All Those Lies on the Border

Much of what has been said of the challenges the Trump Administration faces in its fight against illegal immigration—specifically when it comes to the treatment of children—has stretched partial truths into total falsehoods. First is the claim, as Justin Doom writes, that “no law mandates separating families.” Doom asserts this against Trump’s statement

By | 2018-06-22T12:47:35+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|

Trump’s Immigration Policies Aren’t Like Japanese Internment

I rarely feel sympathy for Members of Congress, least of all Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings, but his tearful plea about separating children from their illegal immigrant parents—“What country is that?”—moves even as it exasperates.   Far worse than Cummings’ emoting are the hysterical attacks by the media and sanctimonious elites on the Trump

By | 2018-06-21T23:57:26+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

Delusion About Detentions: On Family Separation at the Border

Upstanding journalists, their fellow right-minded pundits, and progressive elected official friends are outraged! Part one of two. According to them, the Trump Administration’s approach to immigration enforcement is cruel, un-American, inhumane, barbaric, and even medically dangerous. NeverTrump’s go-to former Bush official, General Michael Hayden, took the hand-wringing and hyperbole to a new level

By | 2018-06-20T11:15:59+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

Remittances: Illegal Immigration’s $30 Billion ‘Hidden Tax’

Paris. The year is 1788. The air is heavy with the scent of impending revolution. Some praise the king in hushed whispers, others shout “Liberté! Egalité! Fraternité!” in the streets. Either way, the time for talk is over. How did it get to this point? The hopeful specter of radical liberalism played its

By | 2018-06-21T04:23:53+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

Vito Corleone Is a Snowflake

There has been much said about Robert De Niro’s recent mental breakdown at the Tony Awards. No need to completely rehash it here. But one thing perhaps overlooked in today’s Kulturkampf, in which coddled vacuous aging snowflakes like De Niro take a slack-jawed part, is how modern political discourse is becoming less about

By | 2018-06-14T22:53:29+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

Should the Supreme Court Run U.S. Immigration Policy?

In Wednesday’s oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii, the case involving the third version of President Trump’s “travel ban” on immigrants from certain countries, the Supreme Court tried to pin down a great deal of evasiveness about a simply worded statute, and, in the end, fundamental questions about judicial supremacy. On September 27,

By | 2018-04-26T12:17:47+00:00 April 26th, 2018|

Trump Is Right to Fear Amazon

President Trump’s feud with the shopping giant Amazon is both welcome and overdue. Welcome, because Amazon’s ambitions extend well beyond the monopoly power that Trump has presciently warned about in recent months. Overdue, because while Trump has been complaining about the company since August, his complaints only lately reached the level of alarm

By | 2018-04-07T07:20:50+00:00 April 6th, 2018|

Impeach the Democratic Party!

On February 7th, the Minority Leader in the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, the epitome of a San Francisco liberal, treated America to an 8-hour lecture on why young illegal immigrants who benefited from President Obama's (unconstitutional) DACA program should be allowed to stay in this country. Her speech marked the culmination of

By | 2018-02-15T12:49:55+00:00 February 15th, 2018|