, tawdry, corrupt and predatory ...It just doesn't seem like 'white culture' by any reasonable definition to me, and, so, shouldn't be ours.

But then, increasingly, over the last 30 or so years, American culture doesn't seem to exemplify 'white culture' so much either. And this kind of answers Raybbr's point (aprox. Post#97?) about hispanics/latin americans being racially classified usually as 'caucasian/white'. By the usual basic three categories of race (Asian/african/caucasian) that's so.

Which is why I think there's a more important functional distinction by culture. As the anthropologists say, the 'folkways,mores,norms, and behaviors' define a culture. And we should probably name the kind of culture we favor in order to move toward it behaviorally.

Even if 'white culture' isn't quite the right term for it, it has something to do with the inventiveness of Edison and Ford, with the literary tradition of the Bible and Shakespear and Joseph Conrad, traditions of political legitimacy that restrain government, a general 'work ethic' that MaxWeber wrote about, and a heritage of discovery and its applications from NASA space exploration to the advanced designs of wind turbine electric power from scandinavian countries.

111 posted on 06/09/2007 3:55:42 PM PDT by ProCivitas (Truth and Justice are Conservative.)
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To: ProCivitas
Absolutely-—what you said!!
112 posted on 06/13/2007 2:11:02 AM PDT by singfreedom ("Victory at all costs,.......for without victory there is no survival."--Churchill--that's "Winston")
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To: All

Excellent!

20 loopholes spell it out!!


113 posted on 06/21/2007 10:06:40 PM PDT by Sun (Vote for Duncan Hunter in the primaries. See you there. http://www.gohunter08.com/Home.aspx)
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