Senate set to vote on DREAM Act at 4 p.m.; Update: Vote on hold until tonight

posted at 3:36 pm on December 8, 2010 by Allahpundit

There’s speculation on Twitter that Reid’s pushing this and DADT to soothe the lefties in his base who are still screeching about the tax cuts deal. I doubt it, though: Assuming the GOP caucus sticks to its pledge not to vote yes on anything until the tax bill passes, this one’s headed for filibuster oblivion. Reminding progressives that they couldn’t pass even a limited amnesty in two years in the majority ain’t much of a peace offering from Democrats (although stay tuned for the far more suspenseful DADT vote). Katrina Trinko at the Corner says the DREAM is over:

“Democrats are expected to fail,” a senate GOP aide tells me, adding that without the Bush tax cut extension passed, all 42 GOP senators presumably remain bound to the pledge they made last week to block any other legislation. He adds that the seven Senate Democrats who have previously voted against the bill will “be in a tough place to support it,” considering how it has been argued by some to be an amnesty plan. “So the prospects are looking poor in the Senate,” he notes.

“I don’t see that there is any way that it can pass in the Senate,” agrees Rosemary Jenks, director of government relations at NumbersUSA. She points out that so far, only Sen. Bob Bennett (R., Utah) among Republicans has announced he will vote for the bill. Even Sen. Richard Lugar (R., Indiana), formerly an advocate of the measure, has not announced his vote. Jenks sees Sens. Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska as the only GOP senators who may vote for the bill. “Even if all of them vote for it, there are still three Democrats — at least three Democrats — that will vote against it,” she remarks.

If you’re worried about McCain and Graham, don’t be. The latter reiterated a few days ago that the bill is dead and Maverick’s office told Michelle yesterday that he’s opposed to it. Among the problems with the legislation: It allows illegals who have committed up to two misdemeanors (and not just nonviolent ones) to qualify for legalization and, as Kaus explains, it would grant an automatic ten-year work permit to anyone who applies under the act — even if they lie on their application. Those, at least, are the micro objections; the macro objection, as you’ll see if you follow the link to Graham’s comments, is that this confounds the basic bargain of comprehensive immigration reform. The inchoate deal all along has been that there’ll be a path to citizenship for some illegals in exchange for securing the border first. Voting yes on DREAM thus necessarily means ceding leverage on border enforcement. That’s a bridge too far even for Grahamnesty, or at least it is with a primary challenge looming in 2014.

The vote’s set for 4 p.m. but who knows when it’ll come off. Here’s the C-SPAN2 livestream in case you’re not in front of a TV. Exit question: Assuming DREAM crashes and burns, can we expect an angry presser this evening from Luis “My only loyalty is to the immigrant community” Gutierrez? Remember, he vowed last week that DREAM’s failure would be the last straw, forcing him to fulfill his destiny as a hybrid of Gandhi, Jesus, and Luke Skywalker and lead a protest movement aimed at pressuring Democrats into being even bigger amnesty shills than they already are. Let the Tequila Party begin!

Update: Reid just said that they’re going to wait for the House to pass the DREAM Act this afternoon before taking it up in the Senate, so stay tuned for the exciting conclusion later today.


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Far cry from last Christmas when Reid rammed Health Care reform down our throats…

Skywise on December 8, 2010 at 3:38 PM

Bennett is a piece of shite.

aquaviva on December 8, 2010 at 3:40 PM

Assuming DREAM crashes and burns, can we expect an angry presser this evening from Luis “My only loyalty is to the immigrant community” Gutierrez?

i hope not. I’m outta popcorn and beer.

ted c on December 8, 2010 at 3:40 PM

Cue the Slim Whitman music to play on dailykos and the rest.

pedestrian on December 8, 2010 at 3:41 PM

Gandhi, Jesus, and Luke Skywalker

LOL! That right there is funny!

JAM on December 8, 2010 at 3:41 PM

She points out that so far, only Sen. Bob Bennett (R., Utah) among Republicans has announced he will vote for the bill.

