Carl Yastrzemski Ted Cruz Stats, Immigration and Context

9th Doctor: This station is designed to explode the minute it reaches capacity. Rose: Didn't anyone notice? Isn't there someone in London checking this sort of stuff? Margaret: We're in Cardiff. London doesn't care. The South Wales coast could fall into the sea and they wouldn't notice. Doctor Who Boomtown 2005 One of the most … Continue reading Carl Yastrzemski Ted Cruz Stats, Immigration and Context

Ask Marco Rubio if the Defund Obamacare fight is worthwhile

"We don't need a lot of Jim DeMint disciples...As soon as they get here, we need to co-opt them." Fmr Sen Trent Lott For weeks now we have been hearing the daily drumbeat from the GOP establishment either openly or clandestinely of the Dangers of Ted Cruz and his willingness to support the tea party … Continue reading Ask Marco Rubio if the Defund Obamacare fight is worthwhile

A really good Gabriel Gomez question concerning the Amnesty Gang of Eight Bill

One of the regular arguments that we're constantly told is that if the GOP would only support the amnesty Immigration Bill it will solve our problems with Latinos or at least be the first step in solving said problems. Here in Massachusetts we have a perfect test of this hypothesis. Gabriel Gomez is the GOP … Continue reading A really good Gabriel Gomez question concerning the Amnesty Gang of Eight Bill

Take the #noamnesty NRSC Not One Red Cent pledge

You must choose, but choose wisely Indiana Jones and the last Crusade 1989 One of the problems with trying to stop the Immigration Amnesty bill is so many monied interests would like to see it. An influx of cheap labor that is not covered by Obamacare is something that would serve the purposes of many … Continue reading Take the #noamnesty NRSC Not One Red Cent pledge

Gaza on the Senate or the “Latino vote” Myth

They all secretly believe that there is some pill you can take if you will tell them what it is. Max Hastings & Simon Jenkins The Battle for the Falklands 1984 This tweet jumped out at me today "@RightCandidates: Liberal Uncontrolled Feelings In Action: Union Aims to Punish GOP Over “Immigration” http://t.co/OiwaSTG5Xz" #black2blue? — DENNIS … Continue reading Gaza on the Senate or the “Latino vote” Myth

The Senate’s Stupak Amendment for the Gang of Eight

On the day of the vote I want to see you in the front row. Keep your eye on the doorkeeper. If I don’t need your vote, Fishbait Miller will give you the sign and you’ll be free to vote your district.”… …when Leo took his seat in the front row, he looked around and … Continue reading The Senate’s Stupak Amendment for the Gang of Eight

Harry Reid, Immigration and the 2014 Con

Henry Gondorff: If they put you on the spot, we got to fold the con. The Sting 1973 Word is out that Harry Reid is trying to push the so-called "immigration" bill faster. "I’m just telling everybody that we’re going to either file cloture on this on Friday or Saturday or Sunday or Monday,” Reid … Continue reading Harry Reid, Immigration and the 2014 Con

Conservatism: Every Moment is a teaching moment

It was from such an unlikely beginning as an unwanted fungus accidentally growing on a sterile plate that Sir Alexander Flemming gave the world penicillin.  James Watt watched an ordinary household kettle boiling and conceived the potentially of steam power.  Would Albert Einstein ever have hit upon the theory of relativity if he hadn't been … Continue reading Conservatism: Every Moment is a teaching moment

Lindsey Graham to Hispanics: You’re too Dumb to Understand Conservatism

Clara:  Please tell me there's a button you can press to fix this! 11th Doctor: Oh  Yes, big friendly button Clara:  You're lying 11th Doctor:  Yep. Clara:  To stop me freaking out? 11th Doctor:  Is it working? Clara:  Not so much. Doctor Who:  Journey to the Center of the TARDIS 2013   Marco Rubio may … Continue reading Lindsey Graham to Hispanics: You’re too Dumb to Understand Conservatism

Marco Rubio Playing the Lyndon Johnson Gambit

When I look at Marco Rubio and the immigration bill that he has been alternately ducking from and pushing I see Lyndon Johnson pre 1957. Johnson was in a quandary. He wanted to be president but after seeing the failure of Richard Russell as a presidential candidate outside the south over civil rights Johnson (and … Continue reading Marco Rubio Playing the Lyndon Johnson Gambit

The Great Immigration Question that Nobody will Answer.

I like Kelly Ayotte and Marco Rubio is far superior to Charlie Crist but I'd really appreciate it if they'd answer this question on the new immigration "this is not in any way amnesty" bill. If cities like Cambridge are not enforcing current law and if the federal government is not currently enforcing it properly.... … Continue reading The Great Immigration Question that Nobody will Answer.

Marco Rubio pulls an Arafat

Hey remember when the PLO was famous for saying one thing in English and something different in Arabic to their own people. Marco Rubio apparently does: In a Spanish-language interview Sunday with the network Univision, Sen. Marco Rubio, the leading Republican on the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform group, made his strongest statement yet … Continue reading Marco Rubio pulls an Arafat