Quotes of the day

posted at 10:01 pm on April 2, 2013 by Allahpundit

It’s not the inclusion of a pathway to citizenship that has immigration reform proponents worried — at this point, it’s clear that this will be part of any deal Senate negotiators produce.

It’s how difficult they choose to make it…

“The sleeper issue in immigration reform is, do all 11 million people qualify for legal status or is it a fraction?” said Deepak Bhargava, executive director of the Center for Community Change, a pro-reform group. “This issue is the potential deal-breaker in the whole mix. If the requirements are so onerous that only a fraction of eligible people can actually adjust their status and get legal, there will be a hugely negative reaction to the bill in the immigrant community.”…

“My instinct is they want to be inclusive in who is eligible,” said Angela Kelley, a leading immigration expert with the Center for American Progress. “They recognize you want to try to have a program that permits as many people as possible to come forward. … I think it will be an accessible road but a long road.”

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Finally, after the border is secure and our guest worker and visa programs are modernized, the legislation must address what to do with the people who are here illegally. I know some citizens want to round them all up, but this is not realistic. Instead, we can create an appropriate program to normalize their status…

The legislation should not provide a special pathway to citizenship for the millions who have willfully violated our immigration laws. Those who entered the U.S. as children, through no fault of their own, will be allowed to have a pathway to citizenship. But those who entered illegally as adults will only be allowed to participate in the new and improved guest worker and visa programs.

I am not advocating a two-tiered immigration system or second-class status — those who can become citizens and those who can never become citizens. Anyone who wants to become a naturalized citizen of the United States is welcome to apply. But Congress must not make it any easier for those who entered our country illegally to obtain citizenship. Those who qualify for the new guest worker and visa programs and desire citizenship would be placed at the end of the line behind others immigrating legally. It would be a travesty to treat those who violated our laws better than those who have patiently waited their turn to come to the United States the right way.

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Rubio is building in several insurance policies:

1) Behind the scenes, Rubio has been courting conservative leaders and talk-radio hosts, hoping they’ll give him leeway when he needs it. One of his arguments: There’s nothing conservative about having 11 million people in the country illegally. So far, he has been encouraged by what he has heard. In late January, when the Senate gang issued the framework that it is now filling in, Rubio did a tour of Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin, Sean Hannity and other conservative talkers, and got a surprisingly respectful — even favorable — response…

2) The proposal’s pathway to citizenship will be triggered by a rigorous set of metrics that, according to sources, will take years for the U.S. to meet. Workplace-enforcement mechanisms would discourage employers from hiring illegals. And Rubio has been pushing for a 10-year wait for people who are here illegally now to apply for a green card. Even with these guardrails, Rubio doesn’t know how conservatives will react when groups start running ads saying Republicans are creating 10 million new Democratic voters, all of whom broke the law.

3) Rubio advisers studied conservative objections to past immigration packages and found that a frequent complaint was that the measures had been too rushed. So Rubio has very publicly insisted on multiple hearings, and a wide-open debate and amendment process in the Judiciary Committee and on the Senate floor. “In order to succeed, this process cannot be rushed or done in secret,” he said in Sunday’s statement. He wants buy-in from other Republican senators, and a big number on final passage, not a close vote.

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It would seem that Rubio and the Democrats are playing chicken, each one calculating the other will flinch first. Democrats think the GOP is so desperate for an amnesty they’ll agree to anything. For his part, Rubio is trying to secure his status of godfather of an immigration “compromise” by threatening delay, knowing the Democrats (and Lindsey Graham) are desperate to ram the amnesty through before the public gets a good look at it and before the midterm elections get too close…

I think, in the end, that Rubio’s desire to shepherd an amnesty through Congress will cause him to cave to the Democrats’ demands. The Dems will give Rubio a few trivial concessions, so he can try to tell Limbaugh, Levin, et al. that he didn’t lie to them. But if I’m wrong, and he walks away saying he did his best but couldn’t overcome the Democrats’ for amnesty without enforcement, Rubio could strengthen his 2016 prospects.

