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  1. Real World

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    He's a US Senator so I guess we shouldn't be surprised that he doesn't know the Constitution.


    Dick Durbin | DREAM Act Props | Future President | RealClearPolitics

    After using illegal immigrants as props to push the DREAM Act, Sen. Durbin (D-IL) made the following statement at a Senate committee hearing:

    "When I look around this room, I see America's future. Our doctors, our teachers, our nurses, our engineers, our scientists, our soldiers, our Congressman, our Senators and maybe our President."

    However, Article 2, Section 1, Clause 5 of the Constitution says: "No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President."
     
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    The dems think the constitution should be whatever benefits them politically. Too many pubbies believe this also. That is why they laughed at reporters who asked if the individual mandate in Obamacare was constitutional.
     
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    Man, it's really sad that INS didn't round up all those illegal immigrants Durbin surrounded himself with right then & there! I'm dead serious, do we actually allow our active congressmen to publically gather with illegal immigrants?

    Arresting them all would have made great PR.
     
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    It boggles the mind. I love the "shadows" talking point alot of the appoligists use. As if illegals are hiding out in alley's and afraid to walk out in public. PLEASE! Here they are seated at a senate hearing on Capitol Hill! This country's leadership is a joke. Are they not paying attention to what's happening in places like Greece? I swear, when the poop hits the fan I hope the locals go to these losers houses with tar and pitch forks like they did during the days of our founding.
     
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    What leadership RW?

    I don't see any leadership.
     
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    You guys are amusing, I'll give you that much.
     
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    After the right has been Breitbarted over and over, you might want to do some investigation as to the rest of the story.. pretty confident he spoke for more than 27 seconds.
     
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    Why are criminals being invited to congress to give their views on how to facilitate their lawbreaking?

    BTW Durbin is almost as dumb as Obama.
     
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    Because he mis-spoke? Because he was wrong?

    Lotsa people say wrong things, PF13....does that automatically make them "dumb?"
     
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    The fact that you think Obama is dumb is amusing.

    Dumb enough to embarrass every single Republican legislator at their conference?
     
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    ... who is far more intelligent than you...
     
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    Ah yes....as Chico would say...

    The Good Old days!

    Some things were good back in da day.
     
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    If you people want to discuss Obamacare, or the level of Obama's intelligence, feel free to start a thread and do so. This thread is about Dick Durbin and the amnesty appologists. Thanks.

    An illegal alien might some day be president...wow.
     
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    Do you recall a women by the name of Sarah Palin?
     
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    That's not exactly what I would call a difficult task.

    :p
     
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    True.

    Durbin was clearly reading from prepared remarks. I've never seen anything from him that would lead me to believe he's particularly bright, but the blame on this one goes to his staff, I think.
     
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    That's right, blame the staff, not the senator.
     
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    If you want to get your panties in a twist because you actually believe that he's unaware of the requirements to be POTUS, nobody's stopping you.
     

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