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We The People Versus Big Business on Amnesty
CHQ ^ | 11/26/13 | CHQ Staff

Posted on 11/26/2013 6:11:40 PM PST by xzins

Few issues better illustrate the fault line in today’s Republican Party than how individual members of Congress come down on opening-up America’s borders and granting amnesty to illegal aliens.

On one side are all of the Bigs; Big Labor looking for more low-wage members, Big Business looking for more low-wage workers and Big Government looking for more impoverished “clients.”

On the other side are We The People – the little guys – Americans who believe in the plain language of the Constitution, the rule of law and American exceptionalism.

The betrayal of the interests of grassroots conservative voters by the leaders of Washington’s establishment Republican Party was starkly illustrated in the recent comments of House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, the third ranking “leader” in the House Republican Conference.

McCarthy (CA-23) said Sunday that immigration reform “is going to happen.” McCarthy insisted that the House would take immigration reform on a step-by-step basis, and noted that President Obama said recently he was OK with that approach.

Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner, who has done his best to talk out of both sides of his mouth on amnesty, also said last week that immigration reform was far from dead.

Of course what McCarthy conveniently left out is that Obama is only “OK” with a piecemeal approach if it includes all of the elements of the hated Rubio-Obama “Gang of Eight” amnesty and open borders bill.

Senator Jeff Sessions, Alabama’s principled spokesman for American exceptionalism and the rule of law, was quick to call House Republican leaders to task for their abandonment of We The People in favor of Big Business.

“House leaders must lay out clearly to the American people the President’s dismal record on immigration. During his time in office, the President has systematically dismantled interior enforcement, handcuffing immigration officers and bypassing Congress. These facts—drawn from the testimony of immigration officers themselves—should be clearly documented before the whole nation. No agreement should be entered into while such lawlessness continues.”

Why are the establishment “leaders” of the House GOP apparently abandoning the interests of We The People in favor of Big Business?

It’s simple: That’s where the money is.

The drive for an amnesty bill is being supported by numerous billionaires, and Big Business CEOs, including New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Fox News’ Rupert Murdoch and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.

And as The Daily Caller's White House correspondent Neil Munro documented, “Since 2007, progressive and business groups have spent more than $1.5 billion on advocacy and lobbying to pass an immigration bill, despite massive unemployment, stalled salaries and negative polls.”

The goal of all this Big business spending and influence peddling is also simple: Hold American wages down to increase shareholder value.

Current law already allows 1 million legal immigrants and 700,000 guest workers to enter the country each year. As Munro noted, the Senate bill would expand legal immigration and open America’s borders to some 30 million additional legal immigrants, plus millions of temporary guest workers, over the next decade.

“That influx would import roughly one immigrant or guest-worker for every American aged 11 to 21, or one immigrant for every American teenager in 2012,” says Munro.

The immigrants that Big Business wants to “welcome” to America would be entering an economy in which the 16-19 age cohort has an unemployment rate of 22.60% while the 20-24 age cohort is experiencing 12.80% unemployment.

Let's be clear what that means. That's one immigrant to compete for a job with every American teenager and young adult — one immigrant to compete for a job with your children and grandchildren in an economy that already has seen record unemployment among its young citizens.

If you are the parent or grandparent of a child who will be entering the workforce in the next decade you owe to your children and grandchildren to stand with Senator Jeff Sessions and oppose the self-interested demands of Big Business for an opening of America’s borders and amnesty for illegal aliens.

As Senator Sessions put it so well, “America is not an oligarchy. Congressional leaders must forcefully reject the notion, evidently accepted by the President, that a small cadre of CEOs can tailor the nation’s entire immigration policy to suit their narrow interests. A Republic must answer to the people.”

To fight back against the Big Business push for amnesty and open borders It is vital that you sign our “no amnesty” petition, and watch the videos in our “Short Course” on immigration and amnesty TODAY to arm yourself intellectually to win the “no amnesty” debate.


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; illegals

1 posted on 11/26/2013 6:11:40 PM PST by xzins
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To: All
Let's be clear what that means. That's one immigrant to compete for a job with every American teenager and young adult — one immigrant to compete for a job with your children and grandchildren in an economy that already has seen record unemployment among its young citizens.


2 posted on 11/26/2013 6:12:18 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

For the last 40 years The Party of Government (both Republican wing and Democrat wing) has done everything it can to replace American voters with Mexicans.

Why is that?


3 posted on 11/26/2013 6:16:39 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

I think it is designed in the short run to benefit the companies economically by lowering the cost of wages.