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“The Senate is littered with Republicans who negotiated with Chuck Schumer, thinking they had one deal when he had something else entirely in mind,” said Rick Wilson, a Florida-based GOP consultant. “I think [Rubio is] very mindful of the two potential negative outcomes (something perceived as a blanket/easy amnesty or a deal perceived as not moving the ball in a meaningful way) but still views this as a right policy/right politics matter.”…

[I]f the perception is that Rubio either a) got rolled or b) rolled over when it comes to a path to citizenship for undocumented workers, which Democrats insist must be in any comprehensive plan, it could mean real trouble for him with the conservative base of the GOP.

In the end, Rubio has to be able to say to conservatives something along these lines: “I fought with Democrats. I told them what we needed to allow undocumented workers a path to citizenship. They didn’t want it but I held firm and we got it done.”

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) union president Chris Crane’s request to meet with the bipartisan group of eight senators developing a comprehensive immigration reform bill was denied.

“Since the Gang of 8 has not met with anybody else, they did not agree to meet with the ICE union president,” Juan Pachado, a spokesman for Sen. Bob Menendez,D-N.J., told The Washington Examiner in an email.

ICE union president Chris Crane requested the meeting last week. “Any comprehensive immigration bill would have enormous consequences for our officers and for the citizens we protect,” Crane, who has testified before congressional panels on the issue, wrote in the letter. “Fundamentally, I would implore you to consider this issue from the perspective of our officers who risk their lives every day in a constant uphill climb to uphold the laws of the land.”

***

The bottom line: Most Americans would support an immigration reform plan, but only if border security comes first. And by “first” they mean before the legalization of currently illegal immigrants and before the creation of a path to citizenship. Would they be more flexible if they truly believed the federal government’s promise to secure the border? Perhaps — but they don’t believe.

And why should they? Previous pledges to secure the border have ended in half-hearted enforcement. Yes, there is more border security today than there was a decade ago. But there has always been, it seems, a resistance in the federal bureaucracy to relatively simple actions, like finishing a sufficiently secure border fence, that would contribute greatly to enhanced enforcement…

So it is in that atmosphere that the Gang of Eight prepares to unveil its comprehensive reform plan. The biggest obstacle won’t be a guest worker program or some other detail. It will be the public’s lack of trust.

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“It’s long overdue,” Graham said on Fox News. “If we don’t do it now, it will be a decade or more before anyone takes it up again.”


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The ones dangling from the streetlamps by a nice piece of Stout Hemp Rope… Where they belong…

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Gosh, you are merciful. I prefer that the ants eat them, alive. They should know what they are suffering for and should die a slow and painful death.

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:28 PM

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:19 PM

So that explains why you like Peace pipe doobage. (:

Ps: let’s gang up on Axe.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:26 PM

Na dude, you are confused, Yakima Indian, we no smoke em peace pipe, we real men, we smoke em Salmon… ;)

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:30 PM

You do know the main reason why u think he lies so much is because you are against his politics and probably him personally right? He is bad but not half as bad as you described.

HotAirLib on April 2, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Want to talk about:
1. Closing GITMO
2. Televising the health care debate on CSPAN
3. If you want to keep your insurance and doctor you can
4. ObamaCare would reduce insurance costs
5. No lobbyists in his administration
6. “The most transparent administration ever”
7. Bills will be posted on the White House website for five days before being signed into law

I could go on for hours.

bw222 on April 2, 2013 at 11:31 PM

GAYS / GUNS / AMNESTY!!!!

PappyD61 on April 2, 2013 at 11:26 PM

You missed the Dicoocoo and HAL attempts to make the thread about how Obama “lies as much as any other politician” and is now a self-declared “scientist”.

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:31 PM

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Gosh, you are merciful. I prefer that the ants eat them, alive. They should know what they are suffering for and should die a slow and painful death.

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:28 PM

ROTFLMAO… Very old American Tradition, not my tribe though… ;)

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:32 PM

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Toppenish?

VorDaj on April 2, 2013 at 11:32 PM

You do know the main reason why u think he lies so much is because you are against his politics and probably him personally right? He is bad but not half as bad as you described.

HotAirLib on April 2, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Below represents the essence of your Marxist-raised Liar piece of excrement you embrace as a ” Leader”- who is nothing more than an Anti-American socialist Radical- who lies through his effing teeth. Selma my azz.

