‘Drill, Baby, Drill’ Champions Silent On Gulf Oil Spill

I gotta ask Palin, Steele, et al:  How’s that “drill baby drill” thingy workin’ out for ya? Huffington Post UPDATE: Palin has made her first comments on the spill, scroll down to see. More than a week has passed since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded 50 miles off the Louisiana coast, killing 11 workers, injuring… More ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’ Champions Silent On Gulf Oil Spill

Gov. Brewer: ‘Arizona has been under terrorist attacks’ with ‘all of this illegal immigration.’

  Think Progress: Today during a Fox News interview about Arizona’s new controversial immigration law, Gov. Jan Brewer (R) commiserated with host Megyn Kelly about all the criticism she’s been receiving from people outside of Arizona. When Kelly asked if the critics have a real “appreciation” for Arizona’s immigration problem, Brewer said “obviously not,” likening… More Gov. Brewer: ‘Arizona has been under terrorist attacks’ with ‘all of this illegal immigration.’

Congressman and Community Leaders To Risk Arrest at May Day Immigration Protests

Crooks & Liars: This May 1st, immigrant communities and citizens alike will hit the streets to say no to Arizona’s new “show me your papers law” and yes to real, federal action on immigration reform this year. Eighty cities across the country are gearing up for major rallies, marches, and protests tomorrow. Students who had come… More Congressman and Community Leaders To Risk Arrest at May Day Immigration Protests

Arizona Ethnic Studies Classes Banned, Teachers With Accents Can No Longer Teach English

What’s the matter with Arizona?  What is the real message here?  Reading this literally made my heart ache for my country. Huffington Post: Arizona’s new immigration law is just about crime, its supporters say, but given that the state’s new education policy equates ethnic studies programs with high treason, they may not be using the… More Arizona Ethnic Studies Classes Banned, Teachers With Accents Can No Longer Teach English

Tread on me only when it comes to immigration?

The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty has a great article on the Tea Party’s take on “immigration policy”.  the site has libertarian views.   It questions the true motives of teabaggers who support Arizona’s new immigration law as well as their support for all government intervention when it comes to immigration policies. I made some similar points… More Tread on me only when it comes to immigration?

“Commando-In-Chief”? Arnold Schwarzenegger Wants To Be President

As it stands now, the United States Constitution says that one must be a natural born citizen to seek the office of President of the United States. Does “Ahhnold” know something we don’t know? Huffington Post: BURBANK, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger would love to run for president – if he could. California’s actor-turned-governor was born… More “Commando-In-Chief”? Arnold Schwarzenegger Wants To Be President

White House Says New Offshore Drilling Projects ON HOLD

  Huffington Post: WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday directed that no new offshore oil drilling leases be issued unless rigs have new safeguards to prevent a repeat of the explosion that unleashed the massive spill threatening the Gulf Coast with major environmental damage. Obama ordered Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to report within 30… More White House Says New Offshore Drilling Projects ON HOLD

Obama Doubts “Will” For Immigration Reform

    President Obama: In a rare appearance in the press cabin on Air Force One, President Barack Obama sounded skeptical that he would sign comprehensive immigration reform this year.  Obama told reporters Wednesday night that he wants Congress to press forward with immigration reform but said he’s unsure lawmakers have the “appetite” to get… More Obama Doubts “Will” For Immigration Reform