H/T One Old VetRand Paul throws weight behind immigration reform effort by Ralph Z. Hallow The Washington Times Wednesday June 11, 2014
Mr. Paul, a libertarian-leaning Republican from Kentucky and possible 2016 presidential hopeful, participated in a telephone conference call with members of a pro-immigration reform group and reporters in an effort brokered by anti-tax activist Grover Norquist.
The business group that helped set up the call, the Partnership for a New American Economy, immediately blasted an email Wednesday evening to supporters crowing that Mr. Paul had formally joined its pro-reform effort…
A top Paul aide confirmed the alliance of Mr. Paul and Mr. Norquist on immigration reform, after The Times received a copy of an email sent to Republicans, Democrats, independents and others thought to be open to some kind of reform.
“Rand made the calls on immigration reform with Grover this morning,” Doug Stafford, who heads Mr. Paul’s political action committee, told The Times
Grover Norquist’s purported role in tax policy has of course long been overshadowed by his open borders fanaticism.Damage control is now in full swing. Paul has rushed out an Op-Ed at Breitbart.com EXCLUSIVE – Rand Paul: Secure the Border 12 June, 2012 which Drudge, perhaps reverting to a more disreputable phase of its history has flagged under UPDATE: Rand Paul says secure border first... shamefully removing the Washington Times link
This is merely a slab of U.S. Chamber of Commerce- style boilerplate, decorated with fancy border enforcement paintwork to fool the Rubes, but conspicuously dodging any comment on what to actually do with the illegals already here. Instead the tell-tale Open Borders cant:
parasite handlers are aspiring to Cantor’s role as bagman to the Adelzuck Party. (On this see
Our nation is a nation of immigrants. Throughout history, our nation has been flooded with immigrants who have… assimilated into what we know today as America…We must embrace immigration and immigrants, and we must recognize that our country has been enriched by those who seek the freedom to make better lives for themselves.
"Cantor counted Sheldon Adelson, who publicly sank at least $10 million into Cantor-backed super-PACs through 2012, among his staunch backers," Union Gaming analyst Robert Shore said in a report.
Eric Cantor Upset Could Tip Online Gambling Debate By James Detar, Investors Business Daily 06/11/2014 - VDARE.com emphasis)While Americans in general are thinking about the electoral consequences of the Cantor rout, the DC Insiders are thinking about the economic opportunities. The Big Money wants Amnesty/Immigration acceleration and ABSOLUTELY no Generic American Party.
Rand Paul is eager to hire on.