SPECIAL: POTUS Trump’s Executive Order 5

On 27 January, 2016, came the “Executive Order: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry to the United States” or, colloquially, the one that started “it” all. In one sense, the public outcry stemming from the order was much ado about nothing. Now, before the effervescent heroes of the broadly-dented left take their gleaming

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SPECIAL: POTUS Trump’s Executive Orders 3 & 4

San Francisco, California [proud sanctuary city with a future in lost Federal funds{?)]
From 25 January, 2017 is the third Executive Order of President Trump which is largely aimed at State and local (i.e., “Sanctuary Cities”) governments by directing them to, like it or not, enforce existing immigration law. Titled “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States” it very quickly delves into these matters

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ModState’s 1st Podcast of 2017 Part One: Nogales County (AZ) Sheriff Tony Estrada Returns

Muchas gracias, Sheriff Estrada

One of the most striking figures ever to’ve interacted with us here at ModState, Nogales County (Arizona) Sheriff Tony Estrada graciously agreed to make another appearance on our podcast, this time discussing his perspective on the challenges of immigration facing all levels of government in America. While I was unable to appear

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ModState “Thanks[for]giving” Podcast

Well, well, well! We’re rapidly approaching the most significant season in Christendom, that of the season of the Mass of Christ, i.e., Christmas, but first we must emerge unscathed on the other side of today, this most distinct of American holy days known as Thanksgiving. A massive point in our history as a nation, one not often pointed

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OP-ED

America: Cultural Fondue

[image courtesy of The New Orleans Film Society]
[image courtesy of The New Orleans Film Society]
Growing up in New Orleans, Louisiana offered me a unique perspective of the world. The little floating Crescent City offers an amalgamation of cultural influences through art, architecture, food and an array of amazing neighbors making up a diverse, cohesive and proud population. Being raised in such

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EDITORIAL

The media is supposed to be a non-biased source of information. Is it, though? Each media outlet is so concerned with sensationalism that the news is lost in the bleak myriad of garbage that we have to sift through to try and find the truth. Is it really any surprise that the violence and intolerance that plagues our country not only continues

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State of Mind: American

children-around-the-worldThere are so many different ethnicities and life styles living in America and for some reason we feel the need to hyphenate certain ethnicities. No other country in the world does that. You do not see an Englishman living in Japan that profiles him self as English-Japanese for example. Or even African living in Mexico labeling themselves

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