Infrastructure Woes

We in the United States owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to our civil engineers for many of the...

Leon Kolankiewicz

In Memory of Martha – The Last of Her Kind

Today, September 1, 2014, marks a century to the day that a legendary species of bird perished from...

Leon Kolankiewicz

For American Workers, another Unhappy Labor Day

New National Employment Law Project research found that even though the official Bureau of Labor...

Joe Guzzardi

A Letter to President Obama

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President...

Don Rosenberg

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.

California's Underground Water War

Grape vines march across wires strung along rolling hills, their little trunks improbably supporting heavy black fruit. Cindy Steinbeck’s family has been farming this land since 1920. They grow Zinfandel, Viognier, Cabernet, Merlot, and Petite Syrah grapes but are best known in this area of Central California for a blend called The Crash, named after a remarkable incident in 1956, when a B-26 crash-landed 200 yards from the family home. Four of the five Air Force men aboard survived, bailing out in the nearby fields.

Obama crafts legal rationale for immigration steps

Josh Lederman
August 27, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration.

Gov. Jerry Brown to Mexican Illegals: 'You're All Welcome in California'

Tony Lee
August 27, 2014

On Monday evening, California Governor Jerry Brown said all Mexicans, including illegal immigrants, are welcome in California. 

Jeff Sessions: Obama’s Executive Amnesty Is ‘a Security Nightmare’

Joel Gehrke
August 25, 2014
The National Review

President Obama’s reported plan to provide administrative amnesty to 5 million illegal immigrants presents “a security nightmare,” according to Senator Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.), who fears the policy could make it easier for terrorist to carry out an attack on the United States.

Gutiérrez On Coming Obama Executive Amnesty: 'Get Prepared'

By Carolyn May
August 25, 2014

With President Obama expected to announce executive action on immigration reform soon, Illinois Democratic Rep. Luis Gutiérrez says he is telling people to “get ready.”

“It's music to my ears that someone would have a source at the White House that say it's 5 million. Let me just say, tomorrow, the next day, and all of this week we're getting ready,” he said.

Obama's Deputies Release 169 Foreign Killers into U.S. Neighborhoods

By Neil Munro
August 22, 2014
Daily Caller

President Barack Obama’s deputies released at least 169 foreign murderers into 24 states last year.

The data shows the ZIP codes where the foreign murderers were released back into American society.

Gov. Brown to poor Californians: Let’s spend tax dollars on Central Americans instead

SANTA BARBARA (August 22, 2014) — In spite of the dire needs of the state of California, Governor Brown has announced legislation to spend millions of dollars providing legal services to minors arriving in California from Central America.  Brown, Attorney General Kamala Harris, and state legislative leaders support giving three million dollars of state funds to outside groups to prevent the deportation of those who have arrived illegally from Central America.

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.