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  • Uganda: Museveni Dedicates Uganda to God

    10/09/2012 11:51:33 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 21 replies
    New Vision ^ | 9 October 2012 | Moses Mulondo
    President Yoweri Museveni has repented his sins and the sins of Uganda as a nation in a move aimed at establishing Uganda as a God-fearing nation. The President made this historic move at Mandela National stadium Namboole in the early morning of today (Tuesday) at 2:00am during national prayers for dedicating Uganda to God. "I denounce witchcraft and satanic practices. I repent on behalf of Uganda. We confess our sins. We repent of the sins of shedding innocent blood, corruption, bribery, sexual immorality, drunkenness, rebellion, insubordination, tribalism and sectarianism," Museveni repented amidst ululations from the Christians. The president dedicated Uganda...
  • Pro-Abortion Population Controllers are Targeting Tanzania and Uganda

    12/29/2014 6:10:58 PM PST · by Morgana
    life news ^ | 12/29/14 | Stephen Phelan
    Only an hour ago we had been lamenting yet another incredibly bad road. Here in the Ugandan outback, it is as pointless to complain about the roads as it is to complain about politicians in America, but railing against the unchangeable can lighten the mood. But on the way out of a small village in the Bukedea region of Uganda, we didnít feel the bumps. That was when our teamís defenses failed, and when the gravity of the assault on womenóperpetrated by the champions of ďwomenís healthĒ and ďempowermentĒóreally hit home. It may have been just me, but my guess...
  • Retired Teacher Faces 10 Years for Flintlock Possession (Welcome to New Jersey)

    02/15/2015 11:08:01 AM PST · by digger48 · 114 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 2-15-2015 | Andrew Branca
    When a 72-year-old retired school teacher faces a 10 year felony sentence (a likely life sentence) for possession of an unloaded 18th century flintlock pistol, one knows immediately that we can only be talking about a handful of states in which such a travesty can happen. In this case, not surprisingly, itís the ďGarden StateĒ of New Jersey. Gordon Van Gilder, who taught in the New Jersey school system for 34 years, is a collector of 18th century memorabilia. He acquired a genuine antique flintlock pistol from that era, and had it unloaded and wrapped in a cloth in his...
  • Number of Muslim children doubles in decade

    02/12/2015 3:38:44 PM PST · by ABN 505 · 24 replies
    UK Telegragh ^ | 2/12/15 | John Bingham
    The number of children growing up as Muslims in the UK has almost doubled in a decade in what experts have described as an ďunprecedentedĒ shift in Britainís social make-up. One in 12 schoolchildren in England and Wales are now officially classed as Muslim after a decade which saw the number of followers of Islam surge by just over 1.1 million, according to the most detailed study of its kind ever published. Landmark study shows number of children under five being brought up as Muslim rose 80 per cent in a
  • More Than 500,000 In U.S. Could Be At Risk Of Female Genital Excision

    02/06/2015 12:43:59 PM PST · by Steelfish · 36 replies
    LATimes ^ | February 06, 2015 | ALEXANDRA ZAVIS
    More Than 500,000 In U.S. Could Be At Risk Of Female Genital Excision Preliminary data shows that up to 507,000 women and girls in the United States were at risk of female genital excision in 2013. By ALEXANDRA ZAVIS A new study finds that nearly 507,000 women and girls in the U.S. could be at risk of female genital excision There is anecdotal evidence of U.S. girls being sent to their parents' home countries for 'vacation cutting' Nearly 507,000 women and girls in the United States could be at risk of female genital excision, including 57,000 in California, a new...
  • What the difference between Xerox, Apple and Microsoft reveals about PopCon

    01/28/2015 9:56:29 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 1 replies
    Crossroad.to ^ | 12/1/2013 | Unknown
    System Customers Approach Xerox PARC None. "The Suits' imagination thought there was no market for Windows with a Mouse." Apple Personal How you would make it for yourself if you could have anything you could possibly want. Microsoft Business How you would make it for your subordinates if you had to answer to a Accounting Department for every penny. World Population Control The Ultra Wealthy Bill & Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet are suddenly real nice people who so kindly want to dictate the unfolding of billions' of peoples' most intimate relationships, those with their progeny.
  • The Muslim population of America is expanding at warp speed

