Americans First lists the following websites because we believe they are relevant to issues of concern to citizens and may provide useful information.  By linking to them we are not endorsing their views or any particular content on their sites.

Weekly Radio Podcast
9-7-14 ….Minimum Wage Debate

Immigration

 
The Center for Immigration Studies provides immigration policymakers and the public with reliable information about the social, economic and other consequences of both legal and illegal immigration into the United States.
www.cis.org

Numbers USA allows you to stay informed on all the latest immigration bills in congress, and to find the latest news on the effort to reduce immigration numbers to a traditional level.
www.numbersusa.com

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States.
www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis

US Border Control seeks to educate and mobilize the public and drive the establishment of a comprehensive border and immigration policy in order to control the illegal immigration which has caused so many problems.
www.usbc.org

ProEnglish is a leading advocate of English as our official, unifying language at all levels of government.
www.proenglish.org

Progressives for Immigration Reform works to inform the public and policymakers about the harmful ecological and economic consequences of large-scale immigration
www.progressivesforimmigrationreform.org

Building a Wall around the Welfare State, Instead of the Country
CATO Institute Policy Analysis, July 25, 2013
http://object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/pubs/pdf/pa732_web_1.pdf
The effects of immigration reform on welfare and the fiscal shape of the U.S. government are legitimate concerns. This analysis presents ideas on how to exclude or limit noncitizen access to federal means-tested welfare programs.

 

Voter Eligibility and Election Fraud

 

True the Vote is a non-partisan, citizen-led effort to restore truth, faith, and integrity to our elections.
www.truethevote.org

US Election Assistance Commission
Provides resources to voters and information on the National Voter Registration Act and the Help America Vote Act
www.eac.gov

Federal Election Commission
Administering and Enforcing Federal Campaign Finance Laws
www.fec.gov

 

Crony Capitalism

 

AgainstCronyCapitalism believes that special deals from government for politically connected individuals, businesses, and powerful political interests destroy the marketplace. These favors, though often sold to the public as “regulations” or “works programs”, are usually vehicles for some to take from the many.
www.againstcronycapitalism.org/

The Center for Responsive Politics tracks money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. Nonpartisan, independent and nonprofit, the organization aims to create a more educated voter, an involved citizenry and a more transparent and responsive government.
www.opensecrets.org

The Sunlight Foundation’s goal is online transparency for all government information, especially on  who tries to influence government and how government responds.
www.sunlightfoundation.com

Judicial Watch is a conservative, non-partisan educational foundation that promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law.
www.judicialwatch.org

 

Globalism

 

Nationalism versus Globalism, by Pat Buchanan.  This is still a very timely piece by the former Presidential candidate.   He offers statements by national, corporate and world leaders to demonstrate their desire to replace our national government with the UN or some other form of world government.

The Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT) was founded to promote a positive voice on environment and development issues.  One of its websites offers encyclopedic insight into alleged anthropogenic global warming.
www.climatedepot.com

John S. Wise’s Treatise on American Citizenship (1906) presents the origin, nature, and obligations of the US citizen, in order to promote an  understanding among educated Americans of their rights and obligations as American citizens.

 

Entitlements and Social Policy

 

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
CFDA contains detailed program descriptions for 2,230 Federal assistance programs.
www.cfda.gov

Benefits.gov is the official benefits website of the US government and bills itself as “Your path to government benefits.”
www.benefits.gov

USA.gov
Find official information on government benefits, grants, and financial aid
www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Benefits.shtml

 

Economic and Tax Policy

 

US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Economy at a Glance
www.bls.gov/eag/eag.us.htm

The Office of Management and Budget provides current White House information on the economy, taxes and a variety of other issues.
www.whitehouse.gov/omb

TrueCapitalism
American Citizens for Economic Freedom
www.truecapitalism.org

Basic Economics
A Citizen’s guide to the Economy
Thomas Sowell, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
http://www.altfeldinc.com/pdfs/BASICECONOMICS.pdf

The Project On Government Oversight focuses on transparency and accountability throughout the federal government and works to expose waste and corruption.
www.pogo.org/our-work

 

Defense, Foreign Policy & Foreign Aid

 

The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation tracks developments in U.S. defense and foreign policy budgeting.
www.armscontrolcenter.org

The goal of the Straus Military Reform Project is to secure far more effective military forces and much more ethical and professional military and civilian leadership at significantly lower budget levels.
www.pogo.org/our-work/straus-military-reform-project/military-reform

ForeignAssistance.gov tells you where US citizens’ foreign aid tax dollars are going.
www.foreignassistance.gov

The current Administration’s national security strategy can be found at
www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rss_viewer/national_security_strategy.pdf

 

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