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laureloak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-10-07 03:51 PM
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32. I don't support illegal immigrants and I'm not the only Dem
Edited on Sat Nov-10-07 03:51 PM by laureloak
with that point of view. If anything ever causes me to vote Republican it will be if the Dem candidate is soft on illegal immigration.

Dems had better not run from it.
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  -The one thing that may well cost Dems the White House in 08... bunnies  Nov-10-07 02:02 PM   #0 
  - This issue is a bad one to be for, that's for sure.  Carrieyazel   Nov-10-07 02:12 PM   #1 
  - I've heard several "political analysts" on msnbc and cnn say...  polichick   Nov-10-07 02:14 PM   #2 
  - Its a big issue here too... and Im in NH for chrissakes.  bunnies   Nov-10-07 02:26 PM   #6 
  - Who is proposing amnesty?  sandnsea   Nov-10-07 02:32 PM   #9 
  - Biden opposed it the same night as the debate.  conservdem   Nov-10-07 03:35 PM   #27 
  - It's not a big issue here in Maine  MaineDem   Nov-10-07 05:56 PM   #56 
  - Im not sure. Maybe its just southern NH...  bunnies   Nov-10-07 06:08 PM   #60 
     - It's definitely an issue in NH  Redneck Socialist   Nov-10-07 07:32 PM   #72 
        - bizzare isnt it?!  bunnies   Nov-10-07 08:04 PM   #75 
  - why is the big issue not that the constitution has been flushed? n/t  bhikkhu   Nov-11-07 12:18 AM   #100 
  - I agree. It's a potential problem.  Bleachers7   Nov-10-07 11:11 PM   #90 
  - Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, unsecure port/plants, healthcare, oil, Constitution.....  themaguffin   Nov-10-07 02:15 PM   #3 
  - But do any of our candidates actually support  bunnies   Nov-10-07 02:18 PM   #4 
     - Business's part in the illegal immigration problem  goodgd_yall   Nov-10-07 03:09 PM   #20 
        - That's right...  polichick   Nov-10-07 06:30 PM   #64 
  - Immigration will hurt  creeksneakers2   Nov-10-07 02:20 PM   #5 
  - Hispanics are the fastest growing population and Bush carried a larger than usual percentage in '04  Hippo_Tron   Nov-10-07 02:31 PM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-10-07 02:31 PM   #8 
  - You dont need to be so fucking rude.  bunnies   Nov-10-07 02:50 PM   #12 
     - That's how you win elections  sandnsea   Nov-10-07 02:58 PM   #18 
     - I didnt say it was rude to be told.  bunnies   Nov-10-07 03:21 PM   #24 
     - Welcome bunnies. Glad to have you and your honest post.  conservdem   Nov-10-07 03:44 PM   #30 
     - I appreciate your sentiments!  bunnies   Nov-10-07 03:56 PM   #34 
     - Welcome to DU bunnies  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-10-07 04:39 PM   #45 
        - Thanks Buffy!  bunnies   Nov-10-07 05:06 PM   #52 
           - I have a feeling you will  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-10-07 05:12 PM   #53 
  - Pardon me for asking, but WHY is this a big issue?  gratuitous   Nov-10-07 02:35 PM   #10 
  - I don't get why it's become a big issue  goodgd_yall   Nov-10-07 03:14 PM   #22 
  - And that's the thing  gratuitous   Nov-10-07 04:37 PM   #44 
     - I find it very disturbing  goodgd_yall   Nov-10-07 04:58 PM   #49 
  - It's not a big issue in Durham NC: a Republican challenged our incumbent mayor  struggle4progress   Nov-10-07 06:13 PM   #62 
  - All they'd have to do is frame it in terms of Big Brother versus privacy rights  melody   Nov-10-07 02:44 PM   #11 
  - Yep.  BlueIris   Nov-10-07 02:51 PM   #13 
  - Sadly this is true  Cairycat   Nov-10-07 02:53 PM   #14 
  - Your point about Mexico is right on. Why don't Dems make THAT a focus?  CTyankee   Nov-10-07 04:21 PM   #41 
