xxxrayted's immigration reform bill: You have until January 1, 2014 to get out of the country if you're an illegal. After that time, face a 10 year sentence in federal prison.The Senate just voted 82-15 to proceed with debate on the amnesty/immigration deform bill. Every Democrat voted yes, laying waste to the notion that there are still moderate red state Democrats. 15 Republicans voted to stand with We the People against the La Raza foreign lobby/K Street juke box:
Barrasso, Boozman, Crapo, Cruz, Enzi, Grassley, Inhofe, Kirk, Lee, Risch, Roberts, Scott, Sessions, Shelby, VitterMcCain, Murkowski, and Coburn were not present for the vote. The former two would have voted for it anyway. Coburn voted yes on the second procedural motion to proceed.
The rest of the Republicans, led by Mitch McConnell, all voted to proceed with debate, thereby sealing the fate of the bill and ensuring that a phony cosmetic compromise is hatched to pass the bill and pressure the House.
Problem solved. No billion dollar fences, no busses to bus them out, no more months of debate in Congress and Senate, no more additional border patrol agents or equipment.