The Corner

Sandinista Lover Bill de Blasio Should Talk to Someone Who Lived Under Their Brutality

I just caught up with this riveting op-ed in the Wall Street Journal by Marta Cecilia Aviles Asman, who wonders why NYC’s leftist mayor-in-waiting, Bill de Blasio, so admires the totalitarian Sandinistas. She lived under their reign of terror before fleeing . . . and she has a very different take. Well worth your time — especially Big Apple denizens.

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Immigration

My American Dream

This morning, at 8 a.m., I did something I’ve wanted to do for as long as I can remember: I became an American. I first applied for a visa in early 2011, and since then I have slowly worked my way through the system — first as a visa-holder, then as a permanent resident (green card), and, finally, as a ... Read More
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The Gun-Control Debate Could Break America

Last night, the nation witnessed what looked a lot like an extended version of the famous “two minutes hate” from George Orwell’s novel 1984. During a CNN town hall on gun control, a furious crowd of Americans jeered at two conservatives, Marco Rubio and Dana Loesch, who stood in defense of the Second ... Read More