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AP Fact Check Favorites 15 Feb 2020: The “Teacher, leave us kids alone” Edition

o the extent any people who came into the U.S. illegally are kicking in for the wall, it’s because they’re working and paying taxes like other workers. Continue reading

Happy Anniversary, Statue of Liberty

Although you cannot see Lady Liberty’s feet clearly she is, in fact, standing among a broken shackle and chains, with her right foot raised, depicting her moving forward away from oppression and slavery. Continue reading

Kiddie Sworn

We published this article about two years ago, and — unfortunately — it seems time to do it again. Children of immigrants being abused by the state is not new. (Keep in mind that references to time are from 2016. Continue reading

3 Stages of Christmas Grief

Shirley Temple said, “I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.” Continue reading

Fun Friday: NRA Family Conquers the Xenomorphs

Titled “Fun Friday: Your ‘Alien’ EDC Kit”, it begins as a critique of the movie “Alien” and states that supporting horror movies is not what “we’re about here at NRA Family.” They use that setup as if they’re going to discuss a spooky sci-fi character, but, of course, it comes out like this: Continue reading

Don’t Be a Sucker Redux (NSFW)

In 2004 we made a video when the words “We have come to take our country back” scared us to death. We heard that before. So did the veterans of WWII. Now we’re hearing it again. Now we’re posting it again. Stand up. ***

Kiddie Sworn

According to the Child Development Institute, a 3-year-old child should not be able to make clear decisions but should still be able to use short sentences and experience sorrow. According to Stanley Coren, a canine expert at the University of British Columbia, dogs have better language comprehension than 2-year-olds and are better at math than … Continue reading

Kiddie Sworn

There’s a nasty loophole in immigration court, namely that kids as young as 3 years old are not entitled to an assigned counsel to help them answer complex legal questions. “… [Judge ] Weil is one of the bigwigs in the Executive Office for Immigration Review and helps the agency set policy for all the … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

CROSSING THE LINE   This week, the Golden State Fence Company, which was contracted to build a fence along the California-Mexico border, was fined $5 million — for hiring illegal immigrants to build the border fence. Also this week, Senate Republicans announced that they will address immigration reform in about two years.   *** Get … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

The Week in Politics: Go Home Conservative torchbearer Phylis Schafly broke out of her straightjacket again —  just in time to set the record straight about the mistaken torchbearer of immigration and inclusion. On the 127th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty, Schafly explained to the confused and huddled masses that compassion, … Continue reading

Come to Hey-Zeus

This Week’s Poll! What a difference an election makes.  A few weeks ago, all the GOP wanted to do was arrest anyone with a darker tan than John Boehner. Suddenly, as the saying goes, the GOP can’t even get arrested. Republicans are famous for having their own brand of arithmetic — the kind where 2+2 … Continue reading

Aunt Betty on Immigration

“I don’t want Mexicans coming into this country at all. They’re clearly getting the only jobs that Americans are still qualified to do.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac