Posts Tagged ‘ Arnold Schwarzenegger ’

Juan Arbusto

Juan Arbusto

The Bush family’s position on immigration-more of it is good, even when it adversely impacts the people already here-is well known to those of us who have closely followed the careers of George H.W. Bush’s sons. This open borders advocacy-some would say demagoguery-has made Jeb Bush a favorite among the uniformly left of center...
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Decision Points

Decision Points

Months of strenuous campaigning, millions of dollars in political advertising, and countless days of retail politicking will culminate in just a few hours, when a select few will decide who will be awarded the first presidential delegates of the 2012 Republican race for President of the United States. Although not always an accurate gauge...
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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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The Daily Rattle (2011 New Year’s Edition)

The Daily Rattle (2011 New Year’s Edition)

Our last Rattle of 2011 runs the gamut, all the way from an immigration enforcement success in Pennsylvania to a disappointing judicial setback in South Carolina. However, we begin the final roundup of the year with a must-read essay in The American Conservative by W. James Antle III. It looks at the immigration scorecard...
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Requiem for a City

  A big tip of the figurative hat to our good friend Kathy Shaidle, owner of the refreshingly subversive Canadian blog Five Feet of Fury, for that link. I don’t think any hour-long speech on the virtues of an open border can withstand that three minute excoriation of the double standards employed in our...
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Amnesty: Tales from the Crypt

Amnesty: Tales from the Crypt

For those of you who’ve been followers of this website for some time, you’ll already be aware of the extensive coverage we’ve given to the Obama administration’s repeated attempts to obtain amnesty for millions of illegal aliens. Whether it be through legislative legerdemain or administrative diktat, President Obama and his chief underlings have been...
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Bad Ideas Never Die…

Bad Ideas Never Die…

They only get recycled, especially if those ideas were conceived on Capitol Hill by people who have no interest in serving their ostensible constituents. We were all wondering when our president would return to the Democrat Party’s favorite demagogic talking point. Well, we finally have our answer.
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Dark Horse

Dark Horse

As those of you who are regular readers of this site will know, I’ve given extensive coverage to one of the more interesting gubernatorial races in this country which is taking place in the state of Colorado. Well, it turns out that the contest that appeared at first blush to be a cakewalk for the...
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