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  • ‘Revenant’ director Iñárritu makes history, blasts Trump

    02/07/2016 11:52:59 AM PST · by WilliamIII · 43 replies
    NY Post ^ | Feb 7 2016 | Lou Lumenik
    The most surprising Oscar race in recent memory took another dramatic twist with Alejandro Iñárritu taking aim at Donald Trump after becoming the first-ever winner of back-to-back awards from The Directors Guild of America for the survival drama “The Revenant.” After the win, the Mexican director told reporters that Trump’s plan to build a wall to keep out illegal immigrants from Mexico would “betray the foundation of this country. The power of this country [the U.S.] relies on diversity.”
  • Senior Senate Staffer Reveals the Marco Rubio Story You’ve Never Heard

    02/07/2016 7:39:45 AM PST · by MLL · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 6, 2016 | Julia Hahn
    On today’s program of Breitbart News Daily, Donald Trump’s Senior Policy Adviser, Stephen Miller, shared his never-before publicly discussed insights into Sen. Marco Rubio’s duplicitous conduct during his push to get the Gang of Eight bill through the Senate. At that time, Miller served as the communications director for the man who organized opposition to the bill, Senator Sen. Jeff Sessions. Miller recalled how throughout the Gang of Eight push, Sen. Rubio “directly deceived” immigration law enforcement and the American people.
  • Sheldon Adelson-Owned Las Vegas Newspaper Endorses Rubio

    02/06/2016 9:31:58 AM PST · by WilliamIII · 12 replies
    NBC ^ | Feb 5 2016 | NBC
    The Las Vegas Review-Journal endorsed Florida Sen. Marco Rubio for the Republican nomination Friday, saying their reasons for the endorsement are "many." The conservative-leaning newspaper was recently bought by casino mogul and Las Vegas resident Sheldon Adelson who is also a prolific donor of Republican candidates and pro-Israel causes. His $140 million purchase of the paper was well-above market value and made in secret. It took weeks before Adelson was identified as the owner.
  • Ann Coulter–Heroin: Blame It on America

    02/03/2016 4:20:20 PM PST · by george76 · 69 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 3 Feb 2016 | Ann Coulter
    Any politician who claims to care about the drug overdose deaths sweeping the nation, but does not demand that we build a wall, deport illegal aliens and end the anchor baby scam, is a liar. In 2014, more people died from drug overdoses than any year in U.S. history: 47,055. That's more than die in car accidents -- and it's not even close. This is a huge, horrible problem -- and it's a problem caused entirely by the fact that Mexico is on our southern border. The diverse, hardworking people of Mexico manufacture the majority of heroin in the U.S....
  • Sessions Makes Final Plea to New Hampshire Voters

    02/06/2016 7:09:19 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 91 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/5/2016 | Anna Giaritelli
    Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama issued a final warning Friday night to New Hampshire Republicans about making the wrong decision at the polls on Tuesday. The Senate Immigration and National Interest subcommittee chairman told New England syndicated radio host Howie Carr that the Granite State primary is the last chance for the public to steer the election in the right direction before it's too late. "If the American people nominate a Republican candidate who favors amnesty and citizenship for illegals, who would favor a massive increase in the number of legal immigrants to America and not effectively deal with the...
  • Marco Rubio: In immigration reform, legalization comes first — ‘It is not conditional’ - 2013

    02/05/2016 11:30:10 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/10/13 | Byron York
    In a Spanish-language interview Sunday with the network Univision, Sen. Marco Rubio, the leading Republican on the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration reform group, made his strongest statement yet that legalization of the nation's estimated 11 million illegal immigrants must happen before any new border security or internal enforcement measures are in place, and will in no way be conditional on any security requirements. "Let's be clear," Rubio said. "Nobody is talking about preventing the legalization. The legalization is going to happen. That means the following will happen: First comes the legalization. Then come the measures to secure the border....
  • Rubio: I Will Keep Obama’s First Executive Amnesty In Place Until Legislative Amnesty Enacted

    02/05/2016 12:07:59 PM PST · by justlittleoleme · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Nov 2015 | Julia Hahn
    In a little-noticed interview earlier this year with Univision's Jorge Ramos, Sen. Marco Rubio declared that, as President, he would keep Barack Obama's executive amnesty for DREAMers in place until it was permanently codified through legislation. Rubio said, in part: DACA...applies to young people that arrived in this country at a very young age before they were adults and I don't think we can immediately revoke that... I'm not calling for it to be revoked tomorrow, or this week, or right away. "I think it will have to end at some point and I hope it will end because of...
  • Horowitz: Is Rubio Really the Most Electable Candidate?

