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Rubio hit hard after inviting comments on immigration bill (comments at Help Us Improve the Bill)
Washington Examiner ^ | 042813 | Byron York

Posted on 04/29/2013 12:01:56 AM PDT by Fred

Senator Marco Rubio, the leading Republican behind the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform proposal, has often challenged those who criticize the bill to come up with ways to improve it. And not just his fellow lawmakers; Rubio has opened a new page on his Senate website asking for help from the public. “Visit our website and submit your ideas to ‘Help Us Improve the Bill,’” says an announcement from Rubio’s office Friday. “Since the immigration legislation was introduced, Rubio has received over 1,100 suggestions for how to improve the bill. Rubio encourages the public to continue reviewing the bill and sharing their ideas on ways to make the bill better when the time comes to amend the legislation.”

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; asylum; border; cfr; dhs; h1bs; ice; immigration; jihadists; nwo; openbordders; rubio; rubiopuppet; tsarnaev
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http://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/help-us-improve-the-bill?ID=beb53cf6-7c87-4ada-9828-1c3a0b150537#Comments_beb53cf6-7c87-4ada-9828-1c3a0b150537

1 posted on 04/29/2013 12:01:56 AM PDT by Fred
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To: Fred

Is “Secure the Borders FIRST, and then we’ll talk” on there?


2 posted on 04/29/2013 12:07:59 AM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Fred

Think he’s getting the hint?


3 posted on 04/29/2013 12:11:46 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: Sun

Bunches.


4 posted on 04/29/2013 12:12:41 AM PDT by MestaMachine
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To: MestaMachine
Think he’s getting the hint?

Uh, no.

Who cares what you think?

5 posted on 04/29/2013 12:16:56 AM PDT by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: Fred

Marco, give us photo id to vote and then we can talk.


6 posted on 04/29/2013 12:22:47 AM PDT by Not now, Not ever! (Girlfriend suggested I use pelosi in place of swear words, A good idea, I think)
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To: MestaMachine

Glad to hear that.


7 posted on 04/29/2013 12:32:10 AM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: MestaMachine

Over 1,000, that is just a beginning.


8 posted on 04/29/2013 1:05:55 AM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: Fred
Hey Rubio, have a town hall to hear what Real Americans have to say instead of
lumbering around the Democrat stronghold (90%) of DC thinking they're the real Americans.

Screw you Rubio. /rude

9 posted on 04/29/2013 1:13:13 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: Sun
Is “Secure the Borders FIRST, and then we’ll talk” on there?

Rubio is serious about sealing the border. He says Homeland Security has 5 years to "come up with a plan", and if they don't, well ...there will be a commission!


10 posted on 04/29/2013 1:25:07 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

supposedly then the border states get to deal with it their way. i see tons of lawsuits against the states to prevent them from doing what they’d like. by then there will be so many illegals in those states the elected officials will be pro-illegals voted in by illegals.

rubio in short believes we are naive idealistic idiots. he can go kiss my ass.


11 posted on 04/29/2013 1:30:48 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Fred

Wonder what the real reason they want to pass this? The Republicans thinking they will get guaranteed voters is pure BS and they know it. The Democrats getting voters is also BS and they know it. It’s to destroy America and it’s people. To have slavery of their choice.

What these guys don’t understand if they bothered to read their history is they will go down with the ship as well as the rest of us including any illegal and illegal immigrants. Those FEMA coffins aren’t just out there for us.


12 posted on 04/29/2013 1:36:44 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

I think its about business wanting the cheap labor and they give lots of money to politicians.


13 posted on 04/29/2013 1:52:47 AM PDT by Nextrush (A BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN ARE MY DREAMS)
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To: itsahoot

Rubio:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judas_goat


14 posted on 04/29/2013 2:31:41 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Fred

My guess is Rubio will eventually throw his hands up and say we are all just a bunch of “hopeless racists” for not wanting to commit national suicide, then he’ll pull, ironically, a Charlie Crist and switch parties.


