We're used to anti-gun zealots shamelessly using national horrors to take political cheap shots, but following the Las Vegas massacre, they've hit a new low by blaming masculinity for the bloodshed that shocked our nation.
Anti-gun activists would like you to think that gun violence is a growing problem in the United States as alpha males flock to gun shows to buy weapons. But this is completely untrue. Gun violence has decreased almost equally with the increase in gun ownership. States with higher gun ownership don't have more murders. Not to mention, since 1993, the gun homicide rate has fallen by nearly 50 percent, despite recent increases in some urban areas. Full Story....Here
By Henry Oliner
Advocates for a single-payer health care system address legitimate concerns for the shortcomings of our prevailing system. They philosophically believe that a free market has limitations, especially in an area of such individual and social importance as our health care system. They also believe that single-payer systems abroad with vastly different dynamics have admirable results that we can emulate by adopting their more evolved solution.
By M.D. Kittle
[Madison, Wis...] Described as the "bonding house of last resort," the Public Finance Authority issues higher-risk bonds for government and not-for-profit projects.
So why is Wisconsin's Legislature looking to give this controversial, quasi-public entity more authority - including the power of eminent domain?
Even some lawmakers and political insiders don't know the answer. Full Story....Here
by DAVID FRENCH
Their proposals would do nothing to stop mass shootings. By now you've seen it a thousand times. On Twitter, in print, and on the air, Democratic politicians and progressive activists try to name and shame conservatives - especially conservative politicians - who offer thoughts and prayers in the aftermath of a mass shooting. Your job isn't to pray, they argue. Your job is to legislate. Your job is to fix the problem. Full Story....Here
[Madison, Wis...] President Trump's Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it will scrap the Obama-era slate of job-killing regulations called the "Clean Power Plan," which is welcome news for hard-working families in Wisconsin and throughout the nation. Full Story....Here
By Rick Moran
A Federation for American Immigration Reform report reveals that illegal aliens are costing the U.S. taxpayer $135 billion. Â That cost includes medical care, education, and law enforcement expenses.
The $135-billion price tag far exceeds what the U.S. government spends on transportation and nearly equals the entire Department of Education budget. Â Perhaps we should remind the American people when they are traveling down poorly maintained roads and wondering why school funding is getting shortchanged that a primary cause is the cost of accommodating people who have no business being in the country, receiving benefits that used to be reserved for U.S. citizens. Full Story....Here