    02/05/2016 12:08:13 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 22 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 2/5/2016 | Daniel Horowitz
    It is a mantra that has been repeated so many times it has become de facto reality in the minds of those who watch Marco Rubio's Super PAC, aka Fox News. "Marco Rubio is the most electable candidate and we absolutely must defeat Hillary. He's the one!," we are told incessantly by the smart "conservatives." Asserting one candidate is more electable than another is always a fool's errand. After all, this frantic concern of electability is what got us the nominations of Bob Dole, John McCain, and Mitt Romney. Moreover, with the most radical and unappealing pair of Democrat candidates...
  • “Significant Immigrant Populations from Central America” Fueling Violent Gang MS-13

    02/05/2016 2:10:58 PM PST · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 5, 2016
    A major bust involving the nation's most violent street gang reveals that the criminal enterprise--known as Mara Salvatrucha or MS-13--continues to be energized with new recruits provided by the steady flow of illegal immigrant minors entering the U.S. through Mexico. The affiliation between gangs and the hordes of Central American illegal immigrants who continue invading the U.S. is a story Judicial Watch has been reporting for more than a year. The Obama administration calls them Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) and tries to portray them as innocent, desperate kids fleeing violence and famine in their homeland. The reality is much different,...
  • Trump: People Who Work Their Ass Off, Not Illegals, Are The Backbone Of This Country

    02/05/2016 9:33:25 AM PST · by xzins · 142 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | February 4, 2016 | RCP
  • The Brilliance of General Powell

    07/08/2015 7:33:11 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 8 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | September 20, 2010
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Let's go to General Powell, General Powell on Meet the Depressed yesterday with David Gregory. First question that we have from Gregory: "This time about a year ago, General Powell, you were in a feud with former Vice President Cheney, with Rush Limbaugh about the nature of the Republican Party, and this is what you said in May of 2009: 'Rush Limbaugh says, "Get out of the room."' [sic] The Republican Party was talking to you. Dick Cheney says, 'He's already out,' speaking about you. (SNIP) I have a question regarding all of the illegals running around...
  • Santorum can't name any of Rubio's Senate accomplishments

    02/04/2016 7:27:01 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 82 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/4/16 | NOLAN D. MCCASKILL
    Rick Santorum had one job to do in his appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Thursday. He failed. The former Pennsylvania senator, who dropped his presidential bid Wednesday, told co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski he is supporting Marco Rubio's presidential campaign because the Florida senator is someone "who can work together with people." But Santorum struggled to name one accomplishment Rubio has had in the Senate. "He's been in the Senate for four years," Scarborough noted. "Can you name his top accomplishment in the Senate - actually working in the Senate doing something that tilted your decision to Marco...
  • Illegal alien Mexicans and taxes

    02/04/2016 5:31:53 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 25 replies
    Information directly from the Illegal Alien community in the U.S. | 4 February 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    This is to inform folks. In Mexico, a man (Juan Gomez) and a woman (Maria Torres) marry. They go to the municipal office and register to marry. They are told, "Okay, you are now Juan Gomez and Maria Torres de Gomez." She is not required to change her Social Security name to show her legal married name because neither he nor she have Social Security numbers. No where are they required on documents to show their legal married names. So, whenever she chooses, she can just give her name as Maria Torres. Flash forward to the United States. Now, it's...
  • Cruz lashes out at Rubio, Trump in NH

    02/02/2016 1:08:02 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 158 replies
    Billings Gazette ^ | February 2, 2016 | AP
    <p>Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is lashing out at Marco Rubio and Donald Trump on immigration while facing New Hampshire voters for the first time since his Iowa caucus victory.</p> <p>Cruz charged that Rubio led the fight for "amnesty" for immigrants in the country illegally. He also said Trump didn't do anything to fight immigration reform as the debate raged on Capitol Hill in 2013.</p>
  • Rush Limbaugh: ‘I Really Like’ Marco Rubio

