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Website of Top House Republican Drops Opposition to Amnesty
National Review ^ | Jan 10, 2014 | Fred Bauer

Posted on 01/10/2014 8:25:08 PM PST by Ray76

Representative Goodlatte said in a Telemundo interview that is set to air on Sunday that he is very open to legalizing current illegal immigrants:

If we can have a way to get [enforcement] up and operating, I see no reason why we can’t also have an agreement that shows how people who are not lawfully here can be able to be lawfully here – able to live here, work here, travel to and from their home country, be able to own a business, pay their taxes.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 113th; aliens; amnesty; goodlatte; illegals; va2014; virginia
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1 posted on 01/10/2014 8:25:08 PM PST by Ray76
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To: Ray76

I’m running out of face palms for these traitors.


2 posted on 01/10/2014 8:26:13 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Ray76

They are destroyers of our nation, far more damaging then Al Qaeda.


3 posted on 01/10/2014 8:27:32 PM PST by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: Jane Long

Just like many in Congress, they just want to give our country away.


4 posted on 01/10/2014 8:27:44 PM PST by doc1019
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To: Ray76

Once again, it’s time to light up the Capitol Hill switchboards.


5 posted on 01/10/2014 8:27:57 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Ray76

They are not enforcing the existing laws. Why should we believe they would enforce new laws?

Try enforcing the existing laws for, say 5 years. If they manage to do that, chances are they wouldn’t even need new reform.

If they can’t do that, they couldn’t enforce new laws, either.


6 posted on 01/10/2014 8:29:08 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: Ray76; Tennessee Nana; Liz; TADSLOS; EXCH54FE; GeronL; Travis McGee; jimbo123; ...
RE :”Representative Goodlatte said in a Telemundo interview that is set to air on Sunday that he is very open to legalizing current illegal immigrants:
If we can have a way to get [enforcement] up and operating, I see no reason why we can’t also have an agreement that shows how people who are not lawfully here can be able to be lawfully here – able to live here, work here, travel to and from their home country, be able to own a business, pay their taxes.”

OH-OH

7 posted on 01/10/2014 8:29:12 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: Ray76

Traitors should get the Constitutionally proscribed punishment


8 posted on 01/10/2014 8:29:21 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Ray76

Lawmakers encouraging breaking the law. Why do we need them, we can be lawless without paying those buffoons hundreds of thousands of dollars and then having them suck the life out of us for eternity on a pension. Shut the place down.


9 posted on 01/10/2014 8:29:31 PM PST by McGavin999
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To: Ray76

22 years Goodlatte has been in Congress. He’s gone native. Time to send him into permanent retirement.


10 posted on 01/10/2014 8:34:18 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Ray76

I’m done going to war with these guys.

Four million Conservatives stayed home in 2012.

A couple million more will stay home in 2014.

I’ll be one of them.


11 posted on 01/10/2014 8:34:44 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: McGavin999

My head always explodes every time they talk about needing amnesty to “fix America’s broken” immigration system.

Uh.....who broke it hommie?


12 posted on 01/10/2014 8:37:00 PM PST by The Toll
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To: McGavin999

They’re sell outs...they’ve put love of $$ over love of country. Sad day.


13 posted on 01/10/2014 8:37:05 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Ray76

They cant be serious, please tell me this is a joke..there is SO much fail here I almost have no words..to give CRIMINALS which is exactly what they are, amnesty, is rewarding their criminal behavior..mind as well open up the prison gates and let all the felons out


14 posted on 01/10/2014 8:37:37 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Ray76

I hope you are ready to “drop” your cushy job, Goodlatte.


15 posted on 01/10/2014 8:38:11 PM PST by stilloftyhenight (Unite in the primary to unseat RINOs...staying home isn't an option.)
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To: Ray76

16 posted on 01/10/2014 8:38:37 PM PST by Bratch
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To: Ray76

What is the difference between Neo-Democrat Goodlatte and Commie Obama’s refusal to enforce existing Federal Border laws that would deport illegal alien invaders from Mexico?


17 posted on 01/10/2014 8:46:24 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Ray76
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18 posted on 01/10/2014 8:46:47 PM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: Ray76

Another Gringo de Mexico.


