Reform push off-target II
By The Tribune-Review
Published: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
I am not comfortable with the bum's rush to pass a comprehensive immigration bill. (Smells like the “pass now, read later” ObamaCare bill.) I think this supposed bipartisan crowd should put the brakes on immigration and rush through a separate bill to make English the official spoken and written language of America (no amendments or attachments, applies to all 50 states and D.C.).
If they want to show how sincere they are, this shouldn't be hard to do. Democrats are afraid to antagonize their voter blocs (Hispanics, unions, etc.). Can they unite in a bipartisan effort to pass this official-English bill?
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