Skip to comments.Rubio's Compromise For The Dream Act Could Help Save The Republican Party
Posted on 04/26/2012 1:42:45 PM PDT by NoLibZone
Successful politicians, by definition, look for opportunities to advance themselves and their parties. Occasionally, the right thing to do and the politically expedient thing to do are one and the same.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., last week proposed a compromise on the Dream Act that promises to serve both as a means of partially repairing the relationship between the Republican Party and Hispanic voters and as a way for young people who are American by experience, if not a birth, to legally stay in the country they know as home.
The Dream Act was first drafted in 2001, and was designed to offer individuals who came to the United States illegally as children a path to citizenship if they attended college or joined the military. Since then, it has attracted some bipartisan support, but has fallen short of passage. Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., reintroduced the current version but, for the first time in the bills history, no Republican has stepped up as a cosponsor.
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Same old story. The Democrats propose to tear down the Washington Monument and the Republicans respond with a workable plan to do it in three stages.
I really believe that Hispanic Americans who are more Hispanic than American are really not the assimilating types who have made this country great.
The children eligible for the Dream Act may be innocent, but so are the American taxpayers who must pick up the tab.
Anyway, those kids are eligible for schooling and financial help in the country of their parents.
thus not encouraging more entrants to take advantage), this is solving a problem, not creating one.Everything else you said contradicts that line.
Never fear, Internationalist Rubio is on the case. He’ll save us from our money. LOL
“Dont we already have enough republicans doing the liberals dirty work for them?”
I really can’t understand what a lot of folks around here see in Mr. Rubio. He looks appealing on the surface, but, scratch that surface, and....?
Yeah, I’m tired of ‘their’ crap.
I will vote for him because I think it cowardly to sit out an election and voting for the Obummer is beyond the pale.
I will do it (voting for Romney) with vile in my mouth.
If the Obummer is reelected we’ll go over the edge slightly faster than if the Mittster is. I think we’re doomed in any event.
There is no political will in this country to make the hard choices. It’s because we’ve become a silly country.
Some rising Star,This is the Problem when Political Parties Tout Minorities as rising Stars,EVERY one of them has the Gripe of whatever Minority they Represent in their Genes and they Cant get it out no Matter what they say. This guy is for Amnesty for all Mexicans the immigrant of Convienience because they are on Our Border. I am for unrestricted Immigration from England and Ireland,No Africans, Puerto Ricans,Arabs,Persians,Chinese,Japanese.
Rubio is right. We need Hispanics or we’re through as a party.
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