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Marco Rubio’s New Tactic: Imply
Immigration Bill’s Opponents Want To
‘Round Up’ And Deport All Illegals

Mediaite, by AJ Delgado

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 4/22/2013 10:09:00 AM

In debate classes or law school, it is often referred to as the ‘arguing against the non-existing opponent’ tactic. The way it works is you imply your opponent is making an outlandish, unsavory claim (though he isn’t), hoping others will run with it or, at worst, that your opponent won’t sufficiently correct it and the claim sticks. To illustrate, imagine Sally is arguing in favor of marijuana’s legalization against Tom. In the middle of the debate, Tom suddenly shrieks: “Well, Sally, you can talk about legalizing marijuana all you want but I just don’t believe

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He sounds like a Democrat! This is very upsetting!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: terrywhite, 4/22/2013 10:11:55 AM     (No. 9290172)

What´s wrong with rounding them all up and deporting them? They do not have our permission to be here. They are invaders. Why NOT round them up and deport them?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 4/22/2013 10:14:54 AM     (No. 9290182)

Don´t need to round them up. Just make sure they can´t get jobs or government bennies. They will flee like cockroaches.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 4/22/2013 10:16:27 AM     (No. 9290185)

He is a disgrace.
rubio, just switch sides and let us move on to save the country.
We´d don´t want you anymore.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jackson, 4/22/2013 10:19:33 AM     (No. 9290191)

Some of us saw through Boy Rubio before his recent "work" with Chuckie, Lindsey, and McPain... Like Bush he can talk conservative but you know he´s laughing at us behind closed doors.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Wilko, 4/22/2013 10:19:45 AM     (No. 9290192)

I think he´s trying to find his place in Congress, but this isn´t a brilliant plan.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: killerbee, 4/22/2013 10:23:23 AM     (No. 9290200)

Wow. Rubio really jumped the shark. Both he and Toomey are over. Very sad. They both had tremendous potential.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: RU4us, 4/22/2013 10:26:49 AM     (No. 9290212)

As Joe Biden says: "Three words ... Rand Paul."

This government seems to have no problem thinking they can round up hundreds of million guns. Why is it unthinkable that a few million foreign invaders can´t be sent back home?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Namma, 4/22/2013 10:27:11 AM     (No. 9290213)

round them all up...that would be a great start...dont forget their off spring!!Americans that tried to cross the border into Mexico would be thrown in jail...


rubio belongs right up there with Christie...TOAST

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Reply 9 - Posted by: skedaddle, 4/22/2013 10:34:04 AM     (No. 9290229)

It´s getting to where you can´t vote for a Republican because no matter what they say before the election, they turn into Democrats after the election.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JimS, 4/22/2013 10:36:21 AM     (No. 9290234)

Actually, wat´s wrong with doing just that?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bpl40, 4/22/2013 10:38:10 AM     (No. 9290237)

He´s in the wrong party.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: kahunavol, 4/22/2013 10:39:29 AM     (No. 9290239)

What´s happened to all the R apologists on here lately?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: redgrains, 4/22/2013 10:42:52 AM     (No. 9290245)

Charlie Rubio....Marco Crist....Am I warm?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Freeloader, 4/22/2013 10:44:04 AM     (No. 9290249)

It´s called "the rule of law" Marco...Now go to your room and don´t come out until you have thoroughly studied TITLE 8 SECTION 1325 of THE UNITED STATES CODE from "A" to "Z"!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 4/22/2013 10:48:34 AM     (No. 9290262)

Jeeez, this guy could´ve been somebody.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 4/22/2013 10:51:29 AM     (No. 9290267)

Well I don´t want to just deport them so they can be back in a week. Gitmo would be a good place for them to cool off for a year or so.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JustRight, 4/22/2013 11:04:01 AM     (No. 9290292)

This "Schubio" bill should be stopped right now. It has been turned into a huge give away of our country to the illegals.

