PATRIOT PERSPECTIVE-Immigration starts at the border or press two for compromise
This weeks Patriot Perspective is about immigration. The article is top notch a usual. If you are a conservative and you are not reading the Patriot Post you are missing out. They publish three times a week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Mark M Alexander does a wonderful job with this Fridays edition. What does Mark think of the new Senate bill? Here is a taste:
This asinine legislation will be no more effective than the last “comprehensive” reform attempts—the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act and its predecessor, the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act—because like the previous legislation, the current version does not start by securing our borders.
Conservative estimates are that every day, about 3,200 illegal aliens (more than 96,000 of them each month) cross from Mexico into the U.S.
Any debate about immigration is useless unless it begins with a commitment to secure our southern border and coastlines. Moreover, as Ronald Reagan declared, “A nation without borders is not a nation.”
Rep. Duncan Hunter, a longtime advocate of border security first, notes: “If we have border enforcement, we will be able at that point to start to regulate the internal problem. As long as you’ve got a revolving door—a 2,000-mile porous border, there is no way to regulate immigration. We need to build the border fence. We need to have a Border Patrol which is big enough to get the job done, and we need to demand [that those who] want to come into America, knock on the front door, because the back door is going to be closed.”
Of the 700 miles of border fencing Congress authorized last year, a grand total of two—yes two—miles have been completed.
Now go read the whole article by clicking here. I promise you wont be disappointed! It is no wonder Alexander won 2007 CPAC Award for Grassroots Journalism. Friday's edition called The Digest is divided into five segments:The Patriot Perspective-Government & Politics-National Security-Business & Economy -Culture. There is something for every interest. A couple funny segments today:
Quote of the week - “I promised the President today that I wouldn’t say anything bad about... this piece of s**t bill.” —Rep. John Boehner on compromise
The BIG lie - “This is a good bill. This is a deserving bill. This is a balanced bill, and I believe it is fair to the best interests of the United States of America.” —Sen. Dianne Feinstein
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