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Marco Rubio Stumbles
Politico, by Jim Vandehei and Mike Allen

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Posted By:zephyrgirl, 7/18/2013 8:36:07 AM

Todd Harris, the usually gregarious consultant to Sen. Marco Rubio, uncharacteristically resisted eight days of calls and emails seeking his thoughts for this column. When he finally did reply, the answer was: “to be honest, another story about Marco and immigration is not high on Christmas list!!” No wonder. The very issue Rubio (and Harris) thought would be a game-changing, legacy-builder looks like a big liability for the Florida senator, at least right now. In the process, the self-confident presidential hopeful suddenly looks wobbly, even a little weak, as he searches for what’s next.

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Looks like reality is finally hitting Marco. Too bad it didn´t hit sooner. I responded to his latest request for money with a real scorcher sent back in his post-paid envelope.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LouD, 7/18/2013 8:41:08 AM     (No. 9429963)

I guess he started to believe his own publicity.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lydwho, 7/18/2013 8:45:40 AM     (No. 9429971)

Face it, HE BLEW IT!!!!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: The Advocate, 7/18/2013 8:50:52 AM     (No. 9429982)

The silver tongued orator cozied up to the Serpentine Schumer, Lady Lindsay and treasonous McCain.
The Father of all Lies used him to sell out his own supporters.
He appeared chastened at the Powers confirmation hearing. Will he stand up against this anti-American leftist?



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Judith, 7/18/2013 8:51:48 AM     (No. 9429985)

After reading something from a poster on this site, I went back and looked at rubio´s record while in the state legislature. It is clear he was VERY pro-amnesty and has not changed. His promises for enforcement (which he blocked while in the state legislature)were mere posturing. I guess if the idiot in the whitehouse can get away with lying and cheating, all subsequent politicians believe they can too. Voters really have an obligation to investigate these charlatans.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 7/18/2013 8:53:47 AM     (No. 9429990)

If he has the guts to publicly stand up and oppose the gang of 8 in a major way, he just might possibly earn himself a second look.

Everyone deserves a second chance, but if he continues with his dithering, he is totally toasted. We have more than enough dithering coming from the WH.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: beat the press, 7/18/2013 8:53:50 AM     (No. 9429991)

Marco caught a case of the ruling class flu. In D.C. it is a powerful strain you never quite recover from.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Former lurker, 7/18/2013 8:54:05 AM     (No. 9429992)

Paul Ryan, take note!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 7/18/2013 8:54:24 AM     (No. 9429993)

FTA: he clearly feels intense pressure to start acting more conservative — and quick.

No, we need him to BE more conservative, all the time!

Looks like he shot himself in the foot and I would not vote for him now. What a stupid thing he did.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: arkfamily, 7/18/2013 9:02:17 AM     (No. 9430007)

Truly sad because I liked what he said at the Republican convention. He seemed to have a lot of potential but became mesmerized with his status and clout. He strayed from the conservative principles that people elected him for and the voters feel abandoned. When he started talking out of both sides of his mouth over border security, people started seeing the betrayal. It is hard to overcome that betrayal.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: janjan, 7/18/2013 9:09:38 AM     (No. 9430023)

Politico praises Rubio for not ´kowtowing to the right´ but goes on to explain that he has tanked with conservatives. Maybe now he gets it - you don´t win Republican nominations by ´kowtowing to the left´. Which is what he did.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 7/18/2013 9:09:49 AM     (No. 9430025)

"Consultants" and the weaklings who listen to them have killed the Republican Party.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/18/2013 9:15:10 AM     (No. 9430036)

He may try to appear more conservative but now we know what he is.
I´m angrier with him than I am with McNut and Lindsay: I never supported them.



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Reply 13 - Posted by: Freeloader, 7/18/2013 9:17:03 AM     (No. 9430039)

Marco Antonio desperately seeks the high office of El Presidente. There´s a problem however...Young Rubio has become a dues paying member, in good standing, of The United State Senate´s exclusive REPUBLICRAT CLUB.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: QRP, 7/18/2013 9:33:27 AM     (No. 9430071)

I think I can help with whats next. Being a retired senator is a great gig.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 7/18/2013 9:42:35 AM     (No. 9430098)

Babalu philandered so much Lucy won´t have him back.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 7/18/2013 9:43:50 AM     (No. 9430102)

Boehner seems poised to move some type of amnesty through the House. It has been his position all along, though he has not stated it publicly until yesterday. Rubio may well get his wish after all, to our detriment, of course.

Everyone in Congress is a scoundrel. It is just a matter of time before Ted Cruz proves himself one also.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: bob913, 7/18/2013 9:44:01 AM     (No. 9430104)

John Boehner has come out yesterday and supports giving amnesty to illegals. Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan and the others are just setting up America´s fall.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: JustRight, 7/18/2013 9:46:08 AM     (No. 9430110)

Poor Marko totally missed the will of his people. They want the borders sealed first and then we can discuss other programs.

