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A Moral Question for the GOP

ftorres Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 11:21 AM
Re: McMichael, "Chavez claims to be a conservative?" Yes, she's more of a Conservative than you. Immigration restriction is an entirely PROGRESSIVE idea, mr. progressive.
McMichael Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 11:40 AM
f torres, eh? Obviously your loyalty is to your skin color too, not the law. Typical racist-thinking, racist-obsessed liberal, aren't you? Posing as a conservative, eh? Typical leftist who has no recognition of the real discussion which is about ILLEGAL immigration. Oh, you just happened to overlook the real subject of the article. Easy mistake for a leftist type, eh torres? Go, vote for Obama, again, dude.

Many conservatives reject President Obama's recent policy to defer action against illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children. But as a conservative who supports the president's decision, I think it's important to seriously engage the arguments both for and against the policy.

First, let me explain what the Obama program does and does not do. It explicitly does not grant legal status to any group, even those who came illegally as infants or children. Those who are eligible for deferred action are given no path to permanent residency or to citizenship. They are not eligible for...