Posts Tagged ‘ Rick Santorum ’

The Hawkeye State (Decision ’16)

The Hawkeye State (Decision ’16)

    Update: Senator Cruz has emerged victorious, with Donald Trump and Marco Rubio rounding out the top 3, while Hillary Clinton and her socialist opponent are virtually even with nearly all of the precincts counted.  The Guardian is tracking the Iowa vote as it comes in. Follow the county-by-county results here.  Breitbart is providing...
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The Mask Slips

The Mask Slips

It seems like our Mexican friends would benefit from consulting their marionettes in the American press, who are laboring under the misimpression that our sub-culture of illegal immigrants-60 percent of whom come from our neighbor to the south-is much smaller than we’ve been led to believe. At least, according to Arturo Sarukhan, a man...
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Shifting The Debate (The Race for the White House)

Shifting The Debate (The Race for the White House)

Numbers USA, as usual, had the most insightful analysis of last night’s Republican primary debates, including a fantastic live-tweet of the evening’s undercard. Today, Roy Beck has a fascinating post mortem which you should read.
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Honest Labor

Honest Labor

As this country celebrates Labor Day, it’s important to reflect upon how our political class continues to shortchange American workers and those who are desperately seeking work but are locked out of opportunities by our government’s disastrous immigration policies. It’s perhaps not surprising that the chief cheerleader for the disemployment of Americans, i.e. President...
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Speaking Frankly

Speaking Frankly

The withdrawal of Rick Santorum from the battle for the GOP nomination brings with it new speculation over the path ahead for conservatives. Santorum’s exit from the Republican presidential sweepstakes dashes the hopes some may have harbored of casting their ballots for a Gingrich-Santorum ticket this November. On the other hand,  Congressman Ron Paul’s supporters have...
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Blowout

Rick Santorum wins everything, including the Missouri primary and both the Colorado and Minnesota caucuses, in a landslide. Almost all the results are in, and the former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania has emerged victorious over his three Republican rivals. Might it have something to do with his robustly anti-illegal alien platform, as well as...
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The Endorsement Primary

The Endorsement Primary

The potential upside and possible drawbacks of a Rick Santorum nomination-even as that scenario recedes further into the distance-have been explored on this website several times since the beginning of what already seems like an interminable primary season. Formerly thought of as a politician with a relatively weak record on immigration issues-who previously supported both bracero...
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Debates, Debates (Live-tweeting from McGinn’s)

Update: The Full Time-line of the debate is online! Read my live-tweet of it here. Tomorrow night, barring unforeseen circumstances, I’ll be tweeting the Republican presidential debate taking place in Florida from McGinn’s Pub North. You can follow the live updates on my twitter page, Odd Lane. Feel free to share any thoughts or...
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Decision Points

Decision Points

Months of strenuous campaigning, millions of dollars in political advertising, and countless days of retail politicking will culminate in just a few hours, when a select few will decide who will be awarded the first presidential delegates of the 2012 Republican race for President of the United States. Although not always an accurate gauge...
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The Daily Rattle-Immigration News Summary For December 17, 2011

Today’s roundup contains a heavy dose of news about Eric Holder and the Justice Department’s malfeasance, vis-a-vis their gunwalking scandals, as well as an update on the case of embattled political prisoner Agent Jesus Diaz. However, we start with a mind-boggling story about the lengths Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a.k.a. Tony Villar, will...
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