If you ever stop in El Paso, Texas, for a short visit, don’t be shocked to hear a significant amount of Spanish spoken by locals. You will hear Spanish spoken in malls, schools, park, movie theatres and public buildings. Some visitors in an opprobrious manner will wonder if El Paso is part of Mexico rather […]
IMMIGRATION CREATES DIVISION A tent city was erected in the El Paso area that housed 326 minors, including 162 from Guatemala, 117 from Honduras, 40 from El Salvador, three from Mexico and four from countries classified merely as “other.” Local news media, as well as politicians, continually inundate citizens with opprobrious articles of Tent city […]
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE El Paso, Texas, is no different than any other city in the nation; it too has its driving under the influence (DUI) problems within its city limits. When such an incident occurs, not only is the driver affected as well as the immediate family, children, injured victim (if there is one), […]
Sovereignty: Recently a lawsuit against a U.S. Border Patrolman from a Mexican national was dismissed by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. One wonders what precedents occurred in U.S. history that led to the protection of law enforcement in the U.S. Each country develops an absolute power and right to regulate its internal affairs without […]
THE U.S. GOVERNMENT It seems that most Americans agree with John Locke’s philosophy when Locke speaks of a state of nature where men are free, equal, and independent. Although Americans, agree to be governed by consent; they expect that government respects the rights of individuals under Natural Law. Intrusiveness by a government is not acceptable […]
Many citizens will see the statue as a reminder of a past injustice suffered by Native Americans while others will view the statue as a tribute to conquistadors who discovered and explored the great south plains of North America.
Modern travelers that drive the long lonely I-10 rode from San Antonio, Texas, through El Paso, Texas, and end up in Los Angeles, California most drivers have had the same thought, “Who the heck lived in this empty godforsaken desert land before civilization arrived?”
The wording of the Treaty of Tripoli of 1797 was not intended to devalue Christianity’s historical contribution to the founding of America, but rather it was an attempt to negotiate with Muslims using phraseology, which would oblige them to honor the treaty.