Not long ago the border between the Desert Southwest and our southern neighbors was nothing more than a line of barbed wire and in many places there was nothing at all. Soon, with the aide of the National Guard and the Army Corps. of Engineers, the Department of Homeland Security built a fence reducing the number of illegal crossings dramatically.
Mega retailer Wal-Mart has just announced an expansion to their "Differential Pay" program which helps active-duty service members while on deployment. The latest addition to the program would fill-in wage gaps; meaning if workers get paid less in the service than their wage at Wal-Mart, their store would fill the gap.
On Tuesday, the 2018 Budget will be introduced and already representatives on both sides are criticizing some of the proposed cuts being presented. According to the White House the proposed cuts will net the country $1.7 trillion over the next 10-years. Early details to the severe cuts to welfare, farm subsidies, medicaid and federal employee pensions.
It is said to be one of President Donald J. Trump's favorite publications and it's even rumored that a stack of Time magazines can be found in the front lobby of Trump Towers. President Trump has been featured on the cover over a dozen times and in 2016 was named Time magazines "Person of the Year".