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By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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No jail time for Bowe Bergdahl, Trump says decision is a ‘total disgrace’

Bowe Bergdahl received a dishonorable discharge from the US Army but will avoid prison time for desertion and misbehavior before the enemy after abandoning his outpost in Afghanistan in 2009, a military judge ruled More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Donald Trump wins Nevada, praises the ‘poorly educated’

Eclipsing the poll predictions Donald Trump won big in Nevada over Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz with almost 46% of the vote. Trump made a victory speech in front of a rowdy crowd dressed in “Make America More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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President Obama to close Guantanamo Bay to scatter or release prisoners

President Obama told reporters Tuesday that he was renewing his effort to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, which he promised he would close during his 2008 presidential campaign. He said that the facility More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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Dick Durbin Quotes

This dozen … running for president on the Republican side, they’re trying to out-trump one another, get tougher with terrorists. Oh, they’re tough as can be in their speeches but when it comes down More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Obama follows Paris terrorist attack by releasing 5 from Gitmo, including bin Laden bodyguard

Five men who have been held for more than 13 years at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been released and sent to the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said Sunday, just days after Friday’s ISIS More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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‘Hero’ Bowe Bergdahl charged as ‘deserter’ and ‘misbehavior’

The Obama administration took a ton of heat for releasing Gitmo prisoners to free Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban and will likely be back in the GOP crosshairs now that Bergdahl has been charged with desertion More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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Daniel Fried, envoy to close Gitmo reassigned, no replacement planned

The State Department on Monday reassigned Daniel Fried, the special envoy for closing the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and will not replace him, according to an internal personnel announcement.   Then U.S. More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 5th, 2013
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Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham respond to President Obama signing the National Defense Authorization Act

donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress President Barack Obama signed the $633 billion fiscal 2013 National Defense Authorization Act into law Thursday. The act allows the department to institute pay raises, bonuses More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 20th, 2011
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Dick Cheney: Obama has learned Bush policies were right

President Obama has “learned from experience” that some of the Bush administration’s decisions on terrorism issues were necessary, according to former Vice President Dick Cheney. In his first interview since More...


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