Category: Immigration

The Government nears a two year deal on spending, wait, I mean six weeks

The Government nears a two year deal on spending, wait, I mean six weeks
The snollygosters in Congress are preparing another last-minute spending bill, that kicks the can down the road for six weeks. What’s a snollygoster? It is one of those beautiful middle-English words that has fallen out of frequent use. The word describes a person who has intelligence but no principles. I suggest we bring the word... Read more »

The American Dream turns into an American Nightmare for a family

The American Dream turns into an American Nightmare for a family
[UPDATE: Since the publication of this article, the father, Victor, has been deported to his native Honduras. An American wife is without her husband, and their American children are without their father. No, President Trump, we do not all have the same heart as you stated in the State of the Union Address.]   The Republican... Read more »

I love Mexicans

I love Mexicans
Our xenophobic President, Donald Trump in Poland with his neofascist pals that run Poland these days made me think of Mexicans in America. Poland is one of the most homogenous nations on Earth.  Like Hungary and a few other nations in Eastern and Central Europe, they are in love with neofascism.  The skinhead movement is... Read more »
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The Supreme Court is allowing a partial Trump Travel ban

The Supreme Court is allowing a partial Trump Travel ban
The Supreme Court decision today is not a total victory for Donald Trump.  President Trump and his supporters need to rein in the victory parades. Trump opposition need to cool your jets too. The court granted only a partial ban. In the ruling, the Court stated that the ban “may not be enforced against foreign... Read more »

Remember “Lock her up?”

Remember “Lock her up?”
It was just a few weeks ago we heard the chant once again from Trump supporters.  Their icon led them in the chant at a rally in Louisville, Kentucky.  Never mind that the FBI said no laws were broken.  Legal standing means nothing to Trump and his supporters, never mind there wasn’t any intent of... Read more »

Is the left turning redneck?

Is the left turning redneck?
I love politics because it gives groups in a society deeply held beliefs that give them a compass to face a changing world.  It gives them principles to stand by that defines decency and upstanding behavior.  It grounds them in a code that garners consistency and with consistency comes reason, and life becomes defined. It... Read more »
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Will President Trump’s new Executive Order lead to mass deportations?

Will President Trump’s new Executive Order lead to mass deportations?
The road to neo-fascism is paved in ultranationalist rhetoric and actions.  Wrapped in the flag, foreigners become “the problem” in a nation on a dark path.  Ultra-nationalism has swept Europe.  A couple of years ago, the movement seized power in Greece, and the movement is strong in Italy and France.  Britain’s Brexit vote is naked... Read more »