Three-fourths of convicted terrorists came to U.S. legally via current immigration system

Three-fourths of convicted terrorists came to U.S. legally via current immigration system

From Judicial Watch Illustrating the national security threats created by the nation’s immigration system, the overwhelming majority of individuals convicted of terrorism are foreigners who entered the United States legally through various federal programs. Three out of every four convicted terrorists between September 11, 2001 and December 31, 2016 are foreign born and came to […]

Illinois fudged jobs data to get federal OK to waive work requirement for food stamp recipients

Illinois fudged jobs data to get federal OK to waive work requirement for food stamp recipients

By Greg Bishop / Watchdog.org A government accountability group says the state of Illinois is fudging employment data in order to allow more healthy Illinoisans to receive taxpayer-funded food stamps without having to work. The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved an Illinois Department of Human Services waiver request in October for the entire 2018 calendar […]

Mystery and controversy loom over Trump’s Fake News Awards

Mystery and controversy loom over Trump’s Fake News Awards

As President Donald Trump prepares to hand out the “Fake News Awards” today to his journalist critics, a new study and a separate survey shed light on the negative news coverage of the Trump presidency and how the public defines “fake news.” “We’ll keep you posted on details around that potential event and what that […]

Incoming New Jersey governor wants to create an entire agency to protect illegal immigrants

Incoming New Jersey governor wants to create an entire agency to protect illegal immigrants

Newly inaugurated New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy plans to establish the Garden State as a bastion of far-left policies, including a first-of-its-kind government agency devoted exclusively to protecting the rights of legal and illegal immigrants alike. Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs financier who was swept into office on the back of former Gov. Chris Christie’s […]

Voters support repeal of Obamacare ‘Death Panel’ and other provisions, survey

Voters support repeal of Obamacare ‘Death Panel’ and other provisions, survey

By David Williams / Taxpayers Protection Alliance With tax reform in the rearview mirror, policymakers and voters are sizing up the next big policy battles. Chief among voter concerns is the unraveling healthcare system, which regularly sees double-digit premium increases and questionable results for taxpayer funding. Americans understand that failing to reform the health-care system […]

How tax reform is keeping promise ‘fight for $15’ couldn’t

How tax reform is keeping promise ‘fight for $15’ couldn’t

As the union-backed “Fight for $15” movement has sought to enact mandatory minimum-wage increases in states and localities across the country, tax reform seems to have spurred wage growth using a different approach. On the day President Donald Trump signed the sweeping tax-reform law, the New Jersey-based OceanFirst Financial Corp. issued a press release announcing […]

Gun grabbers prove themselves wrong

Gun grabbers prove themselves wrong

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest In an effort to show just how easy it is for criminals to buy firearms online, federal agents spent two years posing as criminals trying to score guns on popular shooting sport websites and forums. It turns out, it isn’t so easy after all. According to a Government […]

University of Chicago faculty tell Obama to move presidential library

University of Chicago faculty tell Obama to move presidential library

More than 100 members of the University of Chicago faculty are asking the Obama Foundation to move the proposed library honoring the 44th president to a new location because the plan as currently constituted is “socially regressive.” The Obama Presidential Center will not provide the “promised development or economic benefits” to surrounding neighborhoods, the professors […]

Senior citizens group wants Obamacare tax on Medicare halted

Senior citizens group wants Obamacare tax on Medicare halted

Moratorium on health insurance tax on plans has expired… IMAGE: Vimeo (Ana Michaels, Liberty Headlines) A costly health insurance tax under the Obamacare law, which has been held back under a Congressional moratorium since 2015, will hit this year – and a senior citizens group has launched a campaign to prevent the levy from hitting […]

The two faces of Seattle: ‘We’re the greenest’ vs. ‘No, we’re still brown’

The two faces of Seattle: ‘We’re the greenest’ vs. ‘No, we’re still brown’

From Technocracy News Seattle has long-claimed the mantle of leadership for any leftist, eco-friendly, Agenda 21 supporting policies that comes down the pike, and yet its practice falls far from matching its rhetoric, and likely never will. Such policies do nothing but increase prices, stifle property rights and saddle businesses with ridiculous rules and regulations.  […]

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