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Libertad Divertido

This is the index to a series. It will become bilingual as translations are completed. Here you will find links to each article in the series, as it is posted; also links to Youtube videos of the articles, and to a free ebook to which articles will be added as they are completed and translated. […]

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Immigrants and Ebola

Let me start by saying that, yes, Ebola is a legitimate concern and individuals traveling from west Africa to the United States (or anywhere else) are a possible threat for the spread of Ebola. However the belief that immigrants, legal and otherwise, coming to the United States from Latin America, will spread Ebola in the […]

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Obama’s Illegal Child Jails

by Bryan Johnson – The Obama administration is operating illegal child jails in New Mexico and Texas that put the lives of children at risk of serious illness, injury, or death. The reasoning is simple: the new jails opened in Artesia, New Mexico and Karnes City, Texas  violate important child care regulations by exposing children to an […]

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Moslem refugees

By Dave Leach – There are ways to minimize any threat that refugees fleeing to us from Moslem wars may include jihadists coming for the purpose of destroying us. It is not a perfect solution, relying, for its enforcement, upon humans, but it would dwarf the little that we do now, and it would not […]

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Pearls Before Swine – Refugee Children

By Lynn Atherton-Bloxham – Many American children grew up hearing the Biblical passage which cautions to “not cast your pearls before swine.” A child hearing that for the first time probably had a vague idea of what pearls were; similar to jewels, something of scarcity and value, therefore each one to be treasured. As adults if they […]

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Border patrols backfire

By Alex Nowrasteh – President Obama’s recent request for billions of dollars to address the surge in unaccompanied children across the U.S.-Mexico border has ignited fierce criticism. Republicans such as Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas blame Obama’s supposedly lax enforcement policies. Democrats blame the surge on a humanitarian crisis in Central America. While both narratives […]

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Nothing illegal about “prosecutorial discretion”

By Dave Leach – There is nothing illegal about Obama announcing “prosecutorial discretion” – to what extent he plans to enforce various immigration laws. Contrary to the moans of Republicans who claim they are for “Rule of Law” which they claim Obama and immigrants are destroying, it is our laws which authorize Obama to exercise […]

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Fact check: Dan Patrick border crossing claim is highly exaggerated

Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, the Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor in this fall’s general election, has made a name for himself on the backs of migrant workers from Mexico and refugee children from Central America, depicting them as diseased invaders. As a self-appointed “champion of the border,” Patrick has been at the forefront of […]

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Why is America deporting border refugees to the murder capital of the world?

On Monday, July 14, the first wave of 38 deportees from the border crisis arrived back in their home country of Honduras. The country’s first lady and members of the media were there to greet them. Promises were made that the 38 refugees, all single women and children, would be taken care of, but the […]

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Mexican Immigration Policy Lowers the Cost of Central American Migration to the US

By Alex Nowrasteh – One persistent American complaint about the Mexican government’s opposition to immigration laws like Arizona’s SB-1070 is that Mexico’s immigration policy is far more restrictive than that of the United States or anything proposed in Arizona. In 2010, Representative Ted Poe (R-TX) articulately pointed out the Mexican government’s blatant hypocrisy. Brutal Mexican […]

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