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GOP Leadership Plotting to Pass Amnesty in August, May Put AZ, TX in Play for Dems
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | April 27, 2014 | Tony Lee

Posted on 04/27/2014 8:04:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the House GOP Conference Chair, said that amnesty legislation could come to the floor by August.

Her comments come after multiple House Republicans have ramped up support for amnesty legislation and discussed bills they plan to introduce in the coming months.

“I believe there is a path that we get a bill on the floor by August,” McMorris Rodgers said, according to the Spokesman-Review. “We’re going to have to push that this is a legal status, not amnesty,” she said.

According to NBC 5, Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) "will soon introduce a bill that will establish a path to citizenship for the minor children of illegal immigrants and a guest worker program."

"If the only illegal act they committed was coming into the country without proper documentation we'd put them on a path to legalization," Barton said.

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) said the Republican leadership is "as close as we have ever been" and, though "it is still a big, big, heavy lift... I think we’re going to get there.”(continued)

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2014; 2016; aliens; amnesty; arizona; boehner; gop; gopvsamerica; immigration; republicans; romneyagenda; romneyvsamerica; teamromney; texas; uniparty
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1 posted on 04/27/2014 8:04:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Get out there and vote GOP no matter what folks. It’s a lesser evil. The dems are worse.

BULLSHIT.


2 posted on 04/27/2014 8:07:14 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Norm Lenhart; TADSLOS; Finny; who knows what evil?; GeronL; xzins; cotton1706; ...
The Dems REPUBLICANS are at it again!

Uniparty Ping!

3 posted on 04/27/2014 8:09:29 PM 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: 2ndDivisionVet

GOP, bring back American companies, to do American jobs.

Stop sending American jobs to China.

Bring them home. Now.


4 posted on 04/27/2014 8:09:36 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Basically all of our elected people are POS whores. That’s our evolved system. Go & vote if it makes you feel worthy. For me it’s an insult.


5 posted on 04/27/2014 8:13:43 PM PDT by Digger
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To: Norm Lenhart
Very tired of the GOP cheerleaders on this site. JimRob and the mods need to can them without question QUICKLY this year. I made the mistake of voting for the lesser evil in the past, no more. Not ever again in my life.

Also, so long as the posters exist blaming me for not voting romney last election (as if I had any decent choice) and still have posting privilege; not one cent for me (and yup, I gave a whole lotta years before getting banned by one of JimRob's uppity mods). Figure it out on your own Robinson whilst allowing your site infected...

6 posted on 04/27/2014 8:15:07 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

The GOP has joined the Democrats in declaring war on the American people.

The Republicans and the Democrats are two sides of the same coin.

It just gets worse and worse, the never ending betrayal.


7 posted on 04/27/2014 8:15:26 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Because massively increasing the number of Democrat voters is the top priority of leading Republican politicians.


8 posted on 04/27/2014 8:15:28 PM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: Digger

Folks, if you are still fighting the gop dem battle folks, it is over. They are an amalgamation of the same.


9 posted on 04/27/2014 8:16:38 PM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I recall how early in the first Clinton administration there was a crackdown on illegal immigration from Haiti -- even though the Clinton campaign seemingly urged Haitians to get here anyway they could, they'd be welcomed when Bill Clinton becomes president.

Well come they did.. well at least they left Haiti. Many died trying to get here!

Clinton had to announce that he was cracking down and illegal immigrants from Haiti would no longer be allowed to stay. The deaths stopped.

Don't the ones promising amnesty see what they are doing -- how hype about amnesty have people dying to get here?

10 posted on 04/27/2014 8:16:52 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

Whatever they are doing, their reasons are convoluted and certainly not for the betterment of the illegals.


11 posted on 04/27/2014 8:20:18 PM PDT by stanne
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

Whatever they are doing, their reasons are convoluted and certainly not for the betterment of the illegals.


12 posted on 04/27/2014 8:20:18 PM PDT by stanne
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To: TChad; Digger; Norm Lenhart; KC_Lion; Cringing Negativism Network; Ghost of SVR4; ChildOfThe60s; ...

13 posted on 04/27/2014 8:21:38 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: 2ndDivisionVet

The stupid party won’t just put Tx and Az in play, it could put the House
in play, as well. It is possible that if the GOP passes amnesty, millions
and millions of conservatives will stay home and not turn out in 2014 in
protest. This could put many house races, which were once safe into play.

Does the GOP really want to risk the power they now have in the house
to satisfy the chamber of Commerence?

It appears they are willing to roll the dice.


14 posted on 04/27/2014 8:25:46 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Once again, the GOP is poised to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.


15 posted on 04/27/2014 8:25:51 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: Ghost of SVR4
I do blame people like you who didn't vote for Romney....ban me....I donate too....the truth hurts but our choices are limited to the primaries where we might have a semblance of power, but once the big elections are here, you support the only major opposition to the rats....

study Minn and frankin and put that on a national scale...

16 posted on 04/27/2014 8:30:27 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Norm Lenhart
Point well taken Mr. Lenhart. Both parties see us as the enemy, or at least an serious impediment to a ‘transformed’ America.

