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Elliot Spitzer article from December 2007

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From The New Yorker:

And I’m learning that. I’m learning that.” Spitzer had taken to likening the job of governor to “three-dimensional chess.”

via Emdashes; an article demonstrating that E.S. watched ST:TNG; had interesting thoughts on immigration; and was the politician to watch despite his predilection for dangerous trysts with expensive prostitutes.

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Written by Demosthenes

March 12, 2008 at 9:42 pm

Illegal Immigration: Documentation and Real Life

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An article from the Christian Science Monitor  (Summer ’06) estimating the number of illegals per year at 850,000 (from a Pew report)

A quick line from a 2005 nytimes piece:

A simulation by Social Security’s actuaries found that if net immigration ran at 1.3 million a year instead of the 900,000 in their central assumption, the system’s 75-year funding gap would narrow to 1.67 percent of total payroll, from 1.92 percent — savings that come out to half a trillion dollars, valued in today’s money.

The Whitehouse’s response from 2007

The number of green cards issued 

Written by Demosthenes

March 12, 2008 at 9:30 pm

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