WAR (on the Border)

There is a war occurring: A war on facts, truth, decency, compassion, empathy, wild lands, indigenous lands, water sources, etc. etc. As far as the border goes, it has been going on since September 11th. The Trump administration is the third one that has insisted on a border wall, more border agents, a secure southern … Continue reading WAR (on the Border)

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The Ecology of Fear

The concept of the Ecology of Fear is a scientific one usually reserved for the relationship between predators and their prey. The best example comes from the relationship between elk and wolves in Yellowstone. The idea being that elk do not browse vegetative species to death because they do not have a chance to remain … Continue reading The Ecology of Fear

Story Time

The Inside Out Project is bringing an opportunity nationwide for all of us to share our immigrant stories. Follow the link to find out when and where.

Life is short, so let’s get to it…

The border wall is stupid, ineffective, cruel, and devastating to the environment, animal, and human communities. The border wall is a divisive and un-imaginative political ploy being played by an ignorant, xenophobic, non-empathetic man-child. If the wall is supposed to stop drugs then build it around U.S. pharmaceutical companies. If the wall is meant to … Continue reading Life is short, so let’s get to it…

Just Say No!

Highlights from an Arizona Daily Star article that encapsulates why the American citizenry should just say No! Trump is pushing the border wall for political reasons and to satisfy his base that constitutes less than 40% of the American population. Read the transcripts from hisĀ  conversation with Mexico's president HERE. 2. Border Patrol's union doesn't … Continue reading Just Say No!