Skip to comments.Pelosi Stumbles Across a Good Point on Immigration
Posted on 05/17/2014 7:11:37 AM PDT by Kaslin
I know this isnt really much of a shock: but Nancy Pelosi is, once again, uttering nonsense. This time, her aimless string of platitudes was focused (and I use the word focused rather loosely) on immigration reform. Like many of her progressive allies (in both parties) she rambled about the need for America to create a path to citizenship. Nancy, we already have a path to citizenship And generally, the first step to becoming a US citizen isnt breaking our Federal immigration laws.
According to CNS News:
As a country, we cannot, let me say, we cannot prohibit a path to citizenship, Pelosi said Tuesday at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation annual economic summit in Washington, D.C.
Right Because expecting hopeful immigrants to follow the laws, regulations, and procedures for lawful immigration, is clearly a prohibition on welcoming new US citizens into the country. (Im sure you recognize the need for a sarcasm font as much as I do.) It seems to completely confound the Liberal loon from San Francisco that some Americans want citizenship to be given only to people who havent already displayed a blatant disregard for our legal system. (Giving citizenship to illegal immigrants is kinda like retail stores giving out discounts to shoplifters It just doesnt seem like youre rewarding the correct behavior.)
But, of course, Nancy continued:
I dont think we as a country want to be a country that says, You can do our work, but you cant have the rights of a citizen in our country, said Pelosi. Its more about who we are as a nation.
Ok, I must be having a stroke I think I agree with her words. Something tells me, however, that our solutions are probably a bit different. While Nancy seems to believe that America should toss aside its respect for the rule of law (by allowing illegal immigrants to magically obtain citizenship after displaying a clear contempt for our immigration system), I tend to believe that well we just shouldnt hire illegals.
I mean, heck: Rahm Emanuel has announced that Chicago will start hiring illegals en mass. Liberal utopias, like San Francisco, have promised to give de facto immunity to illegals and their unlawful employers. Aside from the fact that Americans are feeling a little left out of the workforce nowadays, this plan doesnt really seem to do the poor illegal immigrants any favors.
As Nancy Pelosi (unwittingly) pointed out: Illegals are living in a perpetual shadow economy, with no representation, hope, or economic mobility. Whats ironic, however, is that the liberal/ progressive promise to hand out de facto amnesty (through selective implementation of immigration laws) only exacerbates the current crises in American immigration politics.
Maybe we should start enforcing citizenship requirements on employers, instead of allowing this shadow economy to flourish? Perhaps we should actually implement the laws we have on the books? After all, these laws were not written to exclude, or discriminate against, immigrants. Quite the opposite, actually. They were created to protect the hopeful immigrants who trudge through our bureaucratic process of legal immigration. In essence: Our immigration laws protect immigrants who respect the rule of law.
Nancy Pelosis ramblings, along with the amnesty-politics among progressives of both parties, have done far more damage to immigrants in America than a little governing has ever done. Maybe we should look at simply enforcing our laws, rather than implementing some loony California liberalism.
I sure do get sick of hearing commie pigs like Pelosi spewing this kind of commie crap. Who "we are as a nation" is a bunch of morons ready to turn everything we are over to the Mexican government. KMA Pelosi!
That's so good, somebody should claim it as a tagline.
Can a nation survive if their immigration policy is set by the citizens of other countries?
Might I suggest a left-leaning italic?
I agree, but I already have one and it stays until that arrogant pos occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave is gone
Giving citizenship to illegal immigrants is kinda like retail stores giving out discounts to shoplifters It just doesnt seem like youre rewarding the correct behavior.
That is a good line.
Illegal aliens are undocumented workers
Burglars are undocumented tenants
And shoplifters are undocumented customers
Don’t tell that to me. I copied and pasted the article from the page source
Nancy keeps running as a “progressive” which is odd because she is the opposite of that. And San Francisco Progressives keep voting for a millionaire 1%r that could care less about the plight of the middle and lower middle class in the Bay area. Nancy cares about getting the dirt poor (her slaves) to vote for her and her rich corporate friends to lavish her with money to stay in power. She hates real democracy and freedom, makes her own rules as she goes along, and vomits of the middle class.
For Richard Kimble, another shabby room, another lonely night, another reaching out to touch someone he has met along the way. That is how it is, that is how it must remain. Richard Kimble is a fugitive.
Hey Nan, we already have a path, but it’s run by idiots like you, so it takes too long.
Because gov’t is too incompetent to improve the current system, you’d rather use a rubber stamp to blow up your voter base.
They are illegal aliens, not illegal immigrants.
I assumed that. It was not directed AT you but was bemusement at the author.
Would someone please explain to Nancy that we hear what she says (even tho’ it never makes sense) without repeating her words over and over? Can you imagine having a conversation with that woman when she finds it necessary to repeat every other phrase? I don’t think she’s even coherent enough to realize what she’s doing or saying!
Amnesty is the Socialist Democrat and Progressive last gasp to hold onto the power of the plantation. Blacks should pass on to these Pelosi & Reid planned “citizen?/Democrat voters” the way they’ve prospered under Johnson’s war on poverty. Under Obama it’s gotten worse for them. The sad part is blacks stay on the Democrat plantation in spite of how bad it is for them. Maybe Republications should issue a new economic emancipation proclamation (ala Lincoln).
Ever hear a Democrat or a Rino tell the plus side to amnesty other than votes?.