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? [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 is worried that a new generation of American babies is out to ruin our country. [...]
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, [...]
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:
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 [...]
The passage last week of SB 1070 has led to the legalization of the nation’s most draconian racial profiling scheme yet. This bill, now signed into law in my former home state of Arizona, would make it a crime to be an illegal immigrant anywhere in the state of Arizona. The Arizona State Legislature has [...]
During the lead-up to the National Equality March on October 10, 2009, I met Shannon of Saratoga, Florida. She was standing in protest in Mt. Vernon Square outside Barack Obama’s speech to the Human Rights Campaign, particularly advocating for immigration reform.
A transcript of our conversation:
Shannon: I’m Shannon from Sarasota, Florida, here trying [...]