Posts Tagged ‘ immigration ’

Immigration’s Human Toll

Immigration’s Human Toll

In a story that expands upon the problems I highlighted a few days ago in my Governor Cuomo post, we now have learned that an illegal alien who had been previously deported twice is responsible for yet another needless death. As I’ve discussed extensively on this site in the past, the human cost of our government’s open...
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Is Citizenship A Birthright?

I’m glad you asked. Let’s see, shall we?     
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Arab Spring; European Winter

Arab Spring; European Winter

From the invaluable European weblog The Gates of Vienna comes a deeply disturbing video that highlights the extent of illegal migration currently afflicting the continent, especially now that the ‘Arab Spring’ has loosened border controls throughout North Africa and the Middle East.
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The Old Gray Lady: Down for the Count?

The Old Gray Lady: Down for the Count?

Tuesday night I had the pleasure of attending a discussion held at New York City’s Penn Club, sponsored by the Center for Immigration Studies, which featured one of my favorite journalists/media critics, William McGowan. The author of Gray Lady Down: What the Decline and Fall of the New York Times Means for America, Mr. McGowan...
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Thank Congressman King for standing up to President Obama

Just got an e-mail from the president of NY ICE reminding me of Peter King’s strongly worded statement about President Obama’s pathetic El Paso speech in favor of amnesty. She suggested writing an e-mail commending him for his continued stand against this betrayal of the American people.
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Requiem for a City

    A big tip of the figurative hat to our good friend Kathy Shaidle, owner of the refreshingly subversive Canadian blog Five Feet of Fury, for that link. I don’t think any hour-long speech on the virtues of an open border can withstand that three minute excoriation of the double standards employed in...
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The Immigrant Experience in America

The Immigrant Experience in America

Documenting the lives of immigrants is an enduring aspect of American literature, which befits a nation that has been shaped to such a large extent by successive waves of migration from distant lands. One of the most important novels published in the first half of the 20th century, Christ in Concrete, was written by the son...
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Barack Obama’s Alternate Reality

Barack Obama’s Alternate Reality

Yesterday the President delivered his much-anticipated address on immigration at the Chamizal National Memorial Park, a landmark that commemorates the settlement of  a century-long border dispute centered around the Rio Grande, which has traditionally served as the demarcation line between what is Mexico and what is the United States.
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Damage Control

Damage Control

Most of you are probably wondering what my thoughts on President Obama’s latest push for amnesty, culminating in a visit to the border city of El Paso, Texas, are. Although I will be analyzing the latest photo op in due time, today I thought I’d share with you my opinion of Mexican President Felipe...
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Support Arizona

Support Arizona

As well as its fine governor, Jan Brewer. As most of you might have heard, she will appeal a ruling by a three-judge panel from the  9th Circuit Court of Appeals that upheld Judge Susan Bolton’s injunction against SB 1070.
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