19 posted on 01/10/2014 8:49:29 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (...)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Actually it’s the Arab or Muslim terrorists like al quaida , Hezbollah, hamas, “Palestinian authority” and Muslim brotherhood that are the real danger flooding Into USA ( open borders plus Obama paying our tax money to move even more of them In here in large organized sponsored resettlement projects ) that’s the real supersized danger More so than any Mexican gangs tho they are free to enter too now and that’s no good either


20 posted on 01/10/2014 8:50:38 PM PST by faithhopecharity (now)
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To: zeestephen

Staying home and not voting. Yeah, that’s the way to get dimocrats out of office.


21 posted on 01/10/2014 8:55:30 PM PST by Josa
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To: Ray76

Goodlatte has been saying this for a long time.

I think what is hoped is that Obama and the Democrats scream Racial Profiling when Goodlatte tries to pass an enforcement bill before he passes an amnesty. Obama is so greedy that he wont even deport the fraudsters and the child molesters just so he can keep the “otherwise law abiding” low level alien fraudsters.

There are probably dozens of misinformed House Republicans who think legalizing the illegals without citizenship is a good idea. One of the disappointments of 2010 was that there were a lot of idiot Republicans who were elected. Delay and Hastert would never pass this BS and even moreso with someone enforcing the law even less than Bush.


22 posted on 01/10/2014 8:56:02 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: faithhopecharity

Don’t give up your guns. You’re going to need them. Millions of dangerous people who do not like you at all are coming. And, worse, they will all be a protected constituency of the Democrat Party. IOW, they are going to be treated much better than you are.

It’s going to be the Mexican gangs doing the knock out whitey thing also. Open season on Americans. Something to look forward to, huh?


23 posted on 01/10/2014 9:00:02 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

The GOPe is just responding to their corporate paymasters. They are bought and paid for.


24 posted on 01/10/2014 9:00:27 PM PST by kabar
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To: Ray76

Goodlatte has joined the Treason Lobby.


25 posted on 01/10/2014 9:10:58 PM PST by Pelham (Obamacare, the vanguard of Obammunism)
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To: Ray76

Before we get into talking about granting amnesty in any form, we need to have a thorough explanation of the last amnesty law that went into effect in the late ‘80s. I remember that it was to be a one time deal and that when enacted would end our illegal alien problem forever. What the hell went wrong.? Let us hear from those who were in government at the time explain why.....McCain, Reid, McConell, or whoever was there to sell that piece of crap to the American people.
How about it?


26 posted on 01/10/2014 9:13:27 PM PST by Islander2
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To: Ray76

The fix is in. Americans no longer count. All hail the oligarchy that is Washington.


27 posted on 01/10/2014 9:14:44 PM PST by mort56
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To: Ray76

“I see no reason why we can’t also have an agreement”

Is the guy blind?


28 posted on 01/10/2014 9:20:01 PM PST by Rennes Templar (If you like your disease, you can keep it.)
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To: mort56

Well that sure is a wrong thing to do, but how loud does God have to holler before we recognize Who really should be hailed by all?

God’s rivals are pretty blatant. So when are we going to call in the Champ again? It’s on us, every single one of us.


29 posted on 01/10/2014 9:20:09 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: Ray76

Representative Goodlatte has been paid off or blackmailed to commit this treason. Need to add him to the list of those who need to be primaried out of public office.

Watching these despicable creatures is like watching the movie The Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Although instead of a pod being close to the good congress critter it was more likely to be a bundle of cash, favor for a family member or promise of non-disclosure of “sensitive” pictures.


30 posted on 01/10/2014 9:32:29 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Time to field some strong primary challenges. This is the only way to wake up those scoundrels. Lavish perks, power, retirements, revolving-door etc.


31 posted on 01/10/2014 9:41:13 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Josa
Josa, no one is going to get the Democrats out of office.

It's a basic math problem.

Under current law, 1 million immigrants become new American citizens each year.

80% of them vote for the Democrat Party.

In 2011, for the first time ever, more than 50% of newborn babies in the USA were not Caucasian.

They will vote like their parents, 80% for Democrats.

When Amnesty is passed, and it will be passed, we can add another 10 million Democrats.

The game is over for Conservatives.

In 2016, the Democrats will win control of the White House, the Senate, the House, and the federal judiciary, and they will NEVER give them back.

