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Boehner says bipartisan group 'basically' has deal on immigration reform (Amnesty = Done Deal)
The Hill ^ | 1/27/13 | Russell Berman

Posted on 01/27/2013 5:38:54 AM PST by jimbo123

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is voicing confidence in the prospects for immigration reform in the House, saying that a bipartisan group of lawmakers “basically [has] an agreement” after more than three years of secret talks.

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Obama is preparing to launch a major push for comprehensive immigration reform with a speech in Las Vegas next week. Much of the spotlight has focused on the Senate, where a bipartisan group is reportedly close to announcing an agreement on basic principles for an overhaul of the system. That group now includes Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), a potential presidential contender who laid out his principles for reform in the Wall Street Journal earlier this month.

Another potential White House aspirant, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), quickly signed on to Rubio’s outline.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amnesty; amnesty2013; boehner; boehneramnesty; jebbush; johnboehner; johnmccain; marcorubio; mitchmcconnell
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The sellout is complete.
1 posted on 01/27/2013 5:39:04 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Yay! 20 million new voters for serfdom and the welfare state.

Since its democratic, it must be good!


2 posted on 01/27/2013 5:40:53 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: jimbo123

Done deal my ass.

Its been a done deal at least 3 times over the past decade.


3 posted on 01/27/2013 5:45:08 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: jimbo123

Hey, you know what we could use here in America? An OPPOSITION PARTY. That would be cool.


4 posted on 01/27/2013 5:49:01 AM PST by Stand W (Crush your enemies! See them driven before you! Hear the lamentations of their women!)
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To: cripplecreek

Boner has 200 Democrat votes for Amnesty in the House so he only needs 18 RINOs from the 233 GOP House Reps to vote with the ‘Rats. It’s a done deal. That’s why Obama is going to Vegas next week to claim credit for the deal.


5 posted on 01/27/2013 5:52:14 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: cripplecreek

Agreed. Also, if it’s a “done deal”, then why does bambi have to go on the road to sell it?


6 posted on 01/27/2013 5:54:04 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Stand W

Boner has 200 Rat votes in his pocket already. There’s nothing that can be done. Boner will give Obama his amnesty deal and a permanent Democrat majority as well as turn Texas into a swing state.


7 posted on 01/27/2013 5:54:49 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: SpaceBar
Bambi is going on the road to take credit for the upcoming amnesty deal, not to sell it. Boner has 200 Democrat votes and has the 18 additional RINO votes in his pocket already. The deal is done.
8 posted on 01/27/2013 5:57:42 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

If it’s a done deal, we’re a done deal.


9 posted on 01/27/2013 5:59:05 AM PST by umgud
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To: jimbo123

And noone is even talking about border security. How far we have fallen.


10 posted on 01/27/2013 5:59:19 AM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: ModelBreaker

Boner has his orders.


11 posted on 01/27/2013 6:00:13 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: SpaceBar

As you see, the FR defeatist corps will accept nothing less than total defeat.


12 posted on 01/27/2013 6:02:15 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: jimbo123
group 'basically' has deal on...

Excuse me, I must be missing something here. Who is this guy? Isn't he a member of some deliberative body? Does he have committees, chairmen, constiutents? Does he report to anybody?

... just ask'in...

13 posted on 01/27/2013 6:03:36 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: umgud

The democrat welfare state overlords are licking their chops.


14 posted on 01/27/2013 6:03:51 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
This is from the last time they got together to announce that they had a deal on immigration "reform."

I hope the guffawing goofballs behave with a little dignity this time.

(They must have been thinking something like, "The public won't know what hit 'em until it's too late!")

15 posted on 01/27/2013 6:04:50 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: jimbo123
It will be like the so-called “fiscal cliff” sellout...

...only RINOs and Dems will vote for amnesty and we have to remember them on primary and election days.

Boehner will once again ignore the “Hastert Rule.”

16 posted on 01/27/2013 6:06:35 AM PST by Happy Rain ("Banning guns over Adam Lanza would be like banning speech over Bill Maher.")
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To: cripplecreek

Even Paul Ryan has jumped to the front of the line with Rubio and said that he’ll support the Amnesty deal. I’m not being defeatist because we’ve already lost. Boner has his 18 RINO votes. There’s nothing that can be done now. That’s why Boner waited until after the election.


17 posted on 01/27/2013 6:08:55 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Is there anyone left in D.C. who is deserving of our respect and our votes?


