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  • Democrats search for answers to stem a spreading Republican tide

    11/22/2016 7:06:12 AM PST · 40 of 65
    Aetius to VeniVidiVici

    Yes there is a connection; some illegal aliens vote and almost all who do no doubt vote democrat.

    But the population of democrat-voting legal immigrants (and their first generation children) is much larger. Unending mass legal immigration is the much bigger demographic threat to conservatism. Drastically reducing legal immigration and ending this era of mass immigration is just as important to achieve as are the actions against illegal immigration like border security, deportations, and cracking down on sanctuary cities, maybe more so.

    Of course the two are very much connected thanks in large part to the disaster of birthright citizenship and anchor babies. That needs to be abolished too.

  • Former Obama Spokesman Threatens Trump Over Media Access… Posted

    11/16/2016 7:27:41 AM PST · 59 of 66
    Aetius to wbarmy

    You’re right. And if it must go on, I do hope Trump rips the media really good that night.

  • Former Obama Spokesman Threatens Trump Over Media Access… Posted

    11/16/2016 7:25:34 AM PST · 58 of 66
    Aetius to xzins

    Ideally we’d return to the President delivering a simple written message to Congress to fulfill the requirement that he provide a report on the state of union from time to time.

    But I know that’s not going to happen. A free, hour-long pep rally is too much for a modern politician to decline.

  • Former Obama Spokesman Threatens Trump Over Media Access… Posted

    11/16/2016 5:47:35 AM PST · 3 of 66
    Aetius to detective

    Trump should also decline to attend the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. It’s a ridiculous spectacle, almost as bad a President’s appearing on late night talk shows.

  • Swedish Government to establish gender equality agency

    11/16/2016 5:29:34 AM PST · 14 of 16
    Aetius to aquila48

    If the want to combat violence against women then they should halt the importation of Muslim men, and deport as many as possible that they’ve already let in.

  • Was Trump the only Republican who could have won this year?

    11/15/2016 5:38:46 AM PST · 44 of 120
    Aetius to iontheball

    It’s impossible to say for sure. If the nominee had been Rubio, who was widely regarded by the Establishment as the most electable, then perhaps he would have done better in states like Nevada and Colorado, and in states where the GOP had no chance to win, like California. But I don’t think Rubio would have flipped Pennsylvania, Michigan, or Wisconsin.

  • Trump campain removes muslim ban from campain website...

    11/10/2016 1:30:01 PM PST · 68 of 117
    Aetius to topshelf91

    It probably wouldn’t be a good idea to expend political capital trying to implement the “muslim ban”, though as others have stated he’d already moved to enhanced vetting and scrutiny to people from particular nations. He should definitely follow through on this promise of extra scrutiny.

    A more comprehensive, conservative approach to reforming legal immigration would be preferable to the ‘muslim ban’ anyway, as it could generally end Democrat-importing mass immigration and would largely take care of the problem.

    1. Drastically reduce refugee/asylum admittances, of which many go to Muslims. As President, Trump can do this all on his own. Obama has increased the total annual number from 70,000 to over 100,000 per year. Trump could and should slash that number so that it’s much closer to zero. As part of that, he should simply not accept significant numbers from Muslim nations.

    2. Work with Congress to abolish the absurd Diversity Lottery Visas. Many of these go to people in Muslim nations, and they in turn kick off chain migration.

    3. Work with Congress to end extended family chain migration. Restrict family immigration to spouses and minor children. Without the adult-sibling and adult children categories, the almost never-ending pool of potential future Muslim immigrants will dry up.

    Do these things and Muslim immigration would be greatly reduced.

  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership is dead, Schumer tells labor leaders

    11/10/2016 12:07:18 PM PST · 17 of 28
    Aetius to Trump20162020

    It’s funny how it’s allegedly good news to the AFL-CIO leaders when they supported Hillary, who everyone knows would have eventually supported TPP despite lying and saying otherwise in the campaign.

  • Election of Donald Trump Deepening Racial Divide in NFL Locker Rooms

    11/10/2016 8:53:37 AM PST · 64 of 99
    Aetius to MeneMeneTekelUpharsin

    I like how the writer feels the need to include an aside that Belichick is an open-minded person, with the implication being that a Trump supporter is guilty of being close-minded until proven otherwise.

