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Illegal Immigration, Fairness and Apartheid

Last Friday, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed State Bill 1070 into law.  The reformed immigration law states, “The provisions of this act are intended to work together to discourage and deter the unlawful entry and presence of aliens and economic activity by persons unlawfully present in the United States.”  Its intent couldn’t be any clearer.  Basing the decision on the Federal Government’s clear dereliction of duty to protect what George Will calls “the essential attribute of national sovereignty,” Arizonans decided to expand law enforcement’s reach in cracking down on illegal aliens.  In the few days since its passage we have seen mass protests and arrests, groups already suing, political jockeying and emotional rabble-rousing to the third degree.  (more…)

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Craig Miller at Arlen Specter's Townhall

Craig Miller at Arlen Specter's Townhall

 

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen two groups relentlessly duking it out over the future of US healthcare.  One side is made up mostly of concerned Americans, republicans, the elderly, and folks who feel disenfranchised with our political system and the politicians they elected.   The other side is made up of (more…)

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