Immigration, Politics, Uncategorized

White House Modifies Legal Immigration Process

Overwhelmed with illegal immigrants, the Trump administration is targeting overall legal immigration to the U.S. for an overhaul. Senator David Perdue (R-GA), who is attending a White House meeting regarding the immigration plan, told Breitbart News that the number admitted won’t change, however. “While this is still in the preliminary stage, the president has proposed maintaining the 1.1 million legal immigrants we bring in each year but changing the mix to respond to the needs of our growing economy and workforce.” According to a senior administration official, it’s part of President Trump’s plan to increase U.S. wages particularly for those hit hardest by low-skilled arrivals willing to work for less. This is actually a simple idea: import productive workers, not folks who will expand the welfare rolls.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

The White House is dropping a longtime initiative of President Trump’s that reduces overall legal immigration levels to increase U.S. wages, a senior administration official tells the media.

Throughout 2015, 2016, and 2017, Trump routinely touted his plans to reduce the number of legal immigrants who arrive in the U.S. on a myriad of visas. Since the 1990s, when it was expanded by President George H.W. Bush, legal annual immigration levels have remained at historic highs with about 1.2 million nationals legally admitted every year.

For example, since 1980, the number of legal immigrants admitted to the U.S. every year has not dipped below 525,000 admissions. Since 1999, annual legal immigration levels have not dropped below 645,000 admissions and since 2004, the average number of legal immigrants admitted every year has not dipped below a million admissions.

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Immigration, Issues, Uncategorized

The Silent Crisis in America

Amid the battles in Washington, DC, around the country and at our borders, one crisis has until recent months flown far under the American radar. The opioid crisis has crashed onto the cultural scene as rampant addictions to fentanyl and other opiates, which have claimed the lives and livelihood of tens of thousands of Americans, have skyrocketed.

Among those ruined lives are stories of innocent victims who have fallen prey to an epidemic of addiction and abuse of prescription drugs resulting from routine pain management prescribed by medical professionals. This epidemic has spawned a new black market of illegal opioids crossing our borders at a rate and in quantities that rival illegal narcotics.

Tyler Borstein was one such victim. Recognized as a gifted athlete from an early age, Tyler excelled at every sport he played. But when an injury forced him to seek medical attention, pain management was naturally a part of the process of recuperation. Tyler was prescribed opiates to mitigate the pain which quickly led to an addiction that outpaced his doctors’ legal limits to prescribe. That addiction led to heroine and ultimately to an overdose which took his took at the age of 23.

Tyler’s story is tragic and one that is all too familiar to families and communities across the country. It is a tragedy that led Tyler’s family to establish Hope United a organization created to raise awareness to students, parents and communities about the scourge of drug and alcohol abuse. Hope has reached thousands of students in the US and continues an aggressive campaign to raise awareness across the country to stop the tragedy of addiction in its tracks.

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Suburbanites Get Taxpayer-Funded Border Walls but We Don’t?

PJ Media’s Megan Fox found quite a gem in doing her taxpayer wall-building research. According to Federal Highway Administration reports, taxpayers have shelled out $671 million in funding for 23,073,413 square feet of suburban noise barriers from 2014 to 2016. If those numbers are tallied from 1963 to 2016, taxpayers have ponied up $7.44 billion for 3,263 linear miles of these walls. She further notes that these walls are removed, relocated, or even rebuilt every few years to accommodate new construction. Something tells us that noise control doesn’t hold a position on the priority list over curtailing human trafficking, drug trade, and terrorists.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

In the never-ending morass of arguing back and forth over whether or not walls work to keep out whatever unpleasant or annoying thing you need to keep off your lawn, an obvious solution has been missed. Have you ever heard of noise barriers? These are the giant cement walls that the states install to block the traffic noise from the highway from interfering with the hoi polloi as they barbecue on their stainless steel grills next to their jacuzzis. Unbelievably, their college degrees didn’t prepare the wealthy suburbanites of America for the burdensome process of finding homes that aren’t near noisy highways. And so, because Mr. and Mrs. don’t do basic research (or the state hasn’t insisted that builders stop putting developments next to highways), the state has to build noise barriers—miles and miles of walls paid for by the state for the comfort of idiots who buy McMansions right next to a twenty-four-hour Grand Prix. (I’ve yet to see a noise barrier blocking a housing project from highway noise pollution.)

