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  Andrew Carver )




Border Enforcement Duplicity

We’ve heard it from every quarter: our immigration system is “broken.” And the current border crisis seems to confirm this. But wherein does its “brokenness” lie? No one disputes that incentives drive the “flood” of immigrants northward toward the U.S.: Specifically, such incentives comprise “push” factors (motivating the migrants...
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by Andrew Carver | August 27, 2019 | No Comments

Groundless “Catch and Release” of Alien Minors

One principal explanation for our ongoing “catch and release” border policy — according to the Executive Branch and most of the major media — is that: Legal loopholes are exploited by minors, family units, and human smugglers, and are a magnet for illegal immigration.…​ These loopholes create a pull factor that invites more...
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by Andrew Carver | August 24, 2019 | No Comments

Of Treaties, Betrayals, and Trump

Trump and Kim appear to be bosom buddies now —​ after a few hours of tete-a-tete. However, even that astonishing result fails to account for the message Trump sent to the “citizen”-slaves of North Korea.
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by Andrew Carver | June 22, 2018 | 3 Comments

The Betrayal Known as ‘Immigration Reform’

“If the president chooses to embrace an overhaul that lets immigrants live and work in the country, it would represent a remarkable betrayal of many of his core supporters that comes just days after he ordered a crackdown aimed at deporting all undocumented immigrants…. “It is...
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by Andrew Carver | March 2, 2017 | No Comments

In a Nutshell, the Case Against a Con-con

The proponents of an Article V constitutional convention tell us it’s necessary, to save the country. As confirmed opponents, we say that we must at all costs avoid it, to save the country — or at least, to save the Constitution. Yet, so far, it has not been the easiest...
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by Andrew Carver | February 24, 2017 | 1 Comment