Friday, May 23, 2008

Cornhead's Days May Be Numbered

In case you didn't know, Senator John Cornyn loves sponsoring H1-B visa increases. His opponent in the upcoming November elections is Rick Noriega. I don't know if Noriega's position on illegal immigration and visas is any different. It'll be worth a look to find out.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Cornyn Sells Out Workers Again

Senator John Cornyn aka Cornhead is selling out workers again by sponsoring three different bills to increase the number of H1-B visas in the US. I'm going to have to go research Rick Noriega to see if he has any sane position on this.

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Mexico Shaping US Immigration Policy

Mexico's President Calderon . . .
Is Still Trying to Shape U.S Immigration Policy

Having just completed a 7-city tour of the U.S. in late February to promote amnesty plans by pressuring elected officials in the U.S., he’s back again, meeting with leaders of immigrant groups and more U.S. officials trying to influence U.S. laws and immigration policy in favor of illegal aliens.

This is of course a follow-on from Vicente Fox's efforts. See the article on FAIR (

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Maybe Johnnie Can Read Afterall

From Norm Matloff's newsletter on this Nature article:

One of these new points is striking: In absolute numbers, the U.S. has more top-scoring kids in math and science than any other country studied--by far. The authors point out that it is mainly these kids who become the innovators later as adults, and we've got an excellent supply of them. This is completely counter to what one constantly sees in the popular press.