The Incredible Occasional-Cortex

By Rick Oltman, July 2, 2019 Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is like the gift that keeps on giving when it comes to the immigration debate. Some of her quotes as a congressional candidate: Before ICE, we had Immigration and Naturalization Services, but it wasn’t until about 1999 that we chose to criminalize immigration at all.…

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Go Fund the Wall

By Rick Oltman, July 1, 2019 On June 28,  another leftist judge issued a permanent injunction blocking the Trump Administration from using Department of Defense funds to build a section of the border wall.  Judge Haywood Gilliam of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, one of the most liberal in the…

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Victims of Illegal Aliens First Testified 20 Years Ago

By Rick Oltman, June 28, 2019 June 10th marked the 20-year anniversary of the first time that citizens and immigration reform activists from around the country had a chance to tell their immigration horror stories to our elected representatives and a national audience.  They testified to Congress about their experiences and personal loss as a…

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It’s “Un-American” 10 Years Later

By Rick Oltman, June 26, 2019 The current “debate” about immigration law enforcement and “the children” is not new.  It began 10 years ago, the first year of the Obama Administration.  Many of us knew it would be the main focus on border security, a strategy to create sympathy for illegal aliens that would also…

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Sanctuary City Obstruction Creates More Victims By Rick Oltman, June 24, 2019 Immigration and Customs enforcement (ICE) issued a press release on June 17 titled, “Cooperation between ICE, local law enforcement makes for safer communities,” in which they state the obvious (to some people):  “ICE relies upon the cooperation of local law enforcement officials to…

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Still Lying about Prop 187

By Rick Oltman, June 20, 2019 Gavin Newsom, governor of the “People’s Democratic Republic of California,” in a propaganda rant to Politico, declared that, “America in 2019 is California in the 1990s … The xenophobia, the nativism, the fear of ‘the other.’ Scapegoating. Talking down or past people. The hysteria. And so we’re not going…

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State Initiatives to Ban Sanctuary Cities

By Rick Oltman, June 19, 2019 Florida Governor Rick DeSantis signed Florida SB 168 on Friday the 14th, effectively banning sanctuary cities throughout the Sunshine State. The bill, SB 168, requires local and state law enforcement officials and entities to honor federal immigration detainer requests, something that many unaccountable bureaucrats across the country have denied,…

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Obstructing Justice and Colluding with Mexico

By Rick Oltman, June 12, 2019 With the seeming unending national media obsession with collusion and obstruction swirling around us every day, I couldn’t help but look at the behavior of some in the news who are opposed to secure borders and immigration law enforcement.  And I have concluded that some have obstructed justice. In…

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