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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Friday, June 15, 2007

Bush’s Deal: Border Cash for Amnesty

By Amanda Carpenter

"In an effort to resurrect the Senate’s immigration bill,President Bush has agreed to spend $4.4 billion to increase border security based on the premise that money would be repaid later with penalties and fines from illegal aliens seeking legal status.

In a speech before the National Contractors Union on Thursday,President Bush said that he would support an amendment to the bill that will likely be sponsored by Republican Conference Chairman Sen. Jon Kyl (R.-Ariz.) and Republican National Committee Chairman Sen. Mel Martinez (R.-Fla.).

“One common concern is whether the government will provide the resources to meet the goals in the bill,” he said. “They say, ‘It's fine to talk about it. Are you actually going to do something?’"

Read on.


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