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Mar 15 2021
The crisis at the nation's southern border was created by the policies of President Joe Biden and his administration, and if he will not take action to solve the problem, Congress will, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Monday after leading a Republican congressional delegation on a tour of the border at El Paso, Texas.
"This is about the safety and security of our border," theNewsmax (News)
Aug 06 2019
Ex-president urges Americans to reject language that ‘feeds climate of fear and hatred’ after El Paso and Dayton shootings
Barack Obama has said Americans must “soundly reject language” from any leader who “feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments” in his first public statement since mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.
In the former president’s statementThe Guardian
Jun 25 2021
Fending off unabated criticism from Republicans about her failure to visit the U.S.-Mexico border since being tapped as immigration czar, Vice President Kamala Harris reportedly plans to visit a stretch of the boundary this week.
Harris will arrive in El Paso, Texas, on Friday alongside Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, her office confirmed. No other information about theHuffPost
Aug 09 2019
The terrible shootings in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton in the past week have renewed cries for Washington, D.C., to do something. In our federal system, the most effective responses will have to come from state and local governments, which have the primary responsibility and the broadest tools for reducing violent crime. But the president and Congress can act in one area, the rules for buyingGuest Writer - Right
Mar 14 2019
Legitimately interesting yet eminently mockable GenXer Beto O'Rourke joins the 2020 presidential scrum.
In retrospect, the biggest surprise was that Beto O'Rourke did not announce his long-expected (though recently denied) presidential candidacy last week in his native habitat of South by Southwest, while he was promoting an HBO documentary about his stirring failure to unseat one ofGuest Writer - Right
Mar 23 2021
In early February, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott met with the director of the state’s Department of Public Safety, and the two workshopped ideas about how to deal with the children and families arriving at the U.S. border in greater numbers—a “surge,” as Abbott calls it, a martial analogy requiring, in his view, a martial response. Shortly after, Abbott ramped up policing in border regions, deployingMother Jones
Oct 21 2019
THE GUN battles on the streets of the Mexican city of Culiacán was, once again, a tale of organised crime against the disorganised state. It started as an attempt by soldiers and other armed law enforcers to arrest a prized target: Ovidio Guzmán López, whose father, Joaquín (aka “El Chapo”), once ran the Sinaloa drug gang and is serving a life sentence in an American prison. Chapo Junior nowThe Economist
Sep 20 2019
IN ITS multipronged efforts to deter migrants from seeking asylum in the United States, the Trump administration has devised policies designed to outsource the problem, mainly to Mexico. Judging strictly by the numbers, that strategy has been effective in stanching the flow of refugees attempting to cross the southern border in flight from violence, oppression and economic hardship in CentralGuest Writer - Left
Jan 29 2021
Arab women have been disproportionately affected by measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus and domestic violence has increased in the Arab region, according to a report published by the UN Women organization.
UN Women’s Regional Office for the Arab States (ROAS) conducted an online survey in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Yemen, focusingThe Jerusalem Post
Aug 07 2019
Appearing Monday on MSNBC’s The 11th Hour, NBC News national security contributor Frank Figliuzzi told host Brian Williams that President Donald Trump was at least inadvertently sending a secret message to the “white supremacist movement” by ordering U.S. flags flown at half-mast due to the deadly shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, to be re-raised on August 8th.Breitbart News