As cigarette taxes have risen across the country, so too has cigarette smuggling across state lines, causing billions of dollars of tax revenue losses for high-tax states.Read More
When I was young, I hated being Latin and was embarrassed by it. All the macho overcompensation, the loud talking, the even louder clothes made of colors and fabrics not found in nature, the old-country ways, the conniving emotionalism, and the obstinacy I thought vulgar and crude. It turned me at a young age into an Anglophile. But as I grew older, I noticed something. Along with the crudeness there is a certain raw energy.Read More
A New York county clerk expressed deep concern over the state’s new law allowing illegal aliens to obtain driver’s licenses, arguing that such a law risks public safety and paves the way for voter fraud.Read More
Planned Parenthood announced Wednesday a plan to open 50 health centers at Los Angeles high schools.Read More
Over a million people signed a petition against a Netflix movie that implies Jesus Christ is gay.Read More
Early in 2019, a firestorm of criticism descended upon veteran journalist Tom Brokaw because he said on NBC’s Meet the Press that Hispanics “should work harder at assimilation” and shouldn’t isolate themselves “in their communities.” NBC condemned his comments as “inaccurate and inappropriate,” media outlets ran articles and editorials calling them racist and factually wrong, and Brokaw apologized.
Contrary to the blowback against Brokaw, scholarly sources show that modern Latino immigrants are not assimilating like previous generations of immigrants. Furthermore, this is having negative economic impacts on them and the nation at large. These facts have nothing to do with race and everything to do with factors that can foster or impede economic prosperity.Read More
The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether President Donald Trump may resist subpoenas for his accounting and tax records, teeing up a major decision on presidential immunity and Trump’s opaque finances ahead of the 2020 election.Read More
On Friday’s Battleground State Report with Michael Patrick Leahy and Doug Kellett – a one-hour radio show from Star News Digital Media in the early stages of national weekend syndication roll out – Leahy and Kellett discussed the recent changes they have seen in the Drudge Report slant noting that it seems to have taken a turn against the President.Read More
It appears that social media is not the real world. Indeed, contrary to the predictions I read there, the most seismic election in British history was not even close.
Boris Johnson on Friday morning returned as Great Britain’s prime minister atop a landslide of voters whom the progressive Left abandoned long ago.Read More
Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI-06) announced that he will vote against the articles of impeachment brought against President Donald Trump.Read More