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June 28, 2013 - 4:23 pm

Again, there’s a process in place here that favors our side.

In other words, don’t expect any immigration votes on the House floor any time soon. And if a floor vote does ever happen, don’t expect it to grant citizenship to illegal immigrants, either. “For any legislation — including a conference report — to pass the House, it’s going to have to be a bill that has the support of a majority of our members,” Boehner said.

No pressure
The biggest problem facing amnesty advocates now is that there is simply no mechanism or outside force pressing the House to act in any way. Unlike the debt limit that will come due this fall, or the fiscal cliff that forced a House vote on taxes this January, there is no real policy consequence if the House chooses to do nothing.

True, a less than ideal status quo will continue, but the American people really don’t seem to care. Just look at this compilation of polls on American policy priorities. Immigration always finishes at or near the bottom of every issue list, if it appears at all. The vast majority of Americans simply don’t care about immigration as an issue.

As the Washington Examiner‘s David Drucker tweeted yesterday, “If Senate bill supporters want House 2 feel pressure on #immigration, find a poll that shows voters prioritizing issue. So far, they don’t.”

In today’s Narrative vs. Reality update: we’re being told that the GOP has to do something about this RIGHT NOW or will never win another election again, but the party is still in the driver’s seat on this because it overwhelmingly won an election in 2010. After being told it wasn’t going to win one for a long, long time.

The demographics didn’t radically shift between 2010 and 2012, there were just different and, in the latter election, somewhat anomalous factors in play.

All we have to do now is pressure GOP House members to keep an eye on Boehner.

Stephen Kruiser is a professional comedian and writer who has also been a conservative political activist for over two decades. A co-founder of the first Los Angeles Tea Party, Kruiser often speaks to grassroots groups around America and has had the great honor of traveling around the world entertaining U.S. troops.

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There could have been immigration reform if the Democrats had dealt in good-faith. They did not. The so-called border security provisions in the bill were fraudulent smoke and mirrors.

What is particularly ominous is the RINO14 who voted with the Democrats on their obviously bad-faith bill. They cannot be trusted.
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Immigration is a Democratic Party priority for upcoming elections - that's it. Otherwise there is no need for a Republican rush to act and every reason for cooler, rational minds to prevail. Hispanics are not inherently conservative and will not vote disproportionately in favor of conservative candidates. Conservatism is not race, ethnic, or sex-based, right? It's appeal transcends pigment, geography, and sex organs. So let's quit pandering to corporatist cheap labor advocates and Democrat vote hustlers and DO NOTHING NOW! Do House Repubicans have the guts?
42 weeks ago
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Pathway to citizenship: FOLLOW EXISTING LAW.

Mostly it's latinos who are here illegally leaving dead-end, corrupt, socialist countries who don't have the RULE OF LAW. Potential immigrants can best learn the rule of law by following it to get into our country in the first place.
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41 weeks ago
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Here's the problem: The Executive Branch has no desire or incentive to enforce our borders. If there were a will to keep undocumented aliens out of this country, an effective method could be found even without new legislation. Since there is no will to keep undocumented aliens out of this country, the tough-talking border measures in the current bill will be of no consequence.

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley proposed an amendment that provided Congress would have to certify the border as secure 6 months before any legalization of illegal immigrants. This would mean that, whether we had a hundred border agents or a million, whether we had a new fence or no new fence, what would count is the result, not how much money or effort went into the process.

The Grassley Amendment was soundly defeated, with the Gang of 8 voting solidly against it. This shows me the majority of Senators (mostly Democrats) have no real problem with our porous borders - they just want to pander to Hispanics by extending amnesty to millions of present and future illegals.

I am hopeful that the House Republicans will NOT pass ANY bill because I'm concerned that, no matter what the House does, a joint conference committee will decide on the final terms of the new law - and Republicans always seem to lose/cave in/etc. when they are confronted with committed, determined Dems.
42 weeks ago
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I'm sorry but I scoff at any rube who trusts House GOP leadership to carry through on anything except undermining conservative members of their own party. They seem to have the spines to do that, at least.
42 weeks ago
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Both my family and my wife's were immigrants after WWII. All came here legally, assimilated, became citizens and NONE of them have ever relied on the government for "support." They believe in liberty, hard work, the rule of law and as a result, they have excelled.

