Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on April 17, 2013 by Allahpundit

Several dozen tea party members demonstrated outside some of Rubio’s Florida offices on Tuesday to protest the comprehensive immigration bill that Rubio and seven Senate colleagues announced this week, which includes a path to citizenship for up to 11 million immigrants in the country illegally.

At one event in Palm Beach Gardens protesters held signs reading, “Stop the Senate!!” and “No Amnesty for Undocumented and Illegal.” Rubio, elected with strong tea party support, has been considered an instrumental lawmaker in the development of the 844-page immigration proposal.

“We’re not condemning Senator Rubio, but we’re concerned about the direction his immigration bill is going, and especially about the fact that there was no public input,” said Jim McGovern, 65, a member of The Martin 9/12 Committee, a tea party group. “There was no debate. This was all done behind closed doors. This violated his campaign promise saying he would support no bill that took more than 25 pages to describe.”

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“Over the course of the next week, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold two hearings on a forthcoming, bipartisan proposal to reform the Nation’s broken immigration system,” Leahy said in a statement. “I look forward to reviewing the bill, holding prompt hearings on the legislation, and proceeding to debating and marking up legislation on this important issue.”…

Sessions was dubious about the hearing announcement Monday.

“Chairman Leahy’s decision to now hold two hearings in two days — on one Friday, one on Monday — is only further proof of the Majority’s desire to rush this bill with minimum public scrutiny,” he said in a statement. “We are talking about legislation that will impact virtually every aspect of our society, reshape our entire immigration system, introduce at least 30 million new foreign workers into the economy, and directly impact every single American worker and taxpayer. … Something is truly broken in Washington when the people, the law enforcement officers who protect them, and the people’s representatives, have less time to review the bill than the special interests who helped write it.”

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To recap, in order to get immediate legal status, the only trigger the Obama administration would have to meet is the submission of two strategies to Congress. That’s it. Just a plan for border security. And then, in order for those with legal status to become citizens, DHS must claim that the border is secure. That’s it. There is no way for Congress or a private citizen to challenge a DHS claim that the border is secure. And even if DHS did admit the border was not secure, all that happens is the creation of a Border Commission whose only power is to issue a report on how DHS should spend another $2 billion. No actual border security, our border fence, must be achieved.

None of these “triggers” assures the border will be secure in any way. Any future Democratic administration could simply say the border was secure, regardless of what the facts on the ground are, and U.S. citizens would have no way to hold them accountable.

As NBC Latino reports, “Despite the insistence of tying a path to citizenship to border security, the bill does not use triggers, but instead establishes border security ‘goals.’”

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Napolitano has to certify that the Department of Homeland Security is catching nine out of ten of them — a calculation that starts with that total number of illegal crossing attempts.

That’s where the confusion will come in. New ways of surveying the border have shown that the Department has greatly underestimated the number of people attempting to cross any given part of the border. Experimental programs with the new drone-based Vader surveillance system have shown that at least twice as many illegal immigrants crossed the border in some areas as were apprehended. That means the government, which thought it had a pretty high apprehension rate, was actually catching less than 50 percent of illegal crossers.

So now, if the new 90 percent standard becomes law, how would the effectiveness rate be calculated? Would it be 90 percent of the old, pre-Vader estimates of illegal immigrants crossing the border? If so, that would likely mean that in fact the U.S. would be apprehending far less than 90 percent of those actually crossing the border. Or would it be 90 percent of up-to-date Vader-generated numbers, which would suggest that U.S. officials are much closer to capturing nearly all the illegal crossers?

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Likewise, the Schumer/Rubio bill requires the Homeland Security secretary to certify that there’s “an electronic exit system at air and sea ports of entry that operates by collecting machine-readable visa or passport information from air and vessel carriers” in order to flush out visa overstayers. But Congress has already required the development of of a biometric entry-exit system (i.e., fingerprints or facial recognition or whatever) rather than the biographic, or paper-based, version the bill calls for. What’s more, current law requires exit-tracking at all entry points, not just airports and seaports, but also land crossings — a requirement passed 17 years ago and re-passed five more times since.

