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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Sudan: Officials find $130 million in home of Omar al-Bashir, corrupt former President ‘was hording a fortune’ while people starved

Omar al-Bashir Sudanese authorities have seized nearly 130 million dollars from the private home of Omar al-Bashir. The funds have been taken to the Sudanese treasury and returned to the country. The authorities More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Barbara Lee, Rosa DeLauro advance End Diaper Need Act, a $100 million ‘free diaper’ program

Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro introduced the End Diaper Need Act of 2019. This legislation would create a $100 million demonstration program for distributing free diapers and diapering More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Praxis Center: America’s healthcare is ripe with ‘structural racism’ and part of ‘global medical apartheid’

Follow the leftist headlines and you will be told that America is a racist country and now the health care system is also to blame. A new post on Praxis Center by Dr. Michelle Morse highlights how the “New More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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ICC distributes Bibles in rural Bangladesh, impoverished areas

(International Christian Concern) –Due to poverty within Bangladesh’s rural Christian community, Bibles are diffi­cult for many to obtain, including among Christian leaders seeking to share the Gospel in other 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 Sunday, September 16th, 2018
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Poverty levels drop again: California, Florida the worst, Texas drops to decade low

On Wednesday, the Census Bureau released its 2017 annual report on the poor, providing details on 40 million to 45 million Americans estimated to be living below the federal poverty level. The official poverty More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Pope Francis takes issue with Christians who view abortion more important than migration, immigration issues

Pope Francis took aim with Christians and churchgoers who view abortion as a more important issue than migration. Rodrigo Santoro blessed by Pope Francis I photo/ Nazanin Boniadi “Some Catholics consider (immigration) More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Barbara Lee pays tribute to MLK on anniversary of assassination

Today, Congresswoman Lee released the following statement to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination: courtesy of Peter Max “Fifty years ago today, our nation was forever More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 17th, 2018
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Hawaii Sen Kai Kahele withdraws bill to require background checks for parents who homeschool

After a brief backlash and nearly 1,000 pieces of testimony, Hawaii state Sen. Kai Kahele requested that his bill requiring background checks for parents who homeschool their children be withdrawn. Senate Bill More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Black Lives Matters protesters block Super Bowl rail in Minneapolis: ‘You can’t play with Black Lives’

As fans headed to yesterday’s Super Bowl, some were hindered by Black Lives Matter protesters blocking a rail line reserved for Super Bowl ticket holders. The activists attempted to inconvenience fans in Minneapolis draw More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Cigarette smoking down in the US: CDC

Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Yet, nearly 38 million American adults smoked cigarettes (“every day” or “some days”) More...

By Guest Author On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Why Does Poverty Still Exist in the US?

The United States is one of the most powerful and influential countries in the world. It prides itself on being the land of opportunity. However, 15 percent of the population is living in poverty. This is shocking. More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Healthy Kids: The Impact of the WIC Program

Life can be hard, and sometimes, there doesn’t seem to be a way out. Whether your bills are piling up or you are feeling the pressure of family life and work, it can be difficult to ask for help. However, with More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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The importance of planning for your retirement

Don’t skimp on the savings in the years leading up to your retirement. Retirement comes to most of us at some point. However, thanks to cuts to state pensions and a rising cost of living we don’t all have the More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Four Ways Larger Churches Are Helping the World to Be a Better Place

There are churches of many different sizes throughout the world. Larger churches can often make a huge impact on their community and the world as a whole though. Many people do not realize how much of an impact 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, January 21st, 2017
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Venezuela is world’s ‘Most Miserable’ country again

The 2016 Misery Index shows that Venezuela ranks the “most miserable country” for the second year in a row. According to economist at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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‘Queen of Katwe’ review: Disney delivers another underdog story worthy of notice

Disney has found yet another true story demonstrating how the human spirit and determination can take one from the depths of despair to the heights of triumph.  Queen of Katwe, opening September 23, 2016, tells More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Airport workers evoke MLK, rally and march for higher wages

Airport workers rallied with their supporters and then marched to LaGuardia Airport where they will hold a civil disobedience. Airport workers around the country will hold similar actions at 10 major airports More...


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