Posts Tagged ‘ Competitive Enterprise Institute ’

Intermission

My apologies for not addressing the proverbial elephant in the room, but I’ve been busy debating the other side for the past few days. I’ll post my thoughts on the Supreme Court’s momentous decision-along with some helpful links-in the days ahead, but until then, enjoy a lively exchange on the subject of immigration with our...
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Conservatism and Immigration

Conservatism and Immigration

The Conservative Political Action Conference, usually referred to by its shorthand, CPAC, was a memorable occasion for a variety of reasons this year. This year’s event was held on the cusp of what will perhaps be the most pivotal election of our young century. An election in which the fate of the PPACA-otherwise known...
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Kris Kobach Defends E-Verify

This weekend was the culmination of the Conservative Political Action Conference, which is an annual event bringing together conservative activists and Republican officials from across the country. While not a central concern of this year’s CPAC, immigration and border security were addressed at length. In fact, there was even a panel of distinguished experts...
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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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Newt Meets His Public

Newt Meets His Public

The photograph above is, of course, one of former Speaker of the House and current Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. He was in town to sign his new book, A Nation Like No Other, along with his wife, who has a book of her own. But the most important part of his visit was...
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High Crimes and Misdemeanors? (Gunwalking News Roundup)

High Crimes and Misdemeanors? (Gunwalking News Roundup)

Contrary to appearances, the picture above is not a photograph of the President consoling a child whose parents were killed as a result of the Gunwalker imbrogolio. It’s actually President Obama hugging one of President Felipe Calderon’s kids; whether future cross-border visits will be as amicable remains to be seen. As political fallout from...
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