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Milt37, you are using small looking numbers like .126T to obfuscate the immensity of the numbers. $126 billion a year is a lot of money. As some wag said, a few hundred billion here and a few hundred billion there, and the next thing you know you might be able to buy a pack of bubble gum. How many hundreds or thousands of companies could be started, and how many people could be employed using that money? As Thomas Sowell says (Ann is not the only one who reads Dr. Sowell), money is a scarce resource that has alternative uses. In addition, if one only looks at the money, one tends to fail to consider the impacts on people not targeted by amnesty. They will not consider unintended consequences, which lead to unforeseen consequences. They do not consider lag time…the time from the implementation of a government policy until its impacts can be measured. Usually by that time the damage has been done with more to come.
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