Politics, Moderate



The Woke Cleveland Guardians

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Last week, the perpetually offended scored another big win.

The venerable Cleveland Indians announced that next year their nickname will be the “Guardians,” a reference to two large landmark stone edifices near Progressive Field.

For the woke, the triumph isn’t quite on the scale of tumbling down or defacing statues of America’s ...Read more

Biden Keeps Walking Back Trump’s Border Policies

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

In a move consistent with the Biden administration’s walk back of former President Donald Trump’s tougher immigration actions and guidelines, the Department of Homeland Security announced it would not pursue time limits on student F-1 visas.

Like virtually all of the dozens of visas available to foreign nationals through the federal ...Read more

Babe Ruth Shined Brightest at Baseball’s First All-Star Game

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game, also known as the mid-summer classic, evolved from an unlikely union between National and American League.

Chicago Tribune sports editor Arch Ward came up with his brainstorm in 1933 when the Windy City hosted the Century of Progress Exhibition, later known as the Chicago World’s Fair. Chicago ...Read more

On Independence Day, Remembering a Yankees Star and American Hero

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Coleman was a New York Yankees second baseman who won the 1949 Rookie of the Year award, and in 1950, the World Series Most Valuable Player award.

After his playing career ended in 1957, Coleman broadcast New York Yankees, California Angels and then, for 40 years, San Diego Padres games. Coleman also had a brief, ...Read more

On Independence Day, Cautionary Thoughts

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

As we celebrate Independence Day, millions of Americans wonder if we're witnessing first-hand democracy’s end, and our historic, sovereign nation’s slow but steady dissolution.

Evidence abounds that the grim possibilities are already well underway. Look no further than South Dakota, where the Biden administration, via the National Parks ...Read more

Interned Japanese Americans Turned to Baseball

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Earlier this month, the United States Post Office issued stamps to honor the heroic World War II service of Japanese Americans.

Hawaii Governor David Ige unveiled the forever stamp that featured Nisei soldier Shiroku “Whitey” Yamamoto, a member of the all-Japanese American 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team whose ...Read more

For Human Smugglers, Income Opportunities Abound

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Down on the Southwest border, business is booming – criminal business, that is.

The federal government steadfastly refuses to protect the border or the interior. Since Day 1, the Biden administration has announced to the world that protections that President Trump put into place would be canceled, and that both Immigration and Customs ...Read more

Migration’s Root Causes Identified: Biden and Harris

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Two and a half months have passed since President Joe Biden designated Vice President Kamala Harris as his administration’s border czar. Harris, who half-heartedly accepted her daunting new task, has neither been to the Southwest border to personally watch the ongoing illegal immigrant influx nor given a press conference on the subject.

But...Read more

Birth Tourism Thrives in New York City

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Businesses headquartered in New York City have, in large numbers, either relocated elsewhere or plan to leave, mainly to Florida or other welcoming locations in the Southeast.

Some businesses like Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan & Co. have Wall Street roots that date back to the mid-19th century. Thousands of high-paying financial institution ...Read more

On Memorial Day, Remembering an Ace Pitcher and War Hero

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Whether Warren Spahn was on the mound or in World War II trenches, his opponents agreed that no one was tougher.

Spahn’s 363 career wins are the most of any left-hander (he won 75 games after his 40th birthday), and he dominated during the modern post-1920 era, an exceptional achievement since he didn’t win his first game until age 25. He...Read more

New Biden Move Hurts Tech Workers, Recent College Grads

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor announced an 18-month delay in the effective date of the final rule, “Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States,” mostly foreign nationals working on employment-based visas.

The final rule, originally published in January 2021, ...Read more

After Crossing the Border, Then What?

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Customs and Border Protection isn’t returning or detaining illegal migrant crossers, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement isn’t removing aliens from the interior, including convicted, released criminals.

The inevitable result: a huge U.S. population surge that will help create a chaotic society which will struggle to keep up with ...Read more

Biden’s Not-So-Humane Immigration Policies

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Early Sunday morning, a commercial boat in the San Diego Bay called to report a distressed vessel near Point Loma. The vessel, maneuvering in seven-foot swells, fog and light rain, broke apart after hitting rocks.San Diego Lifeguard Lt. Rick Romero said that people were flailing about, drowning and getting sucked under by the currents.

Four ...Read more

Biden Was Right on Refugees. Then He Caved.

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

The annual refugee resettlement kerfuffle is underway.

As usual, on one side are the immigration expansionists: President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, congressional Democrats and predictable GOP defectors, immigration lawyers who see dollar signs in their futures, resettlement agencies who also profit disproportionately, and the ...Read more

Border Crisis Also An Environmental Crisis

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Responding to the consequences of President Biden’s wildly out-of-control border mess, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich sued the administration in the U.S. District Court of Arizona.

At issue is Biden’s unilateral decision to stop border wall construction, and to end the policy which requires asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while...Read more

The Brown Derby, Hollywood Stars and a Long-Ago Era

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

In mid-20th century Southern California, the place to see and be seen was the Brown Derby restaurant.

The Derby had various locations in the greater Los Angeles area, but the most famous was on North Vine Street where, as legend has it, Clark Gable proposed to Carole Lombard, and where the nonalcoholic Shirley Temple drink was first served. ...Read more

San Diego Teachers Betray Local Students

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

Under the guise of the “This is not who we are. America is better than this” language spoken by our current president, no accommodation is too generous for Northern Triangle migrants.

To gauge how much taxpayers are required to tolerate while underwriting an endless stream of affirmative benefits offered to recently arrived migrant ...Read more

Texas Lawsuit Seeks to End Open Borders

Politics, Moderate / Joe Guzzardi /

While justified criticism about President Biden’s border fiasco rages on, an interesting and significant legal action has gone largely unnoticed.

Texan Brian Harrison, formerly President Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services chief of staff, and co-plaintiff Steven Pace filed a 20-page brief in an Amarillo federal court which ...Read more



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