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Rubio's Amnesty: A Path to Oblivion for the GOP

Tacitus X Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 10:02 PM
We could start with fining employers 50,000 dollars per illegal alien employed. How about seizing any assets worth more than $100 from any illegal alien? Change the incentives and you'll find they can travel out as easily as they traveled in.

Apart from finding out that Barack Obama did far worse in his re-election than nearly any other incumbent who won re-election, the only thing that perked me up after Nov. 6 was coming across a Time magazine published after the 2004 election, when George W. Bush won a second term.

In the mirror image of all the 2012 post-election analyses, the Democrats were said to be finished, out of ideas, hopelessly unpopular. It's like watching MSNBC, with the word "Democrats" replaced with "Republicans."

Democrats had thrown everything they had into beating Bush, crushing the Howard Dean wing of...