So, the political class has ignored immigration-security requirements passed over the years, and now is promising to water down the requirements it has long ignored. Unbelievable.

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The recycling bins of Senate history are filled with well-intended bills that ran into trouble when scored by the CBO. While among the simplest hurdles, the question of how much a piece of legislation costs might be the most difficult to answer. Senators in the gang of eight say the plan will be budget-neutral, using fees to pay for new spending. “We intend to pay for it with fees and not add a burden on the taxpayers,” McCain said…

“It’s not just about the eight of us, if we can’t sell it to a majority of our conferences, then maybe it’s a product not worthy of having been passed,” Graham said. He was making the point that an ideal product would have broad support from Democratic and Republican conferences in the Senate, rather than being the sort of bill that just barely clears the 60-vote hurdle needed to break an expected filibuster. The Republican members made a pitch to members of their conference Monday evening, drawing encouraging words from McConnell and others…

Suppose the Senate ultimately passes an immigration bill with somewhere around 60 votes. As with the gun legislation, the GOP-led House might have little incentive to take up anything similar to the Senate bill. House Judiciary Chairman Robert W. Goodlatte, R-Va., has signaled he may move immigration legislation via a piece-by-piece approach, rather than an all-encompassing measure favored by the Senate group.

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Three theories about Marco Rubio:

1) He has made a cold-eyed calculation that the approval of big Republican donors and Rupert Murdoch will matter more than the disapproval of talk radio and the conservative activist base;

2) He got played;

3) He was never really that excited about immigration enforcement in the first place: that message was for 2010, and this is now.

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Sharry, the legalization advocate, said he can now see what the negotiators were trying to do on border security.

Rubio can tell conservatives that the border will finally be secured, employers will be required to check the immigration status of their workers, and visa holders will be tracked. But Democrats can say border security benchmarks won’t impede the path to citizenship.

“It is pretty clever,” Sharry acknowledged this week. “They are both right.”

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Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:43 PM

FIRST!

Bishop on April 17, 2013 at 10:43 PM

H2O

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:43 PM

-_-

Bishop on April 17, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Molon labe

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:43 PM

I <3 the NRA

El_Terrible on April 17, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Second! I mean Bishop!

KCB on April 17, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Bishop, you always are first, no worries.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:44 PM

the only trigger the Obama administration would have to meet is the submission of two strategies to Congress.

Oh, then nothing to worry about. Obama isn’t very big on submitting things to Congress.

malclave on April 17, 2013 at 10:44 PM

I <3 the NRA

El_Terrible on April 17, 2013 at 10:43 PM

I’m glad that worthless bill is dead. Now the next Newtown/Aurora/Tucson etc. will be hung around your (red) necks, where they belong.

“Party of Life” my ass

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Rubio is an amnesty shill idiot. Time for the tea party to tar and feather him.

aniptofar on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Glorious day in America.

Obama is indignant because the Bill of Rights is intact.

An oaf extraordinaire is president.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:46 PM

What amnesty does the rest of society get?

CW on April 17, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Rubio was on Levin. Answered every question well. If he weren’t a politician, I might suspect him of being ignorant of the details in his own bill or lying.

ROCnPhilly on April 17, 2013 at 10:46 PM

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

There is NO relationship. You are incoherent.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:46 PM

So now, if the new 90 percent standard becomes law, how would the effectiveness rate be calculated? Would it be 90 percent of the old, pre-Vader estimates of illegal immigrants crossing the border? If so, that would likely mean that in fact the U.S. would be apprehending far less than 90 percent of those actually crossing the border. Or would it be 90 percent of up-to-date Vader-generated numbers, which would suggest that U.S. officials are much closer to capturing nearly all the illegal crossers?

They’ll stop counting.

Steve Eggleston on April 17, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Is there any provision in this amnesty bill to make English the official language of the United States?

