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Haley Barbour Joins Democratic Rising Star To Boost Amnesty (wants Cochran re-elected)
breitbart.com ^ | 4/9/14 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 04/11/2014 5:27:15 AM PDT by cotton1706

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour joined Democratic Party rising star San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro in Texas, this week to call for amnesty.

"It’s not dead,” Barbour said of amnesty efforts in the U.S. Congress, according to the Texas Tribune. "Work is being done on this. I can’t look you in the eye and say I know it’s going to succeed, but there is clearly a path to success.”

Barbour argued that amnesty would be good for the country and the only reason why Republicans are not supporting it is because it is politically dangerous for them to do so.

"What the Republicans need to do is not worry about the politics," he said. "They need to do what’s good policy for the country."

Barbour appeared side-by-side with Castro at the Civil Rights Summit in Austin. Castro said that when the GOP primaries in the House are over, it may get easier for Republicans under the leadership of Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor to grant amnesty to illegal aliens. “That may make it easier,” Castro said of the passing of the primaries.

Barbour’s decision to appear in public with a Democrat pushing for amnesty comes as one of his top allies in Congress, incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), is struggling against surging primary challenger conservative state Sen. Chris McDaniel. Barbour himself, and most of his family members and other allies, are working overtime in Mississippi to try to the six-term Cochran, who is seeking a seventh term.

Despite claims from Cochran’s re-election campaign that he has always voted against amnesty, a fact check from Breitbart News found Cochran has made several votes that favored amnesty for illegal aliens.

McDaniel is strongly against amnesty, having said numerous times in interviews including with Breitbart News that he opposes amnesty.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: aliens; elections; uniparty
This is one of the reasons Haley Barbour is working so hard to protect and re-elect Thad Cochran, because Thad Cochran will help McConnell help Reid get immigration reform through the Congress.

They're all allied! Chris McDaniel for Senate!!

1 posted on 04/11/2014 5:27:15 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706
Sold any good pardons lately, Hailey?
2 posted on 04/11/2014 5:30:39 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket)
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To: cotton1706

Looks like Haley’s business and political pundit partnerships with Terry McCauliffe are paying off to well to stand for principles, but then again all GOPe insiders are all the same.


3 posted on 04/11/2014 5:32:16 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: cotton1706
"What the Republicans need to do is not worry about the politics," he said. "They need to do what’s good policy for the country."

Good GRIEF! What are these RINOs smoking, anyway?!?!

4 posted on 04/11/2014 5:39:18 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: workerbee

The Bob Dole Pubbies are losers.


5 posted on 04/11/2014 6:04:56 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: cotton1706; KC_Lion

Uniparty


6 posted on 04/11/2014 6:11:43 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: cotton1706

Barbour selling us out for Mark Zuckerberg’s thirty pieces of silver.


7 posted on 04/11/2014 6:13:23 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: cotton1706
Barbour argued that amnesty would be good for the country and the only reason why Republicans are not supporting it is because it is politically dangerous for them to do so.

So, fat man, how do you reconcile those two assertions?

8 posted on 04/11/2014 6:28:56 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: cotton1706

FUHB.


9 posted on 04/11/2014 6:30:44 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: cotton1706

I thought Governor Barbour was for America and Mississippi first but apparently he is for the Barbour lobbying firm first as is his minion Senator Thad Cochran.


10 posted on 04/11/2014 6:32:50 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: cotton1706; GeronL; RKBA Democrat; Finny; Norm Lenhart; TADSLOS; who knows what evil?; xzins

Amnesty and illegal immigrants are government growth hormones.

Uniparty Ping


11 posted on 04/11/2014 6:47:32 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

This whole LBJ civil rights “conference” has a “we shall overcome” meme to it from the UNIPARTY. The question is, overcome what?


12 posted on 04/11/2014 6:52:22 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: cotton1706

Haley Barbour has been a puppet of the elite since before Clinton.


13 posted on 04/11/2014 6:54:06 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: duffee

Haley is one of the hardest working conservatives. How nasty people on the right have become, when they are losing.


14 posted on 04/11/2014 7:52:20 AM PDT by peekaboo
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To: duffee

Haley is one of the hardest working conservatives. How nasty people on the right have become, when they are losing.


15 posted on 04/11/2014 7:52:20 AM PDT by peekaboo
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To: duffee

Haley is one of the hardest working conservatives. How nasty people on the right have become, when they are losing.


16 posted on 04/11/2014 7:52:20 AM PDT by peekaboo
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To: peekaboo

it is mean and nasty to back amnesty


17 posted on 04/11/2014 9:58:56 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: peekaboo

I think I’m being more factual than “mean and nasty” and I don’t know that “I’m losing”. The Barbour firm depends on legislators voting to spend money Senator Cochran has certainly been voting to spend money and is receiving the Governor’s support. I have voted for both Governor Barbour and Senator Cochran in the past. I believe excessive spending, growing government and amnesty are three issues we cannot overlook and go back to what someone has done in the past and support either them or their candidate. Any of these issues will destroy the Republic. If you believe me to be “mean and nasty” so be it, but it appears to me that Governor Barbour is putting something before his state and country and possibly you should look at Senator Cochran’s voting record.


18 posted on 04/11/2014 5:53:40 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: workerbee
Good GRIEF! What are these RINOs smoking, anyway?!?!

Damn workerbee, give me something difficult. They are smoking $$$ and Power! But, you already knew that, didn't you?

19 posted on 04/12/2014 6:12:11 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate)
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To: cotton1706

Just remember folks, when you see your fellow freepers telling you that you MUST vote GOP “NO MATTER WHAT”...This is “What” you get more of.

Remember those people. Because they will be knifing your political back come November.


20 posted on 04/12/2014 6:19:56 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: peekaboo; WKB; onyx; Black Agnes
Haley is one of the hardest working conservatives. How nasty people on the right have become, when they are losing.

Reading your triple post without a sarc tag almost made me fall out of my chair. It's no wonder that Louisiana politics are so screwed up. Just damn!

21 posted on 04/12/2014 6:21:22 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Good post Norm.


22 posted on 04/12/2014 6:23:06 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate)
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To: houeto

Wish I didn’t have to make it on FR but there are a number of “Freepers” in name only determined t elect RINOs at the cost of conservatism. And they are coming out of the woodwork lately defending all manner of RINO bullsXit.


23 posted on 04/12/2014 6:24:57 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: peekaboo

*chortle*.

You funny!

Won’t be voting for Haley ‘I love Amnesty! because my cheap labor dim pals need it!’ Barbour’s pick for senate in the primary.


24 posted on 04/12/2014 6:32:20 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Norm Lenhart
Wish I didn’t have to make it on FR but there are a number of “Freepers” in name only determined t elect RINOs at the cost of conservatism.

I wish you didn't have to either. It is what it is. You'll never find me on the 'list'. No More RINOs!!!

25 posted on 04/12/2014 7:21:18 PM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate)
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