Category Archives: Immigration

House GOP Votes to Pass Ted Yoho’s Scolding Bill

The House just voted to pass Representative Ted Yoho’s bill to scold the president for taking executive action on immigration. A number of conservatives voted against Yoho’s bill because it didn’t go far enough. According to NBC News’ Luke Russert, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Chart of the Day

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, there’s no shortage of things to laugh at in the world today, but this may be the funniest. “With this action, the president has chosen to deliberately sabotage any chance of enacting bipartisan … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The GOP’s New Plan: Only Shut Down Part of the Government

How can the Republican party block the president’s executive action on immigration without shutting the government down? According to The Hill, their new plan is to fund every part of the government except those that may be involved in the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Report: Executive Action Will Protect 5 Million Immigrants

An official announcement isn’t expected until next week at the earliest, but the New York Times has reported some of the details of the president’s impending action. Mr. Obama intends to order changes that will significantly refocus the activities of … Continue reading

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Boehner: If Obama Acts on Immigration We’ll Continue to Not Act on Immigration

Speaker of the House John Boehner warned President Obama today that if he acts alone on immigration, the Republican-controlled Congress won’t pass immigration reform. Speaking in public for the first time since the GOP’s midterm election triumph, Boehner acknowledged that … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory

It’s been a couple weeks so I guess we were overdue for an Obama’s Secret Immigrant Army conspiracy theory. The executive director of Gun Owners of America, Larry Pratt, warns us that President Obama will enlist immigrants in his secret … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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GOP Candidate: ISIS Terrorists and/or “Illegals” (Same Thing?) Are Coming to Get Us

So here’s a campaign ad from the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor of Texas implying that ISIS is planning to cross “our border” in armed convoys, with credits to Fox News. Hopefully we can stop them before they reach the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Scott Brown Really Wants to Secure the Border Because ISIS, or Ebola, or Something

The last time Scott Brown spoke about national security, he accused his opponent Senator Jeanne Shaheen and President Obama of attacking ISIS in the wrong location. According to Brown, they made a mistake by attacking ISIS in Iraq rather than … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Common Core Killer

Are children better off living under a drug war than learning Common Core? After a brief discussion about the cost of educating immigrant children, Fox News host Lisa Kennedy Montgomery posed the question. Montgomery: “It makes you wonder what’s worse: … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach

Here’s an idea: let’s track immigrants just like Fedex packages. Must credit Virginia Republican congressional candidate Barbara Comstock. “I think immigration should be done by legislation, not executive action. I think first and foremost, we need to stop playing politics … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory

The last time we caught up with William Gheen of the Americans for Legal Immigration PAC, he warned us that President Obama had conspired to bring thousands of immigrant children into America to serve as a private army either for … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Scott Brown is Very Confused

President Obama and Jeanne Shaheen have it all wrong according to Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown. Brown tells us the administration has targeted ISIS in the wrong location. Radical Islamic terrorists are threatening to cause the collapse of our country. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Senate GOP Want to Deport All DREAMers, Block Non-Existent “Amnesty”

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has committed to bringing up the House Republicans’ terrible, no good, bad border bill which they voted on before the August recess. In his own words, Sessions says they must vote on the bill to block … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Middle Ground

Artist – Clay Bennett In other news, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said today that congressional Republicans should consider attaching a repeal of DACA to a continuing resolution to keep the government operating. In other words, he’s calling on his party … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory 4: The Unnecessary Sequel

William Gheen, who has previously warned us that China will enlist migrant children in a war against white people in America, now tells us that President Obama is transporting children across the country in “unmarked vans” as part of his … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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What Could Go Wrong?

What could go wrong continues to go wrong along the southern border where vigilantes and militiamen are taking matters into their own hands. Or trying to take matters into their own hands and failing miserably. Local CBS affiliate KOLD-TV reports … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Build the Danged Wall

Maine Governor Paul LePage has a great idea on how to keep immigrants out — build the Great Wall of America. You know, just like China did. Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) suggested that if a fence can’t be built … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach

If some immigrant children are killed after being deported as the Los Angeles Times recently reported, that’s tragic but we should deport them anyway according to freshman Representative Robert Pittenger (R-NC). When ThinkProgress asked Pittenger if these deportations should continue … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Rick Perry’s Border Troops Forced to Use a Food Bank

Texas Governor Rick Perry deployed National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley to essentially do nothing (because they have no authority to make arrests or even question immigrants) and apparently he didn’t have a plan in place to pay … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Fever

Government Shutdown Fever is back and both Steve King (R-IA) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) floated the idea today. Speaking at the Westside Conservative Club in Urbandale, Iowa today, King said Republicans should not unilaterally disarm themselves by taking a shutdown … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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