My question is why do the (apparent) true conservatives in the GOP stay there, knowing full well what the Republican party's true colors are.

17 posted on 04/27/2014 8:31:08 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

But Norm, we have to vote for the lessor evil. There is bad evil and very bad evil. There is a difference in bad evil and very bad evil. You know bad evil is better than very bad evil. Not much better but somewhat better. And you know bad evil is less than very bad evil.


18 posted on 04/27/2014 8:32:24 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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To: MichaelCorleone

I strongly agree with you on this.

The Tea Party badly needs to strike out, on its own.

Now. Maybe it will be as a splinter group, loyal to the GOP. Or maybe it will be as an entire new party.

But the Tea Party’s time has come.


19 posted on 04/27/2014 8:33:20 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let me call her tomorrow.


20 posted on 04/27/2014 8:34:53 PM PDT by struggle
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To: MichaelCorleone

I do not know. But I do know that my enthusiasm for even the couple we have been able to rely on thusfar wanes by the day.

% at most cannot change it from within. It is a fools erand. They need to leave and LEAD, not stay and be minimized by the rest.

People that continue, in light of the last few years, to elect more RINOs deserve the scorn they get. They liberalized the party by accepting liberal Republicans. fortunately many more by the day realize they were wrong and took responsibility by speaking against continuing to do it.

We are not the majority of the supposedly conservative wing. Here on FR and elsewhere. Ignore us and lose.


21 posted on 04/27/2014 8:36:27 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

With leaders like those ‘leaders’ in Washington, who needs followers. We need leaders who will lead, including deporting ILLEGALS!!


22 posted on 04/27/2014 8:37:20 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: tennmountainman

Hey, Obama is worse than Hillary. Lets all vote for her cuZ she’s the lesser evil!

/Republican sycophant logic


23 posted on 04/27/2014 8:37:49 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And topics such as Benghazi will be real important to them. Princess Hillary in 2016 for $500, Alex.


24 posted on 04/27/2014 8:39:37 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Norm Lenhart

GRRR...NOW the majority...NOW...

Sorry about that folks.


25 posted on 04/27/2014 8:39:58 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

We don’t need a Third Party.

We need a SECOND PARTY!


26 posted on 04/27/2014 8:41:38 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Indeed! Right now we have Democrats and folks who call themselves conservatives but who will do their best to pass democrat legislation. I supposedly have two Republican Senators...John McCain and Jeff McFlake! I’m not sure how that differs from having two democrat senators.


27 posted on 04/27/2014 8:47:04 PM PDT by Mr Rogers (I sooooo miss America!)
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To: Mr Rogers

Yup. the whining by the excuse brigade did not then and will not today explain how having an R behind ones names absolves them from identical democrat actions.

If we want liberals, lets vote for liberals. Why hide what we really want? Lets cut the crap and vote for open Democrats. Gays came out. The liberal Republicans in conservatism should too.

but if they did that they wouldn’t be here to disrupt us and keep us from coalescing behind a conservative that COULD beat them like a rented ‘donkey’ (that they are)


28 posted on 04/27/2014 8:51:30 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It appears that the GOP is conspiring with the Mexicans to turn the southwest over to Mexico. I see another Alamo in my future.


29 posted on 04/27/2014 8:55:56 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Pass amnesty and in three to five years pass it again for the newest illegal immigrants, repeat as often as necessary, and soon enough kiss our freedoms goodbye permanently. The majority of the world’s people do not believe that common men can govern themselves, or that human rights come from God. But, they do believe that government exists to pass out the material necessities of life for free.


30 posted on 04/27/2014 8:56:12 PM PDT by pleasenotcalifornia
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To: Digger
True, but what choice do we have? It is between evil and more evil. At some point this has to stop and every new person elected hopefully will buck the trend—at least this is what we are supposed to believe, TEA party or not. We really need a second American Revolution. The governmwnt is running on cruise control, no one wants to change anything. Who will fire the first shot???????
31 posted on 04/27/2014 8:59:36 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: pleasenotcalifornia

Honestly? If we keep voting for our own demise like this, there is proof that we cannot govern ourselves and prefer living on our knees (not ‘us’ but the majority).

We SHOULD ALL be able to do just fine. We have a roadmap given to us 200+ years ago showing the way. But over half the country proved it cant or doesn’t want to govern itself in the last 2 elections and another chunk is ready to prove it again. This time with the Uniparty.


32 posted on 04/27/2014 9:01:02 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Fungi

Serious question. If I say to you “Shoot your child or hang her”, do you do that or ignore me and save her?

you have a choice. Have the courage to make the choice to NOT vote for evil.


33 posted on 04/27/2014 9:03:10 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: dfwgator

I think it is time to move to create a third party.

Now.

If we succeed in this effort, we can attempt to influence the larger Republican Party, to throw out these people who want to act exactly like Democrats.

If that does not succeed, we can oppose the GOP.

It is time.


34 posted on 04/27/2014 9:03:34 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Imagine if only this were done in 2008, how far along would we be now?


