The Washington Post
reports today from down here in the Tar Heel state on a
Mecklenburg County immigration enforcement program in which
deportation proceedings are initiated against anyone arrested by
local officers, whether it’s for a traffic stop or for a felony. So
far, so effective:
Mecklenburg County Sheriff Jim Pendergraph says there should be little sympathy for illegal immigrants caught by his program: They have already broken the law once by being here illegally, and then been arrested on suspicion of another crime.
But we’re talking about The Post here,
so it takes on a predictably whiny tone:
Many illegal immigrants lack valid licenses. As a result, they
now risk not only arrest but also deportation whenever they
Hmm, driving without a license…implying you haven’t taken
appropriate tests and learned the state’s traffic laws, not to
mention proving whether or not you can even read our traffic signs.
You’re showing that you’re not even going to try to learn them.
That’s not worthy of deportation?
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online