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Trump Is A Phony On Immigration
September 8, 2016

Trump Is A Phony On Immigration

BY FROMA HARROP Donald Trump’s recent rant against all things Mexican followed hard upon his promise of a gentler approach toward most of the estimated 11 million immigrants here illegally. The political media continue to agonize over what Trump really wants, but isn’t it obvious by now? He wants confusion. One of his tricks is…

Populist Proposals Win In 2014
December 31, 2014

Populist Proposals Win In 2014

BY JIM HIGHTOWER There’s no denying that Democrats took a drubbing at the polls in 2014. Running cautious campaigns and shying away from ObamaCare, Wall Street regulation, the anti-fracking movement, immigration reform and Obama himself – was not a winning strategy. While the Democrats had a poor showing, populist and progressive ideas surged. Even in…

Ready For Hillary And Jeb To Declare Their Independence
December 28, 2014

Ready For Hillary And Jeb To Declare Their Independence

BY JILL LAWRENCE If you need proof that upward mobility in America is increasingly elusive, consider the prospect of a Hillary Clinton-Jeb Bush presidential race. A second President Clinton or a third President Bush would send the depressing message that Barack Obama’s classic American Dream ascent was a fluke. There’s more to Clinton and Bush…

End The Game On Immigration Reform
November 18, 2014

End The Game On Immigration Reform

BY FROMA HARROP President Obama’s plan to bypass Congress in shielding millions of immigrants from deportation is not the best way to do immigration reform. But if confrontation is what it takes to get House Republicans off their rear ends and deal with the problem, so be it. They don’t even have to work too…

Immigration, Impeachment And Insanity On The Republican Right
November 17, 2014

Immigration, Impeachment And Insanity On The Republican Right

BY JOE CONASON Obstructing, denouncing and demonizing Barack Obama are so central to the existence of the Republican Party today that its leaders simply ignore the real purposes of the president’s proposed immigration orders. So someone should point out that his imminent decision will advance priorities to which the Republican right offers routine lip service:…

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