Writing to alert everyone, anyone that sees this– that bad action again is occurring in our beloved Congress. The DREAM Act vote is likely today and phones are being pounded.
The stealth element of this action has been helped by complicit media not reporting at all (Fox News being one of them). Please consider following message and phone Senators as possible, when you can. This fight may drag out into Thursday, Friday…..and who knows, apparently this Congress needs to be babysat right up to Christmas Day! (Recall the healthcare vote on X-mas eve last year). So, 17 more days of watching the horrible 111th Congress! Why do we have the expression, “as long as Congress is not in session Americans do not have to worry”!?? Because bad things against America happen from our own Congress (…and the domestic enemies within – we know who they are). Isn’t it pleasant that Congress likes to destroy Americans Holidays??! Sorry about short notice, wanted to get this on yesterday…
Senate and House to Vote on DREAM Act TODAY!
Call Your Senators and Representatives and Tell them to Vote NO!
Both the House and Senate are expected to vote on the DREAM Act amnesty legislation today!
There are only a few hours for you to make a difference. Call BOTH your Representatives and Senators NOW and tell them you want them to vote NO on the DREAM Act!
Congress should be using its time and energy in the lame-duck session to help American workers, not illegal aliens;
American students should not have to compete with illegal aliens for limited federal dollars and declining slots at colleges and universities;
It is unfair that hard-working American taxpayers are forced to subsidize the education of illegal aliens; and
Granting amnesty to lawbreakers does nothing to stop illegal immigration and will only encourage more.
To find the phone numbers of your Representatives and Senators, click here. Stay tuned for more information as the action unfolds on Capitol Hill.
Can also find phone numbers at: www.congress.org —–go to bottom of page to ‘directories’ — click on ‘Congress’ — takes you to page to enter name or ‘State’, ‘Chamber’ or ‘Party’ to find the Senator
States across America are announcing deep cuts, like the announcement here in NC today, that will cut hundreds of thousands of seats for students from our colleges.
Yet Obama, the Democrats, and some GOP sellouts are pressing full force for the passage of the Dream Act Amnesty today that will displace millions of innocent American workers, students, and voters.
The first vote is expected in the House and while we will fight with everything we have, the numbers do not look good for us. Please call your members of Congress, call as many DC lawmakers as you can but here is where we must hold the line.
Open Borders Lobby and illegal Aliens have formed new phone banks in expectation of the votes for Dream Act Amnesty! And so WE need more calls to beat them back this time.
While several scientific polls show we Americans oppose Dream Act Amnesty 59% to 22%, the well planned and well financed efforts of the Open Borders Lobby are formidable but stoppable if voters put pressure on horrible Congressmen.
Obama and Reid need a few of the Republican Senators listed below to vote YES ON CLOTURE for Dream Amnesty to pass the bill.
We have narrowed the targets down to these 7. We need these 7 to say no to Amnesty when the Senate votes tonight or Thursday morning.
Please call, call, call, then write each of these Senate offices with the following message.
“I’m calling/writing Senator ______ to ask him/her to please vote NO on CLOTURE for the Dream Act Amnesty. Dream Amnesty is inappropriate for the lame duck session, will increase America’s deficits, and will displace and replace millions of innocent American students, workers, and voters at a time when so many are already suffering. Ask Senator ____ to please stand with AMERICANS by voting NO on CLOTURE and NO ON AMNESTY!”
Senator Reid has filed for Cloture on the Dream Act Amnesty. The fuse is lit and it is starting to look like the GOP may have cut a backroom deal with Obama to pass this.
This is not a drill. This is an actual AMNESTY EMERGENCY!
Call now to demand:
“Vote no on Dream Amnesty, millions of American workers, students, and voters will be displaced by this legislation. Say no to Amnesty and no to Dream Act!”
Call our targeted Senate list and remember to say NO ON CLOTURE FOR DREAM AMNESTY
Call ALIPAC’s targeted House Reps as well!
