President Obama Right to Call for Trade with Cuba

President Obama Right to Call for Trade with Cuba: Half Century of Failed Embargo Is Enough. President Barack Obama used negotiations over bringing home a couple of imprisoned Americans as an opportunity to refashion the entire U.S.-Cuba relationship. He’s aiming to reopen the embassy, relax trade and travel restrictions, and improve communication systems. Of course, sustained caterwauling began immediately from the usual suspects, hardline Cuban-Americans, Republican neocons and uber-hawks, Read more […]

Bill Clinton’s Part in America’s Immigration Nightmare

In 1994, Bill Clinton made an adjustment to the Immigration and Nationality Act. Its specific purpose was to change the status of those residing in the United States illegally. Prior to October 1994, only legal non-residents were permitted to avail themselves of a status modification, and only if a visa became available. Clinton’s “adjustment” changed all that. Now, illegals had the practice extended to them . . . without requiring them to leave the country and wait for visa approval. It Read more […]