    01/21/2015 7:15:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/21/2015 | Carol Brown
    Even when Muslims are a minority population they can and do transform whole cultures and societies. And not for the better. Why? Because their holy book is a totalitarian ideology founded on submission and world domination. And toward that end, Islam is on the march. Meanwhile, the West remains mired in cowardice and complicity. Nowhere can this be seen more clearly than in Europe, which is on the fast track to join the Caliphate. Not to be outdone by Europeís madness, the United States is traveling down the same bloody path, importing large numbers of Muslims from Islamic countries thanks...
  • Full Transcript of Pope's Press Conference on Flight from Manila

    01/20/2015 5:47:47 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Full Transcript of Pope's Press Conference on Flight from Manila In a wide-ranging press conference, on the flight from Manila to Rome, Pope Francis spoke about corruption in Governments and the Church, the need for prudence with freedom of expression, why he didnít meet the Dalai Lama recently and the Churchís position on birth control. He talked too about the trips he intends to make to three cities in the USA, andóthough plans are not yet finalizedóto three Latin American countries (Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay) and two African countries (Uganda and the Central African Republic) this year, and his hope...
  • Alan Guttmacher: ďcoercionĒ may be needed to reduce population

    01/05/2015 9:35:22 PM PST · by Morgana · 19 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | January 5, 2015 | Sarah Terzo
    Alan Guttmacher, once president of Planned Parenthood, in 1969: ďI would like to give our voluntary means of population control full opportunity in the next 10 to 12 years. Then, if these donít succeed, we may have to go into some kind of coercion, not worldwide, but possibly in such places as India, Pakistan, IndonesiaÖĒ Alan Guttmacher, The American Journal of Nursing (June, 1969). Quoted in Taylor Carmichael The Seen and the Unseen: Abortion and the Supreme Court (Amazon Digital Services, 2014) 11-12
  • World Overpopulation? Hold On, Buddy!

    01/01/2015 4:47:26 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 58 replies
    New Eastern Outloook ^ | 01/01/14 | F. William Engdahl
    In Germany, the birthrate has sunk to just 1.36, worse even than low-fertility Spain (1.48) and Italy (1.4). Western Europe as a whole will most likely shrink from 460 million to just 350 million by the end of the century. And barring dramatic reversal of the foolish One (sometimes Two) Child Policy, Chinaís population will be reduced in half. Even the USA where a large immigrant Hispanic population immigration has kept birth rates higher, is now facing reduction. A Pew Research Center report found that immigrant births fell from 102 per 1,000 women in 2007 to 87.8 per 1,000 in...
  • Florida Passes New York to Become the Nationís Third Most Populous State, Census Bureau Reports

    12/23/2014 10:56:07 AM PST · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Census Bureau ^ | December 23, 2014 | Staff
    By adding an average of 803 new residents each day between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014, Florida passed New York to become the nationís third most populous state, according to U.S. Census Bureau state population estimates released today. Floridaís population grew by 293,000 over this period, reaching 19.9 million. The population of New York increased by 51,000 to 19.7 million. California remained the nationís most populous state in 2014, with 38.8 million residents, followed by Texas, at 27.0 million. Although the list of the 10 most populous states overall was unchanged, two other states did change positions, as...
  • Obama's Science and Tech Adviser, Holdren, laid foundation for understanding environmental probs

    12/12/2014 11:48:13 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 2 replies
    Volvo Environment Prize ^ | December 12, 2014
    "In 1993, the [Volvo Environment] Prize went to Professor Paul R. Ehrlich of Stanford University and Professor John P. Holdren of the University of California in Berkeley, whose work laid the foundations of our understanding of how the dynamics of population growth, rising living standards and changing technology, as well as the relationships between them, interact in the context of environmental problems." List of past winners (and their work) from 1990 - 2014 Professor Paul R. Ehrlich, Professor John P. Holdren
  • We need more babies! Seriously, this is a problem

