A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


Obama Desperate to Own
Immigration Reform
as His Legacy Issue

PJ Media, by Bridget Johnson

Original Article

Posted By:StormCnter, 2/14/2013 4:37:29 PM

If there was any doubt that President Obama’s is still perturbed that the congressional Group of Eight stole headlines the day before his immigration speech by releasing their bipartisan framework, look no further than the White House claim of credit today. Obama’s Las Vegas speech was a retread of his 2011 framework but intended to launch immigration reform as a legacy issue for the president at the start of his second term. “Let me say it this way — the primary reason that we are seeing immigration reform rise on the priority list is because of the president’s efforts

Comments:
I thought Obamacare was his "signature issue". How many signature issues does he get to claim.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: cleanhouseinDc, 2/14/2013 4:41:59 PM     (No. 9176761)

Actually, we are seeing immigration reform because the Dems have figured out the days of voter fraud are numbered, and they need to get some new voters lined up.

The Repubs, in their never-ending quest to be liked, are foolishly playing the "we´re not bad guys, see we want to legalize you illegals too".

Repubs - the newly legalized illegals still won´t vote for you. Can you afford to p*ss off those of us that will?



  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/14/2013 4:49:18 PM     (No. 9176770)

#1, it´s not foolish for the GOP to try to find ways to attract and reassure Hispanic voters. George W. Bush did comparatively well with Hispanics. There´s no reason we cannot again. Alicia Colon and others have pointed out that they should be a natural constituency for us. Most Hispanic citizens support the basics of reform. They worry about jobs, strong defense and the economy, good schools, available medical care just like anyone else. Those are our priorities, not the Democrats.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 2/14/2013 5:02:31 PM     (No. 9176788)

Obama will most likely get his way on immigration reform, the media will insure it. Democrats will probably own the Hispanic vote just like they own the black vote. Sure some assimulated second and third generation Hispanics will and do vote republican. The great majority of Hispanics coming over our borders were raised in a country that is stronly socialist, and many are coming here for the freebies. These people will vote democrat. It is no accident that the large majority of Mexican-American politicians in Texas, especially the south half of the state, are liberal democrats. We have elected some conservative Mexican-Americans to the house, but they seldom last more than one or two terms, and the Mexican-American majority elect a liberal to replace them.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: ccprops, 2/14/2013 5:15:32 PM     (No. 9176798)

You are right, #3. I never understood why Bush was such a promoter of the Hispanic vote.
Better than two-thirds will (and do) vote Democrat.

They want the freebies, and they get them.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    8 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 2/14/2013 5:17:18 PM     (No. 9176800)

What reform? They´re pushing for amnesty to those who snuck in illegally. No enforcement of the law means more will come or half of those here won´t bother to file papers...I mean, why bother?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: Starlady, 2/14/2013 5:17:41 PM     (No. 9176801)

I agree with Rush, the Dems especially Obama want the issue to beat the GOP over the head with, not a solution. Whenever there is movement toward a solution the Won throws a wrench in the deliberations. Trust me, he wants to blame Republicans more than he wants true immigration reform.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 2/14/2013 5:29:28 PM     (No. 9176815)

Gimme gimme gimme. The newest waves of illegal alien invaders are 95 percent democrat. By the time some 2nd and 3rd generation hispanics became Republicans, another 50 million democrat illegals will be here to connect to the social welfare life line. A cave on amnesty won´t net the Republican Party even one new hispanic voter. Therefore, the fastest way to marginalize the GOP forever is to grant amnesty.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    18 persons like this.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: Stlouislaxbros dad, 2/14/2013 5:33:07 PM     (No. 9176819)


# 5 --- haven´t you noticed that every thing the Dems ever do always has the phrase "reform" in front of it.

That shows they are "trying" to fix something that is actually not broken.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    18 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/14/2013 5:41:33 PM     (No. 9176833)

Broken promises... broken borders...

and just plain broke.

That´s the Bamster´s legacy. Own it, Obie.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    27 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/14/2013 5:50:51 PM     (No. 9176857)

Hispanics are not going to vote for the Republicans in the future because they caved to Obama and the liberal Democrats in regards to another amnesty.

