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Column: AZ 'likes' drug cartels affecting immigration

Argus Hamilton

Argus Hamilton

HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody?

Mexico reported Friday that 30,000 Mexicans were killed last year in drug cartel shootouts near the border. The violence has slowed illegal immigration into the U.S. The news broke on Facebook, where Arizona was the first to press the 'Like' button.

President Obama signed a bill extending tax cuts for the rich Friday. He hopes to win re-election by governing from the middle as Bush and Clinton did. Now all he needs to do is invade the wrong country or get caught in a sex scandal and he's in for another six years.

Barbra Streisand led all movie stars in slamming President Obama for extending tax cuts for the rich. It's a massive and sudden turnaround. At Beverly Hills AA meetings this week, people stopped blaming Bush for their alcoholism and started blaming Obama.

Senate Republicans pushed hard Friday to pass a military supplementary spending bill. It pays for the War on Terror. President Obama just unveiled a plan to shut down Guantanamo for good, he's going to turn it into a small business and let the economy do the rest.

Harry Reid pushed the DREAM Act on Friday to grant citizenship to children of illegal aliens. The debate runs along partisan lines. Democrats say the DREAM Act will result in a greater America, while Republicans say it will result in Greater Mexico.

The Discovery Channel will air a documentary about Michael Jackson's coroner's report this week. It shows that when he died he was on Valium, Xanax, Prozac, Zoloft, Dilaudid, Demerol, and the anesthesia Propofol. This explains why the FAA was notified every time the casket was moved.

Argus Hamilton is the host comedian at The Comedy Store in Hollywood and speaks to groups around the country. E-mail him at

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