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Dan Proft: The High Cost of Our Broken Immigration System

“Suddenly a shot rang out, Kate fell, and looked at me and said, ‘Help me, dad.’ Those are the last words I’ll ever hear from my daughter.”

Jim Steinle offered those words on behalf of his daughter Kate before the Senate Judiciary Committee four years ago as he urged Beltway politicians to permanently remove violent criminals who are in America illegally.

That hasn’t happened because D.C. Democrats are less interested in protecting American families from illegal immigrant criminals than are the presidents of Mexico and El Salvador.

What ensued for Steinle was what amounted to a four-year persecution of their family at the hands of the justice system, culminating now with an appellate court overturning the wholly unsatisfactory conviction of Kate’s murderer for illegal possession of a firearm.

Stopping domestic gun crime and identifying those bent on acts of terrorism are vexing legal and cultural questions.

Removing a convicted felon seven times over who had been deported five times is not.

It’s a simple matter of political will.

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A Nation On Edge After Shootings In El Paso and Dayton

Townhall Review – August 10, 2019

Mark Davis has words of comfort and wisdom following the murderous shooting rampages in El Paso, TX and Dayton, Ohio.

Hugh Hewitt speaks with Dr. Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations president and author of, “A World in Disarray,” on the public’s distrust in media and the growing divide between the U.S. and China.

Larry Elder examines the so-called Manifesto written by the El Paso shooter.

Ed Martin and Greg Burt, of the California Family Council, talk about the California State Legislature’s attack on pastors and councilors.

Sebastian Gorka turns to Chris Farrell, Director of Investigations and Research at Judicial Watch, to talk about the efforts to undermine the Trump campaign in 2016.

Sebastian Gorka and James Delingpole, Breitbart’s Executive Editor in Britain, talk about the new British Prime Minister and BREXIT.

Al Mohler examines the ominous clouds gathering over religious liberty in the United States.

Seth Liebsohn and Arizona Congresswoman Debbie Lesko talk about immigration and her several new immigration bills.

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Medved: Distorting the True Nature of “Concentration Camps”


Most leaders of the Jewish community reacted with appropriate indignation to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez using the terms “concentration camps” and “never again” to compare Trump’s border policies to Hitler’s holocaust.

 An LA Times Op-Ed, however, outrageously supports her with the headline: “I’m Jewish and I don’t say this lightly: ‘Never Again’ is right now in America.”

 The opinion piece by David Ulin shrugs at the fact that the two key purposes of Nazi concentration camps—providing slave labor and perpetrating mass killing—have never been witnessed at border detention facilities. 

 Nazis ripped millions from their homes against their will, but today’s asylum seekers left home by choice to find refuge in America. But failure to welcome all-comers hardly amounts to Nazism. To claim otherwise distorts the true nature of the Holocaust and undermines our ability to resist real fascist dangers should they ever arise. 

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Hugh Hewitt: Trump Won Big

President Trump scored a big win last week after his weeks-long confrontation with Mexico over our neighbor’s lax enforcement of its southern border, and it’s left his critics sputtering.

They’re scrambling to find some way of containing what is a clear Trump triumph—and their flailing about denies the obvious: Trump played high-stakes poker and won a big round with Mexico on border security.

Media elites, well, many just deny it.

The voters, though— and I don’t mean the “Twitter Democrats,” but voters of all ages and ideologies—are a pretty smart bunch. They know, generally, that tariffs are a lousy idea in terms of economic growth. They know too that tariffs can be a blunt instrument of national power in confrontations unrelated to economic growth.

Trump’s record may be mixed, but not last week. Last week, he won big.

He should resume in full his push for immigration reform and border security talks with Democrats right now.

It might actually work.

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Dennis Prager and Christopher Caldwell on Hungary and the Future of Europe

Dennis Prager and Christopher Caldwell, a senior fellow and contributing editor at the Claremont Review of Books, his piece, “Hungary and the Future of Europe” and details surrounding Viktor Orbán, the Prime Minister of Hungary, and Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, as it relates to immigration and nationalism.

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