The Politics of Immigration

In the Atlantic Monthly Peter Beinart, a self-avowed liberal, writes the following: “In 2005, a left-leaning blogger wrote, “Illegal immigration wreaks havoc economically, socially, and culturally; makes a mockery of the rule of law; and is disgraceful just on basic fairness grounds alone.” In 2006, a liberal columnist wrote that “immigration reduces the wages of…… Continue reading The Politics of Immigration

Civil Discourse Has Left the Building and We Need to Call It Back

I wanted to follow up on my earlier comments about the shooting that took place earlier today involving Republican members of Congress that were practicing for the Congressional baseball game.   Obviously the media has been nonstop on this issue all day. The more I thought about it the more it started to resonate with me…… Continue reading Civil Discourse Has Left the Building and We Need to Call It Back

The Paris Accords and Where Do We Go From Here?

In the aftermath of the President deciding to withdraw the United States from the Paris Accords on climate change the mayor of Pittsburgh immediately responded by saying his city would abide by the accords. He did this because President Trump had made a comment that the represented the people of Pittsburgh and not the people…… Continue reading The Paris Accords and Where Do We Go From Here?