It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
originally posted by: StallionDuck
You want to live here legally? Do something about it. Apply for legal status like everyone else.
Awe damn... Too late. Times up!
originally posted by: ketsuko
Here it is. This is why Democrats are on the mats with DACA. They aren't in a good position politically, and Republicans should press them. They lost if the government shuts down over this. And they will lost if they compromise.
The smartest thing Republicans could do is stick to their guns and force them to the mat and do this in such a way that they can take partial credit for any compromise that saves the so-called dreamers because that will also impact Democrats long-term goals too.
All the numbers and rationale is in that link.
Of course, no one ever accused the Republicans of being smart.
"If Democrats don't try to do everything in their power to defend Dreamers, that will jeopardize Democrats' electoral chances in 2018 and beyond. In short, the next few weeks will tell us a lot about the Democratic Party and its long-term electoral prospects," she concluded in the memo, originally published by The Daily Caller.
The resulting film critiques the military-industrial complex, the jingoism of American foreign policy, and a culture that privileges reactionary violence over sensitivity and reason.