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Don’t Go Wobbly, GOP

man of steel Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 5:00 PM
"Get this: A whopping 65 percent of exit-poll respondents believe illegal immigrants working in the U.S. should be offered a chance to apply for legal status. Only 28 percent favor deportation. Can the Republican party get that through its thick skull?" If 65% of exit-poll respondents said it was OK to rob banks, would that make it a good idea? I thought it was the responsibility of the government to enforce laws. If people REALLY think it's OK to open our borders and then let everyone that crosses them - including terrorists - to stay here, then change the law. But until then, lets ENFORCE THE LAW.
Texas Chris Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 1:56 PM
Mark1369 Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 5:37 AM
The question is how we enforce the laws. Do we go after people coming here trying to work and create better lives for them and their families while alienating a sizable section of voters. Or do we go after employers to stop hiring illegals and strengthen our borders; we stop illegal immigration but we don't alienate voters. That is the smart way to reduce illegal immigration.
In the fierce headline debate over the so-called fiscal cliff, our newly reelected president argues that “a majority of Americans agree with [his] approach.” That approach, according to the president, is “to combine spending cuts with revenue -- and that means asking the wealthiest Americans to pay a little more in taxes.”
 
Well, that’s not exactly what the exit polls said.
 
To the question “Should taxes be raised to help cut the budget deficit?” only 33 percent answered “yes” while 63 percent responded “no.” Isn’t that interesting? But nobody’s talking about this exit-poll nugget.  
 
Now, it is true that when the question...
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