Posts Tagged ‘ Illegal Immigration ’

“A girl in Iowa” killed by politics

August 26, 2018
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A couple of miles north of Interstate 80, sandwiched between the college towns of Des Moines to the west and Cedar Falls and Iowa city to the east sits Brooklyn, Iowa. Give or take a couple hundred people up or down and a famous young denizen, Brooklyn is pretty much any small rural town...

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My “pal” Jan

August 12, 2018
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It started with a single email on a single column: “Although it’s getting harder all the time, I’ve always said as long as there are voices like yours, our country will make it. Hang in there,Geoff, & thanks. Jan Burnidge” Over the years, that single email turned into hundreds and a friendship more valued...

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Time to restore FDR and Rockwell’s Four Freedoms

April 3, 2016
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Time to restore FDR and Rockwell’s Four Freedoms

Just what is freedom?  To our founding generation it meant simply to be free from a government putting the wants of itself over the will of its people. Or more famously put, the desire to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”. Our founding was anything but perfect. Slavery was legal and equality of...

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Jorge Ramos: Donald Trumps new best friend

August 30, 2015
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Jorge Ramos:  Donald Trumps new best friend

Tuesday morning opened with the news that Donald Trump had again taken to Twitter trashing Fox News host Megyn Kelly.  Nineteen days after Ms. Kelly’s questioning during the Republican primary debate had first sparked the Donald’s ire, he was back on the attack: “Megyn needs to go back on vacation. What a waste of...

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August Congressional recess is already programmed

July 26, 2015
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August Congressional recess is already programmed

Congrebot (ˈkäNGɡrəbot/): A member of the United States House of Representatives or Senate whose mind has been programmed to respond to special interest political donors over those of the voters that elected them to office. Slang; American. Combination of Congressman/Congresswoman and robot. Illustrative of an elected official’s inability to think independently or stray from...

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What to do about “The Donald”

July 12, 2015
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What to do about “The Donald”

Ever since his rambling June 16th Presidential candidate announcement that included: “When Mexico sends its people, they are not sending their best. They are sending people that have lots of problems…They are bringing drugs and they are bringing crime and their rapists, and some are good people, and I speak to border guards...

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