THESE ARE THE 8 GOP SENATORS THAT MAY JOIN OBAMA AND REID. YOU MUST FLOOD THEIR OFFICES WITH CALLS, EMAILS, FAXES, AND PERSONAL VISITS
Sen. Bob Bennett (R., Utah) VOTING YES FOR AMNESTY
431 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510-4403
Phone: (202) 224-5444 (202) 224-5444
Phone: (801) 524-5933 (801) 524-5933
Sen. Richard Lugar (R., Indiana) LEANING YES ON AMNESTY
306 HART SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510
(812) 465-6313 p
(812) 421-1883 f
Sens KayBailey Hutchinson (R., Texas) MAY VOTE FOR AMNESTY
284 RUSSELL SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON DC 20510
Sens. Sam Brownback (R, Kansas) MAY VOTE FOR OBAMA’s AMNESTY
DC Tel: 202-224-6521 Fax: 202-228-1265
Topeka Phone: (785) 233-2503 Fax: (785) 233-2616
Susan Collins (R., Maine) [b] MAY VOTE FOR OBAMA’s AMNESTY[/b]
DC Phone: (202) 224-2523 Fax: (202) 224-2693
Bangor Phone: (207) 945-0417 Fax: (207) 990-4604
Olympia Snowe (R., Maine) MAY VOTE FOR OBAMA’s AMNESTY
DC Phone: (202) 224-5344 Fax: (202) 224-1946
Portland Phone: (207) 874-0883 Fax: (207) 874-7631
Auburn Phone: (207) 786-2451 Fax: (207) 782-1438
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R., Alaska) MAY VOTE FOR OBAMA’s AMNESTY
DC Phone: (202) 224-6665 Fax: (202) 224-5301
Anchorage Office 907-271-3735 Fax 907-276-4081
Fairbanks Office 907-456-0233 Fax 907-451-7146
Tell them: FAIR’s sources tell us the Senate is expected to have a cloture vote on whether to proceed with debate on the bill at 4pm. On the House side, the vote could come at any time today!
I called and faxed them all!! They told me on the phone they were all voting NO for Cloture.
Thanks so much Christine and all others helping. You may have caught a clip from Fox news or elsewhere that the vote has been first held in the House and with unfortunate but yet EXPECTED news, as Democrats have the House majority and as seen before will just pass anything, so unfortunately the DREAM Act has passed the House. We must now have the Senate stop the bill. — which we will have to fight Thursday morning and on….
I have made calls for this list and sent some e-mails this morning.
The following is an alert I received that I’m passing on here:
The House tonight passed the DREAM Act amnesty by a 216-198 margin. The Senate will resume consideration of the bill on Thursday morning (12/9), as early as 9:30 a.m. We need your IMMEDIATE ACTION! Please call the Senate at 202-224-3121 and urge a NO on the DREAM Act. First thing in morning we will need calls.
Please call these ten undecided Senators and tell them to vote no on the DREAM Act: (But also call any other Senators as well)
DC: (202) 224-6665
Local: (907) 271-3735
DC: (202) 224-5824
Local: (225) 389-0395
DC: (202) 224-2523
Local: (207) 622-8414
DC: (202) 224-5344
Local: (207) 622-8292
DC: (202) 224-4822
Local: (313) 961-4330
DC: (202) 224-6154
Local: (314) 367-1364
DC: (202) 224-2651
Local: (406) 657-6790
DC: (202) 224-2551
Local: (701) 250-4618
DC: (202) 224-2043
Local: (701) 258-4648
DC: (202) 224-3954
Local: (304) 264-4626
From Susan Tully, FAIR National Field Director
We’ve asked for a lot from all of you all in the past few months, call upon call, but I am asking you to do this one more time, bigger and better than ever!
We must call the Senate switchboard at 9:30 AM EST (202) 224-3121 ask for your U.S. Senators by name. Ask everyone you know to do the same. Here are our talking points:
– The elections clearly demonstrated that the American people want Congress to focus on jobs and
helping American workers, not rewarding illegal aliens. Yet, it seems that the first priority for
Democratic leadership post-election is to pass a massive amnesty bill.
– It is absolutely absurd that a huge amnesty bill is thrown down in front of members of Congress
without committee hearings, and given only days – or maybe even hours – to decipher changes
made through back room negotiations. This is not how U.S. immigration policy should be made
and such maneuvers are clearly one of the reasons our immigration system is in crisis.
– The DREAM Act is promoted as legislation that will help kids. In fact the age limit is 30. Over
42 percent of the illegal alien population is under 30 years old (Pew Hispanic Center, 2008). And
while the DREAM Act requirements narrow down the pool of eligible illegal aliens, the number
who may receive amnesty is still a minimum of 2 MILLION based on an age limit of 30. FAIR
estimates that there would be up to 3.2 million beneficiaries if the age limit is 35, and up to 4.5
million if there is no age limit.
– The CBO estimates that the DREAM Act will reduce the deficit by $1.4 billion over 10
years, but will increase deficits thereafter when beneficiaries begin to receive benefits.
