Illegal Immigration

Fictions as Truth

For the Obama administration narrative to be accurate about the swap of five Taliban/al-Qaeda-related kingpins for Sgt. Bergdahl, we are asked to believe the following: by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media For the Obama administration narrative to be accurate about the swap of five Taliban/al-Qaeda-related kingpins for Sgt. Bergdahl, we are asked to believe …

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The True Opponents of Immigration Reform

Too many special interests profit from the present mess. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  Solving the illegal-immigration problem should not be hard. No one knows how many foreign nationals are residing illegally in the United States — estimates range from 11 million to 20 million. But everyone understands that it is an untenable …

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Let’s Save California Now!

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  Just a handful of legislative acts might still save California. Here are 12 brief examples: 1. The Hetch Hetchy Smelt and Salmon Act This so-called “Skip a Shower, Save a Smelt Act” would transfer control of the Hetch Hetchy reservoir releases from the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to the California Department …

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Republicans Go On an Immigration Reform Bender

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine  Rather than twisting the political knife in the gaping wound that is Obamacare, House Republicans are off on a “comprehensive immigration reform” toot. The latest news has the Speaker putting off any action for now, and waiting until after the midterm elections in order not to anger the anti-amnesty …

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An Immigration Morality Tale

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  If there are executive orders overriding federal immigration law to extend amnesty to foreign nationals, without legal residence, and to continue their educations, there are also de facto all sorts of un-Dream Acts that simply allow anyone wishing to enter the United States without much audit. In other words, …

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A Beat-up, Exhausted, and Terrified Republican Establishment

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  On almost every contemporary issue there is a populist, middle-class argument to be made against elite liberalism. Yet the Republican class in charge seems ossified in its inability to make a counter-argument for the middle class. Never has the liberal agenda been so vulnerable, a logical development when bad …

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Resisting Immigration Reform

Identity politics rejects ending illegal immigration and reforming legal immigration. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  We are fast approaching what promises to be the year of “comprehensive immigration reform.” In the manner of the “Affordable Care Act,” it will not be comprehensive nor will it reform immigration. All sorts of new trends have …

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Obama’s Noble Lies

Stop worrying whether the president’s statements conform to ossified standards if truth. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  What is the common denominator of the Obama administration’s serial scandals — the Justice Department’s spying on AP, the IRS targeting of conservative groups, the NSA surveillance, the lies about Benghazi and the ACA — and much of the White …

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Questions Rarely Asked–and Never Answered

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  It Can’t Happen Here? What does it take to warn Americans about unchecked pension growth, socialized medicine, vast increases in entitlements, higher taxes, and steady expansion of government? In other words, what is it about Detroit, Italy, or Greece that we do not understand? In the last five years, the Obama administration has …

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By Hook, Crook, or Comic Book

Mexico continues to encourage its citizens to migrate to the U.S., even thought it doesn’t need to. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online There are many strange elements in the current debate over illegal immigration, but none stranger than the general failure to discuss the role of Mexico. Are millions of Mexican citizens still trying …

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