Regarding the potential new Democrat voters coming out of any amnesty. There are 11-20 million illegal aliens here now. Most are poor generally uneducated people, who earn low wages, have large families, and who come from socialist oriented countries. Most will need forms of government assistance to survive here and they will vote for the Democrats to ensure that they can access those benefit and social service programs.

Obama and the media, especially the ethnic and immigrant media that operates in immigrant communities will ensure that Obama and the Democrats get full credit if an amnesty does pass. Everybody will be hearing, many times over, how master politician Obama whipped the wimpy Republicans into line and got the amnesty through the Congress.

As a result the Republican share of the Hispanic vote will probably gravitate upward from about 27% to about 32% and in the years ahead the Democrats will pick up at least 10 million or so new voters. With that many new voters the Democrats will ensure that the Republicans will have committed long-term political suicide and are no longer able to win national elections.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    18 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: Freeloader, 2/14/2013 5:52:38 PM     (No. 9176862)

Make immigration reform his legacy issue? Frankly, I think Obama´s "legacy" is fairly complete already...Let´s see, our undocumented chief executive has so far managed to1) Cripple America´s domestic automobile industry (2) Put our world-class healthcare industry on the road to ruin (3) Greatly weaken our armed forces at home and overseas (4) Brought the wheels of deliberative government to an almost complete standstill (5) Run-up our national debt to an all-time high of over $16,000,000,000,000.00 and climbing, thereby driving our nation´s once thriving economy to the edge of a fiscal cliff disaster (6) Given aid and comfort to America´s sworn enemies around the globe (7) Made a mockery of The United States Constitution and our systems of laws and (8) Conducted himself as a complete incompetent bufoon, for the most part, on the national and international stage!...Did I miss anything?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 723431




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "StormCnter"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "StormCnter"



What would a Mitch
McConnell-led Senate look like?
Washington Post, by Paul Kane    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 5:08:09 PM     Post Reply
It’s no secret that Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) don’t like one another. They battle regularly over legislation and their Senate floor fights over arcane-but-important rules have become must-see entertainment for senatorial insiders. According to aides in both parties, the two leaders have not had a one-on-one sitdown to discuss legislation (or anything else) since late last year. Nowadays, all business is conducted on the phone or in brief discussions on the Senate floor. Part of that feud is political – Democrats targeted McConnell in 2008, Republicans targeted Reid in 2010, Democrats

Jews ´ordered to register and list property´
in east Ukraine city of Donetsk where pro-Russian
militants have taken over government buildings
Daily Mail [UK], by Julian Robinson    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 4:55:14 PM     Post Reply
Jews have reportedly been told to ´register´ with pro-Russian forces in the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk. They were also told they would need to provide a list of property they own as well as being ordered to pay a fee or face the threat of deportation. U.S. officials in Washington say leaflets bearing the chilling order have recently appeared in the city amid pro and anti-Russian protests as tensions rise in the area. It comes after Jews leaving a synagogue in the city of Donetsk were reportedly told they had to ´register´ with Ukranians trying to make the city part of Russia.United

The Problem with Rand Paul
Commentary Magazine, by Peter Wehner    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 4:51:41 PM     Post Reply
In his column earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens laid out his case against Rand Paul becoming the GOP’s presidential nominee. It was a powerful indictment and perhaps one worth building on. Mr. Stephens highlighted what he believes would be some of the obstacles facing Senator Paul, beginning with his long political association with Jack Hunter, alias the “Southern Avenger,” who among other things wrote an April 13, 2004 column titled “John Wilkes Booth Was Right.” The “Southern Avenger” said this: Although Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth’s heart was in the right place, the Southern Avenger does regret that Lincoln’s

Ave Ava
National Review Online, by Reid Buckley    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 2:11:01 PM     Post Reply
EDITOR’S NOTE: Fergus Reid Buckley, the youngest brother of William F. Buckley Jr., and founder of the Buckley School of Public Speaking, died this week. The following article is his remembrance of actress Ava Gardner.I was deeply saddened by the death of Ava Gardner. At one time, I guess I was about as close to her as anyone outside her immediate family. I first met her (I believe it was in connection with the filming of 55 Days at Peking) while lunching at La Puerta de Hierro Country Club near Madrid. She was at the next table. With an absentminded

