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Blue_Tires Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-27-09 02:14 PM
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106. i understand what you are trying to say
Edited on Wed May-27-09 02:17 PM by Blue_Tires
and high-minded constitutional debates are fun, but let's look at this straight:

1. The 'neck GA congresscritter is just trying to whip up some fury in his white-sheet base and hopefully make a name for himself while doing so...and the racial overtones in his proposal are easy to see...

2. His bill will never get discussed, much less make it out of committee, which is the way he wants it so he can cry to the base the 'evil libruls' are stonewalling his vision for a better america...

3. Personally, I'm not convinced that if this amendment were ratified, undocumented/illegal/whatever immigration would stop or even slow down...As long as there are labor-intensive industries looking for subservient half-price workers no-questions-asked, the workers will come even if said companies have to bring the workers over themselves...Of course whenever I mention correcting this angle to the local "build a fence!/deport them all!" mouth-breathers they usually clam up...

4. and hypothetically how would you practically apply it? is it retroactive? is a baby born in limbo until it is old enough to apply for citizenship or is it deported straight off?
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