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The Beginning of the Beginning of the Immigration Debate

Reaganite12 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 5:20 PM
Better to have a population decline than to weaken the gene pool and economy with unskilled, uneducated future welfare recipients. This nation has taken more the wretched refuse (with credit to Emma Lazarus) than it can afford. Just one more reason people despise Washington and the politicians and journalists who inhabit it.
Ron781 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 9:48 AM
If we aborted fewer babies our population may not be in decline. 55 million in 40 years is the same as the population of CA and NV and AZ combined.
CeCe5 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 9:31 PM
If I were Japanese I would be delighted to live in Japan where they respect and value their blood bonds. We once did that....sigh.

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...