Boston stung by ‘beekeeper’ with
crush on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Boston Herald, by Howie Carr    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 2:05:50 PM     Post Reply
Nothing to see here folks, move along. That was the verdict of Mayor Marty Walsh and Police Commissioner William Evans on the latest “performance artist” to plunge the city in turmoil. So what if they had to shut down the Green Line and “detonate” said artiste’s attack backpack Tuesday night on Boylston Street? “There was no breach of security,” said the mayor yesterday. Of course not. A guy dressed all in black with a veil that made him look like the Beekeeper of Death runs barefoot down Boylston Street chanting “Boston Strong!” and then abandons his backpack in the middle

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
The crashes that changed
plane designs forever
BBC [UK], by Jonathan Glancey    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 2:02:12 PM     Post Reply
At any one time hundreds of thousands of us are cocooned in pressurised cabins scything through the cold upper reaches of the troposphere. Soon enough, this figure will rise to a million: a million passengers, flown safely, if not always comfortably, across countries and continents, and with little call for comment. Before engines could lift heavier-than-air machines convincingly off the ground, any attempt at flight had been dangerous, and yet for hundreds of years, adventurers strapped wings to their arms, and leapt off hilltops and towers in the vain hope of flying. Even when a part of the science of flight

Antisemite Max Blumenthal Incites
Murder of Three in Kansas
Accuracy in Media, by Daniel Pipes    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 1:55:50 PM     Post Reply
Max Blumenthal, like others on the far-Left, jumped on the July 2011 Norwegian massacre of 77 dead and 319 injured to impugn the counter-jihadi right. His screed, “Anders Behring Breivik, a perfect product of the Axis of Islamophobia” included this sentence: The rhetoric of the characters who inspired Breivik, from Pam Geller to Robert Spencer to Daniel Pipes, was so eliminationist in its nature that it was perhaps only a matter of time before someone put words into action. In other words, we three were to blame for the massacre. A year later, Blumenthal returned to the same theme, this time focusing

Torn Apart by Blast, West, Texas, Is
Rebuilding, but Emotional Toll Lingers
Wall Street Journal, by Nathan Koppel    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 8:55:27 AM     Post Reply
WEST, Texas—Block by block, schools, homes and businesses are steadily being pieced back together here, a year after a blast at a fertilizer depot laid waste to much of the town. But the mental wounds suffered by residents are proving much harder to heal. Army veteran Joshua Zarecor was at an apartment complex near the West Fertilizer Co. facility, watching firefighters battle a blaze there last April 17, when the plant suddenly exploded, shattering glass in the complex and causing its walls to collapse. Misty Lambert, 38 years old, who had moved to West several weeks earlier, said she had invited Mr.

Earth Daze: Overcoming
Environmental Hysteria
Reason Magazine, by John Stossel    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 5:56:56 AM     Post Reply
"The heavens reek, the waters below are foul ... we are in a crisis of survival." That´s how Walter Cronkite and CBS hyped the first Earth Day, back in 1970. Somehow we´ve survived since then, and most of life got better, although I never hear that from the worrywarts. Of course, some things got better because of government: We passed environmental rules that got most of the filth out of the air and sewage out of lakes and rivers. Great—but now we´re told that we´re in big trouble because greenhouse gases cause global warming. I mean, climate change. "Crop yields are

The Stupid Hounding of Condi Rice
Politico Magazine, by Rich Lowry    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 5:53:10 AM     Post Reply
If Condoleezza Rice were as self-pitying and politically crass as Attorney General Eric Holder, she would be wondering aloud what it is about her race and gender that accounts for the hostility of her enemies. Rice’s recent speaking gigs on college campuses and her ascension to the board of the file-sharing company Dropbox have sparked protests calling for her to be disinvited, cashiered and generally isolated and shamed. Condi Rice is not a natural lightning rod. She’s such a disreputable figure that she’s on the board of the Kennedy Center and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. She’s such a lightweight

   

 



 
Watch a Congressional Candidate
Shoot Down a ´Government Drone´
National Journal, by Alex Brown    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 5:49:33 AM     Post Reply
As a "government drone" hovers over Matt Rosendale, the Republican House candidate from Montana tells the camera what he thinks of government overreach, regulation, and "spying on our citizens." Then, standing in front of an ATV, Rosendale coolly puts a rifle to his shoulder, looks up through the sight and "downs" the drone with a single shot. "The federal government is too big and too powerful," Rosendale says. "I´m ready to stand tall for freedom and get Washington out of our lives," he says. Rosendale is trying to stand out in a five-way primary for Montana´s at-large seat in the House. Sporting a barn

