Book Review: Mexifornia

Reblogging for future reference (not necessarily agreement with the book):

Edge Induced Cohesion

Mexifornia:  A State Of Becoming, by Victor Davis Hanson

I have definitely mixed thoughts about the author of this book [1], and my thoughts and feelings about this book are probably about as positive as possible for this author’s work.  The author shows himself as a simple California farmer and classics professor, struggling in his own quixotic way with the massive population expansion of illegal Mexican immigrants into his beloved state, which has had drastic and immensely negative consequences for the well-being of the state as a whole, even if the political elites have so far been able to shield themselves against it.  Reading this book, one gets the feeling that the author is trying to play up his populist appeal as much as possible by pointing out that it is out-of-touch political and economic elites that have combined to support illegal immigration at the expense of the common citizen…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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