Posts Tagged ‘ 2012 presidential race ’

Turning The Tables

Turning The Tables

Now that the election season is heating up, most of you-at least, those of you who are registered voters-will be bombarded with tons of direct mail by candidates and their benefactors seeking to extract money from your wallets, which they will then insert into their campaign coffers. Courtesy of Joanna Marzullo, we have a...
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Philadelphia Freedom

Philadelphia Freedom

Sunday morning I’ll be leaving the warm cocoon of New York City in order to attend the Philadelphia Phreedom rally on the lawn of Independence Hall. Held two days before the Pennsylvania Republican primary, the event is intended to bring together disparate members of the liberty movement in order to support one of the...
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Does The Hispanic Vote Matter?

Does The Hispanic Vote Matter?

In the Republican Presidential primaries, successful candidates have supported strong immigration enforcement policies. It is not the only key to success. Michele Bachman had the most unequivocal stance against amnesty and open borders, but didn’t make it past the Iowa Caucuses. Newt Gingrich is famously weak on the issue, and enjoyed early fleeting success....
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Michele Bachmann’s New York Liaison

Disclaimer: American Rattlesnake has not released an official endorsement of any Republican presidential candidate. However, Joanna Marzullo, President of NY ICE, has some news about the campaign of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann which her supporters might want to know. Details after the jump.
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Republican Presidential Debate (Pepper Them With Questions)

Republican Presidential Debate (Pepper Them With Questions)

Our good friend William Gheen has some suggestions for concerned voters who want to see the issues of immigration and border control feature prominently at Wednesday’s CNBC-hosted Republican Presidential debate. Here they are, courtesy of ALIPAC, but feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments below. Friends of ALIPAC, Another GOP Presidential debate is...
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The GOP Presidential Primary Heats Up

As demonstrated by an effective campaign advertisement from the Romney camp, which highlights the distinction between him and his opponents, vis-a-vis immigration. An always hot topic, especially in this presidential election year.
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Save The Debate

From our good friends at ALIPAC: Friends of ALIPAC, Many thanks to all of you that voted in the recent CBS poll online which now shows over 85% opposing Obama’s stealth Amnesty efforts for illegal aliens. Congress returns to work next week and thanks to your work, Obama is in for some real political...
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Secure Communities and the Way Forward

Secure Communities and the Way Forward

As President Obama follows through on his earlier promises of amnesty by fiat, the Internet is swirling with speculation as to motives, consequences, and potential political fallout. I had an interesting exchange on Twitter yesterday that touched upon these issues indirectly when a follower confidently averred that the administration’s earlier decision to impose Secure...
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A Divider, Not A Uniter

A Divider, Not A Uniter

  Now that Rick Perry has formally entered the 2012 presidential race, American Rattlesnake will have a lot more to say about his record on immigration, or lack thereof, as those of you who are aware of his history might characterize his approach to the issue. Suffice it to say, we are not fans of...
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Showdown in Ames

Showdown in Ames

A few observations about last night’s Republican presidential debate, at least as it pertains to the subjects of immigration and border control: -Newt Gingrich, despite his previous record of supporting amnesty, acquitted himself quite well. At least, rhetorically. His suggestion that American citizens be able to review prospective immigrants, although impractical in theory, does...
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