Rick Perry can’t win for losing. Latino votes are important to any Texas politician and for years Perry was considered a friend by immigrant groups. The Republican presidential nomination, though is unlikely to go to a coddler of immigrants and he has recently taken steps to be seen as tougher on illegal immigration.
Posts Tagged Tom Tancredo
Amid his noticeably robust travel agenda these days, Gov. Rick Perry plans to stop in Colorado later this month to deliver the keynote address at the Western Conservative Summit, the Denver Post recently reported.
It didn’t take long for Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce’s opponents to gather enough signatures to force a recall election. More than 8000 signatures have been certified already, several hundred more than were needed.
You only have to wonder what took so long. On Tuesday signed petitions were turned in to launch a recall against Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce, the author and chief promoter of Arizona’s SB 1070–the granddaddy of all state anti-immigration measures. Today, Tom Tancredo’s Team America PAC sent out an email soliciting funds to help Pearce defend his seat.
Because some things never change, we offer up a bootleg of the Beatles singing about immigration. Brought to you by Harvey Dickson of The New York Times. Dickson even manages to mention Tom Tancredo in his blog.
If Donald Trump and his nascent presidential campaign didn’t have enough to worry about, what with a certain birth certificate being produced and a certain terrorist being brought low, now he has Colorado’s own Tom Tancredo to tangle with.
Former Colorado Congressman, right-wing icon and talk-radio host Tom Tancredo says he guessed right on the birth certificate. In April of last year on the Alan Colmes radio show, he told listeners President Obama was intentionally delaying release of his birth certificate so that the birther movement would burn hotter and hotter and make the Republican Party and its leaders waffling on the topic appear ridiculous.
In this fourth edition of The Iowa Independent’s 2012 Presidential Power Rankings, the panelists give nods to their widest field of potential candidates thus far, spreading their predictions between 13 individuals. Most also see 2012 shaping up as an outsiders-versus-establishment gambit, with the establishment winning if the grassroots are fractured.
Republicans countered Democratic desires for drawing competitive districts Wednesday by refusing to use party registration as a factor in the Joint Select Committee on Redistricting’s effort to draw Congressional lines. The move led to another stalemate between the parties, leaving no map drawn and an ever increasing chance that Colorado courts will again draw the Congressional districts.
Pretty much wherever you find efforts to tighten immigration laws in the United States, you find John Tanton–or more likely these days, one of the groups he founded.