Pedro Gonzalez

Pedro Gonzalez is assistant editor of American Greatness and a Mount Vernon Fellow of the Center for American Greatness.

Recent blog posts by this author

Who Is for Middle America?

The late Edward Abbey, an irascible and irreverent American environmentalist, took aim at the immigration ideologues in terms still relevant for our time: “The conservatives love their cheap labor; the liberals love their cheap cause.” In...

All Out of Bootstraps

Somewhere along the line, the Republican Party earned itself the moniker of the “Stupid Party.” It has become painfully obvious, for example, that most congressional Republicans don’t want to repeal Obamacare. “And if that is the case,” as...

Trump is Surrendering on Immigration

In the first days of May, two Californians were killed in collisions with drunk drivers. In both cases, the culprits were illegal aliens. Hector Manuel Polanco, a Mexican, killed Raul Gulliver when he drunkenly slammed his truck into...

Is Tom Brokaw Wrong About Assimilation?

My father came to the United States in the 1950s under the Bracero Program, worked multiple jobs for most of his life, bought a home in Southern California, and put his two children through school. Though we never had the conversation, I can...