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Rubio's Amnesty: A Path to Oblivion for the GOP

Elisabeth26 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 11:32 AM
The argument that illegals "do jobs Americans don't want," is bull. The unemployment rate among teens and minorities is double that of the rest of the workforce. Where else do you start except at the bottom? My first job paid $.50 an hour -- less if the work was steady. My second job paid $1 an hour. Third? $1.25. I was a mother and wife before I made much more. Then I got more education and now make well above the national average. I earned my way there. So can young Americans -- if the jobs were open to them and if they didn't have a government teat from which to nurse.

Apart from finding out that Barack Obama did far worse in his re-election than nearly any other incumbent who won re-election, the only thing that perked me up after Nov. 6 was coming across a Time magazine published after the 2004 election, when George W. Bush won a second term.

In the mirror image of all the 2012 post-election analyses, the Democrats were said to be finished, out of ideas, hopelessly unpopular. It's like watching MSNBC, with the word "Democrats" replaced with "Republicans."

Democrats had thrown everything they had into beating Bush, crushing the Howard Dean wing of...