Quotes of the day

posted at 9:00 pm on June 15, 2012 by Allahpundit

Mr. Obama said that he was changing the deportation policy because “it’s the right thing to do.” Translation: It’s the politically expedient thing to do in an election year in which Hispanic voters are expected to play a key role in determining whether he wins a second term. Hispanic voter registration is down considerably from 2008 in swing states such as Florida and New Mexico that Mr. Obama is counting on in November. Next week the President is scheduled to address the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. The timing of this announcement is no coincidence. One begins to wonder if anything this President does is about anything larger than his re-election

It’s passing strange that the President is saying on the stump that the Republicans in Congress refuse to compromise with him at every turn. This issue, whose resolution clearly requires bipartisanship, is screaming for compromise. One vehicle for starting that process is the Dream Act, which would do legislatively what Mr. Obama is doing on his own. And in fact, there had been bipartisan interest of late in a modified version of the Dream Act, particularly from GOP Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. The White House could have worked with Mr. Rubio toward a bipartisan consensus. Instead, Obama aides trashed Senator Rubio’s proposal because they wanted the issue to use against Republicans in the fall.

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The reaction on Twitter ranged from shock to cynicism and mockery.

“Can this be authentic? It seems impossible under law,” wrote commentator David Frum, who later added: “Well, if you can’t deliver an economic recovery, ethnic politics must be the fallback plan.”

“We need a national conversation about comprehensive immigration reform. Rubio was working to persuade GOP. Obama just undercut that effort,” wrote Matt Lewis of the Daily Caller.

“What’s that? A sweeping executive order that upends three years’ of immigration policy? Must be election year,” wrote BuzzFeed’s McKay Coppins.

“But what about the public option, Obama?” asked Sam Stein of the Huffington Post.

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President Obama’s claim that he can refuse to deport 800,000 aliens here in the country illegally illustrates the unprecedented stretching of the Constitution and the rule of law. He is laying claim to presidential power that goes even beyond that claimed by the Bush administration, in which I served. There is a world of difference in refusing to enforce laws that violate the Constitution (Bush) and refusing to enforce laws because of disagreements over policy (Obama)…

Imagine the precedent this claim would create. President Romney could lower tax rates simply by saying he will not use enforcement resources to prosecute anyone who refuses to pay capital-gains tax. He could repeal Obamacare simply by refusing to fine or prosecute anyone who violates it.

So what we have here is a president who is refusing to carry out federal law simply because he disagrees with Congress’s policy choices. That is an exercise of executive power that even the most stalwart defenders of an energetic executive — not to mention the Framers — cannot support.

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Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King said Friday that he plans to sue the Obama administration to halt implementation of its newly announced selective illegal immigration law enforcement policy. He told Mike Huckabee on the former Arkansas governor’s radio program Friday that he successfully sued his own state’s governor — and won — over a similar separation-of-powers issue.

“I will tell you that — I’m not without experience on this — I’m prepared to bring a suit and seek a court order to stop implementation of this policy,” King said

“I have done it once in the past successfully when then-Governor Tom Vilsack thought he could legislate by executive order — and the case of King vs. Vilsack is in the books. And that individual, by the way, is now the Secretary of Agriculture. I wonder if he’s not counseling the president on his legal proceedings.”

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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus reacted to the Obama administration’s immigration announcement today at the Faith and Freedom Coalition.

“Well, he’s made a lot of promises that he hasn’t kept,” Priebus told reporters after his remarks to the conservative confab.

“I think president is all politics, all the time,” he said when asked if he thought the announcement was politically motivated.

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Via the Daily Caller.

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Via the Daily Rushbo.


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Mr. Obama said that he was changing the deportation policy because “it’s the right thing to do.”

Breaking immigration laws & trashing the Constitution?
All in a day’s work for the Alinsky disciple.

itsnotaboutme on June 15, 2012 at 9:05 PM

1000+ thread…

OmahaConservative on June 15, 2012 at 9:05 PM

“L’État, c’est moi.”

Wethal on June 15, 2012 at 9:07 PM

“Can this be authentic? It seems impossible under law,” wrote commentator David Frum, who later added: “Well, if you can’t deliver an economic recovery, ethnic politics must be the fallback plan.”

