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Incoherent Immigration Reform

Troglodite Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:31 AM
The one exception to that last is abortion--but there are sound philosophical and ethical, as well as theological--objections that many, including libertarians, have to abortion. Not a few conservatives, including me, do believe that the changes in mores that we have seen over the last generation are deadly toxin to our hopes of preserving a republican government and a free country. No one, however, seems to think that "legislating morality" is either going to happen or would work if it did happen.

Nothing about illegal immigration quite adds up.

Conservative corporate employers still support the idea of imported, cheap, non-union labor -- in a strange alliance with liberal activists who want the larger blocs of Latino voters that eventually follow massive influxes from Latin America.

Yet how conservative are businesses that in the past flouted federal law -- and how liberal are activists who undermined the bargaining power of American minimum-wage, entry-level workers, many of them minorities?

The remedies for illegal immigration under discussion are just as incoherent. If the government now plans to offer some foreign nationals a pathway to citizenship, does...