Monthly Archives: August 2017

Everybody’s Got That Somethin’…

I’ve been giving the Charlottesville protest/counter-protest a fair bit of thought lately, probably in part because the coverage of the events (and a certain President’s response) has dominated the mainstream news, Twitter, and Facebook, and in part because I live … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

You’ve Been Selected Out of 16 Million Applicants….Psych!

While there were many, many things that the Trump Administration did not consider when it rolled out the first version of the Muslim Travel Ban (like its constitutionality or general wisdom), I’m willing to bet that its impact on the … Continue reading

Posted in Trump | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Decision Time on DACA

On June 29, 2017, the Attorney Generals of ten states, and perhaps in an effort to out-do the other states, the Governor of Idaho (Motto: Go big or go home!), sent a letter to President Trump demanding that he end … Continue reading

Posted in DACA, Legislation, Trump | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Trump Throws Support Behind Bill Seemingly Doomed to Fail

In a speech on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, President Trump vocalized strong support for the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, previously proposed by Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue.  The RAISE Act would fundamentally alter immigration … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment