Thursday, October 06, 2005

Is it Time for Fenced Borders?

When we have had discussions here about the ever-going threat posed on this country due to the porous nature of our borders --it seemed there were people on both sides of the aisle that suggested A FENCE. Well, there is now a website that is aiming to achieve just that.

We Need A
"It is estimated that there are over 20,000,000 illegal immigrants in the U.S. today"

I feel that many people mistakenly assign the desire to seal the borders to a racist sentiment. This growing movement to bring attention to illegals has nothing to do with not wanting immigrants to come here. All of our ancestors were immigrants at one point. This isn't about racism...this is about common sense. People are welcome to come, but they MUST do it legally.

“…even as we fret about trying to protect our ports, power supply, mass transit and every other possible target against every conceivable terrorist threat at any time 24/7, it is supremely ironic that four years after 9/11 our national borders remain open and uncontrolled, and our government seems unconcerned.

The simple reality is that tonight, four years after 9/11, and every night of the year, thousands of foreigners covertly enter the United States, and we have no idea who they are." -Professor Jan C. Ting, Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute (source)

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