The only thing worse than an overgrown national government is a bloated transnational bureaucracy, and the European Union is indeed the unaccountable modern super-state run amok. The distant government is disliked by many Europeans, but remains stubbornly entrenched, passing ever more niggling laws to control behavior, not protect freedom.
Reporter Dale Hurd visited Brussels to check [...]
Traveling to the United States to plop out a US-citizen baby is not illegal. It is perfectly lawful to engage in birth tourism, which is promoted by the fundamental misunderstanding of the intent of the 14th Amendment, that any baby plunking on US soil results in an American, which is not what was legislated at [...]
When Jose Antonio Vargas announced his status as an illegal alien journalist last year, several newspapers scrambled to contact their attorneys for fear of prosecution for unlawful hiring of an ineligible worker. The editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, Phil Bronstein, whined that he had been “duped” by Vargas and was therefore not responsible. (See [...]
Now that Timothy Dolan has been promoted by the Vatican to Cardinal, he has become more welcome on big media. There is a meme going around that the press-savvy New York cleric could become the first American Pope, which makes him something of a hot property as religious figures go.
One of his favorite topics is [...]
The recent contraception kerfuffle and the ensuing debate about “religious freedom” must have made the Catholic church in America feel like it had some moral authority to weigh in on other issues. The debate started when a Georgetown student complained that her university health plan did not include contraceptives because she attended a catholic school.
More good news on the state enforcement front: Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has signed his legislature’s tough bill into law. It’s heartening that state elected officials are still moving forward, despite the barrage of criticism and lawsuits they know they will face.
And yes, the enemies of the nation are squawking up the usual storm of [...]
Politico has a piece written by Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce explaining recent voting (not positive for enforcement) and how long it took to get SB1070 passed. Pearce emphasized how the war for American sovereignty and safety from hostile invasion requires tenacity over years.
As long as Mexico sees exporting its cheap workers north as advantageous, [...]
Your humble correspondent attended the Ninth Circuit Court in San Francisco Monday morning for the federal government’s continuing suit against the state of Arizona’s tough immigration law. As a non-lawyer, I found the proceedings interesting, although somewhat mysterious, given all the legalistic shorthand referring to previous cases and numbers of sections within the Arizona law [...]
Whenever given the opportunity to vote on law and borders, American citizens regularly voice a strong desire that national sovereignty be preserved and protected.
Today’s example is the town of Fremont Nebraska, population 25,000, which is burdened with the illegal alien magnet of meatpacking plants. Yesterday’s referendum to prohibit aliens from acquiring jobs and housing brought [...]