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HUD Director Goes on $336,000 Shopping Spree with Low-Income Housing Funds

A high-ranking public housing official charged with providing government-subsidized homes to the poor stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the agency and used it to buy furniture, alcohol, clothes, makeup and other personal items. The crooked public official scammed the government for years undetected …

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Trump Justice Department Ends Operation Choke Point

Republican House members announced Friday that the Justice Department has ended the controversial Obama-era program targeting payday lenders, gun shops, and other legal businesses, in response to several House Republicans who requested Operation Choke Point be shut down. “This is no way for law enforcement …

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Hollywood Wants to Force This Profanity-Filtering Service Out of Business, and May Succeed

The ideological and philosophical divide between Republicans and Democrats has seldom, if ever, been broader and deeper, and the divide between partisans in the degree of their aversion to swearing in feature films is just the latest manifestation of that. A new Harris poll—commissioned by …

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What 1 Charity Organization Is Doing to Save 1 Million Unborn Babies

An international Catholic charitable organization has announced a goal of saving 1 million unborn babies by expanding its ultrasound program. “We know from experience that a woman who sees an ultrasound image of her child is highly likely to keep her baby,” Carl Anderson, CEO …

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CNNers Argue Lee Statues Are Like Having a Bin Laden School, Defend Lefty Who Made Assassination Plea

Late in the going on Thursday’s CNN Tonight, two eyebrow-raising claims arose when host Don Lemon compared Robert E. Lee statues to having schools named after Osama Bin Laden while political commentator Keith Boykin defended the Missouri liberal who called for President Trump’s assassination. Even …

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Wash Post's Brewer: Time of Docile Black Athletes is Over; Brace Yourselves

“Sorry for the inconvenience, sports fans, but the days of the docile black athlete are over. This isn’t a time to stick to sports. This isn’t a time to be afraid because Kaepernick has been blackballed.” These are the words of Washington Post sports writer …

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MRC's Gainor: Trump's 'Not Going to Alienate the Conservative Media'

According to MRC Vice President of Business and Culture Dan Gainor, Steve Bannon’s White House exit will not “alienate the conservative media.” “Donald Trump is a smart guy. He can never go left enough to satisfy the media and the left,” Gainor told Intelligence Report …

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5 Rules for Sending Contractors to War in Afghanistan

The odds of the U.S. pulling away from the fight in Afghanistan are near zero. There are good reasons for that—all revolve around preventing the country from becoming a safe haven for terrorist groups again. The tougher challenge is crafting the right way forward after …

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What Europe Should Be Doing to Prevent Another Terrorist Attack Like Barcelona

Not so long ago, scenes of death and carnage on the streets of major European cities were a rarity. Not so any more. In this year alone, there have been major Islamist attacks in London (twice), Manchester, and Stockholm. We can now add Barcelona to …

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Our Debt Problem Is Really a Spending Problem. Economic Growth Won’t Fix It.

$269 billion. That’s a big number, and yet it’s not the amount the federal government spends on any of its major activities like Defense, Medicaid, Medicare, or Social Security. Rather, this is what the Congressional Budget Office currently projects the federal government will spend on …

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