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Report: House Dems Will Try To Force Amnesty Vote With Discharge Petition
Breitbart ^ | 24 Mar 2014, 2:59 PM PDT | TONY LEE

Posted on 03/24/2014 8:08:02 PM PDT by SoConPubbie

House Democrats will reportedly try to force the GOP's hand on comprehensive immigration reform legislation by unveiling a discharge petition on the House floor Wednesday for the Democrats' comprehensive immigration reform bill that would grant amnesty and reduce the wages of American workers.

The Huffington Post cites a "senior Democratic aide" who said that "House Democrats will sign the petition on the floor after it is unveiled." Democratic aides told CNN that lawmakers will first "gather on the east steps of the U.S. Capitol to announce the petition and then walk en masse into the House chamber to file it."

Though it is highly unlikely, if 218 signatures are obtained, a floor vote will take place on the bill even if it is opposed by the GOP leadership. There are reportedly 200 co-sponsors of the bill, including three Republicans – Reps. David Valadao (R-CA), Jeff Denham (R-CA), and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL). Ros-Lehtinen and Valadao, however, will reportedly not sign the discharge petition.

The legislation (H.R. 15) is essentially the Senate's immigration bill, which the Congressional Budget Office determined would lower the wages of American workers, with the House's weaker provisions on border security.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has said that amnesty legislation would pass by June if it passes this year, which top Democrats like Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) have said may be amnesty's last chance.

Amnesty advocates, including the high-tech lobby that wants an increase in the number of high-tech visas despite more reports that have found no evidence to support the claim that there is a shortage of American high-tech workers, have said they would make a concerted effort in the spring to ram amnesty

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; dischargepetition
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1 posted on 03/24/2014 8:08:02 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: SoConPubbie

It’s sort of a reverse Crimea.

They probably think this is neat, but a teacher in Texas can’t tell her students to quit speaking Spanish without getting fired.

Anyone who thinks this is and anomaly, not a sign of things going bad, is mistaken. It is an oppressive environment.


2 posted on 03/24/2014 8:12:50 PM PDT by stanne
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To: SoConPubbie

who amongst them will survive the fury of the voters next November??


3 posted on 03/24/2014 8:13:22 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: SoConPubbie
We've seen this crap before. They need a new trick.

Maybe they could all wear sombreros?

4 posted on 03/24/2014 8:14:45 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: SoConPubbie

Damned fool democrats. They’re playing right into Boehner’s dastardly hand. Boehner’s got them fooled into believing he really doesn’t want amnesty to pass. Just you wait... oops. Never mind.


5 posted on 03/24/2014 8:17:35 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> the Democrats’ comprehensive immigration reform bill that would grant amnesty and reduce the wages of American workers.

It’ll be spun by the Partisan Media Shills into “a full employment bill”. Thanks SoConPubbie.


6 posted on 03/24/2014 8:17:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SoConPubbie

If true, I believe Boehner and Cantor and Ryan all have h*rd-ons.


7 posted on 03/24/2014 8:24:07 PM PDT by man_in_tx (Blowback (Faithfully farting towards Mecca five times daily).)
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To: RightGeek

Talk about Insane Clown Posse.

And God help me, everytime I see that pic with Steny Hoyer in charge of Pelousy’s purse, I want to slap those morons in Southern MD who keep reelecting the putz.


8 posted on 03/24/2014 8:27:16 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Jim Robinson

I am kind of surprised the Dems are doing this, I am sure Boehner promised Obama he would force it through after the mid-terms. But never underestimate the Dems desire to use this as a wedge to lower Republican turnout.


9 posted on 03/24/2014 8:29:31 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: man_in_tx

Are those criminal illegals who are felons,
or carriers of Ebola and the like, given
the usual DNC-push to the “front of the line”?

Of course.

And the EXEMPT US Congress and their families and staff
could not give a damn about the rest of America AS USUAL.


10 posted on 03/24/2014 8:30:55 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: SoConPubbie

Cornered ‘Rats are very dangerous.


11 posted on 03/24/2014 8:39:42 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: RightGeek

The arrogance and condescension in that photo are something to behold.

They only act that way because they fear nothing.


