Local Republican stepped on a few toe...

Local Republican stepped on a few toes - Ted Kennedy's in fact

There are 3 comments on the McDowell News story from Aug 28, 2009, titled Local Republican stepped on a few toes - Ted Kennedy's in fact. In it, McDowell News reports that:

In his almost 47 years as a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, Edward M. Kennedy encountered countless numbers of people and no doubt left a distinct impression on each of them.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at McDowell News.

“Home In Georgia Now”

Since: Jul 07

The "City of Gold" in Georgia

#1 Aug 31, 2009
Hart-Celler Act hearings 1965

Quote:

Senate immigration subcommittee chairman Edward Kennedy (D-MA.) reassured his colleagues and the nation with the following:

"First, our cities will not be flooded with a million immigrants annually. Under the proposed bill, the present level of immigration remains substantially the same ... Secondly, the ethnic mix of this country will not be upset ... Contrary to the charges in some quarters,[the bill] will not inundate America with immigrants from any one country or area, or the most populated and deprived nations of Africa and Asia ... In the final analysis, the ethnic pattern of immigration under the proposed measure is not expected to change as sharply as the critics seem to think."

Sen. Kennedy concluded by saying,

"The bill will not flood our cities with immigrants. It will not upset the ethnic mix of our society. It will not relax the standards of admission. It will not cause American workers to lose their jobs." (U.S. Senate, Subcommittee on Immigration and Naturalization of the Committee on the Judiciary, Washington, D.C., Feb. 10, 1965. pp. 1-3.)

1986:

"This amnesty will give citizenship to only 1.1 to 1.3 million illegal aliens. We will secure the borders henceforth. We will never again bring forward another amnesty bill like this."

-- Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy on the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986

Sort of missed this prediction IMHO. Now we are flooded by ILLEGAL ALIENS and thier ANCHOR BABIES. Way to go Ted. Thanks for helping to bring this on America.
Because

Greer, SC

#2 Aug 31, 2009
He was the butt of a million jokes over the years and all of a sudden the day he dies...BAM! He can walk on water! Just like Michael Jackson. The media is so full of crap!
Im Telln Ya

Greer, SC

#3 Aug 31, 2009
Good ridunce to the Butt hole of Mass. and the USA. I think Kennedy and Bob Barker were bunk buddies.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Wake Forest Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Draft plan shows DNC staff tried to use Biden t... Wed Whizzer in every ... 4
Do you like to expose your wife? (Sep '11) Jul 27 Dave 66
why are black people so violent Jul 24 antiblackperson345 1
boycott the usps Jul 24 JOHNNY LENNON 1
Destination Dix Hill Jul 23 Ignorance is Bliss 1
Attorney Lee Levinson Jul 23 Guilty 3
Back To Golf Course Coach Gottfried BBall Over (Mar '13) Jul 23 Funny 20

Wake Forest Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Wake Forest Mortgages