This is why his butt got primaried.

joeindc44 on December 8, 2010 at 3:41 PM

Bring it, Mr. Reid.

I don’t expect you to ever understand the righteous anger that you are generating by your own actions. If Nevadans didn’t get what they’ve wrought on the nation this past election cycle, they will certainly figure it out within the next two years.

itzWicks on December 8, 2010 at 3:42 PM

so, a slow day considering this is the end of the country.

joeindc44 on December 8, 2010 at 3:42 PM

I have a DREAM….and that is a United States without nannying, power hungry, wealth stealing liberals.

search4truth on December 8, 2010 at 3:42 PM

Bennett is a piece of shite.

aquaviva on December 8, 2010 at 3:40 PM

Good thing he was forced into an early retirement.

Doughboy on December 8, 2010 at 3:43 PM

I’m starting the Chimichanga Party to help all those DREAM Act hunger strikers.

RedRedRice on December 8, 2010 at 3:44 PM

dadt goes forward, dream act not so much.

rob verdi on December 8, 2010 at 3:44 PM

Apparently, Senator Snowe has now said she’ll vote no on DREAM, and the plans of the pro-amnesty folks were based on her voting yes. According to Numbers USA, this is her statement:

“Millions of illegal immigrants could attempt to become legal residents as a result of this proposal, according to some estimates, and it is incumbent upon the Senate to ensure our policies never again lead to a situation where we are confronted with upwards of 12 million illegal immigrants residing within our borders.”

NRO 3 p,.

Tester and Ben Nelson are declared Dem no’s, too.

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 3:45 PM

I have faxed my two Leftist Senators here in the Old Dominion, requesting they vote against it. The vote will be interesting. Maybe I’ll go watch it on C-SPAN.

oldleprechaun on December 8, 2010 at 3:46 PM

Murkowski says she will back a repeal of DADT… but only if enough time is given to debate.

In otherwords… seems like she is taking the “Collins Position,” by supporting generic repeal, but not attached to the defense authorization bill.

Indy82 on December 8, 2010 at 3:50 PM

The ominous part is that why would the lefties vote today if they didn’t think they had a super majority?

MaiDee on December 8, 2010 at 3:51 PM

..WET Dream Act..

The War Planner on December 8, 2010 at 3:51 PM

After OScare I will believe no proggy idea dead until it’s metaphorical rotting corpse is available for viewing sometime after the next Congress is seated.

The Mega Independent on December 8, 2010 at 3:55 PM

Just called Mark Begich’s office and the person did not understand the bill, said it applied to only those in the military

ConservativePartyNow on December 8, 2010 at 3:56 PM

Luis “My only loyalty is to the immigrant community” Gutierrez?

So, Obambi got an elbow to the lip from Decerega and now another elbow from Gutierrez in the groin? Sucks to be a bumbling, ineffective President with an unsatisfied base.

conservative pilgrim on December 8, 2010 at 3:56 PM

Reid figures he has nothing to lose and will try to use GOP opposition as a wedge issue with Hispanics in 2012.

Without securing the borders, passage of the DREAM Act would mean increased illegal immigration as future Illegals with figure there will be a similar action five years from now.

bw222 on December 8, 2010 at 3:56 PM

Assuming the GOP caucus sticks to its pledge not to vote yes on anything until the tax bill passes, this one’s headed for filibuster oblivion.

Let it be so. The passage of this bill will sink our nation.

conservative pilgrim on December 8, 2010 at 3:59 PM

Another thing I really, really hate about the DREAM disaster is that it bundles non-citizens who serve honorably in the military with illegal aliens that do as little as take a correspondence course. That turns my stomach. I’m sure the liberals want the two tied together only to get a few more Republican votes. Republicans should put up their own bill for the former, only.

slickwillie2001 on December 8, 2010 at 4:00 PM

You know…

… there is a country fighting a very brutal civil war just south of us as the crows fly, that could use every last patriot to come home and fight the fight for the mother country.

