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Rasmussen Reports released the results of a new poll on Tuesday, showing that a majority of Americans favor denying Federal funds to so-called “sanctuary” cities — cities that protect illegal aliens from the government. The statement from Rasmussen said that, in a national telephone poll, “59 percent of likely U.S. voters favor a cutoff of federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities. Just 28 percent are opposed and 13 percent are not sure.”
The Federal Government will soon be using specially implanted chips in cellular phones to track the movements of U.S. citizens, as part of a new national emergency-alert system. Citizens with properly equipped phones will be automatically enrolled in the service, and the chips will be automatically added to new phones from participating service providers.
The Texas State Senate made a bold move in passing a bill that would allow concealed handgun license holders to carry weapons into public college buildings and classrooms. FoxNews.com reported that Sen. Jeff Wentworth, R-San Antonio, after being unable to pass the measure as its own bill, attached it to a universities spending bill. The […]
President Barack Obama was slated to visit El Paso, Texas on May 10 to discuss immigration reform that would give illegal residents more pathways to citizenship. According to The Wall Street Journal, Obama believes that his administration has worked hard to protect the United States border and it is time to focus on the 10.8 million individuals who are living in America illegally.
Since the Obamaviks descended upon the nation’s capital in January of 2009, the government has dramatically improved its ability to carry out its two main functions — redistributing wealth and creating crises. However, lest you give them too much credit for their remarkable success in these areas, remember that much of that success was made possible by past actions on the part of progressive Republicans, philosophically confused Republicans and RINOs.
As George W. Bush entered the stretch run of his 2004 reelection bid, the national unemployment rate hovered around 5.4 percent. Given that any economist worth his slide rule (sit down, Paul Krugman) would agree that 5.4 percent is barely a Joe Biden hair-plug’s breadth above nominal zero, Bush’s economic “strategery” in the years following the lemming-off-a-cliff dive by the tech sector, the housing and construction markets plunging lower than the necklines at a Vegas working-girls convention and the virtual ubiquity of global Islamofascist terrorism was no small accomplishment — especially considering Bush spent taxpayer money like a second wife.
The Farm Bill has been widely criticized for its role in altering market incentives through subsidization of crops like wheat, corn and soy. Experts have said that this increases dependency on such products — including the highly processed foods that are made from such ingredients — and leads to mass production that may cause harm to both human health and the environment.
The Democratic-led California Legislature has determined that its appointment calendars should remain private. According to the San Jose Mercury News, the State Senate and Assembly have denied a joint request from The Associated Press, the Bay Area News Group and the First Amendment Coalition to gain access to the appointment calendars of lawmakers and their key staffers.
There are a lot of misconceptions about how wilderness survival, camping and urban survival do or do not fit together. The arguments range from saying that neither wilderness survival skills nor camping will help in an urban survival situation to saying that all you need for a long-term urban survival situation is your camping or survival gear. The truth lies somewhere in between. No matter what your skill level and experience level, I have some great stuff for everyone this week.
Political enthusiasts may have noticed a few missing pieces during the GOP debate on May 5. Some viewers have lamented over the fact that the first major debate of the 2012 Presidential campaign featured a cast of lesser-known candidates.