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Mueller Final Report Rumored to be “Anticlimactic”

During a Sunday appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” ABC News’ Jonathan Karl revealed that his sources have given him cause to believe the final report by Robert Mueller’s “investigation” is “almost certain to be anticlimactic.” Karl further opined, “If you look at what the FBI was investigating in that New York Times report…Mueller did not go anywhere with that investigation.” If Karl’s sources are reliable, none of this should come as any surprise. This so-called investigation in search of a purpose has only served to further damage the reputation of the nation’s most elite police force and enflame the cynicism of the electorate concerning the public faith and the duty of our nation’s top officials to respect the rule of law.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl said his sources “interacting with” special counsel Robert Mueller’s team said Mueller’s forthcoming report was “almost certain to be anti-climactic.”

Partial transcript as follows:

KARL: What I am getting is that this is all building up to the Mueller report and raising expectations of a bombshell report. And there have been expectations that have been building, of course, for over a year on this. But people who are closest to what Mueller has been doing, interacting with the special counsel caution me that this report is almost certain to be anti-climactic. If you look at what the FBI was investigating in that New York Times report, you look at what they were investigating, Mueller did not go anywhere with that investigation. He has been writing his report in real time through these indictments and we have seen nothing from Mueller on the central question of, was there any coordination, collusion, with the Russians in the effort to meddle in the elections?

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White House Issues “Pelosi Veto” Threat

Wasting no time on the heels of the new Democratic majority in the lower chamber, President Trump issued a formal veto threat for any efforts to fund the government without securing America’s borders. In the statement issued through the Office of Management and Budget, the administration said they “cannot accept legislation that provides unnecessary funding for wasteful programs while ignoring the Nation’s urgent border security needs.” Translation: over my dead body.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

President Donald Trump’s administration issued a formal veto threat to Democrats in Congress, vowing to oppose their government funding bill without border security.

In a statement from the Office of Management and Budget, the administration wrote that they “cannot accept legislation that provides unnecessary funding for wasteful programs while ignoring the Nation’s urgent border security needs.”

Trump has demanded that any bill funding the government include $5.6 billion for border security.

The White House noted that the House Democrat spending bill also undermined the president’s Mexico City policy, an executive order that Trump imposed to bar taxpayer funds from subsidizing overseas abortions.

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Issues, Media, Politics, Uncategorized

Pro-2A Student Doxxed for Pro-Gun Graduation Pics

Brenna Spencer gained viral social media infamy after her graduation picture last spring that sported not only a “Women for Trump” tee but also a handgun in her waistband. Since then the 22-year-old graduate of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga has received death threats and calls for her to commit suicide in the wake of the tweet, which showed up on nearly 20 million Twitter feeds. Spencer has also been the victim of cyberstalking after her address was posted on social media. To her credit, rather than being scared into silence, Spencer is now working with a nonprofit in Tennessee dedicated to educating students on gun rights and concealed carry.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

When Brenna Spencer posted her graduation photos on Twitter back in April, she posed wearing a hot pink “Women for Trump” shirt and a black handgun tucked into her skinny jeans.

“I don’t take normal graduation photos….” tweeted Spencer, a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga who now lives in Nashville.

Spencer, now 22, told PJ Media that she posted the photo “to bring awareness of how important it is to protect yourself, especially for women.”

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Big govt, Media, Politics, Uncategorized

Liberal Media Loves ALL Immigrants…Except FLOTUS

A university in Germany has published a study exposing the U.S. liberal media’s double standard in its coverage of immigrants. For them, there’s no love to spare for First Lady Melania Trump, who is the embodiment of the American Dream after lawfully immigrating to the U.S. from Solvenia. “SNL portrays Melania Trump as an uncharismatic doll and ‘trophy wife,’ drawing on misogynist and anti-immigrant views, echoing neoliberal media, such as The New Yorker, which described her as ‘the perfect body on which to hang a brand,'” said research fellow Katharina Wiedlack. Wiedlack elaborated that “stereotypes of post-Soviet women, the slut and the victim,” are in full swing when the liberal media discusses the First Lady. Could it be that the Left only loves immigrants when they’re politically expedient? We’re shocked by this revelation!

Here’s more from PJ Media…
A research fellow and professor at the University of Flensburg in Germany has published a new study highlighting the double standards the liberal media uses when discussing Melania Trump.

