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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 10th, 2019
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Minnesota Rep Ilhan Omar calls for defunding Homeland Security, heats up #Not1Dollar movement

On Friday, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar called for the complete defunding of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which would eliminate numerous government agencies that protect the United States in a post-9/11 More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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TRANSCRIPT: President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address

President Donald Trump’s second formal State of the Union address on Tuesday night used a theme of “Choosing Greatness.” Trump: Thank you very much madam speaker, vice president, members of Congress, More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
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President Trump approved disaster relief for Hawaii, recovering from Hurricane Lane

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Hawaii to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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FEMA authorizes funds to help battle Utah mountain fires

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Bald Mountain Fire in Utah County, Utah. FEMA More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Barbara Lee attacks Trump’s cuts to SNAP, WIC, CHIP for illegals as ‘another blatant attack on poor people’

Congresswoman Lee released the following statement after Trump Administration announcement of proposed changes to the Public Charge rule: “This proposed rule is yet another blatant attack from the Trump Administration More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Senate passes massive $854 billion spending bill with no funding for Trump’s ‘wall’

There will be no government shutdown, or even talk of one headed into the midterm elections. The Senate, by a 93-7 vote, passed an $854 billion spending bill, the bulk of the funding going to the departments of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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FEMA announces $2 million grant to Utah to ‘retrofit homes against earthquake’

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a federal grant for the State of Utah that will make $1,916,396 available to Salt Lake City to help retrofit 100 homes in a community built along the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Pro-lifers urge HHS to end taxpayer funds for aborted fetal tissue research

National and state pro-life leaders sent a letter this week to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar urging the government to end the taxpayer-funded use of aborted fetal tissue for 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 Guest Author On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Opinion: Why the False Claims Act is a Double-Edged Blade

Have you ever been rewarded for calling out cheaters in class? Well, that’s pretty much the core essence of the current False Claims Act. The FCA is a federal law that has long been the government’s defense More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Rand Paul slams Senate for tabling rescissions package

In May, President Trump proposed the rescission of budget authority to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money. While mostly symbolic, $15 billion is still $15 billion! Image/Sen Rand Paul Earlier this More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Seattle passes ‘head tax’ again, Starbucks and Amazon voice their outrage

Seattle’s City Council passed a “head tax” again, after failing in 2009, drawing ire from Amazon, Starbucks and other businesses over the move to fund help for the homeless. The Council voted More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 31st, 2018
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Alberta’s $8.8 billion deficit linked to government spending: Think tank

Alberta’s $8.8 billion deficit this year is not primarily due to low oil prices, but is largely a product of the Notley government’s spending decisions, finds a new study released by the Fraser Institute, More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 24th, 2018
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Rand Paul Quotes: $1.3 trillion Omnibus spending bill

“Republicans control the government, yet Congress still follows the Democrats’ playbook. Time and again, spending skyrockets, and conservatives are expected to fall in line to praise the party for making 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 Dr. William Anderson On Monday, May 16th, 2011
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Massive federal spending, face it, is ‘ludicrous and cruel’

In his April 8th column, Paul Krugman takes his cue from the Democratic National Committee and writes yet another one of his partisan screeds on the Republicans’ federal budget proposals, calling it “ludicrous More...

By Brian Attenberg On Thursday, April 7th, 2011
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Government Shutdown will mean paid vacation for workers

Government Shutdown. That’s the topic du jour in the Newsiverse. But is a government shutdown as terrifying as these talking heads are leading us to believe? Maybe it is a very bad thing if you are one of the More...

By Paul Huebl On Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
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Government Shutdown? That Thought Makes me Giddy!

Washington, DC—The Socialists in our Congress forgot the will of the American people was to stop the bankrupting of America. Rather than cooperate they want to let the government shut down. That of course would More...


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