Posts Tagged ‘ Reuters ’

Patient Zero

Patient Zero

As Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies points out, there were many reasons why Thomas Eric Duncan should never have been allowed to enter the United States. It turns out that the simple, prophylactic measures which ensure the fiscal and cultural vibrancy of this country-or which used to do so, at any...
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Say “No” To Rubio

Say “No” To Rubio

The Federation for American Immigration Reform is at the forefront of documenting the manifold problems caused by our government’s sustained policy of mass immigration. Therefore, it’s not surprising that it was ahead of the curve in arguing against the amnesty proposal floated by the Gang of Eight. Like the last wholesale legislative amnesty enacted...
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Too Much Of A Good Thing

Too Much Of A Good Thing

Video of Frank Gaffney’s speech can be found on Urban Infidel. One of the unofficial mottos of the United States, this phrase-which is minted on this country’s coins and emblazoned upon our paper bills-embodies the common heritage of the American nation, which was created from the union of thirteen distinct, unique former British colonies....
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Revolution/Evolution (Free Speech At The UN)

Revolution/Evolution (Free Speech At The UN)

Most New Yorkers-especially natives-are inured to the daily spectacle which makes their city something of a super-sized freak show. However, most of the time that sideshow is of the sort one normally expects to see in Coney Island, i.e. entertaining enough as a diversionary pursuit, but not so garish or mind-altering as to force...
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The Daily Rattle-April 15, 2012

The Daily Rattle-April 15, 2012

This month’s Rattle brings us a host of stories that the mainstream media didn’t cover sufficiently-preferring instead to shower accolades upon the man responsible for abandoning immigration enforcement in the name of political opportunism. We’ll cover everything from the latest spate of violent crimes committed by illegal aliens to Barack Obama’s continued roll out of administrative amnesty, which now...
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Apocalypse Now!

Apocalypse Now!

Using gunboats similar to those used in the Vietnam War, Texas state police will be patrolling the waters of the Rio Grande and the Intercoastal Waterway by Padre Island.  As Reuters reports, the boats are thought necessary to fight “smugglers of drugs, weapons and illegal immigrants”:
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RevPac at South Street Seaport

RevPac at South Street Seaport

Reminder: You can read the live tweet of the RevPac fundraiser here.  The RevPac event I attended on Monday night was an quite an experience. First of all, the choice of setting seemed designed to highlight some of the recurring themes in Ron Paul’s presidential campaign. While most of his primary opponents have held...
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Keynes vs. Hayek: The Debate Continues

Keynes vs. Hayek: The Debate Continues

Such was the title of a debate held at the Asia Society, sponsored by Thomson Reuters, which I attended several weeks ago. Coming at a time of agonizing societal fissures arising from debates over austerity, stimulus, and the wisdom of government intervention into the economy, this event pitting the backers of a Hayekian view...
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News Roundup

I just thought I’d get you caught up on some news you might have missed in the past week, starting with our neighbor to the south. -An editorial in Investor’s Business Daily highlights the disturbing possibility that Los Zetas are attempting to disrupt the upcoming Mexican presidential election. -In a related story, the L.A....
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The U.S. Abandons An Ally

The U.S. Abandons An Ally

I wasn’t planning on discussing this issue today, but we do address important foreign policy issues on this site when the occasion demands it. Needless to say, President Obama’s insistence that the state of Israel, which has heretofore been our most trusted and reliable ally in the Middle East, return to annihilatory borders  is such an occasion.
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