32 posted on 01/10/2014 9:55:18 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: Ray76
I'm living in central Florida and can tell you that the invasion is already complete (I feel terrible saying "invasion" but no other word seems to fit). There's no hope. Really. I wish I could tell you all differently, but they're staying. Illegals now have jobs, homes, and large families of American children born in the USA. Any vigorous program to return illegals to their own countries is going to divide families and only create intense hatred. Conservatives and Republicans will seen as making children suffer. That will confirm all the worst stereotypes there are about conservatives and Republicans being heartless.

The fault lies with George W Bush but he's long out of office and the damage is done. He lost the USA to illegals. It was his job to defend the borders and he blew it. We were overrun.

The horrible thing is the way young Hispanic adults and children seem to only assimilate to the worst of American culture.

If something isn't done now, if conservatives don't find some way to turn young Hispanics into enthusiastic supporters of the American way and freedom and capitalism, then we're all screwed -- royally, completely, catastrophically screwed. And we'll all soon be speaking Spanish in another socialist "utopia".

I'm open to ideas. At a minimum, the borders must be secured. And something needs to be done at the public school level to get the children of illegals to understand that the USA isn't the great Satan and that economic and political freedom works. (The descendants of native born Americans could use that lesson, too).

33 posted on 01/10/2014 11:08:54 PM PST by freerepublicchat
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To: zeestephen
In 2011, for the first time ever, more than 50% of newborn babies in the USA were not Caucasian.

Yep. And 75% of them are supported and paid for by Caucasians, many who are childless because they didn't believe in having children they couldn't afford.

Their reward for trying to be responsible is being made to support the irresponsible.

34 posted on 01/10/2014 11:15:48 PM PST by freerepublicchat
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To: Ray76

Turn the entire U.S. and U.S. territories into a socialistic, third world country, for always. Genius!


35 posted on 01/10/2014 11:18:07 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: Josa
Staying home and not voting. Yeah, that’s the way to get dimocrats out of office.

I think this chump is a RINO. If rats are voted out, so RINOs can be voted in, we have already lost. I went Galt a few months ago. Maybe he is talking about doing exactly that.

36 posted on 01/10/2014 11:36:03 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: zeestephen
In 2016, the Democrats will win control of the White House, the Senate, the House, and the federal judiciary, and they will NEVER give them back.

You are correct sir, unfortunately. Hillary might win 49 states. This is Rat country, four say, the next 50 years or more. You are right, it is a math problem. The bad people outnumber the good people, and it does not help, when those who are supposed to be on our side (RINOs) are actually on the side of our enemies. Yes, I said enemies. I consider them to be only slightly less enemies than the NORKs and Iranians, but enemies nonetheless.

37 posted on 01/10/2014 11:46:34 PM PST by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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To: zeestephen
In 2016, the Democrats will win control of the White House, the Senate, the House, and the federal judiciary, and they will NEVER give them back.

They will give it to someone, because there will be an economic collapse, then we will be easy prey for a hungry world.

38 posted on 01/11/2014 12:11:48 AM PST by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: Ray76

Just where does this idiot think they’re going to find jobs?


39 posted on 01/11/2014 12:48:26 AM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Ray76

If Republicans want to commit political suicide, the least conservatives can do is help them by staying home on election day.


40 posted on 01/11/2014 2:26:13 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Ray76
Create a new class of immigrant called “permanent guest worker”, issue a new ID card that is red in color, and state in the law that red card holders cannot become eligible for U.S. Citizenship.

The only reason Democrats are pushing for amnesty is to create more Democratic voters. If you short circuit the process by granting residency but barring citizenship, you cut them off at the knees.

41 posted on 01/11/2014 3:10:33 AM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: sickoflibs; no-to-illegals; AuntB; Tennessee Nana; TADSLOS; Grampa Dave
HERE'S THE LATEST THIRD WORLD AGIT-PROP----illegals are the salt of the earth. Really superior to us ordinary Americans. In fact, a prime example of superior ability to make the world a better place is b/c Mexico is such a g-r-e-a-t country...not to mention the Third World paradises they escaped from.

Course if latinos who are mowing our lawns and flipping our hamburgers----and cashing multiple govt checks per identity----do, in fact, retain such special powers why not deport them back to their homelands to use their superior powers to civilize the decrepit Third World?

