Different Republican Speaker – Same Liberal Crap
Now we know why Paul Ryan grew a beard – so he can try to hide from the Republican base.
Republican Speaker Paul Ryan is set to pass a budget chock-full of liberal goodies.
It was another Republican “compromise” meaning Democrats got every item they asked for.
The unpopular bill is expected to pass with a Democrat majority of votes.
That’s how bad it is.
Via Drudge Report:
Hands out gifts for NASCAR, racehorses, teachers, college students, more…
MEETS OBAMA PRIORITIES…
Funds for ‘climate’ deal…
Planned Parenthood Praises…
Makes it ‘harder to repeal Obamacare’…
‘Cybersecurity’ bill hacked in…
Conservatives give pass on deal they despise!
SESSIONS: THIS is why voters in ‘open rebellion’…
Isn’t there a conservative out there somewhere who can challenge Paul Ryan in a primary?
A provision regarding guest worker visas quietly added to the omnibus spending bill released this morning by the Senate is something lawmakers hope blue-collar workers won’t notice.
The provision would quadruple the number of H-2B visas for foreign “guest workers.” That means it would allow more than a quarter of a million foreign workers to enter the United States each year and work in industries including construction, hotel-motel services, truck driving, food processing, forestry and other fields that do not require a college education.
Back in 2013, The Gang of Eight bill proposed a similar increase in the already controversial H-2B visa, which takes work away from American workers by allowing foreigners to fill jobs in the industries noted above.
In the case of construction, there are currently six unemployed American workers for each job opening, according to a study published by the Economic Policy Institute. Still, the omnibus released this morning around 2 a.m. would nevertheless quadruple those visas and bring in foreign workers despite the high unemployment rate in these fields.
This provision was sponsored by Sens. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C, and was inserted at the last minute into the 2,000 page bill.
In an op-ed by immigration attorney Ian Smith that ran in the National Review, he asserts that the bill looks to be a copy of the Save Our Small and Seasonal Business Act.
“Many of these unskilled jobs traditionally go to society’s most vulnerable – including single women, the disabled, the elderly, minorities, teenagers, students, and first-generation immigrants,” he wrote of the jobs most likely to be affected by the bill.
However, large corporations love the idea because it means bringing in an hiring more foreign guest-workers, which lowers their labor costs.
While two primary concerns of everyday Americans are immigration and unemployment, Senate Democrats and their allies in the GOP establishment are going forward with a plan that completely ignores those concerns.
Sounds about right.