Immigration reform on the fringe

How our nation of immigrants humanely recognizes and empowers its current immigrants will define our generation. But what does biblical prophecy have to do with immigration reform? Apparently, for some people, everything. According to reports from Right Wing Watch and the Huffington Post , Cathie Adams, former chairman of the Texas Republican Party, said one feature of the Senate's immigration ...

Even Mitt Romney Didn’t Want Mitt Romney To Run For President In 2012

According to a new book about the 2012 presidential election by The Washington Post 's Dan Balz , Mitt Romney didn't always think he was destined to be commander-in-chief. In an advanced copy of the upcoming Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America, obtained by The Huffington Post , Balz reveals that in an internal Romney family poll taken in 2010 to decide whether ...

White House Racism Alleged At Correspondents’ Dinner

A tale of White House racism at the high-profile White House Correspondents’ Dinner last month has appeared on the Huffington Post, alleging some pretty terrible treatment aimed at the woman (the wife of guest) who penned the column. The White House racism claim involves security staff and their purported baldly applied double standards in regards [...] White House Racism Alleged At ...

Obama Plans Immigration Reform Push This Month

An Obama administration official tells the Huffington Post that the president "plans to push for immigration reform this January. The official, who spoke about legislative plans only on condition of anonymity, said that coming standoffs over deficit reduction are unlikely to drain momentum from other priorities. The White House plans to push forward quickly, not just on immigration reform but ...

Obama's Push for Immigration Reform Starts Now

Everybody knew that Obama was going to tackle immigration reform in his second term. We just didn't know how soon. Well, the word is out, and it's good news for anybody eager for lawmakers to tackle an issue that's troubled the country for years. Obama will take on immigration reform this month. A fresh report from The Huffington Post's Elise Foley and Sam Stein quotes anonymous administration ...

Supreme Court inaction allows people to videotape, record cops

By Radley Balko, Huffington Post On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a decision by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocking the enforcement of an Illinois eavesdropping law. The broadly written law — the most stringent in the country — makes it a felony to make an audio recording of someone [...]