“The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the US Government cannot pay its own bills. It is a sign that we now depend on ongoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our Government’s reckless fiscal policies. Increasing America’s debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that, ‘the buck stops here.’ Instead, Washington is shifting the burden of bad choices today onto the backs of our children and grandchildren. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better.”

~ Senator Barack H. Obama, March 2006

.
You’re right about that you commie POS – America does deserve better than your failure.

FlaMurph on April 2, 2013 at 11:32 PM

I think we probably need to give into the amnesty movement. Push it even.

We can garner a lot of votes out of those folks if we lead the way in demonstrating it was us, conservatives, that facilitated their status as Americans.

The time has come.

hawkdriver on April 2, 2013 at 11:32 PM

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:30 PM

Lolz. (;

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:33 PM

You do know the main reason why u think he lies so much is because you are against his politics and probably him personally right? He is bad but not half as bad as you described.

HotAirLib on April 2, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Riiight, ‘cuz I’m ‘posed to luv me sum droner of a 16 year-old American boy.

Not happening.

Resist We Much on April 2, 2013 at 11:33 PM

AlGore, as in AlJezeera, will die this way – the hot air in him will explode.

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:33 PM

Na dude, you are confused, Yakima Indian, we no smoke em peace pipe, we real men, we smoke em Salmon… ;)

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:30 PM

Top-pen-ish?

VorDaj on April 2, 2013 at 11:34 PM

Ps: let’s gang up on Axe.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:26 PM

Did he megaunpoof himself?

Just askin…

Respectfully,

A Poofer Troofer

Resist We Much on April 2, 2013 at 11:34 PM

Good thing for him is most Americans think he is the better of two evils hence the reason he is now a two termer.

HotAirLib on April 2, 2013 at 11:05 PM

They thought the same about Bush. You realize that in the history books, Bush will be deemed a bad president, but Obama will always be worse?

Good times.

alwaysfiredup on April 2, 2013 at 11:35 PM

Gosh, you are merciful. I prefer that the ants eat them, alive. They should know what they are suffering for and should die a slow and painful death.

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:28 PM

That sounds like a job description for a government worker in Sto-vo-kor.

platypus on April 2, 2013 at 11:35 PM

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:30 PM

Top-pen-ish?

VorDaj on April 2, 2013 at 11:34 PM

Yakima Valley actually.

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:35 PM

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:28 PM

Yep. Stinging ants and scorpions and killer wasps. Throw in some leaches too.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:36 PM

Yakima Indian, we no smoke em peace pipe, we real men, we smoke em Salmon… ;)

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:30 PM

You still in Yakima? I’m out here on the Key Peninsula, which is almost heaven (isolated).

platypus on April 2, 2013 at 11:37 PM

Yakima Valley actually.

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:35 PM

Top-pen-ish (hotair censors the word without dashes) is the HQ of the Yakima tribe. Unless they moved it to Wapato.

VorDaj on April 2, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Aunt L HT Fallon.

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Unless they moved it to Wapato.

VorDaj on April 2, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Actually, all the WA reservations can be easily located by doing Google searches for casinos. :)

platypus on April 2, 2013 at 11:40 PM

A Poofer Troofer

Resist We Much on April 2, 2013 at 11:34 PM

Bwaaah. Stay vigilant. The poof will betray him because he can’t handle the poof.

The poof will set you free.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:40 PM

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:36 PM

Why I love saving the pebble for you!

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Yakima Valley actually.

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:35 PM

Body glitter and mascara: 1990s version of Yakima war paint?

**ducks**

Resist We Much on April 2, 2013 at 11:40 PM

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Excellent!

Make him a harlot next.

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:41 PM

The poof will set you free.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:40 PM

I was glad to see that he freed himself from those green tights.

Resist We Much on April 2, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Yakima has apples with worm free cores.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Schadenfreude. Tell me which you like. This or this?

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:42 PM

Aunt L HT Fallon.

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Mayberry is soooooo ghey.

Resist We Much on April 2, 2013 at 11:43 PM

Yakima has apples with worm free cores.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:42 PM

And sugar beets and hops for beer.

VorDaj on April 2, 2013 at 11:43 PM

Liar, liar, liar.

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:44 PM

Bmore, you missed the link to the 2nd one.

