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Condoleezza Rice is Right About Immigration, and the Nostalgists Are Wrong

wigglwagon Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 2:38 AM
"The Hebrew word for alien, ???? , is used 17 times in Deuteronomy, 10 times in Leviticus, 9 times in Numbers and 5 times in Exodus." Why do the apologists for the illegal aliens rant and rave about how dehumanizing it is to identify them as aliens when even the Bible uses that word to identify them??? Could it be because even the illegal aliens know that what they are doing is not a victimless crime?
On Wednesday evening former Secretary of State Condi Rice picked a fight with a large and vocal section of the Republican base, and I’m glad she did. This confrontation is long overdue. Zero-tolerance law-and-order rhetoric about the immigration issue has become the standard for talk radio and other conservative circles, and I think that this fact puts much of the conservative movement at odds with two of its most important foundations: a view of compassion derived from the Biblical tradition, and a commitment to economic freedom and limited government as an optimistic upward path to prosperity.
Here’s what she said:...