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Bush lobbies Senate on immigration (Lott's Outrageous Comment)
The Washington Times ^ | June 13, 2007 | Stephen Dinan

Posted on 06/13/2007 6:38:06 AM PDT by justanotherfreeper

President Bush visited with Senate Republicans behind closed doors yesterday, promising that he will follow through on border security, pleading with them to give his immigration plans a second look and trying to overcome hard feelings that arose from his recent charge that opponents are guilty of trying to "frighten people.". . .

One key question is how to go forward even though several amendments have already cut at the grand bargain -- including limiting the guest-worker program and making it easier to deport those who don't qualify for legalization -- and several other difficult amendments could pass before the bill is final.

Senate Minority Whip Trent Lott, Mississippi Republican, said those amendments will simply disappear when the House and Senate go to conference.

"No big deal -- you pitch those before you get to the Rotunda," he said.

But that is just what those who oppose the bill fear.

"I'm really disturbed Trent Lott would say: accept an amendment, he'll pitch it in conference," Mr. Sessions said. "Whose side is he on?"

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; illegalaliens; illegalimmigration; immigrantlist; lott; noamnestyforillegals; quislings; scaretactic; scaretactics; sellouts; vampirebill
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The article is long, but what made my head explode were the last four paragraphs -- Lott says "Oh, don't worry about all these silly enforcement first amendments, I'll make sure I make the bill meaningless in conference"!!!! And they wonder why we don't trust them! Good people of Mississippi, you have a long and proud history. Surely among you is at least one person who would make a better senator than this perfidious, weasely, backstabbing hack!
1 posted on 06/13/2007 6:38:09 AM PDT by justanotherfreeper
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To: justanotherfreeper

Did you link the wrong article? I don’t see that at the source.


2 posted on 06/13/2007 6:41:05 AM PDT by Columbine
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To: justanotherfreeper
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said in a reply letter that his department "has always vigorously enforced the law, and will continue to do so," but added that to stop illegal immigration, he needs new tools contained in the bill, particularly for employer verification, to help with enforcement.

"always vigorously enforced the law"

W T F ?


3 posted on 06/13/2007 6:44:38 AM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: justanotherfreeper
More lies coming from known liars.

Now they are more bolden claiming that they never intend to enforce the laws that they make and swear to uphold anyway, all they wish to do is to declare millions of illegals, murders, felons, rapists, forgers, violent criminals, gang bangers, drug runners, etc. LEGAL AMERICANS so they can continue to "do the jobs that ordinary Americans refuse to do....and, oh, yes,.... support their families."

Get that guy out of there!!!!

4 posted on 06/13/2007 6:44:53 AM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: Columbine

’ One key question is how to go forward even though several amendments have already cut at the grand bargain — including limiting the guest-worker program and making it easier to deport those who don’t qualify for legalization — and several other difficult amendments could pass before the bill is final.
Senate Minority Whip Trent Lott, Mississippi Republican, said those amendments will simply disappear when the House and Senate go to conference.
“No big deal — you pitch those before you get to the Rotunda,” he said.’

Page 2.


5 posted on 06/13/2007 6:45:15 AM PDT by BGHater
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To: justanotherfreeper

Trent V.* Lott, the weak-kneed belly crawler’s malevolence toward the citizens of this country, knows no bounds.

The man is scum.

* V = Vacant


6 posted on 06/13/2007 6:45:17 AM PDT by Al Gator (Refusing to "stoop to your enemy's level", gets you cut off at the knees.)
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To: justanotherfreeper
Lott is a Democrat RINO.

The GOP should have evicted him, instead the wussies have him lead them to their death.


7 posted on 06/13/2007 6:45:30 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: justanotherfreeper

If this bill ever makes it to conference the open borders crowd will get everything they want while Americans get the shaft. “Willing worker, willing employer” means massive displacement in every sector of the economy.


8 posted on 06/13/2007 6:48:47 AM PDT by Reaganwuzthebest
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To: justanotherfreeper

I remember Lott during the impeachment cop-out. He talked a great game in the locker room, but folded like a little girl when it came time to take the field.


