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Monday, March 02, 2015

Scott Walker now opposes amnesty

Actually he was for it before he was against it. Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin now opposes granting amnesty to illegal aliens.

I am puzzled by the pro-amnesty stance to begin with. I know it is born of ignorance and the stereotype of the hungry Mexican peasant who is just picking peppers to feed his family.

But why after 9/11 would anyone trust an illegal alien, especially when 19 of them hijacked four planes and turned them into missiles.

From Fox News:
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a presumptive 2016 Republican presidential candidate, says he has changed his immigration stance and no longer backs comprehensive reform that would allow illegal immigrants to be penalized but remain in the country.
“My view has changed,” Walker said in a “Fox News Sunday” interview taped Friday. “I’m flat out saying it.”

Walker in 2013 said a plan in which illegal immigrants can become United States citizens by first paying penalties and enduring a waiting period “makes sense.”

However, he is now saying such a plan is tantamount to amnesty, amid criticism that he has flip-flopped on that issue and others -- including right-to-work legislation in his home state.

“I don’t believe in amnesty,” said Walker, who finished second Saturday in the Conservative Political Action Conference’s straw poll for potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates. “We need to secure the border. We ultimately need to put in place a system that works -- a legal immigration system that works.”

Walker also is among the 25 Republican governors who have joined in a lawsuit challenging the president’s 2014 executive action that defers deportation for millions of illegal immigrants.
Maybe we should give him a pass on this as he is doing something that actually may stop amnesty. Actions, not words.


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