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Engaging Young Voters on Defense Issues

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                    A study released recently by the national leaders of Young Republicans (YRNC) polled young voters on numerous issues, including defense and foreign policy. The study reports that only 17% of youngsters believe that protecting the country should be the government’s top priority; that defense is “the place to start” budget ...

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Oops…Navy Scraps Grounded Minesweeper

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Adding to the embarrassment of accidentally running aground on a national marine park coral reef in January, the Navy has decided its $300 Million Minesweeper ship is not salvageable and has chosen to scrap the state-of-the-art vessel. The official statement stated that their initial review of navigation data indicates an error in the location of Tubbataha Reef in the Philippines. ...

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$80M Pork Project Sits Useless in AK

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It sounds like an April Fool’s news story. But it’s not. Over the weekend a report emerged that should make everyone shake their heads. A brand new, unwanted high speed ferry worth $80 Million was put up for auction receiving only one bid of $750,000. The 200 foot vessel was christened in 2010. Built in Southeast Alaska it was designed ...

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Amazing Tribute to our Armed Forces by WVU Marching Band

This is an awe-inspiring effort by the WVU marching band to give thanks to our Men and Women in uniform. Watch ’till the end, it’s worth it. Even more, listen to the crowd cheer on the branches and their nation. Patriotism is very much alive.

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Michele Bachmann's Chinese Chips Comment Ignored

While Rick Perry’s “Oops” moment is one of the most reported from Wednesday night’s debate, Rep. Bachmann dropped a bomb on the stage that seems to have largely been ignored by the media – Chinese counterfeit computer components are showing up in U.S. defense weapon systems. As long ago as 2005, Bloomberg reported that fake computer components were causing failures ...

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Osama bin Laden dies an Ignoble Death but Lady Liberty lives on

Once upon a midnight dreary, Osama pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While he plotted, clearly scheming, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some SEAL gently rapping, rapping at his chamber door. “‘Tis some visitor,” he muttered, “tapping at my chamber door – Only this, and nothing more.” And the silken ...

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May 30th – Special Memorial Day Show

Show Description: CDN Staff are compiling a tribute to America and the men and women in our armed services that defend her. Show Time: Monday May 30th 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain, 6pm Pacific To Listen to the show click this link:  Plain, Hard Truth Tribute to America and Our Troops To Call in to the show: (424) 220-1807 ...

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