Regarding the immigration “humanitarian crisis” and President Obama’s proposed $3.7 billion answer:
Why is the plan so expensive? Simple. Democrats, irrespective of the question, problem or crisis, wake up every morning knowing the answer is bigger government and more money. Their steadfast Crisis Response Action Plan remains constant. Questioning the plan in any way is rebuffed as extremist, racially motivated and a war against children/women/the middle class.
Don’t bother defining or discussing the immediate problem. Don’t discuss or analyze cause-and-effect relationships of policies or laws related to the crisis. Don’t discuss the desired outcomes of policies and laws respective to the crisis. Don’t develop courses of action toward decision matrices that mitigate or eliminate the crisis.
The border crisis offers yet another opportunity to create even bigger government, spending even more of our and our children’s money.
In a rational world it would be an absurdity, but this is the world of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and nothing involving more spending and bigger government is absurd to them.
So the $3.7 billion benefit analysis and the Crisis Response Action Plan details are all too clear:
• growth in federal employees;
• growth in union revenues as dues-paying membership increases;
• growth in paramilitary/law enforcement personnel to offset decrease in military strength;
• growth in federal agencies’ budgets and power;
• award to the political complex (i.e., lobbyists and special-interest groups);
• stimulus to the economy;
• it’s vague and open-ended;
• it’s a temporary fix (i.e., do not measure outcome against cost);
• approval is required before development of detailed spending and allocation of funds.