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Posts in category “Immigration”

Scrutinizing Immigration, the Henry James Way

In The New Criterion, Stephen Miller offers a fascinating reconsideration of Henry James’ …

Posted July 10th, 2013

Jennifer Rubin’s Facile Immigration Reform Boosterism

As someone who is hopelessly noncommittal about comprehensive immigration reform (at bottom, …

Posted July 1st, 2013

Terror, Immigration, and Blowback: a Mess That Needs Sorting

A few years ago I wrote a  favorable review of Christopher Caldwell’s …

Posted May 29th, 2013

France Has an Extrême-Droite When It Needs a de Gaulle

How Europe confronts the Death of the West—or fails to do so

Posted May 23rd, 2013

Rubio’s Plan to Shrink the Republican Vote

Immigration reform could be a death blow to the Republican Party

Posted May 10th, 2013

Amnesty: Hammer of the Welfare State

The big immigration news yesterday was the Heritage Foundation’s much-anticipated report claiming …

Posted May 7th, 2013

The Blind Spot of Conservatism

Big government is not the lone, or lately even the chief, pulverizer of civil society.

Posted April 29th, 2013

How America Can Deal With Militant Islam

Fewer wars and better immigration controls are the only sensible policy.

Posted April 26th, 2013

Will the GOP Commit Suicide by Amnesty?

During President Eisenhower’s first term, 60 years ago, the United States faced an …

Posted April 19th, 2013

Two Cheers for Multiculturalism

Here a very local event foreshadows more profound consequences of changing American …

Posted March 20th, 2013

Donald Trump Has a Point on Immigration

Donald Trump may be nearly the last person at CPAC from whom …

Posted March 18th, 2013

The Minimum Wage, Immigration, and Affirmative Action

Earlier this week Washington Post Columnist Matt Miller published an excellent piece making the case …

Posted February 8th, 2013

The Flaw in Marco Rubio’s Immigration Jujitsu

Here’s a potential stumbling block for Sen. Marco Rubio’s strategy of whispering …

Posted January 25th, 2013

Marco Rubio and Mark Levin’s ‘Lightbulb’

HuffPo’s Jon Ward has an illuminating little item on Sen. Marco Rubio’s …

Posted January 25th, 2013

On Immigration, Rubio Recycles Bush

To salvage some sort of positive news from the fiscal cliff deal, …

Posted January 14th, 2013

Justice Delayed

Most Americans probably assume that once the wheels of government start turning …

Posted December 17th, 2012

Fiscal Cliff: On The Wall, The Writing

It’s happening. What was it that Nate Silver tweeted on election night? …

Posted December 6th, 2012