Amnesty

CHQ GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Rubio Support Dropping Like A Stone

The CHQ straw poll is a sound indicator of where limited-government constitutional conservatives are looking for their next presidential nominee – and it is pretty obvious that it certainly won’t be Florida Senator Marco Rubio.

New Evangelical Group Opposes Gang

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

Evangelicals for Biblical Immigration lays out the Biblical concepts behind opposing amnesty.

House GOP’s Aggressive Opening Bid

Fawn Johnson, National Journal

House Repubs are taking a page out of the Obama strategy book in coming out swinging on amnesty.

Senators Rand Paul And Ted Cruz May Save GOP From Itself

Senators Cruz and Paul aren’t going to let Capitol Hill’s Republican establishment continue to pretend that they have no responsibility for the results of the legislation they pass. The conservative Senators are going to get their establishment Republican colleagues on record on the issues that matter to Republican primary voters and the bracing thought of primary challenges from limited-government constitutional conservatives just might be what is necessary for the GOP establishment to save itself from itself.

GOP Not Fighting Amnesty Push

David Drucker, Washington Examiner

Harry Reid is working to move the amnesty bill through quickly, and Republicans aren’t resisting.

CBO Clueless on Amnesty’s Costs

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

The government’s claim that amnesty will reduce the deficit requires suspension of disbelief.

Boehner Will Adhere to Hastert Rule

Molly K. Hooper, The Hill

Pressure from conservatives no doubt led to the Speaker’s decision to get tough on immigration.

The IRS Immigration Fraud Scandal

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan are losing credibility over amnesty as a shocking fraud issue returns.

Paul Aims to Alter Citizenship Path

Melanie Batley, Newsmax

Paul’s amendments to the amnesty bill would take DHS’ powers away & make citizenship hard to get.

Rand Paul Makes Immigration Move

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

The Kentucky Senator’s proposals take aim at three of the most controversial areas of the bill.

Rise in Illegal Crossing Stirs Pot

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Democrats have all-but conceded that the border isn’t secure, yet won’t yield on making it so.

The Tea Party’s Immigration Plan

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

TheTeaParty.Net’s “America First Immigration Alternative” is fair and would solve the problem.

When GOP Ignores Grassroots It Loses

Republican House members who hold town hall meetings know very well who is opposed to the Gang of Eight immigration bill. It is the grassroots limited-government constitutional conservative voters who actually show-up and vote in Republican primaries, and, as the GOP wipe-outs of 2006 and 2008 showed (and the Tea Party wave of 2010 proved), Republican politicians ignore those voters at their peril.

Rubio’s Immigration Bill: Suicide for the GOP

Writer Ben Hart argues we need to have an admissions policy for America that is highly selective.  American citizenship is not a right.  It’s a privilege that must be earned. You are admitted for citizenship (and quickly) if you can show why you, by becoming an American, will make America a better, richer, and stronger country.

Open Borders Pols are Anti-American

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

If pro-amnesty supporters call us anti-immigrant, then we’re just as apt to label them anti-American.

Marco Rubio’s Iowa Problem

Steve Deace, Politico

Conservatives in Iowa aren’t likely to forget Rubio was the face of a policy they roundly despise.

The Neo-Statist Establishment Lies

Jeff Poor, Daily Caller

Mark Levin named names (Rove, Bush, Ryan, Rubio) in railing against support for amnesty.

The Neo-Statist Establishment Lies

Jeff Poor, Daily Caller

Mark Levin named names (Karl Rove, Jeb Bush, Paul Ryan, etc.) in railing against support for amnesty.

Rubio Aide: U.S. Workers Are Lazy

Rich Lowry, National Review Online

A Rubio aide was caught justifying immigration amnesty by saying U.S. workers are basically lazy.

House Leaders Plan to Capitulate

Tom Tancredo, WND

They’ll pass a comprehensive bill and then sell out their base with a “compromise” in conference.