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The GOP's Immigration Mess

LAURIE7 Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 1:10 AM
THE GOP IS NOT AND HAS NOT BEEN ANTI-IMMIGRANT - WE ARE ANTI-ILLEGAL INVADERS - HUGE DIFFERENCE. I AM A DAUGHTER OF IMMIGRANTS - THIS WORD MEANS "ONLY: THOSE WHO COME LEGALLY AND WAIT THEIR TURN (USUALLY FOR YEARS) AND DO IT THE RIGHT WAY. WE ARE NOT "FOR" THOSE WHO SPIT ON OUR LAWS AND SNEAK, CHEAT AND LIE AND HAVE NO RESPECT FOR AMERICANS - THEY DISRESPECT AMERICANS BY DISRESPECTING OUR LAWS. THEY COME FOR WHAT THEY CAN GET (ANY WAY THEY CAN GET IT) AND DON'T GIVE A HOOT IF AMERICANS LOSE OUR JOBS, OUR LIVELIHOODS, OUR BENEFITS AS LONG AS THEY CAN STEAL WHAT IS OURS: AMERICANS' JOBS (WHERE THEY UNDERCUT THE WAGES SO THEY CAN STEAL THEM), OUR SOCIAL SERVICES (WHICH THEY ARE NOT ENTITLED TO) AND SO MUCH MORE. PLEASE GET YOUR TERMS STRAIGHT!

On Saturday I will be debating Mark Kirkorian on immigration policy before the National Review Institute.

I am a "wet," on the topic. Have been since I opposed California's proposition 187 in 1994.

Mark, the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, is a "dry."

Here's the interesting thing about out "debate," to be moderated by National Review's Jim Geraghty: Even if one or the other of us succeeds in persuading everyone in the room of our point of view, it doesn't matter. Not a lick. The GOP is branded as an anti-immigrant party, especially with voters under 30, the...