Local Republican stepped on a few toes - Ted Kennedy's in fact
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#1 Aug 31, 2009
Hart-Celler Act hearings 1965
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.)
"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.
#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!
#3 Aug 31, 2009
Good ridunce to the Butt hole of Mass. and the USA. I think Kennedy and Bob Barker were bunk buddies.
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