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Patricia Bernstein

Patricia Bernstein’s new book, her third, due out in March, is "Ten Dollars to Hate: The Texas Man Who Fought the Klan." Bernstein has also headed her own public relations firm in Houston since 1983. She has published numerous articles in newspapers and magazines, including Texas Monthly, The Smithsonian and Cosmopolitan.

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We used to talk about immigrants this way — nearly a century ago

When we turn our backs on refugees — in this present case, the Syrians who have suffered all the plagues of Job and more in the last few years — we commit an unpardonable act of inhumanity. We also weaken and degrade our country by falling victim to today’s version of Klanspeak, which seeks to demonize all immigrants who fall into certain religious or ethnic categories.