A full court press to push an amnesty bill through the House of Representatives will begin next week. It will be spearheaded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a coalition of Big Business and Silicon Valley, immigration activists and liberal religious leaders.
An amnesty bill is bad for the American worker. It’s bad for the economy. It’s bad for America.
But it’s good for Big Business, which sees a pool of workers content with slave wages. It’s good for unions, which sees a pool of workers who believe in the collective and would look favorably on the opportunity to join.
A group of conservatives has vowed to withstand the pressure from the deep pockets that fund their campaigns. Many of those are the same conservatives who took a stand to try and defund the graft-laden Obamacare bill a couple of weeks ago. And they are being targeted by the old guard of the GOP who despises any attempt to derail their money-fueled gravy train.
The question is: Will corporatism win again? If it does, America loses.