Texas Governor Greg Abbott Calls Sanctuary Cities Bluff

Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently ordered funding cut to any sanctuary cities in the state and...

Joe Guzzardi

Cassandra Syndrome Today

As a world bicycle traveler, you might refer to me as a Cassandra messenger. The Cassandra Syndrome...

Frosty Wooldridge

Remembering the California Victims of Terrorist Couple’s Evildoing

San Bernardino has become one more American city that will be remembered for being the site of a...

Maria Fotopoulos

Great Jobs News (for Carrier Employees), but November BLS Report Bad News for Others

A Merry Christmas for these Carrier employees and hundreds of their co-workers...

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.

Giants in the Face of Drought

As millions of California’s trees die, what will become of the largest tree there is, the giant sequoia?

Giants in the Face of Drought

Thayer Walker
November 27, 2016
The Atlantic

Texas governor plans to end sanctuary cities in state

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, is pledging to ban sanctuary cities in his state. File photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI 

World’s worst traffic jam? Cars stuck in Thanksgiving getaway 'gridlock'

By Mark Molloy 
November 23, 2016
The Telegraph (UK)
 
If these motorists thought setting off early would help them beat the Thanksgiving getaway rush, it appears a few others had the same idea.
 

Voters Show Stronger Support for ‘Kate’s Law’ Sentencing For Illegal Immigrant Felons

By Staff Reporter
November 21, 2016
Rasmussen Reports
 
Voters appear to be strongly on board with two policies president-elect Donald Trump is calling for when he enters the White House: deporting illegal immigrants convicted of major felonies and mandatory prison sentences for those who try to return.
 

US RELEASES HAITIANS COMING FROM MEXICO

In this Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, Guatamalan Elvin Vazquez, center, holds a Haitian girl migrating with her family, at a migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico.
AP Phots/Gregory Bull

A giant reservoir that supplies a California county’s drinking water is nearly empty

Nick Giese heads out to fish on Southern California’s Lake Cachuma. With the reservoir more than 90 percent below capacity, the surrounding region soon will face a water crisis. (Darryl Fears/The Washington Post)

Poll: 54 Percent Want Immigration Halved — or Reduced to Zero

AFP/Getty
 
By Katie McHugh
November 8, 2016
Breitbart
 
A poll released Tuesday finds 22 percent of likely voters want immigration reduced to zero, while 32 percent want to see it halved to 500,000 per year. Only 11 percent want to see one million or more foreigners arrive in the U.S. every year.
 

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