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Sen. candidate Aaron Bean: I didn't vote for illegal immigrant-tuition bill. But he did.

With the entire state Capitol Republican power structure behind Aaron Bean for Senate, perhaps someone could brief him on his votes from his time in the Florida House.

Or perhaps someone could make him read the PolitiJax blog that, two days ago, reported on his May 2, 2005 vote for HB 6005 that could have given in-state tuition breaks to some illegal immigrants. It's the subject of a hard-hitting third-party ad produced by Republican for Floridians for Ethics and Truth in Politics, which is backing opponent and state Rep. Mike Weinstein.

“It’s disappointing when they don’t tell the truth," Bean said this morning on Jacksonville’s WOKV radio (sound here). "You know, just this week, they’re making crazy claims that Aaron Bean is in favor of illegal aliens getting reduced tuition, and nothing, Rich, could be further from the truth. Never have [I] supported that, never will support that, but that’s the claim that the other side is making in our race, and that’s just crazy.”

Crazy indeed.

Bean was the subject of an attack ad about illegal immigration and, by wrongly denying it, ensured the creation of another attack ad that questions his honesty and his diligence as a lawmaker. The folks at Floridians for Ethics and Truth in Politics just got an in-kind contribution. From Bean.

Any other answer probably would have been better. He could have mentioned that other top House Republicans (current U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and current congressmen David Rivera, Sandy Adams and Dennis Ross) also voted for it. So it's ok.

Or he could have pointed out that, under the bill, illegal immigrants aren't expressly named. So it's confusing. (Never mind the press reports at the time).

Or he could have said that only a few illegal immigrant kids could have gotten the tuition break because it was so limited (students had to be here for three years, been enrolled in a public college of some type and filed an affidavit stating that they'd "file an application to become a permanent resident.")

But, instead, Bean did the ole other-guy-is-lying routine.

At this rate, Weinstein doesn't need Floridians for Ethics and Truth in Politics. He might be able to rely on Bean to beat Bean.

Bean's campaign issued a written statement saying: ""Aaron Bean did not believe that the legislation extended benefits to illegal immigrants, and it is evident that he was not the only one that believed this at the time of the vote. "To avoid any future confusion let me be clear, Aaron Bean does not support extending any benefits to illegal immigrants. He did not then, and he does not now."


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It seems like Aaron Bean will tell any lie to get elected. You just can't trust a guy like that.


I really liked Bean but this is one of those issues that is black and white. Aaron Bean lied and lost my vote.


Hey Aaron Bean - that's not conservative!


"With the entire state Capitol Republican power structure behind Aaron Bean for Senate..." - meh, Who is John Gault?


What kind of example is Bean setting by lying to the people he is wanting to represent! What would he do with more power under his belt? He lost my vote.


I can hear the Tallahassee Insiders moving their money to other races. Time to cut your losses on this one and look at the other races. There is always putt putt in Fernandina for Aaron


Hey Dagney, aka minions of Doster - I don't know who "John Gault" is, but how about "John Galt?"

Just Read, Florida.


So now Bean wins by 21 points, instead of 23


It is one thing to admit that you made a mistake and apologize but for someone to make a mistake and then lie about it is not leadership at all. Aaron Bean lost my respect and my vote.


This is unbelievable! More concerned about power than the people! It's WE THE PEOPLE!
Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Josh C.

VIVA MEXICO!!! Bean is my type of Guy!


Our own Floridians can't afford tuition for college and you want to give non tax paying illegals a break? I think not Mr. Bean.

Ken KilpatricK


Everybody says there is this RACE problem. Everybody says this RACE problem will be solved when the third world pours into EVERY white country and ONLY into white countries.

The Netherlands and Belgium are just as crowded as Japan or Taiwan, but nobody says Japan or Taiwan will solve this RACE problem by bringing in millions of third worlders and quote assimilating unquote with them.

Everybody says the final solution to this RACE problem is for EVERY white country and ONLY white countries to “assimilate,” i.e., intermarry, with all those non-whites.

What if I said there was this RACE problem and this RACE problem would be solved only if hundreds of millions of non-blacks were brought into EVERY black country and ONLY into black countries?

How long would it take anyone to realize I’m not talking about a RACE problem. I am talking about the final solution to the BLACK problem?

And how long would it take any sane black man to notice this and what kind of psycho black man wouldn’t object to this?

But if I tell that obvious truth about the ongoing program of genocide against my race, the white race, Liberals and respectable conservatives agree that I am a naziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews.

They say they are anti-racist. What they are is anti-white.

Anti-racist is a code word for anti-white.



A stunned Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana was vanquished by a Tea Party leader Senate nominee Richard Mourdock, now it’s time for Ted Cruz (R) to beat Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst which seems to be gaining momentum. Both ultra-left Democrats and the Republicans should be very worried, very worried indeed; they deserve what’s coming to them, as they get out voted.

Please to remember that all the Massachusetts Governor like Deval Patrick, Mayors as Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore and a whole group of anti-American, pro-illegal alien open border elected officials must be voted out of office. Throw out of office U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez and politicians who are continuously undermining our countries welfare system. These personages are the cause of high illegal alien populations, because they are encouraging them to enter America, bring even more poverty. Every America of legal resident should study there politicians who are selling them out and adding massive costs to their states schooling, health care and other anti-poverty programs. AMERICAN VOTERS HAVE THE POWER TO RID OURSELVES OF THESE INDIVIDUALS BY VOTING FOR A TEA PARTY CANDIDATE.