SouthernGent on April 17, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Today we must all be aware that political expediency and latino ethnicity takes precedence over rule of law and constitutional procedure. However you say – WHAT THE – what does this mean… in relation to the tabulation whereby we must once again realize that the great reconquesta story is now being rehearsed before our very eyes, in the rise of Marco Rubio… indicating that only a two-faced, I mean a bi-faced, I mean a bi-lingual hombre can receive…the award for reconquesta, unlike Kenyan Hussein Obama whose reconquesta plans don’t drink water.

Amigos – comrades – friends, we are gathered here as an edifice of the great glory that is now vanishing and the intuitive feeling, based on the assumption as Mencken once said, “He who underestimates the American voter will never go broke.” This is merely a small indication to behold and to perceive that which has gone way into the behind and to that which might project .. I mean go forward … out of the mouth … i mean .. the future…we’ve got to rip up the constitution so we can rip down those outdated borders!

Ladies and Gentlemen. The time will come when a first world America will outlive its usefulness. Marx, either Groucho or Karl, I can’t remember which, maybe it was both or maybe it was Harpo, once said that America is the opiate of the people. I say that when America outlives its usefulness and becomes a majority latino nation , then opium…will be the opiate…Ahh that’s not a bad idea… we are going to need that especially when the booze runs out …

And the bi-partisan panel, has determined to give the prize to Marco Rubio for his EARNESTY’S RAINBOW. Now EARNESTY’S RAINBOW is a token of this man’s genius…he told me so himself and repeatedly …that he could change perceptions by calling his plan for knocking down those pesky borders EARNESTY …in other words, he could have been more specific, but rather than to allude to an articulation of the mundane, he has come to the conclusion that brevity is the importance of our nation’s shallow first world existence. God damn!

Marco Rubio’s . EARNESTY’S RAINBOW – is a small contribution to a certain degree, since there are over seven billion people in the world today. 450 of them … million live in the United States and Mexico which is a very, very small amount compared to those who will be miserable and dying elsewhere…Well, I say that you will be on the road to new horizons, for we who live in a society where citizenship is a commodity and a politician can become a TV personality, it’s not easy to conform if you have any morality…I, I, I said that myself many years ago…

But I do want to thank la Raza…I mean the RNC … I mean the DNC and it’s subsidiary the RNC, the organization for the $1,000 in affirmative action latino scholarships they’ve given out…tonight they took in over $4,000,000, but they do have expenses for their consultants you know, and I think that I have another appointment. I would like to stay here, but for the sake of brevity I, I must leave. I do want to thank you, and I want to thank Marco Rubio – acting el Presidenta of la Raza Mexiamerica and also Mr. Obama – acting Pharaoh and Drone Commander of the World – and also I want to thank Professor Irwin Corey and thank you. …

RasThavas on April 17, 2013 at 10:47 PM

“Party of Life” my ass

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

See Gosnell

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:47 PM

I don’t trust Rubio at all.

gophergirl on April 17, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Is there any provision in this amnesty bill to make English the official language of the United States?

SouthernGent on April 17, 2013 at 10:47 PM

No se puede

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:48 PM

FIRST!

Bishop on April 17, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Did you like a….

whatever,.

I promised to step away..

Nite folks….
And gals….

Electrongod on April 17, 2013 at 10:48 PM

May they all instantly combust! :-)

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen!!

Scrumpy on April 17, 2013 at 10:49 PM

“Party of Life” my ass

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Does taking s@men injections up the ass infect the brain?

You’re whacked.

CW on April 17, 2013 at 10:50 PM

I <3 the NRA

El_Terrible on April 17, 2013 at 10:43 PM

I’m glad that worthless bill is dead. Now the next Newtown/Aurora/Tucson etc. will be hung around your (red) necks, where they belong.

“Party of Life” my ass

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Douchebaby, please prove your mom didn’t make that choice at 8.5 months. Cause Gosnell is blood on your hands. And, James Holmes and Adam Lanza who were crazy, again on your side.

RovesChins on April 17, 2013 at 10:50 PM

I tend to like Marco Rubio but this is a non-starter. No one plans to enforce any of the penalties but will immediately give the perks. Hey, Congress, this isn’t our first rodeo.

