Audit Finds Government Spent $14 Million in Taxpayer Funds—to Hire 2 Border Patrol Agents (So Far)

Audit Finds Government Spent $14 Million in Taxpayer Funds—to Hire 2 Border Patrol Agents (So Far) By Daniel J. Mitchell What’s the most inefficient and wasteful part of the federal government? It’s impossible to answer that question without greater detail. Are we supposed to identify the worst cabinet-level department? If that’s the case, then bureaucracies such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development or the Department of Education would be high on the list. Or are we supposed to identify the most counter-productive activity of Washington? If that’s the case, then agriculture subsidies, job training programs, or subsidies for…

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Are The “Psychoses” Of The United Nations and French President Macron Revealed?

Are The “Psychoses” Of The United Nations and French President Macron Revealed? Op-Ed by Catherine J. Frompovich Has the United Nations played its ‘trump’ hand in the finalization of their geopolitical card game for “global citizenship”? Here’s what went on regarding the U.N. global migration pact December 10-11, 2018: “Governments urged to put first ever UN global migration pact in motion, post-Marrakech.”  That marked the occasion of the 70th anniversary of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Apparently, it’s a pact that takes away national sovereignty from every country –…

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Searching Travelers’ Devices At An Alarming Rate According To Gov’t Watchdog

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Searching Travelers’ Devices At An Alarming Rate According To Gov’t Watchdog By Aaron Kesel U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers at an alarmingly increasing rate a new watchdog report has found, Associated Press reported. The government watchdog — the Office of the Inspector General for Homeland Security — found there were 29,000 devices searched at a port of entry out of 397 million travelers to the U.S. in the year 2017, up from 18,400 the year before from 390 million…

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U.S. Troops Spotted Setting Up Barbed Wire Fence Along Southern Border

U.S. Troops Spotted Setting Up Barbed Wire Fence Along Southern Border By Mac Slavo Along with United States Customs and Border Protection agents, U.S. troops were seen helping set up barbed wire fencing along the southern border shared with Mexico.  The appearance of the barbed wire appears to be aimed at keeping the migrant caravan which originated in Honduras out of the U.S. The troops have been working to help secure sections of the Texas-Mexico border, in part by laying down barbed-wire fencing, as new photos show. The new protection reportedly includes roughly…

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The Conundrum Of The 2018 Midterm Elections: Free-bee Healthcare For Anchor Babies, Birth Tourism & Pregnancy Surrogacy, Voters Ignore

The Conundrum Of The 2018 Midterm Elections: Free-bee Healthcare For Anchor Babies, Birth Tourism & Pregnancy Surrogacy, Voters Ignore Op-Ed by Catherine J. Frompovich “In summary, anchor babies, birth tourism and surrogacy are pushing the envelope of what are the rights of citizenship in North America,” [1] so says Canadian and U.S. immigration lawyer, Andy J. Semotiuk. Why should that comment be of particular, fiscal and mid-term U.S. elections concerns?  The primary reasons are social, moral and legal issues, which should be front and center in the 2018 midterm elections,…

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If the Migrant Caravan is an “Invasion” What’s the Term for What the US is Doing in Syria, Iraq, etc.?

If the Migrant Caravan is an “Invasion” What’s the Term for What the US is Doing in Syria, Iraq, etc.? By Matt Agorist Depending on which side of the TV you get your information from, you’re either waiting for thousands of migrant women and children seeking their part of the American dream to show up in Arizona, or, you are waiting for armed terrorists sent here by George Soros on an invasion mission ready to kill you and take your job. The reality, however, is neither of these. On Monday,…

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A Judge Just Reminded CBP That the Border Isn’t a Rights-Free Zone

A Judge Just Reminded CBP That the Border Isn’t a Rights-Free Zone By Hugh Handeyside, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU National Security Project An American family that underwent a harrowing detention at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Protection can now seek some measure of justice. That’s the result of a recent ruling by the federal judge presiding over the lawsuit we filed on behalf of Abdisalam Wilwal, Sagal Abdigani, and their four young children after a brutal experience at the U.S.-Canada border. The Wilwal-Abdigani family was on the way…

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“Digital Strip Searches” Increasing at Borders; Refusal Could Lead to $5K Fine

“Digital Strip Searches” Increasing at Borders; Refusal Could Lead to $5K Fine By Nicholas West Apparently the era of “digital papers please” is upon us. Earlier this year, in March, I reported on allegations that travelers on domestic flights within the United States had received warrantless requests to inspect their digital devices. The allegations led to an as-yet unresolved lawsuit (to my knowledge) filed by the ACLU of Northern California against the TSA. While I’m not aware of further reports coming out of the U.S. about demand for digital device…

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Will NIH’s 1 Million Person DNA Database Of Immigrant Children, Prisoners And Adults Be A Law Enforcement Goldmine?

Will NIH’s 1 Million Person DNA Database Of Immigrant Children, Prisoners And Adults Be A Law Enforcement Goldmine? By MassPrivateI If you thought sending your DNA to for-profit DNA companies was a bad idea, boy do I have bad news for you. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is building a 1 million person DNA database of immigrant children, prisoners and adults, claiming that it will help them study diseases. NIH’s “All of Us Research Program” (AoURP) will make corporate DNA databases look like a drop in the bucket. NIH’s program…

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Arizona Engineer Challenges “Constitution-Free” Border Checkpoints After Being Stopped 400 Times

Arizona Engineer Challenges “Constitution-Free” Border Checkpoints After Being Stopped 400 Times By Aaron Kesel A lawsuit filed by University of Arizona engineer Terry Bressi is the latest round in an ongoing battle that border residents have been waging against the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and its “citizenship checkpoints.” Just before July 4th, Terry Bressi filed a revision to his complaint against the Pima County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD.) In April 2017 Bressi was detained for hours at the CBP SR 86 checkpoint, located halfway between Tuscon and the Kitt Peak National…

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