Posts Tagged ‘ Lou Barletta ’

Standing Firm

Update: What does the Democratic Party have against Americans?  Pamela Geller live-tweets President Trump’s address. 
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Sanctioning Crime, Spreading Lawlessness

Congressman Barletta, the architect of the Hazleton ordinance targeting illegal aliens, explains how sanctuary cities are endangering American lives. Another timely symposium from the Center for Immigration Studies.
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Reckless Legislating

The open borders lobby, flush with success after its victory in the Mexifornia legislature, as well as the nation’s capital, is attempting to expand its dominion over American citizens in the Garden State. The legislative push to give illegal aliens driver’s licenses, under the mistaken presumption that criminals will behave lawfully once sanctioned by...
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The Department of Homeland Surrender

    One of the themes we’ve tried to impress upon our audience over the past three years is the multidimensional nature of immigration. It’s not simply a single issue among a panoply of issues that animate the cut and thrust of politics. It encompasses everything from economics to culture, including crime, education, health...
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Sweet Little Lies

Sweet Little Lies

As sundry pundits, political consultants, and elected officials search for answers in the wake of the GOP’s decisive election loss, it’s worth noting that while the Republican Party yielded ground in the Senate, House of Representatives, and various state legislatures-to say nothing of its presidential nominee’s defeat-there were several important races where immigration patriots...
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11/6/12

11/6/12

Today is Election Day-the people of Dixville Notch having already passed judgment in their characteristically decisive manner-and as such marks the conclusion of a seemingly interminable presidential campaign. We at American Rattlesnake make no official endorsement in the presidential race-although there are some down-ballot races with candidates worthy of support, if you’re opposed to...
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Stolen Lives (National Day of Remembrance)

Stolen Lives (National Day of Remembrance)

Update: Here’s a link to a story our good friend at The Silent Majority No More wrote describing a vigil NY ICE held on the first National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Illegal Aliens. Scroll down for video footage of the event.  Today is the second annual National Day of Remembrance for...
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The Daily Rattle (2011 New Year’s Edition)

The Daily Rattle (2011 New Year’s Edition)

Our last Rattle of 2011 runs the gamut, all the way from an immigration enforcement success in Pennsylvania to a disappointing judicial setback in South Carolina. However, we begin the final roundup of the year with a must-read essay in The American Conservative by W. James Antle III. It looks at the immigration scorecard...
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Secure Communities Under Attack

Secure Communities Under Attack

The assault against Secure Communities continues apace, as we learned yesterday from the Los Angeles Times. In a lopsided vote, the Los Angeles City Council decided to make participation in this successful immigration enforcement program purely voluntary; an idea that DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano has already scotched, at least rhetorically.
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Breaking News

In lieu of the Daily Rattle, today I’ll bring you a brief compilation of some of the more important news stories involving the great immigration debate. Former Virginia congressman Virgil Goode pens a fantastic piece for Human Events, which explores the underreported attempt by amnesty advocates such as Senator Robert Menendez to force the...
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