It had to happen.
In her Quick Hit in today’s daily, Valdez makes the illogical connection to her own Irish great-grandfather — whom she says slipped into the United States illegally from Canada — and the millions of illegals who are flooding the U.S. today.
Last we checked, Linda, Ireland did not share a common border with the United States and we are not being overrun with immigrants from Canada.
Estimating that your great-grandfather came here 100+ years ago, the circumstances were vastly different. North and South Dakota, Montana, Washington (all admitted to the union in 1889), Idaho, Wyoming (both 1890), Utah (1896), Oklahoma (1907), New Mexico, Arizona (both 1912), Alaska and Hawaii (1959) could all have been territories.
The 1890 Census estimated the American population at 62,622,250. By the 2000 Census those numbers had jumped to 281,421,906 — an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 persons enumerated during the 1990 Census. 2010 will bring another head count with staggering growth. In the ten years between 1990 and 2000, Arizona’s population increased 40%.
Anchor babies are not the answer to paying your social security as you so naively state. But they will expand the ranks of your Democrat party structure, contribute to the loss of U.S. sovereignty and swell the welfare state apparatus and criminal justice system to the breaking point.
According to the recent Pew Hispanic Center study “about 11% of everyone born in Mexico is currently living in the U.S.” The study further states that an estimated 4 million children or 73%, of those in our country illegally are U.S. born.
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