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Rector’s report is legitimate and has profound implications

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Rep. Steve King
Member of Congress (R-IA)

Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman once said, "You cannot simultaneously have free immigration and a welfare state." More recently, the Heritage Foundation’s Robert Rector, a laudable scholar in his own right, proved that Friedman’s claim is true. According to Rector’s exhaustive new report, released earlier this month, the net cost of first-generation amnesty will be $6.3 trillion.

Amnesty bill is latest White House crisis

12:00 AM 03/15/2010

In November 2008, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel famously said, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” The Obama White House has followed this Rahmism to a tee.