9 posted on 06/13/2007 6:52:17 AM PDT by snowrip (Liberal? YOU ARE A SOCIALIST WITH NO RATIONAL ARGUMENT.)
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To: justanotherfreeper
Trent Lott, probably more then any other Republican was singularly responsible for the failure of Congress to convict Bill Clinton. His words to David Schippers were:

"You're not going to dump this garbage on us."

Lott is a survivor, not a leader.

10 posted on 06/13/2007 6:54:08 AM PDT by Michael.SF. ("The military Mission has long since been accomplished" -- Harry Reid, April 23, 2007)
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To: justanotherfreeper

Lott is a posterboy for why male college cheerleaders should be constitutionally barred from holding public office.

And yes, I know who else was a male college cheerleader.


11 posted on 06/13/2007 6:58:19 AM PDT by horse_doc (Visualize a world where a tactical nuke went off at Max Yasgar's farm in 1969.)
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To: Al Gator

Remember how he sold us out on the chemical weapons treaty?

Disgusting.


12 posted on 06/13/2007 7:00:28 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s........you weren't really there)
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To: justanotherfreeper
The Clintons must have passed Lott's gay cheerleader boy pics from his FBI file to the casa blanca.


13 posted on 06/13/2007 7:09:49 AM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: justanotherfreeper

Lott did a service here even if he’s to stupid to know it. He’s now let the cat out of the bag on the deal to get an amendment on a package of provisions by those opposed to the deal is nothing more than smoke and mirrors designed to get the bill voted into law and have any enforcement and penalties stripped out to get as near to the original bill as posssible. This is bound to piss off some people enough that bringing this sheer idiocy won’t be able to be brought back up again. At least I hope and pray that’s the case.


14 posted on 06/13/2007 7:10:29 AM PDT by SCHROLL
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To: Michael.SF.

See my tag lins and know that it applies to both the Senate and the House.


15 posted on 06/13/2007 7:22:28 AM PDT by noname07718 (The Senate is based on consensus. “Consensus is the absence of leadership” - Lady M.Thatcher)
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To: Columbine
I hope I linked to the right article! It's on the front page of the The Washington Times, Here's the link again, it links to the first page of the article, there is a second page and Lott's comments are on the bottom of the second page.
16 posted on 06/13/2007 7:26:07 AM PDT by justanotherfreeper
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To: justanotherfreeper
"Whose side is he on?"
Apparently his own.
17 posted on 06/13/2007 7:30:57 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: SCHROLL

You’re right, but that assumes the word gets out to the grassroots that the game plan is to get everything all nice and liberal in conference committee. Unfortunately, Lott’s remarks were buried at the end. If I hadn’t been waiting for someone this morning and read the entire article to kill time I would have missed Lott’s “don’t worry, we’re gonna kill all these stupid enforcement amendments” quote. I wonder how many other people will see his remarks and realize what they mean — all the talk show folks ought to publicize that Lott is publicly, openly saying he’s going to strip any enforcement measure from the bill.


18 posted on 06/13/2007 7:36:39 AM PDT by justanotherfreeper
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To: justanotherfreeper
I was once told by a friend of his wife that Mrs. Lott sells higher end ladies ready to wear apparel at house parties around here (wealthy suburb of DC).
That is all I need to know about him.
19 posted on 06/13/2007 7:44:54 AM PDT by Bainbridge
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To: Michael.SF.

You cleaned it up! What Lott really said was just a little earthier!


20 posted on 06/13/2007 7:47:18 AM PDT by Sunshine Sister
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To: Al Gator

Well, Lott’s unfortunate habit of thinking out loud has certainly served opponents of this bill very well. We all know now what he and his allies have in mind: No enforcement whatsoever, amnesty for all, huge numbers of “temporary” workers. Lott, if you are going to try to be dishonest, sneaky and underhanded, at least be smart enough to keep your mouth shut.


21 posted on 06/13/2007 7:49:12 AM PDT by 3AngelaD (They screwed up their own countries so bad they had to leave, and now they're here screwing up ours)
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To: justanotherfreeper

The longer they are in Washington, the more arrogant and out of touch they get. Time to clean house.


22 posted on 06/13/2007 7:50:08 AM PDT by freespirited
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To: Bainbridge

Mr President: How does rewarding 12 million people who have violated our immigration laws contribute to enforcement of those laws and our border. Is it not just an incentive for even more people to engage in such acts?


