Ronald Reagan Granted Amnesty to 30% Of All Illegals In The Country

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  1. Cammmpbell
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    'Course he was a Democrat in spirit and a Republican in name only:

    In Nov. 1986 Reagan signed a bill which granted amnesty to 2.5 million illegals in this country.

    Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 | Ask.com Encyclopedia

    In brief the act:[1]

    required employers to attest to their employees' immigration status.
    made it illegal to knowingly hire or recruit unauthorized immigrants.
    granted amnesty to certain seasonal agricultural illegal immigrants.
    granted amnesty to illegal immigrants who entered the United States before January 1, 1982 and had resided there continuously.
     
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    oh no he didnt.

    he never raised taxes

    never raised the debt ceiling

    he never regulated anything


    he cut the deficit

    he gave us smaller government


    in con world
     
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    Reagan always said that was the most regrettable action he ever took. At least he had the grace to be sorry.

    The intention was to clear the books and enforce the law from that point on. He should have known better. The democrats were lying to him. There was not ever an intention to enforce the law.
     
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    This is rebuttal? Wrong THEN...wrong NOW.:eusa_hand:
     
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    Yes he did grant amnesty.

    It was supposed to be a one time thing.

    I think they assumed that the Mexicans would stay in Mexico after those in the US were granted citizenship.

    Boy was he wrong.

    Unintended consequences.
     
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    He was a Democrat for most of his life, was a member of a union and finally the president of a union and debt........he and George Herbert Walker Bush quadrupled the debt. The debt was initiated when rich folks stopped paying their way:

    Total U S Debt


    09/30/2009 $11,909,829,003,511.75(80% Of All Debt Across 232 Years Borrowed By Reagan And Bushes)

    09/30/2008 $10,024,724,896,912.49(Times Square Debt Clock Modified To Accomodate Tens of Trillions)

    09/30/2007 $9,007,653,372,262.48
    09/30/2006 $8,506,973,899,215.23
    09/30/2005 $7,932,709,661,723.50
    09/30/2004 $7,379,052,696,330.32

    09/30/2003 $6,783,231,062,743.62(Second Bush Tax Cuts Enacted Using Reconciliation)


    09/30/2002 $6,228,235,965,597.16

    09/30/2001 $5,807,463,412,200.06(First Bush Tax Cuts Enacted Using Reconciliation)


    09/30/2000 $5,674,178,209,886.86(Administration And Congress Arguing About How To Use Surplus)

    09/30/1999 $5,656,270,901,615.43(First Surplus Generated...On Track To Pay Off Debt By 2012)

    09/30/1998 $5,526,193,008,897.62
    09/30/1997 $5,413,146,011,397.34
    09/30/1996 $5,224,810,939,135.73
    09/29/1995 $4,973,982,900,709.39
    09/30/1994 $4,692,749,910,013.32

    09/30/1993 $4,411,488,883,139.38(Debt Quadrupled By Reagan/Bush41)

    09/30/1992 $4,064,620,655,521.66
    09/30/1991 $3,665,303,351,697.03
    09/28/1990 $3,233,313,451,777.25
    09/29/1989 $2,857,430,960,187.32
    09/30/1988 $2,602,337,712,041.16
    09/30/1987 $2,350,276,890,953.00
    09/30/1986 $2,125,302,616,658.42
    09/30/1985 $1,823,103,000,000.00
    09/30/1984 $1,572,266,000,000.00
    09/30/1983 $1,377,210,000,000.00

    09/30/1982 $1,142,034,000,000.00(Total Debt Passes $1 Trillion)

    09/30/1981 $997,855,000,000.00
     
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    It didn't help that Congress didn't fulfill thier end of the bargain.
     
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    I agree REAGAN WAS WRONG
     
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    That seems to happen quite a bit when you have a Dem controlled Congress.

    Bush I could tell you all about it.
     
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    I guess he was to kind to assume the democrats wouldn't be lying scumsucking assholes and would keep their word with enforcing immigration laws...
     

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