As most of you know by now, on Thursday, June 12, 2008, the US Supreme Court reached their decision in the case Boumediene v. Bush. The ruling of this case has caused much anger on the right and much rejoying on the left. As I always try to do, I made an initial opinion on this matter, but then I like to study it a little bit more. Between work, school, and family, this is the first chance that I’ve had to do an indepth study of the ruling and I wanted to post my thoughts on this case. Read it and let me know your thoughts. Continue reading
This is an old news entry, but I think it was worth posting now with the Senate passing a War Appropriations Bill that grants temporary amnesty to illegal immigrants.
Tina Griego, journalist for the Denver Rocky Mountain News wrote a column titled, “Mexican visitor’s lament” — 10/25/07.
She interviewed Mexican journalist Evangelina Hernandez while visiting Denver last week. Hernandez said,
“They (illegal aliens) pay rent, buy groceries, buy clothes…what happens to your country’s economy if 20 million people go away?”
That’s a good question – it deserves an answer. Over 80 percent of Americans demand secured borders and illegal migration stopped. But what would happen if all 20 million or more vacated America? The answers may surprise you!
I found this very eye-opening:
I hope the following 14 reasons are forwarded over and over again until they are read so many times that the reader gets sick of reading them. I have included the URL’s for verification of the following facts:
1. $11 Billion to $22 billion is spent on welfare to illegal aliens each year. http://tinyurl.com/zob77
2. $2.2 Billion dollars a year is spent on food assistance programs such as food stamps, WIC, and free school lunches for illegal aliens. http://www.cis.org/articles/2004/fiscalexec.html