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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Senate passes massive spending bill to avoid government shutdown

Senate leaders rolled out a massive two-year budget deal Wednesday, pleasing both parties and preventing a government shutdown, but increases the federal government’s spending. The plan heads to the House. Majority More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Freedom From Religion, American Atheists object to ‘coerced religious observances in the military’

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and American Atheists have sent a joint letter to the Defense Department warning against unconstitutional coerced religious observances in the military. The groups write More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Judges rules to block President Trumps policy against transgenders in the military

A U.S. District Court judge ruled against President Trump’s decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military. The policy appeared “not genuinely based on legitimate concerns regarding military More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 8th, 2017
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Pentagon cuts ties with Southern Poverty Law Center: overstepped the bounds of zealous advocacy and was unprofessional

The Pentagon has now officially disassociated from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), an organization which continually grossly misrepresents and labels pro-family organizations as so-called “hate groups,” More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Trump puts ban on people with gender dysphoria from joining military

President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. government will not allow individuals who suffer from gender dysphoria, now labeled transgender, serving in the military, more specifically, “to serve in any More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 7th, 2017
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Liberty Counsel defends Army Personnel against ‘transgender directives’ ‘training and guidance’

Liberty Counsel has issued a letter to Fort Benning Army Base commanding officers requesting them to comply with the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) Instruction which More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Tim Kaine, Rand Paul, Jeff Flake push for Congress to address ‘illegal war’ in Syria

With the escalating situation unfolding overseas, an old debate was rearing up capitol hill — is the intervention in the Syrian civil war legal or illegal. Virginia Senator Tim Kaine has once again pushed More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Trump’s immigration order removes Iraq from banned Muslim nations, Christians from preferred status

President Trump signed an executive order on Monday replacing his controversial immigration and border executive order signed after taking office. This new order evokes a strong block against travel from six Muslim More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Transcript: President Trump speech to the Joint Session of Congress

President Trump on Tuesday delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017. The following is a transcript. Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Trump’s budget unsurprisingly increases military spending, cuts into some domestic programs

The White House said Monday that President Trump’s upcoming budget will propose a $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose corresponding cuts to domestic programs and foreign aid. The 10 percent More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Rand Paul speaks out against calls for increased military presence in Syria

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing Tuesday entitled, “The Plan to Defeat ISIS: Key Decisions and Considerations”, in which the panelists in front of the committee called for More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Rev Ron Stief speaks out against Mike Pompeo as CIA Director, torture being legal

In a recent op-ed in The Christian Post, Rev. Ron Stief, executive director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, stressed that Christians should be opposed to the Trump administration using torture More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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President Trump confirms he’ll follow the law on torture, waterboarding, listen to Mike Pompeo, Gen Mattis to ‘fight fire with fire’

During an interview with ABC, President Trump discussed how he’d like to “fight fire with fire” when it comes to stopping terrorism, suggesting that he could be open to bringing back torture because More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Senate confirms Gen James Mattis, Gen John Kelly for Trump cabinet

As President Trump went down the parade route today in Washington DC, the Senate confirmed the first two members of Trump’s cabinet: Gen. James Mattis as Secretary of Defense and Gen. John Kelly as Secretary More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
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Robert Gates attacks President Obama over his ‘centralized’ power, arrogrance

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates went on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to promote his new book on leadership and Gates was asked what leadership qualities he would look for in the next president and Gates responded More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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Air Force says their running out of bombs, need more money

The U.S. military says its 15-month bombing campaign on the Islamic State is depleting its munitions supply and that additional money and other support is “critical” for “the long fight.” “We’re More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 12th, 2015
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US ends Syrian rebel training, the ‘failure’ should be a wake up call for Congress says Barbara Lee

The Obama administration abandoned its efforts to build up a new rebel force inside Syria to combat the Islamic State, acknowledging the failure of its $500 million campaign to train thousands of fighters and announcing More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Ben Carson says VA can fold into DOD to reduce size of government

2016 GOP Presidential candidate Ben Carson appeared on the Dave Ramsey Show today and talked about reducing the size of government and one example was that “We don’t need a Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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‘Secret docs’: Obama administration, DOD warned of Benghazi attack

Judicial Watch announced that it obtained more than 100 pages of previously classified “Secret” documents from the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of State revealing that DOD almost immediately More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 27th, 2015
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Richard Dreyfuss on PoliticKING: civics in schools, ISIS, voting on ’empty phrases’

Richard Dreyfuss explains his movement to bring American civics back into the classroom and why he doesn’t vote to Larry King on his Ora.TV show PoliticKING with Larry King. DREYFUSS: So all the guys that More...


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