18 posted on 01/27/2013 6:09:22 AM PST by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: All

This is probably a dumb question but: Since most Americans are against this why are both parties for it?
It helps the democrats get welfare votes, I understand this, but what do republicans get out of this?
Surely standing against this will get them support from white and black americans (and probably a fair amount of hispanic voters as they don’t want the job market flooded with these people either)


19 posted on 01/27/2013 6:09:54 AM PST by escapefromboston (manny ortez: mvp)
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To: jimbo123

Well there’s no point in fighting it then is there?

Pathetic.


20 posted on 01/27/2013 6:11:11 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: jimbo123

How nice that they have “a deal” yet nobody out here in the citizenry knows what the hell it is.


21 posted on 01/27/2013 6:13:02 AM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: jimbo123

I wonder if they are going to have to balls to actually put the language in the bill that this applies to hispanics and no one else?

Or, maybe like Miami airport where they make announcements in spanish first, they will put the bill in spanish so the hispanic invaders will get to read it first and beat all the others to the line.


22 posted on 01/27/2013 6:13:37 AM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: jimbo123

I cannot describe how much I detest the entire elected body of this country now. Sell outs for votes and getting along. Nothing but entrenched ticks on what was once a great country. Looks much like Rome did during its fall from the top.


23 posted on 01/27/2013 6:15:59 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: jimbo123

Great another secret committee. So much for a transparent congress and hashing out these things on the floor of the House and Senate like they are supposed to.


24 posted on 01/27/2013 6:18:11 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: capydick
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is voicing confidence in the prospects for immigration reform in the House, saying that a bipartisan group of lawmakers “basically [has] an agreement” after more than three years of secret talks.
25 posted on 01/27/2013 6:18:19 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: cripplecreek

Let’s just for the sake of argument suppose that the premise of the story is true, that it’s a done deal, they can not only kiss goodbye any hope of rounding up guns, but they may very well get that civil war they’ve been spoiling for. And it won’t be neatly delineated by lines of lattitude, or confined to uniformed armies clashing in grassy meadows this time around.


26 posted on 01/27/2013 6:19:15 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Georgia Girl 2

I’ve already sent out an email and a tweet to my congressman and will call his office first thing in the morning. He’s got a pretty firm anti amnesty history so I feel pretty confident that he’ll oppose.

I personally think this “done deal” crap is the same attempt to manipulate that it has been in the past.


27 posted on 01/27/2013 6:23:00 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Mouton

Rome gave amnesty and citizenship to the Barbarians and look what happened.


28 posted on 01/27/2013 6:24:28 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: cripplecreek

“I personally think this “done deal” crap is the same attempt to manipulate that it has been in the past.”

Yeh, me too. We went to our Rep’s townhall on Thurs and he said no way on Amnesty.


29 posted on 01/27/2013 6:29:50 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jimbo123

I despise Rubio and Boner.

Rubio is the worst. He pretends to be a conservative, and a lot of know nothings fawn over him. Disgusting.

If he cared 1/10th as much about citizens and defending the rights of US citizens as much as he cares about illegals, he might be ok.

In my mind, I would rather he be a Democrat than continue to sully the name of conservatism.


30 posted on 01/27/2013 6:34:24 AM PST by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: jimbo123

think of all the hard working, entrepreneurial, overtaxed, family centered voters that could be Republicans!


31 posted on 01/27/2013 6:41:12 AM PST by babble-on
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To: jimbo123

Bipartisan? What bull $%^t! When will the pubbies stop bending over? These job hungary political hacks continue selling us down the river.


32 posted on 01/27/2013 6:49:50 AM PST by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: jimbo123

EXACTLY, along with pilfering the public treasury.


33 posted on 01/27/2013 6:50:10 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: jimbo123
after more than three years of secret talks

Just as the Founders intended.

Yup. It's over. After they're finished emptying the till, I wonder what the RINOs are planning? I guess they figure they'll move to Switzerland, and leave the rest of us suckers behind.

34 posted on 01/27/2013 6:54:11 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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after more than three years of secret talks

Just as the Founders intended.

Yup. It's over. After they're finished emptying the till, I wonder what the RINOs are planning? I guess they figure they'll move to Switzerland, and leave the rest of us suckers behind.

35 posted on 01/27/2013 6:54:23 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: jimbo123

With a near-depression economy and almost no good-paying jobs and they are going to do this? We and our children are being enslaved incrementally.


36 posted on 01/27/2013 6:54:35 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: jimbo123

Sarah, you’re our last hope. We need you to found The Tea Party party.


