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Marco Rubio goes all-in on immigration bill
Polutico ^ | Friday April 11, 2013

Posted on 04/12/2013 8:39:16 AM PDT by Bigtigermike

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People who believe in freedom, liberty, the constitution, small government have almost no representation in this government.
1 posted on 04/12/2013 8:39:16 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike
Marco Rubio's allegiance is to his race rather than his country.
2 posted on 04/12/2013 8:40:39 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Of course he will.

What a tool.

And you’re right, we have few allies, not enough to matter at all.


3 posted on 04/12/2013 8:40:44 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Bigtigermike

I’ve known for a while now that Rubio is a fraud. No surprise here.


4 posted on 04/12/2013 8:41:06 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Bigtigermike

I am shocked. / face palm and sarcasm tag!
Freegard LEX


5 posted on 04/12/2013 8:42:47 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Windflier

Me neither. Lock and load the day is quickly approaching.


6 posted on 04/12/2013 8:43:12 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Bigtigermike

Will these new illegals be able to get welfare, cell phones, obamacare and the right to vote, unemployment etc.? NO FRIGGIN’ WAY JOSE!


7 posted on 04/12/2013 8:44:19 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: Bigtigermike; All

You need to know how this comes about. Rubio and the gang of 8 have lined up with CPac/ ACU’s Grover Norquist and the South Poverty Law Center to push this amnesty and destroy all active anti amnesty groups.

Grover vs. ‘the Bitter Enders’(Grover trying to give Rubio political cover)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3006017/posts

Southern Poverty Law Center Finds Fewer Militias, Hypes Militia Threat Anyway (FR mentioned)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3006724/posts?page=7#7

[snip]At the heart of the attack is the accusation that the leading members of some groups critical of immigration policy were or still are environmentalists and liberals. This attack piggybacks on earlier work by the Southern Poverty Law Center that used some of the same information to accuse those groups of being tied to Neo-Nazi and White Supremacist groups. There’s something rather strange when “conservative sites” not only begin advocating for illegal alien amnesty, but begin repeating the claims that the Center for American Progress, Mother Jones and the Southern Poverty Law Center were making about anti-immigration groups 5-10 years ago. The same Norquist tactics being used to attack the anti-immigration movement can and will be used to attack the Counterjihadist camp.


8 posted on 04/12/2013 8:45:35 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Bigtigermike
it could permanently damage the Republican’s brand with conservatives

Could? Not could - will. It's probably time to move behind Rand Paul (unless Sarah starts organizing a formal campaign NOW). Paul's not perfect, not by a long shot, but I think he'll be ready and good enough in 2016. At least he's not a moron or a traitor. I'm down to Paul, Palin, Ryan, or nothing - I'm already retired for political reasons and I'm going Galt 100% and letting the socialists feed themselves without my help if the GOP runs another RINO against another far left tyrant.

9 posted on 04/12/2013 8:46:47 AM PDT by Pollster1 (A war can only be just if it is fought with a reasonable chance of success.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Yet another attempt by a Republican to pander to a certain electorate demographic, which is futile, unless the politician is going to send handouts of Taxpayer money to them.....that’s all we have today in Politics: pandering and handouts of other-people’s money to buy votes for re-election.


10 posted on 04/12/2013 8:47:38 AM PDT by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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11 posted on 04/12/2013 8:48:30 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Bigtigermike
Rubio is planning a media blitz to promote the bill — which is expected to be released early next week — making the rounds on all of the Sunday political talk shows starting this weekend, wooing skeptical conservative radio hosts

I would pay cash money to hear Rush Limbaugh tell Marco Rubio to take a long walk off a short pier.

12 posted on 04/12/2013 8:49:27 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Another Rino that is now dead to me.


13 posted on 04/12/2013 8:51:25 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Bigtigermike

Rubio is going to commit political suicide with his immigration stance. Which is fine with me because he is not ready to be President and IMO does not have the gravitas to be President. Plus he is likely not eligible.


14 posted on 04/12/2013 8:52:10 AM PDT 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: Windflier
I’ve known for a while now that Rubio is a fraud. No surprise here.

That so many "conservatives" fell (and are still falling) for this obvious RINO scares the heck out of me. We've truly lost our way.

