Posts Tagged ‘ 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act ’

The New Tower Of Babel

The New Tower Of Babel

Mark Levin’s blistering take on the latest report demonstrating the baleful consequences of the 1965 Immigration Act is a must-listen! You can view the Center for Immigration Studies backgrounder here and the full report here. It makes for grim, but necessary, reading during a week when the gatekeepers of open borders, see NPR,  are...
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Hart-Celler 50 Years On

Hart-Celler 50 Years On

Today marks the half-century mark of what is one of the most important-and arguably, the most disastrous-pieces of domestic legislation enacted by the United States Congress. Manipulating the national sense of shame over what were genuine grievances felt by black Americans whose fundamental civil rights had been denied, Lyndon Johnson and his former legislative...
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The Economics Of Immigration

One of the depressingly familiar truths about immigration debates in this country-as well as most other liberal democracies in the West-is the inability to gain any useful information from  what should ostensibly be a valuable resource, i.e. the mainstream news media. Instead of critically examining the salient facts about the massive sociological experiment we...
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One Voice

One Voice

One of the inerrant truths of our time is that if a bad idea exists, the New York Times is certain to endorse it without reservation. Conversely, if a good idea is percolating in the public consciousness, the editors at the Old Gray Lady will inveigh against it to their newspaper’s last barrel of...
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The Case Against Legal Immigration

The Case Against Legal Immigration

The issue of immigration-or even the mention of immigration enforcement-has been wholly neglected by the presumptive nominees of this country’s two major political parties. Even as prominent politicians find new ways in which to exploit ethnic divisions for the sake of political expediency, the perverse incentives of America’s federal immigration policies remain unaddressed. While...
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An Open Debate About Open Borders

An Open Debate About Open Borders

One of the most persistent divides between traditional conservatives and their libertarian/anarcho-capitalist counterparts involves a fundamental philosophical disagreement about immigration. While most conservatives view immigration primarily through the lens of preserving American culture by only accepting those immigrants who are assimilable and will tangibly benefit our society in the future, a view expressed repeatedly...
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Are We Targeting Islam?

Are We Targeting Islam?

Update: Welcome to readers from Creeping Sharia. Thanks, once again, to Pamela for the link! We always love getting readers from Atlas Shrugs. Earlier today I took it upon myself to journey to Foley Square in Manhattan, where an anti-NYPD, anti-intelligence agency gathering sponsored by CAIR, Al-Awda, and Desis Rising Up & Moving, among...
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The Decline and Fall of the New York Times

The Decline and Fall of the New York Times

William McGowan, author of Gray Lady Down: What the Decline and Fall of the New York Times Means for America, spoke to American Rattlesnake about immigration and how it has been covered by the newspaper. He explained the basic premise of the book, and how the New York Times has betrayed its long journalistic tradition as...
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When Less Is More (Intelligence Squared Debate)

When Less Is More (Intelligence Squared Debate)

This past tuesday I had the distinct pleasure of attending an Intelligence Squared debate whose subject is one that this website has addressed repeatedly in the past, although admittedly, not as often as I would have liked. The drive to thwart repeated amnesty proposals introduced throughout this past year has not given us the opportunity...
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Immigration In Popular Culture

Immigration In Popular Culture

The eternal lure of migration and the appeal of the immigrant story writ large is something that Hollywood knows how to exploit with some degree of panache. American popular culture is filled with stories of exile and struggle and the Horatio Alger path to success that we presume most immigrants to this country want...
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