Skip to comments.Sowell: Amnesty Lite Is Still Amnesty
Posted on 06/13/2014 8:54:24 AM PDT by jazusamo
Not since a 42-to-1 underdog named Buster Douglas knocked out undefeated heavyweight champion Mike Tyson in 1990 has there been an upset like economics professor Dave Brat defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Republican primary in Virginia.
You couldn't write a script like this for a movie and have it be believable. Congressman Eric Cantor, with all kinds of name recognition, and outspending his opponent by 5 million dollars to $100,000, lost 55 percent to 45 percent against somebody that virtually nobody ever heard of before. Polls, incidentally, had predicted that Cantor would defeat Brat 62 percent to 28 percent.
To add a touch of absolute fantasy to the story, Dave Brat's Democratic opponent this fall is another professor at the same Randolph-Macon College where Professor Brat teaches.
Who would believe that in a movie?
In the end, all of this will be just a curious footnote to what this election means to the Republican Party and more important to the country at large.
To those in the media who see everything as just a contest a "horse race," as they say between different individuals and factions, this is being reported as a victory of the Tea Party over the Republican establishment.
One of the encouraging things about Professor Brat is that he apparently does not see it that way. He says that he is for the same principles as other Republicans, but that he believes in putting those principles into practice.
Unlike those Republicans on either the establishment side or the Tea Party side who are preoccupied with their internal party battles, Dave Brat is focused on the issues confronting this country at a crucial juncture in history and with the immediate task of defeating the Democrats in this fall's election.
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Any immigration “reform” should involve millions of illegals leaving or it is just bs and will lead to tens of millions more.
It’s our country. Or it isn’t.
Amnesty lite equals sort of pregnant.
Amen to that!
I have called, written and plan to continue to contact my reps. I say IF you broke laws and illegally came to OUR country, you should NEVER, EVER, EVER be able to become a US Citizen, vote OR have your family join you here.
Sound harsh? NO Way.
This invasion is zippie’s and Val Jar’s doings and is just part of “overwhelming” our great nation. Keep calling your reps and please encourage others to do the same. Silence is accepting. ugh.
Doesn’t sound the least bit harsh to me. If we took that stand it would go a long way towards immigrants coming to the US legally.
That is exactly what the Tea Party grassroots was about in the beginning.
The money line...
” There is no requirement for either amnesty or for citizenship that President Obama cannot ignore or dilute unilaterally, as he has ignored or diluted existing immigration laws, as well as other laws. Barack Obama is the biggest reason to pass no immigration “reform” laws until after he is gone.”
You’re absolutely right, I couldn’t agree more.
They are more concerned with controlling the border guards and ordering them not to take pictures that show the public what is happening.
How, in a sane world, is this not impeachable?
The only thing I can say to that is that there are now few patriots in Congress.
It seems the vast majority support BS special interests of some king and don’t give a damn for our nation.
king = kind
We’ve been deporting illegals since forever. It’s like ants, no matter what horrors we inflict on them they still come, no matter what resources we use they get around them. Is there a solution? I don’t know.
It's treason, actually. And I don't care to hear other legalistic definitions of treason. I know my own definition.
It's high treason, by Obama and the other Quislings who support the criminal invasion against their own people.
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