Category Archives: Immigration

So When Will Richwine and the Heritage Foundation Focus on Our Alabama Problem?

Dana Goldstein has a very nice takedown of Jason Richwine, formerly of the Heritage Foundation, who misused of IQ to argue that Latino immigrants should face restrictions as they are low IQ, including this: Richwine recognizes Brigham’s bias toward certain … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration, IQ, Racism

Regarding Immigration, We Need More Chaim Yankels

One of the incongruous things about the proposals to focus on high-skilled immigrants is that the forbears of most of the people making these arguments, in most cases, were probably anything but high-skilled. They were, to use a Yiddish phrase, … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Immigration, Jobs

Observations on the STEM PhD Immigration Fix

If you haven’t heard, there is a major effort underway to reform U.S. immigration law. One of the proposals is to grant immigrants who have received a PhD or Master’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or math from an American … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration

Superman Is a Librul!?!?

Superman is an illegal immigrant, which, no doubt, is why he’s spewing all this liberal crap.
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Posted in Humor, Immigration, Taxes, WhatEVAH! | 3 Comments

Reconquista! The Best 300 Parody EVAH!

By way of Dave Neiwert comes this hysterical mash up of the movie 300 and the anti-immigrant right.
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Posted in Conservatives, Humor, Immigration | 1 Comment

Healthcare: A Republican Reader Asks a Serious Question…

and the Mad Biologist attempts to give a serious answer.
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Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Healthcare, Immigration | 7 Comments

You Don’t Need a Fence to Protect Western Civilization

I’m not the only one bothered by Mudcat Saunders’ article about the Metropolitan Opera Wing of the Democratic Party; maha is too. That post is worth a read, but at the end of the post she makes a very good point about preserving culture.
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Posted in Conservatives, Funding, Immigration, Museums etc., Music, Taxes | 4 Comments

“What Is The Real Beef With The Immigration Bill?”

So asks Oliver Willis about the Republican base. The Mad Biologist answers: anti-Latino hatred.
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Posted in Conservatives, Immigration, Racism | 10 Comments

The SPLC Writes a Letter to CNN’s Lou Dobbs

So Lou Dobbs has been making ludicrous statements about leprosy and illegal immigrants, claiming that 7,000 cases have happened in the last few years as a result of illegal immigration. Actually, we have had 7,000 cases of leprosy–over a thirty year period.
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Posted in Fucking Morons, Immigration, Microbiology, Racism, Tolerance | 15 Comments

A Chicago Immigrant: A Tale of Two Constituencies

What’s shocking is the utter silence from the White House about the immigration story unfolding in Chicago. Remember, this is the same administration that interrupted the president’s vacation for the Terry Schiavo incident. So when it really matters politically the White House is willing to move.
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Posted in Conservatives, Immigration, Little Lord Pontchartrain, Racism, Religion