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Trojan Horse Amnesty Update (Entire DREAM Act folded into "must-pass" Defense bill?)
The National Review's The Corner ^ | April 18, 2014 | Mark Krikorian

Posted on 04/19/2014 2:57:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The Wall Street Journal reported last night that House Speaker John Boehner told donors at a fundraiser last month in Las Vegas that he was “hellbent on getting this done this year,” in reference to an amnesty/immigration bill. His spokesman did not dispute the account.

In related news, President Obama is meeting with the National Commander of the American Legion this morning. Ordinarily, that would mean little, but the meeting comes just days after the Legion came out against a plan to amnesty illegal aliens who join the military. The number of people who would benefit from such an amnesty is miniscule (and there’s already a statutory means of allowing them to enlist), so why would the president take time out to summon the head of the Legion for a tiny, redundant immigration provision?

Because it’s a Trojan Horse — if it’s included in the must-pass defense authorization bill when it’s sent to the Senate, Harry Reid can expand it into a larger amnesty confident in the knowledge that it would have to be passed. I’ve been told by a Republican House member that the Democrat (and, presumably, “hellbent” House leadership) plan is to add the entire DREAM Act to the defense bill once it gets to the Senate — I guess that adding the entire Gang of Eight bill would be a bridge too far even for Boehner and Cantor.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio; US: Texas; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: agitprop; aliens; amnesty; boehner; congress; demagogicparty; dreamact; ericcantor; harryreid; illegalimmigration; immigration; johnboehner; markkrikorian; memebuilding; military; nationalreview; ohio; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; tedcruz; texas; virginia
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1 posted on 04/19/2014 2:57:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Even Ted Cruz is weak on immigration

Very sad


2 posted on 04/19/2014 3:05:06 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

Links?


3 posted on 04/19/2014 3:06:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: GeronL

You are the second poster I’ve seen make that claim.

I don’t disagree, but I don’t agree either.

I have not seen Cruz take a position on this matter.


4 posted on 04/19/2014 3:07:09 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: GeronL

Republican suicide.


5 posted on 04/19/2014 3:07:34 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I did not say he supports amnesty


6 posted on 04/19/2014 3:13:12 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hope Boehner and the boys have a plan to get the illegals to vote for them. I’m not on the Republican plantation anymore. The same goes for a lot of my friends. I guess we all got tired of the Republicans peeing on our legs and telling us it’s raining.


7 posted on 04/19/2014 3:13:41 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: GeronL

Even Ted Cruz is weak on immigration

Very sad
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Back to take another unfounded shot at Ted Cruz? There are a number of like minded anti Ted Cruz jihadists who pop up to take similar shots at Ted.


8 posted on 04/19/2014 3:19:51 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Vote it down, or vote third party!


9 posted on 04/19/2014 3:23:34 PM PDT by nomad
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2]* 06/14/2013
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 03/13/2014
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 03/13/2014
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario [R-FL-25]* 06/14/2013
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3]* 06/14/2013
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27] 06/28/2013
Rep. Gowdy, Trey [R-SC-4] 03/12/2014
Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] 03/06/2014
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] 03/05/2014
Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-49] 03/13/2014
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 03/06/2014
Rep. McCarthy, Kevin [R-CA-23] 03/14/2014
Rep. McKeon, Howard P. “Buck” [R-CA-25]* 06/14/2013
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1]* 06/14/2013
Rep. Mulvaney, Mick [R-SC-5] 03/13/2014
Rep. Nunes, Devin [R-CA-22]* 06/14/2013
Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17] 07/11/2013
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 11/20/2013
Rep. Runyan, Jon [R-NJ-3] 11/20/2013
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] 03/13/2014
Rep. Southerland, Steve II [R-FL-2]* 06/14/2013
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 03/12/2014
Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21]* 06/14/2013
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 03/12/2014
http://beta.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/2377/cosponsors?q={%22search%22%3A[%22H.R.+2377%22]}&pageSort=alphaByParty

Duncan Hunter is on the fence. What percent of illegals want to serve for a legitimate reason?

http://www.scpr.org/blogs/politics/2014/04/04/16289/california-republican-congressman-denham-pushes-im/

GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter of El Cajon in San Diego County says the legislation makes sense considering that fewer than one percent of America’s population is serving in the military.

“If somebody wants to serve the nation, then they can serve the nation,” said Hunter, a Marine veteran.

