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BY DON SORCHYCH  |  May 11, 2016

The Donald and illegal immigration

There is no letup by The Donald’s critics despite the fact Chairman of the Republican National Committee Reince Priebus conceded Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee for president.

I have subscribed to National Review, The Week and the Weekly Standard for many years. They are now devoted anti-Trump messengers. Even Time Magazine, the liberal weekly, is less toxic than the three. These businesses remain open because of donors and high-priced subscriptions; many other publications have dropped subscription rates to as little as $10 per year.

I changed my voter registration from Republican to Independent many years ago, recognizing that all the promises Republican politicians made were bogus.

That is how Trump got attention – by telling the world through social media he would build a wall on the U.S. – Mexican border and deport illegal aliens.

That was the initial shot heard around the world and Trump has followed his first promises with non-politically correct fusillades.

Trump sensed and spoke opinions our cowed PC sensitive voters felt but kept their lips zipped. Trump provided them with a new outlet of non-PC outspokenness and they love it and him.

I think Trump will secure the borders and I hope he will begin and end deportation successfully.

When Arizona passed Prop. 200 and SB 1070 there was serious self deportation for a while until the courts weakened the laws. Federal laws were and are being broken minute by minute at the border and by visa overstays.

Jeff Foxworthy, the famous southern wit said:

“If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for entering and remaining in the country illegally — you might live in a nation that was founded by geniuses but is run by idiots.”

“If you cross the North Korean border illegally you get 12 years hard labor.    

“If you cross the Iranian border illegally you are detained indefinitely.

“If you cross the Afghan border illegally, you get shot.

“If you cross the Saudi Arabian border illegally you will be jailed.

“If you cross the Chinese border illegally you may never be heard from again.

“If you cross the Venezuelan border illegally you will be branded a spy and your fate will be sealed.

“If you cross the Cuban border illegally you will be thrown into political prison to rot.

“If you cross the U.S. border illegally you get …

“A job, drivers license, social security card, welfare, food stamps, credit cards, subsidized rent or a loan to buy a house, free education, free health care, a lobbyist in Washington, billions of dollars worth of public documents printed in your language, the right to carry your country's flag while you protest that you don't get enough respect, and, in many instances, you can vote.

“I just wanted to make sure I had a firm grasp on the situation!*”

It's time to wake up America!

Although Mexico has stiff regulations to prevent illegal immigration they expect us to have open borders. Lack of success in border control is often caused by drug cartels buying off politicians.

There is no one thing to show the corrupt nature of the establishment better than illegal aliens and the obvious coordination between parties to keep them here. The truth of the matter is Republicans want cheap labor and Democrats want their vote.

Democrats insist Trump will lose because of his fearless rants about illegal aliens who rob, kill and rape. I think he can overcome that stigma because Hispanics who became legal the hard way don’t want competition from illegal aliens nor have illegal aliens visit their criminality on them.

*The first appearance we found of this list of penalties for entering foreign countries illegally and benefits of entering the United States of America illegally was on April 24, 2010 at