Shame on Marco for being part of this fiasco.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: WhatMediaBias, 4/22/2013 11:04:28 AM     (No. 9290293)

Wanna bet his wallet is hiding his MEChA card?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: pineledger, 4/22/2013 11:05:16 AM     (No. 9290295)

Sorry, Marco. Your goose is cooked.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 4/22/2013 11:08:05 AM     (No. 9290299)

Build a fence around Washington D.C.
It would improve the country.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Sanchin, 4/22/2013 11:10:57 AM     (No. 9290307)

Here is a recycled thought. A natonal ID not tied to your financial records but needed to be employed and vote. The cost is $20 to $25 and renewable every with the proceeeds going to the States. Do the math!!! A great many deficits disappear and most of the illegals leave.

A simple effective idea vs a 1000+ pages that compounds and avoids the problem.

Obviously the simple idea must be ignored and/or villified.

Regarding Rubio. This is another lesson showing that Republicans need to stop fawning over personalities. Chris Christie is another example.



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Reply 22 - Posted by: chumley, 4/22/2013 11:15:46 AM     (No. 9290320)

It would be easier to round up the illegals than the guns, because I can put my guns in a box and bury them until I need them.
Hmmmm.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: tocsin, 4/22/2013 11:16:12 AM     (No. 9290321)

Too bad. Rubio had such a promising future before he became an Upchucky hand puppet.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 4/22/2013 11:18:38 AM     (No. 9290326)

Rubio has taken off his mask.

He has revealed the truth - he is on the Dark Side with the liberals and other RINO´s

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Reply 25 - Posted by: coldoc, 4/22/2013 11:19:24 AM     (No. 9290328)

How about removing the incentives for coming here in the first place. Stop giving away monies we don´t have. No benefits for illegals. Period. Health care? Mexico already has universal health care. Go get your health care at home.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Shucky, 4/22/2013 11:19:27 AM     (No. 9290329)

if he said that, he can forget 2016 as far as I am concerned. if people are in the US illegally, they should be deported as they have been in the past. to suggest this is wrong is to have no respect for the laws and the borders of the nation. either he has been compromised or he is deceitful.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: bighambone, 4/22/2013 11:27:17 AM     (No. 9290340)

They could also think about granting longtime employed illegal aliens who do not have criminal records a conditional indefinite immigration status that allows those aliens to live and work in the USA as long as they obey US law, with the ability to travel back and forth to their home countries.

That status would also bar them from accessing social welfare programs, to bring their foreign relatives here, or to become US citizens until they individually qualify for an immigrant visa under the regular immigration laws and become permanent residents (green card holders) just as all legal immigrants must do now. That would only be fair, and should define what getting in the back of the line should mean.

With such a temporary immigration status, those 11 to 20 million legalized aliens would not all be able to become US citizens at about the same time and support the US political party that promised them the greatest and easiest access to US social welfare programs, thus being able to change the political balance of the country in the years ahead. Such an immigration status would also maintain their employment status quo, in that illegal aliens who are legitimately working here could just keep their jobs with their current employers.

Former President Vicente Fox of Mexico always used to advise that it is not necessary to grant illegal alien Mexican workers US citizenship, and those workers, who are proud to be Mexicans, would be happy if the USA simply allowed them to live and work in the USA and be able to travel to their homes in Mexico and then be allowed back into the USA.

That´s just one idea.



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Reply 28 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 4/22/2013 11:29:58 AM     (No. 9290344)

Rubio suffers from "Geraldo Rivera" syndrome.

People suffering from that affliction lose their ability to think or make fact based judgements at the merest mention of "illegal alien" or "illegal immigration".

In Geraldo´s case, it is just a small jump from his usual craziness to outright foaming-at-the-mouth insanity when discussing illegal immigration.

