Mitt Romney flip-flops a grenade into illegal immigration debate.
How do I put this? Actually, that’s easy: with malice aforethought. Below are two key quotes of Mitt Romney with regard to his discussion with the Washington Examiner about illegal immigration: I listened to Lindsey Graham the other day… I went down to Florida and met with Jeb Bush… Yeah. As The Examiner put it – succinctly – “Lindsey Graham. Jeb Bush. If you are | Read More »
Romney, Romneycare, *free* health care, and illegal immigrants.
It’s funny: by the standards of a lot of people in the GOP I’m pretty firmly in the ‘pro-amnesty squish’ wing. [INSERT INTEMPERATE RESPONSE TO INSULTING AND PROVOCATIVE STATEMENT THAT WILL NOT FOSTER PARTY UNITY, BUT WILL MAKE THE RESPONDER PERSONALLY FEEL BETTER ABOUT BEING CALLED A RUDE NAME HERE] So it’s always a little interesting to talk about the immigration debate in the primaries. | Read More »
Astroturf on literal parade: Occupy DC agitator admits to paying protesters.
The Daily Caller has some entertaining video up of a ‘Occupy DC organizer’ admitting that some of the spontaneous voluntary protesters that he has in tow – ones, not even incidentally, that are more, ah, diverse than the baseline of ‘pasty-faced white twenty-something hipster who’s seriously underwater in his/her liberal arts degree student debt’ – are actually being paid to show up and wave signs | Read More »
5 (or 6) Democrats kill DREAM Act in Senate.
Which is fine by me – but before the Left starts screaming, maybe they should talk to their own side. The final cloture vote was 55 to 41, with the following Democratic Senators voting against the DREAM Act: Mark Pryor Jon Tester Max Baucus Kay Hagan Ben Nelson Where I come from, 55 + 5 = 60, or enough to pass a cloture vote. Three | Read More »
Illegal immigrants invent invisibility!
…at least, that’s probably going to be Harry Reid’s excuse today for his rather bizarre claim that illegal immigrants aren’t part of the Nevada construction industry. When a local reporter pointed out that American citizens were out of work because it’s currently easier in many ways to hire illegal immigrants, Reid replied: “I think that any information you have in that regard is absolutely without | Read More »
Gerry Connolly (D, VA-11): are your consituents bigots?
(H/T: Hot Air Headlines) Given the way that the Democratic party’s leadership has been viciously attacking supporters of the Arizona immigration law, this is a fair question to ask. It turns out that a county which is partially represented by Rep. Connolly (Prince William County, Virginia) has been checking the immigration status of suspects since 2007: For the last three years, a county in Virginia | Read More »
Do you agree with the State Department, Ambassador Huntsman?
It’s widely rumored that Jon Huntsman (former Republican governor of Utah, and current ambassador to the People’s Republic of China) has future political ambitions: I submit that those ambitions will quickly die the True Death if he does not address the recent ridiculousness over our State Department apologizing to the People’s Republic of China for Arizona’s enforcement of the government’s own illegal immigration policy. Because | Read More »
‘Mayor quits job for gay illegal immigrant he loves.’
As God is my witness, that’s the title of the article (Via The Sundries Shack, via RS McCain). After you’re done laughing, though, note why he quit before taking the oath of office: “[Former Mayor] Lown told the Standard-Times he chose not to take the oath of office while “aiding and assisting” a person who was illegally in the country.” That’s why he’s currently in | Read More »
OK, Obama’s answered the first two questions about his Illegal Auntie.
(See our earlier post for background]: anyway, Obama’s going with the I-had-no-idea answer: Obama says he didn’t know aunt’s illegal status NEDRA PICKLER CHICAGO (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Saturday he didn’t know that one of his relatives was living in the United States illegally and believes the appropriate laws should be followed. The Associated Press found that Obama’s aunt had been | Read More »
Barack Obama’s Aunt is here illegally.
When I had heard that Senator Obama’s aunt – the one mentioned in one of his books – was living in public housing in South Boston, I was neither particularly surprised, nor particularly interested. After all, I’m hardly unaware in the difference between the man’s rhetoric and his actions in other fields; besides, for all I knew the woman was adamantly refusing help. Relatives can | Read More »