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May 23, 2013 - 9:49 am

Oh good, more McCain people.

More than 100 conservative economists will call on Congress to approve an immigration overhaul, highlighting the potential economic benefits.

The letter by the American Action Forum, to be released Thursday, is the latest volley from conservative economic thinkers, who have been divided on the immigration overhaul legislation making its way through the Senate.

“Immigration reform’s positive impact on population growth, labor force growth, housing, and other markets will lead to more rapid economic growth,” wrote the economists, including Douglas Holtz-Eakin, the foundation’s president, who is a former director of the Congressional Budget Office and a former advisor to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). “This, in turn, translates into a positive impact on the federal budget.

This should make things even more confusing going down the stretch. As a native and lifelong resident of border states, I prefer all discussions to begin with enforcement but agree that all potentially positive or negative aspects be looked at.

Side note: Art Laffer is signing onto this, which should give the lefties headaches for a day or two until they find another reason to hate him.

Stephen Kruiser is a professional comedian and writer who has also been a conservative political activist for over two decades. A co-founder of the first Los Angeles Tea Party, Kruiser often speaks to grassroots groups around America and has had the great honor of traveling around the world entertaining U.S. troops.

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Menedez/Rubio...dog-and-pony show! Careful!
Marco Rubio, a Barnum & Bailey carney! Menendez right behind!
1)No funding for increased Border Security (fences, etc.)
2)No funding for "boots-on-the-ground" Did you know there are 5,000 ICE agents in all 50 USA states for handling criminal (alien) elements? LA Police alone has 10,000 strong Law Enforcement contingent. Just an alert!!!!
What Mr. Rubio DIDN'T SAY!!!! and menendez kept quiet!
Farm Bill 101! It has three major portions, to wit: (running parallel to Immigration Reform which also has PORKULUS in it)
1) PORKULUS
2)Subsidies to Agro-businesses
3)Entitlement funding
Item 1) PORUKULUS! This is the honey "come-on" Senators drafted as a means to gain enough support for the measures passage!!!
Item 2) Subsidies for agro-businesses. This is a "gimme" by Senators and Congressional types with voting districts heavily representative of Agro-businesses (not the small farmers). These subsidies are purely sought by and lobbied for by deep pocketed "agro-business types!"
Item 3) entitlement funding. This is what the Farm Bill is all about...call it "Day Labor," "Guest Worker Program" or whatever...it is meant to cover the Immigration Reform legislation currently under attack. See, of the roughly $1 trillion dollars embedded in this Farm Bill, roughly $636 billion (or 80% of the funding allocated for entitlements) is going to fund Immigration Reform.
In conclusion: $636 billion dollars in government assistance programs now destined to an unknown contingent of "illegal aliens" will guarantee funding of Immigration Reform for the next 10 years or until 2022.
How? one asks! Because ALL illegal aliens don't know how to read, write nor speak English. So the argument that they will get off government assistance programs once they get their citizenship...is a "red herring!"Don't forget, this is a $6.3 trillion dollar excursion into "never-never-land!"
Secondly, the other argument that these "11 million-or so" illegal aliens will all of a sudden get a job, forego their government assitance programs and ALL OF A SUDDEN become taxpaying american citizens is the biggest joke this side of COMEDY CENTRAL. Flim-flammery and smoke-and-mirrors of the highest order...kabuki theatre. Pray. Amen.
Sen. Rubio on Hannity, Friday night, said the Immigration Program would be "self sustaining!" Yes, he said as much, how? one asks, He said thru taxes these new citizens would be paying!!!He has to be a master magician, or just a master lier...haven't decided...God Bless America, she is in the hands of We The Elite People of culture of corruption in ALL of Washington DC. Wake-up America!!!
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Yes, "conservative" is often a very misused word today.
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This pack is "conservative" in that they want to "conserve" government power.
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