... Americans For Tax Reform’s Grover Norquist are expected to be among the more than two dozen grassroots conservative leaders huddling with the Florida Republican. The groups in the meeting support immigration reform.
I've been warning about Tea Party leaders being bad on amnesty for over four years. While many in the Teaparty base may oppose amnesty, they haven't been very keen on turning on...
... [Marco Rubio], anti-tax activist Grover Norquist and officials of the Catholic Church, argue that the three organizations are motivated by far different philosophies than many of their Republican allies realize. Among those views: that population growth from increased migration threatens the environment.
...Rubio's aides last week brought one of the organizers of the effort to undermine the...
"Kudos to Sen. Marco Rubio" 
* Grover Norquist:
Americans For Tax Reform's Grover Norquist Called Rubio's Ideas "A Good Step In The Right Direction"
"Grover Norquist Of The Americans For Tax Reform Told Right Turn It Was 'A Good Step In The Right Direction.'" (Jennifer Rubin, "Rubio Takes A Gamble," Washington Post, 1/13/13)
Norquist: "Marco Rubio has opened the immigration debate...
... advocate and Teaparty leader Grover Norquist attended today's "Midwest Summit: Forging a New Consensus on Immigrants and America" and said the following (link):
"Immigration is the most important thing to focus if you're concerned about America as an economic power. Not only is it good policy to have dramatically more immigrants in the U.S. than we do today and a path for those who are here; it'...
... about the Schumer-Casey proposal, Grover Norquist told The Hill:
"I think Schumer can probably find the legislation to do this. It existed in Germany in the 1930s and Rhodesia in the ’70s and in South Africa as well... He probably just plagiarized it and translated it from the original German... The East Germans had the position that if you wanted to leave the country you had to pay them back...
... more about the American economy, Grover Norquist or Warren Buffet?" Neither Romney nor Huntsman answered it. Pointless questions that those Gregory asked show why experts need to ask the candidates and their experts questions as discussed at the plan linked above. Having David Gregory ask questions is just one small step up from having Ron Burgundy do it.
The transcript follows:
... easy to discredit):
Andrew Napolitano of Fox News
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Rep. Marsha Blackburn
Rep. Andy Harris
Rep. Mike Pompeo
John Fund of the American Spectator
Ann McElhinney, James OKeefe, and Bob Bowdon (film makers)
Tim Phillips and Phil Kerpen...
... of the blame.
4. Sarah Palin, Grover Norquist, Scott Brown and perhaps tea parties chief leader Dick Armey all supported McCain, thus sharing part of the blame.
5. And, starting over four and a half years ago, I've been trying to get people to go to McCain's events and ask him tough questions. Video of McCain being put on the spot could get hundreds of thousands of views on Youtube and might...
... FreedomWorks (run by Dick Armey), Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform, the Koch family-linked Heartland Institute, and other no doubt interesting groups. Would Koch Industries and Armey's and Norquist's sponsors have any financial interest in the choices from which the "tea party patriots" are asked to choose? See each of those links for more information to help you determine that. (Note...
... Freedomworks (see the update), Grover Norquist, and newly-elected senator Scott Brown are all supporting John McCain in his Senate re-election bid. Meanwhile, Chris Simcox dropped out of the GOP nomination earlier today, and has endorsed McCain's strongest rival, JD Hayworth. The last is running as the True Conservative against the RINO McCain.
1. This is yet another example of how the tea...
... any). Those involved include:
Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council, David Keene of the American Conservative Union, former Reagan policy adviser Kenneth T. Cribb, Kenneth Blackwell of Coalition for a Conservative Majority, and Federalist Society co-founder David McIntosh.
UPDATE: The statement is at themountvernonstatement.com and it doesn't...
... boat (link):
supporters include Grover Norquist, Joe Trippi, Mark McKinnon, Ed Morrissey, Ari Melber, Katrina vanden Heuvel... Eli Pariser... Markos Moulitsas (Kos)... Ari Melber, Ana Marie Cox and Nate Silver. The steering committee is made up of Micah Sifry, David Corn, Mike Moffo, Mindy Finn (note: affiliated with Patrick Ruffini), Jon Henke and Glenn Reynolds.
That list is a very, very big...
... supports massive immigration), Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform (whoa nelly: see this and this), and at least two groups linked to the Koch family (the "Kochtopus"): Heartland Institute and Competitive Enterprise Institute. If you oppose corruption and support our immigration laws, few of the people and groups listed anywhere in this post are your friends.
UPDATE 9 (9/13/09): The video...
... far-lefties and nodding right along was Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform.
The others were (associations as at link):
* Paul Igasaki, Chair, Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities, American Bar Association
* Christina DeConcini, Policy Director, National Immigration Forum
* Angelo Amador, Director of Immigration Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
* J. Kevin Appleby, Director...
... long-time Republican activists Grover Norquist, sent Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao a letter [PDF file] asking that she suspend the Davis-Bacon Act in order to free taxpayers from paying too much for the disaster clean up and management. Wednesday, Representatives Tom Feeney (R-Florida), Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) Marilyn Musgrave (R-Colorado), sent Bush a similar letter, stating that the Act drives...
... Immigration Forum)
And then there's the National Immigration Forum, the umbrella organization for high-immigration political advocacy, which works closely with sympathetic Republicans. But NIF is not like the conventional lobbying coalitions that exist on numerous issues. It was cofounded by the National Lawyers Guild in the 1980s, back when the...
... Hon. Jack Kemp, Steve Moore, Grover Norquist, Richard W. Rahn, Hon. Malcolm Wallop
UPDATE: The fact that the Other Side always predicates its arguments on omitting key facts makes their conclusions trivially easy to refute.
Perhaps just once someone on the Other Side could say something like, "We realize the laws work. It's just that we can't enforce them. Racist organizations will use the...