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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Trump budget cuts funds for EPA to fund border wall

President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget calls for huge reductions in Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department spending in order to pay for wall construction on the U.S.-Mexico border. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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California: Gov Gavin Newsom halts high speed rail connection between LA and San Fran, but wants to keep the federal funds

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom abandoned a high-speed rail project Tuesday that would have been a connect between Los Angeles and San Francisco due to cost and time. photo TaxRebate.org.uk “Let’s level More...

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 Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 26th, 2019
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Trump caves and ends government shutdown for 3 weeks to ‘negotiate’ with Pelosi, Democrats

“Good news for George Herbert Walker Bush: As of today, he is no longer the biggest wimp ever to serve as President of the United States,” tweeted Ann Coulter in the wake of the news that the government More...

By Oscar Nkala On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Melania Trump gets ‘take-home message’ from protesting US citizens in Malawi

American citizens in Malawi this week staged a peaceful protest telling US First Lady Melania Trump to return home and persuade President Donald Trump to reverse the proposed health-care budget cuts to poor countries More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Americans for Prosperity Action attacks Andrew Gillum

Andrew Gillum’s health care plans are wrong for Florida. Gillum highlighted his extreme agenda on healthcare in a new ad. Americans for Prosperity ActionSM released the following statement: “Expanding Medicaid 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 Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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CBO predicts continued growth for the US economy until next year

A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects continue growth in the economy for remainder of this year before slowing some time next year. photo/Gerd Altmann The updated economic outlook states More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Budgeting Apps: Safe or Risky?

Budgeting can be life-changing for people who can’t manage their finances properly and need a helping hand. Budgeting apps can help you keep your expenses in check and try to make sure you make ends meet. However, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Useful Tips To Help You Get Rid Of Credit Card Debt

Step Out Of Credit Card Debt Are you stressed out over credit card debt? Don’t let credit card debt bring you down. It may help to know that you’re not alone.  On average, American households carry a deficit More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Florida’s Governor race: Bob White releases ‘Children First’ Education policy paper

In the wake of President Bush’s “No Child Left Behind,” Florida’s schools ranked in the Top 10 in the country, only due to the #1 ranking in higher education. Florida landed at #40 in K-12 More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Simple Ways to Save on Your Monthly Expenses

The cost of living keeps rising yet the wages remain stagnant. This leads to living expenses taking up a huge portion of your income but you must find ways to keep the expenses from eating into your savings allocation More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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HHS files proposal to block federal funding for abortions, will cut $286 million in funds

The Trump administration is filing a proposal today to block facilities from receiving federal dollars for family planning if they are housed in the same building with organizations that provide abortions like Planned More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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How to Prepare for the Unexpected

There are many things in your life that you know are coming. You are taking a vacation next summer so you start saving. You look into travel, accommodations, and what you want to do while you are there. Or, you More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, May 4th, 2018
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Disney’s live action ‘Mulan’ getting a $290 million budget, will be ‘massive’ ‘unprecedented scale’

Disney may be flying high after the incredible success of Avengers: Infinity War, because news has landed the their upcoming live-action Mulan project is getting a massive, even shocking, $290 million budget. Pursue More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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CBO credits tax cuts for more job growth over the coming decade, but will add nearly $2 trillion to deficit

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) gave more good news that resulted from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that the Trump Administration and Congress passed last December: the CBO projects there will be 156.8 million More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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The Easy Guide to Adjusting to Adulthood

The transition from childhood to adulthood is often difficult. Not only are you thrust into adult society with new rules, regulations, and responsibilities, you are also somehow expected to figure it all out on More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Senate passes massive spending bill to avoid government shutdown

Senate leaders rolled out a massive two-year budget deal Wednesday, pleasing both parties and preventing a government shutdown, but increases the federal government’s spending. The plan heads to the House. Majority More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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Susan Collins recounts the use of the African Talking Stick in the Senate, Lamar Alexander ‘tossed it’

Sen. Susan Collins used her Tuesday morning appearance on CNN to show off her “talking stick” which ignited conversation and some debate across the Internet. screenshot/ CNN “I can show it to you,” More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Trump angers GOP over CHIP tweet, David Drucker explains the stakes involved

President Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when on Thursday morning he said a long-term extension of the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program should not be part More...


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