Tag: #legalese

It’s legal, but is it right?

We live in a country where the rule of law applies to everyone, including those in power… All in theory, of course. Still, when someone in a position of authority abuses their power and hurts us in any way, we have a set of rules on how to get relief. Deciding to make a stand for pre-conceived ideas of libertarianism at a DUI checkpoint may seem noble, but is it worth it?

What’s fair is fair when it comes to immigration

Because of an accident of history, geography, and climate, and because of the decisions of people on both sides of my family, I was born in Juarez, Mexico. The city is the Mexican half of what used to be “El Paso del Norte” (Spanish for “The Northern Pass”). When Texas seceded from Mexico and was annexed by the United States…