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Marco Rubio trashes President Obama's immigration plan as DOA

That didn't take long. A few hours after President Obama proposed an immigration plan, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio trashed it.

How much of this is real, and how much political posturing?

The press release:

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement regarding new details about President Obama’s immigration plan, as first reported by USA Today.

“It’s a mistake for the White House to draft immigration legislation without seeking input from Republican members of Congress. President Obama’s leaked immigration proposal is disappointing to those of us working on a serious solution. The President’s bill repeats the failures of past legislation. It fails to follow through on previously broken promises to secure our borders, creates a special pathway that puts those who broke our immigration laws at an advantage over those who chose to do things the right way and come here legally, and does nothing to address guest workers or future flow, which serious immigration experts agree is critical to preventing future influxes of illegal immigrants.

“Much like the President’s self-described ‘stop gap’ Deferred Action measure last year, this legislation is half-baked and seriously flawed. It would actually make our immigration problems worse, and would further undermine the American people’s confidence in Washington’s ability to enforce our immigration laws and reform our broken immigration system.

“If actually proposed, the President’s bill would be dead on arrival in Congress, leaving us with unsecured borders and a broken legal immigration system for years to come.”


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Davej Francis

The Liberal Progressives, who follow President Obama lapping at his every word, have associated themselves with the open border zealots. Every organization and group pushing for a Path to Citizenship for law breakers to enact has their own agenda. In most instances it is nothing more than massive greed, when it comes to discount labor. Thats the plan of the business industry, which can exploit, pay minimum wage and no benefits; the large farming corporations who pay minimum wage, no benefits and ferry any injured worker to the emergency room, so they are not responsible for the health care of their burden to any of the foreigners who sneak past our border guards and are seeking work. Unions have been losing dues for years, as more American workers realize they don’t have to join the individual trade unions and pay dues to keep their big bosses in the height of luxury. The church hierarchy has its need to gain more people to fill their congregations, and some members follow the deacons, bishops without questioning their true agenda. I don't think half the American populace even has the time to assimilate the consequences of another Amnesty as was forced upon them in 1986? The general public has been fed with mindless propaganda from the mainstream media, the U.S. administration, big business, organized religion, unions, and giant minority groups along with their radical entities. The U.S. Population are faced everyday with a whirlwind of problems in their family circle, what is carefully exposed by the press, TV and radio, along with word of mouth from friends who have been misinformed. What Americans has time to even comprehend rationally about the predicament on illegal immigration, when they are full of anxiety about gas prices, paying a mortgage, repairing a car, the registration, paying child support, insurance premium or for a baby delivery and so much more?

They have no conception of the cost of decades of irrational thought by the people we elect. But then when you are heavily influenced by special interest group that descend like locusts, converging on them in Washington, so what can the public expect? Have any of these lawmakers taken the time, to read the Heritage Foundation report of the 2.4 Trillion dollars it will cost today, to process all these 11 million illegal aliens who are currently settled here? Thats for 11 million; so what really is the true financial payout, for what pro sovereignty groups have estimate to be over 20 million and NOT the 11 million drummed in the head? Then do you think for one minute, that the people who are squatting here are not going to market to other friends and relative, to arrive here before Obama signs the bill into law? Then what happens to the 23 million of legal immigrants, the low income and others who have no job, working on a temporary basis or just dropped out looking? About 10 years ago (FAIR) Federation of American Immigration Reform in one of its considerable surveys came up with a conservative dollar figure, paying for the smuggled automatic citizen children, the pregnant women, the family sponsorship of chain migration? $113 billion dollars is not pocket change and its increasing every year, while our old, disabled, single mothers with kids, homeless are disenfranchised and with the safety net cut back to pander to the illegal alien invaders.