Maybe he couldn’t get that pant crease just right with your head up his a$$, Frum.

HornetSting on June 15, 2012 at 9:07 PM

I assume this is partly because Kagan leaked that he’d lose the AZ immigration case.

One wonders what he’ll do next Friday. The 28th is the last scheduled opinion day for SCOTUS how can he impose Obamacare by fiat – one shudders to think.

Wethal on June 15, 2012 at 9:09 PM

“I will tell you that — I’m not without experience on this — I’m prepared to bring a suit and seek a court order to stop implementation of this policy,” King said

Good…!

Seven Percent Solution on June 15, 2012 at 9:09 PM

If this arrogant little bunghole has the ability to bring the greatest nation the world has ever seen to its KNEES … then he truly is the 666. All is lost.

minnesoter on June 15, 2012 at 9:10 PM

The Chicago Way writ on the National Stage doesn’t work, Choom.

He’s gonna pay for this one.

Who is John Galt on June 15, 2012 at 9:10 PM

*Peeks in, looks around, no Moby in here?*

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 9:10 PM

O/T: Did Hannity bring in that panel of 20 D.C. pundits, on a Friday night, just to talk to them for five minutes? If so, that is truly hilarious.

Lawdawg86 on June 15, 2012 at 9:12 PM

I assume this is partly because Kagan leaked that he’d lose the AZ immigration case.

One wonders what he’ll do next Friday. The 28th is the last scheduled opinion day for SCOTUS how can he impose Obamacare by fiat – one shudders to think.

Wethal on June 15, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Bingo look at front page of drudge

Conservative4ev on June 15, 2012 at 9:12 PM

You know what the “right thing to do” is? ARREST this Traitor and put him on trial for wiping his Harvard Monkey ass with the U.S. Constitution.

minnesoter on June 15, 2012 at 9:12 PM

First Black President Bill Clinton strangely silent. Reckon he’s seen that Barry is hanging himself with his own words. Oops! Racist!

BHO Jonestown on June 15, 2012 at 9:13 PM

*Peeks in, looks around, no Moby in here?*

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Shhhh.

HornetSting on June 15, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 9:10 PM

You know she’ll be here. Matter of time…

OmahaConservative on June 15, 2012 at 9:14 PM

You know what the “right thing to do” is? ARREST this Traitor and put him on trial for wiping his Harvard Monkey ass with the U.S. Constitution.

minnesoter on June 15, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Uh, er, RACIST!

HornetSting on June 15, 2012 at 9:14 PM

Obama will wind up on the horns of this amnesty, just like everyone else who’s tried it.

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:15 PM

You bunch of racists, xenophobic, bitter clingers!

-moby

HornetSting on June 15, 2012 at 9:15 PM

What’s spanish for hard pivot?

Did King Barry mention his sucky economy today?

fogw on June 15, 2012 at 9:16 PM

Does anyone know why Rubio thought it would be such a great idea to write a book about immigration reform and push the DREAM Act in an election year?

Despite his protestations, does he really want to be VP, and how did he think this would help?

Wethal on June 15, 2012 at 9:16 PM

No one would be calling it lawlessness if he were not black…MSNBC.

d1carter on June 15, 2012 at 9:17 PM

How does this help with the laser focus on jobs..?

d1carter on June 15, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Bingo look at front page of drudge

Conservative4ev on June 15, 2012 at 9:12 PM

The point of the AZ law was that the feds were not enforcing federal immigration law.

This is a big FU to AZ: “We’re still not going to enforce immigration law.”

Wethal on June 15, 2012 at 9:18 PM

A few years ago, some guy put it in a very good way:

“Just words”

0bama has said a lot of things lately that have no real relevance.

-The feds haven’t been deporting kids any way
-There has been no legislation proposed, or executive orders written on the gay marriage speech he gave
-Federal drug laws don’t affect the average user so when he says he is okay with marijuana, that won’t mean anything either.

0bama is spewing “just words” with nothing to back it up.

