I read in today’s papers that there were numerous protests around America
regarding the new Arizona immigration laws set to take effect in July.
Protesters are upset that the law will lead to Profiling people of Mexican
Well, yeah……..but isn’t there a reality factor here…..such as, isn’t it
Mexican people who have swarmed over here illegally by the millions?
And aren’t the Mexican-Americans culpable here, in that they have
harbored these illegals within their communities?
From what I’ve read, most of the illegals coming over the border have a
destination in mind. They’re not just bedding down in a corn field; they’e
going into homes of relatives and friends who shelter them. In fact, many
of these relatives and friends have even financed the illegal’s trip into
I want to point out that I’m anything but anti-Mexican. I lived in a southern
Nex Mexico town back in the early 70′s, in a community that was 80%
Hispanic, and I found them to be a warm and friendly and kind and hard
working people. I love Mexican food and music and their culture in
But this is not about that. This is about culling out people who are here
illegally, and who are overwhelming our health and welfare systems to
the brink of bankruptcy. And while it’s certainly uncomfortable for those
Mexican-Americans who are here legally, the reality is that there is just
no other way of weeding out those who don’t belong here.
There is an alternative. Members of the legal Mexican-American
Communities could come foreward and identify to the authorities
those people in their communities who are illegal, so that they could
be rounded up and deported. Then there’d be no need for the new Arizona
law. But we all know that’s not going to happen. So let the chips fall where