December 2006

Happy New Year

Right Wing Watch will return on Wednesday, January 3rd.

Could You Pass the New Citizenship Test?

On Nov. 30th, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the release of 144 questions, including 80 that are new or reworded, for its proposed new naturalization exam.  To test the new questions, the USCIS announced that it would be administering pilot exams “to about 5,000 volunteer citizenship applicants in 10 cities beginning in early 2007 … To pass, applicants will have to correctly answer six of 10 selected questions.”

Election Lessons Learned in Georgia

Republican leaders in the state say they will not push right-wing agenda; Lt. Gov.-elect Cagle says he’ll “govern from the center on mainstream ideas and mainstream issues

Cal Thomas Offers Advice for GOP Presidential Candidates

Be more like Sam Brownback.

Blaming Missouri Voters Over Amendment 2

The Family Research Council’s David Prentice pens op-ed criticizing Missouri’s stem-cell research measure, accuses voters of turning democracy “into tyranny.”

Alliance Defense Fund Misstates Mass. Ruling

ADF says court ruled state legislature “must vote” on proposed marriage amendment, but the court did no such thing.

AFA Not Happy With Georgia School Board

American Family Association Center for Law & Policy attorney angry by decision to abandon efforts to place anti-evolution stickers on textbooks.

President Signs Law Banning Military Funeral Protests

Law aimed at stopping the activities of the virulently anti-gay Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church.

Boycott of Ford Continues

American Family Association takes credit for nearly 10% decrease in auto sales.

The Next Vacancy

The Buffalo News profiles Judge Frank Easterbrook as a possible Supreme Court nominee.