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John Cornyn: We can't win in 2016 without resolving immigration reform
therightscoop.com ^ | 1/17/14

Posted on 01/18/2014 5:57:59 AM PST by cotton1706

Clearly immigration was why we lost in 2012. It had nothing to do with a milquetoast Republican candidate who had been on both sides of so many issues that a good portion of Republican voters just stayed home. No, forget the moderate candidate. It was the Hispanic vote that killed us!

Also, I’ve got some unicorns in my back yard I’ll be glad to sell you on the cheap.

NEWSMAX – The House Republican leadership is expected to release a one-page list of principles governing immigration reform efforts next week that for the first time backs legal status for undocumented immigrants.

But the plan falls short of providing for an immediate pathway to citizenship as outlined in the comprehensive Senate bill passed last year.

House Speaker John Boehner, with the support of Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, is expected to circulate the plan to GOP members before it is publicly released ahead of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Jan. 28.

Rep. Lee Terry told the Journal the move could help win hard-to-get GOP support.

“If it doesn’t lead to a pathway to citizenship, I think you will get more people to at least embrace that or be OK with that,” the Nebraska Republican said. However, he added, “It will still be a very difficult sell.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; elections; rino; treason
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1 posted on 01/18/2014 5:57:59 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

Bring back American jobs first.

Jobs.

No immigration change, until our unemployment rate falls below 5%.


2 posted on 01/18/2014 5:59:55 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: cotton1706
"Clearly immigration was why we lost in 2012."

Hardly, it was one person Mittens with no fire in the belly. . .

3 posted on 01/18/2014 6:00:00 AM PST by DeaconRed (GOD: Please send us one more Ronald Reagan. Soon. Thanks Deacon Red. PS It ain't Christie. . .)
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To: cotton1706

Bye Bye John


4 posted on 01/18/2014 6:00:22 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: cotton1706

We need comprehensive immigration enforcement.


5 posted on 01/18/2014 6:00:59 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: DeaconRed
OK two people. Mittens and the corrupt lying ZERO who sicked the IRS on conservatives and GOD only know what else the scum did to get re elected.
6 posted on 01/18/2014 6:02:29 AM PST by DeaconRed (GOD: Please send us one more Ronald Reagan. Soon. Thanks Deacon Red. PS It ain't Christie. . .)
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To: cotton1706

I am glad Cornyn is saying this now instead of after the primary.


7 posted on 01/18/2014 6:04:03 AM PST by jospehm20
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To: cotton1706
To the contrary, if the GOP sells out US sovereignty for amnesty, they will not win in 2015.
8 posted on 01/18/2014 6:05:10 AM PST by Truth29
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To: cotton1706

Shut up, Cornyn. Start looking around for a cushy lobbyist career after Texas votes you out of the Senate in next year’s primary. Maybe Carlos Slim, the Mexican billionaire, has an opening for you in his empire. After all, someone did a heck of a job in getting his company the ObamaPhone contract.


9 posted on 01/18/2014 6:05:21 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Truth29

Make that 2016


10 posted on 01/18/2014 6:05:35 AM PST by Truth29
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To: cotton1706

Any immigration reform that doesn’t include the words ‘wall’ and ‘deportation’ is not going to fly in my book.


11 posted on 01/18/2014 6:06:21 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: cotton1706

Are these Quisling traitors just cowards, or are they being blackmailed?


12 posted on 01/18/2014 6:06:47 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Paladin2

I can’t get my hands around why so many Repubs think all these new Hispanic Voters will ever vote Republican?


13 posted on 01/18/2014 6:07:38 AM PST by Eska
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To: cotton1706

I don’t want thieves breaking into my home.

I don’t want illegals breaking into my country.

I don’t want democrats giving my TV set to a thief as a reward.

I don’t want democrats giving citizenship to illegals as a reward.

The only immigration reform I care about is sending illegals home.

It’s how most Americans feel who aren’t getting legal bribes from people who want cheap labor to undermine citizens.


14 posted on 01/18/2014 6:10:34 AM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: Travis McGee

“Are these Quisling traitors just cowards, or are they being blackmailed?”

Both. And they also listen to all the whispers in their ear by the Chamber of Commerce and Chuck Schumer.


15 posted on 01/18/2014 6:12:56 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

Legal American voters couldn’t care less about this issue, so what gives homie?


16 posted on 01/18/2014 6:15:39 AM PST by The Toll
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To: cotton1706

The GOP can’t win if they push immigration reform.The only immigration reform I want to see is that which encourages these illegals to take there kids and go back to there home countries.

Deny them everything.They’re not American Citizens,so give them nothing.

