Immigration

Through the UN Summit on Refugees & Immigrants
and Recent Presidential Debate

Sister Donna Markham & Jamie Longazel

Sister Donna Markham & Jamie Longazel

This week on JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan speaks with guests who specialize in current issues surrounding immigration in the U.S. On the show. Sister Donna Markham, President and CEO of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) shares her experiences at the United Nations Summit on Refugees and Immigrants. She also talks with Monsignor Sullivan about CCUSA’s role in supporting immigrants and refugees. Also on the show is Jamie Longazel, Assistant Professor of Sociology; Research Fellow at the Human Rights Center of the University of Dayton. He speaks with Monsignor Sullivan about the presidential debate how and the topic of immigration was covered.

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“Obsession 2015” – Presidential Politics: Definitely Untimely & Maybe Unseemly

I now am about to be part of the problem I am complaining about – the obsession with partisan political campaigns with their incessant spins, inconsequential surveys and polls, endless intentionally misleading ads – this far in advance of the actual election.

The Debate

I did watch the Republican Presidential debate last week. I enjoyed it and found it very helpful and informative. I was so entertained that I decided that all the debating candidates deserved a prize. Since I intentionally did not watch any post-debate talking heads, I created and awarded them relying on my own judgment – as limited and biased as it may be.   I awarded the following prizes:

  • MOST SENSIBLE AND MATURE
  • BEST BBQ GUEST
  • CUTEST HOMECOMING KING
  • MOST POTENTIAL
  • SCARIEST
  • BEST BEDSIDE MANNER
  • PHONIEST
  • BEST BRIDGE SALESMAN
  • MOST PLEASANTLY ABSURD
  • BEST AT BLOVIATING

I am not going tell you to whom I awarded which prize. You can make your own call.

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