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Border blowback

Immigration | The crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is taking a toll on the agents who patrol it
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/27/20, 02:04 pm

When someone from U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) first tried to recruit him at a mall, Chris Cabrera said he didn’t know what a Border Patrol agent was. “It’s like playing hide-and-go-seek every day,” the recruiter said. You spend most of your 10-hour shift outside—in the grasslands, the desert, the mountains, on foot, four-wheelers, boats, and horses, catching people who cross illegally.

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Groundhog years in Argentina

History | Argentina was once one of the richest countries in the world, but an embrace of ever-growing government made it poor
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 1/16/20, 02:41 pm

Americans seeking a basic understanding of Argentina’s troubled past and probable future should meld two movies many have seen: Evita (1996) and Groundhog Day (1993).

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Affirmative action—or else

Government | Virtue doesn’t best come by force
by Joel Belz
Posted 1/02/20, 02:50 pm

Civil governments, by their very nature, are better at telling people what not to do than what they should do. That’s why affirmative action, as a function of civil government, fails so miserably.

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