Who’s Really Crossing the U.S. Border, and Why They’re Coming – Lawfare

The journey across Mexico is not, as Trump commented on Thursday, “like … walking through Central Park.” Migrants are extorted, robbed, assaulted, raped, kidnapped, and murdered at alarmingly high levels and with almost complete impunity. — Read on http://www.lawfareblog.com/whos-really-crossing-us-border-and-why-theyre-coming Continue reading Who’s Really Crossing the U.S. Border, and Why They’re Coming – Lawfare

Raw Courage: The forgotten hero who stopped the My Lai massacre

“saw some civilians hiding in a bunker, cowering, looking out the door. Saw some advancing Americans coming that way. I just figured it was time to do something, to not let these people get killed. Landed the aircraft in between the Americans and the Vietnamese, told my crew chief and gunner to cover me, got out of the aircraft, went over to the American side.” — Read on http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-wiener-my-lai-hugh-thompson-20180316-story.html Continue reading Raw Courage: The forgotten hero who stopped the My Lai massacre