< /head > tags, as follows: < head > ---> insert code here <--- < /head > /* Content ----------------------------------------------- */ #content { width:975px; margin:0 auto; padding:0; text-align:left; } #main { width:715px; float:left; } #sidebar { width:240px; float:right; } /* Headings ----------------------------------------------- */ h2 { margin:1.5em 0 .75em; font:bold 78%/1.4em "Trebuchet MS",Trebuchet,Arial,Verdana,Sans-serif; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.2em; color:#777; } /* Posts ----------------------------------------------- */ .date-header { margin:1.5em 0 .5em; color:#B4C3CC; } .post { margin:.5em 0 1.5em; border-bottom:2px solid #B4C3CC; padding-bottom:1em; } .post-title { margin:.25em 0 0; padding:0 0 1px; font-size:150%; line-height:1.4em; .post-title a { text-decoration:none; color:#B4C3CC; font:bold } .post-title a:hover { color:#B4C3CC; } .post div { margin:0 0 .75em; line-height:1.6em; } p.post-footer { margin:-.25em 0 0; color:#357; } .post-footer em, .comment-link { font:78%/1.4em "Trebuchet MS",Trebuchet,Arial,Verdana,Sans-serif; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.1em; } .post-footer em { font-style:normal; color:#579; margin-right:.6em; } .comment-link { margin-left:.6em; } .post img { padding:4px; border:1px solid #222; } .post blockquote { margin:1em 20px; } .post blockquote p { margin:.75em 0; } /* Comments ----------------------------------------------- */ #comments h4 { margin:1em 0; font:bold 78%/1.6em "Trebuchet MS",Trebuchet,Arial,Verdana,Sans-serif; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.2em; color:#FFF195; } #comments h4 strong { font-size:130%; } #comments-block { margin:1em 0 1.5em; line-height:1.6em; } #comments-block dt { margin:.5em 0; } #comments-block dd { margin:.25em 0 0; } #comments-block dd.comment-timestamp { margin:-.25em 0 2em; font:78%/1.4em "Trebuchet MS",Trebuchet,Arial,Verdana,Sans-serif; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.1em; } #comments-block dd p { margin:0 0 .75em; } .deleted-comment { font-style:italic; color:gray; } /* Sidebar Content ----------------------------------------------- */ .sidebar-title { color:; text-align:center; font-size:120% } #sidebar ul { margin:0 0 1.5em; padding:0 0 1.5em; border-bottom:1px solid #634929; list-style:none; } #sidebar li { margin:0; /* padding:0 0 .25em 10px; */ text-indent:15px; font-weight:bold; /* line-height:1.5em; */ } #sidebar p { /* line-height:1.5em; */ } /* Profile ----------------------------------------------- */ #profile-container { margin:0 0 1.5em; border-bottom:1px solid #634929; padding-bottom:1.5em; } .profile-datablock { margin:.5em 0 .5em; } .profile-img { display:inline; } .profile-img img { float:left; padding:4px; border:1px solid #634929; margin:0 8px 3px 0; } .profile-data { margin:0; font:bold 78%/1.6em "Trebuchet MS",Trebuchet,Arial,Verdana,Sans-serif; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.1em; } .profile-data strong { display:none; } .profile-textblock { margin:0 0 .5em; } .profile-link { margin:0; font:78%/1.4em "Trebuchet MS",Trebuchet,Arial,Verdana,Sans-serif; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.1em; } /* Footer ----------------------------------------------- */ #footer { width:660px; clear:both; margin:0 auto; } #footer hr { display:none; } #footer p { margin:0; padding-top:15px; font:78%/1.6em "Trebuchet MS",Trebuchet,Verdana,Sans-serif; text-transform:uppercase; letter-spacing:.1em; }

Day By Day by Chris Muir.

10.18.2005

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Forgive your humble pundit for being quite skeptical of rhetoric such as this coming from the Bush Administration,

Anyone who enters the United States illegally should be expelled without exception, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff told a Senate hearing today. "Our goal at DHS is to completely eliminate the 'catch and release' enforcement problem, and return every single illegal entrant, no exceptions," he said. "It should be possible to achieve significant and measurable progress to this end in less than a year."

Why is this such a watershed statement worthy of headline status? Chertoff is merely stating the laws of this nation will be enforced [in less than a year]. GOPbloggers illuminates upon a parcel of this issue I find to be more intriguing, who in the coming months will be observing those who 'oppose this shift in strategy?' But, were these his actual statements?

As Michelle Malkin points out, The Immigration Blog has an entirely different outlook on Chertoff's remarks.

He wasn't referring to deporting all illegal aliens. He was in fact only referring to those OTMs ("Other than Mexicans") caught at the border. Most of them are given a notice to appear and released into the U.S. and never heard from again. He pledged to end that "catch and release" by adding new detention space.
Why are the laws already enacted meaningless? On this issue, are leaders are egregiously failing to provide each of us what should be their utmost priority, security.

Euphoric Reality gives a 'HELL YEAH!'
Say Anything discusses the 'about face.'
Chateau D'If says "It's About Time"
Kirbside Musings will believe when they say see it.
A Blog For All asks if Chertoff can 'walk the walk.'
Kokonut Pundits says 'FINALLY!'
OpinionBug calls it smoke and mirrors.
Mr. Right was
taken aback much as I was.
The Pink Flamingo Bar & Grill is
not giving any more money.
Little Bit Tired, Little Bit Worn is skeptical.

Powered by Blogger

Locations of visitors to this page