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Immigration Gambles

loadstar Wrote: Apr 24, 2013 4:03 PM
re: "we need the illegal immigrants to stay The illegal immigrants are an irreplaceable resource to our economy, as has been every past group of immigrants who found their way here." >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Several egregious flaws here: 1) most important, today's advanced service economy America has VERY little need for ignorant, unskilled labor...ILLEGALS are simply displacing teens and the uneducated-- where our unemployment rates are VERY high. 2) Prior waves of immigrants came here LEGALLY 3) While an uneducated, even poor person like Andrew Carnegie had a chance to make good in America 150 years ago, there is almost ZERO chance of that upward mobility today. The children of ILLEGALS will be on welfare.
loadstar Wrote: Apr 24, 2013 4:08 PM
The two highest correlators to poverty are 1) dropping out of school and 2) having babies very young out of wedlock...in these capacities, ILLEGAL aliens stand out. Births to ILLEGAL alien females are 70% illegitimate. The Hispanic dropout rate exceeds even that of the blacks. These are formulas for serial socio-economic disaster.

Britain's late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher said it all when she wrote that the world has "never ceased to be dangerous," but the West has "ceased to be vigilant."

Nothing better illustrates her point than the fact that the West has imported vast numbers of people who hate our guts and would love to slit our throats. Political correctness has replaced self-preservation. The Boston Marathon killer who set a bomb down right next to an eight-year-old child is only the latest in an on-going series of such people.

Senator Patrick Leahy has warned us not to use the Boston Marathon terrorists as an...