Chris Crane, that represents Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials , stating at a news conference:
“Prosecutorial discretion for dreamers is solely based on the individual’s claims. Our orders are if an alien says they went to high school, and then let them go.… Officers have been told that there is no burden for the alien to prove anything.… At this point we don’t even know why [the Department of Homeland Security] has criteria at all, as there is no requirement or burden to prove anything on the part of the alien.
We believe that significant numbers of people who are not dreamers are taking advantage of this practice to avoid arrest”.

With the inception of the DREAM ACT that offers an estimated 1.5 million young illegal aliens a back door amnesty, the outcome for America is even more deficits to cover the cost? Unfortunately neither the Obama Czars nor Mitt Romney seems to distinguish that there are over 8 million citizens and legal residents are scrambling to find a job, with literary millions more who have given up trying. With the backing of radical majority groups like La Raza, ACLU or the Communist Marxist who have infiltrated America politics, they are perplexed and thought this easy amnesty would be uneventful. They never expected the gargantuan cause of the TEA PARTY would stand in their way and currently broadcast to America that Obama’s legions are up against huge bloc of independent voters and millions of law abiding people who see Obama’s policies as a stab in the back. It’s an offence to this nation’s integrity that also these entities being financially catered to by the Obama Socialists and U.S. tax dollars. That the public are being scammed for by grants from the U.S. government to pay for our countries own demise at the hands the Presidents Imperial court.

But then the Dream Act conspiracy doesn’t mean the PARENTS ARE FREE OF DEPORTATION. Once the kids are supposedly vetted by the State Department, they will be allowed to stay. I have already read that just the individual word, in saying they had been to high school is good enough for an immigration waiver. However if the processing is anything as the operation in the 1986 Immigration Control & Reform Act (ICRA), then the amnesty will be rife with fraudulent documentation. My guess with the assistance of the different entities, hundreds of thousands of so called illegal alien children will gain entrance through poor procedures. Then again illegal alien parents will be exposed, because of physical addresses will be shown on the record and open to being brought into custody at a later date by ICE. The TEA PARTY holds with contempt of any laws that are not abiding by the U.S. Constitution, and it could lead with rescinding any policies that were passed by the Barack Obama.

We can cure this epidemic of the illegal immigration invasion, by voting for a TEA PARTY LEADERS. There are plenty of these moderate conservatives and true believers in our U.S. Constitution. Isn’t it time we enacted the ‘Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 2885) and the Birthright citizenship Act (H.R.140)? Isn’t it time that the state of Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina or anybody else come to that? Every state should get to keep its money, instead of forced by insane unfunded mandates to pay for illegal aliens and their children? All those who genuflect to the 20 million plus illegal aliens will be under an assault themselves, when the TEA PARTY becomes an overall majority in the Republican Party.

Every citizens and permanent resident is welcomed into the TEA PARTY, except of course the criminal aliens who have scorned our laws and been accepted by both parties that entertain political incompetence. The Liberal-Democrats will desperately do anything to draw away full focus from the terrible drowning economy policies of the Obama Administrations, such as going after Arizona or any other state that are trying to defend their legal population from the illegal alien welfare parasites. That also goes for every American as well, who for decades who have lain back on their couches, watched television all day and forced taxpayers to pay for their lazy lives. Of course there are exceptions of sick people who cannot help themselves.

First by law we must educate their children to at least k-12, if they can claim citizenship on our soil for that child? Then by law every hospital must provide in emergency services free health treatment, even uncompensated $100.000’s in dialysis. Currently under Obama with no questions asked, they are granted food stamps. Then to further to aggravate American taxpayers, under the present tax code without any investigation over $4.2 billion dollars are given out in child tax reimbursement, whether the parents has paid taxes or not and even if the child presides in another country. Then those who are paying limited taxes are sending an estimated 35 billion dollars out of our nation, to foreign banks. IF YOU DON”T BELIEVE THESE DOLLAR PROJECTION, THEN ADD KEYWORDS IN YOUR BROWSER SEARCH ADDING ILLEGAL ALIENS? THESE ARE FACTS THAT WILL NEVER BE FOUND IN THE LIBERAL PRESS OR OTHER MEDIA.


Illegal aliens who commence this protest are only going to cause intense anger amongst citizens and specifically legal immigrants who spent their own money on immigration attorneys, jumped through red tape to gain an entrance visa. While all these at demonstrations branding foreign flags, should be eyed by ICE agents and photographed and then processed through the Homeland Security data bases and then detained. Problem is immigration laws have been swept under the proverbial rug, but this will all be re-evaluate if the TEA PARTY gains massive headway in Congress.

For the reader who is really interested with the most explosive of issues that relates to President Obama, then go to TEA PARTY DOT ORG. Keep an open mind about certain irregularities and be prepared for some sobering information, that both the Liberal mainstream press is decidedly quiet or concealed altogether. I personally make no accusation, but those of us who have not been brain washed should investigate, then decide who-where your citizen vote should go? Another issue that should concern us all, it is inevitable that in coming elections—without any kind of oversight—we should be concerned that there is “Voter Fraud” and in the Liberal states as California there will be massive fraud. Both absentee ballots and even at the ballot box, non-citizens are voting and as yet little has been done, to alleviate non citizens from voting. Trust has evaporated from elections, when it so easy to commit fraud. Citizen voters should phone Congress at the Washington central Switchboard at 202-224-3121. Insist YOUR CONGRESSMAN/WOMAN TO fulfill their obligation to the oath of office and stop pandering to the businesses that use cheap labor, or the Democrats who are overlooking illegal aliens who are voting.


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