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Ted Cruz Links ‘Gang of 8' Amnesty Bill to ObamaCare, Ridicules ‘Fig Leaf’ Border Amendment
Stand With Arizona ^ | 06-24-2013 | John Hill

Posted on 06/24/2013 8:38:13 PM PDT by montag813

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by John Hill
Stand With Arizona

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), the last Republican to speak on the floor before today's shameful vote to advance the 'Gang of 8' amnesty bill, gave a brief but powerful presentation showing up the open-borders Senators as supporting  bill that is just like ObamaCare, and does nothing to secure the border.

Cruz comparing the rushed, unread amnesty bill being rushed through only 72 hours after being introduced, without a single hearing on it to the health care bill - a clear blast at the 15 turncoat Republicans who have all endlessly denounced the way the Nancy Pelosi insisted her colleagues has to "pass (ObamaCare) so you can find out what's in it".

The junior senator from Texas, who stands his ground like a veteran of many years, Cruz also skewers Senators who supported today's "fig leaf" amendment as those who don't want to "actually secure the border", but merely to "convince gullible constituents that they've done something" - when of course the Corker amendment guarantees absolutely nothing for border security.

Schumer tries to derail Cruz at the start, but fails. This is no "freshman", this is a leader...

Keep fighting, Senator Cruz - we stand with you!

Make sure to sign Ted Cruz' petition against the 'Gang of 8' amnesty HERE.


TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; immigration; senate; tedcruz; texas

1 posted on 06/24/2013 8:38:13 PM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813

I’ve already voted for Cruz once. Would vote for him Chicago style next time if I could.


2 posted on 06/24/2013 8:43:05 PM PDT by PlanToDisappear
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To: montag813

We so desperately need an eloquent and courageous leader - I hope he’s it.


3 posted on 06/24/2013 8:46:20 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: montag813; Admin Moderator
Please correct title to:

Ted Cruz Links ‘Gang of 8′ Amnesty Bill to ObamaCare, Ridicules ‘Fig Leaf’ Border Amendment

4 posted on 06/24/2013 8:46:43 PM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813; Admin Moderator
Please correct title to:

Ted Cruz Links ‘Gang of 8′ Amnesty Bill to ObamaCare, Ridicules ‘Fig Leaf’ Border Amendment

5 posted on 06/24/2013 8:46:43 PM PDT by montag813
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To: aquila48

I hope he ain’t it. He’s too much of a puss. If we are going to ride this train- no stops. No if, and, or maybe. Either way, we get to the end of the line. That is where real choices, can be accomplished. God hates cowards.


6 posted on 06/24/2013 8:56:17 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: RedHeeler

So who are you pinning your hopes on?


7 posted on 06/24/2013 9:02:14 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: montag813; Liz; cripplecreek; Tennessee Nana; TADSLOS; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3; ...
Direct link to Cruz Senate speech today, ignored by amnesty RINOs.

Ted Cruz Crushes Amnesty Proponents: Compares 'Gang of 8' Bill to 'Obamacare' (vid from today)

8 posted on 06/24/2013 9:05:51 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: montag813

If I am a business man and hire an illegal with no consequences for my action, I will hire him as he will probably work cheaper and I will not have to pay him or her benefits. If I hire him and incur a 1000 dollar fine I “might hire him.” If the fine doubles every time I hire an illegal I sure as hell will not hire them. When they have no jobs they will go home. Reality is ugly, that is the way it works. Business wants cheap labor and the Democrat party wants new Democrat voters.

This is my country, it does not belong to any other nation. I welcome those that will come to my country legally and assimilate into our great nation and culture. It will make us a better and stronger nation. I do not want those that will not assimilate and share our ideals of freedom and Republic.

ps

I am a Texas Bollio (white boy) married to a Mexican from Mexico. She came to this country legally, her father paid out of state tuition for her to attend the University of Texas. She did it legally and the way all should. She is an American Citizen now.


9 posted on 06/24/2013 9:06:10 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: RedHeeler

Huh?
Cruz is the best we have, and you should not take shots at him.
Even if you are too much of a puss to tell us who YOU support.


10 posted on 06/24/2013 9:08:56 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: cpdiii
. She came to this country legally, her father paid out of state tuition for her to attend the University of Texas. She did it legally and the way all should. She is an American Citizen now.

These are the ones who should be the most dead-set against illegal immigration, they played by the rules.

11 posted on 06/24/2013 9:09:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: cpdiii

Find it strange when the excuse is being given that while the government knows whats going on in 300 million citizens lives but because the illegals are not citizens and in “the shadows” according to Florida’s Senator Rubio the US doesn’t know who they are or where they’re comming from so we must make them citizens..

THE QUESTION IS SENATORS AND CONGRESS MEMBERS ...WHY ARE YOU SO SET ON IMPORTING LOW WAGE LABORERS MAINLY FROM ONE COUNTRY WHICH TAKE UP JOBS OUR YOUTH COULD BE PERFORMING AND HURTING THE BLACK AMERICAN JOB MARKET ?

