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Commentary: Mexico commits biological warfare on U.S.

Commentary: Mexico commits biological warfare on U.S.

Imperial Beach sunset Feb. 19, 2017 Mexicans released an estimated 143 million gallons of raw sewage into California beaches for a period spanning at least 18 days. There was no alert that it was coming. NAFTA and other international treaties that establish fair warning and other notification measures meant nothing to them. The sewage was […]

Should Trump Impose Tariffs on China and Mexico?

Should Trump Impose Tariffs on China and Mexico?

. By Robert W. McGee Should Donald Trump impose a 35% tariff on the importation of goods from China and Mexico as he proposes to do once inaugurated? The short answer, for two reasons, is NO. Reason number one has to do with utilitarian ethics. Nearly all studies conducted by unbiased economists have found that […]

Hurricane Newton proves deadly for Mexico

Hurricane Newton proves deadly for Mexico

Hurricane Newton has given western Mexico a hammering but despite the first reported loss of life, online the popular tourist resort of Cabo San Lucas knows it could have been a whole lot worse. At least two people are dead and three missing after a fishing vessel was wrecked by the storm. 2 dead as […]

Cross-Border Tunnel Found In USA

Cross-Border Tunnel Found In USA

Here in Israel, we know all too well the dangers cross-border tunnels pose. It seems we are not alone in realising this danger. More than 600 kg of of cannabis smuggled via tunnel from Mexico to California was seized in Los Angeles on 28 February this year. US authorities have discovered more than 75 tunnels […]

Trump’s Wall: Be Careful What You Wish For

Trump’s Wall: Be Careful What You Wish For

. . By Thomas L. Knapp Remember Donald Trump’s promise to not only build a US-Mexico border wall, but make Mexico pay for it? If that promise sounded sketchy, maybe even ridiculous when he made it, his campaign’s March 31 memo to the Washington Post makes it sound like an authoritarian, and likely disastrous, extortion […]

China beats Mexico on CA immigration

China beats Mexico on CA immigration

By James Poulos . While Mexico continued to drive the debate about immigration policy in the U.S., California experienced a significant demographic shift that could carry a political impact: more immigrants now flow into the Golden State from China than from south of the border. “About 33,000 immigrants moved to California from China last year, roughly triple the […]

“Obamatrade” details made public- 30 chapters- 5000+ pages

“Obamatrade” details made public- 30 chapters- 5000+ pages

By George Miller    Here it is, the new, long-heralded and dreaded, hideously complex Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. Some say it will be a huge boon for intrernational trade and U.S. prosperity. Others say it will suck more jobs out of the country, lower wages and even override U.S. law and sovereignty. We […]

Santa Paula’s Revolutionary Pastor

Santa Paula’s Revolutionary Pastor

By Sheryl Hamlin Hosted by the Social Concern Action Committee of the Universalist Unitarian Church in Santa Paula, the screening of the award winning documentary “Weaving the Past” brought viewers into the life of a revered Santa Paula minister, whose early life confronted the 19th century socio-political revolution in Mexico. The challenge to the filmmaker, […]

Oxnard: Fiestas Patrias Parade–Information and Road Closures

Oxnard: Fiestas Patrias Parade–Information and Road Closures

Californios and American Union

Californios and American Union

By Ron Kirk According to the book The Making of American California based in original source documents and the first hand witness of Richard Henry Dana Jr. in Two Years before the Mast, it is true enough that Mexico and the U.S. represented two very different views of government, and both existed uncomfortably together in […]

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