It’s official: certified petitions surpass minimum needed
By James Simpson Delegates Neil Parrott and Pat McDonough declared victory today in their petition drive to put the Maryland DREAM Act to referendum in 2012. The Maryland Board of Elections announced certification of 63,118 petitions – 7,382 or 13 percent more than the 55,736 needed. When counting is done, Delegate Parrot forecasts that validated signatures will exceed 95,000. This is a huge win for Maryland in its battle | Read More »
Dick Durbin (D-IL), Constitutional Scholar
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) speculated Tuesday that one of the illegal immigrants covered by the proposed DREAM Act might one day become president.
Since we received some queries last week… I’m back! Last week was one of 15 hour days for me. It’s just the nature of the business I’m in. I liked the way Dee answered one comment from an affiliate: “It’s just too hard to put on his writing head after all those hours”. Pretty apt description. It’s proven really difficult to impress upon the establishment | Read More »
Big Ag jobs, Georgia immigration laws and ObamAtms
“Chaos” born of the rule of law? The view from Stone Mountain of Georgia To hear the wailing of “Big Agriculture” on the shortage of peach-picking hands in the Peach State, all was peachy in Georgia before Governor Nathan Deal signed its Arizona-style, illegal immigration-enforcement law last month. Political Insider wailing from the state’s newspaper of record suggest that heretofore cautiously conservative Republicans lost their traditional fear | Read More »
Illegal Immigration: Is it a crime or isn’t it?
In another example of the Obama Administration’s ineptitude on addressing the issue of illegal immigration, ICE was forced — because of a Supreme Court ruling — to release a convicted killer simply because the deportation process took longer than six months to be completed. From the article: “But the federal government eventually let Heng go, saying it had no choice because of a Supreme Court | Read More »
What Illegal Immigration is Costing America/Americans
I’m going to keep this Blog as Simple as Possible in an effort to Reach as Many People as Possible on this Highly Important Issue Facing Each and Every Single Honest, Hard-Working, Tax-Paying, Legal American Citizen Today. Illegal Immigration is a Huge Problem and I Will Break Down Exactly how Costly it is Every Year. IF You are one of these Americans Who Don’t think | Read More »
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Does God Embrace The Progressive Left Ideology?
By Tom Tillison Florida PoliticalPress Conservatives looking to secure the traditional values that made America the most prosperous and free country in human history appear to have yet another foe in this grand quest. It is well known to most on the right that the Progressive Left – which now totally dominates the Democratic Party, stand as a very real challenge to the founding principles | Read More »
Connecticut Could Become 11th to Give In-State Tuition to Illegals
The democratic leadership in Connecticut is using every avenue possible to emphasize the severity of the state’s budget gap. In the wake of the last election, state residents have been hit with a message is strikingly similar to the one we received as a nation in 2009: shared sacrifice. The overarching rhetoric of how it’s responsible to consider across the board tax increases as a | Read More »
Illinois Intends to Release Illegal Aliens Convicted of Violent Crimes Rather than Deport
Now instead of deporting violent criminals, the governor is choosing to release them into Illinois communities. Such a policy may also serve to attract more criminals to this state as the risk of deportation following a conviction in Illinois is now significantly reduced.
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Florida On Illegal Immigration; We Are A Nation Of Men, Not Laws
By Tom Tillison Florida Political Press It appears that The Florida Legislature will once again bend to the will of special interests when it comes to addressing the illegal immigration problem in this state. At a time when more and more states are finding the political courage to take on this unpopular issue, Florida continues to err on the side of money and power. Business | Read More »
Immigration Reform – Georgia Style
Georgia is joining 23 other states that are following Arizona by passing legislation to address the illegal immigration issue – and the opposition circus is already in town. Find some important similarities and differences, and discover how the bill cleverly exempts one of the biggest problem industries – agriculture – without actually stating that in the bill.
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Out of the mouths of babes…
Image via Wikipedia Let me start with a basic statement of facts. I favor legal immigration and I favor increasing the number of people allowed to legally immigrate into the US. Immigration must be managed in a way that brings people based on their ability assimilate and be productive citizens. I am unalterably opposed to illegal immigrants, from whatever their home country. I favor laws, | Read More »
We Must Fight, Sir!
By Patrick Henry and Tom Tillison When one exercises due diligence and takes a good hard, honest look at the state of this nation’s affairs, it can bring about a sobering realization. Upon encountering this abyss, there are many who refuse to be dissuaded by the depths of the challenges and fall back on the indelible spirit of man that says ‘I can make a | Read More »
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Senate Proposal Would Amend Constitution
A Senate proposal introduced by Rand Paul (R-KY) and David Vitter (R-LA) would amend the constitution to prohibit children of illegal immigrants from gaining automatic citizenship unless certain conditions are met.
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Illegal v. Undocumented
In keeping with the Left’s ambitious agenda to disassociate the word “illegal” with anything “immigrant”, the Society for Professional Journalists (SPJ) and specifically, their Diversity Committee, has set out on a mission to replace the terms “illegal immigrant” and “illegal alien” with the more politically correct “undocumented worker” or “undocumented person”, with regards to how journalists report on immigration matters. Claiming that the change | Read More »