Quotes of the day

posted at 8:01 pm on April 27, 2014 by Allahpundit

Cited as a priority issue by many members of Congress and Obama, 2013 came and went without an immigration package, to the chagrin of many advocacy groups.

McMorris Rodgers said she still thinks a deal could be struck before the election. “I believe there is a path that we get a bill on the floor by August,” she said.

A bipartisan plan was passed in the Senate last spring but made no headway in the Republican-controlled House. McMorris Rodgers echoed the concern brought up by many in the chamber, saying she wants to see stronger border security. But she said she’d support a bill that grants legal status to those undocumented immigrants working toward citizenship, allowing them to remain in the country to work and go to school while they wait their turn in the current system.

“We’re going to have to push that this is a legal status, not amnesty,” she said.

***

House Speaker John Boehner did not endear himself to conservatives when he used a comical and whiny voice on Thursday to imitate how they opposed immigration reform, according to Stephen Moore, chief economist for The Heritage Foundation.

“I’ve always liked John Boehner. He’s been a pretty decent Speaker, but lately he has been mocking conservatives in a way that does not advance his cause,” Moore told “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV.

“This causes friction within the conservative coalition within the House. Look, I’m actually in favor of immigration reform. We need to get that done in a responsible way, but you know, for him to mock his opponents and his own party, I don’t think serves his cause.”…

“Wherever you stand on immigration reform, it is nuts to be mocking people who oppose [it]. You’re not going to get a compromise in that way.”

***

Raul Labrador, the Idaho Republican who last year served as a middleman between conservative House Republicans opposed to the Senate’s Gang of Eight bill and Democrats looking to drag it across the finish line, says he is “disappointed” with House speaker John Boehner’s recent comments, in which he mocked his Republican colleagues for their refusal to tackle immigration reform.

“I was disappointed with Speaker’s Boehner’s comments, and I think they will make it harder – not easier – to pass immigration reform,” Labrador said in a statement…

“The problem is Obama, not House Republicans,” he said. ”Speaker Boehner should have made that point, instead of criticizing the people he is supposed to be leading. I know Speaker Boehner sincerely cares about immigration reform as much as I do. If he wants the Republican Conference to follow him on this issue, he needs to stand up for House Republicans, instead of catering to the media and special interest groups.”

***

“What these comments clearly illustrate is that when John Boehner and (House Democratic Leader) Nancy Pelosi sit down to talk about immigration, he is not representing the views of his people,” said Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, which opposes legal status for those now in the U.S. illegally. “He is working … to get Republicans to agree to Democrat objectives.”…

“There is nothing Boehner could say to his own supporters that they would believe,” Krikorian said. “This makes any kind of immigration legislation essentially impossible.”

Latino advocates and Capitol Hill Democrats responded with derision, saying it’s Boehner’s job as leader of the House to bring the issue to a vote, not to blame others. “He’s acting like he’s not the Speaker of the House,” said Lynn Tramonte, deputy director of America’s Voice, an immigration advocacy group…

Asked if Boehner was sending mixed messages on the issue, Holler said “doublespeak” was a better description. “There’s doublespeak that’s confusing everything,” he said.

***

In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Rep. Peter King joined a handful of moderate House Republicans urging an immigration-reform vote this year.

“It would be in our country’s national interest, as well as the interest of our party, if this could be achieved,” King wrote to Boehner in the letter released Friday.

“Republican policies of self-reliance and family values would have much appeal to immigrants if we take time to articulate them,” King said.

“I fully understand and appreciate the argument that illegal behavior should not be rewarded,” King wrote. “The reality though is that we are not going to deport 11 million immigrants.”

***

“Just judging by the public comments, right now Boehner is the No. 1 who wants to get it done,” Jacoby said. “It’s always hard to read exactly where Mr. Cantor is, but he’s the author of a version of the Dream Act so it’s not like he’s against immigration reform.

