pentagon-won’t-give-straight-answer-about-plans-to-deploy-more-troops-to-middle-east

After the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the Trump administration is planning on sending as many as 14,000 additional troops to the Middle East, Department of Defense officials made contradictory statements on the Pentagon’s plans. The Department of Defense Press Secretary Alyssa Farah tweeted Wednesday that the reporting is wrong. “The U.S. is not…

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why-sen.-josh-hawley-is-right-to-go-after-negligent-landlords

Toilets should not leak into dining rooms. That incident was probably the nadir of the various indignities I’ve endured as a renter. Not only was it was gross, it epitomized a landlord whose approach to maintenance was never to do today what could be put off until tomorrow, next week, or next year. Waste-water dripping…

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what-do-republican-voters-want?

The latest entry in the post-Trump conservatism sweepstakes was Marco Rubio’s speech at the Catholic University of America in early November. The Florida senator made the case for a “common-good capitalism” that looks on markets in the light of Catholic social thought. “We must remember that our nation does not exist to serve the interests…

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hawley-bill-takes-on-cop-suicide-crisis

A new bipartisan bill aims to provide much-needed information to lawmakers about the rising scourge of suicide among America’s police officers. The Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act is in large part the brainchild of Sen. Josh Hawley (R., Mo.), who told the Washington Free Beacon in an interview that lawmakers radically underestimate how suicide…

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mexican-ambassador-blames-drug-cartel-violence-on-addicted-americans

The Mexican ambassador to the United States responded to Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley’s call to sanction Mexico for the recent escalation of violence from the nation’s ruling drug cartels by blaming the American public’s demand for black-market drugs. “My government categorically rejects your recent mischaracterization on Mexico not actively combating transnational organized crime and suggesting…

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hawley,-blackburn-propose-moving-90-percent-of-bureaucracy-jobs-out-of-dc

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) have proposed new legislation to move 90 percent of federal agency jobs out of Washington, D.C. The “HIRE” bill aims to move jobs into the heartland and economically-distressed regions throughout the country. Just one day prior to the bill’s release, Hawley received backlash from mainstream media…

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cnn’s-jake-tapper-implies-senator-josh-hawley-is-an-anti-semite

The mainstream media is smearing Senator Josh Hawley after the Republican from Missouri called a Washington Post writer a “smug, rich liberal elitist.” CNN’s Jake Tapper insinuated in a tweet that Hawley’s comments were anti-Semitic. “In which [Josh Hawley] calls a Jewish journalist a ‘smug, rich liberal elitist,’” Tapper tweeted. In which ⁦@HawleyMO⁩ calls a…

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be-brave-be-water.-be-ready:-three-days-among-the-freedom-protesters-in-hong-kong

On a gray, humid day in June, a 35-year-old man named Marco Leung climbed atop a platform on elevated scaffolding outside the ritzy complex known as Pacific Place in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong, and announced he was tired of being ignored. He wore a bright yellow raincoat festooned with slogans — in the…

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missouri-sees-sharp-drop-in-life-expectancy

Life expectancy in Missouri fell by nearly a year between 2012 and 2018 as the region has grappled with an epidemic of opioid, suicide, and alcohol-related deaths, according to a new report. A report from the Missouri Department of Health found that the state’s life expectancy fell in 2018, continuing what Sen. Josh Hawley (R.,…

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what’s-happening-inside-the-fight-to-break-up-big-tech

The results of a Facebook audit unveiled last month united conservatives and liberals once again in their crusade against big tech, with conservatives charging that the audit was far from thorough and liberals claiming that the study provided thin evidence for unsubstantiated claims of significant anti-conservative bias. The eight-page report, written by former U.S. Sen.…

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