12 posted on 03/24/2014 8:50:09 PM PDT by IncPen (When you start talking about what we 'should' have, you've made the case for the Second Amendment)
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To: Jim Robinson; All
yeah..the (real) Americans, better drain the swamp called Washington District of Criminals..
scouring it clean before '16, it's ppl. had enough of Woodrow Wilson's cr@p. Repeal the 16th /17th amdts..eliminate the IR$ & use a 15% flat income tax or sales tax (not both)..reduct all
redundant fed. depart./agencies in the fed. gov't.

13 posted on 03/24/2014 8:52:27 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: SoConPubbie

Infuriating!!


14 posted on 03/24/2014 8:55:10 PM PDT by The Mayor (Honesty means never having to look over your shoulder.)
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To: elpadre
who amongst them will survive the fury of the voters next November??

Most of them. We are doomed.

15 posted on 03/24/2014 9:18:38 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The Gubment Has No Legitimacy. It needs to be Removed!)
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To: workerbee

& who’s hand is he holding??
Insane Clown Posse indeed...bring it on RATs! Your pathetic pandering won’t save you this time.


16 posted on 03/24/2014 9:23:43 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: RightGeek

Who is the guy on the left...holding a hand bag in one hand and holding hands with the black dude with the other?


17 posted on 03/24/2014 9:34:46 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Steny Hoyer - at the time House Majority Leader


18 posted on 03/24/2014 9:41:53 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: sickoflibs

I’d like to discharge my stomach contents all over their shoes.


19 posted on 03/24/2014 9:56:42 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: rainee

That’s Elijah Cummings, another Maryland Democommie - the guy who put on the show during the latest Lois Lerner/IRS hearing.

Steny & Elijah, otherwise known as Tweedledee and Tweedledumb.


20 posted on 03/25/2014 4:07:30 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Impy

They been plotting this for many months now, but they cant get the Republican signatures that they need.

They believe that if Bohner put up the Senate bill for a vote that enough Republicans would vote for it to pass it, and from their perspective they would be happy just to put vulnerable Republicans on the spot regardless.


21 posted on 03/25/2014 5:03:12 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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To: RightGeek

why is Stenny Hoyer carrying a pocket book?


22 posted on 03/25/2014 5:10:45 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: IncPen

“They only act that way because they fear nothing.”

And why would they when the r’s give them everything they want?


23 posted on 03/25/2014 5:49:21 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: bert

It’s Pelosi’s. Steny’s such a gentleman (snort).


24 posted on 03/25/2014 6:54:48 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: IncPen

I guess they plan on playing right into Bonehead’s plans. Yup, ole bonehead will just say, well, I had no choice but to vote for it as you know I was in favor of this all along. He will drag along about 50 RINOs and that will be the deal.

Who could not see this one coming?


25 posted on 03/25/2014 7:00:19 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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Mmmmm....vote-crazed Dems are desperate----the clock is ticking ---- 2014 looms and the votes arent there for the lock-stepping party loyalists.

Minority Madam Nancy Pelosi (Dimwit-CA) has said that amnesty legislation would pass by June if it passes this year,

FACTS ON FILE---The Senate Immigration "Reform" Bill
Protects corrupt Latino Public Officials from US laws and from prosecution.

Vote-crazed Dems' amnesty law absolves elected/appointed latinos holding US public office from prosecution for wrongdoing---for crimes like government fraud, graft, bribery, selling votes for cash....(the usual politician crimes).

There really is a Ntl Assoc of Latino Elected and Appt Officials organized for govt fraud.

NANCY SUCKS UP at Ntl Assoc of Latino Elected and Appt Officials Gala in DC
L-R--Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ);
Dr Salomon Melgen (under scrutiny for corrupt deals w/ Sen Menendez);
Rep Nancy Pelosi (Dimwit-CAL); Francisco
J. Sanchez, US Under Secy of Commerce for Intl Trade,
Emilio Sanchez, Pres/CEO of VOXXI
(Photo/ Voxxi---Dr Melgen's latino solidarity web site)

26 posted on 03/25/2014 8:42:22 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Mouton

The only other choice we have, short of declaring war on DC is for all Americans who love their country to stop paying taxes. It has to be ALL or nothing.