  - I agree with you 100%.  bunnies   Nov-10-07 04:26 PM   #42 
  - It's not a matter of tactics...  polichick   Nov-10-07 02:54 PM   #15 
  - What a load. WHy can't the anti-immigrant people use honest analogies  cuke   Nov-10-07 02:58 PM   #17 
  - Think it through...  polichick   Nov-10-07 03:11 PM   #21 
     - Maybe you don't know what you're talking about  cuke   Nov-10-07 03:42 PM   #29 
        - Ya know...  polichick   Nov-10-07 05:50 PM   #55 
           - It was rude and ignorant for you to suggest  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:22 PM   #78 
              - You're very first response in essence called me a liar...  polichick   Nov-10-07 10:54 PM   #86 
                 - "Intellectually dishonest" look it up  cuke   Nov-10-07 11:08 PM   #87 
                 - Read my post 89, I've wasted enough time. nt  polichick   Nov-10-07 11:13 PM   #92 
                    - Yes, you are wasting your time  cuke   Nov-10-07 11:51 PM   #95 
                 - So you also disagree with the Constitution?  cuke   Nov-10-07 11:10 PM   #88 
  - I agree that offering "ANY kind of drivers license implies  conservdem   Nov-10-07 03:57 PM   #35 
  - Should we stop renewing licenses of people who break traffic laws?  Telly Savalas   Nov-11-07 07:51 AM   #103 
     - No we should not stop renewing licenses of people who  conservdem   Nov-11-07 09:09 AM   #105 
  - ...then legalize it. No more break-ins!  sampsonblk   Nov-10-07 04:02 PM   #36 
     - That always shuts them up  cuke   Nov-10-07 04:06 PM   #37 
     - Do you really think you can get a majority behind open borders?  bunnies   Nov-10-07 04:42 PM   #46 
     - "Its the right thing to do" usually does it for me.-nt  sampsonblk   Nov-10-07 05:06 PM   #51 
     - Personally,  bunnies   Nov-10-07 05:49 PM   #54 
        - I dunno. That doesn't really matter to me  sampsonblk   Nov-10-07 07:24 PM   #70 
        - Will you go along with it?  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:24 PM   #79 
           - Where did I call for deportation?  bunnies   Nov-11-07 11:17 AM   #107 
     - No, absolutely not. One of the worst idea for our party.  conservdem   Nov-11-07 09:13 AM   #106 
     - If you read carefully, instead of automatically reacting...  polichick   Nov-10-07 06:07 PM   #59 
        - Then you should be for more immigration  cuke   Nov-10-07 11:11 PM   #91 
     - We currently allow 2 million plus to enter legally each year...  polichick   Nov-10-07 06:04 PM   #58 
        - You make valid points.  bunnies   Nov-10-07 06:54 PM   #66 
        - Thanks...  polichick   Nov-10-07 07:00 PM   #67 
           - I couldnt agree more.  bunnies   Nov-10-07 07:23 PM   #69 
        - Conservation matter, not legality of immigrants  sampsonblk   Nov-10-07 07:27 PM   #71 
           - It's a big issue for more than one reason...  polichick   Nov-10-07 07:59 PM   #74 
              - Of course they go along with it  sampsonblk   Nov-10-07 10:08 PM   #77 
                 - They just admitted that it's not the fact that they broke the law that bothers them  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:30 PM   #80 
                 - It still is legal...  polichick   Nov-10-07 11:24 PM   #94 
                    - So let's make it legal for anyone to come  cuke   Nov-10-07 11:52 PM   #96 
                    - C'mon chick, that's spin  sampsonblk   Nov-11-07 01:04 AM   #101 
                       - That's not true...  polichick   Nov-11-07 07:09 AM   #102 
                          - You are talking about white people arriving from Europe  sampsonblk   Nov-11-07 02:01 PM   #110 
                          - That's not true  cuke   Nov-11-07 08:35 PM   #113 
