davidl on October 1st, 2011

Immigration enforcement works BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) – Hispanic students have started vanishing from Alabama public schools in the wake of a court ruling that upheld the state’s tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration. Education officials say scores of immigrant families have withdrawn their children from classes or kept them home this week, afraid […]

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davidl on July 5th, 2011

Ronald Reagan goes to Londontown, from Daniel Hannan, Telegraph(UK): Ronald Reagan assumes his lapidary place in Grosvenor Square today, alongside Franklin D Roosevelt and Dwight D Eisenhower. All three presidents stood with Britain in war; yet Reagan – the man rather than the statue – towers over the other two. We in this country have […]

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davidl on June 27th, 2011

Lame Stream Media, if the media will lie about Jose Antonio Vargas by allowing him to report about illegal immigration without disclosing his massive conflict of interest to wit Vargas was illegal, see Michelle, what are they hiding about their gushing reporting on New York State’s recent legalization of same sex marriage.     Just as the […]

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davidl on May 13th, 2011

How dumb is Dumbo I: Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama used an immigration speech Tuesday to take a jab at News Corporation CEO, Rupert Murdoch, who owns Fox News Channel. Obama quoted the CEO, an Australian native, who said “Immigrants have made America great as the world leader in business, science, higher education and […]

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davidl on February 25th, 2011

Dumbo’s Priorities, from Rush Limbaugh: The price of oil around the world is skyrocketing.  The Saudis are talking about ramping up their production.  How about the crisis in the Middle East?  I mean, for heaven’s sake, “a crisis is a terrible thing to waste,” right?  We have a crisis in the Middle East, we have […]

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davidl on December 19th, 2010

DREAM dies, New York Times slow on the uptake: Most immediately, the measure would have helped grant legal status to hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrant students and recent graduates whose lives are severely restricted though many have lived in the United States for nearly their entire lives. Kudos to the Times for correctly calling […]

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davidl on December 7th, 2010

Dumbo throws ‘rate underneath the bus, Barack Obama and congressional repubolicans agree to extend Bush era tax rates, from Shailagh Murray Washington Post: President Obama and congressional Republicans agreed Monday to a tentative deal that would extend for two years all the Bush-era income tax breaks set to expire on Dec. 31, continue unemployment benefits […]

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davidl on September 24th, 2010

One dumb idea, Shikha Dalmia, Forbes: Don’t Ask, however, will eventually go given the growing and overwhelming public opposition to it – even in the military’s own ranks. That is not the case with the Dream Act on which Republicans have inflamed public opinion almost to a point of no return. They called the Dream […]

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davidl on September 19th, 2010

More John Holdren’ Climate Bill, from James Delingpole, Telegraph(UK): President Obama’s Science Czar John Holdren is worried about global warming. Having noticed that there hasn’t actually been any global warming since 1998, he feels it ought to be called “global climate disruption” instead. That way whether it gets warmer or colder, wetter or drier, less […]

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I was going make this part of the Scramble, but just got too long.    Eric rambled on border security, or lack thereof.   I offer three takes on illegal immigration, first the cool, video: . The warm, video: Hat tip: Ace. The hot, link. So go with Sarah’s take, go with Rush’s,  or go […]

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Eric Florack on November 16th, 2009

The following letter read on Glenn Beck’s show, is rapidly circulating around the country. Americans everywhere identify with this 53-year-old woman. She has given us a voice. Once you read this, you will want to forward it to all of your friends… or, send them here. GLENN BECK: I got a letter from a woman […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Future Camper” Edition I have the POWER…. So now Arlen Specter is willing to compromise on “Card Check”?  I keep telling you, and perhaps now you’ll understand me when I say it again: It’s always […]

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Eric Florack on May 23rd, 2008

Mmmfph. I was afraid of this, though I must say it came sooner than I figured it. I’ve never been a fan of John McCain. Not only is he not a conservative, he may have done more damage to the conservative movement than any other Republican over the last few years. Look back at the […]

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Eric Florack on May 16th, 2008

Jason Riley at the WSJ, notes that illegal Immigration has disappeared from the election cycle radar screen, and wonders why. He concludes after examining the situation in some detail: If American culture is under assault today, it’s not from immigrants who aren’t assimilating but from liberal elites who reject the concept of assimilation. For multiculturalists, […]

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Eric Florack on April 23rd, 2008

Interesting bit in NewsBusters, this morning…. By the way, NewsBusters is a regular read here, and soon as I geta  few seconds I’ll add it to the list…. anyway… It seems that, despite unemployment edging up everywhere else in the country,  unemployment in Oklahoma has been dropping rather quickly. And we’ve not been told about […]

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