More James Jay Carafano Articles

  • An Obama amnesty isn't fair and won't solve the immigration crisis

    If Americans really supported amnesty, lawmakers would have given them what they wanted rather than spend the past seven years arguing about "comprehensive" immigration reform.

  • There's a place for the National Guard even in a tight budget, and Congress needs to find it

    Unfortunately, the National Guard, like the rest of our military, has suffered from Washington's determination to cut forces regardless of our nation's strategic needs and the rapidly spreading world disorder.

  • Comparing President Obama to Jimmy Carter is an insult to Carter

    Jimmy Carter has had a long-standing reputation as authoring the most ineffective foreign policy of any modern presidency. To be honest, Carter deserves better.

  • Conservatives need a human rights agenda

    Over the last few months, however, as minors piled up at the border, the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act has drawn a lot of attention -- and blame.

  • The CIA's Twitter #fail

    The CIA's venture into the social networking world is a colossal embarrassment thus far. It does, however, reveal something that Washington hoped to keep secret: that it remains fundamentally unsavvy about how to use social networking to advance policy -- rather than political -- goals.

  • Immigrants ignore U.S. immigration laws because Obama won't enforce them

    It became her mantra. The U.S. border with Mexico, Janet Napolitano would say, "has never been more secure." First uttered in 2010 during Congressional testimony, she repeated it often for the remainder of her tenure as Homeland Security Secretary.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Appalling

    The president is appalled. Indeed he said this afternoon that "the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL." The act of violence that killed Jim...

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  • Annihilate ISIS

    Here are the two best responses I've seen so far to the latest barbarism from ISIS. My friend Seth Leibsohn, now a talk radio host in Phoenix, emails with a short-term suggestion:

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  • Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Executive Action On Immigration

    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...

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