15 posted on 04/29/2013 3:08:19 AM PDT by MachIV
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To: Fred

He cannot have been hit too hard... my comment is “waiting for the moderator”. I have some issues... lack of enforcement of the current laws, border security, Obamacare paying employers to hire immigrants. Additionally, the Boston bombers clearly demonstrated the nearly 15,000 students who are not at their assigned school or address are a clear and present danger. Union and corporate crony capitalism by rewarding folks who hire anyone but Americans. Our kids are struggling and they want us to pay corporations and unions to take imports.


16 posted on 04/29/2013 3:11:07 AM PDT by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: Nextrush

This is about labor without doubt. This is payback to the businesses that supported Obamacare. Yes your bills will go up but you won’t have to worry about those pesky American citizens asking for a little more in their pocket.


17 posted on 04/29/2013 3:13:16 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Fred

I posted. Everyone should. We need millions of comments, not thousands.


18 posted on 04/29/2013 3:14:31 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Fred

Bump


19 posted on 04/29/2013 3:19:51 AM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: MachIV

I’ve been saying for weeks he will switch parties. I never fell for the idea he was going to be some kind of savior for the right. Anyone paying attention knew he was sniffing up this path all along.


20 posted on 04/29/2013 3:22:06 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Sun
“Secure the Borders FIRST, and then we’ll talk” on there?

No that is too easy.

The Bill already has verbiage like “The Secretary shall certify that the border is secure”.

All we will get from that is 100 yards of new fence and a letter from Janet Napolitano saying the border has been secured while illegals are still poring across the border.

21 posted on 04/29/2013 3:26:45 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: wiggen

I would have to say the best way to improve the bill, use a large shredder....


22 posted on 04/29/2013 3:32:46 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: Fred

I’m beginning to think this Rubio guy is a retard. ALL of the democrat lies are on the record for all to see — every lie Dead Ted told about previous “immigration reform” bills going back to 1965. Every time they reneged on their promises is on record.

And this guy thinks it is going to be different this time?

Yeah. Right.


23 posted on 04/29/2013 3:42:15 AM PDT by Peet (Come back with a warrant.)
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To: Fred

I’m done with Rubio. I didn’t support him so he could go to Washington and collaborate with Chuckie Schumer, I supported him so he could derail everything Chuckie wants to do.


24 posted on 04/29/2013 3:59:10 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Fred
Rubio has already made up his minds.

All this ‘open conversation’ period is following the footstep of someone famous. We are not there yet, but moving ever closer to that direction.

25 posted on 04/29/2013 4:01:17 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Peet
Adding this:

   "The [immigration] bill will not flood our cities with immigrants. It
   will not upset the ethnic mix of our society. It will not relax the
   standards of admission. It will not cause American workers to lose
   their jobs."
                         - Ted Kennedy, 1965

   "This amnesty will give citizenship to only 1.1 to 1.3 million illegal
   aliens.  We will secure the borders henceforth.  We will never again
   bring forward another amnesty bill like this."
                         - Ted Kennedy, 1986

   "Now it is time for action. 2007 is the year we must fix our broken
   system."
                         - Ted Kennedy, 2007

26 posted on 04/29/2013 4:05:25 AM PDT by Peet (Come back with a warrant.)
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To: Peet

Damn, those are keepers. Can I steal that?


27 posted on 04/29/2013 4:11:40 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: wiggen

Why? It is a sham, he could care less.


28 posted on 04/29/2013 4:22:30 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: fortheDeclaration

Why because even if he doesn’t care enough postings and maybe it gets noticed by the media.
I don’t care that he doesn’t care.


29 posted on 04/29/2013 4:26:07 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: freekitty
Wonder what the real reason they want to pass this? The Republicans thinking they will get guaranteed voters is pure BS and they know it. The Democrats getting voters is also BS and they know it. It’s to destroy America and it’s people. To have slavery of their choice.

The establishment of both parties want to ensure Big Government for the next 100 years. The GOP doesn't mind being in second place in such a system like they were between Hoover and Reagan. As long as they are big enough to get their share of the loot, they're happy. May true Americans be damned.

