Trump’s Emergency Declaration is an Attack on the Constitution

Donald Trump’s decision to declare a “national emergency” in order to fulfill his nativist¬†campaign promise of building a wall between the United States and Mexico is nothing less than an attack on the system of checks and balances at the heart of our constitution.

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A “Know-Nothing” in More Ways Than One

I write today about a dangerous time in the history of our great republic; a time in which nativist prejudice rears its ugly head; an era in which xenophobic demagogues stir up irrational fears of outsiders in an effort to gain power.

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