Lamar Smith

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Michele Bachmann's Stephen Hawking quotes are fake, people

    The absurd Michele Bachmann quotes about Stephen Hawking you may have seen circulating around the internet are fake, her spokesman confirmed to us last night.RELATED: The Onion's "Bachmann Thankful No Americans Died In Sikh Shooting" story dupes dozensNo, Bachmann didn't really say Hawking's revised ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Keith Ellison opposes SOPA, joins blackout

    Congressman Keith Ellison has come out against SOPA. Rep. Ellison joins Wikipedia, Google, and millions of Americans across the country who are against SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act introduced by Rep. Lamar S. Smith (R-Texas). A number of websites around the world have created an Internet "black ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Chipotle wants immigration reform after losing half its Minnesota employees

    Chipotle boss says immigration system "is really messed up."​Chipotle boss Monty Moran wants comprehensive immigration reform after immigration raids cost the company hundreds of jobs in Minnesota. Chipotle began a mass-firing of Minnesota employees last December after immigration authorities ... More >>

  • News

    December 22, 2010

    Return to Sender

    What Would Comprehensive Immigration Reform Look Like If the Feds Got Off Their Duffs?

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2007

    2/13 Morning Communiqué

    GOP rep introduces bill requiring ISPs to monitor users, Harvard owns eight percent of Blockbuster, Bush cuts $40 million from Natio ... More >>

  • News

    November 12, 2003

    Ashcroft the Avenger

    Two Minnesota judges return fire at the justice department

  • News

    September 17, 1997

    Stars and Bars

    Under a new law, the INS prepares to kick out thousands of immigrants who have done nothing wrong--except play by the rules.