Illegal immigration is a contentious issue, but does disagreeing with Obama administration policy make a conservative blog a threat to national security? Civil Candor has had nine visits from the Homeland Security domain since Latin America and Obama Fight Alabama’s Immigration Law was posted on Sunday.
Just when we were ready to throw in the towel and believe the president about his border security successes, convinced that 11 million new Americans are as bad as things are going to get, our Secretary of Labor announced a deal with Nicaragua and Guatemala to protect the rights of their citizens who work in the U.S.
A lot of blather about fatherhood and responsibility is making the rounds this weekend. President Obama’s weekly address was about fatherhood. The president is helping unemployed fathers by mobilizing community groups so dads can spend time with their kids.¹
Time with the kids is good.
President Obama has been telling us that we are no longer up to the task of facing down our foreign competition, raising the question of what took place over the past two years to cause us to lose our edge. Since 2009, our government has pursued a policy of passing out rewards to labor unions and the public sector while intimidating businesses into inertia with threats of overregulation and looming taxation.