27 posted on 03/25/2014 8:52:12 AM PDT by gunner03
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Vote-crazed Dummycrats Sen. Chuck Schumer (Dim-NY) and Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Dim-IL) are salivating at amnesty's last chance. Plus Obama's done everything he can to suckup to illegals except fellate a latino on the Capitol steps.

Obama is hopping like a jack rabbit to enroll illegals---b/c healthcare.gov is also a voter registration site---all those illegal enrollees can be plugged into Democrat rolls.

JUST FOR THE RECORD Obama's elevated latinos to the USSC, cabinet positions, admin jobs, absolved illegals of all culpability for falsifying official documents, welfare fraud, EITC fraud, murders, border violations, arms trafficking, drug trafficking. He stopped deportations, gave 'em jobs taken away from Americans, free healthcare, education, financed every other whim w/ tax dollars.

Obama is illegally giving out work permits, refusing to deport most captured illegals and he has illegitimately created a DREAM ACT by fiat. This is a man who has made absolutely clear that he has no intention of enforcing immigration law; so how do you make any kind of deal that relies on his implementing even tougher rules?

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Meet the new Dummycrats---voting several times each under several identities.-----Quoting America hater Miguel Perez of Cal State-Northridge’s MEChA chapter: “The ultimate MECha ideology is the liberation of Aztlan (taking back the SW USA). Communism would be closest [to it]. Once Aztlan is established on US soil, ethnic cleansing (of Americans) would commence: Non-Chicanos (Americans) would have to be expelled — opposition groups (that's us) would be quashed because latinos have to keep power.”

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Hmmmmmm.....Schumer and Gutierrez are awfully close-mouthed abur federal dollars flowing to race-based blood-thirsty "La Raza." The amnesty bill would gift LaRaza w/ a neverending per annum $100 million to conduct its hate-America activites.

NOTE Violence-filled La Raza was given tax dollars and Congressionsl earmarks to finance its mortgage activities. La Raza's "strategic partnerships” with Wachovia and Bank of America forced the lowering mortgage-application requirements and documentation standards. La Raza aided and abetted risky federal and private-home loans to latinos over the last decade thanks to the lending industry’s version of “don’t ask, don’t tell.” In addition to millions of federal tax dollars, La Raza also collected a $1 million Democratic earmark that funded “community-development” projects. Analysts report that much of it went to "mortgage counseling." (waiting for hysterical laughter to die down).

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Republican Sen Charles Grassley tried to assist Americans w/ an amendment to the amnesty bill "Congress should not thumb its nose at the millions of Americans who are victims of identity theft, often perpetrated by an undocumented person who steals Social Security numbers to get jobs, govt benefits, driver's licenses and more. This amendment will simply require the person applying for RPI status to disclose any previously used Social Security numbers," said Grassley. "It's the first step to helping clean up the mess that's been created for the victim of identity theft. The amendment also authorizes certain federal agencies, upon receipt of this information, to notify individuals who were the victims."

SEN SCHUMER (Dim-NY) CHIMED IN: Dismissing Sen Grassley's proposal, ranking Dem member Sen Schumer (Dimwit-NY) said: "When people are living in undocumented status, there are times, I suppose, when they've made up identities, made up Social Security numbers. How are they going to remember all that? (The) purpose of this bill is to bring people out of the shadows. We all know when they lived in the shadows, they had to forge documents, forge Social Security numbers, et cetera. I just don't see how, when you've lived here 10 years, and you've had many different identities, many different numbers, you're going to remember them all," said Schumer.

28 posted on 03/25/2014 9:01:26 AM PDT by Liz
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USA Today recently reported that Dimwit amnesty worshipper Cong Gutierrez paid an Illinois lobbyist more than $500,000 tax dollars to work side-by-side with his congressional staff. The lobbyist, Doug Scofield (the co-author of Gutierrez's autobio), was the lawmaker's former chief of staff, then paid as a contractor to train staff, review and draft news releases and help publicize Gutierrez's activities, the newspaper said.

Time to mobilize the Bank Secrecy Act----to follow the paper trail of Gutierrez's govt disbursements, and determine how govt monies changed hands.

