Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. Ken Warren

    Ken Warren said, over 1 year ago

    (To repeat myself – here is the problem)

    Boston, Newtown, Aurora, Tucson, 9/11, all make it clear that our current lenient policies have failed.

    We have to face the truth about our situation, and act!

    All of these acts have one thing in common! They were committed by MALES!

    MALES are our greatest danger!

    All males must be registered!
    All males must be monitored

    If necessary we must make sure that they cannot reproduce!

    (Please note tongue in cheek

  2. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Obama has done wonders for self deporting. Of course it is because there are no jobs for Americans let alone illegals.

  3. Ottodesu

    Ottodesu GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Ken Warren

    For essential safety, I think your net should widen to include “humans”.

  4. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 1 year ago

    When Reagan pushed the first amnesty program for those in the country illegally, there were provisions to prevent people here illegally from being able to to find gainful employment. Legislators in states and DC were influenced by agriculture in particular and other industries in general to soften those laws, especially those that would punish the people HIRING the illegals.
    We are now aware of several elected officials who had illegals in their employ but that is just a the tip on the top of a very deep iceberg.
    Unless Congress is willing to severely punish/fine those who hire illegal aliens there will be no real solution.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  5. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Respectful Troll

    I have stated it here many times. Sour the milk and the illegals will go home. If we treated illegal works just half as strict as the do in Mexico we would have maybe 1/3 the problem.
    But Nooooooo we have the Mexican GOVERNMENT, encouraging their people to come here and work. Why they even have the money sent home worked into the budget!

  6. olddog1

    olddog1 said, over 1 year ago

    @ScottPM

    And R Troll. Amnesty was done in 1949. Then again in 1978. Each time was to end the problem and start over with proper immigration protection. Anybody notice a pattern here?

  7. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 1 year ago

    @ScottPM

    Scott, every department in the US gov’t is having to cut back man power because of sequestration, in addition, the US Coast Guard is talking about putting some of their ships and other resources into their home ports because of cutbacks to their budget. States and localities are also cutting back on police and if we use places that have cut police pay to the bone as an example, the temptation to supplement incomes illegally increases as pay decreases. What good are police if they turn a blind eye to crime?
    I agree that our borders are porous, but where is the money to pay for “beefed up security” supposed to come from? How will we afford the construction and maintenance of the Great Wall of America? And how do you prevent people from coming in by sailboats and kayaks if the Coast Guard and Police boat units aren’t in place?
    Walls aren’t the answer. Access to pay, healthcare, credit cards, and other vital services are AN answer. When I go to the hospital or a specialists office, I have to show an i.d. and my insurance card so they know I’m the person requesting service and will have help paying the bill. States and/or the federal gov’t should give a free i.d. card to residents and people who are in the country legally. For residents, this card should be sufficient to those seeking a driver’s license, permit for hunting, fishing, applying to college, work, and for voting. If I’m driving without my license, I don’t go to jail, but I do go to court. Happened once to me and once to my wife. With computers nowadays, a police officer could go to his car’s computer or cell phone and a picture of me could be sent to him from the DMV’s data bank.
    But as long as people are able to get jobs and money, they will find a way to live in the shadows. And as long as employers feel they are immune to punishment, they will use illegal labor in order to save money and increase profits at the cost of our nation’s security and rate of employment.
    I remember the amnesty program debate in ‘78. The need to find a way to make illegals from Mexico WANT to stay in Mexico was one of the arguments for NAFTA. The congress took that apart as well and created an opportunity for businesses to open factories in Mexico that could then ’export’ to the USA. It did NOT raise significantly raise the quality of life in Mexico the way it was supposed to and it DID lower the quality of life in industrial cities all over the USA, and still does.
    Beef up border security so that jobs stay IN the USA and illegals have NO opportunity of finding any legal pay or future in the USA and you bring jobs back to Americans and make employers afraid to hire anyone who is in the USA illegally.
    Walls aren’t the answer, regulation, supervision, and inspection are.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  8. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, over 1 year ago

    @Gore Bane

    You are correct Mr. Bane, however, under Mr. Obama, Mexican truck drivers are now legally allowed to drive cargo all across the nation. Their vehicles and drivers do not have to pass the same stringent tests of US semi drivers and quite frankly, there’s no telling what is in the containers being carried in those trucks without inspectors. We don’t have enough inspectors, but there are lots of trucks putting American drivers out of work and according to the truck driver’s unions, endangering American drivers on roads all over the country.
    However, that change in the law had plenty of Republican backing as well as Mr. Obama’s.
    Frustratedly,
    C.

  9. Justice22

    Justice22 said, over 1 year ago

    @Harleyquinn

    Self-deportation was Romney’s idea of solving the illegal alien problem, not President Obama’s.

  10. elizabeth83522

    elizabeth83522 said, over 1 year ago

    Have any of you guys ever been into Mexico and seen how so many of the people live? Of course they want to come here to work and live.

  11. Kallaeum

    Kallaeum said, over 1 year ago

    Just a word of advice to you Republicans out there, avoid using terms like “demoncrat” and “lame-stream media.” It seriously makes us seem way less intelligent. You do nothing but tell liberals you dont want intelligent debate.

  12. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Respectful Troll

    “Unless Congress is willing to severely punish/fine those who hire illegal aliens there will be no real solution.”
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    Absolutely correct, Respectful.
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    Unfortunately, Congress (and state legislatures) are unwilling to do so. They would rather demagogue the situation and focus on hatred rather than solutions.
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    They do this in order to distract voters from pressing for a solution that would work. Much easier to tell stories about headless bodies in the desert than to stop your bribers campaign contributors from illegalities.

  13. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @David

    um, go after those that hire illegal workers.

  14. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Justice22

    Justice22 said, about 1 hour ago
    @Harleyquinn
    Self-deportation was Romney’s idea of solving the illegal alien problem, not President Obama’s…
    ..
    but Obama is doing it by making the whole country a job free zone.

  15. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @elizabeth83522

    elizabeth83522 said, about 1 hour ago
    Have any of you guys ever been into Mexico and seen how so many of the people live? Of course they want to come here to work and live."
    ..
    And that is part of the problem. Should you stay and fight the corruption and drug cartel or do you go across the border with your countries blessing and send money home.?
    Bad joke but true. Why does not Mexican place well in the Olympics? Because any that can run jump swim are already in the USA. Now think about it. Most of the best of them that want to work and improve their family come here to do it. And the beat rolls on back home. Mexico has a lot in the way of natural resources. As bad as our government can be they do not even have that level of competence. Better to go across and make money there then fix the problem at home.

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