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By Laura Jones On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Judge rules Wisconsin cannot exclude transgender surgeries, hormone treatments from Medicaid coverage

A federal judge ruled Friday that Wisconsin cannot exclude so-called gender-reassignment treatments, including both surgery and hormones, from coverage under the Medicaid program, striking down a rule that’s been More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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President Trump can tout border wall completion in San Diego, praised by local agents

On August 9, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), completed construction on approximately 14 miles of new border wall system in U.S. Border More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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California: Gov Gavin Newsom halts high speed rail connection between LA and San Fran, but wants to keep the federal funds

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom abandoned a high-speed rail project Tuesday that would have been a connect between Los Angeles and San Francisco due to cost and time. photo TaxRebate.org.uk “Let’s level More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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Fake News: NY Times lies about Nikki Haley spending $56K on curtains, but they were bought during the Obama administration

Some journalists and lawmakers called out the New York Times Friday after the newspaper published a false story which targeted Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley over the purchase of $52,701 curtains More...

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 Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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San Francisco Mayor London Breed attacks homeless, shelters while promoting plan to teach them to clean up their own waste

The mayor of San Francisco is promoting the city’s plan to deal the thousands of pounds of feces that crowd her city’s streets, a multi-million dollar plan to teach the homeless to pick up their own More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Skip Hire: What You Can’t Load Into Your Skip

Hiring a skip is highly convenient for several reasons, they allow you to get rid of large amounts of waste without leaving your home or business in the process. They are great for disposing of garden waste, household More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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FAQs about Reverse Logistics

What is reverse logistics? Reverse logistics is, in essence, the process of organising and moving goods from their intended destination – either as a return, or to dispose of them (for example, returning an item More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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Tom Price resigns HHS after travel scandal, $1 million wasted since May

The Politico report appears to have doomed Tom Price, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, resigned yesterday after backlash for traveling on government-funded private jets, a waste of at least $1 million More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Conservatives praise Trump’s budget slashing of departments, agencies while others attack

President Trump unveiled his first budget, cutting various domestic programs and increasing spending for defense, homeland security and the building of his southern border wall. Some conservatives are praising the 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 Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Obama administration, Democrats wasted billions on failing schools, now fight ‘escapes out of public’ education

Just as Betsy DeVos was finally confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Democratic lawmakers in Maryland are mounting an effort to prevent the State Board of Education from privatizing low-performing public schools. The More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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New ADF report targets the profits made by Planned Parenthood

Alliance Defending Freedom and Charlotte Lozier Institute made public their latest annual report to Congress that identifies waste, abuse, and potential fraud by Planned Parenthood, state family planning programs, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
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Rand Paul returns $620,000 to the US Treasury

Following in the footsteps of his father, former Texas Congressman Ron Paul, U.S. Senator Rand Paul announced recently that he saved more than $620,000 from his official FY 2016 operating budget, bringing the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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Judicial Watch: DOJ rewarding sanctuary states with millions in grants

The Obama administration rewards sanctuary states, counties and cities that shield violent illegal immigrants from deportation with hundreds of millions of dollars in federal grants and one of the biggest recipients More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Pakistani superhero cartoon to cost US taxpayers $1.25 million

In the latest edition of ‘The Waste Report,’ Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul highlights the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), a State Department agency, advertising a grant of $1.25 More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 8th, 2016
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The extremely wastefulness of vacation resorts and how it’s being addressed

Upon embarking on a vacation, the last thing on a lot of people’s mind is the environment and the effect that their vacationing has on it. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the idea of just enjoying yourself. You More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Nursing Home Abuse Needs to be a Priority for the Federal Government

The quality of care in nursing homes deserves to be better. If you look around and listen to the news stories and lawsuits about elder abuse in this country, it’s clear that the federal government needs to step More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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Smart Ways to Reduce Energy Consumption in the Workplace

There are numerous costs associated with running a business and as any savvy manager or director knows, the best way to improve the bottom line is to cut expenditure. Small businesses need to be very efficient at More...


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