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"A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures."
  -- Daniel Webster

Thursday, April 13, 2006 :::

Here's Mark Steyn's
immigration "compromise": We need to regularize the situation of the 298 million non-undocumented residents of the United States. Right now, we get a lousy deal compared with the 15 million fine upstanding members of the Undocumented American community. I think the 298 million of us in the overdocumented segment of the population should get the chance to be undocumented. You know when President Bush talks about all those undocumented people "living in the shadows"? Doesn't that sound kinda nice? Living in the shadows, no government agencies harassing you for taxes and numbers and paperwork.
As I've probably said here before, one of my main concerns is that people who obey the law be treated no worse than people who don't. Steyn continues on the topic of how our de facto immigration policy fails to uphold that principle.

Speaking of which, the AP reports that
immigrants are hurrying to cross in time to qualify for a possible guest-worker program and before the journey becomes harder.
At least anecdotal evidence suggests this is the case.

::: posted by Steven at 9:30 PM

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