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stevedeshazer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-22-06 08:44 PM
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Conrad Burns has done it AGAIN
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Tue Aug 22, 6:05 PM ET

WASHINGTON - Republican Sen. Conrad Burns (news, bio, voting record), whose re-election campaign is pressing for tighter immigration controls, referred to his house painter as "a nice little Guatemalan man" and suggested that worker as well as employees of a roofing company he hired might be in the country illegally.

"The other day, the little fella who does our maintenance work around the house, he's from Guatemala, and I said, 'Could I see your green card?'" Burns said at a June meeting recorded by Democrats. "And Hugo says, 'No.' I said, 'Oh gosh.'"

Burns spokesman Jason Klindt said the worker, Hugo Reyes, is legally in the United States, owns a painting company and the senator "never had any doubt" that Reyes is a legal resident.

"He was telling an anecdotal story about a time he took the extra step to make sure a worker was legal," Klindt said.

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  -Conrad Burns has done it AGAIN Steve_DeShazer  Aug-22-06 08:44 PM   #0 
  - but what about Abramoff & Burns?  Botany   Aug-22-06 08:48 PM   #1 
  - No argument, that's far more important  Steve_DeShazer   Aug-22-06 08:49 PM   #2 
  - If I were to rely on appearances...  neoblues   Aug-22-06 09:01 PM   #3 
  - Nice hat. Beevis.  bluerum   Aug-23-06 02:45 PM   #14 
  - The great thing about this guy...  greendog   Aug-22-06 10:16 PM   #4 
  - January 3, 2007  Steve_DeShazer   Aug-22-06 10:59 PM   #5 
  - Dammit.  Steve_DeShazer   Aug-22-06 11:15 PM   #6 
  - let's hope he keeps alienating more and more people  samsingh   Aug-23-06 12:44 AM   #7 
  - Burns is a reliable alienator  Steve_DeShazer   Aug-23-06 03:05 AM   #8 
  - Anybody asked Burns for proof of his citizenship?  gratuitous   Aug-23-06 08:24 AM   #9 
  - Hugo Reyes?  semillama   Aug-23-06 09:39 AM   #10 
  - Let me tell one of my old Connie Burns anecdotes again...  Larry in KC   Aug-23-06 11:28 AM   #11 
  - "the LITTLE fella"??? My God, how DEMEANING!!!  calimary   Aug-23-06 11:35 AM   #12 
  - He doesn't have a mother who is French-Tunisian  geardaddy   Aug-23-06 01:50 PM   #13 
  - oh Conrad...  Wetzelbill   Aug-23-06 03:20 PM   #15 
  - Of course! You didn't really think any of these clowns wouldn't  Feeney2   Aug-23-06 04:55 PM   #16 
  - It's a Republican racist free-for-all these days...  marmar   Aug-23-06 07:26 PM   #17 
  - Burns would win my vote as the worst Senator in the U.S...  SaveElmer   Aug-23-06 07:32 PM   #18 
  - Sorry, there's way too much competition for that award.  freefall   Aug-23-06 10:49 PM   #19 
     - I agree they are all bad...  SaveElmer   Aug-23-06 11:00 PM   #20 
        - Ahh you mean Lieberman?  Moochy   Aug-23-06 11:46 PM   #23 
           - You think he's gonna win?  SaveElmer   Aug-23-06 11:49 PM   #24 
              - Not legitimately  Moochy   Aug-24-06 12:00 AM   #26 
                 - Oops....  SaveElmer   Aug-24-06 12:04 AM   #27 
                    - Excellent  Moochy   Aug-24-06 12:16 AM   #28 
  - Horse killer Burns  vanboggie   Aug-23-06 11:40 PM   #21 
  - Good find, Steve.  swag   Aug-23-06 11:43 PM   #22 
  - Thanks. I was just making a weird drive outta town and back,  Steve_DeShazer   Aug-23-06 11:56 PM   #25 
  - Stick a fork in this man  benny05   Aug-24-06 02:35 AM   #29 

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