Studies: Immigrants Commit Fewer Crimes - An increased number of immigrants in the U.S. might have contributed to an historic drop in crime rates, according to a new study. Research also shows that...
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Worried that welfare costs are rising as the number of taxpayers declines, state Rep. John LaBruzzo, R-Metairie, said Tuesday he is studying a plan to pay poor women $1,000 to have their Fallopian tubes tied.
"We're on a train headed to the future and there's a bridge out," LaBruzzo said of what he suspects are dangerous demographic trends. "And nobody wants to talk about it."
LaBruzzo said he worries that people receiving government aid such as food stamps and publicly subsidized housing are reproducing at a faster rate than more affluent, better-educated people who presumably pay more tax revenue to the government. He said he is gathering statistics now. ~ read more
#6 "we support all developments in biomedical research and technology that enhance and protect human life. but we oppose any new development that does not treat all human life as a precious gift of god, or that does not treat every individual human life as a locus of unique and irreplaceable dignity no matter how weak, immature, or dependent." click here to download the 2008 louisiana republican party platform. [eight page .pdf]the 2008 national republican party platform calls for the repeal of the sixteenth amendment, which established the federal income tax. [.pdf page 31] why isnt representative labruzzo and the rest of the republicans as well as everyone else talking about that? think of how much more money everyone would have on hand and could even save some, if there was no federal income tax. caveat: the republicans want to repeal the sixteenth amendment and replace it with an equally egregious national sales tax or even worse value added tax.