15 posted on 04/12/2013 8:55:25 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Rubio is going to commit political suicide with his immigration stance. Which is fine with me because he is not ready to be President and IMO does not have the gravitas to be President. Plus he is likely not eligible.

Rubio can go hang out with Luis Guiterrez ...they are cut from the same cloth.


16 posted on 04/12/2013 8:57:16 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Rubio might as well switch parties if he proposes amnesty.
Immigration reform is something we aren’t going to get..what we will get is even more open doors. Many business’s want cheaper labor and the RATS know they will get more votes.
We are watching the destruction of our Republic..


17 posted on 04/12/2013 8:57:29 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: Bigtigermike
Good. Time to separate the wheat from the chafe.

The people to support will only people the politicians against amnesty.

It is not surprising that Rubio supports amnesty over country. He built his entire political life hispandering.

18 posted on 04/12/2013 8:57:41 AM PDT by Theoria
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Doesn’t matter. They’re not worried. They will join the left when there’s no where else to go. We’ll have a one party country soon with a dictator for life.


19 posted on 04/12/2013 8:58:36 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: Bigtigermike

"He's dead' Jim.

It looks like the Aliens have claimed another victim."


20 posted on 04/12/2013 9:01:46 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: Pollster1

Rand Paul is an amnesty supporter as well.


21 posted on 04/12/2013 9:03:16 AM PDT by kabar
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To: P-Marlowe
Marco Rubio's allegiance is to his race rather than his country.

Marco Rubio is white , it's not his race he has allegiance to it's his CULTURE. Hispanic is not a race , there are white hispanics , black hispanics and those in between.


One thing is for sure ... his allegiance is not to the country or the constitution.


Another one trying to run for president who is NOT a natural born citizen .


22 posted on 04/12/2013 9:05:02 AM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: Windflier

Me too.


23 posted on 04/12/2013 9:08:32 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Bigtigermike

Rubio is Nobio to me. I will not support him, I will not vote for him.

Dole, Bush, Bush, McCain, Romney, Rubio—they can keep them coming. But I’m not buying.


24 posted on 04/12/2013 9:09:21 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: P-Marlowe

People and media keep referring to Cubans and those South of the Border as though they were of another race of people. Many are of European ancestry whose forefathers and mothers did not intermarry with the local Indians.

They are Caucasians.

Rubio, however, is a different breed altogether. He is NOT a Conservative nor has he ever been! More and more he appears to be a rino.


25 posted on 04/12/2013 9:10:38 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: fwdude
Look at 2008 and 2012. Many, including many on FR, jumped on every bandwagon that came along. And most of those bandwagons were doomed to defeat the day the wannabe announced. In 2012 there were something like 6 different frontrunners between February and May, and not a one made it to the finish line.


26 posted on 04/12/2013 9:13:49 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: traditional1
Yet another attempt by a Republican to pander to a certain electorate demographic

This isn't about pandering to anyone. This about changing the ethnic and political demographics of the country. White Middle class Christians want guns, prosperity, and their rights. We are too much trouble to rule over so we are to be displaced, diluted, and dispossessed.

Like Longshanks said in the 1995 classic Braveheart, " The trouble with Scotland is that it's full of Scots!...If we can't get them out, we'll breed them out."

27 posted on 04/12/2013 9:19:44 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto
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Well, Since we were screamed at by a number of Freepers that, and I quote, “Principles don’t matter” “Purists are killing this country” and other words of sage ...ahem...conservative wisdom, I am looking forward to all said freepers coming out and loudly defending Rubio and the GOP on each and every one of the many threads on this subject.

You know...to be consistent, rather than displaying situational ethics. Like liberal Democrats.

Anyone want to place bets on the level of silence from said freepers?


28 posted on 04/12/2013 9:21:41 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Bigtigermike

Race first. Country second.

I don’t see anything conservative about him.


29 posted on 04/12/2013 9:22:41 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: IbJensen
They are Caucasians.

Yes, but that is why we have the category adopted by the Census Bureau and other USG agencies, of non-Hispanic whites. If you are an Hispanic white, you are entitled to perks such as affirmative action and minority business set asides. There are real incentives to identify as an Hispanic--an artificial category created to give some whites special benefits. Here in VA the Department of Minority Business defines Hispanic as follows:

“Hispanic American” means a person having origins in any of the Spanish-speaking peoples of Mexico, South or Central America, or the Caribbean Islands or other Spanish or Portuguese cultures and who is regarded as such by the community of which this person claims to be a part."

