Gang of Eight

Paul Aims to Alter Citizenship Path

Melanie Batley, Newsmax

Paul’s amendments to the amnesty bill would take DHS’ powers away & make citizenship hard to get.

Rise in Illegal Crossing Stirs Pot

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Democrats have all-but conceded that the border isn’t secure, yet won’t yield on making it so.

Rubio’s Immigration Bill: Suicide for the GOP

Writer Ben Hart argues we need to have an admissions policy for America that is highly selective.  American citizenship is not a right.  It’s a privilege that must be earned. You are admitted for citizenship (and quickly) if you can show why you, by becoming an American, will make America a better, richer, and stronger country.

Open Borders Pols are Anti-American

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

If pro-amnesty supporters call us anti-immigrant, then we’re just as apt to label them anti-American.

Rubio Aide: U.S. Workers Are Lazy

Rich Lowry, National Review Online

A Rubio aide was caught justifying immigration amnesty by saying U.S. workers are basically lazy.

House Leaders Plan to Capitulate

Tom Tancredo, WND

They’ll pass a comprehensive bill and then sell out their base with a “compromise” in conference.

Rubio: Same-Sex Extras Kill Deal

Alec Hill, Daily Caller

Rubio stated that he would walk away if the bill were altered to give more privileges to illegal gays.

1986

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

That’d be the title to a new Orwell book, showing how 27-year old promises weren’t kept on amnesty.

Rubio Blunders on Amnesty Sequence

Byron York, Washington Examiner

The Gang of 8’s lead spokesman contradicts himself several times in the course of 2 interviews.

Will R’s Suffer if Amnesty Fails?

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Democrats are falling over themselves predicting dire political fates for Repubs who try to stop it.

Rubio and GOP Suckers On The Immigration Bill

Until Senator Marco Rubio actually steps up and offers or supports a border security amendment that clearly articulates his bottom line on the improvements he deems necessary to the Gang of Eight bill, it is hard to see him as anything more than a Judas Goat leading the Senate GOP lambs to slaughter.

How Amnesty Serves the Left

Tara Servatius, American Thinker

When current illegal immigrants eventually gain the vote, it’ll be one-party big government rule.

Rubio Amnesty Bill=Next Obamacare

John Hawkins, Townhall

First off, the bill puts enforcement in the hands of the IRS and DHS Sect. Napolitano. Madness!

Border Revision to End Amnesty Bill?

Mike Flynn, Breitbart

Cornyn's pending revision would make securing the border a must before any kind of legalization.

Buchanan: Immigration is An Invasion

Jeff Poor, Daily Caller

Pat said Rubio should mention the Fed’s failure to protect the border against an invasion of illegals.

Rubio’s Dead to Conservatives

Selwyn Duke, American Thinker

“Agreeing to facilitate law-breaking isn't compromise - it's capitulation.”

What to Expect From Amnesty Debate

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

Conservatives must avoid sole focus on scandals and work hard to defeat the Gang amnesty bill.

6 Big Problems with Amnesty Bill

Ginni Thomas, Daily Caller

Betsy McCaughey actually read the Gang’s bill and found concern beyond the mere language.

Boehner Forges Immigration Plan

Seung Min Kim and Jake Sherman, Politico

After staying silent on the issue, the Speaker has indicated that he’ll move legislation forward.

Another Schumer Repub Comes Out

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

Sen. Kelly Ayotte promised to oppose amnesty, and now she’s switched over to the dark side.