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David Gregory: Republicans Have 'Harsh Stance' On Immigration Reform
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 10/02/2011 9:35:07 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest

Did David Gregory realize just how much he was letting down the mask and revealing his liberal bias? On today's "Meet The Press," Gregory stated as a simple declarative fact that "Republicans have a harsh stance on immigration reform."

Did Gregory simply forget the "some say" fig leaf so favored by the MSM? Or is the MTP moderator so lost in the liberal media cocoon that he simply assumes that no one could disagree with his assertion that the GOP view is "harsh"?

View the video here.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: davidgregory; immigration; msm; republicans

1 posted on 10/02/2011 9:35:15 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Good for them. Their job is to work for me, not for Mexicans.


2 posted on 10/02/2011 9:36:10 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

David Gregory states that Republicans have a “harsh stance” on immigration reform. Not-even-trying-to-hide-their-liberal-bias ping to Today show list.


3 posted on 10/02/2011 9:36:41 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Damn straight I have a harsh stance.


4 posted on 10/02/2011 9:37:40 AM PDT by cripplecreek (MLB Playoff thread http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2786167/posts)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I don't hear anybody talking about immigration reform: just letting illegal aliens pretend that they are good people and belong here just like the actual immigrants who followed the rules.

Kind of like dressing a hooker in a school-girl outfit.

5 posted on 10/02/2011 9:40:09 AM PDT by Bernard (When the only Problem is overspending, all the Solutions look like TAX INCREASES to liberals...)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I’ve never heard any of these asshats like Gregory explain WHY immigration needs to be “reformed”. The only thing I can come up with is that the commie libs are trying to drive up the “poverty” numbers to get more money out of the taxpayers and they are also wanting to expand their voting base. Other than that, I don’t see any problems with our immigration system.


6 posted on 10/02/2011 9:41:45 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you always tell the truth, you won't have to remember what you said.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The POS has no concept of the term illegal as in breaking the law, your reward illegal behavior and you get more of it. Isn’t that right illegal hugger Perry.


7 posted on 10/02/2011 9:43:22 AM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow democrats.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I better add this before I get flamed. Another problem with our immigration system is that the damn feds AREN’T ENFORCING OUR IMMIGRATION LAWS! That needs to be “reformed”.


8 posted on 10/02/2011 9:43:56 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you always tell the truth, you won't have to remember what you said.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Harsh=enforce the laws.


9 posted on 10/02/2011 9:44:16 AM PDT by sappy
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

As usual, illegal immigration gets conflated with legal immigration. It’s the standard media template, because it gives them a chance to bash Republicans without having to bother with little things like accuracy. Gregory has always been one of the worst (best) at it, which is why I was very disappointed when he got the MTP gig. He was the biggest a-hole in the room back when he was the White House correspondent, and that’s saying a lot because Helen Thomas was also in that room.

I knew MTP was going down the toilet from that point on.


10 posted on 10/02/2011 9:44:39 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I like both Perry and Palin, and will vote for whichever of them wins.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
David Gregory believes enforcing the law is "harsh."

I can think of some laws I'd like to have ignored.

Can we ignore them too, Dave-Greg?

11 posted on 10/02/2011 9:45:27 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them." --Ronald Reagan)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

It’s easy for fatcat liberal elites like Gregory to take the position that we should flood America with immigrants. He’s got a job that pays millions of dollars. Take away his money and his job and make him grovel like the rest of us and let’s see if he supports the idea of giving jobs to illegal immigrants.


12 posted on 10/02/2011 9:46:16 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Not-even-trying-to-hide-their-liberal-bias

???

That game went out the window years ago.
Bitter, America-hating malcontents watch MSNBC and the rest of that ilk, while hardworking, taxpaying, traditional American families watch Fox News. (shrug) That's just the way it is. At least decent Americans have an option now.

13 posted on 10/02/2011 9:46:55 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

A good post by newsbusters. Now there’s a sight for sore eyes.

I’ll have to watch out for Finkelstein more often.

They have some really terrible contributors on that site. Many of their primary contributors are terrible.


14 posted on 10/02/2011 9:46:55 AM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

LET’S SEE IF I GOT THIS CORRECT
RE: 3 American Hikers Now In The NEWS


IF YOU CROSS THE NORTH KOREAN BORDER
ILLEGALLY YOU GET 12 YEARS HARD LABOR.

