Posts Tagged ‘ immigration ’

Straight Talk (Bloggingheads Tackles Immigration)

Straight Talk (Bloggingheads Tackles Immigration)

The facile nature of the immigration debate within this country can be infuriating to those of us who’ve invested time and effort into gaining a fuller understanding of this complex, interconnected series of issues. It often seems like we’ve living in the dystopian future outlined in the Neil Postman classic, Amusing Ourselves to Death. A world where...
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Election Night: Wisconsin

Election Night: Wisconsin

Update: Interesting model, along with county-by-county results, of the Republican primary from The Upshot.  It’s an early night for political correspondents and news anchors, as Cruz and Sanders both win big. Follow live coverage  of the primary results at Five Thirty Eight.
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The Race For The White House (Mark Krikorian Weighs In)

One of the prerequisites for any immigration debate taking place in North America or Europe is that no advocate for reasonable immigration policies be given an equal opportunity to voice his or her views on the subject. The very notion that someone opposing unfettered third world immigration might be given the chance to articulate the...
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A New York Scene (Socialists v. Trump)

Update: Photos from the melee.  As most of you might have heard, this weekend saw a spate of anti-Trump rallies in both Arizona and New York City. Although the demonstrations here did not result in widespread lawbreaking and disruption, they did give you a sense of the mentality pervading open borders fanatics and socialist political...
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Political Correctness and the Death of the West

Paul Weston’s speech, unfortunately, has been removed from Youtube. However, watching this question and answer session-while you still can-will be an illuminating experience, rest assured.
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The Road To Nowhere

The Road To Nowhere

Update: Ex Cathedra. The obliviousness of Europe’s rulers, encapsulated in one tweet.  And the anti-European ruling class is still baffled by the popularity of Alternative for Germany. For a fascinating look at class and immigration-as well as how globalization has reshaped European politics-read Christopher Caldwell’s great essay in The Weekly Standard. Loathe though I...
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Epidemiology Out The Window

Epidemiology Out The Window

Even as the horse race aspect of this presidential election consumes ever more air-time, the current administration continues to enact immigration policies by administrative fiat which have the potential to harm scores of Americans. A case in point is its recent decision to remove some sexually transmitted infections from the list of diseases which...
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Romney Speaks

Romney Speaks

  Update: Just a few quick impressions, 1. Romney’s most substantive critique of the Trump campaign-arguably, the only one highlighted in this speech-revolved around Donald Trump’s support for high import tariffs. It should be noted that even some of his harshest critics don’t believe he’ll follow through on his promises, re: retaliatory trade measures....
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Super Tuesday News Roundup

Super Tuesday News Roundup

The most notable development leading up to today’s pivotal primaries is, of course, the raft of prominent Donald Trump endorsements, including those of former governor Jan Brewer and immigration stalwart Senator Jeff Sessions. Why the latter decided to endorse Trump rather than his Texas colleague is open to debate, although Mark Krikorian-a Cruz supporter-has...
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Law of the Jungle

As it turns out, even noble, quasi-talented British celebrities aren’t immune from the impact of the invasion sweeping over Europe. Just ask Jude Law.
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