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Laura Bush opposes Arizona law, citing her Irish ancestors
Fox Via Irish Central ^ | 2010-05-17 | Patrick Cooper

Posted on 05/17/2010 8:35:24 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

Former First Lady Laura Bush has come out against the Arizona immigration law, pointing to the discrimination that her own Irish ancestors, named Welch, faced in their time.

In an interview with Fox News, Bush said the new law merely showed an upsurge in prejudice similar to what her Irish ancestors faced.

(Excerpt) Read more at irishcentral.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: abortion; aliens; arizona; bush; gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; illegals; laurabush; rino; sb1070
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1 posted on 05/17/2010 8:35:25 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

Irish ancestors where legal immigrants. Laura has gone dopey.


2 posted on 05/17/2010 8:36:43 PM PDT by omega4179 (www.jdforsenate.com)
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To: rabscuttle385

The Bushes and AMNESTY, always has been something wrong and I doubt it’s the Irish ancestors joke.

Why not just go away ...


3 posted on 05/17/2010 8:37:02 PM PDT by Tarpon (Obama-Speak ... the fusion of sophistry and Newspeak. It's not a gift, it's just lies.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Open-Border RINO’s and friends of the elites. Barf.


4 posted on 05/17/2010 8:37:08 PM PDT by Frantzie (McCain=Obama's friend. McCain/Graham = La Raza's Senators)
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To: rabscuttle385

Whatever! Who cares what Laura thinks?


5 posted on 05/17/2010 8:37:19 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: rabscuttle385

Well, there is at least one silver lining to this crappy lady’s coming out, it should spell doom and gloom for any chances of Jeb “Amnesty” Bushs chances at being POTUS.


6 posted on 05/17/2010 8:38:12 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: omega4179

Proably ganga dopey...


7 posted on 05/17/2010 8:38:14 PM PDT by TaraP (He never offered our victories without fighting but he said help would always come in time)
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To: rabscuttle385

More reasons why we didn’t really press for her opinion on anything and it matters even less now.


8 posted on 05/17/2010 8:39:01 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: rabscuttle385

Laura Bush has gone Hillary on us.


9 posted on 05/17/2010 8:39:02 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama's more worried about Israelis building houses than he is about Islamists building atomic bombs)
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To: rabscuttle385
I think it's more like she likes having a maid to clean up Scotty's poop.

This running of her mouth after such a classy service as FLOTUS has really left a bad taste in my mouth in re Bush women.

Wonder if she changed diapers for either of her twins, or let Manuela do it?

10 posted on 05/17/2010 8:39:13 PM PDT by Mamzelle (Cameras, cameras--never forget to bring your cameras)
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To: Bronzy

The sad thing is, Laura was always the “brains” of the
George W. Bush family.


11 posted on 05/17/2010 8:40:10 PM PDT by AlanD
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To: rabscuttle385

Ya know, I’m just about ready to say “eff y’all, we’re going to start profiling on the street NOW, since you were so convinced we were going to do it anyways.”

I’m tired of the BS, tired of pussy-footin’ around— heck, I’m just tired of trying to be nice to people and have ‘em spit on me in “gratitude.” FM if they can’t take a joke, and FM twice if they can.


12 posted on 05/17/2010 8:40:31 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Palin/Undecided 2012...make that Palin/Whoever She Picks...)
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To: rabscuttle385
Laura Bush opposes Arizona law, citing her Irish ancestors

I favor Arizona's law, citing my LEGAL immigrant family members.

13 posted on 05/17/2010 8:41:07 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: rabscuttle385

There’s one book I can safely keep off the “to read” list.


14 posted on 05/17/2010 8:41:32 PM PDT by mike-zed
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To: rabscuttle385

Maybe we can open a big abortion clinic for same-sex illegal immigrant couples and call it “Laura Bush Abortion Palace” se habla espanol...


15 posted on 05/17/2010 8:42:06 PM PDT by Mamzelle (Cameras, cameras--never forget to bring your cameras)
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To: rabscuttle385

Good Bye Laura!! There was a time I admired you so!! What ever happened to you??


16 posted on 05/17/2010 8:42:28 PM PDT by pollywog ("Under His Wings".........Psalm 91:4)
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To: rabscuttle385

What a STUPID position. If she REALLY said that,I am SHOCKED and DISAPPOINTED!


17 posted on 05/17/2010 8:42:32 PM PDT by 2harddrive
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To: rabscuttle385

Wow, I mean WHO is going out to buy the book now??? She would have been better off NOT promoting the book and staying at home and baking cookies.


18 posted on 05/17/2010 8:42:47 PM PDT by RushingWater
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To: DTogo

I’ll buy her book when my family can’t find a reasonable substitute for toilet paper.


19 posted on 05/17/2010 8:43:10 PM PDT by OregonTide
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To: rabscuttle385
... because, as you all know, Arizona troopers are infamous for racial profiling Irish people as they try to cross the Mexican border.

