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Cutting off Family Planning Funds will Increase Immigration Pressure

Unfortunately, the current administration has cut off U.S. funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). This political football has been tossed back and forth for decades, but, in spite of spurious charges from family planning opponents, a memorandum from the State Department acknowledged there was no evidence of U.N. support for coercion of any kind.

California’s Perpetual Population Growth Pressures Homebuilders

Citing regulatory barriers, high costs and fewer public resources, the California Department of Housing and Community Development reported earlier this year that the state isn’t keeping up with housing demand. Through the last 10 years, 80,000 new homes were built on average annually, in contrast to demand for 180,000 homes each year. If growth trends continue, 1.8 million new homes will be needed just by 2025.

Giraffe Populations Plummet in Africa

Yet Another Iconic Animal Threatened by Human Overpopulation

Earth is the only place in an incomprehensibly vast and ancient cosmos known thus far to possess a biosphere that harbors complex, diverse living things. It took life some four billion years to evolve step by painstaking step from simple, single-celled, bacteria-like organisms lacking nuclei to the advanced creatures with backbones and brains that fly, swim, run and tunnel across Earth’s surface today.

Burgeoning Population: What Happens in China Doesn’t Stay in China

As a naïve, youthful world bicycle traveler back in 1984, I toured through China when it opened to international visitors. I fulfilled my teenage dream to walk on the Great Wall of China.

Shocker! Overpopulation Gets Mention in French Presidential Election; Mum is the Word in U.S.

Despite all their stumping, interviewing and debating, neither presidential candidate Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump has mentioned one of the most pressing challenges facing the United States: overpopulation. Come to think of it, congressional hopefuls have been largely quiet about population growth, save for a valiant few.

High Fertility in Terrorist-Sponsoring Nations Increases Risks in U.S.

Recently, Somali-born terrorist Dahir Adan stabbed and wounded nine in a St. Cloud, Minnesota, mall. At about the same time, Afghanistan-born Ahmad Khan Rahami was linked to bombings in New York and New Jersey.

Israel Understands Border Security, Population Stabilization; U.S. Doesn’t

The United States government could learn a lot from Israel. Too bad President Barack Obama holds Israeli Prime Minister and valued U.S. ally Benjamin Netanyahu in such low regard.

Global Freak-Out on Inevitable Population Aging

Heads exploded around the world recently.

http://www.realhorrorstories.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Header22.jpgWhat caused this sudden spate of multiple mass splatter incidents? Could it have been that President Obama suddenly had a change of heart and announced that henceforth “undocumented migrants” are to be called illegal aliens (what they actually are) and deported forthwith?

World Population Growth Is Speeding Up, Not Slowing Down; No Peak in Sight and Consequences Will Be Catastrophic

The world’s population grew by 89 million in 2015, according to the demographers at the respected Population Reference Bureau (PRB) in Washington, D.C., who have been compiling and analyzing demographic data since 1929. In mid-2016, we stand at approximately 7.4 billion people, and counting. Counting very rapidly, in fact.

My Summer Driving Vacation: Construction Alerts, Traffic Delays, Sprawl up Close

I’m of the age where the Sunday family drive was one of the week’s highlights. Now, after returning from a driving vacation starting from Western Pennsylvania, crossing Ohio, and ending in northern Michigan, my goal is to go to any reasonable lengths to keep my car in the garage.

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