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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - John H. Hinderaker
"If Republicans unite around the position that all or substantially all of the most recent wave of illegal entrants should be sent back to their home countries as soon as possible, it will give them a big boost as the election season begins to heat up," one analyst advises.
The long-range political implications of George Zimmerman's trial are emerging. A Rasmussen Reports survey finds that 48 percent of U.S. adults agree with the Florida jury's verdict that the neighborhood watch volunteer is not guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin; 34 percent disagree with the verdict while 18 percent are not sure.
Still, I have never understood the claim that open borders is a winning political issue for the Democrats," says Powerlineblog.com columnist John Hinderaker.
He adds, "It's a small thing, of course. But to me, it is one more reminder that the Democrats' cheering section in the D.C. press is not necessarily doing the party any favors. No wonder the Dems are so often out of touch with what mainstream Americans are thinking."