Interviews with Immigrants: Margaret Mary, England

The latest in my series of Interviews with Immigrants is with Margaret Mary from England. She is the first person from Europe in my set of interviews. The full playlist: Philippe from Haiti Hanna from Iraq Alvin from El Salvador Maria from the Dominican Republic (translated by Christian from Puerto Rico) Lucine from the Cape … Continue reading Interviews with Immigrants: Margaret Mary, England

Interviews with Immigrants: Lucine from Cape Verde Donald from Cameroon

My Interviews with Immigrants takes a shift toward Africa starting with Lucine who comes from the Cape Verde Islands I found her comments on America's eating habits very interesting Donald not only has two jobs but holds duel citizenship both from Cameroon and Canada. Donald is the first subject I've interviewed so far who came … Continue reading Interviews with Immigrants: Lucine from Cape Verde Donald from Cameroon

Interviews with Immigrants Alvin from El Salvador, Maria from the Dominican Republic, Christian from Puerto Rico

The latest pair in my "interviews with immigrants" series is now up. First I spoke to Alvin, he is in his mid 20's and comes from El Salvador Of the immigrants who I've interviewed story was slightly different. The rest of his family was already here but he choose to remain home until the violence … Continue reading Interviews with Immigrants Alvin from El Salvador, Maria from the Dominican Republic, Christian from Puerto Rico

Interviews with Immigrants Philippe from Haiti, Hanna from Iraq

As some of you might I have a "day" job that covers the bills since the finances of the blog have been a tad weaker than in the past. At said job the majority of the workforce was born outside the United States and English is not their first language. With Immigration a huge issue … Continue reading Interviews with Immigrants Philippe from Haiti, Hanna from Iraq

The Church and Illegal Aliens

It isn’t exactly a pact with the devil, but a number of Roman Catholic churches and other religious organizations have made a deal with a vitriolic, anti-Trump group that backs illegal aliens. The group, The New Sanctuary Movement, or NSM, has been around for 10 years, but it has been pushing its agenda more aggressively … Continue reading The Church and Illegal Aliens

European Angst Over Immigration

Although most of my European friends tilt toward the left of the political spectrum, immigration is an issue where they agree firmly and resolutely with the conservative perspective. “They don’t speak the language. They don’t understand the culture. Many of them don’t work,” sniffs a French friend, who wants to see significant limits on the … Continue reading European Angst Over Immigration

Halfrican Keeps it Real About Why 3rd World Immigrants Come to America

by baldilocks When the students of the Mboya Airlift were hand-picked to come to America, it was for a specific purpose: to educate demonstrably gifted Kenyan and Tanzanian students in the Western tradition and to send them home to be the leaders and information venders of their countries—preparation for independence from the European colonial powers. … Continue reading Halfrican Keeps it Real About Why 3rd World Immigrants Come to America

Muslim American Will Benefit the Most From Donald Trump’s “Extreme Vetting”

Another day, another terror attack by a Muslim screaming Allahu Akhbar and another batch of media stories about that fabled Muslim Backlash that like global warming putting US coastal cities underwater never seems to happen. Ahmad's question was answered. My biggest concern is that he's readily identified as a Muslim and then that is extrapolated … Continue reading Muslim American Will Benefit the Most From Donald Trump’s “Extreme Vetting”

Rough “Justice”

A 17-year old with no visible means of financial support got an abortion this morning. Not news, you say? Look again. “Jane Doe” is an immigrant, an unaccompanied 17-year-old, living in the U.S. without benefit of documentation. When Jane Doe learned she was pregnant, she sought an abortion in Texas, where she is living. Disputes … Continue reading Rough “Justice”

I Am Ashamed!

As a longtime reporter and journalism educator, I am ashamed of my profession as a result of the bias of the media toward the new immigration policies. From the coverage, you couldn't believe that 57 percent of those polled agree with the temporary ban on immigrants from seven countries, according to Rasmussen Reports. Only 33 … Continue reading I Am Ashamed!

7 political lessons from 2016 conservatives need to apply in 2017

As many Republicans finish basking in their victory over their Democratic relatives they only see at Christmastime, we're looking at the final week of 2016. More importantly, we're looking at the final four weeks of the Obama administration with new information that needs to be applied going further, particularly for conservatives. For some of us, the … Continue reading 7 political lessons from 2016 conservatives need to apply in 2017

The Obvious Question for Kaepernick et/all

Scarlet: So you just tell Daddy I'm on my way to the U.S.S.R. That's short for Russia. C.R. MacNamara: Are you out of your seventeen-year-old mind? Russia is to get out of, not to get into! One Two Three 1961 Dennis:  Help Help I'm being repressed Monty Python and the Holy Grail 1975 There have … Continue reading The Obvious Question for Kaepernick et/all

Is America for you, Muslims?

By John Ruberry Muslims, many of them refugees from war, keep coming to America. Other than for the obvious reasons, the opportunity for a much better standard of living than what is expected in their home countries and the opportunity to collect government benefits, who have to wonder why this is happening. I have some … Continue reading Is America for you, Muslims?

DaTechGuy Interviews at CIS: Dr. Steven Camarota, Jessica Vaughn of CIS & Leo Hohmann of WND

On the last day of the CIS conference there was more interesting interviews After his presentation at the CIS seminar Dr. Steven Camarota kindy made time for an interview: Later on I had a chance to not only interview but say hello to Jessica Vaughn who I knew through my days at WCRN my final … Continue reading DaTechGuy Interviews at CIS: Dr. Steven Camarota, Jessica Vaughn of CIS & Leo Hohmann of WND

DaTechGuy Interviews CIS reception From Breitbart: Bob Price, Brandon Darby, Patrick Howley

The Breitbart crew particular Breitbart Texas was well represented at the CIS reception on Thursday and several of their people sat for interviews with me. The first was Bob Price Of course the topic of immigration is right in the wheelhouse of Breitbart Texas Old Friend Brandon Darby also gave me some time and some … Continue reading DaTechGuy Interviews CIS reception From Breitbart: Bob Price, Brandon Darby, Patrick Howley