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Author Archives: Ruben Navarrette / Syndicated Columnist

Obama gets tricky on immigration

SAN DIEGO – President Obama and his administration still play games with the immigration issue – and, consequently, with people’s lives.

A racist by any other name is … a Hollywood liberal

SAN DIEGO – Today’s deep philosophical question comes from Hollywood: If a racist comment is uttered at the Academy Awards, but it comes from a liberal, is the comment really racist?

‘Boat’ sitcom will make you think

SAN DIEGO – A lot of what is on television seems stale. But ABC has a fresh new offering tha …

Obama ‘not a king'; Abdullah II is

SAN DIEGO – When making excuses for inaction on difficult issues, President Obama has declared that he is “not a king.”

Mexico can’t ignore student slaughter

SAN DIEGO – Mexican officials are trying to turn the page and get beyond the tragedy of 43 teaching students who were abducted and murdered by a drug cartel.

Power struggle over Netanyahu

SAN DIEGO – When it comes to the rapidly deteriorating relationship between the United States and Israel, President Obama is in a bad position to talk about good manners.

Republicans continue blunders on immigration

SAN DIEGO – The Republican National Committee descended last week on Coronado, southwest of San Diego, for its winter meeting.

Rethink relationship with Mexico

SAN DIEGO – After last week’s visit to the White House by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, it’s time to rethink our support for the Mexican government’s war against the drug cartels.

‘Gifts’ for the younger generation

SAN DIEGO – Most of us close out the holidays hoping we’ll be happier, more fulfilled and more successful in the new year.