Taxpayers demand to know the scope and dimension of government insiders ability to collude in sub rosa deals and who might be personally profiting.

<><> L/E needs to examine multiple bank accounts.

<><> Joint bank accounts might be used to facilitate the transfer govt funds from one account to another, and/or woire-transferred offshore;

<><> To cover their tracks, fake govt invoices might be created to show that govt money deposited into accounts was being used for legitimate govt purposes.

<><> Financial schemes scheme might be advanced by issuing phony statements of payments from financial sources that actually covered the transfer of govt funds for insiders' personal use and/or for redistribution schemes.

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NOTE WELL Under the Bank Secrecy Act, banks are required to establish, implement and maintain programs designed to detect and report suspicious activity indicative of money laundering and other financial crimes. The Bank Secrecy Act was enacted to protect the public from harm by identifying and detecting money laundering from criminal enterprises, terrorism, tax evasion or other unlawful activities.

Shady banking transactions could be prosecuted under the (1) Bank Secrecy ACT, (2) RICO, and, (3) the Hobbs Act.

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<><> L/E should get ahold of: (1) copies of checks, (2) wire transfers, (3) account statements, (4) invoices, (5) bills, (6) delivery tickets, (7) correspondence including snail mail, e-mail, mobile devices, cell phones, (8) employment contracts, (9) loan agreements, (10) other account books or official public records.

L/E should also explore (a) monies paid to brokers, sub-rokers, (b) family members, (c) mortgage brokers, (d) financial managers, and, (e) real estate agents, brokers, and developers.

<><> L/E should scrutinize bank accounts for suspicious activites: (A) large deposits, (B) funds transferred from one account into another, (C) frequent requests for withdrawals.

<><> Bank records might also show diversions to secret LLC accounts, to money launder and to operate personal ventures---or to finance campaign activities (and/or other currently favored redistribution schemes).

Tax fraud may also be a factor; facilitated by withdrawals, gift cards purchases, credit card purchases and intra-bank transfers from DHS accounts into personal accounts, campaign accounts, or into redistribution schemes.

<><> A huge tipoff is whether bank withdrawals support and luxurious lifestyle including payments for real estate, investment and stock holdings, jewelry, luxury vehicles, resort travel....... and gifts from luxury outlets for wives and mistresses (and campaign activities, or other redistribution schemes).

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Taxpayers demand the Bank Secrecy Act be used to prosecute govt fraud, pronto.

SAMPLE LETTER TO LAW ENFORCEMENT
Taxpayers are urged to notify the FBI now.
FBI TIPS PAGE https://tips.fbi.gov

SUBJECT: Collusion, conspiracy, and bribery
IN RE: financial irregularities
REFERENCE: govt fraud, falsified documents, wire transfers, accounting fraud, etc.

29 posted on 03/25/2014 9:07:46 AM PDT by Liz
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Lipinski has is facing an anti-amnesty Republican so he won’t sign it whether that made a difference. La Raza was meant to find a Luis Guterriez to primary him from the left. If McConnell was serious he’d be calling out Lamar, Lindsey Graham, Landrieu, Hagan, Begich, Pryor and Grimes and ask them if they are going to support amnesty months before an election.

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/198976-the-dozen-dem-holdouts-on-immigration

Democratic Reps. Dan Lipinski (Ill.), Jim Matheson (Utah), Collin Peterson (Minn.), Nick Rahall (W.Va.) and Cedric Richmond (La.) have also not signed on to the House immigration legislation.


30 posted on 03/25/2014 3:00:17 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: ObamahatesPACoal
Guttierez should be scrutinized and summarily disqualified for "conflict of interest" if found to be a member of one or more America-hating organizations.

Gutierrez may be facilitating potential govt fraud---La Raza and similar tax-exempt organizations stand to get $hundreds of millions of tax dollars in the amnesty bill. Guttierez might be in line as a recipient of money-laundered tax dollars.

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Guttierez shakes hands w/ illegal voters---loyal to the core---
voted for Guttierez several times using multiple identities.

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill) with illegal pressure groups
before a hearing on immigration reform last year.
(Photo by Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)

31 posted on 03/26/2014 6:06:52 AM PDT by Liz
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