Marko danced with the devil (Schumer) and got his toes stepped on. He has really ruined what might have been a great political career.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: miceal, 7/18/2013 9:49:02 AM     (No. 9430113)

Conservative of Florida do your duty, send this lying RINO back to where he came from and replace him with a TRUE Conservative....

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Reply 20 - Posted by: The Architect, 7/18/2013 9:49:21 AM     (No. 9430115)

Marco didn´t "Stumble". He did a flying swan dive right into the middle of it. He doesn´t look "wobbly" or "even a little weak". He looks like his career is dead.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: noparallel, 7/18/2013 9:54:02 AM     (No. 9430119)

Not "weak." It´s done, over, finis.

Calling Ted Cruz! Senator Cruz!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 7/18/2013 9:56:33 AM     (No. 9430124)

...AMAZING...rubio allowed a "consultant" to influence his direction on illegal aliens...this makes rubios support of the treasonous amnesty bill a million times worse and should ensure a rubio defeat...and supports my belief that soros trained "consultants" have infested the RNC & GOP to encourage rinos and destroy the republican party.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: pros7767, 7/18/2013 9:58:24 AM     (No. 9430128)

Rubio is done and he knows it. There is no walking this back or perfectly threading the political needle.

He got elected because of the Tea Party contributions and support. He will not get another penny from me. I suspect many others feel the same way.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/18/2013 10:01:51 AM     (No. 9430135)

Jeb Bush, the whole Bush clan are pulling Rubio´s strings.
To them illegals deserve more respect than the law abiding, tax paying citizens.
Someone please tell me why I will be forced to pay for a 30 yo "child" of an illegal to attend college? Parents are responsible for their children. Legal or illegal.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Gallo3, 7/18/2013 10:05:44 AM     (No. 9430142)

Brutus Cassius Rubio and Judas Benedict Wilkes Booth Ryan, the willing dupes of the spiders Schumer, McCain and Graham.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: JAN, 7/18/2013 10:29:43 AM     (No. 9430185)

Rubio is all about his own re election at the expense of America.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 7/18/2013 10:46:07 AM     (No. 9430211)

There are two things to keep in mind when thinking about Marco Rubio. The first is that when he was elected to the U.S. Senate the choice was between Rubio and Crist. Rubio was still pretending to be a conservative, while Crist had given that up (having been convinced that his liberal tendencies were the path to the White House). Rubio has now won a Senate seat and he has come to believe that returning to his "moderate principles" (which means doing whatever expands his own power) is the path to the White House. Rubio was the only choice in the last election, but that doesn´t mean he has to be the only choice in the next one.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: arkfamily, 7/18/2013 10:49:08 AM     (No. 9430219)

I´m not willing to put Paul Ryan in the same boat as Marco Rubio unless he backtracks on his stance about border security.

Paul Ryan was on our local show and I like what he has to say if people are willing to listen. Now, if he says he is for border security and doesn´t walk and talk the same, he will following Marco Rubio down the same path.

Give Paul Ryan a chance. He is a no nonsense kind of person and wants real reform. Please listen to him before jumping to a conclusion.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: humboldt, 7/18/2013 10:49:46 AM     (No. 9430220)

The numerous comments (all negative about Rubio) that this post has generated in such a short time show the passion that Rubio has generated by his betrayal of the Republican Party. As for the article, I was most impressed (or depressed) by his absolute cowardice in talking about the immigration bill now since it backfired on him big time.

As for me, I would vote for Schumer in favor of his b***boy, whom I would never vote for no matter the circumstance.

This post should be made a "must tread." It is important that the blind Republican establishment be able to learn the extent of the hatred Rubio has generated among the conservative base.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Wizard of IS, 7/18/2013 10:51:25 AM     (No. 9430227)

I just don´t understand the math. The RINOs want amnesty for Future Democrats and simultaneously invite current Republicans to stay home on Election Day. Truly baffling!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: RancherJack, 7/18/2013 10:55:34 AM     (No. 9430234)

Stumbles?

STUMBLES?

He ran to the cliff of his character-demise and willing threw himself off a 2,000 foot drop.

Buh bye, you poseur

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Reply 32 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 7/18/2013 10:57:53 AM     (No. 9430240)

It seems that if it wasnt for democrats, elite repukes would be utterly leaderless.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: MDConservative, 7/18/2013 11:17:46 AM     (No. 9430272)

This move by Rubio, duplicated by others, is part of the "new" Republican Party, which is cutting loose the "bitter clingers" in hopes of gaining not-do-radical Democrats and independent "moderates". The GOP wants the issue off the table. It´s that simple.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: littleorby, 7/18/2013 11:29:42 AM     (No. 9430288)

I would suggest that MANY of you Ldotters whom no more than a year ago were quite willing to overlook the NATURAL BORN clause in the constitution as you went all out in support of Rubio for President of the United States, should do a bit of soul-searching in regards to your imprudent judgements.