Have you ever wondered why health care cost so much for honest citizens? Why are taxes so high for honest citizens? It's because of Illegal aliens. Everyone should receive needed medical care—in their home country. If the government enforced our immigration laws our young and elderly would receive more and better care. Instead criminals from foreign countries are stealing the very lives from our families. Thought you should know that while Democrats are being “compassionate” in helping illegal aliens, they are heartless when it comes to money and health care for Americans. “But while federal law generally bars illegal immigrants from being covered by Medicaid, a little-known part of the state-federal health insurance program for the poor, pays about $2 billion a year for emergency treatment for a group of patients who, according to hospitals, mostly comprise illegal immigrants. Most of it goes to reimburse hospitals for delivering babies for women who show up in their emergency rooms, according to interviews with hospital officials and studies.” So expresses Stephen Frank of California News and Views, daily report on the web.

California hospitals get about half the $2 billion spent annually on Emergency Medicaid. The rest is spread mainly among a handful of states.

In 2011, for example:
New York spent $528 million on Emergency Medicaid for nearly 30,000 people.
Texas reported 240,000 claims costing $331 million. (One person could be responsible for multiple claims.)
Florida spent $214 million on 31,000 patients.
North Carolina spent $48 million on about 19,000 people.
Arizona spent $115 million. It couldn’t break out the number of people.
Illinois spent $25 million on the cost of care to nearly 2,000 people.

The federal government doesn't require states to report how many people receive services through Emergency Medicaid payments to hospitals.
Some groups say the services encourage people to cross the border for care, while advocates for immigrants say the funding is inadequate because it doesn’t pay for prenatal care and other vital services. You, the American voter are only separated from your state and federal politician by a phone call. Before even deciding on any ethical bill to give illegal aliens any rights at all, this administration must construct two parallel fences, on the same lines as the State of Israel. A bill passed into law in 2006, then underfunded, by two Republicans and a group of other lawmakers, so what we have is a fence not acceptable as a real barrier. There are still too many open, easy access areas with limited control. Currently there are two laws that could restrain illegal migrants and immigrants from converging on this sovereign country, THE LEGAL WORKFORCE BILL, a provision adding the E-Verify tool to detect and flag illegal aliens already working, or being hired, including the prosecution of a much more tough punishment on business owners. Additionally to reinforce immigration law THE BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP BILL, to eliminate women who smuggle children into America to gain benefits as a foothold baby. An amendment would cancel this claim, unless one parent was already a citizen. As ugly as it seems the women become incubation units, to produce as many children as they can? That way they have a better chance of not being deported.


"Additionally to reinforce immigration law THE BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP BILL, to eliminate women who smuggle children into America to gain benefits as a foothold baby. An amendment would cancel this claim, unless one parent was already a citizen. As ugly as it seems the women become incubation units, to produce as many children as they can?"

Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2013/02/marco-rubio-trashes-president-obamas-immigration-plan-as-doa.html#storylink=cpy

Why does the Senator not even mention the white men that smuggle children into the nation to work as slaves for the sex industry? A far more rampant crime ridden situation that is occurring than the one the Senator is suggesting? It is still the WHITE MALE that is producing far more illegal immigration of children "...to gain benefits as a foothold baby..." when these children have children of their own!

Rubio wake up!!! AND STOP CALLING WOMEN "INCUBATION UNITS" AS THE GOP IS SO FOND OF NOT AVAILING WOMEN THE RIGHTS WE ARE GUARANTEED IN THE CONSTITUTION! And, as ugly as it seems today with a guaranteed egalitarianism for women, you still wish to discriminate and denigrate females; do us women all a favor and resign your political position as a most disgusting and despicable male p(racticing)i(gnorant)g(ent) of the GOP until you learn to respect your peer gender with equal measure.


mexicans and wetbacks hate marco cuz his cuban and republican nobody likes wetbacks and illegals send them back



Randall McMurphy

Here's all you need to know to know that Rubio's statement is pure partisan ideology:

"It’s a mistake for the White House to draft immigration legislation without seeking input from Republican members of Congress..."

Notice, he doesn't say "members of Congress," but instead, "REPUBLICAN members of Congress."

Go buy some more votes with your RPOF Amex card, Marcocito.


Gee davej, why not blame the illegals for 9/11 and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq too while you're at it...


Take a drink of water and cool down, Senator.

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