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FBI charges ex-State Department official with selling secrets

FBI charges ex-State Department official with selling secrets

on June 23, 2017, 9:38 AM / in International News, National News

The FBI arrested a former State Department security officer, Kevin Patrick Mallory, on espionage charges related to the alleged sale of classified documents to a person suspected of working for a Chinese intelligence agency. Mallory, 60, had a Top Secret security clearance when he worked for the government and private contractors from 1987 to 2012. Since then, he has worked […]

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Health-bill protesters arrested outside McConnell’s office

Health-bill protesters arrested outside McConnell’s office

on June 23, 2017, 9:30 AM / in National News

Disability rights activists staged a “die-in” protest in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office on Thursday after the release of the GOP’s long-awaited plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Forty-three people were arrested, some of them carried out by Capitol Police because they were blocking a hallway. Some of the protesters chanted, “No cuts to Medicaid, save […]

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Senate Majority Republican Leaders  unveil Senate bill to replace ObamaCare

Senate Majority Republican Leaders unveil Senate bill to replace ObamaCare

on June 23, 2017, 9:17 AM / in National News

Senate Republicans on Thursday released their long-awaited proposal to replace ObamaCare. The 142-page bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid and the elimination of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate to acquire health insurance. The Republicans’ “Better Care Reconciliation Act” also calls for creating a new menu of tax credits to subsidize premiums, and gives states options to drop some of […]

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Thornberry: $640 Billion Defense Topline Still Up for Negotiation

Thornberry: $640 Billion Defense Topline Still Up for Negotiation

on June 23, 2017, 9:09 AM / in National News

Real Clear Defense House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry has been steadfast that $640 billion is the minimum the Pentagon should get in 2018, but he might be willing to compromise and agree to $621 billion in exchange for assurances from the budget and appropriations committees that they will support repealing the Budget Control Act as soon as possible. […]

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While some southern cities cleanse themselves of their Confederate past, others build on it

While some southern cities cleanse themselves of their Confederate past, others build on it

on June 23, 2017, 8:38 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Ben Bowles   /   Liberty Unyielding While some cities in the South condemn themselves to reliving the past by obliterating reminders of it, others remain proud of their heritage. One such city is Hanceville, Ala., whose mayor — Kenneth Nail — recently contacted New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to inform him that the citizens of Hanceville will be happy to take unwanted Confederate statuary off […]

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Coming Soon: The Great Bitcoin Crash?

on June 23, 2017, 8:28 AM / in International News, National News

It’s insanely overbought… The rally is unsustainable… When it cracks, look out below… No, I’m not talking about the stock market. I’m talking about bitcoin. Speculators have gone totally gaga over cryptocurrencies this year. Bitcoin has tripled in value since late March. A competing cryptocurrency called ethereum has zoomed from $20 to a high of $400 in just three months. […]

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The Heterophobic Gender Deniers

The Heterophobic Gender Deniers

on June 22, 2017, 9:11 AM / in National News, Opinion

Gender Dysphoria and the Theater of the Absurd “In the supposed state of nature, all men are equally bound by the laws of nature…” — Samuel Adams (1794) Disgruntled liberal protagonists, short on substance for their arguments, often resort to denigrating their opponents with labels. For example, if you disagree with their “Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender” agenda, you’re “homophobic.” And if […]

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Religious Liberals Sat Out of Politics for 40 Years. Now They Want in the Game.

Religious Liberals Sat Out of Politics for 40 Years. Now They Want in the Game.

on June 22, 2017, 9:08 AM / in National News, Opinion

If you want to know whom you are opposing on issues you must understand them. This article appeared in the New York Times…. special thanks to Thomas for sharing. In Nashville, a crowd of ministers carrying palm fronds occupied the governor’s office during Holy Week, demanding the expansion of Medicaid to cover more of the uninsured. In California and 16 […]

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5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts for Health Care Legislation That Will Advance Patient and Doctor Freedom

on June 22, 2017, 8:59 AM / in National News, Opinion

The jury is still out on when exactly the U.S. Senate will commit to passing any sort of health care reform, whether repeal or replace. Some have said that resolving the issue in 2017 is unrealistic, while others are pushing for action before the summer break. Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) has long called for the full repeal of the […]

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Maddow Blames Rain for Ossoff’s Loss

Maddow Blames Rain for Ossoff’s Loss

on June 22, 2017, 8:04 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Written by Keely Sharp First the darn Russians made Hillary Clinton lose the presidential election in November, 2016. Now the rain made Jon Ossoff lose the election for congress in Georgia’s 6th District. Congratulations Karen Handel. Love the #GA06 chant! pic.twitter.com/VaH3RvmiM0 — Dan Scavino Jr. (@DanScavino) June 21, 2017 What is going on? It is almost as if the universe is […]

