How could anyone be surprised that Homeland Security is being less than forthcoming with the information on criminal alien removals requested by the House Judiciary Committee? Obama administration officials and DHS have repeatedly told us their strategy for dealing with illegal immigration, so it should not come as a shock when we discover that criminal aliens are being sorted according to their offenses.
Anyone feel a little uncomfortable listening to talk about tolerance during the buildup to the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks? Does the rhetoric sound more like a demand? Americans are tolerant but we will not, under any circumstances, marginalize what happened on 9/11, or allow the memory of that day to be manipulated by those portraying America as a nation that fears outsiders, and rejects those who are different.
Life is cruel. Harry Reid finally made a statement with which many of us agree, albeit through a hired mouthpiece, suggesting that the Ground Zero Mosque should be located somewhere other than Ground Zero. In return, the senator has been harangued with accusations that he is distancing himself from the president out of fear for his reelection campaign.