We discuss politics, sports and a few extras!

Archive for February 18th, 2018

Sunday’s video: Why are we banning books like “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”?

leave a comment »

Written by scantojr

February 18, 2018 at 11:50 pm

The week in review with Bill Katz, the editor of Urgent Agenda

leave a comment »

Guest: Bill Katz, the editor of Urgent Agenda…….the terrible school shooting and the reaction from different corners…….the FBI dropped the ball……..the US Senate fails to come together on immigration……Mueller indicts 13 Russians………….and other stories………….

Click to listen:

Source: The week in review with Bill Katz, the editor of Urgent Agenda 02/18 by Silvio Canto Jr | News Podcasts

Democrats a nightmare for DREAMers

leave a comment »

Once again, we saw this past week that the Democrats want the issue rather than the dream.

President Trump put forth an amazing offer: legalization for 2 million (I thought it was 800,000) and a path to citizenship.

Seriously, can you think of any other country in the world that would show that kind of generosity and humanity with anyone?

Nevertheless, the Democrats could not find a way to do something for the DREAMers, as Bre Payton wrote:

The Democratic Party is having an identity crisis.  For the past couple of months, Democrats have loudly declared protecting so-called DREAMers – children who entered this country illegally when younger than 18 – is their top priority.  President Trump has made it clear he will sign a bill that accommodates [sic] these young people, and many Republicans are willing and eager to put together a proposal that does just that.  So why hasn’t the Democratic Party gotten it done? The answer is simple: they don’t actually care about DREAMers. Their fixation with these young people is political calculation.

On Thursday, not one, not two, but FOUR immigration reform proposals failed to pass the Senate after Trump made it clear he would not sign a bill unless it included funding for a border wall, end “chain migration,” and stopped the visa lottery system.  Trump has been very vocal about what he will and won’t sign – it’s not like this is a secret.  The leaders of the Democratic Party know what they will have to concede in order to create legal favors for these DREAMers, and they are simply unwilling to do it.

So the ball (or “la pelota”) is with the DREAMers.  They have two choices:

1. They walk away from the Democrats, who’ve been using them for years – the same ones who did not pass DACA when they had majorities not long ago.

2. They find themselves deported or without legal protection soon.

As someone who would like to see a solution to the DREAMers, I find the Democrats quite disgusting.

PS: You can listen to my show (Canto Talk) and follow me on Twitter.


Written by scantojr

February 18, 2018 at 6:25 am