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Newsflash: America has a homeless problem. Actually, many are calling it a crisis or an epidemic. No matter which superlative one cares to use, I think we can all agree it’s a large problem, and each year liberals are in charge of government, the numbers of homeless increase. Every major city in the country has seen a …

Vanderbilt Professor Carol Swain has been beset with protesters calling for her resignation since January of 2015 when she made remarks about Islam and its terrorist elements when Muslims attacked and murdered members of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris. “In The Tennessean, Swain wrote that the [January 2015] Paris attacks show that critics of Islam are …

For the first time in human history, less than 10% of the world’s population is living in “extreme poverty.” The information was just made known after a study conducted by the World Bank was recently released. Using a poverty line of about $1.90 US Dollars a day, the World Bank figures that global poverty now …

So at the end of all the hot air about the Paris climate conference, the bill is an estimated $1.5 trillion annually for an optimistic effect on the climate of maybe -0.170 degrees Celsius at the end of the century. That’s the upbeat scenario by Bjorn Lumborg and the Copenhagen Consensus Center. The pessimistic scenario …

Going, going … Despite years of claiming economic improvement, the Obama Administration is overseeing yet another trend that indicates the growing poverty and division of America. According to a newly released Pew Research study, for the first time in 40 years, the middle class is no longer a majority in this country. The study found …

The United States and its allies have been trying to cut off ISIS’s funding. We’ve been targeting oil trucks being used by ISIS to smuggle and sell the crude oil from the wells they control, which is reportedly bringing in about $500 million. We’ve tried to cut off other funding via sanctions against them and …

Presidential candidate and Senator, Rand Paul (R-KY) was on the stump Wednesday encouraging Americans to support his campaign. One of the main points of his speech was the idea that the spread of socialism in American politics is the gravest threat our nation faces. Paul explained that “Democratic” Socialism is still socialism, which means that …

If Islam is so great, why aren’t Muslims heading for Muslim-led nations? We’ve been told my Muslim “scholars” that Islam built great civilizations. If this is true, why haven’t Islamic nations flourished like Europe and the United States? The type of questions can be asked of every poverty-stricken country. In a word, worldviews matter? What …

Ronda Rousey is a popular woman’s sports figure. As a result, what she says makes the news. Her latest comments are a foray into politics. She’s come out in support of Socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Here’s what she said as reported by Maxim: “I’m voting for Bernie Sanders, because he doesn’t take any corporate money,” …

The LGBT+ community and the Lesbian mayor of Houston got trounced in Tuesday’s election of a bill that would have allowed men who thought they were women to use women’s bathrooms, showers, and locker rooms. It was sold as an equal rights ordinance. Refusal to follow the law would have meant fines of up to …

Over the past several weeks I’ve posted how much illegals cost Ohio, Maryland, North Carolina, Texas and California taxpayers. The amounts were staggering to say the least, but someone asked me what is the annual cost to taxpayers incurred by illegals for the entire United States. I turned to the Federation for American Immigration Reform …

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve shared how much illegals cost taxpayers in Ohio, Maryland and North Carolina. The combined cost to taxpayers in those three states amounts to over $4.8 billion a year. Those were followed up with a report on how much illegals were costing Texas taxpayers a year, a state with a greater number …