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SCOTUS: Build The Wall?

The US Supreme Court has given Donald Trump and his Administration (at the very least) a temporary victory. Yesterday it issued a stay on a lower court ruling that blocked the use of unused military funds to Build the Wall.

Border Wall

Build That Wall

Shutdown averted Congress has approved a border security compromise bill. They intend the bill as a device to avoid a second government shutdown. The bill appropriates about $1.4 billion of the $5.7 billion requested for border barrier construction. The White House said the president would sign the legislation passed Thursday. It also said the President …

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We Could Also Pay for The Wall If We Stopped Shoveling ‘Welfare’ at Illegal Aliens

On the odd chance that El Chapo’s billions don’t make an appearance at The Wall funding cotillion, there is another way. An unfortunate majority of illegal crossers end up milking US taxpayers for billions in services annually. Money that would be saved by the bushel if even a fraction of the invaders were deterred. Savings …

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Florida State Supreme Court

Florida Court Invokes Separation of Powers in Refusal To Play ‘Adequacy’ Game in Public Education

New Hampshire’s Claremont decision turned on the question of adequacy in education. Property-poor “districts” would never have as much money as property-rich towns. Ignoring the fact that money does not equal adequacy in education New Hampshire has been wrestling with this question for decades. But when you are talking about schools, and education, unions, and adequacy,and …

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Government Shutdown

Shutdown Is Game On as Trump Rejects Funding Bill Over Border Security Concerns

The morning news was replete with tales of a government shutdown averted. The Senate approved a short-term solution to keep some of the government open until February 8th. And no border wall funding. Sighs of relief from some, outrage from others. All spoken too soon. President Trump won’t sign it. He wants action on securing the border now. …

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