Immigration (page 4)

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    National Review editors explore the … storm … surrounding Trump’s comments

    Editors at National Review place President Trump‘s latest controversial comments in context. The latest all-consuming Trump controversy is over his remarks in an Oval Office meeting that he doesn’t want people coming here from “sh**hole” countries (although he may have really said “sh**house” countries, for those who are…
    Mitch Kokai, January 16, 2018
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    National Review editor touts Trump’s targeting of violent gang

    Rich Lowry explains at National Review Online why President Trump is justified in targeting a particularly violent criminal gang. Donald Trump is given to lurid rhetoric, and in the MS-13 gang he has finally met a subject beyond his ability to exaggerate. He calls members of the largely…
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2018
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    The tension between markets and morality

    Roger Scruton finds conservative thought on a “teeter totter” between those like Margaret Thatcher who, as he writes in his 2014 book, How to Be a Conservative, “when pressed for arguments…leaned too readily on market economics and ignored the deeper roots of conservatism in the theory and practice…
    Joseph Coletti, December 15, 2017
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    The Legal Battle Over Sanctuary Cities

    And on it goes. Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the latest developments in the court case challenging President Trump’s order targeting sanctuary cities. Kokai offered these comments during the Nov. 24, 2017, edition of UNC-TV’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.” Watch.
    Donna Martinez, November 27, 2017
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    A plea to end the visa lottery

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online highlights one aspect of President Trump’s immigration agenda he particularly likes. [I]t is easy to forget that immigration is the one subject upon which the Trump administration has developed something like a coherent and substantive policy agenda. Item No. 1, after the…
    Mitch Kokai, November 15, 2017
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The N.C. Department of Transportation is betting millions of dollars on the viability of a passenger-only ferry to Ocracoke Island on the Outer Banks. Rick Henderson analyzes the proposal for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Sanders questions N.C. lawmakers’ decision to extend the state’s…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2017
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    York probes the reaction to Trump’s DACA moves

    Byron York of the Washington Examiner details the fevered response to President Trump’s latest high-profile actions. The entire politico-media complex had a nervous breakdown last week over President Trump’s position on DACA. Lawmakers, journalists, and activists jumped to all sorts of conclusions when Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer…
    Mitch Kokai, September 19, 2017
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    National Review editor ponders The Wall

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online considers the impact of President Trump’s fixation on a border wall with Mexico. Trump is paying the price for making The Wall the most powerful symbol of immigration restriction, when it isn’t particularly important or achievable. He piled lurid fantasy on top…
    Mitch Kokai, September 18, 2017