Cantor has worked on legislation since last year that would grant legal status to illegal immigrants who were brought to the country at a young age. But Cantor has no plans to unveil the legislation, tentatively entitled the Kids Act, anytime soon…

A memo on the spring’s legislative agenda that Cantor released to the media Friday made no mention of immigration reform. It instead highlighted declining median household income, the need to replace ObamaCare with “patient-focused” reforms, legislation to modernize federal charter schools programs, and a resolution holding Lois Lerner, a former IRS official, in contempt of Congress…

“It’s not just Boehner versus everyone. On both sides you have these strong feelings. Some people are saying this isn’t the year but other people saying we really got to get to this,” said Jacoby.

***

The Wall Street Journal reported that Boehner told some pro-reform donors just last week that he was “hellbent” on getting immigration reform passed this year. Every Republican I have spoken to since then has said, in so many words, “not a chance.”

Everyone in both parties, and everyone either advocating or opposing reform, knows Boehner could pass a reform bill, including the controversial legalization provisions, tomorrow with mostly Democrats and a few Republicans. It would make conservatives mad. More mad than his chastising comments from yesterday?

Retirement or reelection — just do it, Mr. Speaker, if you feel so strongly about it. No more path of least resistance.

***

Boehner has also said several times — most notably during an interview with Jay Leno — that “a leader without followers is simply a man taking a walk.”

That’s the attitude he took during last year’s government shutdown and it’s the same approach he’s taking with immigration. In the fall, he urged his colleagues to avoid plunging the federal government into a partial government shutdown. Rank-and-file Republicans heard him out, but disagreed and Boehner heard them, so he re-calibrated. Republicans were badly bruised following the government shutdown as Boehner told them they would be.

A similar political dynamic for Republicans might eventually play out on immigration. For now, Boehner is concerned about maintaining and expanding the GOP majority in the House and in keeping his job as speaker. He needs to keep his conference focused on subjects popular with their base and away from areas that might stir up political controversy. And he needs to keep his colleagues happy in the event he decides to stay on as speaker.

Add it up and you get a simple conclusion: Immigration reform ain’t happening between now and November.

***

It’s refreshing that the speaker has dropped the pretext of blaming Mr. Obama for the failure of immigration reform — among the greatest of this Congress’s many failures. For better or for worse (we’d say for the better), the president has signaled that he is willing to compromise to do a deal — to bulk up security on the southwestern border beyond what is sensible, perhaps to settle for legal status short of citizenship for the millions of immigrants now living in the shadows. Republicans are the obstacle.

The trouble is that this bracing shot of honesty from Mr. Boehner probably will not fix the underlying problem, which is a Republican Party that cannot see a future for itself, or for the nation, beyond its own predominantly white, aging electorate. House Republicans, rooted in parts of the country demographically distinct from an increasingly diverse nation, are loath to embrace the nation’s Hispanics in part because relatively few of them live or vote in their districts. As they cling to an older America, a new America is rising fast.

Some Republicans, including Mr. Boehner, Karl Rove and others, have seen this and tried to coax back-benchers toward a deal on immigration that would align Republican interests with a changing nation. So far they have failed — but at least in Mr. Boehner’s case, they are starting to level with the public as to why.

***

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“I think we finally have the policy right,” [Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla.] said in a phone interview. “I think we have figured out a way to secure, to have border and interior security, holding the administration accountable for the enforcement … forcing the administration to enforce the law whether they want to or not. And I think we figured out a way to deal with the folks that are here in a way that is fair — fair, by the way, to those in the legal system … who are doing everything legally, and also deals with the folks that are here in a way that is fair and reasonable. And adheres, strictly adheres, to the rule of law…

Diaz-Balart said he thinks they’re close to a deal that can pass both chambers.

“It is as close as we have ever been. It is still a big, big, heavy lift,” he said. “I think we’re going to get there.”

“Getting legislation that can get you to that 218 you need is not easy on this issue,” he said, but “I feel really good about it.”

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Ratso!

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:02 PM

RATSO!

Doc Holliday on April 27, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Dang!

Doc Holliday on April 27, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Whoa !

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:03 PM

RATSO!

Doc Holliday on April 27, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Heh…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:03 PM

You are posting comments too quickly. Slow down.

Then how come OC beat me to it?

Doc Holliday on April 27, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Howdy, Doc, OC, and. Ratso !
Was shocked to see this so early.