In Rubio´s case, he sounded almost reasonable on other issues but lost control and dropped the facade over the immigration issue.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: drive, 4/22/2013 11:33:29 AM     (No. 9290350)

Congratulations, Democrats and the media. You´ve done it again. Now work your magic on Ben Carson and watch his supporters drop like flies.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: log cabin preacher, 4/22/2013 11:37:56 AM     (No. 9290355)

I have always thought he sounded like a swarmy politician. He never spoke from the heart, but rather in pre-calculated soundbites. Shame because he could have been something but he let his heritage get in the way of his sanity.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: woodsman, 4/22/2013 11:45:51 AM     (No. 9290372)


Out:
Toomey
Christy
Rubio
Ayotte

Next Up:
Paul
Cruz


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Reply 32 - Posted by: miceal, 4/22/2013 11:54:24 AM     (No. 9290388)

That´s EXACTLY what I want! Do that while you are securing the border. Only don´t just "imply," actually DO IT!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: billp, 4/22/2013 11:56:27 AM     (No. 9290393)

Talk about ´blowing´ your political capitol - and all in one place too!

MARCO(from our side)... Polo (from across the isle)!

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Safari Man, 4/22/2013 12:05:21 PM     (No. 9290417)

Round up the people who give them jobs. Fine the daylights out of them. Use the fines to pay big rewards to whistle blowers. Levy a tortilla tax, while we´re at it. Thank me.


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Reply 35 - Posted by: redmom, 4/22/2013 12:21:04 PM     (No. 9290438)

Fine. If our Republican ´leadership´ insists on negotiation, insisting this is a good deal, we want a say.

We will be open to supporting immigration reform and blanket amnesty if EVERY illegal alien seeking legal status gives up their right to vote for two generations.

If creating a new voting block for the democrats is not the goal, prove it.

That, Sen. Rubio, is compromise.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: jimmyfoxhound, 4/22/2013 12:23:53 PM     (No. 9290447)

Why this fight, and why now? Just why? The last thing on my mind is amnesty and immigration. We have enough laws om the books now. Fix your spending problem in DC before you waste more time on this other crap.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: earlybird, 4/22/2013 12:29:23 PM     (No. 9290457)

I never had much interest in Rubio. As they say, "there was just something about him..."

That said, I pay no attention to what Dan Abrams´s Mediaite site comes up with. Lefties all. I imagine they are ecstatic about the furor this headline created here.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: dman, 4/22/2013 12:32:31 PM     (No. 9290465)

He had an opportunity to pull himself out of this hole. He keeps digging.

Stick a fork in him.

We had such high hopes.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: mathman, 4/22/2013 12:52:43 PM     (No. 9290512)

Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first make mad.
Alas, Rubio, we hardly knew ye.
Talk about jumping the shark!
As a purported member of the Republican Party, Marco sure has a lot of (unfounded) faith in the Government.
There is NO evidence to support the contention that the border will be secured. There is NO evidence to support the contention that the illegals will be clearly identified and tracked. There is NO evidence that illegals engaged in criminal activity will be deported.
In short, Rubio´s "plan" does nothing to make the situation better.
1) Secure the border.
2) Deport NOW the incarcerated illegals. A reverse Mariel Boatlift, if you will.
3) Make photo ID mandatory.
4) Return to the rights of citizens.
Then we can talk about immigration.


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Reply 40 - Posted by: BumbleBee, 4/22/2013 1:01:01 PM     (No. 9290531)

Indeed! I have been reading most of the illegal immigrant postings on Lucianne, and that is exactly what most of you have said.
Perhaps I shall go back and highlight some and copy the posts here. I thought we were better than the Democrats at telling the truth????UGH!

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Reply 41 - Posted by: STLstudent, 4/22/2013 1:01:51 PM     (No. 9290535)

We must not obey American law and deport the illegals. No, no, no. Rubio and the Left have a better plan. Let´s ignore the law and do whatever seems right at the moment. Heck, we are not a nation of law; we are slaves of Diversity.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: tusker, 4/22/2013 1:09:51 PM     (No. 9290553)

They are nothing but Islamic jihadist infiltrators and illegal Mexicans all of whom have, and are, breaking U.S. laws and should all be rounded up and deported without further ado.

And all these simpering, handwringing politicians promoting amnesty should be rounded up, waterboarded, tried for treason, and sent straight to Gitmo.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: tisHimself, 4/22/2013 1:10:10 PM     (No. 9290554)

Stop trying to do what Jeb Bush wants you to do. Bushites will use you up and spit you out, avoiding the contentious issue on his way to the 2016 coronation.