The first lady, 47, was born and raised in Slovenia, and is the only first lady to become a naturalized United States citizen. Though Mrs. Trump should be seen as an immigration success story, research fellow Katharina Wiedlack, Ph.D., worried that it has been otherwise.

Her study, “In/visibly different: Melania Trump and the othering of Eastern European women in US culture,” was published December 6 and analyzed the 2016 SNL skit “Melanianade” to illustrate how Mrs. Trump is depicted throughout media in the United States.

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Boston Globe Retracts Headline on Elizabeth Warren

The Boston Globe was forced to change a headline after publishing its findings on an “exhaustive review” of evidence surrounding Elizabeth Warren’s questionable claims of Native American heritage and if it was used to promote her academic career. The original headline read “Did claiming Native American heritage actually help Elizabeth Warren get ahead? No, but it’s complicated.” The revised version read “Ethnicity not a factor in Elizabeth Warren’s rise in law.” Apparently, things got complicated in the Globe’s editorial room. The headline should’ve read thusly: “Warren’s claims of Native American heritage were a nakedly political attempt to curry favor with a minority group during her Senate campaign.” Alas, they didn’t consult us.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire… 

On Monday, The Boston Globe published the findings of its “exhaustive review” of evidence surrounding Elizabeth Warren’s use of her refuted claims that she is Native American to promote her academic career. But a significant headline change suggests that the outlet was uneasy about how it initially framed the story.

“Did claiming Native American heritage actually help Elizabeth Warren get ahead? No, but it’s complicated,” the original headline read. But in a notable revision, the left-leaning outlet scrubbed any reference to Warren “claiming to be Native American” and eliminated all “confusion”:

“Ethnicity not a factor in Elizabeth Warren’s rise in law,” the revised headline reads.

Here are screenshots of the two versions of the headline (via Twitchy):

 

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Elections, Politics, Uncategorized

Fountain of Youth or Voter Fraud in Ohio’s 12th

Just 1,700 votes–less than one percent of the vote–in Ohio’s contested 12th district stand between special election victory or defeat for Republican Troy Balderson. Alarmingly, this may be the result of a determined effort by leftist to further destroy the integrity of the voting process by fighting voter ID laws and blocking the removal of defunct voter registrations. Due to their efforts, experts claim that 170 registered voters in the 12th district alone are more than 116 years old (The oldest living person in the world right now is 115-year-old Kane Tanaka of Japan). Either central Ohio has some really good water or something’s a bit fishy with the voter rolls. Whether any of these superhuman voters cast votes in this hotly contested special election remains to be seen.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Republican Troy Balderson clings to a narrow margin in last night’s special election for Ohio’s 12th Congressional district, underscoring the impact voter fraud can have in key elections around the country.

The separation of 1700 votes, or less than one percent, highlights the recent attempt by Democratic activists to fight efforts to prevent voter fraud from occurring.

For the past four years, George Soros has spent millions of dollars trying to weaken Ohio’s election security by funding efforts to both block its implementation of Voter ID and prevent the state from removing inaccurate registrations.

Soros pledged $5 million to fund Clinton campaign attorney Marc Elias’s efforts to fight voter ID laws in Ohio and two other states ahead of the 2016 election. Elias would file that suit in Ohio on behalf of several groups, including the Ohio Organizing Collaborative, that would have an employee sentenced to prison for voter fraud.

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FDA Using Aborted Baby Parts to ‘Humanize’ Mice?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has signed a new contract to acquire “fresh” human fetal tissue for transplant “to create chimeric animals that have a human immune system.” The goal is to give these engineered mice a functioning “human immune system” for use in research. “Fetal tissue used in research is obtained from elective abortions,” according to the Congressional Research Service. A 2016 Harvard University report says that this “human fetal material” cannot come from miscarriages. So now the federal government isn’t just giving federal funding to Planned Parenthood, it’s also buying aborted fetal tissue with your tax dollars.

Here’s more from CNS News…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration signed a new contract on July 25 to acquire “fresh” human fetal tissue to transplant into “humanized mice” so that these mice will have a functioning “human immune system,” according to information published by the FDA and the General Services Administration.

“The objective is to acquire Tissue for Humanized Mice,” said a June 13 FDA “presolicitation notice” for the contract.

The contractor, the notice said, would “provide the human fetal tissue needed to continue the ongoing research being led by FDA.

“Fresh human tissues are required,” said the notice, “for implantation into severely immune-compromised mice to create chimeric animals that have a human immune system.”

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