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Condoleezza Rice is Right About Immigration, and the Nostalgists Are Wrong

HermanBB Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 2:12 PM
A country with 9% unemployment and 16 trillion in debt is expected to take in hordes of illegal immigrants? At the very, very least these immigrants are going to depend on government handouts for a generation or two (or three).
Mattieohmalley Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 2:21 PM
Ask yourself why some Americans what this great country saddled with some of the dumbest Marxist prone people on the planet?
Mattieohmalley Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 2:29 PM
correction: ...why some Americans want" this great country....

And it isn't just "some" of the will be about 1/3 of our population.
On Wednesday evening former Secretary of State Condi Rice picked a fight with a large and vocal section of the Republican base, and I’m glad she did. This confrontation is long overdue. Zero-tolerance law-and-order rhetoric about the immigration issue has become the standard for talk radio and other conservative circles, and I think that this fact puts much of the conservative movement at odds with two of its most important foundations: a view of compassion derived from the Biblical tradition, and a commitment to economic freedom and limited government as an optimistic upward path to prosperity.
Here’s what she said:...