Cindy Munford on April 17, 2013 at 10:51 PM

can we deport Rubio on national security ground too?

GhoulAid on April 17, 2013 at 10:51 PM

May the immigration fiasco do to Rubio what Obama experienced today.

The gang of 8 hate the USA and destroy her, the Rs more than the Ds. The former enable the latter.

McCain, the incontinent old coot can go to Hades. He should have retired with a smidgeon of decency. Instead he is a shame to his grandpa, father, the land and the Soldiers. See how he voted today, the swine.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:51 PM

Electrongod on April 17, 2013 at 10:48 PM

But but but YOU just got here? :-(

Well if you must…

Good night EG! God Bless :-)

Scrumpy on April 17, 2013 at 10:51 PM

Rubio was on Levin. Answered every question well. If he weren’t a politician, I might suspect him of being ignorant of the details in his own bill or lying.

ROCnPhilly on April 17, 2013 at 10:46 PM

I am listening right now (Mark Levin is on from 8-11 PM in Detroit). Rubio is mostly double talking.

bw222 on April 17, 2013 at 10:51 PM

Considering how screwed up this country – the United States of American Idol – is, it was only a matter of time…

Ricin Terrorist: Elvis Impersonator, Martial Artist, Self-Proclaimed Mensa Member, Christian…And A Democrat???

Resist We Much on April 17, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Rubio is literally more dangerous to the American Republic than is al Qaeda.

VorDaj on April 17, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Rubio was on Levin. Answered every question well.

Well, that sort of elevates him above 99.5 percent of everyone else, doesn’t it. Were they hard ones like what he read?

Marcus on April 17, 2013 at 10:52 PM

I’m glad that worthless bill is dead. Now the next Newtown/Aurora/Tucson etc. will be hung around your (red) necks, where they belong.

“Party of Life” my ass

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

THE NEXT NEWTOWN/AURORA/TUSCON etc. happened in Boston the other day sweetheart.

AND IT WASN’T A REDNECK.

YOU’RE WELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLCOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GhoulAid on April 17, 2013 at 10:53 PM

I am listening right now (Mark Levin is on from 8-11 PM in Detroit). Rubio is mostly double talking.

bw222 on April 17, 2013 at 10:51 PM

If Levin has any integrity at all he will stop giving Rubio, the head amnesty guy, a pass and kick him right in the ass.

VorDaj on April 17, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Spanish Lullaby for Marco…..adios!

dmann on April 17, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Did my eyes spot a Scrumpy out there?

KCB on April 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM

When do we get our MarcoPhones? Can I get a Marco-Pad with my MarcoPhone?

Punchenko on April 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Aw, poor little liberal is upset that he and his friends weren’t able to exploit dead children…

malclave on April 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM

I’m glad that worthless bill is dead. Now the next Newtown/Aurora/Tucson etc. will be hung around your (red) necks, where they belong.

“Party of Life” my ass

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

‘Cuz, like, ya know, 93% of gun-related crime isn’t committed with illegally obtained guns, Obama hasn’t cut background check prosecutions by 45%, the Federal government can mandate states comply and turn over mental records, and all of those incidents could have been stopped with background checks.

///

Resist We Much on April 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM

RWM, I bet the leftists thought otherwise…white dude from Mississippi…

This is cool

https://twitter.com/iowahawkblog/status/324669563486744578

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Is there any provision in this amnesty bill to make English the official language of the United States?

SouthernGent on April 17, 2013 at 10:47 PM

No, nor is there any provision to eliminate anchor babies, but there are taxpayer-funded MarcoPhones and family unification is on steroids.

bw222 on April 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Rubio is literally more dangerous to the American Republic than is al Qaeda.

VorDaj on April 17, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Which is why he placed 2nd at CPAC. Mohammed El Kabbluiii! placed first.

Marcus on April 17, 2013 at 10:56 PM

When do we get our MarcoPhones? Can I get a Marco-Pad with my MarcoPhone?

Punchenko on April 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM

He’s ahead of the curve. He realizes people want to elect Santa Claus.

El_Terrible on April 17, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Marco Claus if you will.

