Did you know that according to a new Pew study, more than 1.8 million dead people are registered to vote? And that leading Democrats are fiercely opposing new laws that tighten voting requirements?
President Obama is pledging border security and pleading for help from Republicans as he steps up his campaign to pass an immigration reform bill, but new polling suggests the rift within his own party is actually deeper than within the GOP on the issue.
Speaking from his boyhood home of Jakarta, Indonesia, yesterday, President Obama said, "America is not, and never will be, at war with Islam." His talking point misses the point because Islam is at war with America.
Pakistan did not immediately accept an American apology for the deaths of Pakistani troops killed by mistake in Kurram Agency during a cross-border hot pursuit last week. Meanwhile, nearly 100 tankers in Pakistan carrying fuel to support the war effort in Afghanistan have been torched, the Torkham Gate in the Khyber Pass remains closed, and there are reports that elements in the ISI, Pakistan's military intelligence service, are supporting the Taliban. Policymakers in the United States should begin discussing whether Pakistan is part of the solution to the challenges in the Mideast and South Asia or part of the problem.
Illegal immigration has been in a "sharp decline" over the past two years, the Pew Hispanic Center said in a report released Wednesday, and the Obama administration immediately touted the data as proof that it has made progress on securing the nation's borders.
Ilegal immigration has seen a "sharp decline" over the last two years, the Pew Hispanic Center said in a new report Wednesday — the first significant drop in the last 20 years.
A new Pew Center poll says nearly one in five Americans thinks Barack Obama is a Muslim. Perhaps that is because of reports like the one blared on the cover of the Sept. 6 edition of the tabloid the Globe, replete with photos of Mr. Obama in Muslim garb: It found "shocking proof" in a Nile TV interview given earlier this year by Egyptian Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit, disclosing that "the American president told me in confidence that he is a Muslim."
The world hurts, America responds. Recent floods in Pakistan have killed at least 1,500 people and affected millions more. The United States is rushing aid to the scene, and hopefully this time the people of Pakistan will remember who their friends are.
The conversation now about revival of the Fairness Doctrine, buried by the Federal Communications Commission 20 years ago, shows no idea ever dies. Even the worst ones.