The Transylvania Times -

Compassion For Citizens


When I heard of the slaughter in Paris, I knew it would only be a matter of time before someone locally would call attention to “compassion for immigrants.” Sure enough, the following week, the Transylvania Times predictably ran an opinion letter advocating for this compassion.

Sixteen years ago this week, a 6-year-old Cuban refugee came ashore in southern Florida with his drowned mother. The child’s relatives begged the federal government to allow Elian to remain in America. However, the Clinton administration and its Attorney General, Janet Reno, ruled that Elian be returned to...

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