    02/02/2016 8:52:01 PM PST · by 867V309 · 254 replies
    breitbart.com/ ^ | 2 Feb 2016 | Charlie Spiering
    Limbaugh told listeners that he felt like a “lone wolf” for appreciating Rubio, because so many people were angry at him for pursuing amnesty in the Senate with the Gang of Eight
  • GOP Rep. Culberson: No Justice Dept. Funding Without Crackdown on Sanctuary Cities

    02/01/2016 8:18:53 PM PST · by doldrumsforgop · 15 replies
    newsmax ^ | 2/1/16 | c burke
    A Republican lawmaker is vowing to tighten the purse strings on the Justice Department to make sure the Obama administration denies grant money to sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration agents. Texas Rep. John Culberson, chairman of the House Appropriations subcommittee that oversees the Department of Justice, warned Attorney General Loretta Lynch he'll use his budget authority if she doesn’t move to shut down sanctuary cities, the Washington Times reports. A Republican lawmaker is vowing to tighten the purse strings on the Justice Department to make sure the Obama administration denies grant money to sanctuary cities that refuse...
  • Jeb Bush: We Need to Control Border By Politely Asking Illegals to Leave (Jan 2015 Flashback)

    01/31/2016 7:27:21 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/25/15 | PAM KEY
    This weekend in San Francisco while speaking to the National Automobile Dealers Association, former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) said, "First and foremost we need to control our border." "The 40 percent of the people that have come here illegally came with a legal visa and overstayed their bounds," he added. "We ought to be able to figure out where they are and politely ask them to leave."
  • Obama administration is starting in L.A. to help immigrants become citizens

    01/30/2016 1:50:41 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    LA Times ^ | 1-29-16 | Sara D. Wire
    Obama administration officials met in Los Angeles on Friday with Mayor Eric Garcetti, local nonprofits and business owners to discuss ways to encourage immigrants to become U.S. citizens. "To launch forward we must return to our core values as Americans and even in these tough times strive to embrace our role as a nation of immigrants, a nation of dreamers, a nation of hope," Garcetti said on Twitter about the meeting, which was closed to the public. The 4 1/2-hour meeting in City Hall was part of a multi-city tour by the White House's Task Force on New Americans, which...
  • Outrage: Administration may have handed thousands of illegal alien kids over to human traffickers

    01/29/2016 9:36:12 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/29/2016 | Rick Moran
    A shocking report from the Senate regarding the fate of hundreds of thousands of unaccompanied minors who entered the US illegally. The government agency responsible for settling the children with sponsors and groups failed to adequately vet them. The result is that an unknown number of illegal alien children were placed with human traffickers. Washington Post: The Obama administration failed to protect thousands of Central American children who have flooded across the U.S. border since 2011, leaving them vulnerable to traffickers and to abuses at the hands of government-approved caretakers, a Senate investigation has found. The Office of Refugee...
  • Jeb Bush Awkwardly Praises Immigrants Working On 'The YouTube'

    01/29/2016 5:18:14 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 17 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/29/16 | Blake Neff
    During Thursday night's Republican debate, Jeb Bush awkwardly praised a questioner for working as an entrepreneur of "the YouTube." Bush was fielding a debate question from YouTube personality Dulce Candy, who asked about the GOP's openness to immigrants. Bush emphasized the need for the U.S. to be open to immigrants, and offered strong praise for Candy's past military service and her current entrepreneurial endeavors. "We should be a welcoming nation." Bush said. "And Dulce Candy - pretty cool name, actually - that is now an entrepreneur of the YouTube, is part of that American experience, and we should celebrate it...
  • Megyn Kelly to Ted Cruz: "The record supports you."

    01/29/2016 1:14:14 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 70 replies
    January 29, 2016 | Vanity
    After the Fox News-Google debate Megyn Kelly interviewed Ted Cruz. [7:40 Video begins with a 1:00 clip of the earlier debate] Kelly continued to pursue the "amnesty" angle that she'd begun during the debate [starting at 3:41] - about his history on illegals, immigration and amnesty, but concedes: Kelly: "I look at your record, a lot, to see: Did Ted Cruz really want legalization, or didn't he?" "I think the record supports you - that you did not want it; it does." "It really was a poison pill amendment." Then there is back and forth where Kelly states that Cruz...
  • BRUTAL Ad Released Ripping Trump on Illegal Immigration Flip-Flop