– The CBO cost estimate assumes only 1.1 million illegal aliens will receive amnesty under
the DREAM act.
– The CBO cost estimate assumes only 15 percent of amnesty recipients will apply for federal
student loan programs.
– The CBO cost estimate assumes that Homeland Security will charge fees sufficient to pay
for the massive administrative costs, yet there is no requirement in S.3992 that illegal aliens
pay any fees for anything-the applications, background checks, medical exams,
verification procedures (if any exist), or any other administrative costs.
– The authors extended the conditional nonimmigrant status for 10 years for the very purpose
of ensuring that the cost of providing federal benefits to these aliens would not show up in
the CBO cost estimate.
· The DREAM Act directly rewards the parents for their illegal acts: their children get legal status
AND receive taxpayer-funded assistance. Moreover as soon as amnesty beneficiaries turn 21 (if
they are not already), they may petition for their family members to get green cards. It is a
backdoor amnesty for the illegal alien parents.
· The DREAM Act does nothing to fix our broken immigration system. It does not secure the
border, stop visa overstays, aid the courts, reduce fraud, hold employers accountable, provide
tools for law enforcement agencies, or do anything stop illegal immigration. The DREAM Act
will only encourage more illegal immigration. The 1986 amnesty taught us this lesson.
Have to continue here with what is happening. Had to work today and was praying that things would go our way. There is good news and bad news. Good news is we stopped the DREAM Act bill today at this moment. The bad news is that the bill was just tabled and Reid will likely bring the bill back next week, so we are not out of the woods yet.
Folks, there is a bad atmosphere at our U.S. Capitol. Simply seeing the spectacle on the tax cut bill and then having other issues being popped up and thrown in for sudden votes, is quite clear that there are unbridled deal cutting shenanigans going on!!
The GOP seems to be quite close to already blowing their ‘probation’ to straighten up and should be looked at as a bad prospect and get more removal from office in 2012. Not much of a peep from John Boehner about DREAM Act or this whole theatrical play we are watching, ever since his meeting with President Obama…..so what deal (s) has been cut…??? Tax cuts (R) in exchange for illegal Alien Amnesty(D)?? So we have the good ol’ Federal government club in Washington — why heck Republicans, Democrats — what’s the difference — they are part of the same club — putting on a show for the American People…….President Obama says to the Repubs in his meeting, “c’mon Repubs, we are part of the same government club, don’t you want to slam the American People one last time and make things good for our club?”
Sorry folks, but that is my opinion. For those of us watching this rush-rush chaos going on, something is strange and there are bad things going on. $$billions of our dollars are being played with at our expense.
–Back to the DREAM Act. We are going to have to be back on the phones and sending letters first thing Monday 12/13. As soon as Sunday night I will be filling up Capitol phone messages and writing. Likely to make some calls tommorrow Fri. 12/10 just to keep after them. I think that many of us are on to them and it is a Party (R) to Party (D) deal cut to maximize both Parties standing and money interests — that also has corporate and social group (like SEIU) interests also tied to it — meanwhile the American People get duped and nothing at all changes for the better for the Nation.
I would suggest for the most part ignoring the media because they are putting out junk to provide cover for the DEAL going down –you know — it’s all corporate so they get what they want. The Far Left tantrum show, is just that — a show–it is meaningless and part of the charade.
The following are a couple messages from the other 2 groups I am involved with — I feel it important to relay these messages. I will submit more info here as more is learned and/or there is shift in strategy. Thank you and bless you all.
Message #1: from– numbersusa.com
SENATE TABLES ITS OWN DREAM AMNESTY
Reid Plans Vote On House-Passed DREAM Amnesty Next Week
As He Hopes To Use Time To Gain More Votes
SORRY, BUT WE NEED MORE CALLS AND FAXES TO THE SENATE
Our NumbersUSA Hill Team was convinced that we had enough votes to kill the DREAM amnesty if there had been a vote at 11 a.m. as promised.
Reid obviously knew pretty much what we knew. He didn’t want to accept that his amnesty dream was lost and moved to buy another week of time, showing that one of his top priorities continues to be adding millions more foreign-born workers with work permits to compete with unemployed Americans.
He moved to table the Senate’s DREAM amnesty bill.
A motion to table only required a majority vote. It passed 59-40.
It is very difficult to read into what each individual YES and NO vote meant. Each Senator seemed to have different ideas in mind. We had several strong anti-amnesty Senators voting with Reid to table and some strong pro-amnesty Senators voting against tabling.
