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New Virginia GOP director wants to 'deport' Republicans who favor deporting illegal aliens?

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  by  Roy Beck

A national blogger/ internet firestorm has erupted over claims that Shaun Kenney wants to drive out of the party anybody who opposes "reform" that allows illegal aliens to remain in the U.S. and especially to those who want laws enforced that require deportation of people who are here illegally. A poll of Virginians finds that most Republican voters are at odds with the immigration policies that Kenney supports.

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To be fair -- House GOP leaders' principles are excellent, terrible and full of possibilities for either

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There are many admirable standards proposed at the House Republican retreat today.  But too many are clearly against the interests of too many Americans.  And although the leaders declare that the purporse of immigration policy is to promote the national interests, much of the text seems to tie the national interest primarily to what the Republican leaders' corporate donors want rather than protecting the ability of unemployed Americans to gain jobs and of working Americans to obtain raises for their productivity.

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Paul Ryan confirms House GOP leader plan is special pathway to work permits for illegal aliens

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Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) confirmed with MSNBC that he and the GOP House leadership are advancing an immigration plan that totally disregards the struggles of the 20 million Americans who want a full-time job but can't find one, including about 10 million who are less educated and compete the most directly with foreign workers.

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Dick Armey Stuns Tea Partiers With Open-Borders Advocacy (see his immigration record here)

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Dick Armey -- labeled as the "uber-organizer of the tea party movement" by a reporter today -- seems to have labeled as "goofy" most of the grassroots citizens attending tea party events. Armey showed his disdain in a speech at the National Press Club for all those who oppose comprehensive amnesties for millions of illegal aliens and who oppose importing millions of foreign workers during a time of high unemployment. But this is in keeping with his record in Congress. Take a look . . .