Speaking at an Americans for Peace, Prosperity and Security forum at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on August 18, former Florida Governor and GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush was critical of the very modest restrictions on the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records that were enacted into law in June. He advocated reversing those restrictions to increase the NSA’s snooping powers.

 

Multiculturalists are fond of saying, “We’re a nation of immigrants” when the United States is actually, as is any healthy country, a nation of citizens. But if current trends continue, we may end up being a land of immigrants and not really a nation.

Even if Hillary Clinton escapes legal trouble, the e-mail scandal is likely to cause her serious problems with her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. 

Speaking in an exclusive interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd on Meet the Press on August 16, presidential candidate Donald Trump said that if he were elected president, he would reverse President Obama’s executive orders on immigration and deport all illegal aliens from the United States.

 

According to the Obama administration, states do not have the right to decide how they spend taxpayer dollars. Federal health officials are warning that Louisiana and Alabama may be in violation of federal law after both states announced that they were ending state Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood. Despite this reaction from the federal government, other states have followed suit, with governors directing their state Departments of Human Services to terminate Medicaid contracts with Planned Parenthood.

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