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Sorry, Schadenfreude, tech glitch. ; ) this.

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Yakima Valley actually.

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:35 PM

I just came from there. Rainier was out for most of my last week. Absolutely beautiful.

hawkdriver on April 2, 2013 at 11:45 PM

I saw the hops plants. Weird looking things.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Bmore, what am I to compare?

The second one looks like a Monet, Manet type but what does it have to do with the Oaf-zombie?

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:47 PM

Bmore, what with Van Gogh?

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:48 PM

hawkdriver on April 2, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Was it windy? It was when I was there. Beautiful place. Green and green were the main colors.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:48 PM

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:47 PM

Not so much to compare as much as which one do you like? Better? Arbitrary.

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:49 PM

Yakima Valley actually.

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:35 PM

Top-pen-ish (hotair censors the word without dashes) is the HQ of the Yakima tribe. Unless they moved it to Wapato.

VorDaj on April 2, 2013 at 11:38 PM

Grandma couldn’t get off the res fast enough, she married the whitest paleface she could find and promptly moved to Seattle, though my Mom grew up in Mabton. Mom did the same thing, but ended up in Yakima where I was born. I do have relatives in Wapato and Top-pen-ish though.

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:50 PM

I hope BMore doesn’t end up cutting his ear off like some other great artists. But if he does he might be able to photoshop it back on and avoid blood loss.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:51 PM

Not so much to compare as much as which one do you like? Better? Arbitrary.

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:49 PM

Oh…I like both, depending on the application.

For the Van Gogh, put Oaf in it to show him as a 1%r.

The first one is self-evident.

What do you intend to do with impressionism?

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:52 PM

Yes Van Goah, Starry Night Over the Rhone In A Porshe. I figure Vincent a Porshe man, no Saab or Volvo.

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:54 PM

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:35 PM

I just came from there. Rainier was out for most of my last week. Absolutely beautiful.

hawkdriver on April 2, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Lucky you, as I recall it from my childhood a rather rare sight.

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:54 PM

Gogh

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:54 PM

Lucky you, as I recall it from my childhood a rather rare sight.

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:54 PM

We see it all the time out here on Key Peninsula.

platypus on April 2, 2013 at 11:55 PM

Red rover red rover
Send moon Goddess on over.

I might have to conjure her up by singing a special song that sounds like nails on a chalk board.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:56 PM

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:52 PM

As you know I love working with the paintings. One of the contests is Van Gogh work blended with modern.

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:58 PM

Gosh, you are merciful. I prefer that the ants eat them, alive. They should know what they are suffering for and should die a slow and painful death.

Schadenfreude on April 2, 2013 at 11:28 PM

I KNEW there was a Reason I LIKED you!!

williamg on April 2, 2013 at 11:59 PM

hawkdriver on April 2, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Was it windy? It was when I was there. Beautiful place. Green and green were the main colors.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:48 PM

Very windy a few days. Our helicopters have an INS system that’ll compute and report the winds to you. One class checkride had 70 knot winds at altitude to content with and 30 knot winds closer to the ground.

We flew mostly around The Sound, Bremerton, Sanderson, Olympia, Tacoma Narrows and Seattle so we never had to deal with the mountain winds around Yakima or Mt Rainier itself.

The weeks on end of rainy days are enough to make you want to off yourself but man is it pretty when it clears up.

Another Hot Air commenter works with the firm I just left out there. His sweetie is about ready to leave him she hates it so much. She’s having a harder time with the traffic on I5 and the people in general though than the weather.

hawkdriver on April 2, 2013 at 11:59 PM

The time has come.

hawkdriver on April 2, 2013 at 11:32 PM

Damned right! America needs another 11,000,000 looters and moochers living on welfare and voting democRAT.

Solaratov on April 2, 2013 at 11:59 PM

160th Birthday.

Bmore on April 2, 2013 at 11:59 PM

OH my God – NOOOOO!

NOT MISS LINDSEY GRAHAM!!!

……she’s just back from her COTILLION dance…….with a group of Hell’s Angels….