30 posted on 04/29/2013 4:28:58 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Fred

Secure the borders and enforce our current laws. OUR SYSTEM IS NOT BROKEN AND YOU LIE RUBIO... IT IS NOT FUNCTIONING BECAUSE THE GOVERNMENT HAS ALWAYS REFUSED TO ENFORCE OUR IMMIGRATION LAWS... AT LEAST SINCE IKE. THE CURRENT LAWS CAME FROM BILLS AND PAST PROMISES JUST LIKE THE ONE YOU ARE PROMOTING TODAY RUBIO... AND THEY LIED TO US THE PAST 4 TIMES YOUR GOVERNMENT PASSED IMMIGRATION REFORM AND YOU SIR ARE LYING TODAY. ENFORCE THE LAWS OF THIS REPUBLIC... CLOSE AND SEAL OUR BORDERS AND DEPORT ILLEGALS... SAVE THE REPUBLIC OR FACE A BLEAK FUTURE FOR THIS LAND.

LLS


31 posted on 04/29/2013 4:31:38 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Lancey Howard
How is 90% anything close to border control?

The standard needs to be 9 nines or better before we get comprehensive anything.

32 posted on 04/29/2013 4:33:56 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Fred

Thanks for posting this.


33 posted on 04/29/2013 4:39:21 AM PDT by Richard from IL
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To: wiggen

They will shut it down before the PR gets bad.


34 posted on 04/29/2013 4:43:15 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Sun

That is exactly what my comment was to him.


35 posted on 04/29/2013 4:48:27 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ( EVERY DIME Obama Spends is given to him by the Republicans in the House.)
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To: LibLieSlayer

FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS..

The Great Wall of China is 13,170 miles long...
The border’s total length is 3,169 km (1,969 mi), according to figures given by the International Boundary and Water Commission.

So why can’t it be done?


36 posted on 04/29/2013 4:51:03 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: Fred

(202) 224-3041

If you want to give Rubio's Senate office a call and tell them where to stuff their amnesty.

37 posted on 04/29/2013 4:51:06 AM PDT by SeafoodGumbo
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To: Fred; Tennessee Nana; Liz; TADSLOS; EXCH54FE; GeronL; Travis McGee; stephenjohnbanker; ...
Rubio hit hard after inviting comments on immigration bill( April 27, 2013 Wash Examiner)

Rubio : On April 17, my colleagues and I introduced immigration legislation. It marked a first step toward achieving the strongest border security and enforcement measures in U.S. history, modernizing our legal immigration system to unleash strong economic growth and job creation, and dealing with our undocumented immigrant population in a tough, but fair way that is directly linked to achieving several security triggers.
While I believe this legislation will accomplish these things, I am also confident that an open and transparent process – one that engages every senator and the American people – will make it even better. I believe this kind of open debate is critical in helping the American people understand what’s in the bill, what it means for you and what it means for our future.
During my time in the Senate, many of you have written to me about your concerns with our immigration system. Today, I want to share this video with you in which I outline what this legislation sets out to do. And most importantly, I want to invite you to share your thoughts and submit your ideas below, on ways we can improve it.

Help Us Improve the Bill (Rubio Website)

38 posted on 04/29/2013 4:54:44 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Fred

Rubio is a fraud.


39 posted on 04/29/2013 5:01:36 AM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: Fred

Sounds to me like the fast-talker Rubio doesn’t have as much confidence in this legislation’s effectiveness as he and Pansy Grahamnesty would like us all to believe.


40 posted on 04/29/2013 5:10:55 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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Rubio is helping keep Democrats in power forever. Bad enough having Dems goose-stepping around the Capitol-----but even Dems will have to pucker up, and kneel in obeisance, to the corrupt Third World. The iron grip on the US caused by amnesty will inflict incalcuable horrors on the US.

