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Climbing the fence

2011-01-04 02:23:39.197122+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

The $4 million per mile boondoggle: 2 girls undermine entire US border strategy in under 18 seconds (YouTube video). Worthy on its own, but an ad for The Other Side of Immigration.

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#Comment Re: made: 2011-01-05 01:32:18.384939+00 by: meuon

Dan, if they are working and paying taxes like the rest of us (and most are), agreed.

#Comment Re: made: 2011-01-05 00:09:02.369624+00 by: Dan Lyke

From a purely mercenary standpoint, I'm actually happy to let 'em work and then go home: That way they spend their best taxpaying years here and their home countries have to bear the costs of their aging.

Relatedly: Undocumented immigrants pay more taxes than they receive in benefits.

#Comment Re: made: 2011-01-04 13:32:36.2139+00 by: meuon

[satire] I think the Chinese did this really well, many many years ago. They built a real wall, not a fence, not a "virtual fence". My plan, if elected, is to offer any illegal immigrant found as a productive member of society two options:

If the are an unproductive member, they only have the "go home" option.

The way home includes a stop at "the wall" where you get to spend a few months adding blocks to the wall.