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Lawmaker Works To Save Taxpayers’ Money With New Energy Bill

August 8, 2017 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ An Arizona congressman is working to remove energy subsidies that are part of the 2014 farm bill. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., recently released legislation that he says could save the American taxpayer more than a billion dollars over five years. Biggs told The Daily Signal in an interview that he […]

Next Farm Bill Shouldn’t Play Favorites With Energy

March 10, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris ~ The House Agriculture subcommittee on commodity exchanges, energy, and credit is holding a hearing March 9 titled “The Next Farm Bill: Rural Development & Energy Programs.” The 2002 farm bill was the first to contain an energy title, which has since grown to include direct handouts and loan guarantees for advanced biofuels and […]

Monday Digest ‘60 Minutes’ on Benghazi + More

October 28, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman.” –John Adams NATIONAL SECURITY ‘60 Minutes’ on Benghazi In Sunday night’s episode of “60 Minutes,” CBS correspondent Lara Logan reported even more damning information regarding the Sept. 11, 2012, assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that left four […]

The Syrian Political Charade

September 4, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “History by apprising [citizens] of the past will enable them to judge of the future.” –Thomas Jefferson NATIONAL SECURITY The Syrian Political Charade A funny thing happened on the way to the U.S. attacking Syria: Barack Obama decided to seek congressional approval. Such is not his usual wont. Since occupying […]

Altering the Deal

July 12, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “They define a republic to be a government of laws, and not of men.” –John Adams Another week, another behind-the-scenes bureaucratic change to ObamaCare. Barack Obama continues to use power he doesn’t have to alter the deal, making changes to his signature health care law to suit his political ends. To quote […]

What Can I Choose?  Humor

June 25, 2013 by

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Immigration Tests Political Borders

June 21, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” –Thomas Jefferson Seven years ago, Congress mandated building 700 miles of fence along the […]

Farm Bill Barely Nibbles At Food Stamps

June 19, 2013 by

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By Rachel Sheffield ~ As the debate over the farm bill continues, a great deal of hoopla has been made about cuts to the food stamps program. The Obama Administration has called the proposed cuts “harmful” and “unacceptable,” and has even threatened to veto the bill because of the cuts. But what exactly are these […]

Is Snowden a Patriot or a Traitor?

June 14, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature that such devices should be necessary to control the abuses of government. What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections […]

Can You Hear Me Now?

June 7, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ “All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.” –James Madison As both a candidate for president in 2008 and for Senate in 2006, Barack Obama routinely railed against the Patriot Act, and, more specifically, warrantless wiretaps and tracking of phone records by George W. Bush’s administration. Now that […]