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:02 AM

I hope BMore doesn’t end up cutting his ear off like some other great artists. But if he does he might be able to photoshop it back on and avoid blood loss.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:51 PM

Doood, Van Gogh didn’t have the miraculous Obamacare. BMore is in fine hands; provided, he handles a saw well…


BTW, p3nis-owners: DO NOT INJECT OLIVE OIL INTO YOUR P3NIS3S IN ORDER TO GET BIGGER P3NIS3S. IT WILL GIVE YOU P3NIS CANCER.

lol

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:02 AM

hawkdriver on April 2, 2013 at 11:32 PM
Damned right! America needs another 11,000,000 looters and moochers living on welfare and voting democRAT.

Solaratov on April 2, 2013 at 11:59 PM

Well first, most of them are pretty hard working people. And if they know we supported them getting what they wanted, they’ll vote for Conservatives and republicans.

hawkdriver on April 3, 2013 at 12:04 AM

Obama needs his brain mapped.

Schadenfreude on April 3, 2013 at 12:07 AM

Well first, most of them are pretty hard working people. And if they know we supported them getting what they wanted, they’ll vote for Conservatives and republicans.

hawkdriver on April 3, 2013 at 12:04 AM

“Damn, you bish good” — Bishop

Schadenfreude on April 3, 2013 at 12:08 AM

they’ll vote for Conservatives and republicans.

hawkdriver on April 3, 2013 at 12:04 AM

Only in GOP fantasies.

Solaratov on April 3, 2013 at 12:08 AM

I hope BMore doesn’t end up cutting his ear off like some other great artists. But if he does he might be able to photoshop it back on and avoid blood loss.

SparkPlug on April 2, 2013 at 11:51 PM

Doood, Van Gogh didn’t have the miraculous Obamacare. BMore is in fine hands; provided, he handles a saw well…

BTW, p3nis-owners: DO NOT INJECT OLIVE OIL INTO YOUR P3NIS3S IN ORDER TO GET BIGGER P3NIS3S. IT WILL GIVE YOU P3NIS CANCER.

lol

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:02 AM

Hmmmmm, RWM……..you seem to be more than mildly obsessed with these….How You Say?….”P3NIS” thinggys…..

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:10 AM

OT: Li Ming……………

http://sweasel.com/archives/11632

Solaratov on April 3, 2013 at 12:14 AM

You’re right about that you commie POS – America does deserve better than your failure.

FlaMurph on April 2, 2013 at 11:32 PM

You go, FlaMurph!!!

Schadenfreude on April 3, 2013 at 12:14 AM

I do have relatives in Wapato and Top-pen-ish though.

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Mostly Mexicans there now. You’d think you were in Juarez.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:14 AM

Obama needs his brain mapped.

Schadenfreude on April 3, 2013 at 12:07 AM

With a colonoscope.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:16 AM

BTW, p3nis-owners: DO NOT INJECT OLIVE OIL INTO YOUR P3NIS3S IN ORDER TO GET BIGGER P3NIS3S. IT WILL GIVE YOU P3NIS CANCER.

lol

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:02 AM

I guess that means we will be rid of Lindsey Graham sooner than we thought.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:18 AM

I KNEW there was a Reason I LIKED you!!

williamg on April 2, 2013 at 11:59 PM

:)

Schadenfreude on April 3, 2013 at 12:19 AM

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:50 PM

Mostly Mexicans there now. You’d think you were in Juarez.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:14 AM

That’s what I heard about Yakima as well.

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:19 AM

With a colonoscope.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:16 AM

Heh, that’s “racist”.

Schadenfreude on April 3, 2013 at 12:20 AM

Good thing for him is most Americans think he is the better of two evils hence the reason he is now a two termer.

HotAirLib

Bad thing for everyone else…even for fools like you, even if you don’t know it.

xblade on April 3, 2013 at 12:21 AM

Hmmmmm, RWM……..you seem to be more than mildly obsessed with these….How You Say?….”P3NIS” thinggys…..

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:10 AM

I was actually looking for a story about the glorious NHS and how it mistakenly amputated a guy’s p3nis, but as a consolation prize, offered to send him to Amsterdam every two months for lap dances. NOT.KIDDING.

Anyhoo, I couldn’t find it, but came across the power saw self-amputation and “Self-Administered, Olive Oil Pen1le Enhancements Injections: What Could Possibly Go Wrong???” stories instead. So, you got those as my “weird & wacky news” entries for the night…and, you have to know how famous I am for “weird & wacky news.”

