CAPS Blog - Don Rosenberg

Why were the protestors so upset at what these people were called but have never shown any concern for what they have done?

To read the story this letter inspired in the Santa Barbara News-Press, please click here. Dear Mayor Pro Tempore Murillo: The incident with the Santa Barbara News-Press recent headline, “Illegals Line Up for Driver’s Licenses,” is very disturbing on many levels. Your comments are disturbing as well. First, as a retired publisher of 15 years the headline should have read,...

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A Letter to President Obama

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: I trust you had a wonderful birthday. For me, my family and hundreds of thousands of other Americans, we will never have another wonderful birthday. We will never have another wonderful holiday, and in fact we will never have another wonderful day. Yes, we smile, we laugh, but it is a façade to...

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Lifelong Democrat Makes Case Against Illegal Immigration

On December 15, 2013, the Los Angeles Times ran an op-ed by Jagdish Bhagwati from the Council on Foreign Relations and Francisco Rivera-Batiz, an emeritus professor at Teachers College of Columbia University, titled, “On immigration, look to the states.” In the piece, the authors argue that “States and communities that are hostile to immigrants will not thrive; those that...

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California Assembly Transportation Committee Hearing for AB 60: A Disgrace of Representative Democracy

On April 22 I testified in opposition to California AB 60, the state law that would grant driver’s licenses to illegal aliens. The Assembly approved the bill 53-20. If approved by the Senate and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, the law would go into effect in January, 2015. [Assembly Bill Would Allow Driver’s Licenses for More Immigrants, by Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times...

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Unlicensed Immigrant Killed My Son, S 744 Pardons Criminals

The Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, S.744, is filled with lies of commission. Chuck Schumer and his Gang of 8 tell us that aliens will be required to pay back taxes and pay fines as well as be subject to extensive background checks – all empty promises. Schumer’s deceit will supplant “the check is in the mail” as America’...

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A Father's Plea to the Gang of Eight: Unlicensed Immigrant Killed My Son, Please Help Protect Americans

The following is an edited version of my letter to Senator Jeff Sessions with copies to the Gang of Eight, Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein as well as House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte. ############### Dear Senator Sessions: The immigration reform debate has covered many issues. There have been discussions about national security, amnesty, the Dream Act...

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How a Liberal Became an Enforcement Advocate: My Story

As a new blogger, I thought it best that I introduce myself to let you know a little about me. I grew up and went to college on the East Coast. I was in college during the Vietnam War years. Like many I protested the war, was tear gassed multiple times and had a National Guardsman’s rifle pointed in my face from about 6 inches away. I got involved in politics working on the George...

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