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LO talking nonsense in Mexico…..

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Have you heard the latest from Lopez-Obrador down in Mexico?    We understand that he is the front runner, according to the polls.    However, his latest statement sounds more like a desperate candidate rather than someone with a safe lead in the polls.

This is what LO said:   

Mexican presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) called for mass immigration to the United States during a speech Tuesday declaring it a “human right” for all North Americans.“And soon, very soon — after the victory of our movement — we will defend all the migrants in the American continent and all the migrants in the world,” Obrador said, adding that immigrants “must leave their towns and find a life in the United States.”He then declared it as “a human right we will defend,” reports.While the election is not until July 1, Obrador is by far the frontrunner.

Now, let’s analyze what he said.
First, how would any of this help Mexico?   My serious Mexican friends tell me that they’d rather find prosperity and jobs in their country.
Second, is Mr. LO proposing to change Mexico’s very rigid immigration laws?    Is he going to open Mexico’s southern border and allow people in?
Third, does he believe that the US is just going to sit back and watch Mexicans cross the border?
The bad news is that LO’s remarks are irresponsible and not helpful.     The good news is that he may be getting desperate sensing that Mr. Anaya is gaining on him.
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June 22, 2018 at 9:00 pm

The media keeps making it very easy for Trump to say “fake news”………

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Have you heard about the now infamous TIME cover:  “Time Magazine Corrects Cover Story on Crying Migrant Girl, Admits Family Was Never Separated.

At this pace, the media will reelect Trump.   In other words, the more that they hate him, the more that they misreport news and the more that they help him say “fake news”

Who knew that the media would end up being Trump’s best ally?

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June 22, 2018 at 8:30 pm

The border family crisis and other stories with George Rodriguez

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Guest: George Rodriguez, South Texas conservative…………….We will discuss the border crisis and family separation problems…….The Democrats do not want to cooperate on any immigration solution………………Update on Texas elections………….Charles Krauthammer 1950-2018…………..and other stories………….Click to listen:


Source: The border family crisis and other stories with George Rodriguez 06/22 by Silvio Canto Jr | News Podcasts

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June 22, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Friday’s video: The media’s hysterical coverage of President Trump

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June 22, 2018 at 1:30 pm

We remember Erich Maria Remarque (1898-1970)

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Erich Maria Remarque was born on June 22, 1898 in Osnabruck, Germany.    

He wrote “All quiet on the western front” or arguably the most famous book about World War I:     

Praised as a novel of unyielding realism, All Quiet on the Western Front described in stark detail the physical trauma of war.

Remarque also articulated the numbing frustration and anger of the conscript soldier, sent into battle by government and military leaders for reasons of politics and power that he struggled to understand.

In the words of his protagonist, Paul Baumer: I see how peoples are set against one another and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one anotherI see that the keenest brains of the world invent weapons and words to make it yet more refined and enduring.

Years later, it is still a must read for those trying to understand the story of what we now call World War I.      Barry Jacobsen and I did a series of shows about World War I.      You can hear the show below:

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June 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm

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We remember Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906-2001)

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We remember Anne Morrow who was born in New Jersey on this in 1906.

In the late 1920’s, Anne Morrow met Charles Lindbergh in Mexico City.   Her father, Dwight Morrow, was the US Ambassador to Mexico at the time.   Her life was never the same after meeting Charles:

In 1929 she married Charles Lindbergh. She got her glider pilot’s license in 1930. Their first child was murdered in 1932. She went on to write more than two dozen works. After Charles’ death in 1974, she spent the next 25 years writing and editing her diaries for publication. She died February 7, 2001, in Passumpsic, Vermont.

Anne was a very accomplished writer and woman, as you can see by checking out any of her books.   She was also the mother of 6.   

It was a long and amazing life:


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June 22, 2018 at 10:15 am

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We remember Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018)

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We learned that the great Charles Krauthammer passed away.   As you may remember, he wrote a letter a few weeks ago telling us of his declining condition.
We remember Charles for his political commentary and a great book:


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June 22, 2018 at 10:00 am

Calling the lawyers over the sonic attacks in Cuba

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Here come the lawyers, as we see in The Miami Herald

Several U.S victims of alleged “health attacks” in Cuba have hired a lawyer out of concern over how the U.S. government will handle their long-term medical treatment.

“That’s not at all clear,” said lawyer Mark Zaid, who represents eight of the at least 24 U.S. diplomats, intelligence officers and relatives affected by the incidents in Havana.

“Some already had to spend their own money” on treatment, he added, mostly because of State Department bureaucratic regulations, presumably designed to save money.

“For example if you have an appointment at 3 p.m. at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) and a follow-up visit the next day, the rules say that you have to drive or take the train (home) and return the next day,” he said. “That’s ridiculous.” 

I can understand the diplomats’ reaction if they’ve spent their own money.  After all, they were working on diplomatic assignments.

No matter what, the US should take care of the diplomats and continue to investigate the incident. It’s hard to believe that these sonic attacks just happened out of the blue and targeted only US diplomats.

We will learn more over the next few months.

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June 22, 2018 at 5:18 am

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