Tag Archives: ICE

Collusion and the Russian character

Last night I earmarked a paragraph in Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win, by Luke Harding, to give you today — because I found it crazily funny and fit into my admittedly prejudicial idea … Continue reading

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The deep moral question: “Do you stick your neck out?”

Two from the Times today link to my essays about Casablanca and Aristides de Sousa Mendes–who did stick his neck out. Will anyone in our so-called government have the moral strength to do the same? ICE courthouse arrests and deportations … Continue reading

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A statute of limitations makes me boiling mad

Look at this: Disturbing’ False Arrest Claim by US Citizen Against ICE Time-Barred, Divided Panel Says Andrew Denney, New York Law Journal August 2, 2017    A U.S. citizen who was held in custody for more than three years under … Continue reading

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