"Somos illegales, no criminales!" ("Most telling placard slogan" seen at the weekend Los Angeles protests, via Slate's kausfiles.) It means, "We are illegals, not criminals!"
Something's sure gotten lost in translation! Someone should tell these people that if you do something illegal and break the laws of our country, it does, by definition, make you a criminal. Breaking the law is what crime is all about. Crossing the border illegally and staying in this country as "undocumented citizens" (the latest twisted oxymoron to describe illegal non-citizens) is a crime.
And here's more on the big Rally for Illegal Immigration and Porous Borders in Los Angeles over the weekend:
A classic worth revisiting: "Do We Want Mexifornia?" by Victor Davis Hanson
(Bonus link for today: "This Old House" by Victor Davis Hanson--good writing, thoughtful reading, as always)