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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
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President Obama blames Rush Limbaugh, Fox News for GOP not supporting his agenda

President Obama is blaming his shaky relationship with Republicans in Congress on Rush Limbaugh, and the constant stream of bad press he receives from Fox News. In the New Yorker follow-up interview to the magazine’s More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, January 20th, 2014

Sikhs, Christians join together to call for Congress to help stop India’s religious violence

According to a detailed statement sent to the Sikh Siyasat News opposing oppression of religious minorities in India, Christians are uniting with Sikhs this week, asking five congressional representatives from Northern More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Libertarian Lucas Overby discusses Florida issues headed into race with Alex Sink, David Jolly

Now that the candidates are set, The Global Dispatch set out to include the third candidate in the race for Florida’s District 13 Congressional seat. Libertarian Lucas Overby was asked to address the key issues More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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Christmas Tree tax may move ahead as Congress may role out ‘Christmas Tree Promotion Board’

The House Agriculture Committee approved an amendment to its farm bill that would lift the stay blocking implementation of President Obama’s Christmas tree tax. photo Tammy Kirk A fee would come courtesy More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 14th, 2013

Rep Louie Gohmert says GOP brand ‘hurt by TARP’ as he is constantly interrupted by Fox host VIDEO

During a tense interview between Fox News anchor Arthel Neville and Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, Gohmert responds to the assertion that Republicans have done nothing to resolve the government shutdown. photo donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 10th, 2013

New survey: Hemorrhoids, jury duty, DMV, IRS and witches are more popular than Congress

Congress has been unpopular but the government shutdown may have made things worse in Washington, now with only 8% of Americans approving of Congress. The Public Policy Polling sent out a new press release indicates More...

By Robert On Monday, September 2nd, 2013
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Ron Paul encourages members of Congress to ‘vote against this reckless and immoral use of the US military’

Former Texas Congressman Ron Paul, who just a few days ago warned that the chemical attacks in Syria look like a “false flag” on Neil Cavuto’s show, is encouraging every member to vote against More...

By Robert On Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Ron Paul Institute Director, Daniel McAdams, talks happenings in the Middle East and US Foreign Policy

There is so much going on in the Middle East and many of the politicians in Washington are pointing foreign policy in particular directions. Image/W123 at Wikimedia Commons Meanwhile, as Anthony Weiner dominates More...

By Robert On Friday, August 2nd, 2013

US House of Representatives votes overwhelmingly to ramp up sanctions on Iran

Just days prior to the  inauguration of new Iranian President Hassan Rohani, the US House of Representatives voted to approve a new round of sanctions by a vote of 400-20 Wednesday. Image/CIA The bill, Nuclear More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 26th, 2013

Rep Dean Heller compares Hollywood stars Jennifer Hudson, Michael Cera promoting Obamacare to tobacco ads

Sen. Dean Heller said Thursday that athletes and “Hollywood celebrities” being recruited to promote the new health care law are little different from those who once used their fame to sell cigarettes to unsuspecting More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Arizona Rep Matt Salmon proposes constitutional amendment to impose term limits

Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz., proposed a constitutional amendment on Wednesday to impose term limits on members of Congress. Salmon himself is in his fourth term. There are currently no term limits in Congress. “Guys More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 14th, 2013
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The Trillion Dollar Platinum Coin: Believe or Make-Believe?

A petition started in early January on the White House official website calls for the president to mint a platinum coin worth $1 trillion. The United States Treasury technically cannot print its own debt-free currency More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, February 8th, 2013

Paul Krugman: The Real Friend of Fraud

One of Paul Krugman’s constant themes is that financial regulation, if done by people who properly have been schooled as Democrats, will guard against fraud, and he is at it again in his most recent column. More...

By Robert On Monday, January 14th, 2013

Senator Rand Paul responds to President Obama on the debt ceiling, gun control

donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress President Obama’s statements today on the debt ceiling and the use of an executive order to plow controversial gun control without Congressional approval drew some sharp More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

113th US Congress sworn in, leadership roles stayed the same

The Senate and House have ushered in a new Congress as the 113th Congress convened at 12 noon EST, the constitutionally mandated time on both sides of the Capitol. photo Kmccoy In the Senate, Vice President Joe More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 31st, 2012

President Obama lifts freeze on federal salaries, Congress and Joe Biden will get a raise

President Barack Obama issued an executive order to end the pay freeze on federal employees, in effect giving some federal workers a raise. One federal worker now to receive a pay increase is Vice President Joe More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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Congress moves forward on bill without protection from NDAA, indefinite detention of Americans

Congress stripped a provision Tuesday from a defense bill that aimed to shield Americans from the possibility of being imprisoned indefinitely without trial by the military. The provision was replaced with a passage More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 16th, 2012

Petraeus testimony raises questions of ‘talking points’ over Benghazi attack

Former CIA Director David Petraeus testified on Capitol Hill on Friday that the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was an act of terrorism committed by al Qaeda-linked militants. That’s according More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 16th, 2012

General Patraeus to testify on Benghazi as CIA investigation continues

FBI officials have already said their investigation into the scandal that brought down David Petraeus hasn’t turned up any threat or damage to national security. David Petraeus Sources say the CIA is looking More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Mia Love’s Wikipedia page vandalized after RNC speech with racial slurs

The Wikipedia entry for GOP House candidateMia Love was edited to include racist, misogynistic slurs after her rousing convention speech Tuesday night, Twitchy reported. Love, the mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, More...

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