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Obama’s No-Growth State of the Union

loadstar Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 3:03 PM
e-mail sent to elected reps--> http://www.congress.org ***************** We would like to oppose the nascent immigration legislation which would likely grant legal status without first REALLY securing the border. We have been down this foolish folly road before when R. Reagan got talked into a supposed "one-time amnesty." That scamnesty led to MANY MILLIONS of net new poor and ignorant ILLEGAL aliens, but no REAL enforcement. America should embrace EDUCATED, skilled immigrants, but NOT poor, ignorant ILLEGAL aliens. We should give Green Cards to those we grant advanced degrees to. Enforce EXISTING laws, and ILLEGALS will go home soon enough!

By far the best line from this week’s dueling State of the Union messages came from Florida senator Marco Rubio. Nice and simple, and right to the point:
 
“Presidents in both parties -- from John F. Kennedy to Ronald Reagan -- have known that our free-enterprise economy is the source of our middle-class prosperity.”
 
That’s a brilliant summary of pro-growth policies, on the supply-side and in a free-market context.
 
Kennedy slashed tax rates and held down the budget. So did Ronald Reagan, who borrowed Kennedy’s ideas:...