23 posted on 06/13/2007 7:52:15 AM PDT by p. henry
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To: Sunshine Sister
You cleaned it up! What Lott really said was just a little earthier!

Actually, David Schippers did. I double checked his book to be certain of the quote.

Thanks though!

24 posted on 06/13/2007 7:53:43 AM PDT by Michael.SF. ("The military Mission has long since been accomplished" -- Harry Reid, April 23, 2007)
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To: Diogenesis

Now that representative democracy is effectively dead, personal democracy will eventually arise. Representative democracy fails when people elect senators and representatives who go to Washington and do their own personal business, ignoring their constituents completely. I don’t believe any of these clowns have thought of what they are bringing on our country by leaving us with no hope within the current system.


25 posted on 06/13/2007 7:54:34 AM PDT by twonie (Keep your guns - and stockpile ammo.)
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To: justanotherfreeper
Senate Minority Whip Trent Lott, Mississippi Republican,
said those amendments will simply disappear when the House
and Senate go to conference.
"No big deal -- you pitch those before you get to the Rotunda," he said.


AAARRRGGGHHH!!!
26 posted on 06/13/2007 7:54:45 AM PDT by VOA
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To: justanotherfreeper

Here is a link to the page with Lott’s quote:
http://www.washingtontimes.com/national/20070613-120635-9285r_page2.htm


27 posted on 06/13/2007 7:55:17 AM PDT by 3AngelaD (They screwed up their own countries so bad they had to leave, and now they're here screwing up ours)
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To: justanotherfreeper

Trent Lott’s return to power is just proof the insider elitists are trying to take the republican party back to minority status.


28 posted on 06/13/2007 7:55:28 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: noname07718
Right she is, in mlore ways then one.

One problem with Republicans is they are too often concerned with 'getting along' then they are in doing what is right.

The left already hates us, so why bother with trying to get along with them?

29 posted on 06/13/2007 7:55:38 AM PDT by Michael.SF. ("The military Mission has long since been accomplished" -- Harry Reid, April 23, 2007)
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To: 3AngelaD

I have to agree with you.

Either he is really stupid (most likely) or he thinks WE are really stupid (that’s certain) or the third choice is he is a stupid retard who thinks he’s the smartest one of the dumbies.

In any case, he needs to go back to Mississip and tend to his truck patch. Full time.


30 posted on 06/13/2007 7:55:54 AM PDT by Al Gator (Refusing to "stoop to your enemy's level", gets you cut off at the knees.)
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To: justanotherfreeper

Good Lord, they are so arrogant as to even tell us that they really are trying to fool us. This Senator Lott needs some FReeping. Is there one honest person inside the beltway? Heck with it, if the terrorists bomb
DC these a$$ clown open border idiots will reap what they sow.


31 posted on 06/13/2007 7:57:01 AM PDT by rolling_stone (sOME)
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To: justanotherfreeper

Shameless liars.


32 posted on 06/13/2007 7:57:15 AM PDT by PogySailor (Murtha'd: To be attacked by a corrupt politician for doing your job.)
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To: Bainbridge

Good God, she probably uses that as a front so that Lott can purchase his “at home wear” without public knowledge. Is that where he got his wig?


33 posted on 06/13/2007 7:57:37 AM PDT by twonie (Keep your guns - and stockpile ammo.)
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To: SCHROLL

And while you are at it remember Ted Kennedy is 100% for passing this bill. So it’s suspect from the start.


34 posted on 06/13/2007 7:59:56 AM PDT by ANGGAPO (LayteGulfBeachClub)
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To: horse_doc

Oh what a penetrating blow below the belt... but true, however!!!


35 posted on 06/13/2007 8:00:54 AM PDT by SierraWasp (I'm not just "in contempt of CONgress," now I'm in contempt of all 3 branches of our governments!!!)
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To: justanotherfreeper
"I'm really disturbed Trent Lott would say: accept an amendment, he'll pitch it in conference," Mr. Sessions said. "Whose side is he on?"

Lott doesn't just serve greed and naked power, he is a pure expression of those things. This creature exemplifies much of what is wrong with our culture.

36 posted on 06/13/2007 8:07:50 AM PDT by jhs80
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To: Michael.SF.; Sunshine Sister
You cleaned it up! What Lott really said was just a little earthier!

Actually, David Schippers did. I double checked his book to be certain of the quote.

