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Senate one (Scott Brown) vote from passing dream act
therightperspective ^ | Published December 13, 2010

Posted on 12/13/2010 9:08:36 AM PST by dennisw

The US Senate is reportedly one vote away from passing cloture for the so-called DREAM Act, which would allow a path towards citizenship for millions of illegals if the attend colleges or serve in the military.

The bill passed the House during a late-night session last week with a vote of 216-198. It was then shelved by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid after Republicans threatened to filibuster any legislation not related to the Bush tax cuts.

It is believed the single vote belongs to Massachusetts Republican Scott Brown, who has disappointed many in the GOP with his RINO-like votes since getting into office. The Associated Press reports a coalition of left-wing educators, religious leaders and advocates are making last-ditch efforts to pressure Brown into voting for the legislation.

The bill also contains the line allowing Janet Napolitano to arbitrarily waive any and all provisions and grant mass Amnesty to about every illegal alien in America if she or her successor wants to:

Grass-roots conservatives were stunned to hear former House Speaker Newt Gingrich support the two main tenants of the DREAM Act during an interview on the Laura Ingraham Show at the beginning of the month.

The story is being under-reported or being ignored by not only the mainstream media but conservative outlets as well, as focus on the Wikileaks Cablegate scandal and political drama surrounding the Bush tax cuts takes center stage.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; brown; crimaliens; dream; dreamact; filibuster; gingrich; illegals; janetnapolitano; massachusetts; rino
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1 posted on 12/13/2010 9:08:39 AM PST by dennisw
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To: dennisw
If Scott votes for it, the hundreds of dollars I sent to his campaign were a waste.
2 posted on 12/13/2010 9:10:00 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (DEFCON I ALERT: The federal cancer has metastasized. All personnel report to their battle stations.)
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To: dennisw

We are so screwed.


3 posted on 12/13/2010 9:10:10 AM PST by dfwgator (Welcome to the Gator Nation Will Muschamp)
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To: dennisw

PRAY—now!


4 posted on 12/13/2010 9:11:21 AM PST by milagro
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To: dennisw

The fix is in...

RINO Scott will buckle...


5 posted on 12/13/2010 9:11:30 AM PST by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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To: dennisw

It will take two GOP votes, not one. Mark Kirk has already been seated.


6 posted on 12/13/2010 9:12:19 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: choctaw man

You’re right, he will buckle.


7 posted on 12/13/2010 9:12:49 AM PST by CommieCutter (A Centrist Democrat is now defined as: between Socialism and Communism.)
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To: dennisw
The bill also contains the line allowing Janet Napolitano to arbitrarily waive any and all provisions and grant mass Amnesty to about every illegal alien in America if she or her successor wants to:

WTF

8 posted on 12/13/2010 9:13:22 AM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: CommieCutter

I predict he wilkl NOT buckle. If he does he can kiss re-election in 2012 goodbye and he KNOWS IT.


9 posted on 12/13/2010 9:13:43 AM PST by Peter from Rutland
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To: dennisw

Are these Senators Americans?


10 posted on 12/13/2010 9:13:43 AM PST by FreedBird
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To: dfwgator

People need to call. The scum always passes destroy America bills on Christmas Eve to show their real hate for us. The Fed Reseave was voted on Christmas Eve back then.


12 posted on 12/13/2010 9:14:18 AM PST by Frantzie
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To: dennisw

WTH happened to the plan to hold up all legislation until the tax code issue is resolved?


13 posted on 12/13/2010 9:14:37 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: dennisw

“..House Speaker Newt Gingrich support the two main tenants..”

Newt is a POS.


14 posted on 12/13/2010 9:15:10 AM PST by Frantzie
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To: Lazlo in PA

Call instead of posting FILTH here.


15 posted on 12/13/2010 9:16:19 AM PST by Frantzie
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To: dennisw

Scott Brown can be primaried, next time around. His was a special election... When is he up for election again?


16 posted on 12/13/2010 9:16:24 AM PST by Haiku Guy (What we've got here is ... failure to communicate.)
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To: dennisw

the RINOs and GOP COULD have stopped this in the House,
but they did not show up, and let Castle-Rove-Romney
get their revenge.


17 posted on 12/13/2010 9:17:16 AM PST by Diogenesis ('Freedom is the light of all sentient beings.' - Optimus Prime)
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To: dennisw

The Rinocrat Oligarchy has no ears.....