Stop listening to Karl Rove.

There are very well meaning conservatives trying to solve this. Listen to them, not the big labor and cheap labor republicans.


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Reply 44 - Posted by: jackie, 4/22/2013 1:38:01 PM     (No. 9290609)

Maybe that was why he was nervous gulping down the water in his SOTU rebuttal speech...In his heart he knew he was going to betray the conservatives...No better than the prissy John Roberts, C.J.
He is done..done and done in my mind.. Liar..

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Reply 45 - Posted by: lil dotty, 4/22/2013 6:59:57 PM     (No. 9291075)

I give Chucky sincere thanks for outing Marco before he began to shine brightly. Yes, we are disappointed in the fact that the boy is a fraud, but let´s face it we´re used to frauds. We have one in the Oval Office. Now WTP know the truth about this latino, we begin again to search for our own leader. Ms lindsey, Juan Mac, don´t hold your breath guys, you have shown us that you would sell America down the river for a few thin dimes.


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Reply 46 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 4/22/2013 8:32:30 PM     (No. 9291212)

Throw them out. Out, throw them. Them, throw out. Did I miss anything?

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Reply 47 - Posted by: judy, 4/22/2013 8:43:41 PM     (No. 9291229)

Didn´t even take Rubio one term to get DC liberal disease. What a let down. Illegal is illegal is illegal.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/22/2013 8:51:38 PM     (No. 9291246)

Rubio owes Jeb Bush. WHO do you think was wroking for Rubio at the very start of his running for Senator?
I guess it was time for Rubio to pay the piper.


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Reply 49 - Posted by: kOok, 4/22/2013 11:28:26 PM     (No. 9291508)

Yo, you coulda been ah contendah! Now, youse is just ah bum!

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Reply 50 - Posted by: badrad, 4/23/2013 2:19:31 PM     (No. 9292714)

How does Rubio win the primary by going left or centrist this early? He is a pro-his own racist and in the wrong party for the media to help him over his humps or weaknesses.

Will they look into his background and we be subjected to the fact that he was Mormon for a time? Any old testimony words from his youth they can examine and will the media insert his religion flitting into the race. I hope not but the left will use what resonates with the public to fool them into not being 75% fiscally conservative.

Rubio the first Catholi8c-Mormon-Catholic to run for president and first hispanic but is he a white hispanic and does that count being facetious to make a point, I am.

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Reply 51 - Posted by: Penney, 4/23/2013 2:49:26 PM     (No. 9292775)

Rubio started off supporting Liberty´s solid Constitutional principles but now his expressed view on ILLEGAL aliens is proving to be a huge disappointment. Are there ANY beltway pols remaining who prioritize the best interests of the USA and the security of American CITIZENS as their first duty in accordance with their oaths of office?

Secure the border and enforce EXISTING Immigration Law. ...Start with holding employers accountable to that Law and everything regarding this issue will take care of itself. Then, implement an efficiently & effectively managed and strictly accountable TEMPORARY guest worker policy, which has worked before but was discontinued decades ago, resulting in today´s debacle.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: dvc, 4/23/2013 4:49:36 PM     (No. 9292992)

Sen. Rubio has lost my support, permanently. It is not coming back.


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According to a report via BuzzFeed’s Evan McMorris-Santoro, President Barack Obama requested the opportunity to address the nation in prime time on the major broadcast networks on Tuesday night to announce that the Affordable Care Act had reached 7 million enrollees. Those networks did not, however, accommodate the White House’s request. “Three sources familiar with the request confirmed the White House asked for the prime time slot in their effort both to emphasize a bright moment following the challenging roll out and, more important, to try to reintroduce the country to a law that remains unpopular,”