These SOB’s are treated better than our Veterans.


17 posted on 01/18/2014 6:16:31 AM PST by puppypusher ( The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Paladin2

Simply enforcing the existing legislation on the books would be pretty close to radical immigration reform at this point.

Build the cuffing fence! Not in 2017, but RIGHT NOW, this year, all the way from Chula Vista to Brownsville. THEN set up the drone patrols, and the electronic tracking systems, and the subterranean detection devices, to catch the construction and use of tunnels that pass under the surface at the border. With properly controlled access points, the flow of immigrants in and out of the country may be much more contained and managed.

Back-up plan: begin construction of a ship canal along the inside of this fence, all the way from Texas to California, which would have the effect of turning El Paso into a seaport. And how about having waterfront property in Arizona? Of course, it would be on a pretty high cliff, but think of the view.


18 posted on 01/18/2014 6:18:39 AM PST by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: cotton1706

No doubt, a lack of comprehensive immigration reform is why the Republican presidential candidate lost by a few percentage points in 2012.

If we had added 11 million more Democrat voters the loss would have been quite a bit more definitive.


19 posted on 01/18/2014 6:19:20 AM PST by Junk Silver
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To: txrefugee

Start looking around for a cushy lobbyist career after Texas votes you
out of the Senate in next year’s primary.

************

Not next year but in 45 days on Mar. 4, 2014.


20 posted on 01/18/2014 6:20:21 AM PST by deport
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To: The Toll

21 posted on 01/18/2014 6:20:41 AM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: cotton1706
This is the real John Cornyn.

He has been running really early political spots on the radio here in Texas attempting convince folks...he’za true conservative that stands up to Obama every day.

He abandoned Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Steve Stockman, Sarah Palin, Rand Paul when they needed his voice/support the most on conservative values.

We DO NOT need amnesty for millions of illegals. Guest worker card with criminal background checks? Perhaps.

Let’em self deport. If you have no worker card or fail a background check...bye bye.

Amnesty with path to citizenship will only hurt American workers, depress wages, increase entitlements.

22 posted on 01/18/2014 6:21:28 AM PST by servantboy777
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To: cotton1706

Is John Cornyn the Senator form the State of Michoachan?

Who the Hell do these people represent?


23 posted on 01/18/2014 6:23:07 AM PST by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: cotton1706

Immigration reform is always ALL about amnesty. No matter how it’s sold or packaged.


24 posted on 01/18/2014 6:25:12 AM PST by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Truth29
To the contrary, if the GOP sells out US sovereignty for amnesty, they will not win in 2015 ever.
25 posted on 01/18/2014 6:25:30 AM PST by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: central_va

agree 100%


26 posted on 01/18/2014 6:25:47 AM PST by goat granny
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To: cotton1706

Why would non-American’s have any sway in our election? It’s not tlike they’re voting right? Right? Right?


27 posted on 01/18/2014 6:27:52 AM PST by The Toll
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To: cotton1706

Hope you can win without MY vote, douchebag.


28 posted on 01/18/2014 6:31:12 AM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: servantboy777

He has been running really early political spots on the radio

**********

Are you seeing or hearing any media spots [billboards, newspaper, flyers,
yard signs, etc.], for the other seven opponents?


29 posted on 01/18/2014 6:32:47 AM PST by deport
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To: cotton1706
I agree...we need to solve the illegal alien invader problem. First off, deport all illegal aliens. Next, build a HUGE fence at the Mexican border- have guard dogs, double the Border Patrol guards (and give them more authority to enforce the laws we already have on the books), if there's any place where the illegal alien invaders threaten to overwhelm the Border Guards, have a quick-strike SWAT team ready on a moment's notice to reinforce them.

When we deport them, we do what President Eisenhower did: put them on a ship to the farthest Southern port in Mexico.

THEN, let's talk about letting Mexicans and Central Americans in as temporary guest workers.

AFTER THAT, we change emphasis on immigration, from unskilled Central American and Middle Eastern Labor, to Western Europeans wanting to flee Islamofascism and Eastern Europeans who appreciate what America did to free them from Communist tyranny.

MAN! I'm good.

30 posted on 01/18/2014 6:32:56 AM PST by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: cotton1706
So is he 1) Claiming that Hispanic citizens and legal residents are so mad about their illegal friends and relatives not being able to collect free government benefits that they will refuse to vote for Republicans unless the free stuff is given out - right now?

Or is he 2) Obliquely saying Social Security and Medicare will collapse by 2016 without hordes of recently legalized workers paying into these programs to shore them up?

Or is he 3) responding to pressure from his biggest donors at the Chamber of Commerce, who want cheap labor right now and don't care how many American workers get pushed aside to achieve it?

