This problem has gone on for generations and it is only getting worse. In 1986, Congress and President Reagan agreed to allow over three million illegals entry into the United States, promising that this would solve the problem, that new border controls would be enacted to eliminate future illegal migration. Now, twenty-seven years later, Congress again promises corrective action if only we allow another eleven million unlawful immigrants (the number is actually much higher) to receive the same amnesty.
Yeah, right! Really, does anyone really believe that the American Congress and this President will do anything to stem the flow of illegals? Will anyone for once actually enforce the laws on the books? Furthermore, does anyone believe that these same officials will insure, as Marco Rubio promised, that they will be denied benefits until they "pay their due" to America first? If you do, I have a nice bridge in Brooklyn to sell you cheap. After all, Rubio was the same Senator who promised that he would never go along with Amnesty, yet that is just what he did, caving like a Florida sinkhole in rainy season.
This is why I call this activity a war on America. It is a war on our people, a war on our customs, a war on our sovereignty and, ultimately, a war on the economic basis for our very existence. America can't afford anymore special funding for any programs and we certainly can't afford any more "hangers on" to be given easy access to our limited resources. We can't solve the problems of Mexico and allow another group of people to receive our funding and then send that money back to their imporverished families in a land that refuses to take responsibility for its own.
Immigration threatens to break our back. And if you think that the President and his cronies won't use executive orders to pay for whatever immigrant program his left wing supporters want, you are smoking something that is not legal. He already has and in violation of the Constitution while our Republican friend sit sheepishly silent.
All Obama wants is votes, a massive infusion of people who he can easily manipulate to continue the growth of big government. And the Republicans, well, despite a large number of them opposing this plan, the leadership is clearly in the back pocket of the Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers and other like groups. They want cheap labor and more profits, to hell with what the American people need. Their ties are similar to the Democratic ties to union bosses who could care less about the welfare of their members. It's all about greed and power and personal ambition and pride.
The Bible talks frequently about greed, power and pride as things that separate a man from his God. Using these same factors, our politicians have done the same thing. They've sold their souls for power, greed and their personal pride and the outcome will not be a good one.
So what can we do? We can stand up and fight. This is war; not a war of physical combat but a war of mental combat. We have to strike back against every falsehood and every phony statement with facts and the truth. Now is the time we must do this, while Congress is home for recess and before they return to Washington to continue their arrogant ways. Call your local Congressman's office and find out where his town hall meeting will be. If he doesn't have one scheduled, demand one. Then make routine and repetitive phone calls and send email and letters. Keep up the pressure, keep up the pace, and let him know that you will not vote for anyone who sells out America and that you find their actions when Americans are hurting to be outrageous.
And then, if they don't do what you want, be prepared to act. Every Congressman who votes in favor of immigration amnesty must be primaried. Join the local Tea Party or a similar group that voices these sentiments. Work with other like minded souls in your area to help find a good replacement and work hard to see that it is done. This battle will not be over until we say it is. Don't let others dictate the terms. It's time to control our own destiny.
Tomorrow we'll tie this war into the debt ceiling issue that must be solved by September 30th. We're broke, friends, and it's time we face reality. We can't keep spending money that we don't have and watch our nation slowly die. Do you think that's what the powers to be are trying to do: Kill America? Think about and we'll talk some more tomorrow.
Until then, God bless you and God bless America. May we have the strength and courage to right a listing ship before she sinks. We've been in tough times as a nation before and weathered the storm. It's time to batten down the hatches one more time.