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Surprise: Rubio is “all-in” for amnesty
Powerline ^ | April 12, 2013 | Paul Mirengoff

Posted on 04/12/2013 6:47:44 PM PDT by prairiebreeze

Politico reports that Marco Rubio is prepared “to go all in to support sweeping immigration legislation, offering himself up as the public face of the bill.” This isn’t much a surprise. In all likelihood, Rubio has been prepared to be the front-man in the push for amnesty and path for citizenship for illegal aliens from the get-go. His sponsorship of reprehensible efforts to demonize critics of amnesty have shown him to be every bit as much of a ruthless pro-amnesty ideologue as Chuck Schumer, for whom he is fronting.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; Mexico; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016election; amnesty; antilatinoracism; chuckschumer; election2014; election2016; florida; immigration; lewrockwelldotcom; mexico; politico; powerline; rubio; rubioamnesty; rubioforpresident; sellout
If the GOP allows Rubio to ram this through, they'll be branded worse than the democrats with Obamacare. It'll stick like white on rice.
1 posted on 04/12/2013 6:47:44 PM PDT by prairiebreeze
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To: prairiebreeze
RINO all the way.

Sent to the ash heap.

2 posted on 04/12/2013 6:50:07 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: prairiebreeze
Once 20 million undocumented Democrats become documented we can just hold a vote on replacing the Constitution with the Communist Manifesto and be done with it.
3 posted on 04/12/2013 6:52:19 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth." --Alan Greenspan)
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To: prairiebreeze

I’ve always viewed Rubio as the Second Coming of Crist. Watch for the change in party registration.


4 posted on 04/12/2013 6:53:47 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: prairiebreeze

Do we really believe Politico? Any liberal media outlet will color the “news” to favor their side. How stupid can we be to continue to feed these people?

I’d prefer to wait until I hear from Marco Rubio himself.


5 posted on 04/12/2013 6:54:16 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: prairiebreeze

However, it’s not a surprise to me anyway....


6 posted on 04/12/2013 6:54:42 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: prairiebreeze

Rubio is a next generation RINO. conservative at times but will sell us out at will. A career politician that can’t be trusted


7 posted on 04/12/2013 7:01:29 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: prairiebreeze

I guess he wants to be president of —Mexico— someday...


8 posted on 04/12/2013 7:02:32 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: plain talk

He’s a lawyer, after all.


9 posted on 04/12/2013 7:03:05 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

He sold out to the unions.


10 posted on 04/12/2013 7:03:48 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: prairiebreeze

Pandering to the illegals is working so well for him so far. Not. At a recent protest those in favor of amnesty were carrying anti Rubio signs; when a reporter asked them about it they admitted they don’t even know who he is...The illegals are already owned by the dims; lock, stock, and barrel. The only ones who doubt this are Republicans.


11 posted on 04/12/2013 7:08:45 PM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: SoFloFreeper

There are Rubio youtube videos, words direct from the horse’s mouth. Google it. Bolo for the weasel words.


12 posted on 04/12/2013 7:13:44 PM PDT by stilloftyhenight
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To: Mamzelle
I guess he wants to be president of —Mexico— someday...

A Cuban becoming the president of Mexico would be quite a feat.

13 posted on 04/12/2013 7:16:43 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Zhang Fei

First TEA party event I ever went to in early 09 was to hear Rubio speak at some bar.

He was heckled due to his opposition as FL speaker against AZ’s immg laws.


14 posted on 04/12/2013 7:18:37 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (0bama is a POS, with all due respect to excrement.)
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15 posted on 04/12/2013 7:19:22 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SoFloFreeper; stilloftyhenight
I’d prefer to wait until I hear from Marco Rubio himself.

In his own words (with conditions) ILLEGAL aliens would have a path to citizenship.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXPkAakgxZA

16 posted on 04/12/2013 7:26:12 PM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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To: Zhang Fei

Second Coming of Christ....LOL so true

Guarantee, though, there will still be PhonyCon Liberals who will insist Rubio is Conservative.... and our best chance to win in 2016. Sean Hannity will continue to have nocturnal emission over Rubio


17 posted on 04/12/2013 7:33:49 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Time to wake up on Rubio


18 posted on 04/12/2013 7:35:22 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: prairiebreeze

La Raza Rubio is a fraud.


19 posted on 04/12/2013 7:42:20 PM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
I’d prefer to wait until I hear from Marco Rubio himself.

I understand you'll get your chance.....he's going out on the talk shows this weekend to hype it.

If they'd released this news on Thursday, I'd have felt a bit better....maybe. But a Friday late afternoon news dump.....watch out.

20 posted on 04/12/2013 7:43:44 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: prairiebreeze

The only path to citizenship, and the only amnesty for illegal aliens, should be to return to their home country, submit applications through the US consulate, and wait, just like any other applicant.
Otherwise, they may choose to register as a guest worker, stay and work for a short period, and then return home to allow room for another guest worker to take their place.
If they choose neither path, and are apprehended, they should be identified and figerprinted, deported and denied for life any of the above options.


21 posted on 04/12/2013 8:13:47 PM PDT by omni-scientist
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To: prairiebreeze

Rubio is a smooth talker but I never trusted him.


22 posted on 04/12/2013 8:23:04 PM PDT by citizen (We get the government we choose. America either voted for Obama or handed it to him by not voting.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
If it wasn't true, we would have heard from Rubio five seconds after it hit Drudge.

By the way, Rubio’s chief-of-staff used to be a lobbyist for the Association of Immigration Lawyers.

