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… It figures , and It explains A Lot …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,June 19th,2013

.. the House G.O.P. has evidently been making excellent strides towards an immigration bill . Maybe not as comprehensive as the Senate bill . But close .

.. However , they have also been making efforts towards a genuine bipartisan bill .

No , not a lapdog surrender-to-the-democrats bill . They are trying to make it one .

But it is having a big problem .

.. As you might think … the DemoCraps …

.. the GOP “Gang of 8” with the dems keep having problems reaching an agreement . Efforts seem to be halting , at best . They are working hard , but it seems other powers-that-be are interfering with their efforts . It may end forcing the bill to be a partisan one , instead .

.. Why ? Neil Munro for the Daily Caller , Ryan Lizza (the New Yorker) , and  Bryan Preston for PJMedia all seem to have nailed it down —

chief problem # 1 — Pelosi — She obviously wants the issue , not a bill .

chief problem # 2 — same reason — POTUS

… make it a partisan bill , then go to conference . If the Dems are screwing around , and the ObamaCraps are running their mouths off , screw ‘ em . Jam a partisan bill through , though not a nativist one , and then go to conference with the Senate .

LEC here — it makes you wonder , if the ObamaCraps have enouh self – discipline to keep their mouths shut . It (for them) may be and will be necessary , especially if any of them , or senior staff are involved in the burgeoning scandals …

[h/t — pjmedia/the tatler– bridget johnson]

.. I am reposting just about all of her post on , so that you can understand what is happening from the folks themselves ….


A Republican member of the House’s version of the Group of Eight indicated there’s still some distance to cross before they arrive at a bipartisan agreement in the lower chamber.

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) said he’s been working with the House immigration reform group, which includes Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), for four years.

Ideally, he said this morning on MSNBC, they “would be able to finalize a bipartisan agreement.”

“That just hasn’t happened yet. So the House is going to continue to move forward,” he said in reference to House Judiciary Committee’s plans to move ahead with standalone immigration bills.

“I’m hoping that we’ll be able to have a bipartisan proposal to bring forward to the House in relatively short order. In the meantime, however, it’s important the House do what it’s gonna do,” Diaz-Balart continued. “And, you, ultimately, hopefully, there’ll be a bill that we can conference on, that we’re — the Senate passes a bill, we’ll pass, hopefully, either a comprehensive bill or a number of different bills, and then we can go to conference.”

The Florida Republicans said they had an agreement at one point, but it was torpedoed by the Dems, not the GOP side.

“We had an agreement once. And then, unfortunately, and I think it’s coming from the Democratic leadership and not from the group that I’m negotiating with, a deal that we had already agreed on and, again, I think it’s coming from Nancy Pelosi, we had to reopen the deal,” Diaz-Balart said.

“We had a second deal what was announced to the press, where we all announced, the bipartisan group, that we had reached an agreement in principle. On a second occasion, we had to reopen the same issue that had already been reached, where we had already reached an agreement on a second time. And, again, I think the problem that we’re running into is — is Nancy Pelosi. I’m not quite sure if she wants a bill.”

He said the negotiators are working on border security, interior immigration enforcement and “a modernized visa” system.

“We’ve only had one outstanding issue, which is the health care issue. We’ve had two agreements on that issue. And both times, the folks that I’ve been negotiating with have had to back track on their agreement. That’s not coming from them; that’s coming from likely a higher pay grade,” continued Diaz-Balart.

“Can we get a bipartisan proposal? That’s where I think Nancy Pelosi has frankly become part of the problem. Then, you’re talking about the issue of can we pass anything in the House. And that’s also gonna be a very difficult issue.”

One hangup is healthcare costs, he added.

“And here’s the issue there that we’re dealing with, is should the taxpayer be stuck with the bill of the health care of the 10 million or 11 million people? Or should those folks who are going to be legalized, earn legalization, should they be responsible for their health care bill? That’s the issue we haven’t solved yet. I think once we do that, we’ll hopefully have a bipartisan proposal,” Diaz-Balart said.

“Then comes the, frankly, the second big hurdle, which is can we pass a bipartisan comprehensive bill through the House? That will be difficult, but I’m optimistic.”

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… Steve Hayes is Right …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,May 20th,2013

Steve is right

.. I am referring to Steve Hayes of the Weekly Standard . He is more right than he realizes .

.. Yea , we have received 100 pages of White House – released e – mails . However , I most strongly doubt that this is it . There are likely lots more e – mails than that . According to Neil Munro of the [Daily Caller] , there is a 2 day gap in the process . Uh – Huh , the first 2 days , right after the attacks (September 13th & 14th) . The e – mails and the CYA mode start on September 15th .

.. Simple . To reiterate . Release the e = mails . Redact what one must , within reason , for national security reasons . But release the e – mails .

.. ALL OF THEM !! ..

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