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Jeb Bush: Illegal immigration is an ‘act of love’ — it’s ‘not a felony’
wash times ^ | 4/7/14 | c chumley

Posted on 04/07/2014 7:38:41 AM PDT by bestintxas

Edited on 04/07/2014 7:40:13 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a talked-about candidate for the White House in 2016, gave an interview over the weekend in which he bluntly said illegal immigrants are only trying to better themselves and should not be treated as felons.


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Has disqualified himself to be President as he is saying he will disregard the law.

We already have a President who does that.

1 posted on 04/07/2014 7:38:41 AM PDT by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

Go away Jeb....far away. FUJB!


2 posted on 04/07/2014 7:40:21 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: bestintxas

Hey repubs, wanna make sure that I (and many many others like me) don’t vote?

Nominate Jeb.

Go ahead, dare ya!


3 posted on 04/07/2014 7:41:52 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: bestintxas

I was in WalMart yesterday, as I am 2-3 times a week. I got behind a Mexican lady, older, better with her English than most of them - been here a long long time, but NOT native to this country.

She had a cart of food which she had separated from another cart which did not have food in it. She paid for the food with an EBT card. She then pulled a brand new, new 100 bill out to pay for the other crap she bought that she couldn’t pawn off on us.

She was dressed really nice, elaborate gold brocade shirt, nice designer slacks, shoes, etc. Nice accessories, leather and gaudy gold adorned.

Followed her out to her land yacht parked in the nearest handicapped slot out front. Not one damned thing wrong with here. Of course she did it all out of love. Love of theft.


4 posted on 04/07/2014 7:43:52 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: bestintxas

A SuperRino!


5 posted on 04/07/2014 7:43:59 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: bestintxas

Shut up, Jeb. Just because you live with a Mexican immigrant doesn’t mean we have to.


6 posted on 04/07/2014 7:44:07 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Da Coyote

I also will not even bother to vote for a RINO. Why would I vote for a RINO to do the same things to the country that the democrats are doing; then have the democrats blame a republican?


7 posted on 04/07/2014 7:44:11 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: bestintxas

Bank robbers are also only trying to better themselves by getting cash that they otherwise couldn’t obtain. Yet, because the method they chose to better themselves happens to be AGAINST THE LAW, we consider them FELONS.


8 posted on 04/07/2014 7:45:40 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: bestintxas

When somebody breaks into your house, makes themselves at home to your food and your possessions, takes on your identity and then takes access to your money, it should be a felony.


9 posted on 04/07/2014 7:47:37 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The debate, ANY DEBATE, is NEVER OVER!)
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To: bestintxas

I hate Jeb Bush. NO MORE BUSHES. NO MORE CLINTONS.


10 posted on 04/07/2014 7:49:09 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Da Coyote

How dare you withhold your vote from a party that considers you a pain in the ass and could care less about the issues important to you. Purist!


11 posted on 04/07/2014 7:49:45 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: bestintxas

Saying illegal immigration would be an “act of love” is sophistry in the extreme. Whether it is defined as a felony or not, the practice certainly flies in the face of any orderly and lawful administration of the admission of foreign nationals to the United States.

Smuggling goods into another country, in contravention of agreed trade agreements, is clearly illegal and held to be so by every organized government in the world. If the “goods” smuggled in are the labor services of the illegal immigrant, it is in no way different from the smuggling in of firearms or perfumes.

Perhaps more immigrants should be admitted than are now allowed into the territory once known as “the United States of America”. But it should be known WHO they are, and exactly why they are here. In any instance, they are admitted only on the condition they obey the set of laws that apply in THIS country, they are not allowed to also import their own code of legal jurisprudence or customs that may prove to be totally illegal in this country.


12 posted on 04/07/2014 7:51:00 AM PDT by alloysteel (Selective and willful ignorance spells doom, to both victim and perpetrator - mostly the perp.)
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To: bestintxas

Well, people in FL and TX must think differently than we! The seem to be permanent bush-bots.


13 posted on 04/07/2014 7:52:09 AM PDT by Theodore R. (It was inevitable: Texans will always be for Cornball and George P.!)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

I plan in TX this year to leave the U.S. Senate race and the land commissioner race blank and vote for all other Republican candidates on the ballot. So I can’t use the master oval. I will be an “undervote” for Cornball and George P.


14 posted on 04/07/2014 7:53:55 AM PDT by Theodore R. (It was inevitable: Texans will always be for Cornball and George P.!)
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To: bestintxas

Will somebody sit this fool down and gently explain that we respect the job he did as Florida’s governor but his positions are those of LaRaza and the Teachers Unions not ours.


15 posted on 04/07/2014 7:57:14 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: bestintxas

Try being illegal in any other country and see what happens. Here in Australia we have camps where they go to get processed out. http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/international/australias-pacific-asylum-seeker-camps-to-cost-2-billion/


16 posted on 04/07/2014 7:58:17 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: bestintxas

Man, the Bushes keep getting worse.


