Lewisburg Officials Reportedly Might Lay Off Employees After $100,000 Overdraft

  Members of the Lewisburg City Council reportedly adopted a policy this week that may lead to the city laying off employees seven months after the city’s bank account was overdrawn by $100,000. This, according to the Lewisburg-based Marshall County Tribune this week. But, as the paper quoted Councilman Jerry…

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Analysis: Four Reasons the Left Is So Invested in the Census Debate

by Fred Lucas   President Donald Trump is signing an executive order directing every agency to assist in getting a reliable count of citizens and noncitizens in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security, the Social Security Administration, and others agencies that have population data will be required to…

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‘Anti-Fascist’ Man Killed After Attempting to Burn Down ICE Detention Center

  A man described as an “anarchist” and “anti-fascist” was killed Saturday morning at a Washington State ICE detention center when he showed up armed with a rifle and incendiary devices. Willem Van Spronsen, 68, lit a car on fire and tried to ignite a propane tank in order to…

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The Border Wall Fight Just Got to the Supreme Court

by Kevin Daley   The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court for clearance to begin constructing 100 miles of fencing through drug-smuggling corridors along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Friday request comes after U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam forbade the administration from using $2.5 billion in military funds for border wall…

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Trump to Discuss Immigration with Guatemalan President at White House on Monday

by Reuters   WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales at the White House on Monday for talks on immigration and security, the White House said on Friday. Government sources from both countries have said Morales may sign an agreement with Trump on Monday…

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Commentary: Why States and Cities Should Stop Handing Out Billions in Economic Incentives to Companies

by Nathan Jenson   U.S. states and cities hand out tens of billions in taxpayer dollars every year to companies as economic incentives. These businesses are supposed to use the money, typically distributed through economic development programs, to open new facilities, create jobs and generate tax revenue. But all too…

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