DeSantis - “I will sign E-Verify into law here in the state of Florida”

E-Verify is an internet based service overseen by the federal Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration. It allows employers to check the identity information of new hires to see if they are legally eligible to work. 

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TALLAHASSEE — Defying Florida's most powerful industries — agriculture and tourism — Gov. Ron DeSantis plans to make good on his campaign pledge to require all businesses in the state to use the federal E-Verify database to assure that new hires are legally eligible to work in this country. 

But getting E-Verify through the Legislature — and a related bill barring so-called 'sanctuary' policies, another favorite with the GOP voting base — could prove challenging for the new governor.

“With the base, it's the number one issue,” said Florida Republican Party Chairman Joe Gruters. “We've got sanctuary cities legislation through the House before,' Gruters added. 'E-Verify is certainly on the governor's list, but it could be a big lift.”

E-Verify and the ban on sanctuary cities, where federal immigration laws are loosely enforced by local authorities, have been opposed by Democrats, who view the legislation as targeting minorities. Other opponents to the E-Verify legislation already are gearing up. Within the Legislature an unusual coalition is uniting against E-Verify. 

Republicans command sizable majorities in both the House and Senate. But industries opposed are major contributors to the state Republican Party and individual lawmakers' campaigns, which typically earns them influence on issues.

Twenty states, including Florida, require E-Verify for some employers. But only four states currently make all employers use it.

Read it all @ E-Verify 

By John Kennedy - jkennedy@gatehousemedia.com

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"By the content of their character" - Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019

“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” 

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."

"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."

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"I will fight for you with every breath in my body and I will never, ever let you down. America will start winning again."

JANUARY 20, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C.

"For too long, a small group in our nation’s Capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have borne the cost.

Washington flourished – but the people did not share in its wealth. Politicians prospered – but the jobs left, and the factories closed.

The establishment protected itself, but not the citizens of our country. Their victories have not been your victories; their triumphs have not been your triumphs; and while they celebrated in our nation’s Capital, there was little to celebrate for struggling families all across our land.

That all changes – starting right here, and right now, because this moment is your moment: it belongs to you. It belongs to everyone gathered here today and everyone watching all across America.

This is your day. This is your celebration. And this, the United States of America, is your country."

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THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS

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"Projections indicate that illegal immigration for next year will reach 600,000 border crossings"

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Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

Wow, just heard that my poll numbers with Hispanics has gone up 19%, to 50%. That is because they know the Border issue better than anyone, and they want Security, which can only be gotten with a Wall.

Poll: Trump's Support Among Hispanics Soars in Fight for Border Wall

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President Trump's support among Hispanic American voters has soared as he is refusing to buckle to pressure on the border wall. In the latest NPR/Marist/PBS Poll, about 50 percent of Hispanic American voters this month said they approve of the job Trump is doing in the middle of the government shutdown. This is a 19 percentage point increase from last month, when only about 31 percent of Hispanic voters said they approved of Trump.

 John Binder 
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January 18 marks the 46th annual March for Life held in Washington, D.C.

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"They are Republicans and Democrats, religious and secular, feminists and those who shrug off the label. It’s a march for women, by women."

 The rally champions life, especially of the unborn, by challenging Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court case that legalized abortion. Each year, the march boasts high-profile speakers and attracts up to hundreds of thousands of marchers – young, old, men, and, yes, women.

The march calls attention first to the humanity of the unborn. But that’s why it’s also a women’s march: the event values all persons equally from their conception, whether male or female.

An Aug. CBS/Refinery29 poll revealed 72 percent of millennial women are likely in favor of abortion restrictions.

Read it all @ "The March for Life Is Also a Women’s March"

by Katie Yoder 

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"Members of Congress, I have the high privilege and distinct honor of presenting to you the President of the United States"

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TRUMP FIRES BACK AT PELOSI: YOUR FOREIGN TRIP CANCELLED... 

Letter Sent HOUR Before Departure... 

FLY COMMERCIAL! 

As Speaker, Pelosi embarrassed President Bush by taking a trip to Syria in 2007 to smile at Bashar al-Assad

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NOOO .. I WON'T SAY IT !!

Stay out of my House !!

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Volkswagen to create 1,000 new jobs in Chattanooga expansion

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Remember that White House meeting with the big four German automakers [back on December 4th, 2018] that mainstream media ignored? .. Yeah, THAT one. 

Well, combine that US/trade White House meeting with the details within the USMCA (formerly known as NAFTA) auto-sector; mix it up a little with the initiatives and incentives for Trump’s industrial vocational apprenticeship training; give the auto actuaries a little time to crunch the numbers; let the executives settle in…. Then, fast forward a month and currently the big Detroit auto-show is happening.

