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1,500 Page Immigration Bill to Drop One Day Before Only Hearing?
Breitbart - Big Government ^ | 4-13-2013 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 04/13/2013 3:00:16 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot

According to an ABC News report, senators from the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” pushing immigration reform are expected to drop their bill, estimated at around 1,500 pages, on Tuesday, mere hours before the only scheduled Senate hearing on the topic.

“A bipartisan group of senators plans to introduce its long-awaited immigration bill on Tuesday, Senate sources confirmed to ABC News,” Jim Avila and Jordan Fabian wrote on Friday. “Four Democrats and four Republicans, known as the 'Gang of Eight,' wrapped up months of hard-fought negotiations this week and will put forth a bill that includes a pathway to citizenship for many of the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.”

If the Senators actually do wait until Tuesday to roll out their lengthy proposed overhaul of the U.S. immigration system, that will give members of the Senate Judiciary Committee less than a full day to read it before the only Senate hearing on the topic. Despite ardent pleas from Senate conservatives, including ranking Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Chuck Grassley, the committee’s chairman, Sen. Pat Leahy, has only agreed to one hearing on the legislation.

Leahy scheduled that single hearing for Wednesday at 2:30 PM, and the hearing’s sole scheduled witness is Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Napolitano would have less than a full day to read the bill she is scheduled to testify about.

“Gang of Eight” member Marco Rubio (R-FL) has said he supports multiple hearings and an open and transparent immigration reform process, but his actions do not necessarily back his words. He has not pushed Leahy to force multiple hearings; he appears content with the single hearing Leahy has scheduled on the issue and now appears to be backing down from his demand for multiple hearings.

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What more evidence do we need that WE Have Been Sold Out.

This is a lawless land, starting from the very top.

1 posted on 04/13/2013 3:00:16 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

I strongly oppose how this is being done.

Block it GOP.

I’m serious.


2 posted on 04/13/2013 3:02:02 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Sir Napsalot
And whenever they are going to truly ram it to us, the propaganda becomes process and technical oriented, rather than related to the actual merits or morality of an issue or bill. Lawless is true.
3 posted on 04/13/2013 3:02:58 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Sir Napsalot

“We’ve got to pass it to find out what’s in it.” The Mexican Nationals must have received their copies quite some time ago judging from the current stampede across the border into America. Time to whack the Big Pinata.


4 posted on 04/13/2013 3:03:31 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Bill of Rights?)
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To: Sir Napsalot
All of Washington is controlled by the communists empire of King Obama.
5 posted on 04/13/2013 3:05:38 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Sir Napsalot

No fence no amnesty. Period. Stop.


6 posted on 04/13/2013 3:06:45 PM PDT by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

More reasons to march onto DC ......


7 posted on 04/13/2013 3:07:51 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Sign the bill so you can find out what was in it.

Obama lied about TRANSPARENCY. He’s nothing but a Chicago THUG and a Hawaiian BASTARD.


8 posted on 04/13/2013 3:11:06 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Don’t they work for us? This cannot be legal.


9 posted on 04/13/2013 3:12:17 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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To: Sir Napsalot

If I were a liberal in 2013, I’d be wiping my ass with everyone too.

The idiots keep voting for these guys.

So I’d be laughing too. :)


10 posted on 04/13/2013 3:15:02 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I strongly oppose how it is being done and that it is being done at all.


11 posted on 04/13/2013 3:15:06 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Sir Napsalot

12 posted on 04/13/2013 3:16:01 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: Kozak

Fence. No amnesty. Period. Stop.


13 posted on 04/13/2013 3:16:11 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Sir Napsalot
I have only one comment - GOP DEATH WISH.
14 posted on 04/13/2013 3:17:40 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Boner has already said he’ll align with the house RATS to pass the Senate amnesty bill. No conferences. Nothing.


15 posted on 04/13/2013 3:18:21 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Who? Who is going to block it?

GOP can't wait to bend backwards to 'welcome the illegals', you know, big tent and such.

The Obamacare procedure is now the norm. All we need is SCOTUS to tell us it is Constitutional. WE ARE DONE.

16 posted on 04/13/2013 3:19:27 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
1500 pages. Yeah, this was a couple of guys meeting together behind closed doors.

Obamacare II.

What can we do?

17 posted on 04/13/2013 3:19:48 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Sir Napsalot

Move to Australia.


18 posted on 04/13/2013 3:23:48 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Remember their faces, folks.


19 posted on 04/13/2013 3:23:52 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: 9YearLurker
Fence. No amnesty. Period. Stop. No new laws needed to build the fence it was authorized years ago. No will to build a fence = "that is not neighborly".

The only reason why we are even having a debate is give the UNDOCUMENTED RATS papers so they can all vote. Period. Stop.
20 posted on 04/13/2013 3:24:41 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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21 posted on 04/13/2013 3:30:44 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
If the Senators actually do wait until Tuesday to roll out their lengthy proposed overhaul of the U.S. immigration system, that will give members of the Senate Judiciary Committee less than a full day to read it before the only Senate hearing on the topic. Despite ardent pleas from Senate conservatives, including ranking Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Chuck Grassley, the committee’s chairman, Sen. Pat Leahy, has only agreed to one hearing on the legislation. Leahy scheduled that single hearing for Wednesday at 2:30 PM, and the hearing’s sole scheduled witness is Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Napolitano would have less than a full day to read the bill she is scheduled to testify about.

