The lie that will not stand

by Tom Tancredo -- A group of border-city mayors from Brownsville to San Diego have joined to issue a statement supporting the claim that our southwest border is secure. They say that more…

Why do Democrats oppose ballot integrity?

by Tom Tancredo -- Last Wednesday in Colorado, a committee of the State Senate voted to kill a bill to require proof of citizenship to register to vote. The vote was along more…

Is the Constitution partisan?

by Tom Tancredo -- All public officials, elected or appointed, federal, state and local, take an oath to preserve and defend the Constitution. This is supposed to remind them and us that more…

Don't blame Arizona

by Tom Tancredo -- The Tucson shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 19 other people has been center stage in the news for a week now. That is understandable. What is truly more…

2011 playbook: Obstacles to going on offense

by Tom Tancredo -- A successful strategy for reducing the size and scope of government must begin by forcefully rejecting the unwritten rule that has governed American politics for the past 100 more…

2011: Can we recover the Constitution?

by Tom Tancredo -- President Obama issued a statement from Hawaii on New Year's Eve declaring he wants to cooperate with Republicans in 2011. Conservatives have a novel suggestion on how to more…

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…