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CANTOR: HOUSE "MIGHT" CONSIDER IMMIGRATION REFORM (NO!)
Breitbart ^ | 6 Jul 2013, 6:20 AM PDT | by MIKE FLYNN

Posted on 07/06/2013 11:20:33 AM PDT by onyx

While most Americans rank the economy and government spending as the top challenges facing the nation, the Senate last month rushed through a comprehensive immigration bill to give amnesty to 11 million illegal aliens. The effort was more about the perceived needs of the Republican Party than the nation as a whole. The swift Senate action was intended to pressure the House to pass amnesty into law. The House seems to have other ideas.

Last Friday, before Congress left for a week-long recess, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's office released to GOP House members a 3-page memo detailing issues that would be on the legislative calendar when Congress returned.

The memo discussed issues related to energy, education and government oversight. Immigration was only mentioned at the end, in a section headlined "a few additional items." This is not how a Chamber gears up for work on a complex legislative issue.

“The House may begin consideration of the border security measures that have been passed by the Homeland Security and Judiciary Committees and begin reviewing other immigration proposals,” Mr. Cantor wrote, noting that Republicans will hold an internal conference on the issue on July 10th.

Speaker Boehner has repeatedly said that the House won't consider the Senate bill. It's been working on several pieces of legislation that cover various aspects of our immigration system. This piecemeal approach provides greater deliberation and consideration than the 1,000+ bill approach embraced by the Senate. The public is still learning the details of the bill passed by 68 Senators last month.

The idea that Senate action would force the House's hand was always silly. The House doesn't simply act on the whims of Senators. Having to face voters every 2 years, the House is more sensitive to grass-roots sentiment than the Senate.

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Tell the House to KILL the Senate's Immigration BILL


Posted by Lakeshark & onyx
1 posted on 07/06/2013 11:20:33 AM PDT by onyx
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To: onyx

You can always count on Eric and Paul Ryan to be on the same page as Juan McKeating.


2 posted on 07/06/2013 11:22:51 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who could have known that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional news?)
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To: Lakeshark; Jim Robinson; RedMDer; stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Liz; ...

Fire up big time.

Let Eric Cantor hear from us!


3 posted on 07/06/2013 11:24:10 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

If the GOP in the house votes for this bill the official death of the Republican Party won’t be too long after it. Why are these people so scared and stupid of doing the right thing? Being Democrat-lite won’t get you any voters.


4 posted on 07/06/2013 11:24:11 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: onyx; All

““The House may begin consideration of the border security measures that have been passed by the Homeland Security and Judiciary Committees and begin reviewing other immigration proposals,” Mr. Cantor wrote, noting that Republicans will hold an internal conference on the issue on July 10th.”


what’s wrong with this??? best thing the House could do is rip apart the Senate bill, showing what a fraud it is and comparing it to the disaster that is obamacare....if the Congress comes out with a dynamite border security plan they can stick it to obama and the rest of the demoKrats- never mind mclame and the GOPe....


5 posted on 07/06/2013 11:25:13 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: dowcaet

If the GOP in the house votes for this, it WILL be the death of the Republican Party. The Republican Party is dead long Live the new CONSERVATIVE Party!


6 posted on 07/06/2013 11:27:33 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: onyx
Mr. Cantor wrote, noting that Republicans will hold an internal conference on the issue on July 10th.

And this is where we get set up to be stabbed in the back again.

Start forming the Freedom Party Sarah and Levin, we're going to need it.

7 posted on 07/06/2013 11:29:23 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Trey Gowdy......Nuff said.)
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To: Mastador1

It’ll be the death of our Republic, never mind the idiot Republican Party!


8 posted on 07/06/2013 11:30:17 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: God luvs America

You Don’ t understand the process. Any immigration bill the house passes goes to conference where the senate replaces it with their version and we are SCREWED!

The only way to kill the Senate version is to refuse to take up ANY immigration legislation.


9 posted on 07/06/2013 11:30:21 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: Mastador1

“If the GOP in the house votes for this, it WILL be the death of the Republican Party”

The Republican party died a long time ago.


10 posted on 07/06/2013 11:30:51 AM PDT by animal172 (My new hero....Trey Gowdy)
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To: dowcaet

We knew they were going to do this. It’s all part of the coup.

Boehner and the Ruling Class Cats in the GOP are going to “craft” their own bill - then go to Reconciliation and come out with a slightly modified Senate bill, and they will claim what the lying sacks are already claiming; that they fought for ‘conservative measures’ in the bill.

It’s a shell game folks. They are all playing us for fools, the ENTIRETY of Washington.

Until we recognize the lot of them as enemies, we have no chance in hell to preserve what liberties we have left.

They will abolish and eradicate those, along with the very people who hold onto them.