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Howdy, Doc, OC, and. Ratso !
Was shocked to see this so early.

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Hey darlin’
How is your weekend?

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Boehner’s divisive comments did not help the cause of his masters who are demanding the stupid orange crying monkey deliver amnesty sooner rather than later.

Happy Nomad on April 27, 2014 at 8:05 PM

You are posting comments too quickly. Slow down.

Then how come OC beat me to it?

Doc Holliday on April 27, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Did you really get that message? I thought that went away when they synced the servers back up…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:06 PM

Hi pambi! Just walked in the door, turned on the computer, and voila, QOTD!

Doc Holliday on April 27, 2014 at 8:06 PM

Hey darlin’
How is your weekend?

Absolutely glorious, TY for asking.
It’s about 85F out here on the patio, and the canner is cooling … LOL.
Me WUVs me some summer !!!

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Did you really get that message? I thought that went away when they synced the servers back up…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:06 PM

Yep, when I tried the second post…

Doc Holliday on April 27, 2014 at 8:07 PM

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Outdoor canning, eh?

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:08 PM

Did you really get that message? I thought that went away when they synced the servers back up…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:06 PM

That’s what they wanted you to think! ;0

Happy Nomad on April 27, 2014 at 8:08 PM

Why doesn’t the Republican party change its name to the Stupid Party? It would be much more appropriate.

cat_owner on April 27, 2014 at 8:09 PM

What these anti-Americans are pushing should be called “The Chamber of Commerce Serf Labor Expansion and American Middle/Working Class Elimination Act”, aka Boehner/Ryan/Cantor House Chamber of Commerce Care or McCain/Graham/Rubio/Flake Senate Chamber of Commerce Care.

With Boehner as Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi might as well be in charge.

VorDaj on April 27, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Evening all.

Wasn’t it bad enough that that “immigration poop” showed up last night on QOTD, we have to see it again tonight :( I was so angry last night I so don’t want to be angry again today/tonight.

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Nasty weather in some parts of the country. We’re supposed to get rain but as soon as it gets here it fizzles. The air is dry. I was watching the iggles (that’s eagles in Pittsburghese) and the tree was blowing back and forth in a disturbing way. Not as bad now but it’s been raining. Hope they don’t get bad weather there.

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:10 PM

With Boehner as Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi might as well be in charge.

VorDaj on April 27, 2014 at 8:09 PM

+100

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:10 PM

Outdoor canning, eh?

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:08 PM

Not quite yet, but plan on it when moved to do so.
Today was only pints of ratatouille, which only take 30 mins, so, hey.
:-)

Got your insurance garbage settled, yet ??

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:11 PM

hey gang!

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:12 PM

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Yep…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Hi folks!

KCB on April 27, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Calling all Wenches, Rude Buffoons, loons, trolls & noobs…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Yet it appears that Boehner and Cantor will win their primaries. Dont know if Ryan and McCarthy have primary opponents, but even if they did, it probably wouldn’t matter.

cat_owner on April 27, 2014 at 8:14 PM

…Bonebrain Pic…should have been the crying one!

KOOLAID2 on April 27, 2014 at 8:14 PM

Yep…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Well, then, a *clink* is in order !!
YAY !!

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:14 PM

I don’t even know who, if anyone, is running against Boehner.

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:15 PM

*clink*

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:16 PM

cat_owner on April 27, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Dittos…except I use a different word that’s not polite in mixed company

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Can someone please explain to me why moderate Republicans are so hellbent for immigration legislation? Are they planning to change parties? I just don’t get it.

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Dittos…except I use a different word that’s not polite in mixed company

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Go ahead and use it, you are amongst family here…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Wasn’t it bad enough that that “immigration poop” showed up last night on QOTD, we have to see it again tonight :( I was so angry last night I so don’t want to be angry again today/tonight.

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Better than some of AP’s other jags.

The gays

And

just what a great guy the fat man from New Jersey is.

Happy Nomad on April 27, 2014 at 8:18 PM

Can someone please explain to me why moderate Republicans are so hellbent for immigration legislation? Are they planning to change parties? I just don’t get it.

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2014 at 8:16 PM

I’m guessing big business wants cheap labor.

