Anchor Babies

Anchor Babies

Apr 8, 2017

A real problem with immigration is what to do with anchor babies, that is, the children of illegal immigrants, babies who are now citizens.  The parents of these babies often had, as one of their motivations to have a child, to protect themselves from deportation and getting eventual citizenship.  For the government can’t “yank the baby out of the...

How Does Trump Make a Decision?

How Does Trump Make a Decision?

Apr 8, 2017

How did President Trump make his decision to strike Syria with a barrage of missiles.  There is a rumor that he just saw the tragedy on TV and then made an impulsive, emotional decision based on just a few short conversations with generals and his staff. The more rational, sane, and safe way to order the strikes would have been to thoroughly analyze all the...

Functional Republicans Get Screwed Again

Functional Republicans Get Screwed Again

Apr 6, 2017

The idealist conservatives screwed the functional Republicans again. The Freedom Caucus, comprised of around 35 members of Congress, condemned Trumpcare. (Even though it was a dysfunctional bill — which shows again that bad can result in good.) What the Freedom Causus did with the Trumpcare bill is what they have been doing for the last 8 years, and what...

Bloomberg Fights Global Warming

Bloomberg Fights Global Warming

Apr 6, 2017

  Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently wrote an op-ed piece about global warming  (NYT 3/31/17). He said we don’t need Washington to win against global warming, especially now that President Trump is denying it. In fact, we are winning the war. Dream on Mayor. Like the rest of us. The seven billion people on earth are consuming over $50 trillion of goods...

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