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The last couple of years have been filled with reports about the dangers of opioid use and the subsequent deaths. Every person who dies is a tragedy, but people aren’t paying attention or think they are immune to death. I saw a discussion of the latest crisis on Fox News this morning, when a woman […]

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced on Friday their plan to cancel the remaining border barrier contracts located in the “Laredo Sector and all border barrier contracts located in the Rio Grande Valley Sector.” According to the DHS news release (scroll down to read the full statement) “CBP will then begin environmental planning and actions consistent with the […]

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Democrat Regime “Whitesplains” to Blacks in Harlem

 

Make them own it. The Democratic Party, in the administrative state, the Congress, and the White House, is all in on Critical Race Theory and acknowledging white privilege as part of “anti-racism.” So, how is it that the Senate, White House, and administrative state, medical wing, sent two white women and an old white man to whitesplain experimental, emergency authorization vaccinations to Black people in Harlem?

Can Jill Biden help move the needle on vaccination rates?

No Fate: Supreme Court Edition

 

The Supreme Court as composed October 27, 2020 to presentThere is no arc of history towards socialism, and there is no demographic destiny leading to Democrat permanent rule. Today I sing the praises of Associate Justice Elena Kagen and all her colleagues. Justice Kagen, a 2010 Obama appointment, wrote for a unanimous court in rejecting a husband and wife team of illegal aliens’ claim that they should be eligible for green cards, permanent legal residence, because he was given temporary permission to stay here for many years. This result was all the more noteworthy as it involves a man who leveraged his temporary status here into a marriage with children, presumably given U.S. citizenship at birth.

Oral arguments were this April, with the government brief of Alejandro N. Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, et al. filed March 24. The leftist Democrat DOJ continued the Trump position on this case, signaling a slight braking on generating attractive nuisances to draw undocumented Democrat voters north. Perhaps this had something to do with actual voter’s behavior, shocking the Democrats who presumed they owned the votes of blacks and Latino/Hispanics. The Democrats presumably already had the news we are all now reading about working-class minorities shifting towards President Trump and Republicans who agreed with his economic, law enforcement, and public safety policies.

In this instance, the court members acted faithfully to their oath. They simply applied the law. Justice Kagan patiently walked through the facts and the law and made clear it was not even close. This was a case of statutory interpretation, rather than a fight over the Constitution. The government’s position is summarized in their brief’s table of contents [emphasis added]:

Summary

During his recent trips to both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, Todd Bensman, the senior national security fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies, spoke with human smugglers and their migrant customers, as well as border agents and local residents. Bensman shares their stories about the consequences of U.S. policies that have caused the surge of illegal crossings at the border. They range from the smuggling cartels’ sales pitches to potential migrants in Central America to persuade them to spend thousands of dollars on a risky journey to the U.S., to the dispersal of these illegal migrants across the country through Biden’s “catch-and-bus” policy of releasing these lawbreakers on the honor system.

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Join Jim and Greg as they welcome news of a “blackout: at the Natanz nuclear facility in Iran, and whether Israel is behind it or not, they’re glad to see it. They also unload on President Biden who is unconcerned about inflation following his massive spending binge because someone else will likely be in office when it gets really bad. They also call out Vice President Harris for apparently doing nothing about the border crisis since she was put in charge of it and the media who refuse to demand answers. Finally, they offer their well wishes to Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw in the wake of concerning medical news.

On this episode of “The Federalist Radio Hour,” Federalist Political Editor John Daniel Davidson joins Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss why, despite the Biden administration’s firm denial, there is indeed a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border and how it can be stopped.

Victor Davis Hanson responds to the rhetorical escalation over immigration policy, explains how political dynamics in Mexico are shaping the current migration influx, and reflects on what a sensible immigration policy would look like.

The Border Crisis Is Obama’s Mariel Boatlift

 

Border CrisisI’ve been on vacation the past week (the Monterey Bay Aquarium is lovely, by the way) but the few times I checked the headlines, the big story was the border crisis.

Since October, more than 52,000 unaccompanied children have attempted to cross into the U.S. These kids are fleeing violence and grinding poverty in their home countries, but many point to popular rumors that they’ll enjoy amnesty once they arrive. Obama’s self-serving and murky immigration policy, especially concerning young “DREAMers,” has borne its bitter fruit.

At the height of summer, children are streaming across vast deserts populated by dangerous cartels and human traffickers. The lucky ones who survive the journey have been tossed into overcrowded detention centers teeming with sickness and disease.