You're both probably referring to another incident where Alaska Senator Ted Stevens told Henry Hyde in a meeting with the House Managers "Henry, I don't care if Bill Clinton raped and killed a nun on the steps of the Capitol, you're not going to get sixty votes."

Schippers' book Sellout should be required reading in every high school and college in America.

37 posted on 06/13/2007 8:14:34 AM PDT by tarheelswamprat
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To: justanotherfreeper

Why doesn’t Lott just go turn into a pillar of salt?


38 posted on 06/13/2007 8:21:51 AM PDT by azhenfud (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: justanotherfreeper

Unbelievable! Senator Lott needs to be retired, asap.


39 posted on 06/13/2007 8:30:20 AM PDT by loungeSerf
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To: tarheelswamprat
You're both probably referring to another incident

Before I posted, I looked it up in Schippers' book and confirmed the exact quote I posted (see pages 10-13).

You are right about the book though, it should be required reading. One of the most important facts that he stated was:

During the entire process he kept his doors open and extended several invitations to all members of Congress to view his evidence. Schippers was convinced that anyone who viewed the evidence, objectively, would vote in the affirmative to remove Clinton from office. Several Congressmen did so, and their minds were changed.

However, not one, not one single Democrat took him up on his offer. The Democrats had taken an oath, a sworn oath to perform one of the most solemn procedures allowed by the Constitution and they failed to perform their duty. They refused to look at the evidence.

That is one of several reasons why I will never vote for another Democrat.

40 posted on 06/13/2007 9:08:53 AM PDT by Michael.SF. ("The military Mission has long since been accomplished" -- Harry Reid, April 23, 2007)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

ping


41 posted on 06/13/2007 9:16:03 AM PDT by gubamyster
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To: Michael.SF.; Sunshine Sister
Before I posted, I looked it up in Schippers' book and confirmed the exact quote I posted (see pages 10-13).

I understood that and I'm familiar with the quote. I was just in a hurry and sloppy with my phrasing. I should have said that SS was probably referencing the Stevens incident when she spoke of "earthier" comments, not both of you.

42 posted on 06/13/2007 11:47:10 AM PDT by tarheelswamprat
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To: tarheelswamprat
I remembered Lott saying that "you aren't going to dump this s--t in our laps. Maybe I'm wrong.

Sellout is an excellent description of what happens every day in Washington. What a cess pool and a disgrace to every honest hard working American.

43 posted on 06/13/2007 12:12:00 PM PDT by Sunshine Sister
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To: Sunshine Sister

Thanks for the update. You could be right, and Schippers may have cleaned it up himself. I just remembered the Stevens incident and thought you might be referencing it.

Were he real, Obie Wan would have had these clowns pegged: “You won’t find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy...”


44 posted on 06/13/2007 12:20:25 PM PDT by tarheelswamprat
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To: justanotherfreeper
This perfidious, weasely, back-stabbing whatever just got re-elected. He thinks, perhaps wrongly, that by 2012 this will all have blown over.

My senator, Sessions, is the one who said you have to wonder which side Lott is on.

Mississippi FReepers, it's up to you. See if you can yank Lott's butt back into line.

45 posted on 06/13/2007 12:29:05 PM PDT by WarEagle (Can America survive a president named Hussein?)
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To: justanotherfreeper

Thanks, I have to save this and send to my Texas Senators in case they seem to be getting wobbly.


46 posted on 06/13/2007 1:54:11 PM PDT by engrpat
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To: justanotherfreeper

bump for exposure


47 posted on 06/13/2007 1:54:59 PM PDT by VOA
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To: twonie
I think they are just wanting to be “cool” and need extra money. It is only after you become a lobbyist that you can make huge sums so he needs to have some extra income. It is really cheesy though.
He is one of those people who rose much farther than he should. He really has nothing going for him.
48 posted on 06/13/2007 2:10:35 PM PDT by Bainbridge
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To: tarheelswamprat

OK. No problem! Thanks


49 posted on 06/13/2007 2:44:04 PM PDT by Michael.SF. ("The military Mission has long since been accomplished" -- Harry Reid, April 23, 2007)
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To: justanotherfreeper

bump


50 posted on 06/13/2007 5:13:07 PM PDT by rolling_stone (sOME)
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