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The People Have Spoken

The People Have Spoken

Update: Roy Beck’s statement regarding the results in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District is now available online.  The only question that remains is whether the heretofore tone deaf GOP leadership in the House of Representatives is listening. We, like many patriotic Americans of every partisan affiliation, are celebrating the defeat of soon to be ex-Majority...
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Setting The Record Straight

Setting The Record Straight

In spite of the glaringly misleading media reports about the ongoing crisis along the Mexican-American border, there are some people who are willing to accurately explain what is happening, i.e. a conscious effort on the part of the Obama administration to do away with our southern border. Jeff Sessions lays it out in an...
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Collusion (The Role Of Congress In Promoting Amnesty)

The most frustrating aspect of our government’s current disastrous immigration policy is not the lawless actions of the Obama administration in pursuit of its agenda of open borders, but the connivance of an ostensibly Republican House in its flagrant subversion of the law. Andy Ramirez, founder and president of the  Law Enforcement Officers Advocates...
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The STEM Mirage

Our friend Michael Cutler once again debunks the enduring myth of a STEM shortage which can only be remedied through a surfeit of H1-B visa immigrants. He also touches upon the Camp of the Saints strategy being pursued by the Obama administration, in concert with tens of thousands of Mexicans trying to secure amnesty...
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Immigration Reform Theater

Immigration Reform Theater

Marketwatch clues us in.  It’s unequivocally good news for investors: More immigration equals cheaper labor, whether that’s provided for picking corn or processing computer code, with a possible rise in aggregate demand to boot.  It’s likely good for the broader economy, though the benefits flow mostly to the rich. In a study that the White...
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Seth MacFarlane: Pro and Con

  The summer movie season is upon us, but in addition to the usual action-packed blockbusters which never fail to disappoint, there are a host of comedies that attempt to tickle the average moviegoer’s funny bone. One such film is Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways to Die in the West, which has a rather...
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The Battle for the Soul of the GOP

The Battle for the Soul of the GOP

Yesterday saw a lively debate between the two main candidates for the Republican Party nomination in New Jersey’s Third Congressional District. New Jersey Public Television broadcast the event live, but you can watch it for yourself on NJPT’s website, which I urge you to do. Steve Lonegan is one of the few figures in...
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Seavey/Perry Examine The X-Men

  A condensed version of Seavey/Perry this week tackles the subjects roiling the blogosphere, including the former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.  Enjoy.
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Debating Open Borders

  Our good friend Mark Krikorian stepped into the lions’ den a few weeks ago, confronting open borders sophist Bryan Caplan-as well as Cato’s sub par immigration analyst-in a Reason Magazine-sponsored debate. Well worth watching in its entirety. 
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The Grand Cypher: Hip Hop, Iran, and Syria

The Grand Cypher: Hip Hop, Iran, and Syria

Last week I had the pleasure of witnessing a panel discussion at the Rush Arts Gallery moderated by Julie Ashcraft, who is currently curating an exhibition entitled The Grand Cypher: Hip Hop, Iran & Syria. You can see the multi-media exhibit through May 24th, but I decided to take in the works of art and...
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