Santorum Comments on Immigration Reform in Light of Cantor Loss

 

Verona, PA - Former U.S. Senator, former Republican presidential candidate, chairman of Patriot Voices and author of Blue Collar Conservatives Rick Santorum issued the following statement today regarding the future of immigration reform:

"While I do not think we can blame the immigration issue as the sole reason Eric Cantor lost on Tuesday, we cannot ignore that his support for amnesty for illegal immigrants was an important factor. This ought to serve as a serious wake-up call to the GOP establishment. At the moment, Republican leaders in Washington are deeply out of touch with working Americans who see their jobs threatened by the federal government's refusal to secure our borders and stop the flood of illegal immigration.

"Republicans should take this as a message that the Senate-passed amnesty bill must be defeated. It is abundantly clear that Republican leaders cannot betray the rule of law when it comes to immigration reform if they want to win a governing majority in the House and Senate in 2014.

"Unless GOP leaders start listening to average working people on this issue - and many other blue collar conservative issues - they risk discouraging grassroots support just at the moment when we are poised for major gains in the Fall.

"Republicans in Washington should not be flirting with the Senate-passed amnesty bill. They should be fighting the President who has failed us by not enforcing our laws thus encouraging the tragic situation of thousands of children flooding across the southern border.  Until we stop encouraging illegal immigration and begin to physically control our own border, every other immigration reform will prove pointless," Santorum concluded.

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commented 2014-06-23 03:04:47 -0400 · Flag
The Street:

what am I talking about? I’m talking about the fact that (as a church goer/participant/believer/former worship musician, etc., and a staunch conservative), my warning/plea is that the Christian Conservative Right will not sit out the 2014 election.

As a free nation, we are free to NOT participate in elections when we believe they aren’t fair, or that there isn’t a candidate that most closely represents our morals and/or positions, or when we feel that the whole govornment is an out-of-control beast that couldn’t possibly be swayed in the right direction by our one measley little vote, consider the following;

1) the country is currently being ran by radical leftists that are counting on people of faith to be the same push-overs that usually don’t register to vote, or take the time out of their busy day to drive across town to vote, or to dial a frlend or family member’s cell phone to attempt to explain to them how important it is for them to exercise their right to vote because,

2) there are literally people that are driven by evil forces to strip the country of the important morals and guidelines that have guided the nation for 230+ years

3) the same people that are pushing our judges to overturn referrendum after referrendum, from state to state to install or overturn the will of the people concerning gay marriage, immigration reform, gun rights, free speech and more are the same people that are hoping conservatives won’t show theor face on election day.

Well, we all, and you, (if you don’t feel like it’s your responsibility to counteract or partitcipate in these elections) have got to wake up and realize that our belief systems and important history are being ERASED and DISMANTLED by these people and that if we do not rise up and VOTE AGAINST THEM (and their agendas) then we will not have the rightto teach our children our beliefs, share them wit others, or practice them in our own homes.

I personally wanted to vote for Rick Santorum in 2012 because I respect his views. I voted for Romney because he more closely aligned wit my beliefs than Obama did.

We as conservatives have GOT to stop sitting out elections because our nominee doesn’t best reflect our views. We HAVE GOT to vote. Even if our vote has to be counted for te “lesser of two evils”.

The opposition is counting on the opposite.

Please vote
commented 2014-06-23 02:33:24 -0400 · Flag
The Street:

what am I talking about? I’m talking about the fact that (as a church goer/participant/believer/former worship musician, etc., and a staunch conservative), my warning/plea is that the Christian Conservative Right will not sit out the 2014 election.

As a free nation, we are free to NOT participate in elections when we believe they aren’t fair, or that there isn’t a candidate that most closely represents our morals and/or positions, or when we feel that the whole govornment is an out-of-control beast that couldn’t possibly be swayed in the right direction by our one measley little vote, consider the following;

1) the country is currently being ran by radical leftists that are counting on people of faith to be the same push-overs that usually don’t register to vote, or take the time out of their busy day to drive across town to vote, or to dial a frlend’s cell phone t
commented 2014-06-12 21:06:25 -0400 · Flag
EXCELLENT! Thank you for speaking out about this critical issue!! Thank God #BlueCollarConservatives #TeaParty #ReaganDems #CCOT #TCOT #NRAAM #Fight4Life have a real friend in Rick Santorum. Praying TRUE Conservatives COALESCE early, first to take back the Senate 2014 and then the WH 2016. It’s not too late; but we better get it right THIS time. No time to fool around with a WEAK candidate who, for example, flirts with the idea of Amnesty in ANY form. All Christians need to pray for the poor people/children who are pawns in Obamas cruel political game.