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Pro-life Groups Use Planned Parenthood’s Annual Report To Build Case For Defunding

on June 22, 2017, 7:52 AM / in National News

By Randy DeSoto Pro-life organizations opposed to the taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood used the group’s #PinkOut campaign on Wednesday to highlight that the number of abortions performed at its clinics has increased while the amount of other services has decreased in recent years. Planned Parenthood encouraged supporters on social media to wear pink to show their support for taxpayer […]

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Trump: Immigrants Should Not Get Welfare for at Least Five Years

on June 22, 2017, 7:39 AM / in National News

by ALI VITALI  /   NBC News CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — President Donald Trump said in a speech here Wednesday night he would soon introduce legislation that immigrants to America should not receive welfare benefits for at least five years. The new measure will stipulate that “those seeking admission into our country must be able to support themselves financially and […]

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College Professor On Baseball Shooting: “Let Them F***ing Die”

College Professor On Baseball Shooting: “Let Them F***ing Die”

on June 22, 2017, 7:31 AM / in National News, State News

The nation has been transformed in the days following James T. Hodgkinson’s assault on republican congressmen in Virginia…and not necessarily for the better. Hodgkinson, who has been identified as a Bernie Sanders campaign volunteer and active anti-conservative social media user, opened fire on a baseball field full of republican congressmen last week in an apparent attempt to assassinate conservatives.  The […]

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Democrats point fingers after House special election losses

Democrats point fingers after House special election losses

on June 22, 2017, 7:20 AM / in National News, State News

Democratic activists and lawmakers on Wednesday reacted forcefully in the wake of the party’s two narrow special House election losses, calling for a stronger economic message ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Some Democrats said Jon Ossoff’s defeat in Georgia to Republican Karen Handel called into question the effectiveness of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and a small group of […]

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Republicans prepare to unveil Senate health-care bill

Republicans prepare to unveil Senate health-care bill

on June 22, 2017, 7:16 AM / in National News

Feeling a little uneasy…. soon they will drop the platform out from underneath you….. Senate leaders on Wednesday began circulating a discussion draft of their proposal to replace ObamaCare a day before its scheduled formal release. The working document seeks to roll back taxes and penalties in the Affordable Care Act, cut back its Medicaid expansion, change the Obama-era health […]

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Stabbing of officer at Flint airport investigated as terrorism

Stabbing of officer at Flint airport investigated as terrorism

on June 22, 2017, 7:14 AM / in National News, State News

A man stabbed a police officer in the neck at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan, on Wednesday in what the FBI said it was investigating as “an act of terrorism.” At least one witness said the attacker shouted “Allahu akbar,” Arabic for “God is great,” before stabbing Lt. Jeff Neville from behind. Investigators said that after his arrest the […]

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Judge Jeanine Talks To Trumpian Newt Gingrich About Enemies On The Left & Those From Within The Gate

on June 21, 2017, 7:33 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY BEN MARQUIS  /  Conservative Tribune It is undeniable that former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is one of the staunchest supporters of President Donald Trump, and has been since the primary season of the 2016 election. Most recently, Gingrich has taken to defending Trump against probable “mission creep” spinoff investigations by Special Counsel Robert Mueller stemming from the […]

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Shake-up underway: Sean Spicer leaving White House podium for behind-the-scenes role

on June 21, 2017, 7:21 AM / in National News

By S.A. Miller and Dave Boyer  /  Washington Times White House press secretary Sean Spicer plans to move out of his role as the president’s daily spokesman, while President Trump is souring on often-hostile televised media briefings and is limiting traditional press access in favor of taking his message to audiences directly. After only five months on the job, the […]

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Jesse Jackson rips Facebook, Amazon ‘allies’ without one ‘person of color on their board’

on June 21, 2017, 7:18 AM / in International News, National News

Once more we have to listen to Jackson’s rhetoric… By Douglas Ernst – The Washington Times Jesse Jackson called out Facebook and Amazon “allies” on Tuesday for their lack of diversity in the board room. The Rainbow PUSH coalition’s founder spoke to a crowd at southern France’s famous advertising summit, Cannes Lions, on Tuesday. The activist had an overall positive […]

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Where Do the Senators Stand on the Health Care Issue

on June 21, 2017, 7:04 AM / in National News

The New York Times has recognized a rift among Republicans over spending on Medicaid and the side show “opioid epidemic” has slowed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act that Senate leaders are trying to put to a vote by the end of next week. They put together a very interesting graphical look at where Republican senators stand on the bill […]

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