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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Historian Elizabeth Cobb repeats call for Trump, Steven Mnuchin to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

While there has been silence on the issue for quite some, Texas A&M historian Elizabeth Cobb repeated the call to put Harriet Tubman on the new $20 bill, stating that this would be “smart for the president, 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 The Dispatch On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Judge rules taxpayers must fund abortion for illegal immigrant teen

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday that the Trump administration cannot prevent an undocumented illegal immigrant teenager under federal custody in Texas from immediately having an abortion 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 Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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Johnny Depp offers ‘lame’ apology for Trump assassination comments

Johnny Depp has apologized for his statement made during his appearance Thursday at the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England, where he joked about presidential assassination.  Depp told People magazine today More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Johnny Depp faces backlash after joking about President Trump assassination

At an appearance in England on Thursday, actor Johnny Depp joked about assassinating President Trump. “I think he needs help and there are a lot of wonderful dark, dark places he could go,” Depp said at the 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 Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton says Trump threatens democracy, is dangerous and promotes anti-Semitism

During a speech at the Old State House in Springfield, Illinois on Wednesday—the site of Abraham Lincoln’s “House Divided” speech—Hillary Clinton addressed the challenges we face as a nation—including More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Ken Burns attacks Donald Trump during Stanford speech as a ‘charlatan’ good for ratings

Filmmaker Ken Burns attacked the GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump during Stanford’s commencement speech adn then spoke with USA TODAY, saying it was his “responsibility as a citizen to say that.” “I More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton on annivesary of the Emancipation Proclamation, ‘racism is far from over’

Hillary Clinton released the following statement on Juneteenth Independence Day, recognized as the historical end of slavery, and a day of national celebration: Confederate flag cake from a Virginia baker photo/ More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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Van Jones, Jeffrey Lord square off over Donald Trump, KKK, racism, ‘the race card’

On CNN’s Election coverage, Alisyn Camerota and Chris Cuomo entertained a fiery conversation over Donald Trump’s refusal to denounce the KKK and David Duke’s endorsement immediately as guests Jeffrey More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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Nicholas Sparks previews ‘The Choice,’ working with Ben Walker, Teresa Palmer and ‘See Me’

The Choice is the latest in a long string of romance films adapted from Nicholas Sparks novels. This time Sparks takes on the role of producer to bring his pages to life and spoke with Dispatch Radio about the project, More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Dr Ben Carson vows Roe v Wade battle like Lincoln did with Dred Scott, gender neutral bathrooms are ‘silly’

GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson told EWTN that he would “set up a conflict with the Supreme Court” on abortion reminiscent of how “Abraham Lincoln was willing to engage in confrontation with More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Pope Francis: abolish the death penalty, help Syrian refugees, redistribute your wealth, talks climate change

Transcript via TIME: Our world is facing a refugee crisis of a magnitude not seen since the Second World War. This presents us with great challenges and many hard decisions. On this continent, too, thousands of More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Pope Francis to Congress: no religion is free from ‘individual delusion or ideological extremism’

My visit takes place at a time when men and women of good will are marking the anniversaries of several great Americans. The complexities of history and the reality of human weakness notwithstanding, these men and More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Rick Santorum on Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling, ‘not settled’

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum compared gay marriage laws to a Supreme Court ruling upholding slavery during a GOP candidate forum Thursday night, saying it wasn’t “settled.” Santorum More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Florida NAACP creates stir over General Robert E Lee portrait

In Lee County Florida, a portrait of Robert E. Lee wearing a Confederate uniform is hanging in the chambers of the County Commission. The local NAACP leaders is claiming that the portrait “represents treason” More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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This Day in History: Abraham Lincoln delivers second inaugural address

With the end of the Civil War in sight, President Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address 150 years ago, March 4, 1865. Described as “one of the most remarkable documents in history,” More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Museum of the Bible begins construction in Washington DC

The eight-story, 430,000-square-foot Museum of the Bible took a giant step toward its 2017 opening in Washington, D.C., beginning with surgical demolition of a 1982 addition to the historical building that will More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, full transcripts, history

Original work: Thomas Hicks (1823-1890, artist), Leopold Grozelier (1830-1865, lithographer), W. William Schaus (publisher), J.H. Bufford’s Lith. (printer) – Restoration: Adam Cuerden UPDATE: The comprehensive More...


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