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Activate Damage Control, Senator Rubio

From RedState.com, By: Erick Erickson, June 16th, 2013 – This cannot stand, particularly if you want to run for President.  Ryan Lizza is a liberal and has occasionally written about things he does not understand, i.e. Christianity, but Ryan Lizza doesn’t make sh. . . tuff up.  He’s good.

rubio-2So when Ryan Lizza writes that a Rubio aide told him Senator Rubio had “sided with the Chamber against the construction workers,” we have to take seriously that the aide to Senator Rubio really believes there are Americans who should, for lack of a better term, suffer the fate of natural selection.

The aide’s exact quote is:

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No More Games

Chuck Schumer, Marco Rubio, Lindsey Graham, John McCain

From RedState.com, By: Erick Erickson, June 13th, 2013 – So many conservatives have been dancing around the issue of Senator Marco Rubio’s collaboration with Chuck Schumer to pass comprehensive immigration reform.

We have blamed his staff.  We have blamed Democrats.  We all like and respect the Senator, even if we disagree on this issue.  We do not want to blame him for the mess the GOP now finds itself in holding a legislative tiger by the tail.

But having, by virtue of my radio show, listened over and over to those awful pro-immigration reform ads between my monologues, I think we need to stop playing games.

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Applying Conservative Principles To Immigration

Senator Marco Rubio

Senator Marco Rubio

From RedState.com, By: Sen. Marco Rubio, January 30th, 2013 – I appreciate the opportunity to respond to Erick’s post last night regarding the principles for immigration reform I have recently developed. Before diving into the details of the plan, I want to take a moment to point out how the debate about immigration reflects positively on the conservative movement in general. Unlike the left, whose default tactic is to attack and destroy the personal character of those who disagree with their views, the conservative movement is capable of accommodating a vibrant internal debate on important issues solely on the merits. RedState has always been a welcoming forum for that sort of debate.

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