“The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible.  … it is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.” -- George Washington Farewell Address

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A group of migrants shouted across the Rio Grande as former president, and presidential frontrunner, Donald Trump inspected makeshift barriers in Eagle Pass, Texas.

As Trump waved and pumped his fist, people across the river began chanting his name and waving.

In all honesty, a topic like this really deserves a complete book to cover it all. That said, I can give you the 50,000-foot level view. Then you can choose which of these snake-filled pits you would like to investigate further.

More importantly than the causes of the 2024 SHTF are the steps that you take to prepare for it. While it can tend to feel like we are completely powerless to stop all this chaos, the reality is there is a lot we can do. Much of it is just a lot harder than binge watching Netflix, so we tend to leave it for another day.

New York lawmakers are debating over a proposed Democratic initiative that would pave the way for a multibillion-dollar fund designed to provide unemployment benefits for illegal immigrants. Spearheaded by state Senator Jessica Ramos, a Queens Democrat, the proposal has ignited passionate discussions within the Senate Finance Committee, where it currently awaits further deliberation.

Public schools are buckling under the strain of unchecked migration, with last year's 146,000 child arrivals alone jacking up education costs by more than $2 billion nationwide, researchers warn.

Lindsey Burke and others at the conservative Heritage Foundation say the arrival of children — some unaccompanied, others with families — are straining school systems in the states where they end up.