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Trump Coast Guard speech: Will not back down in face of media onslaught

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 9:30pm 5/17/2017 at 9:30pm
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I can’t recall a media feeding frenzy quite like has been directed at Donald Trump. What’s remarkable about this frenzy is that it takes place in the absence — as of now — of any actual evidence of Trump wrongdoing, much less illegality. More on that later in the post.

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Trump aims to clean up scandal-ridden VA

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 28, 2017 at 10:30am 4/28/2017 at 10:30am
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has faced scandal after scandal, some of which caused veterans to die while waiting for care. There was even a dentist

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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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Donations to Meals on Wheels Surge After News of Proposed Federal Funding Cuts

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 17, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/17/2017 at 5:30pm
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President Trump unveiled his new federal budget proposal this week, leaving big government lovers in full on meltdown mode.

One of the programs on the chopping block is Meals on Wheels by way of a Community Development Block Grant.

Despite numerous reports to the contrary, Meals on Wheels is not wholly ...

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Trump Presents Agenda to Congress With Presidential Tone

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 8:30pm 2/28/2017 at 8:30pm
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Trump Chooses Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke to Lead Interior

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 6:30pm 12/14/2016 at 6:30pm

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Montana Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke as his Secretary of the Interior. The former U.S. Navy SEAL commander has often found himself at odds with environmentalists, which means he could possibly “reverse environmental policies the Obama administration has pursued over the past eight years.” The Washington...

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Report: Vulnerable Democrats Show Eagerness to Work With Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/28/2016 at 2:30pm

Oh how the tables have turned! Only a few weeks ago we talked about vulnerable Republicans, but the election put the GOP in charge of Washington, D.C., leaving the Democrats scrambling for ways to remain relevant.

According to The Hill, some of those Democrat politicians who face reelection in 2018 <...

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Obama Claims He Will Defend American ‘Values and Ideals’ Against Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 21, 2016 at 11:30am 11/21/2016 at 11:30am

President Barack Obama has said that he will not constantly criticize President-elect Donald Trump once they transition, but he will speak up if a certain situation arises:

“As an American citizen who cares deeply about our country, if there are issues that have less to do with the specifics of some legislative...

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AG Giuliani? List of Trump’s Potential Cabinet Candidates

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 1:20pm 11/10/2016 at 1:20pm
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Oberlin Prof. who posted antisemitic memes says she’s a victim of racism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 6:00pm 10/1/2016 at 6:00pm

You may remember Joy Karega, the Oberlin College Social Justice Writing professor (yes, there is such a position) who, when not helping organize anti-Israel BDS events with Students for a Free Palestine, posted bizarre Jewish conspiracy theories on Facebook.

Like this image of how the Rothschild family controls the world:

Karega also pushed...

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VA Defies Law Requiring Performance Data Be Made Public

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 10:00am 9/13/2016 at 10:00am
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Although we haven’t heard much about it recently, the VA scandal is very much alive and well. The National Review published an article about the wide-ranging problems with the VA in April of this year.  Here’s a quick reminder, neatly encapsulated in NR’s review of VA-related stories:

The Veterans Affairs–scandal headlines speak...

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Pence and Gingrich Break Ranks With Trump, Endorse McCain

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 5, 2016 at 10:00am 8/5/2016 at 10:00am

Both Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Governor Mike Pence and Trump advisor Newt Gingrich broke ranks with Trump and announced they’d be endorsing Senator John McCain and Senator Kelly Ayotte in their re-election bids.

Earlier reports suggested Pence was mirroring Trump’s decision to withhold endorsing the Republican Senators, but his aids...

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FBI Warns: ‘Terrorist Diaspora’ Coming for US

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 4:00pm 7/31/2016 at 4:00pm

Last week while all eyes were on the Democratic National Convention, FBI Director James Comey made an alarming prediction about possible new developments with ISIS and terrorism.

He suggested that if and when ISIS is crushed in their Middle East strongholds, there will be a terrorist diaspora that will spread terror agents...

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Democrats Blame GOP After Blocking Zika Funding Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 7:00am 6/29/2016 at 7:00am

This story is a perfect example of why everyone hates Congress.

The senate tried to pass a bill funding research and prevention of the Zika Virus. Democrats blocked it and fully intend to blame the GOP for any spread of the virus.

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Oberlin Trustees condemn Prof’s “anti-Semitic and abhorrent” Facebook posts

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 6:00pm 3/5/2016 at 6:00pm

Joy Karega is the “social justice writing” assistant professor at Oberlin College who posted blatantly anti-Semitic conspiracy claims on her Facebook page.

Those posts included claims that the Jewish Rothschild family controls the media and politicians, that Israel is behind ISIS/ISIL, and that the 9/11 and the Charlie Hebdo attacks were Mossad...

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DHS Whistleblower: I was ordered to scrub records of Muslims with terror ties

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 12:30pm 2/7/2016 at 12:30pm

Obama’s first year in office was a busy one as he worked tirelessly to hinder the government’s ability to identify, locate, track, or make common sense connections between Islamists and terrorism.

In April of 2009, the DHS released a now-infamous report entitled “Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in...

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State Department Failures, Social Media Edition: “The ABCs of Daesh”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 4:30pm 12/8/2015 at 4:30pm

The State Department’s recent legacy of international embarrassment remains firmly intact.

Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) has a formidable online presence which they use to spread propaganda, recruit new jihadis, and collect information.

Called “Think Again Turn Away” (yeah, we have no clue how they came up with that either) the State Department launched...

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