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Facebook Earned $205 Billion, Gets Tax Break, Will Pay No Income Tax (Unlike the Rest of Us)

Wait a minute! Didn’t the President say he would “close loopholes” and make the “well-off and the well-connected” pay their “fair share”? Yet Facebook, which made more than $205 billion in profits last year, will pay no corporate income taxes

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Failure to Lead: President, Congress Fail to Stop Spending

While Washington was deadlocked over a solution to the fabled fiscal cliff, it became clear that there is a shocking lack of leadership in the nation’s capital. In the final hours before the 112th US Congress ceases to exist, a

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Editorial: Benghazi Cover-Up – The Buck Stops Here!

On Wednesday, October 10, I spent four hours glued to the television, watching the Congressional hearing on the Benghazi attacks that killed US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. I am now no more enlightened than I was before

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Posted in Flashpoint, Headline, Middle East

Commentary: America’s Carrot & Stick Policy with Israel

Even as President Obama mistakenly announced a $70 billion foreign aid package to support Israel’s anti-missile program, current and former agency officials reveal that the agency considers Israel its “No. 1 counterintelligence threat” in the Middle East. This apparent contradiction

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Eric Holder Stonewalls Congress – Again

Eric Holder ducks questions about providing documents related to jihad-financing Holy Land Foundation trial Why? What does he have to hide? “Eric Holder Ducks Congress’s Questions About Massive Terrorism Financing Trial,” by Jason Howerton in The Blaze, June 7 (thanks

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NASA Laptop One of 48 Stolen 2009-2011

NASA’s inspector general has revealed during testimony before congress that a space agency computer was stolen last year with the command codes to control the International Space Station. At a House committee hearing on the security challenges facing NASA, Paul

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Congress Passes Gun Reciprocity Law

A Congressional committee held an interesting discussion last week  on the subject of concealed carry reciprocity between states, considering a bill that would allow concealed carry permit holders to carry handguns across state lines. The following day, Congress passed the

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Candidate Booted from Town Meeting

DNC Chair and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz flexed her incumbent muscles trying to avoid questions from her opponent, Republican Joe Kaufman.

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