Gov. Brown Pushes ‘Toilet-to-Tap’ to Solve California’s Water Shortage, but Pooh-Poohs Immigration Reduction, Population Stabilization

In California’s fabled golden age, pristine Sierra Nevada snowfields furnished sparkling...

Leon Kolankiewicz

Mass Immigration Is Anti-Immigrant

The opponents of reasonable immigration restriction commonly use invective and insult as...

John Vinson

Not only Elephants, Rhinos and Gorillas Face Extinction in Africa; Human Overpopulation is Devouring (Literally) Other Large Herbivores Too

Imagine a lonely, desolate world without magnificent creatures such as elephants, rhinos, gorillas...

Leon Kolankiewicz

On Memorial Day: Honor Fallen Military, Join the Fight to Save America

Thousands of American military have lost their lives during the nation’s numerous armed...

Joe Guzzardi

CAPS Position on Health Care Coverage

CAPS firmly believes that working Americans are entitled to health insurance coverage for contraception.  A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether private corporations can obtain an exemption from the Contraceptive Mandate of the Affordable Care Act. While we support everyone's right to their own beliefs, we do not believe that employers should be able to deprive their employees of health care coverage for birth control.

Group says California immigration policies contributed to drought

Kate Linthicum
May 24, 2015
The LA Times

In a television commercial that has aired across the state, a young boy asks: "If Californians are having fewer children, why isn't there enough water?"

Governor Brown Signals Support For ‘Toilet-To-Tap’ Water Amid State’s Historic Drought

Devin Fehely
May 21, 2015
CBS SF Bay Area

SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — Governor Jerry Brown signaled his support for more aggressive water-saving measures Thursday in the face of the state’s historic drought, including a controversial plan to use recycled wastewater to replenish the drinking water supply.

Santa Barbara oil pipeline leak rekindles memories of 1969 disaster

Javier Panzar, Monte Morin and Tony Barboza
May 20, 2015
The LA Times

It was a scene that generations of people on the Santa Barbara coast have dreaded: Cleanup workers in white protective suits combing tar-splattered beaches, hoping to contain the damage from a crude oil spill.

As Floridians Are Displaced, Rubio Demands More Foreign Workers

Rachel Stoltsfooz
May 19, 2015
The Daily Caller

Republican senator and presidential candidate Marco Rubio is backing a bill that would triple the number of guest workers businesses could hire every year, after hundreds of workers in his state were fired and literally replaced by foreign guest workers.

445,000 awaiting a court date, which might not come for 4 years

Molly Hennessy-Fiske
May 16, 2015
The LA Times

Driven by last summer’s surge of illegal immigration from Central America, the already large backlog in federal immigration courts has reached an all-time high, with more than 445,000 pending cases, according to a new report.