Skip to comments.Marco Rubio: Corrupted by Washington in Only Two Years
Posted on 04/28/2013 8:21:09 AM PDT by Kevin in California
Its hard to believe that Marco Rubio has only been in the Senate since January 2011. With the way he has been going on lately, telling conservatives what a bunch of unenlightened rubes we are for objecting to his immigration reform, you would think hed been a Senator for 20 years.
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Rubio’s changed approach is really puzzling and disappointing.
What he keeps saying about the bill and what is reality with the bill is what we usuallt see from the likes of pelosi.
How can he keep lying? doesn’t he know we are reading the bill and it is really really bad? This bill is so one sided for illegals it is sickening
I hope all Freepers call their Senators before they vote.
thanks for posting this
If you want to be the King you have to do what the Kingmakers tell you.
Another one bites the dust.
We've obviously been had.
Shush now... Marco knows best.
It all becomes about the process to these people. Never about solving anything. Add to that the amount of money in Washington and you have the corruption.
You also have politicians that fall in love with their own legislation abandoning all reason.
The stakes are too high to fool with mercurial candidates. And all too often it seems that politicians regard constituents as a zero-sum game. That is, they calculate how many supporters will they lose by adopting a certain position vs. how many unknowns might they gain.
Rubio has to see that he is rapidly losing his base - and not gaining a single voter in his misguided quest for amnesty. The rate at which he is falling suggests that he has done himself irreparable harm.
We been had. Just 2 short years ago we had Rubio on the ticket with Palin. Didn’t see this one coming.
Maybe Rubio should pull a Crist and run for President on the Democrat ticket.
Politicians are only with the constituents when they are campaigning. Once in office, if they are not with the good old boys program promises get made and higher positions are given to bring them into line.
The problem here are the entrenched incumbents who know the ropes and are happy to show them to the rookies. Get with the lobbyists and then get back to us. Rubio took the bait. I want nothing to do with Rubio. As far as I’m concerned he’s done.
That's exactly what I think happened here. They showed him the secret government.
He is a member of the New World Order socialist movement, they run people conservatives will vote for like Brown and Rubio who then stab us in the back.
Anyone that votes for a republican will be disappointed...
You make a good point. The idea of electing 1/3 of senators every 2 years is a cause of the problem because the “elder statesmen” are there to teach the newcomers the ropes. Limit them to one term and clean out the whole next of vipers every 6 years. Start off with a brand new body every 6 years.
The only thing I hate worse than a Republican is a Democrat.
For what it’s worth, Florida Cubans (my wife belongs in that category) had this slick lawyer pegged as a crook from the beginning.
Low-information voters who get all their information from corporate television did not.
When I learned that he lied about his parents, pretending that they had fled Castro when they didn’t, I knew he was rotten to the core. Don’t blame Washington.
Changed? More like decloaked. Go look up how many Tea Partiers voted NDAA and NDRP. I’m assuming a good number of them also voted in favor of CISPA but I haven’t bothered looking. I wouldn’t send another nickel to anyone who voted for any of these things.
We know they would never go for term limits, that would hit them in their wallets so it is up to us to make sure they are limited. If they are doing the will of the people..fine, if not “out they go”.
I kept telling FR, but no one would listen.
Again, don’t blame the lobbyists. He began his campaign by lying, saying that his parents were Cuban exiles.
"Por La Raza todo, Fuera de La Raza nada"
What's so puzzling about that? The entire planet, with strong encouragement from Western elites, is organizing around blood and language.
Of course, this organizing principle is not meant to include whites and Jews, but it most certainly includes everyone else.
Including Señor Rubio.
I heard the head of an international ministry say that he stopped meeting with politicians or “important” people in any locale because he recognized in himself the tendency to fall into lap-dog mode with earthly authorities. He didn’t want the Lord’s ministry to others compromised.
We need to pray for our leaders because, really, who is up to facing the charms of power and wealth?
Once he became McCain’s lap dog it was all over.
All politicians are liars. Rubio just happened to be very good at it to get elected. He’s trying to give obama a run for his money in the “who is the biggest liar contest”. So far it’s a tie.
I have spoken with staffers in Rubio's office three times about this and I've listened to him on every talk show that I've been able to follow. He never even mentions this important issue.
One 'conservative' host that supports the Gang of 8 asked; "If an immigrant has crossed the border illegally but lived here long enough to be a productive and law abiding citizen, even owning his own home and paying taxes how is it hurting our liberties?"
I was waiting on the line and never got on. My answer would have been "BY STEALING MY VOTE". That is my whole point about cross checking voter registration both in the past and during the application process. If a person has come here to behave and provide a better life for their family, I can understand compassionate people wanting to give them a chance at legal citizenship. BUT, if they have been participating in democrat vote fraud to put people like Obama, Pelosi and Reid in office they have continued a life of crime and should get the boot in my opinion.
