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Santorum, King trust this

“Not true”, Senator Rick Santorum, Republican presidential candidate, told me when I showed him a card saying economists agree that immigration benefits citizens. “The studies saying that are older. When they came out I was on the other side [with you expansionists.]” He said when they were superseded with the newer more accurate studies he […]

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The US should be a home for refugees

By Alex Nowrasteh – There are about 60 million refugees worldwide today — more than at any time since the end of World War II. Every day last year, 42,500 people became refugees. The civil war in Syria has added more to that total than any other conflict. June 20 is World Refugee Day and […]

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Ben Carson: economists no help understanding the economy

By Dave Leach – This morning I finally had an opportunity to ask Dr. Ben Carson, presidential candidate, “When we need to understand the economic impact of immigration, do you think we would be better off listening to experts who actually have degrees in economics?” I had expected him to answer “well of course”, and […]

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Get America back on track

Consensus by reasoning in a fair forum guarantees success  to the extent those with compelling information needn’t leave the forum to share it. By Dave Leach – “How do you think we get America back on track” was the question asked by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, Republican presidential candidate. He set up a website to […]

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Ronald Reagan and his take on immigration amnesty

Amnesty is defined as forgiveness, a very Christian concept, but the term has been tainted in the extreme rhetoric that is the immigration debate today. Ronald Reagan, however, understood that many of the foreign nationals who come here undocumented or whose legal residency lapsed were inherently honest and good, just desperate for a better way […]

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Immigration quotas as unlawful as slavery

By Dave Leach – A debate about slavery in 1850 between two Congressmen explains how the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution outlawed slavery, and is violated by quotas on how many immigrants are allowed to come legally. It is legal to violate the Constitution, if it is for very compelling reasons and our violation […]

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Hitler’s Undocumented Economist Solution

There is a classic scene from the movie “Downfall”, about Hitler’s last days in an underground bunker, that has been pirated to add different English subtitles to, usually with very funny results. I found the website where you can do that. Here is the resulting video, and below that, the transcript: Officer: We’re rounding up […]

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The wisdom of Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich has always been able to approach every issue with common sense and conviction, which is what makes him a great conservative and an outstanding patriot. On the issue of immigration, he hits the nail on the head.

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Disqualification of Undocumented Economists previewed by Court

The Fifth District Court of Appeals rejected Mississippi’s claim that its undocumented immigrants cost the state $25 million a year in welfare payouts. The claim was based upon a study authored by undocumented economist and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, formerly auditor. By Dave Leach The State of Mississippi alleges that the deferred action has caused additional […]

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Cruz Clues on Immigration: parsing words

Presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz told an April 2 rally, “there is no stronger advocate for legal immigration than I am.” He told NumbersUSA he would reduce immigration by 3/4. Is that like an abortionist saying he is “personally” against abortion; it’s just “choice” that he’s for? By Dave Leach I believe I recall Iowa […]

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