Friday, May 14, 2010


So, our Attorney General is out spouting off about "suing Arizona" on CNN this past Sunday, and he hasn't even read the law??


Sounds to me like he's read the law here:
Holder told ABC's "This Week" program that one concern about the Arizona law is that "you'll end up in a situation where people are racially profiled, and that could lead to a wedge drawn between certain communities and law enforcement, which leads to the problem of people in those communities not willing to interact with people in law enforcement, not willing to share information, not willing to be witnesses where law enforcement needs them."
Or how about here:
"I think we could potentially get on a slippery slope where people will be picked on because of how they look as opposed to what they have done, and that is, I think, something that we have to try to avoid at all costs," Holder added.
But then, it's not about the law, is it?  Here's what it's really about:
Holder said comprehensive federal immigration reform is the best approach for the problem of illegal immigrants crossing U.S. borders. His stance echoed the approach favored by President Obama, who last week criticized the Arizona law and said he wants Congress to work on the issue this year.
"Comprehensive immigration reform."  That's the Holy Grail for Progressive Statists.  Legalize millions of illegals, put them on your free health care and welfare heroin, and they will vote for you for life! 

We don't need "comprehensive immigration reform."  We need a Federal government with the cojones to enforce the laws we have on the books.  But when the ship is sinking, the first thing you do is plug the leak.  Seal the border FIRST.  Then establish an orderly process to get those that are here illegally sorted out.  If they have demonstrated a record of good citizenship, paid taxes, been a benefit to their community, fast track them for citizenship.

Liberals love "comprehensive" legislation with thousands of pages when they don't even read a simple 10-pager that doesn't say what they really wished it would say to fit in their script.  Legislation is best handled in small, simple steps to avoid the law of unintended consequences - you know, like finding out that your healthcare "reform" bill is going to cost $115 BILLION more than you thought.

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