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Ben Carson Shares ‘Key’ to Fixing Homelessness: Get Them the Help They Really Need

While a majority of the country experienced a decline in homelessness from 2018 to 2019, the state of California experienced a 16.4 percent increase, according to a statement released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. While California Gov. Gavin Newsom has attempted to blame the Trump administration, HUD Secretary Ben Carson said…

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US Construction Spending Up, Housing Rebound Expected to Continue in 2020

Spending on U.S. construction projects rose a solid 0.6 percent in November as gains in home building and government projects offset weakness in nonresidential construction. It was the fifth consecutive monthly gain and a sharp improvement from a tiny 0.1 percent October advance, according to a Commerce Department report Friday. The acceleration was led by…

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Thanks to Trump, Fewer Federal Rules in 2019 Than in Any Other Year on Record

If you like your deregulation, you can keep your deregulation. That was the message the Trump administration sent in 2019, a year that ended with fewer rules on the books in the Federal Register than in any year on record. For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, the Federal Register is sort of…

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Trump Hikes Federal Workers’ Pay All the Way up to $170,000 Per Year

One of the more disappointing aspects of the Trump era thus far has been the inability of the administration to get a hold on the size of the federal government. This isn’t just in terms of the money spent, mind you, but also the number of employees. The number of federal employees — 2.1 million…

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$10M Peruvian Green New Deal, Frog Mating and Cheese: Rand Paul Exposes Wasteful US Spending

From spending $10 million on a Peruvian Green New Deal to spending almost half-a-million dollars studying frog mating calls in Panama, Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is pointing the finger at waste in the federal government. Paul released what he called his “Festivus Report” on his website. Festivus was a fictional alternative to Christmas…

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Trump ‘Poised To Sign’ Giant $1.4 Trillion Spending Deal, According to White House

One day before Wednesday’s monumental vote on impeachment, House Republicans and Democrats found something to agree upon — spending money. The House on Tuesday approved two separate budget bills that would fund government operations through September. The legislation now goes to the Senate, which must act by Friday, when the current stopgap bill that has…

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Rand Paul’s Gov’t Waste Report: $22M on Serbian Cheese, $500K on ‘Operation Golden Potty’ & Millions More

It’s been a minor holiday tradition for those of us who still care about government waste to peruse Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul’s list of government waste, either for the year or just for autumn. And these days, much like just about every year since Calvin Coolidge was hanging out in 1600 Pennsylvania, the government…

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Feds Lose Track of Criminal Foreigners Brought to U.S. by Justice Department

A number of foreign nationals, oftentimes with criminal records, are going rogue after being brought to the United States by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to work as informants, a federal report reveals.

Pinkerton: Sens. Blackburn, Hawley Want 90% of Federal Jobs Out of D.C.: Drain the Swamp and Reunite the Country

Two Republican Senators, Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee and Josh Hawley of Missouri, have a great idea: Move most of the federal government out of Washington, DC.

Trump Is Right: Federal Reserve Is Acting Lawlessly

President Donald Trump has been highly critical of the Federal Reserve, and now we know he is right in at least one important way. Luckily, Republicans in Washington are responding by providing the GOP with the legal ammunition it needs to stop the Fed’s lawlessness once and for all. Earlier this year, Republican Sens. Mike…

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HUD Administrator Wants to Know Where $16 Billion Given to Baltimore Is

The national conversation over the decrepit state of Baltimore is heating up now that an official from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is joining the fight. Lynne Patton, a HUD regional administrator, went off on “crooked” Baltimore politicians and activists such as the Rev. Al Sharpton during an appearance on Fox News on…

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Obama Admin Wasted $4 Million Trying To Prove Pollution Helped Make Kids Obese

The Obama administration wasn’t exactly known for their finesse at responsibly spending government money. Study findings released this year on the potential effect of air pollution on childhood obesity proves that point once again. According to The Washington Free Beacon, in 2013, former President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $4,146,875 million grant to…

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AOC Had the ‘Green New Deal,’ Is Bernie’s Camp Now Considering a Dem. Socialist ‘Bill of Rights?’

With the Democratic Party continuing its steady march toward socialism, some of its more radical members have become more forthright in stating their intentions to fundamentally transform the U.S. into a completely different nation from what it was founded as. Just this year alone, self-proclaimed democratic-socialist New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveiled her “Green New…

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Breaking: White House Fires Back After Kellyanne Is Attacked on Trumped-Up, Outrageous Charges

While America would love to have 2019 and 2020 marked by legislative efforts at growth and security, the Democrats and corrupt agencies still populating the D.C. swamp are more interested in decade-old tax bills, re-investigating non-existent collusion, and now trumping up absurd charges against White House counselor Kellyanne Conway. These are not just any charges.…

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After Insulting Alabama Residents, Kamala Heads There To Shamelessly Beg for Their Votes

Alabama recently passed one of the nation’s most pro-life measures to significantly restrict abortions and, quite predictably, abortion advocates across the country expressed their great displeasure at the move by attacking the state and a majority of its voters. One of those advocates is Democratic 2020 candidate and California Sen. Kamala Harris, who has on…

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NM Gov. Pulled Nat’l Guard from Border, Now She’s Begging for Help To Deal with Illegals

While there’s little debate over the nature of President Donald Trump’s intense focus on border security and illegal immigration, what is up for question — at least among the left — are the details of what, exactly, is going on along our nation’s southern border. Some Democrats seem incapable of even agreeing that there is…

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FAA Steps In After Two Liberal Airports Ban Chick-fil-A for ‘Anti-LGBTQ’ Stance

Two major U.S. airports might soon regret their decision to ban the popular fast-food chain Chick-fil-A after the Federal Aviation Administration announced an investigation into the matter, based on a discrimination complaint. According to Fox News, the FAA will be exploring why San Antonio International in Texas and Buffalo Niagara International in New York prevented Chick-fil-A…

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Goodwin: One Truthful Democrat Emerges to Call out Party’s ‘Delusions’

Michael Goodwin writes in the New York Post about Bob Kerrey of Nebraska, who casts a clear eye on the senseless and losing positions taken by leaders of his own Democrat Party.