    01/28/2016 12:45:06 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 127 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | January 28, 2016 | By: Hank Berrien
    A new ad that brutally exposes Donald Trump's hypocrisy vis-a-vis illegal immigration did not come from any of his current opponents, but rather Our Principles PAC, an anti-Trump group led by former Mitt Romney aide Katie Packer. The ad opens by asserting that the reason Trump is skipping Thursday"s GOP debate is "Trump can't handle tough questions, like why he'd let millions of illegal immigrants stay in America and even supports a pathway to citizenship." The ad then shows Trump addressing a Chicago audience last June, sounding as if he endorsed giving illegal immigrants a path to citizenship. Trump lectured,...
  • First Case of Zika Virus, Linked to Birth Defects, Confirmed in Los Angeles

    01/27/2016 6:28:12 PM PST · by Marie · 37 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | Jan 27, 2016 | onathan Zhou
    The Zika virus, a disease suspected of causing birth defects which spread across much of Latin America in 2015, has now reached the United States. A young girl who traveled from Los Angeles County to El Salvador was infected with the mosquito-transmitted disease, according to the local department of public health. The girl has now recovered, but it’s not the adults infected with the disease who are especially at risk—it’s the unborn. The Zika virus is linked to microcephaly, a birth defect where the infant is born with an abnormally small brain. The majority of children born with the disease...
  • Breitbart Turns On News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch

    01/27/2016 3:09:10 PM PST · by Albion Wilde · 80 replies
    Joe.My.God. ^ | January 27, 2016 | unattributed
    Complete title: Breitbart Turns On News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch: He And Fox News Secretly Support Illegal Immigration In their top story this morning, Trump World Headquarters unloaded both barrels at News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch. They write: In asking the question of “what’s wrong over there?” Trump has shined a spotlight on one of Washington’s best kept secrets: namely, Fox’s role via its founder Rupert Murdoch in pushing an open borders agenda. The Trump campaign is a direct threat to Murdoch’s efforts to open America’s borders. Well-concealed from virtually all reporting on Fox’s treatment of Trump is the fact...
  • Meet 9 Iowans Can't Caucus But Have Something To Say (Illegals)

    01/26/2016 12:15:42 PM PST · by AT7Saluki · 31 replies
    Fusion ^ | 1/26/16 | Jorge Rivas
    Immigration proposals have been mentioned at every single debate this election season, but absent from the conversation are the actual immigrants who would be directly impacted by reforms. Just a week ahead of the Iowa caucuses, Fusion visited Iowa to ask undocumented immigrants what issues are important to them—and whom they would support this election season.
  • New study says illegal immigration U.S. population…declining??

    01/24/2016 7:26:26 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/24/2016 | Taylor Millard
    There’s a new study by the Center for Migration Studies which suggests the illegal immigrant population in the U.S. is going down. The report found almost 1M fewer illegal immigrants are in the country, compared to 2008. The total US undocumented population continued to decline in 2014 and has fallen by more than a million since 2008; The undocumented population of the majority of US states declined after 2008; however, 11 states reached their maximum population in 2014, including Texas; With the exception of Alabama and possibly Georgia, restrictive state immigration laws in 2010-2011 had little impact on undocumented...
  • Super. DHS is investigating a full .05% of millions of visa overstays

    01/23/2016 1:40:43 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/23/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    Earlier in the week we discussed the disturbing fact that not even half of “visitors” who come to the United States with a legally obtained visa actually leave when their allotted time is up. At the time I was wondering how many of these visa overstays actually have a warrant issued for them and, even more to the point, how many are actively investigated to see what they’re up to and tap them on the shoulder as Chris Christie once said. If you finished reading that article and found yourself guessing that the numbers might be depressingly low, give...
  • Trump Releases Attack Ad Against Cruz on Immigration

    01/22/2016 7:46:07 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 47 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | 1/22/16 | Patrick Svitek
    Donald Trump is taking his rivalry with Republican presidential opponent Ted Cruz to a new level, unveiling an attack ad that portrays the U.S. senator from Texas as weak on illegal immigration. The minute-long commercial, which Trump's campaign released Friday morning, zeroes in on an interview last month in which Cruz struggled to explain his involvement in immigration reform efforts in 2013. The spot then flashes back to Cruz introducing amendments to the so-called "Gang of Eight" legislation that has become toxic to many GOP primary voters. "I want immigration reform to pass," Cruz is quoted as saying at the...
  • Multiple Pedophile Sexual Predators Caught Sneaking into Texas from Mexico

