On Thursday, April 28, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1406 into law. The bill authorizes the Grand Canyon State to enter into an interstate compact with other states to erect a security fence along the section of the border with Mexico that runs through that state.
On Thursday night, real estate mogul, Celebrity Apprentice host, and presidential hopeful Donald Trump unleashed a hailstorm of profanity during a speech at a Las Vegas casino, while assuring a rally of 1,000 people that he would soon announce his decision on a 2012 presidential run.
The growing unrest among state legislatures and the zeal of millions of Americans to restore the balance between the federal and state governments (principally through the restoration of the sovereignty of the states) is presaged by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in the seminal work of American political philosophy: the Federalist Papers.
The government of the United States spends in excess of $1.5 billion annually to incarcerate hundreds of thousands of criminal aliens.