You´ve made the same misjudgement about Senator Cruz, clearly a better choice, yet he doesn´t qualified, either.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Iamfree, 7/18/2013 11:34:41 AM     (No. 9430299)

I don´t live in Florida, but I sent money to Rubio´s campaign and encouraged others in my Tea Party group to do the same. We brought him to the dance and he dropped us as soon as he arrived. I have already told his people to remove me from their mailing and phone lists and I told them why in no uncertain terms. He is dead to me, as are all other Republicans who voted for or will vote for a pathway to citizenship for criminals.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: geoguy, 7/18/2013 12:02:49 PM     (No. 9430364)

Rubio won´t do this BUT the only way he has even a tiny of a chance to redeem himself is to publicly renounce the immigration bill and work tirelessly to successfully stop it. That is his only hope.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: olcap, 7/18/2013 12:09:40 PM     (No. 9430376)

RUBIO and all the other slack-jawed and despicable trash, (RINOs all), that pushed and pushed and pushed some more for amnesty for lawbreakers; all of them deserve nothing more than to be placed on the trash heap of history.

Losers. And traitors.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Polecat49, 7/18/2013 12:48:13 PM     (No. 9430471)

Hey marco. When you BETRAY the people who elected you, you turn into an untrustworthy rino. Either represent your people or just go ahead and be another little john mccain who has a habit of screwing the American People.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: fritzilou, 7/18/2013 12:48:35 PM     (No. 9430474)

Marco´s big problem was that he went all in for a Democrat version of the Senate bill. He should have gone in and fought for border security first. That security should have included a double fence, border patrol, foreign worker identification cards with e-verify and whatever else could make the border security truly secure. He didn´t do that. He just pushed us all against the wall for the version being advertised by Schumer. If Marco wants to be redeemed, he will vote against the bill when it is reconciled for final vote. It will not be improved in the ongoing process.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: dvc, 7/18/2013 1:31:26 PM     (No. 9430539)

Not a stumble, a face-plant.

Tip to Rubio: If you EVER find yourself agreeing with Schumer, you are about to betray all your supporters. Either he´s pretty stupid or massively tone-deaf on this issue. What else does he not understand?

Rubio is not to be trusted.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 7/18/2013 5:30:40 PM     (No. 9430879)

I live in Florida, supported Rubio, and voted for him. I do not feel betrayed, but feel I failed to understand his passion for this problem. He truly cares for these people, illegal tho they are. But he was elected by people who want that border closed and illegals dealt with by our laws. But Politicians largely do their own thing once they get to DC.
Sen Rubio will not raise much money for reelection but maybe the Mexican voters will put him back in the Senate. I won´t

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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

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Houston Chronicle, by Jennifer A. Dlouhy    Original Article
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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

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

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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

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Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar    Original Article
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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,

Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery
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Star-Telegram [Fort Worth TX], by Anna M. Tinsley    Original Article
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FORT WORTH — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery today, her campaign said Tuesday. “After experiencing shoulder and right arm pain in recent weeks, Sen. Davis will have a routine surgical procedure to remove bone spurs and degenerative discs that are creating compression on the nerves in her neck,” campaign spokesman Zac Petkanas said in a statement Tuesday. “This is a common issue experienced by runners and endurance athletes,” he said. Davis, of Fort Worth, will undergo the outpatient surgery at the Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute. Dr. Thomas Ellis will perform the

Obama administration gives Detroit
$100 million for ´blight removal´

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American Thinker, by Rick Moran    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/16/2014 1:36:54 PM     Post Reply
The cash infusion by the federal government is actually going to help the city pay pensions, even though they´re playing a kind of shell game with the money. As for "blight removal," perhaps they could start with city hall. Reuters: Michigan officials and President Barack Obama´s Administration are discussing a plan to free up $100 million in federal money to aid Detroit´s retired city workers, the Detroit Free Press reported on Tuesday. Citing two people familiar with the talks, the newspaper said the talks were centered around federal money flowing to Michigan for blight removal. Under the plan, $100 million

Michael Bloomberg: ´I Have Earned
My Place in Heaven´

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The Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: Bill the Cat- 4/16/2014 9:15:28 AM     Post Reply
Former New York City mayor is pledging to spend $50 million this year to push gun control, the New York Times reports. For this and other deeds (such as taking on obesity and smoking), Bloomberg believes he´s going to heaven. “I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven I’m not stopping to be interviewed. I am heading straight in. I have earned my place in heaven. It’s not even close,” Bloomberg told the Times.

Climate change causing fish to
lose their minds, researchers say

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Climate change’s latest casualty appears to be fish — or more specifically, fish brains — as researchers say the carbon dioxide that’s being absorbed into the ocean is causing the scaly creatures to lose their survival instincts. In other words, the fish are losing their minds, The Daily Mail reported. The acid from atmospheric carbon dioxide seeps into sea waters, dissolves and ultimately lowers the pH balance, researchers said. The acidic waters then hamper the fishes’ sensory systems, so they’re not able to distinguish between smells any longer, the scientists went on. When the acid levels get really high, the fish lose their


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