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55% Want U.S. Supreme Court to Uphold Arizona Immigration Law, only 26% want it dropped.
Rasmussen Reports ^

Posted on 06/26/2012 2:15:25 AM PDT by sunmars

Most voters still want an immigration law like Arizona’s in their own state and hope the U.S. Supreme Court upholds the legality of the Arizona law this week. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters would like to see the Supreme Court uphold the law that Arizona adopted to reduce illegal immigration in the state. Just 26% would like to see the high court overturn the law. Nineteen percent (19%) are undecided.

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Guess Obama is clearly on the wrong side of the sheet with this immigration thing, the public want proper immigration laws. Obama is clearly only arrying about high 20%s on immigration with this and his EP order from Fastnfurious.

Why the hell are they pushing on with this, its a vote loser in every way, perhaps they know Nov is lost and are doing as much damage as possible now before they can't.

1 posted on 06/26/2012 2:15:35 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: sunmars

One of our local channels yesterday showed poll results with about 75% supporting checks to ensure people are here legally; here in NJ it is easy for Americans to see how the “replacement Americans” are taking over, and the Americans aren’t liking it.


2 posted on 06/26/2012 2:20:37 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: sunmars

Well, geez! Now’s a fine time.


3 posted on 06/26/2012 2:22:46 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: kearnyirish2

I don’t understand whats so hard, we have to do everything in our lives legal, why the hell do they get a pass, i sincerely hope if we can take the WH, house and Senate in Nov, the GOP just pass sweeping immigration laws and throw it in the Dems faces.


4 posted on 06/26/2012 2:23:01 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: sunmars

Why the hell are they pushing on with this, its a vote loser in every way, perhaps they know Nov is lost and are doing as much damage as possible now before they can’t.


Yes, 0bama’s Scorched Earth policy is in the works.


5 posted on 06/26/2012 2:30:23 AM PDT by unkus
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To: sunmars

Here in northern NJ it is very easy to see how illegal immigrants are much more damaging than any “benefits” of having them here. Our local emergency room has closed due to being forced to provide free care for them; Americans have been shut out of many job sectors, especially construction-related fields and any work previously done by teens. Their anchor babies are in the schools, which has stopped any attempt at filtering out non-legit students in the interests of the teachers’ union (who would rather have anyone in the seats than lose jobs, regardless of whether or not they are part of the tax structure by which our schools are funded).

I think illegal immigration would be a winning issue for the Republicans if they have the testosterone to use it; average Americans of all colors can see that it is killing Americans economically.


6 posted on 06/26/2012 2:39:54 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: sunmars

Scotus’ decision basically throws the decision regarding immigration to the Federal level. It just so happen Obama is the president today. With right president and Congress, immigration policy can be strengthen. Obama made policy change (eg withdrawing the agreement with AZ police) in haste, only hours after the decision, without the benefit of this survey. Clearly, he’s on the wrong foot political wise.


7 posted on 06/26/2012 2:41:00 AM PDT by paudio (OTP: Why do people want to rehire a mechanic who clearly only made their car worse than before?)
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To: kearnyirish2

Justice Kennedy is a deranged liberal clown. He has no idea what he has done. Talk about confused and addled. He should be impeached to preserve the Constitution, (Yes, he CAN be impeached.)


8 posted on 06/26/2012 2:59:33 AM PDT by Rapscallion (Defy by silence)
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To: Rapscallion

When I hear talking heads mentioning Kennedy wanting to preserve his legacy, and Roberts wanting to appear non-partisan, I get worried; apparently “legal” has no bearing on these decisions. I hope the talking heads are wrong...


9 posted on 06/26/2012 3:10:52 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: sunmars

“Why the hell are they pushing on with this, its a vote loser in every way, perhaps they know Nov is lost and are doing as much damage as possible now before they can’t.”

It would certainly appear this way; in fact, Obama was acting like this very soon after his election. The “gay marriage” silliness and backdoor amnesty are just the latest examples - both of them are absolute losers at the ballot box (”gay marriage” having failed every time it was put to a vote, and even California voted against benefits for illegals).


10 posted on 06/26/2012 3:14:25 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: kearnyirish2

“I think illegal immigration would be a winning issue for the Republicans if they have the testosterone to use it; average Americans of all colors can see that it is killing Americans economically.”

Both of the parties who make Washington DC what it is support the free entry of illegals. They do so for different reasons, but both favor it and will do nothing substantive to reduce it.