IF YOU CROSS THE IRANIAN BORDER
ILLEGALLY YOU ARE DETAINED INDEFINITELY.

IF YOU CROSS THE AFGHAN BORDER
ILLEGALLY, YOU GET SHOT.

IF YOU CROSS THE SAUDI ARABIAN BORDER
ILLEGALLY YOU WILL BE JAILED.

IF YOU CROSS THE CHINESE BORDER
ILLEGALLY YOU MAY NEVER BE HEARD FROM AGAIN.

IF YOU CROSS THE VENEZUELAN BORDER ILLEGALLY YOU
WILL BE BRANDED A SPY AND YOUR FATE WILL BE SEALED.

IF YOU CROSS THE CUBAN BORDER ILLEGALLY
YOU WILL BE THROWN INTO POLITICAL PRISON TO ROT.

IF YOU CROSS THE U.S. BORDER ILLEGALLY YOU GET !
A JOB, A DRIVERS LICENSE, SOCIAL SECURITY CARD, WELFARE,

FOOD STAMPS, CREDIT CARDS, SUBSIDIZED RENT OR A LOAN TO BUY A HOUSE,

FREE EDUCATION, FREE HEALTH CARE, A LOBBYIST IN WASHINGTON BILLIONS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS PRINTED IN YOUR LANGUAGE
THE RIGHT TO CARRY YOUR COUNTRY’S FLAG WHILE YOU PROTEST THAT YOU DON’T GET ENOUGH RESPECT

AND, IN MANY INSTANCES, YOU CAN VOTE.
I JUST WANTED TO MAKE SURE I HAD A FIRM GRASP ON THE “SITUATION”!

PLEASE KEEP THIS GOING......FORWARD TO ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY

IT’S TIME TO WAKE UP AMERICA !


15 posted on 10/02/2011 9:49:07 AM PDT by sodpoodle (God is ignoring me - because He is watching you.)
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To: Bernard

“Hooker in a school girl outfit” not bad! DNC Dave is hardly trying to hide his bias. He’s with the DNC week after week.He gets his chatting point emails promptly.


16 posted on 10/02/2011 9:51:14 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Illegals are an invasion on American soil; sanctioned incidentally by the elite, Calderon, Carlos Simon, etc, of Mexico, and of course the self-serving bigots within the US itself.

They will push their poverty on to the US citizen, no different than say us transporting Detroit to Canada. But here the Left (Democrats) want the vote.

Now think Hillary Clinton, esteemed Secretary of State, Harvard, pseudo-intellectual bigots of the American intelligentsia, and their view of the American future.

How obvious is it NOW the USA taxpayer is being steamrollered by the scum of the wealthy Left?

e.g. the CFR.

Johnny Suntrade

17 posted on 10/02/2011 9:54:18 AM PDT by jnsun (The Left: the need to manipulate others because of nothing productive to offer.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

He should step aside and let an illegal take his job if he is so concerned.


18 posted on 10/02/2011 9:57:14 AM PDT by notaliberal
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To: FlingWingFlyer
You are missing a point.

It is not ONLY just driving up the poverty rate. It ALSO includes removing a significant part of our (illegal/legal and native born) GDP from internal circulation. A dollar spent locally goes through 5 to 12 different hands (supporting local businesses) before it returns to a bank somewhere. (DOD “studies” with a $ 2.00 bill in the early 1960s proved this).

Every dollar sent home to used in place of locally earned national currencies is a dollar not circulating inside our economy. What will reduce American unemployment - dollars spent inside the USA or dollars spent inside Latin America?

19 posted on 10/02/2011 9:57:14 AM PDT by Nip (TANSTAAFL and BOHICA)
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To: Bernard

The liberal definition of “reformed” means give them citizenship and register them as Democrats. We keep using Websters definition and they don’t.


20 posted on 10/02/2011 10:00:52 AM PDT by IAGeezer912 (If government ownership of business is so great, why aren't the N. Koreans filthy rich?)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Does David keep his front door unlocked?


