Immigration Optimism Borders on Psychosis

Immigration enthusiasts have an optimism that borders on psychosis. If anyone suggests that the...

John Vinson

Scientists Issue Humanity Another Warning…Yet Again

Human domination of the biosphere likened to rapid discharge of a battery With ever greater...

Leon Kolankiewicz

House GOP Drought-Relief Bill Ignores Immigration and Population Growth

In late June, California Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a 170-page so-...

Leon Kolankiewicz

Pelosi Belittles Congressional Bill to End Sanctuary Cities

Nancy Pelosi has represented San Francisco in the House of Representative for 27 years. During that...

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.

Little honest discussion about immigration and jobs

Joe Guzzardi
July 30, 2015
As seen in:
Idaho Press-Tribune

On the 2016 presidential campaign, immigration is the dominant domestic issue. Some candidates want to legalize the 12 million plus unlawful immigrants, others' goal is to increase the level of about one million legal immigrants the United States accepts annually, and another group seeks to expand the number of guest worker visas issued. Several contenders want to do all three — grant amnesty, increase legal immigration, and give more guest visas to overseas workers

California Drought Could Wipe Cities Off Map If Their Water Runs Out

Nick James
July 28, 2015
CBS Sacramento

The epicenter of California’s drought crisis is in the Central Valley, where there are growing fears the drought could wipe entire towns off of the map.

Wells are going dry, jobs are harder to come by and families are already moving, either to different states or even Mexico in search of work.

California Drought: ‘Spooky’ Water Supply Future

Folsom Lake 2015
Ed Joyce
Capital Public Radio
July 27, 2015

The California Department of Water Resources has framed the fourth year of drought as a "spooky thriller" movie, especially if El Niño does not add much to the state’s reservoirs. 

Posted along with a video this week, the DWR referenced the possibility of what may face California: 

House OKs bill to crack down on 'sanctuary cities,' White House threatens veto

July 23, 2015
Fox News

The House approved legislation Thursday to punish so-called “sanctuary cities” for failing to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, in the first congressional response to a brazen murder earlier this month in San Francisco allegedly committed by an illegal immigrant.  

California Senate Votes To Open Up Obamacare To 2.5 Million Illegal Residents

Robert Laszewski
June 21, 2015
Forbes Opinion

King V. Burwell opponents said killing subsidies would blow up Obamacare­­–now in California they want to open up unsubsidized care to illegal Californians.

Victims’ Testify: Pervasive Illegal Immigrant Crime Devastated Their Families

By Joe Guzzardi
July 22, 2015

Most Americans instantly recognize Kate Steinle’s name. Steinle is the 32-year-old woman that five-times deported, seven-times convicted illegal alien felon Juan Francisco Lopez- Sanchez shot dead in sanctuary city San Francisco.
But unknown to most are the following names: Danny Oliver, Michael Davis Jr., Denny McCann, Josh Wilkerson, and Grant Ronnebeck. Illegal aliens brutally murdered these five. During the last several years, hundreds more Americans have died at the hands of unlawful immigrants.

Father of slain California woman urges Congress to push forward with immigration law changes

Jim Steinle, father of Kathryn Steinle, killed on a San Francisco Pier by a man previously deported several times, testiifies a Senate Judiciary hearing in Washington, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Steinle told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Congress should push forward with efforts to close legal loopholes that currently allow local authorities to decide if they will cooperate with federal immigration authorities. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Alicia A. Caldwell

Sanctuary Cities Violate Federal Law, Invite Crime, Harbor Criminals

By Joe Guzzardi
July 21, 2015

Blame President Barack Obama for Kathryn Steinle’s senseless murder at the hands of five-time deported, seven-time convicted felon and Mexican alien Francisco Sanchez. Since the day he took office, Obama has bullheadedly dismantled immigration laws and issued sweeping executive actions that encourage more unlawful entry.