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“Jim is leading an effort to try to change the culture of the Senate, and I think he’s succeeding.”
It’s not over.
Update: La Shawn Barber writes in today’s Washington Examiner–“Now that amnesty is dead, locals must act against employers.” *** Take that, John McCain: Beginning in January, employers in Arizona could face having their business licenses suspended or revoked if they get caught hiring illegal immigrants. A new law signed Monday by Gov. Janet Napolitano created […]
Low on cash. Bleeding staff. Swirling rumors of an imminent end. Shamnesty was the final nail in the coffin. So, what will the exact expiration date of the McCain ’08 campaign be? Place your bets.
Update: Chertoff plays down report of imminent al Qaeda attack. Plays up shortage of lettuce pickers. And here’s more Chertoff finger-wagging. *** Actions have consequences. One of the negative consequences of the Department of Homeland Security’s push for shamnesty is its shrinking credibility. From the dog-and-pony show raids before shamnesty hit the Senate floor to […]
The shamnesty backlash begins.
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Smile, Sen. Switchback. You’re on YouTube! Plus: The open-borders Wall Street Journal puts on a tinfoil hat. Update: The WSJ gets a bloggy ribbing and takes off its tinfoil hat.
If any of you followed my work at the Seattle Times, you know how closely I covered the battle against government racial preferences in Washington state. You may remember that Washington passed Initiative 200 to ban government racial preferences in public hiring and education. Despite massive establishment opposition (led by my then-publisher), the measure was […]
Senators ask Reid for a “free, open, and transparent amendment process”–so who’s standing in the way? Update: Reid’s response…it’s the White House and GOP Update: The seven who could stop amnesty
Today, five GOP senators appealed to Harry Reid not to use a cherry-picking amendment trick and cut off debate on the Bush-Kennedy shamnesty bill. Here’s their letter: Wanna know what Reid’s response was? Stay tuned. This entire process has stunk to high heaven from the get-go. No matter what happens on the Senate floor tomorrow […]
You can’t make this stuff up: “Part of a vehicle barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border was erected in the wrong country and soon will be removed and rebuilt on American soil, federal officials confirmed Monday.”
Over the weekend, one of Mickey Kaus’s readers proposed that shamnesty opponents use YouTube to deliver a message to open-borders senators up for re-election. Bryan and I whipped up our first one–a quick, straightforward Hot Air negative ad with Lindsey Graham’s name on it: Muchas gracias, Señor Graham (click to play): *** Here again, via […]
The Center for American Progress, a left-wing think tank seeded with Soros money and possessing a vested interest in a government talk radio grab, attacks conservative talk radio and renews the push for resurrecting the Fairness Doctrine. All in the name of the “diversity.” Meanwhile, the Left is mum about overwhelmingly Democrat campaign contributions from MSM journalists.
Name-calling Michael Chertoff decries name-calling by exclamation point-wielding bloggers.
Yet another GOP Maalox moment: Trent Lott gives reporters his sophisticated analysis of illegal immigration. ““Now people are at least as smart as goats…Maybe not as agile.” Lawd help us.
The Dems’ embryonic stem cell research bill goes down. 28 veto threats to go. But shamnesty lives.
***Update 9:25pm Eastern:*** The Grand Schemers have settled on amendments to the shamnesty bill in a bid to win over the wafflers: Sixteen of the two dozen amendments the Senate will consider attaching to a revived immigration bill come from senators who helped derail the legislation earlier this month. A list of the proposed changes […]
There was a glimmer of hope on the shamnesty landscape today in the House. Stalwart immigration enforcement proponent Tom Tancredo won approval–by a significant margin–of his amendment banning DHS funds for renegade sanctuary cities. From Rep. Tancredo’s website: U.S. Representative Tom Tancredo’s (R-CO) amendment to cut funding from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Bill […]
Kill the Bill, Part Deux: Redouble your efforts; Lott blames “talk radio,” threatens GOP dissenters; Bush speaks at National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast; Kennedy and Mel Martinez laugh it up
Photoshop: David Lunde Military-smearing Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell released this statement about the shamnesty last night: Thursday, June 14, 2007 WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement today: “We met this evening with several of the Senators involved in the immigration bill negotiations. Based on […]
Photoshop: David Lunde Military-smearing Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell released this statement about the shamnesty last night: Thursday, June 14, 2007 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement today: “We met this evening with several of the Senators involved in the immigration bill negotiations. Based on […]
It’s what’s for breakfast this morning in Washington: On Tuesday, I mentioned the list of 15 GOP senators that the Shamnesty Grand Schemers want to flip to their side (asterisked senators are up for re-election in 2008): * Alexander (R-TN) Bennett (R-UT) * Cochran (R-MS) * Coleman (R-MN) * Collins (R-ME) * Cornyn (R-TX) * […]
Eduardo “Piolin” Sotelo, a leader who organized the massive illegal alien marches in Los Angeles last year, is headed back to Washington to push for shamnesty. He’s due to arrive tomorrow with his open-borders caravan: A popular Spanish-language disc jockey began a cross-country trip Sunday to encourage Congress to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, planning […]
On Monday, I reported on how Congress gives special relief to convicted murderers, smugglers, and other alien law-breakers through private claims bills that sabotage deportation efforts. Today in my syndicated newspaper column, I report on another aspect of the deportation abyss–the endless appeals process and immigration litigation lottery played by deportable aliens and their open-borders […]
Reader T.K. e-mails: Several months ago, when rumblings of a possible amnesty for illegal immigrants supported by President Bush and the GOP started to hit the blogosphere, I held back from sending in a check to renew my 2007 RNC membership, instead sending in a note that I would not financially support the party if […]