Or…

… they could stay in this country after breaking into it, and lobby for more rights, handouts, and special privileges claiming to have the same argument as blacks did, or something.

What do you think “La Raza” is going to do…?

Seven Percent Solution on December 8, 2010 at 4:01 PM

We knew Harry would try this.

I can’t get through to Mark Kirk. His line is busy, the voicemail box is full and he doesn’t have his email set up, yet. Grrrrr…

Vote NO, Mark, vote NO.

Fallon on December 8, 2010 at 4:01 PM

Rewarded behavior is repeated behavior..no DREAM act, no amnesty, no re-election for those who support this gift to illegals

clnurnberg on December 8, 2010 at 4:01 PM

I helped force Bennett into early retirement in the caucuses.

I’m glad I was vindicated. What nerve that man has showing his true colors now.

scotash on December 8, 2010 at 4:02 PM

Reminding progressives that they couldn’t pass even a limited amnesty in two years in the majority ain’t much of a peace offering from Democrats

Democrats had 4 years in the majority in the House and Senate, from 2007-2010 inclusive. They probably didn’t try amnesty in 2007-08 for fear of a Bush veto. Even in 2005-06, when Republicans had the majority, some Dems voted no on “comprehensive immigration reform”.

Steve Z on December 8, 2010 at 4:05 PM

If you want to be physically sick…

… click on the C-SPAN2 link and listen to Dick Durban.

(vomit!)

Seven Percent Solution on December 8, 2010 at 4:06 PM

What disgusting sewage Dems have become….and those who support them on the Dream Act.

As for DADT…I really see it as the lesser of two evils here.

capejasmine on December 8, 2010 at 4:06 PM

the last gasp of the 111th? Worst Congress Ever.

joeindc44 on December 8, 2010 at 4:06 PM

Anyone watching? Update plz tyia

The Mega Independent on December 8, 2010 at 4:07 PM

Dick Durbin’s telling his sob story right now about how he tried to get the dream act through 10 years ago. Well, DICK, try it again without the deception and bs, and try it AFTER securing the border first. A-hole.

Eren on December 8, 2010 at 4:08 PM

If you want to be physically sick…

… click on the C-SPAN2 link and listen to Dick Durban.

(vomit!)

Seven Percent Solution on December 8, 2010 at 4:06 PM

I don’t think I can handle that, or I’d throw something at the tv….and I still own not one flat screen. lol

What makes me angry, is these constant guilt trips. While I struggle to help my son find a way to pay for college, be it grants, scholarships, or loans…..I’m being guilted into paying for someone elses, simply because of their status as an ILLEGAL in this country. This is social justice?

capejasmine on December 8, 2010 at 4:08 PM

So we have 2 NO Dems (Tester and Webb) and 1 Yes Rep (Bennet).

That’s 57.

Kirk is 58.
Collins is 59.

Who will be 60?

Voinoivich or Lugar?

angryed on December 8, 2010 at 4:10 PM

I won’t be convinced until they start reading letters.

The Mega Independent on December 8, 2010 at 4:11 PM

I emailed every Republican senator in the last week. I told them I would dedicate my last dimes to support the primary opponent of anybody who voted for this. My feeling at this point is that anybody even considering voting for this execrable POS is a weak and foolish person and will only understand the stick.

To stay on the highminded side (relatively), I also referred them to Jeff Sessions’ analysis of the bill, and reminded them that passage of this would imperil their own party as well as the nation.

rrpjr on December 8, 2010 at 4:11 PM

Say NO! Who the hell is Turbin talkin about doctors lawyers and veterans. How about the border hoppin drug dealers and Demrat voters.

Go ahead morons sign on to “the Dream” and sign away your political career.
Go ahead make my day dipsh,ts!

dhunter on December 8, 2010 at 4:12 PM

Hagan’s (D-NC) office in DC told me at 1000 that she was voting no.

Dingbat63 on December 8, 2010 at 4:13 PM

We welcome em Turbin through the FRONT door not through the broken window!

