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Will the GOP Embrace Amnesty?

Corbett_ Wrote: Apr 19, 2013 11:26 AM
No one has solved the murder problem either. Ike made a pretty good stab at solving the illegal alien problem. If we had his level of enforcement today, it would make a huge difference.
Beethovens10th Wrote: Apr 19, 2013 6:18 PM
And the solution is self perpetuating and snowballing. Stemming the immigration problem begins to firmly re-establishes a definitive American culture, which is more cohesive, resulting in the rule of law being upheld. Elections become more representative of true Americans (yes, illegals DO vote) and conservatism makes a comeback.
OneForFreedom Wrote: Apr 19, 2013 12:33 PM
I'll take the solution that makes the problem smaller, instead of bigger. Unfortunately, politicians have chosen the opposite...
During President Eisenhower's first term, 60 years ago, the United States faced an invasion across its southern border.

Illegal aliens had been coming since World War II. But, suddenly, the number was over 1 million. Crime was rising in Texas. The illegals were taking the jobs of U.S. farm workers.

Under Gen. Joseph May Swing, the Immigration and Naturalization Service launched "Operation Wetback" and began rounding up and deporting Mexican border-crossers by ship and bus. By the end of Ike's second term, illegal entries had fallen by 90 percent.

Eisenhower, who had tapped his nuclear hole card twice -- first, to...