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President Trump’s lies, according to The New York Times

President Trump’s lies, according to The New York Times

The New York Times recently published a list we felt compelled to reproduce because many Americans have become accustomed to President Trump’s lies. But as regular as they have become, the country should not allow itself to become numb to them.

A tale of two migrant flows

A tale of two migrant flows

Washington has taken steps to encourage orderly migration from Central America, but it remains unwilling to update the misguided policy for Cubans.

What today’s Republicans don’t get about Ronald Reagan

What today’s Republicans don’t get about Ronald Reagan

He supported the biggest amnesty bill in history for undocumented immigrants, advocated gun control, and used Keynesian stimulus to jump-start the economy.

Barack Obama: Guns are our shared responsibility

Barack Obama: Guns are our shared responsibility

Opinion piece written by President Barack Obama that appeared in The New York Times dealing with the epidemic of gun violence in this country, which he calls a crisis.

Don’t abandon Puerto Rico

Don’t abandon Puerto Rico

On Jan. 4, the island’s government has to pay creditors nearly $1 billion, money it does not have. It is why Congress should change the law that excludes Puerto Rico from bankruptcy protection.

Going way back with Cubans, Tampa leads push forward

Going way back with Cubans, Tampa leads push forward

Decades before Miami danced to a Cuban rhythm, Tampa’s Ybor City grew up and got rich to the sounds of Cuban-inflected Spanish as thousands of workers rolled cigars by day and plotted the island’s independence from Spain by night.

Barriers remain for American business in Cuba

Barriers remain for American business in Cuba

President Obama’s decision, announced on Tuesday, to take Cuba off the list unclogs the process of restoring diplomatic relations between the countries and removes a much-resented stigma that has kept foreign banks and investors away. It also opens the way for the poor island to access multilateral loans.

Obama immigration policy halted by federal judge in Texas

Obama immigration policy halted by federal judge in Texas

A federal judge in Texas has ordered a halt, at least temporarily, to President Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

The Senate report on the C.I.A.’s torture and lies

The Senate report on the C.I.A.’s torture and lies

The world has long known that the United States government illegally detained and tortured prisoners after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but the Senate report is a portrait of depravity that is hard to comprehend and even harder to stomach.

A Cuban brain drain, courtesy of the U.S.

A Cuban brain drain, courtesy of the U.S.

There is much to criticize about Washington’s failed policies toward Cuba and the embargo it has imposed on the island for decades. But the Cuban Medical Professional Parole Program, which in the last fiscal year enabled 1,278 Cubans to defect while on overseas assignments, a record number, is particularly hard to justify.

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