Harry Reid on Koch Brothers:
‘Shadow Billionaires’ Spending
to ‘Rig Our Political System’
Cybercast News Service, by Penny Starr    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 6:02:21 PM     Post Reply
At a press conference to push legislation to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticized industrialists David and Charles Koch, calling them “shadow billionaires” who use their wealth to “rig our political system.” Reid’s sharp comments come on a day when the Wall Street Journal published a commentary written by Charles Koch, in which he described the brothers’ decision to get involved in politics to preserve the individual freedom and free markets that he said are the pillars of the American republic. “These two men are a pair of shadow billionaires spending



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Obama calls GOP budget plan
a ‘stinkburger’

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Washington Post, by David Nakamura    Original Article
Posted By: mitzi- 4/2/2014 5:30:08 PM     Post Reply
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – President Obama compared the Republican budget plan to a "stinkburger" or "meanwich" during a speech here Wednesday, using a series of zingers in an attempt to strike a contrast with the GOP on economic issues in an election year. In a speech to an enthusiastic crowd of 1,400 at the University of Michigan, Obama repeatedly mocked Republican ideas about how to improve the economy, as he touted his own proposal to raise the minimum wage. Obama, who visited the local Zingerman´s deli before the speech, said that Republican proposals to cut taxes for wealthier Americans and

CEO of Firefox maker Mozilla steps down
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USA Today, by Brett Molina    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/3/2014 4:06:40 PM     Post Reply
Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich will step down following uproar over his apparent opposition to gay marriage. In a statement released Thursday, Mozilla -- which makes the Firefox Web browser -- apologized for not reacting more quickly to the controversy surrounding Eich, who made a 2008 donation supporting California´s plan on gay marriage, The Guardian reports. "We know why people are hurt and angry, and they are right: it´s because we haven´t stayed true to ourselves," said Mozilla executive chairwoman Mitchell Baker in a statement. Last week, Eich attempted to dispel fears on whether he would support equality as the head

Massive Voter Fraud Discovered
in North Carolina’s 2012 Election

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PJ Media, by Bryan Preston    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/2/2014 7:17:55 PM     Post Reply
The North Carolina State Board of Elections has found thousands of instances of voter fraud in the state, thanks to a 28-state crosscheck of voter rolls. Initial findings suggest widespread election fraud. 765 voters with an exact match of first and last name, DOB and last four digits of SSN were registered in N.C. and another state and voted in N.C. and the other state in the 2012 general election. 35,750 voters with the same first and last name and DOB were registered in N.C. and another state and voted in both states in the 2012 general election. 155,692 voters

North Carolina drivers to
be charged by the mile?

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WTVD-TV [Raleigh-Durham, NC], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 4/3/2014 6:40:07 AM     Post Reply
Big changes could be just down the road for North Carolina drivers. A proposal is in the works that would change the state tax system to charge drivers by the mile, instead of at the gas pump.The proposal would be to charge a half cent per mile for cars, which would generate almost $500 million in annual state revenue. A driver who travelled 15,000 miles in a year would pay about $75. "Basically you pay per the mile. It´s treating transportation as a utility, much like your water and sewer," said Larry Goode, with the Institute of Transportation Research and
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Sources on ground during
Benghazi attack slam ex-CIA
boss Morell’s testimony

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Fox News, by Adam Housley    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/2/2014 9:19:40 PM     Post Reply
Sources on the ground in Benghazi during the 2012 terror attack are pushing back hard on former CIA acting director Mike Morell´s testimony on Capitol Hill, where he defended his role in shaping the administration´s narrative and claimed politics were not involved. As part of Morell´s testimony on Wednesday, the former acting and deputy CIA director acknowledged that he overruled the guidance of the top CIA officer in Libya at the time. That official told Morell the attack was not an "escalation of protests," but Morell said he had to weigh that against analysts who concluded the opposite. He ultimately went

David Letterman makes big announcement
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CBS News, by Lauren Moraski    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/3/2014 5:00:45 PM     Post Reply
It´s the end of an era: David Letterman announced Thursday that he´s retiring from CBS´ "Late Show" sometime next year. He made that announcement during the taping of his program this afternoon. The late-night talk show host, who will celebrate his 67th birthday next week, made his debut on the "Late Show" on Aug. 30, 1993. Letterman got his television start in 1978 on the CBS variety series "Mary," starring Mary Tyler Moore. Months later, he paid his first visit to "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" -- marking the first of 22 appearances. He also guest-hosted "Tonight" numerous times.

