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Democrats are the roadblock
to immigration reform

Washington Post Writers Group, by Ruben Navarrette Jr.

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Posted By:Blackeagle, 11/26/2012 1:04:54 PM

San Diego – After Latino voters helped re-elect President Obama — delivering the battleground states of Nevada and Colorado, and contributing to the victories in Florida and Virginia — a consensus quickly emerged among pundits and political observers that the quid pro quo would include comprehensive immigration reform. (Snip) So why don’t Democrats want comprehensive-immigration reform? For the same five reasons that Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid teamed up in 2006 and 2007 with the nativist wing of the Republican Party to kill bipartisan bills and, in 2010, helped scuttle the

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Food for thought anyway. Explains a bit why illegal immigration was a much bigger problem under GOP´s Bush than under BJ Clinton. The Dems natural constitutions are (or were) the lower paid workers who are threatened most by a flood of unskilled immigrants - legal or not.
In contrast for the GOP, it was always about getting cheap labor. Students of American history probably know that the political party most representing business interests at any given time in our history were the ones most likely to push for more immigration (say the Irish in the late 1800s.)

Source corrected. It was located at end of article. LCom Staff.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/26/2012 1:26:28 PM     (No. 9034497)

This is a huge voter block for the Libs...and why they will fight any changes!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 11/26/2012 1:30:34 PM     (No. 9034503)

I wanted to add that now that the GOP contains so many ´Reagan Democrats´, the cheap labor branch of the GOP has to be a lot sneakier in how they go about getting their beloved cheap labor. W was pretty sneaky but not sneaky enough, Jeb would be sneakier.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/26/2012 1:35:29 PM     (No. 9034516)

When you talk to the liberal Democrats and their allies, the very liberal ethnic and immigrant immigration groups about an earned legalization program for illegal aliens who have been here "many" years, you find that they actually define that qualification as covering just about any illegal alien who "claims" to have been here for two years.

If is the same with President Obama´s administrative "DREAM" amnesty, where it was declared that only illegal aliens who graduated from a US high school and were pursuing higher education, or who served in the military were qualified, but when you look closer the real standard for that qualification is only a GED certificate that can be obtained in the Spanish language.

The Republicans would have to be nuts to go along with any liberal Democrat amnesty with a "path to citizenship" that would be designed to provide the Democrats with many millions of new foreign born voters in the years ahead. If that happened, within a decade the alien population would double, as the legalized aliens brought in millions of their foreign spouses, children,foreign parents, and siblings under the family reunification provisions that are sure to be included in any liberal Democrat amnesty.

The result of all that would be long-term political suicide for the Republicans.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/26/2012 1:38:49 PM     (No. 9034525)

Dems are all about dividing people into groups, e.g., Latinos, Blacks, Gays, Women, etc. It`s all about divide and conquer. Create a `constituency` an own them. Take everyone for yourself, except `old white men`, and give them to the GOP. Eventually, that gives them most of the population and one party rule.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bpl40, 11/26/2012 2:20:42 PM     (No. 9034602)

But with the help of the leftist media and the Stupid Party they will successfully blame it on the Republicans. A ´Palinized´ Rubio seems to be the target of choice.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Penney, 11/26/2012 3:15:36 PM     (No. 9034684)

Where has the expectation of personal integrity of each individual citizen gone with regard to our freedom to think, to make our own informed choices and be the responsible & accountable citizens upon which our freedom relies? We actually grew up hearing & learning about our personal responsibilities as Liberty´s participants as envisioned by the Founders who secured our precious Rights in the U.S. Constitution. These days more is speculated by pols & written about by lsm pundits about some recent sort of fractured America´s voting blocks. Who, ´fractured,´ us?!!

This is not a positive trend for the USA´s Constitutional principles conditional upon the vital importance of each individual´s PERSONAL responsibilities as a responsible human being & citizen of America the Beautiful. Is individual accountability AND responsibility being usurped this new century by fracturing, group-think lefty pols, community agitators and the eager to stir divisivness lsm? ...More´s the pity.

Who today understands and, MORE than shifty politics de jeur, cherishes the USA´s Constitutional principles regarding each individual´s personal Rights, along with each one´s individual responsibilities as a citizen of the USA, for Life, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness and Justice for All?

Leaders of any, ´special interest,´ group who continue seeking to divide American citizens have wrong priorities and are doing the country no good.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: grounded, 11/26/2012 3:36:01 PM     (No. 9034711)

Basically it´s the old lib strategy of not solving the problem in order to use it to continue bashing the GOP. Nothing new here.

in the early 70´s I was talking to a city cop and fe informed me that at that time the cops were paid a bounty of $25 for every "illegal immigrant" (substituted for the now deemed derogatory term for someone whose posterior side is drippingly moist) that they apprehended and turned over to immigration for deportation. In 1972, 25 bucks was a nice piece of change for a cop making around 10 grand per year. I dare ´em to try that now.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 11/26/2012 3:51:05 PM     (No. 9034741)

Democrats never reform anything. The only thing Democrats do is cause the problem in the first place, Democrats only create, they never solve.

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