Senator Heller supporters happy with Thursday’s debate

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Updated: 10/11/2012 11:59 pm
RENO, Nev. (KRNV &  The second senatorial debate kicked off Thursday night between Shelley Berkley and Senator Dean Heller.

One big topic during the debate Thursday night was immigration policy.

Moderator Mitch Fox directed the question to the senator about supporting the bill to end birth right citizenship and making English the official national language.

Senator Heller made it clear there needs to be immigration reform in this country during the debate Shelley Berkley called him out on his support of the Arizona immigration law.

The senator responded by saying it's the principles he agrees with.

"I want to make sure that everyone succeeds that's in this country. That's the goal. That's why we continue to push English, I think English is important to have success here in this country," Sen. Heller says.

"He is right in the fact because honestly, if you can speak English you're going to have more success in this country," UNR student Whitney Littlefield says.

Another hot button issue in both the Vice President debate and the U.S. Senate debate was Medicare.

The big question, how are these candidates going to support those who need it now and in the future.

Supporters agree with Sen. Heller’s statement.

"We have to quit taking money from Medicare. As you know 617 million dollars and given to Obamacare we have to stop taking money out of this system," Sen. Heller says.

"The whole discussion on Medicare was important. For one, I believe in what he said. I think you cannot continue to take from Medicare and Social Security for that matter and expect it to remain solvent," Reno resident Eric Scheetz says.

Sen. Heller supporters walked away believing he won the debate.

Now they say there’s only one thing to do.

"I think everybody should get out there and vote," Scheetz says.

Elections are less than a month away.
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DaveFrancis - 10/19/2012 6:33 PM
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Unless the TEA PARTY in the very near future exerts influence on state and federal policies, America will continue to sink like the ill fated HMS Titanic in a financial disaster. Some state voters have got smarter in outing Senators and Congress man across the board, replacing them with moderate Conservatives of the TEA PARTY leadership. Our country has being crippled by additional spending by the Democrats, but what should concern us is influence of the courts, namely the U.S. federal courts. For decades now state taxpayers have been forced to pay the way for illegal alien children, because there is a badly interpreted law, which makes every child of a foreign person the right to citizenship, if they can smuggle mostly unborn babies into our country. Originally it was that slaves after the Civil War could be granted citizenship. Not that any pregnant female could enter the jurisdiction of the United States and claim citizenship for their child? The highest court has never visited this law previously and either of political parties seemingly has ever entertained to vote on an amendment, so that only the children of one valid U.S. citizen have a right to claim citizenship. This is the origin of the DREAM ACT OBAMA EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE LAW, which has been simmering in silence for many decades. The cause and effect of children/ unborn fetuses smuggled across the border or on an international flight.

DaveFrancis - 10/19/2012 6:32 PM
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Across the country the majority of states are subject to this law, costing taxpayers’ unknown numbers of dollars annually, within the estimate of 113 billion and constantly rising. The example is the county of Los Angeles as in Year-end closing 2011 figures from the Department of Public Social Services reported that over $646 million in welfare and food stamp benefits were issued to illegal alien parents for their native-born children, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. The $646.2 million consisted of $258 million in CalWORKs (welfare) and $388 million in Food Stamps) — a $21 million increase over the previous year. “With the $550 million for public safety and nearly $500 million for healthcare, the total cost for illegal aliens to this one County taxpayer exceeds $1.6 billion dollars a year,” said Antonovich. “These costs do not include the hundreds of millions of dollars for education.” Even with these billions of dollars staring in the face of an America drained by the poverty stricken from other countries, the city council has given the go-ahead for driver’s licenses for people who criminally entered America and now collecting free health care, free education for their children and Section 8 cheap housing.