35 posted on 04/27/2014 9:04:23 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Which is why a few of us pushed for it a while back and took massive flack for it. But people had to feel enough pain.

Now they have. Lets hope it isn’t too late.


36 posted on 04/27/2014 9:06:28 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: dfwgator

I stress however, my first point.

We should initially work to change the GOP.

However there is a very strong segment of the GOP which is now completely the opposite, of what it should be.

If they don’t change, then we will.

But we need to start on this.


37 posted on 04/27/2014 9:08:18 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Digger

They win if people get fed up and stop voting. Vote for the best conservative. Vote to destroy the RINO. If you lose, at least you tried. That’s better than giving up. Sometimes I honestly think the RINOs want us to get frustrated and walk away so that they can win the primaries. Don’t like the crap we face in November, i.e. Democrat versus Democrat-lite, then vote like your life depends on it!

I’ll go so far to say that it’s better to lose a couple seats in the House by voting against incumbent RINOs. If that is the only way to get rid of the likes of Boehner, so be it. However, you can’t do that if you waste your votes or don’t vote at all! In fact, the BEST time to vote is during primary elections when turn out is generally much lighter. That is the first, big shot at getting rid of RINOs.

If it comes down to the general election, the RINO has won the primary, and the RINO is doing grave damage to our causes, do whatever is necessary to defeat him. If that means a weak Democrat gets elected for one term to the House, it might be worth it, but you have to vote.


38 posted on 04/27/2014 9:09:40 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (We can't have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it!)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
We should initially work to change the GOP.

Tried it, it didn't work.

39 posted on 04/27/2014 9:11:39 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If he thinks anything will put Texas in play for the Dems this year, he hasn’t been to Texas and hasn’t talked to Texans.

Meanwhile, let’s concentrate on doing a little more housecleaning in the runoff - voting starts May 19. Time to retire Dewhurst.


40 posted on 04/27/2014 9:16:18 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Put the GOPe on suicide watch. They’ve Whigged out.


41 posted on 04/27/2014 9:17:42 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: dfwgator

We have never tried that, from the standpoint of a new party forming.

That is credibility.

We need a voice. We currently do not have it, so we continue to argue with people who should be on our own side.

This is what I mean. We start our own party now.

Once this is done, then from the standpoint of a new party we approach the GOP and say we want to work WITH THEM.

It could be, at that point they listen to us because we’ve shown we are ready to go our own way.

It could however be, we need to ... go our own way.

What we need to do right now however, is start at the beginning. We need to start that process.

We need to initiate all the rest of what (may or may not) happen, by initiating a new party.

Right now. I am tired of these people so badly misrepresenting what I want them to say, and support.

Always they are wrong, anymore.


42 posted on 04/27/2014 9:17:57 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: tennmountainman

I see this particular discussion (voting for the lesser evil) as one similar to doctrine conflicts in churches. What’s the Bible say about those? It says we’re supposed to agree to disagree on issues that aren’t essential to salvation. Some Christians think it’s OK to have a beer. Others don’t. I’m in the former group, but I wouldn’t make fun of a Christian that abstained entirely from alcohol. In fact, I’d not touch the stuff at all if it hindered his walk.

So what does this have to do with voting? Conservatives who vote for the lesser of two evils are not any less conservative than those who don’t vote on principle. Each side should respect their fellow conservatives on the other side as meaning well. We are aligned on ideology, and we both want to make the country better. Our approaches differ, but we are on the same team.

Bottom line: People should probably carefully consider voting or not voting and do what they feel is best for the USA.


43 posted on 04/27/2014 9:18:16 PM PDT by CitizenUSA (We can't have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Im sure they will push towards amnesty but Cathy, Mario and Joe are not representative of the rank and file GOP. Cathy has promised amnesty before, Mario votes for every amnesty and Joe seems to think he is going to get the rank and file on board with Boehner-Schumer principles.


44 posted on 04/27/2014 9:18:47 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: VRWC For Truth

Just in time for the Nov 2014 vote.


45 posted on 04/27/2014 9:18:59 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The fear of communism from the 40s and 50s was real, and now controls the political class. Our republic is in the balance. Pray for America.


46 posted on 04/27/2014 9:21:43 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama is bullying these losers...us would have lost ww2 if cowards like this woman had any power...he has their nsa files


47 posted on 04/27/2014 9:23:25 PM PDT by Understand the stimulus
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

So illegal Mexicans and high tech visa workers can have jobs. LOL.


48 posted on 04/27/2014 9:26:39 PM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissingerhaha)
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To: PAR35
Time to retire Dewhurst.

Agree....just wish it wasn't between Dewberry and Dan Patrick :(

49 posted on 04/27/2014 9:27:15 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: dfwgator; All

* RULE 11: “The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative.” Never let the enemy score points because you’re caught without a solution to the problem. (Old saw: If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem. Activist organizations have an agenda, and their strategy is to hold a place at the table, to be given a forum to wield their power. So, they have to have a compromise solution.)


50 posted on 04/27/2014 9:31:03 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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