Barack Obama wanted three attributes of Australia for America. He wanted Australia's universal healthcare system, its gun laws and its compulsory voting system. These are three of the defining differences between the two societies.
Besides being cruel, as Obama described it, it is astounding that the USA is willing to lose such talent.
[T]his latest move is in keeping with the perverse meaning of the slogan America First, which means "white Americans first."
Donald Trump’s decision is wrong, self-defeating − deportation of 'Dreamers' would deprive the economy of $460 billion over 10 years, according to an analysis − and cruel.
Since he took office, Donald Trump has dedicated all of his efforts to destroying the legacy of Barack Obama.
It is worth reflecting on what is happening in a society that makes a priority of deporting some of the most brilliant minds and most qualified members of the workforce.
It appears though that, despite all his talk of victory, he is mostly acting out of fear of a final defeat.
<i>Trump affronts the most elementary ethic with his late condemnation of racism.</i>
Of all the damages which Donald Trump has inflicted on the American presidency, the worst is of the moral order. And this, considering precedents such as the banditry which brought Richard Nixon to resign; the indolence of Ronald [Read more]
The ... historical problem of Nazi supremacists still remains, but the nerve of Trump's opponents to pass off the president as their accomplice is disgustingly hypocritical.