    12/11/2014 6:42:24 PM PST · by Salvation · 56 replies
    Finance.yahoo.com ^ | 12-11-14 | Jake Novak
    We need more babies! Seriously, this is a problem Commentary by Jake Novak We just learned that the U.S. birthrate fell for the sixth straight year in 2013 to an all-time low. Pardon me for sounding a bit alarmist, but this is really bad news for our economy, our society, and all of civilization. Let's start with the economy. I know a lot of us have been brainwashed into thinking that our natural and manufactured resources are shrinking. We're often told that we have a choice of either radically reducing our consumption or our population or we'll eventually run out...
  • The Pew Foundation's Estimate of Illegals Was Close to 70 Million More Than 5 Years Ago

    11/21/2014 6:58:47 AM PST · by Stayfree · 21 replies
    Stayfree | November 21, 2014 | Self(vanity)
    Several years ago, the Pew Foundation (very liberal) did a detail survey and determined that the number of illegals in the U.S. at that time was at least 55 million and more likely up to 70 million. Since then, many millions more have sneaked into the U.S. and since then, every family has been creating anchor babies every 9 months which means that there are probably over 100 million illegals here...not the 11 million first mentioned during the Clinton administration. Our local elementary school is about 3/4 Hispanic. The Los Angeles City scholl system is estimated at over 90% Hispanic....
  • ĎA mass sterilization exerciseí: Kenyan doctors find anti-fertility agent in UN tetanus vaccine

    11/07/2014 9:16:21 AM PST · by wagglebee · 157 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/6/14 | Steve Weatherbe
    Kenyaís Catholic bishops are charging two United Nations organizations with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus inoculation program sponsored by the Kenyan government. According to a statement released Tuesday by the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association, the organization has found an antigen that causes miscarriages in a vaccine being administered to 2.3 million girls and women by the World Health Organization and UNICEF. Priests throughout Kenya reportedly are advising their congregations to refuse the vaccine. ďWe sent six samples from around Kenya to laboratories in South Africa. They tested positive for the HCG antigen,Ē Dr. Muhame...
  • RU-486 Morbidity and Mortality

    10/25/2014 1:18:43 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 6 replies
    Family Research Council ^ | October 24, 2014 | Chris Gacek, Ph.D
    ¬†Mifepristone Side-Effects, 2000-2012 ¬†By Chris Gacek, Ph.D., Senior Fellow for Regulatory Policy, Family Research CouncilChristopher M. Gacek, Ph.D.¬†¬†On April 30, 2011 the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) staff completed a one-page assessment of the adverse event reports (AERs) it had collected on mifepristone (RU-486; Mifeprex¬ģ), the primary drug in the only medical abortion regimen approved in the United States.+[1] Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) requested a copy of the assessment and subsequently made it available to the Family Research Council (FRC) in the summer of 2011.[2] FRC has studied the RU-486 regimen‚Äôs approval process and has tracked the...
  • "Why I Will Not Submit To Medical Martial Law"

    10/23/2014 8:13:27 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 21 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 10/23/2014 | Tyler Durden, Brandon Smith
    Submitted by Brandon Smith of Alt-Market.com, One of the most dangerous philosophical contentions even amongst liberty movement activists is the conundrum of government force and prevention during times of imminent pandemic. All of us at one time or another have had this debate. If a legitimate viral threat existed and threatened to infect and kill millions of Americans, is it then acceptable for the government to step in, remove civil liberties, enforce quarantines, and stop people from spreading the disease? After all, during a viral event, the decisions of each individual can truly have a positive or negative effect on...
  • Official WHO Ebola toll near 5,000 with true number nearer 15,000

    10/23/2014 9:59:04 PM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | Thu, Oct 23 00:08 AM BST | Tom Miles
    At least 4,877 people have died in the world's worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, and at least 9,936 cases of the disease had been recorded as of Oct. 19, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, but the true toll may be three times as much. The WHO has said real numbers of cases are believed to be much higher than reported: by a factor of 1.5 in Guinea, 2 in Sierra Leone and 2.5 in Liberia, while the death rate is thought to be about 70 percent of all cases. That would suggest a toll of almost 15,000.
  • Ebola Surveillance Thread