    01/21/2016 6:19:23 AM PST · by detective · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Jan 2016 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    McAllen, Texas - Illegal aliens with previous convictions for sexual crimes continue to be a regular sight for U.S. Border Patrol agents working in this border region. On Wednesday, the Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) of the U.S. Border Patrol confirmed to Breitbart Texas that they had arrested five criminal aliens with a history of sexual offenses including a Guatemalan man who is considered a "sexually violent predator."
  • How Are Illegals Employed: A Question for my Fellow Freepers

    01/20/2016 6:22:04 PM PST · by Law is not justice but process · 46 replies
    Every time I pass a construction site here in Coastal South Carolina, I wonder how the contractors manage to employ a labor force that consists almost entirely of illegal aliens. The only language spoken at theses sites is Spanish and my experience as a prosecutor tells me that the people employed there are almost all illegal and do not have Social Security Numbers. How are contractors able to employ these workers? Are they all paid under the table? Does no one inspect job sites? Is there some loophole in the law that allows the employers to avoid record-keeping and tax...
  • Great news: nearly half of all aliens left the US last year after their visas expired

    01/20/2016 1:04:35 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/20/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    While it would be nice to get our borders under control and stem the tide of people who take the rather direct route into our country of jumping fences, such a move doesn’t do anything to address the question of people who obtain a visa to visit and simply never leave. Is that really much of a problem? Well, if you ask the Department of Homeland Security it is. Last year alone, more than half of the people who arrived with a valid visa failed to leave when their time was up. (Washington Free Beacon.) More than half a...
  • McAllister: Why Did Sarah Palin Endorse Donald Trump?

    01/20/2016 12:43:18 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 84 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 20th, 2016 | D.C. McAllister
    ... When supporters of Trump begin to realize that, not only is he not a conservative, but he’s not even a populist, they will jump ship. Conservatives will flock to Cruz. The populists will scatter, licking their wounds, either holding on to the Trump ideal to the bitter end or finally realizing Cruz is the fighter they wanted all along. Either way, their insurgency will be broken, and the conservative resurgency will truly begin...
  • Lowell cops nab illegal immigrant accused of killing officer abroad

    01/19/2016 6:22:34 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | O’Ryan Johnson
    A 60-year-old illegal immigrant wanted for killing a police officer in the Dominican Republic is behind bars after Lowell cops took him in at gunpoint, police said. Ramon Aguasviva-Mejia, who had recently lived in Lawrence, also has warrants out of Suffolk Superior Court for drug distribution. He is also wanted by Quincy District Court for felony assault, police said. Detectives from the Lowell Police Department’s Special Investigations Section had Aguasviva-Mejia under surveillance Sunday afternoon in Central Plaza on Church Street, but he spotted the tail and bolted, narrowly avoiding hitting the cops as he fled, police said.
  • This Study Proves Why Trump’s Supporters Won’t Leave Him No Matter What He Does

    01/17/2016 6:36:32 AM PST · by TBBT · 56 replies
    Redstate ^ | 1/16/16 | Leon H. Wolf
    A social scientist with the University of Massachusetts conducted a study last week designed to identify trends among the supporters of the leading political candidates for the 2016 race. With respect to Trump’s supporters in particular, the study found that the main statistical variable that could be used to predict whether someone was a Trump supporter was not race, age, religion, income, or education. It is, rather, an impulse towards authoritarianism. My finding is the result of a national poll I conducted in the last five days of December under the auspices of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, sampling 1,800...
  • Ted Cruz Visits Texas Border To Welcome Illegal Alien Families…

    01/17/2016 5:20:49 AM PST · by Sybeck1 · 65 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 1/17/16 | Sundance
    The headline reflects the moment my previous support for Ted Cruz (2011/2012), which evolved to concern about Senator Ted Cruz (2013/2014), turned to admitting Ted Cruz was a phoney. The date was Saturday, July 19th, 2014 – I remember it vividly because I noted in my journal “last straw in providing Cruz any benefit of doubt – done“. The week leading up to that weekend DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson appeared before an emergency congressional committee and stated he needed $4,000,000,000 (billion) in emergency appropriations to deal with the enormous “humanitarian crisis at the border“. We knew that claim was fake...
  • Report: SCOTUS call on immigration appeal may come soon

