Archives for May 2006

Amnesty Intranational

The U.S. Senate should have focused less on forging “paths to citizenship” and more on blocking paths to the great American gravy train. Its supporters describe the immigration bill the Senate passed last night as “sweeping” and “comprehensive” – which means its amnesty provisions remained intact. The bill passed by a 62-36 vote (see the vote tally here). In addition to a “path to … [Read more...]

Bush’s Smoke and Mirrors at the Border

Last night, President Bush enlisted the National Guard to fight for the rights of illegal immigrants. The policies Bush advocated in his speech from the Oval Office would enshrine our current state of lax border security under the guise of enforcement. He promoted a tepid and inadequate response in order to bolster an unpopular labor program that would effectively grant amnesty to tens of … [Read more...]