For Arizona activists, the legal ruling on SB 1070 is “not a victory, it’s a relief,” says Pablo Alvarado of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON). He and others are leading a proactive movement for social justice for immigrants.
How’s this for hyperbole? At a press conference yesterday, House minority leader John Boehner called the House health reform bill "the greatest threat to freedom I have seen in my 19 years in Washington."
There was more to the President’s speech than denials of inclusion of illegal immigrants and denials of those denials. The speech was the sort of thing supporters of health care reform wish we’d heard months ago from the President.