President Obama’s Four Part Plan for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The GOP presented an abbreviated version of their immigration plan ahead of the president’s announced plan yesterday. Here is a video of the president’s plans which he presented today: President Obama’s entire speech in Las Vegas 1-29-2013 Related articles President Obama on Immigration Policy January 29 2013 (americanfreedombybarbara.com) Obama embraces Senate immigration plan (firstread.nbcnews.com) Texas congressional… More President Obama’s Four Part Plan for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

NRA’s LaPierre: Universal Background Checks A Waste Of Time

National Rifle Association executive, Wayne LaPierre will say and do anything to protect the NRA’s hard-line stance on the issue of gun control… TPM Live Wire There’s no point in pursuing universal background checks for firearms purchases, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre plans to tell the Senate tomorrow, because bad guys will get… More NRA’s LaPierre: Universal Background Checks A Waste Of Time

Why immigration reform won’t be enough for the GOP to win Latino voters

The GOP remind me of the silent movie comedy group called The Keystone Kops. The term has since come to be used to criticize any group for its mistakes, particularly if the mistakes happened after a great deal of energy and activity, or if there was a lack of coordination among the members of the group.… More Why immigration reform won’t be enough for the GOP to win Latino voters

Walker starts to get cold feet on electoral scheme

The Maddow Blog Over the weekend, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) offered cautious encouragement to Republicans hoping to rig the 2016 presidential election by changing how his state allocates electoral votes. The conservative governor didn’t explicitly endorse the idea, but Walker called it “interesting” and “worth looking at.” Yesterday, the Wisconsin Republican was far more circumspect. Gov. Scott… More Walker starts to get cold feet on electoral scheme

Seen On The Internet

H/t: The Pragmatic Progressive Page New Rule: You can’t say you LOVE something and only recognize SOME of it, be it a holy book, a constitution or a marriage vow. If you want to scream ANYTHING involving the Second Amendment and how you will fight to the death to protect it, and you are unable to… More Seen On The Internet

Father Of Newtown Victim Heckled While Calling For Gun Control

Is it insanity or callousness? Either way, this nation and especially our children are in grave danger if trying to implement some control on assault weapons is not taken seriously. No one is looking to take anyone’s hunting guns or home protection weapons away here.  Yet, no one needs an assault weapon to shoot a… More Father Of Newtown Victim Heckled While Calling For Gun Control

Limbaugh: It’s Up To Me And Fox News To Stop Amnesty

Good luck with that… TPM Livewire Conservative talk radio personality Rush Limbaugh said on his show Monday that it was up to himself and the Fox News network to stop a bipartisan effort to pass immigration reform which would create a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. “It’s up… More Limbaugh: It’s Up To Me And Fox News To Stop Amnesty

Virginia Electoral College Rigging Scheme Would Further Disenfranchise Minority Voters

History will not look kindly upon these types of proposals nor the people who support them… Think Progress As the Virginia Senate’s Privileges and Elections Committee prepares to take up a bill to rig bill the state’s electoral college vote, Democrats and even Republicans are distancing themselves from the effort, calling it “a bad idea,” “skewing,” and a “partisan bill aimed at defying the will of… More Virginia Electoral College Rigging Scheme Would Further Disenfranchise Minority Voters