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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Punishing Speech, Not Behavior

By Rick Oltman, October 10, 2019 The New York City Commission on Human Rights (NYCHRL) has issued “Legal Enforcement Guidance on Discrimination on the Basis of Immigration Status and National Origin.”  The target of this latest crime is those who use the term “illegal alien.” In a 29-page diktat, they declare: “This guidance uses the…

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Operation “Fast and Furious” is Still Killing People

By Rick Oltman, September 27, 2019 Obama Administration Attorney General Eric Holder’s “gunwalking” scheme, known as “Operation Fast and Furious,” has claimed another life, this time in Mexico. After a shootout between rival gangs in Chihuahua, a little over 200 miles south of El Paso, Mexican law enforcement arrested nine people and seized 10 weapons…

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No More “Run Letters”

By Rick Oltman, September 26, 2019 Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced on Monday, September 23, that the Department of Homeland Security is ending the policy known as “catch and release” as early as next week. McAleenan said, What we’re doing with Central American families now that’s ending the catch and release…

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Paper Commits Lie of Omission in Cop Killing

By Dave Gibson, September 24, 2019 Last week, Newsday reported on a deadly, alcohol-fueled crash caused by “a Locust Valley [New York] man.” The drunk driver slammed into an ambulance, which overturned, and left the patient dead, and the ambulance driver injured. Newsday reported the following facts about the case: “Alvaro Gutierrez-Garcia, 27, was arraigned…

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