Voilà … what does Volkswagen announce? 

Volkswagen USA @VW

Investing in electric vehicles – and America.

TENNESSEE – Volkswagen announces Chattanooga will be the home to the company’s first electric vehicle manufacturing facility in North America. This will be the company’s second U.S. facility.

The automaker made the announcement Monday morning at the Detroit Auto show. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke, and Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger were all in Detroit for the major announcement. The project represents an investment of $800 million by Volkswagen and the creation of 1,000 jobs in Hamilton County. 

“As one of Hamilton County’s top employers, these additional 1,000 jobs will have a lasting impact on the region. I thank Volkswagen for its partnership and also applaud the company for its ongoing commitment to education and workforce alignment, which helps Tennessee build a pipeline of talent for years to come,” Haslam said. 

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Senior Trump Official: "I Hope A Long Shutdown Smokes Out The Resistance"

"The Daily Caller is taking the rare step of publishing this anonymous op-ed at the request of the author, a senior official in the Trump administration whose identity is known to us and whose career would be jeopardized by its disclosure. We believe publishing this essay anonymously is the only way to deliver an important perspective to our readers."

"On an average day, roughly 15 percent of the employees around me are exceptional patriots serving their country. But 80 percent feel no pressure to produce results. If they don’t feel like doing what they are told, they don’t. Most of my career colleagues actively work against the president’s agenda. This means I typically spend about 15 percent of my time on the president’s agenda and 85 percent of my time trying to stop sabotage, and we have no power to get rid of them ..

Until the shutdown.

Due to the lack of funding, many federal agencies are now operating more effectively from the top down on a fraction of their workforce, with only select essential personnel serving national security tasks. President Trump has created more jobs in the private sector than the furloughed federal workforce. Now that we are shut down, not only are we identifying and eliminating much of the sabotage and waste, but we are finally working on the president’s agenda."

Read - About The Shutdown

 

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The Return of American Might

"The United States, appearing to be disorderly, its establishment and media at war with the occupant of the White House, is demonstrating almost effortlessly how illusory is the idea that any other country or group of countries can challenge its pre-eminence among the world’s nations."

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The economy of the United States is astoundingly strong: full employment, an expanding work force, negligible inflation and about three per cent economic growth. In the eight years of president Obama, the United States lost 219,000 manufacturing jobs; in the two years of Trump, the country has added 477,000 manufacturing jobs.

Every U.S. president starting with Dwight Eisenhower has bewailed American dependence on foreign oil. Foreigners then supplied 10 per cent of America’s oil, a figure that rose to 60 per cent under president Obama, and no one has done anything about it, until the past two years, when oil production has been sharply increased and reliance on oil imports has been sharply cut, on its inexorable way to zero.

China has replaced the U.S.S.R. as principal rival to the U.S., but now has no ideological distinction, as well as, in replication of the Soviets, no institutions that function except the army. It is clear that China is feeling the heat of American tariffs. The United States will not be the world’s premier chump anymore. The most enthusiastic support the United States is receiving in its trade stance with China is from China’s neighbours, from India to Japan. 

And there is Europe. France has elected a complete outsider as president and the brave new regime has been humbled and defiled by the imperishable Paris mobs. Mighty Germany, its governing coalition almost worn threadbare by the imprudent admission of a million desperate Middle Eastern and African refugees, has delivered itself over to energy dependence on the feeble gangster-state of Russia while cutting its NATO contribution to half of what it had promised.

The world may try to pretend otherwise, but however the domestic political tides of America may flow, North Korea is on its best behaviour, the ayatollahs are quaking in their voluminous raiment, and all America’s trade partners, including Canada and China, are accepting what amounts to unilateral renegotiation by the U.S

Read it all @ America's resurgence is reshaping the world

Conrad Black
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A very upbeat President Trump calls in for an interview with Judge Jeanine

Topics include: the immigration and border control crisis; democrat legislative intransigence; current-high priority-trade negotiations that are coming together. Discussing corruption within the DOJ and FBI, President Trump seems to tease upcoming events: “You’ll be surprised at the names of people involved in the corruption .. names you haven’t heard yet.”

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Happy Sunday - Good Things Ahead ..

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Gov. DeSantis: “I think we can win the 2020 election for Donald Trump in 2019.”

“You better believe we will deliver for our president. We are in a battle for the soul of America, which is why we all need to lock arms, embrace the grind, and make the sequel that much better than the original.”

Joe Gruters - Chairman Republican Party of Florida

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