I really wish this woman would keep her mouth shut.

20 posted on 05/17/2010 8:43:48 PM PDT by NewJerseyJoe (Rat mantra: "Facts are meaningless! You can use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!")
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To: rabscuttle385

I have Irish immigrant ancestors. I bet they’d be shocked at how un-American large parts of the U.S. have become and would reflexively sympathize with Arizona.


21 posted on 05/17/2010 8:43:55 PM PDT by ruination
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To: SoConPubbie
“Well, there is at least one silver lining to this crappy lady’s coming out, it should spell doom and gloom for any chances of Jeb “Amnesty” Bushs chances at being POTUS”

You mean Jeb “it's time to move past Reagan” Bush?

22 posted on 05/17/2010 8:44:50 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: rabscuttle385

Laura, Put a sock in it.

Your feeling on abortion should be kept to yourself too.

I used to think a lot of you.


23 posted on 05/17/2010 8:45:09 PM PDT by boycott (CAL)
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To: omega4179

No, she has always been dopey, now she is unleashed.


24 posted on 05/17/2010 8:47:14 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (END THE WAR ON LIBERTY!)
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To: rabscuttle385

My ancestors were Irish, Scotch, Asian, English, and above all they were legal.


25 posted on 05/17/2010 8:47:33 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: bwc2221

Maybe the left will finally shut up about the Bushes since its clear Laura is one of them. I’m SOOOO disappointed... Don’t get me wrong, I think she was a fine First Lady, but man, where did all this come from? Wow...


26 posted on 05/17/2010 8:47:35 PM PDT by rintense
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To: rabscuttle385

Laura , take qualude and have a nap.

She needs a ranch house in Southern Arizona.


27 posted on 05/17/2010 8:47:41 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama .......yes.......is a fascist......He meets every diagnostic of history)
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To: rabscuttle385
Laura Bush is not the sharpest knife in the drawer. She was the one who pushed for Harriet Miers to fill a Supreme Court vacancy. As far as Irish immigrants they were encouraged to come to America, they arrived in this country as landed legal & documented immigrants. Laura Bush needs to just shut-up ... her degree is in library science, stick to something you know.
28 posted on 05/17/2010 8:47:51 PM PDT by BluH2o
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To: bwc2221
You mean Jeb “it's time to move past Reagan” Bush?

That would be the one.

That sound of retreating thunder you hear is the millions of conservative women running away from the "Bush" Brand.
29 posted on 05/17/2010 8:47:56 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: rabscuttle385; All
I guess she doesn't believe in the United States Constitution that her husband swore an oath to uphold and protect.

I'm fed up with the whole lot of dems and republicans who piss on our country's Constitution. They all belong in jail.

Not enforcing immigration laws and endorsing amnesty is nothing more than selective law enforcement and condones, sanctions, and encourages further breakdown of the rule of law.

Am I the only one who sees this?

30 posted on 05/17/2010 8:48:02 PM PDT by Cobra64
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To: rabscuttle385

Yes - and her husband George was raised by an illegal alien nanny - thus the reason these misguided RINO Liberals fall for the ‘feeling’ - the ‘emotion’... and not for common sense...

George W. Bush would NOT seal the Mexican Border ‘cause he was in love with the feeling of being raised by some illegal alien Mexican Nanny ...

Such a sad commentary on our Presidency ... not as bad as Obama - but just plain STUPID none the less...

Laura’s influence on Georgy Boy now makes more sense in GW Bush’s Nutty failure to Secure our National Border... ignoring it almost totally.


31 posted on 05/17/2010 8:48:06 PM PDT by ICCtheWay
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To: Tarpon

Dubya was raised by a Mexican-born housekeeper in Texas and then his children were, too:

Mexican-born citizen Maria Galvan, 53, has worked for Bush, looked after his daughters, befriended his wife and won the affection of the first family for her loyalty, decency and hard work. As governor of Texas, Bush encouraged his housekeeper to become a U.S. citizen.

Galvan got a job at the Texas governor’s mansion just as Bush moved in with his family in 1995. (The White House last week refused to comment on Galvan, except to say that she is a U.S. citizen; White House aides were silent on how she entered the country and what her legal status was at the time.)

The Bushes liked Galvan so much that they brought her to Washington, D.C., in 2001. She lives in the White House, travels with the first family and looks after their beloved dogs. She is said by White House insiders, who refuse to be identified discussing first family matters, to be “part of the family,” which is unusual for staff in the formal, institutionalized Executive Mansion.
http://www.canadaka.net/link.php?id=6808


32 posted on 05/17/2010 8:48:41 PM PDT by donna ( I am confident that we can create a Kingdom right here on Earth. - Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: rabscuttle385

Jeopardy Question on the Bush Presidency.

