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Ellmers Berates Constituents for Opposing Amnesty: 'You Don't Have Any Damn Facts!'
Breitbart ^ | 3/22/14 | Tony Lee

Posted on 03/22/2014 9:08:39 PM PDT by Nachum

In a constituent meeting gone awry that was captured on shaky, amateur video, embattled Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) berated a group of local activists who oppose amnesty legislation, suggesting they were racist and saying they didn't have “any damn facts.”

“You're telling me what people have told you? You don't have any damn facts!” Ellmers exploded at one of the activists when he said that employers – who often claim a labor shortage to argue for amnesty – frequently don't post job openings in that region.

“Facts – numbers. Facts – documents,” Ellmers lectured, her voice dripping with disdain. She went on to attribute the activist's views to “resentment...because of a personal issue that you experienced,” later referring to a local company that had laid off workers. “I know where your hatred and vitriol is coming from,” she added.

The incident is the second time in a little more than a week that Ellmers has suffered an embarrassing public outburst over the immigration issue – the first coming March 13 in an interview with nationally syndicated radio host Laura Ingraham, whom Ellmers called “ignorant” and “small-minded.” She also ran into trouble when she claimed to have the same position on the issue as Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), only to have Lee's communications director publicly distance his boss from Ellmers' position.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; berates; constituent; ellmers
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1 posted on 03/22/2014 9:08:40 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Bye Bye Renee-seriously, folks-is this the best this once great nation can come up with to represent us?


2 posted on 03/22/2014 9:20:13 PM PDT by mozarky2 (Ya never stand so tall as when ya stoop to stomp a statist...)
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To: Nachum
If Ms. Ellmers were interested in "facts", perhaps she might read a recent column by Ann Coulter.

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3 posted on 03/22/2014 9:21:20 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: mozarky2

She will be running against American Idol Clay Aiken.


4 posted on 03/22/2014 9:22:28 PM PDT by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: Nachum

a gigantic miss (ala rubio) by the tea party, and that included me. another reason we need the vetting of a real conservative party.


5 posted on 03/22/2014 9:30:14 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: Nachum

Back in 2010 she supported AZ’s immigration law.
Beltway fever, and too much Red Bull?
At least she promised she wasn’t “going to make a career of it (politics),” so she’s going back to nursing, right?


6 posted on 03/22/2014 9:30:31 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Nachum

Chamber of illegal alien commerce money..what a sell out.
Hope Frank Roche takes this fraud to the woodshed.


7 posted on 03/22/2014 9:50:24 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: Nachum

Sounds to me like she really shot herself in the foot bigtime.


8 posted on 03/22/2014 9:51:59 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Nachum
it maybe her "in need of Midol" time...
what a babbling psycho! (like DWS).

9 posted on 03/22/2014 9:59:56 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: Nachum

I don’t know how she votes on other issues, but on this one, how could you distinguish her from a Democrat?


10 posted on 03/22/2014 10:07:46 PM PDT by TheGipperWasRight
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To: Perdogg

And she will lose to him/her.


11 posted on 03/22/2014 10:11:44 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm
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To: Nachum
Just walk away, Renee; You won't see me follow you back home.
12 posted on 03/22/2014 10:17:19 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Screw the farmers. I can get everything I need at the grocery store.)
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To: TheGipperWasRight

She is terrible on everything. Maybe she could run for Senate instead and help split the pro-amnesty vote with Tillis.

http://www.primarymycongressman.com/rep-renee-ellmers-nc-02/

She said she agreed with Mike Lee, Cruz and Rand Paul even though each is different on amnesty. But even Rand I think understands that not one of them should ever be allowed to vote.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/03/21/Fact-Check-Renee-Ellmers-Does-Not-Share-Immigration-Views-With-Cruz-Lee-Paul-As-She-Claimed

“Only after this legal work status is obtained can individuals have the opportunity to begin the naturalization process - if that is their choice. “

At least if Akin wins a conservative will take the seat back in 2016 and it won’t have been wasted for a decade under Ellmers control. Doesn’t McIntyre(D) or Shuler(D) have a protege who could swoop in and run opposing amnesty?


13 posted on 03/22/2014 10:22:20 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Nachum

Yeah we have all the facts we need - overrun welfare programs rhat bankrupt cities, overwhelmed school systems and hospitals, illegals being paid under the table and not paying taxes, anchor babies in finim, auto accidents with no insurance, inordinately high drunk driving deaths contributors, overcrowding / exploding urban populations. If you want specifics the stats will overwhelmingly make our case but will take us forever to complile because its so widespread.

