Now that the immigration reform bill is dead, it is time to start paying attention to enforcement of existing laws. It is time to turn up the heat on the Bush administration. President Bush has been saying that he is for enforcement for a long time now, so now as part of his legacy he [...]
Archive for June, 2007
We have won. The massive immigration reform bill appears done for good:
WASHINGTON - The Senate drove a stake Thursday through President Bush’s plan to legalize millions of unlawful immigrants, likely postponing major action on immigration until after the 2008 elections.
… The bill’s Senate supporters fell 14 votes short of the 60 needed to limit [...]
Some claim that we need to keep importing high school drop-outs (either illegally or in guest worker programs) because they are urgently needed:
Developer Louis Breland is finishing the first phase of a $750 million beach condo project.
“Subcontractors could not function without immigrant laborers for painting, rebar and steel work. They are the best workers,” [...]
Elizabeth Edwards yesterday called in to Chris Matthew’s show to confront Ann Coulter for her personal attacks on her husband. I am no supporter of John Edwards, there is no way I will vote for him for president. But I am fully on Elizabeth Edward’s side here in taking on Ann Coulter.
Regarding the things that [...]
Rather than trying to pass the half-baked immigration reform bill, here is something useful that Congress should follow through on:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four lawmakers seeking to boost U.S. farm exports to Cuba unveiled legislation on Thursday that would lift some of the Bush administration’s restrictions on trade with the communist island.
The companion House of [...]
Imagine America turns communist tomorrow. The first thing the government does is take ownership of all of the land in the country in the name of the people. After doing that, citizens are allowed to rent the land as long as they obey all of the government land use regulations. They are allowed to improve [...]
Amazing home video of lions, buffalo, and even a crocodile battling it out around a pond:
A smokin’ economy:
The Texas unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent in May, the lowest point since at least 1976, state officials said Friday.
Economists said the numbers showed that the economy is holding up despite pressure on consumers from high gasoline prices. Employers reported that finding qualified workers is a challenge.
The Texas Workforce Commission [...]
These guys just won’t stop:
WASHINGTON - Senate leaders vowed Thursday night to revive stalled immigration legislation as soon as next week, capping a furious rescue attempt led by President Bush.
… Two days ago, Bush made a rare visit to the Capitol for a meeting with Republican senators, where he urged them to give the [...]
Some topics are off limits for academics to study - at least if you arrive at the wrong conclusions. For example, if you do a scientific study about IQs, guns, or the death penalty - but you reach any of the following conclusions - prepare yourself for some really nasty personal attacks:
1) Concluding that there [...]
Should a 17-year-old senior in high school who has consensual sex with a 15-year-old sophomore go to prison for 10 years? Well this is just what happened in the case of Genarlow Wilson in Georgia. He is now 21 and still in prison.
The judge in the case today ordered him released … then this: