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By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Rand Paul declares the Death of the Tea Party

Last week, the U.S. of Representatives voted through a massive budget-busting deal, 284 to 149, which the Senate passed this week, 67 to 28, and President Trump signed it. photo 401(K) 2012 via Flickr The budget More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Trump agrees to budget deal, ensures 2 more years of massive spending

Despite the campaign promises and political rhetoric, President Trump continued the Obama era “new normal” of $1 trillion in annual deficits with another debt ceiling compromise that will maintain the 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 Brandon Jones On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Daily Wire: Americans are too lazy for a Civil War

Matt Walsh of The Daily Wire penned an eye-opening article examining “The Only Thing Preventing Us From Descending Into Civil War” where he proclaims: “There will be no civil war. We’re far too More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Tips to live a happy life

Life is game, and we have to give my best to stay on the top. This is not difficult, but if you want to achieve the objective, you’ll have to understand the secrets to living a happy life. So, understand The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Democrats ‘lost the shutdown’ but attack the GOP with requests for more spending

While the polling on the government shutdown suggested that Democrats were poised to benefit politically from the latest battle in Washington, it was the American people who spoke and sent a different tune to More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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House passed another short-term funding plan, Justin Amash asks ‘When will Republicans start limiting government’

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term funding bill Thursday night to fund the government through February 16, sending the measure to the Senate as lawmakers continue to battle to avoid a government More...

By Guest Author On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Just How Bad is the US Debt Situation?

At a macroeconomic level, total US debt stands at $20, 593,984,866,096. That translates into an average debt of $63,097 per citizen, or $170, 423 per US taxpayer. From the government’s perspective, federal tax More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Trump sets ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ with Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi to permanently remove the debt ceiling

President Trump and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have agreed to pursue a deal that would permanently remove the requirement that Congress repeatedly raise the debt ceiling, three sources told More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Adm William Moran warns that most of Navy aircraft cannot fly, discusses financial crisis of the military

Adm. William Moran warned Congress Monday of the dire condition of the Navy’s aircraft, confirming that more than 60 percent of Navy and Marine Corps strike fighters are out of service. Moran testified to More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, November 12th, 2016
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Donald Trump should start first 100 days with 100 one-page bills

Michael Moore spoke out against Donald Trump and the Republican control of Congress, but also took aim at Democrats, left-leaning pundits and the electoral college: “The only reason he’s president is More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton targets millennials with National Service Reserve program without details on paying for it

As part of her larger national service platform, Hillary Clinton announced her plan to create a new National Service Reserve that will allow young Americans to serve their communities and their country. The Reserve More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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FreedomWorks’ Adam Brandon condemns Hillary Clinton’s ‘tax and spend’ plan

Following the release of an analysis of the budgetary impact of Hillary Clinton’s tax and spending policies, FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon issued this comment: “Nearly eight years of higher taxes and a skyrocketing More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 30th, 2015
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Rand Paul warns: ‘No limit, no dollar limit. Here you go, President Obama. Spend what you want’. Unfortunately Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 passes Senate

So much for restrained fiscal policy in the United States that so many on the right have harped on as they campaigned to get elected. In the wee hours of Friday morning, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 passed More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, August 9th, 2015
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5 winning steps to eliminate your debt burden

Being knee-deep in debt can be very stressful. Whenever you take out a loan, you have to pay it off even if you have a life changing experience like getting into an accident or losing your job or increasing expenses More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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Judge rules that Illinois budget crisis will result in state employees not being paid

While Illinois’ Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner battles Democrats, who control the Legislature, to approve a budget, the state may not continue to pay state workers in full, according a Cook County ruling today. Attorney More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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New report: Global debt to cross record $200 trillion, new crisis coming

Global debt has soared by $57 trillion since the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2007 and 2008, with the debt to GDP ratio jumping to 400 percent in Japan. This raises questions about financial stability and More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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President Obama 2015 State of the Union address – transcript

January 20, 2015 THE PRESIDENT: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are 15 years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that unfolded More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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FreedomWorks highlights John Boehner’s bad votes: Obamacare, IRS, debt

The battle over the House heats up as Congress swears in new members and nothing is getting to the headlines like the movement to remove John Boehner. FreedomWorks lists the “worst” of the Boehner votes: photo More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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Government shutdown: Congress battles ‘Cromnibus,’ debt crisis as new deadline looms

Congress is struggling to pass a massive spending package with less than 12 hours to go before a potential government shutdown. In a sign of just how tough Thursday would be, House Speaker John Boehner had a hard More...


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