18 posted on 12/13/2010 9:17:23 AM PST by mo
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To: dennisw
Grass-roots conservatives were stunned to hear former House Speaker Newt Gingrich support the two main tenants of the DREAM Act

Say "auf wiedersehen" to the Conservative vote if you run in '12 then, Newtie.

19 posted on 12/13/2010 9:17:29 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: paul51

We have a lawless government.


20 posted on 12/13/2010 9:18:16 AM PST by Leisler (They always lie, and have for so much and for so long, that they no longer know what about.)
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To: Haiku Guy

2012


21 posted on 12/13/2010 9:18:46 AM PST by Peter from Rutland
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To: dennisw

Once they get into the DC culture, they quickly forget all about “real life” back in America, which they expect never to have to return to. They also expect that no one in their immediate family will ever have to live there again either, I imagine.


22 posted on 12/13/2010 9:19:51 AM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Haiku Guy

To answer my own question... Scott Brown is up for re-election in 2012. If he doesn’t clean up his act, he will lose a primary to a more Conservative challenger, even in the Massachusetts Republican Party.

Better a ‘Rat than a RINO...


23 posted on 12/13/2010 9:20:12 AM PST by Haiku Guy (What we've got here is ... failure to communicate.)
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To: All

The GOP is acting like they WANT A THIRD PARTY to challenge them.

GOP is on a very short leash. If they keep screwing the pooch, the Tea Party will bolt. What tea gives, tea takes.


24 posted on 12/13/2010 9:22:04 AM PST by ak267
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To: dennisw

PSALM 37

7 Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him;
do not fret when people succeed in their ways,
when they carry out their wicked schemes.
8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath;
do not fret—it leads only to evil.
9 For those who are evil will be destroyed,
but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.
10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more;
though you look for them, they will not be found.
11 But the meek will inherit the land
and enjoy peace and prosperity.
12 The wicked plot against the righteous
and gnash their teeth at them;
13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked,
for he knows their day is coming.
14 The wicked draw the sword and bend the bow
to bring down the poor and needy,
to slay those whose ways are upright.
15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts,
and their bows will be broken.

May it be soon, O Lord, may it be soon ...


25 posted on 12/13/2010 9:22:21 AM PST by Pegita ('Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, just to take Him at His word ...)
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To: ak267
The GOP is acting like they WANT A THIRD PARTY to challenge them.

If they pass this, we need more than a freakin' third party. We need a bloody civil war!

26 posted on 12/13/2010 9:23:43 AM PST by meyer (Hey Obama - It's the end of the world as you know it.... ..... and I feel fine!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
so-called DREAM Act, which would allow a path towards citizenship for millions of illegals and all their relatives...........
27 posted on 12/13/2010 9:25:04 AM PST by umgud
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To: dennisw
Grass-roots conservatives were stunned to hear former House Speaker Newt Gingrich support the two main tenants of the DREAM Act

Who the hell are grass-roots conservatives?

Tea Party Movement people haven't' been in Newts corner for a loooong time.

Tea Party people are the grass roots of this country and Newt, Rove, Steele and others that jumped in front of the parade of the TPM are transparent to them (us.)

I'd like to see the list of this author's grass-roots conservatives.

28 posted on 12/13/2010 9:27:19 AM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: dennisw; The Comedian

Why am I not shocked or surprised about being let down by an American politician?


29 posted on 12/13/2010 9:27:54 AM PST by B4Ranch (Do NOT remain seated until this ride comes to a full and complete stop! We're going the wrong way!)
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To: B4Ranch

“...by an American politician?”

I don’t know who they work for...but it is NOT We the People....


30 posted on 12/13/2010 9:29:02 AM PST by mo
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To: dennisw

The Left is using this as leverage on the tax bill. I hate Washington. If this passes, we may as well not even bother with elections.


31 posted on 12/13/2010 9:29:49 AM PST by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: dennisw; All

This is happening during a lame duck session. Many of these people are no longer elected. It’s incredible what they got passed in the last few weeks. It’s like it’s all been pre-arranged.


32 posted on 12/13/2010 9:37:58 AM PST by bronxville
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To: Haiku Guy

2012. He will be replaced by a Democrat most likely. The reason he won last time is that his opponent was not liked by the Democrats.


33 posted on 12/13/2010 9:41:07 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: ak267
The GOP is acting like they WANT A THIRD PARTY to challenge them.

They certainly aren't listening to the Tea Party Movement ultimatums very closely.