VOTER FRAUD IS THE THIRD WORLD MO The Third World cunningly figured out that massive financial benefits would derive from "immigration reform"......with Third world pressure groups exchanging votes for foreign aid (zillions of US tax dollars going straight into the pockets of corrupt third world federales).

Several year ago, a TV report concerned a US Post Office somewhere near the Mexican border that was used by illegals to send money home. It was so busy the US Govt. put in several trailers to handle the business.

IMPOVERISHED THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES LYING IN WAIT---W/ PRESSURE GROUPS INSIDE THE US (here illegally sending billions back home): Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico (stateside), Salvador, Spain, Uruguay, Venezuela.

========================================

Immigration reform is the gateway to terrorism. "Undocumented" is code for "ethnic solidarity" (Boston bombers w/ a latino accent).US politicans aiding and abetting ethnic solidarity should be investigated----determine who is giving them their marching orders----for collusion and conspiracy with foreign agents to undermine US ntl security and endanger Americans. The word is out: "undocumented" terrorists, come on down---invade the US, and bring bombs. It's open season to conduct dirty deeds....and US politicans are helping us."

(more below)

41 posted on 04/29/2013 5:13:05 AM PDT by Liz (To learn who rules over you, determine who you are not allowed to criticize. Voltaire)
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To: Fred

Why don’t you just tell us all to learn Spanish and accept open borders, Rubio? That’s the essence of that document you’re pimping, anyway.


42 posted on 04/29/2013 5:16:17 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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CORRUPT DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AGITATORS HAVE AN IRON GRIP ON AMERICA'S POLITICAL/ELECTORAL SYSTEM--their greedy tentacles are attached to every facet of US power centers.

THE GIMME ZOMBIES---LYING-IN-WAIT The cunning Dominican govt survives on billions of our tax dollars which its illegal residents located here send back home---all of them riding the US gravy train. Neutral Dominican Republic travel brochures belittle the do-nothing Caribbean Third World satrap teemimg with poverty. The do-nothing Dominican govt provides no social safety nets for needy citizenry. The connivers work the US system---quitely and secretly lying-in-wait---to maximize its iron grip on America's power centers.

DOMINICAN MEDDLING IN US SEN MENENDEZ's IMBROGLIO IS AN OUTRAGE an unconscionable travesty against representative democracy-- that the corrupt Dominican Republic meddling in US affairs---cooking the books offshore to help Menendez stay in power.

HOW DO YOU SAY QUID PRO QUO IN SPANISH? Clearly, a deal was made. IF (BIG IF) the Dominican Republic saves Menendez's degenerate a** (and prevents the dreaded Christie appointment), Obama will write the foreign aid check w/ plenty of zeros.

==========================================

DOMINICANS COLLUDING AGAINST US INTERESTS? Who is on THE NOTORIOUS DOMINICAN LIST?

DOMINICAN AMERICAN NATIONAL ROUNDTABLE seeks nominations of Dominicans to be included in "The List."Criteria for nominees: 1. must be Of Dominican descent or birth---residing in the United States. 2. A minimum of 10 years contribution in nominated category. 3. Three accomplishments reflecting body of work in chosen field

DOMINICAN AMERICAN NATIONAL ROUNDTABLE
WEB SITE http://danr.org/category/featured/page/2/
Conference on Dominican Republic Affairs--Held feb 17, 2013
Rutgers School of Law--Center for Law and Justice 123 Washington st Newark, NJ 07102
Highlights Included viewing of Documentary “The Dominican List”,

Featured Alipio Cocco Cabrera, Dominincan Republic Congressional Representatives in USA, Dominican Republic Consul General in NY, Maestro Rafael.

=====================================================

A Dominican Republic native--a convicted criminal--lied his way into the NY legislature using forgery and voter fraud.

Nelson Castro.

By 2008, Castro had already compiled a record of criminal arrests in two states and had lied in court about voter registration fraud inside his own Bronx apartment. And that was before the Dominican Republic native got elected to state office.