The result, however, is that we were not able to kill the DREAM amnesty once and for all today.
The pro-amnesty side is crowing that it has another week to change the minds of some Senators to pass this next week.
ACTION: We need you to continue to come back to your customized Action Board every day to take action until Congress adjourns or deals with the amnesty.
For today, every single Senator needs to hear from you again to help guard against listening to bargaining offers. So, call your two Senators again.
Message #2: ALIPAC — Americans for Legal Immigration — http://www.alipac.us
Friends of ALIPAC,
We are glad to report that the major votes on the Dream Amnesty bill in the US Senate has been pushed back again to Monday of next week. This extra time slightly increases our chances of defeating Amnesty.
Senator Reid plans to push the version of the bill that just passed the House.
The bad news is that I estimate this Amnesty has about a 65% chance (at this moment) of making it to President Obama’s desk, although I hope to be wrong and will do all in my power to stop Amnesty.
The Republicans are filibustering on the Dream Amnesty for now to get what they want in the government budget and tax breaks for Americans making over $250,000 per year. They are signaling that they are willing to help pass Amnesty if Obama, Reid, and Pelosi give them what they want.
The GOP leadership in the Senate is not fighting to defeat or destroy Dream Amnesty. Many of them are simply pushing back the vote to increase the price tag on their Cloture votes.
In back rooms and hallways, the offers to Republicans in the form of legislation they want, funding for their districts, funds for their campaigns, and probably things that will help their personal wealth rise are being offered.
There are more than enough RINO’s (Republicans In Name Only) who are willing to defy the national GOP Platform to pass Dream Amnesty.
The most likely scenario is that Republicans will keep pushing back the vote on Dream Amnesty. Then, just before they adjourn a few Republicans will suddenly defect to the side of the Democrats and vote Yes on Cloture to let the bill proceed to a vote. Then many of them will turn around and vote against the Amnesty bill, but it will earn over 50 votes and pass.
The shifty ones will then exclaim they voted against Amnesty, when in fact they voted to pass it.
They will likely send over Republican Senators who are not up for reelection in 2012 that are in states they feel they can easily reelected a GOP traitor. After all, the election results from AZ and NV told Senators there is no need for them to listen to their constituents on immigration issues. You can betray your constituents like McCain and Reid and still be elected to the US Senate is the example that has been set!
This will be much easier for them to do considering the major media black out.
While Fox News has reports about Dream Amnesty votes on their website they are NOT broadcasting content or notice of these votes.
I personally had Fox News on in the background for over 4 hours today and heard no mention of the impending vote in the Senate nor the historic passage of the Dream Act Amnesty in the House last night.
The Drudge Report also took a dive and had no news contents warning conservative readers of the impending amnesty votes. Who knows how much Matt Drudge was paid with Saudi money flooding DC to lay down, but there was nothing there.
This is very unfortunate for us because most of our allies in talk radio have become addicted to the ease of getting their daily news stories for their shows from the Drudge Report news aggregation service!
So between Fox News and Drudge Report blacking this story out, and Lou Dobbs now being a turn coat Amnesty supporter and being off of CNN, most of America has no idea that this is even happening.
The American public is not informed enough or agitated enough for us to stop this Amnesty push in my opinion and the communication channels necessary to alert them are being disrupted.
Pundits continue to assure English speaking conservative audiences that there is no reason for alarm or concern and that these votes on the Dream Act Amnesty are merely symbolic and have no chance of passage.
This is pure propaganda designed to keep the patient calm and docile, while major surgery takes place on lady America,while she sleeps.
Please remember that while the Tea Party groups fought against the unpopular health-care legislation, that 2 out of 3 Americans opposed, Congressman Luis Gutierrez assured his awaiting illegal alien troops to rest easy because the passage of the health-care bill was the practice run for Amnesty.
They have our communications choked off and a media blackout or brown out in place. Dream Amnesty activists are practicing a high degree of aggression towards groups like ALIPAC. English speaking audiences are being pacified with lies, and the amount of political theater taking place speaks to the danger level.
Please continue your calls to the house and the Senate. Please continue sending in your much needed donations and please continue to rally the Americans around you.
We will fight with all we have and we will pray that it is God’s will that we prevail in a nation, where so many bad things have flourished.
More info will be sent to you soon.
Yours in the cause,
One last note — do not believe the media when they say that the DREAM Act is not likely to pass. Do not believe the media’s downplay of the DREAM Act.
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