    08/10/2014 12:46:23 AM PDT · by Smokin' Joe · 4,914 replies
    Free Republic Threads ^ | August 10, 2014 | Legion
    I have spent a little time compiling links to threads about the Ebola outbreak in the interest of having all the links in one thread for future reference. Please add links to new threads and articles of interest as the situation develops. Thank You all for you participation.
  • Muslim Burial Practices Blamed for Spread of Ebola Virus

    10/21/2014 12:48:55 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 36 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10-21-2014 | Jim Hoft
    <p>Muslim burial practices are being blamed for the spread of Ebola.</p> <p>Remains of Secretary General of The Nigeria Supreme General for Islamic Affairs and Seriki of Egbaland, Alhaji Lateeef Adegbite at his burial in 2012.</p> <p>Islam requires family members to personally wash the corpses of loved ones from head to toe. This practise is putting more Africans at risk to catch the disease that is spread by body fluids.</p>
  • UH OH: New Ebola Czar believes Ďoverpopulationí the biggest leadership issue for the world

    10/20/2014 11:30:28 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 31 replies
    Got News blog Right Scoop ^ | 10-20-14 | Charles C. Johnson Got News blog
    Yeah this new Ebola Czar appears more and more to be a ‚Äėperfect‚Äô pick. He said this in 2008 when asked what the top leadership issue challenging our world today: ¬ďI think the top leadership challenge issue in our world today is how to deal with the continuing, growing population in the world and all the resource demands it places on the world and burgeoning populations in Africa and Asia that lack the resources to have a healthy, happy life,¬Ē Klain said.¬ďWe¬íve got to find a way to make the world work for everyone,¬Ē Klain said. ¬ďClimate change is...
  • An Open Letter To Dr. Eric Pianka

    04/05/2006 11:04:41 AM PDT · by inpajamas · 23 replies · 900+ views
    4-5-2006 | Randal Sprinkle
    Dear Dr. Eric R. Pianka I am writing to you in regards to the speech you made at the 109th meeting of the Texas Academy of Science at Lamar University in Beaumont on 3-5 March 2006 in which you advocated the reduction of the earths population by 90%. The idea of reducing the earths population by 90% has stimulated my mind and I wish to add the following thoughts on the issue: You said your favorite candidate for eliminating 90 percent of the world's population is airborne Ebola ( Ebola Reston ), because it is both highly lethal and it...
  • [April 6, 2006] FBI Interested in Texas ďDoomsdayĒ Ecologist who said Ebola Sol

    10/04/2014 2:44:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 84 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | April 6, 2006
    AUSTIN, April 6, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) Ė Ebola, a form of hemorrhagic fever in which the internal organs of the victim liquefy, has one of the highest rates of fatality of any known contagious disease at approximately 80-90% and is one of the most contagious diseases known to medical science. It is also high on the list of possible bio-terror weapons of concern to international law enforcement and military security agencies. Tom Clancyís thriller novel, Rainbow Six describes a group of radical environmentalists that wants to rid the world of people using a modified version of Ebola. All of which is...
  • Michigan Finally Reverses the Number of People Leaving

    10/13/2014 2:01:44 PM PDT · by MichCapCon · 9 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 8/12/2014 | Tom Gantert
    From 1996 to 2011, Michigan saw more people leaving the state than coming in, according to Atlas Van Lines, a moving company that tracks migration across the country. The last two-thirds of this period corresponded with an especially bleak time for Michiganís economy. Migration of personal incomes (map via Tax Foundation). By comparison, Atlas records for Ohio show more people moving into that state than out for 14 consecutive years, from 2000 to 2013. And Indiana only had one year from 1994 to 2013 when it didnít have more people arriving than departing. Michiganís 16-year negative migration trend ended in...
  • Hundreds of pregnant women were forced to abortÖand I saw it happen

    10/06/2014 5:42:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    LIFE SITE ^ | Steven Mosher
    The woman on the operating table was nearly eight months pregnant. The doctor picked up a scalpel and made a transverse incision across her lower abdomen. Soon he was through the uterine wall, and removing a perfectly formed baby boy. The little boy was dead, of course, having been killed by lethal injection into the uterus the day before. It was March 1980, and the Chinese Party-State had just gotten deadly serious about population control. The year before, Vice Premier Chen Muhua, the female head of Chinaís Family Planning Board, had let it be known that ďSocialism should make it...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "It makes no sense ... to promote birth only among poor people."

