This Memorial Day weekend, thousands of Vietnam War veterans will participate in the 25th annual “Rolling Thunder” motorbike cavalcade headed toward Washington, D.C. Once there, they’ll join up at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, more commonly referred to as “The Wall.” The tribute began in 1988 with 2,500 supporters; this year, nearly 1 . . . → Read More: Memorial Day, American Wars and Unwanted Amnesty
At the recent Southwest AG Summit, 600 growers, pest control advisors and other industry members listened to DuPont Production President Rik Miller say that global agriculture is up to the challenge of feeding 9 billion people. DuPont is a farm chemical company but is also involved in nutrition, transportation, safety, apparel, home . . . → Read More: Agriculture Technologists Say They Can Feed and Clothe 9 Billion People
The Sierra Club board of directors recent vote to back amnesty for illegal immigrants and support vastly increased levels of legal immigration is, when all is said and done, a vote for open borders, or no borders at all. At least our nation’s borders, that is.
Can you imagine the Sierra Club board . . . → Read More: Does the Sierra Club Believe in Borders? It Depends
Despite weeks of assurances that border security measures would be in place before aliens received permanent legal status, the committee considered but rejected dozens of amendments that would have strengthened S. 744 both on the border and for American workers.
Next month, S. 744 will go to the floor for a full Senate . . . → Read More: Judiciary Committee Passes S. 744; Euphoric Leahy Soon to Face the True Test: Full Senate Debate
On May 16, as I listened to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s the third mark-up session on the Secure Borders, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, S. 744, Minnesota Senator Al Franken continuously lied about E-Verify.
Since I’m E-Verified, I know first hand that Franken’s ludicrous claim that if the program is expanded, . . . → Read More: Al Franken, the Bald Eagle and America
The Gang of Eight U.S. senators and Judiciary Committe members huddle in Washington, DC to mediate the fate of 11 million illegal alien migrants now living and working in America. Not only would S.744 legalize most of the 11 million, immigration and demographic experts predict that the bill would add 33 million new immigrants to the United States . . . → Read More: Ecological footprint consequences attributed to endless population growth
Completely overlooked in the Senate’s S. 744 immigration deliberation, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, is the environmental impact of adding as many as 33 million new United States residents during the next decade. For the purpose of this blog, whether those newcomers are “provisional” permanent residents or ever . . . → Read More: With Drought Conditions, the U.S. Can’t Risk Adding Millions More
For most Californians, freedom of the road is nothing but a sad memory. And with the state’s population continuing to grow as tenaciously as a tumor, this sad memory is fast morphing into a cruel joke.
Los Angeles has reclaimed the dubious distinction of having the worst congestion of any metro area in the . . . → Read More: Freeeways or Parking Lots?: Los Angeles Has Nation’s Worst Traffic Congestion
Come one, come all. For anyone from any nation who might feel overlooked in the expansive S. 744, the Secure Borders, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, the solution is simple. Hire a lobbyist and go for it. Be sure to request special considerations, too. After all, nothing ventured, nothing gained.
S.744 is . . . → Read More: Come One, Come All; S. 744 Invites the World
Sustainability is an idea crafted at a UN Conference in 1987, defined in the report Our Common Future as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
The idea expressed by the sentence was to create a common ground and purpose for . . . → Read More: Is Sustainability Possible?
Here in Pittsburgh, we’re finally coming out of one of the longest, coldest winters in history. One of the ways I survived the dark, frigid nights was watching Gunsmoke reruns. And seeing Dennis Weaver, who played Marshall Matt Dillon’s sidekick Chester Goode, reminded me that he was was a Hollywood rarity—a true environmentalist. . . . → Read More: Dennis Weaver, True Environmentalist
As I listened recently to three hours of cheerleading at the University of Southern California for the Gang of Eight’s amnesty plan I thought of the many families sending their kids to USC.
They hand over $62k a year per student (four years = $250k, most likely, debt). USC then produces a graduate . . . → Read More: USC Goes All Out in Support of Amnesty, Part I