Harry Reid opposes E-verify - why?

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    Reid Declines Vote on Illegal Worker Plan - KLAS-TV Channel 8 News Las Vegas

    No illegals working construction in Nevada Harry? You really think your constituents are both blind and brain dead doncha? :evil:
     
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    Your snippet doesn't offer many clues as to why. Doesn't even seem to say what this amendment was amending, what else was in the amendment (any poison pills?), if it was a motion to recommit for a bill Reid didn't want to shuffle back through committee, does Reid have actual policy objections, etc.

    The article makes it sound as if he's saving it as a bargaining chip for other immigration proposals. If that's the case, it's a welcome change from the Obama strategy of giving away the store in advance and then hoping things work out.
     
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    Harry undoubtedly gets donations from the companies who hire illegals and the unions who represent the illegals.

    He's been told to not upset the status quo.
     
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    I think it's interesting that people will say a simple government programs like e-verify won't work but that massive National Healthcare somehow will.
     
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    That's different. Somehow. It just is.

    You racist! :lol:
     
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    Read the article Greenbeard. He claims its not perfect. So doing nothing is?

    There is only one reason hard core libs like Reid oppose ENFORCEMENT of current immigration laws. And that reason is?

    Vote the bums out. They have nothing but contempt for the suckers footing their bills.
     
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    As I said, the article makes it sound as if he's retaining it for a bargaining chip in future immigration legislating (that's the bit about not doing things piecemeal). The "it's imperfect" bit would then just be rhetoric.
     
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    Seems so. But saying "there are no illegals working in construction in Nevada" makes him look kinda silly doesn't it? Or some may even say "a total fucking liar".
     

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