The Nature of Emigration and the Morality of Immigration Reform

My wife and I are children of immigrants, just like almost everyone else who lives in America. While it is unlikely that any serious immigration legislation will pass this congress, we have a responsibility to discuss immigration as citizens. And empathy needs to be the cornerstone of any immigration discussion. Why in the world do … Continue reading The Nature of Emigration and the Morality of Immigration Reform

The Failure Of Our Government

I was angry and embarrassed to hear about the failure of the finance super committee. The group of six democrats and six republicans was tasked with reaching an agreement that would improve our federal budget by $1.2 trillion over ten years. In other words, from 2012 to 2021, the United States is projected to spend … Continue reading The Failure Of Our Government