Inaction over immigration lets extremists flourish

I don't want to go on being just a root in the shadows,
vacillating, extended, shivering with dream,
down in the damp bowels of earth,
absorbing it, thinking it, eating it every day.

-Pablo Neruda from 'Walking Around'

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Presidential candidate John McCain has made a stunning revelation. He told an audience at the Aspen Institute in Colorado he has received death threats stemming from his immigration proposals.

"I have never seen an issue that has inflamed the passions of the American people the way the issue of immigration reform has," the Republican senator from Arizona said. Not even the war in Iraq has done that, he commented. "We have never received death threats before like I received."

Read the full Opinion by José de la Isla in the Arizona Daily Star