Category Archives: Immigration Reform

Spitzer Running For Cover

Untitled document New York Governor Eliot Spitzer appears to be running for cover, abandoning his “Licenses for Lawbreakers™” scheme according to an Associated Press report. Apparently, he has seen the light or, as is more likely, the polls. The governor … Continue reading

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Spitzer Backing Off From Licenses for Lawbreakers®?

Untitled document Eliot Spitzer has caused rather a lot of problems for Democrats with his Licenses for Lawbreakers® scheme. His plan to give driver's licenses to illegal immigrants provided the tool that wounded Hillary Clinton and started making her look … Continue reading

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False Identification, False Security

Untitled document 110 people used false identification to obtain security clearances to work at Chicago's O'Hare airport. A raid there netted 23 illegal immigrants from Mexico. The airport raid, which netted 23 undocumented workers from Mexico, showed that rigid new … Continue reading

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The 77% Problem

Untitled document Rasmussen Reports has conducted a poll asking Americans what they thought of giving driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. The result, a super majority of 77% of Americans are against it outright. Only a paltry 16% favor it. Seventy-seven … Continue reading

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The New Dukakis?

Untitled document James Pinkerton, writing at Newsday, points out the almost eerie similarities between what happened to Michael Dukakis in 1988 and what just happened to Hillary Clinton. In both cases, it was a fellow Democrat who opened the vein … Continue reading

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Illegal Immigration Turning Ugly

Untitled document Cal Thomas has a roundup of items from all over the country that show how confused the issue of illegal immigration is. In one Federal court, a planned crackdown on the hiring of illegals by the Bush administration … Continue reading

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The Big Democrat Mystery

Untitled document Mickey Kaus notes the same EJ Dionne article that I did and asks a question: Where is the Democratic split over illegal immigration? What's changed? Well, President Bush–the main politician doing the GOP-splitting–is leaving the scene. The Republican … Continue reading

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The Center Of Our Discontent

Untitled document Over at Real Clear Politics, Michael Barone points out what should be obvious to politicians by now: immigration reform is a central issue defining voter discontent with the direction the country is moving in. Barone didn't say that, … Continue reading

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Italy, Romanians And Xenophobia

Untitled document Yesterday I posted about a crackdown in Italy aimed at ejecting Romanians with criminal backgrounds. I pointed out: Italy has long allowed foreign workers and has toed the European line on tolerance and political correctness. But they are … Continue reading

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About That High Fence

Untitled document "I can be persuaded to have sympathy for people. I can't have sympathy for anyone who breaks the law." Those are the words of John D. Jenkins, a Democrat, who sits on the Board of Supervisors for Prince … Continue reading

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Scratch A Politically Correct Government…..

Untitled document ….Find a deeply xenophobic one. I have long suspected that the most vociferous advocates of "diversity" and political correctness are overcompensating for what they , in fact, see in themselves. They routinely project those internal biases onto others … Continue reading

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The Illegal Elephant In The Room

Untitled document EJ Dionne brushes aside all the fun and games over Hillary Clinton's debate gaffe and all the subsequent foofraw to get to the real, underlying issue. It is one that the Democrats are trying to avoid at all … Continue reading

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Securing The Illegal Vote?

Untitled document John Fund has a troubling column up about the ease with which people who are in this country illegally will be able to vote if Eliot Spitzer's licenses for lawbreakers scheme goes through. Some other moves by the … Continue reading

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Coming Debate

Untitled document James Pinkerton, writing in Newsday, distorts a few things in a column today. Well, either he did or an editor did. Regardless of who did what, it changes the entire tone of the debate. More than anyone else, … Continue reading

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Another Leftourette Moment

Untitled document My friend Jim Lynch calls it Leftourette Syndrome. That's the propensity of the Democrats to , for the children, shout out at odd moments, for the children, on whatever matter may be under discussion, for the children, the … Continue reading

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