Category: Attitudes

Attitudes Mid-Summer Immigration Notes … part one

Mid-Summer Immigration Notes … part one

We never envisioned a time when immigration would be in the news on a 24/7 basis. In one form or the other, it’s immigration this, immigration that, immigration now, immigration next week, immigration next month, next year, next election, every moment of every day. Sometimes, it’s just about impossible to keep up …. sometimes the …

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Attitudes About This Week … (part 4 or 5)

About This Week … (part 4 or 5)

We had a post all ready to go this week, we just put it on hold. perhaps for obvious reasons. It’s been remarked on in many, many places this side of Fox and Friends, that whenever president Trump feels boxed in by news he goes to his standby – immigration. Well, this was a doozy …

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Attitudes More Attitudes … and social media

More Attitudes … and social media

This being the 21st Century and social media being social media, our Facebook and LinkedIn posts get a lot of comments that you never see … because we have to delete them – they get pretty brutal. They’re mean and unthinking and insulting and par for the course. Immigration is a topic that almost everyone …

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Attitudes Headlines and Attitudes

Headlines and Attitudes

A few short words today about headlines and attitudes. It may be that not as many people read newspapers today as they did ten, twenty years ago. It’s certainly true that headlines – are noticed more now than ever. They are impossible to miss. One headline shared by ten people on Twitter, Facebook, or the …

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Attitudes Of the President and Ostriches

Of the President and Ostriches

A little different type of post today, this one about emotion, action, and our president rather than history, immigrants, and the law. Because these days, headlines and emotions are hardly mutually exclusive, and this is a potential problem. Last week, a New York Times op-ed piece talked about the ‘disorienting effect’ of Trump’s words, tweets, …

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