FR’s ; are urged to visit their respective Congressional Representatives and let them know their feelings

WHEN IT COMES TO AMNESTY

THIS IS THE MEXICAN PART NO ONE DARES MENTION

If you agree with the above and the following please don’t let it lay here in FR-land. Pass it on to to your favorite talk show host and to your US legislators. PUSH THE HASTERT RULE.

ONE NATIONALITY AMNESTY SKEWS QUOTAS. HURTS OTHERS FROM SOUTH AMERICA, AND SKILLED LABOR QUOTAS FROM OTHER NATIONS ...WORSE YET OFFERING AMNESTY FOR NATIONALS FROM A COUNTRY THAT HAS CLAIMS ON OUR NATIONAL TERRITORY THAT COULD AND HAS TURNED INTO PROBLEMS FOR BORDER STATES CLAIMED BY MEXICO .

In that May 3rd speech Obama gave before the Mexican Anthropological Museum in which he blamed America for the violence in Mexico I believe he went even futhur. There’s a inference but never referenced by name to the Gasden purchase and border settlements US made with Mexico where Obama hinted he seems to side with the Mexican claims. Would those in attendence share that view is a question that should be asked, because I believe they would,.he does.

SOLVING THE ‘LATINO” PROBLEM A MYTH HISPANIC IS NOT A RACE BUT A POLITICAL LINGUISTIC CONTRIVANCE ...don’t fall into the hyphenated Americans trap created by the hyphenated political party ...The DEMO-COMS

The Mexicans have been getting most favorable treatment above the rest of our neighbors both north and south. They’re permitted to cross our borders and enter illegally and are allowed access to rights of citizenship (with the exception of voting which if the democrat party regains control over the House will happen) other nationals entering this country don’t get.. Worse yet the Obama government has been working hand in glove with Mexican movements such as LaRaza supporting the Mexican claims which are also supporting “Amnesty”.

Also by allowing Mexicans to do this any quota ration for immigration from other south and central American countrys are taken up by Mexicans while that country is laying claim to a large chunk of our sovereign territory is a recipe for later serious problems which are happening now.

ARE MEXICAN ILLEGALS SQUATTERS PERPETUATING THE MEXICAN CLAIMS ?

We are already seeing the result of this in certain areas claimed by the Mexicans. Their national flag (standard) gets displayed over ours. Where there is a controlling number of Mexican nationals (illegals). It’s displayed over certain institutions particularly schools accompanied by riots and disturbances. Blacks are threatend by Mexicans in certain sections of citys in those areas. We’re courting trouble by not placing a value on our sovereignty and our citizenship.

MOST COINS OF THE REALM HAVE TWO FACES WHAT ABOUT HOW ARE AMERICAN CITIZENS LIVING IN MEXICO BEING TREATED ?

Worse yet if a US citizen goes into Mexico never mind illegaly but legally. They’ll get 2nd class treatment. Land ownership in title is prohibited period. And there are a slew of regulations they must comply with. Which doesn’t apply to a citizen of Mexico

THE SOLUTION ASSERT OUR SOVEREIGNTY AND TALK RECIPROCITY .

By not insisting on reciprocity particularly on those who have entered this country illegally we’re offering no incentive for assimilation and we’re not easing the burden for our fellow citizens who for what ever reason decided to live in Mexico.

ENOUGH OF THE ONE WORLD SOCIALISM ...BRING BACK SOVEREIGNTY AND SANITY TO OUR COUNTRY .....BRING BACK BELIEF IN GOD ...THIS GOVERNMENT OUT OUR FACE..... OUR RELIGIONS..... AND OUR BEDROOMS..


12 posted on 06/24/2013 9:28:19 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: Kansas58

You’re right, I am a pussy. I support no lyin’ bastard, at this time. By the by- a song and dance today, is not seductive, by the means of tommorrow. Fools are always born a day ahead of mishap. Rest easy, you probably, won’t notice.


13 posted on 06/24/2013 9:38:24 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: montag813

Don’t ever forget. The RNC wanted Dewhurst!


14 posted on 06/24/2013 10:05:29 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: RedHeeler

Who is the last person you supported?

Personally, I’m in the “we gotta support the best we’ve got” group. And for me it’s Cruz and a few others. There are actual patriots out there showing courage, taking the flak, and those are my heros.

You remember the quote about when good men do nothing, don’t you?


15 posted on 06/24/2013 10:11:48 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: RedHeeler; darkwing104

I smell a troll...


16 posted on 06/24/2013 10:14:23 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: dfwgator

I am a legal immigrant and dead set against amnesty. But what is going on now, is even worse than amnesty. We do not know who is here, how many are here, they work for cash and pay no taxes, they receive food stamps & emergency medical care, and there is no fence or follow ups of people overstaying visa’s. Worst part is thousands are sneaking in every day.