But Hunter said if the measure came up as an amendment to the defense budget, he doesn’t know how he would vote.

“You don’t want to kill the defense bill,” Hunter said.


10 posted on 04/19/2014 3:29:22 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Kill the bill.


11 posted on 04/19/2014 3:35:52 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

The defense bill is going to have H1B visas, and that’s it. They’re not going to budge past that, and that’s what all the grandstanding has been about on the left, with discharge petition attempts and whining and bellowing. The media shills have been assisting by publishing agitprop like the purported “hell-bent” remark. It’s total BS.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3140847/posts?page=15#15


12 posted on 04/19/2014 3:51:43 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SunkenCiv

Why is it in the NDAA?

Will Durbin filibuster the NDAA if his coalition breaks?


13 posted on 04/19/2014 3:56:17 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Go ahead Duncan—pass the `Democratic Rule For The Next 100 Years’ Act.
And slip some gun control in, as well as the need for automatic premium increases to fund Obamacare.
Let’s make it a trifecta for conservatives and other working Americans. Then the middle of the country will help us root-out Republicrats as well as Democraps in the midterms.
Then we can repeal the Affordable Care act, put the 1968 `Saturday Night Special’ act in the grave for good and get to work securing our southwestern border.
Then we take Weepy John’ Boehner for a ride in the country, take back the White House and finally get to work on a long list of other things.


14 posted on 04/19/2014 4:02:00 PM PDT by tumblindice (to hell with the US Chamber of Commerce)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Why shouldn’t it be? If immigration issues aren’t a matter of national defense, WHAT IS?


15 posted on 04/19/2014 4:05:49 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here are phone numbers for all congressmen and senators:

http://www.funconservative.com/


16 posted on 04/19/2014 4:08:16 PM PDT by Liberty Wins ( The average lefty is synapse challenged)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3146132/posts

It’s old, hopefully Ted Cruz has rethought the issue.


17 posted on 04/19/2014 4:10:29 PM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: jpsb

I still don’t see a link showing Ted Cruz is taking a position on immigration which is objectionable.

I just browsed the first page you linked to. 50 responses, as well as the original article. (I didn’t however link to the links which showed up)

I don’t see any example of Ted Cruz stepping out of a reasonable position.

Not saying he’s right. Not saying he’s wrong. But I have yet to see any examples of him being wrong on this.

Still waiting for real evidence.


18 posted on 04/19/2014 4:15:29 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

His position (at the time) was let illegals stay in the USA. Lots of folks here consider that amnesty. Ann Coulter believes (and I do too) that all illegals that are allowed to stay will be given citizenship, that legalizing them will automatically lead to citizenship. Amnesty. I am not going to argue the merits or lack of, just saying what his position was a couple of years ago. I hope he has rethought the issue because being in favor of a mass amnesty is a deal breaker for me. I like Cruz, I voted for him, but his feet need to be held to the fire on the issue of illegal immigration.


19 posted on 04/19/2014 4:37:11 PM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Whatever passes the House will be shredded in ‘Conference’. The Dems will get everything they want..........and no border fence, so the illegals can just keep coming and registering to vote.


20 posted on 04/19/2014 4:55:51 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: originalbuckeye

What makes you think that Speaker Boehner and his posse want a border fence any more than Pelosi, Reid, Obama and Schumer do?


21 posted on 04/19/2014 4:57:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: jpsb

Thanks.

I remain in observation mode. So far still very positive on Cruz.


22 posted on 04/19/2014 5:14:19 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Aria

Republican suicide.
-=0=-
Nope. Just plain suicide......


23 posted on 04/19/2014 5:30:19 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Had Enough Yet ? ........................ Enforce the Bill of Rights ......... It's the LAW !!!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I don’t see any example of Ted Cruz stepping out of a reasonable position.

Not saying he’s right. Not saying he’s wrong. But I have yet to see any examples of him being wrong on this.

Still waiting for real evidence.
-=0=-
Reading glasses are cheap...


24 posted on 04/19/2014 5:34:15 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Had Enough Yet ? ........................ Enforce the Bill of Rights ......... It's the LAW !!!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Me too, I like Cruz a lot.


25 posted on 04/19/2014 6:01:36 PM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

great way for pubbies to lose a bucket load of conservative support
to hell with em


26 posted on 04/20/2014 3:22:42 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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