Showing posts from May, 2006

For once I agree

The President was on TV tonight talking about his immigration proposals. It was very wierd. I was sitting and listening and agreeing with what he had to say. I even felt respect for the guy for a change.  Its wierd, because I haven't agreed with a single Bush policy since the invasion of Afghanistan.  But this one I think makes sense. When people are willing to risk life and limb to find a job here, because they can't find a job at home, they have more problems than we do. The neighborly thing to do is to help those who are less fortunate than we are. So there needs to be a way for them to find work to feed their families without having to resort to illegal entry. For that reason I support his guest worker proposal. Ultimately, though, even that is just treating symptoms. Somehow, perhaps with some sort of carrot and stick approach, we should help Mexico improve its own economy so that people can find work where they live. As for using the National Guard to assist with bor