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Is Jeb Bush Right on Immigration?

Does Jeb know something most Republicans don’t?

by
Walter Hudson

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April 9, 2014 - 7:00 am

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On today’s Fightin Words podcast: The former Florida governor and would-be successor to the Bush presidential dynasty made an odd play over the weekend, calling illegal immigration “an act of love.” Does he know something most Republicans don’t?

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Walter Hudson advocates for individual rights, serving on the board of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Minnesota, and as president of the Minority Liberty Alliance. He hosts a daily podcast entitled Fightin Words, proudly hosted on Twin Cities Newstalk Podcast Network. Walter is a city council member in Albertville, MN. Follow his work via Twitter and Facebook.

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Border crashing another nation, stealing identities, forcing the host country to provide healthcare, education, and police services...and then copping an attitude about it is not merely rude and offensive, it is galling.

The gang infestation and cross border criminal enterprise is real, is vast and is dangerous. Gun running (even absent the assistance of this administration) and drug trade with cartels is a monumental problem.

Sweeping that under the rug in order to make this "about the children" won't want to show the neck tattoos when talking about any "Dream".

These are not people fleeing a war torn nation in imminent fear for their lives. These are people who want more money than their home country can provide. America isn't a land they desire assimilation in, it's an ATM.

They not only don't want to wave the flag...they want you to stop waving yours in your own town when they celebrate their holidays. Don't wear a USA tee shirt on Cinco de Mayo...and by the way teach me in Spanish and press one for English.

And people are supposed to feel guilty for finding that to be less than gratitude for the "opportunity" to live here?

Shouldn't a host country get to decide what skills it wants and needs? To have an orderly process for allowing "opportunity" for the rest of the world's citizens who might actually believe that a path to citizenship here is something that isn't owed to them?

An act of love should obtain love in return, not slander and guilt tripping leftist tripe.

Undermining legitimate concerns by making them seem unworthy is typical leftist propaganda.

Let's START the conversation with an attitude adjustment. Those who think border crashing by people who don't love this land or its people is an invasion...not "immigration"...should be respected a bit more by those who want to "preach" about the moral high ground.
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"Is Jeb Bush right on immigration?"
No. Next question, please.
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oy. his own mother doesn't think he's presidential material. she was married to a president. she's the mother of a president. I think i'd listen to his mother- he's not presidential material.
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Jeb is minor league material. A good governor, according to reports,
but that is about it. If he spoke to the Border governors and the Border Patrol - the duty officers - his act of love might change to
"an act of survival."
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No.
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That is just what this country needs....more illegals selling pot brownies to kids.
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"Is Jeb Bush right on immigration?"
He's not even coherent.
And he doesn't have even John McCain's excuse.
32 weeks ago
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Surely there are other nations wrestling with pressure to open their borders up more and be receptive to an influx of new dependents like us? Let's start with Mexico and get their take on opening up their southern border as an act of love.
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On the one hand, illegal immigration is a violation of a social contract. On the other hand, the contract in question is in restraint of trade.
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David J. Stoddard, 27 year veteran of the Border Patrol -

“Illegal aliens generally do NOT want U.S. citizenship. Americans are very vain thinking that everybody in the world wants to be a U.S. citizen. Mexicans want to remain citizens of their home country while obtaining the benefits offered by the United States such as employment, medical care, in-state tuition, government subsidized housing and free education for their offspring. Their main attraction is employment and their loyalty usually remains at home. They want benefits earned and subsidized by middle class Americans. What illegal aliens want are benefits of American residence without paying the price.

Mexico is NOT a friend of the United States. Since 1848 Mexicans have resented the United States. During World War I, Mexico allowed German spies to operate freely in Mexico to spy on the U.S.. During World War II, Mexico allowed the Axis powers to spy on the U.S. from Mexico. During the Cold War Mexico allowed spies hostile to the U.S. to operate freely. The attack on the Twin Towers in 2001 was cheered and applauded all across Mexico [not just by the so called "Palestinians"]. Today, Mexican school children are taught that the U.S. stole California, Arizona, new Mexico and Texas. If you don’t believe it, check out some Mexican textbooks written for their school children.”
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Who is right, Jeb Bush or Milton Friedman? "It's perfectly obvious that you can't have open immigration and a welfare state at the same time".
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In other words, free immigration is one of the best possible ways to eliminate the welfare state.
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More like to collapse a nation.
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The Dirty Little "Secret": The reason that politician supporters of "Comprehensive Immigration Reform" want it is so that they and/or their campaign contributors can have serf labor. They would probably prefer actual out-and-out slaves but that is illegal. "Comprehensive Immigration Reform" Democrats, like Obama, also want it so that those who are now illegal can become legal and vote for them, if they aren't voting for them already.

Does anyone think that any of these "Comprehensive Immigration Reform" politicians actually care one wit otherwise for the illegals. Does anyone think that any of the "Comprehensive Immigration Reform" politicians are going to invite these Mexican Indios and Mezclados to join their elite/exclusive golf clubs? Come to live in their gated communities, other than as servants? Invite them to their yachts, other than as low paid deck hands and/or servants? Invite them to their cocktail parties? Introduce them to their daughters?

The big majority of the Mexicans who have come here/will come here are Indios and Mezclados, not the Spanish descendant fair-skinned ruling class of Mexico. This is a form of ethnic cleansing by Mexico's ruling class. So these "Comprehensive Immigration Reform" politicians are aiding and abetting and facilitating ethnic cleansing. If the U.N. were not such a joke, they would all be standing trial for trying to reintroduce a form of latter-day-slavery in the United States and for the mass ethnic cleansing of Mexico.
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"Peninsulare Crillolo." Ever notice how many of the "hispanic" actresses on Hollywood's A-list are, in fact, Spaniards?

Penelope Cruz, Paz Vega..?
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There is a difference between the power of the lash and the power of the dollar.
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Why use the lash when you can accomplish the same thing with someone else' dollars?
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And there is a difference between being able to see the forest and only being able to see a single tree.
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How about this? Let's all go and invade Jeb Bush's house, or houses, and if anyone tries to stop us, or tells us to leave, we will just tell them it's all about love. Does anyone think Jeb Bush will say we can all stay? No, he won't because he's an f-ing hypocrite.
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Nations are not private property.
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I count three pithy-sounding, irrelevant rejoinders so far.
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The United States of America belongs to the citizens of United States of America, not to the citizens of Mexico, nor is it joint property. You might as well be a spokesman for la Raza.
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