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Governors: Obama's Immigration Suit Is 'Toxic' (Obama/Holder helping to exterminate the Rats)
fox news ^ | 7/12/2010 | fox news

Posted on 07/12/2010 3:45:00 AM PDT by tobyhill

Democratic governors expressed "grave" concerns to White House officials this weekend about the Obama administration's suit against Arizona's new immigration law, warning it could cost the party in crucial elections this fall, The New York Times reported late Sunday.

The closed-door meeting took place at the National Governors Association in Boston on Saturday, according to two unnamed governors who spoke to the Times.

"Universally the governors are saying, 'We've got to talk about jobs, and all of a sudden we have immigration going on,'" Gov. Phil Bredesen of Tennessee, a Democrat, was quoted as saying. "It is such a toxic subject, such an important time for Democrats."

The Arizona law, which is facing a U.S. Justice Department challenge, requires police to question people about their immigration status while enforcing other laws if there's reason to suspect someone is in the country illegally.

"I might have chosen both a different tack and a different time," Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. of Colorado, a Democrat, was quoted by the Times as saying. "This is an issue that divides us politically, and I'm hopeful that their strategy doesn't do that in a way that makes it more difficult for candidates to get elected, particularly in the West."

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; governor; governors; immigration; obama; obamas; suit; toxic

1 posted on 07/12/2010 3:45:03 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Fear not, Rats! All the Rodent Party needs to do is get some luminaries from The Stupid Party to tell us all how they’re only “doing the jobs that Americans won’t do.”


2 posted on 07/12/2010 3:47:46 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: tobyhill

These Democratic Governors got what they wanted. What’s the problem?


3 posted on 07/12/2010 3:51:31 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: tobyhill

SueAz2


4 posted on 07/12/2010 3:51:53 AM PDT by FrankR ( If we don't stand up to tyranny, the tyrants win, and we're enslaved.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I know a guy right now who would clean toilets for $7.25 an hour being his unemployment is about to run out and his name isn’t Jose.


5 posted on 07/12/2010 3:52:22 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: FrankR

6 posted on 07/12/2010 3:54:19 AM PDT by Zakeet (The Big Wee Wee -- rapidly moving America from WTF to SNAFU to FUBAR)
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To: tobyhill

If the Dems manage to out-stupid the Stupid Party that’ll really be something.


7 posted on 07/12/2010 4:08:51 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

The fact that their is a race to reach the heady heights of stupid by both parties, is not a good sign for the US and more importantly for its citizens.

Neither party is perfect, neither has all the answers, but it should still be amazing that one is so diametrically opposed to the other, and yet is able to capture nearly one third of the legal voters.

I am convinced that when you see a really stupid driver, they vote exactly the way they drive.


8 posted on 07/12/2010 4:23:10 AM PDT by wita
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To: wita

ooooooops, giant their, there, error.


9 posted on 07/12/2010 4:24:36 AM PDT by wita
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To: Zakeet; FrankR

This lawsuit goes far beyond the Sombrero, it’s calculated, incendiary and sinister!!!

http://atlah.org/atlahworldwide/?p=9023


10 posted on 07/12/2010 4:25:02 AM PDT by danamco (")
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To: tobyhill

“It is such a toxic subject, such an important time for Democrats.”

“...makes it more difficult for candidates to get elected, particularly in the West.”

There are many reasons to depsise these evil self-aggrandizing Demonrat scum, but their central focus and interests are always on themselves rather than the country. Collectively as a group, their “beliefs” have been, and always will be, perverse.


11 posted on 07/12/2010 4:33:34 AM PDT by Common Sense 101
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To: tobyhill
Rats being rats... spreading their diseases... lying, cheating stealing and defecating on everything that they touch... and stealing everything that they can... and multiplying.

LLS

12 posted on 07/12/2010 5:04:57 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Common Sense 101

That is the heart of it. Their greatest concern isn’t for our country, or for their state, or for the Rule of Law, but that Arizona’s example might endanger their their re-election chances, and that they might be forced to pass similar legislation, which would be a poison pill for them with their liberal supporters. Talk about being painted into a corner.


13 posted on 07/12/2010 5:10:10 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: tobyhill

This is a BS law suit! For the POTUS to make this kind of a challenge to a sovereign state is really telling.

Where Presidential power and authority are concerned… “O” is behaving himself like a beggar at a banquet!

There will be NO limit to the kind and number of ‘irregularities’ that “O” and his administration will commit before he is out of there.


14 posted on 07/12/2010 5:11:59 AM PDT by SMARTY ("What luck for rulers that men do not think." Adolph Hitler)
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To: tobyhill

Let’s not forget how this news was released - by an Obama appointee to a dignitary in a foreign country!


