The US debt just hit 20 trillion dollars. That’s $20,000,000,000,000. If the numbers seems unfathomable to you, you’re not alone. It’s astronomical, it’s 13 0s, and it’s as scary as it is surreal. But the bigger story isn’t the number or the size of the debt itself, it’s what the trend represents. Year after… Continue reading End the Debt!
The ends justify the means. It’s an idiom we’ve all heard in one form or another. A common phrase utilized when trying to rationalize dubious actions that support a larger, more moral mission, and it’s a phrase that has lingered with me since last week, when President Trump announced his plan to rescind DACA, which… Continue reading The End Justifies the Means
A consistent argument you hear from anti-DACA advocates, is that the program and its beneficiaries are bad for the American economy. That they put an undue burden on the American taxpayer. Rather than using the next 200 words explaining how wrong that impression is, I’ve decided to let the numbers speak for themselves, courtesy of… Continue reading The Economic Case for DACA
Carlos Sierra. Joe Arpaio.
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