Pinal County, Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu says the recent Supreme Court decision on hiring illegals and a future decision on Senate Bill 1070 would help border security but is not the long-term solution. He was happy with the decision to allow Arizona to punish businesses that knowingly hire illegal employees but says there is still more work to be done. He exposes Obama’s claim that the border fence is nearly finished to be false and says the ACLU is keeping him and his colleagues from doing their jobs by suing them.
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Missouri Rep. Todd Akin says he will not vote to raise the debt ceiling without some major changes in place. He explains why the GOP cannot support President Obama’s call for raising the debt ceiling with no conditions and offers his insight into the impact the issue will have on the coming budget debate and the 2012 election.
Greg Corombos of Radio America and Jim Geraghty of National Review wonder why there isn’t more attention on Obama’s do-nothing debt plan, despair over housing prices sinking lower than they were in 2009 and have fun with Obama’s auto-pen controversy.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton says President Obama wanted to put Israel in a corner with his Middle East policy speech last week, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned the tables with his speeches in Washington in recent days. So what does he expect the Obama response to be? Will Obama allow the UN resolution on Palestinian statehood to advance? What should we make of Obama’s latest rhetoric on Libya? And is Bolton going to run for president next year? We discuss all of these subjects with Amb. Bolton.
Florida Rep. Jeff Miller is also chairman of the House Veterans affairs Committee. In connection with Memorial Day. Rep. Miller pays tribute those who have given their lives for this country and honors our veterans of wars past and present.
“Subversion Inc.” author Matthew Vadum explains how Conservatives can fight back against the corrupt nature of ACORN and how the group bears much of the blame for the housing bust.
Matthew Vadum of the Capital Research Center joins us to discuss his new book chronicling the radical history of ACORN – the community organizing group brought to its knees in 2009 by a series of undercover videos. So why is ACORN still a threat? What forms does it exist in now? And how much of a link between ACORN and President Obama still exists? We discuss it all in the first half of our discussion with Matthew Vadum, author of “Subversion Inc.”
As former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger deals with an imploding family and a very public sex scandal, the Capitol Steps remind us that these stories should not come as much of a shock. This week, the Steps take us back to the groping allegations that dogged Schwarzenegger in the 2003 recall campaign. Out guest is Steps co-founder Elaina Newport.
Bill Nelson of USA Cares talks about the organization, how it started, what they do and how Americans can help.
John Gizzi of Human Events was happy to see Netanyahu outshine Obama after the president’s speech on the Middle East. He says Obama’s photo ops are over in Europe and its time for him to start into real business. Gizzi also respects Mitch Daniels’ decision not to run in the coming presidential primaries.