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The Hispanic Caucus Flexed Its Muscle Today

The bailout bill would have passed the House had just 12 votes switched from “nay” to “aye”.  Twenty-one Congressmen, all Democrats, are members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.  Twelve voted ...
Politics & Policy

FCC Tries to Hush Rush

Thanks to a little-noticed item in the Federal Register, the Federal Communications Commission may soon be handed the power to drive Rush Limbaugh off the air. There are liberals obsessed with ...

No More Amendments

My “Senate rules source” tells me that the Senate cannot consider any more of the “clay pigeon” amendments until cloture is invoked on the immigration bill (S.1639). This is ...
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Borderline Insanity

Attention, senators: your vote to pass the new immigration bill (S.1639) is a vote to impose United Nation’s agreements you have never ratified upon American immigration law. #ad#S.1639 states on pages ...

English Update

Senator Salazar (D., Colorado) told his colleagues Wednesday night that a vote for the Inhofe amendment was “a transparent attempt to undo Executive Orders under Bush and Clinton” and that ...

La Raza loved McCain in 1999

John McCain has been no friend of official English for years, and not just because of Native American language issues. He received an award from the National Council of ...
Politics & Policy

Amnesty Si, English No

President Bush’s May 19 radio address on the Senate’s immigration bill was typical of the many recent White House tributes to the importance of English: This legislation will also strengthen our ...
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Expensive Guests

What might the latest Kennedy-McCain amnesty bill cost the United States? Some hints may be found in a 2005 U.S. Department of Labor report, “Findings from the National Agricultural Workers ...