    01/15/2016 6:25:25 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 15, 2016 | Tristan Lejeune
    The Supreme Court could announce as early as Friday if it will be taking up President Obama's appeal to save his executive action on immigration, according to a Reuters report. The news service reported early Friday that the nine Supreme Court justices were set to meet privately on whether to hear the White House appeal to a pair of lower court rulings that found invalid Obama's move to shield 4 million immigrants from deportation. Declining to hear the case would effectively kill the program, whereas taking it up would immediately make it one of the most-watched cases of the court's...
  • Head of business lobby slams Trump, GOP candidates for immigration rhetoric (US Chamber of Amnesty)

    01/14/2016 9:18:35 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 40 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/14/16 | Lydia Wheeler
    The leader of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday assailed the "very loud" voices in the Republican presidential race who advocate "walling off America," taking what appeared to be a swipe at Donald Trump. While Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue did not mention Trump by name, he denounced candidates who he said "are attacking whole groups of people based not on their conduct but on their ethnicity or religion." "This is morally wrong and politically stupid," Donohue said in his annual State of American business address. Donohoue later denied that his remark was aimed directly at Trump,...
  • Latino Super PAC supporting Bush shuts down

    01/13/2016 4:25:33 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 14 replies
    UPI ^ | 1/13/16 | Ann Marie Awad
    The Latino-focused super PAC "Vamos for Jeb 2016" is shutting down after raising no money in the 2016 election cycle. The group was formed by Claire Hardwick, founder of the conservative news site Elephant News. Andrea Wong, the super PAC's treasurer sent a letter to the Federal Elections Commission on Tuesday requesting that the group be terminated.
  • Pro-Jeb Bush super PAC shuts down

    01/13/2016 10:36:23 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 15 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/13/16 | ANNA PALMER
    The pro-Jeb Bush super PAC Vamos for Jeb 2016 is shuttering its doors. The group, which was formed by political website Elephant News founder Claire Hardwick, sent a letter to the Federal Election Commission Tuesday announcing its decision to disband. "The committee has not raised nor dispersed any funds and would like to accordingly terminate and be discontinued," wrote Andrea Wong, the treasurer for the super PAC. "Up to this point the only activity done were social media pages on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook which have been deactivated." Hardwick said that she launched the group in March with Wong, who...
  • House of Cards: Paul Ryan’s Campaign to Mislead Voters on His Immigration Stance

    01/13/2016 9:27:31 AM PST · by blueyon · 5 replies
    breitbart ^ | 1/12/16 | Julia Hahn
    Although New Year’s confetti is still being cleaned off the floors, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) 56% already issued a statement that could easily be a contender for the most remarkable statement of 2016. In a Monday interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Paul Ryan declared without a trace of humor that “People who know my record know that I’m for border enforcement, border control, not for amnesty.” But a review of Paul Ryan’s record demonstrates a two-decade history of pushing amnesty and mass immigration. In fact, Ryan has developed perhaps the most open borders record in Congress– for members of either...
  • Nikki Haley uses State of Union response to bash Trump and praise illegals

    01/13/2016 9:21:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/13/2016 | Ed Straker
    Longtime readers know that I am not exactly the strongest supporter of Donald Trump. As a big employer of illegal aliens and a five-time party switcher, his commitment lends itself to some doubts. But that is no excuse to criticize him in a forum meant to represent the Republican Party response to the Democratic Party. That is, however, just what South Carolina governor Nikki Haley did. According to her prepared remarks, Haley said: During anxious times, it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices," she will say, suggesting that Trump is an irrational, angry...
  • In GOP Response to Obama, SC Governor Defends Immigrants

    01/12/2016 8:21:08 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 12, 2016 | Alan Fram, The Associated Press
    Americans should resist "the siren call of the angriest voices" in how the nation treats immigrants, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Tuesday as the GOP used its response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address to try softening the tough stance embraced by some of its leading presidential candidates. The U.S.-born daughter of Indian immigrants, Haley said the country is facing its most dangerous security threat since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. That was a reference to the Islamic State group, which has taken credit for attacks in Paris and elsewhere and may have inspired...
  • JEB BUSH MAKES WORST CAMPAIGN VIDEO IN HISTORY

