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Rubio's Amnesty: A Path to Oblivion for the GOP

Joan383 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 10:01 AM
We're growing, my friend, welcome. This should be the immigration reform. Shut off all benefits to anyone who cannot prove they are in the country legally. (Then you probably won't have to build a fence) but build the fence anyway. If the illegals choose not to leave, fine, no benefits and they will never achieve citizenship as we grow enough criminals of our own, we don't need to import them.

Apart from finding out that Barack Obama did far worse in his re-election than nearly any other incumbent who won re-election, the only thing that perked me up after Nov. 6 was coming across a Time magazine published after the 2004 election, when George W. Bush won a second term.

In the mirror image of all the 2012 post-election analyses, the Democrats were said to be finished, out of ideas, hopelessly unpopular. It's like watching MSNBC, with the word "Democrats" replaced with "Republicans."

Democrats had thrown everything they had into beating Bush, crushing the Howard Dean wing of...