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What has to happen before "the lights come on"?

by JP Bill / February 25, 2013 / 1:14 PM UTC

By "lights" I mean that imaginary light that appears above your head when you get a good idea. We've all seen them before...sometimes over our own head.

Arizona Business Owners: McCain Hecklers Missing the Point

On Tuesday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) engaged in a heated debate with audience members at a town hall in Arizona over a bipartisan plan to propose new immigration reform measures -- which include a hotly debated path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. While the crowd that gathered to hear McCain speak was less than enthusiastic about the idea, some local entrepreneurs say they gladly welcome the promise of immigration reform.

"There is a disconnect between some residents and business owners," says Todd Landfried, the executive director for Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform. "Part of it has to do with people not knowing the facts, and part of it is people not wanting to know the facts — they're just dead-set in opposition against any kind of reform."

David Jones, CEO of the Arizona Construction Association, agrees with Landfried that comprehensive immigration reform is crucial to Arizona's economic future. Regarding construction, Jones says peaks in needing labor come on a weekly basis - a timeline that he says doesn't work with the current visa process.

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And which 'light' are you speaking of?
by TONI H / February 25, 2013 / 1:29 PM UTC

The one that demands immigration reform or the one that says 'this is the Reagan butt-screw all over again'?

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RE:'this is the Reagan butt-screw all over again'?
by JP Bill / February 25, 2013 / 1:32 PM UTC

How long do they have to be in the ground before....

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by TONI H / February 25, 2013 / 1:38 PM UTC

Please, for once, create a sentence that is understandable and makes sense.

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Why did YOU mention Reagan?
by JP Bill / February 25, 2013 / 1:45 PM UTC
In reply to: What?????

He's been dead for 9 years and out of power for 24 years.

What's he got to do with anything?

IF he did something while he was in power...there have been others in the interim that could have changed things...why isn't it their fault?

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He also made a deal with the Dems
by TONI H / February 25, 2013 / 2:40 PM UTC

They agreed to secure the border with funding for it and give spending cuts IF Reagan agreed to give amnesty to 3M illegals. He did..........they didn't do either of their promises.

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And Reagan is still dead..has been for 9 years
by JP Bill / February 25, 2013 / 7:07 PM UTC

and out of power for 24 years.

Why dig HIM up?

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Reagan may be dead
by TONI H / February 25, 2013 / 10:26 PM UTC

however, that distrust is very real and hard to shake when you now have a president and administration that keeps changing the goal post on deals they supposedly make 'in good faith' and lies to the American people on a daily basis. So why NOT bring him up as a good example. Liberals have short memories when it comes to their screwing the people, but Conservatives have the elephant as their mascot for a reason........

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IF Reagan got the short end of the stick,
by JP Bill / February 26, 2013 / 3:37 AM UTC
In reply to: Reagan may be dead

WHEN HE WAS PRESIDENT, doesn't say much for his leadership abilities, he didn't retaliate?

Another personality trait of Conservatives....Forgiveness? Don't forget but forgive.

Conservatives have the elephant as their mascot for a reason.......

They are capable of dropping larger turds from a greater height than donkeys?

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And the Dems
by TONI H / February 26, 2013 / 4:00 AM UTC

are represented by a *******.......fitting.

Do you honestly believe that a President should retaliate (your word) against a party that doesn't agree with him or who screws him over? If so, you are obviously very happy with BO since you still can't find anything to complain about him after five years since he uses Chicago tactics on a daily basis.

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A little history about elephants
by TONI H / February 26, 2013 / 4:02 AM UTC

They not only have an extremely long memory and passes those experiences down to their young, but they are sure-footed, don't stumble and can actually come up behind someone in a forest without making a sound.....making them very dangerous as well.

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Being sneaky is now a good trait?
by JP Bill / February 26, 2013 / 4:08 AM UTC

Only when being used by a Conservative.

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When you can't get
by TONI H / February 26, 2013 / 4:51 AM UTC

cooperation, you get 'leverage'........if nothing else, the Republicans have learned from the Dems, BO, and this administration. Do you think the Dems haven't been 'sneaky' in how they have pushed their agendas? Don't you think it's time for what you linked to as 'confused' Republicans to switch that around? Even the press is getting around to understanding that BO really doesn't like them much and that he doesn't think he 'needs' them to 'leverage' his positions for him anymore.

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by James Denison / February 26, 2013 / 5:03 AM UTC

Conservative and Liberal are mindsets or attitudes. Republicans and Democrats are political parties. What then are antagonists? Any of them can exist without the other. How can they exist together? Agree to disagree? Separation? Stand together or stand apart? Different strokes for different folks?

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