California’s Defiance Exposes a House (and Senate) Divided

Despite the passing of President Trump’s DACA deadline this week, with no action by Congress and even less notice from the media, California’s slow-motion revolt against the federal government continues apace. What began with the acceptance of lifestyle crimes such as marijuana smoking in violation of federal drug laws has turned into an

By | 2018-03-08T00:25:00+00:00 March 6th, 2018|

No Fake Walls, Mr. President

With the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program tied up in the courts, the March 5 deadline for “fixing DACA” has been nullified for the time being. DACA recipients will still receive protection under the program, at least until Trump’s decision to end it has  been litigated fully.With another “must-pass” funding bill approaching

By | 2018-03-04T12:52:03+00:00 March 4th, 2018|

Trump Enforces Immigration Law

Americans could view immigration policy three ways: Through the lens of a citizen, a client, or a consumer. First, there is the small r-republican view of immigration through the lens of citizenship. Second, there is the progressive view of immigration which passes through the lens of identity politics. What matters is not an

By | 2018-02-28T14:38:08+00:00 February 28th, 2018|

What ‘Black Panther’ Says About American Identity

With the release of Marvel’s “Black Panther,” featuring the fictional African nation of Wakanda, it’s vital to reiterate: it’s OK for America to have an Anglo-Protestant identity. To say that this nation was cultivated and defined by Anglo-Protestant Westerners is no less true than to say it is exceptional, and neither is it

By | 2018-02-25T15:03:52+00:00 February 25th, 2018|

How DACA Shields Violent Gang Members

The March 5 deadline to end protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is rapidly approaching and Congress still doesn’t have its act together. Democrats claim that failure to act is putting lives on the line by threatening upheaval and deportation to thousands—unless Congress intervenes. On this point, Democrats are

By | 2018-02-24T19:41:42+00:00 February 24th, 2018|

Mueller Indictment May Be Bad News for Illegal Aliens

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 37-page indictment against three Russian entities and 13 Russian individuals may have legal implications for illegal aliens residing in the United States, and could serve as grounds for deportation. Mueller accuses the Russian nationals of “knowingly and intentionally conspiring to defraud the United States” by hindering the functions of

By | 2018-02-21T15:32:00+00:00 February 21st, 2018|