Or is he 4) On the payroll of George Soros and the other One Worlders who want the elimination of national borders globally, to allow for more efficient allocation of capital and labor in the eventual service of a small global oligarchy which uses Socialism to pacify and control the masses?

Or is he 5) Just a dumbass who listens to GOP consultants and does whatever they say, without any critical thinking involved? :)

31 posted on 01/18/2014 6:34:16 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: servantboy777

I’ve been listening to those commercials. It makes Cornyn sound like Audie Murphy fighting off the Nazis. I’m convinced that he’s in the Senate Cloak room, sipping vin and smoking a Cuban cigar, with Chuckie Shumer, laughing about how he has to fool the rubes once again.


32 posted on 01/18/2014 6:36:19 AM PST by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Bring back American jobs first

And use EVerify to make sure US jobs are going to US citizens.

This article is actually closer to the truth than most delusional garbage from the RNC and their fellow travelers. Sure, they have to "resolve immigration reform". They have to resolve it by sending invaders home, securing our borders, and US jobs for US citizens. Otherwise, they could lose even the HOR....conservatives won't vote for backstabbers.

33 posted on 01/18/2014 6:36:44 AM PST by grania
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To: cotton1706

John, it was resolved long ago. It is located in the law as it stands.


34 posted on 01/18/2014 6:40:29 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: servantboy777

And remember all the RINOs he supported from 2009 - 2013 as National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman.


35 posted on 01/18/2014 6:46:31 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Eska

“I can’t get my hands around why so many Repubs think all these new Hispanic Voters will ever vote Republican?”

especially when 1/2 of democrats, at least, are in actuality republicans! The Dem party leaders are extreme communists. Maybe the RNC should have a media campaign, “Are you an American? Do you believe {blah,blah} then vote Republican.”

Most are pro-life, most want less government, most want less taxes, most want their guns, most want to be married to the opposite sex and have babies, etc, etc, etc.


36 posted on 01/18/2014 6:50:58 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: cotton1706
House Speaker John Boehner, with the support of Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, is expected to circulate the plan to GOP members before it is publicly released ahead of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Jan. 28.

Consrvatives should use it as toilet paper and had it right back to these treacherous sons of bitches.

37 posted on 01/18/2014 6:53:40 AM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: cotton1706

ANY IMMIGRATION BILL INTRODUCED AND PASSED IN THE HOUSE, EVEN IF ONLY ONE SENTENCE LONG, ...

WILL BE GUTTED AND REPLACED WITH THE SENATE VERSION ...

AND THEN SENT TO A HOUSE-SENATE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE THAT WILL RETURN IT TO THE HOUSE FOR A FULL VOTE.

WHEN THE CONFERENCE BILL COMES TO THE HOUSE FOR A FULL VOTE, ALL THE DEMS WILL VOTE FOR IT AND AT LEAST 17 ‘SQUISH’ REPUBLICAN MODERATES WILL VOTE FOR IT ...

AND THE BILL WILL PASS AND BE SENT UP TO OBAMA TO BE SIGNED AND TO BECOME THE LAW OF THE LAND.

THEN ILLEGAL ALIENS WHO HAVE NO RESPECT FOR THE LAW IN THE FIRST PLACE WILL BE GIVEN LEGAL STANDING ...

AND THEY WILL BE LED BY ‘NAVIGATORS’ TO ILLEGALLY REGISTER TO VOTE EVEN THOUGH THEY ARE NOT CITIZENS ...

AND OF COURSE THEY WILL DEMOCRAT.

AND VOTES CANNOT BE REVERSED AFTER THE FACT WHEN FRAUD IS DISCOVERED BECAUSE IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO DISCERN WITH CERTAINTY WHICH WAY A FRAUDULENT VOTE WENT ...

AND SCRUBBING THE VOTER OFF THE REGISTRATION LIST IS NOT POSSIBLE WITH SAME DAY REGISTRATION ...

NOR IS IT POSSIBLE IF THERE IS NO WAY TO PROVE THE VOTER IS FRAUDULENT ...

ILLEGALS WILL LIE WHEN ASKED TO CONFIRM WHETHER THEY ARE CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES ON A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM.

SO WHAT IS NEEDED IS A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL ILLEGALS THAT HAVE BEEN GRANTED AMNESTY ...

BUT THAT WILL NEVER BE MADE AVAILABLE ...

BECAUSE OF ‘PRIVACY CONCERNS’ ...

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IMMIGRATION REFORM WAS PUT ON THE AGENDA BY OBAMA AND DEMOCRAT LEADERS ...

