They Are Elected to Protect, “We The People” … Its about Time … Senate Approves Mexican Border Fence
The US Senate last night passed legislation authorizing a 700 mile fence to be built on the US-Mexican border. The bill passed 80–19 in the Senate. Think illegal immigration and homeland security is not an important issue in the upcoming election? Earth to Republicans and George W. Bush … what do you think the American voters and namely your base want? How come so many Democrats crossed party lines to vote on this issue? Who do you think is on the right side of this debate?
Is it the only solution? No, but its a start in the right direction to begin to handle the Illegal Immigration issue and sure up our borders. Something is better than nothing and all things muct begin somewhere.
The Senate gave final approval last night to legislation authorizing the construction of 700 miles of double-layered fencing on the U.S.-Mexico border, shelving President Bush’s vision of a comprehensive overhaul of U.S. immigration laws in favor of a vast barrier. (Washington Post)
A memo to the Mexican government … we honestly do not care what you think. If you cannot handle or even care to address the border issue, the US will. Do not begin to tell us how to handle the control of borders of a sovereign nation.
Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary, Luis Ernesto Derbez, told reporters in Mexico City yesterday that his country plans to send a letter strongly condemning the measure in an effort to dissuade Bush from signing the bill.
In a post 9–11 world, its about national security as well as the issue of illegals coming to America in mass.