Storied wealth, culture, and aristocratic society. Massive mansions full of servants next to scenes of unspeakable poverty. Vast green plantations capable of feeding entire nations. And supporting it all, the Peculiar Institution that is slavery. (more…)
Month: January 2019
More Important Than A Wall, Part 3
It’s been a month now since I first posted my “Dispassionate Look At A Border Wall”, with the intent to provoke reasonable discussion on the issue. Because this, like most issues, is not a simple one, I’ve also written a short series on things that we need to do either before, alongside, or even instead of such a wall. These explain why it’s in the national interest of the United States to support the Mexican economy as well as compelling practical reasons to increase legal immigration.
In this article, I intend to demonstrate the absolute necessity of a new, modern, and effective approach to the War On Drugs in order to address the intolerable conditions along our southern border. (more…)
And It’s Not About A Wall Either
The present situation has almost nothing to do with a border wall.
I submit that Mr. Trump is attempting to (more…)
Talks Break Down Over Color Of Wall
Tonight, angry Democrats stormed out of a meeting with the President on border security after failing to reach an agreement over the color of the new wall panels presently under construction in the Sonora Desert.
“This is an unprecedented abuse of power,” said Minority Leader Schumer. “No president should hold the government hostage.” (more…)
The OMG News: Pentagon Resigns
Yes, you heard it here first at the OMG News! The entire building just up and quit, leaving thousands of Federal workers without offices. Sources close to the venerable Alexandria structure report that this move was an unexpected protest over the government shutdown; apparently, the five-sided colossus “felt left out” and “really wanted to go to Florida this year”. (more…)
Trumpster’s Heads Explode When—
I’m not going to link the original articles that I’m disagreeing with, so you’ll have a little catching up to do. Not to worry; those that make it here are bright enough to do a bit of mental exercise. I have faith in you. (more…)