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Muslim refugees in perspective

Alarm over Moslem immigration is valid but there is much more to the story. Light is not helpless against the dark. But closed eyes see little light. “Jaw-dropping number of Muslim immigrants to U.S.” promised the WorldNetDaily News promotional email as your reward for reading its article about Breitbart’s story yesterday. “The invasion of the […]

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Presidential Candidates on the record – Birthright Idiotship

Should babies of “illegal aliens” born here be counted as citizens? “No!” shout nine of the 17 Republican presidential candidates as of August 19, 2015. Trump wrote a thesis on it. He says his “very good lawyers” can end it without messing with a Constitutional Amendment. This is part 3 of the series “Birthright Idiotship” […]

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The actual case for enslaving “illegals” – Birthright Idiotship

Jan Mickelson, Des Moines radio talk show host, who is the primary radio “gatekeeper” for presidential candidates wooing Republicans in advance of Iowa’s “first in the nation” caucuses, doesn’t stop at saying Congress can end Birthright Citizenship without disturbing the Constitution. He says we can also enslave undocumented immigrants, and put them to work building […]

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Questioning Carson

I had a chance last night to personally hand Ben Carson, Republican presidential candidate, the card below. There was no conversation. It was a miracle I had even that opportunity. I am afraid I will not be able to get my question answered without your help. By Dave Leach, August 9, 2015 I had hoped […]

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Puerto Rico

Blame D.C For Puerto Rican Debt Crisis

While Greece and its ongoing economic meltdown has captured world headlines recently, closer to home, the American protectorate of Puerto Rico is suffering its own Greek tragedy of massive proportions. The Washington Post explains; Groaning under at least $73 billion in debt, Puerto Rico — which is being called “America’s Greece” — is staggering down […]

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The Senate’s 7 Undocumented Economists

Might the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee discussion March 17 of the economic impact of H1B workers [high skilled immigrants] been any less confusing, or enjoyed any more resolution, had the Senate allowed an economist to testify? Update: in 3 years the Senate’s immigration hearings heard 3 economists of 72 witnesses (see below) By Dave Leach – […]

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Temores por ébola desencadenan una reacción exagerada contra inmigrantes latinos

CNN en español: Algunos republicanos latinos han tratado de distanciarse de los temores en relación al ébola e ISIS en las fronteras. “Me entristece ver que algunos conservadores utilizan el miedo a las enfermedades mortales para impulsar una agenda de restricción a la inmigración. Sus afirmaciones generalmente son muy exageradas y estoy especialmente decepcionado del […]

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Ebola fears spark backlash against Latino immigrants

On Ebola backlash, from CNN: Some Latino Republicans have tried to distance themselves from the Ebola and ISIS border fears. “I am saddened to see some conservatives use fear of deadly diseases to push an immigration restriction agenda. Their claims are generally vastly overblown and I am especially disappointed in Rep. Phil Gingrey, who is […]

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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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