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
Our candidates speak at La Raza conference. – 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
Fanatical, hate-mongers lead by Congressional Republican Candidate Adam Kwasman – AZ couldn’t stifle their exuberance at the prospect of confronting a bus transporting frightened undocumented refugee children.
Kwasman tweeted, “Bus coming in. This is not compassion. This is the abrogation of the rule of law”. – Read the full article
The immigration crisis at the US southwestern borders is blooming into a humanitarian catastrophe festered by the leaderless, juvenile inaction of the lower house. Speaker John Boehner(R) – OH a Beltway insider since the 1990s, aware of the immigration crisis has possessed the gavel since 2010. – Read the full article
Stupid. Just. Plain. Stupid.(or, more dumb shit from the Conservative machine).
Just in case you missed it.
Ingraham makes the case for increased education standards, by revealing to the SHEEPLE viewership of Faux News, that she had no CLUE that Puerto Rico is a Commonwealth of the United States of America. – Read the full article
Did I miss something in high school biology, or did I dose off during a critical lecture during college anthropology class? According to Congressman Tom McClintock, there is a new race of man, ‘the American Race’. Yes, another GOP-per has pirated quantifiable facts. – Read the full article
Buck McKeon of California (personally, I can’t stand good-ol-boy nicknames like “Buck”) kicked the conservative, anti-immigration reform rhetoric up a notch with the claim that Arab persons disguised as Hispanics could take advantage of our immigration reform to harm Americans:
There are people that can’t tell the difference between a Hispanic person and an Arab person. – Read the full article
Steve King threw the GOP’s minority outreach plan out the window last week when he claimed that for every valedictorian among young, hispanic immigrants there are 100 drug mules. Prominent Republicans, including John Boehner and Eric Cantor, denounced King’s remarks. But King is not backing-down and claims his fellow Republicans support him:
My colleagues are standing by me. – Read the full article
It seems the radical right has a new strategy to cloud the debate with ridiculous assertions, like these …
Jim DeMint replying to Rachel Maddow on forced transvaginal ultrasounds:
She’s forgetting about the thousands of women who want an informed choice, who want the opportunity to get a free ultrasound, which they can get, not from Planned Parenthood. – Read the full article
Chris Christie’s complaint of Justice Kennedy’s opinion on the SCOTUS DOMA ruling:
He basically said that the only reason to pass that bill was to demean people. That’s heck of a thing to say about Bill Clinton and about the Republican Congress back in the ‘90s. – Read the full article