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:18 PM

My home town

RickB on April 27, 2014 at 8:19 PM

“We’re going to have to push that this is a legal status, not amnesty,” she said.

Translation: We’re going to have to lie to our base so they will accept destroying the party and the country.

xblade on April 27, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Go ahead and pass immigration reform before this November or November 2016…………….AND YOUR BASE WALKS !

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-nTsDVSMjplA/Td73PuecjeI/AAAAAAAAA6E/HtwR8qM8IW0/s400/RS%2BRino%2BSeason%2BOpen.jpg

D.D.Mao on April 27, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Did you really get that message? I thought that went away when they synced the servers back up…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:06 PM

I got that one a few times last night.

Newtie and the Beauty on April 27, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Boehner’s tea party primary challenger accuses him of ‘Electile Dysfunction’ in new ad [VIDEO]

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2014/04/14/boehners-tea-party-primary-challenger-accuses-him-of-electile-dysfunction-in-new-ad-video/#ixzz308TT5SPk

His challenger is J.D. Winteregg, 32 yrs old.

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2014 at 8:16 PM

You are NOT alone, Miss Cindy !!
Boggles the mind.

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:20 PM

I don’t even know who, if anyone, is running against Boehner.

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Eric Gurr and another guy are running against Boehner. Dave Brat is running against Cantor.

Maybe Cantor is running scared, because Brietbart wrote that Cantor already has an ad out attacking Brat.

Cantor is even worse than Boehner IMO.

cat_owner on April 27, 2014 at 8:21 PM

Howdy, Fellow Feeders! :-D

Newtie and the Beauty on April 27, 2014 at 8:22 PM

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:18 PM

How is that going to happen when they will have to given Obamacare?

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Calling all Wenches, Rude Buffoons, loons, trolls & noobs…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Reporting for duty.

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:22 PM

His challenger is J.D. Winteregg, 32 yrs old.

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Thanks. I wish I could vote for him. If you could hear the lies on Boehner’s commercials you’d have to laugh at the absurdity.

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:22 PM

D.D.Mao on April 27, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Well, I know for sure I won’t be voting for anyone supporting comprehensive immigration reform at this point. I don’t think my mind will change anytime soon.

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Cantor is even worse than Boehner IMO.

cat_owner on April 27, 2014 at 8:21 PM

I agree.

KCB on April 27, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Reporting for duty.

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Hey catnip…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Can someone please explain to me why moderate Republicans are so hellbent for immigration legislation? Are they planning to change parties? I just don’t get it.

Cindy Munford

If the answer to that question ever got out, there would be another civil war. Hint: It’s not for votes, money, or Grandmas.

xblade on April 27, 2014 at 8:23 PM

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:09 PM

Don’t be mad, CL!

La Roux – Bulletproof

Newtie and the Beauty on April 27, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Newtie!

KCB on April 27, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Hey Beauty, long time no see!

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:23 PM

His challenger is J.D. Winteregg, 32 yrs old.

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Thanks. Couldn’t remember the name of the other Boehner challenger.

And in Cantor’s district, the Ds aren’t even running a candidate. So whoever wins the primary will be in the House in January. Would love to see Brat defeat him.

cat_owner on April 27, 2014 at 8:24 PM

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Sometimes rude, often buffoonish wench, reporting.

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Boehner should resign. His behavior and attitude are wildly inappropriate for a GOP leader.

El_Terrible on April 27, 2014 at 8:24 PM

How is that going to happen when they will have to given Obamacare?

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2014 at 8:22 PM

What makes you think they will give them anything they are legally supposed to get. it’s nothing but slavery.

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:24 PM

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:23 PM

I won’t vote for any GOPe candidate…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:20 PM

Hey, read your answer to me a few days ago and did not answer because you were long gone. Just wanted to say thanks for the direct and honest answer as I like that very much.

Wish you well in all things.

HonestLib on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Hey catnip…

Hey! You stole Lanceman’s line! :)

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:22 PM

COL, I can imagine.

Down here they are already airing an ad against Charlie Crist. I’ve not seen one he’s done yet. He wants to be governor again.

