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Saving our Kids from Well-Armed American Boogeymen

Photo courtesy of The Atlantic Saving our Kids from Well-Armed American Boogeymen This is a letter written by John- age 6, to his best friend Jack- also age 6: *Jack You are my best friend. We had fun together. I will miss you.  I will talk to you in my prayers.  I love you Jack. […]

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Where Will Proposed Billions Go for Border Security?

Billions Proposed for New Border Security. Where Would the Money Go? by Christie Thompson, ProPublica Federal spending on border security is at an all-time high—and it would get even higher under the Gang of Eight’s new plan. The Senate immigration proposal, released last week, would allocate $4.5 billion in the next five years to tighten […]

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Texas Fertilizer Plant Lacked Regulatory Oversight

What Went Wrong in West, Texas — and Where Were the Regulators? Photo by www,businessinsider. A week after a blast at a Texas fertilizer plant killed at least 15 people and hurt more than 200, authorities still don’t know exactly why the West Chemical and Fertilizer Company plant exploded. Here’s what we do know: The […]