42 posted on 01/11/2014 4:17:18 AM PST by Liz
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To: Ray76

When the law means nothing, what do traitors think will happen to them?


43 posted on 01/11/2014 4:46:13 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Agreed, we have to have our fellow brothers and sisters turn their eyes back to Jesus.


44 posted on 01/11/2014 4:54:49 AM PST by Bulwyf
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To: Steelfish

Agreed about the primaries. For events of such consequence they see a surprisingly low turnout, even among “conservatives” that really ought to know better!

May I suggest a different methodology for looking for strong horses for primaries, to put a big effort behind, and it’s not like the world thinks.

I saw a useful illustration just the other night. I won’t name the freeper, but he wanted to see a stark hero, in black and white contrast. And fooey on anyone else.

I actually agree but with a twist on it. Look not for the politician who projects a worldly glamor image (not everyone can be a movie cowboy, which was part of Ronald Reagan’s fortuitous appeal as he yeehawed onto the country’s stage with an optimism that Jimmy Carter’s malaise was tailor made to be a foil to).

Look for the politician who has done something of personal consequence on account of God. Even if it seems partly misguided. In that light, with 20/20 hindsight, if I could get into a time machine and wasn’t hobbled by pesky reality’s need to be self consistent, I’d be hollering in 2012 for primary support for either Newt Gingrich or Michelle Bachmann, if Sarah Palin would not step in. Yes, Newt was a womanizer who even flirted with Nancy Pelosi and some of her batty ideas. And yes, Michelle Bachmann had problems with recurrent migraines (as best I recall). But with their respective faiths, they could have now been serving as dynamite presidents, with the dynamite being their God, not their worldly personas. Womanizers? How about King Solomon? Or frequently ill? How about Timothy in the early church? Trials and even failures can be for the good as well as the ill, depending on one’s viewpoint upon the divine.


45 posted on 01/11/2014 5:21:24 AM 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: txrefugee

Fatalism never got us anywhere, and Ronald Reagan himself should be an example of that.

We may not be worthy of a Reagan in God’s eyes now. And only we can change that.


46 posted on 01/11/2014 5:25:51 AM 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: Steelfish

[Look for the politician who has done something of personal consequence on account of God.]

And it might even be ironically for the best that Obama was full of hate, if that hate was on account of what he thought God to be. (”God damn America” anyone?) Because the God that chastens, then will later bless. It is a biblical constant. America courted damnation and the worst sin was not even sexual shenanigans. It was in losing the optimism of God. “The joy of the Lord is your strength” is NOT woofing. It is a fundamental heavenly secret, and the only reason it’s a secret is because WE have been grim sinners saying no, no, no to God’s joy! We have pity parties! We damn the world to hell, the same world that God is currently striving to save! We get snooty and say that everyone should look outwardly like we do! No wonder God has headaches in heaven, and so do we on earth.


47 posted on 01/11/2014 5:33:00 AM 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: VerySadAmerican
"Just where does this idiot think they’re going to find jobs?"

Very good point! The illegals "do the work Americans won't do" now because that is the only way to stay alive in most cases. But what will happen when they are given the ability to sit jobless on welfare and make more money than a low-education job can provide? They will take the welfare route for sure.

48 posted on 01/11/2014 5:34:20 AM PST by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie)
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To: Apple Pan Dowdy

Many of them still have some sense of honor left, ironically (sending money back to Mexico is a big business).


49 posted on 01/11/2014 5:37:19 AM 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: Steelfish

OK, let me “ramble” on some more. I just submit it for consideration.

I have to be honest about a lot of liberals. They want for society good things that only Christ can provide, but they are trying to do it without a faith in Christ. (Booing God is not exactly the best way of entreating Him for blessings, after all.) And they come up with humongous do-gooding schemes, like Obamacare, to try to do what they think God ought to be doing. The fix is simpler than we might want to let on. Put our faith back in Christ again, and we will get not only the blessing but the assurance that the blessing is there to help us whenever we purpose to glorify God in what we do. God is gracious. It is we who are being the clownish snots and pounding on the world’s door demanding for blessings that He freely offers from His throne.


50 posted on 01/11/2014 5:42:05 AM 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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