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America Desperately Needs More Skilled STEM Workers, and We Should Steal Them from Russia

We at CFIF have repeatedly highlighted America's desperate need for more skilled science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers.  In an increasingly information-based global economy, legal immigration by people with advanced degrees and valuable expertise to the United States must be encouraged, as even President Donald Trump advocated.

In that vein, we've also highlighted how desirable a destination the U.S. is to STEM talent, and how many openly seek to come to our shores, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), which was named the top defense and national security think tank in the world.  "Only about 10 percent of international scientists and engineers seemed open to moving to China," CSIS found, "compared to nearly 60 percent for the…[more]

May 25, 2022 • 07:38 PM

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Falling Faith in Democracy Is Not a New Thing
By Byron York
Wednesday, January 05 2022
For the last year, we've heard one commentator after another tell us that American democracy is in crisis. The source of that crisis, we are told, is a hard core of the Republican Party that believes the 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump and that Joe Biden, therefore, is not a legitimate president.  It's true that a significant number of Americans do not accept the results of the election. But is that something new, as the Trump-focused analyses would have us believe? No, it is not. Yes, these days, it is Republicans who doubt the results of a presidential election. But just a few…
 
Dems Reject Work Ethic, Embrace Freeloaders
The Democratic Party used to call itself the party of working people and hail the "dignity of work."…
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Democrats Lose Hispanic Voters – Lots of Them
The Democratic Party's problem with Hispanic voters is worse than leaders think, according to a new assessment…
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AOC's Grasp on American Governance Is a 'Farce'
Progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, echoing the complaint of the Democratic Party establishment…
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Demolishing Democratic Delusions
Sen. Joe Manchin's announcement that he will not support the Democrats' giant spending bill should not…
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Dems Pivot from Build Back Better to Useless Extremism
Unable to pass their welfare-state expansion with a simple majority, Democrats have reportedly shelved…
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It’s a familiar adage that airplanes taking off and landing safely don’t make headlines. …
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Why Is the Left Suddenly Worried About the End of Democracy?
What is behind recent pessimistic appraisals of democracy's future, from Hillary Clinton, Adam Schiff…
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Workers and Savers Screwed by Inflation While Government Spending Caters to the Takers
U.S. senators need to forgo the posh Capitol dining rooms and go food shopping in the shoes of ordinary…
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President Joe Biden and Capitol Hill Democrats are racing to pass their massive social spending bill…
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The Unmitigated Gall of Ilhan Omar
Rep. Ilhan Omar is demanding that Congress censure a colleague over offensive remarks. This is a real…
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When did Memorial Day officially become a federal holiday?
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"Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio are pushing back against a Biden administration plan to give the World Health Organization authority to dictate global lockdowns and mandates, superseding U.S. and state laws.According to an amendment to a treaty likely to be approved this week by representatives of 194 countries, sovereign nations would be required to fund and participate in a…[more]
 
 
—Bethany Blankley, The Center Square
— Bethany Blankley, The Center Square
 
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Should any U.S. government agency have a function called the "Disinformation Governance Board" (See Homeland Security, Department of)?