    09/24/2014 8:54:14 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 38 replies
    Elle ^ | September 23, 2014 | Jessica Weisberg
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Interview - Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Abortion - Elle "It makes no sense as a national policy to promote birth only among poor people."‚ÄúFrankly I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don‚Äôt want to have too many of.‚ÄĚ ¬Ė United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, quoted in Emily Bazelon, ‚ÄúThe Place of Women on the Court‚ÄĚ, The New York Times Magazine, July 7, 2009 Elle: Fifty years from now, which decisions in your tenure do you...
  • World population may hit 11 billion by 2100

    09/19/2014 5:52:15 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    AFP ^ | September 18, 2014 | Staff
    The world population may grow larger than previously estimated, reaching 11 billion people by century's end, according to a UN-led analysis published Thursday. That would mean two billion more people on Earth than expected by 2100, largely due to high birth rates in Africa, said the report in the US journal Science. "The consensus over the past 20 years or so was that world population, which is currently around seven billion, would go up to nine billion and level off or probably decline," said co-author Adrian Raftery, professor of statistics and of sociology at the University of Washington.
  • Help needed: Age distribution of Black Population in Wisconsin

    09/07/2014 7:33:24 PM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 September, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    I am working on an article where I need age distribution of Black males in Wisconsin. I need the number of Black males in Wisconsin 15-35 years old in 2010. 2010 is a census year, so you would think it would be easy to find, but I have not found it so far. I have found a reference for the national figures in wikipedia, but not for the state figures. Any help would be appreciated. I would also like the numbers for Hispanics of the same age and sex in 2010 in Wisconsin. I have estimates based on percent of...
  • Ebola patients flee armed attack on Liberian isolation ward

    08/17/2014 7:29:39 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 90 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 17 August 2014 | Sam Webb for MailOnline
    Armed men attacked an Ebola isolation ward in the Liberian capital Monrovia overnight, prompting 29 patients to flee the facility, witnesses said Sunday. 'They broke down the doors and looted the place. The patients all fled,' said Rebecca Wesseh, who witnessed the attack and whose report was confirmed by residents and the head of Health Workers Association of Liberian, George Williams. Meanwhile, a Nigerian man was today at the centre of an Ebola health scare on the Spanish Costas, which contains an estimated British population of more than 82,000.
  • Shock: 80% of U.S. population growth is from immigrants, resources being sucked dry

    07/30/2014 4:25:30 PM PDT · by westcoastwillieg · 53 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 7/30/14 | Paul Bedard
    A group dedicated to saving the planet by cutting runaway population increases is raising a new and shocking issue in Washingtonís bitter fight over immigration reform: Most of the nationís population growth is from immigrants, and they are consuming resources dangerously fast. According to Negative Population Growth Inc., 80 percent of the growth in U.S. population comes from immigration, legal, illegal and among American-born children of immigrants... ... "Our nation is already vastly overpopulated,Ē said Mann. ďThe evidence is all around us: Millions are out of work, schools and hospitals are overcrowded, our natural resources are dwindling, pollution is increasing,...
  • Insightful look down the road concerning illegal immigration.