Vote your careers away RATS!
Viva La 2012! Dorks!

dhunter on December 8, 2010 at 4:14 PM

Here come the old OKEYDOKE with the DREAM ACT…

“But WE TRIED to pass it!! Keep voting for us…”

Khun Joe on December 8, 2010 at 4:18 PM

LOL – I sent a copy of Sessions’ letter to Durbin:

1. The DREAM Act is NOT limited to children, and it will be funded on the backs of hard working, law-abiding Americans.

2. The DREAM Act PROVIDES safe harbor for any alien, including criminals, from being removed or deported if they simply submit an application.

3. Certain criminal aliens will be eligible for amnesty under the DREAM Act.

4. Estimates suggest that at least 2.1 million illegal aliens will be eligible for the DREAM Act amnesty.

5. Illegal aliens will get in-state tuition benefits.

6. The DREAM Act does not require that an illegal alien finish any type of degree (vocational, two-year, or bachelor’s degree) as a condition of amnesty.

7. The DREAM Act does not require that an illegal alien serve in the military as a condition for amnesty, and there is ALREADY a legal process in place for illegal aliens to obtain U.S. citizenship through military service.

8. Despite their current illegal status, DREAM Act aliens will be given all the rights that legal immigrants receive, including the legal right to sponsor their parents and extended family members for immigration.

9. Current illegal aliens will get federal student loans, federal work study programs, and other forms of federal financial aid.

10. DHS is prohibited from using the information provided by illegal aliens whose DREAM Act amnesty applications are denied to initiate their removal proceedings or investigate or prosecute fraud in the application process.

Durbin should be crying for writing this horrible piece of legislation.

Fallon on December 8, 2010 at 4:18 PM

The scroll says they are votin on the right of public unions to organize did “the Dream” die already?

dhunter on December 8, 2010 at 4:20 PM

The scroll says they are votin on the right of public unions to organize did “the Dream” die already?

dhunter on December 8, 2010 at 4:20 PM

No, they have a bunch of cloture motions. That one is to force the option of unionization of police and firefighters in states that don’t allow it.

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 4:21 PM

Force it as in Federal Govt FORCE it. Methinks its time to lock load and take our country back from an oppressive Federal Govt bent on destroying freedom!

States Rights, baby, States Rights!

dhunter on December 8, 2010 at 4:24 PM

That one is to force the option of unionization of police and firefighters in states that don’t allow it.

wow, the 111th is just going down swinging.

I hope our 42 keep the clote.

joeindc44 on December 8, 2010 at 4:24 PM

Vote NO, Mark, vote NO.

Fallon on December 8, 2010 at 4:01 PM

I live in the So. Chicago ‘burbs.
If Kirk votes Yes we need to make the next 6 years the longest of his life!

annoyinglittletwerp on December 8, 2010 at 4:31 PM

O/T: I’ve been out of pocket today, but driving home I heard Rush mention Boehner had appointed someone to head some energy committee(?) that was the only Repub to vote for these crappy light bulbs we are forced to use. Anyone know anything about this? He said people are not going to be happy with this appointment, and seemed like he mentioned another one we won’t be happy about either.

silvernana on December 8, 2010 at 4:35 PM

what happened to the Republican’s united filibuster until the Bush tax cuts are extended? Just b/c Obama “says” he is in favor of it doesn’t mean it is a done deal!
Shouldn’t they be in filibuster mode until the tax rates extension are signed? ? ?
What a bunch of sellouts!

JeffVader on December 8, 2010 at 4:35 PM

No, they have a bunch of cloture motions. That one is to force the option of unionization of police and firefighters in states that don’t allow it.

