As you know, Iran recently nabbed three American hikers who (they say) had strayed across their border. So … let’s review the rules:
If you cross the North Korean border illegally you get 12 years hard labor.
If you cross the Iranian border illegally your are detained indefinitely.
If you cross the Afghan border illegally you will be shot.
If you cross the Saudi Arabian border illegally you will be jailed.
If you cross the Chinese border illegally you may never be heard from again.
If you cross the Venezuelan border illegally you will be called a spy and your fate is sealed.
If you cross the Cuban border illegally you will be thrown into a political prison to rot.
If you cross the U.S. border illegally you get:
- A job.
- A driver’s license
- A Social Security card
- Food Stamps
- Credit Cards
- Subsidized Rent
- Subsidized home loans
- Free education
- Free health care
- Your very own lobbyist
- Billions of dollars worth of public documents printed in your language
- The right to carry your country’s flag while you protest that you don’t get enough respect.
As they say ….. WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT !