Illegal Immigration

Shorter John Boehner: I have no control whatsoever over my crazy, wingnut, TeaBircher caucus, so I'm not going to say anything that might upset them. Read more...
Real Time's Bill Maher let loose on Republicans over the same issue we saw MSNBC's Chris Hayes hit them for last week, which is the fact that this so-called border security legislation they're pushing is nothing more than another giveaway to the military contractors. Read more...
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) told a conservative conference on Friday that comprehensive immigration reform could be turn around a trend of lower birth rates in the U.S. because "immigrants are more fertile." Read more...
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was terribly upset with the news that this sequester battle is going to end up cutting into the profits of her buddies in the private prison industry. Brewer appeared on Fox this Wednesday and called the release by the Department of Homeland Security of non-violent immigrant detainees "appalling." Read more...
Officials in Texas announced on Thursday that state troopers would no longer be allowed to open fire on suspects from helicopters after the recent killing of two immigrants. Read more...

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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Sunday challenged Republican lawmakers who oppose a bipartisan agreement to give legal status to undocumented immigrants as a part of comprehensive immigration reform. "The are 11 million people living in the shadows, Read more...
A native American man in Tucson, Arizona encounters an "illegal immigrant" protest and informs them of their hypocrisy. Of course, most didn't stick around to listen to him. Hat tip Neetzan Zimmerman Read more...
You'll notice that immigration is suddenly the talk of the town for conservatives after their latest defeat at the hands of us and President Obama. Fox News and AM talk radio has helped build a monolithic, fire-breathing xenophobic conservative Read more...
Jesus, this guy Dennis Michael Lynch is batty, but he's a regular guest you'll see on Fox News. Neil Cavuto is happy to trot out this racist garbage. Cavuto invited the aptly-named Lynch on so he could promote his vicious, Latino-bashing Read more...
I think it's safe to say that a law enforcement agency has grown dangerously out of control comes when its officers begin using their powers to silence anyone who questions them or their authority. The tasing-and-beating death in 2010 of an Read more...