The Afghan Dilemma, 16 years later

By Kevin Fenchak It should come as no surprise to the average American reader that the War in Afghanistan is widely regarded as a top-notch failure. 2,271 American dead. 19,950 American wounded. The amount spent pouring money into this black hole is difficult to ascertain, but passed the $600 Billion mark long ago if the Congressional Research Service is correct in its assessment. It came as no surprise, then, that Donald Trump was well-received on the campaign trail by…

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Legal Immigration in the Age of Trump

by Dominic DeCinti In my previous article, I wrote on illegal immigration and the extent to which President Trump is keeping his promise to end it. While massive strides have been made away from the permissiveness and weak enforcement of the last several presidents, America is still struggling to bear the costs of a legal immigration system which has been barred from criticism for decades. Trump’s movement of the “Overton Window”, the spectrum of acceptable or relevant political discourse,…

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