Category Archives: immigration

Remember Why

“We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, … Continue reading

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Political Plank: Foreign Policy

This is the last in the brief series describing the political planks for the political party that I wished existed, that doesn’t. Yeah, three planks – family, economy, and foreign policy – isn’t much, but most other areas are going … Continue reading

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California: A Recipe for Financial Disaster? (final episode)

California’s budget has a lot of challenges. If you’ve made it this far, you have an idea of the complex dynamics of a California state budget. Solving it isn’t going to be simple. And it has to be worked out … Continue reading

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California: A Recipe for Financial Disaster? (part 2)

Victor Hanson’s article on the fiscal woes of the State of California starts out well, but soon degrades into stereotyping California society, pointing to our attitudes as a source of our problem. That’s not particularly helpful, but I do think … Continue reading

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California: A Recipe for Financial Disaster? (part 1)

How did the State of California get into such a financial mess?! Victor Hanson, an erudite California native, tried to explain it, but in my view, his article only touches on the forces we struggle with in California, and completely … Continue reading

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Pilate the Villain

Was Pilate a villain?  A blog about the excesses of Sheriff Arpaios in Arizona describes Pilate as such, based the Roman governor’s approval of the crucifixion : Remember, my brothers and sisters, Pilate tried to put a stop to the power of mercy, … Continue reading

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Immigration, American Style

There goes my inbox again.  This time it’s a short quip on the state of California.  Intended to be funny, I assume.  It pokes fun at the state of our budget, plastic surgery, our gay community, our energy crisis, our Spanish-speaking (often bi-lingual) … Continue reading

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