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Housing Finance Watch: Purchase Rate Lock Volume Was Down 42% From 2019 While Rates Were Stable

By Edward Pinto June 6, 2023/in Economy, Elections, Hot Topics, News, Policy, Politics, Regulation, Social Issues, Taxes/by Edward Pinto Housing Finance Watch(Week 22, 2023) By Edward J. Pinto | Tobias Peter | Sissi Li Key takeaways: Median rates stayed at 6 5/8% while daily 30-year rates retreated from their recent peak of 7.14% to 6.89% on June 5th, according to […]

Memory and Identity

By The Catholic Thing Francis X. Maier: We live in a time in which America’s future is at risk by methodically undermining the nature of the family, the memory of our culture, and the founding spirit of our nation . . . in other words, the things that anchor our identity as a free people. The […]

Biden Wants To Give Power Over Defense Contracts To Climate Activist ‘Cabal’ Bent On Curtailing Economic Growth

By The Daily Caller The Biden administration is pushing to give veto power over major Pentagon contracts to a group of climate activist groups that advocate for establishing “guardrails” on economic growth, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation. The administration proposed a rule in November that requires major contractors for the Department of Defense (DOD), NASA and […]

Hilarious: Weingarten, Parents ‘Getting Really Angry’ at DeSantis’ Education Policies

By Discover The Networks Friday on MSNBC’s Deadline, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten claimed hilariously that people are “getting really angry” at the education policies of Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL). Anchor Nicolle Wallace said, “I want to come back to the other policy which is I think the most unpopular of all in sort of this […]

The Californication of America

By Dr. Rich Swier Ronald Reagan served as the 33rd governor of California for two terms, from 1967 to 1975. Governor Reagan was a fiscal conservative. Here’s his first budget as governor of California.                                           GENERAL […]

How to fix the FBI: An initial proposal to start a national discussion

By Center For Security Policy With all the talk of “abolishing the FBI,” few envision what would happen to our country if we were suddenly left without a federal service to fight interstate crime and child trafficking, conduct effective counterintelligence, and come up with the necessary technology and training for law enforcement and investigators. Here […]

Protestors Turn Out Against Florida Immigration Law in ‘A Day Without Immigrants’

By Federation for American Immigration Reform Last Thursday [June 1, 2023], protestors across Florida held a walkout against a recently passed immigration law under the banner of “Un Día Sin Inmigrantes,” or “a day without immigrants.”  According to NBC News, protests were also scheduled in several other states, including California, Georgia, Minnesota, Illinois, Oregon, Texas, […]

Help Wanted: Law Enforcement Staffing Challenges at the Border

By Federation for American Immigration Reform In May, FAIR wrote about a newly released report by the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security that raised red flags about the “unsustainable” methods of staffing at Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and their impact on morale.  In response to that report, the House Committee […]

Romanians Are Flooding The Border At Record Numbers And Committing Fraud Across The U.S.

By The Daily Caller Romanian migrants who are in the country illegally, some of whom are known to have crossed the southern border, are committing crimes in several areas of the country, according to law enforcement alerts obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation. A surge of Romanian illegal migrants has been recorded at both […]

Plans to Slaughter 200,000 Farting Cows to Save Planet from ‘Global Warming’ Inbox

By The Geller Report It starts with cows.. if this kind of inhumanity and carnage is heralded as some kind of ‘benefit to planet’, their is a madness afoot. The ruling class has lost its collective mind and they mean to take us down. In the latest effort to reduce emissions from agriculture, Ireland said […]

Children’s Choir Singing the Star Spangled Banner Forced to Stop by Capital Police ‘Because It Was Considered a Demonstration’

By The Geller Report So BLM and Antifa can burn down cities, murder innocent people, loot and riot and it’s righteous raising tens of millions of dollars from America’s biggest corporations but children singing the National Anthem pose a threat. Drag shows for children are promoted by the Democrat government but children singing the National […]

Rebranding flags as rainbows dissolves the ties that bind our countries together

By MercatorNet – Navigating Modern Complexities When national flags are inverted into mere utopian abstractions, they become little more than concrete symbols of coercive oppression. The advent of June means annual Gay Pride Season is here, that one month of the year (apart from the other eleven) when homosexuality is officially promoted by the State […]

‘The Lost City: The Forgotten Virtues of Community in America’

By MercatorNet – Navigating Modern Complexities An unspoken social contract used to link community to the existence of strong authority. As a long-time former editor of Governing magazine, Alan Ehrenhalt is an expert on local political and governance issues in America. More than a quarter of a century ago, he wrote a little-known classic which is essential […]

Lab-grown ‘meat’ worse for environment than retail beef: Study

By MercatorNet – Navigating Modern Complexities The lab-grown meat industry is propped up more by hopeful modelling than favourable data. The high-tech utopia we keep hearing about will have to wait, if a recent pre-print study on laboratory-cultured meat products is to be believed. According to researchers at the University of California, Davis, and the University of […]

‘Horrifying’: 21 State AGs Back Florida Parents’ Lawsuit against School for Secret Trans Talks with Daughter

By Family Research Council On Wednesday, 21 state attorneys general filed a joint amicus brief in support of two Florida parents who are suing their daughter’s middle school for engaging in private talks with the then 13-year-old about her gender identity without her parents’ knowledge or consent. The lawsuit filed by January and Jeffrey Littlejohn alleges that […]

GOP Rep Calls Abortion the Fruit of the ‘Church of Satan,’ Loses His Leadership Position

By Family Research Council A pro-life Republican state representative lost his leadership position for saying that abortion is the fruit of the “Church of Satan.” North Carolina State Representative Keith Kidwell (R-Beaufort) responded to a Democratic representative who tried to justify her decision to have an elective abortion by citing her church membership and belief in the […]

Under Investigation for Partisan Behavior, DOJ Commits More Partisan Behavior

By Family Research Council House Republicans have threatened to initiate contempt proceedings against FBI Director Christopher Wray over his defiance of a House Oversight Committee subpoena, which demands an unclassified document it suspects will expose Joe Biden’s complicity in his family influence-peddling scheme. Wray reportedly agreed to turn over the document on Friday. At the same time […]