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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Are illegal immigrants worse than the British loyalists who fought against the American Revolution?
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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Retired right-wing radio blabber Neal Boortz said this the other day about the notion of granting illegal immigrants a path to citizenship and all the rights that go with it:

Founders never intended that all people vote…and certainly not people who brazenly broke our laws to get here.

Charles Blow responds to Boortz’s argument with THIS:

As Elizabeth F. Cohen, the author of “Semi-Citizenship in Democratic Politics” and an associate professor at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, argued in The Washington Post in February:

“During the 18th century, there were no illegal immigrants in the ...

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