23 posted on 04/12/2013 9:02:25 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: SeminoleCounty

I would hazard a guess that Zhang did mean Crist, as in Charlie.


24 posted on 04/12/2013 9:08:04 PM PDT by printhead (Standard & Poor - Poor is the new standard.)
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To: prairiebreeze

If this or any other amnesty passes, it’s the end of the GOP and the beginning of the implementation of socialism, Latino-style. Rubio is beyond dense - I just wish he’d start calling amnesty amensty instead of that stupid phrase “comprehensive immigration reform” that’s . . . amnesty. Non, Senor Rubio, you suck.


25 posted on 04/12/2013 9:29:07 PM PDT by casque of unknown liquid
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To: Paladin2

Good let him commit suicide now so we don’t have to fight to keep him from gettig the nomination in 2016.


26 posted on 04/12/2013 9:30:58 PM 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: Georgia Girl 2

I think you are on to something.


27 posted on 04/12/2013 9:41:04 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: All

As of now, it seems that a Rand Paul/Sarah Palin ticket is our last hope.

If they GOP can’t take back the WH in 2016, I will be retiring overseas.

For those of you that wish to call me a “coward” for “fleeing my country” I don’t even recognize my country anymore as it left me years ago and won’t be coming back in my lifetime.

So I will enjoy my final years on a sugar-white beach with windex-blue water and inexpensive cost of living.

I’ll be able to live an upper middle-class lifestyle, but if I chose to stay in America, or what’s left of it, I would be living in poverty.

Either way, I’ll be a minority, so I might as well be a minority in a country where my USD (hopefully) buys me more.

12 Million new voters, all of them Illegals. Now how do you think they will vote?

The lower US will be known as “Northern Mexico” by the year 2025 as they continue to flood our borders and breed like bunnies.


28 posted on 04/12/2013 11:58:09 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("Ban 'Assault Politicians' as they are assaulting our Constitutional rights!")
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To: prairiebreeze
It's interesting to see everyone pile on over Rubio. I suppose when you prefer to have each and every illegal deported today, even though there is zero chance of that happening, you are also willing to miss his most important point which is securing the borders before any other actions are taken. Holding out for the impossible doesn't advance any causes and insures that entropy keeps having its way. It's what put Obama back in office.

I would rather the mass deportations, but I know that it will never happen - I'd be glad to see something actually done to secure the borders. One might ask just who their champions are and what those champions are doing to attain the sought after goal.

29 posted on 04/13/2013 4:28:15 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: trebb

Well said. Those holding out for mass deportation, and calling anything less “amnesty” as if it were the same as 1986, are not practical or reasonable, IMO.


30 posted on 04/13/2013 7:49:47 AM PDT by Sharkfish ( "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." -- Edmund Burke)
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To: trebb

Obviously the devil is in the details, which will leak out as time goes on. But why are we endorsing a Gang’s action? What’s to be happy about siding up with the likes of Chuck Schumer? Why didn’t Rubio INSIST on open hearings like the article asks?

Friday afternoon news dumps, ignoring the requests of fellow GOP senators for information for the last week, cozying up with democrats....yeah, what’s not to be suspicious of?

And as somebody who actually lives on the border, I share your desire for more security. But talk is also very cheap.


31 posted on 04/13/2013 10:43:25 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: prairiebreeze; All

Rubio is the big player in the gang of 8. He’s a rino fraud who fooled the tea party.

Grover vs. ‘the Bitter Enders’(Grover trying to give Rubio political cover)
Fri Apr 12 13:49:33 2013 · http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3006017/posts?page=38#38

One of Grover’s amnesty buddies, Cesar Conda is Rubios chief of staff!

Exclusive: Senator Marco Rubio’s Chief of Staff Maintains Financial Ties To Lobbying Firm

http://www.republicreport.org/2012/marco-rubio-lobbyist/

[snip]What sets Rubio’s office apart is Conda’s continued financial relationship with his lobbying firm. While many lobbyists tunnel deep into the upper echelons of government, most at least severe overt ties with their former clients. In Rubio’s case, his chief of staff still has an umbilical cord attached to K Street.

WAKE UP TEA PARTY, you are being USED!

Conda, immigrant rights lawyer, 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 decades long amnesty promotion with NEWT Gingrich!

Rubio, through Norquist & Conda are using SPLC (who has named FR a ‘hate group’) talking points to destroy any anti amnesty group.

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


32 posted on 04/13/2013 11:10:13 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Zhang Fei
I’ve always viewed Rubio as the Second Coming of Crist.

LOL -- got me! (Removing flying bugs from mouth.)

33 posted on 04/13/2013 2:19:33 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: AuntB
Rubio is the big player in the gang of 8. He’s a rino fraud who fooled the tea party.

SOOOO..... who foisted Rubio on Florida conservatives? Who's the culprit behind the curtain? Grover Norquist? Or Soros?

34 posted on 04/13/2013 2:21:54 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: lentulusgracchus

“SOOOO..... who foisted Rubio on Florida conservatives? Who’s the culprit behind the curtain? Grover Norquist? Or Soros? “

Good question. Could be both.


35 posted on 04/13/2013 2:28:44 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: lentulusgracchus

FYI

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3007546/posts


36 posted on 04/13/2013 2:33:55 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: prairiebreeze
Rubio is just another in a lengthening list of fast ones pulled on the tea party.

We need a better way to vet candidates.

37 posted on 04/13/2013 3:05:42 PM PDT by skeeter
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