Trump could change birthright citizenship

One of the proposals listed in Donald Trump‘s immigration policy outline includes ending birthright citizenship for children of illegal immigrants, and presumably children of birth tourists who game the system in order to add a U.S. passport holder to their families. We estimate there are up to 400,000 children born to illegal immigrants every year… [Read More]

Kids on SSI: Aid to “Disabled Children” now outstrips welfare, They Think They Never Have to Work!

Many recipients of federal disability benefits say they feel pressure to avoid work, not wanting to raise doubts about their status and jeopardize vital family income. WASHINGTON — A controversial federal benefits program provided about $20 billion to low-income families with disabled children over the last two years, quietly eclipsing traditional welfare programs to become the… [Read More]

The Plunder, The Deceit, And The Way Out Of This Mess

Derek Hunter,  “Can we simultaneously love our children but betray their generation and generations yet born?” That’s the question on page 1 of Mark R. Levin’s new masterwork “Plunder And Deceit: Big Government’s Exploitation Of Young People And The Future,” and it is answered throughout the book. Levin, nationally syndicated radio host and president of… [Read More]

NRA prepares to fight against Obama’s ‘largest gun grab in American history’

Michael Schaus,  The NRA is mustering its biggest guns on Capitol Hill to defeat a White House maneuver it calls the “largest gun grab in American history.” And one aimed squarely at some of the nation’s most vulnerable people. As part of President Obama’s plan to expand gun control through executive action, the Social Security… [Read More]

Obama looks to ban Social Security recipients from owning guns

 Seeking tighter controls over firearm purchases, the Obama administration is pushing to ban Social Security beneficiaries from owning guns if they lack the mental capacity to manage their own affairs, a move that could affect millions whose monthly disability payments are handled by others. The push is intended to bring the Social Security Administration in… [Read More]

Obama pushes to extend gun background checks to Social Security

 It’s a move that could affect millions whose monthly disability payments are handled by others. Seeking tighter controls over firearm purchases, the Obama administration is pushing to ban Social Security beneficiaries from owning guns if they lack the mental capacity to manage their own affairs, a move that could affect millions whose monthly disability payments… [Read More]

Hackers stole Social Security numbers from 21.5 million, gov’t admits

 Hackers swiped Social Security numbers from 21.5 million people — as well as fingerprint records and other information from background check investigations — in the massive breach earlier this year of federal personnel files, the government acknowledged Thursday.  The Office of Personnel Management included the findings in a statement Thursday on the investigation into a… [Read More]

Same-sex couples face the music: First comes love, then taxes

NEW YORK,  Getting married is both an emotional decision and an economic one, something that same-sex couples in the states that have allowed them to legally wed have been finding out since 2004. Estate planning, taxes, Social Security benefits, health insurance and other financial issues have historically been enormously complicated for same-sex couples. For the… [Read More]

WARNING TO GOV’T WORKERS: HACKERS KNOW ALL ABOUT YOU

Hackers nabbed data on every federal employee, union claims. A major cyberattack on U.S. federal personnel data was far graver than the Obama administration has acknowledged, with hackers obtaining information on every federal employee, the president of a government workers union claimed Thursday. In a letter to the director of the Office of Personnel Management… [Read More]

Social Security overpaid nearly half on disability, watchdog says

WASHINGTON –  Social Security overpaid nearly half the people receiving disability benefits over the past decade, according to a government watchdog, raising questions about the management of the cash-strapped program. In all, Social Security overpaid beneficiaries by nearly $17 billion, according to a 10-year study by the agency’s inspector general. Many payments went to people… [Read More]

Bush and Rubio favored in Florida but other Republicans want a look

Differences emerged on Tuesday among Republican rivals for the 2016 presidential nomination at a forum where it was clear that Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio will face some competition in Florida despite their home-state edge. The fact that seven Republican candidates or potential candidates spoke at Florida Governor Rick Scott’s “Economic Growth Summit” was proof… [Read More]