Originally posted by Chris Cuilla
Do you have something to support this? And do you have something that demonstrates these people coming through the Mexican border to be terrorists?
Still, we have had relatively open borders for most our nation's history.
We have had two terrorist attacks by foreign nationals. These terrorists, apparently, came in through legal channels (and several of them, I believe, through Canada)...and not through Mexico.
Are these the same D's that generally wanted amnesty for so many years but were fighting against "law and order" R's who wanted "tougher borders"?
This is a joke. D's (and R's) go whichever way the (public opinion) wind blows on a given day. The D's "realize this" now that the R's want to create a "guest worker" program.
Go to http://www.fairus.org
They have all the info on OTM's.
After 9/11 most of the loopholes were closed for the channels they used to get into the US. That is why they are using the border to gain entry. They didnt use it before because they didn't have to.
Bush should have closed the border right after 9/11 but the King of ineptitude did nothing. Of course he attacked iraq which had nothing to do with 9/11 but that another story.
As for public opinion, the majority of Americans dont believe in an amnesty. What we have here is an odd confluence between some republicans (like shrub) who are prodded by their business lobby to continue their influx of cheap labor, and Democrats who have always been influenced by ethnic pimps and love to pander.
On the other side you have republicans who are more traditional in their support for law and order, and a very few democrats who realize the environmental disaster this country is heading into with its population explosion.
The media is mostly on the side of the pro-illegal immigration clan, which means most news is slanted toward the law breakers.
Its an uphill battle for those opposed to an amnesty, and has been from the beginning. Public opinion is often ignored when that public isn't the kind to take to the streets in protest.