Chinese Scribbler Expresses Solidarity with Illegal Aliens

An MSNBC talking head, Richard Lui, has outed himself as a grandson of illegal aliens of the Paper Son variety, an odd category that occurred through an accident of history.

As it happened, the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire destroyed the city’s hall of records (shown below), including birth and immigration records. Conveniently, the disaster [...]

Bribery Corruption Endemic in Latin America

A recent poll of Latin America shows that the traditional practice of mordida — bribery — is alive and well. Twenty percent of the region’s population say that they have been hit on by a public official for a little “tip” for services in the last year. The Mexican rate is considerably worse, at 31 [...]