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These Are The 24 Republicans Who Think The Pentagon Should Pay For Transgender Surgeries

Ashton Carter, President Barack Obama
The House of Representatives voted down a Republican proposal to ban the Pentagon from paying for gender-transition surgeries after 24 GOP congressmen crossed party lines to join the Democratic side. Republican Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler’s proposal to restrict funding for transgender members of the military was shut down in ...
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Republican-Led House Bill Declares Climate Change a National Security Threat

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The good news is Republicans won the presidency, Congress and the Supreme Court. The bad news is Republicans are still Republicans. They refuse to take advantage of this golden opportunity to change the direction of the nation. A case in point is a defense policy bill approved on Friday ...
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95% of Progressives pushing $15 Minimum Wage don’t pay their interns

Last month, the Congressional Progressive Caucus introduced the Pay Workers a Living Wage Act, which if passed by 2024 would increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour. CPC “The federal minimum wage has been a stagnant $7.25 for far too long, forcing workers to juggle multiple jobs while ...
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The George Mason Fabrication

By Publius Huldah 1 “…of those men who have overturned the liberties of republics, the greatest number have begun their career by paying an obsequious court to the people; commencing demagogues, and ending tyrants.” Federalist No. 1 (5th para), Alexander Hamilton. Those who have read Article I, §8, clauses ...
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GOP Wrongly Accused of Chanting in Celebration of Obamacare Repeal

The moment that it became clear that in Congress that the American Health Care Act passed, Progressives faced Republicans, began waving their hands over their heads and singing “Hey, hey, hey….NaNaNa, goodbye.”  The point meaning that in 2018, they would lose the House. At the same moment, reports began,  ...
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Kansas Republican Wins Seat Vacated by Trump Cabinet Appointment

Progressives are smarting this morning over yesterday’s election in Kansas in which Ron Estes won former Congressman Mike Pompeo’s seat.   Estes walked away with 53% of the vote.  His opponent Democrat James Thompson received 45% of the vote. The Daily Signal by Rachel del Guidice Republican Ron Estes won ...
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House Approves Weather Forecasting Bill

Committee on Science, Space and Technology Press Release WASHINGTON- The U.S House of Representatives today unanimously approved the Senate amendment to H.R. 353, the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act, introduced by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Vice Chair Frank Lucas (R-Okla.). This legislation directs the National Oceanic and ...
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Parents, tell Congress to get rid of John King’s Rules on Federal Test and Punish Accountability

Missouri Education Watchdog by Cheri Kiesecker Former US Secretary of Education, John King, now leads The Education Trust. It should come as no surprise that Ed Trust is feverishly tweeting, and tweeting and tweeting –urging people to save John King’s and the US Department of Education’s Rule which asserts more federal ...
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