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Commentary: Obama is not telling the truth on immigration

April 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

SAN DIEGO When I said recently that President Obama has a habit of not being truthful about his immigration record, an angry Obama supporter demanded that I give specifics. Continue Reading

Commentary: Both conservatives and liberals need to lay off

January 11, 2011 in West Central Tribune

SAN DIEGO Being liberal means never having to say you’re sorry.
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Commentary: For GOP, a star is born

November 25, 2010 in West Central Tribune

SAN DIEGO Poised to make history by becoming the first female governor of New Mexico and the first Latina to be a governor of any state, Susana Martinez will easily be one of the country’s most consequential elected officials. But, as you learn from talking with her, she is also one of the most fascinating.
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Commentary: Angle shows Latinos she’s no Reagan

October 22, 2010 in West Central Tribune

SAN DIEGO Ronald Reagan said that Hispanics don’t have to be told to vote Republican. Given their conservative values, they already are Republican. They just don’t know it. Continue Reading

Commentary: Tragedy of a good one leaving

October 19, 2010 in West Central Tribune

SAN DIEGO It is instructive and infuriating that one of the country’s top education reformers is out of a job.
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Commentary: Can’t take the heat?

September 12, 2010 in West Central Tribune

SAN DIEGO When it comes to serving as leader of the free world, “confident” and “resolute” always look better on your resume than “insecure” and “self-absorbed.”
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Commentary: Arizona’s declining image

June 9, 2010 in West Central Tribune

SAN DIEGO — Several weeks ago, after a column critical of President Obama, a woman wrote to say that she agreed with me. Then she said something I certainly did not agree with, bemoaning the fact that, thanks to Obama, her grandchildren would grow up with a “different image of what a president looks like” than the one she had a child.
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