The real issue for many of the voters Nodler and Scott are hearing from is the failure to protect our borders. These constituents see every Spanish-language sign as an admission that illegals are getting into this country — to work for long, hard hours so that we Americans can have houses built cheaper, eat food cheaper, get our cars serviced cheaper — you name the service we want — cheaper.
Ironically, we'll speak out of one side of our mouths about how awful illegal immigration is hurting us, while we'll happily take the goods that are cheaper because of illegals.
Sunday, October 08, 2006
Nodler-Scott bill addressed in Overstreet column
A proposed bill by Sen. Gary Nodler, R-Joplin, and Sen. Delbert Scott, R-Lowry City, which would require English to be the official language of all proceedings in Missouri is addressed in Springfield News-Leader columnist Sarah Overstreet's latest offering: