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Who Needs the Left? GOP Seeks to Destroy Itself with Amnesty Bill Push
Big Government ^ | 4/24/2013 | Lee Stranahan

Posted on 04/24/2013 3:19:14 PM PDT by markomalley

Judging by these two blockbuster pieces here and here by Breitbart News reporter Matthew Boyle detailing tactics by the forces that are pushing comprehensive immigration reform, conservatives are going to have to step up their defense in pushing for increased border security and legal immigration. 

The playbook proponents of the Gang of Eight's proposed bill is familiar to anyone who follows the institutional left, including using coordinated talking points and attacking key Republicans, but with a bizarre twist: the attacks and scheming are coming from the right.

The maneuvering comes as the Gang of Eight is attempting to ram immigration legislation through Congress, with the added pressure of security concerns raised by the terror attack in Boston; this latest development was a major focus of the email exchanges between CATO and Norquist's group over the weekend. 

One of the most clear examples of people who are theoretically on the right using leftist messaging comes from an unnamed source in this Roll Call article: “Republicans are not going to let a handful of knuckle-dragging xenophobes destroy the party by beating up on some of the most vulnerable people in our society."

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1 posted on 04/24/2013 3:19:14 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Bad enough the GOP seeks to destroy itself; what’s worse is that they’re trying to destroy the United States, as well.


2 posted on 04/24/2013 3:21:54 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: markomalley

Rubio is finished as a GOP presidential candidate.


3 posted on 04/24/2013 3:24:39 PM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way!)
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To: markomalley

The GOPe destroyed itself when it turned on S! and her “ilk”.


4 posted on 04/24/2013 3:24:42 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: markomalley

How vulnerable are illegal immigrants???


5 posted on 04/24/2013 3:25:28 PM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way!)
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To: markomalley

anytime McShame is involved I can guarantee the outcome will be favorable for the democrat party


6 posted on 04/24/2013 3:25:45 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: markomalley

In the America we grew up in, Left was Marxist and Right was Free Market. Meanwhile in Europe, Left was International Communist and Right was Nationalist Socialist (but not necessarily National Socialist).

America is now using the European paradigm. The GOP is just the nationalist version of Democrat’s transnationalists. Their goals are the same, but they disagree on methods only. Neither political party represents the free market and individual freedom in in the US.


7 posted on 04/24/2013 3:27:59 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: markomalley

Graphic courtesy of auntb.

8 posted on 04/24/2013 3:29:23 PM PDT by Liz
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To: All
AS SICKIOFLIBS INSIGHTFULLY POSTED: There is winning or whining, we need to choose. Post-2012 we now know "Immigration Reform" is a dangerous issue for Repubs---they are cornered.

A Morning Joe guest pointed out that even suckup Obama once voted against immigration reform b/c it lacked a ‘path to citizenship’----a key demand of strongarm unions.

MJ guest also observed that unions are not enthused about immigration reform b/c legalized workers will compete with union members (exactly why business wants it). Now unions will go along IF illegals get the vote (cunning union bosses calculate this will help them b/c illegals will vote Dem/lib).

SOLibs SOLUTION---HOIST THEM ON THEIR OWN PETARD Repubs in the House should not do or say anything until Reid gets a bill passed. At that point, Rs offer a ‘compromise’ that is similar to Obama's relentless EO's.....but contains no path to citizenship.

Now if Reid fails, the GOP goes into 2014 rubbing the debacle into the faces of a key Dem base (EXACTLY how Obama plays Rs against each other) .

It is important that Repubs say things like “America is built on hard working immigrants and we welcome those immigrants who want to follow our laws, pay their taxes and live the American Dream’ (the way O sucks up----not pull a Romney 47% gaffe). When the bill dies for lack of union support---- Repubs can then blame Dems and Obama for ‘making the perfect the enemy of the good.'

Amen.

9 posted on 04/24/2013 3:29:59 PM PDT by Liz
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To: Jack Hammer

The reason this strategy won’t work for the GOP is that, no matter how hard they try, they will never be able to give away as much stuff as the democrats.


10 posted on 04/24/2013 3:30:56 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: markomalley

FUMcRubio, McCain, McGraham, McFlake, McRyan, McPaul!! Traitors all!!


11 posted on 04/24/2013 3:32:18 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: markomalley

GOP — the weak AND stupid party.


12 posted on 04/24/2013 3:37:13 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Starboard

The left doesn’t have to do anything but Point and laugh


13 posted on 04/24/2013 3:37:45 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: markomalley

Even if they were vulnerable, they’re not in our society. They are full citizens of a nearby country with the 8th largest economy in the world. (for the most part).


14 posted on 04/24/2013 3:39:00 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: GeronL

GOP — the perma-losers. It’s how they roll (over).


15 posted on 04/24/2013 3:39:16 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Starboard

true


16 posted on 04/24/2013 3:39:56 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Jim Robinson

The traitors are also fifth columnists sitting in the Republican primaries and nominating such socialist “leaders”. SC seems to be as culpable here as about any place else.


17 posted on 04/24/2013 3:40:03 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: markomalley
Yo! Dude!

It's a one party system. Please don't fool yourself. All this crap we see unfolding is nothing more than "good cop vs bad cop".

We are witnessing the downfall of our Republic.

The only thing we can do is vote them all out.....BWAHAHAHAHAHA!

See my tag...

FMCDH(BITS)

18 posted on 04/24/2013 3:46:12 PM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: Jack Hammer
Yet, there are a father and son who are the lone dissidents that almost everybody on Free Republic denigrates.

The father was a Congressman and presidential candidate. The son is a U.S. Senator.

There is also a former NM Governor who was a presidential candidate that could turn all of this around in 3 heartbeats that nearly everybody on this site hated and despised.

You can't have Billy Graham, Ronald Reagan or Pope John Paul running for POTUS, because they are all dead.

19 posted on 04/24/2013 4:00:23 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: elkfersupper

Test them. Tell the senators that they will approve the bill on 2 conditions. 1, all the republican inserts for their districts come out and 2, amnesty does not take place until constructin of the wall is complete.

They say no, they are full of crap and the bill gets killed.


20 posted on 04/24/2013 5:05:37 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: markomalley

The GOP-e thinks amnesty will help them win the next election. Democrats respond: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KnXz_qZ5RE&feature=plcp


21 posted on 04/24/2013 5:15:59 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: markomalley

Drudge has a headline report now that GWB is practically endorsing Jebbie for 2016. Now who would have thought that?


22 posted on 04/24/2013 5:28:42 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: Jack Hammer

Treason, it’s not just for Democrats anymore.


23 posted on 04/24/2013 9:47:40 PM PDT by Pelham (Without Deportation you have De Facto Amnesty.)
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