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Questions about immigration reform for Reihan Salam - 01/24/13

Reihan Salam of National Review discusses Marco Rubio's amnesty and comprehensive immigration reform in general here and here. Here are some questions based on those posts. The reader is urged to ask Salam these questions in comments, on Twitter (@reihan), and at his personal appearances: 1. You say "[Marco Rubio's] approach reflects core conservatives priorities". Here are 10 reasons Marco Rubio...

Did Jon Huntsman smear Ron Paul with a false flag video? ("Manchurian Candidate", Maddow, RedState, Wonkette, John King, Breitbart) - 01/07/12

... peekURL.com/zzZ5LjZ ) * Ros Krasny of Reuters ( peekURL.com/z5cWRea ) * Salt Lake Tribune ( peekURL.com/zpX6VHg ) * Cindy McCain, wife of John McCain tweeted: "I deeply resent the video made using the adopted daughters of@jonhuntsman @ronpaul shame on you. This has shades of 2000 all over it." ("2000" is a reference to the "black baby" ad against her husband). * Carla Marinucci of the San...

Over a million immigrants got U.S. jobs 2008-2010 (legal and illegal) - 01/20/11

Reuters reports (link): Over the past two years, as U.S. unemployment remained near double-digit levels and the economy shed jobs in the wake of the financial crisis, over a million foreign-born arrivals to America found work, many illegally. Those are among the findings of a review of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Census Bureau data conducted exclusively for Reuters by researchers at the...

Henry Waxman: government intervention to help MSM; far-left Soros group cheers (John Poirier, Tim Dobbyn) - 12/02/09

John Poirier of Reuters offers this (edited by Tim Dobbyn): House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, saying quality journalism was essential to U.S. democracy, said eventually government would have to help resolve the problems caused by a failing business model... Tweaks to the tax code to allow newspapers to spread losses over a greater number of years, providing a nonprofit...

Good news: "Mexicans take swine flu lightly on U.S. border" - 04/27/09

From this: Many Mexicans crossing into the United States on Monday at one of the busiest crossings on the border shunned advice to wear surgical face mask to curb the spread of a deadly new flu. Most Mexican immigration officials at the Tijuana-San Diego crossing were using masks and surgical gloves, but Mexicans crossing by car and foot seemed unconcerned by the influenza scare and only a...

Tim Gaynor /Reuters tries, fails to find economic benefits of amnesty; MPI: little effect - 04/27/09

Tim Gaynor of Reuters offers "Could legalizing immigrants improve U.S. economy?" (link) Just because the only booster he could find to say that granting amnesty to illegal aliens would have a major financial benefit was Scott Smith, mayor of Mesa, Arizona doesn't mean that there aren't others out there; we know there are. However, whenever even Marc Rosenblum of the Migration Policy Institute...

Council Bluffs, Iowa wants $2.5 million for "lightly traveled" road (+many more) - 02/16/09

Casey Gillam of Reuters offers "U.S. states eager to start spending stimulus money" (link), which lists some of the projects that various localities want to spend their fair share of the stimulus plan on. The first two paragraphs seemed to indicate that this was going to be an article about the absurdity of each and every city across the U.S. getting their own Springfield monorail, but that...

World Economic Forum (Davos) pushing global governance, global TV, Law of Sea Treaty - 01/27/09

The World Economic Forum will be meeting in Davos starting on the 28th, and see this for all the details on one of their key documents as well as the media sources that haven't disclosed the fact that they're sponsors as well as much, much more. Here's a snippet: "The Global Agenda 2009" report says that "sovereign states do not adequately address problems reaching across borders" and that "...

Benediction at Obama's inaugural: all white people are racists, all non-white are oppressed (Rev. Joseph Lowery) - 01/20/09

... continues with Randall Mikkelsen of Reuters offering "Rhyming reverend gets last word at Obama inaugural" (link) Rev. Joseph Lowery was back on stage with a president, but on Tuesday the civil-rights pioneer used his wry rhymes to welcome the U.S. leader, not skewer him as he did three years ago... Lowery prayed for healing from a era of “greed and corruption,” and asked, in verse, for divine...

TransTexas Corridor still exists, just renamed "Innovative Connectivity in Texas" - 01/18/09

... after outcry" from Jim Forsyth of Reuters (link). See also this, this. There's a little information on bills involving the TTC here. And, see the 2001 version of keeptexasmoving.com for a flashback to the dishonest way in which the TTC was sold: link.

1-800-CORRUPT-GOVERNMENT: Mexico launches help line for illegal aliens in Arizona - 12/16/08

David Schwartz of Reuters offers "Mexico opens help line for migrants to Arizona" (link), informing us that the Mexican government has created a new "help line" in Arizona for use by illegal aliens. For those new to this issue, a foreign government is enabling illegal activity inside the U.S., and they're doing it because all of their citizens that they've sent us send home money (remittances)....

Sarah Palin/Joe Biden vice presidential debate live coverage 10/2/08 - 10/02/08

... Palin clearly won. UPDATE 3: Reuters says: Biden, who is known for his verbal miscues, managed to only have one major gaffe, apparently erroneously referring to Hezbollah instead of Syria when he talked about the United States and France coming to the aid of Lebanon... "When we kicked — along with France, we kicked Hezbollah out of Lebanon, I said, and Barack said, 'Move NATO forces in there....

Barack Obama lies about Rush Limbaugh in Spanish-language ads - 09/17/08

... the truth. * Tim Gaynor of Reuters offers "Controversial Obama ad revives immigration issue". He includes the muted response from McCain and correctly points out that, at the end of day, BHO and McCain are basically on the same page on this issue. However, Gayner completely fails to point out the problems with the quotes. A comment I left was not approved. (link). * "shovelhood" shows the...

"Under the Same Moon": Mexican-government funded pro-illegal immigration propaganda film - 03/15/08

... her. UPDATE 5: Iain Blair of Reuters offers "Mexican film puts human face on immigration"; like the rest, it doesn't reveal the financing. Likewise with the review from Peter Rainer of The Christian Science Monitor. UPDATE 6: Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly also forgot to mention the funding.

ACLU, PRLDEF sue Hazleton over immigration law - 08/16/06

... media bias arena, Jon Hurdle of Reuters' report is headlined "Pennsylvania town sued over strict immigration law". In his world, anti-American groups like the ACLU are "civil rights campaigners". Previously: Al Walentis/Reading Eagle taken to task Ed Rendell: America's anti-American governor Hazleton: Dr. Agapito Lopez rejects assimilation Hazleton sued by far-left illegal immigration supporters

Is Michelle Nichols of Reuters a liar? - 07/27/06

[7/28/06 UPDATE: Reuters has corrected the article, see below.] Michelle Nichols of Reuters offers a report about yesterday's Minuteman rally and book launch entitled "Immigration protesters scuffle in New York". As predicted, the MSM coverage of this event did not provide any details on the protesters, and it was biased in another way as well: Immigration activists clashed at the site of the...

Reuters on Gilchrist; Campbell is actually pro-illegal immigration; Hoffenblum changes tone - 10/02/05

The Reuters article "Border activist a wild card in Calif. election" discusses the race in California's 48th District. Said "wild card" is Minuteman Project co-founder Jim Gilchrist, who's facing off against "moderate Republican" and state Assemblywoman Marilyn Brewer and the front-runner, former Republican state Sen. John Campbell. The dynamics of this race were previously discussed here. As for...