Archive for September, 2010

Big Picture

Big Picture

As most of you probably know by now, Governor Jan Brewer’s debate with her Democratic opponent, current Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard, got off to a rough start. Although I tend to agree with the Christian Science Monitor’s assessment that Governor Brewer’s gaffe is not fatal to her election campaign, I do think it raises...
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Turning Over A New Leaf?

Turning Over A New Leaf?

I’m always sceptical of open-borders politicians who suddenly have epiphanies related to immigration the minute their careers are imperiled. Such is the case with Senator John McCain, who’s decided to call out President Obama for his administration’s indifference to border issues.
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Illegal Alien Body Count

Illegal Alien Body Count

Courtesy of the Huntsville Times, we learn of yet another case where an illegal alien murdered two innocent Americans. Perhaps even more offensive than the relatively lenient sentence doled out to Felix Ortega-the killer in question-is the fact that this case is not exceptional in the least.
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Pew Hispanic Center Report

Pew Hispanic Center Report

To put the story  I highlighted a few days ago into perspective, here’s an interactive map provided by the Pew Hispanic Center that illustrates the scale of the problem we’re facing when we speak about illegal aliens.
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Border Wars

Border Wars

One of the National Geographic Channel’s best new programs recently began its second season. The documentary-style program is called Border Wars and it chronicles the inherent struggle in policing the nearly 2,000 mile-long Mexican-American border from the perspective of the Border Patrol and Customs agents whose job it is to protect us.
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Good News

Good News

Today’s edition of the Dallas Morning News carries a fascinating story about a survey just released by the Pew Hispanic Center, which documents two seemingly parallel trends. Namely, a decrease in the number of foreigners entering the United States illegally, and an increase in the percentage of illegal aliens living in the state of...
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