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Farmland Prices Down 9%, Predicted to Drop Another 25%

Breitbart News reported in January that farmland prices were estimated to have fallen 3 percent, for their first fall since 1986. But the Chicago Federal Reserve just upped the decline to 8.9 percent, and “Grant’s Interest Rate Observer” warns that farmland

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Marco Rubio’s Former Campaign Manager Backs Jeb Bush

Last week, Politico reported that Jose Mallea, Senator Marco Rubio’s former 2010 Senate campaign manager, was backing former Governor Jeb Bush and would be hired by Bush’s Right to Rise PAC to do some “Hispanic outreach” for the former governor’s expected 2016 presidential campaign.

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Sen. Rand Paul Reveals Government ‘Waste Report’

U.S. Senator and candidate for the Republican presidential nomination Rand Paul has released “The Waste Report,” identifying “egregious examples of wasteful spending throughout the U.S. government,” according to Paul’s press release.

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Pro-Life Campaign Urges House to Vote on 20-Week Abortion Bill on Anniversary of Gosnell Murder Conviction

With a Republican Senate in charge as of January of this year, national pro-life groups were confident of a swift passage of the Pain-Capable bill in the House once again, and likely approval by the Senate. On the eve of the March for Life in late January, however, bill was pulled from the House floor when GOP leadership caved to a group of Republicans led by Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC).

A new U.S. citizen holds an American flag during a naturalization ceremony in July. An Arizona law will require graduating high school seniors to pass the same civics test given to candidates for U.S. citizenship.

Obama Admin. Pushes To Create ‘Citizenship Foundation’ To Encourage Immigrants To Naturalize

Wednesday the Department of Homeland Security submitted a proposal to Congress calling for the creation of a “United States Citizenship Foundation.” The legislative proposal would grant the Secretary of Homeland Security the authority to create such a foundation as a nonprofit corporation that would focus on promoting and encouraging U.S. citizenship among immigrants in the U.S.

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An Immigration Policy For Hard-Working Americans

I have compassion, respect and admiration for people around the world who want to be Americans. It’s our job to make sure America will always be a place for those immigrants we accept will be able to aspire to freedom and opportunity. An immigration policy that prioritizes American’s needs, workers, and families is where that starts.

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