El_Terrible on April 17, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Rubio is done in my eyes.

Ukiah on April 17, 2013 at 10:57 PM

Levin is on the other 7 gang members like a hammer on nails, but he gives Rubio, the ring leader, a pass. Pathetic.

VorDaj on April 17, 2013 at 10:57 PM

AND IT WASN’T A REDNECK.

YOU’RE WELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLCOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GhoulAid on April 17, 2013 at 10:53 PM

…and the Mississippi ricin guy isn’t one either.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 10:57 PM

KCB on April 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Thine eyes deceive thee not Sir Knight!

Scrumpy on April 17, 2013 at 10:57 PM

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canopfor on April 17, 2013 at 10:58 PM

The question that nobody seems to be asking Rubio…

“Under your bill, will illegals be allowed to get a Driver’s License in order to work?”

If he answers “No”, the follow up should be…

“What’s to stop them?”

If he answers “Yes”, the follow up and the point to all of this…

“Then under ‘Moter Voter’, will they be given a voter registration card at the time the get their license regardless if they are illegal or not?”

If he answers “No”, then have him point that out in the legislation, along with the enforcement language…

… If he answers “Yes”, then the game is over.

Seven Percent Solution on April 17, 2013 at 10:58 PM

Rubio is an Obama appendage.

VorDaj on April 17, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Kiss my ass Marco, you punk. I had given you the benefit of the doubt but when you blew off Levin’s question about Reagan’s amnesty and “our fault” for electing bad politicians you lost me.

That gd amnesty was in 1986 and nothing, NOTHING has been done since to keep the problem from getting worse.

arnold ziffel on April 17, 2013 at 10:59 PM

DBear

C’mon, you’re as ghoulish as “nonpartisan” and Armin. Just admit it, it’ll be good for ya.

22044 on April 17, 2013 at 11:00 PM

…….and at THAT point, he was heard to utter the following quote:

“….Jess, jai joo! Jan jen jai……jai…..jai….”

williamg on April 17, 2013 at 11:00 PM

“Party of Life” my ass

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

…says the biggest ass…in the life of his party!

KOOLAID2 on April 17, 2013 at 11:00 PM

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canopfor on April 17, 2013 at 11:01 PM

I’m glad that worthless bill is dead. Now the next Newtown/Aurora/Tucson etc. will be hung around your (red) necks, where they belong.

“Party of Life” my ass

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Yeah, and somehow I think that Gosnell was a republican /s

uncommon sense on April 17, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Ricin Terrorist: Elvis Impersonator, Martial Artist, Self-Proclaimed Mensa Member, Christian…And A Democrat???

Resist We Much on April 17, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Of course he’s a Democrat.

1.) He likes to dress up and play make-believe.

2.) He is a self-proclaimed genius (aren’t they all?)

I bet he posts at HuffPo and has cats — lots and lots of cats.

Punchenko on April 17, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Rubio can tell conservatives that the border will finally be secured, employers will be required to check the immigration status of their workers, and visa holders will be tracked. But Democrats can say border security benchmarks won’t impede the path to citizenship.

Reagan learned the hard way that the Ds never keep their end of the bargain. They are charlatanic thugs.

Rubio is a fool. May he be utterly destroyed by this.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 11:01 PM

DBear

…I heard you’re babysitting Barney Franks gerbil!…have you been feeding him?

KOOLAID2 on April 17, 2013 at 11:02 PM

canopfor on April 17, 2013 at 10:58 PM

Local news says a retirement home collapsed. People trapped.

KCB on April 17, 2013 at 11:02 PM

canopfor on April 17, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Have said prayers for these folks there in Waco…

April…

Turning out to be a very strange and eerie month so far :-(

Scrumpy on April 17, 2013 at 11:03 PM

That gd amnesty was in 1986 and nothing, NOTHING has been done since to keep the problem from getting worse.

arnold ziffel on April 17, 2013 at 10:59 PM

…but there have been 14 more mini-amnesties since then.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 11:03 PM

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canopfor on April 17, 2013 at 11:03 PM

When I look at Marco Rubio, now all I see is the face of John McCain looking back at me and I can almost hear, “My friends, my friends …” coming from his mendacious mouth. It has become very clear that Rubio is The Man Who Never Was. He’s just a conman with a no longer very convincing con, so teenage girls, and that includes you, Mark Levin, you can get over your crush on him and now would be a good time.