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Its early, give them times. Feelin’ mellow tonight…for now

Coulda’ been worse, the guy also wrote Sugar, sugar.

cozmo on June 15, 2012 at 9:18 PM

So what was so bad about Bush?
I forgot.

Electrongod on June 15, 2012 at 9:18 PM

How does this help with the laser focus on jobs..?

d1carter on June 15, 2012 at 9:18 PM

“Look over there! A bright shiny object!”

Wethal on June 15, 2012 at 9:19 PM

I have always admired Rubio, but maybe his ethnic ties are greater than his political-philosophical values?

I guess we’ll see. I’m hoping he puts America — and, most importantly, American SOVEREIGNTY first.

minnesoter on June 15, 2012 at 9:19 PM

You know she’ll be here. Matter of time…

OmahaConservative on June 15, 2012 at 9:14 PM

no need to allow her into the discussion though.

boardy9 on June 15, 2012 at 9:20 PM

But, if he gets over the line with the increased Hispanic vote he’s won – again! And that’s all she wrote, folks.

OldEnglish on June 15, 2012 at 9:20 PM

We all know this is amnesty. How? Obama prefaced his “this isn’t amnesty” statement with this famous lie-lead-in “let me be clear.”

natasha333 on June 15, 2012 at 9:20 PM

How does this help with the laser focus on jobs..?

d1carter on June 15, 2012 at 9:18 PM

That laser focus on his job, that’s all.

HornetSting on June 15, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Mr. Obama said that he was changing the deportation policy because “it’s the right thing to do.”

Right thing to do for who ?
Does he know who pays his salary ?

burrata on June 15, 2012 at 9:24 PM

But, if he gets over the line with the increased Hispanic vote he’s won – again! And that’s all she wrote, folks.

OldEnglish on June 15, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Let’s face it, you still need Rubio on the ticket. The Hispanics not all but I believe a good amount will vote for Romney just have the first Hispanic VP. We need to play the game they do now. Then when Romney wins EO the banishment of the EPA regulations and everything else this guy did, and let the dems and media whine and just keep going back to today and so oh well he set the precendent for it so i am just following it

Conservative4ev on June 15, 2012 at 9:25 PM

Yeh he loves this country.

CW on June 15, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Romney better not support this amnesty without insisting on some changes, including the age limit, the provable time in this country, border security, and e-verify.

There’s always something there to remind me that Romney was not my first choice.

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Remember when Obowma just made Recess Appointments when Congress wasn’t in recess, and nobody did anything…?

… Ha Ha Ha, yeah, good times, huh.

Remember when a two judges from the Gulf Coast ruled against Obowma’s moratorium on drilling in the Gulf, and Obowma basically told them to kiss his a%%, and nobody did anything…?

… Oh boy, THAT was so funny!

Hey, rember when Obowma went to war in Lybia and didn’t even bother to ask Congress, and nobody did anything…?

… My sides are splitting I’m laughing so hard.

(chortle… snort… gasp)

Remember Solydra…?

… Not even a stern letter, ha ha ha ha.

Boy, it’s almost like Obowma thinks he can get away with anything…

… Oh, wait!

Seven Percent Solution on June 15, 2012 at 9:28 PM

This was politically motivated, but it was also a stupid political play by Obama. He should have waited until after the Arizona verdict. If its overturned, it’d give him bomentum, if its upheld, it’d give his base something to nibble on.

El_Terrible on June 15, 2012 at 9:28 PM

Does he know who pays his salary ?

burrata on June 15, 2012 at 9:24 PM

The one he claims on his tax return or the one that is deposited into a numbered account?

Rio Linda Refugee on June 15, 2012 at 9:29 PM

… So what other executive orders is he going to make?

Legalize marijuana?
Gay marriage by executive order?

El_Terrible on June 15, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Dear Leader: You know we should go ahead and let these “Americans in every way except on paper” vote in the fall election…

d1carter on June 15, 2012 at 9:29 PM

If you want to help stop this Imperial president and a flood of new illegals, donate to NumbersUsa. They’ve already got faxes out for people to send. They now have over 1,000,000 members and were a big part of the defeat of amnesty in 2007. Action people.

