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    Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?

    Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?
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    Re: Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?

    I'd have to say immigration since it has become such a hot button topic since AZ's Governor signed her state's immigration bill. Besides, in the wake of 9/11 immigration reform is way over due.

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    Re: Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?

    Migration is a wedge issue on both sides of the aisle meaning that such a debate is likely to highly divisive. But, more important, the House has already passed an Energy bill and Senators Graham, Kerry and Lieberman have prepared an energy bill which they are prepared to shepherd through the Senate. Let's deal with the possible.
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    Re: Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?

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    Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?
    I say energy and I am not really sure I want them doing that. I do not know that I do not want Obama or any other pro-illegal to touch the issue of illegal immigration. The only immigration I see the Obama administration doing is another McCain/Kennedy/Bush amnesty.It will have hollow promises of enforcement in exchange for legalizing 12-20 milllion plus illegals,probably with more hollow promises that they won't ever do it again and how it will not effect us and then 20 years later we have 40-60 million plus illegals waiting their turn for amnesty.
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    Re: Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?

    If immigration becomes an amnesty bill, and energy becomes a cap and trade bill, I'd just as soon they not bring up either one.

    If, on the other hand, the Congress can actually come up with something that might help stem the tide of illegals, then by all means, let them try. It's been over 50 years since anyone has tried anything but amnesty, and that move increased illegal immigration dramatically back in the '80s. Such a bill could be a monumental achievement, but I'm not holding my breath.

    As for energy, if it means getting us off of foreign oil in a few more years, let's go for it. If it means cap and trade and higher energy costs, then let's just not even try.
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    Re: Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?

    Where is the option for "none." I don't want anything going through the senate until after the November elections. These Democrats have done enough damage.

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    Re: Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?

    It was going to be the energy bill but now it is less than clear. Democrats may see an advantage in bringing up the immigration bill particularly on behalf of such endangered Senators as Majority Leader Reed and Senator Boxer. Truth be told immigration riles up the conservatives as much as it encourages the American Hispanic community. Personally I think the immigration bill isn't ready and energy is.
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    Re: Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?

    Wonder why one would change their minds on an energy bill because he didn't like an imigration bill? Is this how republicans decide what they will vote for?

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    Re: Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?

    Tax or invasion?
    Tax or invasion?
    Tough call. Let me grab my ankles to see which hurts less.

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    Re: Which bill should come up next in the U.S. Senate, Energy or Migration?

    They're not very close to either of these. Both can be worked on at the same time but, the migration issues HAVE to be addressed more quickly and very seriously. It's been promised on and ignored far too long. Something's gonna blow really big if serious action is not taken soon.

    While I think Arizona's latest law is unconstitutional, and will be struck down by SCOTUS, it shows just how serious a problem this is for that state and their neighbors.
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