Ask a Mexican? Good idea!

by Tom Tancredo -- A week ago, the lame-duck U.S. Senate refused to pass the so-called DREAM Act, which had been passed by the House in its lame-duck session. There will be more…

Bean bags vs. AK-47s

by Tom Tancredo -- Another Border Patrol agent on the Arizona border was shot and killed by Mexican drug smugglers last Tuesday. Of the eight attackers, four are in custody and a more…

The dead end of identity politics

by Tom Tancredo -- Luis Gutierrez is a congressman from Illinois, chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and a man with a mission. He is threatening to bolt the Democratic Party and more…

Amnesty agenda is the real lame duck

by Tom Tancredo -- The congressional amnesty proposal deceptively named the "Dream Act" is dying a slow death in the lame-duck session of Congress. The defeat of the amnesty bill should come more…

The latest casualty of political correctness

by Tom Tancredo -- Travelers looking for an explanation for the idiocy of the TSA full-body scans and intimate pat downs are missing the boat if they think TSA employees are a more…

The 'Dream Act': Amnesty for millions

by Tom Tancredo -- When Congress convenes for its lame-duck session on Nov. 29, it will be asked by Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader Reid to vote on an amnesty bill deceptively more…

Bipartisan games or downsizing government?

by Tom Tancredo -- Bipartisanship is greatly overrated as a formula for good government. Every major government boondoggle in recent memory was launched with bipartisan enthusiasm. Bipartisanship has its role in the more…

Confessions of an 'alarmist'

by Tom Tancredo -- Political labels can be misleading, even when they are accurate. In my 30-plus years in politics, as a state legislator, a Reagan appointee in the U.S. Education Department more…

Time to boycott Mexico?

by Tom Tancredo -- On the afternoon of Sept. 30, Coloradan David Michael Hartley was shot and killed by a Mexican gang of "pirates" on Falcon Lake, a 60-mile-long reservoir on the more…

Border Patrol veterans speak out

by Tom Tancredo -- The National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers, or NAFBPO, has issued a proposal for "Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement and Reform." Unlike the speeches by Homeland Security Secretary Janet more…