Immigration to Account for 81% of U.S. Population Growth

Amid a record surge of both legal and illegal immigration, the U.S. Census has issued a new report that estimates that within eight years the United States will host 51 million immigrants and immigration will be more than 80 percent of all population growth. The figures underscore the importance of immigration to the country, and they should make clear why America cannot allow an uncontrolled flood of illegal immigrants or a president who willfully enables them by ignoring existing laws and making Read more […]

The IRS is Facing Demographic Winter

One of the best things about demographic winter is that it might starve the government bureaucracies. While the media and the government like to pretend we are overpopulated, the truth is that we are facing population pressures from too few births, not too many. The common term for what our future holds is “demographic winter.” Demographic winter is already hurting college enrollment in the United States. It seems that the forces of demographic winter are especially hurting the Internal Read more […]

If You Think Babies Are Expensive, Wait Until You Pay the Price of All the Missing Ones

How many news stories can be written to tell us that babies are expensive? Here’s a new one: “Report: Raising Today’s Child Tops $245K.” Naturally, it is based on a Federal Department that wants to remind us all of how expensive children are. A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out today. Those costs—food, housing, childcare, Read more […]