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The Beginning of the Beginning of the Immigration Debate

adrianvance Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 8:18 PM
We had this problem solved from 1942 to 1964 with our Bracero programs. They were successful, perhaps too successful. Government loves big problems with bigger bureaus and higher taxes. Come see us at The Two Minute Conservative, and when you speak ladies will swoon and liberal gentlemen will weep.

The end of the first week of the debate over immigration reform proved that it is the roller derby of public policy debates for Republicans and Democrats alike.

Louisiana Senator David Vitter was the first to provide a face plant and skid over the rails. The blowback directed at Vitter for mocking Marco Rubio was intense, and the penalty box includes a copy of An American Son for reading. “Naïve” about immigration doesn’t work well with the son of immigrants.

More seriously, Senator Schumer may have declared immigration reform over before it began...