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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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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