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By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Trump to freeze non-military federal raises

President Trump repeated his call for lawmakers to freeze the salaries of 2 million federal employees in 2019 Thursday, even threatening to use his executive powers to do so. Trump’s pay freeze doesn’t apply More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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CBO predicts continued growth for the US economy until next year

A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects continue growth in the economy for remainder of this year before slowing some time next year. photo/Gerd Altmann The updated economic outlook states More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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US economy soars as GDP climbs 4.1%, CNN won’t give Trump is due

The U.S. economy exhibited amazing growth in the second quarter of 2018, with the gross domestic product (GDP) climbing 4.1%, nearly doubling the first quarter, which was revised up to 2.2%. The booming rate is More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Republicans are the OTHER big government party: Shame on John Cornyn, John Thune

When the vast majority of the US Senate, including “fiscal hawk” Republicans, was wanting to vote for a bipartisan budget bill that would put annual deficits in the ballpark of $1.2 trillion and get More...

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 Brandon Jones On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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National Review Institute’s Kathryn Jean Lopez discusses adoption, foster care and March For Life

National Review Institute Senior Fellows Kathryn Jean Lopez and Kevin D. Williamson were in Washington, D.C. the 2018 March for Life, and Kathryn spent some time speaking on The Brandon Jones Show about the More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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How Cities Are Tackling Aging Infrastructure Problems

Infrastructure in the United States is well past its prime in many cities. Some cities have sewers that were put in place in the late 1800s. Some even used terracotta piping that hasn’t been in use in decades. The More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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TRANSCRIPT: President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union Address

President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address on Tuesday. Read the President’s speech as prepared for delivery and released by the White House. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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Bernie Sanders faced with 2013 shutdown remarks: throw ‘Americans out on the street, and we are going to get our way no matter what’

On Friday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) appeared on MSNBC. During his segment, host Ali Velshi played a clip of OMB Director Mick Mulvaney reciting a direct quote from Sanders regarding the 2013 government shutdown: photo/ More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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CNN warns that government shutdown could result in NASA not warning of destructive asteroids hitting the earth

While the debate over the government shutdown continues to be misguided, fueling more immigration talks and none on spending, CNN offered up their own concern: NASA’s asteroid monitoring service. Yes, the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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House passes Senate tax bill, heads to Trump who touts ‘Jobs jobs jobs’

The House of Representatives passed the Senate tax reform package Wednesday afternoon, sending the the legislation to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature. The bill passed the House a second time More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Rand Paul speech on government spending most important this year: Must Watch!

On Tuesday, Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul took to the Senate floor discussing government spending, wasteful spending and pointing at both parties as being guilty for the runaway deficits and $20 trillion More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Rand Paul wants to save tax dollars, getting scientific types unwound

Good afternoon, Gramps here, Did you know that the US government, through the National Science Foundation (NSF), spent $30,000 of yours and mine hard earned tax dollars to study the gambling habits of people in More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Preparing for the Stock Market’s Most Volatile Month – October

There’s an art to choosing the right stocks, and there’s an art to selling stocks at the right time. There are many ways to do this, which includes finding penny stocks pre-spike, but even the most sure-fire More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 10th, 2017
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SCOTUS rules government cannot exclude churches, religious groups for funding, programs

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Monday that the government cannot exclude churches and other faith-based organizations from a secular government program simply because of their religious identity. The much-anticipated decision came More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Rand Paul’s ‘America First’ amendment tabled by Senate

On Thursday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul introduced the “America First” amendment to the hurricane relief legislation that would provide assistance while preventing the federal government from further running More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Trump sets ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ with Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi to permanently remove the debt ceiling

President Trump and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have agreed to pursue a deal that would permanently remove the requirement that Congress repeatedly raise the debt ceiling, three sources told More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Kate’s Law, anti-Sanctuary City bill passes House, Obama immigration policies ‘have cost too many lives’

The House passed legislation on Thursday to crack down on illegal immigration and enact a key priority of President Trump’s known as “Kate’s Law.” Actually, the House approved two bills: one More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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US Senate release Obamacare replacement plan, immediately attacked by critics

Setting the headlines on fire, the U.S. Senate Republicans finally rolled out their “Obamacare” package, garnering immediate attacks from critics. The 142-page bill would create a new system of federal More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Robert De Niro goes Meryl Streep by ripping Trump during award speech

Robert De Niro may have made an amazing career acting, but is making headlines for his political rant in New York Monday night, attacking President Trump yet again. During his acceptance of The Film Society of More...


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