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Is It Possible to Believe Anything Said by Democrats?

Not So Silent Coup - A.F. Branco

Imagine for a moment being taken prisoner overseas and moved to a remote area where US news would not be available. Finally, a miracle occurs and we are rescued and taken into US custody and returned to America. Wow! Are we looking forward to returning home, or what! Upon arrival, we first want to dive into the American hamburgers, chicken, ...

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Will 2020 Become the Final Year of the Democrat Party?

President Trump is moving America forward with fresh ideas, long-term plans, and initiating orders to make America great again. His successes are indisputable. Jobs are plentiful. Unemployment is at historical lows. Black and Hispanic unemployment at the lowest levels, ever. Manufacturing jobs are returning to America. America is now energy independent. Incomes are growing for all. Opportunity is knocking on ...

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FLASHBACK: Barr Sent Letter To Congress Asking For Hearings Under Oath

U.S. Capitol Building

Attorney General William Barr sent a letter to Congress asking to testify under oath in front of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees in March, however, neither committee has scheduled a meeting yet, as Democrats continue to question Barr’s credibility. As Democrats continue to accuse Barr of being bias in favor of President Donald Trump regarding the findings of the ...

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Congress Considered To Have Lowest Ethics Of All Professions

Members of Congress are considered the least honest and ethical of professions including telemarketers and car salespeople, according to a Gallup survey released Thursday. Fifty-eight percent of people said they had low or very low faith in the honesty and ethics of members of Congress, according to the survey. Only 44 percent of people surveyed said the same about car ...

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Congress Passes Two-Week Funding Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

The House and Senate passed legislation Thursday afternoon that will fund the federal government for two weeks in order to avoid a shutdown. This comes as the House of Representatives canceled votes for the week after former President George H.W. Bush passed away on Nov. 30, despite the risk of a possible government shutdown. The passing of the legislation will give both ...

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Four Weeks from Oblivion, GOP Congress Slumbers On

The session of Congress that occurs after the just–completed election and the swearing in of the new Congress in January is called a lame duck session. It will last four weeks. These are the last weeks Republicans will be in control of both houses of Congress and the White House. This was supposed to be a golden age of conservative ...

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The Numbers Are In, And They’re Looking Good For Kavanaugh

New public opinion polling shows strong majorities of voters favor the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court in red states represented by Democratic senators standing for reelection in November.

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Ocasio-Cortez: Congress remains about 80 % male, ‘creates blind spots in our legislation’

Congress remains about 80 percent male, which “creates blind spots in our legislation,” said the Congressional candidate for New York State’s 14th district Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday. Appearing on CBS’S Face the Nation, Ocasio- Cortez discussed the factors surrounding her win especially this being the year of the woman.  She was asked whether gender was a factor in her shocking win over the ...

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Watch: President Trump discusses ‘Tax Reform 2.0’ and Helsinki Summit in meeting with members of Congress

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President Donald Trump will meet with members of Congress Tuesday, during which he will discuss strategy on the next stage of tax reform and his meeting with President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation. According to White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, the president will precede the tax reform discussion with a statement about his meeting with Putin in Helsinki ...

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Congress may repeal assisted suicide in Washington, D.C.

A policy rider to a government funding bill approved by a House Subcommittee today would repeal D.C.’s Death with Dignity Act. The House Financial Services Subcommittee today approved the policy rider as part of the fiscal year 2019 Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill after an impassioned debate. Similar to laws in six states, the D.C. Death with Dignity Act gives mentally ...

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The Constitutional Work–Around for Term Limits

I’ve always wondered why the National Education Association (NEA) and the country club conservatives in the Republican House and Senate leadership aren’t allies, instead of enemies. Both organizations use the same tired talking points to defend inert members from the forces of accountability. When education reformers urge legislative bodies to adopt merit pay for teachers and thereby reward the best ...

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6 Things That Will Make Conservatives Livid In The Spending Bill

  by Robert Donachie House leadership released the text of a 2,232 page must-pass spending bill late Wednesday evening that includes a number of provisions that are likely to make conservatives angry. The legislation will keep the government funded through Sept. 30, if House and Senate lawmakers pass the bill and President Donald Trump signs it. The bill comes after months of ...

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More Evangelicals Selling Their Soul to Support a Loser

It’s sad to say another Christian group has decided to maintain access to DC power rather than tell the truth regarding the shortcomings of a prominent politician. Maybe it’s the ego rush when calls are returned. Or maybe it’s the meetings in off–limits–to–the–public Capitol hideaways that persuades these organizations to publically support a man who’s repeatedly failed to live up ...

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Congress failed us!

U.S. Capitol Building

America suffers from a lack of congressional oversight. Some in Congress inherited the resultant festering mess, others allowed it to happen. Be that as it may, it is time to right the good ship America before it capsizes. It is time for Congress to forthrightly and aggressively exercise its constitutional power of oversight. It is time for Congress to competently ...

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