This said, I simply do not understand why "legal" Hispanic residents and citizens supposedly are overwhelming in their support for the illegals in their quest for legalization (amnesty). It simply doesn't make sense, yet the main stream media and select Hispanic members of congress say it's so.

Another curious footnote to all of this is that everyone assumes Hispanics will be loyal Democrats. It also doesn't make sense that Catholics would "partner" with the party of abortion.

Can the Hispanic community be bought this easily?
42 weeks ago
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"Both my family and my wife's were immigrants after WWII. All came here legally, assimilated, became citizens and NONE of them have ever relied on the government for "support."

This is an important distinction. Up here in Minnesota, there are tens of thousands of Somalis who get special treatment: Affirmative Action preferences in hiring, Section 8 housing subsidies, subsidized healthcare, SBA tax subsidies for the man of the house's taxi cab, and a lot more. It's common for a a successful cabbie to have four wives: a country wife and three mosque wives. The household gets AFDC for the children of the three mosque wives, which can really add up, given all the children produced by each wife.

Clitoridectomies are permitted, even taxpayer subsidized, but kept quiet. Taxpayer money underwrites charter schools that somehow how all Moslem students, and make the Holy Ko-Ran a big part of the curriculum.

In return we get multiculturalism, and the pleasure of seeing big Moslem families in cars and vans most Infidel Minnesotans can't afford. The other day I parked next to a family of Moslems in a black Escalade, disembarking the wives and many children to enter the Eden Prairie Mall.

My only shame was that this multi-wife family was probably forced to buy the Escalade used, instead of new from a Cadillac dealer, which many Infidels can do.
42 weeks ago
42 weeks ago Link To Comment
There could have been immigration reform if the Democrats had dealt in good-faith. They did not. The so-called border security provisions in the bill were fraudulent smoke and mirrors.

What is particularly ominous is the RINO14 who voted with the Democrats on their obviously bad-faith bill. They cannot be trusted.
42 weeks ago
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sadly, i must confess 2 of the 14 are my senators. alexander and corker. please pass me the paper bag and scissors.
42 weeks ago
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Obligatory NumbersUSA post. And let's give them hell at the townhalls this summer, too.
42 weeks ago
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While the Demsters, plus several RINOS's, are fully behind the push, the fact of the matter is that relying on Boehner is to rely on the tooth fairy. And when it came to ObamaCare he was unable to make a dent to thwart Obama Inc.

So if past is prologue, this is more likely - http://adinakutnicki.com/2013/03/15/u-s-party-politics-at-a-cross-roads-complicit-rinos-play-footsie-with-revolutionary-dems-where-is-congress-headed-commentary-by-adina-kutnicki/

In any case, America is more than on the leftist cliff, regardless of public opinion!

Adina Kutnicki, Israel http://adinakutnicki.com/about/
42 weeks ago
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Immigration is a Democratic Party priority for upcoming elections - that's it. Otherwise there is no need for a Republican rush to act and every reason for cooler, rational minds to prevail. Hispanics are not inherently conservative and will not vote disproportionately in favor of conservative candidates. Conservatism is not race, ethnic, or sex-based, right? It's appeal transcends pigment, geography, and sex organs. So let's quit pandering to corporatist cheap labor advocates and Democrat vote hustlers and DO NOTHING NOW! Do House Repubicans have the guts?
42 weeks ago
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John Boehner will roll over on his corrupt back and BEG the demonrats to scratch his belly and this crap will sail through the House like shyte through a goose! The NSA and IRS will insure this!! There is not a Senator or Congressman in this whole g*ddamned government that has not been either bought or blackmailed on unpopular issues before and it is gauranteed the same thing will happen here. Wake up people, this government is your enemy!!
42 weeks ago
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Pathway to citizenship: FOLLOW EXISTING LAW.

Mostly it's latinos who are here illegally leaving dead-end, corrupt, socialist countries who don't have the RULE OF LAW. Potential immigrants can best learn the rule of law by following it to get into our country in the first place.
42 weeks ago
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