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He Should Have Meant it Ironically

Yesterday morning, Tony Caputo sent me a little bit of love mail with this picture attached. Just in case I was wondering whether he agreed, he wrote “I Second That Statement!… A resounding “Amen” to this Sign!!!… This is a great sign… This sign is pure Genius!!!!… The Truest Sign in America Today.”

Tony Caputo [...]

John Yates Spreads Fascist Germany Theme in Republican Border Talk

With Republican Joe Miller calling for America to take after East Germany before having a reporter hauled away and arrested for asking the wrong questions, Republican John Yates has seconded the call for an East German border policy:

They ought to be armed and if warned leaflets dropped all over Mexico says that we will [...]

Immigration Argument Brings Out The Worst In Candidates

Green Party congressional candidate Faye Walters says she wants to prevent any ethnicity from dominating the United States by instituting immigration quotas from particular nations. Has she not noticed that there already is a certain dominant ethnicity in the USA? [...]

National Organization for Marriage: 100% Funded by Mexicans

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM), famous for its secretive anti-gay campaign carried out across America without any disclosure of its donors, has finally revealed the identity of its donors this week.

According to FEC records, the National Organization for Marriage paid $172,188.70 this month for a press release and a Spanish-language television advertisement against [...]

Radicals Massing Along Mexico Border

The Tea Party protest is a statement against the insistence of an increasingly smaller group of Americans who insist upon remaining calm in the face of a lack of crisis. [...]

5 Most Popular T-Shirts of May 2010: All About Immigration

The following were the five most popular t-shirt designs we sold on Skreened during the month of May 2010:

Each of these five most popular designs has to do with the issue of immigration. Interestingly, none has to do with the issue of oil spills, another contender in the public imagination for salience. [...]

Rand Paul Going After Babies

Rand Paul is worried that a new generation of American babies is out to ruin our country. [...]

Tucson and Phoenix Hold More Rallies Against SB 1070 May 5

The Arizona protests that began in earnest during the last week of April show no sign of abating in the first week of May. April saw the passage of SB 1070, a new state law that violates the 4th Amendment by requiring police to search and seize citizens’ and legal residents’ papers without probable cause, [...]

Nearly 100 Cities: May 1 Protest Against Immigration Police State Spreads in a Wildfire of Outrage

Last week, in case you hadn’t heard, Arizona passed a law subjecting law-abiding U.S. citizens and residents to warrantless search and detention without probable cause.

You read that right. Don’t let someone limit discussion of this new law, SB 1070, to illegal immigration and their illegal illegality, because the truth is that the law does [...]

Illegal Immigration: Where’s the Fire?

Back in 2005, during the last border scare, Theo asked where the flood of illegal immigrants was to justify the calls for the restriction of our rights. There was no flood. Illegal immigration was actually ebbing at the time:

2003 was the last year of available data. Now data is available through 2008:

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Papiere Bitte! Police State Policy in Arizona Comes Exclusively from Republicans

Over the past few days, I’ve been looking at “Tea Party” organizations across America and finding (link | link | link | link) two components of the movement sitting so oddly side by side. On the one hand, Tea Party leaders cry loudly about their commitment to the Constitution. On the other hand, Tea Party [...]