Tagged: US immigration policy

Why Don’t I Just Leave?

Why Don’t I Just Leave?

  A reader (using the pseudonym of “Chris”) wants to know why I don’t just go back where I came from instead of staying to criticize America. It’s a refrain often heard today as...

Tea Party’s Death Throes

Tea Party’s Death Throes

  The Tea Party may be dead but its spirit lives on like the toxin in a scorpion’s stinger. And that poison has proven lethal enough to kill the Farm Bill, leaving Republican leaders...

What Next for “Animals”?

What Next for “Animals”?

The dehumanization of political targets is as old as mankind. Convince one tribe that another is less than human and the way may be paved for genocide. Once you are persuaded that someone else...

Making America White Again

Making America White Again

  When I was a boy, the sun never set on the British Empire. And in colonies like Jamaica, we were subjected to a pseudo-English culture. Our exam papers were graded in Britain, we...

Making America “Great”

Making America “Great”

  Trump’s America is fantastic. Jobs aplenty. A soaring stock market. Freedom from red tape. Hardly any taxes. ISIS on the run. Even “clean coal”! And he’s just getting started. Coming soon: brand new...

The Immigration Nightmare

The Immigration Nightmare

  America’s immigration policy is a horror story, and the persistent refusal to reform the law is the scandal of our age. Time and again, families are shattered, dreams are destroyed, and cruel injustices...

Most Hispanics Will Vote for Obama. We Should too.

Most Hispanics Will Vote for Obama. We Should too.

If you’re Hispanic, you would have to be crazy to support the Republican Party.  Especially now that the president has used his executive power to do the right thing by the children of illegal...

Stupid and Stubborn, Far Right is Causing Havoc

Stupid and Stubborn, Far Right is Causing Havoc

Some flaws can be self destructive. Stubbornness is one of them. And stupid people are usually stubborn. As I watch the ripples from the Tea Party’s inglorious splash  spread across America, I see the...