  • Keeping Ryan in place is not a bad thing he will grab the chance to be a historically great Speaker

    11/10/2016 8:46:35 AM PST · 33 of 60
    Aetius to CatOwner

    Trump and Sessions should basically revive the Smith-Simpson immigration bill from the mid-90s. It was a mostly good bill, a version of conservative comprehensive immigration reform that among other things would have significantly reduced legal immigration.

    As a staffer, Ryan was part of the traitorous, liberal-on-immigration wing of the GOP that helped scuttle the bill. In a way, it’s funny that in helping to derail the bill, Ryan unwittingly helped guarantee his and Romney’s defeat over a decade later, as many more Democrats had been imported that otherwise wouldn’t have been had Smith-Simpson passed.

    It’d be great if Trump could somehow force Ryan to support a similar bill now.

  • Republicans Add to Their Dominance of State Legislatures

    11/10/2016 3:58:40 AM PST · 17 of 22
    Aetius to Jvette

    Yeah, that’s part of it, but so too is decades of Democrat-importing mass immigration. As Nevada has gotten less white and more Hispanic, GOP prospects at the Presidential level in the state have worsened. That will continue.

    It’d be interesting to see how the white vote in the state broke though. In 2010 the hapless Sharon Angle’s loss was largely and falsely attributed to doing so poorly with Hispanics. But it was really her poor showing with whites that sunk her, as Governor Sandoval cruised to reelection by winning a significantly higher share of whites. So I wonder how Trump and Heck did with whites. Did they underpierform with whites or were they truly swamped by Hispanics? If the former, then it offers some hope for doing better next time. If the latter then we should get used to it.

  • Evan McMullin: Conservatives must now abandon the Republican Party

    11/09/2016 1:51:42 PM PST · 35 of 82
    Aetius to Trump20162020

    This guys is possibly more loathsome than Lindsay Graham, and that’s not easy to accomplish. His words are indistinguishable from any far-left radical who throws out the litany of pejoratives - racist, sexist, xenophobe, et al - at the slightest deviation from his guilt-ridden, left wing, open borders fanaticism. He should join the Democratic party; it’s a natural fit.

  • Thoughts on Day-D +1

    11/09/2016 1:29:36 PM PST · 12 of 13
    Aetius to wattojawa

    That’d work. Then for 2018 drastically reduce the overall numbers.

  • #CalExit: California Is Trying To Secede After Trump Victory

    11/09/2016 12:43:53 PM PST · 133 of 179
    Aetius to rjsimmon

    I’d take that deal.

  • Thoughts on Day-D +1

    11/09/2016 12:42:39 PM PST · 9 of 13
    Aetius to DIRTYSECRET

    That’s true, and I much prefer a policy whereby most illegal aliens are deported or self-deport via attrition through enforcement. It should at least be tried for several years before any legalization is even considered.

  • #CalExit: California Is Trying To Secede After Trump Victory

    11/09/2016 12:34:40 PM PST · 120 of 179
    Aetius to rjsimmon

    It’s an insult to Confederate soldiers to be compared to far-left Democrat voters in California. But anyway, let them go...but only the blue areas, minus some prime coastal blue real estate they’ll have to vacate, any national park areas that might be in blue areas. Basically they can have the big cities.

  • California Gun Ban

    11/09/2016 12:24:24 PM PST · 25 of 68
    Aetius to willyd

    The only real hope for states like California with regards to Second Amendment rights is to challenge it in court.

    Assuming no GOP betrayals in the Senate (highly questionable assumption I know, especially with likely only a 2-seat majority), they can approve any good nominee that Trump nominates to fill Scalia’s seat. But that would still only result in three reliable conservatives on the Sup Court, and even if Roberts stays true, Kennedy couldn’t be counted on to strike down laws like this.

    So a challenge might be better if it comes after Trump is able to replace either Kennedy or Ginsburg, or ideally both if we’re lucky enough for them to retire in the next four years. Hopefully the GOP will expand the Senate majority in 2018, making it easier to get more predictably conservative judges confirmed.

