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The Beginning of the Beginning of the Immigration Debate

Clifton4 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 11:40 AM
Massive permanent importation of 11 million or more people, plus their future offspring, is too much for the United State to absorb - both financially and culturally. So, let's stop talking about legalizing all those people and talk about securing the border, enforcing the law, ending birthright citizenship and making some exceptions to which people can stay.

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...