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By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Senate passes massive $854 billion spending bill with no funding for Trump’s ‘wall’

There will be no government shutdown, or even talk of one headed into the midterm elections. The Senate, by a 93-7 vote, passed an $854 billion spending bill, the bulk of the funding going to the departments of More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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Trump to freeze non-military federal raises

President Trump repeated his call for lawmakers to freeze the salaries of 2 million federal employees in 2019 Thursday, even threatening to use his executive powers to do so. Trump’s pay freeze doesn’t apply 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 Brandon Jones On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Conservatives praise Trump’s budget slashing of departments, agencies while others attack

President Trump unveiled his first budget, cutting various domestic programs and increasing spending for defense, homeland security and the building of his southern border wall. Some conservatives are praising the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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The Trump administration’s letter on their ‘hiring freeze’ to cut positions through attrition

President Trump has been busy with executive orders and now a released memo confirms a federal hiring freeze, check out the details below. MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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What is a neoconservative? Neocons and liberals are two sides of the same coin

Occasionally when I participate in political message boards, someone (certainly a liberal) will respond to my post by calling me a neoconservative. That is truly offensive to me because I am so far from that philosophy, More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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How to Deal with Medicare Overpayments

As of March 14th, 2016 all healthcare providers and physicians are required by law to report and repay any Medicare overpayments within 60 days of discovering them. Any overpayment that was discovered within 6 years More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Ted Cruz and his big military spending

The Tea Party movement always had one major issue with me that never did sit right– they always called for a shrinking of government spending and to a smaller federal government in general; however, it only More...

By Brian Attenberg On Thursday, April 7th, 2011
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Government Shutdown will mean paid vacation for workers

Government Shutdown. That’s the topic du jour in the Newsiverse. But is a government shutdown as terrifying as these talking heads are leading us to believe? Maybe it is a very bad thing if you are one of the More...

By Paul Huebl On Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
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Government Shutdown? That Thought Makes me Giddy!

Washington, DC—The Socialists in our Congress forgot the will of the American people was to stop the bankrupting of America. Rather than cooperate they want to let the government shut down. That of course would More...


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