Deferring Democracy: What the DACA Ruling Means

Judge William Alsup Since President Donald Trump took office last year, the federal judiciary has led the Deep State’s massive resistance to the results of an election they refuse to accept. Lawless judicial decisions by activist federal judges attempting to overturn legitimate policies have become so commonplace that they are scarcely

By | 2018-01-11T12:10:20+00:00 January 11th, 2018|

Dismantle DACA Once and for All

Are Republicans in Congress about to grant amnesty to the 800,000 recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program? A year ago, the question would have been unthinkable as Republicans rode the majority wave to the House, Senate, and the White House, in part because of their fierce opposition to DACA’s

By | 2018-01-07T14:57:58+00:00 January 7th, 2018|

Sacramento Democrats Fire on Fort Sumter

Heading into 2018, but still flying below the national radar, the state of California is on a confrontation course with the federal government in Washington, D.C. Given that Washington is crawling with reporters—because, these days, there is apparently no news that somehow does not involve or concern Donald J. Trump—it might seem odd that

By | 2018-01-05T10:23:51+00:00 January 4th, 2018|

Goodbye, America?

On Sunday, my wife and I went for a walk in a park located in an affluent area near where we live. We were struck by the fact that no one else there was speaking English. We heard only Chinese and Russian. It felt eerie, as if the park had somehow been taken

By | 2018-01-01T16:49:09+00:00 January 1st, 2018|

Is Europe Experiencing Immigration—or an Invasion?

History is replete with examples of the migration of peoples across vast and distant lands. Depending on the numbers and the purpose of the migration, such movements have the capacity fundamentally to alter or even destroy indigenous civilizations and countries. Other times, of course, such movements can empower the native people. It is

By | 2017-12-28T14:22:22+00:00 December 28th, 2017|

2018: A Year of ‘Must-Haves’ for the Trump Agenda

For President Trump and his supporters, there is no denying that 2017 has been a phenomenal year. On every front imaginable—from the economy and foreign policy to illegal immigration and the judiciary—things have been getting better as the president fulfills many of his promises.But 2018 should be even better.Without question, one of the biggest

By | 2017-12-26T17:33:58+00:00 December 26th, 2017|

Perchance to DREAM: What Immigrants May Come—and Stay

Somewhere between the Hyde Park section of Chicago (in a subterranean vault fit to withstand a nuclear blast) and a moving truck stranded on Highway 240 outside Badlands National Park—somewhere between there and here are the two most important exhibits of the (to-be-constructed) Barack Obama Presidential Center: his phone and his pen. The

By | 2017-12-23T12:15:32+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|

Does Trump Threaten Science? Part 3

On December 7, the American Association of University Professors issued a thirteen-page statement, “National Security, the Assault on Science, and Academic Freedom,” that attacked President Trump in particular and conservatives in general as “anti-science.” In Part I of this three-part essay, I gave the historical background to the popular leftist attack on conservatives

By | 2017-12-20T11:50:40+00:00 December 19th, 2017|