Fairfax County, Va., is noted for having one of the finest public school systems in the nation. The foreign language programs, extracurricular programs, and experiences students have in the classroom are first-rate and (sadly) go far beyond what most other students in this nation can expect to have. However, all of that may be about to change.
On Thursday, President Obama announced a plan to put up to 180,000 American youths
back to work this summer. On the face of it, the president should be
applauded. However, when one considers that in 2011, a record high of 18.8 million youths (ages
16 to 24) were unable to find a summer job, his plan seems rather
lacking in certain areas... such as putting a meaningful number of
Yesterday, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) took the extraordinary step of writing a letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, asking her to delay implementation of Arizona’s new immigration law in order to give the Senate a chance to pass comprehensive immigration reform. The Governor’s quick reply: “No.” Sen. Schumer’s letter, combined with other actions by previously pro-amnesty Senators, shows that Schumer and his cronies are running scared because the American people are about to get the chance to see that Attrition Through Enforcement works.
Whether you intend on celebrating Christmas or Kwanzaa, are celebrating Chanukah, or have celebrated Eid this holiday season, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) has given us all a gift that needs to be flung from the highest mountain top into the deepest of crevices: H.R. 4321, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America's Security and Prosperity Act of 2009.