Skip to comments.Goode faults Romney on immigration
Posted on 07/04/2012 3:03:38 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
Goode said that "amnesty in any form only encourages more illegal entry."
Before Mitt Romney's visit to Salem on Tuesday, former congressman and Constitution Party presidential candidate Virgil Goode held a morning news conference in Roanoke calling on Romney to take a stronger position on illegal immigration.
Goode said Romney "essentially gave no response" when it comes to the issue. Goode also criticized President Barack Obama's stance on immigration, including a new policy that would allow some younger illegal immigrants to stay in the country.
"Unlike Romney, if I was elected president, I would immediately rescind the direction of President Obama," Goode said.
He added that "amnesty in any form only encourages more illegal entry." Goode also said in response to the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Arizona's tough immigration law that if he were elected president, his attorney general would be arguing to uphold laws such as those in Arizona and Alabama.
Goode's event, held at Comfort Inn on Valley View Boulevard, attracted only a handful of media representatives and no other citizens.
Goode is currently seeking the required 10,000 signatures from qualified voters to make it onto Virginia's ballot in November. Goode, who said he did not have plans to meet with Romney during his trip to Virginia, has until Aug. 24 to get at least 400 signatures from each of the state's 11 congressional districts.
Goode said it's time for Romney to take a stand against illegal immigration, and while he wouldn't be talking with him, he said he was hopeful the media would raise such issues with Romney while he's in Salem.
Goode served in Congress for 12 years representing Virginia's 5th District before being unseated by former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello, D-Albemarle County. Perriello held the seat for one term before losing to Republican Robert Hurt of Chatham last year.
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Virgil Goode for President?
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“Rewarding bad behavior results in more bad behavior. This concept is understood by greater apes when given mild electrical shocks, rather than the yummy treats they expected. But Democrats can’t seem to wrap their heads around it. Conclusion: monkeys are smarter than some people.”
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Goode is a former democRat congressmen who’s doing all he can to help reelect his messiah. Methinks he still takes orders from Nancy Pelosi and his mission is to deliver Virginia to Obamugabe.
Whereas mitt and obie are trying to minimize controversy, Virgil needs to come out with some incendiary statement that will have the media's collectivist heads exploding. He needs...to steal a page out of the Palin handbook.
“Goode is a former democRat congressmen ...”
“Mitt is a current democRat governor, running on the Republican ticket ...”
The keywords I will use for Virgil Goode are:
Only one of those statements is true.
Can you guess which one?
Goode is evil.
Did you see what Mitt buddy Rick did in Michigan yesterday?
Goode is the only rational consistent voice on immigration remaining in the race.
1. Close the border by building the fence.
2. Stop the illegal immigration with whatever legal resources at hand.
3. Stop the illegal immigration with whatever police and military forces available.
4. In a time of high unemployment, stop most all of the legal immigration.
Very selective reading of history. Post nonsense to your heart’s content.
Here’s what we have from the GOP-E:
1. RomneyCare called ObamaCare
2. Mitch McConnell saying that it’s gonna be real hard to get rid of ObCare.
3. Mitt Romney saying “I’ll repeal it the first day.” (An OBVIOUS “campaign comment”. IOW, since it’s not based in reality, he can’t be held to it. Requires bill, house approval, senate approval, presidential signature; i.e., no way it can be repealed the first day. (Watch for “campaign comments” because they are actually non-binding.)
4. Mitt Romney endorsing gay couples. And then he endorsed gays at the state level adopting children. (That tells us all we need to know.)
5. John Roberts’ Arizona ruling.
6. John Roberts’ ObamaCare ruling.
Now, who is supporting the candidate most likely to lead the nation in a liberal direction:
Supporters of either democrat or republican nominee
If he was actually serious about defeating Obama he would have stayed a Republican and run in the primary.
I think he gets to set a record this year though: Losing elections running for four different parties.
With Johnson siphoning 2-3 points from Romney in New Mexico and Goode shaving 2-3 points from Romney in Virgina. The two dimwits can then hand the election to Obama - and four more years, 2 Supreme Court appointees (minimum) and the full implementation of Obamacare.
The GOP-E showed it’s colors with John Roberts last week. It showed them with Mitch McConnell pointing out that getting rid of ObamaCare is sort of iffy.
It gave us Mitt Romney not really wanting to talk about ObamaCare but about the economy....a remarkable lack of insight about how the two are tied together like siamese twins.
Put your confidence there, if you must, but please, please, please....don’t expect anything out of them.
Always remember: when it came down to it last week, John Roberts GOP-E, turned liberal when push came to shove.
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