  • D.C. Votes Overwhelmingly To Become 51st State

    11/09/2016 12:12:35 PM PST · 120 of 124
    Aetius to fieldmarshaldj

    Yes, I thought someone would call me out on that. It’s a fair and good point, but I think overall, especially with regards to the Presidency, Virginia is still much closer than Maryland.

  • Thoughts on Day-D +1

    11/09/2016 12:10:11 PM PST · 7 of 13
    Aetius to Renkluaf

    5. As President, Trump gets to determine how many refugees will be admitted. I’m not sure if the totals for 2017 are locked in by Obama or not, but whatever the case, Trump can soon implement a big improvement. He can end the Syrian program specifically, and greatly reduce the overall number of refugees/asylum seekers we admit. He has no excuse not to do so.
    6. Reverse the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule Obama’s HUD is about to impose.
    7. Reverse the guidance of the Obama Justice Dept that would rewrite federal law to include transgender protections; something never conceived of or approved of by Congress when passing the applicable laws Obama has sought to twist.
    8. Reverse Obama’s decision to force the military to open up infantry and other frontline combat positions to women, This simply can’t be done without eventually lowering standards.
    9. Work with Senator Sessions, Representative King, and others to write and then pass either a series of immigration reform bills, or a conservative comprehensive reform. Chief among the components would be measures to end chain migration and reduce mass legal immigration levels, more deportations, stricter border and interior enforcement, and absolutely no path to citizenship for any illegal who may be allowed to stay. If he has to make deals on other matters (other than the Sup Court) in order to get Ryan on board in the House, and enough Senators on board to stop the loathsome likes of Lindsay Graham and Jeff Flake from scuttling such an effort, then so be it.

  • ‘I Want to Quit Life’: Hollywood ‘Devastated’ after Trump Win

    11/09/2016 10:52:22 AM PST · 66 of 88
    Aetius to JerseyRepub

    Evans surprised me just a little bit too, since I was told he didn’t take part in that video Robert Downey and other superhero actors made bashing Trump back in September. I mean, I figured he was a lefty, but thought maybe he wouldn’t be an a**hole about it.

  • D.C. Votes Overwhelmingly To Become 51st State

    11/09/2016 8:40:21 AM PST · 34 of 124
    Aetius to Jim from C-Town

    Maryland. GOP hopes for statewide races in VA are on life support, but their not dead yet like they are in Maryland.

  • 8 Immigration Policy Changes For A New Congress And President

    11/08/2016 10:13:55 AM PST · 17 of 18
    Aetius to qaz123

    Unfortunately Kaine would be as bad or worse than Hillary.

  • Voto secreto Trump? Most Hispanics back deportation, want immigration cap cut in half

    11/08/2016 9:55:27 AM PST · 11 of 21
    Aetius to kevcol

    I wish Trump had been able to talk more about excessive levels of legal immigration during the campaign. This poll is yet another showing that most Americans (across party and racial lines) favor lower levels of legal immigration, and oppose the massive (unadvertised) increases that Hillary supports.

  • 8 Immigration Policy Changes For A New Congress And President

    11/08/2016 7:47:18 AM PST · 13 of 18
    Aetius to qaz123

    I’d be fine with taking in zero refugees/asylum seekers. Considering that we’ve taken in so many over the last 40 years, and that we aren’t morally obligated to take any, I’d be totally okay with that.

  • 8 Immigration Policy Changes For A New Congress And President

    11/08/2016 7:13:27 AM PST · 6 of 18
    Aetius to Buckeye McFrog

    The Diversity Lottery Visas? Yeah, that is a particularly absurd category dreamed up by the loathsome Ted Kennedy.

    But I think it was implemented with the Immigration Act of 1990, signed into law by the first Bush (so W was just carrying on the family tradition of being terrible on immigration). This bill further increased mass immigration that was reignited by the 1965 Hart-Cellar bill. Part of the way it did this was by giving out 50,000 of these ridiculous lottery visas each year.

  • 8 Immigration Policy Changes For A New Congress And President

    11/08/2016 7:09:25 AM PST · 5 of 18
    Aetius to SJackson

    It’s a pretty good list, but not close to being enough. He doesn’t really touch on mass legal immigration, which must end. The following should be a part of any decent reform;

    1. End chain migration by eliminating the adult-sibling category for family based visas. Do not reallocate cut visas from this category to any other.

