Posts Tagged ‘ Florida ’

One Step Forward

One Step Forward

Some qualified good news came out of the Supreme Court recently, with a decision that partially upheld Arizona’s 2004 voter identification law. Unfortunately, while the court let stand the portion of Proposition 200 that required voters to provide I.D. in order to vote, it invalidated the I.D. requirement for voter registration. The bigger news...
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The Daily Rattle-April 15, 2012

The Daily Rattle-April 15, 2012

This month’s Rattle brings us a host of stories that the mainstream media didn’t cover sufficiently-preferring instead to shower accolades upon the man responsible for abandoning immigration enforcement in the name of political opportunism. We’ll cover everything from the latest spate of violent crimes committed by illegal aliens to Barack Obama’s continued roll out of administrative amnesty, which now...
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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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Does The Hispanic Vote Matter?

Does The Hispanic Vote Matter?

In the Republican Presidential primaries, successful candidates have supported strong immigration enforcement policies. It is not the only key to success. Michele Bachman had the most unequivocal stance against amnesty and open borders, but didn’t make it past the Iowa Caucuses. Newt Gingrich is famously weak on the issue, and enjoyed early fleeting success....
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Blowout

Rick Santorum wins everything, including the Missouri primary and both the Colorado and Minnesota caucuses, in a landslide. Almost all the results are in, and the former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania has emerged victorious over his three Republican rivals. Might it have something to do with his robustly anti-illegal alien platform, as well as...
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Debates, Debates (Live-tweeting from McGinn’s)

Update: The Full Time-line of the debate is online! Read my live-tweet of it here. Tomorrow night, barring unforeseen circumstances, I’ll be tweeting the Republican presidential debate taking place in Florida from McGinn’s Pub North. You can follow the live updates on my twitter page, Odd Lane. Feel free to share any thoughts or...
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Laboratories of Democracy

John, a member of both NY ICE and the Republican Governors Association, went to the RGA’s annual meeting held in Orlando, Florida earlier this month. In addition to the recreational activities-which looked like a blast-he also had the chance to meet some of the nation’s governors, including two who are on the front lines...
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The November Crime Blotter

Today we’re introducing a new feature on American Rattlesnake: the Crime Blotter. It’s where we’ll catalogue the litany of crimes committed by illegal aliens whom the federal government, in its infinite wisdom, has decided not to deport. If you have any news about absconders who’ve subsequently committed crimes, feel free to send your tips at...
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The GOP Presidential Primary Heats Up

As demonstrated by an effective campaign advertisement from the Romney camp, which highlights the distinction between him and his opponents, vis-a-vis immigration. An always hot topic, especially in this presidential election year.
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Romney Condemns Illegal Immigration

Romney Condemns Illegal Immigration

As reported by the Boston Globe, Mitt Romney is courageous enough to tell a Hispanic audience that illegal immigration is wrong, and that he’ll fight to secure our borders.  His audience was savvy enough to support Romney’s principled stand. Speaking in Tampa, Florida to the Republican National Hispanic Assembly, Mr. Romney spoke against open borders...
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