Holy Harpocrates!
American Spectator, by Seth Lipsky    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/17/2014 5:22:58 AM     Post Reply
A story is told about Robert L. Bartley, late editor of the Wall Street Journal, and his penchant for long silences. He is supposed to have once taken a job applicant to lunch at which, though the two shared a meal, neither spoke a syllable. That is no doubt apocryphal; the job applicant probably said something. George Washington had a taciturn streak, as did President Coolidge, known as “Silent Cal.” (Snip)But rarely does anyone get as upset about it as Jeffrey Toobin of the New Yorker appears to be in respect of Clarence Thomas. Toobin came unglued at the disinclination of



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Has Rush Limbaugh Finally
Reached the End Of The Road?

46 replie(s)
Forbes Magazine, by Rick Ungar    Original Article
Posted By: EveningStar- 4/16/2014 7:24:05 PM     Post Reply
Like him or hate him, there is no disputing that Rush Limbaugh’s very special brand of mixing right-wing politics with his flare for entertainment has produced one of the most successful radio programs in the medium’s long history. Whatever the burning political question of the day, millions of Americans have relished the opportunity to tune into Rush’s program, knowing that he would quickly take that hot potato, throw a few gallons of verbal kerosene into the mix and elevate the matter into a five alarm fire with a just a few well-chosen words spoken in the style only Rush Limbaugh could

Biden Tells Boston Bombing
Survivors, ´It Was Worth It´ (Video)

41 replie(s)
Breitbart´s Instablog, by Debra Heine    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 9:28:18 PM     Post Reply
Less than a minute into his speech at the Boston marathon bombing memorial on Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden went tragically off script and told the crowd of Boston bombing survivors that "it was worth it." After expressing how impressed he was with the tribute, he said somberly, "let me say to those ´quote survivors,´ my God, you have survived and you have soared. It was worth it. I mean this sincerely - just to hear each of you speak. You´re truly, truly inspiring." The audience sat in stunned silence until Biden declared, "I´ve never heard anything so beautiful than

Which Actor Portrays The
Best James Bond?

38 replie(s)
American Spectator, by Jonah Goldberg and Taki Theodoracopulos    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/16/2014 11:20:22 AM     Post Reply
Look, everyone loves Sean Connery, particularly Sean Connery. That’s why he plays Sean Connery in every movie he’s in. People love that Scottish brogue so much, they don’t mind that he has it when he plays Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez, an immortal Spaniard in Highlander. The guy even won an Oscar for playing an Irish cop with a Scottish accent. Talk about sexist double standards: Meryl Streep has to master foreign dialects to get her golden statuettes. Connery just has to show up on time. In economics you devalue a currency by printing too much of it. In film you

Michelle Obama Riverdances
Through Dublin to the Tune
of $7,921,638

38 replie(s)
Breitbart Big Peace, by Tom Fitton    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/17/2014 6:45:16 AM     Post Reply
When it comes to tracking the cost of Obama family vacations, there are two primary challenges. First, the Obamas are prolific jet-setters, so there are many details to track. Second, the Obama administration, clearly embarrassed by these lavish and frequent family vacations, stonewalls the release of records at every turn. But we have been relentless in pursuit of this information. Our attorneys file the lawsuits and make our case, and our investigators pour through pages of records and crunch the numbers. And the information we’ve uncovered – information that would otherwise remain under lock and key – shows that the

Why is US Senator Harry
Reid so concerned with
a local Nevada rancher?

37 replie(s)
Fox News, by Wayne Allyn Root    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 9:37:12 PM     Post Reply
I live in Las Vegas. I live and breath Nevada politics. Something is very wrong. Something smells rotten in the Nevada desert. And Senator Harry Reid’s fingerprints are all over it. I am of course referring to the Bundy Ranch siege. This was a dispute between a Nevada ranching family with rights to the land in question for 140 years and the BLM (Bureayu of Land Management). The government claims they haven’t paid grazing fees for 20 years. The result was a government assault on the ranch- including snipers with assault rifles, SUV’s, helicopters, airplanes and over 200 heavily armed troops. No

White babies just 15 months old show racial
bias when picking playmates, study found

