Category Archives: American Xenophobia

Cracks in the Armor

Americans don’t get around much. Sure, Johnny Cash sang I’ve Been Everywhere, Man – not a bad patter song, if you can imagine Gilbert and Sullivan going Country – but in that song everywhere was, save for two Canadian cities, … Continue reading

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Drawing Lines in the Sand

Steve Benen comments on the right’s campaign against birthright citizenship – and how it seems to be intensifying. Yes, Republican Senator Russell Pearce of Arizona – a state senator and the man who shepherded SB 1070 through the Arizona legislature … Continue reading

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Remember This

If you come to the site regularly, or even occasionally, you realize these daily columns are each an attempt to examine a current issue in depth – six ways from Sunday, as they say – to figure out just what’s … Continue reading

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Induced Xenophobia

It’s hard to be xenophobic in Los Angeles. You’d have to stay home with the windows closed. Back in the eighties it was sitting and sipping scotch down in San Pedro late at night with the retired Croatian merchant marine … Continue reading

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