22 posted on 04/13/2013 3:30:48 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Welcome to the new normal.

Where the Ruling Class crafts in secret, laws that they will pass before anyone reads them, because we ‘little people’ do not know what is best for us.

We are waaaay past the awkward stage folks. Too bad most of us are plagued with Normalcy Bias.

Maybe we will wake up one day when we are standing over a mass grave, naked with our backs to our oppressors.

Maybe then.

But of course by then, it will be too late.

Such is the legacy of human history.


23 posted on 04/13/2013 3:34:19 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Sir Napsalot
It is ILLEGAL for US Senators to read bills that they vote on.

The only way they can know what is in a bill is to pass it.

It's the law.

24 posted on 04/13/2013 3:38:32 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth." --Alan Greenspan)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The line has been drawn so many times, and we keep letting them cross it, and then moving it back a foot.

America will die with a whimper, unless we can get some truthful, God fearing men that want America to succeed in Congress, and the White House.

There is also another way. But it is much harder, and the cost great.


25 posted on 04/13/2013 3:38:38 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: FreedomStar3028

OK but first plan: start bringing American jobs back home from China.

START by bringing American jobs home.


26 posted on 04/13/2013 3:40:54 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Sir Napsalot

No. We will not go quietly on this one! Stop drafting legislation in secret and stop making legislation with 1500 pages that no one will read before voting on it.

House republicans better stop this or they are through.


27 posted on 04/13/2013 3:42:26 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Sir Napsalot

those bankers must be really desperate now that the gov has taken over their business.

was this a babes, boats, and booze negotiation like the senate gun control bill?


28 posted on 04/13/2013 3:43:02 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

That will never happen, businesses do whats best for them, and they can operate cheaper in other countries. Unless we can deregulate, let the market decide what to pay American workers, let businesses set up and start competing without all the red tape and BS, get rid of minimum wage, make it a GOOD business decision to set up in America.


29 posted on 04/13/2013 3:45:27 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: Sir Napsalot

Marco Rubio: Hispanic Racist

Deport Rubio


30 posted on 04/13/2013 3:48:20 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Sad bump.


31 posted on 04/13/2013 3:49:44 PM PDT by fanfan ("If Muslim kids were asked to go to church on Sunday and take Holy Communion there would be war.")
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To: Sir Napsalot

We could have control over immigration if we would only enforce the existing laws. Of course, we know that BOTH parties are pushing to legalize the estimated 22 - 24 million illegal invaders in hopes of creating a permanent voting bloc that will keep them in office forever. And, we know how this will turn out for the delusional GOP-e.

The rest of us will simply have yto learn the language du jour since English in America is on the endangered language list.

For me, I’m tired of feeling like a foreigner in my own country.


32 posted on 04/13/2013 3:51:36 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for anti-American criminals!!)
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To: SeminoleCounty

The message from your congressperson: Constitution? We don’t need no stinkin’ Constitution. Rules? Rules are so then. Oaths? We don’t need no stinkin’ oaths. Now shut up and get to work and pay your taxes, you unclean oaf.


33 posted on 04/13/2013 3:51:57 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I was watching this episode of the Shark Tank awhile back. This guy had a great fits all structure for back of pick up trucks, to load things onto.

He refused to produce his product overseas, he was a Christian man, and stated that he wanted to set up in his home town to create jobs.

The investors told him no, unless he would agree to produce overseas. Screw the American worker. Let Americans buy the product, but they can’t reap the benefits of a few hundred jobs.

American workers are being raped by the market in other countries.


34 posted on 04/13/2013 3:52:16 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: FreedomStar3028

I disagree.

So far, only America is disarming.

China is ramping up big-time, but so is every other country. We are the only country shrinking.

The reason of course is, we never had to worry about jobs before. Now we are having bigger, and bigger problem with that. Unemployment, and buying imports. Trade deficits. All of that.

I say this is a real issue.

How we solve it, I won’t say. But our party needs to get with it, or the Dems will solve it.

I much, much, much prefer the GOP bring back US jobs.


35 posted on 04/13/2013 3:53:33 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Short of a big war that demands mass production in America, or a HUGE change in business regulation, and disembowelment of state and fed gov, I don’t see it happening.

Obama and gang have appointed so many corrupt and America hating selfish men and women to the top tiers, that it’s going to take years to undo all the BS.

It really does go all the way to the top, and everyone is an accomplice to it. There are a few exceptions, of course. But overall everyone is allowing the current admin to get away with almost whatever they want. The will of the people is irrelevant, and the few strong American loving men in power have few allies.

I can’t understand how the corruption has gotten so bad, I try to wrap it around in my mind. Why the MSM and Congress are not holding each other accountable, and how in the hell we have so many anti-American, anti-freedom people spinning everything to their advantage. It disgusts me, I’ve come to the conclusion that it all has to do with the money. Perhaps it’s incompetence, or design. But I know one thing for sure, many good men are just turning a blind eye.


