Keep steady Mr. President..Eye on the prize..I'm patient....
I was just watching a segment on msnbc which was an interview with the guy that came up with romneycare and obamacare. He said, that the republicans refused to give Obama the money to hire the biggest and the best to implement this website. hmmm. Kind of hypocritical for the pubs to be placing blame now isnt it. I also discovered that the mandate was origninally a republican idea, brought about thru freedomworks back in 1989. I can post the document if anyone is interested.
Sorry, it was not freedomworks, its the heritage foundation, the same ones that led the government shutdown to repeal or delay obamacare.
And here is another link I found very very interesting if you would like it.
I am posting this link because I have noticed that while there is lots of verbage of the negative kind coming from republicans about obamacare, yet you never hear of romneycare of how successful it is?
Something that was spoken about in 1989 means nothing a bad idea is a bad idea no matter who it is from.
And Obama had millions and millions for the website.
Now on to immigration...he wants to grant everyone who broke the law amenisty. Does anyone see how dumb that is? Of course not because you all follow him off the cliff.
Immigration reform does not mean amnesty to me. We've got to something a hell of a lot more intensive than amnesty. I wasn't a fan of amnesty when Reagan did it either.
I have a hard time rewarding someone who broke the law and never answered to it.
I'm okay with "amnesty", as long as there's some type of financial penalty/responsibility associated with it.
Make each person that applies for said amnesty, pay $10,000. Every man, woman, and child that wants to become legal, should have to pay $10K.
Wether they've been here 5 minutes, 5 years, or 50 years. $10K/ea.
A family of 4 would have to pay $40K.
Not all at once, mind you.
Have the IRS "flag" their newly issued SS#'s, and garnish their wage(s) by a percentage that's manageable.
I don't think it's too much to ask to have amnesty-seekers pay for said amnesty.
Anyone else think that's fair, or possibly not fair?
Yes, they broke the law, but beside deporting the lot of them, they're here to stay, so this option seems logical to me.
They get to stay, and we (the US gov't) get's some back'revenue out of it.
el didn't mention anything even remotely connected to race. This makes even less sense than thinking 'Tea Bagger' has sexual connotations.
Interesting plan. I think you could probably get a lot of people to go for that.
Almost like a small EB-5 plan..$500K to $1m buys your way into the country.
This has become quite popular in my neck of the woods
The problems I see in el's plan are:
The possibility of creating a group of second class citizens who are buying their way to citizenship on the installment plan.
Pressure to lower minimum wage to accommodate a suddenly larger labor pool. The plan would probably have to have a compromise with a higher buy-in price and an increase in minimum wage.
No way, EL didn't say anything racist? Come on you have to be kidding me? He spews racist remarks left and right...my comment to him was a joke.
Quebec is even more expensive to buy your way in..But, the lesson is, cash is king no matter what country
You must be at least 18 years of age
You must have at least two years of business experience.
You must have a net worth of at least CAD 1,600,000 that was legally obtained. This net worth must have been accumulated through the operation, control or management of a profitable business, either industrial or commercial. Unlike Federal Program, the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program allows to include inherited assets as legally obtained. Inheritance must be at least 6 months before launching the application.
You must be willing and able to make an investment of CAD 800,000. Your CAD 800,000 investment will be returned, without interest, about five years and two months after payment.
You must also show that you have enough money to support yourself and your dependants after you arrive in Canada."