Posts Tagged ‘ David Frum ’

W. II

W. II

One of the recurring themes of Jeb Bush’s political life is his low estimation of American citizens, especially those of the native-born kind. Whether he’s pontificating idiotically on the fecundity of border-crossers, or disparaging our entrepreneurial zeal, Dubya’s younger brother never fails to miss an opportunity to gratuitously bash the people whose votes he presumably...
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Stop The Gang Of Eight

Notwithstanding the musings of Senator Robert Menendez-a man whose employment of an illegal alien sex offender illustrates the perils of leaving immigration to the discretion of this administration-the amnesty crafted by the Gang of Eight remains on course for passage by a majority of the U.S. Senate.
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Be The Mustard Seed

Be The Mustard Seed

As the gangsters in the Senate continue to thwart any attempt at improving an irredeemable piece of legislation, many people are wondering what’s happening in the lower chamber of Congress. Jonathan Bernstein has a surprisingly insightful entry on the Washington Post’s Plum Line blog which partially answers that question. My own view tends to...
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Two Americans (The Case Against Joe Arpaio)

Two Americans (The Case Against Joe Arpaio)

With the United States Senate rushing headlong into its rendezvous with destiny, i.e. deconstructing what remains of this nation’s anemic and beleaguered economy, and the U.S. House following suit, it  seems appropriate to examine cui bono from these developments. Obviously not American citizens, beyond Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg and the politicians who’ll be handsomely...
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If It Walks Like A Duck…

And quacks like a duck, it’s probably a duck. David Frum explains.
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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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Hating on the Kochs

Hating on the Kochs

Update: Our good friend Pamela Hall has more photo and video coverage of the event on her fantastic website, The Silent Majority No More. I highly recommend checking it out for yourself. The police presence at the anti-voter verification rally that took place in Manhattan this weekend was pretty substantial, although it still wasn’t...
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Rebutting Wilkinson

Rebutting Wilkinson

First of all, let me apologize for being derelict in addressing  Will Wilkinson’s  series of columns for The Economist. I had wanted to to respond to these short polemics, written as an ongoing dialogue between he and David Frum during the height of the DREAM Act’s legislative push during a lame duck session of Congress, earlier...
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