Nancy Pelosi’s filibuster-style speech tops eight hours in bid to force immigration votes
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took the rare step Wednesday of giving a marathon speech supporting Democrats’ attempts to legalize the status of young immigrant “dreamers,” in a bid to pressure Republicans to act. Her more than eight-hour speech ranked as the longest given by a member of the House of Representatives in at least […]Continue reading
Your View: Don’t vilify immigrants
The United States has become a police state in which immigrants have been vilified and blamed for our countries economic woes. No American family originated within the boundaries of the US of A unless you are a Native American. The present ICE policies of hunting down undocumented workers and deporting them is eerily similar to […]Continue reading
Call for a Clean Dream Act
While we remain under threat from the tax bill, the FCC’s net neutrality proposal, incursions on our public lands, and so much more, this week Congress’ attention shifts to the government spending bill. The government will shut down this Friday, December 8 unless a “continuing resolution” is passed. Such a resolution allows Congress to extend the current government funding […]Continue reading
DACA: An Issue That Shouldn’t Be!
DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, should not ever have been an issue. There is no justice, no fairness, in deporting persons who were brought here by their parents when they were children. There is no strategic interest of the United States in deporting these 800,000 or so. There is no reason whatsoever to […]Continue reading