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Immigration hearing postponed to
give Senators time to read bill

Daily Caller, by Alex Pappas

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 4/15/2013 1:19:52 PM

A spokesman for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says a hearing scheduled Wednesday in the Senate on the comprehensive immigration reform effort being pushed by the the Republican and seven other senators will be postponed until the end of the week. “BREAKING: Lots of concern there wouldn’t be enough time to read bill before Wednesday’s Judiciary hearing, so hearing’s been moved to Friday,” Rubio spokesman Alex Conant wrote on Twitter. A text of the massive bill, which was crafted without public scrutiny by a bipartisan group of senators popularly called the ”Gang of Eight,” has not yet been released.

What great news. And I´m sure all of them will read all 1,500 pages, or whatever the number now is. s/o It should be a crime to pass a bill without reading it! I would like to know what little Marxist staffer wrote the bill like what was done on 0bamacare.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 4/15/2013 1:34:03 PM     (No. 9276423)

Regular order. There is no "crisis" here. The illegals who have been here for decades can deal with the status quo a few weeks or months longer. We owe them - nothing.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TXknitter, 4/15/2013 1:45:38 PM     (No. 9276450)

I want it online too because the public should be able to see every word. I do not trust the word of any of the Gang of Eight.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kanphil, 4/15/2013 2:13:31 PM     (No. 9276493)

Time to read the bill? Something unique in the recent history of the Senate. Assuming they actually read the bill in the time allowed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rafter, 4/15/2013 2:31:56 PM     (No. 9276521)

Duhhh... read the bill?

Who´d a thunk it?

Another No-Broehner from our Gummint Morons.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 4/15/2013 2:38:08 PM     (No. 9276529)

On Sunday, I suugested a week´s delay to Senator MConnell.

I also think, as I mentioned in a post yesterday, that Congresspersons should be required, before voting, to file an affidavit, under penalty of perjury, stating that they have read the legislation in question and understand it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Fireball27, 4/15/2013 2:55:07 PM     (No. 9276569)

I´ve said it before, and I´ll say it again, they are all committing identity theft if they have worked in the U.S. Lets say it loud, identity theft is a crime! Lets ask everyone if they want their identity used by the "undocumented worker"? Send them all back, or put them in jail. They have a choice to leave before getting arrested. Criminals are not wanted here. At least that is my opinion.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 4/15/2013 3:42:45 PM     (No. 9276644)

Must not have the votes. Need to bribe a few more.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Marzon, 4/15/2013 4:00:01 PM     (No. 9276674)

So the senators will be given an extra few days to read the bill. When do we whose inalienable rights are threatened by it get a chance to read it? Zippy is bad enough but now these congress cretins are acting like the politburo. They pass these huge bills so fast that no regular citizen has a chance to influence his representatives. Pelosi´s comment about having to pass the bill so we can see what´s in it doesn´t look so stupid now, rather it has become standard operating procedure (see immigration reform). When the citizen is has no chance to make his voice heard by his representatives, we no longer have a Republic but straight up tyranny.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 4/15/2013 4:52:39 PM     (No. 9276772)

#4, i´m sure you realize it´s the Senate and not the House they´re talking about. The gangsterism is in the Senate.

It is truly amazing that we should be surprised to learn that a massive bill will be read (well, will supposedly be read).

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Penney, 4/15/2013 6:47:25 PM     (No. 9277102)

Give Senators time to read the bill?!!! What a concept!!
(...CAN these pols read? ...They should start with reading the Constitution!)

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 4/15/2013 8:05:48 PM     (No. 9277239)

I´d propose that all bills be read in both houses of congress and that attendance be mandatory for a mojority of members before a vote can be taken. An immediated result would be shorter bills.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Keekng, 4/15/2013 8:12:27 PM     (No. 9277249)

It hasn´t been released, when will it be released, FRiday?
THis sounds like the obamacare bill.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/15/2013 10:46:51 PM     (No. 9277502)

That´s different. You mean they aren´t going to pass it so they can read it ?

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