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Zuckerberg Spends $350K Touting Immigration Reform in Paul Ryan's District
Breitbart ^ | 8 Aug 2013 | MATTHEW BOYLE

Posted on 08/09/2013 6:27:12 AM PDT by Qbert

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s lobbying outfit has launched a $350,000 ad buy to defend House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) amid his push for comprehensive immigration reform. Politico reports that Zuckerberg’s FWD.us-run group, Americans for a Conservative Direction, has bought up $350,000 worth of television ad airtime targeted at Ryan’s district.

"The spot from the FWD.us affiliate begins with a picture of Ryan and says, ‘Amnesty? Not a chance,’ and goes on to say the House budget chairman is looking at a ‘conservative solution’ to the issue of immigration,” Politico wrote on Thursday. “It then focuses on more muscular pieces of the reform effort such as increased border security, E-verify and items like back taxes charged to illegal immigrants already in the country. The buy runs from Friday through Sept. 3 on cable and broadcast networks.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; Mexico; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; facecrook; illegalimmigration; libertarians; mexico; milliondollarmarxist; paulryan; politico; randnesty; randsconcerntrolls; reconquista; wisconsin; zuckerberg
Paul Ryan... you make me sick.
1 posted on 08/09/2013 6:27:12 AM PDT by Qbert
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To: Qbert

I dont understand why giving law breakers citizenship is the right thing to do. It just baffles me.


2 posted on 08/09/2013 6:30:11 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Qbert; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

More on Paul Ryan and amnesty

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


3 posted on 08/09/2013 6:33:03 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Qbert

I wonder how someone writes a check for “30 pieces of silver”?

Ryan evidently had his price.


4 posted on 08/09/2013 6:42:02 AM PDT by BrewingFrog (I brew, therefore I am!)
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To: Qbert

Ryan absolutely has to be defeated in 2014. Vote against him in the primary, then vote for the Democrat if he survives the primary.


5 posted on 08/09/2013 6:57:54 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Qbert

... and yet supposedly conservatives will flock to FB today and post away.


6 posted on 08/09/2013 7:11:06 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Qbert

Bigger issue to be cognizant of here is how the gop wing of the uniparty is drawing more of its funding from select corporate interests. Whether your average conservative contributes to the rnc is irrelevant: they’ll still get the money.


7 posted on 08/09/2013 7:12:01 AM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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Secure our borders - Defend our Constitution!
Uphold your oath of office.

FR is funded solely by the freedom loving folks who love and use it.

8 posted on 08/09/2013 7:23:42 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: Qbert

That’s entirely because Zuckerbergs local amazon packaging plants need LOTS and LOTS of low-skilled workers.

Claiming libertarianism allows him to say government should just leave him alone and let him get who he wants to work for him.

He ignores that the US is a nation, that there are borders, and that there is such a thing as a citizen.


9 posted on 08/09/2013 8:36:45 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins

What’s the connection between Zucky and Amazon?

Is he a big holder of Amazon stock?


10 posted on 08/09/2013 8:39:30 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: xzins
Claiming libertarianism allows him to say government should just leave him alone and let him get who he wants to work for him.

There are a lot of leftists around who are single-issue "libertarians." These are people who adopt the hardline, leftwing statist attitude when it comes to laws that inconvenience others. But they're suddenly "libertarian" defenders of freedom when they want to smoke dope or get cheap third world immigrant labor.

11 posted on 08/09/2013 8:52:07 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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To: Qbert
Almost all our so-called leaders have sold us out, betrayed our confidence, and tacitly joined the enemy.

It's just damn depressing.

12 posted on 08/09/2013 9:12:35 AM PDT by turducken
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To: Qbert

He’s a prostitute. I wonder how much an hour cost Zuckerberg.


13 posted on 08/09/2013 9:13:36 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Resolute Conservative

“... and yet supposedly conservatives will flock to FB today and post away.”

As someone pointed out here a day or two ago - why are FReepers doing the fed surveillance lackeys work for them? At least send your political jokes, opinions etc. through your email instead of making it easy to add your name to the oblamer enemies list by using FB.

Every click also enriches uber liberale zuckerburg.


14 posted on 08/09/2013 9:20:25 AM PDT by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: nascarnation

There is none. I confused him with Bezos and WaPo. Sorry. Apparently, my brain keeps getting older day by day. Bezos is libertarian, so that is probably the source of the brain cramp.


15 posted on 08/09/2013 9:38:29 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: RummyChick

and foreign lawbreakers at that


16 posted on 08/09/2013 9:41:34 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Resolute Conservative

“... and yet supposedly conservatives will flock to FB today and post away.”

Sad, but true - especially because there are centralized alternatives available that better protect your privacy.

Me, I’m gathering a group of fellow Linux enthusiasts to set up an instance of Friendica. It’s an alternative social network, but it has plugins that interact with Facebook and Twitter so you don’t have to completely leave behind everybody else who won’t switch.

If we can’t even get people to try something like that, we’re in trouble.


17 posted on 08/09/2013 10:43:09 AM PDT by Cato in PA (Smile, you're on NSA camera!)
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To: Cato in PA

“Sad, but true - especially because there are centralized alternatives available that better protect your privacy.”

Ah, that’s DE-centralized, not centralized.


18 posted on 08/09/2013 10:43:40 AM PDT by Cato in PA (Smile, you're on NSA camera!)
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To: Qbert

So Zuckerburg is an expert on immigration. And “he” spent $350,000. Sure he did. Right after FB stock mysteriously went back up to the original offering price.


