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Amnesty fans cheer GOP, Teaparty mostly ignoring immigration to oppose Obamacare (NumbersUSA, Tea Party "Patriots") - 08/20/13

... have failed is offered by the Washington Times. Their reporter Stephen Dinan writes (link): Earlier this summer, there were predictions that the outcry from conservatives would sink the chances for immigration reform. Instead, advocates have out-organized opponents, rallying in cities across the country as they try to convince House Republicans that the politics of the issue have changed. UPDATE...

Frank Gaffney Jr relies on Breitbart reporting to block Perez nomination - 03/27/13

... his office right now. At the Washington Times, Gaffney writes (link): ...Here are but a few of the reasons why Mr. Perez must be denied a promotion to Cabinet rank: J. Christian Adams, a courageous, whistleblowing former career Department of Justice lawyer who worked for a time under Mr. Perez in the latter’s current capacity as the assistant attorney general for civil rights, recently wrote at...

ICE memo: deport the criminals first. Will they greatly reduce deporting non-criminals? - 08/09/10

... dozen veteran ICE agents told The Washington Times in the past week that the carefully worded memo had field agents wondering whether they would be detaining illegal border-crossers in the future and whether those apprehended by other law enforcement agencies would be turned over to ICE for eventual deportation. Related: a John Morton quote about ICE refusing to deport illegal alien students.

Groups have "unprecedented amounts of money" to push amnesty; Dobbs leaving was "critical victory" - 01/11/10

The Washington Times article "Pro-immigration groups ready to fight/Take united front to push for reform" from Stephen Dinan (link) includes this quote from Tamar Jacoby: "Especially on the left-of-center side, [groups that will push for amnesty] had unprecedented amounts of money in the past year, and they're organizing the field, coordinating among themselves, they're unrecognizable almost from...

Democrats: cover legal immigrants in Obamacare, give illegal aliens access (Honda, NCLR - 09/28/09

Stephen Dinan of the Washington Times offers "Liberals seek health-care access for illegals": Fearful that they're losing ground on immigration and health care, a group of House Democrats is pushing back and arguing that any health care bill should extend to all legal immigrants and allow illegal immigrants some access. ..."Legal permanent residents should be able to purchase their plans, and...

OMG: Van Jones is a Truther! (oops: so is an Insight Magazine writer) - 09/03/09

Amanda Carpenter of the Washington Times informs us that "Green jobs 'czar' signed 'truther' statement in 2004" (link), referring to Van Jones signing the statement here. There are a couple problems detracting from the WashTimes' scoop: 1. One of the other signers is Kelly Patricia O'Meara who used to write for the now-defunct Insight on the News magazine, which was part of the Washington Times...

Al Qaeda recruiter: smuggle anthrax into U.S. from Mexico; claims to have laboratories - 06/03/09

Sara Carter of the Washington Times offers this: U.S. counterterrorism officials have authenticated a video by an al Qaeda recruiter threatening to smuggle a biological weapon into the United States via tunnels under the Mexico border, the latest sign of the terrorist group's determination to stage another mass-casualty attack on the U.S. homeland. The video aired earlier this year as a...

Why "Ask the President" will ask Obama worthless questions (Ari Melber, The Nation, WashTimes) - 03/22/09

The Nation, the Washington Times, and the Personal Democracy Forum are behind a new effort to solicit questions for Barack Obama from the general public: communitycounts.com/obama Anyone can submit questions and then vote for their favorites. The "best" questions might then be asked of him at a White House press conference. If you want Obama to be really pressed on very tough questions - the type...

CBO: stimulus bill will *reduce* GDP over the next decade, do more harm than good - 02/05/09

From Stephen Dinan of the Washington Times comes this: President Obama's economic recovery package will actually hurt the economy more in the long run than if he were to do nothing, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday. CBO, the official scorekeepers for legislation, said the House and Senate bills will help in the short term but result in so much government debt that...

"W, The Legacy of George W. Bush" flying off shelves - 01/26/09

... Bush", a new magnum opus from the Washington Times (washingtontimes.com/store/bush). Available for the remarkably high price of $31 after shipping, "this compelling coffee table styled book... is packed with gripping pictures and stories all beautifully presented in this historical keepsake presentation of all eight years of the Presidency of George W. Bush." Fun tip: wait a month for it to hit...

Is Michele Marcucci/Oakland Tribune biased? - 12/05/06

... sloppy thing to do. And, the 5/24 Washington Times article discussing the press conference of the previous day says this: Choose Black America is the second minority-based group created by the District-based Federation for American Immigration Reform that opposes illegal entry... FAIR last month helped create "You Don't Speak for Me," a national coalition of Hispanic Americans who oppose the...

Jerry Kilgore for Virginia governor - 10/27/05

WashTimes Eleven days from now, Virginia voters will choose between two starkly different candidates for governor: The Republican nominee, former state attorney general and state secretary for public safety, Jerry Kilgore, is an energetic conservative and a proven leader who has worked tirelessly to make Virginia a safer place by bringing lawbreakers to justice. He has also proven his willingness...

"Purging illegal aliens from voter rolls not easy" - 08/24/04

From the WashTimes: Maryland election officials have been stymied in their efforts to purge illegal aliens from the state's voting rolls. They have begun compiling a database of the state's 3 million registered voters, then they "hope to compare our data with the INS [Immigration and Naturalization Service]," said Linda H. Lamone, the state's elections administrator. Just one or two problems:...

"[Bush] Immigration plan envisions 'incentives' to illegal aliens" - 08/10/04

The Washington Times has all the disturbing, previously undisclosed details on the Bush/Fox Amnesty: Millions of illegal aliens in the United States would be free from arrest and deportation, have access to tax-deferred savings accounts and Social Security credits, and get unrestricted travel to and from their home countries under President Bush's guest-worker program. According to previously...

"Border Patrol checks 'interior'" - 06/11/04

The Washington Times reports on the recent arrests of illegal aliens in the interior. (Previous coverage of this here). It contains this interesting bit (link): U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Robert C. Bonner, who oversees the Border Patrol, in August overturned an order by the agency's sector chief in San Diego directing agents not to arrest illegal aliens on city streets...