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Ben Carson: economists no help understanding the economy

By Dave Leach – This morning I finally had an opportunity to ask Dr. Ben Carson, presidential candidate, “When we need to understand the economic impact of immigration, do you think we would be better off listening to experts who actually have degrees in economics?” I had expected him to answer “well of course”, and […]

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Dave Leach immigration reform

God’s judgment on immigration quotas

Leading up to the Great Depression, the mistreatment of Jewish and Latino immigrants was different, but equally serious, and was partly its cause. When we compare the mistreatment of Jewish immigrants with that of Latinos, we see the mistreatments were different, but equal serious triggers A couple of years ago I  noted the correlation between […]

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David Young Congress

This truth has traction

(My letter to Iowa Congressman David Young, who was formerly Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s chief of staff. Grassley now heads the Senate Judiciary Committee, through which all immigration legislation must pass.) By Dave Leach – June 1, 2015 Hi! I appreciate your following me around so I get to talk to you a little now […]

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Dave Leach immigration reform

Immigration hearings dis economists

Undocumented Economists (who proclaim themselves experts on the economic impact of immigration even though they have no university documentation that they know anything about economics) dominate immigration hearings in congress, while actual credentialed economists number about 4% of the total Expert Witnesses. Other articles [search “undocumented economists”] explain why this matters; this post simply pulls […]

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Dave Leach immigration reform

Get America back on track

Consensus by reasoning in a fair forum guarantees success  to the extent those with compelling information needn’t leave the forum to share it. By Dave Leach – “How do you think we get America back on track” was the question asked by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, Republican presidential candidate. He set up a website to […]

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Dave Leach immigration reform

God’s signature on Supreme Court docket orders

By Dave Leach, May 19, 2015 – The U.S. Supreme Court declined yesterday to hear Scott Roeder’s case against abortion. The appeal raised critical legal questions about the humanity of the unborn in an effort to challenge the Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions. Those decisions legalized and protected over 60 […]

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The Hall of Shame Report – May 13, 2015

As a leading voice for conservative Latinos, we here at the Cafe con Leche Republicans often see the ugly backlash of our outreach to minorities. Stereotypes, misinformation, and racist rhetoric is still prevalent on both sides of the political aisle, even while both sides deny it exists. We decided the best way to combat this […]

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My question for the Supreme Court

“Has the fact that all unborn babies are humans/persons been sufficiently established by juries, expert witnesses, state legislatures, and Congress to invoke Roe’s ruling that state legislatures and courts should now protect their 14th Amendment rights?” 5 days. by Dave Leach (Here is the link I see between abortion and immigration.) In 5 days the […]

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan and his take on immigration amnesty

Amnesty is defined as forgiveness, a very Christian concept, but the term has been tainted in the extreme rhetoric that is the immigration debate today. Ronald Reagan, however, understood that many of the foreign nationals who come here undocumented or whose legal residency lapsed were inherently honest and good, just desperate for a better way […]

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Dave Leach immigration reform

Immigration quotas as unlawful as slavery

By Dave Leach – A debate about slavery in 1850 between two Congressmen explains how the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution outlawed slavery, and is violated by quotas on how many immigrants are allowed to come legally. It is legal to violate the Constitution, if it is for very compelling reasons and our violation […]

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