Tag Archives: immigration

The writing on the wall

Post-election columns and blogs usually adopt one of two themes: this is a major crisis, or here’s why it’s not so bad.  Let me briefly make the case why it’s not so bad, and then spend a bit more time on reality. Here’s why it’s not so bad: Mitt Romney did considerably better than John […]

But I Thought We Had An Immigration Problem?

One of the issues that Republicans oversimplify, I believe, is that of the “immigration problem”.  I don’t believe that illegal immigrants are stealing jobs from hard working citizens (to any great extent), and I don’t believe they are significantly draining our public resources.  I don’t think the solution is mass deportations, and I do think […]