37 posted on 01/27/2013 6:57:31 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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Bi-Partisan=Reublicans have sold us out.
Secret deals= Anything done in secret is so shameful it cannot be done in public.

With Boehner and McConnell in the leadership, and people like McCain ,Graham, and other selling us out, we don’t have much of a chance.

So many people in here say McCain was a POW and we must respect him for that.Well he has worn out my respect.
To me he is dirt.


38 posted on 01/27/2013 7:01:38 AM PST by Venturer
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To: jimbo123

I am still scratching my head on why this weeper is still leading the spineless GOP,


39 posted on 01/27/2013 7:03:21 AM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: jimbo123

It’s time for the Republican Party to go the way of the Whigs.


40 posted on 01/27/2013 7:03:51 AM PST by kjo (+)
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To: jimbo123

Does Boehner really think that this will help the Republican Party win over Hispanic voters? The Democrat talking point will be: “we passed immigration reform over the objections of the Repuiblicans. If you vote for them, they will strip away the gains we’ve made.”


41 posted on 01/27/2013 7:10:01 AM PST by GreenHornet
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I think Boehner is WORSE than Obama. At least Obama lets us know whose side he’s on. Boehner is a Quisling.


42 posted on 01/27/2013 7:14:19 AM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: GreenHornet
Does Boehner really think that this will help the Republican Party win over Hispanic voters?


I'm not sure what that clown is thinking. All I know is that Obama is going to Las Vegas for a pre-amnesty victory lap next week and it's disgusting that he's going there with Boner and McConnell's balls in his pocket.
43 posted on 01/27/2013 7:14:45 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: escapefromboston
It helps the democrats get welfare votes, I understand this, but what do republicans get out of this?

Stop asking rational questions! It is our destiny to be enslaved by the invaders from the south, amigo. IF this amnesty thing goes through, the demographics will ensure democrat majorities as far as the eye can see. What the idiot democrat politicians do not understand is that their jobs are on the line.

Example: John Smith, a democrat, wins an election where the republicans always won. He won due to the sudden shift in voting demographics brought by amnesty. Hurrah for the democrats. Next election, John Smith loses in the primary to Juan Ortiz-Rodriguez-Sanchez and Juan wins the general election. Oops! And corruption? John Smith and friends ain't seen nothing yet. Political corruption south of the border is a way of life. And Juan? He is pushing for another amnesty bill that will allow MORE of his amigos to loot the treasury and displace the idiots who call themselves Americans.

44 posted on 01/27/2013 7:25:50 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (Sometimes it takes calamity to lead to serenity - FReeper RacerX1128)
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To: jimbo123

Do you think he has just barely the 18 Rinos needed? Or well over that number?


45 posted on 01/27/2013 7:31:26 AM PST by Reynoldo
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To: jimbo123

In other words, these morons have effectively made their own party (and power) obsolete.

Let them sign the country’s death warrant. I absolutely refuse to take the part of any candidate who promotes this.


46 posted on 01/27/2013 7:34:10 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: Reynoldo

I would guess Boner has about 35-40 RINO votes for Amnesty.


47 posted on 01/27/2013 7:34:52 AM PST by jimbo123
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...after more than three years of secret talks.

Well, isn't that special?!?

"The [immigration] bill will not flood our cities with immigrants. It
will not upset the ethnic mix of our society. It will not relax the
standards of admission. It will not cause American workers to lose
their jobs."
            - Ted Kennedy, 1965

"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."
            - Ted Kennedy, 1986

"Now it is time for action. 2007 is the year we must fix our broken
system."
            - Ted Kennedy, 2007


48 posted on 01/27/2013 7:35:42 AM PST by Peet (TurboTax: "So simple even a Secretary of the Treasury can run it!")
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To: Georgia Girl 2

This usual psych ops PR campaign by the amnesty crowd using the leftist Wing media groups like “the hill” which
Peddled amnesty non stop in 2005 too !

Boner will lose the house in 2014 just like 2006!
And the GOP will be dead
For good .

I warned all the gun grabbing was a snake screen for amnesty which was the real agenda here !


49 posted on 01/27/2013 7:39:30 AM PST by ncalburt (Amnesty media out in full force)
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To: escapefromboston

Corporate $$$. As much as some on FR idealize big business, corporations care only about the bottom line. Cheap labor =’s cash in their pocket. And they’ll support any and every GOP candidate that gives it to them.


50 posted on 01/27/2013 7:41:58 AM PST by KantianBurke (Where was the Tea Party when Dubya was spending like a drunken sailor?)
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