A Barrier at the U.S.-Mexico Border, A First and Necessary Step

Much has been said about President Trump’s Executive Order on “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements” issued on January 25th. Some of it good, a lot of it, political noise. However, rarely included in the discussions on this Presidential action is the comment by the Israeli Prime Minister. For example, on 1/28/2017 at 10:55 a.m., …

Nominal Fees on Remittances to Latin America?

Mexico’s central bank claims that Mexico, in 2016, received more income from remittances that it did from oil production. Think about that for a minute. It generates more from Mexican nationals living abroad than it does from one of the world’s most valuable commodities! The figure is close to $30 billion. It is a safe …

Using Innocent People As Weapons

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. This struggle may be a moral one; …

The Staging of Constitutional Crisis

I find it somewhat amusing, and at some level disconcerting, that the President took to, of all things … Facebook … to announce that he is about to force a political conflict with a majority of the American people over the issue of immigration. Facebook shareholders, and amnesty supporter Mort Zuckerberg, must be pleased. The President will smooth …

Ebola: Private Sector, States Need to Step Up

Your federal government cares about you, so in response to a hemorrhagic fever in the U.S., the President offers up a photo up in the White House situation room and makes many promises that we know the Feds cannot keep. Even more bizarre are few Republican Senators suggesting that the President appoint an Ebola czar. What is …

Federal Government Fails, Again, to Protect the Homeland

The most important job of the federal government is to protect and defend the homeland. The threats come in many forms, the terror attacks of 09.11, and the recent beheading in the United States, being the more visibly dramatic. However, there have been two recent border security system breakdowns that may have resulted in the death of …

Ebola, Another Symptom of Border Security Problems, Feds Failing

This is a good example why the American people do not trust the Obama Administration when they say things on just about any topic. At the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) presser yesterday evening on the Ebola matter, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden [bracketed comments were added by us]: On the 26th of September [Friday] [the …