By David E. Sanger, Michael D. Shear and Eric Schmitt New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump’s defense secretary thought the idea was outrageous. In the spring of 2020, Mark T. Esper, the defense secretary, was alarmed to learn of an idea under discussion at a top military command […]
Team Rising discusses the Biden administration’s expected reinstatement of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ border policy.
By Daniel Medina Joe Biden is using Title 42 to expel asylum seekers coming into the United States at record speed. Title 42 violates not only international law but U.S. law as well. Title 42 strips asylum seekers of their right to a hearing to stay in the […]
Team Rising discusses the scathing internal memo sent by an outgoing State Department official.
Now that she’s burned her bridges with the Democrats she seems to be going over to the Republicans.
A return of the abortion wars of the 80s and 90s would really heat up the already intense “culture war.” By David Cole, Taki’s Magazine Sometimes you wish that a certain group of people were never taught a certain phrase. In 1997, when O.J. Simpson ran afoul of […]
We now have a regime so progressive that men in brimmed hats on horses are chasing black folks with whips. Remember, if you didn’t vote for Dementia Man, “‘you ain’t black.’”
Kyle breaks down the data which shows that Biden is more hawkish on immigration than Trump was. From the comments thread: I think Tulsi might be moving toward the Dave Rubin/Tim Pool approach—”I used to be ‘left’ and saw the error of my ways,” and she’ll woo right-wingers […]
Ryan Grim and Alyssa Farah react to breaking news that the U.S. Special Envoy to Haiti has quit over the Biden administration’s handling of the current migrant crisis.
Briahna Joy Gray, Ryan Grim, and Alyssa Farah discuss the Biden administration’s response to the ongoing migrant crisis at the Texas-Mexico border.
Krystal looks at how the Biden border crisis exposes the hypocrisy of both parties and the dysfunction of America’s immigration system
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Rachel Bovard discuss congressional Democrats’ latest efforts to pass immigration reform.
When I founded Attack the System over 20 years ago, my objective was to lay the blueprint for an insurgent anarchist movement in North America that could eventually take down the US regime and ruling class, in solidarity with those under attack by US imperialism in each of […]
At this point, it seems like there is no way the United States can hold together indefinitely. Americans agree on literally nothing. And I don’t see how that is going to change any time in the foreseeable future. If a national crisis like the pandemic and its impact […]
Alyssa Farah makes the case for ending travel restrictions between the U.S. and Europe.
I’ve suggested this many times, much to the disdain of liberals, conservatives, fascists, and libertarians alike. By Jonathan Rauch, The Atlantic A moral failing and a national shame.” During his 2020 campaign, that was how Joe Biden characterized America’s immigration policies in the Trump era. On his first […]
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 71 percent support the U.S. accepting the number of Afghans eligible for refugee status to include current and former employees of U.S.-based news organizations, U.S.-based aid and development agencies and other relief groups that receive U.S. funding while […]
Alyssa Farah reacts to the right-wing fear-mongering around potential Afghan refugees coming to the United States.
Alyssa Farah reacts to President Biden’s lack of involvement in the crisis at the U.S southern border.
By Sávio Coelho, Startup Societies Foundation Refugees are one of the most controversial topics in modern politics. Not since the end of World War II has the world faced such an influx of inter-jurisdictional refugees. According to United Nations data, over 3 million Iraqis left their country since […]
Ryan Grim and Alyssa Farah discuss the immigration changes in the Democrats’ budget resolution.
Welcome to another episode of Conversations with Coleman. My guest today probably needs no introduction. Today I’m talking to Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Ayaan is a Writer, Activist, and former Politician. She is also a New York Times best-selling author. If you haven’t read her memoirs, Infidel and Nomad, […]
Philip Wegmann, White House reporter for Real Clear Politics, discusses Rep. Paul Gosar’s proposal to put a ten-year freeze on all immigration into the United States.
John Davidson, political editor at The Federalist, explains how the expiration of pandemic travel restrictions into the U.S. will lead to an influx of immigrants at the southern border.
Todd Lewis is joined by Keith Preston and Logos to discuss inflation in the economy and specifically labor inflation.
