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Groundhog Day for Immigration (Rubio's plan is same as Dems)
National Review ^ | Monday January 14, 2013 | Mark Krikorian

Posted on 01/14/2013 8:33:57 PM PST by Bigtigermike

The Wall Street Journal profile on Rubio’s amnesty plan makes me want to take piano lessons or learn ice sculpture — because it’s Groundhog Day for immigration policy, and it’s like yesterday never happened.

But the specific policies Ned Ryerson.......er...Rubio is selling are just the same old, same old: “earned” amnesty for illegal aliens plus de facto unlimited immigration, in exchange for promises to some day implement E-Verify and build more fencing.

Even worse, what makes me want to throw a toaster into the bath tub is the utter lack of awareness that nothing Rubio’s saying is even remotely novel. Either he or the writer, Matthew Kaminski, or both, don’t seem to realize we’re hearing I Got You, Babe all over again. Rubio’s plan is described as one that “charges up the middle,” between “the liberal fringe that seeks broad amnesty for illegal immigrants and the hard right’s obsession with closing the door” — as though any element of Rubio’s proposal would be a deal breaker for the left.

This phony triangulation theme has been a hallmark of Republican politicians trying to convince their voters that they’re not just doing what the Democrats want them to do. After describing Rubio’s idea that there would be different stages of amnesty, we learn from the writer that “The staged process won’t please either the blanket amnesty crowd or the Minutemen” — except, of course, that the “staged” or “earned” amnesty was dreamed up by the Left in the first place

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; americanconservative; amnesty; democrats; faketeapartier; left; markkrikorian; obama; patbuchanan; rabscuttleredux; randpaul; rino; ronpaul; rubio
.....it's just broken up in smaller pieces (separate bills) and he added a few Republican ideas to make it bipartisan from both sides of the left.

He is vague on border control as well

1 posted on 01/14/2013 8:34:08 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: Theoria

(((Ping)))


2 posted on 01/14/2013 8:38:01 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike; Liz; AuntB; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas

Just what we need, more Dem voters,

don’t forget those ‘back taxes’, that should balance the budget.


3 posted on 01/14/2013 8:39:42 PM PST by sickoflibs (Losing to O is NO principle!)
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To: Bigtigermike

I will not be conned by this idiot .
Have you noticed all the post promoting this crap from
Certain posters ?
Is the RNC astroturfing here now ?

I suspect AMNESTY bill is the real stealth
Legislation the Dems and Bonehead want to ram thru whole distracting
All on the gun grabbing threats !


4 posted on 01/14/2013 8:39:51 PM PST by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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To: ncalburt

When Jim made the truce about Romney and the election last year, a lot of the Romneybots and Die-in-the-wool Republicans came out of the wood works and they are still here.


5 posted on 01/14/2013 8:43:49 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

let me guess:, the GOPe made Rubio their pointman on immigration?


6 posted on 01/14/2013 8:44:34 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

Rubio was doing this stuff on immigration back in his days in the FL legislature


7 posted on 01/14/2013 8:46:52 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike
Ted Kennedy: 1986 Amnesty

‘This amnesty will give citizenship to only 1.1 to 1.3 million illegal aliens. We will secure the borders henceforth. We will never again bring forward another amnesty bill like this.’
8 posted on 01/14/2013 8:50:44 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Bigtigermike

I read some post saying how wonderful this plan was tonight !
It’s pure crap .
It’s Amnesty and nothing else !
Do these morons realize Amnesty will kill the GOP !!
Mexico has two socialist parties and will never
Vote conservative !


9 posted on 01/14/2013 8:51:39 PM PST by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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To: Bigtigermike

A young Mel Martinez !


10 posted on 01/14/2013 8:52:47 PM PST by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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To: Bigtigermike
Same song and dance they have been doing for years.

Rubio, and now Ryan, are just younger parrots of McCain on this issue.