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Can someone please explain to me why moderate Republicans are so hellbent for immigration legislation? Are they planning to change parties? I just don’t get it.

Cindy Munford on April 27, 2014 at 8:16 PM

Two reasons:

1) They’re the stupid party. Some of these Republicans truly believe that ramming through amnesty will win them Latino votes. Never mind that any votes they do gain will be more than undone by the amount of newly legalized Latinos who vote Democrat(not to mention their own base, many of whom will stay home in protest of this betrayal). This is what happens when you live in a bubble and listen to liberal Democrats in the media for advice.

2) They’re sellouts. They’re not doing this for the good of the country or the immigration system. And they sure as hell ain’t doing it because their own base demands it(even Boehner and McCain have never been condescending enough to make that claim). The reason so many Republicans are hellbent on this is because their fat cat donors in big business and the Chamber of Commerce want cheap labor. The hell with the American people and legal immigrants who obey the law. It’s the same “logic” behind Obama refusing to approve Keystone which even most Democrats want at this point. Too many politicians are beholden to powerful special interests.

Doughboy on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Too bad I missed open enrollment, I would have got a sock puppet named that!

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

My apologies for the music choices, y’all…I’ve got “Pitch Perfect” on the tube… o_O

Newtie and the Beauty on April 27, 2014 at 8:26 PM

Hey! You stole Lanceman’s line! :)

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Someone had to…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:26 PM

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Hey lady that makes me smile. Hope you are good today.

HonestLib on April 27, 2014 at 8:26 PM

Sometimes rude, often buffoonish wench, reporting.

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Our kind of gal!

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:26 PM

Go ahead, Boner, pass amnesty without first securing the border, having e-verify functional, and fixing visa violations and interior enforcement.

I dare you! I double dare you, motherf*cker! Pass amnesty one more time!

jaime on April 27, 2014 at 8:27 PM

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Lucky you

Newtie and the Beauty on April 27, 2014 at 8:27 PM

Hey everyone, click on COL’s name and check out her awesome paintings…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Down here they are already airing an ad against Charlie Crist. I’ve not seen one he’s done yet. He wants to be governor again.

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

That dirtbag Crist can eat &^it and die. We hate him down here in FL

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Hey, read your answer to me a few days ago and did not answer because you were long gone. Just wanted to say thanks for the direct and honest answer as I like that very much.

Wish you well in all things.

HonestLib on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

YWVM .. Most here know that’s what they’ll get from these quarters .. LOL.
*tries to remember where that was *, but no worries.
I do take a cotton to ya, HL. :-)

pambi on April 27, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Truly, CL, you have NO idea what you’re missing

Newtie and the Beauty on April 27, 2014 at 8:29 PM

That dirtbag Crist can eat &^it and die. We hate him down here in FL

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Why not just say shit?

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:29 PM

Easiest way to refresh is for me to post. Well that is my excuse.

HonestLib on April 27, 2014 at 8:29 PM

Doughboy on April 27, 2014 at 8:25 PM

I agree. I think they really believe it will win them Latino votes. It won’t gain them a single one. It’s a blatant pander that won’t work.

But I can’t blame Stretch Pelosi for daring Boehner to bring it up for a vote. Ds can’t wait to pass it, and ensure millions more voters in the tank for them.

cat_owner on April 27, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Conga line starts here——————>

OOOOHHHHHHHHM, I WANT TO DANCE WITH SOMEBODY!

31giddyup on April 27, 2014 at 8:30 PM

jaime on April 27, 2014 at 8:27 PM

*gasp!* Don’t give him the green light, Jaime! Boehner only understands sarcasm when it comes from socialist Dems!!

