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The Beginning of the Beginning of the Immigration Debate

mvincent Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 9:09 AM
They don't care. They would just increase the federal taxes to pay for it. Obama says our corporations do not pay enough taxes. I read today that corporations in the U.S. pay the 2nd highest corporate taxes in the world, just under Japan. And Japan is in the process of reducing theirs, so then we will have the highest--#1

The end of the first week of the debate over immigration reform proved that it is the roller derby of public policy debates for Republicans and Democrats alike.

Louisiana Senator David Vitter was the first to provide a face plant and skid over the rails. The blowback directed at Vitter for mocking Marco Rubio was intense, and the penalty box includes a copy of An American Son for reading. “Naïve” about immigration doesn’t work well with the son of immigrants.

More seriously, Senator Schumer may have declared immigration reform over before it began...