Since Marco Rubio called amnesty, “earnesty”, I am wondering when he will officially/legally change his name from Marco Rubio to Marco Orwell. He certainly should. Perhaps in the next Batman movie, as the series gets ever more worn out, he can play a composite of the Joker and Two-Face. And since Rubio is Spanish for Blond, maybe he will wear a blood wig as he goes about his quest with Obama Bain for the extinction of the Republic.

VorDaj on April 17, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Of course he’s a Democrat.

1.) He likes to dress up and play make-believe.

2.) He is a self-proclaimed genius (aren’t they all?)

I bet he posts at HuffPo and has cats — lots and lots of cats.

Punchenko on April 17, 2013 at 11:01 PM

Exactly! LOL!

Resist We Much on April 17, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Scrumpy on April 17, 2013 at 10:57 PM

My racing heart did not lie!

KCB on April 17, 2013 at 11:04 PM

I think it is important for congress to criminalize future illegal immigration.

If they don’t criminalize it we know they are not serious about stopping it in the future. First offense – misdemeanor. Second offense – felony.

jaime on April 17, 2013 at 11:05 PM

If Levin has any integrity at all he will stop giving Rubio, the head amnesty guy, a pass and kick him right in the ass.

VorDaj on April 17, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Levin was tougher on Rubio than he was the first time. Limbaugh gave him a pass the first time too. Rubio’s strategy is to do most of the talking. By doing this, he reduces the number of questions that can be asked of him.

It’s the same as 1986. You can have enforcement, but if Dems and RINOs refuse to fund it, there is no enforcement.

bw222 on April 17, 2013 at 11:05 PM

Farewell Maggie. I keep picturing that photo of her and Reagan walking together.

wolly4321 on April 17, 2013 at 11:05 PM

KCB on April 17, 2013 at 11:04 PM

No it did not! Good to see you Ken!! :-D

Scrumpy on April 17, 2013 at 11:05 PM

When do we get our MarcoPhones? Can I get a Marco-Pad with my MarcoPhone?

Punchenko on April 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM

He’s ahead of the curve. He realizes people want to elect Santa Claus.

El_Terrible on April 17, 2013 at 10:56 PM

I want my…

I want my…

I want my… MARCOPHONE.

Punchenko on April 17, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Rubio is a filthy lying traitor – but, he’s really good at it – he has truly found his calling.

Pork-Chop on April 17, 2013 at 11:06 PM

If they don’t criminalize it we know they are not serious about stopping it in the future. First offense – misdemeanor. Second offense – felony.

jaime on April 17, 2013 at 11:05 PM

It should always be a felony.

El_Terrible on April 17, 2013 at 11:06 PM

I fear Schad may be harmed by Bishop since, well, look above.

Anyway Schad has diplomatic immunity. And me too, in case I ever get a page 1 Bishop, Not that I am even trying.

SparkPlug on April 17, 2013 at 11:07 PM

ROCnPhilly on April 17, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Gotta disagree with you BIG! Enforcement is the one thing that Rubio could not lock down. Levin was easy on him. he’s a dupe. He just ended his career with this crap.

Rubio refuses to deal with the fact that the Dems are using him and have plan to increase voter rolls. Rubio is a DEAD to me.

Never trust a Dem. Rubio did and he’s toast.

katy on April 17, 2013 at 11:07 PM

He’s just one more in a long line of Bush-Rove frauds.
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james23 on April 17, 2013 at 11:07 PM

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

So does your side get Ft. Hood and Benghazi and Amy Bishop?

Cindy Munford on April 17, 2013 at 11:08 PM

Popping back in just to say the Waco/West fertilizer explosion is small abomb huge. Homes, schools, nursing homes flattened and burning. Pray for them folks, it is horrific down south of me about 40 miles. Explosion was felt all the way to Dallas.

