Archive for: December 2007

December 24, 2007

Judicial Watch Lawsuit: No Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Aliens in New York

Filed under: Immigration - 24 Dec 2007

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption and malfeasance, announced that it filed a lawsuit on behalf of a New York taxpayer in the Supreme Court of the State of New York against New York …

Voters Signal a Hunger for Change

Filed under: Politics In General - 24 Dec 2007

Change is the most powerful word in politics, and it’s beginning to appear American voters want to send change roaring through the system like a gale-force wind in 2008. We’re talking about the kind of change that doesn’t merely …

What If the ACLU Had Existed Christmas Eve, 0000?

Filed under: Politics In General - 24 Dec 2007

As we Americans struggle to preserve our rich cultural traditions surrounding Christmas, there are times when the struggle seems too hard, the load too heavy.

For example, one wonders if it is worth it upon hearing that another whacked-out liberal judge …

Second String Republicans

One thing this elongated campaign season, thus far, has revealed is that almost all of the candidates are a bunch of second stringers. What separates them from the first string is maturity. Mature candidates don’t fall into the same old …

December 23, 2007

All I Want for Christmas Is–

Filed under: Politics In General - 23 Dec 2007

My two front teeth are doing quite well, thank you. What I really want for Christmas over the next 12 months:
* Another year free from a terrorist attack on American soil.
* Conclusion of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, …

Mormons Back Romney — in Iowa

BETTENDORF, Iowa — Pam Garner brought two of her four children and some homemade mint-chocolate-chip cookies to a town-hall meeting here last week with Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. Afterward, she offered up a list of reasons she was supporting …

Iran’s Actions in Iraq Scrutinized

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 23 Dec 2007

WASHINGTON — A Pentagon report will accuse Iran of continuing to funnel weapons and training personnel into Iraq, adding fuel to a heated debate among U.S. policy makers about whether Iran deserves any credit for the steep declines in Iraq’s …

Our Underground Economy

Filed under: Immigration - 23 Dec 2007

On Tuesday of this week, I received an email from Enterprise Rent-A-Car entirely in Spanish. This was followed by a second email (en inglés esta vez) which apologized for the previous email and offered me a 15% discount on my …

All we need is a little more compassion

Filed under: Immigration,Politically Incorrect Reality - 23 Dec 2007

There are some who say the only way to deal with illegal immigration is with compassion and understanding, they spend their time worrying that we are not treating detainees like the royalty they deserve, they cry amnesty, amnesty, just give …

Woman assaulted by a representative of the Mexican Consulate.

Filed under: Immigration - 23 Dec 2007

Ralliers who have contacted the Capistrano School District – reported that the Assistant Principal Greg Hartman stated the mobile Mexican Consulate centers have routinely been staged at the Adult English Language Development Center …

Not-So-Dark Horse

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Democrats - 23 Dec 2007

IOWA CITY, Iowa — With the two top Democratic candidates going after each other in recent weeks, it has been easy to forget the Hawkeye state remains a three-way race for the party’s presidential nomination. John Edwards, trailing badly …

What’s Wrong With America: the Liberal-Progressive Version

The Sunday, December 16, 2007, edition of the New York Times carries a review of Robert Kuttner’s The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity.The reviewer, Harry Hurt III, summarizes the author’s views: “The potential …

December 22, 2007

Newsweek’s Hirsch Pleads for Al Gore in ’08

I wasn’t aware that Michael Hirsh of Newsweek magazine was a writer of such biting satire but after reading his latest titled, “Why Isn’t Al Gore Running?,” I found myself marveling at his wit… or sad for his intellectual …

Bush Nears a Victory Over Spying Powers

Filed under: Politics In General - 22 Dec 2007

With floor consideration scheduled to start today, Democrats are split on how to cut back on the administration’s surveillance powers. The only option that appears to have sufficient backing is a bipartisan measure the White House has blessed. Opponents of …

Leaders Rebuke Minuteman’s Endorsement of Mike Huckabee for President

Filed under: Immigration - 22 Dec 2007

The immigration enforcement movement, which is made up of hundreds of organizations, was stunned to hear of Minuteman Co-Founder, Jim Gilchrist’s endorsement of pro-amnesty Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and over 80 organization leaders have signed a letter rebuking him for …

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