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Political commentary (i.e. rants) from Ed Ruth

Defining Who Is a DACA Dreamer

US Border Enforcement

One of the problems that Congress is going to have with DACA is that it covers too general a population. I don’t think you should group a 17-year-old who came here when he was six months old with a 17-year-old who came here six months ago. The first has never …

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Immigration Control and “Shithole” Countries

Anyone that has a problem with President Trump calling some countries “Shitholes’ should read this brilliant article: https://www.city-journal.org/html/crudeness-and-truth-15668.html This article has many excellent points but this is my favorite: “Let’s state the obvious. Some countries are shitholes. To claim that this is racist is racist. They are not shitholes because …

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Net Neutrality and Protecting Puppies

Net Neutrality Rule

Politicians are great at naming their legislature from a marketing perspective. Liberals will create something like the “Protect the Puppies Act” and do so to put their opponents in a harder defensive position. How could you not want to protect the puppies? Do you hate puppies? What kind of monster …

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Liberal Media Bias Hitting New Level of Intensity

Glenn Greenwald writes about how some of the nations most influential news media organizations are repeatedly passing along fake news and not even slightly caring how biased doing so makes them look to the general public. https://theintercept.com/2017/12/09/the-u-s-media-yesterday-suffered-its-most-humiliating-debacle-in-ages-now-refuses-all-transparency-over-what-happened/ A long time ago, there were senior members of the journalism community that …

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Government Cannot Take Away Gun Rights…Or They Can Take them All

Gun Control

The government didn’t give us our rights and they cannot take them away. When I was a young man I was not very religious.  Yet even during the most secular times of my life, I always appreciated that the constitution of the United States states that our rights are given to …

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Do you have freedom of speech at your workplace?

  Many people are defending the disgraceful actions of NFL players who are kneeling during the flag as nothing more than American citizens exercising their freedom of speech. The obvious response is that, while the players do have the right to do so, all Americans should always honor our flag …

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