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Border Wall

Build That Wall

Shutdown averted Congress has approved a border security compromise bill. They intend the bill as a device to avoid a second government shutdown. The bill appropriates about $1.4 billion of the $5.7 billion requested for border barrier construction. The White House said the president would sign the legislation passed Thursday. It also said the President …

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A Liddle Phony Sacrifice

This from Liddle Chris Pappas: Which the local press immediately heralded: But it’s really not much of a sacrifice when you view it in the context of Liddle Chris’ own financial disclosure, which can be found HERE. Liddle Chris is a multi-millionaire, much of it inherited from his family. While he does list offsetting liabilities, …

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Govt shutdown sleeping like a baby

Indeed!

All we hear from the “Government Firsters” is that this 25% shutdown is such a horrible situation (e.g., US Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan) – “WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE!!”). Complete nonsense and rubbish.  What this DOES highlight, once again, of how much beyond its Congressional mandates it has grown and taken Powers away from …

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smirking trump

BREAKING NEWS – Trump will allow the Federal Government to shutdown due to Democrat recalcitrance over Wall funding.

At a news conference that just ended, Trump stated that if the spending bill does not have the appropriation for the border wall, he will not sign it.  He will not sign a Continuing Resolution either. Screams are being heard from the “Government First” weenies.  Note: 75-80% of the Government IS funded due to previously …

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