That Day in Lattimer

By Steve Carlson and Lynn Sutherland Jaskowiak One of the bloodiest days in American labor history occurred on the outskirts of Lattimer, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, September 10th, 1897. Roughly 400 anthracite coal miners ( the vast majority of them foreign born eastern Europeans) had had enough of the darkened servitude…

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Who Wants Those Chicken Jobs?

Well apparently not too many Americans. Last week if you’ll recall the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency rounded up 680 suspected illegal immigrants from four chicken processing plants in Mississippi. One of the plants was Koch Foods and they held a job fair. Not sure how many employees they lost…

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Our Sunday Morning Homily:

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Trump Continues To Insist That Democrats Pass Immigration Reform

Considering that nothing that the Democrats would pass in the House would make it to the floor of the Senate… So may I suggest that President Trump put forward an immigration bill so the Democrats in Congress have something to vote on?

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Trump, The Wall and The Budget

Remember when President Trump wanted more money to build his ‘wall’ on the southern border and Congress wouldn’t give it to him…again and again and again? And then he declared a national emergency with the intention of moving budget money around from other accounts to pay for building his wall?…

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Trump Still Blaming Dems for Immigration Issues

It is interesting that President Donald Trump is still blaming the Democrats for the failure to pass immigration reform legislation. He was president for TWO years while his party controlled both houses…nobody put forth, much less passed an immigration bill. And just because the Democrats now control the House…he is…

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Fox News: And they’re coming in with diseases

Although this story ran for while on Fox (and ridiculed across social media) and was picked up in other media as a scare tactic against migrants and refugees attempting to enter the United States…the administration, while not putting the rumor to rest, obviously didn’t believe it…since there apparently haven’t been…

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The party of Reagan has turned the tables

From an article in the Arizona Republic about migrant and refugee families being reunited in Phoenix: A woman introduces herself as a staff member of Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest and quickly tries to put the families at ease. “I want to assure you we are here to help…

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The Latest Trump Regime Nonsense On Immigration:

I don’t have time to digest all of this yet and write something coherent tonight. But this is just flat out disgusting: USCIS is Starting a Denaturalization Task Force

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We Need 200,000 Construction Workers!

Earlier this month I asked where Governor Scott Walker was on tariffs that were having a negative impact on businesses in that great state Open for Business Wisconsin: Where Is Governor Walker On Tariffs And International Trade? There were several articles linked and quoted in my blog post, but one…

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