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Alien Justice

APRIL 2012: AS WE SEE IT by Jack R. Van Der Slik What may be loosely called American immigration policy confounds a number of distressing issues. It is difficult to judge the justice or injustice of the policy because it…
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A Mormon President

JANUARY 2012: AS WE SEE IT by Jack R. Van Der Slik In a ham-handed introduction of Rick Perry, Reverend Robert Jeffries crudely raised a religious challenge to Mormons seeking the US presidency. According to a CNN report, Jeffries said,…
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Romney Is the One

OCTOBER 2012: AS WE SEE IT by Jack R. Van Der Slik It is one of the most precious rituals of American democracy. On November 6 our citizens will go to the polls and freely vote for their preferred candidates…
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On Legalized Gambling

Who would have expected that a lesson in promoting public morality would come to us from Russia, the heart of what the great communicator, Ronald Reagan, called the "Evil Empire"? Who would have guessed the point man for protecting imprudent…