Category Archive: secure borders

May 01 2014

ENLIST Act is No “Act of Love”

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Members in both parties of the U.S. Senate and House, along with aspiring Republican Presidential candidate Jeb (Act of Love) Bush wish nothing more than to push through amnesty prior to the 2016 election, if not 2014.  In the DC bubble, the narrative is that the Republican Party must take swift action to gain political …

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Sep 07 2013

America’s Future Will Require Civil “Resurrection”

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Americans might wonder how historians will recount these days in our Republic.  The “Age of Arrogance” may best describe both the era and the relationship between citizens and the political class.  French diplomat Joseph de Maistre is credited with the phrase, “Every country has the government it deserves,” which is a reflection of our unwillingness …

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Jul 25 2013

They Come to America

The United States claims to be a sovereign country.  That requires awareness of all who traverse the borders. The country has at least 11 million people, and possibly many more, residing and working in jobs Americans supposedly won’t do.  An estimated 30 percent of these people are from countries other than our Southern neighbor, Mexico.  …

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Jun 13 2013

Liberty Not for Sale

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        A guest post by Mark Etterling – cross-posted at Ohio Conservatives Benjamin Franklin was famously quoted as saying “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety”.  Those words have never rung truer than they do today.  Yes, it’s true that Franklin didn’t have a …

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Jun 10 2013

Will the “Gang of Eight” Immigration “Reform” Bill Be the Final Straw?

The grassroots and a handful of Senate and House members have led the charge against the current version of so-called immigration reforms embodied in the “Gang of Eight” Senate Bill.  A powerful media onslaught seeks to silence or discredit anyone raising objections to this bill.  Why do we, meaning grassroots conservatives, continue to sound an …

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