Posts Tagged ‘ Jan Brewer ’

Blowback

Blowback

It turns out that calling for a boycott of your own state in the midst of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression isn’t a boon to your political fortunes, as Congressman Raul Grijalva is discovering this election cycle.   To grasp the full stupidity of Grijalva’s decision to embargo his state you...
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 12, 2010

A round-up of what’s happening in immigration news worldwide and in the United States (finishing with a fact about our favorite reptile): •  Colorado State Representative Randy Baumgardner (R–Hot Sulphur Springs) is working on Arizona-style legislation to fight against illegal immigration in the Mile-High state. Mr. Baumgarden says that illegal immigration costs Colorado over...
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Big Picture

Big Picture

As most of you probably know by now, Governor Jan Brewer’s debate with her Democratic opponent, current Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard, got off to a rough start. Although I tend to agree with the Christian Science Monitor’s assessment that Governor Brewer’s gaffe is not fatal to her election campaign, I do think it raises...
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Turning Over A New Leaf?

Turning Over A New Leaf?

I’m always sceptical of open-borders politicians who suddenly have epiphanies related to immigration the minute their careers are imperiled. Such is the case with Senator John McCain, who’s decided to call out President Obama for his administration’s indifference to border issues.
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Illegal Privilege vs. Human Rights

Illegal Privilege vs. Human Rights

Hans von Spakovsky has written a devastating piece attacking the report submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council by the Obama adminstration, which you can read in its entirety at the Heritage Foundation’s indispensable blog, The Foundry.
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Vendetta?

Vendetta?

Yet more evidence that the Obama administration’s campaign against Arizona is politically-motivated and not simply the result of constitutional concerns over SB 1070 was revealed today, courtesy of Fox News.
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Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Open borders advocates have done us a huge favor in the form of listing public servants that they despise. Courtesy of the Huffington Post, we now know who to vote for  in upcoming elections. And, with the exception for J.D. Hayworth-who was, unfortunately, defeated in his bid to unseat Senator John McCain-they’re all up re-election...
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2010 Primaries

2010 Primaries

The summer season of primaries had an eventful conclusion last night, although the race between Senator Lisa Murkowski and her opponent has yet to be determined. Overall, yesterday’s primary results constitute a mixed bag for the immigration enforcement and reduction camp.
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Why Not Rhode Island: Part II

Why Not Rhode Island: Part II

Now,  as I explained yesterday,  the state of Rhode Island-thanks to the  decisive leadership of its chief executive, Donald Carcieri-has been encouraging its police officers to ascertain the immigration status of people who were detained in connection with unrelated investigations. Of course, this power is the same one granted to police officers in the...
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Why Not Rhode Island?

Why Not Rhode Island?

While the Obama administration’s Justice Department sought an injunction against the state of Arizona for its enactment of SB 1070, and the defenders of the open-borders status quo went to the barricades against what they perceived as an impending pandemic of racial profiling, a quiet revolution in immigration enforcement was occurring across the country...
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