Tuesday’s New York Times included a front-page story titled “Smarter Robots Move Deeper Into Workplace” which described the continuing improvement of technology that allows intelligent machines to perform tasks formerly done by humans.
It’s a decent overview of the present transformation of the means of production of goods and services, including some observations about the affects [...]
In the last little while, the President has turned up the volume on his hateful criticism of America and its people. He recently asserted that the nation has “deeply seated” racism. He criticized police as having a “fear of folks who look different” which supposedly causes officers to misuse their authority. Obama thinks the “country’s [...]
Roy Beck, of NumbersUSA, appeared Monday on MSNBC to discuss Obama’s illegal amnesty (spare video link). While much of the chatter lately has been about deportations, Beck emphasized the central issue regarding the policy’s effect on the American people: The work permits are the amnesty.
ROY BECK: We want members of Congress to think that it [...]
On Tuesday, the Committee on Homeland Security held a hearing titled Open Borders: The Impact of Presidential Amnesty on Border Security. The Secretary of DHS, Jeh Johnson (see his prepared statement), was the only witness and he pitched the administration’s position that the amnesty is lawful in spite of all evidence to the contrary.
Congressman Lou [...]
Senator Sessions continues to recommend Congress use its power of the purse to knock back Obama’s executive amnesty to give work permits to millions of illegal aliens.
Powerful forces from Silicon Valley to big agriculture have spent millions of dollars to increase the number of cheap foreign workers to replace citizens. Senator Sessions has fought these [...]
Many people will be ordering books and other merchandise from Amazon.com this Christmas. But few realize how robotized the company’s warehouses have become. Key is the Kiva robot system which moves shelves of appropriate items to the human who packs the order for shipment.
Below, Kiva warehouse robots are wired in to a computer system that [...]
Illegal aliens have a lot for which to be thankful this season, given that Obama’s unconstitutional amnesty will give work permits to at least five million foreign job thieves. Plus, the President’s cornucopian package includes Social Security and Medicare even though the he claimed his amnesty wouldn’t cover benefits that cost taxpayers billions of dollars [...]
There’s nothing like a good, thorough list to analyze a policy position, and the ever thoughtful Daniel Horowitz has a fine one for the President’s amnesty speech (text) on Thursday.
Top 10 Lies from Obama’s Nullification Speech, By Daniel Horowitz, Conservative Review, November 21, 2014
“The one [a president] can confer no privileges whatever; the other [the [...]
I reported on the surveillance robot last December (Surveillance Robot Is Touted as Security Aid (while It Eliminates Jobs) where the item was described by boosters as being like R2D2, the little fireplug droid in Star Trek. The industry-supplied photo made it look small and unthreatening, suitable for school use because it wouldn’t scare the [...]
On Friday, Dennis Michael Lynch was a guest host on Newsmax TV. He is the independent filmmaker who has produced border documentaries like They Come to America II.
He interviewed Roy Beck (of NumbersUSA, the activist pro-sovereignty immigration organization) about the threat posed by Obama’s executive amnesty.
(Note: there is an annoying pause in the connection to [...]
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Chicago) has been an enthusiastic amnesty cheerleader for a long time. He appeared on MSNBC on Thursday and responded to Joe Scarborough’s question about what would be the “sensible middle” on Obama’s unconstitutional amnesty (aka the work permit holy grail) for millions of foreign lawbreakers:
GUTIERREZ: The President should act in a bold [...]
Do schools still teach the basic concept of supply and demand, in particular that when a labor market is flooded, then wages fall? It often seems not, since news coverage of unemployment almost never mentions the effect of importing millions of foreign workers on wages and job availability.
Democrats wail about income inequality and advocate for [...]