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The Sky’s the Limit for Skilled Trades

Tom Purcell, The demand for skilled laborers – electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians and others – continues to soar, and that’s a good thing for America. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, skilled-trades jobs have increased by more than 1 million since 2012 – “the most of any profession.” The pay is better than

Trump Bets on New York to End Campaign Turbulence #Trump45

The front-runners are hoping that home-state victories will help propel them to their parties’ nominations. For the two front-runners in the Republican and Democratic presidential nomination races, there’s no place like home. Polls show Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump with double-digit leads heading into the New York primary on Tuesday, and both candidates are hoping that

The œConvention of the States Movement Against Obama is Exploding

 Just a couple of months ago, about one hundred state legislators met at Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home, to discuss the possibility of holding a Convention of the States as an effort to fight Obama’s executive overreach. As of now, multiple states are calling for an Article V Constitutional Convention in order to introduce a

Nearly 100 Lawmakers Descend on Mount Vernon to Talk Convention of States – Updated

  Close to 100 legislators from 32 states met in Mount Vernon, Va., Saturday to discuss the possibility of adding amendments to the U.S. Constitution through a convention of the states. Such a convention, as outlined in article five of the Constitution, would allow state legislatures to vote on amendments to add. Opened & closed

5 Examples of How the Government Thinks it Owns Everything

Sarah Jean Seman The federal government has been no-holds-barred trying to make the shutdown as inconvenient as possible, even if it means closing what isn’t theirs. Here are a few examples of the federal government’s entitlement issues. 1. Mount Vernon (attempted) The National Park Service blocked Mt. Vernon parking lots last week. The barricades were