One of my faves:

Report: Chinese Police Rescue “Fantasy Girl” … Still “Non-Responsive,” But Back At Work

M2RB: .38 Special, live at Sturgis

lmao

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:21 AM

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:14 AM
That’s what I heard about Yakima as well.

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:19 AM

You bigoted rubes, you. They are “undocumented workers” who immigrated illegally but are “good workers” and such.

Schadenfreude on April 3, 2013 at 12:22 AM

I guess that means we will be rid of Lindsey Graham sooner than we thought.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:18 AM

Does he go for the regular or extra-virgin olive oil?

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:22 AM

That’s what I heard about Yakima as well.

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:19 AM

When I went to school in Top-pen-ish, there was just one Mexican guy at the school (they always wanted to be called Spanish then) and now it’s 80% Mexican. Wapato is probably more. Yakima was totally lily white then.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:22 AM

hawkdriver on April 3, 2013 at 12:04 AM
Only in GOP fantasies.

Solaratov on April 3, 2013 at 12:08 AM

I am putting a farm/ranch up. Mostly from scratch. All that was there was the land. I’d asked the builder for the main house to go to whatever lengths he needed to, to hire only US citizens and people here on legal working visas. I told him if it cost more to hire only legally qualified persons, we would agree to whatever higher building cost that would entail.

He told me he could not do it because in the area we’re building you cannot get people that’ll work construction on a remote site. So we are at a state where I just told him to do his best. So, I built the garage myself on a month away from work and used two of his men on the weekends. They speak no English and I had to speak Spanish most of the time. When we hit an impasse, we called the older brother’s daughter to translate the more technical exchanges about tools and materials I didn’t know the words for.

The bottom line is I got to know these people.

hawkdriver on April 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

Does he go for the regular or extra-virgin olive oil?

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:22 AM

It think it may depend on whether his date that night is with McCain or with Rubio.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

BTW, p3nis-owners: DO NOT INJECT OLIVE OIL INTO YOUR P3NIS3S IN ORDER TO GET BIGGER P3NIS3S. IT WILL GIVE YOU P3NIS CANCER.

lol

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:02 AM

I guess that means we will be rid of Lindsey Graham sooner than we thought.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:18 AM

OOOOH - THAAAAT’S what they are! Well, why did RWM just SAY “Lindsey Graham”?

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:25 AM

Yakima was totally lily white then.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Ya, it was pretty lily white when I lived there back in the early 60′s. I think I went to the first and second grade at Roosevelt Elementary School in Yakima, can’t really remember if that was the school though, only been 40 plus odd years… lol lol lol…

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:28 AM

You bigoted rubes, you. They are “undocumented workers” who immigrated illegally but are “good workers” and such.

Schadenfreude on April 3, 2013 at 12:22 AM

You ignorant rube. They are not “undocumented workers” if they have a receipt for an extra value meal from Mickey D’s or a lunch-time lube job at Quickie Lubes & Boobs – the combination oil change/lube job/titty-kitty bar.

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Ya, it was pretty lily white when I lived there back in the early 60′s. I think I went to the first and second grade at Roosevelt Elementary School in Yakima, can’t really remember if that was the school though, only been 40 plus odd years… lol lol lol…

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:28 AM

Do you remember Lions and/or Millers pools?

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:29 AM

So – I’m going with the translation of RWM’s post – now that it has been clarified for me:

“Do NOT inject Olive Oil into Lindsey Graham in order to get BIGGER Lindsey Graham’s – it will result in Lindsey Graham cancer.”

Did I get it Right?

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:30 AM

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:28 AM

Do you remember Lions and/or Millers pools?

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:29 AM

Ya, I think so, big park in the middle of town???

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:31 AM

Does he go for the regular or extra-virgin olive oil?

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:22 AM

It think it may depend on whether his date that night is with McCain or with Rubio.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM

LOL, but I think McShame is the “Rancid,” not Regular, variety.

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:31 AM

Did I get it Right?

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Yes. lol

You see, my “Weird & Wacky News Updates” ARE ON TOPIC!!!

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:32 AM

RWM wins this page. Maybe next page we can talk about lady parts.

