Did You Know...

   

Oh, no: Here comes “Open Borders For Teddy”

Share
By Michelle Malkin  •  August 27, 2009 12:09 PM

First, KennedyCare.

Next up: ShamnesTeddy.

Morton Kondracke is leading the charge:

Along with a health care reform bill, it would be a fitting tribute to the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) if Congress could act on his other great unfinished cause: immigration reform.

For all his liberal Democratic passion, Kennedy understood — as few of his colleagues seem to nowadays — the importance of working on a bipartisan basis to get legislation passed.

He worked with President George W. Bush to pass No Child Left Behind education reform and a Medicare prescription drug law, though he ultimately opposed the final bill as insufficiently generous.

Kennedy’s death undoubtedly will elicit calls to get health care reform legislation passed in his memory, but reforming the immigration system was also one of his major goals yet unreached…

…Obama campaigned in 2008 promising that comprehensive immigration reform would be on his first-year agenda, but during a trip to Mexico this month, he said it had to be put off until 2009, an election year.

The administration is certain to call for swift action on health care reform as a tribute to Kennedy. But it also should accelerate work on immigration reform in his name.

The mad rush to capitalize on Kennedy’s death is yet the latest manifestation of Rahm Emanuel’s decree to never allow a crisis to go to waste.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Posted in: Ted Kennedy,Amnesty

Producer looks forward to telling story of Ted Kennedy’s hellish ordeal after leaving woman to drown at Chappaquiddick

December 14, 2015 08:17 PM by Doug Powers

kennedychappaquiddick

How horrible it must have been for him

Snorkel required: Check out Obama and Biden’s tributes to Ted Kennedy

March 30, 2015 09:15 PM by Doug Powers

kennedycar

An anchor in our lives

Ted Kennedy Jr. considering potential run to replace John Kerry?

December 20, 2012 12:23 PM by Doug Powers

Obligatory

Robert Bork, R.I.P.

December 19, 2012 10:01 AM by Michelle Malkin

Catholic lawsuit against Obamacare mandate cites 1993 legislation written by Ted Kennedy and Chuck Schumer

May 22, 2012 04:35 PM by Doug Powers

Coming back to bite them?


Categories: Abortion, Health care, Ted Kennedy, 2012 Campaign, Barack Obama

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook