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
by HEATHER WILHELM
What explains this newfangled phenomenon baffling progressives from coast to coast?
This fall, if you're lucky enough to hang your hat at the leafy, cloistered, and widely acclaimed Amherst College - checking in at #2 in the rankings of national liberal-arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report, with tuition at a mere $60,000 a year!” - you can learn about one of the greatest mysteries in the universe.
It is truly a question for the ages, in line with puzzlers such as what happens to space-time in the heart of a super-massive black hole, how free will and predestination can truly coexist, and why Finding Bigfoot, the well-funded Animal Planet television series now in its ninth season, has never actually managed to, you know, find Bigfoot. Prepare for your minds to be blown, dorm-dwellers: How do women ever become conservative? Full Story....Here
by VICTOR DAVIS HANSON
It is the best and worst of times for progressives and liberals. Politically, their obsessions with identity politics and various racial and gender -isms and -ologies have emasculated the Democratic party: loss of governorships, state legislatures, the House, the Senate, the presidency, and the Supreme Court. Full Story....Here