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 4:21 PM

Great. More public service employees unionizing. What could go wrong? I see the Maine sisters have both voted “no” at least.

forest on December 8, 2010 at 4:37 PM

Remember, remember November . Wait, why, what happened, full speed ahead, suckers…
sign the 111th Congress.
XXOO

joeindc44 on December 8, 2010 at 4:37 PM

what happened to the Republican’s united filibuster until the Bush tax cuts are extended?

this might be a face saving measure on the part of the libs to let their stuff die quickly and quietly. A few dem senators are fearful for 2012, right?

joeindc44 on December 8, 2010 at 4:38 PM

silvernana on December 8, 2010 at 4:35 PM

RedState had a post about this earlier today.

conservative pilgrim on December 8, 2010 at 4:39 PM

this might be a face saving measure on the part of the libs to let their stuff die quickly and quietly. A few dem senators are fearful for 2012, right?

joeindc44 on December 8, 2010 at 4:38 PM

Yes, Reid can say he tried, but the eeeeevil GOP voted him down. And won’t that make for nice Dem ads in 2012.

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 4:42 PM

silvernana on December 8, 2010 at 4:35 PM

Rep. Fred Upton, set to chair House Energy and Commerce Commitee, actually sponsored the bill (and Bush signed it) that had as a provision the banning in incandescent lightbulbs.

Next is Boehner’s appointment of Hal Rogers, a known big appropriator and earmarker, and Spencer Bachus, a critic of Sarah Palin to the chairmanship of appropriations and financial services, respectively.

The point being that these old bulls, who are about to chair powerful committees are in no way in step with what the 2010 election was all about.

aquaviva on December 8, 2010 at 4:43 PM

Senator Reid just spoke and said the senate can’t vote until after the house votes. . . .could be several hours.

Skandia Recluse on December 8, 2010 at 4:44 PM

O/T: I’ve been out of pocket today, but driving home I heard Rush mention Boehner had appointed someone to head some energy committee(?) that was the only Repub to vote for these crappy light bulbs we are forced to use. Anyone know anything about this? He said people are not going to be happy with this appointment, and seemed like he mentioned another one we won’t be happy about either.

silvernana on December 8, 2010 at 4:35 PM

The anti-light bulb guy claims to have seen the light, so to speak. I think there are a couple of GOP House members who are going to introduce a Light Bulb Rights Bill, and repeal that. Imagine the fun of having the Dems vote against cloture, or Obama having to decided whether to veto it.

The other chairmanship is a problem, though, a confirmed porkmeister will be head of Appropriations. Claims to have heard the voters, too, yadayada…

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 4:45 PM

Senator Reid just spoke and said the senate can’t vote until after the house votes. . . .could be several hours.

Skandia Recluse on December 8, 2010 at 4:44 PM

Does Nancy have the votes, though. The lame ducks can tell her to go pound sand now.

They have even been moved out of their offices into the basement, so the offices can be prepared for the incoming members. Lame ducks have cubicles and only two staff members. WSJ had a funny article on it.

Unless the lame ducks plan on staying in DC, I doubt they’d need her good will, whatever that is.

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 4:48 PM

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 4:45 PM

Wethal, Upton has a long and troubling record.

aquaviva on December 8, 2010 at 4:48 PM

The Lame Duck House is going to vote on it tonight too. It will pass the House but not the Senate.

dczombie on December 8, 2010 at 4:49 PM

Let’s add to the absurdity. NRO’s Mark Krikorian notes via Mickey Kaus more of the mischief being slipped into the DREAM Act.

Mickey Kaus points to a Politico report that House Democrats are trying to round up a few extra Republican votes for the DREAM Act by adding to it the AgJobs bill, which would amnesty all the illegal-alien farmworkers already here and put in place an indentured-labor program to import more and tie them to work in the fields for a few years before they got green cards. I’m not sure how adding amnesty on top of amnesty makes the bill more palatable, but maybe the Dems are just displaying the keen political acumen we’ve come to expect from them over the past two years.

As Mickey writes, “It’s not as big an amnesty as I’d thought. It’s much, much bigger…”

(I just hope this DREAM Act thing ends soon because I’m running out of headline ideas containing the word “dream.”)

onlineanalyst on December 8, 2010 at 4:50 PM

Hmmm, maybe Reid needed to do some last minute arm twisting.

forest on December 8, 2010 at 4:50 PM

Wethal, Upton has a long and troubling record.

aquaviva on December 8, 2010 at 4:48 PM

Very true.