    07/10/2014 4:48:56 PM PDT · by goodtomato · 14 replies
    Vanity
    Illegal immigration will add 100 million people to the US population by 2035, with the population rising to 438 million by 2050. The US continues to take in 1.1 million legal immigrants yearly, and that's not even counting the illegals. If we continue on this path, it's like doubeling the size of America's most populated cities, with New York going from 8 milliom to 16 million. Chicago going from 6 to 12 million. Do you see jobs, water, food, housing for all of these people? SECURE THE BORDER!
  • US fertility rate hits all-time low

    07/01/2014 3:26:27 PM PDT · by NYer · 57 replies
    Life News ^ | July 1, 2014 | Dustin Siggins
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Fertility rates in the United States are plummeting, driven primarily by non-Hispanic white women and Hispanic women who are bearing fewer children. In a report released on Thursday, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that non-Hispanic white Americans are dying at a faster rate than they are being born for the second time in American history. Hispanic women are having fewer children, partially due to how economic weakness has slowed immigration. Hispanics and whites make up approximately 80 percent of the nation's population, and their childbearing patterns weigh heavily on the nation's overall picture. Hispanics have seen their...
  • Emperor penguin population to slide due Antarctic climate change

    06/29/2014 4:26:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 42 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/29/14 | Alister Doyle - Reuters
    OSLO, (Reuters) - Global warming will cut Antarctica's 600,000-strong emperor penguin population by at least a fifth by 2100 as the sea ice on which the birds breed becomes less secure, a study said on Sunday. The report urged governments to list the birds as endangered, even though populations in 45 known colonies were likely to rise slightly by 2050 before declining. Such a listing could impose restrictions on tourism and fishing companies. The study is the first to project the long-term outlook for Antarctica's largest penguins, which can grow 1.2 meters (four ft) tall, seeking to fill a gap...
  • Demographics favor the faithful

    06/09/2014 3:41:07 PM PDT · by NYer · 15 replies
    Life Site News ^ | June 6, 2014 | ERIC METAXAS
    June 5, 2014 (BreakPoint) - Every spring for the past 27 years, writers and other intellectuals have gathered in the Welsh town of Hay ‚Äúto think about the world as it is,‚ÄĚ ‚Äúto imagine how it might be,‚ÄĚ and to have a ‚Äúbig conversation about discovery and intellectual adventure.‚ÄĚ This year, one of the featured speakers was Steve Jones, a geneticist at University College, London. Jones, who is an atheist, made headlines around Britain when he said that while ‚Äúwe atheists sometimes congratulate ourselves that the incidence of religious belief is going down,‚ÄĚ atheism‚Äôs future is in doubt. That‚Äôs...
  • Women are having fewer kids, and demographers don't know why

    06/08/2014 3:07:35 AM PDT · by equalator · 99 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6-7-2014 | Joseph Lawler
    U.S. fertility is not recovering from the financial crisis ó and demographers arenít sure why. The fertility rate fell to a record low 62.9 births per 1,000 women aged 15-44 in 2013, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. The total number of births, at 3.96 million, inched up by a mere 4,000 from 2012, the first increase since the financial crisis. But the total fertility rate, or TFR, the average number of children a woman would have during her child-bearing years, fell to just 1.86, the lowest rate in 27 years. TFR is considered the best metric of...
  • NYC Announces Plan to Equalize Neighborhoods

    05/27/2014 10:17:58 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 13 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 May 2014 | John Semmens
    Concerned that the City is an inhomogeneous hodgepodge with pockets of great wealth in some neighborhoods and squalor in others, newly appointed Housing Preservation and Development Commissar Vicki Been announced a plan to move 80,000 to 120,000 poorer families into middle class neighborhoods. ďThis way instead of having blight and filth in every direction they might look poorer families will be within easy walking distance of a better kept neighborhood,Ē Been boasted. ďThe crimes that plague poorer sections of our City would be more evenly dispersed throughout the whole City. Victims will come from a more broadly representative subset of...
  • Immigration, Americaís Advantage: The right immigrants replenish the nation with productive citizens

    04/25/2014 6:41:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/25/2014 | Lee Habeeb and Mike Leven
    It was the Inconvenient Truth of its day. The book was The Population Bomb, by Paul Ehrlich, published in 1968. Ehrlich made some apocalyptic predictions about resource depletion and mass starvation resulting from population growth. A frightened public devoured the book. But Ehrlich got some things wrong. He didnít factor into his thinking technological change and the growth of free enterprise around the world, both of which have done much to ameliorate global poverty and hunger. The biggest thing he got wrong, though, was that he failed to foresee this: The population is now shrinking in many parts of...
  • Americaís Fastest Shrinking Cities