SparkPlug on April 3, 2013 at 12:32 AM

“Do NOT inject Olive Oil into Lindsey Graham in order to get BIGGER Lindsey Graham’s – it will result in Lindsey Graham cancer.”

Did I get it Right?

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:30 AM

That’s the treatment plan.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:33 AM

OOOOH – THAAAAT’S what they are! Well, why DIDN’T RWM just SAY “Lindsey Graham”?

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:35 AM

Ya, I think so, big park in the middle of town???

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:31 AM

That sounds right. All I remember is Lions (Lyons?) was cold and Millers was colder.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:35 AM

It really was an epic meltdown. Probably the best one on Fox since The Architect.

steebo77

What was the meltdown about? Amnesty?

xblade on April 3, 2013 at 12:35 AM

RWM wins this page. Maybe next page we can talk about lady parts.

SparkPlug on April 3, 2013 at 12:32 AM

Like you did last night, “carpet muncher”?

lmao

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:36 AM

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:31 AM

That sounds right. All I remember is Lions (Lyons?) was cold and Millers was colder.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:35 AM

ROTFLMAO…Yup, sounds right… ;)

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:36 AM

In Top-pen-ish we would swim in the larger irrigation ditches. They filmed part of “To Hell and Back” on the Yakima river not far from Top-pen-ish.

VorDaj on April 3, 2013 at 12:37 AM

RWM wins this page. Maybe next page we can talk about lady parts.

SparkPlug on April 3, 2013 at 12:32 AM

Like you did last night, “carpet muncher”?

lmao

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:36 AM

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:38 AM

Sorry love, I’m an American, not Italian, my fathers family came here in the early 1600′s and my mothers has been here, oh about 30,000 years or so (Yakima Indians). Traditionally, we Americans deal with our traitors with nice Stout Hemp Rope. I like American traditions… ;)

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Four limbs and the neck stretched with wet leather straps in the hot sun.

Cleombrotus on April 3, 2013 at 12:38 AM

You bigoted rubes, you. They are “undocumented workers” who immigrated illegally but are “good workers” and such.

Schadenfreude on April 3, 2013 at 12:22 AM

You ignorant rube. They are not “undocumented workers” if they have a receipt for an extra value meal from Mickey D’s or a lunch-time lube job at Quickie Lubes & Boobs – the combination oil change/lube job/titty-kitty bar.

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:29 AM

HEY! I believe that they have these Burger/Grease/Entertainment Outlets in the Pittsburgh area!

I think I have eaten at them 3 or 4 times – and I haven’t gotten Sick ONCE!

They have a lot of “Green and White” in their color scheme, I think……

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:38 AM

RWM wins this page. Maybe next page we can talk about lady parts.

SparkPlug on April 3, 2013 at 12:32 AM

Like you did last night, “carpet muncher”?

lmao

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:36 AM

MUST.NOT.SAY.ANYTHING… <—- tries very hard to keep straight face… O_O

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:39 AM

SWalker on April 2, 2013 at 11:19 PM

Four limbs and the neck stretched with wet leather straps in the hot sun.

Cleombrotus on April 3, 2013 at 12:38 AM

and covered with honey over a red ant hill… O_O

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:40 AM

I’ve got to stop walking so close to the edge…….i might fall off……..

I remember saying that a lot when I was on the OTHER SIDE of the edge, too!

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:41 AM

and covered with honey over a red ant hill… O_O

SWalker on April 3, 2013 at 12:40 AM

Oh, yeah. I forgot that part.

Cleombrotus on April 3, 2013 at 12:41 AM

williamg on April 3, 2013 at 12:38 AM

lol

AssPress said, today, in its release about changes to its “Style Book” or whatever that it quit calling illegal aliens “undocumented workers or immigrants” because, while they may not have documents proving that they are in the country legally, they may have other documents on them. A receipt from Quickie Lube & Boob would qualify as a “document.”

Resist We Much on April 3, 2013 at 12:41 AM

Well first, most of them are pretty hard working people. And if they know we supported them getting what they wanted, they’ll vote for Conservatives and republicans.

hawkdriver

Yep, just like they did in 1988, and 1992, and 1996……

xblade on April 3, 2013 at 12:44 AM

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