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I just read the article about all the sophisticated technology going to the border! What a joke! When we spend all this money to get same results! Einstein said that repeating the same thing over and over-each time expecting a different result was "INSANITY" If you want results,do what you normally do with troops and weapons-after all,it is an invasion that threatens our country just the same as an armed invasion! Concerned and Irritated in Mesa!!!Jul 30, 2010
I need to add my 2 cents worth about Obama-Because of the fact our government has been totally in-effective in recent years,I registered as an Independent several years ago! I realize I had no real voice in government affairs anyway and at least I can go to sleep at night without a guilty conscience! I am deeply saddened at what I have witnessed happening to this country I love so much! However,to be fair I did vote for Obama and thought he could be the one to change the rotten partisanship in government,but it appears my wishes and prayers will not be answered because no matter what he tries to accomplish Republicans and Democrats alike throw a monkey-wrench into it! No president in my 64 years has left a bigger mess than Bush! I heard then and still now nothing about what the war is doing to our country financially! Even when it was found out that no WMD's were to be found in Iraq and that although Hussein was a dangerous character, who by the way U.S. put in power,that is the most terrible thing that could be done Starting a War-which has killed hundreds of thousands of people who had absolutely nothing to do with 9/11! The cost of the war not only in lives but money-wise most certainly has and continues to affect our economy! Last I knew it had cost one and a half TRILLION dollars! When the money is so badly needed at home!!! Why should we be fighting a war in Iraq and Afghanistan when we refuse to use some muscle on our own border where we are being INVADED! Do people think,and our government think we can sustain the drain on our infrastructure without collapsing??? After all we now have 311,000.000 people in our country and we are not dying at the same rate as in past years yet we continue to let illegals join our wonderful country in vast numbers! My solution to immigration problem is to TOTALLY SECURE the border at any expense and with regards to those here illegally round them up and forget about the racial profiling B.S. They are ILLEGAL! In this country we have LAWS! This isn't Mexico where you can be thrown in jail for looking side-ways when you have Light-Skin! As for those doing seasonal jobs such as California, pass legislation that pertains to the employer! If he is hiring them each year for farm-work make him document each of his employees,and go to the border each year with transportation he provides and allow his seasonal workers to return for crop harvest! While here,that employer should see to it Income Tax and Social Security is witheld from pay since they as employers are benefitting from the "CHEAP LABOR" they are receiving! AFTER ALL-EVERYTHING IN THIS COUNTRY NOW PERTAINS TO MONEY! Duane Heath-MesaJul 30, 2010
I want to say thanks to Paul Allen for coming to Arizona! I lived in Washington state 30+years mostly in the Seattle-Everett area and have a great respect for Paul Allen-more so than Bill Gates,although both are intelligent men I witnessed the many good things Paul Allen was involved in! Not strictly to be a money-monger as most of the wealthy become, but a person who really truly believes in using his wealth and influence in the proper way! He is a true-blue man and is the very best thing that could happen to this area because of the severe economic woes we suffer here! Remember,don't make an opinion of him just because he has made a fortune in the Microsoft business! He's not that kind of man! Ex-Washingtonian! Duane HeathJul 30, 2010