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Graham: Boston Marathon bombings ought to prompt swifter action on immigration reform
Washington Post ^ | April 21, 2013 | Sean Sullivan

Posted on 04/21/2013 12:32:25 PM PDT by Javeth

The Boston Marathon bombings ought to spur even swifter action on immigration reform, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday. “What happened in Boston … I think should urge us to act quicker, not slower, when it comes to getting the 11 million [illegal immigrants living in the U.S.] identified,” Graham said on CNN’s “State of The Union.” Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the brothers suspected in the bombings, are of Chechen origin and immigrated to the United States in 2002. Graham is part of the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” senators who have unveiled a sweeping immigration reform proposal. At the Senate Judiciary Committee’s first hearing on the proposal Friday, Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) urged his colleagues against rushing ahead on reform in light of the questions about the Boston Marathon bombings. “While we don’t yet know the immigration status of the people who have terrorized the communities in Massachusetts, when we find out, it will help shed light on the weaknesses of our system,” Grassley said. Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) said Sunday that he agrees with Grassley. “We have a broken system, it needs to be reformed. But I’m afraid we’ll rush to some judgments relative to immigration and how it’s processed. So let’s do it in a rational way rather than an emotional way,” Coats said on ABC News’s “This Week With George Stephanopoulos.” Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y), a second member of the “Gang of Eight,” on Sunday warned opponents of the immigration bill not to use the Boston bombings as a tactic for stonewalling the legislation. “We are not going to let them use what happened in Boston as an excuse, because our law toughens things up,” Schumer said on “State of The Union.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; graham; h1bvisa; immigration; lindseygraham; openborders
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Wow, what a surprise that amnesty-pusher and Gang of Eight RINO traitor Mr(s) Lindsey Graham is joining hands with Charles Schumer and fellow RINO traitors Marco Rubio, John McCain and Jeff Flake to try to screw over America. Even more reprehensible is that this jerk is now trying to use this tragedy, a brutal attack on Americans by immigrants who were rushed through the ridiculously inadequate background checks of our unenforced immigration laws, to try to push for STILL MORE amnesty and STILL MORE H1B visas.

Graham has now become a full-on member of the Treason Wing of the Republican Party, in thrall to the cheap labor lobby.

We need to TAKE DIRECT ACTION on this, to light up the switchboards in the Senate and House of Representatives like we did in 2006 and 2007, and make it clear to any amnesty and immigration bill-supports representatives that there will be hell to pay if they push this through this bill, especially when Americans are still reeling from Year 5 of the Obama Depression. (Grassley and Coats in comparison, publicly thrashing losers like Graham, Schumer and Rubio, are to be praised.)

We also need to primary Graham, Rubio and the other traitors and to make life miserable for them. The process of primarying these traitors shouldn't start in the election year itself, it should start RIGHT NOW, by organizing our support around a strong primary challenger and encouraging them to publicly rip to shreds the stands and reputations of Graham, Rubio, McCain and anyone who even considers joining them. The primary campaign must start now! This includes even the process of bringing down Rubio, who isn't up for reelection until 2016. (Graham is a nice juicy target for 2014.) The primary campaign to bring down Rubio should start now, making the rest of his short, pathetic political career a painful reminder of the price of such betrayal. These RINOS embody the worst of the plague that's been weakening the conservative movement since the last amnesty in 1986-- fealty to the Chambers of Commerce and other well-paying traitors who want to melt down the US border entirely for the sake of flooding us with hundreds of millions of cheap workers to push down wages a few more cents per hour. These are Big Business Socialists like the banksters who love Big Government for their own reasons, who instead of proving their worth in a free market, instead rely on Big Government contracts and Big Government lobbying. To the point of trampling on US borders, the rule of law and the Constitution to import cheap labor by the hundreds of millions. Traitors like Graham, Rubio, Schumer, McCain and Flake in both parties are their loyal servants and lackeys.

1 posted on 04/21/2013 12:32:25 PM PDT by Javeth
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To: Javeth

typical libtard reasoning


2 posted on 04/21/2013 12:33:06 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Javeth
Does he know the terrorists are here legally?

This is embarassing...he should be.

3 posted on 04/21/2013 12:35:26 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Javeth

Linseed knows the Boston storyline is going to make it harder to sell immigration deform. Hence the song-and-dance routine.


4 posted on 04/21/2013 12:36:21 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Javeth

Moron Alert!


5 posted on 04/21/2013 12:36:45 PM PDT by kempster
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To: Javeth

He’s just doubling down on his position.

Immigrants bombing the USA? Make ‘em legal and bring them all in!

The District of Criminals doing the job Americans won’t do.