30 posted on 04/12/2013 9:22:46 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Lera; xzins
Marco Rubio is white , it's not his race he has allegiance to it's his CULTURE. Hispanic is not a race ,

Tell that to La Raza.

Marco Rubio may be as white as snow, but underneath that white exterior lies a man who believes that people born south the the US Border are HIS PEOPLE and they deserve special treatment not allotted to people who were born in Europe or Asia or even America.

Most of the people who will benefit from this Amnesty are people who have committed multiple felonies such as identity theft, counterfeiting government ID's, evasion of taxes, welfare fraud.... If anyone born in this country were to have committed any of these crimes we would be behind bars at some Federal Prison.

But the political zeitgeist is that all Hispanic people are a members of a race deserving of special benefits and anyone who disagrees is a RACIST!

31 posted on 04/12/2013 9:33:26 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: P-Marlowe

“Marco Rubio’s allegiance is to his race rather than his country.”

Rubio is white.

More like, allegiance to wishful thinking.


32 posted on 04/12/2013 9:38:15 AM PDT by mkboyce
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To: mkboyce

Don’t you think there are at least 1 million conservatives in this country who could descend upon DC on a given day for a rally against the GOP’s constant caving? Houston we have a problem, the GOP is no longer keeping the left from opening the floodgates. The GOP is constantly acting against their base. They will be destroyed at the ballot box come 2014.


33 posted on 04/12/2013 9:42:35 AM PDT by Windy City Conservative
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To: kabar

Not perfect, like I said. If Palin isn’t clearly in the race VERY early, and if Ryan can’t establish himself as a leading candidate, I’ll settle for Rand Paul. I will not settle for the lower-tier RINOs though, like Christie, Rubio, or another Bush.


34 posted on 04/12/2013 9:42:35 AM PDT by Pollster1 (A war can only be just if it is fought with a reasonable chance of success.)
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To: mkboyce
Rubio is white.

The current politically correct position is that if you don't support amnesty then you are a RACIST.

Rubio is only "white" on the outside.

35 posted on 04/12/2013 9:42:40 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: Norm Lenhart; naomi; kabar; P-Marlowe; Syncro; Pelham; All

“Anyone want to place bets on the level of silence from said freepers?”

Yep, pretty quiet out there, and that would be okay, if they would just come out and fight for the right thing now!

On another thread, the discussion of Rubio/Amnesty goes on.

Rubio in 2010: I’ll never support amnesty Rubio in 2010: I’ll never support amnesty
Fri Apr 12 09:26:31 2013 · 15 of 16

“Rubio’s chief-of-staff is a man named Cesar Conda.

Cesar Conda once worked as a Washington lobbyist for the Association of Immigration Lawyers. “

OMG...it’s making more sense. I studied Conda a few years ago, researching Grover Norquist. It’s worse than you know!

Conda was Dick Cheney’s domestic policy advisor. He left there and went to work for George Soros. He is ALL about AMNESTY, always has been. He & Norquist destroyed prop 187 in California and they’re both tied into amnesty promotion with NEWT Gingrich!

http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/search?q=cesar+conda

WE MUST ROOT THESE INFILTRATORS OUT! THey are out to destroy conservatism and we are funding them! It’s the same bunch behind the scenes EVERY TIME.

Rubio must be voted out....he is a Norquist/Rove/Bush man!!! Part of what they’ve done is hijack several ‘tea party’ names for fundraising and they use the $$$ AGAINST US!
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/3006980/posts?page=15#15


36 posted on 04/12/2013 9:48:59 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Pollster1

Palin is also an amnesty supporter.


37 posted on 04/12/2013 9:50:59 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Count of Monte Fisto

“This isn’t about pandering to anyone. This about changing the ethnic and political demographics of the country. White Middle class Christians want guns, prosperity, and their rights. We are too much trouble to rule over so we are to be displaced, diluted, and dispossessed.

