Monthly Archives: February 2019

Political Glossary

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.” “The question is,” said Humpty Dumpty, “which … Continue reading

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Smart border technology

If we build it, we will lose our security and our humanity.–Beto O’Rorke in El Paso In an article which appeared in The Hill, the authors argue that “Democrats’ ‘smart border’ technology is not a ‘humane’ alternative to Trump’s wall.” … Continue reading

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Border Issues

“There is a crisis here but it has nothing to do with immigration.”–Gilbert Rebollar, a board member of the Brawley Elementary School District who is also an analyst at the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District. Jose A. Del Real, … Continue reading

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Sounds right

Sounds right, so it must be right. Are we too quick to accept ridiculous ideas because they sound good? Take “balanced budget,” for example. Balancing the Federal budget may be a good idea when times are good, but it is … Continue reading

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