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Legal Immigration Into the United States (Part 36): “Merit” Defined

Note: here is Part 35. In reaction to the reality and also, of to abuses associated with the current policy, a deliberate, and more realistic doctrine of immigration has emerged on the right of the political spectrum. It asks for … Continue reading

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Pres. Trump and Me After Two Years

I voted for Donald Trump for two clear reasons. First, his name is not Clinton. Second, he promised to nominate Supreme Court Justices from a published list of conservative judges. I have been amply satisfied on both counts. Accomplishments    … Continue reading

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Legal Immigration Into the United States (Part 33): Conservative Inadequacy with Respect to Immigration

Note: here is Part 32. Surely, in addition to those structural tendencies for immigrants’ propensity to tend left, there is a seemingly built-in electoral incompetence of conservative and other market-oriented parties. I, for example, have been waiting for years for … Continue reading

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Legal Immigration Into the United States (Part 32): Immigration and Politics

Note: here is Part 31. Left-Wing Immigrants Immigration is seldom politically neutral. Large-scale immigration as experienced by the wealthy Western countries changes the balance of power between domestic parties.  Immigrants seem to never divide their loyalties evenly between existing parties. … Continue reading

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Legal Immigration Into the United States (Part 31): The California Hourglass Class Figure

Note: here is Part 30. Discussions of the impact of immigration on native labor often have a 19th century, quasi-Marxist flavor. Implicitly, they seem to posit a large undifferentiated working class, on top of which sits a small middle, or professional … Continue reading

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Twelve Things Worth Knowing According to Jacques Delacroix, PhD, Plus a Very Few Brain Food Items.

I have a French nephew who is super-smart. Not long after graduating from the best school in France, he moved to Morocco where he married a super-smart Moroccan woman. He is so smart that he asked me for my intellectual … Continue reading

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Wishes

I wish all of you a Good Christmas and a Happy  2019 year. I have been largely absent from this blog because I keep getting into satisfying fights with strangers on Facebook. I will return soon with my intellectual testament … Continue reading

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