RESPONSES TO BUSH'S SPEECH ON BORDER CONTROL
Conservatives are not happy with the President's plan for border control as outlined in his speech on Monday evening, May 15, 2006. Moderates spoke of its merits for the most part, while the VP of LaRaza's national organization spoke favorably of his 'comprehensive' proposals. Here are just a couple of highlights from, as well as several bottom-liners following, his speech:
From President's remarks:
Read the full text of President Bush's speech here.
Other information & commentary:
current Senate bill in regards to citizenship for illegals
62% of Americans want the borders secured now. Only 38% oppose putting military on the border.
Most commentators following the speech say the additional 6,000 is too small an amount.
Bill O'Reilly says the Senate is afraid of:
Greta Van Susteren, while at the border said:
Cong. Tom Tancredo said:
Cong. Peter King from NY said:
See FOX News video and coverage here.
It's very worrisome that they liked his speech. Why? consider...
Hinojosa as written up in Business Week:
A former adviser to President Bill Clinton and an early architect of the North American Development Bank, the principal financing institution for the North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA), Hinojosa argues immigrants from Mexico and other Latin American countries are the threads that inextricably knit the U.S. and its southern neighbors together -- and prop up a labor market desperate for cheap workers.
Indeed, Hinojosa, a fast-talking, pony-tailed graduate of University of Chicago's PhD program, is cashing in on the boom in illegal immigration himself. His startup, No Borders Inc., pedals debit-like cards on which immigrants can store cash, send money home to Mexico, make phone calls, and join medical discount plans
Plus see Michelle Malkin vs. Raul Hinojosa debate on O'Reilly show
would you bottom line the President's speech?
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Indeed, Hinojosa, a fast-talking, pony-tailed graduate of University of Chicago's PhD program, is cashing in on the boom in illegal immigration himself. His startup, No Borders Inc.