Immigration Reform - And Response

Thursday, May 23, 2013

We do not have to pander to those in our country who were not invited and made their way here on their own. They are here against our laws that are already on the books which are not enforced. 

They do not have negotiation rights to dictate to the United States government nor does our government have the right to pick and choose which laws are to be enforced or ignored so as to pander to a specific group of people. 

They do not nor should have access to the benefits and services which should be reserved for our citizens.

If those citizens who are reliant upon the benevolence of the United States understood the untold burden placed on the system which then limits their benefits they would be up in arms.

Hey, here’s an idea, let’s deduct what illegals siphon off the welfare systems from the over $269 billion that our government sends to our “friends” south of the border in foreign aid since they should be the responsible for their people.

All thought the 14th Amendment grants the right of citizenship to those born in our country the intent was focused on blacks and indians and was not to be extended to foreigners who have not gone thru the legal process of naturalization.

Congress needs to amend the 14th Amendment clarifying and excluding those born to foreign nationals doing what every other civilized country does to guard their sovereignty. 

What needs to happen is a mandate is made that all undocumented

 people are given 30-60 days in which they must register at a US Post Office (no more of a hardship than that asked of 18 year olds that must register with Selective Services) at which time they are fingerprinted and photographed and given a temporary  ID card. Shouldn’t be a problem if they have nothing to hide. It would then be the responsibility of the government to then run the fingerprints and names to then figure out who have further violated our laws and immediately return them to their home country. No more of a problem than that which they are trying to implement against law abiding gun owners.

At the end of such period any one caught without a ID card would then immediately be deported to their home country with a deduction made from the foreign graft (aid) given to that country.

The incentive to register (other than deportation) would be that applications for citizenship (based upon common sense quotas) would be on a first registered / first applied for citizenship after those who are all ready legally applied for and in the system. 

Makes sense to me, but then who am I?

Jay Reed
Falling Water

* * *

Mr. Reed, the problem that I see with your reasoning is that it makes sense, common sense, which our elected officials in Washington do not have. They would rather pad their votes and pocket books than stand up for the American citizens.

It makes no sense that law enforcement will arrest the people smuggling the illegal aliens, but if the illegal aliens make it in without getting caught then our legislators give them benefits that they do not deserve.

And you are right about the foreign graft (aid). This lie about helping other countries with money and support is a joke. There are only a few countries in the world that even like us, let alone support us. The founding fathers of this country would be classified as terrorists today and they would probably ask, Just what the heck is going on.

Glen Pope
East Ridge


White Coat Syndrome And The Medical System

Today I wish to share what I am feeling as patient in our medical system. I am too old to put on airs at this point, and this is too pervasive of a problem for me too contain.   As I enter my AARP years, I am faced with so many medical encounters that evoke all kinds of uncomfortable feelings. I dread physician’s appointments riddled with government regulatory hypocrisy, ... (click for more)

Celebrating Our Confederate Heritage - And Response (2)

Yes, Roy, 'tis a shame the way these "enlightened" cities desire doing their dirty deeds beneath the cloak of darkness and disguise. At this rate we may have to adjourn to Brazil in order to celebrate any Confederate heritage. Hutch Smith Signal Mountain  * * * Removing monuments is not totally the full issue. To me, it's attempting to erase part ... (click for more)

Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Predatory Law Firm Targeting Grieving Families

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III on Wednelsday announced the filing of a lawsuit against a Texas law firm, its sole attorney, and two investigators working for the firm, in connection with the tragic Woodmore Elementary bus crash. The civil enforcement action, filed in Hamilton County Chancery Court, alleges that the Witherspoon Law Group PLLC, based in Dallas, ... (click for more)

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Leads To 1 Of The Largest Meth Seizures In Hamilton County

Agents with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Special Operations Division, along with personnel from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Chattanooga Police Department and the DEA, arrested Mathew Turner, of Chattanooga, in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn Express in Tiftonia on Tuesday night.     A search of Turner’s vehicle revealed approximately ... (click for more)

Sales' Grand Slam Leads Lady Owls To 6-2 Comeback Win

Cheyenne Sales came close to hitting two home runs on Tuesday. She atoned for those close calls a day later with a grand slam in a five-run fourth inning and powered Ooltewah to a 6-2 victory over gritty East Hamilton in District 5-3A softball action at Jim Lovell Field. “That’s the first grand slam I’ve hit this season,” said Sales, who finished with five RBIs. “The pitch ... (click for more)

Red Bank's Kendall Farr Hurls No-Hitter Against Tyner

Kendall Farr was on the money Wednesday afternoon as she hurled a no-hitter and struck out seven as the Red Bank Lionettes blanked Tyner, 10-0, in six innings. Kelsey Peden and Destiny Painter both had two RBIs for the Lionettes while Hannah Wood had a triple and Sami Shrader a double.  Peden also had a double. With Farr improving to 3-2 on the season,, Red Bank finished ... (click for more)