Friday, August 18, 2006
The Cafferty File: Sanctuary for illegals?
On "The Situation Room" today, we asked viewers the following questions, and here are some of our favorite responses that we didn't get to read on air:

Should churches be sanctuaries for illegal immigrants?

Churches are not above the law. Any organization that seeks to influence legislation is supposed to lose their 'tax exempt' status. Another law unenforced.
R.A., La Porte, Texas

Let illegal immigrants stay in the churches... That's what Christianity is all about: caring for the downtrodden.
Neal, Stuart, Florida

This is a pile of bull. If it was a mosque that these illegals were hiding in do you honestly think, Jack, that the U.S. would not go in and get them. Why is it every time the Church gets involved, National Security common sense gets thrown out the window?
M.

That is the best idea, I've heard! Let the churches feed, clothe and house them.
Bob, Lady Lake, Florida

What does it mean if the Republicans are losing the votes of "security moms"?

The security moms are having second thoughts that they may in the near future have to sacrifice their sons for this mess in Iraq.
Tilly, Peoria, Illinois

It means that a number of these "suburban" Republican incumbents are "toast." And a bunch of others should be shaking in their shoes if they have any sense, a point that is debatable.
Diane, Houston, Texas

It means that the Republicans have used their "fear tactics" ad nauseum. We are no more secure today than we were in 2001. We are just paying a lot more people to do the job!
Lynne, Palatka, Florida

If there's an October surprise, what do you think it will be?

If one has paid attention to the news, the answer would be obvious. Osama will be caught, alive, much in the same way Saddam was. How do I know this? It's the reason the CIA ended the search for Osama weeks ago.
Eric, Bainbridge Island, Washington

The October surprise: One day in early October the next day's headlines will be "Bush calls for bunker-buster bombing of Iran's nuclear facilities." All-out war soon follows and the elections in the U.S. are postponed indefinitely so that Republicans remain in the majority saving Bush and Cheney from the threat of impeachment.
Doris, Wilmington, North Carolina

I think the Administration has something so clever and so devious up their sleeves for October that only Karl Rove could orchestrate it: a week or two before the election, they will respond quickly and competently to a crisis.
Steve, Montgomery, Alabama
Posted By Jack Cafferty, CNN Commentator: 8/18/2006 05:42:00 PM ET | Permalink
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