Sounds like you want the government to protect you from all risk. Hey, that sounds to me like you are pro Big Government! Almost Commie, in a way. Can't have it both ways. Either you want to Gobmint to keep its nose out of your business, or you want them to micromanage and control everything. Which is it?
I agree that dealing with illegal immigrants (from ANY country, and we have them from ALL countries) needs to be dealt with. But pretending that it will keep us safe from germs, who know no borders, well, that's just dumb. One has nothing to do with the other. While the outbreak may have started in Mexico, Patient Zero has yet to be identified. Do not forget that we are in Spring Break season. Patient Zero could well have been an American Student on vacation, who infected the Mexicans. Bet that never even crossed your mind. After all I think we all know this thread has NOTHING to do with swine flu! ;)
It's all about risk and perception of same. You seem more than willing to pull down the entire American economy and our way of life, just to avoid some germ, which would still get into the country (germs don't know anything about borders).
Here's an irrefutable fact: Being alive carries some risk. The only way to avoid all risk is to die and be done with it.
Just saw on T.V. they have raised it to a level 5 (six being the highest) and 5 means pandemic is Imment. So no what? Are they finally going to shut the boarder down and what about schools and businesses?
PS We just confirmed our first case in Louisiana and it happens to be an undoctumented Mexican.