Cloture on the Senate illegal immigration amnesty bill has passed with 64 Yes votes. There are other votes ahead, but the large number of votes for cloture don't bode well.
Apparently all those phone calls had an effect, but not enough of an effect.
What we need now is a series of Macaca moments, but about immigration policy.
What I urge everyone to do is to go to campaign appearances and ask tough questions about immigration that are designed to reveal flaws in the candidates' arguments. Not rants, and not questions that will generate a predictable response. They need to be specific questions that are designed to prevent the candidates from being evasive. And, they don't have to be about the Senate bill specifically, just about amnesty in general.
Then, the videos of those responses can be put on Youtube and promoted in other ways.
If this is done enough times, it will have an impact on candidates' political careers, and that will send a loud message to those in the Senate and the House. Plus, it will have the side effect of showing just how corrupt the MSM is.
The second, and final, cloture vote is coming Thursday (that will be to end debate and proceed to a final vote on the bill itself), and only five votes need to shift from Yes to No to stop it. That seems like a good bet, with good candidates for switching including Brownback, Bond, Ben Nelson, Ensign, Burr, and Gregg.
Immigration2007a · Tue, 06/26/2007 - 07:35 · Importance: 1