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Rubio's Lifeline

David482 Wrote: Apr 27, 2012 1:29 PM
Linda, how about putting Americans of all races back to work by deporting all 39,000,000 illegal aliens and giving their stolen jobs to our people? ...President Eisenhower and Truman deported 11,000,000 illegal aliens and those were the happiest and most properous times in American history. The Nightmare Act would be the end of America. We are still suffering from the Reagan amnesty.

Marco Rubio has thrown the GOP a lifeline; let's see whether his fellow party members are willing to grab it. The freshman U.S. senator from Florida has been a hard-line foe to illegal immigrants, both in his home state and since his election to Congress, but now he is considering drafting a new "DREAM Act," which would offer legal status to illegal immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.

Similar efforts have failed in recent years, almost entirely because of Republican opposition. But according to the polls, most Americans favor such a measure. And passing it would be...