Posts Tagged ‘ Dick Durbin ’

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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Staten Island Rallies Against the NY SAFE Act

Staten Island Rallies Against the NY SAFE Act

Update: You can also read coverage of the event by the Staten Island Advance. The events of the past week have prevented us from discussing an issue dear to the hearts of many of our followers. Namely, the continuing, deliberate assault by public officials upon the intrinsic liberties of Americans. Specifically, the right to...
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Gang of Eight Markup

Or, as I call it, The Grand Farce.  Watch it live.
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Gang Of Eight Immigration Bill Markup

Gang Of Eight Immigration Bill Markup

Watch it live. Completion of the border fence? Not so much, it turns out.
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May Day: Part II (Marx v. Washington)

May Day: Part II (Marx v. Washington)

The purpose of  last Wednesday’s events, like the marches and rallies staged on Cinco de Mayo, was to pressure elected officials in Washington D.C. into repeating the same disastrous mistakes of the past. In this case, a wholesale amnesty which would cost upwards of six trillion dollars in the coming decades. While most of...
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May Day (Take Back Congress)

May Day (Take Back Congress)

Tomorrow is May Day, and the treason lobby will be mobilizing its shock troops to demonstrate its contempt for this country’s laws and American citizens. We urge our followers at American Rattlesnake to use the opportunity to make their voices heard in Congress and the Senate Judiciary Committee, which will begin its markup of...
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Failure of Leadership

There are a number of problems with Mr. Hartmann’s assertions, not the least being that approximately half of illegal aliens are not here because they overstayed their visas. Although he is correct in asserting that this group constitutes a growing portion of the illegal immigrant population living here, even if-like most things touching upon...
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Democracy’s Future

Democracy’s Future

The precedent established by the Islamist-led prayer-not for the United States, of course-endorsed by the DNC continued on the second night of the Democratic National Convention. The celebration of a post-American nation included a brief, yet vitally important, speech by an illegal alien who served as a stand-in for the millions of “undocumented students”...
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SB 1070 On Trial

On a day when one of the nation’s most prolific lens tics decided to propose a law as preposterous as his political career, there was a Senate hearing ostensibly designed to explore the constitutional implications of SB 1070. In reality, it was a transparent attempt by Democrats to influence the Supreme Court, as the...
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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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