Uri Lerner has a Master Degree in Political Science from American University in Washington and is a graduate of UC San Diego with a bachelor's in political science. He is a Senior Research Associate at Hanover Research Council in Washington, D.C.
Estas son imágenes frescas de los festejos espontáneos que iniciaron esta mañana frente a la Casa Blanca, en un espacio bautizado oficialmente por la ciudad como Plaza Black Lives Matter durante las recientes protestas y la plaza McPherson
Using actual urban police to teach Marines so that they can train Afghan Police is an excellent and somewhat obvious idea. After-all, there is only so much a soldier in his early 20s can reasonably be expected know about reaching out to a community, especially one in a foreign nation.
While both SB 1070 and the Schumer-Graham plan propose to push illegal aliens out of the shadows of the economy and the law, the Arizona law would push them right into jail while the immigration reform plan would allow them to work toward citizenship.
In fact, the bigger parties are probably more likely to put forward several candidates, because they cover a large ideological spectrum, than are the smaller third parties, which are much more focused.
It may be that the best defense against racial profiling is to require all Arizonans to carry their proof of citizenship or legal residency and that the requirement of "reasonable suspicion" be abandoned. A national identification card would also need to be created in order to account for out-of-state visitors.
Does the Pasadena City Council have the legal authority, as some called for, to impose a boycott on Arizona? For this, one could point to the University of California Board of Regents divestment in South Africa during Apartheid as a precedent.
If America allows such an important part of it's creed to slip away, the result would be a transformation to an entirely different national tone. The result would be unrecognizable as America of today.
Steele's comments will likely help to fuel an already yawning divide between the Republican Party establishment and it's increasingly agitated and pseudo-Libertarian supporters. The Tea Party movement, based most discernibly on nationalist patriotism than any one platform, will not tolerate such a perceived lack of support for our Armed Forces.
Ultimately, the question of Republican advantage in November depends on how appealing Tea Party candidates can be to mainstream voters in general elections. Many have suggested that such candidates have a very narrow political base and can even alienate moderate Republican voters.