15 posted on 07/12/2010 5:22:13 AM PDT by RushingWater
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To: tobyhill

The best part is, now that they’ve got it started, they’ve put themselves into a nice little Catch-22, because if they continue to pursue it, they’ll lose, both legally and in terms of public opinion, and if they drop it now, they’ll also lose, because it will be clear beyond peradventure that the suit was solely motivated by politics in the first place.


16 posted on 07/12/2010 5:28:34 AM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: Common Sense 101

The left’s ideas can be nothing BUT perverse,
considering that their ideology is based on lies,
from the father of lies, to further his agenda.


17 posted on 07/12/2010 5:30:41 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: tobyhill

This Administration has its own agenda, and it has nothing to do with the wishes of the majority of Americans.


18 posted on 07/12/2010 5:35:00 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: tobyhill
"I might have chosen both a different tack and a different time," Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. of Colorado, a Democrat, was quoted by the Times as saying.

Tax Ritter can shut the hell up. As Denver DA this pussbag loosed a hoard of criminal illegals on the metro area in walk-away plea bargains.

19 posted on 07/12/2010 5:35:09 AM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: tobyhill
“Universally the governors are saying,
‘We've got to talk about jobs,
and all of a sudden we have immigration going on,’”
Gov. Phil Bredesen of Tennessee, a Democrat,
was quoted as saying.
“It is such a toxic subject,
such an important time for Democrats.”

Bredesen is a rare bird for a Democrat
a Fiscal Conservative
Tennessee has become one of the few Democrat lead states
that has remained financially relatively stable,
after some severe rocking of the boat with TennCare

He should probably switch parties...
Or better, involve himself with the “Tea Party”
He would be a natural fit, for the most part

Tennessee, of all states, should know intimately
the disaster coming with ObamaCare

20 posted on 07/12/2010 5:41:47 AM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: tobyhill; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; FromLori; Gilbo_3; NFHale; ...

This plays into my long held theory that Obama helps Democrats lose 2010, then runs against a Republican majority in 2012. Even if they dont get the majority, Obama will play up the loss as the ‘defender of the little guy’ against those political Republicans that ‘took advantage of the bad times’ unlike the ‘pure’ liberal messiah Obama. It doesnt work now for too many obvious reasons.

Meanwhile all these liberal actions that kill congressional democats this fall (immigration, unemployment insurance, gays in the military, Obama-care) rally the liberal base in 2012 especially when we put pressure on Republicans to take action on them. That is his plan anyway.

Republicans need to to be able to keep Obama owning all the bad news for another two years to beat him.


21 posted on 07/12/2010 5:44:01 AM PDT by sickoflibs ( "It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: sickoflibs

“I might have chosen both a different tack and a different time,” Gov. Bill Ritter Jr. of Colorado, a Democrat, was quoted by the Times as saying. “This is an issue that divides us politically, and I’m hopeful that their strategy doesn’t do that in a way that makes it more difficult for candidates to get elected, particularly in the West.”

Uh duh...

DUH?

D U H


22 posted on 07/12/2010 6:07:51 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our Troops, and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: tobyhill

Divide America into a bunch of smaller brawling parties, easier to control than a “United” 50 state union.

Its Obamas strategy all along, divide the US, no matter what it takes, totally opposite of what Sarah Palin can see for our future.


23 posted on 07/12/2010 6:15:32 AM PDT by Eye of Unk ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act" G.Orwell)
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To: All
The New New Deal By Charles R. Kesler

Adapted from a lecture delivered at Hillsdale College on February 1, 2010, during a four-day conference on “The New Deal,” co-sponsored by the Center for Constructive Alternatives and the Ludwig von Mises Lecture Series.

EXCERPT Unlike most Americans, President Obama still bristles at any suggestion that our nation is better or even luckier than other nations. To be blunt, he despises the notion that Americans consider themselves special among the peoples of the world. This strikes him as the worst sort of ignorance and ethnocentrism, which is why it was so difficult for him to decide to wear an American flag lapel pin when he started running for president, even though he knew it was political suicide to refuse wearing it.

As President Obama hinted in his Berlin speech during the campaign, he really thinks of himself as a multiculturalist, as a citizen of the world, first, and only incidentally as an American. To put it differently, he regards patriotism as morally and intellectually inferior to cosmopolitanism.

And, of course, he is never so much a citizen of the world as when defending the world’s environment against mankind’s depredations, and perhaps especially America’s depredations.

In general, the emotionalist defense of the earth—think of Al Gore—is now a vital part of the liberalism of our day. It’s a kind of substitute for earlier liberals’ belief in progress.

Although his own election—and secondarily liberalism’s achievements over the past century or so—help to redeem America in his view, Obama remains, in many ways, profoundly disconnected from his own land.

REST HERE http://www.hillsdale.edu/news/imprimis.asp

24 posted on 07/12/2010 7:05:18 AM PDT by Liz
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


25 posted on 07/12/2010 12:14:55 PM PDT by HiJinx (I can see November from the front porch - and Mexico from the back.)
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