Category Archives: immigration/deportation

Trump’s Budget from Hell

This is a budget from hell.  Increases for defense and the wall that will ultimately raise the total expenditures, despite the ill-advised cuts.  So, Mr. Zeldin, are you going to say something now, or tow the party line? Trump wants … Continue reading

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Preet Bharara, Sally Yates & James Comey: “You are Fired!”

It is “Apprentice” live! FBI Director Comey is the latest official to fall foul of Trump mid-investigation. Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara had previously been dismissed As … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Cites Segregation-Era Ruling To Defend Its Travel Ban

Published by HUFFINGTON POST POLITICS 05/08/2017 06:57 pm ET | Updated 2 hours ago In 1971, the Supreme Court decided that courts shouldn’t investigate the motivations of officials who closed public pools rather than integrate them. By Nick Baumann, Julia … Continue reading

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Hard Times for Tourism on the East End?

I have previously commented on the drop in airline reservations observed after Trump’s Muslim ban.   For example, ForwardKeys saw international bookings to the U.S. fall by 6.5 percent. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) agrees. It’s data predicts that … Continue reading

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What has Zeldin Actually Done ?

Letter to the Editor by Tina Plesset, published in the East Hampton Star, 3/17/2017 “What Has He Done?” Educators and kids are doing what our leaders should be doing — implementing a hopeful worldview through example. Our Representative Lee Zeldin … Continue reading

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Fascist Regime in the Making?

Several reports from today describe how US citizen Khizr Khan is essentially threatened with  losing travel privileges.  Khizr Khan is an American citizen born in Pakistan and a muslim. He is the father of an American soldier killed in Iraq … Continue reading

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The Trump/Bannon plan

Two seminal pieces were just published in the NYT.  (1) A factual description of today’s growing and aggressive ICE.  (2) An annotated and explained version of Bannon’s CPAC presentation. These stories should be an eye opener for everyone. Trump’s transition … Continue reading

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