This morning, the morning after President Donald John Trump gave the constitutionally-mandated State of the Union address, not since the Civil War has the state of our Union been in so much peril. Trump has repeatedly ignored the fact that America is a nation of immigrants and has repeatedly supportedContinue Reading


This last weekend, the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, Leilani Farha, visited the shanty towns, makeshift shelters, tents and sleeping bags of the otherwise homeless in third world countries experiencing severe economic instability San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley, CA. Within shouting distance of the offices of some of theContinue Reading

Less than a week into the new year, the Trump administration kicked off 2018 with one of the most cynical and craven acts of political favoritism in recent American history. On January 4, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke unveiled the Draft Five Year Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program.Continue Reading


On the day Homeland Security announced planning for a major immigration raid in the Bay Area in response to sanctuary city laws… U.S. immigration officials have begun preparing for a major sweep in San Francisco and other Northern California cities in which federal officers would look to arrest more thanContinue Reading

If nothing else, Republicans over the past few weeks have delivered an important civics lesson to the American people in general—and Democrats in particular. Facing a growing mountain of irrefutable evidence that the incompetent, out-of-his-depth GOP president of the United States has been enmeshed in a network of ties toContinue Reading

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x BREAKING: #DACA recipients can start applying for renewals. Follow @NILC_org for guidance soon! #ProtectDreamers — Marielena Hincapié (@MarielenaNILC) January 14, 2018 Jan. 13, 2018, Update:  Due to a federal court order, USCIS has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA.  Until further notice,Continue Reading

With media mogul Oprah Winfrey reportedly considering a run for the Democratic presidential nomination and a large section of the Democratic establishment being at least interested in supporting her candidacy for the Democratic nomination, it’s time for me to talk about reasons why I wouldn’t support Oprah unless she winsContinue Reading

“If you had gone into a chemical laboratory to concoct a politician whose background and manner would sound liberal alarms,” Washington Free Beacon editor-in-chief and Bill Kristol son-in-law Matthew Continetti pondered in 2009, “You probably would have come up with someone like Sarah Palin.” While the Quitta from Wasilla madeContinue Reading