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QOTD: Cruz encourages Reid to leave the DC Ritz-Carlton & visit the border

Posted by: ST on July 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm » 0 Comments

I love it: Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) responded to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) characterization of the U.S.-Mexico border as “secure” by telling his colleague to come take a look for himself. “President Obama and Harry Reid both engage debates divorced from the facts and divorced from the reality,” Cruz said on Fox News Sunday. “Harry Reid lives […]

 

Why Obama will do nothing about the border crisis

Posted by: Phineas on July 15, 2014 at 7:39 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Per Bryon York: First, because Republicans want him to do something: Who is pushing Obama to get tough? Mostly, it’s the Republicans whose wishes Obama has ignored for years. And now, since his well-publicized decision to abandon hopes of making a deal with GOP lawmakers on immigration, Obama needs them even less. […]

 

Pres. Obama on border crisis: I’m “not interested in photo ops”

Posted by: ST on July 10, 2014 at 11:52 am » 3 Comments

Once again, our celebrity President opens his mouth and inserts his foot. From the Washington Post: DALLAS — President Obama on Wednesday forcefully defended his decision not to visit the Texas border with Mexico to view a burgeoning humanitarian crisis, saying he’s “not interested in photo ops” and challenging Congress to give him new authority […]

 

Tweet of the Week: On Obama, the border crisis, & his refusal to visit

Posted by: ST on July 9, 2014 at 11:41 am » 2 Comments

From our very own Phineas: Maybe someone should tell @BarackObama there’s a fundraiser in McAllen, TX, so he couldn’t resist going near the #border. — Phineas Fahrquar (@irishspy) July 9, 2014 Any questions? CNN has more President’s visit to the Lone Star State: (CNN) — President Barack Obama travels to Texas, the epicenter of the […]

 

Pres. Obama vows to “fix” immigration problems “without Congress”

Posted by: ST on June 30, 2014 at 8:50 pm » Comments Off

Wish I could say I was surprised by this: President Obama vowed Monday to bypass Congress and pursue unilateral changes to the country’s immigration system, defying House Republicans who say his executive actions are part of the problem.  The president, speaking in the Rose Garden, said he is forced to go it alone because the […]

 

Did Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) threaten a presidential coup d’etat?

Posted by: Phineas on June 27, 2014 at 6:05 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The topic was immigration, both the current crisis at the border and the Democrats’ desperate desire to have the House pass the comprehensive amnesty bill already approved in the Senate. You can read the whole thing at PJM, but I think the senior senator at Illinois might want to walk this part […]

 

Rick Perry to Obama: Come visit the Texas/Mexico border, Mr. President

Posted by: ST on June 20, 2014 at 7:54 pm » 4 Comments

Not one to mince words, Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a written invite to President Obama to come take a look at the Texas/Mexico border himself to see how bad the illegal immigrant influx has become, especially in recent weeks: Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is inviting President Obama to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, saying […]

 

SC Senator Graham garners high praise from Senator Reid

Posted by: ST on June 11, 2014 at 12:43 pm » 4 Comments

Via The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Wednesday said Republicans should follow the lead of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). Reid said Graham defeated conservative challengers and avoided a runoff after co-authoring immigration reform last year, unlike House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who was defeated in a shocking result the same night. […]

 

House GOP to pass “#Obamacare replacement bill” before August recess?

Posted by: ST on May 27, 2014 at 10:02 am » 1 Comment

Interesting development – via The Hill: House conservatives will press their leaders this week to move on an ObamaCare replacement bill before the August recess. But it’s unclear if there are enough votes to pass it. According to several GOP lawmakers, members of the conservative-leaning Republican Study Committee (RSC) plan to wear lapel pins to […]

 

Rule of Law? Obama admin releases over 36,000 criminal aliens

Posted by: Phineas on May 14, 2014 at 6:45 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, this should make us all feel oh-so-secure: Here’s everything you need to know about immigration reform: last year the Obama administration released 36,000 criminal aliens into the United States population. The jailbreak was deliberate and included 193 murderers. The Center for Immigration Studies obtained the information and released a report documenting […]