    01/12/2016 11:19:42 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 35 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 1/12/16 | Emily Zanotti
    There was a time in my life when I was a campaign communications consultant, responsible for helping political campaigns come up with new and intriguing ways to engage voters using digital media. There is a reason I don't do it anymore, and that reason is, because no matter how many times I or any of my colleages explained that most Republican consultants had the pop culture knowledge of 80 year old men and couldn't find a connection to Millennials if they were accosted by an entire room of Urban Outfitters employees, they still produced things like this. Though, in fairness,...
  • Illegals given nearly 50% of California drivers licenses

    01/11/2016 5:40:18 PM PST · by amorphous · 37 replies
    WND ^ | 11 Jan 2016 | Douglas Ernst
    California's roadways just got a lot more crowded - with illegal immigrants. Nearly half of all new non-commercial licenses issued in California in 2015 went to illegal immigrants. A new Department of Motor Vehicles program granted 605,000 new drive's licenses out of 1.4 million to illegal immigrants. "This was a major undertaking and never before had the department implemented a program such as this one," Artemio Armenta, spokesman for the Department of Motor Vehicles, told the Orange County Register Jan. 8. "We were surprised, but not unprepared." A local member of the Tea Party Patriots told the newspaper that California's...
  • Bush super PAC slams Rubio on illegal immigration, amnesty

    01/11/2016 4:34:27 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/11/16 | Serafin Gomez
    Jeb Bush's super PAC is slamming Republican rival Marco Rubio on the contentious issue of illegal immigration and amnesty. The 30-second ad by Right to Rise USA, called "Vane," depicts Rubio as a weather vane turning in the wind.
  • The Left’s Embrace of Islamic Rape

    01/11/2016 5:24:01 AM PST · by SJackson · 30 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 1-11-16 | Jamie Glazov
    The Left’s Embrace of Islamic Rape Why progressives are sacrificing their own women on the altar of utopian ideals. January 11, 2016 Jamie Glazov Introduction:As the disturbing reports pour in about the New Year’s Eve Muslim sex assaults in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland and other European countries, it has become clear that the new Utopian Multicultural Europe that the Left has worked so hard to build is now here. Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker’s response to the assaults under her watch has been to reprimand the victims, suggesting that they had asked for it. She has vowed to make...
  • Ted Cruz Rejects Trump Plan for Mass Deportation Roundup

    01/10/2016 9:11:44 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 76 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 1/10/16 | HARRIET TORRY
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says he doesn't support sending forces to round up and deport illegal immigrants, likening such a policy to "a police state." "I don't intend to send jackboots to knock on your door and every door in America, that's not how we enforce the law for any crime," Mr. Cruz told CNN in an interview broadcast Sunday.
  • Cruz won't create special deportation force

    01/10/2016 7:08:30 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 61 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/10/16 | PAIGE WINFIELD CUNNINGHAM
    Sen. Ted Cruz insists he'll deport 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. if elected president, but won't create a special force to do it. Cruz's opponent Donald Trump has said he would create a deportation force that will go from "door-to-door" and remove all of the illegal immigrants from the country. Pressed by CNN's Jake Tapper over whether he would do the same, Cruz said there are already agencies to do that. "We have a door-to-door force, it's called ICE and border patrol," the Texas Republican said. -snip- Pressed by Tapper to explain how he would remove an estimated...
  • Cruz rules out 'deportation force' to boot undocumented immigrants

    01/10/2016 6:40:18 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 69 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/10/16 | Theodore Schleifer
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz does not plan to authorize a special force to deport the undocumented immigrants currently in the country, he told CNN's Jake Tapper, setting up a policy contrast with Donald Trump. Cruz, who over the past few weeks has specifically endorsed deportations after months of resisting, said in an interview that aired Sunday on "State of the Union" that the U.S. should catch those who came here illegally under normal law enforcement practices, not through round-ups of the estimated 11 million undocumented people living in the U.S. "No, I don't intend to send jackboots to knock on...
  • Ted Cruz Draws Contrast With Trump On Federal "Deportation Force," "We Don't Live In A Police State"

    01/10/2016 6:31:22 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 69 replies
    RCP ^ | 1/10/16 | RCP
    Creating a contrast with Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz ruled out the use of a new federal "deportation force" to seek and deport illegal immigrants. -snip- JAKE TAPPER: I don't mean to sound disrespectful, but it is a simple question, yes or no. Will you have people going door to door rounding people up? TED CRUZ: We don't have any system that knocks door to door every person in America, that is not how the American law enforcement system works... We don't live in a police state. We do have law enforcement, how do we catch people? We catch them...