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Reid Angers GOP by Pushing Four Versions of DREAM Act Without Hearing

December 1, 2010


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has pushed four different versions of the controversial immigration bill known as the DREAM Act without a hearing on any of them, drawing outrage from the top Republican on the committee that would have handled the package. The Nevada senator, who narrowly escaped a defeat in the November election, has pursued […]

It Just Isn’t Christmas without a Muslim Bombing

November 29, 2010


Mistletoe. Egg nog. And now Muslim terrorism. Last year’s Christmas bomber was an African Muslim who stuffed his underwear full of plastic explosive and tried to detonate it on Flight 253. This year it’s another African Muslim who tried to get an early start on Christmas terror by trying to car bomb a Christmas tree-lighting […]

Just another bomb-plotting jihadist yelling “Allahu akbar!”

November 27, 2010


If it’s Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, it’s just another day in the life of a true believer in violent jihad. Yes: Violent jihad. Two words the current occupant of the White House won’t say together and about which he remains in stubborn denial. Violent jihad. A fundamental tenet of legions and […]

Texas Gov: Troops may be needed in Mexico

November 19, 2010


Texas Gov. Rick Perry said the United States should consider deploying military forces into Mexico to stem the drug-related violence afflicting the border region. Perry, the incoming chairman of the Republican Governors Association, told MSNBC on Thursday morning that while Mexico would “obviously” have to approve any American assistance, military might is needed to defeat the drug […]

Obama Pushes Amnesty Bill for Lame-Duck Congress

November 17, 2010


Obama today joined top Congressional Democrats in urging Congress to pass a small piece of immigration legislation known as the DREAM Act before it adjourns for the year.  The measure would give hundreds of thousands of young, undocumented immigrants a conditional path to legal residency.Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has repeatedly promised a vote on […]

Dems ready to push amnesty during lame duck session

November 16, 2010


Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) told reporters on Monday that he might meet with President Obama this week to talk about a way to pass immigration legislation during Congress’s lame-duck session. “The White House is ready and willing, and we may be having another meeting with the White House very soon this week,” Menendez said on a […]

Is Obama Trying to Turn the Border into the Next ‘Third Rail’?

November 14, 2010


If President Obama and his remaining Democratic allies get their way, border security may become a new third rail of American politics. He surely won’t touch it except to use it as a wedge issue, and if state governments take any action to deal with it, he has shown that he’ll use the full power […]