Even the president is confused on this one.
Call them what you will, they’re putting on a show of effort to highlight the complete and utter failure of the government to control our borders. With http://www.cis.org/topics/currentnumbers.html millions of illegal aliens entering this country every year, something has to be done.
President Bush has suggested allowing more legal immigration for laborers – which is understandable in light of the outcry from those who depend on cheap labor – but that is no reason to ignore the gaping hole in our national security that is the country of Mexico. The time to wake up to this gross negligence is long past, and these “Minutemen” have the right idea.
TOMBSTONE, Ariz. – They call themselves patriots, but critics call them everything from gun-toting rednecks to racists.
Hundreds of people were converging on Arizona’s Mexican border Friday to ready for a month-long campaign to urge federal lawmakers to do more to stem illegal immigration.