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Droning On

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Moore

If they weren't so patently dangerous, the political inanities of Texas Governor Rick Perry might be entertaining.

'The Fence' Questions Consequences Of U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Endorsed By John McCain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was clear in his campaign ad last week: "Complete the danged fence," he told an Arizona sheriff, who appeared with him in the ...

Haiti's Fish and Coral, An Untold Story Of Environmental Loss

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joseph B. Treaster

Some aid projects have focused on restoring the country's forests, but few have tried to fix the generations of harm that has been done to Haiti's coral, its mangroves, its beaches and, most of all, its fish.

Why I Filed to Run for U.S. Senate

Mickey Kaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mickey Kaus

I have no special beef with the incumbent, Senator Boxer. She is a state-of-the-art Democrat. But to be "state-of-the-art" in our party is not such a good thing anymore.

Immigration Reform: Change Takes Courage and Faith

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

If our political leaders won't make room for the "strangers" among us, we will -- because Jesus commands us to do so.

Immigrant Bill Is Back On The Table

Wall Street Journal | MELANIE TROTTMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano called Friday for Congress to consider an overhaul of immigration law early next year, a move that could ...

The Israel/Gaza Face-Off in Los Angeles

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Monday night, in remembrance of the one-year anniversary of Israel's Operation Cast Lead that killed 1,400 Gazans, and in solidarity with the 1,400 in...

The War on Drugs and 40 Years of Escalation on the Border

Sito Negron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sito Negron

I live about a mile from the border, and can see Juarez from the yard in front of my apartment. Helicopters regularly fly so close overhead that my windows rattle.

Hands Off My Laptop, iPod, Cellphone, Pager, Beeper, Flash Drive, Pocket Litter, First Born (OK, Not My First Born)

Alan Rosenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Rosenblatt

Customs and Border Protection just released its new policies for searching and seizing laptops at the border.

Keep Your Hands Off My Laptop

Alan Rosenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Rosenblatt

As it stands, Customs can grab anyone at the border, seize their laptop, and demand passwords and encryption keys as a pre-condition to entering the country. And who knows when you'll get your computer back?

Back of the Line, Back of the Bus...or Just Plain Backward?

Dan Kowalski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Kowalski

Obama's Op-Ed on immigration today is designed to please both sides of the debate, which is why it's either uninformed or cynical. Informed analysts know trying to "secure the borders" first is all backwards.