May 25, 2007

One Reason Why Intelligent Debate On Immigration Is Lacking

3 comments:

Paul Champagne said...

In a way, I agree with the sign "No Amnesty". It isn't a political issue with me ... it's one of fairness. Why should people who broke our laws be allowed to stay ... while those who are obeying the law are still waiting to enter the country?

Transplanted Lawyer said...

Now, that's an intelligent argument. And it helps that you spelled "amnesty" correctly.

For another example of how a misspelling can impact the force of one's argument, check out the photograph on this news story.

Paul Champagne said...

Well of course ... they failed their TAKS (Texas Assesment of Knowledge and Skills) test. Here in El Paso, the major school districts decided to let the students who failed the TAKS to participate as long as they "promised" to fufill the requirements for graduation. At one High School, the failure rate was 42%