35 replie(s)
Daily Mail (U.K.), by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/15/2014 10:23:35 PM     Post Reply
Toddlers show racial bias when picking playmates, a study reveals. They also take account of how fairly others behave. Researchers tested the reaction of white 15-month-olds as toys were distributed. Two white adults divided the toys, one equally and the other unequally. Seventy per cent of the toddlers chose to play with the researcher who distributed the toys fairly. But in a second test, when one researcher favoured a white recipient over an Asian one, they picked the ‘fair’ researcher less often, the journal Frontiers in Psychology reports. And the babies are more likely to help those who share the same ethnicity, which is known as

Elizabeth Warren whines about coverage
of her fraudulent Indian claim

35 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Patrick Howley    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 9:54:52 PM     Post Reply
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote in her forthcoming book that she was “hurt” and “angry” by 2012 reporting on her fraudulent claim to Native American heritage. “What really threw me, though, were the constant attacks from the other side,” Warren wrote in her book “A Fighting Chance.” “I would almost persuade myself that I was starting to get the hang of full-throttle campaigning and then — bam! Out of left field, the state Republican Party, or the Brown campaign, or some blogger, would launch a rocket at me,” Warren wrote, adding, ”I was stunned by the attacks.” This reporter (blogger?) reported extensively

Former US president joins
opposition to Keystone XL

33 replie(s)
Houston Chronicle, by Jennifer A. Dlouhy    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 10:32:12 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter joined fellow Nobel laureates Wednesday in opposing Keystone XL, insisting that approving the pipeline would trigger “more climate upheaval” around the globe. In an open letter to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, Carter and the nine other Nobel Peace Prize winners bluntly warned the leaders: “Your decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will define your climate legacy.” The missive, published as an advertisement in Politico, represents the first time Carter has taken a position on the $5.4 billion project and makes him the first former president to come

White is not right: Campus admins ask
for help weeding out white people

32 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Robby Soave    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 7:47:18 PM     Post Reply
Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, “we are not as white as we are today.” The question notes that WWU’s racial make up does not perfectly reflect the nation at large, and asks students to consider strategies that other universities have used to focus on skin color as the paramount indicator of a student-applicant’s worth. The president of WWU has stated that his explicit goal is to reduce the white population on campus, according to Campus Reform. “I’ve said before and I’ll say it

Progressive Insurance
30 replie(s)
National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/15/2014 10:08:10 PM     Post Reply
How do you ensure that you won’t be ostracized, denounced, or fired if you are a media celebrity, captain of industry, or high public official? For some, sexist banter is certainly no problem. Stand-up comedian Bill Maher called Sarah Palin a c–t and a tw-t, but suffered no ill consequences. David Letterman joked on air that Sarah Palin’s 14-year-old daughter had had sex with Alex Rodriguez during a New York Yankees game. There was no downside to that either. President Obama tosses around “sweetie” as he wishes. No problem with that. No one believes Barack could be condescending to women.

Fox News Poll: Many voters say Obama lies
to the country on important matters

29 replie(s)
Fox News, by Dana Blanton    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/16/2014 7:39:27 PM     Post Reply
About six in ten American voters think Barack Obama lies to the country on important matters some or most of the time, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. Thirty-seven percent think Obama lies “most of the time,” while another 24 percent say he lies “some of the time.” Twenty percent of voters say “only now and then” and 15 percent “never.” Click here for the poll results. President Obama has been accused by political opponents and media fact-checkers alike of telling falsehoods. Frequently cited: His repeated claim that under Obamacare “If you like your plan, you can keep

Rev. Al Sharpton’s Easter message:
Politically ‘crucified’ Obama has risen again

28 replie(s)
Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/16/2014 3:42:51 PM     Post Reply
With Easter soon approaching, the Rev. Al Sharpton on Wednesday drew parallels between the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the resurrection of President Obama’s political career. Joining the “Tom Joyner Morning Show,” Mr. Sharpton said that his message for this Easter is that “no matter what the world may do to you unfairly, no matter how you’re crucified — nailed to the cross at home, or in your personal relationships, or on the job — that you can rise if you don’t lose yourself during the hard times and the challenges.” The reverend went on to say that Christ endured so much humiliation and unearned suffering leading up to his death,

   

Post Reply   Close thread 723431





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS