What Obama wrought

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It was never really up for debate that President Obama’s immigration executive orders turning “prosecutorial discretion” into amnesty for 5 million illegal aliens was unconstitutional. After all, Obama himself said for several years that he couldn’t do what he just did because he lacked the power. He said it in public. More than 20 times. […]

About Arizona

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I wanted to get around to writing a little about Monday’s before all hell breaks loose tomorrow morning with the Obamacare decision. As those of you who watch the news regularly know, the Supreme Court ruled that while Arizona law enforcement officials could inquire as to the immigration status of people they have stopped for […]

Howard Kurtz: Spectacularly dishonest

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As a follow up on the post immediately below this one, Washington Post media writer Howard Kurtz takes on the Journo-list scandal and includes this line: But there is no getting around the fact that some of these messages, culled from the members-only discussion group Journolist, are embarrassing. They show liberal commentators appearing to cooperate […]

Something to ponder

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In all likelihood, in the coming weeks the Justice Department will announce that they are suing to overturn Arizona’s illegal immigration law. One of the arguments that the department will almost certainly put forward is that Arizona’s law usurps federal authority with regard to immigration law. Hold that thought in your head for a moment. […]

Your public schools

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A bunch of high school students from one of the local public schools got together and wrote a letter to the editor of the San Luis Obispo Tribune. After reading the missive, one wonders what they’re teaching young people today. We are writing to protest the law that targets illegal immigrants in Arizona. Amnesty International […]

At your own risk

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The head of Immigrations and Customs (Non)Enforcement, John Morton announced a crackdown on illegal immigrants … in Illinois. On the Arizona law, Morton had the following to say: Echoing comments by President Barack Obama and others in the administration, Morton said that Arizona’s new law targeting illegal immigration is not "good government." The law makes […]

Whose safety is more important?

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Today, two big hypocrites held a joint press conference at the White House. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon took the opportunity to come together in a spirit of anti-Americanism to blast Arizona’s new immigration law. We don’t need to go into the fact that Mexico treats illegal immigrants in its country far […]

Oh, the hilarity!

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There are a wide variety of non-partisan elected offices in this country. For the most part, these offices are ones that don’t make laws, but institute policy, e.g. school boards, water and sewer districts, sheriffs, county clerks, etc. Generally, officials serving on these boards get in trouble when they decide to dabble in areas that […]

Legal malpractice

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I must confess that I’ve been outraged by the Obamacare law, but I haven’t read it. It’s well over 2,000 pages and I have something roughly resembling a life, so I haven’t read it and I don’t plan on reading it. The controversial Arizona immigration law is 19 pages long and I have read the […]