  - I don't think it's a big issue....  MonkeyFunk   Nov-10-07 02:57 PM   #16 
  - I agree--they're TRYING to make it a wedge issue, but most Americans  wienerdoggie   Nov-10-07 03:02 PM   #19 
     - And some DUers will be happy to help them  cuke   Nov-10-07 04:33 PM   #43 
        - Yep, I see that on here, and I am disappointed that there are Dems  wienerdoggie   Nov-10-07 04:57 PM   #48 
        - oh please.  bunnies   Nov-10-07 05:00 PM   #50 
           - Go please yourself, and when you're done  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:32 PM   #81 
              - Really?  bunnies   Nov-11-07 12:27 PM   #109 
  - Well, bunnies...  polichick   Nov-10-07 03:20 PM   #23 
  - Im afraid you're correct.  bunnies   Nov-10-07 03:54 PM   #33 
     - Why do you engage is such intellectual dishonesty?  cuke   Nov-10-07 04:08 PM   #38 
        - I never said  bunnies   Nov-10-07 04:49 PM   #47 
        - polichick said it and you agreed with it  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:34 PM   #82 
        - But how long have you been paying taxes??  polichick   Nov-10-07 06:17 PM   #63 
           - So it's about money now  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:37 PM   #83 
              - And I'm calling bullshit on your "Immigrants spread disease" story  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:38 PM   #84 
              - This thread is about the fact that Dems could lose the election...  polichick   Nov-10-07 11:10 PM   #89 
                 - And you are repeating the repuke arguments throughout the thread  cuke   Nov-10-07 11:55 PM   #97 
  - The majority of US citizens support a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants  seasat   Nov-10-07 03:26 PM   #25 
  - Then why the lack of support for the Bush/Kennedy Bill? n/t  bunnies   Nov-10-07 03:40 PM   #28 
     - If you look at the CNN June 22-24 poll, it gives the answer.  seasat   Nov-10-07 03:50 PM   #31 
        - interesting.  bunnies   Nov-10-07 04:11 PM   #40 
  - You are completely correct,  conservdem   Nov-10-07 03:30 PM   #26 
  - I don't support illegal immigrants and I'm not the only Dem  laureloak   Nov-10-07 03:51 PM   #32 
  - So let's change the laws to make it legal to cross the border  cuke   Nov-10-07 04:11 PM   #39 
     - No. Let's send them back home. Enter LEGALLY or not at all.  laureloak   Nov-11-07 07:25 PM   #112 
  - Nah, the thing that always kicks us in the ass is the perception of higher taxes  mtnsnake   Nov-10-07 06:01 PM   #57 
  - agreed. Along with the misconception that Dems will take away the guns. n/t  bunnies   Nov-10-07 08:10 PM   #76 
     - You might want to mention that  cuke   Nov-10-07 10:41 PM   #85 
  - 1st rule then should be "No undocumented aliens will be allowed to go to Iraq"  chimpsrsmarter   Nov-10-07 06:11 PM   #61 
  - Take Immigration and hit it out of the park  lamprey   Nov-10-07 06:42 PM   #65 
  - Irish need not apply. n/t  hootinholler   Nov-10-07 07:00 PM   #68 
  - I absolutely AGREE!  trayfoot   Nov-10-07 07:58 PM   #73 
  - This is just extremely stupid analysis.  inthebrain   Nov-10-07 11:21 PM   #93 
  - They want us to roll over for the repukes  cuke   Nov-10-07 11:58 PM   #98 
  - Thats silly.  bunnies   Nov-11-07 11:37 AM   #108 
     - Then go for it  inthebrain   Nov-11-07 07:22 PM   #111 
        - And it works for Romney because he's going for repuke votes  cuke   Nov-11-07 08:38 PM   #114 
  - If mass stupidity costs them the WH, so be it  bhikkhu   Nov-11-07 12:16 AM   #99 
  - Guiliani's record on immigration is HIS achillees heel.  beachmom   Nov-11-07 07:58 AM   #104 
 

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