Why the DREAM Act Should’ve Been the Superman Act

By: Monday June 17, 2013 7:15 am

The incredible success of the Man of Steel at the box office last weekend highlights what is possibly one of the biggest missed opportunities in political messaging. It is tragedy that the DREAM Act, which would give legal status to undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children, was not instead labeled the [...]

When Politicians Do the “Right” Thing: Obama and Emanuel

By: Monday June 18, 2012 10:25 am

Recently President Obama and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel each did the right thing on different issues. They adopted two policies that I support, because I believe they are better for society and advance progressive goals. Last week Obama used his executive power to further the DREAM Act policy regarding undocumented children, and Emanuel came out [...]

We Can Always Create New Americans

By: Friday July 15, 2011 2:22 pm

In all the “serious” talk about the deficit, the Social Security Trust Fund and long term budget projections a key point that is always overlooked is that the number of American citizens is a variable that can be changed dramatically by our government’s policies choices. Writers, politicians and pundits often point the demographic projection to [...]

So Newt, If There Were Republicans Who Would’ve Voted For the DREAM Act, Who Are They?

By: Sunday October 10, 2010 10:24 am

Wait, wait, wait. Back up there, Newt. What was that? You support passage of the DREAM Act, and claim there are Republicans in the Senate who would’ve voted for it if Harry Reid hadn’t “rigged the game” by bundling it in the Defense Authorization Bill with a repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?

If that’s the case, do tell, Newt…