The only fact we need to know about you Elmmers is that you want illegals here to keep you and your kind in power and we are going to remove you and you kind one seat at a time and put you out on the streets.


14 posted on 03/22/2014 10:23:32 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Nachum

Yeah we have all the facts we need - overrun welfare programs rhat bankrupt cities, overwhelmed school systems and hospitals, illegals being paid under the table and not paying taxes, anchor babies in finim, auto accidents with no insurance, inordinately high drunk driving deaths contributors, overcrowding / exploding urban populations. If you want specifics the stats will overwhelmingly make our case but will take us forever to complile because its so widespread.

The only fact we need to know about you Ellmers is that you want illegals here to keep you and your kind in power and we are going to remove you and your kind one seat at a time and put you out on the streets.


15 posted on 03/22/2014 10:26:34 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Nachum

Renee needs a labotomy


16 posted on 03/22/2014 10:28:09 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: NonValueAdded

Bookmark


17 posted on 03/22/2014 10:33:20 PM PDT by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: Nachum

Renee Ellmers for Congress shared a link.
10 March
CPAC Immigration Panelist: ‘Latino Voters Are the Reagan Democrats of Today’
Katherine Connell - CPAC Immigration Panelist: ‘Latino Voters Are the...

From her facebook page.


18 posted on 03/22/2014 10:35:49 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Nachum
Rules . . .

I think I need a drink.

Well, at least she is a blond and a Republican . .

19 posted on 03/22/2014 11:04:47 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

I would certainly hope not - I hope instead Frank Roche is the GOP candidate defeating him.


20 posted on 03/22/2014 11:07:55 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: Nachum

Anyone who can should support (financially and/or as a volunteer and/or voting for) Frank Roche. Frank is a true conservative who, like us, is disgusted with sell-outs such as the vile traitor Renee Ellmers.

Frank Roche will not be a vote either to put John Boehner back as Majority leader or to pass ANY FORM of Amnesty. Renee Ellmers will vote for both.

http://frankrocheforcongress.com/


21 posted on 03/22/2014 11:19:30 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: NonValueAdded

Great song, Full orchestra and everything, more than the average pop song, even for back then. Part of the heavy British Invasion!


22 posted on 03/22/2014 11:24:30 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: jonrick46

I think she’s just going through her obligatory “I am woman, hear me roar!” phase. Give her a few more months of learning how to appeal to conservative money men. She will then realize that she has ‘evolved’ on this topic. In other words, she’ll do a Rubio-like Act of Contrition.


23 posted on 03/22/2014 11:28:28 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: lee martell
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other top business interests who support amnesty have rushed to Ellmers' rescue, purchasing an eye-popping ad buy on her behalf.

Sounds like she doesn't need any conservative money.

24 posted on 03/22/2014 11:48:21 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: jonrick46
Well, at least she is a blond and a Republican . .

Actually, she's neither.

25 posted on 03/23/2014 1:19:04 AM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: lee martell; NonValueAdded
Here ya go: Just walk away Renee
26 posted on 03/23/2014 2:17:28 AM PDT by ken5050 (I fear a world run by adults who were never spanked as kids and got trophies just for participating)
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To: Nachum

They lie and do anything to stay in DC. Of course her top priority is getting campaign money (bribes) from ag interests, the US CofC and others who benefit from illegal immigration


27 posted on 03/23/2014 2:31:40 AM 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: Nachum

She is becoming UNHINGED for Amnesty!! WHY?


28 posted on 03/23/2014 3:34:45 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Nachum
Amnesty is the next ‘social justice’ issue. Just as was universal healthcare. It is a religious calling.
29 posted on 03/23/2014 3:41:58 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Jesus said Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: Nachum

It used to take a couple of terms for Republicans to become traitors now its less than a term.


30 posted on 03/23/2014 4:24:33 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Nachum

And if a drunk illegal alien ever crashes his car into the vehicle carrying this worthless b*tch, my “give a crap meter” won’t even move.


31 posted on 03/23/2014 4:58:13 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: Seaplaner

This is what has become of our selected officials - arrogance, sense of entitlement and disdain. They think they are our rulers.

How’s this for fact, Ellmers: There are two nations who do not enforce their borders - Vatican City and USA. Challenge?