36 posted on 04/13/2013 4:06:58 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: FreedomStar3028

Well I don’t see it (not) happening. One of us is wrong.

We are now at the point where China exports more than America.

China is growing. America is shrinking.

I don’t see how one cannot bring American jobs home. I just don’t see it. Either American jobs come home, or America is finished.

I don’t see America collapsing. I think we will rebound.

But the way to do so is for REPUBLICANS to lead.

Now.


37 posted on 04/13/2013 4:17:02 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I agree, it needs to happen one way or the other.

Businesses need to take the profit cuts and bring our manufacturing home now. In droves. It’s just now with Obamacare, businesses have many reasons NOT to come back, unless they are willing to take the cuts in profits.

I don’t trust the Republicans, but I trust them more than the Democrats.


38 posted on 04/13/2013 4:24:44 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: a fool in paradise

He’s neither. He’s our Chavez. On your knees knave.


39 posted on 04/13/2013 4:44:31 PM PDT by glock rocks (No, the game never ends, when your whole world depends, on the turn of a friendy card.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The opposition has been bribed and blackmailed with sex and drugs. The thugocracy has absolute power.


40 posted on 04/13/2013 4:48:28 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas
What can we do?

I ask myself the same thing. It almost seems hopeless anymore. I know that's what the dem's want us to feel so we'll give up. Too many Repub's probably think passing this will help the party in the long run. They couldn't be more wrong. The only thing this will do is further destroy America.
41 posted on 04/13/2013 4:50:16 PM PDT by Girlene
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To: FreedomStar3028

That guy on “Shark Tank”.....the man who had the structure that converts the back of pick up trucks to make it easier to load things.....he appeared on a segment of ABC World News Tonight....the “Made in America” segment.

An American businessman say that segment, and now the gentleman who appeared on “Shark Tank” is happily and successfully manufacturing his product right here in the U.S. of A.


42 posted on 04/13/2013 5:06:00 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 4, 2008 and November 6, 2012.....Two days that will live in infamy!)
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To: Logical me

I would like to ask one politician in D.C. why he fears obama so much.


43 posted on 04/13/2013 5:06:22 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Sir Napsalot
Where have the good men gone? Why did they allow this to come to pass? We hardly have anyone that we can put our faith and trust in. Something has to come to a head pretty soon. Patriotic citizens from all sides must come together to save this country. Obama is set to destroy the free market system and making conditions to where more citizens are dependent on their government. That would take the spirit of any independence away from the people. The democratic party has to be laughing of how easy it has been to manipulate those afraid republicans and their supporters; who they mostly have no regards for whosoever.
44 posted on 04/13/2013 5:07:40 PM PDT by Christie at the beach ( If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so.)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

Correction....”An American businessman SAW that segment....”


45 posted on 04/13/2013 5:10:19 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 4, 2008 and November 6, 2012.....Two days that will live in infamy!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Wishful thinking, by the time this is over, you’ll be happy to know someone who can plant a garden. In fact, your life may depend on it.


46 posted on 04/13/2013 5:14:02 PM PDT by gatorhead
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Freepers, your Contributions make every difference!
Please keep ‘em coming! Thank you all very much!

47 posted on 04/13/2013 5:14:28 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Christie at the beach; St_Thomas_Aquinas
>>>> What can we do?

Good question. It doesn't seem like our elected representatives ever listen to us. The usual threat of voting them out simply does not work any more.

Tea Party march of 2009 gave the Repub ONE LAST CHANCE to right the ship, and look at what happened. DC Insiders treated it as a good-fortune deliverance that fell into their laps, and proceeded business as usual (if not worse than usual).

To me, it is clear (call me paranoid or a conspiracy nut) -
Some unidentified someone(s) know a portion of Americans will not submit quietly, so they (I'll use plural) purposely herd the general public and push us towards a confrontation, for reasons unknown. And they rather see the open flash point sooner than later.

48 posted on 04/13/2013 5:23:42 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

The GOP leadership could NOT stop a common bowel movement...


49 posted on 04/13/2013 5:35:08 PM PDT by ptsal (E)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Well, let’s see how we can stop the Nazis from flooding the country with 30 IQ morons from Central America. I know!

As conservatives, let’s get off our fat, lazy butts and elect a Constitutional sheriff, kinda like Sheriff Arpaio in Arizona. To accomplish that means organizing and electing a leader to run for the county sheriff office in your counties.

It will take great sacrifice, such as not barbecuing ribs every night, putting down the paint brush and stop remodeling your stupid kitchen, and, most of all , stop worshipping your god mammon.

Think of it as for the children, yours specifically.

Give it a shot and see what happens. This is simple: continue remodeling your kitchen and become a slave, or get your a$$ on the line and elect a sheriff who will protect you from the federal fascists.


50 posted on 04/13/2013 5:35:19 PM PDT by sergeantdave (No, I don't have links for everything I post)
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