Citizenship

I don't know if Jeb Bush is going to run for president in 2016 or if he's just out there hawking his book, but if he is running, as Digby noted, it appears he's a little out of practice, or overrated to begin with, in part due to the contrast with his brother. If he is running, he's doing his best to give Mittens some competition in the flip-flopping department right out of the gate. Read more...
On this Sunday's Meet the Press, host David Gregory asked House Majority Leader Eric Cantor if he was shifting his stance on immigration and the Dream Act after he said this at a speech at the American Enterprise Institute: In a wide-ranging Read more...
As McCain openly admitted during his interview on This Week, there's nothing like losing huge segments of the population in a national election to finally get politicians to moderate their views and as Think Progress pointed out, that includes his Read more...
Ruben Navarrette, the conservative Latino columnist who has been struggling for some time with the nature of the beast with which he finds himself in bed, was pondering the other day how -- after 71 percent of the Latino vote in the USA went for Read more...
Looks like Lindsey Graham is worried about appeasing the nativists in his wingnut base. On Greta Van Susteren's show the other night he announced he m Read more...

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[media id=17015] Well, we already knew that Rand Paul's brand of "libertarian conservatism" was actually a front for the far-right beliefs he gets Read more...
Lindsey Graham as I already noted is terribly worried about the constitutional rights of gun owners but when it comes to someone being arrested that's Read more...
Digby got this one right. "The total intellectual incoherence is what's unnerving." Tyranny For Dummies: Next time someone in a tri-corner hat start Read more...
Rachel Maddow talks to Jonathan Turley about Joe Lieberman actually introducing this unconstitutional, god awful new fear mongering bill. It was bad e Read more...
[media id=12725] According to President-in-his-own-mind McCain, Faisal Shahzad should not have been read his Miranda rights, despite his standing as Read more...