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Trump says he wants to send 2,000 to 4,000 National Guard members to US-Mexico border

Thursday President Trump told reporters that he wants to send between 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard members to America’s southern border. The president also said that he planned to “probably keep them or a large portion of them until the wall is built,” a reference to his long-promised barrier along the U.S.-Mexico frontier. Continue reading →

Feds subsidized housing for ‘nonexistent tenants’

The HUD spent over $500,000 on apartments for people who “did not exist,” according to the agency’s inspector general. Last month’s audit found that managers of Section 8 housing in Jefferson County, Texas, defrauded the government by stealing the identities of former tenants and falsifying incomes.

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House defense policy bill would require women to register for draft

And how many women will do this? Most likely you will have more single moms, to beat the system. The House Armed Services Committee approved an annual defense policy bill early Thursday morning that includes a provision that would require women to register with the Selective Service System.

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DHS employees abusing overtime allowances

It has been reported in a newly released report that 6 employees from the DHS has abused an overtime program and cost the government about $8.7 million a year. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner told President Barack Obama and lawmakers that whistle-blowers alerted her office to the abuses. Lerner’s letter and an accompanying report detailed allegations of overtime abuses in Washington. She said her office is investigating five other overtime abuse cases and expects the allegations to be substantiated.

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Texas – People with $7K Worth of Food Stamps

In Texas, KGBT 4TV asked the following question:  “Should there be a limit on how much tax payers dollars can be given to someone on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program?” This comes after allegations of food stamp abuse in the Rio Grande valley.

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Black Pastors Say ‘Stay Home’ Election Day

Some black clergy see no good presidential choice between a mormon or one who supports gay marriage, so they are telling their flocks to stay home on Election Day. That’s a worrisome message for the nation’s first African-American president, who can’t afford to lose any voters from his base in a tight race.

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