Skip to comments.The Amnesty Fraud (Thomas Sowell)
Posted on 05/21/2007 9:10:14 PM PDT by jazusamo
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This isn’t about cheap tomatoes...it’s about our country’s survival.
The WH is holding construction of the fence hostage to the passage of “comprehensive immigration reform.” That is despicable because national security is involved and it is inexcusable after 9/11.
enforce the law
Can’t let up on the pressure, they will think we lost interest and aren’t dedicated enough to oppose this. Instead the opposite should be true, this should be an opportunity to reach out to our democrat neighbors who oppose this as well. Strange bedfellows is what is gonna beat this thing.
He did. But, surely, you don't believe that Dr. Sowell was ADVOCATING the practice, do you?
Our lettuce is cheaper because of undocumented labor, but our property taxes are higher, are streets are less safe, are hiways are certainly less safe, our insurance rates are higher, the education of our children suffers, our health-care costs more because of illegal immigration. So we pay thousands more at one end for cheaper lettuce at the other. That sounds like a royal screw job, if you ask me. These idiots in Washington want to bankrupt us so we can have cheaper salad bars. Some how, the logic of this escapes me.
inexcusable after 9/11.
Exactly. A million bucks a pop for every violation; each individual illegal (criminal trespasser), for every violation. Make the most recent employer responsible for the subsequent behavior of any "between jobs" illegal who commits a felony.
No, he isn't. Dr. Sowell points out that, despite the fact that every crime is not solved, we still have deterrents to breaking any U.S. law.
He applies the same logic to this deceitful ploy the White House and some members of Congress advocate. That is, the honest approach to the illegal invasion sensibly demands that we seal our southern border first. That is the deterrent.
Only after that is accomplished, we must we deal with the problem of the millions of people who broke U.S. law by entering our country illegally.
Interesting quote. You have to figure that congressional leaders met before all this began and planned how they would rush it through and put one over on the public. But what were they telling each other about the real reason for passing it? Does it all come down to the Hispanic vote and campaign contributions from those who want cheap labor?
If we could be assured that they will never enter this country again, I suggest we skip the jail time and deport them immediately. They managed to get in here because our government has blatantly broken the laws already in place. Law-abiding taxpayers rightfully have no obligation to foot the bill to keep these foreigners in our prisons.
Frankly, I'm more willing to pay more for fruits and vegetables than have my tax dollars supporting a bloated government.
On the subject of "too" big government, can you imagine the number of government employees that will be needed to locate and issue "tamper-proof" ID cards to millions of illegal aliens here?
Aside from their laughable proposals, who even believes they'll get this right.
Enforce the laws, White House. The solution is right in front of you.
Agreed. Imprisonment and fences are bad ideas. The best thing to do is deny illegals the priveleges of those who are here legally. No welfare, no health care, no voting, no driving, no jobs. If those things are achieved, their home country might start to look a tad better.
You really didn't read the article, did you?
“When the jobs start drying up, most of the illegals will go home on their own.”
Or turn to crime or welfare. Those are often better alternatives than returning home to no job and no welfare. I think putting the onus on companies when it is the government which has failed in one of its principal functions: national defense, is misdirected. Many of these IIs use false IDs to demonstrate they are legal to employers. So now the employers have to be checking the validity of the IDs because the goverment has failed to keep these guys out?
Why do you think this has not been done so far? I believe some of the advocates of this bill are more concerned with their own political future. Others like the idea of a North American Union, i.e., one big continent with NO borders. Obviously, if so, they don't have a deep allegiance to the United States of America.
Then add in any who may simply want America destroyed.
I, George W. Bush, do solemny swear that I...will...preserve, protect and devend the Constitution of the United States of America.
Time to impeach.
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