AeroMexico DNA Discount (EchoChamber Friday)

Welcome to EchoChamber Friday, where we intentionally look at articles we would not ordinarily read to see how "the other half" lives and so we don't become frogs in a well. Today, we have a commercial for you from AeroMexico.  I recommend the taco trucks in Juárez... your mileage may vary. https://youtu.be/2sCeMTB5P6U And while you're … Continue reading AeroMexico DNA Discount (EchoChamber Friday)

Trump Defeated Himself

by David Frum  Atlantic Jan 8, 2019 Well, that was the shortest, most easily resolved national emergency in U.S. history. Twelve hours ago, the president was preparing to set aside the regular process of law. By 9 p.m. eastern time? Not so much. Perhaps somebody pointed out that 15-year civil-engineering projects do not look very convincingly … Continue reading Trump Defeated Himself

An Open Letter to the so-called “Alt-Right” and Others

by Ron Unz Dec 24, 2018 Given the current federal government shut-down over funding of a border-wall and the continuing increase in Internet censorship and “deplatforming,” I’ve decided I might as well publish a lengthy note I’d privately circulated last year to a considerable number of individuals, many of whom were then prominently associated with the … Continue reading An Open Letter to the so-called “Alt-Right” and Others

The Left Case Against Open Borders

by Angela Nagle    American Affairs Before “Build the wall!” there was “Tear down this wall!” In his famous 1987 speech, Ronald Reagan demanded the “scar” of the Berlin Wall be removed and insisted the offending restriction of movement it represented amounted to nothing less than a “question of freedom for all mankind.” He went … Continue reading The Left Case Against Open Borders

Gutless President in Wall-less Country

Can't stop laughing.  Kids. Castles. Dragons. Moats. It a five-year-old boy's fantasy. A wall to keep out the BAD GUYS!!! Is it just me? When you hear about "THE WALL!!!" do you get the sensation you are on a giant glacier of ice in Game of Thrones? You know, keeping out the white walkers? Speaking … Continue reading Gutless President in Wall-less Country

If US Has $5.7 Billion for Trump’s Stupid Border Wall, What About Education, Healthcare, and Green Jobs for Real Americans?

"And just like that, GOP discovers $5.7 billion for a wall," says the incoming congresswoman. "But notice how no one's asking the GOP how they're paying for it." by Jessica Corbett Common Dreams Dec 21, 2018 As Donald Trump continues to throw a temper tantrum and threaten a government shutdown if he doesn't get billions of dollars … Continue reading If US Has $5.7 Billion for Trump’s Stupid Border Wall, What About Education, Healthcare, and Green Jobs for Real Americans?