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  • View from the Left: Immigration Should be a Liberal Issue

    05/16/2005 5:47:01 AM PDT · by SJackson · 31 replies · 767+ views
    Hillary gets it. Hillary Clinton says she's against illegal immigration. And she would fine employers who hire illegal aliens. Pundits say the New York Democrat is using this hot-button issue to position herself for the 2008 presidential election. It's a way to hit Republicans from the right. Polls show huge majorities of both Republicans and Democrats oppose illegal immigration -- and are frustrated that President Bush won't do a thing to stop it. But this issue does not belong to the right. Or it shouldn't. Illegal immigration hurts most liberal causes. It depresses wages, crushes unions and kills all hope...
  • Mexico to Send Protest Letter to U.S. (about extention of wall at California-Mexico border)

    05/14/2005 10:21:08 PM PDT · by FairOpinion · 41 replies · 1,202+ views
    AP ^ | May 13, 2005 | TRACI CARL
    MEXICO CITY - Mexico will send a diplomatic letter to the United States protesting the extension of a wall along the U.S.-California border, officials said Friday. Ruben Aguilar, a spokesman for President Vicente Fox, said the president would also continue to pressure the U.S. government to approve a migration accord that would allow more migrants to work legally north of the border. President Bush proposed a temporary work program last year, but it has stalled amid opposition in Congress. Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Ernesto Derbez said Thursday that Fox had instructed him to send the diplomatic letter with the message...
  • President Bush and the Illegal Alien Crisis

    05/09/2005 5:54:15 PM PDT · by 45Auto · 104 replies · 2,198+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 10 May 2005 | Wes Vernon
    President Bush may be heading for a catastrophic political crash over illegal aliens, and if he doesn't start paying attention to the problem, he could go down in history as another president whose stewardship ended in disaster. The ghosts of Presidents Johnson (both Andrew and Lyndon) and Nixon may soon haunt this White House. Story Continues Below More to the point, thousands or hundreds of thousands – perhaps millions – of Americans may die because the bipartisan chattering class "fiddles while Rome burns," to cite the old metaphor. At his April 28 news conference, not a single reporter – not...