Expect a New Wave of Illegal Immigration

Illegal immigration subsided after the economic downturn beginning in 2007. With fewer jobs...

John Vinson

Earth Day 2014: Act Now to Save Some of California for the Future

Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day, at the Apostle Islands, Wisconsin. On Earth Day,...

Joe Guzzardi

Environmentalists Continue to Ignore Overpopulation

Why are environmental groups so afraid to talk about the direct link between rising population and...

Leon Kolankiewicz

Coming Soon: New Category of Work-Authorized Immigrants

Here’s a great example of how federal immigration policy subtly but effectively undermines American...

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.

Senate Republicans warn that Obama deportation review will lead to weakened enforcement

David M. Drucker
April 24, 2014
Washington Examiner

Senate Republicans are voicing concern about the Obama administration's formal review of the deportation process for illegal immigrants, warning that the White House intends to halt enforcement.

Jeb Bush Pushes Amnesty, More High-Tech Visas at Education Conference

By Tony Lee
April 22, 2014
Breitbart News

At a prominent conference of education innovators, Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who is considering a 2016 presidential run, called for more guest worker programs and a path to amnesty for all of the country's illegal immigrants. 

Earth Day 2014 – Population growth drives California’s environmental woes

SANTA BARBARA (April 21, 2014) - A devastating oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara inspired Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson to create the first Earth Day in 1970. Twenty million Americans participated as Nelson and conservationists across the country noted that “every environmental problem is a population problem.”

Boehner says he's 'hell-bent' on passing immigration legislation this year

Laura Meckler
April 19, 2014
Fox News via The Wall Street Journal

House Speaker John Boehner and his Republican leadership team are telling donors and industry groups that they want to pass immigration legislation this year, despite the reluctance of other party members to tackle the divisive issue before the November elections.

California drought: Food banks drying up, too

Joe Garofoli
April 20, 2014

The effects of California's drought could soon hit the state's food banks, which serve 2 million of its poorest residents.

Fresh produce accounts for more than half the handouts at Bay Area food banks, but with an estimated minimum of 500,000 acres to be fallowed in California, growers will have fewer fruits and vegetables to donate.

The 10 Most Traffic-Jammed Cities

Jim Gorzelany
April 16, 2014
The Times of Northwest Indiana

We play the radio, listen to CDs or enjoy audio books. Many of us talk on our cell phones and, if our observations over the years are any indication, some motorists apply their makeup, shave and even catch up on their reading while stuck in traffic.

Criminals Take Chain Saws to 1,000-Year-Old Redwoods

Noel Brinkerhoff
April 15, 2014

Some of the world’s oldest trees, located along the Northern California coast, are being butchered by poachers hoping to sell their loot to manufacturers of decorative furniture and home goods.

Burls, the knotty growth found on ancient redwoods, are the focus of the wanton destruction that has left massive scars on the trees and endangered their growth and reproduction.