One Nation under God, with Liberty and Justice for All?

Not at the border crossings, evidently.  Today’s New York Times has President Obama, in response to the thousands of children who have fled north, asking for lots of money “to set up new detention facilities, conduct more aerial surveillance and hire immigration judges and Border Patrol agents to respond to the flood of 52,000 children.”  Mr. President, how will detention facilities, aerial surveillance, and law enforcement help homeless, disoriented children? Ask for health clinics, temporary schools, and day care instead. If 52,000 is the correct number, this is a big refugee problem. 

Also a great opportunity for a “faith-based” response.

And a jobs program.

Think positive.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s