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“Quietly,” the State Department Nearly Doubles Number of Refugees Entering U. S.

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 4:30pm 5/27/2017 at 4:30pm
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In a move that is sure to go uncelebrated on the regressive left and to leave many Trump supporters scratching their heads, the State Department has lifted the limit on the number of refugees admitted to the U. S.   This change will result in almost twice as many refugees flooding into...

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Trump Administration Wants to End Subsidized Student Loans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:30am 5/24/2017 at 7:30am
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They also want to end the debt forgiveness program for those who go into public service. This is going to spark new campus protests, for sure.

The Associated Press reports:

Trump Wants to End Subsidized Student Loans

The Trump administration is proposing to eliminate subsidized student loans and end student debt forgiveness for those...

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Appeals Ct to Consider Fate of Elizabeth Warren’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 6:30pm 5/21/2017 at 6:30pm

Back when Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) still claimed to be a Republican, she came up with the idea of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

That idea, however, morphed into a partisan Democrat operation under Obama, with a structure that sought to exclude itself from Executive or Congressional oversight.  The constitutionality of...

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James Comey “had become too much of a media celebrity”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 8:40pm 5/11/2017 at 8:40pm

I was a guest on the Crane Durham Nothing But Truth  radio show on Wednesday night, May 10, 2017, talking about the firing of James Comey the prior Tuesday.

My interview is almost 30 minutes, and is embedded at the bottom of this post. In the day since the interview there have been...

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Brian Williams: Comey Firing “May Become Known as the Tuesday Afternoon Massacre”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 8:00pm 5/9/2017 at 8:00pm
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MSNBC has wasted no time in drawing parallels between Watergate/Richard Nixon and President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Hosting the network’s special coverage this afternoon, Brian Williams said the firing “may become known as the Tuesday Afternoon Massacre” at the FBI.

That, of course, was an allusion to the Saturday Night...

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President Trump Fires Obama’s Anti-Gun Surgeon General

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/22/2017 at 5:00pm

President Trump is doing a little spring cleaning, deciding to dismiss U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, who had been appointed by his predecessor.  Murthy had been asked to resign, but declined to do so according to his wife.  The president then fired him.

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Trump’s government “hiring freeze” melts…..slightly

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11:00am 4/15/2017 at 11:00am
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Shortly after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders, including one that led to a complete halt in the hiring of federal workers with few exceptions.

There has been a slight melting in that freeze, as a more tailored approach is implemented.

Mick Mulvaney, the director...

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Trump Decides Not to Release White House Visitor Records

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 14, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/14/2017 at 7:00pm

President Donald Trump has decided not to release White House visitor records, breaking from former President Barack Obama. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Under President Donald Trump’s policy, formally announced on Friday, the U.S. Secret Service will maintain visitor logs only for certain executive branch offices, including the Office of Management...

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Report: FISA Warrant Obtained by FBI to Surveil Former Trump Adviser, Carter Page

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30pm 4/12/2017 at 7:30pm
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According to a report by the Washington Post, the FBI obtained a FISA warrant last summer to monitor former Trump adviser, Carter Page. WaPo’s report is based on information provided by anonymous sources not at liberty to discuss the investigation.

The FBI and DOJ believed Page may have been acting as a...

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Rick Perry to Join National Security Council

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:30am 4/6/2017 at 7:30am

Wednesday, the White House issued a memo outlining changes to the administration’s National Security Council. Steven Bannon, former Chief Executive of Breitbart News was removed from the NSC, which will now include former Texas Governor, Rick Perry.

From Houston local news:

WASHINGTON (TRIBUNE) – A new memorandum Wednesday revealed that U.S. Secretary...

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Steve Bannon Cut from National Security Council

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/5/2017 at 1:00pm
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A recent revamp of Trump’s National Security Council cut former Breitbart News Chief Executive Steve Bannon’s role entirely.

Bannon’s role as a National Security Advisor was controversial from the get-go.

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Trump to Donate Presidential Salary from First Quarter to National Park Service

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/4/2017 at 4:30pm
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Before being elected, Trump promised to donate his presidential salary. Monday, the White House announced $78,333.32, Trump’s salary since taking office will be donated to the National Park Service. The funds will be used to maintain historic battlefields.

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President Trump will donate his first three months of salary to the...

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Without Obama, Gun Sales Drop

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/2/2017 at 4:00pm
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Dubbed the “gun salesman-in-chief,” Obama’s frequent gun-grabbing and gun-related regulation threats drove gun sales through the roof throughout his presidency.

Now that he is no longer in office and perceived as a threat to our Second Amendment rights, gun...

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Gender identity questions nixed from Census 2020 form

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 11:00am 4/1/2017 at 11:00am
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The election of President Donald Trump continues to have a profound influence on this country in nearly every area of government.

The upcoming census of the American people is a good example of a Trump-era change that is going mostly unnoticed.

In 2012, Legal Insurrection reported that the

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EPA’s environment now toxic to social justice advocates

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/11/2017 at 2:30pm
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The Environmental Protection Agency’s new chief is now on-the-record as declaring that the life-sustaining gas, carbon dioxide, is not responsible for “global warming“.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Thursday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming.

“I think that measuring with precision human activity on...

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AG Jeff Sessions Will Recuse Himself from Any Potential Russia Related Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 3:54pm 3/2/2017 at 3:54pm
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What a news cycle. The WaPo accused newly minted Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying about his connections to Russia during confirmation hearings. The White House and President Trump are standing by Sessions.

Sessions held a press conference this afternoon, addressing questions from his confirmation hearing.

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How Was Trump’s Joint Address Received?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 10:30am 3/1/2017 at 10:30am

Trump’s first joint session congressional address was well received by viewers. A CNN poll found 78% of respondents viewed Trump’s speech favorably.

Political pundits from across the spectrum are weighing in and reactions didn’t fall cleanly down the party line, either.

Take Van Jones for example:

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