Posts Tagged ‘ marijuana ’

Immigration and Borders News Roundup

Today’s roundup is chock full of news, including a laughable attempt by the Mexican government to demonstrate its bona fides on border security by arresting a potential border-crosser from an infamous family. However, we begin with a much more serious story involving the continued obstruction of Congress by this administration with regard to the...
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Narco Nation

Narco Nation

Last night I had the pleasure of attending the latest installment in the Half King’s weekly reading series. It’s only fitting that the guest of honor that evening was the intrepid English-born, Mexico City-based journalist Ioan Grillo, since the bar is owned by renowned  journalist and documentarian Sebastian Junger. Junger  is probably best known...
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Celebrate The Earth By Letting The Border Patrol Do Its Job

Celebrate The Earth By Letting The Border Patrol Do Its Job

As many of you might know, today marks the official commemoration of Earth Day, a holiday conceived by the unfortunately named U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970 and celebrated by self-styled environmentally conscious individuals every year on this day since. You might be wondering why I would choose to address this subject on a website whose...
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Border Wars

Border Wars

One of the National Geographic Channel’s best new programs recently began its second season. The documentary-style program is called Border Wars and it chronicles the inherent struggle in policing the nearly 2,000 mile-long Mexican-American border from the perspective of the Border Patrol and Customs agents whose job it is to protect us.
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