Vladimir Putin and Election 2016

The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming! is the title of a 1966 comedy featuring Carl Reiner, Eva Marie Saint and Alan Arkin. Billed as, "It's a Plot ... to make the world die laughing." The Cold War between the U.S. and Russia has triggered irrational imagination and insane propaganda across America for decades. Historians … Continue reading Vladimir Putin and Election 2016

We lied to ourselves for 30 years about immigration

Today is World Refugee Day. U.K. newspaper, The Guardian, published a 64-page special in their daily edition listing the names of 34,361 known refugees who died in the past 25 years attempting to flee their home country and immigrate to Europe. “It exposes a terrifying truth of mounting human misery, of utterly preventable death stretching back … Continue reading We lied to ourselves for 30 years about immigration

World Cup 2018 Futbol Kicks Off

Once every four years ... the world comes together to celebrate, sing, dance samba and revel around The Beautiful Game. Some computer models predict Tite's Seleção from Brasil (blue) will carry the cup home, which would be the nation's sixth title in 21 appearances. Other predictive models suggest Germany (red) will prevail. This could be an … Continue reading World Cup 2018 Futbol Kicks Off

Civil War over the United States of America Border

In his annual letter to JPMorgan Chase shareholders, Jamie Dimon, Wall Street's longest-serving CEO, said, "We need to resolve immigration — it is tearing apart our body politic and damaging our economy." Dimon believes immigration reform is "important both morally and economically." I previously pointed out moral and economic failures in our current immigration policy, as well … Continue reading Civil War over the United States of America Border

The Racism in Reactions to School Shootings

This past week, on Valentine's Day, some 17 Americans were slaughtered in another tragic school shooting — this latest incident at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Every American has heard of this horror. Most also know this is the 18th school shooting this year. These are terrible and each of us shares the … Continue reading The Racism in Reactions to School Shootings