Category Archives: Blog

Time to fess up. I am an illegal. And I’ll bet you are too!

It’s time for me to fess up, to come clean on my status.  I am an illegal.  As if that were not bad enough, I’m a repeat offender.  In fact, I am currently attending a conference at Elmbrook Church in Wisconsin on how churches can provide legal aid to immigrants (sponsored by World Relief) and… Continue Reading

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Ebenezer’s and the Challenge to Love Unexpectedly

When I was in Washington a few weeks ago a friend took me to a coffee house on Capitol Hill, just a block or so from Union Station.  It’s one of the best coffee houses in D.C. and it is owned by National Community Church.  Their pastor, Mark Batterson, has a vision for a network… Continue Reading

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Excellent Politico OpEd – The Way Forward on Immigration

The Way Forward on Immigration  Rice, Cisneros, Barbour and Rendell say the similarities on both sides are striking. | AP Photo Close By CONDOLEEZZA RICE, HENRY CISNEROS, ED RENDELL and HALEY BARBOUR | 8/15/13 12:01 AM EDT It’s easy to conclude, with Congress seemingly gridlocked on so many issues, that comprehensive immigration reform will be… Continue Reading

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Ohio Conservative Review Article

 Published Originally in the Ohio Conservative Review on 8/8/13 “Economists generally believe that immigration increases the size of the economy, improves productivity, and is an economic boon for almost all parties.  Moreover, historically, immigration has been a net positive for the federal budget, improving the long-run fiscal condition of the United States.”1 So begins an analysis… Continue Reading

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Amnesty Bamnesty

I’m against amnesty.  There, I said it.  Made my position crystal clear.  I’m against amnesty if it means granting a clean slate to people with dangerous criminal records, if it means ignoring those who are wading through the difficult process of legal entry, and if it means a complete disregard the rule of law. The… Continue Reading

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