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Michelle Malkin: Jose Antonio Vargas: The Face of the Entitled Illegal Alien

 They’ve blown it again, big time. They just can’t help themselves. During the Bush years, the open-borders movement won over bleeding hearts in the White House but alienated the American public with radical displays of La Raza (“The Race”) militancy, desecrated American flags and Che Guevara shirt-wearing, fist-thrusting marches across the country. Left-wing public relations […] Continue reading →

DOW at 17,000 — But You’re Not Invited

Larry Elder  The stock market reached a record high last week, closing over 17,000 for the first time. Good news, of course. As President John F. Kennedy famously said, “A rising tide lifts all boats.” But it sure helps if you own a boat. In this case, the “boat” would be the dynamic American stock […] Continue reading →

Social Security closes offices as baby boomers age

 Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing dozens of field offices, forcing more and more seniors to seek help online instead of in person, according to a congressional report being released Wednesday. The agency blames budget constraints. As a result, seniors seeking information and help from the […] Continue reading →

Judge: Indiana must still recognize 1 gay marriage

 The state of Indiana must recognize a lesbian couple’s out-of-state marriage throughout their legal fight to have one of the women named as a spouse on her terminally ill partner’s death certificate, a judge ruled Thursday. The Indiana attorney general’s office said it would appeal. U.S. District Judge Richard Young’s preliminary injunction extends last month’s […] Continue reading →

Good news: Social Security will stop robbing kids to pay for their parents’ debts

Happy Tax Day, America!  According to the Washington Post, the Social Security Administration will stop looting the tax refunds of innocent people to pay off their relatives’ “debts.”  Enjoy this wonderful gift from your benevolent mega-government! The action comes after The Washington Post reported that the government was seizing state and federal tax refunds that were on their way […] Continue reading →

Nightmare: Feds Seizing Money from Children for Old Debts of their Parents

 Thomas LifsonAmerican Thinker  In a case that is a perfect storm illustration of an arbitrary and incompetent federal government running roughshod over its citizens, “a single sentence tucked into the farm bill” had led to outrageous behavior. Marc Fisher of the Washington Post: A few weeks ago, with no notice, the U.S. government intercepted Mary Grice’s […] Continue reading →

Millennials: The Sucker Generation

Nita Ghei A version of this piece first appeared in the Washington Times. According to a study recently released by the Pew Research Center, a mere six percent of the so-called Millennial generation believe they will receive the same level of Social Security benefits as current retirees. It is hard to decide the appropriate reaction […] Continue reading →