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The Beginning of the Beginning of the Immigration Debate

Rick 2811 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 9:01 AM
If we build a border fence, can we at least go without any type of material that resembles a ladder to be used as steps to the top? Watch out for "shovel ready jobs"...or tunnels ! Finally, if govt uses simple and concise language in writing laws it will be bad because too many will be able to decipher them...just ask Pelosi !!

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...