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Obama Insists Old System of Deporting Illegals Is the Real Amnesty

nationalreview.com — Perhaps the most galling line in last night's speech: I know some of the critics of this action call it amnesty. Well, it's not. Amnesty is the immigration system we have today - millions of people who live here without paying their taxes or playing by the rules.

The Democrats’ Giant Bet on Voters’ Short Memories

nationalreview.com — From the last Morning Jolt of the week: The Democrats' Giant Bet on Voters' Short Memories The Democrats' plan: Hope Latino voters love the the executive order quasi-amnesty and that "middle-of-the-road" voters forget about it: The president's decision to use his executive powers to protect some 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation is bound to draw a backlash from middle-of-the-road white voters.

Hillary Clinton's Deafening Silence on Obama's Immigration Executive Order

nationalreview.com — Boy, Hillary Clintons has been quiet since the midterms, huh?

The Administration Remains a Die-Hard Liar About Obamacare Enrollment Figures

nationalreview.com — It was all a giant scam... The Obama administration included as many as 400,000 dental plans in a number it reported for enrollments under the Affordable Care Act, an unpublicized detail that helped surpass a goal for 7 million sign-ups.

What If Employers Don't Want to Hire the 5 Million Illegal Immigrants?

nationalreview.com — Hugh Hewitt offers an unexpected argument: The quasi-amnesty the president offers tonight may actually make it tougher for illegal immigrants to find jobs: The people in the country illegally will know shortly that this stunt tonight does not help them and may in fact hurt them -badly.

Webb Explains The Immigration Bill Amendment He Wants

nationalreview.com — Sen. Jim Webb, on the floor of the Senate right now (paraphrased in some areas where I couldn't type fast enough): The difficulty I have with this bill, and the reason I have introduced my amendment, is that the issue of legalization goes to notion of fairness in how laws of US are applied.

Jim Webb, Former Bored Senator, to Run for President

nationalreview.com — Jim Webb, the former senator from Virginia who grew bored, frustrated and uninterested in the Senate after one term, announces he's running for president in 2016: In his fourteen-minute video, he begins with the trite stance that "Americans want solutions, not rhetoric."

Obama to Unilaterally Rewrite Immigration Policy With 38% Support

nationalreview.com — From the Thursday Morning Jolt: Obama to Announce Plan to Vastly Expand National Pool of Legal Low-Skilled Labor John Boehner's office collected 22 times President Obama said he couldn't ignore Congress and/or create his own immigration law. A couple of the most glaring and sweeping declarations: "I take the Constitution very seriously.

Casual Attire for a Casual Ending of the Separation of Powers

nationalreview.com — If you want to stretch the powers of the presidency beyond all recognition, to insist "prosecutorial discretion" now means not enforcing the law for millions of people who violated the law by entering the country illegally, and to claim unilateral power to change the makeup of American society in the face of stiff public and Congressional opposition...

An Uber for Education

nationalreview.com — Americans are depressed. Their deep-rooted pessimism about the future may or may not put a Republican in the White House in 2016. But seriously shaking this gloom will probably take more than the usual conservative policy proposals of tax reform and simplification, a defense buildup, regulatory reform, and so on.
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Nov 22, 2014

RT @rpgeraghty: Left out of BHO's Exec Order was his desire to have all Border Control Agents work from home.

Nov 21, 2014

RT @RepublicanDore: @jimgeraghty @BrianFaughnan Image of President Perry whipping out a pistol & shooting a turkey on the WH lawn in front …

Nov 21, 2014

.@BrianFaughnan, Congress has failed to act, leaving the president no choice but to take this executive action.

Nov 21, 2014

This week's edition of "The Jim and Mickey Show" is intended for mature audiences. The following program may contain natl.re/1F9Bmi9

Nov 21, 2014

Ah, I see Fox News is now playing the "evil" Gruber tape spotlighted on Campaign Spot earlier this week.

Nov 21, 2014

RT @charlescwcooke: New talking point: GOP doesn’t have plan, so action was okay. Well, the Democratic party doesn’t have a plan to privatize Social Security.

Nov 21, 2014

Immigration decree, Ferguson decision imminent... And MSNBC is going with a Ronan Farrow interview with Jimmy Carter.

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