If you're worried about the growing political strength of people of color, which is happening in large part because of a rapidly growing Latino population, then you might be motivated to do what you can to stop immigration reform.
One of the reasons Americans are still confused about the ACA is the ongoing misrepresentation of the law by members of Congress who voted against it. This obfuscation isn't confined to what the law actually does, but also to what impact it might have on the federal deficit.
All the money spent by the Sheldon Adelsons of the world, to sink this nomination, is a colossal waste. Chuck Hagel will be confirmed, and neoconservative influence over our military policy will finally, and thankfully, be dead.
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.
When the Glacier National Park was established in 1910, it had 150 glaciers. This stunning collection drew tourists from all over America. Today there are just 25, and they are shrunken remnants of their former selves.
While on the Senate floor Senator Reid recently noted, "If this flood of outside money continues, the day after the election, 17 angry old white men will wake up and realize they just bought the country."