May 19, 2020
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Another Pernicious Effect of Illegal Immigration

With the current clash between President Trump and Democrat leaders over the funding of a border wall with Mexico, both sides have their favorite arguments. The President focuses on the crime, drugs, and security threats due to thousands of unvetted...

Thoughts on Illegal Immigration

Now that the caravan has arrived at the U.S./Mexico border, the mainstream media have continued their attacks upon our immigration policy in general and on President Trump in particular. There are several good reasons why Trump must stay strong on...

The U.S. Border Disaster

Whomever set this quote “caravan” up should be held criminally accountable and legally responsible for the sickness, death, and economic chaos that will follow. No one doubts the violence and poverty that these ill-prepared and ill-equipped migrants...

Immigration and the Rise of the European Right

One of the great ironies in European politics today is that German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Pope Francis and other immigration proponents have caused European voters to turn to right-wing political parties to express their anxieties and anger over...

What’s in a Word?

As I write this essay, the country is convulsed by the report that President Trump described Haiti, El Salvador, and some African countries as “s***hole nations.” The context for his word choice was a meeting with Democrats and Republicans...

Remembering that Words Matter

In times past, there was universal agreement among thinking people that words matter and therefore should be used honestly and with precision. However, from time to time many people have forgotten or ignored this precept, so reminders have been...