Rubio's office was polite and each time they said they'd relay the message to him. Either they didn't or it doesn't fly with Schumer. I have gotten through to several talk shows where he was a guest, but they never put me on the air. I think it is entirely possible that Rubio goes on only if they agree not to take open mike calls from the public.
Rubio is a traitor.
Conservatives will long remember his treachery.
Never will we vote for Rubio.
No it is not a surprise he is a Latin and will favor his own. There is nothing wrong with that it is only the sick Euro American who will happily turn on his own people; McCain comes to mind.
Jeff Flake beat that by a mile. He was completely in John McQueeg’s pocket before he even swore and started to ignore his oath.
Marco, I hardly knew you, may your political life in DC be short. Shortest time in office-well, maybe Pansy Graham is a contender-before receiving the DC lobotomy.
Not as surprised as some people here. I was thrilled at first when Rubio beat Crist. But, shortly after his election he began making moves (some admittedly subtle) distancing himself from anything tea-party, all while simultaneously cozying up to DC establishment moneymen. Add to this his pathetic reaction towards Brewer and the AZ bill, long before he even started peddling this truly rancid amnesty abomination.
I don’t trust him an inch. Seems to be the exact type of oily professional politician I loathe, even if he does have a track-record of voting mostly conservative.
All politicians should replace the R, I, or D with POS. Rubio (POS), etc.
The only semblance of a two party system in the good old USA, is us and them.
When people understand that, we can start fixing the problem.
I’d say your priorities are in order, but the race is ever tightening.
Most likely he was corrupted before.
But, but, Rush loves the guy.
“For what its worth, Florida Cubans (my wife belongs in that category) had this slick lawyer pegged as a crook from the beginning.”
In 2010 the Tampa newspaper was running articles about Rubio’s corruption. He used a GOP credit card for personal expenses. When found out, like every politician he claimed it was a simple “mistake”.
Of course in the private sector an employee caught making the “mistake” of billing personal expenses to a company credit card will be immediately fired for cause and likely prosecuted. However, the rules are different for the elites and Rubio been indebted to the elites for several years. Otherwise why would he have a GOP paid credit card?
There is a way to solve this but of course the Dems won’t be for it
Rubio says he is for a tough pathway but the bill he supports says otherwise. rubio has to know this bill would signal the end of our country. We can NOT move this many people onto to more government dole and survive
So far Senator Cruz is against this bill. I hope he sticks to it
Rubio is better than Charlie Crist. However, he’s not Jim DeMint. He is what I expected, a Jeb Bush Republican.
Rubio was ‘corrupted’ before he got in the senate. He hired his chief of Cesar Conda before he was elected.
Actually, I wonder if Rubio picked Conda, or if Conda and Norquist picked Rubio to carry out their 3 decade long Amnesty JIHAD.
WHO IS CESAR CONDA?? To understand Rubio, you have to understand Conda and Norquist (Rubio’s gang of 8 spokesman).
He was ripe for corruption BEFORE he was elected. He’s a traitor.
From the article:
1. Put together in the dead of night by Washington insiders with zero transparency. Check.
2. Rushing the bill through the legislative process as fast as humanly possible before the opposition can get their act together. Check.
3. Refusing to accept even the barest hint of cooperation with Republicans who arent RINOs. Check.
4. Well have to pass the bill to find out whats in it! Check.
Also see: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3013340/posts
LIE of the WEEK! More Norquist Nasties!
Yeah, I’d read about those...pecadilloes compared to the bribes he’s taken to fund his senatorial campaigning and subsequent leasing of his looks and “Hispanicness.”
/note “Hispanic” implies “illegal Mexican”
I'm not so sure about that, but Rush is mincing no words in saying what a disaster Rubio's amnesty would be for the Republican party. And he's saying it daily and more than any other of the most popular talk show hosts.
EXACTLY!!! And in this case, it's Grover Norquist and Cesar Conda.
You are just fooling yourself, because Rubio is pandering to his base, the Florida Liberals. Rubio supporters simply lacked the judgement and integrity to to acknowledge their fantasies about Rubio.
He’s not been corrupted - he’s merely showing his true colors after having duped movement conservatives into donating millions towards his campaign. Now that he’s in office and business donors take him seriously, he doesn’t need grassroots support any more. I’d love to see this guy get primaried.
“We’ve obviously been had.”
If so, you did it to yourselves by ignoring the warnings and Rubio’s actions like the natural born citizen ineligibililty. Rubio lacked the integrity to acknowledge he was not a natural born citizen and thereby ineligible to be President. Supporters of Ribio therefore share in the same lack of respect for the Constitutional rule of law, and got exactly what they bargained for.