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Dem’s reach out to Lou Dobbs on Immigration???

WTF?……Did I really see this????

Senate Democrats have reached out to former CNN anchor and prominent illegal-immigration opponent Lou Dobbs in an effort to build broad bipartisan support for immigration reform.

Winning the support of Dobbs, who became a prominent critic of illegal immigration and proposals to grant amnesty to illegal workers, could provide a significant boost to reform efforts.

And even though the victory of Sen.-elect Scott Brown (R) in Massachusetts appears to have diminished the chances of passing far-reaching, controversial immigration reform, Democrats are not giving up.

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), who is spearheading the Democrats’ effort to put together a comprehensive reform bill, met with Dobbs on Wednesday.

“We’re meeting with all different kinds of groups, trying to get everybody together to come out for one bill,” Schumer said.

Dobbs built up a large viewership for his show, “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” by striking a conservative populist stance and frequently criticizing the flood of illegal workers into the nation.

Dobbs was an outspoken critic of waiving penalties against illegal workers

but has since said that government officials should consider legalizing illegal immigrants “under certain conditions.”

Schumer noted that Dobbs, who left CNN in November, is “changing his views on immigration.”

The third-ranking member of the Democratic leadership said he is looking for two Republicans to co-sponsor legislation.

“We have to have this bill be a bipartisan bill [and have] two Democrats and two Republicans to introduce it,” Schumer said. “We’re not there yet; we’re still working on getting our Republicans.”

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he supports efforts to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, but he declined to set a timeline.

“You get into trouble by setting deadlines,” Reid said. “It’s something we’re committed to do, and we’ll do it as soon as we can.”

Senate Democratic leaders say they have discussed their strategy for immigration reform with President Barack Obama.

The Democrats have gone batshit crazy!

Really……

Lou Dobbs????….The Guy with a Mexican America wife that ragged on Hispanics and Latinos for his last few years on the air?????

I give up…………

January 28, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , | Leave a comment

Dem's reach out to Lou Dobbs on Immigration???

WTF?……Did I really see this????

Senate Democrats have reached out to former CNN anchor and prominent illegal-immigration opponent Lou Dobbs in an effort to build broad bipartisan support for immigration reform.

Winning the support of Dobbs, who became a prominent critic of illegal immigration and proposals to grant amnesty to illegal workers, could provide a significant boost to reform efforts.

And even though the victory of Sen.-elect Scott Brown (R) in Massachusetts appears to have diminished the chances of passing far-reaching, controversial immigration reform, Democrats are not giving up.

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), who is spearheading the Democrats’ effort to put together a comprehensive reform bill, met with Dobbs on Wednesday.

“We’re meeting with all different kinds of groups, trying to get everybody together to come out for one bill,” Schumer said.

Dobbs built up a large viewership for his show, “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” by striking a conservative populist stance and frequently criticizing the flood of illegal workers into the nation.

Dobbs was an outspoken critic of waiving penalties against illegal workers

but has since said that government officials should consider legalizing illegal immigrants “under certain conditions.”

Schumer noted that Dobbs, who left CNN in November, is “changing his views on immigration.”

The third-ranking member of the Democratic leadership said he is looking for two Republicans to co-sponsor legislation.

“We have to have this bill be a bipartisan bill [and have] two Democrats and two Republicans to introduce it,” Schumer said. “We’re not there yet; we’re still working on getting our Republicans.”

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he supports efforts to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, but he declined to set a timeline.

“You get into trouble by setting deadlines,” Reid said. “It’s something we’re committed to do, and we’ll do it as soon as we can.”

Senate Democratic leaders say they have discussed their strategy for immigration reform with President Barack Obama.

The Democrats have gone batshit crazy!

Really……

Lou Dobbs????….The Guy with a Mexican America wife that ragged on Hispanics and Latinos for his last few years on the air?????

I give up…………

January 28, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , | Leave a comment

Lou Dobbs is doing a 180 on immigration……

I simply don’t believe it!..Okay, I really do…..After complaining about immigration for the last  year….The former CNN anchor (whose wife is Mexican/American) has suddenly changed his mind and thinks immigration from south of the border is okay…..pleaseeee!

This was him last Friday….

“Whatever you have thought of me in the past, I can tell you right now that I am one of your greatest friends and I mean for us to work together,” he said in a live interview with Telemundo’s Maria Celeste. “I hope that will begin with Maria and me and Telemundo and other media organizations and others in this national debate that we should turn into a solution rather than a continuing debate and factional contest.”

Mr. Dobbs twice mentioned a possible legalization plan for the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants in the U.S., saying at one point that “we need the ability to legalize illegal immigrants under certain conditions.”

He’s gonna run for something, because he sounds like the politicians that he rallied about every night on CNN to get some ratings…..

He has indicated that he might run for the senate in New Jersey or…the presidency….

Let me say one thing..if you’re looking to be a third-party guy…forget it…you’re just spinning your wheels….the last guy to do that, in recent time s, is ‘Money Mike’ Bloomberg, and he bought the office, for the third time (almost didn’t make it , though)…

Politics is a funny business, sometimes, eh?

November 25, 2009 Posted by | Media, Men, Politics | , , , , | Leave a comment

Lou Dobbs for President???…yea right!?

I’ll say this..people do have egos…for Lou Dobbs to even think that he should run for president, out loud….give me a break!!!

November 23, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Media, Men, Politics | , , | 6 Comments

Lou Dobbs takes a hit on Saturday Night Live……

He, he, he…..what goes around…come around…..the ex-CNN anchor gets his……

November 15, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Media, Men, Politics | , , | Leave a comment

Lou Dobbs quits CNN…….

Longtime CNN anchor, Lou Dobbs, 64, announced today, on the air, that he was leaving the channel..and that todays show was his last……Dobbs, who has made  immigration his signature issue (he is strongly against illegal immigration),  appears to be leaning towards a political career… Dobbs resides in Sussex County, New Jersey…….

Note: Dobbs is married to one time CNN Sports anchor Debbie Segura, who is Mexican-American……

November 11, 2009 Posted by | Breaking News, Entertainment, Media | , , , | 2 Comments