17 posted on 04/07/2014 7:58:42 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (RINOS like Romney, McCain, Christie are sure losers. No more!)
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To: bestintxas

Bank robbers are only trying to better themselves too. So are tax evaders. Should they get a pass too?


18 posted on 04/07/2014 8:00:08 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: bestintxas

“Has disqualified himself to be President as he is saying he will disregard the law.”

Reagan dealt with the illegal problem by signing onto a one time amnesty program with the promise of strict border enforcement.

Reagan’s successor George H.W. Bush ignored the border enforcement provisions and allowed millions of illegals to stream in during his 4 years of office. Bill Clinton followed his lead. The son George W. Bush continued the lax enforcement of the law, fought building a fence, and tried to give a pathway to citizenship (amnesty) to the illegals already in country.

Like many members of the ruling elites the Bush family is globalist in its outlook. They all believe in open borders, free trade, and military intervention around the world. They are also corporatists, committed to advancing the interests of multinational corporations and too big to fail banks. The plight of small business or struggling middle class taxpayers is not part of their big picture.

Anyone who votes for Jeb Bush is not voting for individual liberty as understood by the founding fathers. A vote for any Bush is a vote for open borders and amnesty, one sided free trade, crony capitalism, and more foreign wars.


19 posted on 04/07/2014 8:03:55 AM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

“Man, the Bushes keep getting worse.”

Thats the trouble with RINOs, they keep drifting left.


20 posted on 04/07/2014 8:04:03 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: bestintxas

Keep digging, Jeb. Keep digging hard.


21 posted on 04/07/2014 8:04:48 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: SkyDancer

Why can’t they better their OWN country before they come here to better themselves in ours?

Why would anyone think that people who are unable to better their own countries will be able to contribute anything HERE to better THIS country??

We are importing weak, uneducated, non-courageous, dependent people who would rather escape, rather run, rather leave behind their own family members and their own country to “better” themselves. These are not a people who can think or find solutions to problems. These are people who are not willing to fight. These are people who want to TAKE.

I think we can do without that and that WE, as a nation, can find “better” people to import if we try.


22 posted on 04/07/2014 8:05:09 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: bestintxas

“All you neeed is love DADADA’

Those Bush’s are so compassionate.


23 posted on 04/07/2014 8:06:21 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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To: Gaffer

“She paid for the food with an EBT card. She then pulled a brand new, new 100 bill out to pay for the other crap she bought that she couldn’t pawn off on us.”

The last thing we need in this country are more people who dont mind living on the dole. Even worse are the ones who shouldnt be here in the first place.

If illegal immigration is an act of love, so is rape.


24 posted on 04/07/2014 8:07:43 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: bestintxas
You know, in another time and place this fool would be laughed out of town. Now in this time warp we're in, he's taken as a serious candidate for the presidency. If the GOPe put forth this guy they will guarantee a Hillary win and the total destruction of the Republican party and the country I fear that it's too late
25 posted on 04/07/2014 8:08:36 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: bestintxas

I’m only trying to better myself if I move into your mansion, Jeb. Send my children to Harvard when they weren’t accepted. Work out at the gym I haven’t paid or. Drive with my license suspended. For love and betterment.


26 posted on 04/07/2014 8:10:55 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: bestintxas

um.. yes it is a felony


27 posted on 04/07/2014 8:11:47 AM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: bestintxas

Since I am well known to be overflowing with warmth and compassion for my fellow human beings, I will show my love for illegals by sending them back to their families.

See Jeb I can play “morally superior to you” too.


28 posted on 04/07/2014 8:12:17 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: bestintxas
I'm not feeling the love Jeb!!

TEXAS: 50 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT CONVICTED CRIMINALS ARRESTED IN 3 DAYS

During a three-day span the first week of April, 50 criminal illegal immigrants were apprehended by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to a press release. The individuals were previously convicted of various charges including rape, sexual assault, possession of drugs, robbery, criminal trespassing, assault, and driving under the influence.

29 posted on 04/07/2014 8:15:53 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: bestintxas

Confirming why I will never vote for him.


30 posted on 04/07/2014 8:18:31 AM PDT by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: bestintxas
"If the people were to ever find out what we have done, we would be chased down the streets and lynched."
-- George H. W. Bush, cited in the June, 1992 Sarah McClendon Newsletter

The arch-Globalist Bush Family has done more to ruin this country than any other group of people except their good pals, the Clintons.


Pictured: Poppy Bush, his son W., and his "other son", Bill

31 posted on 04/07/2014 8:19:09 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: jmaroneps37

“Will somebody sit this fool down and gently explain that we respect the job he did as Florida’s governor but his positions are those of LaRaza and the Teachers Unions not ours.”

I absolutely agree with you and couldn’t have said it better.


32 posted on 04/07/2014 8:19:18 AM PDT by Old Grumpy
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To: bestintxas

Stay out da Bushes.


