Posts Tagged ‘ Congress ’

K Street’s Man On Capitol Hill

K Street’s Man On Capitol Hill

If there’s anything you can count on in Washington politics, it’s that Speaker John Boehner will put his foot into mouth, usually during or prior to a critically important election cycle. So it is with his recent comments regarding amnesty, which he pledged to enact at some point during the next session of Congress....
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Stop The Boehner-Cantor-Obama Amnesty

Stop The Boehner-Cantor-Obama Amnesty

This past week’s immigration theater confirm what we have been saying for years. Namely, that the House GOP leadership can’t be trusted to protect the interests of the American public, especially when they conflict with its corporate benefactors. Even as Boehner’s attack dogs from silicon valley are unleashed against his own members who dare to...
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Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

It turns out that the Coulter-Kaus debate was broadcast on one of  C-SPAN’s many outlets yesterday, despite the unofficial CPAC ban on discussion of the most important domestic political issue. You can watch the full debate here. In addition to covering the political costs of amnesty and the legally and constitutionally dubious nature of...
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Strategic Retreat

W. James Antle III explains why the Republican Party’s latest attempt to fudge amnesty will satisfy no one.
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Greasing The Skids (Boehner’s Point-woman On Amnesty)

Greasing The Skids (Boehner’s Point-woman On Amnesty)

As most of you know by now, Speaker John Boehner’s recent hire has occasioned well-warranted criticism from opponents of the open borders agenda. You need do little more than skim the press release from her former employer to understand why the Speaker is taking on her services. However, the fact that the amnesty train...
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Symbolism Over Substance

No sacrifice to meaningless, gestural politics is too great for the open borders demagogues of this nation. Much like their vaunted leader, they know that emotion-not reason-is their key to victory. Phil Ochs had these folks pegged.
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The Legacy Media Falls Down On The Job Again

The Legacy Media Falls Down On The Job Again

As we noted in our last action alert, the open borders mob decided to mobilize this past weekend in hopes of reenergizing its crusade to abolish the last remnants of American immigration enforcement. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the sparsely attended demonstrations failed to capture the full attention of a news media intent upon crafting their own...
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Relentless

You have to give the open borders lobby some credit. While the mainstream media gins up hysteria over an inconsequential government shutdown, the amnesty boosters are busy positioning their creatures on Capitol Hill to railroad the Gang of Eight monstrosity through Congress, once it resumes its legislative calendar.  Politico has details of the latest...
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Anti-Amnesty Petition Drive This Wednesday

Anti-Amnesty Petition Drive This Wednesday

Details, courtesy of my friend Jim, can be found below: Signatures are on a letter to Michael Grimm telling him that he must stick to the strong anti-amnesty position he campaigned on when he was first elected to Congress in 2010.
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Behind Rose-Colored Glasses

Behind Rose-Colored Glasses

The sputtering “recovery” claimed by the White House is inexorably grinding to a halt, an inescapable fact that even the most deft manipulation of employment numbers can’t conceal. Yet the mass unemployment and underemployment of American job-seekers hasn’t deflated the enthusiasm for anti-growth policies from either this administration or Congress. Complicating matters is the enthusiasm...
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