I got off on the wrong foot by pronouncing the state "Nev-AH-dah." The audience all but started throwing dinner rolls at me and shouting that the middle "A" is pronounced like the "A" in "at."
Nevada. Got it.
"Our federal wallet is stretched to the limit by illegal aliens getting welfare, food stamps, medical care and other benefits without paying taxes.
These programs were not meant to entice freeloaders and scam artists from around the world."