Friday, March 31, 2017

Links For Cesar Chavez Day

Today is Cesar Chavez Day, a state holiday in California.  It is, as you might expect, the anniversary of the man's birth, which actually occurred in Arizona.  Known for founding the United Farm Workers Union (UFW) and sometimes called a civil rights activist, there one other thing about him that I learned a few years ago that bears repeating.  It is the subject of the first of the articles linked below.

From National Review, Cesar Chavez was no fan of illegal immigration.

From FrontpageMag, here comes the ICE-man.

From ABC News, there's still no peace deal for Syria.

From The Local DE, Germany's Foreign Minister thinks that a NATO defense spending goal pushed by the United States is "completely unrealistic".

From Politico, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson garners applause in his NATO debut.

From MLive, protesters target a Planned Parenthood facility in which a woman allegedly died from a botched abortion.  (via LifeNews)

From the New York Post and the "Why am I not surprised?" Department, President Trump's former rival doesn't like his proposed budget cuts.

From The Daily Caller, "new evidence" suggests that a corporation illegally funneled money to the re-election campaign of a West Virginia judge.

From the Washington Examiner, the Freedom Caucus state what they want when it comes to repealing Obamacare.

From The Washington Free Beacon, more on the subject of my other post earlier today.

From The Washington Times, this year there will be less wheat and more soybeans.

From KTLA, in Arkansas, plans to carry out executions face an unusual technical difficulty.

From the Express, the Pound gains against the Euro and Spain talks about taking back Gibraltar.

From The Two-Way, Japan makes Captain Ahab proud.

From Gateway Pundit, someone got a lot of rubles, and it's not Trump or a member of his campaign.

From the Daily Mail, a story about three college students charged with prostitution, in which one picture shows someone who looks vaguely familiar.

From CNN, more older people are drinking.

And from Jacksonville(dot)com, someone I once watched play football for Virginia Tech is now an award-winning policeman.

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