Skip to comments.Lindsey Graham Wasn't Afraid to Fight for Immigration Reform
Posted on 06/28/2013 10:01:09 AM PDT by eekitsagreek
Of all the Gang of Eight, Sen. Lindsey Graham had the most to losebut instead of playing to the base with reelection looming, he got immigration reform passed through the Senate. John Avlon on a true profile in courage.
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Or 67, whatever. They should leave it.
Being stupid does not require courage. It just requires you to be stupid!
Former New York lieutenant governor Betsy McCaughey has actually read the monstrosity, and here are a few points of what shes found:
1. Administration of the immigration system is going to be handed-off to pre-approved non-governmental "community organizations" (Think ACORN and La Raza). These organizations will be responsible for providing education about American history and culture as well as help filling out and filing immigration paperwork (and register as democrats).
2. The border patrol will be placed under the jurisdiction of the "Office of Civil Rights". The bill gives this "Office of Civil Rights" the ability to effective prevent Border Patrol from actually enforcing immigration law in almost all scenarios.
3. The bill will make it vastly more difficult to actually deport people and the DOJ can chose to pay for the legal defense of all people subjected to deportation.
4. Using conflicting language the bill essentially mandates that the number of legal immigrants allowed into the country each year is doubled.
Gee, thanks Sen Grahamnesty!
I hope he goes onto his next career bravely, right after the voters throw him out. Tea Party organizations need to get the facts about this immigration reform to the voters, and let the voters have their day in court. Once it is read, it is dead.
Brave Sir Linda .......
Lyndsey Gramham, upon seeing the rapists told bold action and bent over.
But the first among equals in the profile in courage sweepstakes is Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). Of all the Gang of Eight senators, he was the most unvarnished in his advocacy and he has the most to lose.
Republican operative runs to the liberal Daily Beast.
Graham has to be removed in the next primary. That would make my life so much sweeter.
Grahamnesty got primaried in 2008 and won in a landslide. For some unfathomable reason, SC loves him.
I just don’t understand why Congress is legislating for something that illegal aliens want rather than something that voting Americans want. I thought our elected officials were supposed to represent the people of their nation rather than those of a foreign nation. Maybe I’m just terrible naive but everything seems topsy-turvy and backwards these days.
lindsey graham - never afraid to fight against evil conservative republicans and cast his vote for the democrat/rino agenda.
It appears he is quite popular in S.C.!!
open primary and good ole boy politics
No, the Bush,Rove rino cabal made it certain that OPEN Primairies exist to thwart any Conservative running.
I am firmly convinced that Conservatives must for a new party. We can no longer "takeover" the GOP. Fools tell us we must take over the GOP... It is much easier to move the huge Conservative base to a new party.
I want the GOP destroyed.
If he had come out against it in good conscience, he would have been obstinate, uncompromising, a vile person.
Now he’s a hero. LMAO
Third grade level reporting once again...
Lindsey is never afraid of voting with the enemy.
Of all of them I dispise Grahamnesy the most, even more than I do McCain.
Take Grahamnesty out in next years primary and McCain will feel the pain too.