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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 Guest Author On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Don’t Let the News Get You Down

At times, it can feel as if all we hear is bad news. However, this isn’t the case. While we’re, of course, bombarded with world issues, crime, poverty and complete atrocities, there is a lot of good in the world More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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Michael Moore joins Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren for Town Hall on ‘Inequality in America,’ refuted by Ben Shapiro

Does America have a poverty problem? What is the solution? Can the tax code be changed to benefit the downtrodden? Those are questions debated on Monday evening as Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Senator Elizabeth 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 Kai Kahele requested that his bill requiring background checks for parents who homeschool their children be withdrawn.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 The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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‘Mully’ returns to cinemas for encore event, November 9

After three strong play dates with growing audiences each night and ranking fourth at the box office with the number one per-screen average attendance on the third play date, audiences will now have another 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 Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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St Louis University: Crosses honoring aborted babies, homicide victims vandalized

A pro-life display and crosses highlighting those impacted by abortion, homicide, poverty and the death penalty were removed by vandals at Saint Louis University . The Students for Life’s “Cemetery of Innocents” More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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China’s Global Power Amongst the Powerful Countries

China is positioned as number 1 in monetary worldwide power as it outperformed USA in the GDP buys. It is in all probability that China will keep up its lead in a monetary positioning of GDP soon to a great extent 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 Brandon Jones On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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‘Mully’ Movie Review: Charles M Mully’s love and selflessness revealed in unimaginable journey

In a time when the chaos over racism dominates headlines and selfishness overwhelms communities, comes a new documentary Mully, presented by Fathom Events. The three night event revealed the incredible tale of Kenyan 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 Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Barabara Lee calls Senate health care plan ‘heart less’ and GOP are ‘morally bankrupt’ ‘racist’

Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement on Senate Republicans’ Trumpcare bill: “It appears that Senate Republicans have done the impossible: they’ve made a morally bankrupt, heartless health More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Barbara Lee praises $1billion famine relief spending in 2017 Omnibus bill

Congresswoman Lee released the following statement on funding to fight famine in the FY2017 omnibus bill. Last month, Congresswoman Lee circulated a bipartisan letter urging her colleagues to support $1 billion 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 The Dispatch On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Transcript: Donald Trump Inauguration Speech stays on ‘Make America Great Again’ message

Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the United States. Below is the prepared transcript of the Inauguration Speech which stayed on the “Make America Great Again” message, adding the talking point More...


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