Court Releases Decisions; Health Care & Immigration Rulings Possible
C-SPAN is outside of the U.S. Supreme Court today as the Justices release more rulings from this session. Of the ten decisions outstanding, two high-profile cases with far-reaching impact on federal health and immigration policy are generating the most attention.
From Market Watch
Self-Interest and the Inevitable Path to Immigration Reform
From Real Clear Politics
King George III: "But what of the colonies, Mr. Pitt?" Prime Minister William Pitt: "America is now a nation, sir." King George: "Well, we must get used to it. I have known stranger things. I once saw a sheep with five legs."
-- "The Madness of King George"
There are over 12 million people residing in the United States who immigrated here illegally. Most will never leave. Politicians can rail about them, make it harder to employ them, deny them every conceivable government benefit, but they will not go home. America is their home. Talk radio blowhards can vilify them. Natural-born citizens can grumble about hearing Spanish spoken in their communities. The government can quintuple the size of the Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, but they will not leave. Maricopa County’s buffoonish sheriff, Joe Arpaio, can arrest all the 6-year-olds he likes when he’s not busy investigating President Obama’s citizenship, but they will not leave.