An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Wednesday found 48% of Americans don't want President Barack Obama to take executive action on immigration. According to the poll, 38% would support executive action from the president and 14% have no opinion or are unsure.
A recent Tea Party Second Amendment program attracted an overflow crowd to a rear dining room at the First Street Family Restaurant in Simi Valley. A few days later, a couple of hundred people, many of them local Tea Party members, attended a "Day of Resistance" gun rights rally and march in Ventura.
Jonathan Rauch has an interesting article on George Wallace as the spiritual father of the modern conservative movement (though he’s at pains—implausibly—to say that race has nothing to do with it) which he claims is a kind of betrayal of “real” conservatism: