Remember Prop 187 – and the Words of Thomas Jefferson

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the passage of Prop. 187 in California, the ballot...

John Vinson

Brown Belittles Californians Who Sensibly Choose Smaller Families

Jerry Brown and former girlfriend, singer Linda Ronstadt, made headlines while they were...

Joe Guzzardi

Tech Companies Don’t Want Older (Qualified) Americans

If there is truly a shortage of Americans who can do computer programming and other tech jobs, as...

John Vinson

Another BLS Bummer: Teen Employment Still Weak

As if the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics reports aren’t discouraging enough, the Bureau’s...

Joe Guzzardi

CAPS Position on Health Care Coverage

CAPS firmly believes that working Americans are entitled to health insurance coverage for contraception.  A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether private corporations can obtain an exemption from the Contraceptive Mandate of the Affordable Care Act. While we support everyone's right to their own beliefs, we do not believe that employers should be able to deprive their employees of health care coverage for birth control.

Poll: Voters Want Immigration 'Pause,' More Enforcement, Preference Given to US Workers

By Tony Lee
August 20, 2014
Breitbart News

A blockbuster new poll obtained by Breitbart News reveals that a majority of likely voters want to push the pause button on massive immigration, similar to what occurred between 1915-1964, which allowed legal immigrants a chance to more fully assimilate while the middle class expanded as wages increased.

Mexican Drug Cartels Wage War with Grenades in US Border Wars

By Tom Porter
August 15, 2014
International Business Times
 

Mexican drug cartels are waging war with grenades, as they battle to gain hegemony over smuggling routes into the US taking advantage of America's border crisis.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials told FoxNews.com they had seen a "trend increase" in the use of the weapon in recent months.

Americans to Obama: Enforcement, not Amnesty

By Joe Guzzardi
August 16, 2014

As seen in:
Cochocton Tribune (Ohio)
The Caledonian-Record (Vermont)
Mansfield News Journal (Ohio),
Newark Advocate (Ohio)
Zanefield Times-Recorder (Ohio)
Bemidji Pioneer
RightWing News

With Congress mercifully away on its August recess, now is a good time to evaluate what’s happened and what might happen regarding the ever-contentious, endless immigration haggle.

Americans worry that illegal migrants threaten way of life, economy

Alistair Bell
August 7, 2014
Reuters

(Reuters) - As President Barack Obama considers sidestepping Congress to loosen U.S. immigration policy, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Americans are deeply worried that illegal immigration is threatening the nation's culture and economy.

Seventy percent of Americans - including 86 percent of Republicans - believe undocumented immigrants threaten traditional U.S. beliefs and customs, according to the poll.

Illegal Vs. Legal Immigration Is A Global Issue

Ed Fuller
August 6, 2014
Forbes

The world has become increasingly global and interconnected in the past 10-15 years.  And while people have been on the move since time began, welcomed immigration has tended to move in step with economic conditions—rising when the local economy is strong enough to accommodate the influx of new people and dropping when it is weaker.

Reducing Carbon by Curbing Population

Eduardo Porter
August 5, 2014
The New York Times

Remember the population explosion?

When population was growing at its fastest rate in human history in the decades after World War II, the sense that overpopulation was stunting economic development and stoking political instability took hold from New Delhi to the United Nations’ headquarters in New York, sending policy makers on an urgent quest to stop it.

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