The McKennedy Clan: Bipartisan Betrayers
just read 60-odd pages of treasonous twaddle known
formally as S.1033 or
The Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act.
spoil the ending but…
If I were asked to specify the flaws I would say they
begin with "Mr. McCain introduced the
following bill…" and end with "the end."
that is what San Diego looks like now.
transfer of title does require a few concessions, of course.
Bald Eagle our national bird will now be the cara
vulture-like creature, the
national bird of Mexico,
consummate opportunist and will happily sit among
buzzards dining on rotten carrion (particularly road
kill) and will also attack and kill mammals, birds and
reptiles-whatever it takes to satiate its indiscriminate
and we would have to extend
Cesar Chavez Day to Cesar Chavez
bad trade, I guess. But what do we get?
into the details of the McKennedy Plan. The
Congressional Findings preamble for S.1033 include
these interesting assertions:
immigration policies must adhere to the United
States tradition as a nation of immigrants and
reaffirm this Nation`s commitment to family unity,
economic opportunity, and humane treatment.
My translation: We want to reward illegal aliens with
citizenship—and, as a bonus, grant it to all their
other illegal activity, including
human smuggling, trafficking, and
document fraud, all of which undermine the
national security interests of the United States.
burdens States and
local communities with hundreds of millions of
dollars in uncompensated expenses for
enforcement, health care, and other essential
In no way do I
resemble an economist, but I think increasing
the number of eligible recipients—as the McCain-Kennedy
amnesty must do—just might also increase the
expense to local government.
immigration creates an underclass of workers who are
vulnerable to fraud and exploitation.
Illegal immigration does create an underclass of
workers—they`re called Americans.
And this is what the Wonder Twins want to do about the
million illegal aliens living here today:
SEC.124. "Combating Human Smuggling would provide
for victims of trafficking and other crimes
(b)(5) to enhance
intelligence sharing and cooperation with foreign
governments whose citizens are
preyed on by
man hires another man to sneak him across the U.S.
border and he is a "victim" who is being
With this legislation in place, it is better for the
"victim" if he and his smuggler are caught—he
would receive a visa.
The cost of housing
criminal aliens is so high we have to write new
laws to cover it—and McKennedy is cool with
that…this is madness.
SEC.302. deals with the "Admission of Essential
We went from illegal aliens to undocumented immigrants
to essential workers?
Under McKennedy, illegal aliens currently residing in
the U.S. can apply for an
adjustment of status without the fear of being
Then there`s SEC. 308—called (no
"Willing Worker-Willing Employer Electronic Job
(Note: not the Willing Worker-Willing Employer [Wage
Unspecified] Electronic Job Registry.] A sample:
(b) Recruitment of
United States Workers—Before the completion of evidence
of employment for a potential nonimmigrant worker
[under the] the
Immigration and Nationality Act, an employer shall
attest that the employer has posted in the Job Registry
for not less than 30 days in order to recruit United
States workers. An employer shall maintain records for
not less than 1 year demonstrating why United States
workers who applied were not hired.
One column isn`t long enough to address this bill fully,
so I have limited my objections to the top two.
The only reason
Congress is interested in clamping down on
rogue employers seems to be—because they haven`t
been sharing the booty with Washington!
S.1033 assesses a fine of up to $2000 along with various
filing fees to each illegal alien who applies for the
Multiply that by 10-15 million and well, just do the
note: $20-30 Billion Dollars]
Side note: This is a lot like our drug policy, which
basically says "all drugs are illegal…except for the
ones we make."
More to the point, what concerns me is our government`s
desire to profit off the
desperation of others.
However, I am in no way indifferent to the plight of
those who reside in bleak, Third World countries. Those
who would do anything to escape oppression are worthy of
pity and deserve a helping hand.
But there is a big difference between what we could do
and what we can do.
And there are a finite number of American hands.
But our government is not looking upon the illegal
immigration as either a problem to be solved or a people
to save—it sees a
For my second
objection, I will have to reference one of my
There`s this scene where criminals are being
recruited to run a new sheriff out of town. The
applicants step forward, recite their
rap sheet as a resume and, if hired, are deputized
with law enforcement badges.
gang of Mexican bandits are hired. But when offered the
silver-star badges they cackle and say "Badges…we
don`t need no steenking badges."
S.1033 has no language pertaining to consequences should
any illegal aliens choose not to participate in the
Were S.1033 to pass, it would give illegal aliens the
option of stepping forward, paying fines, receiving
a temporary visa and maybe getting on the list for
But why should they? Heck, I wouldn`t. The status-quo
is far more appealing—and less expensive. What are they
An illegal alien has lived here, worked here and
myriad federally-funded programs for most of his
life without consequence—why should he change? If it
ain`t broke, don`t fix it, right?
Badges? We don`t need no stinking badges!
Good job, McKennedy Clan. You just wrote an Orderly
Immigration Act that has nothing to do with order or
Bryanna Bevens [email
her] is a political consultant and former chief of staff
for a member of the California State Assembly.