The USA is a land of immigrants and descendants of immigrants.
Yet many Americans are anti-immigration. Especially Muslim immigration.
In the past other immigrants were despised. My own grandparents all moved to Canada from Ireland. I assume they were none too popular, when they first arrived, with the residents of southern Alberta.
More Americans are against illegal immigration. I would count myself amongst them. It’s not fair for immigrants to jump the queue.
However, if your heart goes out to one of those El Salvador children at the American border, I’d urge you to donate to relief agencies. Even to adopt.
This cartoon on Facebook ended up drawing some interesting comments.
The American border situation right now is a dilemma.
A new law needs be passed. The current law does not work.
Congress must pass that law first. The President must then sign it.
They have no excuse not to get that done immediately. Vote out any Congressman who does not act on this issue.
related – Laura Ingraham is a hateful bitch
Of all right wing idiot pundits, Ingraham is worst in my experience:
“No. 1, first thing you do is start deporting people, not by the hundreds, not by the dozens, by the thousands,” the conservative radio talk show host said. “That means entire families, not just the father or mother, but we keep families unified by deporting all people who are here illegally.”
“I do believe that if you do mass deportations … that the Republican Party would become obsolete, that it would ensure Hillary Clinton’s election in 2016 because demographics don’t add up.”
“That’s the left’s argument,” Ingraham said in response. “You are adopting the argument of the left.”
O’Reilly pointed out that other Republicans, such as Sen. John McCain of Arizona and strategist Karl Rove share the argument. …