Something New
AUTHOR: Ray DATE: 3/10/2005 05:23:00 PM ----- BODY: Watchdog groups have their place in a free democratic society and should be allowed to do what they can to protect the rights of all and not put one against the other, except when the others are the current "illegal alien" invasion on our southern border. Now the ACLU is going to go an instigate something from nothing on April 1st when the Minutemen Project starts to document all the illegal border crossings occurring on our southern border.

Over on Free Republic you'll find the latest on this with responses about this very subject.

What the people are doing at the Minutemen Project, of which I have no affiliation[sad state of affairs that I feel I must type that disclaimer], is exactly what other watchdog groups across the US and the globe do and should be able to do without hindrance and intimidation: observe, document and report.

I feel that ACLU's only reason to go and do this is to find that one incident and make a story out of nothing or atleast a small incident and create a dog and pony show for their Borg and drum more support for the extreme leftwing arm of the ACLU.

What does the ACLU hope to gain here? Protect whose rights? The rights of who American's or "illegal aliens" who have no US rights the last time I checked. Now if were talking about human rights as like not being shot or beaten up when trying to cross I'm all for that, but the point is they shouldn't be there in the first place. The border/immigration/security situation on the southern border is broken. Period. This leads me to think that during the Clinton years and the way NAFTA was explained south of the border led everyday Mexicans who want a better life for themselves and their children, who can blame them, to believe: it's all ok come on up, no problem at all, no checks, no documenation needed to prove who you are.

The ACLU serves just as much a function as the Mintuemen Project. Now who is going to watch ACLU? We are and there are plenty of us watching. --------
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