Obama tries to put Republicans on immigration hot seat

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  1. grizcty

    grizcty God, Guns, Glory Forum Contributor

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    This is gutter politics.
    Yesterday, he was personally ATTACKING Republicans. :hitwithrock:
    Now today, he want to sit and hold hands with them!

    Someone, anyone.
    Please tell this Harvard Ivy League idiot.
    The definition, between Legal & Illegal!! :angryfire:
    Obama tries to put Republicans on immigration hot seat


    By Stephen Dinan
    12:18 p.m., Thursday, July 1, 2010

    [​IMG]Seeking to inject urgency into the push for an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, President Obama on Thursday called on Republicans to join the effort, telling them he can't pass a bill without them.


    After pushing through an economic stimulus bill and health care with barely any Republican support in the first 16 months of his administration, the president said this issue is too dangerous to tackle — for Democrats and the GOP — without having both parties involved.
    "I'm ready to move forward, the majority of Democrats are ready to move forward, and I believe the majority of Americans are ready to move forward. But the fact is without bipartisan support, as we had just a few years ago, we cannot solve this problem," Mr. Obama told about 250 immigration-rights advocates in a speech at American University in Washington.
    On the hottest flash point in the debate, Arizona's new law targeting illegal immigrants, Mr. Obama said the rules are "unenforceable" for local police. But he didn't give any indication when the administration will file an expected lawsuit seeking to block the new law, which takes effect at the end of this month.
    Mr. Obama has already missed his own self-imposed deadline for getting a broad immigration bill passed. During the 2008 presidential campaign he told Hispanic audiences he wanted a bill in his first year.
    And his new push is unlikely to bear fruit this year.
    Advocates on both sides of the issue say they don't expect Congress to tackle the issue before the elections, both because of the already-crowded legislative schedule and because there is no clear consensus on how to proceed.
    Key Republicans say the borders must be secured first before the government considers legalizing illegal immigrants, and they point to recent violent incidents — including the killing of an Arizona rancher — as evidence the border is still not under control.
    But Democrats argue that legalizing illegal immigrants has to be done at the same time, both for practical reasons and because they fear if the borders are secured first, it might sap momentum from the push for legalization.
    "Our borders are just too vast for us to be able to solve the problem only with fences and border patrols," Mr. Obama said. "It won't work."
    He called for legislation that would toughen penalties for businesses that hire illegal immigrants, create a program to both increase legal immigration and streamline the process. The president added that the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants already in the U.S. should be given a long, multi-step path to citizenship if they pay fines, admit they broke the law and learn English.
    Mr. Obama did not call for a guest-worker program, which business groups have argued would allow them to bring in the temporary workers they need.
    That issue helped sink the 2007 immigration bill, which was the last time Congress tried to tackle the immigration question. That bill failed when a majority of the Senate, including more than a dozen Democrats, joined in a filibuster.
    And it's because the issue is so difficult for Democrats that Mr. Obama needs Republican support — in contrast to the stimulus, health care, and other major legislation which he was able to rely almost entirely on the overwhelming Democratic majorities in Congress.


    Obama tries to put Republicans on immigration hot seat - Washington Times
  2. Rodax

    Rodax G&G Newbie

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    Mexico's Immigration Laws

    1. There will be no special bilingual programs in the schools.
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    2. All ballots will be in this nation's language.
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    3.. All government business will be conducted in our language.
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    4. Non-residents will NOT have the right to vote no matter how long they are
    here.
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    5. Non-citizens will NEVER be able to hold political office.
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    6 Foreigners will not be a burden to the taxpayers. No welfare, no food
    stamps, no health care, or other government assistance programs. Any burden will
    be deported.
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    7. Foreigners can invest in this country, but it must be an amount at least
    equal to 40,000 times the daily minimum wage.
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    8. If foreigners come here and buy land... Options will be restricted.
    Certain parcels including waterfront property are reserved for citizens
    naturally born into this country.
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    9.. Foreigners may have no protests; no demonstrations, no waving of a
    foreign flag, no political organizing, no bad-mouthing our president or his
    policies. These will lead to deportation.
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    10. If you do come to this country illegally, you will be actively hunted
    &, when caught, sent to jail until your deportation can be arranged. All
    assets will be taken from you.
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    TOO STRICT?

