Posts Tagged ‘ SB 1070 ’

Winning The Long War

Winning The Long War

Although HB 56, Alabama’s powerful new tool for immigration enforcement, has been largely upheld by Judge Sharon Blackburn, the fight over this law will continue in the weeks and months ahead. As NPR reports, this is just the first step in what will likely be a protracted legal and political battle over key provisions...
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La Raza Backs Down

La Raza Backs Down

What happens when you launch a boycott and people still come? I guess you’ll have to ask La Raza, considering its attempt to bankrupt Arizonan commerce has turned into a colossal bust. Mark Krikorian has all of the juicy details in a  post at CIS  which explains why the NCLR has been forced to retreat from...
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A Very Special Election

A Very Special Election

I’d like to use today’s post to echo the sentiments expressed by our publisher yesterday. As someone who once lived within the confines of the 9th Congressional District when it was represented by Chuck Schumer, one of the most irresponsible, worst actors in our nation’s immigration debate, I can’t urge you strongly enough to go...
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American Rattlesnake’s Top Nine Songs

#9 — “Come to the U.S.A” by Ray Stevens   #8 — “Ramos and Compean” by Michael Britton   #7 — “Immigrant Song” by Led Zeppelin   #6 — “I Want My Country Back” by Jack Paulsen   #5 — “Illegal Alien Song”   #4 — “God Save Arizona” by Ray Stevens   #3...
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Turning the Immigration Tide

Turning the Immigration Tide

It is a monumental shift. As reported by Fox News, more Mexicans are leaving the United States than entering.  Net migration of Mexicans, the number entering minus the number leaving, is zero, according to the Mexican government.
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Romney Condemns Illegal Immigration

Romney Condemns Illegal Immigration

As reported by the Boston Globe, Mitt Romney is courageous enough to tell a Hispanic audience that illegal immigration is wrong, and that he’ll fight to secure our borders.  His audience was savvy enough to support Romney’s principled stand. Speaking in Tampa, Florida to the Republican National Hispanic Assembly, Mr. Romney spoke against open borders...
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Steinbeck Country

Steinbeck Country

The dividing line demarcating illegal aliens from American citizens is almost non-existent. Laws proscribing would-be residents from coming to this country without permission are merely arbitrarily drawn distinctions that have no substantive basis, other than racial animus on the part of “Anglos” who control the political process.  You can’t criminalize human beings, even human...
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Arizona Sheriffs Defy Obama, Defend The Constitution

  Check it out.  Hat Tip: Nafbpo Ferg
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Secure Communities and the Way Forward

Secure Communities and the Way Forward

As President Obama follows through on his earlier promises of amnesty by fiat, the Internet is swirling with speculation as to motives, consequences, and potential political fallout. I had an interesting exchange on Twitter yesterday that touched upon these issues indirectly when a follower confidently averred that the administration’s earlier decision to impose Secure...
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A Divider, Not A Uniter

A Divider, Not A Uniter

  Now that Rick Perry has formally entered the 2012 presidential race, American Rattlesnake will have a lot more to say about his record on immigration, or lack thereof, as those of you who are aware of his history might characterize his approach to the issue. Suffice it to say, we are not fans of...
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