Liberals Want a Lot More…
Written by JB Williams
The US Senate recently voted 62-36 in
favor of amnesty for 11-20 million illegal aliens currently living and
working in America
illegally. President Bush is taking it on the chin from his conservative base,
as he should, for promoting illegal immigration through this effort. Senate
Republicans who support the measure will find at best lack-luster support in
their mid-term re-election campaigns this fall. But just in case you are
thinking that the people would have been better represented under a Democrat
controlled senate or White House, you had better think again…!
frontrunner for the 2008 Presidential election Hillary Clinton has been as some
say, “outspoken” about failed border security and illegal
immigration plaguing the Bush administration. But when speaking before a May
Day rally for illegal immigrants, she promised to fight for the rights of the
good illegal alien constituency, and fight she is…
Clinton sponsored an amendment, “To
establish a grant program to provide financial assistance to States and local
governments for the costs of providing [free] health care and educational services to non-citizens
[illegal aliens], and to provide
additional funding for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program.”
The amendment was defeated 43-52, but she had some interesting bedfellows in
her effort to provide open tax-payer funded entitlements to people who
don’t belong in America
at all. And some think Hillary should be President?
40 of the 43
“yea” votes came from fellow democrats, 1 from so-called
“independent” Jumpin’ Jim Jeffords, and 2 from Republicrats Chafee
(R-RI) and Specter (R-PA). Is there any doubt what the outcome of this vote
would have been with a democrat controlled senate? Is there any real question
as to how a Hillary Clinton White House would solve the illegal immigration
problem? Come one, come all?
Senator Clinton had an
equally interesting cast of clowns as her co-sponsors for this failed amendment.
She had five co-sponsors, rising DNC star and recent recruit for his own
Presidential bid Senator Barack Obama (IL) was first to sign on, followed by
Barbara Boxer (CA), Ken Salazar (CO), Charles Schumer (NY) and Joe Lieberman
(CT). Whether Clinton or Obama in ‘08’, is there any doubt about
the intentions of these people? Yet you really think Democrats should be
considered for leadership in ‘06’ or ‘08’?
the aisle is another failed amendment, “To prohibit the granting of legal status, or adjustment of current
status, to any individual who enters or entered the United States in violation of Federal law unless the border
security measures authorized under Title I and section 233 are fully completed
and fully operational.”
In other words, no
discussions of amnesty until after the borders have been successfully sealed
and the tide of illegal immigrants has been halted. This should be called
“the people’s amendment” since the notion supports the view
of the vast majority of Americans who simply want the borders closed and
existing laws enforced before any offers of amnesty be considered.
This amendment was the
brainchild of Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson (R) and co-sponsors Saxby Chambliss
(GA), John Cornyn (TX), Lamar Alexander (TN), Pete Domenici (NM), Rick Santorum
(PA), Wayne Allard (CO) and John Thune (SD). The measure was defeated 40-55, by
36 Democrats, 18 Republicrats and 1 so-called “independent”,
Jumpin’ Jim Jeffords, who never fails to vote against the will of the people at every opportunity.
Of the 40 who supported
the failed measure, only 6 were Democrats. Still wondering if we should put
Democrats back in power?
But perhaps most
interesting on this topic, is the voting record of Republican frontrunner for
the ‘08’ Presidential election, John McCain (AZ). On the Republican
measure to force closed borders and enforced laws before considering amnesty of
any kind, McCain didn’t vote at all. On the Clinton
measure to provide additional entitlements, McCain voted “nay”.
However, on the measure to allow Social Security benefits for illegal aliens,
McCain voted “yea” and on the “amnesty” bill itself,
McCain co-sponsored the effort with Senator Ted Kennedy (MA), along with five
other well known Republicrats, Specter (PA), Graham (SC), Hagel (NE), Martinez
(FL) and Brownback (KS).
It’s no wonder
American voters are considering all alternatives in the ‘06’
mid-terms, when the current climate in Washington
is so anti-America and anti-American voter. The US Senate has clearly lost its
collective mind, or at a minimum, it’s collective respect for the will of
legal American people across the board.
But in case you are one
of many considering a change of power structure in Washington
as a result of the mammoth border security problem that threatens our very
existence today, you had better take a close look at how things would have
turned out if democrats were in control of the senate during these vitally
And if you are one of
many considering some third party protest vote, you had better do the math.
These votes were way too close for comfort, as were the last few national
elections which very easily could have gone Democrat, obviously making matters
much worse than they already are.
Don’t make the
mistake of misinterpreting the undeniable fact that we clearly have too few
pro-America conservatives in Washington,
with the silly idea that we have too many Republicans or the notion that
anti-America Democrats would somehow be better.
We can no longer deny the
overwhelming evidence that we have far too many liberal leaning Republicrats in
Washington. But the
answer to this massive problem is not to replace them with even further left
leaning Democrats. The answer is to protect and preserve conservatives where
ever we find them, and replace modern liberal Republicrats with good old
fashioned conservative Republicans.
Does it really matter
which side of the aisle anti-American votes come from? If an elected official
charged with the responsibility of protecting, preserving and defending
American borders and principles of law, refuses to abide by that obligation,
they need to go. We should all agree on that and we pretty much do.
The question remains,
replaced by whom, Democrats? Better read this piece again and again until you
wipe that insane idea from your mind…