    2. Abolish the absurd Diversity Visa Lottery. Do not reallocate cut visas from this category to any other.

    3. Drastically reduce refugee/asylum visas. As President, Trump could do this all on his own.

    The goal should be to arrive at annual legal immigration of no more than 300,000 each year. If, as some claim, that wouldn’t allow for enough workers, and if the resulting tight labor market doesn’t bid up wages enough to solve the problem, and if automation can’t solve the problem, then implement a limited guest worker program made up of actual guest workers. That means they can’t bring family with them, they eventually go home and have no path to stay, unless that path is counted against the annual cap of legal immigrants.

    Of course if Hillary wins and/or the GOP loses the Senate, none of this would happen. It’s doubtful it would happen even with Trump, McConnell, and Ryan in charge.

  • One Big Difference Between Today and 1980

    11/07/2016 1:58:31 PM PST · 15 of 55
    Aetius to Kaslin

    One big difference? That would be demographics. Reagan carried about 58-59% of whites in 1980 and won a landslide as a result. Bush the Elder did about the same in 1988 and won a similar landslide. W did about the same in 2004 and won an uncomfortably close reelection. Romney carried about the same and lost easily to Obama.

    I hope Trump wins. I think he has a decent chance, but demographics make it much harder for him than it was for Reagan.

  • Nate Silver Projects Trump Will Win Florida

    11/06/2016 8:30:39 PM PST · 65 of 109
    Aetius to july4thfreedomfoundation

    Exit polling showed W winning 44% of Hispanics in 2004, but analysis from both the Left and Right showed that to be highly suspect. At most W won 40%, while Kerry won nearly 60%.

    In 2000 W was in the mid 30s with Hispanics.

  • Nate Silver Projects Trump Will Win Florida

    11/06/2016 8:11:46 PM PST · 62 of 109
    Aetius to july4thfreedomfoundation

    41%? That would be a record for a Republican. That’s highly unlikely.

  • Nate Silver Projects Trump Will Win Florida

    11/06/2016 8:08:47 PM PST · 61 of 109
    Aetius to revivaljoe

    I certainly hope the Dornsife poll is accurate as of today, and Trump wins by 6 points or more. But there is no way he breaks even with Hispanics. That has never happened since the Hispanic vote became large enough to matter, and so long as mass immigration persists, it never will happen. Most are natural Democrats.

    Considering the extreme media bias against him, Trump would do well to win a quarter of the Hispanic vote.

  • McCrory says Trump is the 'outsider' needed to clean up Washington

    11/06/2016 7:26:01 AM PST · 11 of 18
    Aetius to Nextrush

    The Charlotte city council made transgender bathroom access an issue when they passed an extreme ordinance that would have forced private businesses and clubs to allow people to choose the bathroom which corresponded with their chosen gender.

    One can criticize McCrory and the GOP state legislature for passing a counter measure that went beyond simply negating the radical Charlotte ordinance if they want, but McCory didn’t pick this fight.

  • Tell Congress to reduce immigration back to traditional levels!

    11/04/2016 7:12:28 AM PDT · 15 of 21
    Aetius to UMCRevMom@aol.com

    If the 1965 Hart-Cellar bill had never been passed, then mass immigration wouldn’t have resumed. Remember, Ted Kennedy and other supports of that bill made a series of false promises to get it passed, chief among them that the overall levels of immigration would not be significantly changed. Matters were worsened in 1990 when Bush signed another Ted Kennedy immigration expansion bill into law. Among the bad parts of that bill were the creation of the Diversity Visa Lottery, which insanely doles out 50,000 visas a year to underrepresented nations.

    There was a chance to reverse the damage of those two bills and enact a significant reduction in legal immigration in the mid-90s after the Jordan Commission (chaired by liberal Democrat congresswoman Barbara Jordan)announced it’s very reasonable findings. Presdident Clinton expressed early support for the findings (he later backtracked after professional ethnic grievance groups started whining). A bill was crafted (Smith-Simpson) to enact these findings. It looked like the bill would pass, and force Clinton into an uncomfortable position of either vetoing a popular bill or signing it and upsetting the grievance groups. With reelection approaching, and with the white vote still overwhelmingly dominant, and with bipartisan support for the bill (the Democratic party not yet unanimous in support of unending and ever-increasing mass immigration) I think he would have eventually signed it.

