Miami-Dade Ends Sanctuary City Policies and Gains Federal Funding

Aug 8, 2017  by  Warren Mass Miami Mayor Carlos Gimenez sent a letter to the chairman and other members of the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners on August 5, informing the officials that he had received a letter from the Justice Department the previous day notifying him that “the County is in compliance, and we … More Miami-Dade Ends Sanctuary City Policies and Gains Federal Funding

Chicago Mayor Emanuel Files Suit to Block Federal Withholding of Grant Funds

Aug 7, 2017  by  Bob Adelmann Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced over the weekend that he would be filing a motion to stop the federal government from withholding grant funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program. Municipalities such as Chicago receive this funding to help them fight crime. Lord knows, crime is rampant in Chicago. … More Chicago Mayor Emanuel Files Suit to Block Federal Withholding of Grant Funds

Occupational Licensing Discourages Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Aug 5, 2017 by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.   An entrepreneurial little girl wants to sell mistletoe to help her parents pay for her braces. No way, says the government, unless she gets a license to sell flora.  A woman helps her family save money by braiding the hair of her female relatives who can’t afford … More Occupational Licensing Discourages Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Defense Department Investigates Security Risks of MAVNI Program to Recruit Immigrants and Aliens

Aug 4, 2017 by  Warren Mass The Defense Department’s Office of the Inspector General listed an “Intelligence and Special Program Assessments Report” on its website on June 28 whose headline, “Counterintelligence and Insider Threat,” indicated that the DOD has identified problems with its Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) program serious enough to warrant … More Defense Department Investigates Security Risks of MAVNI Program to Recruit Immigrants and Aliens

Trump Slams “Unconstitutional” Sanctions Law, but Still Signs It

 August 3, 2017 by  Alex Newman Facing a veto-proof super-majority in Congress, President Donald Trump reluctantly and privately signed H.R. 3364 on August 2, piling more sanctions on Russia, Iran, North Korea. But despite trying to put a smiley face on the developments, Trump made his displeasure known publicly in a series of statements. And in a message … More Trump Slams “Unconstitutional” Sanctions Law, but Still Signs It

North Carolina Passes Goldwater Institute-based Campus Free Speech Bill

Aug 2, 2017 by  Raven Clabough North Carolina is the latest state to take strides toward protecting free speech rights on public college campuses by passing legislation that prevents campus censorship. The Restore Campus Free Speech Act, which will affect a total of 17 colleges and universities in the University of North Carolina system, comes at a time when First Amendment … More North Carolina Passes Goldwater Institute-based Campus Free Speech Bill

Evidence New Documents Show Obama Illegally Confiscated Fannie and Freddie Earnings

July 31, 2017 by Jerome Corsi   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two articles published Tuesday, July 25, by John Carney in Brietbart.com on Tuesday, here and here, argued a partisan, one-sided, pro-government position regarding the decision of the Obama Treasury Department to institute the “Net Worth Sweep” confiscating all earnings from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while ignoring the information … More Evidence New Documents Show Obama Illegally Confiscated Fannie and Freddie Earnings

Huckabee Calls for Repeal of 17th Amendment After ObamaCare Repeal Fails

 July 31, 2017 by  Steve Byas “Time to repeal 17th Amendment. Founders had it right — Senators chosen by state legislatures. Will work for their states and respect 10th amid,” tweeted former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee late last week, in calling for the repeal of the 17th Amendment. The 17th Amendment altered the method of Senate … More Huckabee Calls for Repeal of 17th Amendment After ObamaCare Repeal Fails

Texas Grows 3.9 Percent in First Quarter. California? 0.1 Percent

July 28, 2017 by  Bob Adelmann Melissa, a resident of San Diego with degrees in psychology and Spanish, could find work only at a fast-food restaurant, recounted an article in (of all places) the Los Angeles Times about how some conservatives fed up with California are looking to Texas for greener pastures — and not just economically. The final straw … More Texas Grows 3.9 Percent in First Quarter. California? 0.1 Percent

Justice Department Files Brief Stating Title VII Does Not Apply to Sexual Orientation

July 27, 2017  by  Warren Mass Officials and attorneys for the Justice Department filed an amicus brief on July 26 saying that the “court should reaffirm its settled precedent holding, consistent with the longstanding position of the Department of Justice, that Title VII [of the Civil Rights Act of 1964] does not reach discrimination based on … More Justice Department Files Brief Stating Title VII Does Not Apply to Sexual Orientation