The holier than thou folks on the right are using the ISIL attack in Paris and the Syrian refugees to fear monger and gin up their sheeple. They are creating an even more dangerous atmosphere of anti Muslim sentiment than we’re used to. – Read the full article
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a sweeping set of immigration reform proposals on Tuesday, pledging to make the issue a top priority of his administration if elected president. The ten-page proposal proposes pro-immigrant policies from everything like deportation and detention reform to prison reform to rejecting free trade agreements like NAFTA. – Read the full article
Donald Trump, on the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants:
Deport all of those who are, you know, bleeding from wherever.
Ok, that quote’s made-up. Here’s his real quote:
We’re going to keep the families together, but they have to go. They have to go … we either have a country, or we don’t have a country. – Read the full article
Our candidates speak at La Raza conference. – Read the full article
Joy Lofthouse via yle.fi/
♀92-year-old World War Two veteran flies Spitfire again – Joy Lofthouse was a member of the Air Transport Auxiliary during WWII, ferrying aircraft between units. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE day, she gets behind the joystick of a Spitfire one more time. – Read the full article
Rick Ungar at Forbes Magazine mocked Scott Walker’s recent interview with ABC News in which he sounds much like a clueless Sarah Palin. Walker had this to say on immigration:
We for sure need to secure the border. I think we need to enforce the legal system. – Read the full article
The 2014 midterm has proven to be another major setback for the Democratic party. Both midterm elections during the Obama administration have been unmitigated disasters.
If the Democratic party can only win presidential elections every four years, but continually get swept during midterms, we are in trouble going forward. – Read the full article
MSNBC pundits feasted upon the Wendy Davis’ attack ad stumble against her Republican Greg Abbott as if it were Christmas morning on Fox & Friends. The first 10 seconds should /could have an alternate video other than the empty wheel chair but retained the audio. – Read the full article
We’re in the golden 60-day countdown toward the 2014 midterms, and democratic voting blocks are threatening to boycott state elections.
I wish to address these progressives, liberals, Dem constituents, (punctuating my comments directly at immigration activists) intending to sit at home this election cycle under the misguided ideal they’re punishing the party…..but before I get to the meat…. – Read the full article
Absolutely shameful conduct by two political officials epitomizing the duality of American conservatism; either espousing offensive racial hatred or retreating to a corner of partisan cowardice. This is the GOP strategy on confronting immigration reform until midterms and 2016? Unworkable and sucks like their entire political agenda! – Read the full article
As we get closer to the November mid-term election, I can’t decide if I should be concerned or ecstatic. The disastrous 2010 election showed us that many on the left and independents don’t feel the urgency to vote in an off-year election. – Read the full article