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Denying People Social Security

June 8, 2015


The “No Social Security for Nazis Act” kicked in January, 2015, and it ended retirement payments for four beneficiaries. While I agree that we should not give Social Security to war criminals, I am very uneasy about denying Social Security to “suspected” anybody. These four people were apparently not convicted or charged with crimes. To […]

Continue Obama’s Dreamers Action

June 1, 2015


An appeals court in New Orleans retained a lower court hold on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Conservative hostility to undocumented immigrants is understandable for a host of reasons, not the least that such immigrants broke the law in crossing the border. But hostility to the subset of immigrants known as “Dreamers,” who were […]