He gave the famous quote : “Stay Out Da Bushes”


33 posted on 05/17/2010 8:48:43 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: rabscuttle385

I am a first generation American, my parents immigrated into this country legally from South America. I actually “look” latin american, and I HAVE been profiled before (cops were looking for latino’s running drugs, so I was stopped). No big deal. I support the Arizona law. So much PC crap going around..


34 posted on 05/17/2010 8:48:44 PM PDT by Paradox (Socialism - trickle up poverty.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Sorry Laura..but my grandparents came from Poland and they went thru the process at Ellis Island...they didn’t meander over some other countrys border..
Is she some closet leftist..did you see how Nancy Reagan dissed Laura’s book because Laura spills all the beans about her and George in the White House...and his “man cave” (which has a computer he no doubts contacts Condi for
comraderie) !


35 posted on 05/17/2010 8:49:06 PM PDT by BigSkyVic
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To: omega4179

Laura has gone dopey? Ain’t she always been? I mean, she was a librarian. You show me a young, female, librarian that ain’t a hairy-pitted, Gaia-swilling, bisexual, abortion-clinic usher and local No-Nukes chapter founding member, and I’ll show you straight, white British man who has the same rights as a black, vegetarian, Muslim, asylum-seeking, one-legged, lesbian lorry driver.


36 posted on 05/17/2010 8:49:40 PM PDT by flowerplough ( Pennsylvania today - New New Jersey meets North West Virginia.)
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To: AlanD

‘The sad thing is, Laura was always the “brains” of the
George W. Bush family.’

Apparently, your brains went into the diaper pail when your mama changed you into dry nappies.


37 posted on 05/17/2010 8:49:50 PM PDT by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Just when you think she can’t say something stupider, she proves you wrong.

She must really hate Jeb Bush, as any slight chance of his being President is pretty much shot now.


38 posted on 05/17/2010 8:49:51 PM PDT by packrat35 (Planned Parenthood - Keeping healthcare costs down, one fetus at a time)
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To: omega4179

Is it any wonder why Bush almost pushed an Amnesty Bill on America?


39 posted on 05/17/2010 8:49:57 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: rintense; bwc2221
Maybe the left will finally shut up about the Bushes since its clear Laura is one of them. I’m SOOOO disappointed... Don’t get me wrong, I think she was a fine First Lady, but man, where did all this come from? Wow...

I think she had kept that bile(her evil liberal positions) closed up for so long that it just finally exploded out.

40 posted on 05/17/2010 8:50:03 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: rabscuttle385

“Laura Bush opposes Arizona law, citing her Irish ancestors”

I favor Arizona law, citing my American Indian ancestors!


41 posted on 05/17/2010 8:52:14 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: BigSkyVic

Theodore Roosevelt’s ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907.

‘In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person’s becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American...There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn’t an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag... We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language.. And we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.’
Theodore Roosevelt 1907

Every American citizen needs to read this! (in English...)


42 posted on 05/17/2010 8:52:32 PM PDT by 21twelve ( UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES MY ARSE: "..now begin the work of remaking America."-Obama, 1/20/09)
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To: rabscuttle385

Her and Megan McCain should host a talk show!


43 posted on 05/17/2010 8:53:31 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (To those who believe the world was safer with Saddam, get treatment for that!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Laura Bush is really showing herself in the last couple of weeks. Of course her hubby and FIL were never conservative in the first place.


44 posted on 05/17/2010 8:53:36 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: SeekAndFind

The Revvvverrrand Jesse Jackson


45 posted on 05/17/2010 8:53:45 PM PDT by Ceebass
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To: omega4179

Time for the Bushes to SHUT UP AND GO AWAY!!!!


46 posted on 05/17/2010 8:53:54 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: Tarpon

I lost some respect for Laura Bush over this one.

In “modern” America every illegal that jumps the border is basically handed a check worht 19,000 in benefits something none of our Ancestors ( for the most part) had handed to them.


47 posted on 05/17/2010 8:54:09 PM PDT by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: boycott

I tend to believe that a wife is the biggest chief advisor and counsel most men have.

It is like that in my marriage. Where do I go for the most advice ? Where do I go when im on the fence about a very tough decision ? 7 or 8 out of 10 times, maybe more.. I will follow her advice.

President Bush may have had some lousy advisors and a miserable staff. But I now think Laura may have been the worst of them all. She is a part of the reason his presidency failed.


48 posted on 05/17/2010 8:54:59 PM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative (I)
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To: rabscuttle385
Former First Lady Laura Bush has come out against the Arizona immigration law, pointing to the discrimination that her own Irish ancestors, named Welch, faced in their time.

That will explain why Bush steadfastly refused to secure our borders, even after 9/11.
And it goes a long way to explain why Bush has hard core on pushing amnesty, despite the toll that took on his approval numbers, which sank(never to recover), after he started pushing amnesty.
Hey, here’s an idea: Maybe Laura can go join the Democratic Party while she's about it.

50 posted on 05/17/2010 8:55:28 PM PDT by SmokingJoe
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