4 Big Border Issues in Homeland Security Chief’s House Testimony

The nation’s acting homeland security chief defended the U.S. Border Patrol against political attacks in testimony at a House hearing Thursday where he also denounced some employees’ unprofessional conduct on Facebook. “The incendiary and overwrought attacks on the men and women securing our border and enforcing immigration laws in the interior are unwarranted and damaging,” […]

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A Time for Trade Schools

Solving the huge debt incurred by young adults who took out loans to attend college has become a key policy debate. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., for example, recently announced proposed legislation to eliminate student loan debt by taxing bonds and stocks. By the beginning of 2019, student loan debt was at an all-time high: Over […]

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France’s Digital Tax Could Spark Trade War With U.S.

On July 11, the French Senate passed a 3% digital services tax on tech companies that generate revenue of more than 25 million euros in France and more than 750 million euros worldwide, which will affect U.S.-based companies such as Facebook and Amazon, reported Reuters. The Trump administration is investigating the tax and there are concerns […]

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Skipping the Philly Fanatics at Netroots Nation

The radical fringe of the left came to Philadelphia last weekend for the annual Netroots Nation conference. It was extremist enough that only four Democrat presidential contenders dared to show their face there. By contrast, more than 10 came to Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network convention in April. Here’s how kooky the Netroots conference […]

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Omar: End ‘Capitalist System.’ Guarantee Jobs, Housing, Medicare and Abortion for All

In the new nation that Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota seeks to create, the “capitalist system” will be left behind in pursuit of a “fair and just economy” where the federal government guarantees everybody jobs, housing, health care and free abortions. How can we know this? She has declared it in writing. Omar’s campaign […]

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