17 posted on 06/24/2013 10:14:24 PM PDT by entropy12 (Even tho Obama is now a lame duck, with 2014 House majority, he will be a dangerously socialist!)
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To: Aria

For President of the United States, was Duncan Hunter. I don’t know much, about the good men doing nothing, perhaps a courage driven patriot person-like you could explain it to me. Please. I am willing to learn.


18 posted on 06/24/2013 10:20:41 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: entropy12
By enforcing EXISTING immigration laws and cutting off the free stuff benefits, these *shadow* folks would self deport. Take away the incentives and they'll stop 'sneaking in". We don't need ANY new laws.

The Gang of Traitors bill only gives away more free stuff...no penalties, nada.

19 posted on 06/24/2013 10:22:05 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Aria

Oh, I’ve never seen good men, do nothing. Please explain that, also. Thanks.


20 posted on 06/24/2013 10:22:53 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: montag813

I sure hope Cruz isn’t playing us too.


21 posted on 06/24/2013 10:23:41 PM PDT by MaxMax (I'f you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: wjcsux

Get on it, boy!


22 posted on 06/24/2013 10:24:40 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: entropy12

There is no other country in the world that would adopt as insane of an immigration policy as this country....it’s suicide!


23 posted on 06/24/2013 10:28:19 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RedHeeler; TheOldLady; Jet Jaguar; darkwing104; 2ndDivisionVet; Admin Moderator

You asked for it!


24 posted on 06/24/2013 10:30:32 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: wjcsux

You did, moron.


25 posted on 06/24/2013 10:34:28 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: RedHeeler

All that’s necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing ...

My point is it takes more than griping - support someone, pick up the phone and make yourself heard by your congress people - Cruz has been on the air begging people to do this because it has a BIG effect. I think he deserves support.
One thing about the rats - they don’t give up. They’re relentless. And we should be too.


26 posted on 06/24/2013 10:56:23 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: montag813

Senator Ted Cruz on Hannity tonight said that this immigration bill follows the mistake of 1986 where there was amnesty that promised border security which never happened. This bill “has a thousand waivers written into it and hands it all over to Janet Napalitano and says, ‘use your discretion to decide what to waive.’ “This bill weakens—and I am talking about the admendment we voted on today—current law regarding a border fence, weakens current law regarding biometric security. What it says is you got to show a photo ID. Well Sean, if anyone has known a teenager, it aint hard to go to a flea market and get a fake ID. I suspect more than a few of us have some personal knowledge about how easy that is to do. Current law requires biometric. This law takes that out.”


27 posted on 06/24/2013 11:23:10 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Aria

My point is- that I can gripe anywhere, anytime and where ever I choose. Perhaps, your choice is different than mine, which is great. Some folks, who have met the evil, do not need higher moral lecturing. Okay? Thank you for keeping that higher ground, ever present. Call away.


28 posted on 06/24/2013 11:30:13 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: dfwgator
 photo maginot-map2_zps50405f69.jpg This one did.
29 posted on 06/25/2013 3:37:21 AM PDT by RetSignman (Immigration border protection is America's version of the Maginot Line)
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To: sickoflibs

Thanks for the link.


30 posted on 06/25/2013 10:25:14 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (The RINO/amnesty argument goes like this: 1) If we pander to Hispanics, we will save the GOP, at le)
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To: RedHeeler
I hope he ain’t it. He’s too much of a puss. If we are going to ride this train- no stops. No if, and, or maybe. Either way, we get to the end of the line. That is where real choices, can be accomplished. God hates cowards.

Who the hell are you talking about? It sure isn't Cruz!!!!!

31 posted on 06/25/2013 10:32:50 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: Jane Long

Don’t hold your breath expecting Obama & Holder to enforce EXISTING laws. If anything, they are doing their best to encourage more illegal immigration.


32 posted on 06/25/2013 12:04:51 PM PDT by entropy12 (Even tho Obama is now a lame duck, with 2014 House majority, he will be a dangerously socialist!)
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To: dfwgator

You are so correct. My daughter is going to Spain for a 8 month teaching assignment, and Spain even wants a criminal background check with finger prints to award the long term visa for temporary stay! Even Mexico is very harsh on illegal immigrants when caught. US policy on illegals is indeed suicide.


33 posted on 06/25/2013 12:07:38 PM PDT by entropy12 (Even tho Obama is now a lame duck, with 2014 House majority, he will be a dangerously socialist!)
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To: montag813
But..but...Cruz is not eligible to run for POTUS
34 posted on 06/25/2013 12:08:58 PM PDT by entropy12 (Even tho Obama is now a lame duck, with 2014 House majority, he will be a dangerously socialist!)
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To: catfish1957

You are right. I am dissuaded by a stand of righteousness, that has absolutely no chance of succeding. It’s Kabuki, all over again. Just enough hope to pacify. It is classic elitist tactic. Then again, maybe I am wrong.


35 posted on 06/25/2013 10:52:54 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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