What would really happen if Trump closed the Mexican-U.S. border as part of his declared emergency or by executive order? Not a lot. Allow me to explain. There was a gray and distant past in which there were no avocados available, or any warm climate produce, if it was out of season. When you visited the grocery stores in the 1970s and you lived in … Continue reading What Would Really Happen If Trump Closes the Border?
“I can say the willingness to get dirty has always defined us as an nation, and it’s a hallmark of hard work and a hallmark of fun, and dirt is not the enemy.” —Mike Rowe, “Dirty Jobs” hanks to Trump’s new trade policies, heavy industries like steel and other manufacturing sectors are ramping up idle plants and looking to put Americans back to work. And … Continue reading Blue Collar Jobs Are Roaring Back to Life
lobal think tanks that help craft public policy perpetually press the theory that Western nations need more migration to prop up sagging birth rates. Problem is, it just isn’t true. In the United States, for example, more than $100 billion is spent per year to support illegal aliens and their children on welfare programs and subsidies. This huge sum of money could be redirected to … Continue reading Immigration Isn’t the Answer to Low Birth Rates
Just in case you missed it as the holidays ramped up, Betsy DeVos, the Secretary of the Department of Education, finally made good on her promise to slay the Title IX dragon, the misguided and terrible policy that was meant to curb sexual violence on U.S. campuses but has caused untold damage to students. In a knee-jerk reaction to statistics on sexual violence on campus, … Continue reading Secretary of Education Goes After College Kangaroo Courts
No sooner did the United States and Mexico wrap up its second Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in Washington on October 12, U.S. citizens find themselves being directly threatened by a Guatemalan and Honduran caravan of an estimated 4,000 people intending to cross illegally over our U.S.-Mexican border. Despite President’s Trump’s threats to end aid, the caravan has been widely reported to … Continue reading Who is Really Paying the Bills for this Latest Caravan?
In hopes of improving the way Congress enacts laws, Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC), Chairman of the Freedom Caucus, is cosponsoring H.J. Res. 25, a bill introduced by Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA) in January 2017. The bill proposes adding an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to prohibit the practice of adding riders to bills. Riders, also known as earmarks, are unrelated provisions that cannot pass on … Continue reading Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows Cosponsors Bill to End Earmarks
BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire State and national gun rights organizations confirmed today that they are unified in opposition to a sweeping Washington State gun control initiative that would strip young adults of their Second Amendment rights while creating a registry of gun owners, mandating a 10-day waiting period and signing away medical history privacy rights just to purchase a firearm. The National Rifle … Continue reading Gun Grab in Washington Aims to Strip Young Adults of Firearms
he over consumption of sugar has been linked to higher U.S. obesity and a contributing factor in the diabetics epidemic among ever younger Americans. Even when consumers try to limit the amount of sugar they or their children are consuming, the current nutrition labeling system can make it more difficult than it should be to determine how much sugar is actually in a product. According … Continue reading New FDA Labeling Guidelines Take Aim at Added Sugars
BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ A Thurston County Superior Court judge this morning disqualified a Washington State gun control initiative because it was improperly presented to voters by not following guidelines set down in state election law. Alan Gottlieb, founder and executive vice president of the Second Amendment Foundation, said the judge ruled properly and he is hopeful the state Supreme Court will uphold … Continue reading Seattle Gun Grabbers Smacked Down by Washington Judge
Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to President Trump, has been working to eliminate the U.N. relief agency that has been providing food and essential services to millions of Palestinian “refugees” for decades, and I couldn’t be happier. As Israel’s most powerful ally, it’s really unfathomable why we have been aiding one of its biggest enemies—Hamas-controlled Palestinian “refugees”—for decades. The same refugees who continue to call for … Continue reading Trump Keeps Delivering on His Promises to Israel