BUT JUST BECAUSE IT’S ON THE AGENDA DOES NOT MEAN IT NEEDS TO BE LISTENED TO OR DISCUSSED ...

TELL YOUR REPRESENTATIVES THAT IMMIGRATION REFORM WILL BE DONE WHEN CONSERVATIVES PUT IT ON THE AGENDA ...

WHEN CONSERVATIVES CONTROL THE HOUSE, THE SENATE AND THE WHITE HOUSE ...

TIMING IS EVERYTHING ...

THE TIME FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM IS NOT NOW ...


38 posted on 01/18/2014 6:55:06 AM PST by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: cotton1706

Take the profit out of it and, in this case, profit is measured in votes. Pass a simple law saying that nobody ever votes in any U.S. election until they’ve been a citizen for 18 years.


39 posted on 01/18/2014 6:55:46 AM PST by varmintman
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To: alloysteel
begin construction of a ship canal along the inside of this fence, all the way from Texas to California,

Close the EPA, Department of Education, and Department of Energy and use the "workers" to build it.

40 posted on 01/18/2014 6:57:19 AM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: DeaconRed

Oh he had fire all right.
Fire to implement a homosexual agenda and nationalize Romneycare.
Much of the base (including me) said hell no.


41 posted on 01/18/2014 7:00:18 AM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: cotton1706

Reform ?
How about we send them home ?


42 posted on 01/18/2014 7:00:41 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: MuttTheHoople
"First off, deport all illegal aliens. Next, build a HUGE fence at the Mexican border- have guard dogs, double the Border Patrol guards (and give them more authority to enforce the laws we already have on the books)..."

I couldn't disagree with you more. Guard dogs have no business being anywhere near the crocodile infested moat I envision.

43 posted on 01/18/2014 7:03:41 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: cableguymn

Too true. It is party and national suicide.


44 posted on 01/18/2014 7:04:17 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Eska
I can’t get my hands around why so many Repubs think all these new Hispanic Voters will ever vote Republican?

They aren't stupid. They know the Hispanics will never vote for the Republican Party. They don't care. If they enact Amnesty and don't get re elected they'll just slide over to a cushy lobbyist or law firm job or, better yet, a no-show job provided by the same Crony Corporatists pushing for Amnesty.

45 posted on 01/18/2014 7:06:25 AM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: cotton1706

“It will still be a very difficult sell.”

Where has this fool been for the last ten years. Selling immigration reform requires two preconditions.

1. Convince the people that the enforcement provisions will be enforced.

2. Listen to the American people when they say what they want the immigration system to do.

Immigration reform will remain toxic as long as it is viewed as something that is being done to the American people, and that enforcement will only be done to those in the outs from the current regime when they are pressed.


46 posted on 01/18/2014 7:09:34 AM PST by Fraxinus (My opinion, worth what you paid.)
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To: servantboy777

It’s easy when you have the right judges:

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic’s top court on Thursday stripped citizenship from thousands of people born to migrants who came illegally, a category that overwhelmingly includes Haitians brought in to work on farms.

The decision cannot be appealed, and it affects all those born since 1929.

The Constitutional Court’s ruling says officials are studying birth certificates of more than 16,000 people and notes that electoral authorities have refused to issue identity documents to 40,000 people of Haitian descent.

The decision, which gives the electoral commission a year to produce a list of those to be excluded, is a blow to activists who have tried to block what they call “denationalization” of many residents.

“This is outrageous,” said Ana Maria Belique, spokeswoman for a nonprofit group that has fought for the rights of migrants’ children. “It’s an injustice based on prejudice and xenophobia.”

Until 2010, the Dominican Republic followed the principle of automatically bestowing citizenship to anyone born on its soil. But the court ruled that all Haitian migrants who came to work in Dominican sugarcane fields after 1929 were in transit, and thus their children were not automatically entitled to citizenship just because they were born here.


47 posted on 01/18/2014 7:09:38 AM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: DeaconRed

Rat voter fraud


48 posted on 01/18/2014 7:20:46 AM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: MuttTheHoople
If anyone of y'all get a hankering...send a few bucks to your favorite primary candidate in the Cornyn race.

I believe all we have to do is get Cornyn under 50% of the vote and a runoff is generated. Correct me if I'm wrong.

I'm supporting Steve Stockman....he’z the fella they are attacking with venom. Means he’z my man.

Just sent a donation to his campaign...boom!

49 posted on 01/18/2014 7:26:54 AM PST by servantboy777
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To: cotton1706
The GOP can't win because they're eunuchs who cave at the drop of a hat.
50 posted on 01/18/2014 7:46:40 AM PST by bgill
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