19 posted on 08/09/2013 11:51:28 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (If you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil!)
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To: Qbert
Zuckerberg’s FWD.us-run group, Americans for a Conservative Direction

WHAT?

Anyone else catch this piece of ULTIMATE cognitive dissonance/neurolinguistic programmic/screaming hypocrisy/blatant political manipulation?

20 posted on 08/09/2013 12:49:09 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: RummyChick

When Ryan seemed to be a thrifty budget wonk we loved him. This position on the illegal amnesty/open borders immigration bill shows he is really a big government, big business toady who can’t be trusted. Most of the GOP has failed conservatives, we need to form a third party.


21 posted on 08/09/2013 1:09:10 PM PDT by RicocheT (Where neither their property nor their honor is touched, most men live content, Niccolo Machiavelli)
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To: Resolute Conservative

When that stock was tanking last year, I was praying for it to go to zero and take that POS Zuckerburg with it.


22 posted on 08/09/2013 2:26:56 PM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Qbert

I dont know if it is a good idea for the illegal aliens and Zuckerberg to be doing this. If they kept their mouths shut all these townhalls would be about the NSA and Obamacare.

I think part of Steve King’s strategy was to out RINOs and make it a recess issue.

King was saying calls from Iowa callers at the peak of the Calves comment were majority positive. From outside Iowa there were 2 negative calls for every 1 positive call. Steve King talking to the Sioux Editorial board in the video. He talks about how he could just go to congress and vote in the interests of his district or he could look to advance a conservative message to a national audience.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ygzHnsn1Cg


23 posted on 08/09/2013 3:08:17 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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Ryan is an impressionable fool.


24 posted on 08/09/2013 3:47:11 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Qbert
Zuckerberg Spends $350K Touting Immigration Reform in Paul Ryan's District

It's good to see the liberals and the rinos working together to defeat their common enemy of the Conservatives and TEA Party folks.
/S

25 posted on 08/09/2013 5:01:01 PM PDT by RJL (There's no greed like the greed of a liberal politician buying votes with your money.)
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To: ek_hornbeck

so true


26 posted on 08/09/2013 5:05:45 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Qbert

Washington, DC may as well be another planet.

It has been totally bought and paid for on both sides of the aisle.

Reid just tossed the unions overboard today with ObamaCare.

The entire government has gone corporate.


27 posted on 08/09/2013 8:02:57 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Zhang Fei

I would prefer a third party candidate to vote for than a Democrat.

NO VOTES FOR RYAN AND OTHER RINO’S EVER AGAIN AND THAT INCLUDES 90 PERCENT PLUS OF CURRENT ELECTED REPUBLICAN OFFICIALS.


28 posted on 08/09/2013 9:20:22 PM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE AT THE TOP OF MY LIST)
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To: Nextrush
I would prefer a third party candidate to vote for than a Democrat. NO VOTES FOR RYAN AND OTHER RINO’S EVER AGAIN AND THAT INCLUDES 90 PERCENT PLUS OF CURRENT ELECTED REPUBLICAN OFFICIALS.

I agree. But a third party candidate might not materialize, and it remains essential that Ryan be turfed.

29 posted on 08/09/2013 9:33:18 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: RummyChick
I dont understand why giving law breakers citizenship is the right thing to do. It just baffles me.

I don't understand why we keep electing them to Congress.
30 posted on 08/10/2013 11:40:16 AM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: Qbert

Could someone explain to me why it is that we need immigration reform now? Why the rush to do something at this time versus really thinking this thing through to assure that in 10-20 years the same thing doesn’t happen again?

Also, if the goal is the secure a grape harvesting, etc. work force, etc. isn’t it a fact that those picking the grapes will not want their children doing the same thing, so we’ll end up with a ‘need’ for more worker bees just a few years down the road? There’s a pattern here that has got to stop - it involves continually securing the services of an under-class to make beds, pick grapes, etc. primarily for big business. We all end up paying a huge price for schools, welfare, etc. to support this pattern.


31 posted on 08/10/2013 3:03:48 PM PDT by relentlessly
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To: Gene Eric

No wonder Mittens wanted Ryan. Now we know. Ryan may be under the spell of his Democrat in-laws.


32 posted on 08/10/2013 8:19:34 PM PDT by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs have spoken: "It's Jebbie's turn!")
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To: headstamp 2; dennisw
The entire government has gone corporate.

What we have today is a symbiotic relationship between big finance and big government. The left pays lip service to criticizing the former while the right pays lip service to criticizing the latter, conveniently ignoring that the two have increasingly become a single entity, ever since TARP under Bush and the bailouts/stimulus package under Obama.

If big government were so bad for the money bags on Wall Street, they wouldn't have flooded the Obama campaign with donations in 2012. The fact is, they made out pretty well, and they'll be rewarded even more with trade agreements that favor outsourcing and immigration policies that bring in cheap third world labor.

33 posted on 08/13/2013 1:25:46 PM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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To: Qbert
"Amnesty? Not a chance."

am·nes·ty
[am-nuh-stee] noun, plural am·nes·ties, verb, am·nes·tied, am·nes·ty·ing.

noun
1. a general pardon for offenses, especially political offenses, against a government, often granted before any trial or conviction.
2. Law. an act of forgiveness for past offenses, especially to a class of persons as a whole.
3.a forgetting or overlooking of any past offense.

Amnesty? Hell, yes.

34 posted on 08/13/2013 1:31:32 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Army dad. And damned proud.)
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