Tuesday, February 13, 2007
The Cafferty File: Credit cards 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 illegal immigrants be able to get credit cards?

Why not? Illegals live and work in the U.S. without the fear of being deported. They can finance cars & homes. Why not credit cards? At least the money they spend and payments they make will stay in the U.S. and not be sent out of the country.
Patrick, Murrieta, California

Illegal immigrant status aside, the credit companies have a hard enough time getting payments from people who can be tracked. How do they plan on keeping track of undocumented people? Seems like we'll all be paying the bill for this mistake through higher interest rates.
Jarriett, Trenton, New Jersey

Sure! Who cares? Let them join all the other millions that are knee deep in debt!
Rosanna, Franklin, Mass.

Will closing Iraq's borders with Syria and Iran for 72 hours accomplish anything?

Closing down the borders is what should have been done there when we first invaded, not almost 4 years later and only for 72 hours. That's just stupid. If we sealed the border 4 years ago, the insurgency would have run out of weapons and ammo long ago.
Dan, Massapequa, New York

There's always been some question about the amount of involvement from Syria. If the closing of the border results in a 72-hour decrease in violence, it may prove the correlation.
Dave, Atlanta, Georgia

Closing the borders of Iraq for 72 hours will give the "bad guys" a three-day weekend. They will come back rested and ready to go!
Gwinn, Port Ludlow, Washington

What does it mean if Karl Rove thinks the '08 presidential race is gearing up too soon?

Karl Rove? The guy still trying to figure out why the Republicans lost the election... when the whole country knows why. Why should anyone care what he says?
Gerald, Grifton, Wisconsin

Jack, this is probably the only time that I will ever agree with Karl Rove. I'm already sick of the 2008 presidential candidates. By November 2008, you won't be able to pay me to vote for the so-called front-runners.
Barbara, Middletown, New York

Nothing that Karl Rove has to say is ever relevant! He is part of a hate-filled regime that is going down to the ash heap of history!
Patrick, Jefferson, Texas
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