    04/15/2014 12:53:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Wall Street 24X7 ^ | 04/15/2014 | by Vince Calio
    The U.S. population rose by just 0.72% in 2013, the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years. Not only has the country become less-attractive to immigrants than in years past, with net immigration down from nearly 1.2 million as of 2001 to 843,145 last year, but also the U.S.’s domestic birth rate has dropped to a multi-decade low. While the population of most of the country’s metro areas grew at a low pace in recent years, in a small number of metro areas the population actually shrank. Looking at the most recent years, the U.S. population rose by just...
  • 2013 Census Estimate - Florida Trails New York By Just 100,000 Residents

    03/13/2014 10:04:47 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 8 replies
    Census Bureau ^ | 13 March 2014
    New York: 19.6 million. Florida: 19.5 million. New York: 57.6% non-Hispanic white. Florida: 57.0% non-Hispanic white.
  • Aging America heading for disaster

    02/10/2014 8:02:48 AM PST · by Excellence · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 8, 2014 | Kyle Smith
    To really understand whatís going on with the American economy, donít look at the headlines. Donít look at the unemployment rate or the trade balance or the deficit. Donít even look at whatís happening today at all: Look at what happened 46 years ago. And what happened then? Fewer Americas were being born, points out Harry S. Dent Jr. in ďThe Demographic Cliff: How to Survive and Prosper During the Great Deflation of 2014-2019Ē "Donít blame politicians, the decline of manufacturing, education or cheap foreign imports for the economic stagnation that has already begun and will continue for many years....
  • RTW States Growing Twice as Fast as Forced Unionization States

    01/27/2014 12:40:54 PM PST · by MichCapCon · 2 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 1/24/2014 | Jarrett Skorup
    There have been many studies debating the merits of right-to-work legislation. Because state economies are so large and complex, it is difficult to tease out exactly how much of an effect different policies can have. For example, consider that Michigan gains and loses approximately 800,000 jobs every year. In the past few decades, and certainly in the 10 years and since the national recession, low-tax, right-to work states have been gaining the most in population, jobs and income. Some economists attribute this at least partly to those policies while others claim different factors, like weather, family or college connections. Where...
  • Population declining in states with relatively high dependence on government

    01/16/2014 9:09:32 AM PST · by relictele · 10 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 15 Jan 2014 | Michael Barone
    The Census Bureauís holiday treat is its release of annual state population estimates, to be digested slowly in the new year. The headline from this yearís release is that population growth from July 2012 to July 2013 was 0.72 percent, lower than in the two preceding years and the lowest since the Great Depression 1930s. This reflects continuing low, below-replacement-rate birth rates and lower immigration than in 1982-2007. Net immigration from Mexico evidently continues to be zero. The nation's economy may be growing again, but Americans -- and potential Americans -- are not acting like it. There's a parallel here...
  • Demographics: Conservative States Have the Youngest Populations

    01/04/2014 12:43:35 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 01/04/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    An interesting footnote to all the stories about New York’s population growth decline is that its median age is fairly high. New York State ranks 30th in median age at 38. New York City’s median age is somewhat lower at 35.New York’s median age has been rising steadily due to low birth rates. In 1990, the city and the state had a median age below 34. Property taxes for the schools that attracted many residents upstate have helped price the area out raising its median age upstate while the local rust belt hasn’t exactly attracted workers in poorer areas.A...
  • Difficulty Adding Newborns to Obamacare Not a ďGlitchĒ Says Sebelius

    01/04/2014 8:32:41 AM PST · by John Semmens · 23 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 3 Jan 2014 | John Semmens
    While admitting that the process for adding a new baby to a family's Affordable Care Act insurance coverage is ďdifficult,Ē Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius denied that it is yet another of a seemingly endless series of ďglitchesĒ to the program. ďThough this may come as a shock to some, the world is over-populated,Ē Sebelius contended. ďAdding more people is something we need to discourage. Since we cannot outright restrict family sizes like they do in China we have to make do with a 'second-best' policy. The annoyance and anxiety factors that attend the paperwork aspect of the...
  • The Suburbs Are the New Swing States

