No, There Is No American Foreign Legion (Yet)
Immigration became a "third rail" of American politics because of the conflicting alliances it forges. Just look at the great job Our Governing Party is doing with Homeland Security; with the National Guard in Iraq, real Americans can join the Minutemen patrolling the Arizona border with Mexico, then take advantage of the low prices or great profits brought about by reliance on undocumented immigrant labor.
But I never thought that service in our armed forces, which President Bush described as an "honorable calling" only last June 28, is now a job for illegal aliens because real Americans no longer consider it as worthwhile for themselves. Oct 14 update: The recruiter was convicted.
And all because the Young Republicans lack the courage of their convictions. Yellow Elephants indeed! [Note diapers.]