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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Barbara Lee: ‘Members of Congress did not even know’ there were troops in Niger

Americans may be scratching their heads over the recent news from Washington as senior senators in both parties, including Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), said on Sunday that they were unaware More...

By Grandpa Ernie On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Why is the US military not only in Niger, but 176 other countries?

Good afternoon, Gramps here, The world of cable news is just so full of nonsense. With so many important things to report on, in 2017 they frequently resort to this or that about what Donald Trump did and said. NigerImage/CIA Look More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Rand Paul, Ron Wyden and Brian Schatz reintroduce the Stop Militarizing Our Law Enforcement Act

This week, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Brian Schatz (D-HI), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) reintroduced the Stop Militarizing Our Law Enforcement Act (S. 1856) to establish limitations and create greater transparency More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Outright attacks President Trump after UN address

On September 18 and 19, President Trump addressed world leaders at the opening of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly in New York. Jessica Stern, Executive Director of OutRight Action International, reacted More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Trump crushes Venezuela’s ‘faithfully implemented’ socialism, Nicolas Maduro calls him ‘the new Hitler’

President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore “democracy and political freedoms” in Venezuela, singling out the South American country as a vivid example of the failures of socialism More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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Why China Needs To Do More To Pressure North Korea

As the North Korean threat increases, the time has finally come for the US to crack down on one of the “axis of evil” countries. The air attack on Syria shows how serious President Trump is, and North Korea More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Obama admits failure on Syria: ‘At least we tried’

Former President Obama struggled during a panel conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, admitting that the two leaders were unsuccessful in stopping the conflict, “despite our best efforts.” donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Trump strikes Saudi deal, restoring ‘trust between our two nations’ while media offers up ‘fake news’ on Obama

President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, where he addressed dozens of leaders from Arab and Muslim majority countries, suggested a restoration for American Middle East policy to those in the Bush era. Trump More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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New Harvard Study: Media obsesses over Trump with extreme negative bias

A major new study out of Harvard University has revealed the true extent of the mainstream media’s bias against Donald Trump. Academics at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy analyzed More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
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Aya Hijazi released from Egypt prison: Sens. Graham and McCain applaud President Trump

U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and John McCain (R-Arizona) released the following statement on the release of Aya Hijazi and other humanitarian aid workers from prison in Egypt: “We join the entire More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Mike Pence warns North Korea of an end to an ‘era of strategic patience’

While visiting the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea, Vice President Mike Pence reaffirmed support for the ally to the South and said America is done with the failed “era of strategic More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Air Force releases MOAB video of targeted attack in Afghanistan, NY Times and Business Insider offer up more fake news

The Pentagon has released video footage of MOAB — i.e. the “Mother of All Bombs” — as it was dropped by the U.S. military’s C-130 aircraft Thursday, targeting ISIS fortifications in Afghanistan. The 20-second More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Jeff Flake on Syrian missile strike, Gorsuch filibuster and the refugee crisis

Talking with NPR’s Scott Simon, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake discussed the recent attacks against Syrian chemical weapons depots, the rebels and how the Trump administration should interact with Congress. Later More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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New Report: Yemen ravaged by Muslim extremists, food electricity and water are scarce

An amazing new analysis on Yemen reveals a shocking devastation from the war with radical Muslims, leaving most of the nation struggling to find food, water or have electricity. “It has been almost two years 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 Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
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Rand Paul: Working to keep neocons out of the State Department

Libertarian-leaning Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has been vocal on his opposition to talk of some possible Donald Trump State Department appointees in recent months for their uber-hawk, neoconservative foreign policy More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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President Obama shames legacy as he speaks out against Trump’s policy, fueling chaos, protests

President Obama waited ten days until he decided to re-insert himself into the political discussion with remarks against President Trump’s immigration Executive Order. Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis said a statement that More...

By Sierra Jones On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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CBS: US Embassy move to Jerusalem would be an act of war to Palestinian leaders

President Donald Trump has made it known that he has some interest in moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the holy city of Jerusalem. The news of this made CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley nervous More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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President Trump to take aim at NAFTA, will meet with Justin Trudeau, Enrique Pena Nieto, Benjamin Netanyahu and Paul Ryan

US President Donald Trump pledged Sunday to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in upcoming talks with the leaders of Mexico and Canada. The President reached out to Israeli Prime More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Rand Paul, Mike Lee send Trump letter on ‘Constitution’s balance of powers on foreign policy’

In recent years and decades, US foreign policy has been largely taken over by the Executive with the Congress standing idly by, instead of the shared responsibility of the President and Congress as the Founders More...


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