Ira Mehlman

Posted January 16, 2009

With the U.S. economy shedding jobs at the rate of half a million a month, President-elect Obama has proposed the most massive public works initiative since Franklin Roosevelt assumed office in the midst of the Great Depression.

Posted December 03, 2008

Even as the illegal alien advocacy lobby is frantically trying to spin the election of Barack Obama as a mandate for a sweeping amnesty, they have all but conceded that the economic crisis and worsening unemployment have probably doomed their efforts.

Posted November 04, 2008

Earlier this month Congress and President Bush committed $700 billion of our children’s and grandchildren’s money in a desperate effort to stave off a financial meltdown.

Posted August 13, 2008

There have been repeated accusations that some of the principal players in the immigration debate have received money from dubious sources, have ties to shady political figures, and deliberately use intemperate language.

Posted August 06, 2008

Congress adjourned for a month-long recess on Aug. 1, the same day that the Bureau of Labor Statistics released distressing news about unemployment.

Posted June 20, 2008

People don’t have much faith in government, especially the federal government…and who can blame them?

Posted May 16, 2008

In one afternoon, the Appropriations Committee approved amnesty for 1.35 million illegal alien agricultural workers, and made available an additional 650,000 skilled and unskilled foreign guest workers over the next three years.

Posted April 15, 2008

A segment of the political left seeks to transform America through immigration.