Comments on: PoliColumn II: On a Border Fence http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=8789 A rough draft of my thoughts... Mon, 08 May 2006 20:04:37 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=1.5.1.2 by: Pererro http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=8789#comment-319859 Mon, 28 Nov 2005 20:10:56 +0000 http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=8789#comment-319859 <strong>Illegal Immigration</strong> Scott over at Paladin's Blog has a large post on illegal immigration that I thought was interesting. Just last night, my mom and I were watching a special on MSNBC on illegal immigration and the minutemen that I thought was pretty interesting. An... Illegal Immigration

Scott over at Paladin’s Blog has a large post on illegal immigration that I thought was interesting. Just last night, my mom and I were watching a special on MSNBC on illegal immigration and the minutemen that I thought was pretty interesting.

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by: A Knight’s Blog » Topic For The Day (Week? Month?): Immigration http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=8789#comment-318963 Mon, 28 Nov 2005 13:59:00 +0000 http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=8789#comment-318963 [...] to be formost in the minds of many. The Sultan of Brunei (Poliblogger Steven Taylor) has posted a column he wrote for the Birmingham News about Senator Jeff Sessions’ sponsorship of a fence spa [...] […] to be formost in the minds of many. The Sultan of Brunei (Poliblogger Steven Taylor) has posted a column he wrote for the Birmingham News about Senator Jeff Sessions’ sponsorship of a fence spa […]

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by: Dr. Steven Taylor http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=8789#comment-318010 Sun, 27 Nov 2005 21:35:14 +0000 http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=8789#comment-318010 Quite true. I almost got into the push business, but only had some many words to work with ;) Quite true. I almost got into the push business, but only had some many words to work with ;)

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by: bryan http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=8789#comment-318008 Sun, 27 Nov 2005 18:30:50 +0000 http://www.poliblogger.com/?p=8789#comment-318008 <em>There are clear supply-and-demand forces at work that create a pull across the border. Millions of people clearly want work, and there are jobs beckoning them. The forces of a natural market are difficult to combat, as it requires striking directly at human nature.</em> I think it's more of a push/pull. Economics in Mexico are so bad that people would do anything to get out, and the lowest living standards in the U.S. are much higher than the places they came from. In short, it's not just a jobs situation, but a quality of life situation. At least, that's my thought. There are clear supply-and-demand forces at work that create a pull across the border. Millions of people clearly want work, and there are jobs beckoning them. The forces of a natural market are difficult to combat, as it requires striking directly at human nature.

I think it’s more of a push/pull. Economics in Mexico are so bad that people would do anything to get out, and the lowest living standards in the U.S. are much higher than the places they came from. In short, it’s not just a jobs situation, but a quality of life situation. At least, that’s my thought.

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