If you haven’t already, it’s time to read up on the Cloward-Piven StrategyÂ to collapse the system with unsustainable demands. Â This is one of the ways it’s being implemented.
Michelle Malkin writes:
Hey, did someone set the clock back six years in Washington? Because today looks a hell of a lot like the dawn of theÂ Bush-Kennedy-McCain 2007 illegal alien amnesty.Â Deja vuÂ all over again.
Starring in the role of John McCain this time around? Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio. Standing in for George W. Bush? Barack H. Obama. The usual liberal Democrat and bend-over Republican suspects serving as the supporting cast? Majority Whip Dick Durbin of Illinois, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, illegal alien intern employer Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, and freshman Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake.
Hereâ€™s the gist of the new Gang-rene of Eightâ€™s plan:
According to a five-page document provided toÂ POLITICO, the sweeping proposal â€” agreed to in principle by eight senators â€” would seek to overhaul the legal immigration system as well as create a pathway to citizenship for the nationâ€™s roughly 11 million illegal immigrants. But establishing that pathway would depend on whether the U.S. first implements stricter border enforcement measures and new rules ensuring immigrants have left the country in compliance with their visas. Young people brought to the country as children illegally and seasonal agriculture industry workers would be given a faster path to citizenship.
[…] Â Question: If GOP senators were serious about cracking down on the systemic, dangerous, ongoing, persistent problem of illegal alien visa overstayers and the failure to enact an effective visa tracking system since before and well after 9/11 (readÂ THIS), why havenâ€™t they pushed for fixing it SEPARATE AND APART from amnesty measures?
Answer: Because these cynical panderers are not serious about ending the backlog of more than 750,000 unvetted visa overstay records.
And another government â€œcommissionâ€ to â€œensure the new enforcement mechanisms take effect?â€ Spare us another phony, dog-and-pony Blue Ribbon Panel to Nowhere. Please.
Rubio is winning praise from some of my conservative friends for noting that weâ€™ve been living underÂ de factoÂ amnesty.
The solution to the problem isnâ€™t to throw in the towel and tie enforcement-in-name-only to aÂ de jureÂ amnesty.
Itâ€™s to turn backÂ Obamaâ€™s systemic undermining of our existing immigration lawsÂ on their own merits.
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Michelle Malkin further observes that these illegal immigrants are already being recruited into government dependency, which will make them likely Democrat voters:
Among the many self-deluded promises thatÂ GOP illegal alien amnesty promotersÂ are making, this one is especially snort-worthy:
Those who have obtained probationary legal statusÂ would not be allowed to access federal benefits.
Oh, yeah? How, pray tell, do these capitulationist Republicans propose to ensure that shamnesty beneficiares donâ€™t get access to federal benefits later when they canâ€™t do anything to prevent the Obama administration from sabotaging existing federal prohibitions on welfare for immigrantsÂ now?
Remember: Back in August, several GOP senators wrote DHS Secretary Napolitano and Secretary of State Clinton requesting answers to questions related to the departmentsâ€™Â apparent waiving of the legal requirement that immigrants not be a â€˜public chargeâ€™Â (i.e. likely to be welfare-reliant).
Reminder: Obamaâ€™s USDA is actively recruiting Mexicans for food-stamp enrollment in direct violation of federal immigration statutes.
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This deal is so beneficial to the Left that Democrats actually begged Obama to stay out of it and not mess it up, but he just can’t help himself. Â He is demanding amnesty WITHOUT securing the border (can you say “border rush?”):
Obama offered his own principles on immigration in Las Vegas on Tuesday. He pushed for a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants that is faster than the one the Senate group proposed.
Rather than emphasize border security first as the senators want, he would let undocumented immigrants go ahead and get on a path to citizenship, if they first undergo national security and criminal background checks, pay penalties, learn English and get behind those foreigners seeking to immigrate legally.
Even more arrogantly, he is proposing his own legislation, even though the president’s job is to ENFORCE the law (which he refuses to do), not WRITE the law:
“I’m hopeful that this can get done, and I don’t think that it should take many, many months. I think this is something we should be able to get done certainly this year and I’d like to see if we could get it done sooner, in the first half of the year if possible,” Obama told Telemundo.
If Congress delays, he said, “I’ve got a bill drafted, we’ve got language” ready to offer Capitol Hill.
Read more at Newsmax
Republicans are caving and offering him 90% of what he wants, and it’s STILL not enough. Â Just wait until all those immigrants are added to the Obamacare rolls. Â Talk about hitting the gas on the road to bankruptcy!
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