The thing the GOP doesn't understand that if there is a third party, they will find themselves with that moniker.

34 posted on 12/13/2010 9:42:15 AM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: bronxville

Look what this so called tax deal gets us . Dream , Chain Migration , Dadt , billions in pork . Great work Pubbies .


35 posted on 12/13/2010 9:42:22 AM PST by fantom (,)
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To: Diogenesis

Wow. Romney actually has control over the House? Who knew? And you think that he can’t beat Obama????


36 posted on 12/13/2010 9:42:37 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: dirtboy

The DREAM ACT already has 2 Republican votes:
Lugar and Bennett.


37 posted on 12/13/2010 9:59:14 AM PST by nbenyo
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To: napscoordinator

Romney and his Legion of MalignantBOTs always help Obama.

That is, HELP OBAMA. Like they did in Election 2008,
and Election 2010. Take care, naps.


38 posted on 12/13/2010 10:05:17 AM PST by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: dennisw
The bill also contains the line allowing Janet Napolitano to arbitrarily waive any and all provisions and grant mass Amnesty to about every illegal alien in America if she or her successor wants to:

Is that constitutional? Can Congress delegate that power to the Executive?

Article I Section 8 Clause 4: "To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;

What is "uniform" about a Cabinet member making arbitrary rulings about naturalization?

Furthermore, the rules of one Congress are not binding on future Congresses. How can Congress delegate its power to the Executive in a way that binds future Congresses? What if the 112th Congress wants to take back that power?

-PJ

39 posted on 12/13/2010 10:06:20 AM PST by Political Junkie Too ("Comprehensive" reform bills only end up as incomprehensible messes.)
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To: dennisw
I can see it now - Obarry gets him into the oval office and cosys up saying "Senator Brown, what would it take for you to support this bill?" just like a used car salesman... and then showers all sorts of crap on him and his district.

They figure, it's worked on all the others. There is no priciple in Washington any more. No one.

40 posted on 12/13/2010 10:11:48 AM PST by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: dennisw

Everyone should have know Scott Brown would be a Rhino....we will have to revisit him in the next election!!


41 posted on 12/13/2010 10:12:43 AM PST by ontap
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To: dennisw

Brown, Scott P. - (R - MA) Class I
317 RUSSELL SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510
(202) 224-4543

http://www.scottbrown.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/emailscottbrown


42 posted on 12/13/2010 10:22:49 AM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


43 posted on 12/13/2010 10:33:34 AM PST by HiJinx (I can see Mexico from the back porch...)
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To: dennisw

Scott Brown wouldn’t betray Republican principles, would he?

< /tongue in cheek>


44 posted on 12/13/2010 10:36:44 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: meyer
If they pass this, we need more than a freakin' third party. We need a bloody civil war!

Way overdue.

45 posted on 12/13/2010 10:50:40 AM PST by newfrpr04
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

It was a given that Brown was only slightly to the right of Kennedy when you sent your donation to him.


46 posted on 12/13/2010 11:08:31 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: dennisw

This blog makes no sense. The Dems have 59 votes. At least 3 Dems are voting agaiunst it, and Snowe, Bennett, Hutchison, Cornyn and Brown have said they will vote no. Lugar is the only confirmed yes vote among Republicans. The key votes will be Voinovich, Sam Brownback (yes, he just got elected KS Gov., but is notoriously pro-amnesty due to his horrible misreading of scripture) and Murkowski. They have 56 votes. they need 4.


47 posted on 12/13/2010 11:39:01 AM PST by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandWithArizona)
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To: Diogenesis

You are right ...I am shocked at the provision for an appointed person to declare amnesty without the congress..... hey they are making themselves irrelevant, don’t they get that ?


48 posted on 12/13/2010 12:38:44 PM PST by RnMomof7 (Gal 4:16 asks "Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Agreed. Sending him a letter tonight.


49 posted on 12/13/2010 12:56:08 PM PST by rlmorel ("We treat terrorists with kid gloves, and our citizens with rubber gloves." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: dfwgator

Agreed. If we are this close to having this crap passed, we are sitting on the edge of the razor. Sure, people can blame Scott Brown, and I wouldn’t blame them, but there is a bigger problem if our entire Senate can produce enough votes to pass it.

It is indicative of a deeper, more serious problem than a single RINO.


50 posted on 12/13/2010 12:58:06 PM PST by rlmorel ("We treat terrorists with kid gloves, and our citizens with rubber gloves." Rush Limbaugh)
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