It's time for the City Council and those wanting to run for the office, along with our other local politicians - Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, etc. - to take a stand and go on the record with their community on exactly what their individual position is on the illegal immigration issue.
Finally, there is one politician who has come out and said what needs to be said. Bob Kellar is 100 percent correct. There are so many of this country's problems that could be corrected or made so much better by cracking down on illegal immigration.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Bob Kellar could have chosen better words. However, his political incorrectness has cut to the heart of the matter.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon pacifying the politically correct crowd is more than a huge disappointment ("McKeon: Kellar should offer an apology," Feb. 3). He reportedly said: "It was an unfortunate statement. ... I'd encourage it to be clarified, cleared up, apologized for and moved on from."
Regarding "McKeon: Kellar should offer an apology" (The Signal, Feb. 3):
To whom is Bob Kellar supposed to apologize?
I applaud Bob Kellar for the stand he's taken on illegal immigration.
Take the emotions out of the equation and you have the almighty dollar.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Bob Kellar is being vilified and is anything but a racist.
Bob Kellar should not apologize for his remarks at the rally against amnesty for illegal immigrants.
Bob Kellar has my vote and my respect.
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