TxAnn56 on June 15, 2012 at 9:29 PM

So what we have here is a president who is refusing to carry out federal law simply because he disagrees with Congress’s policy choices. That is an exercise of executive power that even the most stalwart defenders of an energetic executive — not to mention the Framers — cannot support.

Its spooky

cozmo on June 15, 2012 at 9:30 PM

from the Yoo article

Under Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution, the president has the duty to “take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.” This provision was included to make sure that the president could not simply choose, as the British King had, to cancel legislation simply because he disagreed with it. President Obama cannot refuse to carry out a congressional statute simply because he thinks it advances the wrong policy. To do so violates the very core of his constitutional duties.

the regress-ives are chugging away…serfdom awaits

r keller on June 15, 2012 at 9:30 PM

I have always admired Rubio, but maybe his ethnic ties are greater than his political-philosophical values?

minnesoter on June 15, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Nah.

I agree with Rubio, Jeff Flake and the majority of the conservatives that Rubio’s bill is worth putting forward. I think only people obsessed with race, like liberals and racists (and liberal racists), will make this about race.

http://www.nationaljournal.com/daily/poll-public-prefers-citizenship-for-dreamers-20120508

This poll shows that only 10% of the voters think that “not allowing them [the so-called Dreamers] to remain at all” is the best solution. The rest wants either a path to citizenship or a path to legal residence.

I’ll settle for Rubio’s bill, that not only defines Dreamers in a more narrow way but prevents any path to citizenship whatsoever. 7

The alternative is having Obama, if he wins, legalizing them all, Dreamers or not, including the felons, and putting them on a path to citizenship. If necessary, by Executive Order.

joana on June 15, 2012 at 9:30 PM

WSJ opinion.

Motivated by all the wrong reasons. This issue has been outstanding for the Democrats. They will continue to milk it, Just as moochers continue to milk the teet of Big Government. No one has in years past ever dedicated a serious satisfactory approach to what many of us here see as a duh, topic. I really thought after 911 the issue would finally be taken on. It wasn’t much to my surprise. So now here we are again, watching a Democrat delight in the usefulness of it as a wedge issue. No long term solution will be taken up now or anytime in the near future. Meanwhile one only need glance south of the border to see huge and serious problems mounting for our future.

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 9:31 PM

We need some music.

HornetSting on June 15, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Romney! Don’t you want me, Baby?

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:32 PM

“The right thing to do”, according to whom? I wish that someone would ask him this question. He mistakenly believes that someone has died and made him Queen.

MustLoveBlogs on June 15, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Where’s rightwingyahoo when you need him?

TxAnn56 on June 15, 2012 at 9:33 PM

We need some music.

HornetSting on June 15, 2012 at 9:32 PM

You could load a tune. ; )

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 9:33 PM

If you want to help stop this Imperial president and a flood of new illegals, donate to NumbersUsa. They’ve already got faxes out for people to send. They now have over 1,000,000 members and were a big part of the defeat of amnesty in 2007. Action people.

TxAnn56 on June 15, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Agreed.

NumbersUSA are willing to endorse Rubio’s version of the Dream Act as long as

ended chain migration, required employers to use E-Verify nationwide, and permitted only those young adults who had been brought to the United States at a very young age (think ten or younger) to be eligible for legal status.

Like Rubio and Romney, NumbersUSA

believe some of the illegal aliens who would be covered by the DREAM amnesty have compelling cases that might be considered.

.

It’s perfectly possible to create a large conservative consensus around Rubio’s bill that only leaves out the fringe of the fringe on immigration issues.

joana on June 15, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Thank you jaime, ; )

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 9:34 PM

We need some music.

HornetSting on June 15, 2012 at 9:32 PM

How about

This is the End my Friend the End

Conservative4ev on June 15, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Am I all of a sudden on the wrong thread?

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 9:34 PM

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:27 PM

That fits the mood, he wasn’t in my top three.

But, hey, its summertime…almost

Too bad the moon isn’t full.

cozmo on June 15, 2012 at 9:35 PM

HornetSting on June 15, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Hey, C. Good to see ya’

OmahaConservative on June 15, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Romney, baby, do you really want to hurt me?

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Does he know who pays his salary ?

burrata on June 15, 2012 at 9:24 PM

I’m sure the question has never concerned him. His first taste of big money came from the Annenburg grant monies that (grant applicant) Bill Ayers handed over (for disbusement, to the right people) to this promising young Harvard graduate with the big smile and the proper leftist breeding.

minnesoter on June 15, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Who elected Janet Napolitano? By what right(s) does the Executive Branch supersede immigration law?

onlineanalyst on June 15, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Where’s rightwingyahoo when you need him?

TxAnn56 on June 15, 2012 at 9:33 PM

I’ll try my best to fill in for him.

RINOs. All of em. Romney, Palin, Bush, Perry, Newt. All RINOs.
RON PAUL!

(Paul Nut?? I forgots)

El_Terrible on June 15, 2012 at 9:37 PM

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Always like that tune.

They could have double billed with these guys

cozmo on June 15, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 9:34 PM

My pleasure.

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Of course it’s pandering but the real point is that it is unconstitutional pandering and must be challenged immediately in federal court. Only the Congress, not the president, makes laws, which is essentially what this executive over-reach is trying to do.

I look forward to the Supreme Court knocking this presumptuous incompetent down again & again.

Chessplayer on June 15, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Wow, the MSM is running with the horrible “heckler” story. Pay no attention to the fact that the POTUS just ignored the Constitution and declared himself dictator. I sure hope someone is putting together a montage of the insults hurled at GWB…

sandee on June 15, 2012 at 9:38 PM

cozmo on June 15, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Good song. C’mon, Romney!

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:40 PM

I look forward to the Supreme Court knocking this presumptuous incompetent down again & again.

Chessplayer on June 15, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Yeah, but by the time that happens it’ll be 2013/2014

El_Terrible on June 15, 2012 at 9:40 PM

“The right thing to do”, according to whom? I wish that someone would ask him this question.

MustLoveBlogs on June 15, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Didn’t you see today, the Sheikh issues his fatwas, he doesn’t answer questions….EVAH .

burrata on June 15, 2012 at 9:41 PM

After last nights fundraiser Obama supporter Anna Wintour (1917 – ) tells press that President Obama will soon appear on Rowan & Martin’s ‘Laugh In’… & maybe ‘The Smothers Brothers’. Team Obama: Out of Touch 2012.

BHO Jonestown on June 15, 2012 at 9:41 PM

That’s my Guv! Go Janny! TAKE IT TO HIM. Preach it sister. We are tired of it down here. I’m a frigging landscaper in Tucson. Think this hurts me? Yea, it’s a personal thang.

And I PRAY that in 10 days or less SCOTUS shoves SB1070 straight up barkys arse. It’s a good bet.

The hispanics I work with don’t trust dear liar for sh!t. Trust me. I hear it everyday.They say:

YOU LIE.

wolly4321 on June 15, 2012 at 9:41 PM

I’ll settle for Rubio’s bill, that not only defines Dreamers in a more narrow way but prevents any path to citizenship whatsoever. 7

The alternative is having Obama, if he wins, legalizing them all, Dreamers or not, including the felons, and putting them on a path to citizenship. If necessary, by Executive Order.

joana on June 15, 2012 at 9:30 PM

I think you’ve hit on the unfortunate fact that we’re going to have to pick from “bad” or “worse” again. Because I just don’t see a movement big enough to take on the “illegals for welfare votes” lobby. Not from conservatives, not from anyone.

MelonCollie on June 15, 2012 at 9:41 PM

joana on June 15, 2012 at 9:30 PM

Well, I will settle for nothing less that FULL adherence to U.S. sovereign authority.

This is OUR country. We embrace immigrants. But not those who enter unlawfully. No excuses.

minnesoter on June 15, 2012 at 9:42 PM

sandee on June 15, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Yeah, I was reading a story talking about the unprecedented disrespect for the office, and I’m thinking, has Obama ever gotten a shoe thrown at him, and did the press cheer when it happened?

El_Terrible on June 15, 2012 at 9:42 PM

sandee,

What’s the big deal anyway, all comedians get heckled.

fogw on June 15, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Mitt, don’t be the cause of my shattered dreams.

