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Immigration Issue, Ignored

Before the recess, Congress was busy introducing a slate of legislation to address illegal immigration. Two bills — the Prevention of Unsafe Licensing Act and the Secure America Through Verification ...
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Pseudo-Scandal Scandal

O ver the last few months, the long knives of the media and the left-wing blogosphere have been sharpened in anticipation of this week’s Senate confirmation hearing of Hans von ...
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Obama’s Race Problem

After months of encouragement from nearly every corner of the country, on Saturday Barack Obama officially entered the race to become the next president of the United States. Unlike Jesse ...
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See You in Court

#ad#No surprise here. The GOP leadership last year signaled they didn’t have the political guts to modernize the bill to fit conditions in 2006 instead of 1965 when it was ...
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Don’t Split the Baby

The Bush brothers usually see eye-to-eye on most policy issues except one: race-based affirmative action in school admissions. In 2003, President Bush’s administration submitted a muddled, politically correct, split-the-baby amicus ...
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Indiscriminate Discrimination

Congress headed back to work last week with immigration reform taking center stage. According to news reports, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter has said that Republicans and Democrats, although ...
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An Insulting Provision

Just when you thought Republicans in Congress couldn’t dump on conservative principles any more than they already have, along comes the next show stopper. Judiciary Committee leaders in both chambers ...