Newtie and the Beauty on April 27, 2014 at 8:31 PM

“I think we finally have the policy right,” [Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla.] said in a phone interview. “I think we have figured out a way to secure, to have border and interior security, holding the administration accountable for the enforcement … forcing the administration to enforce the law whether they want to or not. And I think we figured out a way to deal with the folks that are here in a way that is fair — fair, by the way, to those in the legal system … who are doing everything legally, and also deals with the folks that are here in a way that is fair and reasonable. And adheres, strictly adheres, to the rule of law…
This is in no way FAIR to anyone who came here legally, followed the law, to become an American, This really pisses me off, I think Peter Kings comment that 11 million illegals here can’t be deported is BS, well, it was done in the 50s and if the powers to be wanted to it could be done again but they don’t want to lose the precious vote of the illegal soon to be democrat votes they would garner.
I take extreme umbrage with this BS, I had to have a green card for most of my childhood and my parent did what the law require so we could become Americans. If you don’t want to follow the law then stay in your birth county, don’t come here, break the law then expect we should open the house door, give you keys to the house,the car and the bank account. These so called leaders need to be ousted from office and men and women who want to follow our laws need to take their place.

Bakokitty on April 27, 2014 at 8:31 PM

Easiest way to refresh is for me to post. Well that is my excuse.

HonestLib on April 27, 2014 at 8:29 PM

Hitting your F5 key or CNTL + R works, too…just say’n, Darlin’… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on April 27, 2014 at 8:32 PM

Why not just say shit?

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:29 PM

trying to clean up my salty sailor language.

your right, never mind that shit.

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:32 PM

FRIDAY!

annoyinglittletwerp on April 27, 2014 at 8:33 PM

Easiest way to refresh is for me to post. Well that is my excuse.

HonestLib on April 27, 2014 at 8:29 PM

No, that is clever.

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:33 PM

Hi ya ALT!

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:33 PM

“We’re going to have to push that this is a legal status, not amnesty,” she said.

Unless the legal status is expelled from the nation or incarcerated in a low cost work camp prison, then it is amnesty. Anything short of deported or imprisoned and then deported is amnesty.

“It would be in our country’s national interest, as well as the interest of our party, if this could be achieved,” King wrote to Boehner in the letter released Friday.

Our country’s interest is not to create more people entitled to welfare and more socialist loving voters.

“I fully understand and appreciate the argument that illegal behavior should not be rewarded,” King wrote. “The reality though is that we are not going to deport 11 million immigrants.”

Then leave them in the status they are until you are willing to deport the illegal immigrants. It makes no sense to legalize them just because you are too timid to do the right thing. Doing the absolutely wrong thing is not the answer.

astonerii on April 27, 2014 at 8:34 PM

Why not just say shit?

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:29 PM

Back was killing me today and took a handful of some kind of pills. Been on the loo every ten minutes or so. Back don’t hurt and my ears are red.

HonestLib on April 27, 2014 at 8:34 PM

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:33 PM

Hey!

annoyinglittletwerp on April 27, 2014 at 8:35 PM

Easiest way to refresh is for me to post. Well that is my excuse.

HonestLib on April 27, 2014 at 8:29 PM

Are you on Firefox?

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:35 PM

Newtie and the Beauty on April 27, 2014 at 8:31 PM

It wasn’t really sarcasm so much as a play on a quote from pulp fiction, “Say ‘what’ again!”

jaime on April 27, 2014 at 8:35 PM

Hitting your F5 key or CNTL + R works, too…just say’n, Darlin’… ;-)

Newtie and the Beauty on April 27, 2014 at 8:32 PM

I ain’t earned your niceness, but I have put it in the bank. Thanks for the tip.

HonestLib on April 27, 2014 at 8:36 PM

captnjoe on April 27, 2014 at 8:28 PM

I know….I called his office when he was Gov. and told his “machine” that I would work to make sure he’s never elected dog catcher….(lol, I can’t even remember what got me so mad that time).

CoffeeLover on April 27, 2014 at 8:36 PM

annoyinglittletwerp on April 27, 2014 at 8:35 PM

Go ahead darlin, spill the bad news…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:36 PM

Are you on Firefox?

crankyoldlady on April 27, 2014 at 8:35 PM

I still am…

OmahaConservative on April 27, 2014 at 8:37 PM

“We’re going to have to push that this is a legal status, not amnesty,” she said.

It’s committing treason, not granting amnesty. You can go push yourself to hell, you treasonous POS.

The GOP is so intent on killing itself; let it die, already. What a bunch of lowlife, treasonous scum.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on April 27, 2014 at 8:37 PM

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