33 posted on 04/07/2014 8:19:46 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: bestintxas

A large number of them would be felons if we bothered to book them when we caught them at the border, instead of just sending them back, and counting it as a deportation.


34 posted on 04/07/2014 8:20:33 AM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: bestintxas

Bank robbers are only trying to make a better life for themselves - should they also not be treated like felons?


35 posted on 04/07/2014 8:24:10 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: bestintxas

They are always trying to make you believe what they are doing is not illegal. It is. If they admit it, it is. That’s why they try to trump you when they say it is not illegal before you can say anything and that’s why they don’t admit it. Make them admit it and they can and will be made responsible for all their extortion. A little quid pro here.


36 posted on 04/07/2014 8:24:55 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: bestintxas

Prison rape is not a felony, it’s an “act of love”.


37 posted on 04/07/2014 8:33:17 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: alloysteel

We don’t need more out of work illiterates with a 2nd grade education that can’t even speak the language, Detroit is full of them!


38 posted on 04/07/2014 8:33:52 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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A crime of passion is committed in the heat of the moment, not after thoughtful debate. Yes a felony is a felony.


39 posted on 04/07/2014 8:42:33 AM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: bestintxas

Will we ever have another patriotic president who loves his own country?


40 posted on 04/07/2014 8:47:04 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The future ain't what it use to be -- Yogi Berra)
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To: bestintxas
"illegal immigrants are only trying to better themselves and should not be treated as felons"

I rarely agree with Jeb, but for once we're on the same page. Illegal immigrants should be stopped at the border so they never enter our country illegally and don't become felons. There is probably no better way to avoid being treated as a felon than to not commit felonies. We need to fix our legal immigration system so that those who want to come here, who have jobs waiting and are law-abiding, can come legally. We need to fix enforcement so there is no incentive to come here illegally. We need to put an end to these people being felons by eliminating both the opportunity and the incentive to commit that particular felony.

41 posted on 04/07/2014 8:56:04 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: LibsRJerks

“We are importing weak, uneducated, non-courageous, dependent people who would rather escape, rather run, rather leave behind their own family members and their own country to “better” themselves. These are not a people who can think or find solutions to problems. These are people who are not willing to fight. These are people who want to TAKE.”

Actually, for a lot of them its worse than that. They come into our country leaving their families back in Mexico, take jobs away from our own citizens and then send the money they make to their families in Mexico where they will return ASAP after making their money in the good old USA and buy their haciendas back home in Mexico where they will live the good life.


42 posted on 04/07/2014 8:56:56 AM PDT by flaglady47 (Oppressors can tyranize only w/a standing army-enslaved press-disarmed populace)
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To: bestintxas

Jebs kind of screwed up, I would say that illegal immigration is like the act of love between an adult and a twelve year old, you know more like rape.


43 posted on 04/07/2014 9:01:46 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: bestintxas

So is not paying our taxes an “act of love”?

What about if it is easier to pay for food and shelter for our family if we skip paying taxes?

Jeb Bush the Bushie NWO checked pants moron needs to pull his head out of his arse...


44 posted on 04/07/2014 9:05:15 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: alloysteel

“Human Resource Smuggling”

“Non-Union Labor Smuggling”

“Illegal Labor Smuggling”

Hmm, ask the next pro amnesty dem how they feel about “Non-Union Employment Labor Smuggling”?


45 posted on 04/07/2014 9:07:38 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Vigilanteman

Selling other people for sex, Nah, Man... it is an act of LOVE!

46 posted on 04/07/2014 9:09:19 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: bestintxas
Isn't Jeb Catholic? What else can be expected from him? The goals of Rome are anti-American. Wake up people.
47 posted on 04/07/2014 9:13:30 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Jesus said Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: GraceG

LOL! That figure personifies the open borders lobby better than anything!


48 posted on 04/07/2014 9:16:49 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Just mythoughts

You’re a pretty good reason why religion and politics don’t mix. Take your hate to your KKK site.


49 posted on 04/07/2014 9:23:45 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: bestintxas; All
‘Has disqualified himself to be President as he is saying he will disregard the law.’
Yes, but his brother effectively did the same thing and said about the same thing. That was back in 2005/6 , and there was a not so small cohort of Freepers who acted as an echo chamber for the Prez on this issue. There was very obvious attempts by GOPer stooges here to implement Republican ‘Political Correctness’ about the illegals. Indeed , I got threatened with banning permanently for commenting on the distinguished Senator from Idaho's being a stooge for agribusiness at the expense of ‘real Americans’. That last phrase just enraged the ‘illegals are just people who want to be good patriotic Americans’ cell that infiltrated this site. Make certain remarks about our damp friends and you got a barrage of ‘abuse’ tags sent to the moderators. Does anyone recall that sort of thing , or has it just gone down the Memory Hole ?
50 posted on 04/07/2014 9:32:26 AM PDT by robowombat
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