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Gov. Perry: I Cannot Support Lackluster Immigration Bill [Includes Video]
Newsmax ^ | Thursday, May 16, 2013 | By Bill Hoffmann and Kathleen Walter

Posted on 05/17/2013 6:48:06 PM PDT by LUV W

There is no way Texas Gov. Rick Perry can support the bipartisan immigration reform bill because, he says, it fails to deal satisfactorily with border security.

"You cannot have a legitimate conversation about immigration reform until you deal with the issue of border security. And, as far as I'm concerned, this bill does not address it,'' Perry told Newsmax TV in an exclusive interview.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: border; immigration; perry; texas
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Standing strong on immigration and border security is what we need right now...not amnesty!
1 posted on 05/17/2013 6:48:06 PM PDT by LUV W
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To: LUV W

Glad to hear it Rick. Perhaps now you will abandon your no fence BS and rejoin people who love America.


2 posted on 05/17/2013 6:50:44 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Arrowhead1952; NYTexan; mylife; Eaker; TheMom; laurenmarlowe; El Gato; RebelTex; smokingfrog; ...

Texas immigration/border security ping!


3 posted on 05/17/2013 6:51:08 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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I hope so, too, Norm! It’s gotten nearly to the point of no return.


4 posted on 05/17/2013 6:54:03 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

Why we continue to discuss border security as if it were a novel idea, is beyond me.

Are we certain that we are an autonomous nation or should we ask the UN to verify this?


5 posted on 05/17/2013 6:54:31 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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I hope so, too, Norm! It’s gotten nearly to the point of no return.

We passed that point a long time ago, friend.

6 posted on 05/17/2013 7:05:01 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: LUV W

How is he on amnesty?


7 posted on 05/17/2013 7:05:36 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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Implement the enforcement component of the 1986 law!!!!!!!!!!


8 posted on 05/17/2013 7:08:24 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: Eagles6

Pretty sure he’s against it. I’m not a real amnesty expert but everything that I’ve read indicates that.


9 posted on 05/17/2013 7:10:55 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: LUV W

Ricardo Perro Caliente needs to stiffen up his own position in fact. As far as I know he prefers Mexican kids in the seats in Texas universities to having American kids there. He’s never successfully clarified that position.


10 posted on 05/17/2013 7:14:45 PM PDT by muawiyah
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Implement the enforcement component of the 1986 law!!!!!!!!!!

The one that says being in this country illegally is a misdemeanor?

That enforcement component...???

11 posted on 05/17/2013 7:17:46 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE --)
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Glad to hear it Rick. Perhaps now you will abandon your no fence BS and rejoin people who love America.

Not to mention reversing taxpayer funded in state tuition giveaways to illegals. Have a heart for legitimate Texans, Rick.

12 posted on 05/17/2013 7:23:57 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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Thanks, LUV. Pinging the rest of the Texas posse to the thread.



13 posted on 05/17/2013 7:35:04 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: TADSLOS

So many liberal positions and yet people still defend the freaking fraud as a right wing conservative.

On a bunch of issues like energy/getting fedgov out of landuse/ he’s great. On the immigration thing he hands out ‘rights’ and bennies like candy to invaders and more conservative frauds line up to defend it.

I am sick to death of this crap. And for the people claiming he’s conservative, explain his giveaways or sit silently until you can prove he doesn’t really do that.


14 posted on 05/17/2013 7:35:37 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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I don’t particularly care about the “amnesty” aspect, because I don’t think there’s any other way to make people declare themselves. They’re already here, so examine them and if they’re not harmful to the US, let them stay. We have the information. Heck, tell the IRS they’re Tea Partiers and we’ll have the results of their latest colonoscopy on the desk tomorrow!

But, seriously, make sure they’re not harmful to the US. No criminals, none of Obama’s buds on the terrorist watch list, etc. Unfortunately, the Obama government will send back the Mexican gardeners and let the wealth Saudi jihadis stay...

However, the big problem is that people think of the “border” as relating only to Mexico. But every international airport is the border, and most of the terrorists who have struck us or tried to strike us have come in over those “borders” and, furthermore, most have come in legally. They may have stayed on illegally, but the problem is that we are not even controlling a very controllable border (the airports) well.

So yes, we do need to think about better border control, but we’ve got to think beyond Mexico.


15 posted on 05/17/2013 7:38:24 PM PDT by livius
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To: Windflier

You’re very welcome! I’m sure my list is only a partial one...but thank you for taking care of completing the circle! :)


16 posted on 05/17/2013 7:40:19 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: Windflier

Thanks for the ping!


17 posted on 05/17/2013 7:50:04 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: LUV W

Coming from a guy who supports Amnesty (he signed the TX bill giving in state college tuition to illegal aliens).....this bill must truly have some major problems


18 posted on 05/17/2013 7:55:21 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: okie01

I was thinking more along the lines of “securing the border.”


19 posted on 05/17/2013 8:02:56 PM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberal is to patriotism as Kermit Gosnell is to neonatal care.)
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To: livius

So....they mostly all stay & are made legal. With chain immigration & family reuification we are looking at between 30 to 50 million people flooding the USA from the third world in the next 25 years. You think that’s ok ?


20 posted on 05/17/2013 8:08:33 PM PDT by LongWayHome
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