Skip to comments.Rand Paul: Let's Compromise on Amnesty
Posted on 06/12/2014 12:05:26 AM PDT by lilyramone
A day after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) lost his primary after Dave Brat hammered him on amnesty, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) embraced "immigration reform" on a conference call with Michael Bloomberg's pro-amnesty group and Grover Norquist.
Paul, a potential 2016 contender, reportedly said that "amnesty is a word thats trapped us," and, according to CNN, emphasized, "If you want immigration reform, there has to be openness to compromise." Earlier on Wednesday, talk radio host Rush Limbaugh declared that when politicians in Washington say "immigration reform" what they really mean is "amnesty."
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FURP!! Amnesty pimps need not apply!!
FURP X 2
Regardless of how Paul describes it, he is pro-amnesty.
Yes, we need to compromise. We should allow them to apply for citizenship once they are deported.
Damn, Rand, it’s amnesty and you know it..!
anyone that would support this guy for POTUS needs their wiring checked.
On a happier note Rand his getting his buck kicked on the net and social media. But to me it will be to late to try and walk this back. He's gone soft on this issue one time to many.
Funny to say but he's not as savvy as his father and certainly not as principled.He doesn't hit on Libertarian cylinders nor Conservative. He's a flounder, not even a trout.
Rand Paul has been pushing the “Big Umbrella” for a while now.
He can officially be called Marco Rubio II now.
My take is that he’s putting far more weight in Linda’s primary victory than Brat’s.
“Senator Reid and I actually have very warm personal relations and weve been meeting informally for months Im a glass-half-full kind of guy, I like Harry Reid personally. Im working hard with him.”
Over and over and a large list of issues, Rand doesn't just take a GOPe position, he also makes a point to attach a negative sound bite phrase to tag conservative's with.
Almost as though he is building quotes for the future.
Power and greed. No need for God or the little folk when you arrive on the Hill. You're a god now goshdernit!
Obama has shown he doesn’t compromise cause he’s got a pen and a phone.
Rand Paul, smartest man in America!! (sarc)
For when he’s Hillary’s running mate in the National Unity Party or some such?
Boy what a bummer!!! I was really hoping that this was going to be the guy to beat em all....guess he doesn’t get my vote now....
FURP X 3
Going to the Senate takes the fire out of people.
Yup, you would think he’d learn. Newt was doing great against Romney until he stepped into it by going soft on illegal immigration. Perry was doing OK until his “you don’t have a heart comment” Rubio was a TP favorite until he joing the gang of 8. Cantor just lost a primary over illegal immigration. You’d think Paul would realize that enbracing amnesty is a deal breaker to conservatives. It is obvious to me that Paul is trying to make himself acceptable to the GOPe. I’m more interesting in someone willing to stand up for the America people then someone willing to bend over for the GOPe.
His arrogance in speaking down to us is infuriating. Who the heck does he think he is? I don’t need his lectures.
If I wanted someone to tell me what I should do and what I should say, I’ll vote for a Democrat.
The good news is that the new GOPe will be easy to unseat. They aren’t as entrenched as the old timers.
Crap-brained stuff like this is exactly why I reject Rand Paul. Not to mention his endorsement of Olympia Snow in Maine. Were he and Nasty Pelousey separated at birth?!
It’s not entirely DC’s influence. His sire is crazy as the proverbial $h!thou$e rat, so it’s in his genes.
And deny their application. They are already known law breakers.
Why don’t we just starting kicking these fools out with the rest of the deportations
Go live with them. Enjoy your life.
Aw, give Rand a break.
This transformation from an apparent conservative to an illogical foaming-at-the-mouth moonbat is encoded in the DNA he inherited from his daddy’s side.
And that libertarian religious cult stuff helped it along.
Ru Paul can run against Shilllary in the ‘Rat primary.
If he had a chance at winning and keeping Hillary! (or any other RAT out of the WH), I’d vote for Charles Manson.
His arrogance in speaking down to us is infuriating. Who the heck does he think he is?
No, you must take an oath NOT vote FOR any Republican who gets the nomination unless its Sarah Palin or Tom Cruise, oppps I mean Ted Cruz.
Eventually things will get bad enough in the US after a few more Dem POTUSes that those two will get elected or a civil war will start, fixing everything.
Maybe Mark will get his convention then.
Its so simple.
This is fun! Reminds me of being a kid.
Sounds like a certain interloper on here...
Yes, I’m sure a “Flat Earther”, in between an “Old Country Buffet” trip and their early afternoon nap will post some inane retort to my post.
“This is fun! Reminds me of being a kid.” I agree!!!
People seem to be catching that “Hey! Let’s Give The Illegals Amnesty!” flu lately...
What part of “Get In Line And Come Here LEGALLY” don’t they understand?
Any R that falls for this line of BS needs to be “Cantored”.
Watch it Goyum. He was the only GOP member of my Tribe.
In other news, yes, ALL “GOPs” that support amnesty in any flavor need to be show the door, STAT!!!
‘You will never know unless we try’, I am lectured regularly.
Paul is another amnesty pimp. He is no conservative.
“...Watch it Goyum. He was the only GOP member of my Tribe....”
I believe that’s spelled “Goyim”... you li’l Massachusetts shiksa!!! Hahah!!!
Don’t make me get the Mohel after you... I’ll get the one from Seinfeld to chase you around.... :^)
I never did, and would feel the heat here periodically.....I had him pretty correctly tagged as "The son of the father" from day one.
We call the goys here “goyam”; you speak NY-ese, by way of Frank Rizzo.
I’ve never watched one second of Seinfeld; that show is too “NY” for me.
Rand is definitely acting like he will run for POTUS.
This is part of his ‘The GOP cant win the WH unless they...’ theme.
It will be interesting to see how it flies in the 2016 primary, if he actually takes it that far.
The biggest problem I see with immigration reform is that the GOP cant support a bill designed to pander to Hispanics and be consistent with the principles that they espouse, because those two will always conflict.
So they lie about the bill they support instead as the GWB people did, then Rubio did.
Similar with Chamber Commerce issues.
If a man is willing to compromise on his principles, he never truly held them to begin with.
Don’t be dissin’ “Hizzoner da Maya”... that’s blasphemy!!! :^)
Youse is tellin’ me my Philly is showin’ again? So we moidered da Queen’s English!! Big deal!!!
Youse Boston guys think “Car” is spelled “Caah”!
From what you’ eh told me and from what I’ve read, Frank was a good man.
He’d like my “solution” to certain problems.
I (usually) say my “r’s”. :)
I knew the acorns didn’t fall far from the tree.