Category Archives: Immigration


Despite all the aphorisms about history repeating and rhyming, I’ve always thought the most important thing about studying history is that is it provides context. A little bit of context can go a very long way in shutting down the … Continue reading

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Life Begins at Contraception and Ends at Honduran

Or something. When the right wing started caterwauling about the hordes of undocumented immigrant children, I asked “Where Do We Want Honduran Children to Die?” and referred to Barbara O’Brien: Unfortunately I don’t see a real solution that wouldn’t require … Continue reading

Posted in Basic Human Decency, Conservatives, Immigration | 1 Comment

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

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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