11 posted on 07/06/2013 11:31:33 AM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: All

Eric Cantor is forever sending me mail from

(Eric.Cantor@mail.house.gov)


12 posted on 07/06/2013 11:33:19 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: God luvs America
"what’s wrong with this??? best thing the House could do is rip apart the Senate bill, showing what a fraud it is and comparing it to the disaster that is obamacare"

The best thing the House could do is consider no immigration bill at all. Any bill passed would have to be conferenced with the Senate bill and given the known Republican tendency to grovel at the feet of Democrats, we'd lose not only border security, but the country as well.

13 posted on 07/06/2013 11:33:22 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Army dad. And damned proud.)
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To: onyx

House Republicans are absolute MORONS if they pass this bill..The Senate doing it didnt surprise me since they are mostly full of RINO trash, but House Republicans..we cant rely on them either??


14 posted on 07/06/2013 11:34:05 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: God luvs America
"what’s wrong with this???"

In my opinion the wrongness lies in my belief that immigration reform is not needed, but rather existing laws need to be enforced.

If the House passes an immigration reform bill, even loaded with border security provisions, all bets are off when the House and Senate take up the two bills in conference committee. Case in point, ObamaCare. Another factor, Amnesty proponents only need 18 GOP members to join with the Rats to pass something similar to the Senate bill. No House action at all is the only sure way to kill Amnesty.

15 posted on 07/06/2013 11:34:16 AM PDT by buckalfa (Tilting at Windmills)
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To: onyx

It offends me to no end these politicians enact major changes for American society, without a single public hearing.

IF there were hearings we could have reaction, and people would be able to expose all the crazy extra provisions which are hidden under the simplistic name of the bill.

Why not hold hearings and a national debate on these subjects? These politicians are just awful leaders.


16 posted on 07/06/2013 11:37:37 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Mastador1

What new conservative party?


17 posted on 07/06/2013 11:37:49 AM PDT by plain talk
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To: dowcaet
Why are these people so scared and stupid of doing the right thing?

I have long wondered the same thing. It is not like smart people have never tried to tell them about terrible bills, like amnesty, yet they continue to do the wrong thing. I am just cynical enough, to think maybe they are simply RINOs, or worse, closet democrats in disguise.

18 posted on 07/06/2013 11:37:59 AM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines.)
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To: INVAR

What he said.


19 posted on 07/06/2013 11:38:49 AM PDT by Zarro (Recall EVERYONE in Congress voting for the NDAA 2012)
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To: plain talk

The one that all true Conservatives should run to from the GOP. What it will be I don’t know. I just have a gut feeling that we will need one.


20 posted on 07/06/2013 11:39:50 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: onyx

So the game is on.

Cantor should visit Mexico to see the country that he’s going to live in if he sells us out.

Of course, he won’t be in the government of either country, because the rest of us will have walked away from his party, which will soon consist of 10 guys on K street explaining to the other 10 guys on Wall Street why money doesn’t actually equal votes.

Votes come from people, who actually remember when someone tries to screw them.


21 posted on 07/06/2013 11:41:43 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: onyx

Someone who knows the law better than I can probably confirm this, but I think it goes to reconciliation if the House passes a companion bill to the Senate. It doesn’t matter if the two bills are radically different. The House bill might not even include a path to citizenship, aka amnesty.

If the bills go to reconciliation, the House and Senate choose representatives from each to hash out the differences. Conservatives will be outnumbered by Democrats and RINOs during these negotiations, so we’ll almost certainly get amnesty or worse back into the combined bill.

At that point the single bill goes back to the House and Senate for final approval. I believe it can then be passed by simply majorities. I’m not sure if the Senate filibuster rules still apply. Either way, if the House votes, it will pass amnesty. The Democrats will vote in lockstep (or nearly so), and a handful of RINOs will put it over the top. Additionally, many traitorous Republicans who would love to vote for the bill won’t need to. They’ll be given political cover throughout the process.


22 posted on 07/06/2013 11:42:17 AM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: onyx
All RINOs are created equal, some are just better dancers.

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My congresscreature always votes with Boehner, however he votes. But I'll call her again anyway.

23 posted on 07/06/2013 11:46:11 AM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: buckalfa
In my opinion the wrongness lies in my belief that immigration reform is not needed, but rather existing laws need to be enforced.

Immigration reform ought to be a military operation:

Article IV, Section. 4.
The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened), against domestic Violence.

24 posted on 07/06/2013 11:46:14 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: dowcaet
Why are these people so scared and stupid of doing the right thing?

Because they have been promised positions as apparatchiks in the New World Order.

25 posted on 07/06/2013 11:47:32 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who could have known that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional news?)
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To: plain talk

Cantor to me has the same affect as Al Gore. A bit unbalanced.