6 posted on 04/21/2013 12:37:28 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Javeth

What are these commie libs smoking?


7 posted on 04/21/2013 12:39:13 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The Amnesty Bill - 800 pages filled with 400 waivers and exemptions for illegal aliens.)
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To: dirtboy

He should be careful. I’m sure that the Bostonians have not yet reached the “anger stage”.


8 posted on 04/21/2013 12:39:19 PM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: Javeth

Because the bombers were illegals hiding the shadows, Grahamnesty?? Oh, wait...


9 posted on 04/21/2013 12:39:51 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Doogle

Basically Graham is somehow connecting the terrorist attack with immigration otherwise he would not have said that.


10 posted on 04/21/2013 12:40:22 PM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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"Graham: Boston Marathon bombings ought to prompt swifter action on immigration reform"

Yes, any illegal caught on U.S. soil after May 1 will be detained indefinitely, and shall be given hard labor until they beg to be deported.

11 posted on 04/21/2013 12:44:20 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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What’s Linseed’s point? Without the 8 Gangbanger’s amnesty bill being passed quickly in the back rooms of Congress, the poor terrorists won’t get their Miranda rights read to them when they kill Americans?


12 posted on 04/21/2013 12:46:04 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The Amnesty Bill - 800 pages filled with 400 waivers and exemptions for illegal aliens.)
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To: dirtboy

This.

it’s going to get slowed down and now he’s upset.


13 posted on 04/21/2013 12:46:48 PM PDT by JohnPDuncan
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To: Javeth

Please, please, please, South Carolina...primary this loser!


14 posted on 04/21/2013 12:46:53 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: kempster
Time Mr. Graham to retire, he badly needs to be premiered.
15 posted on 04/21/2013 12:47:17 PM PDT by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Even more outrageous is that these mass murderers were brought into our country as refugees from a war zone, supposedly showcasing our generosity as a nation. So if even our best-treated immigrants are liable to turn us, doesn’t this mean that we should first look at simply strengthening the enforcement of current laws? Such simple logic seems to elude Graham, Schumer and Rubio.

Graham also seems ignorant (probably willfully so) of the very real danger that the Tsarnaev brothers are merely the tip of an iceberg of a large al-Qaida terrorist cell, recently put into activation, hence both brothers’ intentions to off themselves rather than be captured alive and talk.

There were in fact a number of solid intelligence reports from around 2005 showing just this— that the USA is potentially plagued with thousands of Qaida terrorist sleeper cells, laying low until activated by whatever command they use. And that the cells would involve mass murderers like the Tsarnaevs who’d otherwise blend in, seem like nice safe Americans but hiding their wicked plans underneath. In fact, documents captured in Afghanistan explicitly showed that al-Qaida has been using lax enforcement of US immigration laws to smuggle in large numbers of terrorists to form new cells.

The bombings last week suggest that we should be tightening our immigration controls and strictly enforcing the laws on the books.

But instead, traitors like Graham, Schumer and Rubio are willing to endanger Amerioans and ignore the terrorist sleeper cell threat for the sake of cheap labor. Shows where their loyalties are.


16 posted on 04/21/2013 12:48:11 PM PDT by Javeth
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To: Doogle

the only new immigration reform I am interested in seeing
is a complete cessation of ‘ student visas’ to any one from any predominantly muslim nation or culture . The close scrutiny and in depth background checks of all landed mulsim immigrants within the last 20 years and the immediate deportation , without appeal , of any and all who end up coming up fishy smelling .

Neighbors or ‘friends’ , or somebody should have tuned in the Tsarnaevs . The entire family . What? Nobody noticed what was happening with them ? Trending to rad Islam and 9/11 truther BS ? The family of the so-called ‘Christian ‘ gal that the elder brother married ?
WAKE UP PEOPLE ...we have vile ,evil , murderous traitors in our midst , We are infiltrated . And they are all recent or fairly recent immigrants . This is no time to grant amnesty or in any way try and make America attractive to even more of this insanity . Wake up , we are at war .


17 posted on 04/21/2013 12:48:11 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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and this is what they also can become :

“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear.”

*Marcus Tullius Cicero*

beware .......


18 posted on 04/21/2013 12:49:50 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Javeth

Tell you what, Graham....You folks get the budget balanced and the deficit all cleared up - as is required of your position - and then we can talk about “immigration reform”.

Until then, sit down and STFU.


19 posted on 04/21/2013 12:57:23 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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I agree it’s time.

1) Close the borders.
2) Throw out the Muslims and illegal immigrants, including the one in the Whitehouse who is probably both.


20 posted on 04/21/2013 1:01:50 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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