US In Midst Of Simmering Civil War?
Always nice when smart people agree with me!
James of Texas at his Myspace blog sez...
Though the situations are different, slavery of the 1700s and 1800s in the US and illegal immigration today have their roots in capitalism in getting work done without paying very little and subjecting the workers to the threat of penalty should they object to their treatment. The US has the potential to have an all out civil war within this country in the not too distant future given the current conditions: a porous Southwestern border, steady stream of illegal immigrants encouraged by the Mexican government, angry US citizenry who don't want them here, and pro-illegal immigrant US citizens backing their presenceTechnorati Tags: illegal immigration, civil war, slavery
The outlines are there: politicians whose hands are tied, a populace split along economic and political lines, and a burgeoning mass of people who are going to remain in this country. If you know your history, this script has been seen before and it was nothing nice. The question is whether it will be played out again. Stay tuned.