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:44 PM

I saw the clip, burrata, and it infuriated me. I wish that reporter had kept at him; refuse to be talked down to like that. Blood boiling here, and I know I’m not alone.

MustLoveBlogs on June 15, 2012 at 9:45 PM

…even with politics aside…JugEars is TRULEY a P O S!
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.
.
and
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…it’s the ECONOMY stupid…!!!

KOOLAID2 on June 15, 2012 at 9:45 PM

I look forward to a Republican president setting aside all EPA regulations until our economy recovers “because it’s the right thing to do”.

Imagine the economic boom that we could have!

slickwillie2001 on June 15, 2012 at 9:45 PM

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Be willing to give him a chance. Maybe he will be one of these.

cozmo on June 15, 2012 at 9:48 PM

After last nights fundraiser Obama supporter Anna Wintour (1917 – ) tells press that President Obama will soon appear on Rowan & Martin’s ‘Laugh In’… & maybe ‘The Smothers Brothers’. Team Obama: Out of Touch 2012.

BHO Jonestown on June 15, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Spielberg can do some digital magic for little Bammie and insert him into some old episodes for rerun, something like what he did with the White House presidential biographies.

slickwillie2001 on June 15, 2012 at 9:48 PM

After last nights fundraiser Obama supporter Anna Wintour (1917 – ) tells press that President Obama will soon appear on Rowan & Martin’s ‘Laugh In’… & maybe ‘The Smothers Brothers’. Team Obama: Out of Touch 2012.

BHO Jonestown on June 15, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Pat Paulsen could not be reached for comment.

Del Dolemonte on June 15, 2012 at 9:48 PM

the regress-ives are chugging away…serfdom awaits

r keller on June 15, 2012 at 9:30 PM

http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/302442/barack-obama-dictator-left-thomas-sowell

davidk on June 15, 2012 at 9:49 PM

well it looks as if the Mandate is going to be struckdown in the HC Bill, Ginsburg on Drudge was talking about cutting the head off the broccoli so i figure she screwed up with that comment the old hag, and now intrade has it that 72% – 4% bump from today that the mandate will be struck down

Conservative4ev on June 15, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Janet Napolitano is the Commissar.

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:51 PM

We need some music.

HornetSting on June 15, 2012 at 9:32 PM

FORWARD

Electrongod on June 15, 2012 at 9:51 PM

NumbersUSA are willing to endorse Rubio’s version of the Dream Act

joana on June 15, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Actually, they’re not.

Our Rubio DREAM amnesty position

By Roy Beck

We’re starting to get quite a lot of inquiries from our members about what is going on with NumbersUSA and a much trumpeted “DREAM” amnesty proposal by Sen. Marco Rubio. Because he is Hispanic, Republican and possibly a VP candidate, and because he is meeting with long-time DREAM supporters among Democrats and Hispanic groups and with long-time opponents of DREAM, Sen. Rubio is creating a media frenzy.

And because NumbersUSA is known in Washington D.C. as the primary organization behind the killing of the DREAM amnesty in 2007 and in the lame duck session of 2010 in the Senate, lots of the media who are focused on Congress are trying to find out where we stand on Sen. Rubio’s attempt to come up with an amnesty that has enough limitations to win our approval but also is able to get votes from the pro-amnesty crowd.

First, let me make this clear: NumbersUSA is NOT endorsing or otherwise supporting the as-yet unrevealed Rubio plan for illegal aliens who were brought here as young children.

