Tax Cuts Are Working, Economic Data Shows

WND– When the Trump administration estimated its historic tax-cut bill would result in a 3 to 4 percent growth rate in the economy and a consequent budget surplus, Democrats and many economists scoffed. Larry Summers, Obama’s first chief economist, declared the U.S. was mired in a new era of “secular stagnation” making 3 percent growth unachievable, recalls Stephen Moore, who served as senior economic adviser to the … Continue reading Tax Cuts Are Working, Economic Data Shows

Taxpayers Pay $678 A Day For Illegal Alien Children

Washington Times– The image of two illegal immigrant children sleeping on the floor in a chain-link fence “cage” swept the internet last weekend, sparking misdirected anger from activists who blamed President Trump for the conditions — which were actually from 2014, when the photo was taken, under President Obama. Here is another image: illegal immigrant children set up in comfy dormitories, coloring with “multicultural crayons,” … Continue reading Taxpayers Pay $678 A Day For Illegal Alien Children

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Fall More Than Expected

Reuters– U.S. consumer spending posted its biggest gain in five months in April, a further sign that economic growth was regaining momentum early in the second quarter, while inflation continued to rise steadily. Other data on Thursday showed a bigger-than-expected drop in the number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits last week. Moderately rising inflation and a tightening labor market bolstered expectations that the … Continue reading U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Fall More Than Expected

Almost 5 Million Voters In California Are Now Registered ‘No Party Preference’

Mercury News– Voters choosing no party affiliation have overtaken Republicans in Democrat-dominated California, marking a troubling slide for the GOP in the nation’s most populous state that a generation ago was home to the Reagan Revolution. Political Data Inc., which compiles figures from county election offices, reported this week that 4.84 million of California’s 19 million voters declared no party preference while 4.77 million registered … Continue reading Almost 5 Million Voters In California Are Now Registered ‘No Party Preference’

Proposed Law That Would Limit Plastic Straws Moves To California Senate

Los Angeles Daily News– A measure that would prohibit restaurants from providing single-use plastic straws unless requested by a customer was approved by the Assembly on Wednesday and will now be considered by the state Senate. Straws are the fifth most common item gathered at beach clean ups, according to 5 Gyres. Those that remain in the ocean typically break down into small particles and … Continue reading Proposed Law That Would Limit Plastic Straws Moves To California Senate

Asylum Loopholes Bring 400,000 Migrants to Workforce

Breitbart– Congress’ border loopholes for asylum seekers have delivered more than 400,000 additional migrants into Americans’ workplaces, reducing free-market pressure on employers and investors to raise wages for blue-collar Americans. The 400,000-strong population of asylum seekers “is a huge thing — it is almost half of our legal immigration flow per year,” said Rosemary Jenks, policy director at NumbersUSA. “It is more than the number of … Continue reading Asylum Loopholes Bring 400,000 Migrants to Workforce

California Senate Approves Raising Age To Purchase Rifles And Shotguns To 21

Washington Times– California would raise the age for buying rifles and shotguns from 18 to 21 and bar people from buying more than one long gun each month under a bill advancing in the Legislature. It’s been a frequently debated topic nationwide after a Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people. Read More Continue reading California Senate Approves Raising Age To Purchase Rifles And Shotguns To 21

AG Candidate Eric Early Sues Incumbent Becerra Over Qualifications

Los Angeles Times– California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra’s campaign manager disputed allegations in a lawsuit filed Tuesday by Republican challenger Eric Early that the incumbent does not meet qualifications to hold office and should be kept off the November ballot. The legal challenge alleges that Becerra is constitutionally ineligible to hold the office because he was an “inactive” member of the California Bar from 1991 … Continue reading AG Candidate Eric Early Sues Incumbent Becerra Over Qualifications

Handguns Are 3x More Likely To Be Used In Mass Shootings

Washington Times– Handguns are almost three times as likely to be used in mass shootings as rifles, according to a new report from a gun-safety group that appears to cut against gun-control advocates’ push to ban some semiautomatic rifles. More than three quarters of mass shootings from 1996 to 2016 involved a handgun, while just 29 percent of shooters used a rifle, according to the … Continue reading Handguns Are 3x More Likely To Be Used In Mass Shootings

Social Security Paid $20M To 678 Dead People, IG Says

CNS  News– The Social Security Administration is doing a better job of cutting off payments to dead beneficiaries, but the problem isn’t solved. According to a May 24 report from the Office of the Inspector General of the Social Security Administration, 678 beneficiaries who were verified as deceased as of April 2017 received approximately $20 million in improper payments for 9 to 206 months after … Continue reading Social Security Paid $20M To 678 Dead People, IG Says

DOJ Inspector General Expected To Testify Before Committees Next Month

Fox News– Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz is slated to testify before congressional committees next month, presumably after the release of his long-awaited report on the FBI’s Hillary Clinton investigation during the 2016 presidential campaign, Fox News has learned. Both the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House Oversight Committee are preparing to have Horowitz appear before them in early June, according to a congressional … Continue reading DOJ Inspector General Expected To Testify Before Committees Next Month

Twice Deported Illegal Alien Being Held For Tampering With Physical Evidence After Body Was Found In Woods

Fox News– A twice-deported Mexican citizen was being held by immigration authorities Tuesday as police continue to search a rural New York town for a 14-month-old child feared dead after his mother’s body was found last week. Evarardo Donoteo-Reyes, a 25-year-old who is in the country illegally, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, is facing an evidence tampering charge after the body of his … Continue reading Twice Deported Illegal Alien Being Held For Tampering With Physical Evidence After Body Was Found In Woods

Poll: Half Of Republicans Believe Millions Of Ballots Were Cast Illegally In 2016

The Hill– Almost half of the Republican respondents in a new poll said they believe millions of voters illegally cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election, as President Trump has claimed. Forty-eight percent of Republicans in the HuffPost/YouGov poll said they believe as many as 5 million votes were cast illegally, compared to 17 percent who said they do not. More than one-third of Republican … Continue reading Poll: Half Of Republicans Believe Millions Of Ballots Were Cast Illegally In 2016

Arlington Cemetery Could Be Full In 25 Years

Daily Caller– Arlington National Cemetery will be full in 25 years if the number of burials remains steady. The military cemetery, which buries about 7,000 veterans a year, is running out of space. The grounds have little room to expand, surrounded by highways and city development. “We’re literally up against a wall,” Barbara Lewandrowski, public affairs officer for the U.S. Army, told The New York … Continue reading Arlington Cemetery Could Be Full In 25 Years