In the long run the plan is “the road to serfdom”.


4 posted on 11/26/2013 6:19:53 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins
In the long run the plan is “the road to serfdom”.

That be it.
5 posted on 11/26/2013 6:22:02 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: xzins
On one side are all of the Bigs; Big Labor looking for more low-wage members, Big Business looking for more low-wage workers and Big Government looking for more impoverished “clients.”

It's Big Government that's on top of the pyramid. Individuals inside of Big Business are simply the pathetic cronies enabling Big Government's increasing power.

6 posted on 11/26/2013 6:23:04 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: xzins

A Fascist country needs its slaves....


7 posted on 11/26/2013 6:26:06 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: xzins

The campaign ads just write themselves.


8 posted on 11/26/2013 6:27:50 PM PST by DManA (rs Jus)
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To: central_va; cripplecreek; FreeReign
Fascist is exactly on the money. This is the fascist economic system: corporate cronyism gone large. Moreover, there is the contribution of Nietsche that was incorporated into fascism...that there are ubermensch (super humans) who deserve leadership by the very nature of their excellence and supremacy.

In other words, it's the installation of a political & corporate aristocracy.

9 posted on 11/26/2013 6:32:23 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: xzins

It seems we can not expect the population of lower skilled “workers” already here to get off their lazy butts and compete for these jobs. Better to let them continue on at the government teat than to expect any more from them. Thus the need to import replacements. It will just be a matter of time until the replacements become convinced of their own victimhood and latch on to said teat. Then what? Logic would dictate we put an end to the welfare state for all but the truly needy. But that would be racist, wouldn’t it? I believe we have dug a hole from which there is no peaceful escape. Once immigrants came here seeking freedom to work and succeed, to stand on their own feet. That was before we became a Great Society.


10 posted on 11/26/2013 6:33:59 PM PST by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: xzins

I’m afraid one day we will elect our Fuhrer also....


11 posted on 11/26/2013 6:35:49 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: xzins

Hats off to Senator Sessions - one of a handfull of principled lawmakers left in the GOP (and therefore Congress
in it’s entirety).


12 posted on 11/26/2013 6:36:04 PM PST by indthkr
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To: xzins
In other words, it's the installation of a political & corporate aristocracy.

Most of whom, interestingly, went to the same schools...

13 posted on 11/26/2013 6:42:35 PM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: indthkr
Also Louie Gohmert in the House.

His plan is, no immigration discussions until the border is secured, to be certified by each border state.

14 posted on 11/26/2013 6:43:16 PM PST by MUDDOG
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To: xzins
In other words, it's the installation of a political & corporate aristocracy.

Spot on. 2014 is key to ridding ourselves of more establishment Republicans.
15 posted on 11/26/2013 6:51:01 PM PST by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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16 posted on 11/26/2013 6:51:58 PM PST by jimsin
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To: central_va; xzins
I’m afraid one day we will elect our Fuhrer also....

I believe "we" have... twice in 4 years time.

17 posted on 11/26/2013 8:26:19 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

This particular Fuhrer ginned up the votes in the general election, but still wasn’t able to gin up support for his dear Obamacare. He’s in trouble.


18 posted on 11/26/2013 8:29:02 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: xzins

bttt


19 posted on 11/26/2013 10:35:20 PM PST by Pelham (Obamacare, the vanguard of Obammunism)
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To: BenLurkin
For the last 40 years The Party of Government (both Republican wing and Democrat wing) has done everything it can to replace American voters with Mexicans. Why is that?

The Business Roundtable/Chamber types believe firmly that what this country needs is a good five-cent human being.

Anyone willing and able to put his hand up and underbid you for your job is just a better man than you are, and always was. Capiche?

20 posted on 11/27/2013 12:32:42 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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Instead of pushing Illegal Alien Amnesty the GOP needs to end ObamaCare

It’s time to kick the Free Trader Communist Globalists who support Amnesty out of the GOP and send them to their natural home of the DNC

Illegal Alien Amnesty is Anti American Bigotry.

Anything not 100% Deportation is Amnesty


21 posted on 11/27/2013 5:19:46 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (2014: Real Conservatives Only, Please)
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To: xzins

Boehner supports the amnesty bill he just wants one page for dreamers, one page for farm workers , one page for siblings and one page for parents.

He just doesn’t want the Berni Sanders Youth Act,etc. which is pork but not as expensive as these new democrat voters.


22 posted on 11/28/2013 2:23:06 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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