26 posted on 07/06/2013 11:48:05 AM PDT by TsonicTsunami08
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To: God luvs America

It’s a bad things because both bills go to a conference committee made of House and Senate members that works out any differences between the versions. The House version would almost certainly be gutted. Then the consolidated bill goes back to the House and Senate for final approval by simple majorities. In the House, that means all Democrats and a handful of Republican traitors pass the bill.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reconciliation_%28United_States_Congress%29


27 posted on 07/06/2013 11:49:05 AM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: onyx

Course they will. *slams head against wall*


28 posted on 07/06/2013 11:51:58 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: dowcaet

They aren’t officially dead? Could have fooled me.


29 posted on 07/06/2013 11:52:27 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Regulator

He need go no further than san antonio to see what kind of country he wants to foist on us

He must also visit the upper moddle class areas and visit with the residents loaded taking money from our children for their children to use for their education

They might speak english to him if he insults them with his refusal to speak the local language. That is before they charge past him in their escalade

They are so victomized and needy

They justify it by blaming us for fomenting the drug trade in their country

Cantor does not belong in cingress making constitutional crisis causing decisions

He is not mentally equipped. Be is as doltish as nancy pelosi


30 posted on 07/06/2013 11:53:13 AM PDT by stanne
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To: onyx

“Republocratic party are for sure going to do this bill, they have learned from ObamaFascist to RULE the country not fear the people.

The government does after all just kill those who oppose them......


31 posted on 07/06/2013 11:53:46 AM PDT by stockpirate (If conservatives in America were committed to liberty they would Cairo DC!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

They will be disposed of as readily as any thug who fools around with organized criminals

Idiots


32 posted on 07/06/2013 11:55:26 AM PDT by stanne
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To: onyx

Thanks onyx!

KILL THE BILL!!


33 posted on 07/06/2013 11:56:03 AM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: INVAR

Apparently “reconciliation” is a term used for budget bills only. Other bills go to a conference committee.

If the House passes a companion bill, it will go to a conference committee, the Senate’s version (or worse) will make it out of that committee, and the amnesty can then be passed by a simple voting majority in the House.

Many House Republicans who would like to support the bill but are afraid of the political ramifications won’t need to do so. The bill will be passed by Democrats and a small number of Republicans who are either retiring or will be promised nice perks, like plush jobs, if they’re voted out for passing the bill. The other Republicans will be given political cover to continue to work behind the scenes against their constituencies.


34 posted on 07/06/2013 11:56:47 AM PDT by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I was furious when I received a notice about this article in my e-mail! I’m still FURIOUS!


35 posted on 07/06/2013 11:57:36 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Williams

You’re right.
I hope these moron-traitors hold town halls during their August recesses.


36 posted on 07/06/2013 11:58:29 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Regulator

You’re right.
I’m so mad, I could spit nails.

Slam them all with emails and calls.


37 posted on 07/06/2013 11:59:20 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: CitizenUSA

You’re right.
Reconciliation will give us AMNESTY.


38 posted on 07/06/2013 11:59:59 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: stockpirate

BUMP.


39 posted on 07/06/2013 12:00:29 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: God luvs America

No—if the House comes out with a dynamite border plan, leadership will send it to reconciliation with the Senate plan, the Senate plan will be instituted—and the GOP cowards will have passed the Senate amnesty while claiming all the time that they didn’t.


40 posted on 07/06/2013 12:02:12 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: onyx

Did the gluttons remove ObamaCARE/RomneyCARE????
NOPE.

Did they defund ANYTHING to close the border
or stop the arms flow to al Qaeda???
NOPE.


41 posted on 07/06/2013 12:05:05 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: onyx

true conservatives: please reflect on what our Lord is trying to get you to do. this constant affliction, going on for more than two decades since Reagan should have sunk in by now.


42 posted on 07/06/2013 12:07:56 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: Diogenesis

Precisely correct.


43 posted on 07/06/2013 12:08:12 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Ya can never trust a TARPer.


44 posted on 07/06/2013 12:10:05 PM PDT by Theoria
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To: dadfly

These pols NEVER learn.


45 posted on 07/06/2013 12:12:01 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx
CANTOR: HOUSE "MIGHT" CONSIDER IMMIGRATION REFORM

I would expect nothing less from the GOP.

46 posted on 07/06/2013 12:12:23 PM PDT by Roccus (POLITICIAN...............a four letter word spelled with ten letters.)
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To: lonevoice

Thank you so much and your graphic is great!


47 posted on 07/06/2013 12:12:34 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Theoria

You’re right.


48 posted on 07/06/2013 12:12:54 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

To L with the Republicans.


49 posted on 07/06/2013 12:13:42 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Roccus

Yep. Our last stand and look at them.
Pathetic and outrageous.
Burn up their phone lines!


50 posted on 07/06/2013 12:13:48 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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