TxAnn56 on June 15, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Seen this? The proggies cheated in Wisconsin and still lost. I think the margin should have been bigger: Sheriff Investigating Voter Fraud In Wisconsin Recall

“According to a source familiar with the allegations who wishes to remain anonymous, multiple voter registration forms were discovered, including mostly-blank forms that had been pre-certified by an election official.”

slickwillie2001 on June 15, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Be willing to give him a chance. Maybe he will be one of these.

cozmo on June 15, 2012 at 9:48 PM

I certainly hope you’re right.

jaime on June 15, 2012 at 9:52 PM

Spielberg can do some digital magic for little Bammie and insert him into some old episodes for rerun, something like what he did with the White House presidential biographies.

slickwillie2001 on June 15, 2012 at 9:48 PM

http://www.humanevents.com/2012/06/14/obama-vandalism-removed-from-presidential-bios-at-white-house-web-site/

davidk on June 15, 2012 at 9:52 PM

My opinion, for what it’s worth, is that this is going to come back and bite Obama on his “tush.”

sandee on June 15, 2012 at 9:53 PM

Well, I will settle for nothing less that FULL adherence to U.S. sovereign authority.

This is OUR country. We embrace immigrants. But not those who enter unlawfully. No excuses.

minnesoter on June 15, 2012 at 9:42 PM

That’s your pick. But again, don’t complain when, because your view is only hold by 10% of the voters or so, Obama and the Democrats take advantage of the Republican inaction to go much, much further than Rubio’s bill would.

If you’re going to let the optimum be the enemy of the good, I can only hope you are able to live with the consequences of it.

joana on June 15, 2012 at 9:53 PM

*Peeks in, looks around, no Moby in here?*

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Not that it is great- or even passably competent at it but hey, an excuse for more Freddie Mercury almost (but not quite) makes its poor futile efforts today worthwhile.

Betenoire on June 15, 2012 at 9:54 PM

Ahhh .. Patience is often lacking, dear ones !!
Trust Wisdom .. At least those on OUR side tend to seek Him, unlike the leftists.
Wait and watch !! ;-)

pambi on June 15, 2012 at 9:54 PM

Metallica-For whom the Bell tolls

the new aesthetic on June 15, 2012 at 9:54 PM

So Janet Napolitano claims the “right” to prosecutorial discretion of illegals the way that Eric Holder claims the right to prosecutorial discretion for “his people”?

What happened to the rule of law, not of men? What happened to the principle that the law is blind?

Whatever happened to immigration law that once upon a time insisted that newcomers have a sponsor and that the immigrant would not be a burden to the taxpayers via social services?

onlineanalyst on June 15, 2012 at 9:55 PM

I saw the clip, burrata, and it infuriated me. I wish that reporter had kept at him; refuse to be talked down to like that. Blood boiling here, and I know I’m not alone.

MustLoveBlogs on June 15, 2012 at 9:45 PM

I loved how he got SCOAMF flustered and caused him to look away. Bury cannot stand to have his authority questioned.

Rio Linda Refugee on June 15, 2012 at 9:55 PM

If you’re going to let the optimum be the enemy of the good, I can only hope you are able to live with the consequences of it.

*shudder*

tom daschle concerned on June 15, 2012 at 9:55 PM

Actually, they’re not.

Our Rubio DREAM amnesty position

TxAnn56 on June 15, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Dear, you should read that entire article.

As I said, NumbersUSA is willing to endorse (not endorsing, willing to endorse) Rubio’s bill as long as

ended chain migration, required employers to use E-Verify nationwide, and permitted only those young adults who had been brought to the United States at a very young age (think ten or younger) to be eligible for legal status.

That’s actually a quote from that article.

I think that’s feasible, to introduce those amendments.

I actually know Rubio and NumbersUSA are holding talks – I think they say that in this article too – to reach a consensus bill that will get the support of most conservatives (except those freaks who will never agree on anything).

joana on June 15, 2012 at 9:55 PM

If you’re going to let the optimum be the enemy of the good, I can only hope you are able to live with the consequences of it.

joana on June 15, 2012 at 9:53 PM

…you smoke opium…don’t you?

KOOLAID2 on June 15, 2012 at 9:58 PM

I saw the clip, burrata, and it infuriated me. I wish that reporter had kept at him; refuse to be talked down to like that. Blood boiling here, and I know I’m not alone.

MustLoveBlogs on June 15, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Hussein ran away with his tail between his legs .
If they hadn’t told me that Hussein is a male, I would have honestly thought that it was ” that time” of the month for Hussein today . His conduct was disgusting and totally out of line for someone who is on taxpayer dole .

burrata on June 15, 2012 at 9:58 PM

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