11 posted on 06/26/2012 3:18:51 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: Psalm 144

I agree it is a bipartisan crime against the American people how immigration is handled, but Dems clearly represent the larger threat since Obama has made it clear that the issues relevant to “white America” (job opportunites, education, family) are nowhere on his list of priorities. The Republicans have less to gain now because the “cheap labor” aspect is irrelevant when businesses have no customers anyway.


12 posted on 06/26/2012 3:22:39 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: sunmars

Romney really ought to run with this. He needs to step up his game and put obama on the defensive.


13 posted on 06/26/2012 3:25:20 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: sunmars

“Why the hell are they pushing on with this, its a vote loser in every way, perhaps they know Nov is lost and are doing as much damage as possible now before they can’t.”

The Democrats are throwing the election, precisely as the Republicans did four years ago. Ask yourself why.

Meanwhile, work at the taxing, spending, regulating and restricting factory at the Washington DC plant will continue after yet another routine shift change. This game keeps only about half of the people mad at the same time, instead of all of us at once.


14 posted on 06/26/2012 3:26:26 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: kearnyirish2

The Republicans have less to gain now because the “cheap labor” aspect is irrelevant when businesses have no customers anyway.

*******************

True, save for the globalist Republicans. Those who actually control the party, that is. I don’t think the decline and fall of Smalltown, USA matters much in that circle.


15 posted on 06/26/2012 3:30:11 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: MestaMachine
Well, geez! Now’s a fine time

yeah....once a decision is made it is not usually revisited for decades.

16 posted on 06/26/2012 3:33:24 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Psalm 144

“The Democrats are throwing the election, precisely as the Republicans did four years ago. Ask yourself why.”

We both know it’s all about Constitutional circumvention for more concentrated power.....each side of the RinoCrat Party grabs power....gets thrown out...and the other enjoys the benefit....all at the expense of the National Charlie Browns....We the People.

Little wonder DC wears its contempt for Flyover Country on its sleeve at this point.


17 posted on 06/26/2012 3:36:14 AM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: mo

“Little wonder DC wears its contempt for Flyover Country on its sleeve at this point.”

When so few see the obvious, contempt is a natural byproduct.


18 posted on 06/26/2012 3:39:06 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: Psalm 144

“I don’t think the decline and fall of Smalltown, USA matters much in that circle.”

Good point; both parties are watching it circle the drain. I remember the tough economy in the early 90s, and it was nothing like this; there is literally no end in sight as jobs are sent abroad while government spending continues to rise. Our birthrate is through the floor, and there isn’t much opportunity for “replacement Americans”, either.


19 posted on 06/26/2012 3:44:50 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: sunmars

If we toss the word “Arizona” in the sentence in the article it says the majority of the people want the immigration laws enforced. THAT is what the Constitution is about, and that is what the SCOTUS ruled.

The Executive is NOT doing the job the Federal/Executive was created for. The only answer has been all along to impeach, but we don’t have enough “representatives” in government anymore. We have a majority of self serving pirates stuffing their pockets with perks/treasure they have voted for themselves at our expense, and defense of those perks at the expense of their fellow citizen, and country.


20 posted on 06/26/2012 3:51:38 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: rockinqsranch

Isn’t declaring openly that one state will be treated differently than another a de facto, a priori violation of the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause?


21 posted on 06/26/2012 4:00:54 AM PDT by relictele
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To: sunmars

The administration is at war now with it’s own citizenry. That’s no way to run a railroad.


22 posted on 06/26/2012 4:04:32 AM PDT by major-pelham
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To: paudio
Scotus’ decision basically throws the decision regarding immigration to the Federal level. It just so happen Obama is the president today. With right president and Congress, immigration policy can be strengthen. Obama made policy change (eg withdrawing the agreement with AZ police) in haste, only hours after the decision, without the benefit of this survey. Clearly, he’s on the wrong foot political wise.

I agree.This decision isolates Obama as the problem-specifically his refusal to enforce federal law. I'm not sure we want the states to be put in the position of having to "vigorously enforce" federal laws.

Perhaps it is best that now our only remedy is to vote him out.

With Napolitano's refusal to cooperate in verification of status, the Obama administration oversteps even more, and exposes the Dems' true motive-to pander for votes of Hispanics at the expense of everyone else. Even if the whole law had been upheld, this would have been Obama's move, and we'd be right where we are now.

Again, the remedy is to vote someone into the White House who will uphold their oath of office.

