Into The Sunset

This from our e-pal Bill Keezer just now:

California Senate OKs statewide illegal immigrant sanctuary bill

Educated readers will recall that United States history already includes some examples of such “nullification”; for fans of peace and order, or of the Union as presently constituted, the precedent is not particularly encouraging. Leaving that aside, however, one effect of this, should it become law, is that it would create a great flood of illegals deciding, like Jed Clampett, that “California’s the place you oughtta be!” The effect on California’s already-overstressed public services, healthcare, education, and prison system should be instructive.

A parting thought, if you will forgive the harshness of the metaphor: the combination of this initiative, and its likely effect, with growing support for “Calexit” puts me in mind of Aesop’s fable about the fox and the fleas.

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  1. Whitewall says

    The Republic of California will eventually be populated by Hispanics, Liberals and government workers. Others will quit the state long before it exits. If they are going, well go…and don’t let the doorknob hit you where the Good Lord split you.

    Posted April 4, 2017 at 2:15 pm | Permalink
  2. jwm says

    I work for an elementary school in a very small (six school) district in a suburb in Los Angeles county. The School board decided, in closed session, to begin teaching FREE! adult-ed (18yrs+) English as second language classes to students from outside the district. The adult second-language students will attend classes on the elementary school campus during school hours. Parents were not informed of this decision. They were given no notice. No opportunity to contest the decision. California. Once we were a great state.


    Posted April 5, 2017 at 12:22 pm | Permalink
  3. JK says

    It gets worse …

    Posted April 5, 2017 at 3:38 pm | Permalink