Posts Tagged ‘ U.S. Senate ’

Wedge Issues: The Disemployment of Americans

Even as the Republican Party mounts a vapid campaign-devoid of substance-in order to retake the U.S. Senate, there are those who are highlighting the issues that are foremost in the minds of the American electorate. Numbers USA is one  organization which continues to hold politicians to account for their disdain towards the concerns and...
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Criminal Negligence

Criminal Negligence

Most of you are well aware of the fact that this administration, despite its repeated attempts to airbrush its blemishes, has an absolutely atrocious record of immigration enforcement. However, a recent report documents just how negligent the federal government has been in ensuring the safety of American citizens. Nearly 70,000 criminal aliens have been...
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Don’t Fall For It

From the Federation for American Immigration Reform: Sen. John Hoeven & Sen. Bob Corker have brokered a very expensive fig leaf, which calls for throwing money at the border without any assurances that our borders will ACTUALLY be secured.
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Cloture on Gang of Eight Amnesty

Update: Cloture achieved. Here’s the breakdown. The first important vote is coming up at approximately 2:15 PM. You can watch the debate here.
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Bucking The Status Quo

Bucking The Status Quo

True to form, Governor Chris Christie has appointed a pliant crony to the seat vacated by the death of Frank Lautenberg. However, New Jersey voters will have a choice on October 16th as to who will represent them in the U.S. Senate. This is the perfect opportunity to challenge the dismal GOP establishment and...
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Support Senator Cruz

Support Senator Cruz

One of the few bright spots in the recent immigration debate-such as it is- has been Senator Ted Cruz, of Texas. Unlike the spineless Republican leadership-which has been shepherding the Gang of Eight scheme through the Senate-he has resolutely stood against any attempt at legalizing the 10-20 million illegal aliens granted amnesty under the...
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Stop The Gang Of Eight

Notwithstanding the musings of Senator Robert Menendez-a man whose employment of an illegal alien sex offender illustrates the perils of leaving immigration to the discretion of this administration-the amnesty crafted by the Gang of Eight remains on course for passage by a majority of the U.S. Senate.
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Be The Mustard Seed

Be The Mustard Seed

As the gangsters in the Senate continue to thwart any attempt at improving an irredeemable piece of legislation, many people are wondering what’s happening in the lower chamber of Congress. Jonathan Bernstein has a surprisingly insightful entry on the Washington Post’s Plum Line blog which partially answers that question. My own view tends to...
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Gang of Eight Immigration Hearings

Gang of Eight Immigration Hearings

Watch today’s testimony by Secretary Janet Napolitano. 
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Putting New Lipstick On An Old Pig

It turns out that this the arguments marshaled in favor of today’s amnesty are nothing new. But we already knew that, didn’t we? Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.  
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