Obama has violated his oath of office, and that becomes yet another reason to "impeach" him on Nov 6.

23 posted on 06/26/2012 4:11:49 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: sunmars

It’s pretty clear that it matters not what voters want. Even with the ruling, OJanet basically flipped AZ the bird and told them to pound sand.
If I were SCOTUS, I’d pass down an unambiguous Obamacare ruling with teeth. I think it’s highly likely that by the end of day Thursday, Obama will, by fiat, declare whatever the Court sez to be a win for “Him” and proceed to cram the mandate down our throats regardless.
Really.... AZ was the shot cross the bow.
Obumocare will end up being a cagefight between the One and Justice Roberts.


24 posted on 06/26/2012 4:23:06 AM PDT by bossmechanic (If all else fails, hit it with a hammer)
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To: sunmars
I think a fair response to this title is more like

55% or more...want the US government to Uphold the Immigration Law.

Arizona law was nearly a mirror of the federal law and all AZ wanted and still wants is for the law to be enforced as it is codified.

The government cannot pick and choose the law or we cease to be a Republic.

When a government goes rogue and becomes a regime...is it time for the people to exercise their true first Right as described in the Declaration of Independence?

25 posted on 06/26/2012 4:27:56 AM PDT by EBH (Obama took away your American Dreams and replaced them with "Dreams from My (his) Father".)
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To: sunmars; Jeremiah Jr
Why the hell are they pushing on with this

Maybe it's connected with Obamacare. Some of the posts around here in the past day suggest that people are so fed up with illegals (and the Fed's refusal to enforce immigration laws), that they'd willingly carry (and display to LEOs) a proof OF citizenship. National ID? COLB tattooed on forehead, or what?

Wouldn't that be convenient - provided that "the law" would be on the same side of the law as the citizens - but it would be decidedly inconvenient when it came time for the feds to round up the Obamacare offenders. "Hey you, citizen, you haven't paid your tithes to Obamacare."

Probably a lot of other situations where disclosure of American citizenship could be hazardous to one's health.

26 posted on 06/26/2012 4:42:58 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: rockinqsranch
Read Scalia’s opinion of what the SCOTUS did... hint... there are no Sovereign States.

LLS

27 posted on 06/26/2012 4:45:36 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: wayoverontheright
romney is the guy that the republicans want us to vote for... and he refused to answer a direct question yesterday... on whether he supported the Arizona law or not. He does not answer any controversial political questions. He hides his true intent. He will not uphold his oath or the Constitution... or he would have answered quickly and correctly. He panders to the latino illegals also.

LLS

28 posted on 06/26/2012 4:58:29 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: bossmechanic

I am worried that roberts will vote to uphold obama care... I truly am. We cannot trust him after this decision... Scalia wrote as to why.

LLS


29 posted on 06/26/2012 5:02:05 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: sunmars

As the founding fathers feared. U.S. Federal Government—Public Enemy Number 1. Armed and extremely dangerous.


30 posted on 06/26/2012 5:06:54 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: unkus

He promised to “fundamentally change” America—Yes he did and with the help of a complicit Congress and a corrupted Court
he will continue to deconstruct these United States.In his global jihad he sees a world without borders without any
power strong enough to stop the Beast.His Administration has done NOTHING to protect the States from the invasion from our southern neighbors.His administration encourages and embraces EVERY enemy. We have put our fist in the face of Almighty God and rushed to elect this first half black ,half American President-and now cry God Bless America


31 posted on 06/26/2012 5:18:51 AM PDT by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Our best hope is to DUMP Romney on the first Ballot in Tampa.

Just vote to ABSTAIN on the first Ballot, and vote for a Dark Horse Republican on the second Ballot.


32 posted on 06/26/2012 5:19:48 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: LibLieSlayer

Roberts, who called 0 for lying in the State of Union? I don’t think so!

The decision on the Immigration case was done for the next government officers.....Roberts may know something we don’t.


33 posted on 06/26/2012 5:24:15 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: sunmars

If obama is on the wrong side vs the public and the SC says this is the feds role - then make lemons out of lemonade and use this to illustrate that obama is not doing his job. Of course he can say no president including reagan cared about the borders but obama is president now. Then obama will say we need “comprehensive” immigration reform. Our side should refuse to discuss anything like that until the border is sealed.


34 posted on 06/26/2012 5:28:20 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: LibLieSlayer
Apparently you did not read the threads about 0bamacare last night. We know who is writing the opinions.
35 posted on 06/26/2012 5:35:00 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Graewoulf

Who would be that Dark Horse? Please tell us all.