Bronx Democratic Party leaders anointed Castro in the to fill a spot on the Democratic primary ballot for the 86th Assembly District. Castro was a former staff member for State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, A Dominican Republic native, and the party bosses were eager to elect a young Dominican politician in the South Bronx, where the Dominican population was growing rapidly. "We knew Nelson had had some legal troubles before, but no one had any idea at first how bad they were," said one leader who participated in Castro's selection.

EXCERPT---Voter fraud was one of ex-Bronx Assemblyman, and Dominican Republic native, Nelson Castro’s tricks for gaining political power. Castro schemed to illegally register dozens of voters in his district who voted to send him to Albany. (NOTE: registering at Castro's adress means they were already register at theor own address. How many times did they vote?) Castro also forged signatures on petitions to earlier seek office as a district leader.

Those revelations are spelled out in a deal Castro signed April 2 in which federal prosecutors agreed not to prosecute those crimes in return for wearing a wire in a probe of his political colleagues.

Castro agreed to resign from the state Assembly, while Bronx prosecutors agreed to drop state perjury charges for lying about the number of people registered to vote from his one-bedroom apartment. Castro got wired and taped cooperation Assemblyman Eric Stevenson promising to introduce legislation for shady businessmen who wanted to open adult day care centers.

SOURCE http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/bronx/castro_forged_papers_Q72rDsVm97OW5upEcRXm0K

43 posted on 04/29/2013 5:17:40 AM PDT by Liz (To learn who rules over you, determine who you are not allowed to criticize. Voltaire)
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To: gleeaikin

Amnesty bill adds 33 million in first decade

https://www.numbersusa.com/sendfax?refer=content%2Fmy%2Faction%2Fboard


44 posted on 04/29/2013 5:20:00 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Peet
Teddy wrong on amnesty? Teddy's been wrong on a lot of things.

OBOMBA CELEBRATES HIS HERITAGE ON A TRIP
TO KENYA AT AGE 23-24
Hillary/Bill had these pics during
the primary---but Teddy Kennedy warned them not to use them.

Obama's brother Malik holds up photo.

HOME AGAIN W/ aunt outside her Kenyan jungle hut.

45 posted on 04/29/2013 5:21:56 AM PDT by Liz (To learn who rules over you, determine who you are not allowed to criticize. Voltaire)
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To: Fred

Just open the borders and make all Mexicans American citizens so they can collect welfare and vote. If Rubio is intent on destroyng the country just get it over with instead of killing it an ince at a time. Senator Rubio, Fidel must be so proud of you.


46 posted on 04/29/2013 5:22:35 AM PDT by McGavin999
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To: Lancey Howard

47 posted on 04/29/2013 5:24:39 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Liz

48 posted on 04/29/2013 5:25:15 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: FES0844

The ONLY reason that it “can’t be done” is that those in DC do NOT WANT IT DONE. That is all.

LLS


49 posted on 04/29/2013 5:27:06 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: freekitty

Why?

For the large part, the longer termed Republicans (e.g., Senators) supremely enjoy their status; they enjoy the power (even that second-tier power that Obama and the liberals MUST give them to keep their sheepish appeasement); and they covet the parties, the galas and the Sunday interviews on TV and favorable print stories about them.

To be a conservative there puts them in the personna non grata on all that. They become DC pariahs. They’d rather appease and equivocate and then go back to their districts and outright effing lie and dissemble. They structure their opposition to the administration and liberals so they can vote FOR some amendment that doesn’t matter and vote against a later bill, so they can go back home and lie about one or the other - the kicker being the outcome, usually against conservatives by the vote they overlook when talking back home. Never a more unctuous group of lying bastards lived, my two Georgia Senators among them.

As for the Congressmen? Well, they have a much better record, but they are so hamstrung by long, long term appeasing Congressmen who attain inordinate power that they are blocked from doing anyhing - most of the time. Compounding matters is that the voters of the districts that keep re-electing these tyrants want seniority for their Congressman more than they want to fix this country.


50 posted on 04/29/2013 5:30:49 AM PDT by Gaffer
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