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British Adviser’s Memo Says Bush Was Set on Path to War in Iraq

The NY Times has finally gotten around to reporting on the latest British Memo that the Guardian UK and Channel4.com reported on in early February. My original post on the story is here. The NY Times reports: In the weeks before the United States-led invasion of Iraq, as the United States and Britain pressed for […]

‘Guest Workers’ Program Won’t Work

Tamar Jacoby, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute explains in the WaPo, why a “Guest Worker” won’t work: The Manhattan Institute and the National Immigration Forum recently conducted a series of focus groups testing two contrasting options: a guest worker program or a more traditional immigration plan based on the idea of citizenship. The […]

Ted Kennedy Pushes for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Today on CBS’s Face the Nation, Senator Ted Kennedy continued his call for comprehensive immigration reform. He remained optimistic that the Senate will pass legislation that will adequately address the challenges that we face today. Senator Kennedy underscored the consensus made by leaders in the business, religious, and labor community that an enforcement-only approach to […]

Time: Republicans On The Run

Never underestimate the band wagon effect in politics–there are many voters who just want to vote for the winner. Articles such as in this week’s Time could help increase momentum towards Democrats even further: If the midterm elections were held today, top strategists of both parties say privately, the Republicans would probably lose the 15 […]