Paul Ryan’s Gargantuan Spending Bill Shows that Lobbyists Run Washington

This is how they get things done in Washington. Lobbyists basically write legislation giving their respective special interests massive financial benefits, and they get legislators to sign on by telling them that there’s no time to debate it or even read it. It’s an emergency. “If you don’t vote for this bill, then you’ll be responsible for shutting down the government.” Paul Ryan may as well have echoed Nancy Pelosi when she said that they had to pass the bill to find out what was in Read more […]

Colorado Wishes People On Welfare Would Stop Buying Pot!

Look. I don’t want to make any sweeping generalities or say that one group is more inclined to use drugs than another… but the data tells us that welfare recipients are more likely to use drugs than non-welfare recipients. (Though the number is still very small.) Colorado is now worried that their decision to legalize marijuana without including an instrument to keep welfare dollars from paying for it… could come back to bite them.   Scared of federal intervention, lawmakers in Read more […]

Study finds that New Job Growth is Going to Immigrants

That old concern that “immigrants are taking our jobs” is seeming to be more accurate than we realize. A new study undertaken by the Center for Immigration Studies has found that over the last 14 years almost all of the new job growth has gone to immigrants. This will be more fodder for anti-immigration activists who have been fighting both parties in an effort to stop the amnesty of illegal aliens. The big question is whether or not the two parties will recognize the dangers of comprehensive Read more […]

What We’re Reading July 30, 2013

We hope you’re having a great Tuesday wherever you are and that the news we dig up for you this morning helps you navigate the day more efficiently! It’s a busy world out there, and you don’t have a ton of free time to be doing Internet searches for the most important items of the day… lucky for you, we do. We drink gallons of coffee in an effort to stay awake long enough to scour the far reaches of the world wide web in an effort to bring you the most important, useful and useless information Read more […]