Posts Tagged ‘ immigration ’

Xenophobia

Xenophobia

            Earlier tonight I was watching a program called “Noticiero” on La Estrella, a Spanish-language, HD channel that airs on an affiliate station of WPIX in New York, whose chief topic was-suppress your shock for a moment–immigration! The show’s host-who I remember chiefly for hosting a news-magazine tabloid program, roughly...
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Oz Update

Oz Update

It turns out that Australia’s new prime minister is making some concessions to political reality, and has abandoned the “Big Australia” favored by her predecessors in office. Of course, Bloomberg News spins this policy shift as a tale of impending recession and economic retrenchment , replete with insinuations of nativist bigotry by the Australian populace.
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Welcome to American Rattlesnake

Today inaugurates an experiment that will hopefully mark a turning point in the debate over the intertwined issues of mass immigration and illegal aliens’ presence in our society, both subjects that have been largely ignored or obscured by the chattering class and open-borders elite which shape public opinion in this country. 
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Global Warming=More Mexican Immigration?

Global Warming=More Mexican Immigration?

Another sign of the apocalypse, or perhaps a signal that we might want to start enacting more Arizona-style laws before it’s too late? Even National Geographic is intrigued by the immigration debate. Global warming and immigration.
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Disappointing News From The Garden State

Disappointing News From The Garden State

If we take his statements at face-value, the only thing we can conclude is that Governor Christie supports amnesty on a federal level.
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Slanting The Story

Slanting The Story

An article in the L.A. Times today carries a slightly misleading headline implying that the legal community believes that SB 1070 is patently unconstitutional, and the debate is not even close as a matter of law. The actual piece, however, potrays a slightly different story.
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Tom Tancredo Throws His Hat Into The Ring

Tom Tancredo Throws His Hat Into The Ring

In  an update to a story I posted earlier, it turns out that former congressman Tom Tancredo has decided to make it official and announce his candidacy for governor of Colorado.
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Immigration in the land of Oz

Immigration in the land of Oz

One of the critiques of our side is that we’re not always consistent. But is being consistently wrong, a la the open borders crowd, a good alternative to the occasional lapse in judgment?
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Immigration In Popular Culture

Immigration In Popular Culture

The eternal lure of migration and the appeal of the immigrant story writ large is something that Hollywood knows how to exploit with some degree of panache. American popular culture is filled with stories of exile and struggle and the Horatio Alger path to success that we presume most immigrants to this country want...
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Who’s In Charge?

Who’s In Charge?

  An interesting discussion about the federal government’s lawsuit against  Arizona, which was launched to halt implementation of its new immigration law, SB 1070.  Who made the call? Was it Attorney General Eric Holder, or was it President Barack Obama’s decision to sue the state? Representative Steve King has his suspicions.  
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