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit, Exile in Happy Valley Contrary to the gospel of Joy Reid, you really don’t have to be a right wing dick to acknowledge that there is a crisis at the border anymore than you need to be a weatherman to know which […]
As a non-Texan, I’d say the Texans can do whatever they want. Besides, given the option, I’d prefer to live in Mexico rather than Texas anyway.
Colin Rogero and Robby Soave react to the announcement that VP Kamala Harris will visit the southern border on Friday.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s defense of VP Kamala Harris’ immigration comments.
This should be good for building a wedge between neoliberals and progressives. Excellent. Some good, though very basic, background on US foreign policy in Central America. Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to VP Kamala Harris telling Guatemalans making the trek to the U.S. southern border, “do not […]
By Michael Lind, Tablet California today provides a model for America as a whole,” Peter Leyden, CEO of Reinvent, declared in a TED talk in 2018: In the early 2000s, California faced a similar situation to the one America faces today. Its state politics were severely polarized, and […]
Democrats are now the Wall Party. Republicans are now the Kids in Cages Party. Right on cue. It’s almost like someone is scripting all of this. “We have always been at war with….someone or other.”
By Jesse O’Neill, New York Post Texas officials are investigating allegations of child sex abuse and neglect at San Antonio’s Freeman Expo Center, where thousands of migrant children who crossed the border are being held. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made the alarming announcement at the center Wednesday night, […]
It’s rather fascinating how the parties have done an about-face on the migrant kids issue right on cue. It’s almost like all of this is completely scripted. A viral video has been released of a 10-year-old migrant boy approaching an off-duty Border Patrol agent asking for help. Will […]
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press DONNA, Texas — The Biden administration for the first time Tuesday allowed journalists inside its main border detention facility for migrant children, revealing a severely overcrowded tent structure where more than 4,000 people, including children and families, were crammed into […]
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to a video Sen. Ted Cruz took when visiting a migrant warehouse in in Donna, Texas.
Kudos to Krystal for this segment. Krystal Ball explains our current migrant crisis and analyzes how we got here to begin with.
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar delivers remarks at the southern border.
Next up: “Today, the Biden administration announced plans to draft migrant children into the US military.” A Pentagon spokesman noted, “Our child soldiers represent the commitment to age diversity in our armed forces.”
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit The more things change the more they stay the same. The only place where that seems more true than Washington is at the border. Obama and Biden built the camps. Trump filled the camps. And Biden is building more as thousands of […]
Author and journalist, Ioan Grillo, discusses the crisis at the southern border and explains what the Biden administration is doing about it.
By Nichole Argo and Wendy Feliz, Market Watch Even the most casual observer of American politics realizes that the rhetoric around immigration has become uncompromising and rigid. This can be said of politics more broadly in an era of toxic polarization, where policy attitudes generally fall along partisan […]
A very balanced treatment of this issue from Michael Lind. As a general rule, I currently find Lind and Joel Kotkin to be the best writers on socioeconomic issues and their relationship to culture. By Michael Lind, Tablet It’s way more complicated than left versus right. olitics often […]
I’ve noticed this change of terminology as well.
Back to Obamaism. Boring, boring, boring… Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti discuss Joe Biden’s plans for his presidency including executive actions, coronavirus vaccine rollout, and immigration.
Center for Immigration Studies The sanctuary jurisdictions are listed below. These cities, counties, and states have laws, ordinances, regulations, resolutions, policies, or other practices that obstruct immigration enforcement and shield criminals from ICE — either by refusing to or prohibiting agencies from complying with ICE detainers, imposing unreasonable […]
Neoliberals for a larger helot class. Author and Co-Founder of Vox, Matthew Yglesias discusses his new book ‘One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger. The choice whether or not to pick up your family and immigrate to another country is a big decision indeed.
Donald Trump: SJW of the Right.
Fed pigs defend themselves by offering the Nuremberg defense. But why are the liberal pundits at Newsweek not criticizing ALL fed pigs, rather than mere offering selective criticisms of those who are in conflict with the Progressive ideological agenda? One upside of current events is that liberals, leftists, […]