Posts Tagged ‘ welfare ’

Rebutting The Critics

The critics are wrong. However, there are valuable lessons to be drawn from this experience. Lesson 1. Never trust Jennifer Rubin, who has a tenuous grasp of reality, as we’ve pointed out in the past.
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Illegal Immigration’s Impact

Here’s another panel from the productive iiiMPACT conference on illegal immigration held in Wilmington, North Carolina earlier this month. Focused on the issues of our nation’s dire unemployment problem and the exploitation of our country’s generous social welfare safety net, this symposium is well worth watching, especially for those of you who are interested...
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The Fugees

The Fugees

One of the most harmful aspects of our nation’s current immigration policy is its manifold refugee resettlement programs, the disastrous consequences of which have been amply documented on this website. That’s why the speech Don Barnett, currently a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies and expert on refugee resettlement in the United States,...
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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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When Less Is More (Intelligence Squared Debate)

When Less Is More (Intelligence Squared Debate)

This past tuesday I had the distinct pleasure of attending an Intelligence Squared debate whose subject is one that this website has addressed repeatedly in the past, although admittedly, not as often as I would have liked. The drive to thwart repeated amnesty proposals introduced throughout this past year has not given us the opportunity...
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Utah’s Dilemma

Utah’s Dilemma

One salutary effect of SB 1070’s passage is the debate it’s generated among state legislators in other parts of the country, especially those in similarly besieged, southwestern states. As I explained in a post several days ago, one of most illegal alien friendly jurisdictions is the state of Utah. Fortunately, that is starting to...
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