Sunday, September 23, 2018

Statist Congressman Jerrold Nadler on the Trump Tax Code Change: ' they wanted to coerce us, to coerce the states, to have lower taxes and lesser services.'


Crain's New York Business reports on the anger of Jerrold Nadler:
"They did this, I think, because they wanted to punish the state—the 12 states—and they wanted to punish us not just for voting for Hillary Clinton, but they wanted to coerce us, to coerce the states, to have lower taxes and lesser services."
It appears the Republicans learned how to tax their enemies..

Elite NYPD anti-terror unit wrote bogus tickets to fill quotas: whistleblowers

The New York Post

Love at first blink! Scientists discover it takes just a third of a second to become attracted to someone


The Daily Mail

Oregon Legislature’s Counsel: Bloomberg-Funded Lawyer in DOJ Not Entirely Legal

The Washington Free Beacon

Cornell Orientation Packet Tells Students If They Are 'Privileged' Or 'Oppressed'


Latest iPhones Greeted With Abysmal Demand In China


Liberal Hysteria: Trump administration to restrict green cards for those likely to receive public assistance

The L.A. Times reports:

Immigrants who rely on public benefits for food, housing and medical care could be denied green cards under new rules put forth Saturday by the Trump administration that would in effect limit family-based “chain migration,” as the president calls it.

The administration said the rule announced by the Department of Homeland Security would affect about 382,000 people a year, but opponents have said it could have a far greater chilling effect, leading current green card holders to stop using public benefits for fear of being deported.

There's more:

Elderly immigrants receiving discounted prescriptions through Medicare Part D could be forced to stop participating or lose their legal status.

Applicants who don’t qualify for green cards under the new rule could be asked to pay cash bonds of at least $10,000 to avoid being rejected.

There's even more:
Under the new rule, officials would have to take into account non-cash benefits, such as food stamps, Section 8 housing assistance and Medicare prescription drug programs.

“The idea that you can receive food stamps, housing [assistance] and somehow be considered magically self-sufficient because you don’t get cash benefits is a lie,” Krikorian said. “It’s introducing honesty into our immigration policy.”

The announcement drew a strong reaction from Democrats and immigration advocates.

Gutierrez noted that Stephen Miller, the president’s top immigration advisor, pushed for the new rule in addition to limits on refugee admissions, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and temporary protected status, “restricting the ability of legal immigrants to fully assimilate and apply for citizenship.”

Shawn Fremstad, senior fellow at the Washington-based Center for American Progress, said the rule would create a caste system that favors wealthy immigrants and hurts the working class from Mexico, South America and Asia.

“Historically, the public test was all about, can you work, will you work and do you have family here? Are you attached, say, married, to someone who will work? Now it’s about, will you work at a high enough wage level in a good job?” he said, which boils down to “are you going to be middle class?”

An article, well worth your time.

Women’s rights activists infuriated by Kavanaugh’s defenders

The Boston Globe

UPDATE: Christine Ford's Unhinged Attorney Is Wearing Radical Socialist Power Fist T-Shirt at anti-Trump Protest (VIDEO)


Private school leaders must decide whether to participate in voucher programs each year based on expected costs and benefits of participation.


Google Maps will now give you parking suggestions


These days, no old good TV show ever really dies


Post 2016, the NRA has seen a steep decline in revenue and membership dueshttp://


Warren Buffett warns another financial crisis is inevitable. He says bubbles happen when people see a neighbor "dumber than they are, is getting rich and they aren't."


People around the world are feeling better about their economies


In case you didn't know, Amazon Echo records every conversation you have with it. Here's you can find out what it has recorded.


4th purported witness claims no knowledge of alleged Kavanaugh assault against Ford

Fox News

These are the U.S. states most (and least) prepared for the next recession


Office smokers were the original smart networkers

FT reports:
Back in the 1990s, US office workers told researchers they spent up to 70 per cent of their day talking face to face with their colleagues.


The conventional wisdom that China is a juggernaut set to overtake the United States as the world’s dominant power is wrong and has dangerous policy implications,


Critics may disagree. Fine. Then produce an actual proposal.


In her new book, adult film star Stormy Daniels describes sex with future US President Donald Trump.


Barack Obama snaps at young rally attendees: 'I'm talking to you! You! Pay attention!'

Elite NYPD anti-terror unit wrote bogus tickets to fill quotas: whistleblowers


Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant still wakes up at 4 a.m. every day to work out—here's why


Border wall construction to begin in Texas


Child marriage in Africa


Maryland's GOP governor loses support of NRA after signing gun laws


The average New Jersey school district spent $20,849 per student during the 2016-17 school year

NJ reports:
Salaries and benefits. Books and supplies. Facilities and maintenance. Add it all up, and you've got one big bill.

The average New Jersey school district spent $20,849 per student during the 2016-17 school year, about a $500 increase from the year before, according to new data released by the state.

Statewide, per-pupil spending ranged from about $10,000 at one charter school to about $60,000 at a tiny district along the Jersey Shore.
Just a reminder to those who say we don't spend enough on government schools ! How many illegal aliens, in New Jersey , are paying 21K in taxes?

Fewer American teens having sex, most using birth control

Medical Xpress

The Trump administration has proposed that any immigrant who uses Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance could be denied a green card.


Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said Friday.


Trump attorney, Rudolph Giuliani, tells Iran's self-declared government in exile the U.S. sympathizes with their efforts to overthrow that country's government


Some young Catholics shun modern life, embrace religion in U.K.


Christine Blasey Ford Wants Thursday Hearing to Stop Brett Kavanaugh from Joining Supreme Court Oct. 1


Here’s where Asia’s ultra-wealthy are buying weekend retreats to escape the city and hang out with other ultra-rich people


"The human cost of the great socialist experiment... did not come cheap. Historians of the communist experience around the world have estimated that as many as 200 million people...may have been killed in the socialist meat grinders."


Brilliant piece on just how faith-based liberal belief in Professor Ford's account is. Byron York: For Democrats in Ford-Kavanaugh fight, believing is enough


Democrats total personal war on Brett Kavanaugh should be a Midterm wake-up call for Republicans


CNN reporting that the fourth person, Leland Keyser, is denying memory of knowing kavanaugh or of this event, even though "Keyser is a lifelong friend of Ford's." Wow, again.


The casino magnate and his wife, initially skeptical of President Trump, are thrilled with some of his policies and have donated $55 million to Republican campaigns


Predictable: Elizabeth Warren Fundraises Off Christine Blasey Ford Story


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