Should Californiaâ€™s illegal immigrant population receive more state welfare than its citizens?
Wherever he is, I hope Allan Bakke is beating his head against the wall in frustration over California’s recent legislation discriminating against its own citizens. For those in need of a refresher course, Bakke was the man who sued the University of California school system in an attempt to bring a color-blind process of admittance into the picture. Bakke, a white man, was kept out of medical school because the quota for whites had been filled. The goal is noble, and I applaud and appreciate California’s role at leveling the playing field for all citizens. Emphasis on citizen. I draw the line, however, at granting rights to illegal immigrants that even your everyday citizen isn’t privy to. In the past few weeks, the California State Assembly has seen fit to pass several bills giving preferential treatment to undocumented illegals over its own legal residents. The bills, which allow for illegals to receive a driver’s license as well as free college tuition, are outrageous in that they