Posts Tagged ‘ Plyler v. Doe ’

Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

It turns out that the Coulter-Kaus debate was broadcast on one of  C-SPAN’s many outlets yesterday, despite the unofficial CPAC ban on discussion of the most important domestic political issue. You can watch the full debate here. In addition to covering the political costs of amnesty and the legally and constitutionally dubious nature of...
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Tax Man

Tax Man

On the day when you’re forced to fork over a portion of your income to our less than gentle overseers, it’s instructive to examine some of the things that your taxes are put towards. And since the focus of this site is our misguided immigration system, I thought it appropriate that we explore this...
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An Open Debate About Open Borders

An Open Debate About Open Borders

One of the most persistent divides between traditional conservatives and their libertarian/anarcho-capitalist counterparts involves a fundamental philosophical disagreement about immigration. While most conservatives view immigration primarily through the lens of preserving American culture by only accepting those immigrants who are assimilable and will tangibly benefit our society in the future, a view expressed repeatedly...
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Back To Business

Back To Business

I just wanted to highlight some of the important news developments that have occurred over the course of the past month as the Senate debated the recently defeated DREAM Act.   First off, the Supreme Court-minus Justice Elana Kagan, who’s recused herself due to conflicts that might arise from her work as the Obama adminstration’s former Solicitor...
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California Dreaming

California Dreaming

I suppose we should take some solace in the fact that the headline for this story is remarkably accurate and forthright, California Court Backs Illegal Immigrants, especially for a publication that seems to go out of its way to distort the terms of debate in our public discussion of this subject.
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Birthright Citizenship And The 14th Amendment

Birthright Citizenship And The 14th Amendment

One of the most persistent, pernicious myths about the U.S. Constitution is the mistaken belief that the 14th Amendment, ratified shortly after the conclusion of the Civil War, confers automatic citizenship upon anyone born within United States territory. This misimpression has led to the catastrophic wave of anchor babies, i.e. children birthed in the...
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