    Had that happened, chain migration would likely have ended with the elimination of the adult sibling category. The Diversity Lottery visas would have been abolished. Immigration levels would still have been too high at between 500,000 and 600,000 per year, but it would have been an improvement.

    But the bill never passed. A group of immigration leftists on the GOP side sabotaged it, mainly because they didn’t like how it would reduce the amount of Democrat-importing legal immigration. Some of the villains included Senator Abraham from Michigan, Rep Dick Armey from Texas, Rep Sam Brownback from Kansas, and a staffer named Paul Ryan. Newt Gingrich can probably be included on that list too since he apparently made no attempt to stop those traitors and save the original bill.

    Had Smith-Simpson become law, there would have been fewer future Democrats imported over the next decade, which means Paul Ryan would have had a better chance of becoming Vice President in 2012. That Ryan helped ensure his own defeat with his actions as a staffer would be funny if the consequences for the nation weren’t so bad.

    Smith-Simpson was the last time conservative comprehensive immigration reform was truly before Congress. After 9-11 W could have, and should have, pursued a reduction in immigration, but of course he was totally worthless on the issue.

    Even today the desire for reducing legal immigration is still a mainstream American view, often still enjoying plurality or majority status, and always polling much higher than preference for increasing immigration. Yet politicians who hold the extreme view of massively increasing legal immigration have largely paid no price for holding a view opposed by the vast majority of Americans. Part of this is due to the fact that most of these mass immigration supporting politicians don’t advertise their views, and of course the media aids and abets them by not calling them out on it. I never heard any supporter of the Gang of Eight, or it’s W-era predecessors talk or brag about how the bills would have massively increased legal immigration. The worthless media of course gave that aspect of the bill no coverage. The bill was sold based on its popular parts, like punitive measures and a long path to citizenship for illegal aliens, plus (bogus) promises of enhanced enforcement, while the unpopular parts of the bill like the lack of teeth behind the punitive and enforcement measures, and the massive increase in legal immigration, were left out of the discussion. So basically they lie by omission, and their media allies let them get away with it. One exception may be that Hillary actually did openly call for an insane 500% increase in Syrian refugees, but she hasn’t exactly defended that view when called out on it by Trump, as instead she just deflects and says she supports screening out any of the dangerous ones.

    Another reason why mass immigration supporting politicians have not suffered for their out-of-the-mainstream positions is that while the Democrats no longer have any reasonable voices on immigration, the GOP has been fatally divided on the issue, with the base wanting less immigration while the Bush-Ryan type of leaders want more, resulting in no clear choice and distinction to the public. That has finally changed some this year with Trump. He has said he’s support legislation to reduce legal immigration, and his website immigration plan calls for reducing immigration levels to more moderate, historical levels. And while I give him credit for this, and acknowledge that immigration has been a big part of his campaign, I still don’t think he has been effective in talking about how excessive legal immigration levels are, and the need to reduce them. He’s good on illegal immigration, but talk about mass legal immigration requires a deeper, more wonkish grasp of the issue which Trump has shown signs of grasping in some speeches, but not in the debates or at rallies.

  • Conservative commentator Tucker Carlson is getting a nightly show on Fox News Channel (7PM)

    11/03/2016 10:36:04 AM PDT · 39 of 119
    Aetius to Murp

    I’ve liked Carlson since I saw him way back when he was on msnbc, and Bush and Ted Kennedy were trying to pass one of their immigration reform monstrosities. As with the Gang of Eight bill years later, there was almost zero attention given to how the Bush-Kennedy bill would have massively increased (Democrat-importing) legal immigration. Both the bill’s supporters and the media were almost completely silent about that little nugget.

    But Carlson actually talked about it on his show. That made him something of an admirable anomaly.

    He’s continued seeing the immigration issue outside of the Left’s mandated bounds on Fox, even daring to ask the outrageous question of how the United States is better off accepting lots of Muslim refugees. That’s the type of question that should be asked, but which too many allegedly conservative leaders have been conditioned to believe is out of bounds to ask.

