Secession Arguments

This article addresses certain ways secession might be done legally, but does not address whether or not that is actually a good idea. The Texas Argument I’m from Texas and I just want to get this one out of the way. Texas might be able to secede, but if it can it’s not due to … Read more Secession Arguments

Do Illegal Immigrants Take American Jobs?

I recently butchered an interview when I was asked, “Do illegal immigrants take American jobs?” My answer, which no doubt confounded my interviewer and left him with the impression that I was intellectually confused, was, “Yes and no, but usually yes.” This article is meant to defend that statement, and perhaps find a way to … Read more Do Illegal Immigrants Take American Jobs?

On Immigration

The following is the text of my latest academic paper. It’s on the topic of immigration with a special focus on illegal immigration as a social and political issue. Immigration is a long standing issue in the United States. Over time many beliefs have been formed, held, changed, and withdrawn on the subject. In this … Read more On Immigration