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DACA: Myths & Facts

President Trump’s latest executive order on immigration has spurred yet another partisan debate on immigration reform. However in the whirlwind of this discussion, there is a vacuum of facts which has been replaced by angry rhetoric and shoddily crafted talking points. For many it is either an illegal, taxpayer swindling act of amnesty or a […]

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Gary Johnson ‘Gets’ Immigration Reform

by Bob Quasius – Of the top four presidential candidates, only Gov. Gary Johnson ‘gets it’ when it come to fixing immigration. From Gov. Gary Johnson’s recent op-ed in CNN: “Of those who did hike the mountains of Arizona or stow away in a container ship, how many of them would have rather come here […]

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AARP’s Stake in Immigration Reform

AARP wants to save Social Security – there are only 2.5 taxpayers for every recipient. More immigration would directly raise that threatening ratio. AARP, the organization for senior citizens, is pushing hard for reform of Social Security. John Hishta, the Sr. Vice President of Campaigns for AARP, spoke in Des Moines Wednesday morning about the […]

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Trump – The Leader of the Deceived

By Henryk A. Kowalczyk – Dear Mr. Trump, I challenge you to a duel over arguments about immigration. I am throwing the gauntlet at you because none of your competitors in the presidential race ever will. Jeb Bush co-authored a book about our immigration crisis. He acknowledged that the system is dysfunctional, but he did […]

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Response to the Reactionaries

Despite myself, I am somewhat fascinated with reactionaries. (For those a bit confused who on who these folks are The American Conservative has good introduction to them) For starters some of them are exceptionally witty, albeit in a horrifying manner. In addition, as a conservative of traditionalist and libertarian leanings I am sympathetic to wishing […]

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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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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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Fearmongering doctor finds fame in attacking border kids

Dr. Elizabeth L Vliet isn’t an expert on infectious diseases, but she plays one on TV. In fact, she is actually a board-certified psychiatrist who is using the recent furor over immigration to make a name – and maybe some money – for herself. Dr. Vliet has appeared several times on Fox News warning that […]

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Rebuttal of Senator Sessions’ Anti-Immigration Talking Points

On Tuesday, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) sent out an email memo with talking points for opponents of immigration reform. Most of the points are based on misinterpretations of government reports, cherry-picked findings by organizations that engage in statistical chicanery, or just flat-out incorrect. These anti-immigration arguments do not advance a logical argument against immigration. Here […]

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Fake Tea Party group caught using racial image

There are many Tea Party organizations in the United States who are actively working to make the country a better place, and then there are companies who are using the Tea Party banner to make money for themselves without actually working to advance the movement’s small-government principles. These fake Tea Party companies include TeaParty.org, a […]

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