Day By Day© by Chris Muir.

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Cal Thomas speaks out...

...on the McCain/Kennedy Guest Voter Bill which appeared befor the US Senate.

If the Department of Homeland Security were doing its job, it would have joined the Immigration and Naturalization Service, checking identification and employment records for at least some of the millions demonstrating for citizenship in recent days. I thought illegals were afraid to show themselves and preferred the shadows for fear of getting caught. No more. They are in our country and in our faces, daring us to catch them. They have nothing to fear because timid politicians won't enforce immigration laws.

One of the excuses made for their illegal behavior is that they "work hard." So do a lot of other people. That does not give anyone an automatic pardon for breaking our laws. The other excuse is that they are doing jobs Americans won't do. The Washington Times put a severe dent in that argument when it reported on an Alabama employment agency that sent 70 laborers and construction workers to job sites following Hurricane Katrina. According to the newspaper, employers sent the men home after just two weeks on the job. The employers explained, "The Mexicans had arrived."

Follow this link... to find Thomas' article on Immigration and the Law.

Turning greener by the minute here in the Bog,



At Thu Apr 13, 02:56:00 PM, Blogger samrocha said...

Hi, I enjoyed your article on immigration, I think this is a very important dialogue to have and that Bloggers are making the climate very democratic. Feel free to look at some of my posts on the issue at my blog

At Wed Apr 19, 07:45:00 AM, Blogger John the Mad said...

One of the odd things about US immigration policy is the zealousness with which Canadians are being treated by now requiring a passport to visit on business or vacation.

Unlike the influx from the south, we Canucks seem happy to return home to the true north strong and free at the end of our stay.

We spend $$ in great quantities, bring our health insurance with us, and seldom try and get a job below minimum wage.

Stand by for a major hit on your tourist industry.


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