Democrats DREAM about the elections: we just need more voters
November 22nd 2010 · 0 Comments
Democrat response to the elections: we just need more voters
Rusty Weiss | The Daily Caller
This past election cycle, the American people marched to the polls with a clear-cut message for their officials in Washington — stop. Stop the rise of massive government. Stop developing policy behind closed doors, through backroom deals. And stop this anti-American agenda. The results were a “shellacking” for the party in power.
Despite the clarity of voice with which the people spoke on November 2nd, the Democrats’ response indicates that they did not get the message. Despite troubling job uncertainty, and an extension of the Bush tax cuts on the table, Democrats are pushing what would seemingly be a low-priority issue: immigration legislation.
President Obama recently met with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to discuss passage of the DREAM Act (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors). The act, which Investor’s Business Daily describes quite simply as “an amnesty bill,” would open a path to citizenship for illegal immigrant students. Worse, it is being viewed as a “down payment” to more widespread amnesty measures.
But why would progressives push such legislation during a lame-duck session? Because the public is clamoring for illegal alien amnesty? No. Because they intend to spit in the face of the American people once again? Yes.
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