Rich Galen

That means that at the same time Mexico's economy will be moving toward utter and total collapse, the economy of the United States of America will likely be once again booming.

Now, while the flow of people across our borders has diminished, is the time for President Obama to find a rational answer to illegal immigration.

At the Summit of the Americas, President Obama promised that our dealings with our neighbors to the south would be as "equal partners."

That will not be true. Words will not change the laws of physics any more than commands and incantations of King Canute could hold back the ocean's tides.

People will move from poverty to prosperity. It is a law of econ-dynamics.

Rich Galen

Rich Galen has been a press secretary to Dan Quayle and Newt Gingrich. Rich Galen currently works as a journalist and writes at