    The above laws are current immigration laws of MEXICO !!!
  3. AllAlaskan

    AllAlaskan G&G Enthusiast

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    I say lets send barry on over to Mexico for a while, since he loves them o so much.
  4. CrazyIvan

    CrazyIvan G&G Newbie

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    What overhaul of immigration laws do we need? They don't enforce them anyway. So, are they going to make a whole new set of laws they aren't going to enforce?

    What a waste of money & time. Spend it on sending the illegals back to their own freaking country.
  5. nathangdad

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    Mmmm,

    let us think this one out - four out of ten manufacturing jobs no longer exist since NAFTA. Now Obama wants to make a home for millions of illegals so they can come onto the job and welfare rolls thus drastically worsening the situation for millions of American citizens.
  6. KW Gary M

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    That would be great to Send Barack Hussein over there. Remember # 10 of Mexico's immigration laws:

    10. If you do come to this country illegally, you will be actively hunted
    &, when caught, sent to jail until your deportation can be arranged. All
    assets will be taken from you.


    They would deport him to his home country of Kenya.
  7. waterdog

    waterdog G&G Newbie

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    Don't buy this line of BS he does't need any Rep. to pass this, just like Health care, but He may want to look at the polls that WE THE PEOPLE of the United States are sending him and his party members, this can and will backfire on him ,THE SLEEPING GIANT IS WAKING UP. ..............................Waterdog.
  8. milproakron

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    I have found so much that would be laughable, if it wasn't ruining our country at the moment. First and foremost is how the President and the democrazies are constantly blaming the republicans for issues not being resolved or bills not being passed. The democrats hold majorities in both houses. They can pass whatever they want without a single republican vote. They just need an excuse and someone to lay blame upon for their own impotence.

    The Obama, Reid, Pelosi administration has done nothing but flip the bird at the American people for quite some time now. Our republic is already unrecognizable. I guess now all we can do is wait to see if it survives the next few years. Their tactics have been the epitome of criminality. Their goals have been openly displayed for decades, only to have most of America say, "Oh they don't really mean that. They have good intentions." And I fear that their evil has yet to reach its peak.

    I used to think I was surrounded by idiots. Now I know... I'm surrounded alright... by the enemy.
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    With only a 20 % percent approval rating, the rogues in the White House and Congress are getting desperate. Republicans hold your ground, the mid term elections are coming up! Show us your papers, Mr President!
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  10. DWFan

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    "He called for legislation that would toughen penalties for businesses that hire illegal immigrants, create a program to both increase legal immigration and streamline the process. The president added that the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants already in the U.S. should be given a long, multi-step path to citizenship if they pay fines, admit they broke the law and learn English."

    Strange. These are the very things he voted against as a US Senator.
    By the way, Mr. President, that 11 million is only if you are counting the Mexicans. The total number of illegals in this country is closer to 20-25 million.
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2010
  11. Rave

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    All of them talking the talk,but no one walking the walk,not gonna happen,SOS!:grumble:
  12. SwedeSteve

    SwedeSteve Freedom Zealot Forum Contributor

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    Why would they want to deport half of their voter base ??
  13. Seabeescotty

    Seabeescotty G&G Enthusiast Forum Contributor

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    We already have the laws, to correct this mess, and secure the border. Why don't the DC clowns just follow existing law? There's money set aside to secure the border, so get it done, and start rounding up and deporting the illegals, so we can have our country back!
  14. Rambo

    Rambo Your worst nightmare Forum Contributor

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    No one wants to do anything. Better start learning "Un cervesa por favor. Gracias, Senorita."
  15. Ten Man

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    O thinks it's illegal to make Illegals illegal. He also believes it's against the Law to make laws that enforce the Law against Law Breakers who can vote for more crooks in office.

    What more could you expect from an anti-American, anti-White, anti-Moral cretin with megalomania, and all the power of the US government to push his fascist agenda?
  16. paynetrain

    paynetrain G&G Newbie

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    The answer is temporary work permits, and if we were to grant 20 million illegals amnesty its game over folks, you will never get your country back. Its adios amigos! I wonder how much of an advantage an illegal suddenly basically given dual citizenship would have over us ordinary plane jane and joe Americans?
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