Slinging a Smooth Stone
Copyrighted C.F. David
Even though I will† always consider the Minutemen of the 21st Century to be racists. I of course can see we have an immigration problem. What I canít see is an easy, solution. It is only a matter of time before they, (Minutemen), kill an illegal and are perhaps killed themselves. The Minutemen have started token watches on the Canadian border, but I canít envision any success there. Unauthorized vigilantes arenít the answer.
As I grew up and traveled with my
Those hard working people were here at the behest of the American farmer, and the U.S. Government turned a blind eye, because stoop labor was hard work.
In the Plains, like
But now weíve come 360, and men, women and children who were once conveniently overlooked, and hired with a wink...those that followed them are no longer welcome.
A fence or wall on either border, (full length) is fiscally impossible to construct, maintain, let alone guard and be sure no one climbs over or digs under.
We donít have enough troops to win a war against an unorganized, third rate enemy. We sure donít have enough to maintain close border watches.
In any case both those scenarios give me the creeps, for when you have a wall built to keep someone out, itís to easy for it to be utilized to keep people in, and as for armed troops facing the border of another nation, itís to easy to tell them, ďAbout face.Ē No I donít think walls or troops are the answer.
We canít imprison them all, because
It is of course, a matter of economy.
As long as
Throw into the mix, U.S. Legislators who are so corrupt that they vote to allow illegals to collect Social Security, and the problem is bewildering. Until corruption on either side of the border is eliminated, weíll have this problem.
The word for the week is supine, courtesy of Dan Gilland.