Archive for: April 3, 2006

April 3, 2006

China Better on Taxes than Democrats?

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,Taxes & Taxation - 03 Apr 2006

China slaps a tax on chopsticks. Charges on goods unveiled in bid to preserve environment. Plans to impose a 5 percent consumption tax on both disposable wooden chopsticks and wooden floor panels would help curb the plundering of …

The Realpolitik of Immigration

Filed under: American Society & Heritage,Immigration - 03 Apr 2006

One has only to reference the showing by some 500,000-plus legal and illegal Mexican aliens in Los Angeles last weekend to realize that the discussion regarding Immigration and its legality and security concerns is now “The” topic of discussion across …

Education for Illegal Immigration

Filed under: American Society & Heritage,Immigration - 03 Apr 2006

Multi-culturalism’s results inflame nativist resentment. Why has the impact of large-scale immigration since the 1960s been so different from that of the even larger influx of roughly 22 million non-English-speaking immigrants between the Civil War and our 1917 entry into …

News Media Snuggle Up to Ex-Con, But Ignore FISA Judges

The news media are covering Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the legality of the National Security Agency’s terrorist surveillance program — an intelligence initiative that by-passes the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act — by concentrating on the ramblings of Bush opponents …

Newt for President

Filed under: Immigration,Politics In General,The Republicans - 03 Apr 2006

Over the last week, the airwaves and the press have been filled to capacity with a lot of sappy-headed comments from pundits and pandering from politicians ranging from President Fox of Mexico to President Bush about the immigration bills pending …