Posts Tagged ‘ Border Movie ’

Simulacrum of Reality

Something tells me the proprietors of this particular theme park wouldn’t invest in replicating the experience of undocumented migrants living in Mexico. If only because the expectation of rape, extortion, kidnapping, or possible long term incarceration does not serve as much of an enticement for potential tourists.    
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They Come To America

They Come To America

One of the best films to portray the deteriorating condition of our nation’s southern border with Mexico is the aptly-named Border. Directed by Chris Burgard, an actor and producer I  had the pleasure of meeting at a film screening at the Helen Mills Theater held several years ago to benefit then-imprisoned Border Patrol agents...
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Free Jesus Diaz!

Free Jesus Diaz!

Those of you who have been following the deteriorating situation on our southern border for the past few years-and I think most of this site’s readers can be included in that category-probably remember the harrowing trials faced by Border Patrol agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compeon. These two courageous law enforcement officers were unjustly...
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Rally At The Border

Rally At The Border

From the New York Times, we learn that border security activists have decided to highlight the most pressing domestic policy issue of our time by heading to the border themselves. Putting aside the reflexive use of the word “controversial” as a synonym for bad, this story highlights a few important points.
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