DaveFrancis - 10/19/2012 6:32 PM
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Illegal aliens are being given our jobs, when there is still suffering from 24 million Americans without work? They smuggle their unborn babies into the country, so that taxpayers are forced to cover their every monetary need? Neither the Democrats nor Republicans will pass the “Legal Workforce Act or the “Birthright Citizenship Bill” to stop either travesty. Join your local TEA PARTY of the rising 41 million Americans or Legal Residents and they will not only get these laws passed, but halt the illegal immigration once and for all. The TEA PARTY is being absorbed into the Republican Party, with the intent to alter the direction that both corrupt parties are taken us? The TEA PARTY “The Peoples Party” can no longer sit by and watch the Democrats spending our hard-earned dollars to support the illegal alien invasion; placing official obstacles to halt energy companies drilling for oil on the “Peoples Lands” Closing down coal mines in Virginia, after the companies spending millions of dollars to produce clean coal, while this administration allows gasoline prices to leap upwards. Learn more about the healthy agenda of the TEA PARTY at TEA PARTY.ORG. The only Americans, residents and illegal aliens who are going to collect any bounty under President Obama returning are the “Freeloaders”. The wealth people have accumulated isn’t even going to make a dent on the 16 trillion dollar meltdown, with 4 trillion placed on the backs of all of us. One thing the rich accomplish is risking everything, but in addition creates jobs, hundreds of thousands or millions of good jobs.

DaveFrancis - 10/19/2012 6:31 PM
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In the eyes of a Liberal Progressives, an 81-year old grandma with a cardboard sign of the TEA PARTY is more lethal than a crazed terrorist zealot with a machete whose sole intent is to murder. The Obama administration will not even call these fanatics “Terrorists” or murderers, even after the Twin Towers massacre of 9/11? If the Global Communist Obama Czars were to grab America they would: Burn all American heritage books; Destroy the red, white and blue; Shred the U.S. Constitution; Defund and disband our military; Eliminate free speech; Takeaway our guns. I hope you get what I am saying here. The world is falling apart because America is falling apart. Islamic terrorists smell the weakness in Obama—and they will take advantage to strike. The coming year the new president could face: Crash of the dollar; Wall Street failures; Unemployment hitting astronomical highs; Work force vilification; Nuclear War in the making with Iran. The 37 Liberal communist Czars in the Obama government are determined to rip the heart out of this sovereign nation. He is already distributing Food Stamps to foreign nationals and he has already promised to pass a Comprehensive Immigration package if he wins in November. If that wasn’t enough, with the Sanctuary City in California spending 160 million dollars every two months, according to the Department of Health Services, the Liberals want to grant drivers licenses to illegal immigrants and migrants. AMERICA’S LAST RESORT IS THE TEA PARTY, BEFORE WE GIVE UP OUR FREEDOMS FOREVER.

DaveFrancis - 10/19/2012 6:31 PM
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The Tea Party must be a positive force for America. Return decay into growth; Immorality into wholesome traditional values; Sick spiritually into Judeo/Christian values; take away our right to free choice; Political ineptness into conservative government and rid ourselves of “Political Correctness”. I have never condoned violence to change a political nightmare, but the American people are sick and tired of the Liberals destroying our freedoms. It is not beyond anybodies imagination that these political idiots at either state or municipal level, are going to be in the crosshairs of a sniper rifle? If you read the ultra Liberal-Communist-Marxist and extreme socialists Journalist and newsmen in the Huffington post, New York Post, the Los Angeles Times and other corrupted news media so you are being programmed for a new world order, that is part of Obama’s ideology. This President and his Czars were adamant in allowing the United Nations have a specialized world tax to fulfill their agenda, behind our backs. I do not know what the American public thinks about Donald Trump and those people classified as “Birthers”. Something is very odd about President Obama’s background, that two plus two doesn’t add up to four? Anybody who believes in the “Rule of Law” and doesn’t want to squander his/her votes on superfluous issues should read about the investigation in Hawaii, Kenya and Indonesia and read about to many fishy irregularities. Personally, I am voting as an Independent, with the emphasis on voting in as many TEA PARTY LEGISLATORS AS I CAN INTO THE REPUBLICAN PARTY TO CHANGE IT AND GET RID OF ALL THE CORRUPTION IN BOTH PARTIES. TEA PARTY.ORG FOR THE FACTS & FIGURES.

hebrew1 - 10/12/2012 11:07 AM
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Tell you where the 715 Bill. came from to support Obummer care it came from cutting benefits I went to the hospital for a swollen leg that with the potential that I could of had a blood clot,my wife and I are on medicare Medicare cost us about $100.00 dollars a month each we have been paying into it since it started we have a secondary Ins. that cost us $770.44 a month the bill from the hospital was $2,148 just for the emergency room Medicare allowed 239.66 but they paid there 20% which amounted to $166.66 then the second insurance paid the 20% of $73.00, so folks that is how they made the 716 bill. for Obummer care by already raping the the pay out to the hospital I am not saying they should pay the whole thing but one tenth of the bill, this is B.S.

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