These champions return to our country and see games of a different sort going on - elected officials stooping to the worst kind of politics, spreading fear and misinformation about immigrants, and enacting harmful anti-immigration policies.
While the nation bemoans a "gridlocked" Congress and Comedy Central's Messrs. Stewart and Colbert aptly ridicule both presidential candidates for a disregard of specificity on one hand and hubris on the other, I have borne witness to a very different vision of our elected leadership.
Why would a man in charge of an ostensibly independent, on-going investigation into the Obama administration appear before a special interest group that is openly hostile to our president and engage in a scathing attack on him, his attorney general and the Department of Justice?
Last week, Sen. Charles Grassley called President Obama stupid. If you're going to go out on a limb and call the President of the United States "stupid" -- especially one educated at Harvard -- you should be really careful about writing something like, "Bcause Am ppl r not stupid."
The measure, dubbed the Irish immigration bill, would qualify Ireland for the E-3 visa program increasing the number of work visas allocated to the Irish by 10,500 per year. But why should the Irish get a special bill?