  • The ACLU Care$

    11/03/2016 9:25:30 AM PDT · 3 of 21
    Aetius to Academiadotorg

    No “friend” would have anything to do with this attempt to destroy.

  • WBUR Poll: Trump Edges Ahead Of Clinton In N.H (Trump +1)

    11/03/2016 4:54:57 AM PDT · 15 of 22
    Aetius to Jim Noble

    I hope you’re right. I would add though that unfortunately those cold northern European nations are not nearly as homogeneous as they used to be.

  • The Conservative Case for Voting for Clinton (David Frum votes for the Witch)

    11/02/2016 11:01:10 AM PDT · 48 of 65
    Aetius to Lurkinanloomin

    Frum actually claims to support reducing immigration levels, and has written good articles in the past ably arguing for a reduction. He claims in this article to “more or less” agree with Trump on immigration.

    But clearly he’s either lying in that claim or the issue really doesn’t mean anything to him. Hillary has vowed to massively increase refugee admissions, and she supports Gang of Eight style legislative reform which would massively increase already excessive levels of immigration.

    Frum is either an idiot or a phony.

  • FEDERAL JUDGE NOTES REFUGEE BIAS

    11/02/2016 8:27:45 AM PDT · 9 of 13
    Aetius to originalbuckeye

    Agreed. Unfortunately the rules for “refugees” are different in that the (largely unenforced) measure against a regular immigrant becoming a public charge does not apply. Refugees can legally go on the public dole not long after the government imports them, and some self-serving, self-righteous, deceitful religious charity collects their payment for settling them.

  • FEDERAL JUDGE NOTES REFUGEE BIAS

    11/02/2016 8:09:32 AM PDT · 6 of 13
    Aetius to heterosupremacist

    Since the President seemingly has near total authority on how many refugees to admit, and which ones to admit, that means a President Trump could drastically cut down on refugee admittances all on his own.

    The number of refugees admitted each year has gone from about 70,000 a year under Bush and Obama, to now 85,000 under Obama, and 110,000 for next year. 70,000 was far too many, but of course Bush is a leftist on immigration and therefore was completely worthless on almost all immigration-related matters. He never met a future Democrat he wouldn’t like to import from abroad.

    If he wins, Trump should announce the new level going forward will be somewhere between zero and ten thousand, and he should see to it that of those who are admitted, as few as possible are Muslims.

  • EXCLUSIVE POLL: Trump lead grows in Georgia (T 49, C 42, J 3) SurveyUSA/WXIA-TV

    10/31/2016 11:33:03 AM PDT · 24 of 27
    Aetius to PermaRag

    Exactly. Changing demographics, fueled mostly by unending, Democrat-importing mass immigration and the movement of liberals from blue to red states, means that many formerly safe red states are no longer safe, or soon won’t be. We’ve seen it in New Hampshire, Colorado, Nevada, Virginia, North Carolina, and likely soon in Georgia. Texas will likely be a battleground state in the 2020s.

    Some of these trends are seemingly inescapable (can’t stop blue state liberals from seeking a better quality of life in red states, and then bringing their destructive voting habits with them), but some are not. A willing Congress and President can end mass immigration, and that is a necessity if conservatism is to have any demographic fighting chance going forward.

  • Affirmative Action, Immigration and the Politics of Racial Solidarity

    10/31/2016 9:44:07 AM PDT · 15 of 17
    Aetius to ifinnegan

    But what from the excerpt qualifies as stupid?

  • Affirmative Action, Immigration and the Politics of Racial Solidarity

    10/31/2016 6:51:15 AM PDT · 8 of 17
    Aetius to ifinnegan; jmacusa

    Are your reactions to Jared Taylor based on more than what is presented in this excerpt? I ask because the excerpt itself is true.

    It is laughable when conservatives today try and claim MLK Jr as some sort of ideological ally. King did support quotas, and would almost certainly have been on the far left of the Democratic party going forward had he lived.

    And it is crazy to think that the use of anti-white policies like racial preferences will cease as the demographic, electoral, and political power of those groups who benefit from them increases. Do you dispute that it will be worse for white kids going forward, as ever more non-white students get preference over them?