Limerick on April 17, 2013 at 11:08 PM

Football field used for triage near Texas plant explosion is being evacuated – live video

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canopfor on April 17, 2013 at 11:09 PM

SparkPlug on April 17, 2013 at 11:07 PM

Good evening Partner!! :-)

Scrumpy on April 17, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Which is why he placed 2nd at CPAC. Mohammed El Kabbluiii! placed first.

Marcus on April 17, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Today CPAC is mostly about nerdy College Republicans hoping to “get lucky” for the first time and a board that supports amnesty and jahadis.

bw222 on April 17, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Rubio is a filthy lying traitor – but, he’s really good at it – he has truly found his calling.

Pork-Chop on April 17, 2013 at 11:06 PM

Since they can’t adopt Trayvon Martin, he’s not available any longer, Barack and Michelle should adopt little Marco as the son they always wanted but never had.

VorDaj on April 17, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Dear news media,

Why don’t you report about how lousy a job you do at reporting? Prolly cause you would screw that up too.

SparkPlug on April 17, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Didn’t Rubio promise months ago that if this bill didn’t guarantee border security before any possibility of citizenship, he’d walk away from it? Well either he never bothered to read this legislation before it got dumped on the American people which makes him incompetent, or he did read it and went back on his word which makes him a liar.

Doughboy on April 17, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Rubio is a filthy lying traitor – but, he’s really good at it – he has truly found his calling.

Pork-Chop on April 17, 2013 at 11:06 PM

He likes Tupac! We need a POTUS who knows a thing or two about Tupac.

And I need me a MARCOPHONE! Press 1 for English!

Punchenko on April 17, 2013 at 11:10 PM

Limerick on April 17, 2013 at 11:08 PM

That is a powerful explosion! Oh my those poor folks…

Prayers ascending…

I am heart sick again…

Scrumpy on April 17, 2013 at 11:11 PM

Did any of you see Rubio in this interview…?

… It’s priceless!

Seven Percent Solution on April 17, 2013 at 11:11 PM

Good evening Partner!! :-)

Scrumpy on April 17, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Hi. Well we sure got our work cut out for us. Oh wait..we work at the Glade, that’s fortunate because the real world is FUBARed up beyond all recognition.

SparkPlug on April 17, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Firefighters were fighting a plant fire when the entire plant turned into hell instantly. Ammonia smoke keeping rescuers away. Saw two cars on local coverage a mile from explosion that looked like hit by train.

Limerick on April 17, 2013 at 11:12 PM

What a week…

KCB on April 17, 2013 at 11:13 PM

I cannot stomach undocumented Canadians getting amnesty.

Hosers.

portlandon on April 17, 2013 at 11:13 PM

SparkPlug on April 17, 2013 at 11:12 PM

Since it is the Glade, I think we have an easy job to do, cuz our borders are sealed!

No baddies allowed… ;-)

Scrumpy on April 17, 2013 at 11:13 PM

“Party of Life” my ass

DBear on April 17, 2013 at 10:45 PM

We love you too honey. I bet your hometown wasn’t Pleasantville.

arnold ziffel on April 17, 2013 at 11:14 PM

SparkPlug on April 17, 2013 at 11:07 PM

No worries. If I’m Bishop’s problem he ain’t got any.

Schadenfreude on April 17, 2013 at 11:14 PM

Limerick on April 17, 2013 at 11:08 PM

How awful! This time of night most would be home. I’ll pray.

INC on April 17, 2013 at 11:14 PM

Today CPAC is mostly about nerdy College Republicans hoping to “get lucky” for the first time and a board that supports amnesty and jahadis.

bw222 on April 17, 2013 at 11:09 PM

Mmmm-hmmmm. The serious “Conservatives” haven’t left their mom’s basements in years and consider Rubio more dangerous than AlQueda.

Marcus on April 17, 2013 at 11:14 PM

Air video shows homes burning in wide area far from center of explosion.

Limerick on April 17, 2013 at 11:14 PM

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