    12/02/2013 10:53:20 AM PST · by neverdem · 16 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | NOV 29, 2013 | RICHARD FLORIDA
    American politics turn on a now familiar set of categories: red states vs. blue states, rich states vs. poor states, Frostbelt vs. Sunbelt. But these generalizations mask deeper, less visible fissures in our political geography. We have written a great deal about the role of density in metropolitan voting patterns, highlighting the remarkably consistent and robust political red-to-blue tipping point that occurs when a metro reaches a density of roughly 800 residents per square mile. I took a deeper look at our emerging political geography in a recent feature for Politico magazine, where I argued that the suburbs have become...
  • Half Of The United States Lives In These Counties

    09/05/2013 3:23:41 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 57 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 9-5-13 | Walter Hickey & Joe Weisenthal
    Using Census data, we've figured out that half of the United States population is clustered in just the 146 biggest counties out of over 3000. Here's the map, with said counties shaded in. Below the map is the list of all the counties, so you can see if you live in one of them. See link for list of names.
  • 'Dying' Russia Is On Pace To Record Natural Population Growth in 2013

    11/06/2013 5:47:34 PM PST · by cunning_fish · 9 replies
    Forbes ^ | November 5, 2013 | Mark Adomanis
    Rosstat recently released their latest batch of demographic statistics. Nothing particularly bizarre or unexpected happened, but the data show that births have held steady at their 2012 level while deaths have modestly decreased. This means that, if the trends from the January-September period are maintained for the entirety of 2013, Russia will record natural population growth of roughly 13,000, its first natural population growth since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Now in one sense natural growth of 13,000 out of a total population of 143,000,000 sounds puny and unimpressive. However, as I never tire of reminding people, it wasnít...
  • Population Control Is Called Big Revenue Source in China

    09/27/2013 4:58:56 AM PDT · by rjbemsha · 4 replies
    New York Times ^ | 26 Sep 2013 | Edward Wong
    BEIJING ó Nineteen province-level governments in China collected a total of $2.7 billion in fines last year from parents who had violated family planning laws, which usually limit couples to one child, a lawyer who had requested the data said Thursday. The lawyer, Wu Youshui of Zhejiang Province, sent letters in July to 31 provincial governments asking officials to disclose how much they had collected in 2012 in family planning fines, referred to as ďsocial support fees.Ē He said he suspected that the fines were a substantial source of revenue for governments in poor parts of China. Mr. Wuís findings...
  • Half Of The United States Lives In These Counties

    09/05/2013 7:00:02 AM PDT · by Kip Russell · 34 replies
    Walter Hickey and Joe Weisenthal ^ | Sept 4, 2013 | Walter Hickey and Joe Weisenthal
    Using Census data, we've figured out that half of the United States population is clustered in just the 146 biggest counties out of over 3000. Here's the map, with said counties shaded in. Below the map is the list of all the counties, so you can see if you live in one of them. And here's the whole list of counties that are shaded in. Los Angeles County, CA Cook County, IL Harris County, TX Maricopa County, AZ San Diego County, CA Orange County, CA Miami-Dade County, FL Kings County, NY Dallas County, TX Queens County, NY (rest of list...
  • The Real Republican Adversary? Population Density

    09/04/2013 5:19:18 AM PDT · by M. Dodge Thomas · 26 replies
    Dave Troy Blog ^ | November 19th, 2012 | Dave Troy
    Curious about the correlation between population density and voting behavior, I began with analyzing the election results from the least and most dense counties and county equivalents. 98% of the 50 most dense counties voted Obama. 98% of the 50 least dense counties voted for Romney... At about 800 people per square mile, people switch from voting primarily Republican to voting primarily Democratic. Put another way, below 800 people per square mile, there is a 66% chance that you voted Republican. Above 800 people per square mile, there is a 66% chance that you voted Democrat. A 66% preference is...