GOP Candidates and Amnesty

Though CAPS does not support or deny political candidates for president, we cannot ignore the fact that the Republican Presidential candidates have varying views on the immigration issue and that it is becoming the dominant issue in the debates. It is on these varying views that we wish to comment. And it is what the Congressional Democrats are not doing that becomes even more critical to the race.

The Amusement Park

Shortly after I began doing interviews on television and radio programs about the immigration crisis that contributed to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 I was invited to participate in a successful of discussions on Lou Dobbs Tonight that aired on CNN.  In one of my earliest appearances Lou decided to address the impact of illegal aliens on healthcare.  He was understandably “torqued” because illegal aliens, who had come to use the emergency rooms of hospitals and then not paying for their treatment, were driving hospitals into bankruptcy.  Th

Americans Want Enforcement; the Media Insists on Political Correctness

Trust in journalism and respect for journalists has been in steady decline for years. The reason is clear to readers and even obvious to Brent Cunningham, the Columbia Journalism Review’s (CJR) managing editor.

Truth? You Can't Handle the Truth.

To see reason returned to discussion on policy issues would be so welcome – and so unlikely to happen anytime soon apparently. It turns out sometimes that debating on the facts and truth just isn't always actually conducive to groups that hold themselves out to support such ideals. The strange new world we live in.

Charity Must Begin At Home

The candidates for the Republican nomination for the Presidential election are on the campaign trail giving speeches and trying to appeal to the voters and, perhaps even more importantly, fundraising.  They will, of necessity, speak in broad sweeping terms to try to appeal to the broadest audience.

Reporters bring their egos and their preconceived notions with them when they interview the candidates.

The Campaign to Smear Dr. John Tanton--and the Truth

When New York Times reporter Jason DeParle wrote his unprofessional and intellectually dishonest story about Dr. John Tanton, he carefully included this sentence: "Dr.

Tom Brokaw Loses His Journalistic Objectivity

Maria FotopoulosMy CAPS writing colleague, Rob Sanchez, wrote about NBC’s seriously flawed report from earlier this month, entitled, "Can America keep best, brightest immigra

NBC Nightly News Makes Case for more H-1B and Instant Green Cards

NBC Nightly News ran a biased report on the need for a professional visa increase. The title of the article begins the big lie:

Thoughts About Tucson: Gabby Giffords, Media Speculation and Civility

In Tucson this past Saturday, an act of senseless violence took the lives of six human beings while 14 others were left wounded.

Journalism Watch Dog Group Promotes Bias Immigration Reporting

A few years ago, I traveled to Indianapolis to meet with the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).