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The GOP's Immigration Mess

retire05 Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 10:54 AM
You want to fix the problem of illegal immigration? Here are some ways: #1 SEAL THE BORDER #2 deny any social welfare to illegals. California is going broke partially due to its lax rules on soclal welfear. #3 end chain migration #4 allow the Border Patrol, and ICE to do their jobs #5 punish, to the full extent of the law, employers who knowingly hire illegals #6 allow voter I.D. laws in every state #7 bill those nations whose citizens break our laws by coming here illegally, for the cost of those citizens and/or withhold any foreign aid to those nations until they stop the flow from their side of the border And stop worrying about what is best for the GOP and worry more what is best for the nation and accept ILLEGAL immigration is not

On Saturday I will be debating Mark Kirkorian on immigration policy before the National Review Institute.

I am a "wet," on the topic. Have been since I opposed California's proposition 187 in 1994.

Mark, the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, is a "dry."

Here's the interesting thing about out "debate," to be moderated by National Review's Jim Geraghty: Even if one or the other of us succeeds in persuading everyone in the room of our point of view, it doesn't matter. Not a lick. The GOP is branded as an anti-immigrant party, especially with voters under 30, the...