Senator DeMint

DeMint on Fox News: Gang of Eight Plan Won’t Fix Immigration System

On “Your World with Neil Cavuto” this afternoon, Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint talked about the Gang of Eight immigration bill and the cost of granting amnesty to illegal immigrants. DeMint called the plan a repeat of the failed 2007 comprehensive bill. “We shouldn’t do amnesty first because we cannot trust Congress to secure our […]

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Obama’s America; Americans Snapping by the Millions

Terrorism. Chaos. Fear of the future. In the age of Obama, America is undergoing a “fundamental transformation” – that much everyone knows. But what few seem to realize about this transformation is that the sheer stress of living in today’s America is driving tens of millions to the point of illness, depression and self-destruction. Consider […]

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ATT Could Stymie Arms Export Control Reform

Newscom Reform of the U.S. arms export control took a major step forward this week when the Departments of State and Commerce released final rules governing aircraft and gas turbine engines. However, the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), which the Obama Administration voted to adopt at the United Nations earlier this month, threatens to scuttle this […]

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Conservatives Awaken: Nothing Is Conservative About State Tax Collection on Internet Sales

The Senate soon will take up ill-advised legislation (S. 743) misnamed the “Marketplace Fairness Act” to authorize every state to force out-of-state businesses to serve as the state’s sales tax collector, overruling the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1992 decision in Quill Corporation v. North Dakota. As Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) said on March 21, 2013, with […]

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Boston bombers: FBI hunting 12-strong terrorist “sleeper cell”

Police believe the pair were specially trained to carry out the devastating attack and belong to a larger group of fundamental Muslims. The FBI was last night hunting a 12-strong Islamic terrorist “sleeper cell” linked to the Boston marathon bomb brothers. Police believe Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were specially trained to carry out the devastating […]

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Cloakroom: April 22-26

House Cloakroom: Analysis: This week, the House will bring a bill to the floor to fix one of the many failing parts of Obamacare. Obamacare created a deeply flawed temporary high-risk pool for those with pre-existing conditions to provide insurance coverage while the Obamacare exchanges and Medicaid expansion were set up. This high-risk pool had […]

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The Boston Bombings and Immigration

Jacob Belcher/UPI/Newscom As tempting as it might be for anyone in Washington to find some way to spin the tragic events of the Boston bombings to advance their legislative agenda on Capitol Hill—they ought to think twice. That particularly goes for all sides in the immigration debate. We’re chagrined, therefore, that some of the bill’s […]

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