Tuesday, November 20, 2012
|Associated Press sc
"Officials" call for invader driver's licenses in the Land of Lincoln
Chicago -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, former Gov. Jim Edgar and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are among the political heavy hitters calling for Illinois to give driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. -- Officials say passing such legislation would make Illinois' roads safer, and a bipartisan slate of supporters plans a news conference to discuss it today. They say about 250,000 immigrant motorists who can't get insurance are on state roads...
|David Codrea -- The Examiner
Government think tank reports on congressional investigations of DOJ
A copy of a Congressional Research Service report, prepared earlier this month but withheld from the general public, has been obtained by Gun Rights Examiner and posted this afternoon to the Scribd online document sharing library. Titled "Congressional Investigations of the Department of Justice, 1920-2012: History, Law, and Practice," the report cites a "rich history of congressional investigations from..."
|James R. Edwards Jr. -- CIS.org
Not your grandfather's immigration rules
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to get on Uncle Sam's dole." -- Okay, that's not exactly how Emma Lazarus penned it, but it's effectively where our immigration system is today. -- The Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services has transformed America's immigration program into a direct line to dependency. The Daily Caller reports on a federal website and immigrant guide that puts new arrivals...
|Lincoln (Neb.) Journal-World
Usual suspects toss tantrum against Kris Kobach
[Illegal aliens] rallied on Tuesday, calling on Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to resign and drop a lawsuit that seeks to end a program established by President Barack Obama that allows them to stay in the country. In an interview with the Lawrence Journal-World, Kobach said he has no intention of doing either. -- He described the group's demands as "insane." -- "The audacity of some people who are illegally in the country is amazing," Kobach said.
|Michelle Malkin -- Family Security Matters
How's that Obamacare waiver workin' out for ya?
Exactly two years ago this week, the Obama administration announced it had issued more than 100 waivers en masse to a select group of companies, unions and other health insurance providers seeking relief from the onerous federal health care law. The Obamacare waiver winner's club now totals 2,000. Where are they now? -- Answer: In the same miserable boat as every other unlucky business struggling with the crushing costs...
|Christopher Collins -- The Examiner
Russian Writer: 'Obama's fools, Stalin's fools share the same drink of illusion'
A week and a half since the 2012 presidential elections, observations and commentaries continue not just on the U.S., but from overseas concerning the reelection of President Obama. Some of the more vocal against the reelection come from writers based in Russia or are Russian born having lived under communism under the oppressive former Soviet Union (U.S.S.R.)...
Senate bill rewrite lets feds read your e-mail without warrants
A Senate proposal touted as protecting Americans' e-mail privacy has been quietly rewritten, giving government agencies more surveillance power than they possess under current law. -- CNET has learned that Patrick Leahy, the influential Democratic chairman of the Senate Judiciary committee, has dramatically reshaped his legislation in response to law enforcement concerns...
|Paul Craig Roberts -- Infowars
Puppet state America
The United States government and its subject peoples think of the US as "the world's only superpower." But how is a country a superpower when its entire government and a majority of the subjects, especially those members of evangelical churches, grovel at the feet of the Israeli Prime Minister? How is a country a superpower when it lacks the power to determine its own foreign policy in the Middle East?
|Anthony Martin -- The Examiner
Paul says secession is a 'deeply American principle'
Retiring U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, wrote on his congressional website Monday that the current growing secession movement among the states is a "deeply American principle" and is "a form of American freedom." -- Paul made the comments in response to the fact that all 50 states in the union have sent a special petition to the White House requesting that the executive branch recognize their right to separate from the United States....
|Corydon B. Dunham -- Washington Post
We must demand Congress kill pending censorship proposal
The FCC has on the table a policy that would resurrect broad censorship rules -- very similar to those that were revoked in 1987 because of their chilling effect on free speech and the television press. -- The proposed new Localism, Balance and Diversity Doctrine could eventually also affect news on the Internet. The FCC has already begun transferring the broadcast spectrum used by local television to the Internet...
|Judson Phillips -- WND.com
How Obama can be stopped in Electoral College
We have one last, final chance to save America. We have one last, final chance to stop Barack Obama. One final chance. -- What is this final chance? Will the Republicans step up to the plate and do what is necessary? -- Barack Obama has not yet been re-elected president. -- Yes, the election is over but remember, a presidential election in America is not by popular vote...
|Dave Gibson -- The Examiner
Republicans start illegal alien amnesty Super PAC
On Sunday, former Hispanic outreach director to the Romney campaign, Carlos Gutierrez, appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" and criticized not only the former Massachusetts governor, but the Republican Party's conservative base, as well for Obama's re-election. -- Specifically, conservatives' belief that our border should be protected and that immigration laws should actually be enforced....
Feds nab four Southern Calif. men in alleged terror plots
Los Angeles -- Four Southern California men have been charged with plotting to kill Americans and destroy U.S. targets overseas by joining al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan, federal officials said Monday. -- The defendants, including a man who served in the U.S. Air Force, were arrested for plotting to bomb military bases and government facilities, and for planning to engage in "violent jihad," FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said in a release...
|American Border Patrol
Photos of the day
Glenn Spencer noticed the fish in American Border Patrol's guest house pond were missing. Later he spotted a Great Blue Heron perched over the pond and put two and two together. Heron's do eat goldfish. ...
|Rick Oltman of The Immigration Tea Party -- The Examiner
Tough immigration law enforcement wins Hispanic vote every time
After a thorough analysis I have deduced that the way for Republicans to win Hispanic votes is fierce enforcement of our immigration laws. This has been proven over the past 26 years and the results are undeniable. -- Let's look at who won the Hispanic vote in the past 9 presidential races and their position on enforcement. -- In 1980 Ronald Reagan received 35% of the Hispanic vote and in 37% in 1984...
|Mark Steyn -- National Review
To an immigrant such as myself (not the undocumented kind, but documented up to the hilt, alas), one of the most striking features of election-night analysis was the lightly worn racial obsession. On Fox News, Democrat Kirsten Powers argued that Republicans needed to deal with the reality that America is becoming what she called a "brown country." Her fellow Democrat Bob Beckel observed on several occasions that if...