  • Trump Tied 41%-41%, Leads Big Among White Non-College Graduates By 27% (1st Time Since Reagan)

    10/19/2016 11:58:44 AM PDT · 45 of 77
    Aetius to OneVike

    I would have thought Reagan’s showing with non-college whites would have been even better in 1984, when he won an even bigger landslide, and one of the biggest in history.

  • Laws are for the Little People ... Mark Steyn

    10/19/2016 11:55:14 AM PDT · 20 of 31
    Aetius to Yaelle

    It’s one of the best anti-Hillary, and therefore pro-Trump columns I’ve read. And I think he’s right that Trump’s rise could have been halted if any of the other (credible) candidates had come at immigration in a manner outside of the parameters set by the Left/media.

  • THE NEW EUROPEANS Voices from a changing continent (Photo Gallery)

    10/19/2016 8:04:27 AM PDT · 12 of 13
    Aetius to brucedickinson

    It’s a garbage article that barely gives any voice to the problems caused by mass Muslim immigration.

  • USC Dornsife/LA Times Poll: 10/19 -- Trump - . 8 , Clinton + .6

    10/19/2016 5:16:51 AM PDT · 53 of 76
    Aetius to GLDNGUN

    Has the debunking gotten even a tenth of the attention from the mainstream media that the accusations got?

    I know...stupid question.

  • GO TO DRUDGE NOW. THIS IS THE BIG ONE

    10/18/2016 1:10:17 PM PDT · 84 of 290
    Aetius to Jay Thomas

    I’m surprised he hasn’t tweeted about it already.

  • Texas Reuters/Ipsos poll

    10/17/2016 8:19:08 AM PDT · 23 of 29
    Aetius to woweeitsme

    Texas will likely turn purple and become a battleground state thanks to decades of Democrat-importing mass immigration, but not this time. It probably won’t happen for another few cycles, but eventually the GOP will have to fight to keep Texas red.

  • Donald Trump is America's Julius Caesar

    10/17/2016 8:11:19 AM PDT · 24 of 29
    Aetius to buffaloguy

    I don’t know if I’d call Brutus, Cassius, et al, good guys. They were no doubt motivated as much by thwarted personal ambition (as long as Caesar was there, they wouldn’t have their turn as the leading Roman) as they were for the republican ways and values Caesar was either destroying, or at least continuing a process of destruction that began before Caesar.

    Whatever the case, it’s an intriguing what-if had Caesar lived to carry out the Dacian and Parthian wars he was days from leaving Rome for when the Ides struck. The latter is especially intriguing; if Caesar had succeeded, and if his plans were more along the lines of permanent conquest of Parthia’s western lands, rather than a military victory and punitive terms enforced on the Parthians, who knows how history might have unfolded with a more Westernized Middle East? Perhaps Trajan’s war against Parthia proved that a lasting conquest was beyond Rome’s power, but then again, even Trajan was no Caesar on the battlefield.

  • Hillary Clinton: Americans Who Want to Limit Immigration Are ‘Fundamentally UnAmerican’

    10/17/2016 5:17:12 AM PDT · 21 of 30
    Aetius to kabar

    Indeed. Eliminating the Diversity Lottery Visas, drastically reducing refugee/asylum visas, and eliminating chain family migration (by abolishing the adult-married child and adult sibling categories)would knock the number down by at least a couple hundred thousand a year. That wouldn’t be enough, but it would be a good start towards an ideal end where the overall legal numbers are eventually capped somewhere between 200,000 to 400,000.

    Even some of the Chamber of Commerce-owned Republicans support some of these measures (though they’d probably like to reallocate any cut visas from one category to another, with the result being no decrease).

  • Hillary Clinton, Paul Ryan and the relationship that could shape Washington

    10/12/2016 9:37:56 AM PDT · 6 of 39
    Aetius to SoFloFreeper

    Ryan is a leftist on immigration like Hillary, so we should expect something like the Gang of Eight (or worse) to be passed into law. The chief components would be citizenship for the vast majority of illegal aliens, no serious attempt to stop future illegal immigration, and a massive increase in already excessive levels of Democrat-importing legal immigration. In short, it will be the final nails in the demographic coffin of conservatism.