September 25, 2021 By M. E. Boyd
Milton Friedman, the economist, was such a libertarian that he supported open borders. However, there was a caveat to this support: “It’s just obvious you can't have free immigration and a welfare state.” It’s obvious, of course, because having both spells imminent national bankruptcy. But that’s exactly what leftists are selling to America and they’re using false historic narratives to create in native-born Americans a sense of guilt so profound that they’re willingly opening the borders to those who will irrevocably drain the nation’s wealth.
In a recent article, Guilt: The Source of Sorrow in America’s Classrooms, I said that, as long as the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution grants full due process and equal protection rights to anyone who touches the soil of a state, America cannot keep creating massive welfare rights at unthinkable costs without bankrupting the nation.
I used the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act
(IDEA), 1990, amended in 2004, as an example of rights that must be
granted to illegal alien children, even if they’re not claiming refugee
or asylum status, if they are physically within the jurisdiction of a
state and are deemed children “with a disability.” States have a legal
duty to identify such children and make sure that they receive an
Individualized Education Plan, including the often expensive “related”
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