Tag Archives: Department of Homeland Security

Trump was offered a bipartisan government funding bill. He essentially turned it down because it wasn’t racist enough. He owns this government shutdown. And the Democrats should not capitulate.

Some of what you’re about to read may very well be wrong. I don’t pretend to understand the ins and outs of our convoluted government funding mechanisms. I have, however, been trying to follow along, and I wanted to share what I think is going on. As always, if you have an issue with something […]

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Apparently, as the Mexicans have refused to pay for Trump’s wall, he’s come up with a better idea… We’ll have the wall pay for itself!

I don’t think it’s that new of an idea. I’ve heard people say before, “You know, we should make that border wall of Trump’s solar.” Today, though, was the first time that I heard Trump say it himself. He was addressing a crowd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, when he made the announcement. Referencing the campaign […]

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ICE raids across SE Michigan, and the launch of “Bad and Nasty” …on this weekend’s episode of the Saturday Six Pack

This weekend’s episode of the Saturday Six Pack, which I believe will be our third under the Trump administration, will be told in two parts. First, we’ll be talking about recent raids in our community by U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) officials, which have resulted in the arrest of four undocumented immigrants in Ypsilanti. […]

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Big Brother, growing by leaps and bounds, with no end in sight

I wanted to write about the quick, little vacation down south that I just returned from, but I seem to have gotten myself engrossed in this article in the Washington Post about the Homeland Security monster that we’ve gone and created. And now I don’t feel like doing much of anything, other than closing my […]

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No job? How about joining a right-wing hate group?

According to a new report issued by the Department of Homeland Security, right-wing extremist groups are taking advantage of the current economic conditions and fact that we have a black President to recruit returning, out-of-work veterans and others. Following is a clip from Reuters: …The April 7 report, which Reuters and other news media obtained […]

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