I’m a natural-born US citizen because my mother came to this country (well, Brooklyn actually), stayed with friends, gave birth to me and then a month or so later went back to Nigeria. My oldest sister was born in Nigeria and my middle sister in Bangladesh. My mom wanted access to better facilities for her [...]
Back in the 2000′s, during the ignominious reign of President George W. Bush, I remember liberals going berserk trying to figure out how to get the populace to see their side of the argument. If only the masses would just read this article, study that chart, and use rational thought, they would rise up in [...]
Senator Arlen Specter’s switch from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party has been hailed as a victory for the Democrats. I’m inclined to agree but with a caveat.
Senator Specter has always been categorized as a moderate Republican though my Republican friends called him a RINO – Republican-In-Name-Only. He was brought in to the [...]
I am often struck by how Republicans, ie conservatives, are usually the ones who decry political correctness. I’ve said before that there is a line between crassness and the right to speak one’s mind. I do enjoy a little crass humor, myself, but not to the extent that I would condone prejudicial speech coming from [...]
I’m becoming increasingly disconcerted with the American electorate’s flirtations with economic protectionism. One of the attractions of having been a Bill Clinton supporter is that he was never a protectionist. Clinton pursued globalization because he realized that that you can’t turn back the tide.
I’m all for Unions. Someone has to protect the interests of [...]