36 posted on 06/26/2012 5:36:38 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Missed that: Roberts and ????


37 posted on 06/26/2012 5:44:56 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: EBH

Si se puede, baby. Any way we can.


38 posted on 06/26/2012 5:54:08 AM PDT by rusty millet
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To: hoosiermama

Roberts and Kennedy are writing the majority opinion, according to the source sited last night Ginsberg was writing the dissent.


39 posted on 06/26/2012 5:55:03 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: paudio
Obama withdrew the agreement with ALL states yesterday.

The federal agency also announced the nationwide suspension of the program, saying it would no longer sign new agreements with state and local law enforcement agencies.

http://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2012/06/25/homeland-security-revokes-287g-immigration-check-agreements-in-arizona/

40 posted on 06/26/2012 6:00:14 AM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: Perdogg

And the winner is......Apparently the NO_SPIKE Speaker also got word of the winner.... Just because Congress is keeping it low and keeping their collective noses to the grindstone doesn’t mean te AM people must do the same.

Just in time for Independence Day!.....Party Hardy America

If this source is reliable 0 is the loser.


41 posted on 06/26/2012 6:02:55 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: Perdogg; LucyT; STARWISE; Nachum; onyx
Roberts and Kennedy are writing the majority opinion, according to the source sited last night Ginsberg was writing the dissent.

Pray that the source is correct and then plan a BIG party for July 4th! Double the fireworks!

42 posted on 06/26/2012 6:08:34 AM PDT by hoosiermama ( Obama: " born in Kenya.".. he's lying now or then?)
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To: hoosiermama

Here you go......happy reading

http://minx.cc/?post=330437


43 posted on 06/26/2012 6:09:33 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: sunmars

Well the SCOTUS ruling tosses the resolution of this squarely back to the ballot box.

Will the 55% show up and vote their conscience?


44 posted on 06/26/2012 6:34:57 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: sunmars

Yesterday’s stance by Kennedy gives me a great deal of worry about the outcome of the Obamacare ruling. If his point is the states can’t “overrule” federal law, how is he going to apply a different finding this time... the states were the plaintiffs here.

I’m not optimistic... at all.. about what we’re going to hear Thursday morning.


45 posted on 06/26/2012 6:47:52 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: sunmars

Silly USAian, your nation is just part of NAFTA. USG cares about you in regards to NAFTA and Internation edicts, only. Your own laws which authorize USG, are merely a nuisance to a new way, their way.


46 posted on 06/26/2012 7:15:04 AM PDT by veracious
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To: Psalm 144
http://c1.vip-stores.com/img/2-56323-0-1-1

Your Government sides with their Illegal voters over their Tax Paying Serfs!

Problem, Gringos!?

47 posted on 06/26/2012 7:20:00 AM PDT by KC_Lion (I am finished with listening to empty promises of the great GOP saving me in 4 more years.)
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To: sunmars

For normal people, this would seem to be a self-destructive act. Obviously, if you antagonize enough voters, you won’t be re-elected and, hopefully, all the harm you’ve done will be undone in the first weeks of the new administration.

However, all bets are off with Obama and his posse of clowns as they do not seem to be normal people.


48 posted on 06/26/2012 7:25:51 AM PDT by altura
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To: ScottinVA

Of course you are not optimistic, you never are, so why start now?

I am not counting my chickens, but there are positive indications that it will be ruled unconstitutional that have been discussed here on FR in last 24 hours.

Even if it is ruled unconstitutional, people here will pout and moan all day that “the fix” is still in and that the decision meant nothing since Soros controls both Roberts and Boehner.


49 posted on 06/26/2012 7:26:58 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: LibLieSlayer

Romney is pathetic and will fail when he’s exposed as Obama light in the debates. He’s benefiting in the polls from most of the public not knowing his policies and lack of conviction.
I want Zero gone because even Romney will have to have some conservatives around him in his administration. At least there will be some slow down toward insanity if Romney wins. Look it, the main goal this election cycle for us is to vote conservative for congressman/senators on a national and local level. THIS is the only way things will really change; ground up.

Anyway, we all know the majority of people are for controlling illegals, and it’s utterly baffling why the Republicans on a national level will not come out and support Arizona and call for enforcing the immigration laws on the Federal level.


50 posted on 06/26/2012 7:29:30 AM PDT by snarkytart (http://www.freerepubli224%2C1)
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