I posted in a similar thread a few days ago a quote from Rubio with my comment that he could have plagiarized that from McCain's website, because it said about the same blather McCain has been spewing for years.

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Pubbies wonder why they can't win elections. Many of us thought it was because they couldn't get their message out. Now, I am thinking they have gotten their message out and the public isn't buying it.

11 posted on 01/14/2013 8:53:35 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: ncalburt

We really do not have an opposition party at the national level. It is all just one big “bipartisan” CF in DC isn’t it?


12 posted on 01/14/2013 8:57:45 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: Bigtigermike

Rubio, the cherub face, has been given the green light by the Bush Florida clan and the word and cash is out, to the Establishment, to put the little cherub out front, on this Jeb Bush priority- immigration. The Republican Establishment is oiling up the 2016 machine now, looking over the ponies for the next nomination, or help set the ticket with some pseudo conservative behind the main show- a sure pubbie socialist, who can parade well as a conservative, long enough to get through those primary contests attended by all those icky conservative patriotic types in those unabashedly RIDICULOUS hats!

The issues are already picked and picked only to please the socialist Establishment running the charade. Whom it is that gets to deliver the issue and lead on it will alternate between the ponies, and also between the TRIO; Twinky McCain, Lindsay Graham and their dupe, er, I mean protege, Kelly Ay o t’ McCain and Graham. Their appearance is like clock work, every quarter, every three months they’re giving us the business.


13 posted on 01/14/2013 9:12:37 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Rubio is a nothing POS.


14 posted on 01/14/2013 9:13:07 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Bigtigermike

Btw, the dear and honest guy, Paul Ryan will get out there too because.......all together now......”IT’S HIS TURN”. YEAHHHH!


15 posted on 01/14/2013 9:19:01 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Cheerio

I don’t see that Dead Kennedy quote on the link you provided.


16 posted on 01/14/2013 9:20:43 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: RitaOK

Paul Ryan couldn’t even carry his own state of WI.


17 posted on 01/14/2013 9:42:46 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: tumblindice
Perhaps I screwed up the link......
http://eldiablotejas.wordpress.com/2007/05/18/ted-kennedy-1986-amnesty/
the second line.

Ted Kennedy: 1986 Amnesty “In 1986 Senator Kennedy said, ‘This amnesty will give citizenship to only 1.1 to 1.3 million illegal aliens. We will secure the borders henceforth. We will never again bring forward another amnesty bill like this.’ If Senator Kennedy lied to us then, how can we trust him now?” . “Attrition through enforcement is the only fair and feasible way to deal with the 12 to 20 million illegal aliens currently in the United States. This proposal guarantees only that the problem of illegal immigration will only grow exponentially as it did after the 1986 amnesty.”
18 posted on 01/14/2013 9:46:57 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Bigtigermike

Rubio can go piss up a rope!!!!

Enforce existing law to the maximum and the illegals will all be gone in 6 months!!!


19 posted on 01/14/2013 9:49:10 PM PST by dalereed
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To: Bigtigermike
Here is the plan...


20 posted on 01/14/2013 11:07:47 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Liz; La Lydia; AuntB

AMNESTY Bill PING


21 posted on 01/15/2013 12:51:50 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: GeronL

“let me guess:, the GOPe made Rubio their pointman on immigration?”

He’s not the only one. It’s going to be a full court press by the Treason Lobby.

And on radio you can already hear Sean Hannity, Hugh Hewitt and Michael Medved beating the drum for amnesty by another name. The cowards won’t even admit what they’re after.


22 posted on 01/15/2013 1:08:42 AM PST by Pelham (Betrayal, it's not just for Democrats anymore.)
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To: Bigtigermike

ping


23 posted on 01/15/2013 3:22:16 AM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: jospehm20

Your right .
It’s a awful future with Bonner the lobbyist town drunk as the head of the GOP .
A soulless crook open to a payoff at any time !


24 posted on 01/15/2013 5:48:42 PM PST by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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