LOS ANGELES, NOVEMBER 2019

By Rick Oltman, November 5, 2019 In a recent discussion with some friends about the current state of affairs in America, and how technology plays an important role, I opined that technological innovations would continue and that what we saw in Blade Runner, Ridley Scott’s terrific sci-fi flick of 1982, with Nexus-6 replicants, would probably…

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Foreign Workers Hurt American Workers

By Rick Oltman, October 30, 2019 The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) report, “No Americans Need Apply” sums up the effect of foreign workers on Americans in the first paragraph, “…native-born workers who compete directly with immigrants can face fewer job opportunities, wage stagnation, and poor work conditions.” The CIS report shows an Equal Employment…

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Is Mexico Doing More Than the U.S. Congress?

By Rick Oltman, October 17, 2019 We now live in an era where it seems that all news reports should come with a big CAVEAT EMPTOR scrolling across the bottom of the TV screen. With that in mind, let’s look at a couple of situations where the Mexican government seems to have actually been helpful…

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Let’s Celebrate Columbus Day

By Rick Oltman, October 14, 2019 October 12th is the 527th anniversary of Columbus discovering America. Well, Columbus didn’t actually discover America.  He discovered an island in the Bahamas archipelago now known as San Salvador, about 386 miles southeast of Miami, Florida. In the ten years from 1492 to 1502, Columbus made four voyages to…

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With an Open Border, Deportations are Pointless

By Dave Gibson, October 10, 2019 On October 1, Jose Lopez-Ruiz, 39, pleaded guilty to re-entering the United States illegally. The Guatemalan national has been deported seven times, and has five convictions for driving under the influence. He is currently facing another DUI charge in Tennessee. Lopez-Ruiz was last deported in January 2018. The illegal…

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