Or this inconvenient fact: you swore to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.” Were you lying then or are you lying now?


32 posted on 03/23/2014 4:58:34 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: Nachum

A friend sent me this yesterday after hit was sent to him by one of our state legislators (here in MA) Needless to say, my jaw hit the floor. I didn’t realize there was anyone left in government up here fighting the good fight! (He isn’t in my district, but I felt compelled to provide him with some support anyway, because I sure would vote for him)

From: Hedlund, Robert
Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2014 7:31 AM
Subject: RE: Bill H.3285

Thank you for contacting me regarding driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants. I have been fighting this issue for years, with some recent success. Last session, I filed legislation to require any person who registers a car in Massachusetts to hold a driver’s license, a Social Security number, or other proof of legal residence. Previously, the RMV required applicants only to show a name, address, proof of insurance, and date of birth. If an applicant did not have a license at the time of registration, they would be given an X for the registration number.

The policy was ridiculous and I heard from many law enforcement officials who agreed.

In 2012, my bill to require any person who registers a car in Massachusetts to hold a driver’s license, a Social Security number, or other proof of legal residence was passed into law as an amendment to the state’s budget. It was done so despite a veto by the Governor. Now the Governor is trying to help illegal immigrants get a driver’s license. A driver’s license is a privilege. A privilege we normally take away when you break certain laws (drunk driving, drug offenses, failure to pay child support, not paying taxes, etc.) but now some on Beacon Hill want to give a license to people who break our immigration laws. It is absurd.

I will fight this as well.

To give you a better understanding of my commitment to this issue, please know that successfully fighting against X registrations is just one in a number of my efforts against giving illegal immigrants state benefits. In addition to frequently blocking efforts to provide in-state tuition to illegal immigrants, I have also filed legislation to prevent someone who is in the country illegally from getting public housing ahead of legal citizens. I was previously able to get this passed in the Senate, but it was blocked in the House.

In addition, I co-sponsored and helped to pass a comprehensive package of reforms in the Senate in 2010. The reforms would have done the things I already mentioned as well as: 1) Bar contractors from bidding on public contracts if they employ illegal immigrants; 2) Require businesses that contract with the state to verify immigration status of employees; 3) Create new penalties for falsifying a learner’s permit, driver’s license or state identification card; 4) Require MassHealth to check on a person’s immigration status before granting them insurance; 5) Require the Secretary of Labor to issue regulations for private workplace verification of immigration status; 6) Require the verification of immigration and/or citizenship status of any defendant arraigned in a state court, and; 7) Establish a toll-free hotline for people to confidentially report unlawful employment of illegal immigrants.

Frustratingly, most of these reforms were once again blocked in the House, but be assured that the battle continues and includes licenses for illegals.

Thank you again for reaching out to me on this important issue.

Sincerely,
Robert L. Hedlund, Senator
Plymouth and Norfolk District


33 posted on 03/23/2014 6:07:31 AM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Nachum

put some butter and jam on that toast, will you?


34 posted on 03/23/2014 6:29:44 AM PDT by bestintxas (Every time a RINO bites the dust a founding father gets his wings.)
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To: Nachum
Is anybody running in the Primary against this idiot or will the token Democrat now just roll over her in this GOP district?

Oh, Lord - please save us from our own fools!

35 posted on 03/23/2014 6:36:24 AM PDT by Gritty (Inside every liberal is a totalitarian screaming to get out! - David Horowitz)
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To: NonValueAdded

Such a great song!


36 posted on 03/23/2014 7:01:03 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: Nachum

I was so outraged by her predecessor’s arrogant tirade against a student journalist (recall “Who are youuuu?!!!”?) that I contributed to her campaign for the recount even though it’s not my district. This is sad irony for me.


37 posted on 03/23/2014 7:17:44 AM PDT by OldNukeDaddy
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To: Nachum

Shouldn’t it be Renee Ellmers (RINO-NC)?


38 posted on 03/23/2014 7:28:47 AM PDT by oldtech
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To: jocon307; ken5050; lee martell
I had it completely wrong for what followed "you won't see me ..." until I searched for the lyrics I posted :)
39 posted on 03/23/2014 7:58:20 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Screw the farmers. I can get everything I need at the grocery store.)
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To: NonValueAdded

LOL, funny you should say that, since your post got the song stuck in my head and I was thinking “well at least I know what the words are now!”


40 posted on 03/23/2014 8:29:49 AM PDT by jocon307
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