Karl Marx once said, “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” Marx’s prediction is about to play itself out in Congress, where the Senate is expected to begin deliberations on the tragically farcical Gang of Eight immigration bill. In an op-ed I wrote for the Politix online opinion site, I point out a few of the tragically failed promises of the 1986 amnesty bill, and the farcically identical promises the Senate is asking the American public to believe in 2013.
Dan is the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)'s President after joining the organization in 1982. He has testified more than 50 times before Congress, and been cited in the media as "America's best-known immigration reformer." Dan has appeared on virtually every significant TV and radio news/talk program in America and, in addition to being a contributing editor to ImmigrationReform.com, has contributed commentaries to a vast number of print media outlets.