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Gingrich 'prepared to take the heat' with talk of amnesty ("Let's be humane in enforcing the law")
The Los Angeles Times ^ | 2011-11-22 | Kim Geiger

Posted on 11/22/2011 7:54:13 PM PST by rabscuttle385

Edited on 11/22/2011 8:03:27 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

I do not believe that the people of the United States are going to take people whove been here for a quarter of a century [and] separate them from their families and expel them, Gingrich said during a discussion about illegal immigration and border security. I do believe we should control the border. I do believe we should have very severe penalties.


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1 posted on 11/22/2011 7:54:21 PM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: HiJinx; gubamyster; Liz; calcowgirl; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; BufordP; mkjessup; SandRat

...and this weasel is the best that the GOP can do?


2 posted on 11/22/2011 7:56:46 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: rabscuttle385

In other words Newt, we’re heartless. We’ve heard that before.


3 posted on 11/22/2011 7:57:39 PM PST by Ingtar
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To: rabscuttle385
Well, Gingrich.
4 posted on 11/22/2011 7:57:45 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Stop BIG Government Greed Now!!!!)
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To: rabscuttle385
“I'm prepared to take the heat in saying: Let's be humane in enforcing the law."

I seriously doubt that he has any idea of the magnitude of the heat he brought down on himself tonight.

5 posted on 11/22/2011 7:58:12 PM PST by Bigun ("The most fearsome words in the English language are I'm from the government and I'm here to help!")
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To: rabscuttle385

Well, since the law hasn’t been enforced much, starting somewhere is a good start, no?.


6 posted on 11/22/2011 7:58:16 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

It will not be surprising if the ticket has Newt in the VP slot.


7 posted on 11/22/2011 7:58:23 PM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: rabscuttle385

Where are all the people who were criticizing Perry for having a more conservative immigration stance than Newt?


8 posted on 11/22/2011 7:58:23 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: rabscuttle385

>> he said. “I’m prepared to take the heat in saying: Let’s be humane in enforcing the law.”

Newt’s being a dick by implying the Conservative goal involves inhumane treatment of illegal aliens.


9 posted on 11/22/2011 7:58:32 PM PST by Gene Eric (Save a pretzel for the gas jet.)
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To: rabscuttle385

I was on the fence, but now I can comfortably say adios to Newt. We don’t need any more “Compassionate Conservatives” bending over for the left; that’s what put us into this hole. I don’t know who will get my vote in the primary, but I know one who will not.


10 posted on 11/22/2011 7:59:56 PM PST by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: rabscuttle385

Wow, Newt has lost FR... Newt/Perry haters tonight!


11 posted on 11/22/2011 8:00:07 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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Oh BS, “control the border’ How long have both parties been saying this, yet it continues Keep on making exceptions based on selfish political purposes, and then once the point of no return is reached, then what

The borders could have been controlled decades ago. People here legally are still expected to obey the law, the paperwork, the timelines . . . yet people of all classes continue to game the system with border crossings, fake marriages and the like and the rest of us poor souls are just supposed to grin and bear it

Get out here, Newt, with the real world and see what it’s like to deal with this.


12 posted on 11/22/2011 8:00:07 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (There's nothing more hypocritical than a white liberal calling someone else a "bigot")
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To: rabscuttle385

This will sure bury him. Will the Fox News folks be able to keep up the support like that . . . ? Obama would skewer him easily.


13 posted on 11/22/2011 8:00:12 PM PST by Olog-hai
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IOW, only enforce laws Newt feels good about. Ignore the rest.

That is why I rank Newt with Mitt. Newt talks better than Mitt, but neither has a conservative heart. If either wins the nomination, you’ll see them shift left with blazing speed. They are politicians at heart. Period.


14 posted on 11/22/2011 8:00:57 PM PST by Mr Rogers ("they found themselves made strangers in their own country")
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To: rabscuttle385

He left out pulling wings off of butterfly’s, killing unicorns. Sorry Newt I am heartless i guess.


15 posted on 11/22/2011 8:01:18 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: rabscuttle385
CFR Newt.


16 posted on 11/22/2011 8:01:29 PM PST by mas cerveza por favor
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To: rabscuttle385

Shouldn’t we let all of the inmates out of our prisons and jails? After all, they have families too!


17 posted on 11/22/2011 8:01:38 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Stop BIG Government Greed Now!!!!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Newt was doing so well too, then just cow flopped...


18 posted on 11/22/2011 8:01:46 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Gene Eric

He’s not alone.

Cain, Perry, Gingrich, well.....everyone but Bachmann, really......have called for “reasonable” or “humane” ways to deal with the “11 million illegals already here.” Every one of them wants non-deportation without amnesty for some of the illegals already here.

At least he actually talked about who he’d deport. Bachmann, too. This has got to be the first campaign we’ve actually seen that.


19 posted on 11/22/2011 8:01:46 PM PST by TitansAFC (Doug Hoffman says it's good to support Newt, so stop being mad on his behalf when he doesn't want it)
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To: rabscuttle385
I do not believe that the people of the United States are going to take people who’ve been here for a quarter of a century … [and] separate them from their families and expel them”

As an American citizen, I would toss them in a minute. As for separating them from their families, I would not. I would send the entire family back to the countries they came from. The children born here can come back when they are of age.

20 posted on 11/22/2011 8:02:25 PM PST by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote)
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