One hope Boehner’s new procedures, including no earmarks and breaking up omnibus budget bills into individual department bills allows the Tea Party to track and highlight any misdeeds.

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 4:51 PM

I smell a rat.

madmonkphotog on December 8, 2010 at 4:52 PM

Here is the list of the “Class 1″ Senators who are up for re-election in 2012.

http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm?Class=1

If any of these Senators votes for the DREAM Act, we need to make sure they get Primaried and VOTED OUT OF OFFICE!

Check to see if your Senator is on the list and then give them a call to tell them to vote AGAINST the DREAM Act.

wren on December 8, 2010 at 4:57 PM

What happened to the public employees ripoff the taxpayer vote I left did it pass cloture?

dhunter on December 8, 2010 at 4:58 PM

conservative pilgrim on December 8, 2010 at 4:39 PM

aquaviva on December 8, 2010 at 4:43 PM

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 4:45 PM

Thanks to all of you for the info!

silvernana on December 8, 2010 at 5:01 PM

And here I thought the Republicans said they weren’t going to allow anything to pass until the tax issue was resolved.

All promises come with expiration dates. Like the Secure Fence Act of 2006 was supposed to be completed before any AMNESTY was to be voted on.

At what point do you just say LIARS.

tarpon on December 8, 2010 at 5:02 PM

Poison pill in the DREAM Act and small point of consolation if it passes: the infusion of X million pro-life voters.

curved space on December 8, 2010 at 5:20 PM

Update: Vote on hold until tonight

Fig leaf for the MSM ignoring the vote on the nightly news. I’m surprised they didn’t wait until Friday evening.

iurockhead on December 8, 2010 at 5:27 PM

small point of consolation if it passes: the infusion of X million pro-life voters.

curved space on December 8, 2010 at 5:20 PM

I wish, but if they were going to vote pro-life, the Dems wouldn’t be working so hard to make them legal.

Missy on December 8, 2010 at 5:27 PM

the Dems wouldn’t be working so hard

I sense that they are as blind to this unintended consequence as they are to all the others they blockheadedly cause. In any case it’s something with which some hay (or mischief) could be made in the 11th hour.

curved space on December 8, 2010 at 5:32 PM

House is debating Dream Act on the floor now.

dczombie on December 8, 2010 at 5:32 PM

My congress-parasite(3 J in case you hadn’t heard) is certain to vote for it.
This area is starting to resemble Luis Gutierrez district.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 8, 2010 at 5:47 PM

Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen from Florida’s 18th District just spoke on the House Floor in FAVOR of the Dream Act.

Please tell me there is a Republican candidate ready to run against Rep. Ros-Lehtinen in the 2012 Primary.

wren on December 8, 2010 at 5:58 PM

Reid just said that they’re going to wait for the House to pass the DREAM Act this afternoon before taking it up in the Senate, so stay tuned for the exciting conclusion later today.

Reid is DREAMING.

GarandFan on December 8, 2010 at 5:58 PM

Poison pill in the DREAM Act and small point of consolation if it passes: the infusion of X million pro-life voters.

curved space on December 8, 2010 at 5:20 PM

Illegals don’t vote on that issue. They vote on which party will give them the most free stuff.

angryed on December 8, 2010 at 6:31 PM

DREAM and DADT, without a federal budget, and a refusal to consider taxes. Something is wrong with that.

Skandia Recluse on December 8, 2010 at 6:52 PM

nice….this is all this bunch of idiots has to do is add another TRILLION dollars in dependants on our government and give amnesty to millions of criminal illegal aliens…

IT’S THE ECONOMY STUPIDS!!!!!!!!!!!

SDarchitect on December 8, 2010 at 7:10 PM

AOSHQ says no senate DREAM vote tonight.

