After finding myself ill watching the president & congress perform their well-rehearsed circus-bear dance for the media, two inarguable facts immediately rose to the surface:
A) The only political motivations are to attract & reinforce a particular voting base (Polls show this is the politically-expedient issue to discuss, Ma'am/Sir).
B) Neither side much cares what ultimately becomes of the
That considered, 3 minutes alone with my thoughts in a dark, quiet room produced a simple, 5-point, common-sense solution to the entire "illegal immigration" conundrum.
1) Secure the border
2) Secure the border
3) Secure the border
4) Sour the milk
5) Secure the border
Speaking to the first three points, history dictates there's NO measure of law or regulation that will make ANY difference until the border's secure. On this, there is no debate; period. Get it? Got it? GOOD! Moving along...
Both sides insist they seek solutions that speak to accountability. I'd suggest asking
In the end, if illegal immigration's about the children, problem solved; on your way, please. If it's about an opportunity to better oneself or one's lifestyle, all "emotional arguments" are reduced to personal responsibility. Either way, this addresses the population living/working here illegally, and it serves to discourage those contemplating an illegal border crossing.
See... SIMPLE. Yet politicians run options & messaging through poll-testing & focus groups, congress flounders, and the president promises executive action to save them from both themselves and evil republicans that would send the