Dem Rep.: ‘Members of Congress
Are Underpaid,’ Can’t Afford
to ‘Live Decently’

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Mediaite, by Josh Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 7:15:42 PM     Post Reply
Do you think members of Congress are overpaid or underpaid? Most likely you’d go with the former, but Democratic congressman Jim Moran argues it’s actually the latter. In an interview with CQ Roll Call, Moran says, “I think the American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid.” The House recently took up a bill to freeze members’ paychecks, placing another halt on the annual cost-of-living pay increases they would normally get and keeping annual salary at $174,000. Moran believes that this is the wrong way to go, not necessarily talking about himself in particular, but saying there

5 Reasons Why Republicans
Should Say No to Jeb 2016

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Daily Beast, by Myra Adams    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 4/2/2014 6:39:16 AM     Post Reply
With Chris Christie in deep trouble, Republican poobahs are reportedly looking to Jeb Bush to save their party in 2016. The former two-term governor of Florida speaks fluent Spanish, is a convert to Catholicism, and has high name recognition. Jeb could raise millions of dollars over night by just saying “yes” to running. Despite all this, there are strong reasons Republicans should say no to him. 1. His last name is poison. Let’s face it, if Jeb Bush had the last name of Something Else he would have already run for president in 2008 or 2012. According to a recent Washington Post/ABC News poll registered voters were asked if they would definitely NOT vote for Jeb Bush and 50 percent said they would not.

The GOP faithful should
give Jeb Bush a hearing

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Washington Post, by George F. Will    Original Article
Posted By: tisHimself- 4/2/2014 11:20:56 PM     Post Reply
The human kindling that makes up the flammable Republican base may soon burst into flames, again. Portions of that excitable cohort are looking — some with fawn-like eyes filled with hurt, others with sparks shooting from eyes narrowed like gun slits — askance at other Republicans urging Jeb Bush to seek the 2016 presidential nomination. A candidacy by Florida’s former governor would be desirable. But if Republicans want to avoid intra-party carnage, they should be very careful about doing what The Post recently reported: “Many of the Republican Party’s most powerful insiders and financiers have begun a behind-the-scenes campaign to draft

Defense Secretary ´Looking´ at Banning
Tobacco Sales at Military Installations

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Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is "looking" at banning the sale of tobacco at military installations. According to one military publication, Hagel appears to support it. "As the Navy considers banning tobacco sales on all bases and ships, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gave a strong endorsement of the review Monday, and suggested that he would be in favor of a ban," reports Stars and Stripes. “I don’t know if there’s anybody in America who still thinks that tobacco is good for you,” Stars and Stripes quotes Hagel as saying. “We don’t allow smoking in any of our government buildings. Restaurants, states, [and]

Sarah Palin Continues to Discredit Herself
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Commentary Magazine, by Peter Wehner    Original Article
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Sarah Palin continues to act in ways that confirm some of the more negative things said about her. For example, she’s taken to Facebook to attack the most recent budget plan by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan.(Snip)Whatever differences Ms. Palin may have with the Ryan plan–and perhaps she’ll take the time to offer an actual critique of if rather than a Facebook entry with lots of upper case words–it’s hardly a joke. But what might elicit a roll of the eyes is comparing Ms. Palin’s views now versus what they were nearly four years ago. Consider this: On December

Harry Reid on Koch Brothers:
‘Shadow Billionaires’ Spending
to ‘Rig Our Political System’

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Cybercast News Service, by Penny Starr    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/3/2014 6:02:21 PM     Post Reply
At a press conference to push legislation to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticized industrialists David and Charles Koch, calling them “shadow billionaires” who use their wealth to “rig our political system.” Reid’s sharp comments come on a day when the Wall Street Journal published a commentary written by Charles Koch, in which he described the brothers’ decision to get involved in politics to preserve the individual freedom and free markets that he said are the pillars of the American republic. “These two men are a pair of shadow billionaires spending


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