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 7:50 PM

My estate will be about $1.99, so doubtful it will ever apply to me….

This is a tax that always baffled me. Ok, you’ve worked hard, invested, saved, for your whole life. You want to pass it on to your kids, donate it to charity, whatever. But NO WAY, the gubermint decides it has the right to confiscate most of your hard-earned money. As if you haven’t given them enough during your whole life.

WTF? Where in the Constitution does it say that the gubermint can confiscate your estate? And more puzzling, why in heaven’s name would liberals fight tooth and nail for it? [speechless]

[fondly reminiscing back to the days when this was a free country]

FlatlanderByTheLake on December 8, 2010 at 8:09 PM

WTF? Where in the Constitution does it say that the gubermint can confiscate your estate? And more puzzling, why in heaven’s name would liberals fight tooth and nail for it? [speechless]

[fondly reminiscing back to the days when this was a free country]

FlatlanderByTheLake on December 8, 2010 at 8:09 PM

For the most part, the progressive-marxists are pretty successful at redistributing income but not wealth. The inheritance tax is their tool for getting at wealth. Beyond the death tax, they have plans for even more ways to get at wealth, like a 401K/IRA heist.

slickwillie2001 on December 8, 2010 at 8:49 PM

Poison pill in the DREAM Act and small point of consolation if it passes: the infusion of X million pro-life voters.

curved space on December 8, 2010 at 5:20 PM

Sorry but statistics say… no.

Illegals just care about free crap. If happens to be a free abortion they will take that too.

tetriskid on December 8, 2010 at 9:00 PM

Any Congressman that votes for this should be put on trial for helping to finish off this country!!

Open Border and the BADDREAM Act means hello 50 million more Mexican illegals and you can kiss Texas goodbye!!

GOD HELP US!!

PappyD61 on December 8, 2010 at 9:11 PM

DREAM passed House. No surprise there.

Wethal on December 8, 2010 at 9:18 PM

DOTUS…….Destroy the military…….Destroy the border…..destroy the middle class with entitlements debt for generations!

Thanks Obama and your horrible wretches in Congress!

PappyD61 on December 8, 2010 at 9:21 PM

Tell me this monster will die in the Senate

clnurnberg on December 8, 2010 at 9:48 PM

Let’s arrest anyone who votes for the Dream Act. Citizen’s arrest for treason . If 10,000 armed people show up to make the arrest I don’t see us having much trouble. Try them, convict them, hang them. We should be able to rap it up in a couple of hrs.

BruceB on December 8, 2010 at 9:53 PM

Members of Congress that vote for the BADDREAM Act are traitors to the U.S….. but…….heroes of the upcoming North American Union (the consequence of the open border and freebies of the Sugar Daddy U.S.).

FORCED INTEGRATION of the U.S., Canada and Mexico has been a “DREAM” of the Progressive Big Business loving Ruling Class (and out in the open about it since Daddy Bush).

How will we ever be able to defeat this kind of trash when EVEN THE GOP IS EAT UP WITH PROGRESSIVES!!!!!

PappyD61 on December 8, 2010 at 10:07 PM

Just keep Dreaming. When those who consider themselves Liberal Demoncrates understand that the children of illegal aliens carry the stigma of their parents. To provide this group of people, they are clearly committing an act of discrimination.

Supporters should read Amendment XIV very carefully and read anything into it that can be construed as discrimination.

MSGTAS on December 9, 2010 at 8:51 AM

While the lame-brain lame-duck congress is in session and passing their “dream” acts, I propose some new bills for them that will save them a lot of time and energy; 1.Declare all children in the world(up to age 40) to be American citizens with free food, medicine, education, housing, cell phones, condoms, abortions, and a GM Volt. 2. Extend unemployment benefits forever to all adults in the world with the same freebies as the children except give them a free Cadillac or Suburban. 3. Increase the tax brackets to 100% for any fool left who is still working. That should satisfy their warped DREAMS!!

Marco on December 9, 2010 at 3:37 PM