Like Longshanks said in the 1995 classic Braveheart, “ The trouble with Scotland is that it’s full of Scots!...If we can’t get them out, we’ll breed them out.” “

NAILED IT!!!

See post 36


38 posted on 04/12/2013 9:52:09 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Georgia Girl 2
he is not ready to be President and IMO does not have the gravitas to be President. Plus he is likely not eligible.

I believe his parents were not yet US citizens when he was born. If so, then IMHO he's no more Constitutionally eligible for the office than the Kenyan is.

39 posted on 04/12/2013 9:54:37 AM PDT by Marathoner (Anyone who believes in liberty and the Constitution has almost zero representation in DC today)
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To: Pollster1

I’d vote for Bo’s dog walker over Marco Rubio.


40 posted on 04/12/2013 9:55:31 AM PDT by exist
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To: kabar
Palin is also an amnesty supporter.

Not that I am aware of, and I can forgive one flaw in an otherwise excellent candidate like her. If they run another RINO, like McCain and Romney, I won't be voting GOP or working for them, just as I didn't vote Romney (in my very liberal state so it doesn't matter much).

41 posted on 04/12/2013 9:57:17 AM PDT by Pollster1 (A war can only be just if it is fought with a reasonable chance of success.)
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To: AuntB

Not enough of us care. The proof of that ugly assertion is in the fact that to this day there are people right here on FR willing to compromise on gay everything for votes, on immigration for votes and every other issue we supposedly hold dear.

When enough people get their heads out of fantasyland and return to conservatism, I’ll be happy to help them toss these idiots. But until then, they are worse than Democrats. They are the enemy within that put these bastards in power.

Until then, I will just take great pleasure in watching them squirm. True, that pleasure comes at the expense of America, but if they gave two craps about their country, they would not be defending, supporting and excusing these leftists. So I don’t feel bad at all. America is toast and these Benedict Arnolds killed it. Some of us stood by our principles...the same ones the founders enshrined.


42 posted on 04/12/2013 10:00:02 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

I hear ya, Norm. I wish I disagreed.


43 posted on 04/12/2013 10:04:04 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Windflier
Same here. As a Floridian I've said he is not a conservative representative when it comes to amnesty and I've been repeatedly told by non-Floridians that I'm wrong. Hope this opens the eyes of those who thought Rubio would put his allegiance to this Country before his heritage.
44 posted on 04/12/2013 10:07:16 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
Doesn’t matter. They’re not worried. They will join the left when there’s no where else to go. We’ll have a one party country soon with a dictator for life.

This is why I have been saying for years now that it is time to get out of here if you can. The commies have won & the sheeple are too lazy to fight the battle.

45 posted on 04/12/2013 10:07:26 AM PDT by Digger
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To: exist

“I would rather be governed by the first 2000 people in the
Manhattan phone book than the entire faculty of Harvard.”
- William F. Buckley, Jr.


46 posted on 04/12/2013 10:08:05 AM PDT by Pollster1 (A war can only be just if it is fought with a reasonable chance of success.)
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To: Count of Monte Fisto
White Middle class Christians want guns, prosperity, and their rights. We are too much trouble to rule over so we are to be displaced, diluted, and dispossessed.

That's textbook communism. That's this nation today.

47 posted on 04/12/2013 10:09:45 AM PDT by Digger
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To: kabar
Is there not one patriot left in DC, who is willing to stand up bravely and fight for this country?

NOW is the time for ANY good man (or woman!) to come to the aid of their country.

48 posted on 04/12/2013 10:09:55 AM PDT by Jane Long (Background checks? Dandy idea, Mr. President. Shoulda started with yours. - Sarah Palin)
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To: AuntB

I wish I disagreed too. But the facts are what the facts are.

1: The GOP is so far left as to be undifferentiated from the average Democrat.
2: Free Republic and every other conservative site on the net is filled with apologists for every unconstitutional, unconservative, immoral and unethical thing the Republicans come up with.
3: Any random reading of threads here and elsewhere document it thoroughly.

The end result does not take a rocket surgeon or the Oracle of Delphi to divine.


49 posted on 04/12/2013 10:10:28 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: kabar
Palin is also an amnesty supporter.

This is a bold face lie.

50 posted on 04/12/2013 10:14:06 AM PDT by sand88
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