21 posted on 10/02/2011 10:03:36 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Liberals, Useful Idiots Voting for Useless Idiots...)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

“harsh”

That’s because in Howdy Doody’s mind all Democrats (and few Republicans, e.g. `John McCain’) are always described as “moderates” while Republican conservatives always receive the adjectives (followed by “right-wing”): “extreme”, “far”, “ultra”, “staunch”, “paleo”, “ludicrous”, “criminally insane”, “cannibalistic” ...
Who cares what he thinks? Just report the news, Howdy.


22 posted on 10/02/2011 10:06:04 AM PDT by tumblindice (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
I follow and analyze DNC Dave week after week on the tv talk show thread.

This guy is a huge leader of the left and his main job is to advance talking points week to week and head off issues that will confront his buddies in the regime.It's all about keeping them in power through the DBM.

He will bring up issues that face the left solely for the purpose of heading them off from talk radio on Monday.(Rush of course)

He is biased POS no question about it.

23 posted on 10/02/2011 10:18:26 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

ever wonder how these assholes get these jobs....


24 posted on 10/02/2011 10:21:35 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now, and in the future)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
"David Gregory: Republicans Have 'Harsh Stance' On Immigration Reform"

Oh come on, let's not be mean here, as this doesn't apply to all Republicans.
25 posted on 10/02/2011 10:21:46 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

‘Harsh’ is good. The dems use ‘harsh,’ too.


26 posted on 10/02/2011 10:22:17 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: sodpoodle

“IF YOU CROSS THE U.S. BORDER ILLEGALLY YOU GET !
A JOB, A DRIVERS LICENSE, SOCIAL SECURITY CARD, WELFARE,
FOOD STAMPS, CREDIT CARDS, SUBSIDIZED RENT OR A LOAN TO BUY A HOUSE, FREE EDUCATION, FREE HEALTH CARE, A LOBBYIST IN WASHINGTON BILLIONS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS PRINTED IN YOUR LANGUAGE THE RIGHT TO CARRY YOUR COUNTRY’S FLAG WHILE YOU PROTEST THAT YOU DON’T GET ENOUGH RESPECT.
AND, IN MANY INSTANCES, YOU CAN VOTE.”

Hey IDIOT, you forgot to mention in-state Tuition, at least if you live in Texas.


27 posted on 10/02/2011 10:24:04 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Doing what is right isn’t always easy, Mr Shill in the Tank.


28 posted on 10/02/2011 10:25:06 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Hey Davey boy, I’m a registered Republican and my stance is way beyond harsh.


29 posted on 10/02/2011 10:27:31 AM PDT by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: BobL

Not the author - got it in an email and forgot attribution.

Anonymous.

But you are correct - I am an idiot.


30 posted on 10/02/2011 10:29:06 AM PDT by sodpoodle (God is ignoring me - because He is watching you.)
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To: sodpoodle

“But you are correct - I am an idiot.”

Ok, you’re forgiven then. It did look like a chain E-Mail.


31 posted on 10/02/2011 10:30:41 AM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: cripplecreek

I see newspaper stories and hear personal anecdotes about visas, work permits, etc. affecting Americans in other countries. Not only do we respect other nations’ sovereignty but those nations aggressively enforce their laws and take pride in doing so.

For some reason, leftists want to stand this approach on its head when it comes to a daily smash n grab robbery committed by our Third World neighbor to the south.


32 posted on 10/02/2011 11:27:02 AM PDT by relictele (Pax Quaeritur Bello)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

What’s so HARSH about following the existing law, which is nearly identical to Mexican immigrations law?


33 posted on 10/02/2011 11:29:34 AM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket~!!!)
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To: sodpoodle

Caps much?

You can’t get a driver’s license in Texas as an illegal alien.


34 posted on 10/02/2011 11:56:14 AM PDT by hocndoc (http://WingRight.org Have mustard seed: will use it. To control the border, Patrol the border!)
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To: Brilliant

David was asked a few tough questions by Don and Roma this past Friday and actually started whining. Knew very little about Solyndra, F and F — just wants to have his little issues to deal with. Pouted a bit.


35 posted on 10/02/2011 12:10:03 PM PDT by arkady_renko (I can't afford a trip to DC with the taxes I pay.)
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To: hocndoc

It was an email which I cut & pasted in a hurry. Very primitive skills - sorry to have been so careless.


36 posted on 10/02/2011 12:11:51 PM PDT by sodpoodle (God is ignoring me - because He is watching you.)
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