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Controversial Program Allowed LA Police Chief to ‘Retire,’ Collect $1.27 Million, and Get Rehired

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 11:00am 8/15/2018 at 11:00am
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Before Michael Moore, 58, became the Los Angeles police chief, he took advantage of a controversial program called Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP). This allowed Moore, a veteran of the department for the past 36 years, to briefly “retire” and collect a $1.27 million pension and then get rehired.

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Claire McCaskill Used Her Private Plane During ‘RV Tour’ of Missouri

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 9:00am 6/13/2018 at 9:00am
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Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill recently launched an RV tour of her state to show voters how in touch she is with them. She also supplemented her travel with her private plane.

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Pelosi Pushing Democrats to Oppose Latest Spending Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 5:00pm 6/7/2018 at 5:00pm
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Senate Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has started to apply pressure on those in her party to oppose the GOP “minibus” spending package that will likely hit the floor on Friday.

The minibus bill has “three appropriation bills: Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs.” Rejecting this bill...

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Trump Signs VA Bill That Expands Health Care Options for Vets

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 5:00pm 6/6/2018 at 5:00pm
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President Donald Trump signed the VA MISSION Act into law this afternoon, which gives veterans more health care options in the private sector.

Veterans now have the ability “to see private physicians if they do not receive needed treatment from VA medical facilities, as long as it is approved by a...

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Starbucks Chairman Howard Shultz Leaves Post, Possibly Mulling Presidential Run

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/5/2018 at 1:00pm
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Starbucks has been plastered across headlines recently after the company closed all its stores last week for a social justice-oriented ‘diversity’ training. Now Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Shultz, the man responsible for the well-known coffeehouse, has stepped down from his post.

Word is that Shultz has decided to prepare a run for...

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This Memorial Day is a “Day of Prayer for Permanent Peace”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 28, 2018 at 4:00pm 5/28/2018 at 4:00pm

Today we remember those who paid the ultimate price in service of our country.

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Trump Signs Executive Orders Tackling Civil Service Reform

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 25, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/25/2018 at 7:00pm

Friday, Trump signed three executive orders tackling civil service reform.

The bloated bureaucracy is fatally toxic, but any talk of civil service reform is always met with vitriol and apocalyptic prognostication.
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Dr. Ronny Jackson Withdraws as VA Secretary Nominee

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 8:03am 4/26/2018 at 8:03am
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Dr. Ronny Jackson has withdrawn his name from consideration to lead the Veterans Affairs Department after days of allegations of inappropriate behavior since 2006.

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What’s Going on With Trump’s VA Secretray Nominee Ronny Jackson?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/24/2018 at 3:00pm
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The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has postponed a confirmation hearing for Dr. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s pick for VA Secretary, after allegations of hostile work environments and overprescribing drugs surfaced.

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Trump Unveils $4 Trillion Budget Concentrating on Infrastructure, Cutting Red Tape

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 12, 2018 at 1:00pm 2/12/2018 at 1:00pm
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President Donald Trump has rolled out the budget for 2019, written by budget director Mick Mulvaney. While it demands cuts to federal spending, it avoids balancing the budget within 10 years.

Infrastructure received the main point of the budget for $1.5 trillion and cutting red tape. Trump tweeted out that after the...

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Trump and Democrat #SOTU Guests: #MAGA vs. #MeToo and #Dreamers

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 11:10am 1/30/2018 at 11:10am

Tonight, President Trump will give his first State of the Union address; we’ll have a live post on that later, so be sure to come back and share the fun.   In the meantime, the guest lists for both the president and the Democrats have been released.

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Top Ten Companies Investing Billions in U.S. Expansion Due To Tax Reform

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 9:30am 1/20/2018 at 9:30am

Despite the Democrat and media “shutdown” fever, President Trump’s economic and tax policies are creating real change, change that is improving or soon will improve the lives of tens of thousands of Americans.

From over a hundred major companies providing

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Flashback to when Obama weaponized 2013 government shutdown

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 19, 2018 at 2:30pm 1/19/2018 at 2:30pm

It’s unclear at this point whether there will be a short-term budget deal, or a government “shutdown.” Despite the drama, a shutdown is not really a shut down. Essential services continue.

It’s more of a scale-back, and the government has a lot of discretion as to what gets scaled back. In a...

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Great Jobs Report Bad News for Dems: Hispanic Unemployment Rate At Historic Low

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 5:00pm 12/10/2017 at 5:00pm
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Friday’s jobs report didn’t hold any good news for Democrats; the official unemployment rate remains steady at 4.9%.  The report also shows the jobless rate dropping among black people and historic jobless lows for Hispanics, with the Hispanic unemployment rate at 4.7%.

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What Single-Payer Looks Like: Smokers and Obese Banned from Surgery at British Govt Hospital Thanks to Budget

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 18, 2017 at 1:05pm 9/18/2017 at 1:05pm

Just last week, Bernie Sanders rolled out his Medicare for All bill. Sanders and the bill’s advocates railed against the current healthcare system as ineffectual, forgetting (or hoping the public has forgotten) that it’s the product of Democrat ideas and votes.

In Sanders’ fantasy world, single-payer system is the only cure...

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Six-Day War Day 3 — “The Temple Mount is in Our Hands”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 9:00pm 6/7/2017 at 9:00pm
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Note: This is the third in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War, which will run through Saturday, June 10. Prior posts: 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of WarSix-Day War Day 1 — War Begins; Six-Day War Day 2: At the Gates of Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Senate Passes Bill to Make Firing VA Employees Easier

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 6:00pm 6/7/2017 at 6:00pm

After three years of constant problems at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals, the Senate passed a bill that will make it easier to fire offending VA employees currently protected by layers of bureaucracy. Fox News reported:

The bill would lower the burden of proof needed to fire employees — from a “preponderance” to...

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