“The Wall” Misses the Point

“Here’s a billion dollars for your wall. Oh yeah? Not enough. Give me five billion dollars or I’ll shut the government down.” This would be bad enough if it were really the central issue. It’s not. It is, instead, about language. The language. Presiona uno para continuar en ingles.  Immigration has been a part of our nation’s […]

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A Repentant (R)

They say confession is good for the soul, so I admit it. Please forgive me. I am a moderate Republican, and I voted for Donald Trump. I remember clearly standing in front of the plastic voting machine, its myopic 21-inch Gorgon electronic eye staring me down. I could hear the shouting inside my head, “Don’t…don’t […]